- really well-researched, well-told stories about design and architecture.
- interesting stories told by academics from the various departments of the Smithsonian.
- a show from WNYC in New York about all sorts of topics. One of the best produced podcasts out there.
- a podcast about the internet. The weekly Yes Yes No segment explains something strange from the internet that "normal people" won't understand.
- former ABC show stolen by a podcast network in the US. Dives deep into topics that suffer from science denial.
Startalk Radio w/ Neil deGrasse Tyson
- it's a talk show about space.
Stuff you should know / How Stuff Works
- popular (award winning!) podcast that goes into how everyday things work.
- daily show from ABC Radio National in podcast form! Currently on hiatus, but there's a whole backlog to listen to.
Epic Youtube Channels
- every weekend an accountant in Queensland takes his clothes off and lives off the land, making primative tools and shelters using only natural materials.
Minute Physics (& Earth!)
- cool physics and other sweet science explained in fun ways.
Hydraulic Press Channel
- everyday items being destroyed by a crazy russian guy with a (really large) hydraulic press.
- well produced short videos on current affairs, science and pop culture.
- lives on a boat and makes fun robots that sometimes work.
- makes great videos about maths. Watch the hexaflexagons video.
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
- if you're ever in the mood for a fun cartoon about how the world could end. Self-described as "optimistic nihilism".
Jun's Kitchen (Jun is a cat)
- guy in Japan rides his bike to the store and cooks with his cat. More fun than it sounds.
- amazing collection of one man's random magic curiosities.
- interesting facts about the world. Make sure you watch the Every Country in the World videos.
Merry Christmas Ange! xoxo Bonnie & Brenton
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