Mini: How Old Can Horses Be?

Gather round and hear the tale of the horse that could do math! Or could he? Either way, Clever Hans was a very, very good horse and possibly a war hero?

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Chocolate

Who can take the sunrise Sprinkle it with dew Cover it in chocolate and a miracle or two?

Afternoonfied can! Or at the very least we can take you on a journey through the history of chocolate. We’ll also have a little a stopover to learn about methods of production and what people around the world use chocolate for.

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Mini: Boop That Snoot

What's shaped like a furry potato, loves belly rubs and is the chillest lil guy in South America? It's the Capybara! This week we take a leisurely break from all the murder and mayhem to quiz Sara on these majestic creatures and learn some trivia.

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Medieval Torture Devices

Humans have always been pretty innovative with ways to punish other humans, but what if the truth about some of the more famous torture devices was different than what we thought? Good news, we got to the bottom of what is and isn't real. Bad news... humans didn't get any less terrible.

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Mini: Foxy Grandpa

This week we have a story that starts with a rising golf star and ends with the headline "The Radium Water Worked Fine Until His Jaw Came Off". There's some bits in the middle, mostly about how humans had absolutely no idea what they were doing with medicine, even as late as the 1920's.

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The Axeman of New Orleans

From 1917 to 1918, New Orleans was thrown into a panic by a man with an axe and a very specific victim MO. To this day, no one really has any idea who the shadowy figure targeting Italian grocers was, but we've sure got some ideas!

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Mini: Everybody Became Nicholas Cage

We all know that reading can take you on all sorts of adventures, but WHAT IF there was a book that could lead you to a real buried treasure? In 1979 a man named Kit Williams gave us that opportunity and the results were magical, convoluted and just as full of intrigue as you'd hope it would be.

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Body Farms

This week we're heading down to the farm and asking the question "What happens after I die?" as it turns out, a lot of kind of gross stuff happens to our bodies, but the good news is that there are places where those bodies can go to be studied. It's still gross, just more educational and scientific

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Mini: A Montauk Monster Mini Mystery

In 2008 the body of a mysterious creature washed up on the shores of Montauk, New York. Theories on what the so-called "Montauk Monster" could be varied from a regular turtle to an escaped genetic experiment.

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Ghosts of O'ahu

Even on the white sand beaches and in the humid jungles of Hawaii, there are spirits about. Actually, the ghosts aren't spending a lot of their time lounging in beach chairs, but they ARE hanging out in some of Hawaii's premier tourist spots like botanical gardens and museums. Join us on a little ghost tour of one of Hawaii's islands and feel the relief as Emily finally gets to info dump all the stuff she learned on vacation.

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