September 22, 2021
Rachel shares the story of the first ever broad-leafed tree (that is still with us today), Victoria digs on the Tasmanian Tiger and Kirk does a deep dive on these strange molecules called Carotenoids.
September 15, 2021
Dagger moths, Vampire Deer and Midwestern earthquakes.
September 8, 2021
This this episode, Victoria introduces the concept of cryptically extinct animals, Kirks looks are the relationship between mosquitoes and blood type and Rachel talks about the possible real-world historical roots of the mythical Phoenix.
September 1, 2021
Rachel does a deep dive on the evolutionary history of whales, Victoria rummages around the evolutions junk drawer and Kirk talk about meat eating Hippos.
August 25, 2021
Rachel predictably brings us a story from the ocean and we learn about the bizarre Oar Fish. Victoria relives childhood beach trauma and tells us about the Horseshoe Crab and Kirk blows everyone's minds with amazing facts about the most numerous bird on Earth.
August 18, 2021
Kirk breaks our brains with a simple question about humidity, Rachel nerds out on the Cassowary and Victoria brings us flying snakes. Why...why must there be flying snakes?
August 11, 2021
Kirk shares some ingenious research on bird migration, Rachel horrifies us with the Sarcastic Fringehead (and learns a geography lesson in the process) and Victoria brings on a plague of locusts.
August 4, 2021
Victoria tells us that our immune systems make detergent, Kirk reveals the answer to the centuries old mystery of the Zodiacal Light and Rachel tells the tale of the Giant Chinese Salamander!
July 28, 2021
Victoria tells us about orchids and it gets weird. Kirk tells an unbelievable story about trees growing inside a human and Rachel does a deep dive on some of the cooler facts about dragonflies.
July 21, 2021
This week brings three awesome stories from around the world. Rachel brings the the tale of the "Horror Frog", Victoria has a mystery plant like no other and Kirk gives us a cool research update on how carnivores affect the plants in an ecosystem.