Torturous Treadmills, Champagne and Balls, History's Calendars


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On the this special New Year's episode, the weirdest things we learned this week range from the origins of treadmills (your New Year's resolution) to the origin of the sparkling wine and the New Year's ball to the origin of the modern calendars. Whose story will be voted "The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week"? The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week is a podcast by Popular Science. Share your weirdest facts and stories with us on social media: #weirdestthingpod Follow our team on Twitter Rachel Feltman: Claire Maldarelli: Eleanor Cummins: Popular Science: Theme Music by Billy Cadden: Edited by Jason Lederman: --- Support this podcast:

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