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Join the Wisecrack crew as they dive into the deeper meaning and cultural significance of the most, and least, iconic movies of our age.
 
The snarky writers at WISECRACK love Rick and Morty! Join them for a deep dive into the magic and subtext of each and every episode.
 
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Tabletop tomfoolery-- wizardly wisecracks. We bring you tabletop gameplay and discussion with a panel of lighthearted players.
 
TED-Ed's commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED's mission of spreading great ideas. Within TED-Ed's growing library of TED-Ed animations, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed website (ed.ted.com).
 
American stories from independent musician, author and storyteller Teague Alexy.
 
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Our hard-wired stress response is designed to give us the quick burst of heightened alertness and energy needed to perform our best. But stress isn’t all good. When activated too long or too often, stress can damage virtually every part of our body. Sharon Horesh Bergquist gives us a look at what goes on inside our body when we are chronically ...…
 
The modern hard drive is an object that can likely hold more information than your local library. But how does it store so much information in such a small space? Kanawat Senanan details the generations of engineers, material scientists, and quantum physicists who influenced the creation of this incredibly powerful and precise tool.…
 
As their shifts end, our characters get deeper into each other's business. Cecile casts a spell. Dennis grabs some Milk Duds. Minerva makes a purchase. Ragny's guest plugs: https://www.twitch.tv/paulineragny https://www.twitch.tv/helloitsdan ----more---- Cecille is played by special guest Ragny. Dennis is played by Grant. Kayla is played by Ard ...…
 
Save 10% on your first Greats shoe purchase at http://www.greats.com using promo code: SHOWME. Get your MUBI 30-Day Free Trial by visiting https://mubi.com/wisecrack and we'll see you at the MUBIs!! Thanks to Greats, and Mubi for sponsoring this episode. Join Jared, Alec, Claire, and Greg as they discuss Netflix's documentary, 'Behind the Curve ...…
 
Geckos aren't covered in adhesives or hooks or suction cups, and yet they can effortlessly scale vertical walls and hang from ceilings. What's going on? Eleanor Nelsen explains how geckos' phenomenal feet allow them to defy gravity.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
If you lined up all the blood vessels in your body, they’d be 60 thousand miles long. And every day, they carry the equivalent of over two thousand gallons of blood to the body’s tissues. What effect does this pressure have on the walls of the blood vessels? Wilfred Manzano gives the facts on blood pressure.…
 
With the help of the townsmice of Copperwood, Blue Patrol sets up a siege, executes an infiltration, and goes after the big mouse himself on his own turf - Red Hook. ----more---- Lily is played by Eliza. Francisca is played by Riley. Tander is played by Drakkel. Zeke is played by Devious Vacuum. And our Games Mouse is Grant. Music performed by ...…
 
If you stick water in the freezer, it will take a few hours to freeze into ice. How is it, then, that cold packs go from room temperature to near freezing in mere seconds? John Pollard details the chemistry of the cold pack, shedding light on the concepts of energetics and entropy along the way.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
We tend to think of blindness as something you're born with, but with certain genetic diseases, it can actually develop when you’re a kid, or even when you’re an adult. But could blind eyes possibly regenerate? David Davila explains how the zebrafish’s amazing regenerative retinas are causing scientists to investigate that very question. Lesson ...…
 
Do you remember 2007, dear listeners? Because oh boy we sure do. Four teens working in Glenbrook mall have supernatural secrets. Their fates are tied to the Curiosities Shop and its owner, Miss Vicki. What would you be willing to pay for the solution to all the problems of life? ----more---- Cecille is played by special guest Ragny. Dennis is p ...…
 
Get your MUBI 30-Day Free Trial by visiting https://mubi.com/wisecrack Thanks to MUBI for sponsoring this podcast! Join Jared, Jacob, Alec, and Greg as they discuss Mike Judge’s, Office Space. Subscribe to WisecrackPLUS: http://wscrk.com/SMtMpls Catch up on all our podcasts on WISECASTS: http://wscrk.com/casts Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534 ...…
 
Too often we think of air as empty space -- but compared to a vacuum, air is actually pretty heavy. So, just how heavy is it? And if it's so heavy, why doesn't it crush us? Dan Quinn describes the fundamentals of air pressure and explains how it affects our bodies, the weather and the universe at large.…
 
When you think about Einstein and physics, E=mc^2 is probably the first thing that comes to mind. But one of his greatest contributions to the field actually came in the form of an odd philosophical footnote in a 1935 paper he co-wrote -- which ended up being wrong. Chad Orzel details Einstein's "EPR" paper and its insights on the strange pheno ...…
 
Sable is surprised to hear someone calling for her in the middle of the woods. She is even more surprised to find out who it is. ----more---- Sable is played by Arden. Isolde is played by Poor Weather. Ivy Waxwort played by Gnome. And our Games Mouse is Grant. Music performed by Thylacinus. Today's episode was edited by Riley.…
 
Get your MUBI 30-Day Free Trial by visiting https://mubi.com/wisecrackThanks to MUBI for sponsoring this podcast! Submit your 1-2 min podcast now at myrodecast.com!Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for pimping our studio! Join Jared, Austin, Ryan, and special guest, Andy Stewart from the horror podcast 'Strong Language and Violent Scenes' as they ...…
 
Get your MUBI 30-Day Free Trial by visiting https://mubi.com/wisecrack Get $25 Off Your First Shirt Oder By Visiting http://twillory.com/SHOWME and enter code: SHOWME. Thanks to MUBI and Twillory for sponsoring this podcast! Submit your 1-2 min podcast now at myrodecast.com! Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for pimping our studio! Join Jared, Au ...…
 
The Guard has slipped by Red Hook's guards, but they need to remain hidden as they find wanted posters of Francisca and Tander. They'll need to disguise themselves in order to meet other mice looking to overthrow the pirates for good. Luckily, Samson is here to save the day! ----more---- Lily is played by Eliza. Francisca is played by Riley. Ta ...…
 
In the early 19th century, a young Agaidika teenager named Sacajawea was enlisted by explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to aid her husband Toussaint Charbonneau as a guide to the Western United States. Karen Mensing debunks some of the myths that surround the familiar image of the heroic woman with a baby strapped to her back and a va ...…
 
Video games are everywhere these days, but where did they actually come from? The history of video games is a complicated story that involves giant computers in science labs, the founder of Chuck E. Cheese and billions of dollars in quarters. Safwat Saleem examines the evolution of the beloved world of gaming.…
 
Join Jared, Greg, Austin, and Claire as they discuss Netflix's Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened. Subscribe to WisecrackPLUS: http://wscrk.com/SMtMpls Catch up on all our podcasts on WISECASTS: http://wscrk.com/casts Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Follow Us! @wisecrack (Jared) @austin_h ...…
 
While the Earth’s oceans are known as five separate entities, there is really only one ocean. So, how big is it? As of 2013, it takes up 71% of the Earth, houses 99% of the biosphere, and contains some of Earth’s grandest geological features. Scott Gass reminds us of the influence humans have on the ocean and the influence it has on us.…
 
How does a computer work? The critical components of a computer are the peripherals (including the mouse), the input/output subsystem (which controls what and how much information comes in and out), and the central processing unit (the brains), as well as human-written programs and memory. Bettina Bair walks us through the steps your computer t ...…
 
Join Jared, Austin, Jacob, and Ryan as we discuss Spike Jonze's Adaptation. Subscribe to WisecrackPLUS: http://wscrk.com/SMtMpls Catch up on all our podcasts on WISECASTS: http://wscrk.com/casts Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Follow Us! @wisecrack (Jared & Jacob) @ryansshorts (Ryan) @austin_hayden ...…
 
Tabletalk takes place before, during, and after the session. There's not a lot this time, just little bits of side-talk here and there, but we do spoil the events of the episode, so listen to that first.
 
Red patrol's host, Lucius, has gone missing. Granny, Isolde, and Sable follow his trail, worried (but also hopeful) that it will lead them to the kidnapping ring... ----more---- If you like the show, you can support us on Patreon! Or tell your friends, or send us a tweet @SixFeatsUnder! We appreciate your words of kindness more than you know. S ...…
 
Some lucky animals are naturally endowed with bioluminescence, or the ability to create light. The firefly, the anglerfish, and a few more surprising creatures use this ability in many ways, including survival, hunting, and mating. Leslie Kenna investigates this magical glow - and our quest to replicate it.…
 
How did fishermen record their trophy catches before the invention of photography? In 19th century Japan, fishing boats were equipped with rice paper, sumi-e ink, and brushes in order to create gyotaku: elaborate rubbings of freshly caught fish. K. Erica Dodge recounts the story of this competitive fishing culture, plus some tips on how to make ...…
 
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From the microbes in our stomachs to the ones on our teeth, we are homes to millions of unique and diverse communities which help our bodies function. Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin emphasize the importance of understanding the many organisms that make up each and every organism.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
How do cancer cells grow? How does chemotherapy fight cancer (and cause negative side effects)? The answers lie in cell division. George Zaidan explains how rapid cell division is cancer’s "strength" -- and also its weakness.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
Zeke and Tander have successfully snuck into the pirate town, but there's no way they're going to get Francisca and Lily in without a big distraction. They settle on starting up a festival. ----more---- Lily is played by Eliza. Francisca is played by Riley. Tander is played by Drakkel. Zeke is played by Devious Vacuum. And our Games Mouse is Gr ...…
 
Save time and money with Cover. Visit http://cover.com/wisecrack to get started! Join Jared, Ryan, and Austin as they discuss Black Mirror's Bandersnatch! Subscribe to WisecrackPLUS: http://wscrk.com/SMtMpls Catch up on all our podcasts on WISECASTS: http://wscrk.com/casts Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecr ...…
 
The word "mole" suggests a small, furry burrowing animal to many. But in this lesson, we look at the concept of the mole in chemistry. Learn the incredible magnitude of the mole--and how something so big can help us calculate the tiniest particles in the world.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
How did the periodic table of elements revolutionize our understanding of the world? What scientists contributed to the table we have today? Eric Rosado discusses the key people and discoveries that have molded our understanding of chemistry today.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
In the deepest, darkest parts of the oceans are ecosystems with more diversity than a tropical rainforest. Taking us on a voyage into the ocean -- from the deepest trenches to the remains of the Titanic -- marine biologist David Gallo explores the wonder and beauty of marine life. (Launching a series on Awesome Nature)…
 
The complex systems of high school dating and chemical reactions may have more in common than you think. Explore five rules for speeding up chemical reactions in the lab that might just land you a date to a dance!By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
Yuria suddenly finds herself completely alone in the Columned City. With nowhere to go and no one to turn to, she's left to do the only thing a nerd with free time can do - visit the library. ----more---- Note: In this episode, Joey accidentally recorded to the wrong microphone, so Poptart's audio quality is much lower than usual. Sorry about t ...…
 
Since the dawn of humanity, an estimated 100.8 billion people have lived and died, a number that increases by about 0.8% of the world’s population each year. What happens to all of those peoples’ bodies after they die? And will the planet eventually run out of burial space? Farnaz Khatibi Jafari traces the evolution of how humanity has treated ...…
 
Food doesn't last. In days, sometimes hours, bread goes moldy, apple slices turn brown, and bacteria multiply in mayonnaise. But you can find all of these foods out on the shelf at the grocery store — hopefully unspoiled -- thanks to preservatives. But what exactly are preservatives? How do they help keep food edible? And are they safe? Elean ...…
 
Red patrol has two leads to work with, but both of them quickly turn into dead ends. With nowhere else to look and no more clues to follow, Granny's eyes settle on one last lead, the most suspicious mouse involved: Isolde. ----more---- If you like the show, you can support us on Patreon! Or tell your friends, or send us a tweet @SixFeatsUnder! ...…
 
Save 25% on your first Riley purchase at http://www.rileyhome.com using promo code: SHOWME. Save 15% on your first Greats shoe purchase at http://www.greats.com using promo code: SHOWME. Thanks to Greats and Riley Home for sponsoring this episode! Make sure to subscribe to Kevin’s podcast, The Create Unknown! https://wscrk.com/2QW833m Join Jare ...…
 
In Cretaceous times (around 100 million years ago), North Africa was home to a huge river system and a bizarre menagerie of giant prehistoric predators -- including the Spinosaurus, a dinosaur even more fearsome than the Tyrannosaurus rex. Nizar Ibrahim uses paleontological and geological data to reconstruct this “River of Giants” in surprising ...…
 
Though people are most familiar with Plato’s fictional Atlantis, many real underwater cities actually exist. Peter Campbell explains how sunken cities are studied by scientists to help us understand the lives of our ancestors, the dynamic nature of our planet, and the impact of each on the other.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
Save 15% on your first shoe purchase at Greats.com using promo code: SQUANCH. Thanks to Greats.com for sponsoring this episode! The Squanch crew is back, answering your questions in this mailbag episode! Leave us a Voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Send us an Email: squanch@wisecrack.co Subscribe to WisecrackPLUS http://wscrk.com/SMtMpls Follow Us! ...…
 
Save 25% on your first Riley purchase at rileyhome.com using promo code: SHOWME. Thanks to RileyHome for sponsoring this episode! Join Jared, Greg, Bradlys, and Austin as they discuss Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained (2012) Subscribe to WisecrackPLUS: http://wscrk.com/SMtMpls Catch up on all our podcasts on WISECASTS: http://wscrk.com/casts ...…
 
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