The BrainFood Show

The team at the wildly popular TodayIFoundOut YouTube channel discuss a variety of fascinating topics to help you feed your brain- everything from interesting history and science, to more practical knowledge like how to build and grow a YouTube channel and business, the ins and outs of copyright law, etc.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 57m. Bisher sind 58 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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The Fascinating Origins of Everyday Things (Part 2)


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start off looking at that time the United States government banned pre-sliced bread… Really. Next up, we have a brief message from a sponsor, Blinkist, which gives you the key ideas from more than 3,


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The Fascinating Origins of Everyday Things (Part 1)


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start off looking at the surprisingly interesting origin of the paperclip and why a person who had nothing to do with its design commonly gets all the credit for it,


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The Greatest Practical Joke and the Last Laugh


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start off looking at 19th century practical joke that occurred in London that is arguably the greatest of the century. Next up, we have a brief message from a new sponsor, Blinkist,


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 2019-10-05  35m
 
 

Lord Minimus- The Renaissance Dwarf


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start off looking at how “Dick” came to be short for “Richard”. Next up, we have a brief message from one of our favorite and most useful sponsors- Backblaze! Backblaze really is super cheap and takes almost n...


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 2019-09-26  40m
 
 

That Time a Major Studio Intentionally Made a Crappy “Fantastic Four” Movie and Why Superheroes Wear Their Underwear on the Outside


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start off looking at why superheroes wear their underwear on the outside. Next up, we have a brief message from our sponsor, Jeremy Scott, perhaps best known for his work on CinemaSins,


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 2019-09-24  58m
 
 

Why Do Some Countries Have People Drive on the Left and Others on the Right? (+Contest Winners)


*Just an addendum to one of the tangents I forgot to mention- pulling up like crazy in a plane while rapidly hurtling towards the ground is a phenomenal way to ensure the wings of the plane cease to remain attached to it.


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 2019-09-11  1h5m
 
 

Forgotten History Part 2: The First Film and the Murder That Nearly Killed It


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start with the rather curious way in which George Eastman, founder of Kodak, died. Next up, we have a brief message from our sponsor, Skillshare. Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of am...


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 2019-08-12  54m
 
 

The Forgotten Plague- DANCE MANIA!!!


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we skip the quick fact because this one took forever to research and put together and I ran out of time. ???? Instead we jump right into the main topic which is a very real phenomenon that popped up off and on for s...


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 2019-07-12  58m
 
 

How Porcupines Mate, the Bizarre Sex Habits of Giraffes (and Much, Much More)


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start by looking at whether or not male humans can get pregnant and carry a baby to full term naturally. (Spoiler- yes and yes. And even breastfeed too! It doesn’t even require fancy science or advanced medica...


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 2019-06-18  40m
 
 

Twice Executed


Sorry for the long gap between episodes. We’ll be getting a bit more regular going forward.  Also apologies for my audio quality in this one. Adobe kept crashing on me, so we had to use the audio Simon was receiving which isn’t ideal.


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 2019-06-07  52m