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world of weird things podcast: area 51, so hot right now
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world of weird things podcast: area 51, so hot right now

Memes and jokes about raiding Area 51 are taking over the internet. But what is Area 51, why is it so secret, and what would we really find if we ever made it inside?

world of weird things podcast: how to (profitably) defuse yellowstone
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world of weird things podcast: how to (profitably) defuse yellowstone

Supervolcanoes pose a dire threat to humanity, able to easily kill millions when they erupt with their full power, and there's nothing we can do to stop them. Or is there?

world of weird things podcast: keep quiet or the aliens will kill you?
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world of weird things podcast: keep quiet or the aliens will kill you?

Perhaps the most sinister explanation for why we haven't heard from aliens is that any civilization that reveals itself gets obliterated. But why? How? And how likely is that to happen?

world of weird things podcast: big bad pharma
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world of weird things podcast: big bad pharma

Big Pharma may not do much to endear itself to patients and the general public, but the last thing it wants to do is sit on cures for serious diseases. Here's why.

world of weird things podcast: why jobs as we know them are dying
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world of weird things podcast: why jobs as we know them are dying

Industrialization changed the way we think about work and run our lives. Automation will make us rethink both again, and as it's in full swing, we should do it sooner rather than later.

world of weird things podcast: down the conspiracy rabbit hole with travis view
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world of weird things podcast: down the conspiracy rabbit hole with travis view

What happens when conspiracy theories take over your life? We dive into the dark underbelly of QAnon to learn just how far the conspiracy rabbit hole can really go.

world of weird things podcast: close encounters of the ufo kind
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world of weird things podcast: close encounters of the ufo kind

Once again, stories of military officers spotting UFOs and never getting answers to their questions are making their way through the media. Why are these tales so common?

world of weird things podcast: look, up in the sky! it’s super-earth!
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world of weird things podcast: look, up in the sky! it’s super-earth!

Far from being just a slightly bigger rocky sphere than our planet, Super-Earths are a fascinating class of worlds ranging from Earths with a few extra tons to failed seeds of gas giants.

world of weird things podcast: turning tbt into tuberculosis thursdays
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world of weird things podcast: turning tbt into tuberculosis thursdays

We're on the verge of driving many childhood illnesses into extinction but a group of obsessed conspiracy theorists is trying to stop us, with thousands of kids as collateral damage.

world of weird things podcast: why the news f-ing loves bad science
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world of weird things podcast: why the news f-ing loves bad science

Have you noticed that the more science coverage you watch on the news, the more confused and less informed you feel? It's not just you. It's a symptom of a much bigger problem.

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