Ungeniused is a show dedicated to covering the weirdest articles found on Wikipedia and sharing knowledge you'll (probably) never be able to use in real life.



Latest Episodes

#63: Challenge Coins

September 25th, 2018 · 11 minutes

From World War I to podcasts today, challenge coins makes those who hold them far cooler.

#62: The 11 foot 8 Bridge

September 11th, 2018 · 11 minutes

The Norfolk Southern–Gregson Street Overpass is Internet famous for destroying the trucks of oblivious drivers.

#61: The Coca-Cola Company

September 1st, 2018 · 14 minutes

From its origins after The Civil War to its mysterious ingredient list, we tackle all the Coca-Cola questions that have bubbled up since our previous episode.

#60: The Cola Wars and New Coke

August 14th, 2018 · 20 minutes

At the height of a marketing battle with Pepsi, the Coca-Cola Corporation did the unthinkable and changed an American icon.

#59: Draft of Common Misconceptions

August 1st, 2018 · 21 minutes

This week, we pick some of our favorite misconceptions people believe.

#58: Hans Island

July 17th, 2018 · 10 minutes

Hans Island is a small uninhabited island between Canada and Greenland, and is the center of one of the oddest (and most adorable) land disputes in modern times.

#57: Left vs. Right-Hand Traffic

July 3rd, 2018 · 12 minutes

Why we drive on the side of the road we do, and why others do the opposite.

#56: Glasgow Ice Cream Wars

June 19th, 2018 · 10 minutes

In the 1980s, Glasgow-based drug cartels waged war on each other from ice cream vans.

#55: Food Trucks and Ice Cream Vans

June 5th, 2018 · 12 minutes

From chuckwagons after the Civil War to ultra-modern cuisine, food trucks have been part of the rural and urban landscape for decades.

#54: Jack the Ripper

May 22nd, 2018 · 14 minutes

From 1888–1891, an unknown assailant killed five women in the East End of London, going down in history was one of the world's most famous serial killers.