All episodes

Your Bedtime is Killing You

Flora stages a fact intervention with Prashanth.

December 18, 2017

Who is Wilhelm and Why Won’t He Stop Screaming?

The history of the world’s most iconic movie scream.

December 11, 2017

The Voices Hiding in Your Favorite Movies

Invisible actors create worlds of sound in everything you watch – from Jaws to The Wire.

December 4, 2017

How to Not Ruin Thanksgiving

Tips for being the #1 guest in the history of the universe. Plus, prunes.

November 20, 2017

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