Acid Pop Podcast

by Acid Pop

Acid Pop Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 22
  • Last: 5 Mar 2018
Continuing the traditions of Caustic Soda, Acid Pop explores the fascinating and horrible aspects of everyday life.

Episodes (22)

  • Torture Implements
    Torture Implements
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 44:48
    Join us today as we take a dip into humanitys long and sorted relationship with torture. We'll be discussing the Judas Cradle, the scold's bridle, and, of course, the pear of anguish. Sources: https://list25.com/25-most-brutal-torture-techn... Read more →
    Join us today as we take a dip into humanitys long and sorted relationship with torture. We'll be discussing the Judas Cradle, the scold's bridle, and, of course, the pear of anguish. Sources: https://list25.com/25-most-brutal-torture-techn... Read more →

  • Bridge Disasters
    Bridge Disasters
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    Published: 26 Feb 2018 Duration: 35:42
    Today on Acid Pop, it's not just London bridge that's falling down. We talk about bridges what fell, bridges to nowhere, and more! Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bridge_failures https://www.npr.org/2015/05/09/405415801/remem... Read more →
    Today on Acid Pop, it's not just London bridge that's falling down. We talk about bridges what fell, bridges to nowhere, and more! Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bridge_failures https://www.npr.org/2015/05/09/405415801/remem... Read more →

  • Nuclear Holocaust Close Calls
    Nuclear Holocaust Close Calls
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 37:39
    Today we go down a list of things that almost caused one country to blow up another. Join us as we discuss these things which include a bear, fault wiring, and the moon. Sources: https://www.sciencealert.com/watch-how-far-away-would-you-nee... Read more →
    Today we go down a list of things that almost caused one country to blow up another. Join us as we discuss these things which include a bear, fault wiring, and the moon. Sources: https://www.sciencealert.com/watch-how-far-away-would-you-nee... Read more →

  • Valentine’s Day
    Valentine’s Day
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 33:44
    Whether you're alone or not this Valentine's Day, you can still enjoy some gruesome facts and stories about the Valentine's Day Massacre, Lupercalia, and the Loterie D'amor. Sources: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/curious-fact-of-the... Read more →
    Whether you're alone or not this Valentine's Day, you can still enjoy some gruesome facts and stories about the Valentine's Day Massacre, Lupercalia, and the Loterie D'amor. Sources: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/curious-fact-of-the... Read more →

  • Pirate Queens
    Pirate Queens
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 44:52
    Join us today as we discuss the injustice that no one has made any of these grade A pirate queens the subject of their movie. Sources: https://www.headstuff.org/history/jeanne-de-clisson-bloody-lioness-brittany/ https://pictorial.jezebel.c... Read more →
    Join us today as we discuss the injustice that no one has made any of these grade A pirate queens the subject of their movie. Sources: https://www.headstuff.org/history/jeanne-de-clisson-bloody-lioness-brittany/ https://pictorial.jezebel.c... Read more →

  • Diabetes
    Diabetes
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    Published: 29 Jan 2018 Duration: 44:59
    Today we discuss how stopping people from peeing themselves to death turned into a million dollar industry. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_diabetes https://www.everydayhealth.com/diabetes/understanding/diabetes-mellitus-... Read more →
    Today we discuss how stopping people from peeing themselves to death turned into a million dollar industry. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_diabetes https://www.everydayhealth.com/diabetes/understanding/diabetes-mellitus-... Read more →

  • Elevators and Escelators
    Elevators and Escelators
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    Published: 22 Jan 2018 Duration: 42:42
    What could be safer than elevators and escelators? Well, it turns out, not much. But that doesn't mean they aren't thirsty for your blood... Sources: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/how-ancient-romans-got-wild-animals-colosseum-18095... Read more →
    What could be safer than elevators and escelators? Well, it turns out, not much. But that doesn't mean they aren't thirsty for your blood... Sources: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/how-ancient-romans-got-wild-animals-colosseum-18095... Read more →

  • Inbreeding
    Inbreeding
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    Published: 15 Jan 2018 Duration: 45:00
    Tempting as it might be, we're here to tell you why it may not be a great idea to sleep with your hot sibling. Sources: http://www.medicalbag.com/grey-matter/impact-of-royal-inbreeding-part-iii/article/472635/ https://blog.23andme.com/ance... Read more →
    Tempting as it might be, we're here to tell you why it may not be a great idea to sleep with your hot sibling. Sources: http://www.medicalbag.com/grey-matter/impact-of-royal-inbreeding-part-iii/article/472635/ https://blog.23andme.com/ance... Read more →

  • Dentistry
    Dentistry
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    Published: 8 Jan 2018 Duration: 44:59
    Come cringe with us as we reflect on the drill whirring we all hear in our nightmares. Sources dentist | Origin and meaning of dentist by Online Etymology Dictionary Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before How Many Teeth Do W... Read more →
    Come cringe with us as we reflect on the drill whirring we all hear in our nightmares. Sources dentist | Origin and meaning of dentist by Online Etymology Dictionary Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before How Many Teeth Do W... Read more →

  • New Years!
    New Years!
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    Published: 1 Jan 2018 Duration: 35:54
    Happy 2018, everyone! Join us as we talk about some of the darker new years and some of the strangest traditions from around the world.  Sources: http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-africa/adam-s-calendar-oldest-megalithic-site-w... Read more →
    Happy 2018, everyone! Join us as we talk about some of the darker new years and some of the strangest traditions from around the world.  Sources: http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-africa/adam-s-calendar-oldest-megalithic-site-w... Read more →

  • Accidental Amputations
    Accidental Amputations
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    Published: 25 Dec 2017 Duration: 44:00
    Everyone makes mistakes, but there are times when those mistakes can cost people a literal arm and/or leg. Today we talk about how everyone can mix up their left and right, even surgeons. Sources: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/acrotomophi... Read more →
    Everyone makes mistakes, but there are times when those mistakes can cost people a literal arm and/or leg. Today we talk about how everyone can mix up their left and right, even surgeons. Sources: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/acrotomophi... Read more →

  • Appetite
    Appetite
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    Published: 18 Dec 2017 Duration: 45:59
    I hope you're hungry, because today we've got a menu full of candles, eels, and bicycles.  Sources: https://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-the-longest-people-have-survived-without-air-food-water-sunshine-or-sleep https://www.thedailymeal.com/... Read more →
    I hope you're hungry, because today we've got a menu full of candles, eels, and bicycles.  Sources: https://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-the-longest-people-have-survived-without-air-food-water-sunshine-or-sleep https://www.thedailymeal.com/... Read more →

  • Trains
    Trains
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 44:19
    All aboard for destruction, mehem, and carnage! Come with us as we learn the best and worst techniques for outrunning a tsunami on a train. Sources: http://common-phobias.com/siderodromo/phobia.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Step... Read more →
    All aboard for destruction, mehem, and carnage! Come with us as we learn the best and worst techniques for outrunning a tsunami on a train. Sources: http://common-phobias.com/siderodromo/phobia.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Step... Read more →

  • Birds
    Birds
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    Published: 4 Dec 2017 Duration: 38:57
    Look up in the sky! Is that a bird? Why yes, yes it is. Today we talk about earth's most airborn species and discuss why you should never piss off a crow... Sources https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/in-1932-australia-declared-war-on-em... Read more →
    Look up in the sky! Is that a bird? Why yes, yes it is. Today we talk about earth's most airborn species and discuss why you should never piss off a crow... Sources https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/in-1932-australia-declared-war-on-em... Read more →

  • Vomit!
    Vomit!
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    Published: 27 Nov 2017 Duration: 45:13
    Gird your loins, this one's a doozey. We're diving into vomit. We didn't have to try too hard to make this one gross. Sources: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/cyclic-vomiting-syndrome https://www.webmd.com/d... Read more →
    Gird your loins, this one's a doozey. We're diving into vomit. We didn't have to try too hard to make this one gross. Sources: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/cyclic-vomiting-syndrome https://www.webmd.com/d... Read more →

  • School
    School
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    Published: 20 Nov 2017 Duration: 39:56
    Bring your pencils and liability waivers, because we're taking you to school. But really, how many stories could we find about horrific school experiences? There's only one way to find out. Sources: https://listverse.com/2016/03/14/10-distu... Read more →
    Bring your pencils and liability waivers, because we're taking you to school. But really, how many stories could we find about horrific school experiences? There's only one way to find out. Sources: https://listverse.com/2016/03/14/10-distu... Read more →

  • Deadly Deadly Trees
    Deadly Deadly Trees
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    Published: 13 Nov 2017 Duration: 43:33
    Timber! Get out your hard hat and coveralls, we're talking about the many and varied ways trees are up to no good. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchineel https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dendrocnide_moroides https://www.treehugger.... Read more →
    Timber! Get out your hard hat and coveralls, we're talking about the many and varied ways trees are up to no good. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchineel https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dendrocnide_moroides https://www.treehugger.... Read more →

  • Nitrogen (and how it can kill you)
    Nitrogen (and how it can kill you)
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    Published: 6 Nov 2017 Duration: 33:27
    What could go wrong with plain ol' notrogen, right? Well... Sources: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/chemistry/nitrogen.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nitrogen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decompression_sickness http://www.d... Read more →
    What could go wrong with plain ol' notrogen, right? Well... Sources: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/chemistry/nitrogen.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nitrogen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decompression_sickness http://www.d... Read more →

  • The Horrible World of Cats
    The Horrible World of Cats
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    Published: 30 Oct 2017 Duration: 45:50
    Who doesn't love cats? Well, possibly you after we're through with you. Join us as we run the gamut from toxoplasmosis to cat serial killers. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat-scratch_disease https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-w... Read more →
    Who doesn't love cats? Well, possibly you after we're through with you. Join us as we run the gamut from toxoplasmosis to cat serial killers. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat-scratch_disease https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-w... Read more →

  • Swarms!
    Swarms!
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    Published: 23 Oct 2017 Duration: 47:52
    Join us as we discuss why polyphobia is not an unreasonable fear. From bees to crabs, we dive neck deep into swarms of all manner of things what creep and crawl. Sources: http://listverse.com/2013/10/24/10-animals-known-for-gigantic-swarms... Read more →
    Join us as we discuss why polyphobia is not an unreasonable fear. From bees to crabs, we dive neck deep into swarms of all manner of things what creep and crawl. Sources: http://listverse.com/2013/10/24/10-animals-known-for-gigantic-swarms... Read more →