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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#9: The Bermuda Triangle

September 28th, 2016 · 12 minutes

The Bermuda Triangle is a loosely-defined region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean, where a number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances.

#8: The Principality of Sealand

September 14th, 2016 · 10 minutes

The Principality of Sealand is an unrecognized micronation off the coast of England with a very colorful history.

#7: The Emu War

September 1st, 2016 · 11 minutes

In 1932, farmers in Western Australia were having their crops destroyed by a migrating emu population. Their solution? Soldiers armed with machine guns.

#6: The Hum

August 17th, 2016 · 12 minutes

The Hum is a phenomenon involving widespread reports of a persistent and invasive low-frequency humming, rumbling, or droning noise not audible to all people.

#5: The World's Littlest Skyscraper

August 4th, 2016 · 9 minutes

There's more to the Newby-McMahon Building in Wichita Falls, Texas than meets the eye.

#4: Inventors Killed by Their Own Inventions

July 21st, 2016 · 15 minutes

History is full of people tragically killed by their own inventions. This episode is full of their stories.

#3: The Ghost Army & Inflatable Tanks

July 7th, 2016 · 17 minutes

During World War II, the United States Army deployed a division made up of artists armed with inflatable tanks, sound equipment and more, all designed to deceive and manipulate the enemy.

#2: Dancing Mania

June 23rd, 2016 · 19 minutes

In mainland Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries, large groups of people would dance in the streets. Were they sick? Was it just a form of escape? Did someone curse them?

#1: Action Park

June 8th, 2016 · 40 minutes

Action Park claimed six lives in the 1980s. From water slides with loops to racing tracks on the sides of mountains, the amusement park's shocking history raises lots of questions about what was allowed at the time, and what people are willing to risk for a few shots of adrenaline.