Dear Hank & John
Dear Hank & John
Dec 1, 2020
268: How Onion Weight Per Onion
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What do I do about a secret snake neighbor? What do I do with excessive root vegetables? How do I respond to someone asking if I'm blushing? Is the Earth at the same point relative to the sun every year? How do hurricanes get named around the world? Will John ever apologize for his Twix betrayal? If you need answers or even just lots of onion-related musings, Hank Green and John Green have what you're looking for!

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SciShow Tangents
SciShow Tangents
In the world of podcasting, one organ reigns supreme: the ear. This week, we give thanks to the orifice that allows us to enjoy SciShow Tangents and that also helps us balance for some reason! Also this week, the world premier of Sam's new game! It's a real corker! Also you will be required to visualize an entire cob of corn, so you better start practicing now. Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen If you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links: [Hear Ye Hear Ye] Toadfish Calls courtesy of the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Sun Sonification Whistler-waves Jupiter Bowshock [Fact Off] 19th Century hearing devices Pictures here: Cheetah ears & vestibular organ [Ask the Science Couch] Hearing loss
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The Allusionist
The Allusionist
Helen Zaltzman
128. Bonus 2020
To round off the year, here are some choice cuts from the Allusionist vault of interesting things that guests said that there wasn’t room for in the original episodes. Brace yourself for a vivid name for dust bunnies, the scary side of glamour, another reason to be grateful for bears, and Schrödinger’s Fart. There’s more about this episode at The show will be back with new episodes in late January 2021. The Allusionist's online home is Support the show by becoming a patron at Stay in touch at, and This month, the Allusionist is sponsored by: • BetterHelp online licensed professional counselling. Get started today at and receive a 10% discount off your first month with the discount code ALLUSIONIST. • Bombas socks, thoughtfully engineered for comfort and durability - and for every pair of socks you buy, Bombas donates a pair to someone in need. Get twenty percent off your first purchase at • Molekule, air purification reinvented. For 10% off your first air purifier order, visit and at checkout enter the code allusionist10. • Squarespace, your one-stop shop for creating and running a good-looking and well-working website. Go to for a free trial, and use the code ALLUSION to get 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. • Progressive. See your insurance options and start a quote online at • Acorn TV. Allusionist listeners get a 30-day free trial at if you use the code allusionist.
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