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Squaring the Strange # 177 – Field Trip to Bagansland with Susan and Kenny!

Just in time for Halloween: A look back at a classic Squaring the Strange show!  We begin with a look at the continuing danger of online rumors igniting mob violence and the Google engineer who is in the news for his belief that the AI in development there has...

Squaring the Strange # 179: Deviant Death Rites and Bizarre Burials

New episode of Squaring the Strange is out! This week we dug up some strange ways people have sent off their deceased loved ones. As a medieval person, how would you keep Aunt Edna from coming back as a vampire or a bitey undead plague-spreader? Or in the Victorian...

Revisiting the ‘Mystery Missile’ Scare of 2010

This month is the anniversary of one of the highest profile—and best documented—UFO reports in modern American history, with hundreds of eyewitnesses and reasonably clear (albeit nevertheless ambiguous) video footage. Despite the (at-least-temporarily) unidentified...

Squaring the Strange #115: The Bermuda Triangle Mystery

For those who didn't see it: A recent episode of Squaring the Strange revisited a classic mystery: The Bermuda Triangle! The Bermuda Triangle is a perennial favorite for seekers of the strange; Ben still gets calls regularly from students eager to ask him...