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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

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Atlanta, GA

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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

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@blowthemind

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English

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Episodes

The Bone Palace, Part 1

4/7/2020
From an imagined palace constructed out of bone to the curious ways in which animals and humans use bone for tools and construction materials, take a stroll through halls of bone with Robert and Joe in this pair of episodes from Stuff to Blow Your Mind. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:02:10

From the Vault: Bugs Under The Skin

4/4/2020
Ever feel like there are bugs crawling around in your body? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick explore alleged incidents, medical publications and the reality of delusional parasitosis. (originally publsihed 3/19/2019) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:08:24

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 9: Wound Mouth of the Undying Hydra

4/3/2020
From myth to biology, the hydra hungers and grows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:48:09

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 10: Chinese Immortality

4/3/2020
Explore tales and traditions from Taoist sorcery, alchemy and Chinese folktales. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:15:08

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 7: The Trident

4/3/2020
What is the meaning of Poseidon's divine weapon? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:12:58

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 8: Unicorns of the Mythic World

4/3/2020
Discover the power and symbolism of the unicorn. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:08:11

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 6: The Slayer

4/3/2020
Who is the slayer and why is this figure so important to our ancient and modern myths? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:34:30

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 5: Demon Eaters and Possessed Tools

4/3/2020
Meet the demon slayer Zhōng Kuí and follow a procession of spirits across the sea to Japan. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:04:54

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 2: The Myth-Fleshed Fossil

4/3/2020
Explore the place where geology and mythology converge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:12:27

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 3: Talos

4/3/2020
Get to know everyone's favorite ancient bronze age robot. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:03:15

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 4: Bones of the Plumed Serpent

4/3/2020
Venture into the world of Quetzalcoatl. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:47:23

Realms of Myth Playlist, Part 1: Unraveling the Mythic

4/3/2020
What is mythology and why is it so important? Find out... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:09:57

Déjà vu, Anxiety and Dreams, Part 2

4/2/2020
What is déjà vu and how does it relate to dreams and anxiety? Robert and Joe discuss what is known about this curious anomaly of memory on Stuff to Blow Your Mind. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:59:12

Déjà vu, Anxiety and Dreams, Part 1

3/31/2020
What is déjà vu and how does it relate to dreams and anxiety? Robert and Joe discuss what is known about this curious anomaly of memory on Stuff to Blow Your Mind. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:02:27

From the Vault: The Lost Daughters of Aten, Part 2

3/28/2020
Pluto may not be a planet, but it definitely exists. Not every case is so clear. The history of near-Earth astronomy contains many cases of bodies that may or may not have ever existed in the solar system we call home. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick take a journey through space to survey once-hypothetical bodies that took work to prove, once-imagined bodies that are now confirmed phantoms, and the unsolved mysteries where questions remain....

Duration:00:58:40

Interview Interlude Playlist, Part 10: Dr. Jeff Hoffman

3/27/2020
Let's talk about life beyond Earth's magnetosphere. Here's our 2018 chat with astronaut Dr. Jeff Hoffman. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:00:03

Interview Interlude Playlist, Part 9: Carl Zimmer

3/27/2020
Let's talk about heredity. Here's our 2018 chat with acclaimed science writer Carl Zimmer about his book “She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.” Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:10:19

Interview Interlude Playlist, Part 8: Marah Hardt

3/27/2020
Let's talk about the love life of coral with "Sex in the Sea" author Dr. Marah J. Hardt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:15:57

Interview Interlude Playlist, Part 7: R. Scott Bakker

3/27/2020
Let's talk about alien philosophy. Here's our 2017 chat with Canadian author R. Scott Bakker, discussing his dark fantasy novels as well as his paper 'On Alien Philosophy,' published in the The Journal of Consciousness Studies. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:17:07

Interview Interlude Playlist, Part 6: Mary Roach

3/27/2020
Let's talk about penis transplants. Here's our 2016 chat with author Mary Roach, who devotes two chapters of her book "Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War" to urotrauma and genital transplant surgery. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:11:13