Ungeniused

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As its name implies, there is a lot of weird stuff going on with the Dead Sea. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Dead Sea - Wikipedia Dead Sea Transform - Wikipedia Hypersaline lake - Wikipedia Ungeniused #102: Pink Lakes - Relay FM Asphalt - Wikipedia Red Sea–Dead Sea Water Conveyance - Wikipedia
Sometimes, Uncle Sam has to step in and rescue the dairy industry. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Government cheese - Wikipedia American cheese - Wikipedia Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 - Wikipedia Ungeniused #67: The Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist - Relay FM Ungeniused #104: The Norwegian Butter Crisis - Relay FM
When it comes to assessing storm damage, keeping an eye on cheap breakfast food may be the best way to do things. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Mint Mobile: Cut your unlimited wireless bill to $30 a month. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Waffle House Index - Wikipedia If Waffle House Is Closed, It’s Time To Panic | FiveThirtyEight The ‘Waffle House index’: Hurricane Matthew is so scary even the always-open eatery is evacuating - The Washington Post Hurricane Matthew - Wikipedia FEMA really does have a "Waffle House Index" for hurricanes - and they're not too happy about it • MuckRock
The typeface almost everyone loves to hate. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Comic Sans - Wikipedia Vincent Connare - Wikipedia How we made the typeface Comic Sans | Comic sans | The Guardian Microsoft Bob - Wikipedia Comic Neue - Wikipedia
Some see a cross-country drive as a way to visit the nation's wonders. Others see it as a race with no rules. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Mint Mobile: Cut your unlimited wireless bill to $30 a month. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Cannonball Run Challenge - Wikipedia Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash - Wikipedia Erwin Baker - Wikipedia Meet The Guy Who Drove Across The U.S. In A Record 28 Hours 50 Minutes
For over a century, people have tried to go faster and faster in water-based vehicles, turning to things like jet engines to reach new speeds. Sadly, this race for the record has resulted in many terrible and tragic accidents. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Relay FM for St. Jude 2020 Tuffy the "Murder" Dolphin Water speed record - Wikipedia Garfield Wood - Wikipedia Hydroplane (boat) - Wikipedia Ken Warby - Wikipedia Spirit of Australia - Wikipedia Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera
Rock Paper Scissors is an ancient way of solving problems and owning your friends. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Mint Mobile: Cut your wireless bill to $15 a month. Guest Starring: Adina Hurley Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Rock paper scissors - Wikipedia USA Rock Paper Scissors League - Wikipedia
From time to time, the sun ejects plasma into space. If those particles hit Earth, some bad, bad things can happen. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Liftoff #6: The Sun - Relay FM Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas) - Wikipedia Geomagnetic storm - Wikipedia September 1859 geomagnetic storm - Wikipedia
People do weird and sometimes dangerous things for their moment in the social media spotlight. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership List of Internet phenomena - Wikipedia
This week: a PSA from Stephen (and a begrudging Myke) about how the Winter Olympics are the coolest games in town. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Winter Olympic Games - Wikipedia Olympic sports - Wikipedia Ski jumping at the Winter Olympics - Wikipedia Snowboarding at the Winter Olympics - Wikipedia Luge at the Winter Olympics - Wikipedia Skeleton at the Winter Olympics - Wikipedia
Every four years, a flame is lit in Greece and travels the world, lighting the way to the Olympic games. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Olympic flame - Wikipedia List of Olympic torch relays - Wikipedia
The late 1950s were a weird time between the United States and the Soviet Union, like that one time both countries thought about nuking the moon. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code UNGENIUSED to get 30% off. Offer expires on January 31, 2021. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Project A119 - Wikipedia Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty - Wikipedia Outer Space Treaty - Wikipedia Gerard Kuiper - Wikipedia
In 1912, the world's largest passenger sank. Ever since, people have had theories about what happened. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Yes Plz Coffee: The best and most fun coffee subscription service. Get $5 off your first order. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership RMS Titanic conspiracy theories - Wikipedia Sinking of the RMS Titanic - Wikipedia Olympic-class ocean liner - Wikipedia
The 2011 holiday season was almost ruined by a butter shortage in Norway. It was so serious people smuggled the spreadable staple in across the border to avoid tariffs. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code UNGENIUSED to get 30% off. Offer expires on January 31, 2021. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Norwegian butter crisis - Wikipedia Tine (company) - Wikipedia Backstage - Relay FM
This week, Stephen and Myke cover three more weird sports — fox tossing, speed typing and rocket racing. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code UNGENIUSED to get 30% off. Offer expires on January 31, 2021. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Ungeniused #25: Three Unusual Sports - Relay FM Ungeniused #76: Three More Unusual Sports - Relay FM Fox tossing - Wikipedia Ultimate Typing Championship - Wikipedia Fastest Typist: Ultimate Typing Championship Final 2010 By Das Keyboard - YouTube Speed typing contest - Wikipedia Rocket Racing League - Wikipedia
Not all bodies of water are blue, and not all saltwater is the same. On this episode, Myke and Stephen belly flop into the weird world of pink lakes. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code UNGENIUSED to get 30% off. Offer expires on January 31, 2021. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Pink lake - Wikipedia Dunaliella salina - Wikipedia Lake Hillier - Wikipedia Lake Retba - Wikipedia Hutt Lagoon - Wikipedia Pink Lake (Victoria) - Wikipedia
They may seem fake, but they are very real. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership United States two-dollar bill - Wikipedia two dollar bills by Casey Neistat - YouTube
Beanie Babies may be cute, floppy toys, but they became one of the Internet's first fads, creating a mania for collectors and billions in profits for a reclusive business owner. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code UNGENIUSED to get 30% off. Offer expires on January 31, 2021. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Beanie Babies - Wikipedia Ty Inc. - The Official Homepage of the Beanie Babies Behind the Beanie Babies: The Secret Life of Ty Warner | Chicago magazine | May 2014 Bean There, Done That | PEOPLE.com Bankrupt by Beanie Babies | Dazed Bankrupt By Beanies - YouTube
Air guitar is far more than a cool way to impress a potential date. It's a worldwide phenomenon, complete with championships with complex rules and a wild scoring system. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code UNGENIUSED to get 30% off. Offer expires on January 31, 2021. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Air guitar - Wikipedia 6.0 system - Wikipedia Joe Cocker - With a little help from my friends - YouTube
Before that was NASA, there was NACA. Its engineers did some wild stuff. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Hullo: A simple, natural pillow designed for comfort. Try it for 60 days. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Wikipedia Variable Density Tunnel - Wikipedia Area rule - Wikipedia
Body farms are used to help scientists and law enforcement officials understand how external factors affect human decomposition. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code UNGENIUSED to get 30% off. Offer expires on January 31, 2021. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Body farm - Wikipedia
What's the deal with "Best By" and "Sell By" dates? Will taking old medicine hurt you? All of that and more, as Stephen and Myke explore the rather non-specific world of expiration dates. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code UNGENIUSED to get 30% off. Offer expires on January 31, 2021. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Expiration date - Wikipedia Shelf life - Wikipedia Why Child Car Seats Expire
They say a name can define a person. Sometimes, it just defines their job. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your website performance and availability today, and get instant alerts when an outage occurs or a site transaction fails. Use offer code UNGENIUSED to get 30% off. Offer expires on June 30, 2020. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Nominative determinism - Wikipedia Edmund Ironside - Wikipedia Aptronym - Wikipedia
Two (or more) small furry animals — Twiggy and Tommy — live on, in our hearts. This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Hullo: A simple, natural pillow designed for comfort. Try it for 60 days. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel - Wikipedia Tommy Tucker (squirrel) - Wikipedia
Deep under the waters of Loch Ness swims a mystery that has haunted humankind for centuries ... or it could be exploding logs and hoaxes. Who knows? This episode of Ungeniused is sponsored by: Hullo: A simple, natural pillow designed for comfort. Try it for 60 days. Links and Show Notes: Support Ungeniused with a Relay FM Membership Loch Ness Monster - Wikipedia Loch Ness - Wikipedia Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps (but of course) - CNET Plesiosaurus - WikipediaLoch
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Podcast Details

Created by
Relay FM
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Jun 8th, 2016
Latest Episode
Nov 17th, 2020
Release Period
2 per month
Episodes
117
Avg. Episode Length
12 minutes
Explicit
No
Language
English

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