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

#146: Memphis Tanker Truck Disaster

March 8th, 2022 · 8 minutes

In 1988, almost a dozen people were killed, with many more injured, when a truck carrying liquefied propane crashed and exploded in Memphis, TN.

#145: The Spacecraft Cemetery

February 22nd, 2022 · 9 minutes

On occasion, a large, remote area of the Pacific Ocean will catch a falling satellite or spacecraft.

#144: The Costa Concordia Disaster

January 25th, 2022 · 15 minutes

In January of 2012, the capitan of the Costa Concordia went off-course, striking a reef and sinking his cruise ship with over 4,000 people on board.

#143: Sleeved Blankets

January 11th, 2022 · 9 minutes

If it's cold outside when you listen to this, Stephen and Myke have just the product for you!

#142: Spite Houses

December 14th, 2021 · 10 minutes

Sometimes, building something is the best form of revenge.

#141: The Spaghetti-Tree Hoax

November 16th, 2021 · 7 minutes

On April 1, 1957, a BBC program ran a piece about a family in Switzerland who were farming ... spaghetti.

#140: Flamingos 🦩

November 2nd, 2021 · 12 minutes

Flamingos are weird and pink and can fly and some are bigger than others and some are smaller than others.

#139: Big Food

October 5th, 2021 · 12 minutes

This recording is about the world of food world records.

#138: Tardigrades

September 21st, 2021 · 8 minutes

This time, Myke and Stephen explore the tiny, weird world of tardigrades.

#137: The San Francisco Cable Car System

September 7th, 2021 · 16 minutes

The cable car system is a famous part of San Francisco, with history dating back over 150 years. In that time, a lot of things have changed about the system, but some haven't.