TRC #540: What We Learned This Week Ft Greg & Mitch of AsapSCIENCE & Sidenote + Name That: Spot The Fake

This week, Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit, the dynamic duo behind the hugely successful AsapSCIENCE YouTube channel and Sidenote podcast, grace TRC’s studio for a fun and fact-filled show! Mitch kicks things off with their popular Sidenote segment, “What Did We Learn This Week”, by examining the influence of trees on the urban heat island effect. Greg brings us a fascinating look at how farming culture influenced pronunciation. Finally, Producer Pat helms a hilarious round of ‘Spot The Fake’ featuring Greg, Mitch, Cristina, Darren and Adam.

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Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit

YouTube: AsapSCIENCE

Sidenote Podcast

Mitch on Twitter

Greg on Twitter

Name That: Spot The Fake

Wikipedia: Acoustic Kitty

HuffPo: First Known Use Of OMG

The Guardian: How To Become A Wimbledon Upire

Match Founder Lost Girlfriend  

Wikipedia: Cotton Candy

Wikipedia: Duel

Mental Floss: Facts About Pugs

CBS News: Woman Finds Herself In Search Party

Fortune: Wealth Therapists

Special Plates for DUI Offenders

Welsh Plant! Program

Independent: Animals and Collective Nouns

BBC – Mark Spitz

ABC News: Man Trades Diamond For Weed

L.A. Times: Girls Scout Selling Cookies Outside Of Dispensary

NBC News: Colorado Changes Mile 420 Highway Marker

HuffPo: What Is Pumpernickel Bread?

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