Ungeniused is a show dedicated to covering the weirdest articles found on Wikipedia and sharing knowledge you'll (probably) never be able to use in real life.



Latest Episodes

#213: The Candy Desk

June 11th, 2024 · 10 minutes

Since 1965, a desk in the United States Senate has been used to house and hand out candy to legislators and their staff members.

#212: The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory

May 28th, 2024 · 6 minutes

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is home to three large domes that house plant life. These things are apparently more common than we once thought.

#211: The Eden Project

May 14th, 2024 · 10 minutes

Cornwall is home to the Eden Project, which consists of several domes containing separate biomes, gardens, artwork, and more.

#210: The Toledo War

April 16th, 2024 · 14 minutes

A dispute in the 19th century explains why the state of Michigan consists of two peninsulas.

#209: The 1994 Michigan UFO Event

April 2nd, 2024 · 5 minutes

In March of 1994, several people in West Michigan reported sightings of UFOs.

#208: Non-Microwave Popcorn Makers

March 19th, 2024 · 11 minutes

If a microwave is too high-tech for you, there are a bunch of others ways to make popcorn. Most of them have super fun names.

#207: Microwave Popcorn

March 5th, 2024 · 9 minutes

This week, Myke and Stephen pop into the podcast feed to talk about the pros and cons of microwave popcorn.

#206: Biosphere 2: The Missions

February 20th, 2024 · 11 minutes

Biosphere 2 hosted just two "sealed-in" crews, both during the 1990s.

#205: Biosphere 2: The Campus

February 6th, 2024 · 11 minutes

In Arizona stands a large glass structure built to be sealed off from the outside world to house various ecosystems. The 3.14-acre structure took almost five years to build and was used twice for its original use.

#204: Crystal Pepsi

January 23rd, 2024 · 12 minutes

It was like Pepsi, but clear.