All the Times the Human Race Has Nearly Gone Extinct

In this edition of I Learned A Thing In The Bathroom, we discuss volcanoes that nearly wiped humanity off the planet and other instances of near extinction.


Welcome to our biweekly podcast, I Learned A Thing In The Bathroom, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in just a few minutes. In this edition, we’ll be talking about the supervolcano that nearly blew us all up; the ice age that nearly froze us out of existence; and the plagues that did their best to finish us off for good.