Stuff That's Real (That You Didn't Know Was Real) But Also Is Cool
Donkey Milk & Baby Mice Wine // Secret Septic Tunnels
May 4, 2022
The Templar tunnel in Acre is a weird and wonderful place. Built by the Knights Templar in the 12th century, it is a hidden gem in the city. The tunnel is said to be haunted by the ghosts of the knights who built it, and is a popular spot for tourists to visit. There are a variety of weird and wonderful drinks in the world. From the exotic sounding "snake wine" to the more familiar "bloody Mary", there is a drink to suit everyone's taste. ### - -
Want to write a thriller? Need ideas for your thriller's plot? You've come to the right place. Hosted by the authors of action-adventure thriller novels, Kevin and Nick are no strangers to researching the arcane, mysterious, phenomenal, and fascinating realities of our world. In each episode of the Stuff That's Real podcast, your hosts invite you to encounter unbelievable — yet utterly real — nuggets of truth. What's more, they'll dive into how these topics might parlay into a great, science-based thriller plot.

From the Fermi paradox and the future of technology to the secrets of the ancient world and the secret world of spies, Stuff That's Real reveals the most fascinating (and 100% true) stories of history, science, and the natural world. Combining these ideas in believable, fun ways is the secret to developing a great thriller plot, and that's what this show is about. If you're a thriller author (or want to be), this is a can't-miss show. 

The show will uncover the most remarkable people and places, and the most incredible events, and weave them together in an interesting, fact-based thread useful for thriller writers to generate plot ideas. See how it's done, from two full-time, award-winning thriller authors. 

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