Legend Smashers

Katie Goldin

We’re going to explode some myths about human and animal biology & psychology, and discover that the truth really is stranger than fiction. With special guest comedian and Nerdificent co-host Ify Nwadiwe.


1. Komodo dragon venom

2. Bees are angered by the color red

3. Mathematician & grandfather of the scientific method, Ḥasan Ibn al-Haytham

4. Unihemispheric slow wave sleep

5. Lionesses synchronize their "periods" (estrus)

6.Immortal jellyfish

7. Scallop eyeballs

8. Horse mustaches!!!

9. Bornean bearded pig

10. The mystery of wombat cube poop, solved?