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 58m. Bisher sind 68 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Macabre Part 1: The Gruesome Tale of Burke and Hare


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we begin by discussing a random quick fact involving the curious old practice of mailing children. We then move on to discussing the show’s first sponsor, RXBar. For 25% off your first order,


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 2018-09-13  1h20m
 
 

The Final Final Frontier (Part 6): The Real Color of the Sun, How Many Nuclear Bomb Powered Rockets It Would Take to Stop the Earth Orbiting the Sun and Much, Much More


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we begin by discussing the clandestine way Niel Armstrong managed to get his application to the astronaut program in despite submitting it past the deadline. We then look at why he got to be first to walk on the ...


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 2018-09-05  59m
 
 

The Final Frontier Part 5: Are the Odds of Successfully Navigating an Asteroid Field Really Approximately 3,720 to 1?


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we begin by discussing the real origin of Tang and what that has to do with Pop Rocks and how they work. We then move on to the interesting story behind the invention of Velcro and how it works.


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 2018-09-05  59m
 
 

The Final Frontier Part 4: The U.S. Plan to Nuke the Moon, Why People Thought the Moon was Made of Cheese and Much More


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we begin by discussing the first space walk in which the cosmonaut in question very nearly got stuck out there and his adventures thereafter. We then move on to discussing how the idea that the moon is made of gr...


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 2018-08-23  1h19m
 
 

The Final Frontier Part 3: How to Scratch an Itch in Space, the Surprisingly Long Time You Can Survive in Space Without a Spacesuit, Why the Apollo 13 Astronauts Got Cold, and Much, Much More


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we begin by following up on a previous discussion on Daimler and what exactly a little girl named Mercedes had to do with things. We then jump into the surprisingly oft’ requested follow up on Simon’s first ranch...


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 2018-08-12  1h16m
 
 

The Final Frontier Part 2: How Astronauts Go to the Bathroom in Space and How Women Can Safely Pee Standing Up


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we begin by following up on a previous discussion on what the first good movie based on a computer game was.  We then jump right into the various ways in which astronauts have managed their necessary expulsions o...


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 2018-08-03  1h10m
 
 

The Final Frontier Part 1: Real Life Space DJs and the Pillownaughts


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we kick off a series on space related facts. Before we get started in that, however, we do some follow up answering the question of whether the Allies in WWII used prisoners of war as slave labor.


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 2018-07-30  1h4m
 
 

The War Bear


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, which is partially a continuation of the last, we discuss the bear that was officially a member of the Polish army, how he came to be such and what became of him after WWII ended.


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 2018-07-13  37m
 
 

The Prisoner (+Contest Winners)


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start by announcing our current contest winners as well as launch a new contest.  Next up we get into the meat of the episode discussing the remarkable individual who volunteered to be sent to Auschwitz,


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 2018-07-10  1h3m
 
 

The First Road Trip Part 2: In Which We Discuss All Things Tangentially Related


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we discuss the interesting story of who came up with the unit of measurement called horsepower and why it got applied to engines.  We also discuss the late 19th century dominance of the electric car and why and w...


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 2018-06-27  49m