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!

March 4, 2021

Forbidden Tourism: The Most Dangerous Locations on Earth

Exploring new locations can be fun, but there’s a fine line between “adventure” and “ordeal.”

Join the the MFFI boys for a whirlwind tour of four deadly destinations that you won’t find on Trip Adviser. From flaming desert-craters to islands packed with vipers, from zombie-bacteria-caves to cannibal jungles, there’s a little something (awful) in this episode for everyone. These are the kind of tourist traps you’ll never escape...

In this episode: 

  • Snake Island, Brazil

    (Ilha da Queimada Grande)

  • The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan

    (Darvaza Gas Crater)

  • George Kourounis

  • Naica Crystal Cave, Mexico

    (Cueva de los Cristales)

  • Sentinal Island, India, Bay of Bengal (The Andaman Islands)
  • The 1956 Andaman and Nicobar Islands Protection of Aboriginal Tribes Act

  • Dudnath Tiwari


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