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25 minutes | Apr 21, 2017
Episode 31: The Surprising History of Mobile Communication
In what century did the first mobile phone chat occur? Who invented radio? What does cellular even mean? All these questions and many more answered in the latest BOOM!
39 minutes | Mar 17, 2017
Episode 30: The Art of Video Game Creation
Talking with EA's Mario De Govia about writing over 200 game guides, producing the hit mobile game Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes, making video games in general, and walking through Die Hard's Nakatomi Building as a kid. Really!
23 minutes | Mar 15, 2017
Episode 29: A Science Grab Bag of Science!
Time crystals, caterpillars who wear skull hats, making Mars habitable again, an incredible NASA theory about possible observed extraterrestrial travel, and much more.
29 minutes | Mar 10, 2017
Episode 28: We All Gotta Go Sometime
How have cultures all over the world buried their dead? What happens to our bodies after we go? Can life's one great certainty be fully eradicated by science? It's a Boom Know theme show! Let's talk fearlessly about the big one.
43 minutes | Mar 7, 2017
Episode 27: Scarin' Up Some Scary Art
Mike chats with Nicolas Caesar of www.scary-art.com about 300 baud modems, curating weirdness, making it as a successful artist, and Charlie Sheen.
23 minutes | Mar 2, 2017
Episode 26: The Seasonal Guide to Drunken Dating
Seasonal dating and sexual habits, the science behind getting drunk, and why bidets aren't so much a thing in the United States.
30 minutes | Feb 28, 2017
Episode 25: Foundations in Architecture
Mike talks with Kit Newman of Architect 7600 LLC about building buildings, building businesses, famous builders, and the future of building. Now with more building!
19 minutes | Feb 24, 2017
Episode 24: Orbital Transitory Triglycerides
How the seasons work, where fat actually goes when you burn it off, cremated vinyl, handedness, and more.
33 minutes | Feb 21, 2017
Episode 23: A Grand Dramaturgical Contraption
Professor Michael Chemers and Circus Contraption ringleader David Crellin help us dig on into dramaturgy, American circus historical culture, and finding the path to a lifetime in performing arts.
27 minutes | Feb 18, 2017
Episode 22: The Art of Twinning
Covering every last thing you were dying to know about twins, art forgery, and heavy metal sharks.
37 minutes | Feb 10, 2017
Episode 21: Travel Adventures in Veterinary Epidemiology
We explore the fascinating world of epidemiology and veterinary sciences with the charming and exceeding well-traveled Edie Marshall.
24 minutes | Feb 7, 2017
Episode 20: Looks Like a Storm is A-Brewin'
The worst storms in history, more weird hotels around the world, Black Sabbath, space poop, disappearing planes, anxious musicians...you know, typical BOOM Know stuff.
31 minutes | Feb 3, 2017
Episode 19: Time To Get Weird
Going the oddball route this episode with the creepiest denizens of the sea, the strangest humans on land, and a hodgepodge of beautiful and bizarre hotels. Let's get weird, baby.
28 minutes | Jan 31, 2017
Episode 18: The Universe's Largest Ear Worm
How does sound travel to the brain? What are the benefits of music? How big is big in this big ol' universe? Here there be answers.
29 minutes | Jan 27, 2017
Episode 17: The History of Classic Arcade Games - Part 2
I finish this two part series with Asteroids, Defender, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Frogger, Joust, and many many more!
23 minutes | Jan 24, 2017
Episode 16: The History of Classic Arcade Games - Part 1
Grab a handful of quarters for this special two-part series on the history of video games creation; from the earliest days of electronic gaming through the golden age of 1980s classics such as Space Invaders, Pacman, Tron, and many more.
22 minutes | Jan 20, 2017
Episode 15: The Universe Can't Stop Movin' and Groovin'
Why it's a physical impossibility to sit still, wacky presidential inauguration moments, and X-ray radiation through the years.
26 minutes | Jan 17, 2017
Episode 14: Eyes The Color of Vitamin D
The history and benefits of the vitamin they call D, your eye color in relation to your mood, and an extended list of random facts and interesting things.
29 minutes | Jan 13, 2017
Episode 13: Beautiful Burrito By The Bay
Hockey teeth and cow poop pucks, the most perfect of perfect foods, and 16 facts you may not have known about San Francisco, California.
24 minutes | Jan 10, 2017
Episode 12: International Automata Update Month
The history of humanity's obsession with robots, National Bath Safety and other crazy month distinctions, and the low-down on endless software updating. Boom!
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