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Is Someone Hiding a Cure for Cancer?

Is Someone Hiding a Cure for Cancer?

This week we explore, “Is someone hiding a cure for cancer?” It’s more of a philosophical debate than anything with loads of interesting facts sprinkled within. Oh, and since we never said it in the episode, the results of the poll were 49% – Absolutely; 51% No, that preposterous. Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to ask and try to answer them. We want to make you laugh and teach you something interesting at…

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Why Do New Years Resolutions Fail?

Why Do New Years Resolutions Fail?

This week we explore, “Why do New Years Resolutions fail?” Mainly, we focus on how to make your New Years Resolutions succeed. We’ll jump through history to figure out where they came from and what experts say will make them succeed. What New Years Resolutions do Nick and Jon have? Only one way to find out! Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to ask and try to answer them. We want to make you…

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The Origins of 5 Christmas Traditions

The Origins of 5 Christmas Traditions

This week we explore the origins of 5 Christmas traditions! Sorry, it’s a little short but look… it’s the day after Christmas. Give us a break! Also, little ones beware for CW: Dirty Santa Secrets. Join us as we talk about eggnog, chimneys, and X-Men! Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to ask and try to answer them. We want to make you laugh and teach you something interesting at the same time. So…

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Should We be Designing Babies?

Should We be Designing Babies?

In this week’s episode, we explore, “Should we be designing babies?” Nick’s back, and you know what that means! Christmas episode time! Maybe? Not so much… But we can certainly fill you with more existential dread! Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to ask and try to answer them. We want to make you laugh and teach you something interesting at the same time. So join us every Wednesday for another fun filled learn!…

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Stranger Shorties: Historical Figures That Might Not Have Existed.

Stranger Shorties: Historical Figures That Might Not Have Existed.

This week we explore, “Historical figures that might not have existed.” Nick’s out of town, so we’re playing fast and loose. We get off track a lot this episode, but it’s well worth it. Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to ask and try to answer them. We want to make you laugh and teach you something interesting at the same time. So join us every Wednesday for another fun filled learn! If you’ve…

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What Does the NRA Even Do?

What Does the NRA Even Do?

In this week’s episode, we explore, “What does the NRA even do?” The NRA has been around since 1871, but have they always been the huge political players they are now? Join us in another rage inducing episode as we try to figure out why the NRA even exists. Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to ask and try to answer them. We want to make you laugh and teach you something interesting at…

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What’s Thanksgiving Like Around the World?

What’s Thanksgiving Like Around the World?

This week we explore, “What’s Thanksgiving like around the world?” We take a moment to relax, while also playing the part of dumb Americans! Who knew they celebrated Thanksgiving Day in such exotic, far off places like Canada? Well, don’t you learn something new every day… Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to ask and try to answer them. We want to make you laugh and teach you something interesting at the same time….

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Can Posthumanism Save Society? (w/ Josh Clark)

Can Posthumanism Save Society? (w/ Josh Clark)

In this episode, we explore, “Can Posthumanism save society?” We’re joined by Josh Clark (from End of the World with Josh Clark and Stuff You Should Know) to figure out what it means to be human. Once we have that figured out, we try to figure out what it means to be posthuman. Then once we’re done holding onto our knees, rocking in the corner, we’ll figure out if we should upload our brains to the cloud. End of the…

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Should We Abolish the Electoral College?

Should We Abolish the Electoral College?

In this episode, we explore, “Should we abolish the electoral college?” If you believe what people tell you, we might be shooting ourselves in the foot by discussing this issue. But there are some real problems to the electoral college. But does that mean we should get rid of it all together? Listen as we decide definitively! Just kidding, we’re just two idiots. What do we know? Every week on Stranger Still, we take the questions you’ve never questioned to…

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Nick and Jon go Ghost Hunting!

Nick and Jon go Ghost Hunting!

In this episode, Nick and Jon go ghost hunting. Like, bona fide ghost hunting. With expert ghost hunters. It’s the Octobermonth Finale! What better way to send it off than to do a ghost hunting adventure at the Granger House in Marion, Iowa to find out if it’s really haunted. We met a lot of great people and had an amazing experience. The question remains, how will these two dopey skeptics react to the real deal? Happy Halloween, everyone! Every…

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