Stuff to blow your mind

Stuff to blow your mind

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The Halo, Part 2

From glowing rings to flaming sun discs, the halo takes many forms in religious iconography. Why do angels, saints,...

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Listener Mail: Avatar State, Yip Yip!

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From the Vault: Overconfidence, Part 1

What is overconfidence? We tend to know it when we see it, but the concept is increasingly hard to nail down the more...

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Weirdhouse Cinema: Santo in the Treasure of Dracula

In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe dive into one of Mexican luchador El Santo's various horror cinema...

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The Halo, Part 1

From glowing rings to flaming sun discs, the halo takes many forms in religious iconography. Why do angels, saints,...

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The Artifact: The Macuahuitl

In this episode of STBYM’s The Artifact, Robert discusses the Mesoamerican weapon known as the Macuahuitl......

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The Moses Illusion

How many animals of each kind did Moses take on the Ark? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe...

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Listener Mail: The Corporeal Earth

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From the Vault: Occam's Razor

It’s a standard tool of skeptical thinking: When presented with two hypotheses that explain the data equally...

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Weirdhouse Cinema: Demon Knight

Yes, kiddies, in this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe discuss Ernest Dickerson’s 1995 siege movie...

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From the Vault: The Mighty Sarlacc

Few places in the Star Wars universe are regarded with as much horror as the Great Pit of Carkoon, within the Dune...

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The Artifact: The Sword of Gōu Jiàn

In this episode of STBYM’s The Artifact, Robert discusses an ancient Chinese sword noted for its unusual...

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Gold: Metal of the Sun

In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe explore the nature of gold, humanity’s history...

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Listener Mail: Here There Be Dragons

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From the Vault: Lessons of Vesuvius, Part 2

In the year 79 CE, the Italian volcano Mount Vesuvius erupted with with the thermal energy of 100,000 atomic bombs....

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Weirdhouse Cinema: Freejack

The bonejackers thought they could jack Alex Furlong, but now he's gone freejack in the future of 2009. Yep, in this...

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Monsters of the Shān Hǎi Jīng, Part 2

In the previous episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discussed the Shān Hǎi Jīng or...

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The Artifact: Stone Mushroom Clouds

In this episode of STBYM’s The Artifact, Joe talks about mind-boggling prehistoric mineral formations....

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Monsters of the Shān Hǎi Jīng, Part 1

In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss the Shān Hǎi Jīng or “Classic...

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Listener Mail: Gravy, Sinkholes and Soviet Sci-Fi

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