Twice a week, Ken Jennings and John Roderick add a new entry to the OMNIBUS, an encyclopedic reference work of strange-but-true stories that they are compiling as a time capsule for future generations.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 19 days 3 hours 9 minutes


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Episode 410: The Kalakala (Entry 681.2S1918)

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Episode 408: Eternal September (Entry 428.1C1533)

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Episode 407: Salmon Chaos (Entry 1098.LK0506)

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Episode 406: Myers-Briggs (Entry 821.2T0223)

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Episode 405: Bloody Mose (Entry 134.EZ1106)

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Episode 404: Ramtha (Entry 1029.AC1616)

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Episode 403: The Cahokia Mounds (Entry 173.IS2502)

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Episode 402: The Cheapside Hoard (Entry 210.MT0620)

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