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Vodka and sauerkraut share a common means of production through fermentation. In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd explains how the process of fermentation works, and how it affects how our bodies feel after strenuous exercise.

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Earthquakes can be small tremors that rattle the windows, or major catastrophic events with deadly results. In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd explains the geology behind earthquakes and why and where they happen.

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In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd takes a ride to the gas station, and explains how gasoline powers our vehicles, the difference between regular and diesel fuels, and what level of octane gas you need to put in your car.

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Delicious, nutritious string beans can come in a variety of colors out of the garden. In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd looks at how string beans and other plants get their natural colors, and why their colors may change when cooked.

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In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd delves into the sensitive and embarrassing issue of flatulence, the foods and actions in our digestive system that cause it, and some possible over-the-counter solutions to this stinky reality.

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In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd takes on the very complicated topic of gravity and black holes, and how the theory of relativity might affect your relationships.

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Have you ever seen a ring around the moon when it is full or mostly full? In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd describes what causes this phenomena and explores the folklore of predicting the weather that is associated with it.

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Does drinking coffee make you pee more? What does caffeine do to your system? In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd looks at the myths and facts around coffee, caffeine, and staying hydrated.

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In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd takes some time to explain the physics behind how ice cream is made, and why we experience those tortuous ice cream headaches when we eat it too fast.

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Rust, brown apples, and the dark coloring on red rock canyon walls are all examples of the process known as oxidation. In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd examines the various forms of oxidation that we see around us, even in the candles burning on your birthday cake.

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