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Notorious Narratives

Feb 26, 2019

Today we know that it is necessary to wash your hands. Most of us know what a disease carrier is. But in the early 20th century these concepts were high science and for one Irish immigrant cook they were impossible to understand. It this episode, Jen tells you how peach ice cream became a killer dessert.


Feb 19, 2019

Most of us have seen the beautiful pink facades of the city of Petra. One of the new seven wonders of the world the ancient city of Petra is Jordans most popular tourist destinations but few know the true story of it's past, present and future. In this episode, Robin takes us through the winding canyons of this...


Feb 14, 2019

You may not know who the most kissed woman in history is, and it may surprise you to hear that she is a corpse. In this special Valentine's Day episode Jen will change the way you think about what it means to be kissed.


Feb 12, 2019

Frankenstein, the amazing novel by Mary Shelley was published over 200 years ago and it changed the world. But many of the ideas in her novel were inspired by real science, and her novel also managed to inspire scientific experimentation for years to come. In this episode, Jen explains the scientific experimentation...


Feb 5, 2019

We can learn a lot about how a civilization lived by how they treat their dead. From pyramids, to sky burials to being buried in a ship, there are so many different ways we can leave this Earth. In this episode, Robin digs her way through centuries of tales of how the Viking civilization buried their dead.