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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
Odds of Dying (w/ Ken Kolosh), Reactance, Credit Card Psychology, And Best Biking CitiesJul 29, 2018 Listen
Real vs. Fake Laughter Test, Little-Know Perfectionist Signs, and Scientific Field ExpeditionsJul 27, 2018 Listen
Water Detected on Mars, A Lost Arizona Goldmine, and Zeigarnik Effect Memory SharpeningJul 26, 2018 Listen
Mental Trick to Enjoy Running, Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century, and Perceptual CreepJul 25, 2018 Listen
ASMR Video Health Benefits, Moonquakes, and Holding Hands to Relieve PainJul 24, 2018 Listen
NASA’s Sun Probe, Waking Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed, and Tongue Rolling Isn’t GeneticJul 23, 2018 Listen
Dark Matter, Spite Houses, Digits of Pi Needed, and Measuring Your Passion and PerseveranceJul 22, 2018 Listen
What Defines Fruits and Veggies, Why Open Offices Are Bad, and Moon Landing AnniversaryJul 20, 2018 Listen
Is Water Wet? Plus: Neutron Star Weight and A Trick to Keep Experiences Feeling Fresh and NewJul 19, 2018 Listen
12 Jupiter Moons Discovery, Don’t Drink Post-Workout, and Elon Musk’s Job Interview QuestionJul 18, 2018 Listen
Brettanomyces, Removing Memories with Hypnosis, and the Emotion Regulation QuestionnaireJul 17, 2018 Listen
Why You Should Stop Playing Hard to Get, Why You Need Goggles, and Alzheimer’s DiagnosisJul 16, 2018 Listen
The Universe in Consciousness (w/ Bernardo Kastrup), Intrusive Thoughts, Phones Ruin Drivers, and Baader-MeinhofJul 15, 2018 Listen
Why You Should Face Your Fears, Rekindling Romance with Cute Animals, and Naming Black HolesJul 13, 2018 Listen
Helicopter Parenting Damage, What Doing Chores Says About You, and Ketchup HistoryJul 12, 2018 Listen
Supermoon Science, How to Find Your Passion, and Universes Inside Black HolesJul 11, 2018 Listen
Living In A Computer Simulation, Billionaire Success Trick, and Phones Saving the RainforestJul 10, 2018 Listen
High Heels Were Originally Meant for Men, Persuasive Magic Words, and Ancient GraffitiJul 09, 2018 Listen
SETI on How We Search for Aliens (w/ Seth Shostak), Facts Don’t Win Arguments, Self-Control, and The Red BaronJul 08, 2018 Listen
You’re A Different Person in the Morning, Eye Contact Altering Consciousness, and Racing Against CheeseJul 06, 2018 Listen
Why Fake News Spreads, Positive Lightning, and the Habitable TrinityJul 05, 2018 Listen
Saving Dogs from Fireworks, Benjamin Franklin’s Productivity Schedule, and Supportive TextingJul 04, 2018 Listen
Belief Superiority, Why Days Are Getting Longer, and Mr. Rogers’ ChecklistJul 02, 2018 Listen
Impostor Syndrome, Moon Landing Photos Explained, and Things You’re Cleaning Too OftenJul 02, 2018 Listen
Sunday Edition: How to Get Over a Breakup, Why Cockroaches Exist, Vestigial Traits, and the Lombard EffectJul 01, 2018 Listen
How to Remove Pesticides from Produce, the Misattribution of Arousal, and Laihana NoonJun 29, 2018 Listen
Space Elevator Science, “HALT” Impulse Control Method, and the 6 Types of DisgustJun 28, 2018 Listen
Mars Opportunity Rover Update, Sunscreen SPF Meanings, Turning Carbon Dioxide into FuelJun 27, 2018 Listen
Black Hole Alternatives, Literally Immortal Jellyfish Secrets, and The Best Way to ArgueJun 26, 2018 Listen
NASA’s Cryosleep Chambers, Your Brain on Puns, and Why Red Delicious Apples ExistJun 25, 2018 Listen
Sunday Edition: How Marriage Changes You, New Dinosaur Discoveries, and Empathy QuirksJun 24, 2018 Listen
A Trick for Avoiding Regrets, 3D-Printing Your Brain, and a Medieval Security AlarmJun 22, 2018 Listen
Psychopathic AI, Glowing Civil War Soldiers, and Black LavaJun 21, 2018 Listen
The US Government’s Science Knowledge Quiz, Facebook’s Brain Effects, and Manufactured British AccentsJun 20, 2018 Listen
Tips to Win an Argument, How to Wash Your Hands, and Summer Blockbuster OriginsJun 19, 2018 Listen
How to Stop Overspending, World Population Growth, and Big 5 Personality TraitsJun 18, 2018 Listen
Sunday Edition: Famous LGBT Scientists; How to Catch Up on Sleep; Faces Aren’t EmotionsJun 17, 2018 Listen
Best Guard Dog Breeds, Why Water in Your Nose Hurts, and How to Use Online ReviewsJun 15, 2018 Listen
How to Form New Habits, Leg Day Helps Brain Health, and a Government Study on Warp DriveJun 14, 2018 Listen
Seeing Opinions as Facts, Bird-Killing Pisonia Trees, and How Much the Tooth Fairy PaysJun 13, 2018 Listen
Why Time Feels Faster, Sleeping Twice a Day, and Laos’ Massive Stone JarsJun 12, 2018 Listen
When to Kill Spiders, How to Exercise when Depressed, and Strange Food OriginsJun 11, 2018 Listen
Sunday Edition: The Cutest Kind of Puppy, Rural Happiness, and the Science of “Thank You”Jun 10, 2018 Listen
Male and Female Brain Differences, a Self-Esteem Quiz, and Words that Make You Say “Um”Jun 08, 2018 Listen
Your Memory on Social Media, Best Workouts, and Why Grocery Stores Sell Bread in PaperJun 07, 2018 Listen
Plastic vs. Wood Cutting Boards, What Water Tastes Like, and Predicting Others’ BehaviorJun 06, 2018 Listen
Gluten-Free Labels, the FBI’s Most Viewed File, and the Strange Reasons for Pilot Voice, Newscaster Voice, and Poet VoiceJun 05, 2018 Listen
Is It Bad to Sleep with Your Dog, Insights from Living Abroad, and New Migraine ScienceJun 04, 2018 Listen
Sunday Edition: How to Wash Your Dishes, British vs. American English, the CSI Effect, and Swedish Lemon AngelsJun 03, 2018 Listen
Curiosity Daily: American Spending Habits, Reversed Organs, and the Sci-Fi Predictions of “Star Maker”Jun 01, 2018 Listen
Curiosity Daily: Ongoing Science Debates, Emergency Fund Planning, and Placebo DNAMay 31, 2018 Listen