ARE YOU a sucker for a good Wikipedia spiral? Do you love crushing the competition at trivia night? Are you determined to be the most interesting person at every party you go to? Then you’re going to love The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
On the hit Popular Science podcast, our hosts share the strangest, silliest, most fascinating stories they can find from science, history, technology, medicine, and more. From the history of doctor-prescribed cannibalism, to tales of the world’s most devastating butter-fueled fires, to the bizarre legacy of competitive guppy swallowing, this show has it all. Accidental death rays? Yes. Scientific scam artists? Obviously. Bugs with pee-related superpowers? All day long.
Live show: August 24 at Caveat in NYC
Join the podcast hosts for an evening of bizarre tales from science and history, hilariously educational visual aids, audience games, prizes and more. PopSci+ members get $5 off tickets for the show or livestream. To become a member and get the discount code (plus full access to all PopSci+ stories), sign up here.