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EPISODE #176

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We were vending our delicious Goober Peas at a nearby car show recently and noticed some things that didn’t sit well with us – only to be confirmed by an article in The Atlantic. Are octopus creatures from an extraterrestrial world? Science says yes! And lastly, the hero worship of Elon Musk.

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