192 Whisperpedia: Santa Claus – Global History & Traditions

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Resource for this episode: Wikipedia article, “Santa Claus” (content use licensed via CC BY-SA 3.0)

 

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186 Whisperpedia: High Altitude Survival – Biology & Adaptations

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Resource for this episode: Wikipedia article, “Organisms at High Altitude” (content use licensed via CC BY-SA 3.0)

 

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180 Whisperpedia: Love – Theories & Biology

A Whisperpedia reading about  Love, including some biology, psychology, philosophy, history, pop culture, evolutionary theories, and descriptions of various types of love.

Resources for this episode: Wikipedia articles, “Love” and “Color Wheel Theory of Love” (content use licensed via CC BY-SA 3.0)

 

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174 Whisperpedia: Time Travel – Wormholes & Urban legends

A Whisperpedia reading about  Time Travel – includes relevant laws of physics, wormholes, paradoxes, and urban legends.

Resource for this episode: Wikipedia articles, “Time travel” and “Time travel claims and urban legends“(content use licensed via CC BY-SA 3.0)


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167 Whisperpedia: Military Armor – History & Uses

A Whisperpedia reading about  Military Armor (AKA Armour).  Includes information about body armor, and also armor for vehicles like ships, airplanes, trains, wheeled vehicles, and tanks.

 

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162 Whisperpedia: New Coke – Failure & Conspiracies

A Whisperpedia reading about  the 1985 failure of New Coke by the Coca-Cola company – includes the reasons, the aftermath, and some conspiracy theories.

 

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157 Whisperpedia: The Mushing Miracle: Sled dogs & Diphtheria

A Whisperpedia reading about  a sled dog relay that saved an entire town from dying of diphtheria.  This is a true story of the heroic dogs and mushers in the 1925 serum run to Nome, Alaska.

 

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