Kinsley and Papa cover some weird stuff, indeed. Topics discussed this evening include the Boxer Rebellion, how to outsmart a dragon, how a pearl is formed, the importance of the wireless telegraph in solving a murder, how to cope with a giant walking goldfish, and the importance of sleeping with one's throat covered.
Books mentioned in this episode:
Thunderstruck by Erik Larson (L.A. Times described this book as "A ripping yarn of murder and invention...")
Madam How and Lady Why by Charles Kingsley
The Story Book of Science by Jean Henri Fabre
Abraham Lincoln's World by Genevieve Foster
music is by www.bensound.com