Giant monsters tear it up this week on Stuff to Blow Your Mind, as Julie and I examine the psychology and science behind the idea of fire-breathing, skyscraper-climbing monsters.
Godzilla vs. Kong vs. Barbie: Are you terrified of giant monster attacks on your city? Well then this is the podcast episode for you. Join us as we calm your fears with a healthy dose of science. Would monsters like Godzilla and King Kong even be able to stand, much less topple a skyscraper? Stuff To Blow Your Mind examines the morphological limitations of gigantic creatures as well as the cultural significance of Japan's Gojira. Plus, what about Barbie? How monstrous would she be at human scale? Tune in to find out.
Organisms: Heavyweight Division: Just how big can an Earth organism get? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Julie and I look at some of the heavyweight contenders for the largest life form on the planet - and the answer isn't "blue whale." What is it? Tune in to find out.
Plus, I made mention of both the original "Gojira" film and the awesome Thai "Hanuman vs. Seven Ultraman" flick, so here are some trailers.
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If you need more animated Hanuman goodness, be sure to check out the film "Sita Sings the Blues."