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If you like intriguing true stories from science, history, and psychology, this audiobook-like adaptation of DamnInteresting.com ought to tickle your fancy.
||-020- Welcome To The Jungle||In 1744, a young geographer living in Spanish-col…||7/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||-019- The Clockmaker||It was the middle of a cool September night in Mu…||5/29/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||-018- White Death||In April of 1938, representatives from the USSR a…||5/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||-017- Cry Havoc And Let Slip The Spuds Of War||Staple though it is today, the lowly potato had a…||4/9/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||-016- Absolute Zero is 0K||Near the heart of Scotland lies a large morass kn…||3/19/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||-015- It Came From Beneath The Sea||Alarming events were in store for Sicily at the b…||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||-014- The Supernatural Bunnymother Of Surrey||The men from London arrived just in time to see M…||2/10/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||-013- Three Thrown Over the Cuckoo's Nest||Sometime in the 1940s an improbable encounter occ…||11/21/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-012- The Remains of Doctor Bass||Under normal circumstances, one would expect a wa…||10/30/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-011- The City Under Ice||The story of Camp Century: A "nuclear city" under…||9/27/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-010- Otokichi's Long Trip Home||While most of the major powers of western Europe …||8/8/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-009- The Conductor||The story of Roy Sullivan. A different kind of Da…||7/12/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-008- Andrée and the Aeronauts' Voyage to the Top of the World||On the 11th of July 1897, the world breathlessly …||6/24/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-007- The Mole Rat Prophecies||The naked mole rat, Heterocephalus glaber, is fle…||4/24/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-006- The Smoldering Ruins of Centralia||There is a small town in Pennsylvania called Ashl…||4/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-005- The Spy Who Loved Nothing||The meeting had not gone well, the man gloomily r…||2/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-004- The Isle of Doctor Seaborg||It was the summer of 1936 when Ernest Lawrence, t…||1/28/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||-003- The Arizona Dragonslayer||A simple telegram plunged America into the Great …||12/6/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||-002- The Science of Mental Fitness||It’s a testament to the strength and versatility …||11/12/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||-001- Nineteen Seventy Three||On 12 November 1971, in the presidential palace i…||10/18/12||Free||View In iTunes|
Just Can't Get Enough
Alan Bellows has a talent for finding unbelievable, interesting stories from history that you have never heard of. He starts each story small and gradually pulls back the curtain to reveal more and more bizarre reality until you are amazed that a) it actually happened and b) you haven't already heard about it. The website is great, the book is great, and this podcast is one more incarnation of that talented storytelling.
this is a great podcast
it lives up to its name, and then some
This is true to its name. I enjoy it.