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Best Facts and Trivia Podcasts We Could Find
Best Facts and Trivia Podcasts We Could Find
There are so many strange and amazing facts about the world that surrounds us that people aren't aware of. Thanks to the wide selection of podcasts in this catalog, you can broaden your vision with many interesting fun-facts, while you commute, walk in the park and enjoy nature, even without Internet access as they turn tons of written content into a human-read audio. Here you can find podcasts where experts share interesting facts from history and trivia about history, technology, science and many other fields of interest. Also, there are podcasts where people share their fascinating ideas as well as true and interesting behind-the-scene stories about how useful gadgets were invented. Furthermore, you can find out how to do landfill work as well as about astonishing inventions that might draw your attention. There are podcasts where experts reply to many "how" and "why" questions, like how to find water in the desert, and much more.
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You’ve got questions. Together, we get answers. Each week on How To!, Amanda Ripley (bestselling author of High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out, The Unthinkable, and The Smartest Kids in the World) takes on listeners’ toughest problems and, with the help of experts, finds the answers to questions you’ve always wanted to ask, but couldn’t. Until now.
 
Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, we talk to the experts to get the best advice out there. Life Kit is here to help you get it together. Want another life hack? Try Life Kit+. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks an exclusive sponsor-free feed. Learn more at plus.npr.org/lifekit.
 
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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
Emma prefers to share her thoughts with a microphone rather than a physical human being, so thank god she has a podcast. Recorded from the comfort of her bed, Emma talks at length about whatever is on her mind every week. Anything really does go on this podcast. Sometimes philosophy, sometimes a random story from 10 years ago, sometimes advice, and sometimes nothing at all. You never know what you are going to get, but that’s what keeps it interesting. New episodes every Thursday.
 
Triviality is a weekly pub trivia-style game show where a lack of seriousness meets a little bit of knowledge. Join our hosts every Tuesday to play along with our fast-paced game, enjoy monthly bonus episodes and mini-tournaments or simply enjoy the clash of intellect and personalities. This is TRIVIALITY. Hosted by: Ken, Matt, Neal, and Jeff.
 
Interested in science, technology, machinery, engineering and the history behind everyday things? Want a fast and fun way to get your kids interested in STEM? Look no further! We break down a weekly engineering topic in a way that everyone can understand and enjoy. Twitter: @UnproEng Instagram: Unprofessional_Engineering Facebook: UnprofessionalEngineering
 
Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew. Topics range from the history of nursing to the Balinese funeral rite David Bowie requested, from the origin of the Vulcan salute to the theft of Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve. This is your brain on facts. yourbrainonfacts.com
 
Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On! Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best. Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case -- teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way.
 
Each weekday, Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal and Kimberly Adams make today make sense. Along with our supersmart listeners, we break down happenings in tech, the economy and culture. Every Tuesday we bring on a guest to dive deeper into one important topic. Because none of us is as smart as all of us.
 
Two professional quizmasters ask each other and guests their favorite questions of the week, while providing additional information and commentary. Learn interesting bits of trivia knowledge, discover what goes into crafting a good trivia question or team name, laugh at the hosts many moments of ignorance and pure stupidity and more on the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast! Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast is hosted by two independent quizmasters from Southwest Florida, Lee Breshnyda (Know Nonsense T ...
 
Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.
 
Series 2 is here! Looking for a science comedy podcast that doesn't skimp on the details? We've got you. One starting point sets off three different science stories from the trio behind comedy phenomenon Festival of the Spoken Nerd. Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, experiments maestro Steve Mould and geek songstress Helen Arney take a single phrase and use it to investigate things that might not seem particularly interesting on the surface, but become fascinating when you get down to the ...
 
Twice a month, host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong quiz the smartest celebrities they know to find out why they love what they love! Recorded before a live audience in downtown Los Angeles, this game show features comedians, actors, and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don't worry; if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts!
 
Quiz Quiz Bang Bang is a weekly pub trivia practice podcast. For three weeks out of the month it is straight questions and answers as read by the hosts Annie and David Flora. Once a month we invite friends to join us for a live game of quiz bang trivia to add the humor, thought processes and fun. The show’s format is 4 rounds of 4 questions each with a quick-fire Bang Bang Round after Round 2. After Round 4, a final Big Bang round caps off the show with 3 questions, the answers of which are ...
 
TW Blitz is an absolute thunderstorm of trivia with fast paced question and fast paced answers. Each week 3 players join host and former Jeopardy contestant Tim Edwards to compete for trivia glory. The players can miss one question with no penalty, but when they miss two, they are eliminated and the last player standing moves on in the tournament. Blitz is an Oakes Media Group podcast.
 
Trivial Warfare is the podcast that takes the pub quiz out of the pub and brings it home to you. Trivial Warfare is a weekly game shared by people all over the world that features all the same banter, jokes and fun that you share with your friends at your local quiz nights. TW is your gateway to a larger world of trivia and your invitation into an awesome community of people who love trivia games just as much as you do. Give the show a try and have fun with Jonathan, Chris, Carmela and Ben a ...
 
Stuff I Never Knew is weekly trivia game show recorded live online! Each week players from around the world call in and battle it out over 3 rounds of trivia until 1 winner remains! We play different games and have different challenges each week. Each episode is streamed live on Facebook and You Tube with players from all over the place! If you like general knowledge trivia and silly games, this is the trivia podcast for you
 
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After last week’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, we’re tracking the fallout from the business perspective. From CVS to Meta, companies are making changes that may impact reproductive health care. Plus, listen up, space geeks! We’ve got news about NASA’s return to the moon. And, what do Mason jars have to do with space exploration? …
 
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by several returning guests for a trivia quiz with topics including Movies, Medical Terms, Famous Brands, Fictional & Historical Animals, Sports, Pro Wrestling and more! Round One MOVIES & ANIME - Which critically acclaimed 1997 anime film directed by Satoshi Kon inspired Darren Aronofsky to make his 2010 thrille…
 
We've gotten so many emails with listener problems that we're devoting yet another episode to solving them. Just goes to show you what great guys we are. We also have a discussion about the Mandela Effect, which includes some pretty solid Ed McMahon content for all the McMahon-heads out there. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
This week's episode is a SporcleCon takeover! We're joined by Derek Pharr and Holly Minshull who are here to represent the Sporcle home office against Jonathan and TWA favorite Rob Everett with Erin Barclay hosting. We have a fabulous time and I think you're gonna love it. Sponsored by: SporcleCon - get tickets at www.sporclecon.com AND Betterhelp …
 
I keep thinking about that interview with Stanley Druckenmiller. Druckenmiller, a legend in US investing, worked with George Soros for many years, 12 of them as lead portfolio manager of Soros’s Quantum Fund, when he, among other things, spearheaded the infamous “Black Wednesday” raid on the pound in 1992 that forced the UK out of the European exch…
 
Chiggers are tiny little mites capable of making your life miserable. Worse than mosquitoes? Maybe. But they aren't insects - mites are actually part of the arachnid family and behave a little like ticks. Learn all about these nearly invisible pests in this classic episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
After beating a plagiarism claim in court, musician Ed Sheeran said that musical coincidences were inevitable with only 12 notes to choose from… but what do the numbers say? Mathematician and concert pianist Eugenia Cheng takes us through the mathematics of music and explains how the power of exponentials mean that just a handful of notes can open …
 
Between today’s Supreme Court ruling on abortion, its recent decision on guns and the Jan. 6 hearings, our democratic system is in a bit of shock. And it might not end anytime soon. On the show today, we’re talking about the Supreme Court’s abortion decision and what it could mean for rights we thought were protected, from contraception to same-sex…
 
Well, f*ck. In light of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, we on team Getting Curious wanted to check in with our listeners. We are devastated by this news. We also know that in difficult moments, it’s important to be in community and conversation with each other. We have an episode in the works all about the history of reproductiv…
 
On Today's Trivia Podcast Episode Time for 20 new questions on this trivia podcast! Sphinx, Russian Blue and Scottish Fold are all breeds of which animal? Which river flows through Paris? Jean de Brunhoff was a French writer and illustrator that is best known for creating what children's book character? What current television series villain is ins…
 
It’s not just you. Housing affordability is getting worse. Marketplace’s Amy Scott, who covers housing, is here for a news fix on the state of the market. Plus, the economy is giving us bad vibes, and so is the Supreme Court. Then, would you like to sleep in a giant windowless (fake) potato, or what about a submarine? Finally, why Airbnb listings a…
 
i really can only think about two things right now: number one, how good spicy dill pickle almonds are and number two, today’s topic, which is female friendships. i have done episodes about friendship, in general, on the show but recently i’ve been really thinking specifically about friendships between women. i think there’s a very special dynamic …
 
The reality behind the stereotypical image of Japan’s fearsome elite warriors is more nuanced than we are led to believe. It is thought the samurai developed as a social class in medieval Japan, when the term could encompass lowly foot soldiers or mercenaries, and often untrustworthy ones at that. A far cry from the skilled fighters who supposedly …
 
Recessions are on lots of people’s minds these days, including Jerome Powell’s. The Federal Reserve chief told Congress on Wednesday that a recession is a “possibility” as the Fed tries to tame inflation. So today, a listener wonders whether recessions are inevitable in our modern economy. We’ll break it down. Plus, we take more of your questions a…
 
We love a “both and” moment, and this week’s guest is giving us just that: Munroe Bergdorf is both a stunning model and an incredible LGBTQIA+ role model. She and Jonathan celebrate this month’s “Pride In Nature” series with a conversation about her early love for the outdoors, the importance of trans inclusion in sports, and her hopes for represen…
 
Do rail workers really earn £13,000 a year more than nurses? As rail strikes severely hit services we look at some of the claims being made around pay – and explain how you can measure average pay in different ways.Plus we investigate claims that Chancellor Rishi Sunak wasted £11bn by paying too much interest on Britain’s national debt.Is pollution…
 
Inflation is the economic story of the day. And, even though it’s been percolating for over a year, last week the inflation story kicked into high gear with the Federal Reserve making big moves to get rising prices under control. So what changed, exactly? For starters, a combination of reports showing the worse of inflation isn’t over and that cons…
 
How hard was it to steal the Mona Lisa? What does the word "ponzi" actually mean? Links to all the research resources are on the website. Hang out with your fellow Brainiacs. Reach out and touch Moxie on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Become a patron of the podcast arts! Patreon or Ko-Fi. Or buy the book and a shirt. Music: Kevin MacLeod,…
 
In today’s long-awaited episode, we cover remote viewing, the CIA, the Stargate program, the simulation we’re probably stuck inside, apps that let you remote view, and why you’re mostly not human to begin with. All of the supplemental materials to today’s show are posted to Discord, where other listeners are talking about remote viewing at this ver…
 
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