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Will and Mango have lots of questions. Will we ever be able to live without sleep? How do rats keep outsmarting humans? Which personality tests should I believe in? And what is, definitively, the strangest place worth visiting in the US? (Many important historians are counting on them to figure it out!) In each episode, these Part-Time Geniuses dive headfirst into a seemingly ridiculous topic, collecting memorable facts and uncovering secret histories in pursuit of genuine answers. Our hosts have no intention of connecting the dots alone. Listeners are welcome to pull up a chair and show off their smarts in lively quiz segments. And Will and Mango will be tapping some of their favorite brains-- scientists, comedians and authors, for help along the way. Tune in each week to learn whether you should be washing your bananas (you should), whether freezing your body is a better value than freezing just your head (it isn't), and what James Bond has to do with tax laws (everything!) in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.

Customer Reviews

This is good.

Informative and entertaining. The flow makes it easy to listen to and the segments change seamlessly.

Part-Time Genius saved my life

My life was threatened by an evil troll who intended to kill me unless I could advise him on the best place to park his money offshore. Thanks to Will and Mango, I returned to my wife and children unharmed and my newfound troll friend avoided giving excess capital to the government. Take that, roads and bridges!

Too much like a morning zoo crew

The information is interesting but the annoying banter between the two is overwhelming. What's with the phone calls? What's with the puns? It's like stuff two bored people do to kill time