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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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#115: The Waffle House Index

October 20th, 2020 · 8 minutes

When it comes to assessing storm damage, keeping an eye on cheap breakfast food may be the best way to do things.

#114: Comic Sans

October 6th, 2020 · 12 minutes

The typeface almost everyone loves to hate.

#113: The Cannonball Run Challenge

September 22nd, 2020 · 11 minutes

Some see a cross-country drive as a way to visit the nation's wonders. Others see it as a race with no rules.

#112: The Water Speed Record

September 8th, 2020 · 16 minutes

For over a century, people have tried to go faster and faster in water-based vehicles, turning to things like jet engines to reach new speeds. Sadly, this race for the record has resulted in many terrible and tragic accidents.

#111: Rock Paper Scissors

August 11th, 2020 · 12 minutes

Rock Paper Scissors is an ancient way of solving problems and owning your friends.

#110: Geomagnetic Storms

July 28th, 2020 · 9 minutes

From time to time, the sun ejects plasma into space. If those particles hit Earth, some bad, bad things can happen.

#109: Viral Internet Challenges

July 14th, 2020 · 8 minutes

People do weird and sometimes dangerous things for their moment in the social media spotlight.

#108: Some Cool Winter Olympic Games

June 30th, 2020 · 8 minutes

This week: a PSA from Stephen (and a begrudging Myke) about how the Winter Olympics are the coolest games in town.

#107: The Olympic Flame & Torch Relay

June 16th, 2020 · 9 minutes

Every four years, a flame is lit in Greece and travels the world, lighting the way to the Olympic games.

#106: Project A119

June 2nd, 2020 · 8 minutes

The late 1950s were a weird time between the United States and the Soviet Union, like that one time both countries thought about nuking the moon.