Boom! Knowledge

Curating the sum of all human knowledge 25 minutes at a time. BOOM! Knowledge is your twice-weekly cornucopia of cool trivia, facts, figures, and information related to science, travel, technology, history, humanities, humor, art, and much more.
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Now displaying: February, 2017
Feb 28, 2017

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!

Feb 25, 2017

How the seasons work, where fat actually goes when you burn it off, cremated vinyl, handedness, and more.

Feb 21, 2017

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.

Feb 19, 2017

Covering every last thing you were dying to know about twins, art forgery, and heavy metal sharks. 

Feb 10, 2017

We explore the fascinating world of epidemiology and veterinary sciences with the charming and exceeding well-traveled Edie Marshall.

Feb 7, 2017

The worst storms in history, more weird hotels around the world, Black Sabbath, space poop, disappearing planes, anxious know, typical BOOM Know stuff.

Feb 4, 2017

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.

Feb 1, 2017

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.