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!

April 28, 2022

Megafauna: Titans of the Past and Present

From the largest animal to ever inhabit the earth to the heaviest predator of all time, from Spinosaurus to Dire Wolves (they were real!), Shane and Duncan explore the biggest of the big. 


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In this episode:  

  • Modern Megafauna
  • Blue Whale: Balaenoptera Musculus
  • Megatherium (Giant Ground Sloth)
  • The Pando Aspen Colony 
  • Armillaria Ostoyae: Clone Network of Fungus Rhizomorphs
  • La Brea Tar Pits and Zed
  • The Five Major Extinction Events
  • The Square Cube Law
  • Patagotitan Mayorum
  • Brontosaurus (?)
  • Spinosaurus
  • Meganeuropsis Permiana
  • Paraceratherium
  • Dire Wolves

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