When is it good to drag your feet?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Caroline Roper, Ella Hubber and Tom Lum from the podcast ‘Let’s Learn Everything!’ face a question about free will. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Caroline Roper: https://twitter.com/CarolineTheBug…

Which cloud spooked LA residents?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Rowan Ellis, Katie Steckles and Bill Sunderland (‘Escape This Podcast’) face a question about a confuddled community in California. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Rowan Ellis: @HeyRowanEllis,…

Why vandalise four, tall posts?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Rowan Ellis, Katie Steckles and Bill Sunderland (‘Escape This Podcast’) face a question about a vexatious piece of vandalism. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Rowan Ellis: @HeyRowanEllis,…

Getting revenge for Cock Robin

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Jacklyn Dallas (‘Nothing But Tech’), Beryl Shereshewsky and Alec Watson (‘Technology Connections’) face a question about an unfortunate sparrow. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Jacklyn Dallas: @NBTJacklyn,…

Small samples, amazing results

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Jacklyn Dallas (‘Nothing But Tech’), Beryl Shereshewsky and Alec Watson (‘Technology Connections’) face a question about a highly efficient population study. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Jacklyn…

Can you ID this pencil holder?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Jacklyn Dallas (‘Nothing But Tech’), Beryl Shereshewsky and Alec Watson (‘Technology Connections’) face a question about a historical desk ornament. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Jacklyn Dallas:…

The $6.50 art heist

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Caroline Roper, Ella Hubber and Tom Lum from the podcast ‘Let’s Learn Everything!’ face a question about a low-priced likeness. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Caroline Roper:…

The cut-price Paris casino

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Caroline Roper, Ella Hubber and Tom Lum from the podcast ‘Let’s Learn Everything!’ face a question about a confusing casino conundrum. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Caroline…

The rabbits who saved many lives

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Scott Manley, Anna Ploszajski and Bill Sunderland face a question about some true furry friends. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Scott Manley: @scottmanley, https://twitter.com/DJSnM Anna Ploszajski: @AnnaPloszajskiTV,…

Putting the E.R. in ‘blunder’

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Scott Manley, Anna Ploszajski and Bill Sunderland face a question about some puzzling pills. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Scott Manley: @scottmanley, https://twitter.com/DJSnM Anna Ploszajski: @AnnaPloszajskiTV, https://twitter.com/AnnaPloszajski…

How do you cut crime with fish hooks?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Scott Manley, Anna Ploszajski and Bill Sunderland face a question about a fashionable way to defeat felons. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Scott Manley: @scottmanley, https://twitter.com/DJSnM Anna…

The clocks that lose 39 minutes

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Ruth Amos and Shawn Brown (‘Kids Invent Stuff’) and Dani Siller (‘Escape This Podcast’) face a question about some confused clocks. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Ruth…

Why US post workers use imported vans

From Lateral with Tom Scott. From ‘Jet Lag: The Game’, Sam Denby, Adam Chase and Ben Doyle face a question about vehicular vending. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Sam Denby: @Wendoverproductions, https://twitter.com/wendoverpro…

Which game named itself?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Jeremy Fielding, Estefannie and Inés Dawson face a question about a game with an identity crisis. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Jeremy Fielding: @JeremyFieldingSr, https://twitter.com/jeremy_fielding Estefannie: @Estefannie,…

The great Grand Central roof blunder

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Annie Rauwerda (@depthsofwiki on Twitter), J. Draper and Geoff Marshall face a question about a celestial slip-up. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Annie Rauwerda: https://twitter.com/depthsofwiki J. Draper:…

Why overpay $1,000 for a phone?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Annie Rauwerda (@depthsofwiki on Twitter), J. Draper and Geoff Marshall face a question about a mispriced mobile. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Annie Rauwerda: https://twitter.com/depthsofwiki J. Draper:…

Why Sudan turned off mobile data

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Caroline Roper, Ella Hubber and Tom Lum from the podcast ‘Let’s Learn Everything!’ face a question about a smart signal stoppage. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Caroline…

How could they double diamond sales?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Caroline Roper, Ella Huber and Tom Lum from the podcast ‘Let’s Learn Everything!’ face a question about diamond dealings. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Caroline Roper: https://twitter.com/CarolineTheBug…

Breaking records twice in a race

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Caroline Roper, Ella Hubber and Tom Lum from the podcast ‘Let’s Learn Everything!’ face a question about repeated recordbreaking. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Caroline Roper: https://twitter.com/CarolineTheBug…

This baller got a slam dunk surprise

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Scott Manley, Anna Ploszajski and Bill Sunderland face a question about a paradoxical piece of personal news. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Scott Manley: @scottmanley, https://twitter.com/DJSnM Anna…

How can an album have 200% content?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Jeremy Fielding, Estefannie and Inés Dawson face a question about an album with a ‘fuller’ sound than normal. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Jeremy Fielding: @JeremyFieldingSr, https://twitter.com/jeremy_fielding…

The mass-murderer who never was

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Jeremy Fielding, Estefannie and Inés Dawson face a question about some frustrating forensics. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Jeremy Fielding: @JeremyFieldingSr, https://twitter.com/jeremy_fielding Estefannie: @Estefannie, https://twitter.com/estefanniegg Inés Dawson:…

What were plaster and cornflakes used for?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Scott Manley, Anna Ploszajski and Bill Sunderland face a question about some finickity film foam. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Scott Manley: @scottmanley, https://twitter.com/DJSnM Anna Ploszajski: @AnnaPloszajskiTV,…

Why Jack threw his briefcase from a train

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Scott Manley, Anna Ploszajski and Bill Sunderland face a question about an unusual party piece. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Scott Manley: @scottmanley, https://twitter.com/DJSnM Anna Ploszajski: @AnnaPloszajskiTV,…

The law that’s impossible to break (probably)

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Ruth Amos and Shawn Brown (‘Kids Invent Stuff’) and Dani Siller (‘Escape This Podcast’) face a question about a law with a dubious chance of being enacted. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or…

This card deck had a fatal flaw

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Ruth Amos and Shawn Brown (‘Kids Invent Stuff’) and Dani Siller (‘Escape This Podcast’) face a question about a deck of cards you couldn’t take at face value. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances…

What did the ‘Ministry of Supply’ supply?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Ruth Amos and Shawn Brown (‘Kids Invent Stuff’) and Dani Siller (‘Escape This Podcast’) face a question about a curious case of supply and demand. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions,…

The clock only locals can read

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Jeremy Fielding, Estefannie and Inés Dawson face a question about a confusing clock. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Jeremy Fielding: @JeremyFieldingSr, https://twitter.com/jeremy_fielding Estefannie: @Estefannie, https://twitter.com/estefanniegg Inés Dawson:…

Why close a perfectly good road?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Jeremy Fielding, Estefannie and Inés Dawson face a question about a randomly restricted road. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Jeremy Fielding: @JeremyFieldingSr, https://twitter.com/jeremy_fielding Estefannie: @Estefannie, https://twitter.com/estefanniegg Inés…

The banned numbers in basketball

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Jeremy Fielding, Estefannie and Inés Dawson face a question about a sports shirt standard. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Jeremy Fielding: @JeremyFieldingSr, https://twitter.com/jeremy_fielding Estefannie: @Estefannie, https://twitter.com/estefanniegg Inés…

How half a roundabout disappeared

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Annie Rauwerda (@depthsofwiki on Twitter), J. Draper and Geoff Marshall face a question about a not-so-round roundabout. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Annie Rauwerda: https://twitter.com/depthsofwiki J. Draper:…

Can you solve the sandwich sequence?

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Annie Rauwerda (@depthsofwiki on Twitter), J. Draper and Geoff Marshall face a question about a sequential snack. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Annie Rauwerda: https://twitter.com/depthsofwiki J. Draper:…

Why a misty mirror led to many marriages

From Lateral with Tom Scott. Annie Rauwerda (@depthsofwiki on Twitter), J. Draper and Geoff Marshall face a question about moisture and matrimony. LATERAL is a weekly podcast about interesting questions and even more interesting answers, hosted by Tom Scott. For business enquiries, contestant appearances or question submissions, visit https://www.lateralcast.com GUESTS: Annie Rauwerda: https://twitter.com/depthsofwiki J. Draper:…