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.

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#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.

#53: Serial Killers

May 8th, 2018 · 10 minutes

When it comes to serial killers, terminology and classifications are important things to understand.

#52: Area 51

April 24th, 2018 · 12 minutes

Area 51 is a highly classified U.S. Air Force Base that has been home to numerous avionic projects over the years, and is often at the center of some of the world's more outlandish conspiracy theories.

#51: Toilet Paper Orientation

April 15th, 2018 · 11 minutes

Recording live in Atlanta, this week Stephen and Myke talk about one of the great debates in modern culture: which way toilet paper should hang from its roll.

#50: Pez

April 10th, 2018 · 10 minutes

Everyone's favorite pocketable candy has a long history of making people smile.

#49: Death by Coconut

March 27th, 2018 · 10 minutes

A falling coconut can be deadly, but it's not as common as a tragedy as the press makes it out to be.

#48: The Boeing 2707: America’s Answer to Concorde

March 13th, 2018 · 14 minutes

America wasn't going to take Europe's supersonic transport project lying down. The federal government helped fund the Boeing 2707, a response to Concorde that would never fly.

#47: The New England Vampire Panic

March 6th, 2018 · 8 minutes

Today, we all know vampires are fictional, but in the late 1800s, many believed they inflicted disease on their still-alive family members.

#46: The Presidential State Car

February 28th, 2018 · 10 minutes

Sitting Presidents have a pretty set of wheels, but they aren't allowed to drive.

#45: Valentine's Day

February 14th, 2018 · 11 minutes

Is it a day to celebrate love, or a scam by greeting card companies? Dive into this and the weird history of Valentine's Day this week with Stephen and Myke, who neglected to exchange gifts to mark the holiday.