Podcast

No Dumb Questions

A Science guy (Destin) from the deep south hashes things out with a Humanities/History guy (Matt) from the wild west.

Episodes

  • 056 - What Going Bald Feels Like

    Apr 12 2019

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, go to https://HelloFresh.com/ndq80 and enter ndq80.   Discuss this episode here   STUFF IN THIS EPISODE: One Semester of Spanish Spanish Love Song Ten Minute Bible Hour video where Matt visits a Greek Orthodox church Smarter Every Day video about YouTube Manipulation Smarter Every Day video about Twitter Manipulation Soylent Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence DHT (the balding chemical) Glue-on Hair Pieces for Men W...more

  • 055 - Internet Manipulation and Countermeasures

    Mar 17 2019

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, go to https://HelloFresh.com/ndq80 and enter ndq80.   Discuss this episode here STUFF IN THIS EPISODE: Tarzan - You’ll Be In My Heart by Phil Collins Spiderman - “Go Get ‘em, Tiger” Alita Battle Angel Trailer Man in the High Castle Trailer Smarter Every Day - The Future of War, and How it Affects YOU (Multi-Domain Operations) Physics Girl - Dianna Cowern RIMPAC Ken Burns Effect Wochit.com Exclusive poll: Americans want econom...more

  • 054 - The Combat of the Thirty

    Feb 27 2019

    SPONSORED BY: AWAY TRAVEL For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/ndq2019 and use promo code ndq2019 during checkout! ▶ DISCUSS THE EPISODE BY CLICKING HERE ◀ STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Combat of the Thirty William the Conqueror What is the difference between a duke, an earl, a lord, a marquis, a baron, and a count? Definition of feudalism Battle of Hastings Battle of Stamford Bridge Sir William Wallace Braveheart Trailer Isabella of France Philip IV of France Capetian Dynasty Valois Dyna...more

  • 053 - What would happen every time you restarted Earth?

    Feb 15 2019

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com/ndq80 and enter ndq80 at checkout. ▶ DISCUSS THE EPISODE BY CLICKING HERE ◀ STUFF IN THIS EPISODE: Risk Settlers of Catan The Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis Fertile Crescent Game of Thrones: There’s a Scientific Reason for Westoros’s Years-Long Winters What is the difference between a mastadon and a wooly mammoth? Mahout Targaryen What is a CMU? Smarter Every Day - Making a House Out of Mud Bricks Billion ...more

  • 052 - Wayfaring Strangers Stagger Into an Internet Bar and Ask Questions

    Jan 31 2019

    SPONSORED BY: CASPER   Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting casper.com/ndq and using ndq at checkout. Terms and conditions apply.   CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if that sounds good to you Discuss this episode here NDQ Subreddit Our podcast YouTube channel Our website is nodumbquestions.fm No Dumb Questions Twitter Matt's Twitter Destin's Twitter SUBSCRIBE LINKS: Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Android OUR YOUTUBE CHANNELS ARE ALSO FUN: Matt's Y...more

  • 051 - Supersonic Fly Fishing

    Jan 15 2019

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com/ndq80 and enter ndq80 at checkout. Discuss this episode here STUFF IN THIS EPISODE: How does a whip break the sound barrier? Castlevania Whip Karbatschen Whipcrackers Aperschnalzen Xerxes Whips the Hellespont Engineering Victory: How Technology Won the Civil War Tie Hacks Brotherhood of the Broadaxe - Wyoming Tie Hackers Sherman’s Neckties The Embattled Confederacy: The Image of War, 1861-1865 Vol. 3 ...more

  • 050 - Package Thief vs. Glitter Bomb Trap (With Mark Rober)

    Dec 21 2018

    SPONSORED BY: EERO. Never think about WiFi again! For $100 off the EERO base unit and two beacons as well as a year of EERO Plus, go to eero.com/ndq and at checkout enter ndq! Discuss this episode here STUFF IN THIS EPISODE: Package Thief vs. Glitter Bomb Trap Mark’s YouTube Channel Mark’s Instagram Mark’s Twitter Mark’s Interview With His Cousin, Peter Daut   Death of a Salesman Lost Dog Sign Rocket City Trash Pandas Grandpa’s Stool Swatch Freedom of Information Act Swatch   CONNECT WITH...more

  • 049 - PeeV=NRT

    Dec 10 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $60 off your first three boxes of HelloFresh ($20 off each box), visit hellofresh.com/ndq60 and enter ndq60 at checkout. STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Billy Madison Pees His Pants Chinese Social Credit System Define Monopoly Castle Doctrine Nosedive (Black Mirror) Gallagher - Stupid Drivers BrainStem Learning Canada Kred on Twitter Norm MacDonald Bob Dole Salutes George H.W. Bush's Casket Political Differences Put Aside at George H.W. Bush’s Funeral George H.W. Bush’...more

  • 048 - The Power of Shared Optimism

    Nov 29 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $60 off your first three boxes of HelloFresh ($20 off each box), visit hellofresh.com/ndq60 and enter ndq60 at checkout. STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE The Brain Scoop Emily Graslie on Twitter Emily Graslie on Instagram Sybil and Edith on Instagram ThinkerCon Derek Hennen on Twitter Millipedes Chicago Bird Collision Monitors The Rookery in Chicago What is DNA? What is aDNA? ExploreAStory podcast about aDNA Quagga John James Audubon’s Birds of America Dismals Canyon Fluores...more

  • 047 - Marine Corps Boot Camp

    Nov 14 2018

    SPONSORED BY: Audible. For a limited time you can get three months of  Audible for $6.95/month. It includes one credit toward anything in their unmatched library plus two of any Audible originals. Go to https://www.audible.com/ndq or text ndq to 500 500. Discuss this episode here STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Semper Fidelis How Did ‘Fido’ Become the Default Name for a Dog? Marine Corps Basic Training - Gas Mask & Gas Chamber Exercise Parris Island Patrick Roy and Jeremy Roenick Trash Talking My Life...more

  • 046 - The Car Wreck

    Oct 23 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $60 off your first three boxes of HelloFresh ($20 off each box), visit hellofresh.com/ndq60 and enter ndq60 at checkout. STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Smarter Every Day - How to Escape from a Car Window Harlan Coben’s “The Five” Trailer Smarter Every Day - Why You Should Put YOUR MASK On First ThinkerCon Operation Paperclip Soldatenstube, Redstone, AL Biergarten - U.S. Space & Rocket Center Festival of the Spoken Nerd YouTube - Alabama rapper attempts freestyle on live t...more

  • 045 - Be a Better Friend

    Oct 15 2018

    SPONSORED BY: AWAY TRAVEL For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/ndq20 and use promo code ndq20 during checkout! STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DISCUSS THIS EPISODE I Corinthians 15:33 - Bad company corrupts good character (NLT) The Legend of Zelda Peppermint Hula Hoop Shooter McGavin - “This is golf, people!” What is the meaning of Monkeysphere and Dunbar’s Number? “The YouTube Stars Heading for Burnout” The Drag Equation “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” Trailer   CONNECT WITH NO DUM...more

  • 044 - How to Think

    Oct 01 2018

    SPONSORED BY AUDIBLE To start your free 30-day trial and receive a free audiobook visit audible.com/ndq or text ndq to 500 500!   How to Think: A Survival Guide For a World at Odds by Alan Jacobs   CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if that sounds good to you Discuss this episode here NDQ Subreddit Our podcast YouTube channel Our website is nodumbquestions.fm No Dumb Questions Twitter Matt's Twitter Destin's Twitter SUBSCRIBE LINKS: Subscribe on iTunes Subscr...more

  • 043 - Her Name Was Corndog and She Had Thirteen Nipples

    Sep 17 2018

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  • 042 - Listener Questions Lightning Round

    Aug 30 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $60 off your first three boxes of HelloFresh ($20 off each box), visit hellofresh.com/ndq60 and enter ndq60 at checkout. EPISODE DISCUSSION on Reddit STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Define “Antipode” Roman Forum Roman Colloseum Trevi Fountain Vatican City Basilica of Saint John Lateran Santa Croce in Gerusalemme Assisi, Italy Orvieto, Italy Florence, Italy Rae Carruth CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if that sounds good to you Discu...more

  • 041 - Probing Space, and Rocket CEOs

    Aug 22 2018

    SPONSORED BY: EERO. Never think about WiFi again! For free overnight shipping to the U.S. or Canada, go to eero.com and at checkout select overnight shipping and enter ndq to make it free! STUFF IN THIS EPISODE: Elon Musk Elon Musk Apologizes for ‘Pedo’ Comment Tory Bruno SpaceX In-Situ Resource Utilization Insitu utilization and the mars looks like earth picture SpaceX plans for Mars SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Tory Bruno Tweet on SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch “Slingshot” = Gravity Assist Par...more

  • 040 - Amazing Moments in Weird Places

    Aug 12 2018

    SPONSORED BY: AWAY TRAVEL - awaytravel.com/ndq20 PROMO CODE: NDQ20 for $20 off a suitcase RIMPAC Nation States Russia Today Al Jazeera Mike Krzyzewski Glacier National Park Going-to-the-Sun Road Trail Ridge Road - Rocky Mountain National Park Beartooth Highway Derivatives Jack Conte, CEO & Cofounder of Patreon PomplamooseMusic Pedals Music Video - Jack Conte “Don’t Stop Lovin Me” - Pomplamoose “Look at this graph” parody CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon i...more

  • 039 - Congrats... On a Life With Chapters

    Jul 29 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com/ndq and enter ndq at checkout. ☞ DISCUSS THIS EPISODE HERE ☜ STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Destin's 15 year certificate The Drug Stopper Nickelback - Photograph Madonna - Like a Virgin Madonna - Ray of Light Mr. Rogers visits with Jeff Erlanger Søren Kierkegaard Quote - “Purity of heart is to will one thing.” Eminem - Lose Yourself Finger Eleven - One Thing Ben Folds - Fred Jones, Pt. 2 Boeing Study on Retireme...more

  • 038 - The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

    Jul 18 2018

    SPONSORED BY: Audible. To take advantage of the Amazon Prime offer go to https://www.audible.com/ndq or text ndq to 500 500. This offer ends July 31st, 2018. Discuss this episode here STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Vulcan Sculpture in Birmingham, Alabama Vulcan’s Traffic “Light for Life” Bessemer Process Sid Meier's Civilization Replica of the Parthenon in Memphis, TN Hagia Sophia in Constantinople Statue of Zeus Mausoleum Philo of Byzantium Herodotus Callimachus of Cyrene Antipater Pyramids of G...more

  • 037 - Media, Magic and Managua

    Jul 01 2018

    SPONSORED BY: EERO - NEVER THINK ABOUT WIFI AGAIN For free overnight shipping to the U.S. or Canada, visit eero.com and at checkout select overnight shipping then enter ndq to make it free!   HOW TO GET INVOLVED IN THE NICARAGUA RELIEF THINGThe Motorcycle Rice Run STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Vidcon 2018 Jack Conte - Pomplamoose Nicaraguan Political Unrest Binary Marble Adding Machine Two Vortex Rings Colliding in Slow Motion Matt’s Prosperity Christianity Impression - begins at 5:30 Hooke’s Law U...more

  • 036 - The B.S. Asymmetry Principle

    Jun 19 2018

    SPONSORED BY: AWAY TRAVEL For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/ndq20 and use promo code ndq20 during checkout! STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Matt Whitman - Google Images Matt Whitman’s Big Mouth Keeps Getting Him Into Trouble Halifax councillor Matt Whitman barred from committees for 3 months Matt Whitman stands by white supremacists’ message Halifax councillor under fire for retweeting pro-white group Matt Whitman’s Idiocy and Free Speech Matt Whitman’s Deafening Silence Matt’s Wikipe...more

  • 035 - Parenting, Solo, and Anti-Semitism

    Jun 07 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com/ndq and enter ndq at checkout. STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE What is the Apocrypha and Should It Be In the Bible Destin’s Wikipedia Page Matt’s IMDb Page Charlie the Unicorn Charlie Bit My Finger Charlie Bit My Finger on Osama bin Laden’s Computer Solo Movie Trailer Avengers: Infinity War Movie Trailer The Drug Stopper Sabaton Likes Matt’s Tweet   Alert Sound Effects from http://www.freesfx.co.uk CONNECT WITH N...more

  • 034 - Siege Warfare

    May 21 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com/ndq and enter ndq at checkout. Special thanks to: PATRONS WHO HAVE ARRIVED. Click here to see a full list of Patrons (as of the last time we updated said list) CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE EPISODE DISCUSSION IN THE SUBREDDIT. Shoutout to: MT Knives (Use code NDQ) STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Define “Siege” Matt’s Audio Book Warfare Articles Matt Read Jaws of Defeat Podcast on iTunes Fort Monroe Akko Masada Siege of...more

  • 033 - Visiting Israel

    May 13 2018

    SPONSORED BY: Audible. Visit http://audible.com/ndq to get a free 30 day trial with Audible to get any book you want. US listeners: Text “NDQ” to 500-500 for a free trial link. Discuss this episode here STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Heat Capacity How to pronounce “whilst” Hezekiah’s Tunnel Akko How to pronounce “templars” Shooter McGavin The 260-year-old church ladder How to pronounce “sepulchre” Church of the Holy Sepulchre Hadrian Picture of a Sarcophagus Lid Relics of the Apostle St. Thomas Ar...more

  • 032 - Bullying and Ender's Game

    Apr 28 2018

    SPONSORED BY: AWAY TRAVEL - awaytravel.com/ndq PROMO CODE: NDQ for $20 off a suitcase Gary Johnson on Aleppo, Syria U.S. Fertility Rate Reaches a Record Low Morons! Vizzini from Princess Bride Death Scene (starting at :09) The Secrets of Sherlock’s Mind Palace Jens Stoltenberg, Leader of NATO Jan Egeland Rock Song by Ylvis Dwight D. Eisenhower Erwin Rommel Bernard Montgomery Dietrich Bonhoeffer Machine Learning Nick Saban changes quarterback in middle of championship game William T. She...more

  • 031 - Ready Player One Movie Review

    Apr 14 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH (Visit hellofresh.com/ndq and enter "ndq" for $30 off your first order) STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Ready Player One Movie Positional Tracking A Real Life Haptic Glove - Smarter Every Day Ben Mendelsohn - Sorrento Ralph Ineson (Rick in RPO) in The VVitch movie Olivia Cooke - Samantha TJ Miller - IR0k The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Official Trailer #1 Suicide Squad - Enchantress Gundam Simon Pegg - Og Ender’s Game   CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Quest...more

  • 030 - Visiting the Rocket Range

    Mar 31 2018

    SPONSORED BY: AUDIBLE (Click here to get a free 30 day trial with Audible to get any book you want)US listeners: Text “NDQ” to 500-500 for a free trial link Discuss this episode here STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Airy Stress Function in Polar Coordinates Bridge Collapse in Miami Alabama Governor Signs Bill to Use Nitrogen Hypoxia for Executions Why You Should Put Your Mask on First Google News Initiative Destin at the UAB Hockey Game Captain Disillusion’s Video Teaching About Green Screen Hist...more

  • 029 - Welcome to the Gun Show

    Mar 21 2018

    Discuss this episode here STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Columbine School Shooting Wishbone on PBS U.S.S. Cairo An Up-close Look at the AR-15 Marjory Stoneman Douglas H.S. Shooter’s Foster Family Speaks Patriot Act Author Prepares Bill to Put Bulk Collection ‘Out of Business’ Marco Rubio Booed at Town Hall r/Firearms Ender’s Game Eugene Stoner (Stoner Chronicles) Number of Mass Shootings in Gun Free Zones Knife v. Gun - 21 Foot Rule Davy Crockett Device   CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support...more

  • 028 - Volunteer Hangman

    Mar 09 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLO FRESH (Visit hellofresh.com/ndq and enter "ndq" for $30 off your first order) STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Hamm Botched Execution Rasputin Murder Willie Francis Execution George P. Hanna Ender’s Game     CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if that sounds good to you Discuss this episode here NDQ Subreddit Our podcast YouTube channel Our website is nodumbquestions.fm No Dumb Questions Twitter Matt's Twitter Destin's Twitter SUBSCRIBE LINKS: Subs...more

  • 027 - Destin Gets Crushed By His Hero

    Feb 28 2018

    SPONSORED BY: KIWICO (Go to kiwico.com/ndq for your free trial to inspire kids to be scientists, creators, and innovators! Everything needed to create, explore, and learn—delivered.) STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE - Let's be honest if you're here it's for Squeal Cat   Squeal Cat   CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if that sounds good to you Discuss this episode here NDQ Subreddit Our podcast YouTube channel Our website is nodumbquestions.fm No Dumb Questions Twitter M...more

  • 026 - Crush Your Enemies and Hear the Lamentations of Their Women

    Feb 21 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLOFRESH (Visit hellofresh.com/ndq and enter "ndq" for $30 off your first order) STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE FlightAware Jordan Peterson/Cathy Newman Debate Chegg Hoplite Phalanx Conan the Barbarian “Best In Life” Smarter Every Day’s “What Is This LIne? (on my Super Blue Blood Moon photo)” Ancient Theories of Light Sound Effects National Atomic Testing Museum Hoover Dam Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery     CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if...more

  • 025 - Makey Makerton and the Makerholes (ft. Laser-Guided Bob Clagett)

    Jan 30 2018

    SPONSORED BY: AUDIBLE (Click here to get a free 30 day trial with Audible to get any book you want) US listeners: Text “NDQ” to 500-500 for a free trial link Discuss this episode on the subreddit.    PEOPLE WHO SUPPORT US ON PATREON ARE AWESOME: No Dumb Questions on Patreon I Like to Make Stuff on Patreon STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Bob Clagett’s I Like To Make Stuff YouTube Channel New Yankee Workshop 3D Printing Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer Fusion 360 Bob’s Song, O Holy Night Bob Clagett’s Music Yo...more

  • 024 - Leaving Our Jobs...PhD/Sabbatical

    Jan 21 2018

    SPONSORED BY: RXBAR (Click here to get 25% off your first order of whole food protein bars) - rxbar.com/ndq promo code: ndq SABBATICAL SUGGESTION EMAIL nodumbqs+Sabbatical@gmail.com STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Discuss this episode on the subreddit Give Matt Ideas for his sabbatical on the NDQ subreddit here. Have a specific offer for him? IE a barn he can stay in for 2 days etc: Email those opportunities/ideas here: NoDumbQs+Sabbatical@gmail.com Destin's PhD Advisor  Definition of Mercurial Mer...more

  • 023 - Tackling Tragedy (And NetNeutrality)

    Jan 10 2018

    SPONSORED BY: HELLO FRESH (hellofresh.com/ndq promo code "ndq" for $30 off your first order) STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE: Onion News Network - Apple’s Computer with no Keyboard (Mild Offensiveness Warning) Google Search of The “Slow iPhone Phenomenon” What is Net Neutrality? Vote No on 2B - Fort Collins, CO “I Milk The Monster” Clip from the NDQ 022 - Star Wars Episode CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if that sounds good to you Discuss this episode here NDQ Subre...more

  • 022 - Jedi Are Morons (The Last Jedi Review - No Dumb Questions)

    Dec 19 2017

    SPONSORED BY: AUDIBLE Visit http://audible.com/ndq or text ndq to 500-500 to get a free 30 day trial with Audible to get any book you want.    Matt's Dagobah Aquarium   CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if that sounds good to you Discuss this episode here  Our podcast YouTube channel Our website is nodumbquestions.fm No Dumb Questions Twitter Matt's Twitter  Destin's Twitter Subscribe links: Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Android Our YouTube channels are also...more

  • 021 - The Antikythera Mechanism and Shipwreck

    Dec 16 2017

    SPONSORED BY: HELLO FRESH (hellofresh.com promo code "ndq30" for $30 off your first order) THIS EPISODE ALSO BROUGHT TO YOU BY: You! Huge thanks to all of our supporters on Patreon! Discuss This Episode! STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE: Matt’s Offensive Bible Video Where is Antikythera? About the island of Antikythera Antikythera Shipwreck Antikythera Mechanism Hellenic v. Hellenistic Age Roman Age Philip II of Macedon Peloponnesian War Alexander the Great Xenophon Moussas of The Antikythera Mechan...more

  • 020 - Sax, Drugs, and Rock n' Roll (With Leanor Ortega Till)

    Nov 30 2017

    Sponsored by CASPER Go to www.Casper.com/ndq and use promo code “ndq” for $50 off a mattress purchase Leanor plays saxophone in the band Five Iron Frenzy Here's other things Leanor does: Leanor’s work with Urban Skye Scum of the Earth The Fast Feeling (The new band she sings with)   THIS EPISODE ALSO BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Patrons who support on Patreon.com/NoDumbQuestions   OTHER STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE: Forever Your Girl Weird Al – Off the Deep End Datsun 210 Hatchback   All of the transitions in...more

  • 019 - Urinal Confessions and Soft War

    Nov 17 2017

    SPONSORED BY: HELLO FRESH (hellofresh.com/ndq promo code "ndq" for $30 off your first order) THIS EPISODE ALSO BROUGHT TO YOU BY: The Fifty-Fifty! (horrifying details below) STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE: Moon dancing with buckets on their heads NASCAR Apple Samsung Note   THE FIFTY-FIFTY DETAILS: The Fifty-Fifty is literally the ninth worst thing you can do on the Internet. It's a terrible game that we regret inventing, and would encourage you to avoid. The Fifty-Fifty is nothing more than a deplor...more

  • 018 - Sportsball with Brady Haran

    Oct 25 2017

    SPONSORED BY: Away - Get $20 off a suitcase by going to awaytravel.com/ndq and entering the promo code ndq (or you can just click here)  BRADY HARAN'S INTERNETTING The Unmade Podcast THIS EPISODE ALSO BROUGHT TO YOU BY: The Fifty-Fifty! (horrifying details below)   STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Brady Haran from Hello Internet What is the difference between baseball and softball? What is cricket? Troy Tulowitzki’s Unassisted Triple Play See the final score for the New York Yankees game Brady was re...more

  • 017 - Destin's Domino Discovery

    Oct 09 2017

    SPONSORED BY: HELLO FRESH (hellofresh.com promo code "ndq30" for $30 off your first order) RXBAR (Click here to get 25% off whole food protein bars) - rxbar.com/ndq   STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Destin’s Dominoes Video The Incredible Science Machine Sprice Machines YouTube Channel European Domino Record   CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS: Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if that sounds good to you Discuss this episode here NDQ Subreddit Our podcast YouTube channel Our website is nodumbquestions...more

  • 016 - Exploring the Forgotten Fair

    Oct 01 2017

    SPONSORED BY: AUDIBLE (Click here to get a free 30 day trial with Audible to get any book you want) The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson on Audible   Click here to discuss this episode on the subreddit   EMILY GRASLIE'S INTERNETTING The Brain Scoop Explorastory (keep hitting refresh until later this fall)   INTERESTING STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE White City map The Rookery  The Montauk (sadly what we saw in Chicago wasn't the original building designed by Burnham and Root - that one's long g...more

  • 015 - What the Heck Is Sleep Paralysis?

    Sep 18 2017

    SPONSORED BY: HELLO FRESH (Click here to go to HelloFresh.com and enter ndq30 for $30 off your first order) /  AUDIBLE (Click here to go to audible.com/nodumbquestions for a free audio book – use it to get The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson or any other book you might like) Click here to discuss this episode on the subreddit Click here to See this episode on YouTube: ABOUT SLEEP PARALYSIS: A fun, user-friendly article A more serious article A fancy serious research journal article for...more

  • 014 - Befriending Hitler (Live Eclipse Event Recording)

    Aug 24 2017

    SPONSORED BY: BOMBFELL (Click here to connect with your personal stylist and get $25 off your first purchase) RXBAR (Click here to get 25% off whole food protein bars)     OUR ECLIPSE VIDEOS: Smarter Every Day Eclipse Video Smarter Every Day 2 Eclipse Video (Behind the Scenes) TMBH Eclipse Video (Matt's)   CONNECT WITH NO DUMB QUESTIONS:  Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if that sounds good to you  Discuss this episode here  Our podcast YouTube channel Our website is nodumbquestions.fm No D...more

  • 013 - Becoming a Bitcoin Bitionaire

    Aug 16 2017

    SPONSORED BY: Away Travel Luggage (Click here to check it out). 23 And Me (Click here to get your own test kit) (Not an official Sponsor) Dr. Telepun's Solar Eclipse Timer Download Android Download Link   Apple Download Link  Support No Dumb Questions on Patreon if you wanna  Discuss this episode here  Stuff We Talked About In This Episode:   Bitcoin What English Sounds like to non English speakers The island culture that uses large stones as money The Motley Fool Ithaca Hour Destin's Eclipse...more

  • 012 - Darth Vader with Mickey Mouse Ears

    Jul 31 2017

    Sponsored By: Audible: Click here to start your free trial and download "The Devil In the White City" by Eric Larson. 23andMe: Click here or go to 23andMe.com/NoDumbQuestions for ancestry testing and more. We'll discuss the book in an upcoming episode! DISCUSS THIS EPISODE HERE Stuff We Talked About In This Episode: INTRO Ready Player One Trailer Where is the tenderloin? Case New Holland Industrial Cake (1990s band) Michelin Stupid Star Wars Dancing Crap Brandtastrophe - YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO L...more

  • 011 - What Makes You Cry?

    Jul 09 2017

    SPONSORED BY: 23 And Me (Click here to get your own test kit) and Thumbtack (Click here to see how it works)   SUPPORT NO DUMB QUESTIONS ON PATREON HERE   DISCUSS THIS EPISODE HERE   Stuff We Talked About In This Episode: DISAPPOINTING DISCUSSIONS ABOUT URINATION Yellowpee Blue Acid Indicator (Methylene Blue) MOVIES THAT MAKE WEAK PEOPLE CRY Hidden Figures Trailer Pete’s Dragon Trailer Silence Trailer Wonder Woman Trailer Saving Private Ryan SCIENCE AND OPINION ON CRYING AND FARTING ON AIRPLAN...more

  • 010 - Dinosaurs, Wolves, and Emily Graslie

    Jun 18 2017

    Sponsored By: Audible: Click here to start your free trial and download "The Devil In the White City" by Eric Larson. We'll discuss the book in an upcoming episode! DISCUSS THIS EPISODE HERE Stuff We Talked About In This Episode: Emily’s YouTube Channel Faith, SD Sue the T-Rex The Field Museum  The First Ferris Wheel 1893 World’s Fair Types of Columns Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show  Japanese Garden in Jackson Park The Devil in the White City Map of Chicago Neighborhoods (and bars) Storybo...more

  • 009 - READY PLAYER ONE

    May 30 2017

    Destin and Matt discuss Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Sponsored By: Audible: Click here to start your free trial and download Ready Player One  Hello Fresh: Use Promo Code "NDQ30" to get $30 off. DISCUSS THIS EPISODE HERE   Follow links: The YouTube version of this podcast episode involves Atari Our website is nodumbquestions.fm No Dumb Questions Twitter Matt's Twitter  Destin's Twitter Subscribe links: Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Android Feedback options: No Dumb Questions Subreddit (o...more

  • 008 - The North Korea Problem and Matt's Issues with Meat

    May 12 2017

    Sponsored By: Hello Fresh: Use Promo Code "NDQ30" to get $30 off. DISCUSS THIS EPISODE HERE Intro Matt's daughter is doing better.    The North Korea Problem North Korea 101 Hamas congrats N. Korea Matt's Dagobah Aquarium Ultra sonic mist North Korean Defectors Try BBQ   Hello Fresh Hello Fresh: Use Promo Code "NDQ30" to get $30 off. Destin's wife Tara   Guest: Henry from MinutePhysics MinutePhysics Video Henry asks about where Destin blew up the Prince Rupert's Drop How much does meat actu...more

  • 007 - Body Slamming People on Airplanes

    Apr 19 2017

    Sponsored By 23 And Me (Click here to get your own test kit) DISCUSS THIS EPISODE HERE Intro Contra Theme Song   Airplane Body Slams Guy getting body slammed on a United flight  United CEO’s response CEO’s second response Overbooking video by Wendover Productions Making it Podcast with Bob Clagett   23 And Me Click here to use our sponsor link to get a test kit http://www.23andme.com/nodumbquestions Sandlin Family Crest History of the Atlantic slave trade Genotyping   James Bond Sean Conne...more

  • 006 - The Grabbler

    Apr 08 2017

    The Grabbler This episode is sponsored by Audible. Go to http://www.audible.com/nodumbquestions to get a free trial you can use to pickup Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. The book is clever and interesting, and we're going to be discussing it in a future episode. ***This episode has SPOILERS about the movie "Logan". If you want to skip those for the time being, you can fast-forward from the moment we warn you to 00:26:30. Also brought to you by The REVAMPED, RESTORED, AND BETTER THAN EVER Fif...more

  • 005 - Backwards Talking and other Freaky Human Skills

    Mar 26 2017

    Talking Backwards? (And other freaky human skills) Brought to you by The NEW AND IMPROVED Fifty-Fifty http://www.thefiftyfifty.com http://www.the5050.com Section 1 - Skills Cats Flipping: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtWbpyjJqrU Feline High Rise Syndrome: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15363762 Destin’s Business Cards: https://twitter.com/smartereveryday/status/366073103161372673 1980’s Frosted Flakes Ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrUx4R1cUyw Ad 1 - http://www.thefiftyfifty.com (A...more

  • 004 - What Is the Fifty-Fifty?

    Mar 01 2017

    Matt and Destin introduce the world to "The Fifty-Fifty" and respond to the first wave of listener feedback... which makes for a great opportunity to unpack the nature of feedback in general; giving it, receiving it, and the dangers associated with over-responding to as well as under-delivering on feedback given to us by loved ones. Intro: Matt pitching a tent Ad 1 - What is The Fifty-Fifty? http://www.mattanddestin.com http://www.destinandmatt.com Section 1 - Listening to the Feedback Very cl...more

  • 003 - Drones and BEARS?

    Feb 10 2017

    Destin accuses Matt of over-marveling at mundane things before the conversation to shifts to advances in drone warfare. Matt expresses his skepticism about the whole concept of weaponized drones. Destin talks about tracking down a missing toy drone over Christmas. Insane Drone Swarm:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XKiUtruQiY Subscribe on iTunes: https://goo.gl/SMteIy Subscribe on Android: https://goo.gl/CYEumF Our YouTube channels are also fun:      Destin: http://www.youtube.com/user/des...more

  • 002 - How do High Speed Cameras Work?

    Feb 10 2017

    Destin sets up an experiment in his garage and explains to Matt how his high speed camera works. Matt receives a suspicious email about a sculpture. Support No Dumb Questions at: http://www.patreon.com/nodumbquestions Visit our website: http://nodumbquestions.fm Subscribe on iTunes: https://goo.gl/SMteIy Subscribe on Android: https://goo.gl/CYEumF Our YouTube channels are also fun:      Destin: https://www.youtube.com/user/destinws2      Matt: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3vIOVJiXig...more

  • 001 - Are We Too Similar?

    Feb 10 2017

    Destin and Matt take personality tests to figure out if they're too similar to make a podcast together. Visit our website: http://nodumbquestions.fm Subscribe on iTunes: https://goo.gl/SMteIy Subscribe on Android: https://goo.gl/CYEumF Support No Dumb Questions at http://www.patreon.com/nodumbquestions Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/NoDumbQs Visit the website at http://www.nodumbquestions.fm Our YouTube channels are also fun:      Destin: http://www.youtube.com/user/destinws2     ...more

  • 000 - No Dumb Questions - Introduction

    Feb 10 2017

    Destin explains what we're going for with No Dumb Questions using words and music. Visit  http://www.NoDumbQuestions.fm Our Sponsor: https://www.patreon.com/nodumbquestions  No Dumb Questions: http://twitter.com/NoDumbQs Matt Whitman: http://twitter.com/MattWhitmanTMBH Destin Sandlin: http://twitter.com/smartereveryday