Ungeniused is a show dedicated to covering the weirdest articles found on Wikipedia. Stephen Hackett and Myke Hurley dive into the strange corners of the world's most amazing website so you don't have to. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett.


Ungeniused 25: Three Unusual Sports  

Things like basketball and football are so mainstream. Maybe it's time to stand out as at athlete in a more unique sport.

Ungeniused 24: Six Modern Pyramids  

When Myke was young, he wanted to be an Egyptologist. Unaware of his co-host's childhood dreams, Stephen booked a world-wide tour of modern pyramids.

Ungeniused 23: Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories  

From 1969 to 1972, twelve astronauts walked on the moon. OR DID THEY?

Ungeniused 22: Selfie-related Deaths  

Getting that perfect snap is not worth your life.

Ungeniused 21: Palace of the Parliament  

"Go big or go home" certainly describes the home of The People's House, a 3.9 million square foot mammoth of a building in Romania.

Ungeniused 20: The Great Molasses Flood  

On January 15, 1919, the Great Molasses Flood killed 21 and injured 150 more in Boston.

Ungeniused 19: The Caning of Charles Sumner  

On May 22, 1856, Preston Brooks attacked Charles Sumner on the floor of the U.S. Senate, striking him repeatedly with a cane until he was unconscious.

Ungeniused 18: Centralia, Pennsylvania  

Get out your maps! We're going to a mining town. Or what's left of one, at least.

Ungeniused 17: Concorde  

London to New York in three hours. Welcome to Concorde.

Ungeniused 16: D. B. Cooper  

On November 24, 1971, a hijacker parachuted out of the back of a Boeing 727 and into the history books.

Ungeniused 15: Festivus  

We find tinsel distracting.

Ungeniused 14: The Philadelphia Experiment  

Some claim the United States Navy was experimenting with electromagnetism in 1943. Stories say it rendered a ship invisible and teleported it over 200 miles.

Ungeniused 13: Flat Earth Societies  

Not everyone believes the planet beneath our feet is spherical. The groups have been around for centuries, and survive today, thanks to the Internet.

Ungeniused 12: Spontaneous Human Combustion  

Are you ever concerned that a loved one may burst into flames in their sleep? You probably don't have to really worry about spontaneous human combustion. Probably.

Ungeniused 11: Non-human Electoral Candidates  

Republicans and Democrats have you down this election cycle? Why not consider a non-human candidate?

Ungeniused 10: The 1904 Summer Olympics  

The Games of the III Olympiad were marred by exploitation, experimentation and a near-deadly marathon.

Ungeniused 9: The Bermuda Triangle  

The Bermuda Triangle is a loosely-defined region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean, where a number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances.

Ungeniused 8: The Principality of Sealand  

The Principality of Sealand is an unrecognized micronation off the coast of England with a very colorful history.

Ungeniused 7: The Emu War  

In 1932, farmers in western Australia were having their crops destroyed by a migrating emu population. Their solution? Soldiers armed with machine guns.

Ungeniused 6: The Hum  

The Hum is a phenomenon involving widespread reports of a persistent and invasive low-frequency humming, rumbling, or droning noise not audible to all people.

Video player is in betaClose