Ungeniused is a show dedicated to covering the weirdest articles found on Wikipedia. Stephen Hackett and Myke Hurley are here to explain topics and share knowledge you'll never be able to use in real life.



Latest Episodes

#206: Biosphere 2: The Missions

February 20th, 2024 · 11 minutes

Biosphere 2 hosted just two "sealed-in" crews, both during the 1990s.

#205: Biosphere 2: The Campus

February 6th, 2024 · 11 minutes

In Arizona stands a large glass structure built to be sealed off from the outside world to house various ecosystems. The 3.14-acre structure took almost five years to build and was used twice for its original use.

#204: Crystal Pepsi

January 23rd, 2024 · 12 minutes

It was like Pepsi, but clear.

#203: OK Soda

January 9th, 2024 · 9 minutes

In the mid-1990s, Coca-Cola sold a soft drink aimed at Gen X consumers. Apparently, the company wanted to experience more pain after the New Coke fiasco in the 1980s.

#202: Boxing Day

December 26th, 2023 · 9 minutes

The holiday that has confused Americans for centuries is finally explained.

#201: Clock of the Long Now

December 12th, 2023 · 12 minutes

Your Apple Watch won't keep time for 10,000 years, but this project aims to build a clock that can.

#200: Dates Predicted for Apocalyptic Events

November 28th, 2023 · 14 minutes

Over the centuries, many people have predicted when the world will end. So far, none of them have been correct.

#199: The Keene Pumpkin Festival Riots

November 14th, 2023 · 10 minutes

This week, the guys return to Keene, New Hampshire, to talk about the dark side of the town's jack-o'-lantern events.

#198: Jack-o'-lanterns

October 31st, 2023 · 6 minutes

Don't mess with Keene, New Hampshire.

#197: Shoe-fitting Fluoroscope

October 17th, 2023 · 14 minutes

Can I help you try on this shoe? Insert your foot into this dodgy X-ray machine!