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Do you like trivia and fun facts?
Have you lost hours to internet rabbit holes?
Do you ever wonder about the history of everyday things in your world?

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Apr 26, 2018

If this is your first episode, this is a warning it’ll be a little different than past episodes, but it will also be a good way to hear what this show is about. Does that make sense? Don’t worry. It will.

On the day I’m recording it, it is currently my birthday. It’s the ninth time I am turning 27, or 35 if you...


Apr 19, 2018

This episode is actually one of the first topics I ever thought to talk about when I created the show. And I weirdly kept putting it off.

Whenever I tell someone what my podcast is about, I say something along the lines of it being a short history podcast about everyday things. And this particular topic has been the...


Apr 12, 2018

While not scientifically proven as a reason why communication and technology fails, there was plenty of evidence in this episode to prove otherwise, including having to record three times.

I'm your host, Emily Prokop, and this is The Story Behind Mercury Retrograde.

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Apr 5, 2018

I am pleased to have worked with Win from the podcast Ask Win for this episode and I’m going to let her introduce it.

When Win first talked to me about doing an episode in conjunction with Cerebral Palsy Awareness month, which was in March, many of the articles and stories I read were about people with Cerebral Palsy...


Apr 1, 2018

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