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The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Curiosity.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you'll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.


Episode Date
Can Calculus Solve Quantum Physics? (w/ Steven Strogatz), Full Moon Behavior, and Why You Complain About “Kids These Days”
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Learn about why if you complain about “kids these days,” your memory may be to blame; whether a full moon really leads to strange behavior; and whether calculus can help us solve the mysteries of quantum mechanics, with special guest Steven Strogatz.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about complaining about “kids these days” might be because of your memory: https://curiosity.im/2NWKbcf

Additional resources from Steven Strogatz:

Other sources discussed:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Nov 18, 2019
Maps as Weapons and Art (w/ Justin Fornal and Emiliano Ruprah) and Fidgeting Explained
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Explorers Justin Fornal and Emiliano Ruprah from the Science Channel’s “Unexplained and Unexplored” discuss the surprising roles that maps have played throughout history. You’ll also learn about why people fidget.

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Nov 15, 2019
Your Internal Compass, How Long a Flu Virus Survives, and the Creativity/Mental Illness Link
693

Learn about whether humans have an internal compass; how long a flu virus can last in the environment; and whether creativity and mental illness actually go hand in hand.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Nov 14, 2019
Tracking and Adventuring 101 (w/ Forrest Galante) and Plagiarizing Without Realizing It
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Forrest Galante, host of “Extinct or Alive” on Animal Planet, explains how to become an adventurer, survive extreme conditions, and find extinct animals. Then, you’ll learn about how “cryptomnesia” can make you plagiarize without realizing it.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how cryptomnesia can make you plagiarize without realizing it: https://curiosity.im/32Nmsll 

More from Extinct or Alive:

Nov 13, 2019
Foods to Curb Sleep Deprivation, Light Levels Affect How Cold You Feel, and Kangaroo Pouches
556

Learn about why the amount of light you see affects how cold you feel; what’s inside a kangaroo’s pouch; and, foods that can curb the effects of sleep deprivation.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional Sources: 

Nov 12, 2019
How Calculus Is Different (w/ Steven Strogatz), Distraction Can Alter Your Memory, and Why the Hindenburg Used Hydrogen
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Popular mathematics writer and Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz discusses the difference between calculus and algebra, and what calculus can do that other math can’t. Plus: learn about how distraction can alter your memory, and the science behind the Hindenburg disaster of 1937.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources from Steven Strogatz:

Nov 11, 2019
History Is About the Present (w/ Justin Jampol), What Makes the Wind, and Blaming Games for Society’s Problems
725

Learn about the long tradition of blaming games for society’s decline; and, what makes the wind. You’ll also learn about why history is so complicated from historian Justin Jampol, host of “Lost Secrets” on Travel Channel.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how blaming games for society’s decline has been popular for millennia: https://curiosity.im/32cZOBK 

Additional resources from “Lost Secrets” host Justin Jampol:

Check out this live wind map to see exactly where your wind is coming from: https://earth.nullschool.net/

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Nov 08, 2019
Babies’ Heads Smell Distinct, Illegal Drugs That Used to be Medicine, and Lemming Myths
667

Learn about why newborn babies’ heads each smell distinct; why lemmings have a reputation for blindly following others; and, 5 illegal drugs that you used to be able to buy as medicine.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional sources: 

Nov 07, 2019
Finding “Extinct” Animals (w/ Forrest Galante) and How Bacteria Cooperate to Survive
739

Forrest Galante, host and star of “Extinct or Alive” on Animal Planet, explains what happens when you find an extinct animal. Then, learn about how bacteria don’t compete to survive — they cooperate.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how bacteria don’t compete to survive — they cooperate: https://curiosity.im/2BLCRKU 

Hear Cody and Ashley on the latest episode of Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda: https://art19.com/shows/clear-vivid-with-alan-alda/episodes/402ebab4-3724-4c03-bc8c-73b232d7f94c

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More from Extinct or Alive on Animal Planet:

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Nov 06, 2019
Smartphones Impair You Even When They’re Off, Eco-Friendly Laundry, and How Babies Laugh
623

Learn about how smartphones hurt your mental performance even when they’re off; how babies and adults laugh differently; and, a simple change you can make to your laundry routine to cut down on pollution.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional sources:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Nov 05, 2019
Why You Should Care About Calculus (w/ Steven Strogatz) and Why Lying to Kids Is Harmful
693

Learn from popular mathematics writer and Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz why calculus matters and what exactly calculus is. Plus, learn a surprising reason why you shouldn’t lie to your kids. 

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about why kids who are told lies by their parents are more likely to lie when they grow up: https://curiosity.im/2NeyYUk 

Additional resources from Steven Strogatz:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing.

Nov 04, 2019
How to Have Fun with Simple Curiosity (w/ Alan Alda) and How Toilets Work
707

Renowned science communicator Alan Alda talks to Curiosity Daily hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer about curiosity inspires him — and how you can let your curiosity guide you, too. Plus, learn how toilets actually work.

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Nov 01, 2019
How Long a Decapitated Head Stays Conscious, Autumn Leaf Chemistry, The Batman Effect
603

Learn about why pretending to be Batman can make kids work harder; how long a decapitated head remains conscious; and, the chemistry behind autumn’s color-changing leaves.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 31, 2019
What to Say When Someone’s Upset with You, Bermuda Triangle Myths, Tardigrade Superpowers
717

Learn about what to do when someone gets upset with you, from author Lee Hartley Carter. Then, learn about how tardigrades survive deadly radiation and why the Bermuda Triangle isn’t actually a mystery.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources from Lee Hartley Carter:

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Oct 30, 2019
Persuading Others When Facts Don’t Seem to Matter (w/ Lee Hartley Carter), Cross-Dressing Cuttlefish
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Learn about how some male cuttlefish “cross-dress” to woo the ladies. You’ll also learn how to persuade people in a world where facts don’t seem to matter, with help from author Lee Hartley Carter.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com about how some male cuttlefish “cross-dress” to woo the ladies: https://curiosity.im/2VFMCDL

Additional resources from Lee Hartley Carter:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Oct 29, 2019
Types of Psychotherapy, Your Urge to Nibble Baby Feet, and Why Animals Don’t Have 3 Legs
605

Learn about why your urge to nibble on baby feet is totally normal; why there are no animals with three legs; and, the different types of psychotherapy and why they work even when you feel like they don’t.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Oct 28, 2019
Alan Alda on Communicating Better, Believing in Science, and Building Connections and Empathy
638

Alan Alda talks to Curiosity Daily hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer about to how to connect better with others, what’s stopping people from believing in science (and how to change their minds), exercises he uses to build empathy, and more.

Additional resources from Alan Alda:

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Oct 27, 2019
Alan Alda on How to Communicate Better by Making Connections (Plus: Why Oceans Don’t Sink)
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Alan Alda talks to Curiosity Daily hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer about how to be a better communicator by making human connections. Plus, learn about why oceans don’t sink into the Earth.

Additional resources from Alan Alda:

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Oct 25, 2019
How to Tell When Someone’s Lying, Out-of-Body Experiences, and Healthiest Way to Cook Broccoli
489

Learn about an easy way to catch someone in a lie; a possible scientific explanation for why your vestibular system may be to blame for out-of-body experiences; and the healthiest way to prepare broccoli, according to science.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 24, 2019
Gold Mining (w/ Gold Rush Stars Rick Ness and Tony Beets) and Why Musical Tastes Change
593

Learn about modern-day gold mining from Rick Ness and Tony Beets, two of the stars of Discovery’s #1 TV show, “Gold Rush.” In that vein, Curiosity Daily hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer explain sluice boxes, resistivity surveys, and other gold mining techniques. They also discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about why you stop liking new music as you get older: https://curiosity.im/33G3ixC 

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Oct 23, 2019
Sleep Better by Walking More, How Animals Mourn Their Dead, and Words from Backformation
545

Learn about why backformation can make you invent new words without realizing it; how animals mourn their dead; and how you can get better sleep by walking more.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 22, 2019
Focus on the Ending, How to Deal with Impostor Syndrome, and Sit Less or Exercise More?
611

Learn about the best way to deal with impostor syndrome; whether it’s more important to sit less or exercise more; and why the peak end rules says experiences are all about the ending.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 21, 2019
Why People Love (or Hate) Horror Movies, Stopping Overpopulation, and Orionids Meteor Shower
595

Learn about the scientific reasons why people either love or hate horror movies; the surprising way life expectancy affects population growth; and, where you can catch the Orionids meteor shower this weekend.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 18, 2019
Types of Teen Popularity, Milky Way’s Black Holes, and Are Conspiracy Theories on the Rise?
604

Learn about whether conspiracy theories are really on the rise; why there may be tens of thousands of black holes in the center of the Milky Way; and, the 3 versions of teen popularity, according to research.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 17, 2019
Cherenkov Radiation, How to Be More Extroverted, and Changing Your Perception of Time
544

Learn about how introverts can be happier by tapping into the powers of extroverts; how something can produce Cherenkov radiation by going faster than the speed of light; and, how the language you speak changes your perception of time.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Please nominate Curiosity Daily for Best Technology & Science Podcast in the 2019 Discover Pods Awards! It's free and only takes a minute. Thanks so much! https://awards.discoverpods.com/nominations/

Oct 16, 2019
How to Deal with Having Too Many Choices, Wormhole Shadows, and a Language “Wug Test”
638

Learn about why having too many choices stresses us out; how wormholes might cast a visible shadow; and the adorable Wug Test that measures how well children understand the rules of language.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 15, 2019
Quitting Smoking Doesn’t Lead to Food Cravings, Narcissism Over Time, and Seeing Photons
600

Learn about how people become less narcissistic as they get older; how it’s possible that we can see a single photon with the naked eye; and, new research that says cigarette smokers won’t crave more food if they quit smoking.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing.

Oct 14, 2019
The Science of Cooking Meat with ButcherBox Head Chef Yankel Polak (Special Episode)
1203

Learn about how to choose the right cooking method for different cuts of meat; how to figure out the perfect temperature for your meat; pro tips for searing and tempering; and the best way to capture that juicy flavor, including the science of what’s actually happening to those juices while you’re cooking.

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In this special sponsored episode of Curiosity Daily, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer talk to ButcherBox Head Chef Yankel Polak about the science of cooking meat. Learn more about ButcherBox:

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Oct 13, 2019
Women’s Restroom Lines, Superhuman Memory, and Is Bamboo Good for the Environment?
604

Learn about the surprising reasons why the women’s restroom line is always longer; HSAM, the incredibly rare condition of having superhuman memory; and, how bamboo products impact the environment.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources discussed:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Oct 11, 2019
Cure for the Common Cold, What Really Killed the Dinosaurs, and Beatboxing in MRI Machines
540

Learn about how researchers may have figured out a way to cure the common cold; what exactly happened when the dinosaur-killing asteroid struck the Earth; and, why researchers have been putting beatboxers in a real-time MRI machine.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 10, 2019
We Don’t Know How Gravity Works (w/ Sean Carroll) and the Milky Way’s Bubble Mystery
613

Learn from theoretical physicist Sean Carroll why we don’t understand how gravity works — and how we can figure it out. You’ll also learn about enormous balloon-like structures that scientists have discovered in the center of our galaxy.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about enormous balloon-like structures that scientists have discovered in the center of our galaxy: https://curiosity.im/2nfKAwS 

Publications and more from Sean Carroll:

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Oct 09, 2019
Many Worlds Theory Explains the Universe (w/ Sean Carroll) and What Causes Static Electricity
647

Learn how friction causes static electricity. Then, learn from renowned theoretical physicist Sean Carroll why understanding the Many Worlds Theory could be the best way for us to understand the universe.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how friction causes static electricity: https://curiosity.im/32T2CEy  

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Oct 08, 2019
Signals Dogs Use to Talk to You, NASA’s Lost Moon Photos, and the Sugar Rush Is a Myth
596

Learn about why there’s no such thing as a sugar rush; why it took more than 40 years to see NASA’s high-resolution images of the Moon; and, how dogs use referential signals to communicate with humans.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 07, 2019
Where Dogs Get Their Personalities, How Smells Work, and a Skill that Improves with Age
586

Learn about how dogs’ personalities are rooted in their DNA; one skill that doesn’t get worse as you get older; and how your sense of smell works.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources discussed:

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Oct 04, 2019
Destroying Space-Time for Power (w/ Randall Munroe), Hourglass Figure Myths, Clown Science
602

Learn how to power your house by destroying the fabric of space-time, with help from xkcd creator Randall Munroe. Then, learn about the surprising reasons why hourglass figures are considered attractive; and, the scientific reason why clowns creep us out.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Oct 03, 2019
Predict the Weather Using Facebook Photos (w/ Randall Munroe) and Spoken Data Speeds
609

Learn about how quickly different languages can transmit information. Then, learn how you can predict the weather by analyzing the pixels of your Facebook photos, with some help from Randall Munroe, creator of the popular geek webcomic xkcd.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how languages all transmit information at the same rate, no matter how fast they’re spoken: https://curiosity.im/2OgvR0j

Additional resources from Randall Munroe:

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Oct 02, 2019
How to Pick a Profile Photo, Handedness, and Gravitational Wave Detectors Seeking Dark Matter
595

Learn about why you’re bad at choosing good pictures of yourself; how scientists could use gravitational wave detectors to detect dark matter particles; and, a questionnaire to help you figure out how left- or right-handed you are.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Oct 01, 2019
Personalities Associated with Certain Names, Working Less to Save the Earth, and Superbolts
601

Learn about the big impact we could have on our planet by cutting work hours; the strange behavior of superbolts of lightning; and, which personalities people associate with the sounds of certain names.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 30, 2019
Pure Chance of Political Positions, Why Earth Has Oxygen, Infrared and Ultraviolet in Rainbows
605

Learn about why political parties may arrive at their positions by pure chance, with some help from opinion cascades; why the Great Oxygenation Event led to a bigger die-off than the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs; and, whether infrared and ultraviolet light show up in rainbows.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources discussed:

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Sep 27, 2019
Cutting Back on Plastic in Your Home (w/ Will McCallum) and How Shapes Can Be Angry
597

Learn tips for using less plastic to help keep our planet clean, from Greenpeace UK’s Head of Oceans, Will McCallum. Then, you’ll learn about whether shapes can be angry, with some help from the spectral centroid.

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Sep 26, 2019
How to Save the World from Plastic (w/ Will McCallum) and Your Puppies Love Baby Talk
605

Learn why puppies really do love your “who’s a good boy?” voice. You’ll also learn about small changes you can make in your daily routine to help us clean up the world’s oceans, with help from special guest Will McCallum.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how puppies really do love your “who’s a good boy?” voice: https://curiosity.im/2ZOHn5c 

Additional resources from Will McCallum:

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Sep 25, 2019
Constellations Across Cultures, Female vs. Male Hurricanes, and Animals Scientists Study
606

Learn about whether hurricanes with female names are deadlier than those with male names; research into why so many different cultures see the same things in constellations; and, animals besides lab rats that are essential to science.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 24, 2019
A Mutation That Makes You Need Less Sleep, Why “Like” Isn’t Lazy Language, and Zealandia
581

Learn about a genetic mutation that makes people need less sleep; a lost, sunken continent at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean called Zealandia; and why the word “like” is not just a lazy language filler.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 23, 2019
3D Printed Fashion (w/ Dana Thomas), Difference Between THC and CBD, Quiet Smart People
594

Learn about how 3D printing could shape the future of fashion, from best-selling author Dana Thomas. You’ll also learn about the difference between THC and CBD when it comes to cannabis; and, why the smartest people in the room are often the quietest.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about the difference between THC and CBD when it comes to cannabis: https://curiosity.im/2Lwa0jH

Additional resources from Dana Thomas:

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Sep 20, 2019
The Price of Fast Fashion (w/ Dana Thomas) and Why You Miss What’s Right in Front of You
585

Learn why inattentional blindness makes you miss what’s right in front of you. Then, learn from author Dana Thomas about the environmental costs of “fast fashion” and what you can do to help.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about why you sometimes miss what’s right in front of you: https://curiosity.im/32IFhWe 

Additional resources from Dana Thomas:

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Sep 19, 2019
Dark DNA, Why Married Couples Slept in Twin Beds, and Do Baths Get You Clean?
606

Learn about whether taking a bath actually gets you clean; “dark DNA,” the genetic code that should be there, but isn’t; and why married couples used to sleep in twin beds.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 18, 2019
Don’t Use Your Phone on Breaks, How to Stop Being Materialistic, and Why We Roll Our Eyes
571

Learn about why using your phone during a break is a bad idea; why we roll our eyes; and how the material values scale can help you measure your materialism so you can see how much you’re influenced by consumer culture.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 17, 2019
You Can Enjoy Play Before Work, Life After Asteroid Impacts, and an Eyepatch Eyesight Hack
606

Learn about why it’s okay to put play before work; a surprising reason why pirates may have worn eyepatches; and how life bounced back surprisingly quickly after the asteroid killed the dinosaurs.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 16, 2019
Your Brain on Books vs. Podcasts, How Hard Babies Kick in the Womb, and Fart Humor History
605

Learn about why scientists measured how hard babies kick in the womb; the difference in brain scans between people when they were reading a book versus listening to a podcast; and how long humans have thought farts were funny.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 13, 2019
Your Body’s Electromagnetic Field, Winning Pep Talk Tips, and Brightly Colored Ancient Statues
535

Learn about your body’s electromagnetic field; why you probably never learned that ancient Greek and Roman statues used to be brightly colored; and the surprising trick to a winning pep talk.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 12, 2019
You Don’t Run Out of Willpower, What Came Before the Big Bang, and Hookah Health Risks
613

Learn about why inflation theory says the Big Bang wasn’t actually the beginning of the universe; why hookah may be worse for you than cigarettes; and why you don’t actually run out of willpower, even if you think you do.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 11, 2019
Emoji Around the World (w/ Gretchen McCulloch) and Plants May Have a Sense of Sight
601

Learn about how some plants may have a sense of sight. Then, learn about how emoji reflect cultural differences around the world, in the final edition of our “Hashtag Tuesdays” mini-series with internet linguist Gretchen McCulloch.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how some plants may have a sense of sight: https://curiosity.im/2KMMgHw 

Additional resources from Gretchen McCullough:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Sep 10, 2019
Beliefs That Boost Grades, Optimism for Better Sleep, and Planets More Habitable Than Earth
582

Learn about why there could be planets even more habitable than Earth; an online class that boosted grades by changing students’ beliefs; and why optimism may lead to better sleep.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 09, 2019
Sibling Rivalry Benefits, Why The Universe Has No Center, and How to Know Yourself Better
538

Learn about the Johari window, a method to get to know yourself better; why sibling rivalry can actually be a good thing; and why there’s no center of the universe.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 06, 2019
Why Birds Sing, Why Bruises Change Color, and America’s Largest Asteroid Impact
603

Learn about new insights into the Chesapeake Bay impact crater, which was created by America’s largest asteroid impact; why birds sing; and why your bruises change colors while they heal.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 05, 2019
Sleep Better with a Bath, Questions That Stump Computers, and the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste
604

Learn about how scientists came up with a thousand questions that stump computers; what happened to the ghost ship Mary Celeste; and why a warm bath can help you sleep better.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 04, 2019
International Internet Languages (w/ Gretchen McCulloch), Chances of Rain, and Mars in Spain
548

Learn about how you can go on a simulated mission to Mars (in Spain); and, what the weather forecast really means when it says there’s a chance of rain. You’ll also learn about how people around the world talk differently online, with internet linguist Gretchen McCulloch.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources from Gretchen McCullough:

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Sep 03, 2019
Censoring Information Backfires, Social Media’s Mental Health Benefits, and Tailgating Myths
605

Learn about why social media may not be as bad for mental health as we thought; why the Streisand effect says censoring information will probably backfire; and why tailgating at the light won’t get you through any faster.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Sep 02, 2019
Pets Can Be Allergic to You, Why Insecure People Brag, and an Algorithm’s Science Discovery
605

Learn about how an algorithm made new scientific discoveries by reading old studies; how your pets can be allergic to you; and, how the psychological theory of symbolic self-completion explains why insecure people brag so much.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 30, 2019
Control Your Spending Without a Budget, How Toxo Controls Mice, and Trial By Fire Brilliance
606

Learn about how the Toxo parasite manipulates mice to get into cats; how the trial by fire was a surprisingly accurate test of guilt; and a trick for figuring out how to spend your money that’s easier than budgeting.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 29, 2019
Gratitude Must Be Learned, You Go Blind Every Day, and Passive Echolocation of Dolphins
603

Learn about how dolphins and whales may experience the world as a group; why you go blind thousands of times a day; and why kids are more prone to grudges than gratitude.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 28, 2019
Online Boomer Speak (w/ Gretchen McCulloch) and Is “Money Can’t Buy Happiness” True?
606

Learn why the phrase “money can’t buy happiness” isn’t always true. Then, learn how different generations write differently online, with some help from internet linguist and author Gretchen McCulloch.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about why the saying “money can’t buy happiness” isn’t always true: https://curiosity.im/2KoFAiP 

Additional resources from Gretchen McCullough:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Aug 27, 2019
Surprising Things in Libraries (w/ Alex Lent), Better Brainstorming Tips, and Prairie Vole Love
599

Learn about how debate can be good for brainstorms; a little rodent that can teach humans how to love; and the surprising things you can find in libraries, with special guest Alex Lent.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — with some help from librarian Alex Lent — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

More from Alex Lent:

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Aug 26, 2019
Does Blowing on Food Make It Cooler? Plus: How to Acquire Tastes, and Carnivore Adaptation
605

Learn about why cougars and coyotes outlived dire wolves and saber-toothed cats; how exactly you can “acquire” a taste; and, whether blowing on hot food really makes it cooler.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources discussed:

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Aug 25, 2019
Inside the Human Eye (w/ Dr. Anthony St. Leger), Dating-App Addiction, and Old-Timey Bicycles
667

Learn about how studying the eye microbiome can improve human health, with help from Dr. Anthony St. Leger; why old-timey penny-farthing bicycles had one giant wheel; and, how to avoid the dangers of dating-app addiction.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources from Dr. Anthony St. Leger:

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Aug 23, 2019
Your Eye Microbiome (w/ Dr. Anthony St. Leger) and What Children’s Drawings Say About Gender
591

Learn about what children’s drawings over the years can tell us about society’s views on gender. Plus: Dr. Anthony St. Leger explains why researchers are beginning to study the eye microbiome.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how the way children draw men and women has changed in the last 50 years: https://curiosity.im/31G6SXy 

Additional resources from Dr. Anthony St. Leger:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Aug 22, 2019
Canned Laughter Makes Dad Jokes Funnier, Animals Use Economics, and AI on Rubik’s Cubes
580

Learn about a research-backed way to make dad jokes funnier with canned laughter; how animals use principles of economics in the wild; and how quickly an AI taught itself to solve a Rubik’s cube.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 21, 2019
Is Internet Language Bad? (w/ Gretchen McCulloch) and How to Remember More Dreams
606

Learn about what you can do to remember more of your dreams. You’ll also learn about the difference between internet language and regular language, in the first edition of our “Hashtag Tuesdays” mini-series with internet linguist Gretchen McCulloch.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how you can remember more of your dreams: https://curiosity.im/31y2Y37 

Additional resources from Gretchen McCullough:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Aug 20, 2019
Is Bee Venom Therapy Safe? Plus: Teeth Cleaning History and How to Change Bad Habits
533

Learn about whether bee venom therapy is safe; how people cleaned their teeth throughout history; and how you can use the Fogg Method to change your bad habits.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 19, 2019
How Food Nutrients Are Calculated, Why Wrappers Are So Loud, and How to Make Small Talk
511

Learn the scientific reason why it’s so hard to quietly unwrap candy; the FORD method for keeping conversations flowing; and, how the nutrients in food are calculated.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources discussed:

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Aug 18, 2019
Getting Rid of Mosquitoes (w/ Timothy Winegard), the Sargasso Sea, and Leonid Rogozov
604

Learn about how we might get rid of mosquitoes in the future, with author Tim Winegard; why the Sargasso Sea has no coastline; and, the story of how Russian surgeon Leonid Rogozov removed his own appendix.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources from Timothy Winegard:

Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing

Aug 16, 2019
History-Changing Mosquitoes (w/ Timothy Winegard) and Stimulating Neurons to Produce Images
604

Learn about how scientists stimulated mouse neurons to make them see things that weren’t there; and, why mosquitoes are so dangerous and how they’ve shaped human history, with Dr. Timothy Winegard.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how scientists stimulated mouse neurons to make them see things that weren’t there: https://curiosity.im/2KiCcpB 

Additional resources from Timothy Winegard:

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Aug 15, 2019
Big Five Personality Traits Are WEIRD, Why Mouth Wounds Heal So Quickly, and Snake Island
517

Learn about why the Big Five personality traits may not be reliable in developing countries; why Brazil's Ilha da Queimada Grande island is full of outrageously venomous snakes; and why wounds in your mouth heal so quickly.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 14, 2019
Improve Your Self-Control, Replace Your Kitchen Sponge, and Naming Our Sun and Moon
556

Learn about why the sun and moon don’t have names; why kitchen sponges are grosser than you think (and what to do about it); and how you can improve your self-control with the right feelings of guilt.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 13, 2019
Bystanders Help More Often Than You Thought, Avoiding Failure, and Cause and Effect Crows
448

Learn about why bystanders help would-be victims more often than we thought; how you should think about past failures to avoid future failures; and how crows passed an ancient test from Aesop’s Fables. 

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 12, 2019
Achieve Your Goals Faster, Why We Eat 3 Meals a Day, and the NATO Phonetic Alphabet
596

Learn about the complicated history of the NATO phonetic alphabet; why we eat three meals a day; and how you can use a technique called Functional Imagery Training to achieve your goals faster.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources discussed:

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Aug 11, 2019
Cultivate Green Space in Your Home (w/ Summer Rayne Oakes) and Brains of Octopus Arms
590

Learn about how octopus arms literally have minds of their own; and, the benefits of having plants and how to get started, with environmental scientist and author Summer Rayne Oakes.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how octopus arms have minds of their own: https://curiosity.im/31ijdB4 

Read more about the benefits of “forest bathing” — https://curiosity.im/2Ko0wXb 

Additional resources from Summer Rayne Oakes:

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Aug 09, 2019
Prevent Pit Stains, Medieval Rap Battles, and Why Airplane Boarding Takes So Long
563

Learn about flyting, the Medieval version of rap battles; the chemistry behind what causes yellow pit stains, and how to prevent them; and why it takes so long to board an airplane.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 08, 2019
Melt Glass at Home (w/ Nick Uhas), How Matches Make Fire, and Odd Animal Sizes on Islands
572

Learn about how a struck match creates fire; why "the island rule" makes some animals huge and other animals tiny; and how you can melt glass at home, with some help from Netflix reality glassblowing competition “Blown Away” host Nick Uhas.

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Aug 07, 2019
Wireless Charging May Be Bad for Your Battery, “Alpha Dog” Myths, and Penicillin’s Full Origins
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Learn about the true history of penicillin; why wireless charging may be bad for your battery; and why the “alpha dog” is a canine myth.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 06, 2019
Future of Cell-Sized Robots (w/ Cornell University) and Transferring Data Through Music
604

Learn about how scientists found a way to transfer data through music. Then, learn about the world of possibilities for cell-sized robots, in the final edition of our Microscale Mondays mini-series with Cornell physicists Itai Cohen and Paul McEuen.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how scientists found a way to transfer data through music: https://curiosity.im/2SFglLi 

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Aug 05, 2019
Respecting Others with Hanlon’s Razor, What If the World Went Vegan, and Dancing Cockatoos
603

Learn about a cockatoo that proves humans aren’t the only animals who can dance; mental models like Hanlon’s razor for reducing anxiety and getting along better with others, with some help from authors Gabriel Weinberg and Lauren McCann; and, what would happen if the world went vegan.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about a cockatoo that proves humans aren’t the only animals who can dance: https://curiosity.im/2SD85vB  

Additional resources from Gabriel Weinberg and Lauren McCann:

Other resources discussed:

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Aug 04, 2019
Bioprinting (w/ Zach Weinersmith), Giant Underground Cities, and Miniature Pigeon Cameras
600

Learn about bioprinting from Zach Weinersmith, creator of “Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.” You’ll also learn about Derinkuyu, an ancient underground city; and, Dr. Neubronner’s miniature pigeon camera that predated drone photography.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Aug 02, 2019
Space Elevators (w/ Zach Weinersmith) and Why Get Off Your Phone When You Watch TV
603

Learn about new research that shows why you might enjoy watching TV more if you put your phone away. Then, learn about space elevators with Zach Weinersmith, creator of the popular geek webcomic “Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.”

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about why you should get off your phone while you watch TV: https://curiosity.im/2SG8ZqZ 

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Aug 01, 2019
You Have A Type, Harmful Shark Myths, and Why Airplane Engines Have Spirals
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Learn about the truth behind harmful myths about sharks to help you celebrate Shark Week; the surprising purpose of the spiral on airplane engines; and how you can supercharge your relationships with research that shows you really do have a “type.”

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Jul 31, 2019
Measure Your Beliefs About the World, the Overview Effect, and a Mercury-Spewing Fountain
576

Learn about how the overview effect changes your perspective when you leave Earth; why the Calder Mercury Fountain in Barcelona pumps out pure liquid mercury; and, how researchers came up with a set of core beliefs that measure how you feel about the world.

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Jul 30, 2019
Communicating with Cell-Sized Robots (w/ Cornell University) and Uncanny Valley Science
586

Learn from Cornell University physicists Paul McEuen and Itai Cohen how cell-sized robots actually communicate with each other and move around. You’ll also learn about the “uncanny valley” and how scientists figured out what part of your brain gets creeped out by human-like robots.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how scientists pinpointed the part of your brain that’s creeped out by human-like robots: https://curiosity.im/2SpcbqS 

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Jul 29, 2019
Why We Kiss, Ploonets, and The Unbelievable True Story of D.D. Palmer, the First Chiropractor
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Learn about ploonets, which are moons that leave their planets; the unbelievable true story of D.D. Palmer, the first chiropractor; and, why humans kiss.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 28, 2019
You May Have Eaten Glass (w/ Nick Uhas), Using Positive Stress, and Identifying Screams
592

Learn about how you’ve probably eaten glass, with Netflix’s “Blown Away” host Nick Uhas. You’ll also learn about how to tap into a positive kind of stress called eustress; and, how your unique screams can identify you.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 26, 2019
Forcing Functions and “Super Thinking,” Rosalind Franklin’s Story, and Dogs Smelling Fear
604

Learn about the truth behind Rosalind Franklin’s contributions to science; a mental model called “forcing functions” you can use to be more thoughtful and produce better results; and, whether dogs can smell fear. 

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Additional resources from Gabriel Weinberg and Lauren McCann:

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Jul 25, 2019
Your Nightmares Help You Survive, Tin Whiskers Break Your Gadgets, and Every Map Is Lying
604

Learn about “tin whiskers,” the mysterious reason why your gadgets suddenly stop working; threat simulation theory and how your nightmares might be helping you survive; and why every map is lying to you.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 24, 2019
S’more History, How “Text Speak” Affects Literacy Skills, and What Lead Does to Your Body
513

Learn about whether “text speak” harms your literacy skills; why the s’mores recipe isn’t as old as you think; and what lead does to the human body.

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Jul 23, 2019
Microscale Machine Manufacturing (w/ Cornell University) and Stopping Hiccups with Science
455

Learn about how researchers are manufacturing robots that are half the width of a human hair, in the second edition of our Microscale Mondays mini-series. You’ll also learn about a science-backed way to stop the hiccups.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about one science-backed way to stop the hiccups: https://curiosity.im/2xAAF75 

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Jul 22, 2019
Pomodoro Technique to Stop Procrastination, Where Medicine Goes, and Baseball Physics
455

Learn about the physics of hitting a baseball; a productivity hack to stop procrastination; and, how viruses and medicines know where to go in your body.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 21, 2019
Simple Quantum Physics (w/ George Greenstein), Parachute-less Falling, and Dog Adoption
606

Learn about a simple way to explain quantum physics, with a special guest, astrophysicisist George Greenstein. You’ll also learn about how to survive falling without a parachute, and how to avoid “speed-dating mistakes” when adopting a dog.

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Jul 19, 2019
EPR Paradox and Quantum Strangeness (w/ George Greenstein) and Temperatures for Sleep
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Learn about why room temperature is so important for getting a good night’s sleep. Plus, learn about the EPR paradox and a famous debate from the world of quantum physics with a special guest, astrophysicist George Greenstein.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how scientists figured out why room temperature is so important for sleep: https://curiosity.im/2LH1Mpb 

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Jul 18, 2019
Self-Defense Amputations, Unique English Words, and How Puppy-Dog Eyes Evolved
551

Learn about how animals evolved to amputate their limbs in self-defence; how dogs literally have human friendship in their DNA; and English words that don’t exist in other languages.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 17, 2019
A Normal Body Temperature Isn't 98.6 Degrees, Fettuccine-Like Rocks, and Toothbrush Tips
554

Learn about why a normal temperature isn’t really 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit; why Mars rovers should search for rocks that look like fettuccine; and how often you should replace your toothbrush.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 16, 2019
Cell-Sized Robots (w/ Cornell University), Learning Styles Don’t Exist, and Why Pulsars Matter
606

Learn about the woman who discovered pulsars and why they matter; and, why learning styles don’t exist. You’ll also learn about cell-sized robots, in the the first edition of our Microscale Mondays mini-series with Cornell physicists Itai Cohen and Paul McEuen.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 15, 2019
Songs in Tonal Languages (w/ James Kirby) and Neanderthal DNA in Human Chromosomes
668

Learn how researchers found ancient Neanderthal DNA in human chromosomes. Plus, linguist James Kirby will answer a question about how musicians write songs in tonal languages.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how genetecists found Neanderthal DNA in the dark centers of human chromosomes: https://curiosity.im/2xF98kI

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Jul 14, 2019
Smartphone Technology and the Future of Innovation
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Learn about the dielectrics, metals, and other components from EMD Performance Materials that make your smartphone possible. Plus: the unique challenges of advancing technology on a microscopic level, the future of virtual and augmented reality, and what’s in store for autonomous vehicles.

This episode is sponsored by EMD Performance Materials, a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The final entry in our 5-part series to help you learn about how science and technology are being applied to drive innovation and change the world, this episode features Aldo Orsi (Head of Global Product Management, Semiconductor Solutions) and Mansour Moinpour (Head of Technology Scouting, Semiconductor Solutions).

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Jul 13, 2019
Surprising Science of Glass (w/ Nick Uhas), Satellite Tethers, and Map Coloring Math
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Learn about futuristic tethers that could help us stop making a mess in space; how we finally solved a deceptively simple mathematics mystery; and, the surprising science of glass, with special guest Nick Uhas.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 12, 2019
AI Translating Babies’ Cries, Being Suckered by the Barnum Effect, and City of Lies and Truth
512

Learn about how scientists are using artificial intelligence to translate babies’ cries; test your skills with the City of Lies and Truth logic puzzle; and learn how to avoid falling prey to a common psychological phenomenon called the Barnum effect.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 11, 2019
Finding What You Love to Do (w/ David Epstein) and How to Deliver Bad News
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Learn about how to find what you love doing and excel at it, from author David Epstein. You’ll also learn about why you should always present good news along with bad news.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about why it’s best to say “I have good news and bad news” — https://curiosity.im/2XpkiZn 

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Jul 10, 2019
Why Generalists Triumph (w/ David Epstein) and What Causes Puffy Eyes After Crying
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Learn about why your eyes get puffy when you cry. You’ll also learn about the benefits of being a generalist instead of a specialist from a special guest: author David Epstein.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about why your eyes get puffy when you cry: https://curiosity.im/2Lq2Spq 

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Jul 09, 2019
Never Hit the Snooze Button, Unblock Your Creativity with a 4-Year-Old, and Dinosaur Colors
458

Learn about how a 4-year-old can help you unblock your creativity; how we figured out what color dinosaurs were; and why you should never hit the snooze button.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 08, 2019
Black Hole Edges (w/ Ralph Crewe), Your Brain’s Backup Plan, and Healthy Tanning Tips
603

Learn about how to get your best tan with the least amount of damage; the surprising relationship between short-term and long-term memories; and whether black holes have “edges,” with some help from special guest Ralph Crewe from the podcast Science, News, and Qs.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 07, 2019
Spontaneous Human Combustion, Your Terrible Creep Radar, and Employee Honesty
595

Learn about why your creep radar is probably terrible; the science of spontaneous human combustion; and the one belief that determines employee honesty.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 05, 2019
Fireworks Technology, Human Body’s Energy Limit, and Making Meat-Like Burgers from Plants
565

Learn about the energy limit of the human body; how they make meat-like burgers from plants; and the surprisingly advanced technology behind your favorite fireworks shows.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 04, 2019
Admit What You Don’t Know, Moral Dilemmas of Self-Driving Cars, and Revolving Door Origins
578

Learn about the weird reason why revolving doors were invented; why people who can admit what they don’t know tend to know more; and why a thought experiment called the trolley problem may be more relevant than ever.

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Jul 03, 2019
Individuals Really Can Slow Climate Change, Muscle Memory Is Real, and Penguin Waddles
537

Learn about why it’s good news that muscle memory is real; why a penguin’s waddle has some advantages over the way we humans walk; and new research that shows how individuals can have a bigger impact on slowing climate change than we thought.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jul 02, 2019
Sweat is Not Detoxifying, How to Educate People About GMOs, and Mascara Mouth
515

Learn about why you open your mouth when you apply mascara or put in contacts; how to educate people if you want them to trust GMOs; and why sweat really is not detoxifying.

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Jul 01, 2019
Without Space, We Die (w/ Kevin J. DeBruin), Breeding New Apples, and Ceres’ Ice Volcano
623

Learn about how agricultural experts make new types of apples; why the dwarf planet Ceres has a giant ice volcano; and why space matters, with some help from former NASA rocket scientist Kevin J. DeBruin.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 30, 2019
Educating and Innovating for the Future with Sustainable Solutions
928

Learn how new technology is being developed to help the environment and our society as a whole, from liquid crystal windows to OLED displays. It’s all part of a commitment to innovation for improving global health, broadening minds, and developing sustainable solutions.

This episode is sponsored by EMD Performance Materials, a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The fourth of a 5-part series to help you learn about how science and technology are being applied to drive innovation and change the world, this episode features Kai Beckmann (Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA), Michele Ricks (Technology Manager for OneDisplay), and Luiz Vieira (President and Managing Director of EMD Performance Materials).

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Jun 29, 2019
Game Transfer Phenomena (w/ Angelica Ortiz de Gortari) and the Methane Spike on Mars
590

Learn how a newly detected methane spike on Mars may change our understanding of the red planet; and how you can participate in a new research study on game transfer phenomena, with researcher Angelica Ortiz de Gortari.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about a methane spike we found on Mars: https://curiosity.im/2RyGmf3 

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Jun 28, 2019
Nuclear Survival Guide, Physical Health Benefits of Being Kind to Yourself, Snakes and Ladders
584

Learn what Chutes and Ladders can tell us about the way culture can influence art; how to survive the aftermath of a nuclear explosion, according to science; and how being kind to yourself can make you physically healthier.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 27, 2019
Weirdest Types of Lightning, Spotting Audio Lies Easily, and the Traveling Salesman Problem
579

Learn about some of the weirdest types of lightning; why nobody’s been able to solve the traveling salesman problem; and why it’s easier to spot a lie on a podcast or radio show than it is in other media.

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Jun 26, 2019
Find Out if You’re an Echoist, Pluto Swapping with Neptune, and Our Ancestors’ Healthy Living
522

Learn about whether our ancient ancestors were healthier than we are; why Neptune is sometimes further away from the sun than Pluto; and how to know if you’re an echoist, which is the polar opposite of a narcissist.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 25, 2019
History-Changing Chewing Gum, How to Spot Bad Nutrition Tips, and Why Dogs Love Humans
552

Learn about how dogs may have evolved to love humans; how you can spot bad nutrition advice; and how 10-thousand year old chewing gum may change our understanding of ancient society.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 24, 2019
Godzilla’s Deeper Meaning, Exoplanets (w/ Ralph Crewe from SNaQ), and Turing Machines
605

Learn about the Turing machine, an imaginary device that’s the basis for all computers. Plus: what can Godzilla tell us about our collective anxiety? We’ll also discuss a listener question about exoplanets with a special guest, Ralph Crewe from the podcast Science, News, and Qs.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 23, 2019
Planning for and Investing in New Technologies
797

Learn about developing cutting-edge technology, from photonic quantum computing to advanced artificial intelligence. Plus: the science behind making driverless cars as safe and reliable as we want them to be.

This episode is sponsored by EMD Performance Materials, a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The third of a 5-part series to help you learn about how science and technology are being applied to drive innovation and change the world, this episode features Owen Lozman, the Head of Performance Materials Venture Fund, M Ventures.

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Jun 22, 2019
Fighting the Most Common Form of Prejudice, Autokinetic Effect, and Fermat’s Last Theorem
593

Learn about the optical illusion that makes stars look like UFOs; surprising facts about Fermat’s last theorem, one of math’s greatest mysteries; and why the most common form of prejudice may surprise you.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 21, 2019
Developing Drugs to Fight Superbugs (w/ Dr. Matt McCarthy) and What Dark Mode Does
594

Learn about whether dark mode really is easier on your eyes, according to research. Then, learn about how new antibiotics are being developed with Dr. Matt McCarthy, author of the new book “Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic.”

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about whether dark mode really is easier on your eyes: https://curiosity.im/2Wf2xMI

Additional resources from Dr. Matt McCarthy:

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Jun 20, 2019
Superbugs and Antibiotic Resistance (w/ Dr. Matt McCarthy) and Third-Person Pep Talks
492

Learn why talking to yourself in the third person can help you keep your emotions in check. Then, learn about “superbugs” (and why we need to stop them) with Dr. Matt McCarthy, author of the new book “Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic.”

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about research that suggests talking to yourself in the third person can benefit your mental health: https://curiosity.im/2I2Raxy

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Jun 19, 2019
Boost Productivity with a Potted Plant, Why Coffee Makes You Poop, and Nuclear Semiotics
547

Learn about why it could be hard to communicate with humans of the future; how a potted plant can help you boost your productivity; and why coffee makes you poop.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 18, 2019
Overcoming the Incredible Power of Exclusion (w/ Vivian Zayas) and a One-Way Sound Device
807

Learn about how to feel less excluded and why it’s so important, with special guest Vivian Zayas, Director of the Personality, Attachment, and Control Laboratory at Cornell University. Plus, learn about a new device that makes sound go one-way.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about a new device that scientists have developed that makes sound go one-way: https://curiosity.im/2K3bTVc  

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Jun 17, 2019
Difference Between 5G and 4G Networks (w/ Trace Dominguez) and Self-Repairing Batteries
594

Learn about how scientists developed a self-repairing battery. Plus: science communicator Trace Dominguez answers a listener question about the difference between 4G and 5G networks.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how scientists have developed a self-repairing battery: https://curiosity.im/2JZD57m

Additional resources from Trace Dominguez:

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Jun 16, 2019
How to Push the Limits of Innovation
1036

Learn about the unbelievable level of purity and complexity that goes into producing new technologies. Also, what researchers are working on and how the world will look in the future thanks to their efforts.

This episode is sponsored by EMD Performance Materials, a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The second of a 5-part series to help you learn about how science and technology are being applied to drive innovation and change the world, this episode features guests Anand Nambiar (Global Head of Semiconductor Solutions, Business Unit) and DongKwan Lee (Head of Packaging, Business Field).

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Jun 15, 2019
Solar Sail Testing, Benefits of Debating Politics Online, and Tongue Map Mythbusting
569

Learn about an upcoming solar sail launch to test solar propulsion; why the tongue map you learned about in school is all wrong; and new research that says debating politics online may not be a total waste.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 14, 2019
Wine Myths, The Case for Code-Switched Classes, and The Most Dangerous Tree in the World
497

Learn about how the way you talk could change your ability to learn; two of the biggest myths about wine; and why the manchineel tree is the most dangerous tree in the world.

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Jun 13, 2019
Hairy Ball Theorem, the Secret to Effective Practice, and Disposable Water Bottle Dangers
487

Learn about the strangely-named hairy ball theorem that explains why there’s always a storm brewing somewhere; new research into how you can practice more effectively; and why there are safer ways to be eco-friendly than by reusing your disposable water bottle.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 12, 2019
Leaders Can Be Too Extroverted, The Cutest Age for a Puppy, and Goldbach’s Conjecture
515

Learn about the Goldbach conjecture, a simple math problem that’s never been solved; why researchers studied the cutest age for a puppy; and why extroverted leaders can have too much of a good thing.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 11, 2019
How Badly We Need to Feel Socially Connected (w/ Vivian Zayas) and Work Commute Tips
627

Learn about the surprising power behind our need to feel socially connected, with guest Vivian Zayas, Director of the Personality, Attachment, and Control Laboratory at Cornell University. Plus, learn about how to make your commute a little happier.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about 7 ways to make your commute a little happier: https://curiosity.im/2QE2kwt

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Jun 10, 2019
Why Itches Spread, Ancient Vending Machine, and Not Realizing When Your Beliefs Change
513

Learn about the world’s first vending machine that was invented nearly 2,000 years ago; why scratching an itch can make it spread; and, why you probably don’t realize it when your beliefs change.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 09, 2019
EMD and the Science Behind Today's — and Tomorrow's — Technology
926

Learn about EMD Performance Materials; why packaging innovation is a vital component in developing new technologies; and what it takes from a business standpoint to change the way we interact with computers and other devices in our daily lives.

This episode is sponsored by EMD Performance Materials, a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The first of a 5-part series to help you learn about how science and technology are being applied to drive innovation and change the world, this episode features guests Anand Nambiar (Global Head of Semiconductor Solutions, Business Unit) and DongKwan Lee (Head of Packaging, Business Field).

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Jun 08, 2019
Personality Test Role-Playing Game, Antimatter Double-Slit Science, and Asexual Reproduction
623

Learn about what happened when scientists put antimatter through the double-slit experiment; how a role-playing game could test your personality better than an actual personality test; and why more animals don’t reproduce asexually.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 07, 2019
Life After Life Hacking (w/ Professor Joseph M. Reagle, Jr.) and White Hole Science
602

Learn about what happens after your life is "fully optimized" from a special guest: Professor Joseph M. Reagle Jr., author of the new book “Hacking Life: Systematized Living and Its Discontents.” You’ll also learn why white holes could explain some of the universe’s most unexplainable characteristics — at least, if they exist.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about why white holes could explain some of the universe’s most unexplainable characteristics: https://curiosity.im/2WvxfAw

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Jun 06, 2019
New Laser Uses Sound Waves, Get Your Kids to Eat Veggies, and Better-Than-Average Effect
506

Learn about a new phonon laser that uses sound instead of light; a counterintuitive trick to get your kids to eat vegetables; and a cognitive bias that explains why most people think they’re better than other people.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jun 05, 2019
Passion for Your Job Can Backfire, Ancient Greeks Knew Earth Was Round, and Hair in Food
557

Learn about how the ancient Greeks knew the Earth was round; why being passionate about your job can backfire; and why you shouldn’t worry if you find a hair in your food.

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Jun 04, 2019
What Determines How Others See You (w/ Vivian Zayas) and Don’t Ask for Too Much Advice
583

Learn about the factors that determine how other people see you with special guest Vivian Zayas, Director of the Personality, Attachment, and Control Laboratory at Cornell University. Plus, learn about why it’s possible to ask for too much advice.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how you can, in fact, ask for too much advice: https://curiosity.im/2Houglb

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Jun 03, 2019
Ancient Cities Can Help Us Plan Modern Cities (w/ Monica L. Smith) and Where Light Goes
508

Learn about how studying ancient cities can help us plan modern cities from author Monica L. Smith, an archaeologist and professor in the department of anthropology at UCLA. Plus, learn what happens to light when you turn off the light switch.

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Jun 02, 2019
Ingredients for New Friendships, Dark Matter Debate, and How to Make Decisions with Friends
501

Learn about the key ingredients for forging a friendship; why it’s so hard to make decisions with friends; and what it would mean if dark matter doesn’t exist and the law of gravity is wrong.

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May 31, 2019
Drawbacks and Dangers of Life Hacking (w/ Joseph M. Reagle, Jr.) and Why Wet Fingers Prune
584

Learn about potential drawbacks to life hacking from Professor Joseph M. Reagle Jr., author of the new book “Hacking Life: Systematized Living and Its Discontents.” You’ll also learn why your fingers get pruney when they’re soaked in water.

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May 30, 2019
What to Do if You Can’t Sleep, Diet Soda Weight Loss Myths, and Gold from Neutron Stars
531

Learn about how scientists traced some of Earth’s heaviest elements to an ancient star collision; what to do if you’re lying in bed and you can’t sleep; and whether diet soda can help you lose weight.

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May 29, 2019
Space Sustainability Rating System, the Chameleon Effect, and How to Blow Your Nose
553

Learn about new sustainability rules that could help us cut space debris; why you shouldn’t blow your nose when you have a cold; and why you unconsciously copy other people’s mannerisms.

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May 28, 2019
Our Implicit Attitudes: New Research into Human Relationships (w/ Vivian Zayas)
619

Learn about new research into the implicit attitudes people have in close relationships with others (and more) from Vivian Zayas, Director of the Personality, Attachment, and Control Laboratory at Cornell University.

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May 27, 2019
Modern and Ancient Cities Faced the Same Problems (w/ Monica L. Smith), Ear Dominance
492

Learn about the similarities between problems facing ancient and modern cities from author Monica L. Smith, an archaeologist and professor in the department of anthropology at UCLA. You’ll also learn about whether you have a dominant ear.

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May 26, 2019
Smiling Can Make You Happier, Maybe Nobody Likes Black Coffee or Beer, and Entropy 101
602

Learn about the weird science behind why people like the taste of black coffee; how entropy keeps time flowing forward; and how smiling really can make you feel happier.

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May 24, 2019
How to Tell What Life Hacks Are Worth Trying (w/ Joseph Reagle) and Microwaves for Cooling
591

Learn about how to tell whether a life hack is worth trying from a special guest: Professor Joseph M. Reagle Jr., author of the new book “Hacking Life: Systematized Living and Its Discontents.” You’ll also learn why there’s no such thing as a “reverse microwave” for cooling.

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May 23, 2019
Reduce Arachnophobia with Spider-Man, Biggest Volcano Eruption Ever, and 100-Point Plan
514

Learn about how watching Spider-Man may reduce arachnophobia; how the biggest volcano eruption in history may have made one of the world’s most classic horror stories possible; and a 100-point plan to organize your day to get more done.

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May 22, 2019
Drying Laundry to Make It Soft, Why Sad People Listen to Sad Music, and Fossilist Mary Anning
550

Learn about Mary Anning, the famed female fossil hunter history almost forgot; why sad people seek out sad music; and how you can get your air-dried laundry as soft as your machine-dried laundry.

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May 21, 2019
Mentally Representing Our Relationships (w/ Vivian Zayas) and a Passion Pursuit Regimen
570

Learn about how researchers study how we mentally represent our relationships with special guest Vivian Zayas, Director of the Personality, Attachment, and Control Laboratory at Cornell University. Plus, learn about a regimen you can follow to help you pursue your passion — despite your day job.

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May 20, 2019
Why Humans Built Cities in the First Place and What They Looked Like (w/ Monica L. Smith)
532

Learn about what the first cities looked like — and why humans built them — from author Monica L. Smith, an archaeologist and professor in the department of anthropology at UCLA. Then, learn what makes pedestrians run into each other.

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May 19, 2019
Pill Colors Influence Their Effectiveness, Bizarre Quark-Gluon Plasma Traits, and CEO Hobbies
606

Learn about how the color of pills influences how well they’ll work on you; the weird things scientists are learning about a substance that made up the early universe; and the science behind why CEOs make time for hobbies.

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May 17, 2019
Science’s Replication Crisis (w/ Joseph M. Reagle, Jr.) and Why Squinting Helps You See
556

Learn about the replication crisis facing researchers in the social and life sciences from a special guest: Professor Joseph M. Reagle Jr., author of the new book “Hacking Life: Systematized Living and Its Discontents.” You’ll also learn why squinting helps you see.

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May 16, 2019
Birth Order Doesn’t Matter, Your Liver Grows and Shrinks Overnight, and Von Neumann Probes
543

Learn about how we could use self-replicating machines to explore the universe; when and why your liver shrinks and grows dramatically; and what science says about how much your birth order really matters.

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May 15, 2019
Why Smells Trigger Vivid Memories, Test Your Impostor Syndrome, and Trees Without Rings
618

Learn about why smells trigger such vivid memories; why an ancient tree is changing our understanding of how trees evolved; and how you can find out if you suffer from impostor syndrome, along with ways to get over it.

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May 14, 2019
Finding Life on Eyeball Planets, Our Shrinking Collective Attention Span, and Deep Work Skills
545

Learn about why our collective attention span is shrinking; how you can increase your productivity by building “deep work” skills; and why eyeball planets may be our best bet for finding alien life.

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May 13, 2019
Mother’s Day Origins, How Poor Vision Survived Natural Selection, and Muon Facts
541

Learn about what scientists know about the muon; how poor vision evolved; and why the founder of Mother’s Day Anna Jarvis regretted inventing it.

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May 12, 2019
Sickness Makes You Antisocial, Fruit Fly Facts (w/ Stephanie Mohr), and a Sting Pain Index
608

Learn about where fruit flies come from and what they do from special guest Stephanie Mohr, author of “First in Fly: Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery.” You’ll also learn about why your brain makes you extra antisocial when you’re sick, and how entomologist Justin Schmidt created a pain scale from insect stings.

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May 10, 2019
Best Position for Sleep, Better Learning by Arguing, and Universal Language of Honey Bees
484

Learn about new research that can help us understand and save the bees; the best sleeping position, according to science; and how you can learn learn something better by arguing with yourself.

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May 09, 2019
Moviegoers Blink in Sync, Rain on the Sun, and Why Flamingos Stand on One Leg
489

Learn about a new discovery about rain on the sun; why flamingos stand on one leg; and why you blink the way you do when you’re watching a movie.

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May 08, 2019
A Town Where Wireless Signals Are Banned, Why Fish Stink, and a Personality Health Test
600

Learn about why wireless signals are completely banned from Green Bank, West Virginia; why fish stinks but chicken doesn’t; and how to find out if you have a healthy personality.

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May 07, 2019
Medieval Dancing Plagues, Altruistic Indulgence, and Types of Human Species
522

Learn why you’re more likely to order junk food after your friends do; why we’re the only human species; and why people literally danced themselves to death during the Medieval Dancing Plague.

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May 06, 2019
Analog and Digital Media Preservation (w/ Damon Krukowski) and the Wagon Wheel Illusion
631

Learn about how we preserve analog and digital audio (and other media) with special guest Damon Krukowski, who is a musician, writer, and author of the new book “Ways of Hearing.” We’ll also answer a listener question about why quickly rotating objects seem to rotate in the opposite direction.

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May 05, 2019
New Treatments via Fruit Flies (w/ Stephanie Mohr), South Atlantic Anomaly, White Wine Perks
602

Learn about the incredible discoveries we’ve made from researching fruit flies with special guest Stephanie Mohr, author of “First in Fly: Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery.” You’ll also earn about how the South Atlantic Anomaly is messing with our satellites and other space equipment. Plus: health benefits of white wine you may not know about.

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May 03, 2019
Weight Changes in Different Places, How Shoelaces Come Untied, and Longer Life Mentality
502

Learn about why you don’t weigh the same everywhere on Earth; the personality traits shared by people who live past 90; and how researchers figured out how shoelaces come untied.

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May 02, 2019
Always Ask for a Deadline Extension, Leaded Gasoline, and What Makes Time Stand Still
462

Learn why you shouldn’t be afraid to ask for an extension when you’re up against a deadline; why we used to use lead in gasoline; and what causes that feeling that time is standing still.

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May 01, 2019
Avoid Productivity Pitfalls, The Bandwagon Effect, and How Holograms Are Becoming A Reality
521

Learn about why people do things because they’re popular; how “Star Wars”-style holograms are becoming a reality; and, how you can avoid four productivity pitfalls and assess how productive you actually are.

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Apr 30, 2019
Meteorites Probably Don’t Land Hot, Break-Up Struggles, and Why Babies Hardly Ever Blink
531

Learn about why meteorites probably aren’t hot when they land; why babies hardly ever blink; and why couples have such a hard time breaking up.

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Apr 29, 2019
How Digital Audio Has Changed Listening (w/ Damon Krukowski) and How Much You Can Know
625

Learn about how digital technology is changing the way we listen to music and other audio from special guest Damon Krukowski, who is a musician, writer, and author of the new book “Ways of Hearing.” We’ll also answer a listener question about whether there’s a limit to how much we can know.

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Apr 28, 2019
How Fruit Flies Are Like Humans, (w/ Stephanie Mohr), Your Changing Personality, and Pennies
594

Learn about how and why we study fruit flies with some help from Stephanie Mohr, author of the new book “First in Fly: Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery.” You’ll also learn why we still make pennies here in the U.S., and why science says your personality completely changes over time.

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Apr 26, 2019
Fresh, Canned, and Frozen Vegetable Nutrition, Staying in Bed for Science, and IQs on Iodine
497

Learn which is healthiest: fresh, canned, or frozen vegetables; how iodized salt accidentally increased the American IQ; and how you can apply to participate in a new NASA-backed study to help scientists learn about the effects of space travel.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 25, 2019
Achieve Goals with the 2-List Strategy, Temperature-Telling Crickets, and Lungs Make Blood
400

Learn about how researchers discovered that your lungs actually make blood; how you can tell the temperature from cricket chirps; and a strategy for maximizing your focus and achieving your goals that comes from billionaire business magnate Warren Buffett.

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Apr 24, 2019
NASA’s New Planet-Hunting Telescope, the Light Triad, and Where You Spend Your Time
602

Learn about where NASA’s new planet-hunting telescope is looking for life first; the number of places where people spend most of their time; and, the new “Light Triad” of personality traits.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 23, 2019
Never Wash Raw Chicken, Campaign for a 13-Month Calendar, and The Island of the Colorblind
506

Learn about why you should never wash raw chicken; the story behind a place called The Island of the Colorblind; and the forgotten campaign to create a 13-month calendar.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 22, 2019
You’re Almost Entirely Empty Space, What Defines Seconds, and the Lyrid Meteor Shower
516

Learn about why you’re almost completely made up of empty space; what defines a second of time; and where you can watch the Lyrid meteor shower this Tuesday.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources discussed:

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Apr 21, 2019
Fruit Fly Research Essentials (w/ Stephanie Mohr) and Why Doctors Work Long Hours
602

Learn about how and why we study fruit flies with some help from Stephanie Mohr, author of the new book “First in Fly: Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery.” But first, learn why it’s actually a good thing that doctors work such long hours.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about why it might actually be a good thing that doctors work such long hours: https://curiosity.im/2UvhpVy

Additional resources from Stephanie Mohr:

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Apr 19, 2019
Einstein’s Greatest Regret, Why Icing an Injury May Not Help It Heal, and Extinction Memories
530

Learn about why icing an injury may not help it heal; the neurons that make old fears return; and how one of Einstein’s greatest regrets turned out to be useful after all.

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Apr 18, 2019
What’s Next for Quantum Computers (w/ Chris Bernhardt) and How to Make Yourself Luckier
603

Learn about qubits and quantum entanglement with some help from Chris Bernhardt, author of the new book “Quantum Computing for Everyone.” Plus, learn about how you can make yourself luckier.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how luck is predictable — which means you can make yourself luckier: https://curiosity.im/2UtLF34

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Apr 17, 2019
Benefits of Audiobooks vs. Reading, Bad Earthworms, and Phineas Gage’s Freak Accident
427

Learn about why earthworms are only good for the planet if they’re in the right place; whether it’s better to read books or listen to them; and the story of Phineas Gage's freak accident from the 1800s that changed brain science forever.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 16, 2019
Conference Rooms Impair Your Mind, Get a “Toned” Look, and Overcome Friendship Jealousy
564

Learn about why a “toned” appearance has nothing to do with muscle tone; how meetings literally impair your mind, and what you can do about it; and, how to be less jealous when your friend excels at your “thing.”

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Apr 15, 2019
Control Butterflies in Your Stomach, Numbers in Other Languages, and the Titanic’s Savior
556

Learn about the RMS Carpathia, the ship that came to the Titanic’s rescue the night it sank; how to control that feeling when you get butterflies in your stomach; and how numbers are written in different languages.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 14, 2019
Black Hole Firewall Hypothesis, Polio Vaccine History, and Double Rainbow Science
583

Learn about why there’s no patent for the polio vaccine; a hypothesis that says a black hole would incinerate you; and what causes “Alexander’s band,” the dark strip of sky inside a double rainbow.

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Apr 12, 2019
Why Older People Get Up Early, Why Hot Water Freezes Quickly, and Recapitulation Myths
503

Learn about the evolutionary reason why older people wake up early; new research that could explain why hot water can freeze faster than cold water; and the truth behind the recapitulation theory that embryos repeat evolution.

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Apr 11, 2019
Quantum Computing 101: Qubits and Entanglement (w/ Professor Chris Bernhardt)
590

Learn about qubits and quantum entanglement with some help from Chris Bernhardt, author of the new book “Quantum Computing for Everyone.” Plus, learn about 6 magic words for defusing conflict.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about six words that are the key to defusing conflict: https://curiosity.im/2I491Wi

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Apr 10, 2019
How to Make Excuses and Keep Friends, Early Risers vs. Night People, and Escalator Science
574

Learn how to make an excuse without ruining your friendships; why we’d all move a lot faster if nobody walked on the escalator; and why you might not really know whether you’re a morning or a night person, along with a questionnaire to help you figure it out.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 09, 2019
Using Black Holes as Fuel, How to Run on Top of Water, and Origins of the World-Famous
461

Learn how we could look for advanced civilizations that are using tiny black holes as fuel; how fast you’d have to run on the Moon in order to stay on top of water; and which countries gave us the most world-famous magicians, pirates, and astronauts.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 08, 2019
Spoilers Don’t Spoil Stories, Why Some Colors Look Brighter, and Pre-Dinosaur Fossil Finds
549

Learn about how the first dinosaur fossil was named before we had a word for dinosaurs; why the “spoiler paradox” says we actually enjoy a story more when we know the ending; and why some colors look brighter than others.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources discussed:

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Apr 07, 2019
New Material Blocks Sound and Not Light, Task Switching to Boost Creativity, and Gamer Chimps
526

Learn about a new material that blocks sound while letting in light and air; how chimpanzees performed when scientists taught them how to play rock, paper, scissors; and how to be more creative by scheduling when you switch between tasks.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 05, 2019
The Reminiscence Bump, The Tetris Effect, and Why We Have Tree-Lined City Streets
547

Learn about the “reminiscence bump” that explains why you pine for your teens and 20s; the “Tetris Effect” that explains why things you focus on appear in your dreams; and the 19th-century doctor you can thank for tree-lined city streets.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 04, 2019
Human Networks Change How We Think (with Stanford Economist Matthew O. Jackson)
526

Learn about how social structures can shape how we think and behave from Matthew O. Jackson, the William D. Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University. Also in this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss a simple technique that will instantly make you a better listener, from this story on Curiosity.com: https://curiosity.im/2unmjoN

Pick up Matthew O. Jackson’s book “The Human Network: How Your Social Position Determines Your Power, Beliefs, and Behaviors” on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2UXfMNg

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Apr 03, 2019
It’s Always Safer to Vaccinate (w/ Virologist Paul Duprex) and How to Use Facts to Beat Beliefs
562

Learn about the risks of being vaccinated with virologist Paul Duprex. Then, learn about how to overcome the backfire effect, a cognitive bias that pits your beliefs against facts.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss why contradictory facts make your beliefs get stronger, based on the following story about the “backfire effect” from Curiosity.com: https://curiosity.im/2uhxfEz

Additional resources from Paul Duprex, director of the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh and a professor of microbiology and cellular genetics:

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Apr 02, 2019
New Curiosity Daily Host Chris Jericho Explains Science of Alkaline Water and Sharing Online
512

Learn from the new host of Curiosity Daily, Chris Jericho, about a simple trick for being more productive; whether alkaline water is actually good for you; and, how to share information online in a way that will not hurt your romantic relationship.

Hear Chris Jericho's other podcast, Talk is Jericho: http://www.westwoodonepodcasts.com/pods/talk-is-jericho/

In this podcast, Talk Is Jericho podcast host, rock star, and professional wrestling legend Chris Jericho discusses the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Apr 01, 2019
Internet Addiction, Dust in Space (w/ Astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell), and Vacation Science
606

Learn about whether there’s actually such a thing as internet addiction; and, research-based tips for getting the most out of your next vacation. We’ll also answer a listener question about dust in space, with some help from astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

More from Jonathan McDowell:

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Mar 31, 2019
Advancing Innovation with TE Connectivity and rFlight (Special Episode)
1440

In this special sponsored episode of Curiosity Daily, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer talk to Brent Lessard, the founder and lead project manager on rFlight, and Thierry Marin-Martinod, VP Engineering & CTO at TE Connectivity and a subject matter expert who is the liaison with rFlight, to help you learn about the engineering partnership advancing innovation in the sky.

Learn more about TE Connectivity and rFlight:

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Mar 30, 2019
“Breaking the Seal” Myths, Dine Under the Sea in the Maldives, and Tardigrade Superpowers
604

Learn about how researchers could tap into a tardigrade superpower to protect medicines and vaccines; the Ithaa Undersea Restaurant in the Maldives where you can dine with the fishes; and whether “breaking the seal” is a real thing when you’re drinking.

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Mar 29, 2019
How to Communicate About Science (w/ 3M’s Jayshree Seth) and Get Out of a Creative Rut
569

Learn how the 2019 State of Science Index suggests we talk about science differently, with a special guest: 3M Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate Jayshree Seth. Plus: learn a simple strategy for getting out of a creative rut.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss a simple strategy for getting out of a creative rut according to a former Nike engineer, with the following story from Curiosity.com: https://curiosity.im/2u4W6ew

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Mar 28, 2019
3M’s 2019 State of Science Index (w/ Jayshree Seth) and How You Can Name Jupiter’s Moons
604

Learn what the 2019 State of Science Index tells us about the global perception of science with a special guest, 3M Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate Jayshree Seth. Plus: learn how you can name one of Jupiter’s moons.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss how you could be the one to name 5 moons of Jupiter, with the following story from Curiosity.com: https://curiosity.im/2u671Vj

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Mar 27, 2019
The Four Predictors of Divorce, Why You Love Being Part of a Crowd, and Types of Loneliness
537

Learn about how to find out what type of loneliness you’re feeling so you can figure out how to deal with it; the psychological reason why you love being part of a crowd; and the four communication styles that can predict the end of a marriage.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Mar 26, 2019
You’d Probably Survive A Plane Crash, Why People Still Fax, and How Spleens Can Multiply
567

Learn how people survive plane crashes; why and how your spleen can multiply into accessory spleens; and why people still use fax machines.

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Mar 25, 2019
The Active Learning Initiative Is Transforming Education (Julia Thom-Levy, Cornell University)
605

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the innovative Active Learning Initiative with Cornell University’s Vice Provost for Academic Innovation Julia Thom-Levy, who is also a professor in their department of physics. Further reading:

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Mar 24, 2019
A Diet That’s Good for You and the World, Milk Temperatures, and the False-Consensus Effect
604

Learn about why people around the world keep their milk at different temperatures; a diet that’s good for your health and for the health of the planet; and, a cognitive bias that might make you think that everyone agrees with you.

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Mar 22, 2019
How Babies Handle Vaccines (w/ Paul Duprex), Sniffing Is Contagious, and Albino Ghost Trees
599

Learn about why sniffing is contagious; and, how one biologist solved the mystery of a rare tree that scientifically shouldn’t exist, but does. Plus, virologist Paul Duprex explains how vaccines work in babies and in people with a weakened immune system.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Mar 21, 2019
Equinox and Solstice Science, Foreign Accent Syndrome, and an 80-Year Harvard Study
453

Learn about what causes an equinox or a solstice; how a rare condition can give you a foreign accent; and, an 80-year Harvard study that found the greatest predictor of happiness in later life.

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Mar 20, 2019
Metabolic Window Myths, Egg Entropy (w/ Ralph Crewe from SNaQ), and What’s in Tattoo Ink
606

Learn how important it really is to refuel right after a workout; and, why it’s important to learn about the chemicals in tattoo ink. We’ll also discuss a listener question about egg entropy with a special guest, Ralph Crewe from the podcast Science, News, and Q’s.

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Mar 19, 2019
Human Bones on the Red Market (w/ Brian Switek), Stop Venting Anger, and Asparagus Pee
547

Learn about the shadowy “red market” of bones, with help from author Brian Switek. You’ll also learn why venting your anger is unhealthy, and what you should do instead; and, why asparagus makes your pee smell weird.

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Mar 18, 2019
Why Hangovers Get Worse, How Quickly You’d Age at Light Speed, and Upright Neanderthals
456

Learn how quickly you’d age if you could move at the speed of light; how scientists discovered that Neanderthals actually walked upright; and why hangovers seem to get worse with age.

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Mar 17, 2019
Why Pockets Are Rare in Women’s Clothes, Why Earth Twinkles, and Where Life Originated
534

Learn about why Earth twinkles from space; why pockets are so rare in women’s clothes; and whether the first life emerged on land or water.

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Mar 15, 2019
“What Is Life?” with Carl Zimmer, Why You Always Have Room for Dessert, and Learning Myths
557

Learn about common misconceptions around learning that even educators believe; the scientific reason why it feels like you always have more room for dessert; and how science writer Carl Zimmer responded when we asked him “what is life?”

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Mar 14, 2019
Myths About Your Vision, What Your Dog’s “Guilty” Look Really Means, and the Gaokao Exam
474

Learn about the truth behind common myths about vision; what that “guilty look” on your dog’s face actually means; and the nearly impossible Chinese college entrance exam, the gaokao.

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Mar 13, 2019
How Vaccines in Africa Protect Everyone in the World (w/ Paul Duprex), and Semantic Satiation
584

Learn from virologist Paul Duprex how vaccines in developing countries in places like Africa and southeast Asia actually make you safer, and how modern medicine could some day completely eliminate the measles. Duprex is the director of the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh and a professor of microbiology and cellular genetics.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer also discuss the following story from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: Repeating a Word Until It Sounds Weird Is Called Semantic Satiation — https://curiosity.im/2tIFJUS

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Mar 12, 2019
Space Race Stories (w/ Dr. David Warmflash), Why Produce Sparks, and a 1-3-5 To-Do List
593

Learn about why metals, fruit, and vegetables spark in the microwave, and the 1-3-5 method for arranging your to-do list. Plus, hear a couple lesser-known stories from the 20th-century space race between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, with some help from a special guest, Dr. David Warmflash.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Mar 11, 2019
Bike Balancing, How Big Data Knows What You Like, and Millions of Copper Needles in Space
553

Learn about why the US once launched millions of copper needles into space; why bikes don’t fall down when you ride them; and 3 ways big data can predict what you really like to watch or listen to.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Mar 10, 2019
Why Your Muscles Are Sore After Workouts, Daylight Saving Time Myths, and Taj Mahal History
495

Learn about what’s really going on when you feel sore after a workout; why we don’t know who designed the Taj Mahal; and the real reason why you have to change your clock for Daylight Saving Time.

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Mar 08, 2019
Carl Zimmer on What’s “In Your Genes,” Nudge Theory, and Post-Apocalyptic Cockroach Myths
545

Learn what it means when you have something “in your genes” with help from award-winning author Carl Zimmer; whether cockroaches really can survive a nuclear apocalypse; and how to change behaviors using a subtle suggestion.

Carl Zimmer, award-winning author and columnist for The New York Times, explains how our growing knowledge of genetics could change the way we understand ourselves.  

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Mar 07, 2019
How Music Affects Your Work, Damage from Muffled Hearing, and Earth’s Gigantic Atmosphere
523

Learn about why the Earth’s atmosphere extends beyond the moon; whether you should listen to music while you work; and whether your muffled hearing after a concert means you damaged your ears.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Mar 06, 2019
Natural vs. Artificial Ingredients, Why the Return Trip Feels Shorter, and Africa Splitting in Half
472

Learn about the difference between natural and artificial ingredients; why Africa is physically splitting into two continents; and why the return trip always feels shorter than the original trip.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Mar 05, 2019
Craving Healthy Foods, What Grew Astronomy (w/ Dr. David Warmflash), $1 Million Math Problems
516

Learn about why starting an exercise routine might give you healthier food cravings; math problems that you could get a million dollars for solving; and the story of what drove the growth of astronomy in the Middle Ages, with some help from Dr. David Warmflash.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Mar 04, 2019
Limitations of Science, Top Jobs for Psychopaths, and How Long It Takes to Make a Friend
551

Learn about how many hours it takes to forge a new friendship, along with the health benefits they provide; the most popular jobs for psychopaths; and the limitations of science.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

Additional resources discussed:

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Mar 03, 2019
Breathing Trick to Fall Asleep Faster, Wisdom Teeth Removal Revelations, and Lise Meitner
388

Learn about why getting your wisdom teeth removed might be pointless; Lise Meitner, the forgotten female physicist who helped us figure out nuclear power; and the 4-7-8 breathing technique to help you fall asleep faster.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Mar 01, 2019
Fountain of Youth Bacteria, Temperatures Making You Spend Money, and New Skills in 5 Hours
481

Learn why some scientists are comparing an ancient bacteria to the Fountain of Youth; how temperature might affect how you spend your money; and, a rule you can use to develop new skills in just a few hours a week.

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Feb 28, 2019
Communicate Using Simple Noises, Find Your House on Pangaea, and Kepler’s Legacy
564

Learn about how much you can say with simple noises called vocal bursts; why you might keep hearing about the Kepler Space Telescope even though it’s retired; and how you can find out where your house would’ve been on Pangaea.

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Feb 27, 2019
Preserving Old Book Smells, Reacting Before Noticing, and Humans from Outer Space
545

Learn about why researchers have broken down the smell of old books; new research that shows why your brain has a kind of Spider-sense; and the Panspermia theory that human life originally came from outer space.

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Feb 26, 2019
Narcissism Lessons, The War-Stopping Eclipse (w/ Dr. David Warmflash), and Toothed Tumors
547

Learn about the trait you can borrow from narcissists to boost your professional and academic success; the groundbreaking and potentially life-saving discovery that came from studying tumors that can grow teeth; and the story of how a solar eclipse prediction helped end a war, restore an economy, and build a philosophy school that trained a couple of history’s greatest minds, with some help from Dr. David Warmflash.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Feb 25, 2019
Writer’s Block Solutions, Life on Europa (w/ SNaQ’s Ralph Crewe), and Why We Wear Pants
605

Learn about how to overcome 4 types of writer’s block; why we wear pants; and the probability of finding extraterrestrial life on Jupiter’s moon Europa, with some help from a special guest from Science News and Qs (also known as SNaQ), a Carnegie Science Center podcast.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — and get some help from SNaQ creator and host Ralph Crewe answering a listener question — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Feb 24, 2019
How to Form New Habits, Evolution on Why Love Is Blind, and Pinks in Your Sinks
517

Learn about the evolutionary reason why love is blind; the weird history of that pink color in your bathtub; and how to form new habits.

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Feb 22, 2019
How to Perform Under Pressure, Physiology of Staying Warm, and Psychology of Circles
431

Learn what the way you draw a circle says about you; how to stay warm, according to a physiologist; and a simple trick to keep you from choking under pressure.

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Feb 21, 2019
A New Robot Can Imagine Itself, Williams Syndrome, and The Great Compression
512

Learn about why engineers designed a robot that can imagine itself; why the Great Compression was the best time to be alive, financially speaking; and the ups and downs of a rare genetic condition that makes you incredibly loving.

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Feb 20, 2019
Elastic Thinking (w/ Leonard Mlodinow), How People Judge You, and Your Time Perspective
557

Learn how you can change your thinking to keep up with today’s fast-paced world, with some help from author Leonard Mlodinow. Plus: learn about the two criteria people use to judge you, and how you can measure your relationship with time.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Feb 19, 2019
Saros Cycles (w/ Dr. David Warmflash), the Eiffel Tower’s Secret, and Announcing Alien Life
491

Learn about a secret apartment in the Eiffel Tower; the official protocol for announcing alien life to the world; and how Saros cycles have changed the way we’ve designed calendars throughout history, with some help from Dr. David Warmflash.

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Feb 18, 2019
How RNA Reads DNA (w/ SNaQ’s Ralph Crewe), How Envy Can Be Good, and Coriolis Effect
503

Learn about why envy isn’t always a bad thing; how the Coriolis Effect affects the way things on the Earth rotate; and how RNA knows how to read DNA, with some help from a special guest from Science News and Qs (also known as SNaQ), a Carnegie Science Center podcast.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — and get some help from SNaQ creator and host Ralph Crewe answering a listener question — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Feb 17, 2019
New Algorithm Can Turn Thoughts Into Speech, Airplane Seat Belts, and the 40 Percent Rule
446

Learn about a breakthrough technology that can translate thought into speech; a Navy SEAL’s method for mental toughness; and why airplane seatbelts are the way that they are.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Feb 15, 2019
A Romantic Way to Beat Stress, the Priest Behind the Big Bang Theory, and the Ivy Lee Method
425

Learn about how you can beat stress with some help from your significant other; the forgotten astronomer behind the Big Bang Theory; and a hundred-year-old productivity secret.

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Feb 14, 2019
How Time Can Flow Backward, Why Poisonous Pufferfish Are Delicious, and Undersea Cables
570

Learn about a quantum theory that says time can flow backward; why the Internet relies on huge undersea cables; and why people eat pufferfish, even though they’re incredibly poisonous.

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Feb 13, 2019
Parsecs, the Difference Between Weather and Climate, and Scandinavian Life Philosophies
508

Learn about the difference between weather and climate; how astronomers actually use parsecs to measure distances; and some Scandinavian life philosophies that could make you happier.

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Feb 12, 2019
Best Ways to Overcome Challenges, What Your Appendix Does, and How You Use Information
529

Learn about why you make decisions using less information than you think; why your appendix actually serves a purpose; and the best ways to overcome a challenge, according to science.

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Feb 11, 2019
Too Much Sleep Can Be Harmful, Why You Can’t Tickle Yourself, and Black Hole Light Echoes
485

Learn about why too much sleep may be just as harmful as too little; what light echoes detected by NASA might be able to teach us about how black holes evolve over time; and why you can’t tickle yourself.

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Feb 10, 2019
Hubble Telescope Photobomb, Why Alcohol Burns, and Why Your Cat Puts Its Butt In Your Face
521

Learn why NASA compared a new scientific discovery to a game of “Where’s Waldo?”; why cats stick their butts in your face; and the surprising reason why your throat burns when you take a shot of hard liquor.

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Feb 08, 2019
How to Look Good in Photos, Trojan Asteroids, and a Technique to Avoid Stress and Stay Calm
523

Learn why the camera adds 10 pounds (and what you can do about it); why asteroids called Trojans could change what we know about the origins of our solar system; and a technique to help you avoid stress and stay calm.

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Feb 07, 2019
What No-Kill Animal Shelters Really Mean, Having vs. Making Money, and Replacing Your Cells
523

Learn about why your body doesn’t actually replace itself every 7 years; whether you should worry more about having money or making money; and, why the difference between kill and no-kill animal shelters isn’t as simple as you might think.

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Feb 06, 2019
Quitting Is Underrated, Most-Googled Scientific Misconceptions, and Starquakes in the Universe
535

Learn about what starquakes can tell us about our universe; why quitting is underrated; and the truth behind some of the most-Googled scientific misconceptions.

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Feb 05, 2019
What Wind Chill Really Means, Learning Skills Faster with a Workout, and the Hypatia Stone
523

Learn about how the mysterious Hypatia stone could change what we know about our solar system; what wind chill actually means; and how you can learn skills faster with a 15-minute workout.

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Feb 04, 2019
Specific Words to Use to Get What You Want (w/ Stella Grizont) and Tweeting Feelings
639

Learn why tweeting about negative feelings MIGHT make you feel better. Then, learn the specific words you should use to get what you want, with some help from a special guest: happiness expert Stella Grizont.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss how tweeting about negative feelings might make you feel better. Read more here: https://curiosity.im/2MDaJ1k

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Feb 03, 2019
Win Debates by Beating the Gish Gallop, Improve Your VO2max, and 8 Years of Déjà Vu
494

Learn about why you need a healthy VO2max, and how you can get it; a man who had déjà vu for eight years; and the Gish Gallop, a shady debate tactic for winning arguments.

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Feb 01, 2019
How to Advocate For Yourself (w/ Stella Grizont), Black Hole Travel Possible, and Fossil Licking
604

Learn how your tongue can tell the difference between a rock and a fossil; why you might be able to travel through some black holes without dying; and how you can do a better job of advocating for yourself, with some help from happiness expert Stella Grizont.

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In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — and talk to happiness expert Stella Grizont — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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Jan 31, 2019
The Best Time to Break Bad News, Overcome Loss Aversion, and Coin Tosses Aren’t Random
539

Learn about the best time of day to break bad news; how to get over your brain’s habit of loss aversion; and why a coin toss is not as random or fair as it seems.

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Jan 30, 2019
Measure Your Mindfulness, Male vs. Female Pain, and Why the Laws of Physics May Be Aliens
531

Learn about how men and women remember pain differently; how to measure how mindful you are; and a theory about alien life and the laws of physics.

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Jan 29, 2019
Bacteria May Save You From the Flu, Red Steak Juice Isn’t Blood, and the Future of Encryption
502

Learn about nose and throat bacteria that might make you less likely to get the flu; the red juice in your steak dinner, which is actually not blood; and how encryption works, as well as why quantum computing could break it.

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Jan 28, 2019
How to Change Your Personality, Why You Jerk Awake While Falling Asleep, and Ainu History
570

Learn about new research into whether you can change your personality; why historians are stumped over the history of the Ainu, Japan’s indigenous people; and why you jerk awake while you’re falling asleep.

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Jan 27, 2019
Why Uranus Is Sideways, What Blinking Means, and “The Blood Countess”
540

Learn about why blinking communicates a lot more than you probably thought; why astronomers think Uranus is tipped over; and the story of "The Blood Countess," a female murderer who may have inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

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Jan 25, 2019
How to Improve Your Self-Control, Why You Shouldn’t Touch Your Plants, and Firehawk Raptors
515

Learn about whether you can improve your self-control; why certain types of birds set fires on purpose; and why you shouldn’t touch your plants.

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Jan 24, 2019
Become A CRISPR Connoisseur (w/ Synthego), Up-and-Coming Batteries, and Microsleep