A podcast of fascinating facts! What do extraterrestrial radio signals and a mushroom from Texas have in common? What is a “number station“ and why is it so spine-tinglingly creepy? Join comedians Shane Rogers and Duncan MacEwan for an entertaining and hilarious deep-dive into obscure facts from science, history and pop culture. A new topic each week!

May 20, 2021

Dangerous Toys: Notorious Product Recalls

Despite what the American Supreme Court would have you believe, corporations aren't actually people, but it turns out that companies can be just as stupid and irrational as any individual human. And when large corporations make mistakes, the consequences can range from hilarious to horrifying. 

From colorful beads that roofied kids to airbags that went boomsplode, these are the most notorious product recalls in history.


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In this episode: 

  • Bindeez (Aqua Dots)
  • Tylenol
  • Takata Airbags
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Anti-Drug Pencils
  • Vitamin Water


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