Ungeniused is a show dedicated to covering the weirdest articles found on Wikipedia. Stephen Hackett and Myke Hurley are here to explain topics and share knowledge you'll never be able to use in real life. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett.


Ungeniused 31: Exploding Lakes  

While only observed twice, limnic eruptions are both terrifying and deadly.

Ungeniused 30: Bat Bombs, Bird-Guided Missiles and More  

All of these topics are terrible.

Ungeniused 29: Going Over Niagara Falls  

Many people have gone over Niagara Falls in things like barrels and giant rubber balls. You shouldn't try it.

Ungeniused 28: The Sodder Children Disappearance  

Christmas Eve 1945 brought tragedy to the home of the Sodder family. A fire leveled their home, and four children disappeared, with little evidence left that they perished in the flames.

Ungeniused 27: The Oak Island Mystery  

For centuries, treasure hunters have been digging up a tiny island off the coast of Nova Scotia in search of a pirate treasure. The thing is, there is very little evidence of it actually existing.

Ungeniused 26: The Texas City Disasters  

The port city of Texas City, Texas has witnessed not one, but two, explosive accidents over the last century. With hundreds dead and even more injured, this city has seen more than its fair share of disasters.

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 worry about spontaneous human combustion. Probably.

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