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The Abstract

53 EpisodesProduced by InverseWebsite

From the natural world to outer space, Inverse offers timely journalism and interesting points of view for people who want to know what's next. Health research, updates on SpaceX and NASA, sleep psychology, pseudo-science debunks, nightmarish robots, advancing A.I., shifting cultures, more sustainab… read more

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#36: Shin-kicking, lawn mower racing, and the surprising athleticism of Not Sports

From shin-kicking to lawnmower-racing, Inverse’s Emma Betuel talks about the weirdest competitive sports you’ve never heard of — with a look at how strange sports have attracted humankind for centuries. 

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Find links to all the stories discussed in today’s episode at inverse.com/the-abstract


SHIN-KICKING: https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/not-sports-shin-kicking


LAWN MOWER RACING: https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/lawn-mower-racing-not-sports


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Follow Emma Betuel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/emmakbetuel


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We're hosted and produced by Tanya Bustos https://twitter.com/tanyapodcasts


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