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.

WT: Suction Punch June 9, 2020
A shark pic tells a thousand words on fisticuffs. New dating pinpoints the earliest-known land creature. No parties may be a reason to celebrate. The tall, tall tale of Hitler's not-pet. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line &#8
SpaceX and NASA have done something that hasn't been done in a long time: take a bedazzled dinosaur into space. You're still rocking cube salt? Pfft, lame. Millions of new/old friends are about to join the Eastern seaboard. A break- in-gone-wro
Going to the ISS and sharply dressed to boot! 40 years of Pac-Man up-ended by a danged AI. Social networks: when will they use cameras to gauge what works? Imagining a world where you can talk to virtualized versions of your friends after binging a new sh
A glimpse into the future of manned space flights comes in less than two weeks. Hold on guys, let's get some pizza. Katy Perry shows off a VR/AR performance on primetime TV. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Thi
WT: Murky Pond Water May 5, 2020
NASA picks three companies to send us back to the moon by 2024. What are the difficulties landing on the lunar surface and how might these companies handle it? The near-abandoned Discovery Island on Disney had an illegal visitor! On the fringes of the sta
WT: Space Rock, We Rock April 28, 2020
How would you keep people off the streets at night? Planets orbiting stars? Bo-ring! Plus, the hidden musical stylings of George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Justin
WT: A Shining Ghost Town April 21, 2020
A shorter episode this week due to technical issues. Social distancing in your brand new ghost town! A new P-essssss-A: watch out for that hose. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Pistol W
WT: Thinking Pictures April 14, 2020
Machine learning could generate new imagery and create fake depth; now it can mix the two together and synthesize 3D scenery. The world's most advanced private air force. Real or fake: ghosts on the moon. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com
A new discovery in the UK Parliament. The world is shaking a little less. SpaceX has another Starship mishap with their SN3 rocket test. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: The Girl Beneath
WT: Space 4G LTE March 31, 2020
Stratolaunch has been revived and is looking to test their hypersonic rocket, the Talon-A in September. Can you hear me now (from space)? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." COVID modeling site News repor
WT: Experiencing Reality March 24, 2020
Apple pushing LiDAR into the prosumer space on the new iPad Pros. What does that mean for augmented reality? Can AR be more than seeing a couch in your living room? The 60-year history of AR. Quantum computing, getting to room temperature and breaking enc
COVID-19 is a Weird Things prompt come to life. The realities of industries that are reducing capacity, moving to remote work, and social distancing. Plus, there's a lot of stuff we just don't know about Polaris, the north star. Brake failure
COVID-19 fever has swept the globe. Everything from global events to local supplies are being impacted. Plus, simpler times in the Mediterranean and the loss of human data. SpaceX wants a fleet of ships to Mars. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.co
WT: Pet-a-Moon March 4, 2020
Fake social networks? Pssh, never gonna hap-oh, there is one? The Earth has a hop-on. Spider-Man: Far From Home spoilers during picks (42:03-47:07). Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew
WT: Space Capsule Hotel Feb. 25, 2020
NASA is adding an expansion module to the ISS to live as a new space station *after* the ISS. Virgin Galactic makes one large step for stock market-kind. Updates on the COVID-19 "Wuhan virus," the unfortunate methods countries are doing to con
New rockets, missed landings, and more from space. Mystery: spiderdino!! Train enters station in 4K. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Ford v Ferrari Justin: Parasite Brian: Unfu*k Yourse
WT: Sick Day Feb. 12, 2020
Tes-yee-haw? Could the Wuhan Coronavirus be our last global pandemic or is viral protection an ever-expanding game? What would you do for nightvision? A setback in space. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things.&#822
WT: The Roaring Twenty Feb. 4, 2020
Brian and Justin have to investigate a string of break-ins. New item alert! How cheap can we get to space and can we do it eco-friendly? And of course, Tha Big Game! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Af
WT: The Dangers of AI Jan. 28, 2020
AI detecting cancer, viral epidemics, and your license plates. Plus, direct your laser eyes toward this new black hole visual. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Justin: The Making of the Presiden
WT: Here In My Pod Jan. 21, 2020
SpaceX makes a boom…on purpose! Wall-E chairs: good or bad? Cloning voices is becoming commercially available. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Dante's Peak Justin: Sex Educa