In what century did the first mobile phone chat occur? Who invented radio? What does cellular even mean? All these questions and many more answered in the latest BOOM!
Talking with EA's Mario De Govia about writing over 200 game guides, producing the hit mobile game Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes, making video games in general, and walking through Die Hard's Nakatomi Building as a kid. Really!
Time crystals, caterpillars who wear skull hats, making Mars habitable again, an incredible NASA theory about possible observed extraterrestrial travel, and much more.
How have cultures all over the world buried their dead? What happens to our bodies after we go? Can life's one great certainty be fully eradicated by science? It's a Boom Know theme show! Let's talk fearlessly about the big one.
Mike chats with Nicolas Caesar of www.scary-art.com about 300 baud modems, curating weirdness, making it as a successful artist, and Charlie Sheen.
Seasonal dating and sexual habits, the science behind getting drunk, and why bidets aren't so much a thing in the United States.
Mike talks with Kit Newman of Architect 7600 LLC about building buildings, building businesses, famous builders, and the future of building. Now with more building!
How the seasons work, where fat actually goes when you burn it off, cremated vinyl, handedness, and more.
Professor Michael Chemers and Circus Contraption ringleader David Crellin help us dig on into dramaturgy, American circus historical culture, and finding the path to a lifetime in performing arts.
Covering every last thing you were dying to know about twins, art forgery, and heavy metal sharks.
We explore the fascinating world of epidemiology and veterinary sciences with the charming and exceeding well-traveled Edie Marshall.
The worst storms in history, more weird hotels around the world, Black Sabbath, space poop, disappearing planes, anxious musicians...you know, typical BOOM Know stuff.
Going the oddball route this episode with the creepiest denizens of the sea, the strangest humans on land, and a hodgepodge of beautiful and bizarre hotels. Let's get weird, baby.
How does sound travel to the brain? What are the benefits of music? How big is big in this big ol' universe? Here there be answers.
I finish this two part series with Asteroids, Defender, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Frogger, Joust, and many many more!
Grab a handful of quarters for this special two-part series on the history of video games creation; from the earliest days of electronic gaming through the golden age of 1980s classics such as Space Invaders, Pacman, Tron, and many more.
Why it's a physical impossibility to sit still, wacky presidential inauguration moments, and X-ray radiation through the years.
The history and benefits of the vitamin they call D, your eye color in relation to your mood, and an extended list of random facts and interesting things.
Hockey teeth and cow poop pucks, the most perfect of perfect foods, and 16 facts you may not have known about San Francisco, California.
The history of humanity's obsession with robots, National Bath Safety and other crazy month distinctions, and the low-down on endless software updating. Boom!
How many Starbucks are on planet Earth? How many people called Uber on Midnight, January 1st? Where did the dashed line on roads come from? So many questions, all of the answers!
It's the celebrity fun fact finale, covering the likes of Carrie Fisher, Prince, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, and many more.
2016 seemed like the celebrity apocalypse, but was it really worse than any other year, and will things go down hill from here? These topics explored, plus a unicorn chaser that includes some fun facts about a few of the great legends who left us this pass 'round the sun.
The glory of the tater tot, the history of online dating, and the madness of the winter months. Also, Carrie Fisher. :'(