2-02. Wings on Things

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEvolution can lead to some strange places. For example, how many wings do birds have? The answer is obviously two, even if there are birds that don’t have two wings. Which birds? The penguin for example, has what can best be described as flippers rather than […]

August 9, 2014: Science ALIVE!

Join the College of Curiosity and Jeff Wagg at Science ALIVE! is a different kind of science show. Sadly, due to a technical problem at the theater, we had to cancel this event. We hope to reschedule in the fall.  See 100,000 volts of electricity run through a LIVE human being! Learn the secrets of […]

Daily Curio: Curious News! June 30, 2014

by Madeline Amelia Here are the curious stories you may have missed last week, from interstellar espresso to ancient feces and, of course, the infamous Facebook experiment.   Espresso on the Space Station For anyone who still doubted whether astronauts have the coolest job ever, you can add free espresso to the list of stellar […]

The Weekly Curio – Episode 14

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode, Jeff and Thom discuss the problems of science, the bizarre journey of the first truck, Shakespeare’s atheism, altering kids pre-conception, living to 115, and a new mineral.   014: The Science of Pregnant Old Lady Trucks

11-Apr-2014 Daily Curio: 10 Missing Things from the Future

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s the Future! For those of who grew up in the 1960s and 1970s, congratulations, you made it to the future! The series UFO took place in 1980. Space: 1999 took place in… 1999. 2001: A Space Odyssey? Yeah, you guessed that one too. You’re living […]

13-Mar-2014 Daily Curio: From Two Apples to Two McIntoshes to the LAW to Demons

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHat tip to @msjuliemars and @wordmonster for today’s seeds! A Tale of Two Apples Apple Inc, formerly Apple Computers,  has become the biggest brand in the world. For a while, they were fighting with the biggest band in the world. Apple computer was famously founded in […]

The Weekly Curio – Episode 3

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS003 You are wrong about pot smoking frozen babies that detect cancer