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63 minutes | Apr 1, 2018
When you think NASA technology your mind likely goes to giant rockets powering through the atmosphere, state of the art rovers navigating a foreign terrain, or maybe an astronaut suit designed to endure the brutal cold of space. But what if we told you that technology developed from NASA has been used in so much more than space exploration? Today we will talk about some of the technology from NASA has shaped our lives, with each of us covering a technology that might not have been possible without NASA development. You may be surprised with just how often you encounter NASA tech in your daily routine. From your smartphone camera, to scanners that screen for cancer, and yes – even a Styrofoam mattress if you have one – the influence is everywhere. So grab a beer and lend us your ear for our tenth episode – NASA Tech!
71 minutes | Mar 25, 2018
World War II Underdogs
In this week’s episode we are putting the WORLD in World War II. The war is well known for being the last major military conflict between world super powers – and when that list includes global heavyweights such Great Britain, Nazi Germany, USSR, Imperial Japan, and the United States - it becomes very easy to see why they receive all the attention. But did you know that countries from the continents of South America and Africa also played a role as part of the allied forces? Or that Canada and Greenland did their part in fighting the Nazis? Grab a beer and lend us your ear as we recount the heroic stories and sacrifices of four lesser known countries that were part of the Allies in World War II in our latest episode – World War II Underdogs.
64 minutes | Mar 18, 2018
Everywhere around us we interact with all kinds elements that we have no idea what they are, how they are formed, or even how to spell their names. What makes up the keyboard you are typing on? Or how about the microchip that is currently processing your computer or smart phone? We all know the periodic table A-listers like Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Carbon. In this week’s episode we give some glory to the hard to pronounce, sky high atomic number, bottom of the table elements that are important in our day to day lives. Grab a beer and lend us your ear for this week’s episode - Extreme Elements – as we debate which obscure element is the most pivotal in our lives and for our future.
62 minutes | Mar 11, 2018
Who doesn't love a good heist movie? Whether it's the methodical planning, the cast of lovable characters involved, or the pulse pounding execution of the heist itself - there is something in it for everybody. But would you believe that sometimes truth can be stranger than fiction? Join us on this week’s episode of Beer Reviewed Research as we take you through 4 of the most incredible heists in history. You will learn about a bank robbery in France that had just as much style as skill; an inside job in the United States that was one for the record books; a heist in Brazil that felt like it came from Hollywood; and the most famous art theft of all time. If you enjoyed Ocean's 11 then wait until you hear the Beer Reviewed Research's 4 in our seventh episode - Hardcore Heists.
73 minutes | Mar 4, 2018
Hidden Bad Asses in History
Anyone who has picked up a textbook knows the same old boring bad asses in history. Teddy Roosevelt leading the Rough Riders? Yawn. Joan of Arc leading an army at the age of 18? Booooring. Rasputin surviving assassination attempt after assassination attempt? Are you asleep yet??? Well that is all about to change! Sit back and listen this week as we mesmerize you with hidden tales of bad assery in history. Covered in this episode are incredible individual stories of bravery, survival, and conquest that have somehow been lost in time. Each of us will give life to a lesser known legend - with you deciding whose story will be worth passing on. Welcome to Episode Six of Beer Review Research - Backseat Bad Asses.
72 minutes | Feb 25, 2018
Prehistoric Fight Club
LEEEEEEETS GET READY TO RUUUUUUMBLE!!!!! In this weeks episode four prehistoric beasts enter a jungle.... but only ONE will walk away. The Utahraptor, Deinosuchus, Spinosaurus, and Thylacoleo were all legends of their time - ferocious predators that dominated their ecosystem's food chain. But when it comes to the king of this podcasts jungle - there can only be one! Learn about what made these dinosaurs and beasts so powerful, and listen to how each host imagines a 4 way fight-to-the-death would play out. So grab your pom poms, hit the download button, and enjoy the 5th episode of Beer Reviewed Research - Prehistoric Fight Club!
58 minutes | Feb 18, 2018
Have you ever followed a silly fad, put your trust in a someone only to later feel betrayed, or perhaps fell for a scam that at the time seemed like such a golden opportunity? Well prepare to feel a whole lot better about yourself - as in this week's episode we dive into four lesser known, but possibly even more insane, cults from around the world. Each Crazy Cult we cover will redefine the term 'gullible' as we debate and argue over where these groups rank in terms of absurdity in history. So grab a beer, don't touch the Kool-Aid, and join us for another episode of Beer Reviewed Research!
55 minutes | Feb 11, 2018
Biggest Butterfly Effect
Sometimes what appears to be the most minimal occurrences in history can lead a storm of change down the road. In this weeks episode we will cover such events, more commonly known as 'The Butterfly Effect', and debate which seemingly regular occurrence shaped the world today as we know it. Prepare to laugh and learn about how a messy laboratory, a forgotten cigar box, an ignored letter, and the decision to spare a life resulted in some of the greatest triumphs and tragedies in human history.
52 minutes | Feb 5, 2018
Crypto currencies, genetic editing, clean energy, and 3D-printing have all dominated headlines recently as technology that will shape the future - but which one will ultimately win? On episode 2 we tackle Tenacious Technologies and the impact they could have on the world. Join us for another episode of Beer Reviewed Research as we debate a subject in which we are all underqualified to speak on, but clearly over the limit enough to confidently debate it anyways.
47 minutes | Feb 5, 2018
A lot of people in history are just downright JERKS, and for some reason the further back in history the worse people are. In our first ever episode we go waaaay back and look at four of the biggest A-holes in ancient history in order to debate which one was really the most A-Holiest. So grab a beer, and lend us your ear, and join us for the first episode of Beer Reviewed Research!
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