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

#191: Vantablack

July 25th, 2023 · 10 minutes

“It's like, how much more black could this be? And the answer is none — none more black.”

#190: Buc-ee's

July 11th, 2023 · 10 minutes

It's a gas station. It's a jerky bar. It's a set of very clean bathrooms. It's a gas station. It's a jerky bar. It's a bathroom. Are you getting it? This is not three highway stops. It's one highway stop. And they call it Buc-ee's.

#189: Fainting Goats

June 13th, 2023 · 8 minutes

We've all been startled by sudden noises, but some goats take being scared to an all-new level.

#188: Jazz Design

May 30th, 2023 · 6 minutes

It may have been a design for the lowly paper cup, but Jazz design has come to define much of the aesthetic we associate with the 1990s.

#187: Long-term Nuclear Waste Warning Messages

May 16th, 2023 · 8 minutes

Storing nuclear waste comes with many safety challenges. One of them is keeping people away from the site... even tens of thousands of years after everyone involved is dead and gone.

#186: The Mighty Spork

May 2nd, 2023 · 8 minutes

Do you need to use a fork, but could also use a spoon? Get you a utensil that can do both!

#185: Three More Weird Sports

April 4th, 2023 · 15 minutes

It's been too long since Stephen and Myke looked at some unusual sports. Today, that wrong is righted with discussions of wife-carrying, toe wrestling and mobile phone throwing.

#184: World Sauna Championships

March 21st, 2023 · 10 minutes

From 1999 to 2010, Finland hosted an annual endurance contest that ultimately ended in tragedy.

#183: McBarge and Expo 86

March 7th, 2023 · 10 minutes

In 1986, Vancouver held a World's Fair. One feature of the expo — a floating McDonald's restaurant — has made waves ever since.

#182: The 1961 Goldsboro B-52 Crash

February 21st, 2023 · 11 minutes

60 years ago, a B-52 carrying two nuclear weapons crashed in North Carolina.