Episodes
Published 02/03/22
We want to hear from you! From history to science, art to social justice, and outer space to the food on your plate, what facts do you want to explore together? Write to us at [email protected] and we’ll tell you how you can submit your fact.
Published 02/03/22
Is it true the longest monopoly game ever played was 70 days long? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s guest Brittany Dunn, an adjudicator for Guinness World Records.
Published 08/25/21
Is it true that Antarctic rivers run red? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s guest Karen Romano Young, kid’s author, illustrator, and traveling science communicator.
Published 08/18/21
Is it true that potatoes can grow on Mars? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s guest Dr. Voula Saridakis, curator at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.
Published 08/11/21
Is it true that the Olympics add new events all the time? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s special guest Dr. Katherine Mooney, a professor of history.
Published 08/04/21
Is it true that there are days in Alaska with no sun? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s special guest Greta Johnsen, Alaska-born host of the Nerdette podcast.
Published 07/28/21
Is it true that cheetahs run as fast as a car? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s guest Janet Rose-Hinostroza, a wildlife care specialist with The San Diego Zoo.
Published 07/21/21
Is it true that snails have 1,000 teeth and can sleep for 10 years? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s special guest Dr. Holford, a scientist studying snail venom.
Published 07/14/21
Is it true that our bones make blood? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s special guest Maisha Ferguson, a pathologist’s assistant.
Published 07/07/21
Is it true that snails have four noses? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s special guest Dr. Jochen Gerber, a malacologist with The Field Museum of Natural History.
Published 06/30/21
Is it true that monarch butterflies are poisonous? Follow the fact-finding journey with today’s special guest Dr. Samuel Ramsey (aka Dr. Sammy or Dr. Buggs), an entomologist with the United States Department of Agriculture.
Published 06/23/21
There are A LOT of facts we learn every day. But those facts lead us to a much bigger question: How do we know what we think is true is actually true? We go on a fact-checking investigation with journalist Arionne Nettles each week and learn a thing or two about how to sniff out the truth along the way!
Published 06/03/21