Tomatoes are more than 90 percent water. Based on that fact, tomatoes don't seem so interesting. But in a new episode of the podcast FoodStuff, hosts Anney and Lauren prove the tomato's story is more than just one of pronunciation and fruit versus vegetable debate.
It's pretty far-fetched to believe people have been beamed up into UFOs against their will and subjected to uncomfortable examinations — by beings that humans have tried and failed to communicate with, at that. But there have been plenty of claims of alien abductions, and plenty of detractors who attempt to provide logical explanations for them. A new two-part episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind enters this otherworldly territory. Listen to parts one and two.
Eugenics is a set of beliefs that promotes human genetic improvement by discouraging reproduction in people who have "undesirable" traits and encouraging people who have "desirable" traits to reproduce. Yes, the movement was highly discriminatory and unscientific, and problematic in other ways hosts Tracy and Holly discuss on an episode of the podcast Stuff You Missed in History Class.