Podcasts – Weird Things

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How would you fight a Yeti in hand to hand combat? Would you attempt to sell your soul to the devil in the interest of science? How can you prepare for a zombie apocalypse? Find out all of this and more every week on the Weird Things podcast, where your hosts, Andrew Mayne, Justin Robert Young and Brian Brushwood probe the most challenging questions about the paranormal, supernatural and fringe.

Fake Wal-Mart and litecoin rumors. Firefly Alpha launches a big, bright explosion machine. What's in the latest Mars rock samples? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." After Things is off this week a
WT: Been Banditin’ Aug. 31, 2021
We're skeptical of a bandit and the reporting around it. Havana syndrome: if it's real, what is the danger? Is it a new sonic weapon? Amid the star contract wars, Blue Origin is working on a new, impressive upper stage booster. What would happ
WT: Nature Be Shoppin’ Aug. 24, 2021
NASA has paid SpaceX for the Human Landing System (HLS) and removed the stop- work order. SpaceX says we'll get a human to the moon before its 2024 deadline. Do you want to buy a black site? Facebook redesigns the meeting in virtual reality. As we re
Everyday Astronaut got a first-hand tour with Elon Musk at the SpaceX Starship launchpad. How does three hours of seemingly-unfiltered conversation about space affect the public image of SpaceX and Musk? Mechazilla, a real UFO catcher shaped liked a frien
SpaceX's Starship is fully assembled and it's BIG. Remember when the ISS accidentally rotated? It may have been more than we thought! This German man got a huge fine…what did he do? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject l
2021 WT: 2021: A Space Dramedy Aug. 3, 2021
The ISS is NOT meant to spin, comrade! But also the Russians are still pretty good at space! Didn't Bezos's rocket look like a peen and how do we feel about rich-guy space tourism? The complicated history of rocketry. Can life live on a very s
WT: I Kinda Won July 27, 2021
Scientists discover a brand new chimp-gorilla interaction. We have to take this case to Ape's Court. Hipster disease nostalgia has taken Colorado by storm! How do we get people active without nagging you on your wrist? Got something weird? Email nes
WT: Lil’ Crimes July 20, 2021
Scot cop spots spot, says "wot." Troll physics leads to a $10,000 bet. The passing of Logan's Run author William F. Nolan. Some lil' crimes. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Pic
WT: Tragedy, Meet Time July 13, 2021
Lightning round: a toilet in Austria. What will this monkey do when left to its own (cleaning) devices? Habit-forming in great apes. A dissertation on the causes of laughter and I Think You Should Leave season 2 (mild spoilers for season 2). Richard Brans
A new ancient human fossil is discovered in Israel and it could be a new Homo off-shoot. A brief examination of simultaneous Homo species in just the past one million years. Has doing a consumer ancestral test affected your life? Crimes on YouTube-w
WT: Hello, Chum! June 29, 2021
It's the hottest show of the year: CSI 3,000 Years Ago (YEAHHHH). Wild birds won't become overly dependant on your feeders. The government finally released its UAP report and we've been on this UFOs-aren't-real tip for months! Our
A military base in Japan is under attack! Plus, circus tricks. GTAV: GAN Andreas. A farmhouse with a surprise feature. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Rick & Morty and A Quiet Place
WT: Sweet Bee Treat June 15, 2021
A bike that stands on its own! It might be hard to talk about medicinal plants. Smart bees or thirsty bees? The ozone layer says "hey, thanks for the pandemic!" Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things.&#8
Jeff Bezos and his brother are being shot into space-who would you take with you? A new study says sighted and nonsighted people can learn functioning echolocation in less than 3 months. Lots of bird eggs, very few birds. With special guest Joe Diam
WT: The Fellas?! May 25, 2021
While the nation is gripped with UFO trends, it's important to remember the gulf between reality and fiction. How video of a pyramidal UFO is easily manufactured. Nate Silver has set odds on if COVID was natural or lab-born. Pandemic conspiracies an
Andrew got the shot! The CDC says fully-vaccinated people do not need to wear a mask almost all the time. What would it look like IF (completely speculatively for realsies) COVID originated from a lab leak? A Canadian bike ride GONE WRONG. China lands on
Tower of Human Skulls - Super nova communication? - Capuchin Crypt - 'Blueberries' on Mars Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: The Hobbit (film series) Justin:
WT: Baby Dinosaur? May 4, 2021
First Nighttime Splashdown With Astronauts Since 1968! U.F.O.s! Florida woman spotted 'Baby Dinosaur'. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Dark Matter: The Situation has Changed
Helicopters on Mars! NASA and SpaceX to the Moon! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: PBS Space TimePBS Space Time Justin: Q: Into the Storm Brian: Ryan George Cory: Audius.co Support Weird
WT: Russian Baby (fixed) April 19, 2021
Whoa, cool photo! The everyday impact of space dust. Snakes: how are we related to them? A very polite zoo-break. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." After Things is taking the week off! Picks: Justin: To