Every 10 episode we treat you to a slew of unusual topics to tantalize the senses and stimulate the various glands collected in your body. This Mind Moppets learn about feral children, a hidden civilization in the jungle, a defense of Teen Vogue, and more! https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/nov/29/sistine-chapel-of-the-ancients-rock-art-discovered-in-remote-amazon-forest Click to access StealThisBookbyAbbieHoffman.pdf https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/did-you-know-health/theres-condition-can-cause-human-blood-turn-green https://www.teenvogue.com/story/lgbtq-institute-in-germany-was-burned-down-by-nazis https://www.britannica.com/topic/feral-children https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/guy-simultaneously-raised-chimp-and-baby-exactly-same-way-see-what-would-happen-180952171/ https://www.npr.org/2011/07/20/138467156/project-nim-a-chimps-very-human-very-sad-lifeContinue reading “Mind Moppets: Chimpanzees, Ancient Jungle Kingdoms, and Institut für Sexualwissenschaf”
Learn about the six days of uprising that inspired movements for equal rights across the world. From the conditions endured by members of the LGBTQ community to the punishing legal conditions to the countless raids by police, this was the spark that lit the fire of the movement. It’s episode 69! https://books.google.com/books?id=TCLLBQAAQBAJ&q https://archive.org/details/stonewall00dube/page/196/mode/2up https://www.mic.com/articles/121256/meet-marsha-p-johnson-and-sylvia-rivera-transgender-stonewall-veterans ClickContinue reading “The Stonewall Inn Was Home For New York’s Queers Kids Until Police Decided To Fuck With It”
Reddit founder and all-around wonder-kid, Aaron Swartz was always gifted, but when he struck it big in tech, he left the business world behind to advocate for open access to information for people around the globe. Despite his best efforts, the world he wanted to make better didn’t want to listen, and when he downloadedContinue reading “Aaron Swartz Wanted To Make The World A Better Place, So The Government Killed Him”
Now you see it… now your coworker is dying slowly trapped inside of it. Explore the story of the Philadelphia Experiment, a secret government project to turn a ship invisible. Only things don’t go quite according to plan. Learn about the origins of the hoax, and how it launched the time travel voyage (and publicContinue reading “The Philadelphia Experiment And The Launch Of Al Bielek”
During the mid 1990s and 2000s Viktor Bout was one of the world’s most successful arms dealers. Though the attention would eventually land him in jail, he dealt his horrible wares to world while also being the basis of the movie Lord of War. Take a moustache ride down the rabbit hole.
Halloween, All Souls Day, All Saints Day, and Samhain might have passed but learn why the holiday isn’t quite what most people think. From ancient traditions to how we celebrate today, it’s still a day surrounded by mystery – and candy. From the episode, see how they get it done in Lithuania: The ancient LatvianContinue reading “Everything You Know About Halloween Is Wrong”
Last week we saw what happens when someone kills to satisfy their bloodlust, this week we see what happens when people are motivated by something almost as sinister — greed. Hear about the hard life and crimes of Dorothea Puente and the at least nine men she poisoned to keep a lid on her schemes.
Hear the horrible story of one of the worst human beings ever to draw breath. Starting from tragic beginnings to infamous ends, we tell the story of Richard Ramirez, a man who would become known as the Night Stalker.
Walking a dark voyage or the way of light? Is your magic white or black? Are you on the righteous way or the left hand path? Find out if you take your mystical peanut butter crunchy as we study the scrolls to get some context on what separates the two schools of magick in theContinue reading “Ambidextrous Wizardry: Right Vs Left Hand Path Magic”
In the 1920s, women flocked to one of the first industrialized new employment opportunity available, painting the dials on watches. Tragically, the glow in the dark paint would turn out to be radioactive. Learn why never to trust your boss on The Unusual Show.