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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
A daily (5-day-a-week) podcast feed of true Oregon stories -- of heroes and rascals, of shipwrecks and lost gold. Stories of shanghaied sailors and Skid Road bordellos and pirates and robbers and unsolved mysteries. An exploding whale, a couple shockingly scary cults, a 19th-century serial killer, several very naughty ladies, a handful of solid-brass con artists and some of the dumbest bad guys in the history of the universe. From the archives of the Offbeat Oregon History syndicated newspap ...
 
The Dork-O-Motive Podcast hosted by Brian Lohnes is a research driven, story fueled, mechanically stoked look at the machines, people, and history that make up the modern mechanical world. Whether it's the stories of the men and women who have done amazing things in racing, the machines that roar around tracks and shape the Earth, or some bizarre mechanized history, Dork-O-Motive is here to bring you the story in a fun, well-researched, and informative way!
 
Historians Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook are interrogating the past, attempting to de-tangle the present for their new podcast "The Rest Is History" They question the nature of Greatness, why the West no longer has civil wars and whether Richard Nixon was more like Caligula or Claudius. They're distilling the entirety of human history, or, as much as they can fit into about thirty minutes.
 
Mysterious Universe is a weekly podcast featuring fascinatingly strange reports from all over the world. Always interesting and often hilarious, join hosts Aaron Wright and Benjamin Grundy as they investigate the latest in futurology, weird science, consciousness research, alternative history, cryptozoology, UFOs, and new-age absurdity.
 
Two friends decided to make podcast about all the weird crap from history that sometimes can't be explained. Chelsea is here for political conspiracies, Cristina is here for the history and the science behind it all. From mysteries in ancient times to people missing in present day. From doomsday cults throughout history to international politics. From Bigfoot to Dropbears. If it's weird, we want to talk about it.
 
A new topic every episode dealing with the Unexplainable, Paranormal, Extraterrestrial, Spiritual, Scientific, Mysterious and more. Bob, Tiss & Beef talk the strange and unexplained. We would love to hear from you, so send your own stories to - unexplainableuk@mail.com Also, visit the official website, (with added info and links for each episode), at - http://weirdtalesandtheunexplainable.com
 
Where did we come from? One of humanity's most basic questions, the answer is fascinating. Weaving together insights from the fields of genetics, archaeology, linguistics, and paleoanthropology, hosts Spencer Wells and Razib Khan take us on a grand tour of human history. Scientific storytelling at its best.
 
The Confessionals is where witnesses of the unexplained share their stories and encounters with the world. Through long-form conversations, we pull out as much detail about one's experience as possible. Join us as we delve into the unknown side of life, from bigfoot to UFOs to paranormal activity to even conspiracies.
 
Hysteria 51 is a weekly podcast that takes an every-man approach to the World of the Weird - UFOs, Aliens, Mysteries, the Paranormal, the Unusual, and the Unexplained. Hosts John Goforth, Brent Hand, and Conspiracy Bot (a cranky robot bent on world domination who also happens to be the show’s head researcher) examine a different topic each week and generally come to one conclusion…the truth is out there, but you won’t find it here.
 
At Popular Science, we report and write dozens of science and tech stories every week. And while a lot of the fun facts we stumble across make it into our articles, there are lots of other weird facts that we just keep around the office. So we figured, why not share those with you? Welcome to The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/popular-science/support
 
The most entertaining and enraging stories from mythology told casually, contemporarily, and (let's be honest) sarcastically. Greek and Roman gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. This isn't your average storytelling podcast: Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the wild things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the ancient world. I mean, how did they come up with this stuff? Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in betwee ...
 
Kat & Jethro Gilligan Toth bring their irreverent brand of humor and unique chemistry to an exploration of the strange, the bizarre, and the unexpected. With over nine million downloads since its 2018 launch, The Box of Oddities has become one of the fastest-growing comedy podcasts in the United States. JIMMY KIMMEL, ABC-TV says, "Should you be the type who has interest in weird stuff, this is a fun thing to allow in your head!" “Truth is stranger than fiction, and the Box of Oddities is the ...
 
TRUE features the often weird but always true stories of strange events and unforgettable moments. Each episode explores unusual, obscure, sometimes funny, sometimes creepy stories. Stories that are so bizarre that you won’t believe that they’re real… but they are, because, yeah, they’re TRUE. New episodes published every Tuesday morning.
 
Broadcasting Paranormal news and Weird stories from our CreepGeeks Bunker Studio in the Mountains of Western North Carolina! We’re an offbeat paranormal news podcast that takes a light-hearted approach to the paranormal, supernatural weird, strange, the stupid, and tech topics circulating the web. You can call the show and leave us a message! 1-575-208-4025 Your Hosts Greg and Omi
 
We explore ideas and practices once believed to be true but no longer. Each dead idea is explored in all its glorious eccentricity. For example, discover miasma, the theory that plague comes from stinky air; or the medical diagnosis of hysteria, which holds that women's wombs wander around their bodies causing trouble. Join us on a fun romp through the history of ideas that didn’t quite stand the test of time.
 
Host Mark Valley ventures into the elusive world of intelligence collection and espionage to spot, assess and debrief: spies, spy catchers, analysts, diplomats, security experts and occasionally the storytellers who bring them all to life - a HUMINT Experiment.
 
Obscure policies, forgotten histories and why America’s like this. The Uncertain Hour explains our weird, complicated, and often unequal economy – and why some people get ahead and some get left behind. Host Krissy Clark dives into obscure policies and forgotten histories to explain why America is like it is – from welfare reform, to the drug war, to why it’s so much harder to get a “good job” right now. The Uncertain Hour goes deep to tell us how we got here and what it all means.
 
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Join the guys this week as they bring you a doozy of an episode. Listen as they bring all the vibes talking about everything from psychic mediums to stories of reincarnations plus so much more. follow us on instagram: instagram.com/weirdhistoryeerietalespod music used and their licenses can be found below: Mega Hyper Ultrastorm by Kevin MacLeod Lin…
 
The podcast returns to the topic of flat Earth, and Cian is joined once again by Dr Edward Guimont from snowy New York to cover the history of who exactly believed the earth was flat, when did they believe it, and why did they believe it? A litany of topics are covered in this wide-ranging episode, including: -the infamous Bedford Level experiment …
 
Remember how I did Japanese July last year and it definitely was not a celebration of Japanese culture? Well, this is kinda like that. Just to be clear - there is no racism behind this episode, but it is a look at some lesser known figures from black history, some of which weren't exactly great. Like the show on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/…
 
Today's episode is from our brilliant sibling podcast, The World Wars. Author, presenter and human right advocate Tara Moss joins James to discuss the role of women during and after the Second World War associeties across the world struggled under a mass of social and political change. This disjointed period serves as the backdrop for Tara Moss’ ne…
 
Zaron Burnett’s dad didn’t want slavery to be his son’s only image of Black people in American history. So every night, he filled Zaron’s dreams with these incredible stories of Black cowboys. Despite what Hollywood taught us, one-in-four cowboys were Black. Their stories tell a bigger, braver, more honest history of America. Find Black Cowboys on …
 
The 19th century saw the world in the grip of the industrial revolution, a firepower revolution on the battlefield and a communications revolution with the telegram. But there was another revolution happening at the same time; the medical revolution. This led to giant strides forward being made in the fields of public health, surgery and pharmaceut…
 
Something a little different this week. Stacia and Siofra take a little look into the world of ghosts lights. They discuss the corpse candles of Wales, the Saratoga Lights in Texas and the fascinating phenomena of ball lighting. Special thanks to illustrator Josh King who has create a wonderful series of illustrations for our next four episodes. We…
 
On today’s review, Tom and Jenny discuss the 1987 erotic scifi/horror anime Wicked City, directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri and based on the first of the Black Guard novels by Hideyuki Kikuchi. Find this movie and more at the 13 O’Clock Amazon Storefront! Audio version: https://ia601507.us.archive.org/33/items/movie-retro-wicked-city-audio/MovieRetro_Wi…
 
In a secret location deep in the south of the United States sits “The Meadow”, a location so unusual that it rivals the infamous Skinwalker Ranch. Oxford Paranormal’s Trey Hudson joins us to discuss his research and his team’s experiences in this strange place. For our Plus+ members we reveal the saga of Dr. Jonathan Reed and his freezer alien and …
 
There is a problem with masturbation. But what is it? Is it because it will cause you to waste away till you’re more animal than human? Is it because ringing the devil’s doorbell is a guaranteed one-way trip to the … Continued Join The Dirty Talk Podcast Community On Patreon or Donate On PayPal Get Your Dirty Talk Podcast Merch Here Follow The Dirt…
 
This week Cristina and guest host Christina discuss GOOP. Founded by a major movie actress and offering an unhealthy and at times barbaric approach to health. Remember don't put gems where they don't belong. Thanks for listening and remember to like, rate, review, and email us at: cultscrytpidsconspiracies@gmail.com or tweet us at @C3Podcast. Also …
 
Liv reads Book XXIV of Homer’s Odyssey, translated into prose by Samuel Butler. In the final (*tear*) episode of the Odyssey, Odysseus reunites with his father and there's a bit of a scuffle with the family of the suitors, This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's simply a bonus reading of Homer. For regular episodes look for any that do…
 
Nick Lotz led a normal college freshman life getting blackout drunk and high on opiates and Adderol. But then he realized he was different - he was the star of his own TV show. About him. Every day. All day. And when the producer who speaks directly into your head tells you to do something, you do it. Nick did.…
 
It’s a Satanic Wednesday party stream, talkin’ about Damien and lots more! Sorry the video is in 2 parts again; stream kept dropping. Audio version: https://ia601407.us.archive.org/32/items/sidetracks-live-the-omen-movie-franchise-and-more/Sidetracks%20LIVE_%20The%20Omen%20Movie%20Franchise%20and%20More%21.mp3 Video version (part 1): Video version …
 
This week, the guys take a closer look at the Dyatlov Pass Incident. The untimely demise of nine hikers in 1959, and the circumstances surrounding their deaths, has left investigators mystified for decades. Can the guys figure out just what happened in the Russian tundra so long ago?Find us on the web and social media:BICBP-RADIO.comInstagramJohnny…
 
Closing out the month of love, Tiff shares the twisted case of Ray and Faye Copeland, the oldest couple ever sentenced to death. Cassie covers the case of Bobby Franks, who was murdered by his cousin Richard Loeb and his lover Nathan Leopold. Drinking “Consider the Consequences” during this episode. Cheers! Thank you for listening, weirdos, drinker…
 
Today, we're talking about one of the great stories of American military history; The Doolittle Raid. In 1942 after the humiliation assault on Pearl Harbour and determined to show that America still had offensive capabilities the charismatic figure of James Doolittle came to President Rosevelt with the proposal to fly army bombers off aircraft carr…
 
Before Oregon was even a state, its territorial government outlawed all booze. Why? It all has to do with a fellow who could probably be called the true founder of the city of Portland — and his ever-bubbling moonshine still. (Champoeg, Marion County; 1844) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1311d-blue-ruin-whiskey-sparks-oregons-…
 
On today’s Witching Hour, Jenny reads an 1851 tale by Sheridan Le Fanu, a story which was the inspiration for the later short story “The Judge’s House” by Bram Stoker, as you will discover if you read them both one after the other. Audio version: https://ia601401.us.archive.org/12/items/an-account-of-some-strange-final-audio/AnAccountOfSomeStrange_…
 
“The waters of Vichy…gave me back my strength.” – Madame de Sévigné The darkest days of winter are here, and I think it’s time we all indulged in a little self-care, non? My own quarantine hobby, skincare, set me down a particular path. Why was I spraying my face with thermal spa water from France? What is thermal spa water? Why do we drink thermal…
 
Nova Scotia, April 18-19, 2020 Over a period of thirteen hours, a 51 year old denturist carried out Canada’s most deadly act of mass murder. Dressed in a police officer’s uniform and driving a replica police cruiser, this murderer would leave a trail of innocent victims and burnt homes in his wake. In total twenty two Nova Scotians lost their lives…
 
Over a quarter of the world’s largest employers don’t just make or sell products — they also rent out workers. Let’s talk about how we got here. For even more of “The Uncertain Hour,” subscribe to our newsletter! Each week we’ll bring you a note from host Krissy Clark and explain some terms that have come up in our reporting. This week we’re lookin…
 
On this special episode of History Creeps, the guys decided to give the Creepers a taste of what they may be able to enjoy over at the Creeper Clubhouse, the official History Creeps Patreon, with samples of Creeper Club Cutting Room, Abnormal Times, Creepin on Cryptids, Carter and Chris vs EVIL and This Old Haunted House.Find us on the web and soci…
 
Leah Sottile joins me today to talk all about domestic terrorism and anti-government groups in the USA. In particular, we talk about the armed standoff between law enforcement and a group of ranchers led by Cliven Bundy in 2014 over the issue of grazing rights on public land. We examine what happened, why this case matters, how it is directly linke…
 
On today’s Matinee, Tom and Jenny discuss a fun 2019 survival horror directed by Roxanne Benjamin and currently streaming on Hulu. Audio version: https://ia601400.us.archive.org/16/items/matinee-live-body-at-brighton-rock-2019/Matinee%20LIVE_%20Body%20at%20Brighton%20Rock%20%282019%29.mp3 Video version: Please support us on Patreon! Don’t forget to…
 
Designed for calm inland waterways, the sidewheel steamboat Alaskan was no match for the massive late-spring gale that pounced on it off Cape Blanco one fateful night in 1889. (Off Cape Blanco, Curry County; 1889) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1311c-riverboat-alaskan-caught-in-offshore-hurricane.html)…
 
Born Varius Avitus Bassianus, the emperor now known as Elagabalus scandalized ancient Rome with his constant displays of extravagance, his numerous sexual escapades -- and his insistence that all people worship the sun god Elagabal (represented by a mysterious black stone he brought to town). Tune in to learn how everyday Romans reacted to this lar…
 
In this episode taken from our archive, I headed out to Texas in 2016 to discuss the Battle of the Alamo and what its legacy means for modern Texas. I met with W. F. Strong, a famed historian of Texas, to wander around the city of San Antonio and get a deeper understanding of one of America's most famous battles. See acast.com/privacy for privacy a…
 
On today’s Matinee, Tom and Jenny discuss a 2019 monster-movie-slash-romance called After Midnight, which recently arrived on Shudder. Audio version: https://ia601405.us.archive.org/17/items/matinee-live-after-midnight-2019/Matinee%20LIVE_%20After%20Midnight%20%282019%29.mp3 Video version: Please support us on Patreon! Don’t forget to subscribe to …
 
This is an episode in our weekly series titled 'Primary Source Tuesday.' Each Tuesday we have a reading from a particularly interesting historical item. Sometimes it's a historical tidbit that wasn't quite beefy enough to make a full column out of; other times, an especially interesting old newspaper article; frequently it's a short story from one …
 
For much of recorded history, maps have helped us define where we live and who we are. National Geographic writer Freddie Wilkinson shows us how one small line on a map led to a bitter conflict in another country, thousands of miles away. For more information on this episode, visit nationalgeographic.com/overheard. Want more? Everyone knows Mt. Eve…
 
Dionysus is Queer as hell. Liv speaks with Yentl Love of the Queer Classicist all about Dionysus and queer theory. Plus, is Harry Styles today's Dionysus?! (Yes.) Here is a link to the post referenced: https://www.thequeerclassicist.com/post/harry-styles-dionysus-reborn. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typic…
 
In Episode 315: Skinwalkers On The Reservation, we are joined by Jamaal, who was raised on a Native American reservation. Jamaal has always been interested in the paranormal, and when he was in high school, he and a friend decided to investigate the paranormal as a hobby. They've searched for everything, and Jamaal has had experiences with skinwalk…
 
Welcome to Religion Part 3 with special guests Nachliel and Meir-Simchah from the Artifacts Podcast joining me from Jeruselum!! This week we get historical and random with the fascinating history of Jeruselum and vestments! The Artifact Podcast, and it's available wherever you listen to podcasts. Their website is artifactpodcast.com Nachliel's tour…
 
Today, we’re discussing the bizarre Gaspar Noe-directed film Climax, and as a bonus, we also talk about the strange 1975 killer-roach movie Bug. Audio version: https://ia601504.us.archive.org/14/items/matinee-live-climax-2018-and-bug-1975/Matinee%20LIVE_%20Climax%20%282018%29%20and%20Bug%20%281975%29.mp3 Video version: Please support us on Patreon!…
 
Helen Carr joins me today to discuss John of Gaunt: son of Edward III, younger brother to the Black Prince, uncle of Richard II and father of Henry IV. Not only was he the key intersecting ancestor around which the Plantagenet family split, but his other children also give us the Tudor dynasty. He is THE royal ancestor and one that many of us can t…
 
East Portland's White Eagle Saloon has a colorful past. Over the years, it's been local headquarters for the Polish Resistance, a rough watering hole for sailors and dock workers, and Portland's hottest blues and rock-and-roll hot spot. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1900s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1703c.white-eagle-shangh…
 
On today’s discussion, Jenny reviews the gloriously gross Boy Scouts vs. parasites novel The Troop. Find this book and more at the 13 O’Clock Amazon Storefront! Audio version: https://ia601508.us.archive.org/13/items/tomes-of-terror-the-troop-audio/TomesOfTerror_TheTroop_Audio.mp3 Video version: Please support us on Patreon! Don’t forget to subscri…
 
Pocahontas. John Smith. The love. The colours. The wind. You've seen the movie. Now bear witness to the journal ramblings of the hero himself. John Smith, British explorer (2021) https://www.britannica.com/biography/John-Smith-British-explorer First Prison in Colonial Virginia (2017) http://www.virginiaplaces.org/government/firstprison.html Pocahon…
 
You know those people who just want to be ridiculously evil just for the sake of being ridiculously evil? Nathaniel Bar-Jonah was exactly that kind of person. Get a full dose of his story with a heaping side of police ineptitude on this week's episode! Like the show on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/OurWeirdWorldPod/ Follow John on Twitter and…
 
This year is the 20th anniversary of the first publication of the Human Genome Project, and the 10th anniversary of the Neanderthal Genome Project. Since both of these projects began, DNA research has changed what we know about the human story more than we could ever possibly have imagined. Come learn about a tiny fraction of this knowledge with us…
 
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