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46: Baby, It's Cold Outside



BRR! Whip up a cup of hot chocolate as we gab about things that are cool, cold, and icy. We teach you how to build an igloo, how the ice industry started, what happens to your body when you're stuck in the cold depths of outer space, and why you feel like going to the bathroom a lot more during cold weather. (Yay, pee.) Speaking of hot chocolate, learn about a secret delicious plant that cures sore throats!

ALSO: Chris' insane Music Round

RUNTIME: 42 minutes 9 seconds


Featured Interlude Music:

"Baby, It's Cold Outside" by Haley Reinhart & Casey Abrams  Amazon | iTunes 


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Reader Comments (4)

How dare you! How dare you post an episode on the day it was 10 below zero here in Wisconsin! It should have been an episode about Tahiti.
Just kidding guys I think your show is always amazing andthe minute I see a new episode I get as giddy as a child. I am constantly annoying my coworkers with the facts you supply.
So in all serious thank you for doing your show each week. The combination of you four is perfect.
Oh and I must say that Dana has the most adorable voice in podcasting and Karen you are a very very close second.

January 26, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJon Wilcox

You almost got it right on what happens when you are exposed to a vacuum Youtube scishow What Happens if Your Body is Exposed to the Vacuum of Space?

February 12, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterrooislangwtf

I tried to listen to this twice to go to sleep but I kept falling asleep during it so I had to listen to it in the afternoon. I love you guys, I try to recommend it to my friends and (extended) family but they won't listen. My whole family listens (or likes to listen) to your podcast. I don't understand why you guys haven't updated your podcast to episode 204 yet but i hope you do soon.
-Ririe E Nielsen

P.S. my name means "Red King" in Scottish!

October 24, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterRirie Nielsen

I realise this is late. But Iā€™m playing catch up.

Better late than never for a correction.

It has never snowed in Sydney in recorded history.
In the mountains outside of Sydney, and in the suburbs on the outskirts sure.
But snow on the Opera House or Sydney Harbour Bridge, never.

May 26, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterChris

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