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Your Brain on Facts

99 EpisodesProduced by Moxie LaBoucheWebsite

Things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew.Imagine a Venn diagram where the podcasts "Good Job, Brain!" and "Lore" overlap with the "Today I Found Out" and "CineFix" YouTube channels. That's "Your Brain on Facts."

31:56

What's In A Nickname? City & State edition

What’s in a name?  That which we call a city by any other name would smell as sweet.  Some nicknames are obvious. Denver, CO is the Mile High City because it’s precisely one mile above sea level.  Dallas, Texas is The Big D; everything’s bigger in Texas. But which American city can also be called The Emerald City, which state is the Land of Lincoln and what’s a buckeye or a Sooner?

 

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Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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