Episode 19: Floriography (Don’t send him that flower, Harriet! He’ll think you like him)

Episode 19: Floriography (Don’t send him that flower, Harriet! He’ll think you like him)

 
 
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From ancient China to Turkey, Anatolia and Victorian England, the language of flowers has added meaning and created controversy practically the world round. We dive into some history, make a few flower sentences of our own and explore the strange…

Episode 18: Discontinued Olympic Games (Ski ballet can be manly. Don’t judge)

Episode 18: Discontinued Olympic Games (Ski ballet can be manly. Don’t judge)

 
 
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Nurture your inner Olympian, stand upon the podium and feel that gold medal slide around your neck for sculpture or cannon shooting. How about try your hand at skiing behind a running horse. Perhaps YOU are an undiscovered solo synchronized…

Episode 17: Factory Tours (Aplets, cheddar cheese and Jelly Belly’s oh my!)

Episode 17: Factory Tours (Aplets, cheddar cheese and Jelly Belly’s oh my!)

 
 
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Ever wondered how they make Jelly Belly jelly beans? How ’bout where baby Volkswagens are made? Today we’re all about fun and interesting factory tours. Most we’ve been on and a few we haven’t. Hurry up and get your free…

Episode 16: Phobias (Listen closely, you can hear Trace screaming ’cause there might be a spider)

Episode 16: Phobias (Listen closely, you can hear Trace screaming ’cause there might be a spider)

 
 
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Your extreme and irrational fear of spiders or public speaking or of heights is called a phobia. It doesn’t make sense, often can’t be rationalized and woe betide the fool who tells you to just take a deep breath and…

Episode 15: Festivals (aka. cheese rolling and baby jumping)

Episode 15: Festivals (aka. cheese rolling and baby jumping)

 
 
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Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the county fair, but sometimes, you need a more adventurous kind of festival where you defy death to chase a wheel of cheese or have a man jump over your baby to protect her…

Episode 14: Awards You Can Win?

Episode 14: Awards You Can Win?

 
 
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Yeah, Yeah, so your kid got a trophy. Mine won an Ig Nobel, got recognized for writing the world’s worst book title, and was awarded the Lanterne Rouge for coming in last place in the Tour de France. There are…