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The Berkeley Pit (Entry 115.PS8806)

August 23, 201850 min
In which John welcomes the microbes from a Montana copper sludge pit who will surely inherit the earth, and Ken announces how many syllables a dog's name should have. Certificate #50365.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit