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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#78: Rain of Animals

May 7th, 2019 · 9 minutes

It isn't cats and dogs, but rains including fish, frogs and spiders have been recorded around the world.

#77: 420

April 20th, 2019 · 10 minutes

Started as a terrible codename by some high school friends in the early 1970s, 420 is now a worldwide phenomenon.

#76: Three More Unusual Sports

April 9th, 2019 · 17 minutes

This time, Stephen and Myke discuss extreme ironing, lawn mower racing and egg tapping.

#75: Chicago Tylenol Murders

March 26th, 2019 · 11 minutes

In 1982, a series of murders rocked the country and changed consumer packaging forever.

#74: Pi Day

March 14th, 2019 · 12 minutes

Happy 3/14, everyone!

#73: Rainbows

February 25th, 2019 · 9 minutes

These optical phenomena can make anyone's day a little brighter.

#72: The Future of Earth

February 12th, 2019 · 11 minutes

One day, our Pale Blue Dot will become a fiery landscape of destruction.

#71: Animals with Fraudulent Diplomas & The Work of F. D. C. Willard

January 29th, 2019 · 10 minutes

Between diploma mills and lazy physicists, some animals have a pretty impressive educational status.

#70: The National Geographic Society

January 15th, 2019 · 11 minutes

From magazines to television, conservation and preservation, the The National Geographic Society has been working to make the world a better place since 1888.

#69: Times Square Ball

January 1st, 2019 · 12 minutes

Every January 1, New Yorkers count in the new year by dropping a ball. As it turns out, that's is more complicated than it would seem.