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I migliori Facts and Trivia podcast che abbiamo trovato
I migliori Facts and Trivia podcast che abbiamo trovato
Ci sono tantissime cose strane e sorprendenti che riguardano il mondo intorno a noi, e molte delle persone non ne sono a conoscenza. Ma grazie all’ampia selezione di podcast inclusi in questo catalogo, puoi ampliare la tua visione del mondo e apprendere fatti divertenti e interessanti mentre sei nel tragitto casa-lavoro, o quando fai una passeggiata in un parco godendovi la natura, e anche senza essere connessi ad internet, dato che i podcast trasformano un grande mole di documenti scritti in file audio letti da vari persone. Qui puoi trovare podcast dove gli esperti parlano di fatti interessanti e curiosità che riguardano la storia, la tecnologia, la scienza e molti altri campi di interesse. Inoltre ci sono podcast dove le persone parlano delle proprie idee affascinanti e raccontano storie interessanti e dietro le quinte di come gadget utili sono stati inventati. Inoltre puoi scoprire come funziona lo smaltimento dei rifiuti e tante altre informazioni su invenzioni sorprendenti che cattureranno sicuramente la tua attenzione. Qui puoi trovare podcast dove gli esperti rispondono a tante domande sul “come” e sul “perché” , come ad esempio su come trovare acqua in un deserto e molto altro ancora.
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We explore ideas and practices once believed to be true but no longer. Each dead idea is explored in all its glorious eccentricity. For example, discover miasma, the theory that plague comes from stinky air; or the medical diagnosis of hysteria, which holds that women's wombs wander around their bodies causing trouble. Join us on a fun romp through the history of ideas that didn’t quite stand the test of time.
 
Queers, Questions and Cocktails is a news, trivia and cocktail recipe LGBT podcast that is informative, interactive and instructional. Every episode we mix up a creative cocktail that becomes the game's theme. SHOTS: Five questions that relate to alcohol, cocktails or our drink of the episode; NEWS: Three questions in Queer, Canadian and Cosmopolitan news; WHERE IN THE WORLD: Players guess which country we're looking for from facts and tidbits; PECKER ORDER: Placing five items in correct seq ...
 
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The Sacred Band of Thebes, comprised entirely of gay male lovers, was Ancient Greece’s original response to the gays in the military question. What was that like? How did it function? And what was its lasting legacy? That’s what we’re going to find out today, just in time for Pride Month. Here to help us do it is classicist James Romm, author of Th…
 
If the pandemmy blues have got you down join our group therapy session on this mental health themed QQC episode. Join Bradley, Sarah, Karl, and the newly admitted Lydia, to spill about our emotional supports cats, commit a gay sin as we criticize Madonna, and down a drink that definitely has problems. Messy Brain You'll think you need, but in actua…
 
2020 is over yet the symptoms remain. The unholy trivia trinity of Bradley, Sarah, and Karl look back at the year that never was on our latest Trainwreck of an episode. Listen as we advocate for plague doctor masks, go over Sarah's vast stock portfolio, and come up short trying to find cheery pandemic segues. Trainwreck You'll need 1 & ½ oz rum, 2 …
 
If your tattered 2020 Christmas stocking isn't brimming with coal and COVID, fill it with cocktail recipes by our special guest on this bite sized QQC episode. Mixologist Carla joins Bradley and Sarah to dish on her annual Kwanboozemas project. Snuggle up and be terrified of Alberta for multiple reasons, talk weird holiday gifts, and guess answers …
 
QQC is back via our magical cloning hammock for an extra spooky edition of Simpsons trivia. Join Bradley, Karl, Shaun, and Adam in the Treehouse of Horror as we tell tales of live Simpsons read throughs, revisit our favourite guest stars, revive ghosts of Halloween past, and discuss the hot button issue of medium term convertible debentures. Thurgo…
 
This holiday weekend QQC feasts on white meat and looks back at the history of terrible white people on our first Thanksgiving episode. Listen as Bradley, Sarah, Mikey, and Melanie acknowledge the injustice of colonization, complain about our mother's stuffing, brush our teeth with whale milk, and make Autumn's Poison Apple cocktails for a gander o…
 
As the cancelled summer of 2020 comes to a close, we pine for days of concerts and crowd surfing with a music festival-themed episode. Top billing goes to soft rock trio Bradley, Sarah, and Melanie due to our drummer's sound check issues. We tune into a sweet-as-bubblegum-pop cocktail on our season five premiere. Jam out as we rave with gators at U…
 
Recorded remotely, deep in Bigfoot country, the QQC team delves into the enigmatic pseudo-science of cryptozoology on our latest episode which definitely exists. Grab your ghillie suit and join Bradley, Mikey, Melanie, and Sarah as we recount the birth of the Jersey Devil, get bitten by snakes at the Burlington Coat Factory, gaze at kappa monsters …
 
My city is on fire today. This is day four of the riots in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police. And everyone around me is saying, “I’m angry too, but why destroy your own community? It doesn’t make sense.”But is there another way to look at it? In this episode, I share first-hand reports of the riots as well as experiences…
 
We're being lonely together on this isolation themed episode featuring a tearfully tasty QQC original cocktail. Stave off cabin fever with Bradley, Sarah, Mikey, and Melanie as we Zoom through trivia questions about camels and emus waging war, give advice on the best lighting set up for webcam porn, and commiserate as we soldier through the "weird"…
 
We're back like Armin Tanzarian! On this special sequel edition of Queers, Questions and Cocktails, Bradley, Karl, Adam and Shaun serve up more classic Simpsons trivia. Play along as we make anagrams with Jeremy Irons, discuss our favourite "primo lesbian spokesperson of the universe" and drop multiple F-bombs reminiscing about LGBTQ portrayals in …
 
On this perfectly cromulent, special edition of Queers, Questions and Cocktails, we are parting with our regular format the way Hank Scorpio says goodbye to moccasins for a pub style Simpsons trivia episode. Little Bradley, and the rest (specifically Shaun, Adam and Karl) each present ten questions about the long running series. Join us as we discu…
 
Break quarantine with Queers, Questions and Cocktails. Take a vacation from your living room to tropical islands for Pina Coladas and abundant geography trivia. On this episode, Bradley welcomes QQC neophyte Karl, Taylor, and Canqueer's Luke to speculate about Tiger King Joe's sex life, play the coronavirus island Animal Crossing DLC and plan our p…
 
On this over the web, Frankenstein episode of Queers, Questions and Cocktails, Bradley and Sarah are joined by Melanie and Mikey to binge eat communion wafers, ask Dr. Dustin Hoffman for a vaccine and talk about our pandemic pass times. We're working on improving our sound and overall web recording prowess for the next episode. Mix up a Coronarita …
 
This episode goes out to all of you at home out there during this pandemic, but we want to dedicate it especially to listener Owyn in Toronto, Canada. He’s faced a string of tough challenges recently, and now there’s the covid challenge on top of it all, but on the bright side, Owyn: it’s your 19th birthday today! Happy Covid 19th, Owyn!Be sure to …
 
On the latest episode of Queers, Questions and Cocktails we examine the screwed over and screwed up millennial generation. Join Bradley, Sarah, Jess and Canqueer’s Luke and Sebsatien as we swap fabric softener cocktail recipes, debate consent in Rocky Horror, and remember tossing beavers at Burning Man all while cleansing our disillusioned palettes…
 
Did you know America spawned its very own homegrown fascist movement in the 1930s? Yup. The Silver Legion's William Dudley Pelley was the original Man in the High Castle. Or... at least he dreamed himself to be.Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!Music by Rachel Westhoff. Maps, pics, references and…
 
TRIGGER WARNING: Politics. Today we explore what characterized early 20th-century fascism, and then ask whether its fair to call Trump fascist.Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!Music by Rachel Westhoff. Maps, pics, references and more at www.deadideas.net.…
 
Swipe right on Queers, Questions and Cocktails: the pop culture trivia LGBT podcast with this episode where we delve into the woeful world of dating and hook up apps. Listen as Taylor, Amanda, Sarah and Bradley get all "fish jesus" as we audition for 90 Day Fiancé, tap on guys with scrawny beards, and submerge our inhibitions in the gelatinous and …
 
It's here! It's finally here! After a full year of development, our new show the History of Sex is here. Cruise on over to The History of Sex on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you get podcasts. Also, an announcement: next month, we will have more Dead Ideas!Di B. T. Newberg
 
The indoor queers of QQC ventured out to the Ottawa Podcast Festival to record a Pride-themed live show! In honour of Capital Pride and the coming out of Ottawa mayor Jim Watson, we thirstily downed The Watson cocktail. Join our audience as Sarah, Mikey, Luke and Bradley try out solar powered fleshlights, wonder if nuns can masturbate and search ou…
 
It's another best of the best for you! This one has it all: romance, plunder, mimes - and it all ends in a bloodbath! This was our first mashup and it's still one of my favorite episodes. What are your faves? Let me know at deadideaspod@gmail.com or on Facebook at @deadideaspod.Also, an update on our upcoming show The History of Sex: we're looking …
 
QQC is delving into unfamiliar territory with this episode themed around the testo-esto love affair (and general sexuality, which we are very familiar with) as a sort of anti-Pride. Join Vesna, Amanda, Sarah and Bradley as we match with each other on Tinder, make the connection between tzatziki sauce and pederasty and sign up for foot fetishist res…
 
We’re trying something new here on Dead Ideas. We have a sizeable back-catalog of episodes, many of which new listeners may never have heard, and which long-time listeners may have forgotten. So, we’re reprising classic episodes that are among the best of the best.One of my personal favorites is the finale episode from our cuneiform series. It’s a …
 
When was the last time you put a city to the sword? It's not something we do much anymore today. But there was a day and age when it was quite normal to slaughter every last man, woman, and child in a captured city. Neil Eckart of the podcast War and Conquest returns to the show today to talk about Julius Caesar's slaughter of the Gaulish city of A…
 
What will Game of Thrones be remembered for? I would argue it's not its supposed character realism, nor it's moral ambiguity. Rather, it will be its depiction of unusual gender identities in fantasy. No other major fantasy show that I can think of does that. In the spirit of our upcoming show the History of Sex, let's talk about gender in Game of T…
 
A terrifying tale of parasitic beasts from beyond, the original Alien film turns 40 this month. To celebrate the sci-fi classic we’re being wounded by Ripley’s Splatter Shot. Listen as Bradley, Melanie, Mikey, and Sarah, who watched an completely unrelated movie in preparation, review the recent high school stage adaptation, talk the Simpsons’ visi…
 
What's it like to make a podcast? Sam Hume of the new show Pax Britannica talks with me about all the ups and downs of podcasting. Check out Sam's show.Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff. Maps, pics, references and more at www.deadideas.net.…
 
The end is nigh! Or so they've been saying since the year 1000 A.D. Today, Neil Eckart of the podcast War and Conquest tells us about millenarianism, the medieval idea that the world was coming to crashing halt at the end of the millennium. So, how did medieval folks party like it was 999? They went crusading! Discover the connection with the crusa…
 
Last time we delved into the History of History Podcasting, and now we are giving you the full interview with none other than the host of Hardcore History, Dan Carlin.For the rest of the full interviews, check out our Patreon feed at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod.Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff.…
 
This is it: the first ever attempt at a history of our genre, history podcasting. I've interviewed nearly a dozen podcasters and spoke to dozens more to bring you this story, which comes to you with our characteristic Dead Ideas quirk (would you expect anything less?). Today I present, not a dead idea but a live idea: history podcasting.Guest list:…
 
To combat North America's severely bitter winter weather Queers, Questions and Cocktails is prescribing the Polar Vortex Antidote test tube shot on this cold and virus-themed episode. Bradley welcomes back show veterans Sarah and Mikey as they join Canqueer's Luke and QQC virgin-as-fresh-snow Melanie to search icy forests for psychotic beavers, rag…
 
Now that you know ancient Rome fell just shy of an industrial revolution, why not enjoy a world where Rome does industrialize? That's Jordan Harbour's Rome Industrial setting, which he is here to talk to us about today. Jordan is the host of Twilight Histories, an alternate history podcast you should listen to in the dark.Be sure to support the sho…
 
Success is at hand for Andre's character Pyrrho. But it is a Pyrrhic victory, for after that we recount the history of the backward slide of science from the Roman conquest into the Middle Ages, until its final rebirth in the Renaissance and Enlightenment.Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!Custom …
 
Arriving at the Great Library of Alexandria, Andre's character Pyrrho of Pergamum searches for the secret plans for the floating statue. But in order to get his hands on them, he must first solve several science and engineering challenges. Along the way, we learn a great deal about the Library of Alexandria and its marvelous discoveries.Be sure to …
 
QQC has a dark offering to stuff in your stocking this season with this off-kilter episode where we consume the cookie-compatible Black Christmas After Eight cocktail. Bradley doles out guessable gifts as Chloe, Jey, and Canqueer's Luke and Sebastian sleigh holiday trivia ranging from Bill Cosby's greatest Yuletide hits to the classic Canadian Chri…
 
So Roman tech was pretty surprising, but still more surprising is that all that was developed centuries earlier in the Hellenistic period. What's up with that? Today we explore the development of Hellenistic science, then go deep into that world with a roleplay that will continue in the following episodes. Today we visit Pergamum and Rhodes, discov…
 
So why didn't Rome undergo an industrial revolution? Today, we take a look at some of the contributing factors for 18th-century Britain and see how Rome stacks up.Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!Custom map of Rome by Adam McKithern. Music by Rachel Westhoff. Maps, pics, references and more at w…
 
For our final series, we're doing the steam technology of the ancient world that died and had to be resurrected in 18th-century Europe. How close was Rome to being able to construct a working steam locomotive? That may sound silly, but you won't think so after this episode! Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your por…
 
Is the surface of Mars criss-crossed by lines so long and straight they can only be constructions of an advanced alien civilization? Many astronomers in the late 19th and early 20th century thought so. Join us in this jaunt into the frailty of human perception.Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!Mu…
 
In the early 20th century, the word "vampire" was used to mean something quite different: a female sexual predator. And no one struck more fear into the hearts of men than cinema's first sex symbol, silent film actress Theda Bara. Happy Halloween.Featuring piano music by Kevin MacLeod, used by Creative Commons License Attribution 3.0.Be sure to sup…
 
What can the sex lives of Byzantines tell us about court eunuchs? Find out today in these sizzling chariot-cab confessions. Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn! Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff. Maps, pics, references and more at www.deadideas.net.…
 
Today, we're talking Vikings in Byzantium with special guest Robin Pierson of the History of Byzantium podcast. What were these big-bearded warriors doing standing next to beardless eunuchs? And why were both Vikings and eunuchs entrusted with such important positions?Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait …
 
It seems like we've been off for decades! On the season three premiere of QQC we look back at the ridiculously decadent era that was the 1980s. Welcome Canqueer team members Luke, Sebastian and Jake as they join Bradley to remember '80s video games, assert drinking flavoured vodka is so white and down too many Cyndi on the Beach cocktails, a retro …
 
How awkward is it for the Roman Empire to not control Rome? Uh, yeah, this cannot stand. Anna's back today to finish the story of eunuch general Narses, as he completes Justinian's reconquest of the Eternal City! Be sure to support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn! Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff.…
 
Today, Anna takes the lead with the story of the eunuch general Narses! In this episode, we get an overview of Emperor Justinian and Empress Theodora, and then we see Narses make his first appearance in quelling the infamous Nika Riots. Finally, he heads to Italy to reconquer Rome.Be sure to support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to …
 
Happy anniversary! We're getting cranky today with our 5 biggest peeves of history podcasting - what we consistently get annoyingly wrong. We call out our fellow podcasters, with plenty of self-deprecating humor as well. Last, we talk a little more about our upcoming new show on the history of sex. Be sure to support us on Patreon at www.patreon.co…
 
Did you know that Byzantine culture recognized three genders? This begins our new series on Byzantine court eunuchs, and today it's all about different constructions of gender. That, and cutting off your junk to get ahead! Follow the spectacular rise and fall of the court eunuchs of Byzantium. Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadidea…
 
Forget heroine chic. This is tuberculean chic! This episode, courtesy of Dig: A History Podcast, features a most peculiar fashion "look" inspired by the White Plague, i.e. tuberculosis.For credits, show notes, and further reading see digpodcast.org.Show your support at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod.Dead Ideas music and graphic design by Rachel Westh…
 
The grand finale to our series is a tale chock full of no less than 19 berserkers, all villains. And just like the movie Suicide Squad, we're telling it from the bad guys' perspective. So, get ready for Suicide Swords: Berserker Battallion! With a soundtrack by Finnish composer Antti Martikainen!Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadid…
 
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