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Destin Sandlin and Matt Whitman

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A science guy from the deep south (Destin) and a humanities guy from the wild west (Matt Whitman) discuss deep questions with varying levels of maturity.

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054 - The Combat of the Thirty

1:28:37 | Feb 27th

NDQ 054 - Combat of the Thirty (Let's take a break for Capri Suns then try to kill each other again)

053 - What would happen every time you restarted Earth?

1:43:14 | Feb 15th

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052 - Wayfaring Strangers Stagger Into an Internet Bar and Ask Questions

1:19:36 | Jan 31st

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051 - Supersonic Fly Fishing

1:06:43 | Jan 15th

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050 - Package Thief vs. Glitter Bomb Trap (With Mark Rober)

1:38:48 | Dec 21st, 2018

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PeeV=NRT

1:11:42 | Dec 10th, 2018

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048 - The Power of Shared Optimism

1:14:59 | Nov 29th, 2018

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047 - Marine Corps Boot Camp

1:11:29 | Nov 14th, 2018

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046 - The Car Wreck

56:02 | Oct 23rd, 2018

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045 - Be a Better Friend

1:12:27 | Oct 15th, 2018

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044 - How to Think

1:35:03 | Oct 1st, 2018

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043 - Her Name Was Corndog and She Had Thirteen Nipples

1:15:49 | Sep 17th, 2018

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042 - Listener Questions Lightning Round

1:01:57 | Aug 30th, 2018

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041 - Probing Space, and Rocket CEOs

1:19:24 | Aug 22nd, 2018

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040 - Amazing Moments in Weird Places

1:28:08 | Aug 12th, 2018

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039 - Congrats... On a Life With Chapters

1:22:35 | Jul 29th, 2018

Destin and Matt Discuss the complexity of turning to the next chapter in life.

038 - The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

1:11:59 | Jul 18th, 2018

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037 - Media, Magic and Managua

1:25:40 | Jul 1st, 2018

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036 - The B.S. Asymmetry Principle

57:52 | Jun 19th, 2018

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035 - Parenting, Solo, and Anti-Semitism

1:05:02 | Jun 7th, 2018

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034 - Siege Warfare

2:12:47 | May 21st, 2018

The History and Mechanics of how Sieges work and why they happen.

033 - Visiting Israel

1:40:06 | May 13th, 2018

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032 - Bullying and Ender's Game

2:19:11 | Apr 28th, 2018

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031 - Ready Player One Movie Review

1:27:50 | Apr 14th, 2018

How to deal with Bullying Destin and Matt discuss the Ready Player One Movie

030 - Visiting the Rocket Range

1:34:37 | Mar 31st, 2018

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029 - Welcome to the Gun Show

1:36:06 | Mar 21st, 2018

Discuss this episode here STUFF FROM THIS EPISODE Columbine School Shooting Wishbone on PBS U.S.S. Cairo An Up-close Look at the AR-15 Marjory Stoneman Douglas H.S. Shooter’s Foster Family Speaks Patriot Act Author Prepares Bill to Put Bulk Colle...Show More

028 - Volunteer Hangman

45:47 | Mar 9th, 2018

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027 - Destin Gets Crushed By His Hero

1:03:44 | Feb 28th, 2018

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026 - Crush Your Enemies and Hear the Lamentations of Their Women

1:39:39 | Feb 21st, 2018

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025 - Makey Makerton and the Makerholes (ft. Laser-Guided Bob Clagett)

1:16:18 | Jan 30th, 2018

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024 - Leaving Our Jobs...PhD/Sabbatical

45:23 | Jan 21st, 2018

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023 - Tackling Tragedy (And NetNeutrality)

1:12:46 | Jan 10th, 2018

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023 - Tackling Tragedy (And NetNeutrality)

0:00 | Jan 10th, 2018

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023 - Tackling Tragedy (And NetNeutrality)

0:00 | Jan 10th, 2018

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022 - Jedi Are Morons (The Last Jedi Review - No Dumb Questions)

1:25:51 | Dec 19th, 2017

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021 - The Antikythera Mechanism and Shipwreck

1:03:27 | Dec 16th, 2017

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020 - Sax, Drugs, and Rock n' Roll (With Leanor Ortega Till)

1:06:56 | Nov 30th, 2017

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019 - Urinal Confessions and Soft War

54:23 | Nov 17th, 2017

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018 - Sportsball with Brady Haran

1:48:04 | Oct 25th, 2017

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017 - Destin's Domino Discovery

30:33 | Oct 9th, 2017

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016 - Exploring the Forgotten Fair

1:55:42 | Oct 1st, 2017

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015 - What the Heck Is Sleep Paralysis?

1:35:43 | Sep 18th, 2017

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014 - Befriending Hitler (Live Eclipse Event Recording)

2:00:50 | Aug 24th, 2017

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013 - Becoming a Bitcoin Bitionaire

59:58 | Aug 16th, 2017

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012 - Darth Vader with Mickey Mouse Ears

1:38:04 | Jul 31st, 2017

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011 - What Makes You Cry?

1:11:58 | Jul 9th, 2017

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010 - Dinosaurs, Wolves, and Emily Graslie

1:45:30 | Jun 18th, 2017

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009 - READY PLAYER ONE

2:36:15 | May 30th, 2017

Destin and Matt discuss Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Sponsored By: Audible: Click here to start your free trial and download Ready Player One  Hello Fresh: Use Promo Code "NDQ30" to get $30 off. DISCUSS THIS EPISODE HERE   Follow links: The YouT...Show More

008 - The North Korea Problem and Matt's Issues with Meat

1:22:39 | May 12th, 2017

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007 - Body Slamming People on Airplanes

59:22 | Apr 19th, 2017

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006 - The Grabbler

1:14:56 | Apr 8th, 2017

The Grabbler This episode is sponsored by Audible. Go to http://www.audible.com/nodumbquestions to get a free trial you can use to pickup Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. The book is clever and interesting, and we're going to be discussing it in a f...Show More

005 - Backwards Talking and other Freaky Human Skills

1:40:43 | Mar 26th, 2017

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004 - What Is the Fifty-Fifty?

1:27:38 | Mar 1st, 2017

Matt and Destin introduce the world to "The Fifty-Fifty" and respond to the first wave of listener feedback... which makes for a great opportunity to unpack the nature of feedback in general; giving it, receiving it, and the dangers associated with o...Show More

003 - Drones and BEARS?

24:01 | Feb 10th, 2017

Destin accuses Matt of over-marveling at mundane things before the conversation to shifts to advances in drone warfare. Matt expresses his skepticism about the whole concept of weaponized drones. Destin talks about tracking down a missing toy drone o...Show More

002 - How do High Speed Cameras Work?

19:04 | Feb 10th, 2017

Destin sets up an experiment in his garage and explains to Matt how his high speed camera works. Matt receives a suspicious email about a sculpture. Support No Dumb Questions at: http://www.patreon.com/nodumbquestions Visit our website: http://nod...Show More

001 - Are We Too Similar?

26:36 | Feb 10th, 2017

Destin and Matt take personality tests to figure out if they're too similar to make a podcast together. Visit our website: http://nodumbquestions.fm Subscribe on iTunes: https://goo.gl/SMteIy Subscribe on Android: https://goo.gl/CYEumF Support No D...Show More

000 - No Dumb Questions - Introduction

02:29 | Feb 10th, 2017

Destin explains what we're going for with No Dumb Questions using words and music. Visit  http://www.NoDumbQuestions.fm Our Sponsor: https://www.patreon.com/nodumbquestions  No Dumb Questions: http://twitter.com/NoDumbQs Matt Whitman: http://twitter...Show More