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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#96: Expiration Dates

January 14th, 2020 · 14 minutes

What's the deal with "Best By" and "Sell By" dates? Will taking old medicine hurt you? All of that and more, as Stephen and Myke explore the rather non-specific world of expiration dates.

#95: Nominative Determinism

December 31st, 2019 · 9 minutes

They say a name can define a person. Sometimes, it just defines their job.

#94: Two Talented Squirrels

December 17th, 2019 · 8 minutes

Two (or more) small furry animals — Twiggy and Tommy — live on, in our hearts.

#93: The Loch Ness Monster

December 3rd, 2019 · 16 minutes

Deep under the waters of Loch Ness swims a mystery that has haunted humankind for centuries ... or it could be exploding logs and hoaxes. Who knows?

#92: Zone of Death

November 19th, 2019 · 7 minutes

Due to an obscure legal loophole, it's theoretically possible that a criminal could get away with any crime — including murder — in a small corner of Yellowstone National Park.

#91: The United States Navy Marine Mammal Program

November 5th, 2019 · 11 minutes

For six decades, the United States Navy Marine Mammal Program has trained sea lions and dolphins to carry out missions around the world. This work includes detecting underwater mines, defending against attack swimmers and more.

#90: SEALAB

October 22nd, 2019 · 10 minutes

In the 1960s, the U.S. Navy studied long-term diving techniques through the SEALAB program, which included a dolphin assistant, sabotage and a fatal accident.

#89: Water Slides & Log Flume Rides

October 8th, 2019 · 10 minutes

This week, the guys talk about water slides and give everyone some fast flume facts and FAQs.

#88: Bouncy Castles, Tube Men and Other Inflatable Goods

September 24th, 2019 · 8 minutes

From bouncy castles to dancing Tube Men, inflatable goods make life more exciting, unless you consider the danger or local laws.

#87: The Buttered Toast Phenomenon & Buttered Cat Paradox

September 10th, 2019 · 9 minutes

If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happens when a cat falls off a table with a piece of toast strapped to its back?