Sep 25, 2022
Today we chat through some of history’s most gruesome deaths. From horrific radiation poisoning, crushed and boiled to death, being eaten by a bear, being poisoned – shot – stabbed – shot again – beaten – and drowned in freezing water, and even being dragged by a roller-coaster cart by your hair. There are...
Jul 31, 2022
Between the 7th of September 1940 and the 11th of May 1941, the Nazis carried out what was at the time the largest aerial bombardment in military history. The Blitz or Blitzkrieg targeted all important industrial cities in the UK with thousands of tonnes of bombs raining down on civilians for 9 months, day and...
Mar 20, 2022
In keeping with the Brain On Fire episode where we talked about a case of rare brain autoimmunity called Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, today we talk about 3 other cases of weird brain malfunction. Fungus brain, cannibal brain, and what happens to the brain the moment you die!
Feb 20, 2022
This week we're looking into another mad survival story, the story of Yossi Ghinsberg. He was an Israeli adventurer who spent 19 days lost in the unchartered Bolivian Amazon jungle. He went in underprepared with the intent of adventure, and spent the next 5 weeks surviving the savage jungle, 3 of them on his own! 4 Men...
Feb 6, 2022
Random chats about things you didn’t need to know but are interesting to know non the less, like rainbows only existing for humans, bullet proof animals, the most common cause of death and did you know that pigeon poop is the property of the British crown!