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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#32: Numbers Stations

September 13th, 2017 · 11 minutes

A numbers station is a shortwave radio station characterized by broadcasts of formatted numbers, which are believed to be addressed to intelligence officers operating in foreign countries.

#31: Exploding Lakes

August 16th, 2017 · 8 minutes

While only observed twice, limnic eruptions are both terrifying and deadly.

#30: Bat Bombs, Bird-Guided Missiles and More

August 2nd, 2017 · 10 minutes

All of these topics are terrible.

#29: Going Over Niagara Falls

July 19th, 2017 · 11 minutes

Many people have gone over Niagara Falls in things like barrels and giant rubber balls. You shouldn't try it.

#28: The Sodder Children Disappearance

July 5th, 2017 · 15 minutes

Christmas Eve 1945 brought tragedy to the home of the Sodder family. A fire leveled their home, and four children disappeared, with little evidence left that they perished in the flames.

#27: The Oak Island Mystery

June 21st, 2017 · 13 minutes

For centuries, treasure hunters have been digging up a tiny island off the coast of Nova Scotia in search of a pirate treasure. The thing is, there is very little evidence of it actually existing.

#26: The Texas City Disasters

June 7th, 2017 · 11 minutes

The port city of Texas City, Texas has witnessed not one, but two, explosive accidents over the last century. With hundreds dead and even more injured, this city has seen more than its fair share of disasters.

#25: Three Unusual Sports

May 24th, 2017 · 8 minutes

Things like basketball and football are so mainstream. Maybe it's time to stand out as at athlete in a more unique sport.

#24: Six Modern Pyramids

May 10th, 2017 · 12 minutes

When Myke was young, he wanted to be an Egyptologist. Unaware of his co-host's childhood dreams, Stephen booked a world-wide tour of modern pyramids.

#23: Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories

April 12th, 2017 · 17 minutes

From 1969 to 1972, twelve astronauts walked on the moon. OR DID THEY?