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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#15: Festivus

December 23rd, 2016 · 6 minutes

We find tinsel distracting.

#14: The Philadelphia Experiment

December 7th, 2016 · 10 minutes

Some claim the United States Navy was experimenting with electromagnetism in 1943. Stories say it rendered a ship invisible and teleported it over 200 miles.

#13: Flat Earth Societies

November 23rd, 2016 · 7 minutes

Not everyone believes the planet beneath our feet is spherical. The groups have been around for centuries, and survive today, thanks to the Internet.

#12: Spontaneous Human Combustion

November 10th, 2016 · 8 minutes

Are you ever concerned that a loved one may burst into flames in their sleep? You probably don't have to worry about spontaneous human combustion. Probably.

#11: Non-human Electoral Candidates

October 26th, 2016 · 9 minutes

Republicans and Democrats have you down this election cycle? Why not consider a non-human candidate?

#10: The 1904 Summer Olympics

October 12th, 2016 · 11 minutes

The Games of the III Olympiad were marred by exploitation, experimentation and a near-deadly marathon.

#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.