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The Phantom Time Hypothesis, Cybersecurity Tips, and New Schizophrenia RevelationsJan 21, 2019 Listen
Are Women Colder Than Men? Plus: The Worst Year to Be Alive, and Heart Cancer RarityJan 20, 2019 Listen
You Can’t Taste a Drink’s Strength, Soda Can Explosion Taps, and Our Galaxy’s Weird PlanetsJan 18, 2019 Listen
Achieve Goals with the Pareto Principle, How to Think Creatively, and a Simple Sleep FixJan 17, 2019 Listen
What to Tell Friends During a Crisis, the Deep Carbon Observatory, and Gravitational LensingJan 16, 2019 Listen
You Can’t (and Shouldn’t) Boost Your Immune System, Pupil Shapes, and CES 2019 RecapJan 15, 2019 Listen
Get More Done with Timeboxing, Self-Created Peer Pressure, and the Pitch Drop ExperimentJan 14, 2019 Listen
Long Lines Are Good, Supernova Archaeology, Key Lime Pie History, and Pain MemoryJan 13, 2019 Listen
Andros’ Unexplored Blue Holes, Folie à Deux, and How Your Brain Treats Curiosity Like HungerJan 11, 2019 Listen
Exercising at Night Won’t Mess with Your Sleep, Tonka Beans, and Non-Genome -OmesJan 10, 2019 Listen
Your Wounds Heal Faster in the Daytime, Only Tame Foxes on Earth, and the Peter PrincipleJan 09, 2019 Listen
A Trick for Being Taken More Seriously, Messy Office Traits, and Human DomesticationJan 08, 2019 Listen
Overcome Learned Helplessness, Teach Your Kids How to Apologize, and Macrophage AttacksJan 07, 2019 Listen
Why You’d Choose Your Biases Over Money, Coldest Inhabited Place on Earth, and Dark FluidJan 06, 2019 Listen
Become an Early Riser, How Temperature Affects Sound, and Do We See the Same Colors?Jan 04, 2019 Listen
Working from Home FTW, Changing Narratives to Overcome Challenges, and Triple Point ChemistryJan 03, 2019 Listen
Choice Blindness, Maintaining Habits and Achieving Goals, and Don’t Give Up If Your Diet FailsJan 02, 2019 Listen
Exercise Extravaganza: How to Stretch, Running to Help Your Knees, and Gym Class MythsJan 01, 2019 Listen
Beating Procrastination, Sand Science (w/ Vince Beiser), and How to Use Your Vacation DaysDec 31, 2018 Listen
How Humans Can Outsmart AI (w/ Unanimous AI), Pre-Big Bang Existence, and Beating ProcrastinationDec 30, 2018 Listen
Incredible Benefits of Leaving Your Phone Out of Your Bedroom, Stopping Time, and “The Goblin” Dwarf PlanetDec 28, 2018 Listen
Hand and Eye Dominance Causes, Real vs. Fake Laughter, and Video Games for Teaching EmpathyDec 27, 2018 Listen
Batch Tasks Instead of Multitasking, Mark Twain’s Procrastination Cure, and Diner OriginsDec 26, 2018 Listen
You Like Talking to Strangers, NASA’s Golden Record, and Your Actual Friend LimitDec 25, 2018 Listen
What “Pavlovian” Really Means, Wisconsin’s Ultimate Tourist Trap, and Why Cats Love BoxesDec 24, 2018 Listen
Christmas Music Psychology, Rain Smell Science, Crocodile Paradox, and Pitching the NSFDec 23, 2018 Listen
The Most Influential Film Ever, Your Memory on Riding A Bike, and Mistletoe’s Poisonous RootsDec 21, 2018 Listen
Narwhal Adoption Mystery, Île Sainte-Marie’s Pirate Cemetery, and Solving the Candle ProblemDec 20, 2018 Listen
You Believe Your Own Lies Very Quickly, How Dogs Understand Human Speech, and Where to See the UrsidsDec 19, 2018 Listen
Voice Changes When You’re Charmed, Work Motivation Types, and Gin and Tonic Curing MalariaDec 18, 2018 Listen
Gene Editing with CRISPR and GMOs (w/ Synthego), Fast Radio Bursts, and Angel’s TrumpetDec 17, 2018 Listen
Donut-Shaped Planets, Hot Aluminum Foil, Why Fish Wiggle, and A Woman Who Can’t Feel FearDec 16, 2018 Listen
Science-Based Tips for Better Meetings, Dinosaur Mythbusting, and Staying Awake for 11 DaysDec 14, 2018 Listen
The Problem With Making Sand (w/ Vince Beiser), Happiest Spouses, and How Pyramids Were BuiltDec 13, 2018 Listen
How to Take A Compliment, Learn Anything in Four Steps, and Design a New Arecibo MessageDec 12, 2018 Listen
Jet Lag Is Worse When You Travel East, Earth’s Wandering Poles, and Geminid Meteor ShowerDec 11, 2018 Listen
Kickstart Your Memory with the Jennifer Aniston Neuron, Black Hole Pictures, and Increasing Human LifespansDec 10, 2018 Listen
Why Humans Are Symmetrical, Fish Electrocution Physics, A Misplaced Equator Theme Park, and Silent PlacesDec 09, 2018 Listen
Be Brave Using the Science of Vulnerability, Boost Productivity with Fika, and Burn Calories via the Afterburn EffectDec 07, 2018 Listen
Meteorite Hunting with The Aquarius Project, Roommate Drama In Space, and Language Based On SensesDec 06, 2018 Listen
You Can Learn and Unlearn Emotions, Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, and Loveland Castle’s Weird HistoryDec 05, 2018 Listen
See if You’re a Covert Narcissist, Michelson-Morley Experiment, and The Monty Hall ProblemDec 04, 2018 Listen
How Asteroids Can Have Rings, Spiders That Nurse Their Young, and “Lord of the Forest” Tāne MahutaDec 03, 2018 Listen
Why Everything Takes Longer Than You Think, Storm-Predicting Joints, Barber Pole Origins, and Mary ToftDec 02, 2018 Listen
Keeping Secrets Makes Life Harder, Emotions Change Your Perception of Time, and How We Proved the Earth RotatesNov 30, 2018 Listen
Exercising on an Empty Stomach, How to Measure Curiosity (w/ SurveyMonkey and INSEAD), and Effects of Relapsing with Your ExNov 29, 2018 Listen
Why You’re Bad at Fact-Checking, Reducing Anxiety with Horror Movies, and Why Urine is YellowNov 28, 2018 Listen
Your Brain’s Binary Bias, How to Choose Charities, and Why Dogs Look Like Their OwnersNov 27, 2018 Listen
Moral Dilemmas of Driverless Cars, How Many Friends You Can Have, and NASA’s OSIRIS-REx SpacecraftNov 26, 2018 Listen
Why Hand Dryers Blow Bacteria, Color Meanings Around the World, Losing Your Foreign Accent, and Lesser-Known Body PartsNov 25, 2018 Listen
Gifts Requiring Assembly Are More Treasured, Why You May Not Be Hard To Shop For, and Types of PerfectionistsNov 23, 2018 Listen
Rival Sports Fans Experience Games Completely Differently, Mount Rushmore’s Secret Room, and World’s Shortest IQ TestNov 22, 2018 Listen
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