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Let Me Google That

Summary: Fascinating fodder to fuel your next trip down a Wikihole. New episode every Sunday! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

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 Mothers Against Decapentaplegic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 265

You've heard of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, now get ready for MOTHERS AGAINST DECAPENTAPLEGIC! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 Elizabeth Hughes' 42,000 Insulin Injections | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 432

Insulin has been saving lives for over 100 years. But one of the first Americans to be saved by the miracle drug, Elizabeth Hughes Gossett, never wanted you to know. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 Who Invented Play-Doh? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 343

Yes, you can technically eat Play-Doh—but it’s not gluten-free! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 How Egg Hatching Works | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 293

#EasterSunday is the perfect day to contemplate the nanostructure of eggshells, which baby chicks must violently peck their way out of in order to enter the world. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 Living Wills | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 371

According to a 2016 study, even though we've been promoting advance directives & living wills for over 50 years, only about a third of U.S. adults have one. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 Phantom Time Hypothesis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 225

So, there’s a theory that 200-ish years in the Middle Ages never happened...but like, don’t worry about it. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Disaster | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 634

The true legacy the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory workers left behind was an uprising of women who fought for worker's rights and a union in the year before the tragic fire claimed their lives. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 Can Robots Get Depressed? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 316

Using AI to model human brain processes could help us better understand conditions like depression, but does that mean robots can get depressed? And if they can't...should we program them to? For SCIENCE? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 Permanent Daylight Saving Time | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 289

Some places do permanent Daylight Saving Time (DST), which means no clock setting ever! But many experts don't think it actually makes any difference since we never adjust to DST anyway.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 Silica Gel Packets | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 240

Those little silica gel packets are actually not toxic and don't work the way you think they do! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 Russia's Secret Nuclear Tests at "The Polygon" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 585

50 years of secret nuclear testing at Semipalatinsk (“the Polygon”) is still making people in Kazakhstan ill. The nuclear fallout Russia never wanted anyone to know about was worse than Chernobyl. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 The Futurist Manifesto | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 522

Marinetti's #futurist manifesto was published more than 100 years ago. While it's an interesting read be warned: it's a lil' heavy on fascism & museum-hating. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 "Roses are red. . ." | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 207

 #HappyValentinesDay! So, who came up with that horticulturally-inaccurate "Roses are red, violets are blue. . ." ditty anyway?  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 What Is Curling? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 292

During every Winter Olympics we ask the same question: What the hell is CURLING? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

 How to Survive Getting Sucked Into a Black Hole | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 259

Trapped in a black hole? If you're at the edge of the Cauchy horizon, maybe you could hitch a ride on a space elephant. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

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