It’s time to face the music, with facts on bridges, healers, lumberjacks and, of course, women. Our panelists are:
Our real-time fact-checker is Dan Zanes, accompanied by his live band.
TMSIDK travels to Washington, D.C. — the city that wants to be a state — to learn about wannabes, from international spies to new human organs. Our panelists are:
Our real-time fact-checker is Femi Oke, international journalist, who struggles to get Americans to understand her.
We look into unholy fruit, religion in banking and the politics of reincarnation. Our panelists are:
TMSIDK is going on a spending spree, from the Brooklyn Bridge to Ethiopia, meeting up with fundraisers, ancient traders and some money that should probably be laundered. Our panelists are:
This episode of Tell Me Something I Don’t Know is all about “Stupid Stuff” — things that seem stupid but aren’t and things that don’t but are. Our panelists are:
This week, we go “Under the Hood,” unearthing the secrets behind concealed ovulation, kosher food, cheesy dreams, pneumatic felines and negotiating. Our panelists are:
Nicholas Negroponte, co-founder of the MIT Media Lab, who would make a great spy… and maybe already has.
We’ve gathered amazing and surprising facts from the world of Collections. We’re not talking baseball cards and Beanie Babies—we’ve got: glucose, gamma rays, brainwaves, fake art and some very blue Russian. Our panelists:
This episode is all about the written — or spoken, or programmed, or texted — word. Let’s start with the letter “A”: absenteeism, abbreviations, AI, advertisements and …a rising tide. Our panelists:
For our sports-themed episode, we left out all the tired cliches and instead jammed it full of odd trophies, hidden advantages, surprising innovations and… Trouble with a capital T.
Our first episode of Season 2 is close to perfection: our contestants bring you perfect cows, rats, tongues, water and calendars.
Our real-time fact-checker is A.J. Jacobs, who is definitely related to Albert Einstein.