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

#170: Four Calling Birds

December 28th, 2022 · 3 minutes

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me four calling birds.

#169: Three French Hens

December 27th, 2022 · 3 minutes

On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me three French hens.

#168: Two Turtle Doves

December 26th, 2022 · 2 minutes

On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me two turtle doves.

#167: A Partridge in a Pear Tree

December 25th, 2022 · 3 minutes

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me a partridge in a pear tree.

#166: The Twelve Days of Christmas

December 24th, 2022 · 4 minutes

First published in the 1700s, "The Twelve Days of Christmas" is a true holiday tradition, with people singing it worldwide each year.

#165: Scrub Daddy

December 13th, 2022 · 12 minutes

Dirty dishes deserve happiness too.

#164: The Howard Street Tunnel Fire

November 29th, 2022 · 7 minutes

In 2001, a freight train derailed in Baltimore, causing a fire that burned for five days and over $12 million in damages.

#163: The Nottingham Cheese Riot

November 15th, 2022 · 5 minutes

In 1766, England was suffering from rising prices and food shortages. One day in October, violence broke out over cheese.

#162: The Gateway Arch

November 1st, 2022 · 14 minutes

Rising from the shores of the Mississippi River, the Gateway Arch welcomes thousands of visitors a year to explore it's soaring heights through tiny windows at the top.

#161: Waterbeds

October 18th, 2022 · 9 minutes

Waterbeds have been around a lot longer than you might think. Join Myke and Stephen as they dive into the world of nighttime waves.