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Best IMPOSSIBLE COIN podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best IMPOSSIBLE COIN podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Join Tegan, Rocky and Brian as they hurtle through keeping up with modern video games. They'll cover big games, indie games, mobile stuff, good games and bad games. While they're at it they'll also spend time trying to figure out where games fit in our rapidly changing world. Also cheap jokes.
 
Did you know, it can be more expensive to insure a Great Dane than a Mercedes? Or, that you can save 25% on your council tax bill if you live with a nun! Every Thursday Which?’s self professed money geeks, Gareth and Jenny, will bring you the latest personal finance hacks, money news and exclusive Which? investigations. For more than 60 years, Which? has been fighting for people’s rights and in the new Which? Money podcast we’ll get to the heart of the money issues hitting your pocket. Join ...
 
Interested in science, technology, machinery, engineering and the history behind everyday things? Want a fast and fun way to get your kids interested in STEM? Look no further! We break down a weekly engineering topic in a way that everyone can understand and enjoy.Twitter: @UnproEngInstagram: Unprofessional_EngineeringFacebook: UnprofessionalEngineering
 
I'm gonna show you how to do some of the coolest magic tricks around. If you want a trick revealed then mail me details and I will try and include it in an upcoming podcast.
 
Embrace your inner expatriate and come away to this new wild west where we live free in our off-grid paradise commune nestled in the green valley of a mountain range jutting out of the sea. No rules. Plenty of consequences.About the place, Mollyville...Rich with cutting-edge technology and abundant in natural resources, Mollyville thrives as a self-policing, paradise community with beaches, cliffs, exotic forests and a system of unknowably vast subterranean caverns that extend beyond sight. ...
 
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Gather round! Tis the season of Yule or the Yule season! Rocky, Tegan and Brian celebrate not by working on their backlogs for GOTY but by watching festive holiday classix! If Genovia was too classy for you journey inside a hollow acorn for this story that teaches crack reporters are stupid and friends are best contacted on Skype.…
 
Getting onto the property ladder seems harder than ever before with first-time buyers struggling to afford today’s house prices. But has it always been this way? In this week’s episode we go back through the decades to find out whether first-time buyers were ever any better off and how today’s buyers secure their first home. In the rest of the ...…
 
It's that time of the year again! Time to try and find the perfect gift for that hard to shop for engineer in your life. Don't worry, we have you covered! We've combed the web for the best gift ideas for engineers of all ages, from kids that are mechanically inclined to retired engineers that just want to be left alone. All prices and sizes are ...…
 
This week our money experts unpick what the General Election 2019 could mean for your money. And Which? reveals what the next government should do to better protect consumers and their finances. In the rest of the episode we share top tips to help you get the best deal Black Friday deals. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast ...…
 
Elon Musk was an idiot. Big surprise. Randy Pitchford was an idiot. Big surprise. Stadia is a trash fire. Big surprise. The naming conventions of both Half Life and Debbie Does Dallas are examined. Bluff City Law offends Brian. Rocky wants to do a nightmarish boss fight. These are video games.
 
If you've listened for some time, you know that Luke loves windmills, and James can't pronounce turbine. It only makes sense that we tackle both in one episode!We've looked at the history of the windmill, how they have changed over the years, and how wind turbines are changing the landscape of energy production.…
 
If you pay your energy bill by direct debit, the chances you could be putting hundreds of extra pounds into the pockets of your supplier. This week we uncover why energy companies are sitting on £1.5bn of customer’s cash and how to claim your money back if you’ve paid too much. In the rest of the episode we discuss scams, help to buy Isas and t ...…
 
Stadia is actually on fire. Microsoft kicked off their annual Xbox fan convention. The Apple TV had video games and Brian played them. Rocky won't stop messing with Brian over ardently religious corporate fandoms. Come with us to the sketchy Pokestops that shouldn't have been approved!
 
After talking about the general history of car safety, we decided to dig into the details of two of our favorite safety features: crumple zones and anti-lock braking systems. Take a few minutes to learn how car makers are working to save your life.By Unprofessional Engineering
 
Since 2015 over half a billion pounds have been wiped from people’s pensions due to excessive tax from HMRC. This week we shine a light on the tax system fault which is costing savers millions each year and how to get your money back if you’ve been affected. In the rest of the episode we discuss the best way to send money abroad, ‘Netflix for i ...…
 
Brian here. I haven't listened to this episode yet and I wasn't there. Pretty sure that means I now have the all-time worst attendance record, dethroning Tegan. I like to assume this episode title is very specifically targeted to me and my endless pillows. Don't judge me. VIDEO GAMES.
 
Isaac Newton might be the most brilliant person ever. There, we said it. Gravity, laws of motion, rainbows, astronomy... the man did it all!!We walk through the life of Isaac Newton to try and understand how he came up with so much of the foundation of modern science, learn if the apple falling on his head story is true, and throw in a few othe ...…
 
As part of our mission to help you make the most of your money, we travel overseas to the city Which? members awarded five stars for value for money. Armed with £20 in cash, we find out how to get the best of cuisine and culture without breaking the bank. In the rest of the episode we discuss bank transfer scams, lasting power of attorney, and ...…
 
Rocky, Tegan and Brian sit down with the newest cast member of the show, Champagne Fresca. Tegan rejects Fresca and his teachings as heresy. The gang talks Deadspin and its implications for Kotaku, a cool initiative by Ninja Theory and Rocky's personal campaign to not do a thing. Join us as we explore Tegan's two good ideas!…
 
Corning makes glass. Pretty boring, right? WRONG!! The history of the company is amazing, with ties to Thomas Edison and the "invention" of the light bulb and the development of one of the first R&D labs in America, Corning has lead the world into the future on more than one occasion. Join us to learn about how Corning got started, some of the ...…
 
Price comparison sites have made buying car insurance simpler than ever. But behind the scenes is a complex churn of data which could have a devastating impact on the price you pay. In this week’s episode of The Which Money Podcast we reveal the tricky tactics insurers use to decide your premium and how to beat them. In the rest of the episode ...…
 
Rocky and Tegan stay tragically on task and mostly talk about video games as Brian's life spirals out of control because he can't get his sleep under control. Call of Duty is a mess, Bethesda does it again and Pikachu wears money pants. Also, for some reason, Tegan hates spooky things which is a perspective but not a good one.…
 
Happy Halloween!!! Your friends at Unprofessional Engineering have whipped up a real treat for you this year by looking at the manufacturing process for some of your favorite Halloween treats. We've looked at how Hershey's Reeses Cups are made, both the left and right side of a Twix, as well as the general process for gummy candy. In addition, ...…
 
Searching for the best savings accounts online can return some deals that seem too good to be true. Because they are. In this week’s episode of the Which? Money Podcast we shine a light on the high-risk investments that are marketed as savings accounts to mislead potential customers. In the rest of the episode, we discuss PPI refunds, the state ...…
 
Tegan brings up to speed on Riot's plan for global domination. The left and the right join forces to hate Blizzard. Brian is happy with a recent Analogue announcement. Rocky makes a shocking revelation which will change Impossible Coin FOREVAR. These are video games.
 
Interested in engineering but don't know which field is right for you? We've taken a look at chemical engineering to help you narrow things down!From what your classwork will look like, to jobs you will do in the workforce, the top places to work, and even how much you can expect to make, we have it covered! Sure, it isn't as cool as Mechanical ...…
 
Starting a family can be an exciting new chapter but parents who take time out of work to care for children face significant unintended financial consequences. In this week’s episode of the Which? Money Podcast we explore the ‘parental pensions penalty’ which is causing some people to lose over £45,000 in pension savings. In the rest of the epi ...…
 
Tegan and Brian have a reckoning with time guzzling addictions. Brian apologizes to the listenership and Tegan. The lads consume hot fall TV. Blizzard drops the ball big time. Riot then drops the ball big time. Sony tells us about their future and Google tries to convince us they are the future. HEY THAT'S A UKULELE.…
 
We've changed things up a bit this week and sat down to debate where we think engineering and man-kind will be in the next 20 years. We give our views on the future of energy (comparing solar vs wind), if humans will live on Mars anytime soon, and much more! We even end things up with a few bold predictions. Take a listen and let us know what y ...…
 
Could collecting coins be riskier than you thought? In this week’s episode of The Which? Money Podcast, we take a deep dive into the darker side of coin collecting. We visit a numismatic society and ask the experts whether buying collectable coins will be good or bad for your wallet. And we take a closer look at how the Royal Mint works. In the ...…
 
Tegan is back in prison. (Again.) We got got for something dumb. COMING FOR YOU SAISO. Two bad men who used to be friends settled their bad man fight. (It's the Randy Pitchford update.) Internal knife fights must be wild at Sony. Sounds like Jim Ryan has the better shiv crafted from a sharpened PS4. Ever go to a wrong bookstore?…
 
Have you ever wondered why we still have so many freaking lighthouses? Yeah, so did James. It turns out a lot of them are mostly just for show, but there are still a lot of them still in use.We take a look at the history of the lighthouse, how we went from a giant, thick lens, to the modern day way better deal, and even tell some of the greates ...…
 
The Thomas Cook collapse caused utter devastation for hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers who had their holiday dreams shattered as well as thousands of employees who lost their jobs. In this week’s episode of the Which? Money Podcast our experts unpick exactly what the Thomas Cook collapse means for you. We reveal different ways of reclaimi ...…
 
This is a new episode of Impossible Coin. It is a podcast about video games. You can tell from this description that Brian is definitely in this episode and has full awareness of what was discussed. Or if he wasn't he has listened to the episode and knows what it is about. Featuring 100% less public domain music.…
 
Telescopes have been around for hundreds of years, allowing us to explore space from the comfort of our local observatory. But how did the first one come about? And who were the great minds to continue to improve on the original design to make it what the telescope what it is today? We take a look at the early history of the telescope, discuss ...…
 
Look, this episode is a full day late because Brian was working until 1AM on Wednesday. Also, he called an audible on the title of this episode because there was not an abundance of visuals that communicated "That's Just Paperwork" in a funny way. Please listen to this podcast about video games.
 
You can't find a much more important invention in the past 100 years than the airplane, and no one gets more love for pushing it forward than the Wright Brothers!Not only do we walk you through how the Wright Brothers invented the airplane (depending on your definition), but their childhood, what their far less interesting siblings did, and wha ...…
 
From insurance to breakdown cover, packaged accounts add a number of frills to your current account for a monthly fee. Pick the wrong one, however, and you could end up almost £200 out of pocket. In this week’s episode our experts get to the core of these accounts to help you work out which ones are good value or if it’s time you ditched yours. ...…
 
It's time for you to understand that airplanes don't run on magic, but by a little formula that can be used to calculate lift! This value is typically pretty close to the weight of the object, which makes sense, but the factors that go into the equation may not be as simple.Join us for a quick sit down on how lift is calculated, as well as an e ...…
 
Rocky and Brian hold the fort while Tegan is out of office. KFC is a cynical, capitalist enterprise and their dating game is stupid (or that is what Brian would have you believe). The new MHW expansion is fun and offers a lot of things hunters have been craving (or this is what Rocky would have you believe. Check out the dark side of Kind Words ...…
 
The Impossible Burger is taking the world by storm, with everyone from Burger King to Little Caesars getting in on the act. With players like that, it must be good, right?! Well, Luke thinks it is! But what about how it was made? That is way more than good! The biology, genetics, and engineering that went into the Impossible Burger (and Impossi ...…
 
Technology has revolutionised the world of investing and today we can invest via apps on the go or from the comfort of our homes. Traditionally, these investment platforms charge a fee but a new generation of companies offering you the chance to trade stocks for free is emerging. Do they mark a shift in the future of investing or do investors r ...…
 
We thought we would try something new out and see how discussing actual engineering principles would go over with our listeners.Stress and strain are two of the most important values in Mechanical Engineering, if not all engineering. The basics of these calculations is pretty simple if you start small. We walk through what stress and strain are ...…
 
Live from Doritos, Arizona comes this window into the emotional collapse of one of your hosts! Just kidding, Brian played multiple video games this week so he is fine! Slay the Spire is good. Gears 5 is buggy. Anna Kendrick agendas are alleged. Terry Bogard wants to be the best.
 
We all know the simple photovoltaic process that solar panels use to turn the suns light into electricity (yes, that's a joke), but what about the actual manufacturing process!??In this episode, we take a look at the entire process of how solar panels are made, starting from mining, to the REALLY hot furnaces, all the way to the final coatings ...…
 
In this week’s episode we investigate the first in a series of everyday rip-offs. If you’re one of the millions of Brits who visit the seaside each year, you may well have found yourself in a gaming arcade, trying to win tickets which can be traded in for prizes. But does the price you pay to play really add up to your winnings in the end? We c ...…
 
CW: Sexual Assault, Suicide Sorry guys. It can't all be fun and games. (Even though our primary focus is just that.) The news from video games has been super tough in the last week and we steer into the storm. Hopefully, we did some good in breaking down the events of the last week. There is other, more fun, stuff in here too. And Steam. Always ...…
 
The military is on the cutting edge of futuristic technology of all sorts. From missiles that travel 5x the speed of sound, to satellites that melt enemy satellites in space, this tech is amazing, and a little bit scary. Join us to learn about some of the latest inventions to come from DARPA that will blow you away...literally. Don't make us us ...…
 
This week we reveal the biggest scandal to hit the UK property market. Thousands of homeowners who have bought their property on a 'leasehold basis' are finding themselves trapped in homes with archaic terms and astronomical fees. While some are forced to fork out £60 to change their doorbell others face spiralling ground rent which could run i ...…
 
Big Sach stops by and we speculate about Todd MacFarlane's Legend Of Zelda. Octopus gets used as a verb. America is going wild for chicken sandwiches and there is a preview of All Out and Royal Quest. All this and Tegan brings you your legally mandated amount of Nintendo stanning.
 
Carbon fiber (or carbon fibre if you're from the other side of the pond) doesn't just look cool, it is one of the most important inventions of recent time. Stronger than steel, yet lighter, the number of applications for carbon fiber are endless. From sports equipment, to sports cars, space ships to wind turbines, carbon fiber is revolutionizin ...…
 
This week we uncover the mysterious world of chargeback. It’s a scheme that could help you get your money back if a debit card payment goes wrong - but very few people know it actually exists. We lift the lid on how chargeback works and how to request it from your bank. In the rest of the pod, we discuss pensions, divorce and disappearing savin ...…
 
Rocky exposes the cold, hard truth of running a raid group in these trying times. Nintendo does not understand how YouTube works. Tegan is double exhausted by Call of Duty. Brian launches an effort to get Tegan on the Stardom train.
 
Continuing our "Companies That Built The World" series, we took a deeper look into the history of Westinghouse. Well known for leading the charge on electricity (see what we did there), they made a number of other major contributions to the world.From launching the first radio station right here in Pittsburgh, to electric appliances and televis ...…
 
It's the age-old debate - should you priortise buying a property or saving for retirement? And that challenge has become more acute as life expectancy rapidly increases and getting onto the property ladder becomes an ever more distant dream. We speak to the people who have decided to delay their retirement saving plans to buy a property - and t ...…
 
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