Summary: If you’ve ever been curious about the history of road trips, the weirdest soda flavors, or how SpaceX will populate Mars, then look no further! Interviews about the most fascinating people, things, and history of our world.
051 Should I Hunt? And How to get Started Hunting, Jayson Sacco of Outdoor Adventures with Jayson
050 Living in a Shipping Container, Aaron Burch of Discover Containers
049 The Presidential Pet Museum, Andrew Hager and Bill Helman
048 Saving the Back to the Future DeLorean Time Machine, Steve Concotelli and Joe Walser
047 Lasers and Death Rays, Jeff Hecht
046 Cruise Ship Designer and Architect, Joseph Farcus
045 Father of the 401k, Ted Benna
Have you ever wondered how our modern calendar came to be? How about the possibility of a rogue asteroid or a doomsday comet that threatens life on earth? Join Duncan and myself as we discuss the earliest attempts at a calendar, inaccuracies with our current calendar, and even the potential for a doomsday impact and how we can prevent it!
Charles Hall invented the waterbed as a solution to a better nights sleep. However the story quickly turned into one of sex beds, cheap knockoffs, patent infringement, and the rise and fall of a $2 billion industry!
It’s something we rarely think about but why do we dress girls in pink and boys in blue? Is it ok for boys to play with unicorns or for girls to like dinosaurs? To uncover the answers, dress historian Jo Paoletti looked at advertising, catalogs, dolls, baby books, mommy blogs and discussion forums, and other popular media to examine the surprising shifts in attitudes toward color as a mark of gender in American children's clothing.
In this episode I’m joined by my buddy Scott and we discuss the book, When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History's Unknown Chaptersby Giles Milton. This book is a fun exploration of some weird and unbelievable historical events. We talk about the cook aboard the Titanic, who pickled himself with whiskey and survived in the icy seas where most everyone else died. And we discuss the man who survived the atomic bomb in both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Plus much more!
Christina Binkley is an award-winning journalist who writes and chats about the business of culture. At The Wall Street Journal for 23 years, she covered fashion, gambling, and more. That eventually led her to write the New York Times bestseller Winner Takes All: How Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Wonand Lostthe High Stakes Gamble to Own Las Vegas Join Christina and I in this fun conversation as we talk Steve Winn, Elon Musk’s mom, driving Ferraris, and more!
In this episode I’m joined by Alison who is the creator of WaltDatedWorld.com. She documents and preserves all of the great stuff that is no longer at Disney World. And in this episode we particularly dive into EPCOT Center at Walt Disney World!
In this episode I’m joined by third-year law students at the University of Iowa, Ryan Shellady and Luke Cole. They are also the hosts of the See id. podcast which dives into interesting and important legal topics. Check out this episode as we explore historic cases, hot legal topics, and find out how the law relates to me and you.
I’ve been a huge fan of the Living Vehicle from the moment I saw one! It was incredibly fun to hear Matt and Joanna's story, inspiration, and vision for the future of the Living Vehicle! This episode could change your mind about the possibilities of full-time mobile living!