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It‘s Probably (not) Aliens!

Tristan Johnson & Scott Niswander

Was Earth really visited by mysterious extraterrestrial travelers thousands of years ago as many proponents of ”ancient astronaut theory” believe? What are the hidden secrets and mysteries behind ancient monuments and forgotten civilizations? Every week, historian Tristan Johnson and regular human person Scott Niswander dive through the archives to learn about the fascinating histories of ancient civilizations while also debunking the myths and straight-up lies presented in History Channel‘s massively popular tv show Ancient Aliens that has sparked a new generation of conspiracy theorists. We hope through this show, you can gain an appreciation for just how cool ancient societies were, and not simply credit their impressive advancements to alien visitors. NEW EPISODES EVERY WEEK! Follow the show so you don‘t miss an episode, and leave us a review! It really helps us out!

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What Conspiracy Theories Do We Actually Believe? (Q&A Special!)35. The Baghdad Battery, Alien Bones, & The Hollow Moon Theory! (feat. Thought Slime)
We're back with another grab bag episode of ancient astronaut theories featuring Mildred from Thought Slime and Scaredy Cats! Did the famed Baghdad Battery power ancient civilizations with electricity? What's with the weird bones archaeologists found hidden in Egypt? And most importantly, is our precious moon secretly hollow for some reason? Let's find out!Check out Thought Slime and also Scaredy Cats because they're great!Subscribe to It's Probably (not) Aliens for weekly episodes about cool ancient history! And give us a 5-star review if you have the time. It would really help us out!Suggest topics for us to tackle: http://ProbsNotAliens.comFollow the show on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProbsNotAliensTristan Johnson: https://StepBackHistory.comScott Niswander: https://twitter.com/scottniswanderMusic by Rod Kim: https://RodKim.comCover art by Skutch: https://twitter.com/SkutchdrawsSOURCES:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baghdad_Battery https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4640 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/2804257.stm http://www.badarchaeology.com/out-of-place-artefacts/anomalously-old-technology/the-‘batteries-of-babylon’/ https://lflank.wordpress.com/2015/05/17/the-baghdad-battery/ http://www.theironskeptic.com/articles/battery/battery.htm https://web.archive.org/web/20131109074955/http://sites.matrix.msu.edu/pseudoarchaeology/2010/10/12/the-baghdad-battery-and-ancient-electricity/ https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2015/02/10/1361589/-The-Baghdad-Battery-An-Update http://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/archaeologists-revisit-iraq/ https://www.skeptic.com/podcasts/monstertalk/11/07/27/transcript/See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
May 10 2022
1 hr 15 mins
34. Crop Circles: It Was Just Two Guys & Some Stoned Wallabies33. The Many Authors Erich von Däniken Stole From32: Erich von Däniken: The Girlboss Daddy Of Fake History31: What Actually Caused The Mayan Collapse?30. The Great Flood: Did It Really Happen? (w/ Dr. Andrew Mark Henry)29. Did Ancient Egyptians Visit Australia With Their Alien Planes? (w/ Dael Kingsmill)28: Cattle Mutilation: Why Are Aliens So Interested In Our Cows?27. Why Is There A Mile-Long Band Of Holes In South America?26. How A Space Potato From Mars May (not) Confirm Alien Life!25. The Ark Of The Covenant: A Big Box Of Alien Stuff24. Weather Is Just Aliens, Actually (w/ Kevin from PixelLit)23. Are Aliens Just Time Traveling Humans? (feat. Isaac Arthur)22. The Nephilim: Did Aliens Create Mythical Giants? (feat. Trey the Explainer)21. The Anunnaki: Did Aliens Create Humans To Mine That Sweet Earth Gold?20. How To Create Alien Life (feat. Lena Vincent)19. How Ancient Aliens Ghoulishly Exploited The Zuni People For Views18. The Dogon People Are Sirius Business17. King Akhenaten: Was Egypt Ruled By A Half-Alien Half-Human Pharaoh?