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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert, Joe and Christian as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Pica: Dirt for Dinner

March 7th, 2013

Episode 350 of 846 episodes

Chances are you didn’t pack mud pies or clay bricks for lunch, but humans – like many animals – are not above pica in their diet. In this episode, Robert and Julie discuss the practice of dirt and mineral consumption and just what impulses are at work.

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