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

#118: Black Friday

December 1st, 2020 · 12 minutes

It's the most ... terrible time of the year.

#117: The Dead Sea

November 17th, 2020 · 7 minutes

As its name implies, there is a lot of weird stuff going on with the Dead Sea.

#116: Government Cheese

November 3rd, 2020 · 9 minutes

Sometimes, Uncle Sam has to step in and rescue the dairy industry.

#115: The Waffle House Index

October 20th, 2020 · 8 minutes

When it comes to assessing storm damage, keeping an eye on cheap breakfast food may be the best way to do things.

#114: Comic Sans

October 6th, 2020 · 12 minutes

The typeface almost everyone loves to hate.

#113: The Cannonball Run Challenge

September 22nd, 2020 · 11 minutes

Some see a cross-country drive as a way to visit the nation's wonders. Others see it as a race with no rules.

#112: The Water Speed Record

September 8th, 2020 · 16 minutes

For over a century, people have tried to go faster and faster in water-based vehicles, turning to things like jet engines to reach new speeds. Sadly, this race for the record has resulted in many terrible and tragic accidents.

#111: Rock Paper Scissors

August 11th, 2020 · 12 minutes

Rock Paper Scissors is an ancient way of solving problems and owning your friends.

#110: Geomagnetic Storms

July 28th, 2020 · 9 minutes

From time to time, the sun ejects plasma into space. If those particles hit Earth, some bad, bad things can happen.

#109: Viral Internet Challenges

July 14th, 2020 · 8 minutes

People do weird and sometimes dangerous things for their moment in the social media spotlight.