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Episode 200!

When the classic musical The Sound of music first hit South korea, it was so popular that one Cinema owner in the capital city of Seoul edited it to make it shorter so he could get in more viewings and more customers each day. All he cut out were all of the songs....
Strange Currency

Strange Currency

Now that we’re traveling again, here’s a pro tip for those who wish to stroll the heather of the Scottish highlands or hit the Edinburgh Fringe festival – pay attention to your money.  Scotland uses the same coins as the rest of the UK, but they have their own folding...
Suspect Sustenance Stories

Suspect Sustenance Stories

We all have to eat, but what we eat can often define us, or at least symbolize us, like poutine in Canada or spanakopita in Greece.  There is a dish in Britain of such popularity, such cultural significance in Britain, that it has been called the country’s national...
Awfully Fond of You

Awfully Fond of You

They’re small, squeezable, cute, and a ubiquitous part of an American childhood.  Even if you didn’t actually have a rubber duckie, there was a near-perfect chance you knew what they were, probably had something with the duck on it was a design.  It’s come to be an...
Dread Pirate Misinformation

Dread Pirate Misinformation

Hoist the jolly roger, buckle your swash, let’s jump right into the unexpected part two on pirates and the age of sail.  My names…   Putting aside injuries and the utter lack of hygiene on a ship at sea in the Xth century, which is a lot to ignore, I realize,...