Be the Best Host or Guest (w/ Jihan Murray-Smith), Avoid Conflict at Family Meals, and High Heels for MenNov 21, 2018 Listen
How to Like Bitter Flavors, Airplane Ticket Price Factors, and the Physics-Challenging Hubble ConstantNov 20, 2018 Listen
We May Have Already Found Aliens (w/ Mike Wall), Arrow Method for Productivity, and ADHD CreativityNov 19, 2018 Listen
Expiration Dates Explained, How to Make A Great First Impression, Your Quantum Life, and Endangered WordsNov 18, 2018 Listen
Relationship-Deepening TV, Elon Musk and Bill Gates' Productivity Hacks, and Why You Don't Hear Your Own FootstepsNov 16, 2018 Listen
Why You Listen to Songs on Repeat, Aluminum Foil Wi-Fi Boosting, and High-Income Morning RoutinesNov 15, 2018 Listen
Achieve Goals with the WOOP Method, What To Do During Layovers, and Megapixels In Your EyesNov 14, 2018 Listen
Measure Your Sleepiness, What Happens When Galaxies Collide, and Space Junk DamageNov 13, 2018 Listen
Sniff Out Fake News with Machine Learning and Increase Productivity with Don’t-Do Lists and Morning PagesNov 12, 2018 Listen
Nobody Is “Normal,” Quantum Bacteria, Déjà Rêvé, and Why You Might Smell Like Maple SyrupNov 11, 2018 Listen
Contacting Aliens with Lasers, African-American Polymath Benjamin Banneker, and The Seinfeld StrategyNov 09, 2018 Listen
Curiosity in the Workplace (w/ Spencer Harrison), New Flying with Dandelions, and Physical Relationship BenefitsNov 08, 2018 Listen
Taurids and Leonids Meteor Showers, Willpower-Boosting Workouts, and Marie Curie’s Secret UniversityNov 07, 2018 Listen
Prince Rupert’s Drop, Why Earth’s Core Is Younger Than Its Surface, and Newborn Babies May Be Super SmartNov 06, 2018 Listen
Scientific Method Inventor, America’s First Beach, and How Many Faces You Can RecognizeNov 05, 2018 Listen
Acoustic Levitation, Stephen Hawking’s Science Bets, Helmholtz Resonance, and Where Your Body Feels EmotionsNov 04, 2018 Listen
“Drunkard’s Walk” Sunlight, The Undiagnosed Diseases Network, and the Only Universal WordNov 02, 2018 Listen
Real-Life Zombification (w/ author Matt Simon), Most Annoying Sounds, and Leaders Who Are Too SmartNov 01, 2018 Listen
The First Telepathic Brainstorm, Ghost-Creating Toxic Mold, and Cropsey: the Real BoogeymanOct 31, 2018 Listen
Measure Your Passionate Relationships, How to Spot Psychopaths and Narcissists, and the Car-Crushing MeteoriteOct 30, 2018 Listen
Pink Noise Sleep Hack, Saturn’s Moon Dione Habitability, and Giving Versus Receiving AdviceOct 29, 2018 Listen
Exercising for Different Body Types, New England Vampire Panic, Non-Vertical List Benefits, and Constellations on MarsOct 28, 2018 Listen
The Science of Hauntings, Sleep Deprivation Effects, and Maximizing Benefits From NatureOct 26, 2018 Listen
Mystery Code of The 4,000-Year-Old Phaistos Disk, The Necrobiome, and 7 Beliefs of Emotionally Healthy PeopleOct 25, 2018 Listen
Cooked vs. Uncooked Fruits and Veggies (w/ The Nutrition Wonk), Food Poisoning Facts, and Milky Way’s Second LifeOct 24, 2018 Listen
Greyson Near-Death Experience Scale, A Diet to Prevent Jet Lag, and Several States of MatterOct 23, 2018 Listen
What If Mosquitoes Disappeared, Facebook Relationships, and Hidden Messages in Backwards MusicOct 22, 2018 Listen
Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini’s Friendship, How to Read Food Labels, Jack-O’-Lantern Maintenance, and Declaring SovereigntyOct 21, 2018 Listen
The Habitable Epoch, Mars 2020’s Search for Life, and 4 Research-Based Personality TypesOct 19, 2018 Listen
The Sinister Darkness Factor Trait, Why Pluto’s Definition Matters, and World Record PumpkinsOct 18, 2018 Listen
Adult Bedtime Benefits, Cerberin Toxin, and A Word to Convince Others You’re Not A RobotOct 17, 2018 Listen
Moonmoons, Why You Get Sick When Seasons Change, and a Quiz Measuring ForgivenessOct 16, 2018 Listen
Your Exposome Germ Cloud, The Tree That Owns Itself, and Bosses Don’t Encourage CuriosityOct 15, 2018 Listen
Where Online Lingo Comes From, How to Reinforce Good Habits, Gym Class Fallout, and Why Glue Doesn’t Stick to the BottleOct 14, 2018 Listen
2018 Ig Nobel Prizes, Flu Shots Don’t Make You Sick, and Setting Broad Goals for Longer HappinessOct 12, 2018 Listen
Time May Be Slowing Down, You Leave Good First Impressions, and Ouija Board OriginsOct 11, 2018 Listen
Why Aliens May Be Under Ice, Transnistria, and How Exclamation Points Stress People OutOct 10, 2018 Listen
Measuring Your FOMO, Tashirojima “Cat Island,” and the Man Who Put His Head Inside A Particle Accelerator (and Survived!)Oct 09, 2018 Listen
Schrödinger's Second Cat, Asymmetric Insight, and Why You Should Study How You StudyOct 08, 2018 Listen
Nuclear Pasta, Belly Button Science, How Lighting Affects Learning and Memory, and the Worst Diet Fads EverOct 07, 2018 Listen
3-Step Fear Control Method, Quantum Physics Changing the Past, and Red Meat Allergies from Tick BitesOct 05, 2018 Listen
First Moon Beyond Our Solar System Discovery, Jacuzzi of Despair, and The Winner EffectOct 04, 2018 Listen
A New World Beyond Pluto, Neuroscience’s Take on Free Will, and Blue Zones Where People Live LongerOct 03, 2018 Listen
Plants That Light Up When Attacked, A 5-Minute Trick for Falling Asleep, and The Creepy Carleton VillaOct 02, 2018 Listen
Flu Shot Timing, Space Experiment Requirements, and Relationship Deal Breakers, According to ResearchOct 01, 2018 Listen
Microwaveable Metals, Athlete Nature vs. Nurture, The House On The Rock, and Supernova-Skipping StarsSep 30, 2018 Listen
Hank Green Talks About His Writing Process and His Debut Novel, “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing”Sep 29, 2018 Listen
How Adderall Hurts Studying, 3 Gym Class Mistakes, and How Much Coffee You Should DrinkSep 28, 2018 Listen
5-Minute Hack to Beat Procrastination, Spider Benefits and Dangers, and Philosophical DisciplinesSep 27, 2018 Listen
Gardening with Martian Soil, How to Stop Overspending, and a Technique for Remembering ThingsSep 26, 2018 Listen
First All-Female North Pole Expedition, Humans on the Food Chain, and How to Measure Your Meaning in LifeSep 25, 2018 Listen
How to Stop Procrastinating, Astronauts Seeing Cosmic Rays, and What Causes That Fresh Rain SmellSep 24, 2018 Listen
Sleep vs. Exercise, Milky Way Pictures, Military Method for Sleeping Anywhere, and Voice Recording Science (w/ Matthan Ring Black)Sep 23, 2018 Listen
Hangover Impairment, Moon Landings in the 1600s, and Harmful Effects of 24/7 WorkplacesSep 21, 2018 Listen
Why There Are Monkeys If We Evolved From Them (w/ Natalia Reagan), Adult Chickenpox, and Disaster Survival TraitsSep 20, 2018 Listen
SpaceX’s First Private Passenger in Space, Running Myths Busted, and Bright-Line Rule Goal SettingSep 19, 2018 Listen
Why You Should Talk to Strangers, How to Find Your Strengths, and Words with Most DefinitionsSep 18, 2018 Listen
Doctors Beat AI with Swarm Intelligence (w/ Dr. Louis Rosenberg, Unanimous AI CEO); Plus, Hurricane Prediction TechnologySep 17, 2018 Listen
Pretzel History, How Earth Got Its Water, Runner’s High Origins, and Words Named After PeopleSep 16, 2018 Listen
Pavlov’s Dog Myths, Three Types of Perfectionism, and What The Universe Is Expanding IntoSep 14, 2018 Listen
String Theory Primer, Night Owl and Morning Person Science, and All-Nighter Study HabitsSep 13, 2018 Listen
Saturn’s Hexagon Hurricane, Planned Obsolescence, and Kaizen for Continuous ImprovementSep 12, 2018 Listen
Odd Historical Overlaps, Closed Doors Save Lives, and Vacation Time Helps A Company’s Bottom LineSep 11, 2018 Listen
Empathy-Teaching Video Games, Chile Pepper Origins, and A Simple Word Swap to Take ControlSep 10, 2018 Listen
Contagious Yawning, Conformal Cyclic Cosmology, Exercising for Mental Health, and Why Glitches Are “Bugs”Sep 09, 2018 Listen
What Would Happen if You Stopped Time, Secret Room of Mount Rushmore, and Dialect BenefitsSep 07, 2018 Listen
Lost National Museum of Brazil Artifacts, Swimming After You Eat, and Weird U.S. State LawsSep 06, 2018 Listen
NASA’s Voyager Golden Records, Why Cats Love Boxes, and Bacteria Hot Spots in Your OfficeSep 05, 2018 Listen
Multitasking Is Impossible, How A Flat Earth Would Even Work, and Nearly Every Country’s Name OriginSep 04, 2018 Listen
What Came Before the Big Bang, Diner Designs, and The Ancient Greek Crocodile ParadoxSep 03, 2018 Listen
Infidelity Predictors, Buzz Aldrin’s Moon Mementos, Running May Be Good for Your Knees, and Hand/Eye DominanceSep 02, 2018 Listen
How Long to Date Before Marriage, The NSF 2026 Idea Machine, and Why Buses ClusterAug 31, 2018 Listen
Microvacations, Why Sand Matters and Why We’re Running Out of It (w/ Vince Beiser), and Savings Plan TricksAug 30, 2018 Listen
Neural Networks, Why You Get Brain Freeze, and A Science-Based Trick for Learning a New LanguageAug 29, 2018 Listen
How to Get Over Burnout, Darkness is Faster than Light, and How Much Communication is NonverbalAug 28, 2018 Listen
Marilyn Monroe Murder Conspiracy, Using Monday to Achieve Your Goals, and Good and Bad Bacteria Don’t ExistAug 27, 2018 Listen
Fantasy Stock League, Redhead Pain Tolerance (w/ Natalia Reagan), and the Darkest Town in AmericaAug 26, 2018 Listen
Burning Calories without Exercise, Amelia Earhart’s Last Words, and Bob Dylan and David Bowie’s Writing TechniqueAug 24, 2018 Listen
Science of Stretching (w/ Get-Fit Guy), Tourette Syndrome Myths, and 3 Ways to Boost Emotional IntelligenceAug 23, 2018 Listen
Alaskan Triangle, Viking Interactions with Muslims, and Music Lessons Improve Language SkillsAug 22, 2018 Listen
Book Towns, Chlorine Trifluoride, and Why You Shouldn’t Take Your Phone Out in ClassAug 21, 2018 Listen
Mosquitoes’ Favorite Blood Types, How Junk Food Resembles Drugs, and Jeff Bezos’ Keys to Business SuccessAug 20, 2018 Listen
Your Brain Doesn’t Want You to Lose Weight, The Moon Museum, Life Lessons from Runner Karl Meltzer, and Wolves Don’t Howl at the MoonAug 19, 2018 Listen
Massive Ocean Beneath Earth’s Surface, Road Trip Game History, and Memory-Boosting Reading TechniqueAug 17, 2018 Listen
The Temin Effect Power of Hobbies, Immortality with Quantum Suicide, and Does Meditation Kill Motivation?Aug 16, 2018 Listen
Sunless Tanners, The Most Poisonous Plant on Earth, and How Steve Jobs Faked the First iPhoneAug 15, 2018 Listen
Your Brain on Binge Watching, Talking Monkeys, and What Happens When You’re an Only ChildAug 14, 2018 Listen
Relationship Attachment Styles, Why Flamingo Beaks Look Weird, and Finding Life’s Purpose with IkigaiAug 13, 2018 Listen
How to Change Your Habits, Almond and Soy Milk vs. Juices, and the Rio Scale for Alien NewsAug 12, 2018 Listen
Managing Energy Instead of Time, Psychopath Music Playlists, and “Traditional” 1950s Marriage Myths (w/ Dr. Eli Finkel)Aug 10, 2018 Listen
Antimatter 101 (w/ Everyday Einstein), How to Avoid Bed Bugs, and Uberman Sleep CycleAug 09, 2018 Listen
The Butterfly Effect Is Why We Can’t Predict Weather, How to Cry at Work, and EggcornsAug 08, 2018 Listen
Tongue Muscles, Marcus Aurelius’ Motivational Advice, and the World’s Shortest IQ TestAug 07, 2018 Listen
Your Earliest Memories May Be Fake, What Makes a Good Boss, and a 1990s Space BillboardAug 06, 2018 Listen
The Healthiest Diet (w/ Michael Greger), Space Volcanoes, Freemasons, and Device-Free Quiet TimeAug 05, 2018 Listen
Thank-You Card Science, Sensory Speed Dating, and New UNESCO World Heritage SitesAug 03, 2018 Listen
Why You’re Tired After Work, Air Travel Question Answers, and a Quadrillion Tons of DiamondsAug 02, 2018 Listen
Ways Black Holes Can Kill You (w/ Katie Mack), Rituals to Improve Self-Control, and Ice Cream TypesAug 01, 2018 Listen
Epileptic Seizure Triggers, Fact vs. Hypothesis vs. Theory vs. Law, and Proust QuestionnaireJul 31, 2018 Listen
A Real Hangover Cure, UFOs from Ancient History, and a Hermit’s Cold River City: Population 1Jul 30, 2018 Listen