Rise of the Vampire Bat: It’s a hard-knock life for an exclusive blood drinker, yet somehow three species of vampire bat take full honors as the only obligate sanguivores. How did they evolve? How does vampire physiology work? Tune into this bloodthirsty episode of Stuff to Blow your Mind to find out.
Those movies where someone gets hit on the head and can’t remember who they are anymore? They’re actually not too far off from the reality of amnesia. Learn everything about this bizarre and life-robbing condition with Josh and Chuck in this Stuff You Should Know podcast.
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The Shadow People: Do strange shadow people haunt the corners of our existence, or is there a scientific answer within the human brain? Join Robert and guests Ben and Matt of Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know as they discuss the answers.
What’s more fun than a historical character associated with an elixir of youth, time travel, immortality, alchemy and royalty? The count got around in his own time, but his post-mortem legend has legs of its own.
“Seaweed is a name applied to almost any plantlike marine organism large enough to be seen with the unaided eye. Seaweeds grow in underwater beds, float on the sea surface, attach to rocks and piers, and wash up on shore.”—Show another random fact.