All episodes

Invasion of the Self-checkout Machines

Self-service began in a Piggly Wiggly 100 years ago. How’d it become a way of life?

November 13, 2017

The Case of the Missing Armadillos

Flora answers questions from the help line about an armadillo paradox and the DaVinci Code of pasta. ELT Help Line #: (347) 464-9626.

November 6, 2017

Bonus: Zombie Flamingo

Flora continues to champion the flamingo.

October 30, 2017

Six O’Clock Soundtrack

How TV news got a score.

October 23, 2017

Who Killed Cargo Shorts?

Flora and fact buddy Prashanth talk about spiders, which leads to a cargo short investigation.

October 16, 2017

Celebrity Crush with Bill Nye

Bill Nye the Science Guy introduces us to an obscure historical figure. Plus, we revisit the eclipse.

October 9, 2017

The ELT Help Line

Flora and Katherine answer questions from listeners. ELT Help Line #: (347) 464-9626.

September 18, 2017

Chair, Misunderstood

Learning to love a viral piece of furniture.

July 3, 2017

Dewey Decimal Drama

The trouble with the library cataloging system. Plus, slug-gate.

June 26, 2017

Don’t Underestimate the Flamingo

Flora learns facts about the flamingo that change her. #YESflamingo

June 19, 2017