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Bay Curious is a show about your questions – and the adventures you find when you go looking for the answers. Join host Olivia Allen-Price to explore all aspects of the San Francisco Bay Area – from the debate over "Frisco", to the dinosaurs that once roamed California, to the causes of homelessness. Whether you lived here your whole life, or just arrived, Bay Curious will deepen your understanding of this place you call home.
 
The front page of the Internet--also known as Reddit--is making noise. Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the site's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities, collaborating with Reddit's 330 million users and over 140 thousand communities to find all kinds of jaw-dropping narratives. A collaboration between WBUR and Reddit.
 
Welcome to Purposely Curious! Join your host Mary as we bring you interviews and discussions on life's most curious topics. Our guests come from all walks of life with expertises, specialties, and life experiences as they open up and share their knowledge on life's most interesting curiousities.
 
Flash Forward is a show about possible (and not so possible) future scenarios. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a fecal transplant black market? (Complicated, it wouldn’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re curious.) Hosted and produced by award winning science journalist Rose Eveleth, each episode combines audio drama and journalism to go deep on potential tomorrows, and uncovers what those futures might re ...
 
As hacking leaves the dark corners of the internet and makes its way into our daily lives, we set out to paint a picture of this curious, enlightening, and occasionally criminal world. Join us on Hacked, as Jordan Bloemen, communicator and storyteller, and Scott Francis Winder, technologist and computer security hobbyist, delve into a new topic every episode.
 
From his beachside studios in Miami, ESPN's Dan Le Batard talks one-on-one with a mix of interesting personalities from sports, music, comedy and beyond. Published weekly, South Beach Sessions is the flagship podcast in the LeBatard and Friends Podcast Network. Dan is past his prime as an interviewer, and less curious than he has ever been, but he will bully the guests into carrying him
 
Welcome to the Curious Pavel Podcast Sessions, hosted by entertainer, tour guide, content creator, history lover, and travel enthusiast Curious Pavel. On this podcast, you'll find a mix of locations around the world. Discover a curious fact about a landmark, find tips for your travels, or simply travel remotely. Learn something new with every episode 📚 New episode every Sunday, 2 PM (UK)
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousness ...
 
It really is all true! Stories about stuff that you never needed to know, but your life would be incomplete without. They serve no real purpose other than to entertain. If you're the curious type and have a few minutes to spare, then spend some of it listening to this ever-growing collection of stories. Great for those that are looking for a little bit of trivia in their lives.
 
What makes us human? What is the nature of our happiness and suffering... and where do we rile up the energy to do all of this!? How does awakening unfold on the tri-level of our body/mind/spirit continuum and transfer into society? This podcast is for truth-seekers and those who wish to gain wisdom - not just 'dry, book knowledge'. We cover topics like: how awakening affects us on a societal level in science, art, & economics; Buddhism, Hinduism, & ancient knowledge; plant entheogens; and s ...
 
I’m the author of “Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It,” “Live Your Truth,” and “Rebirth.” I’ve served in the US military, backpacked through the world, studied with monks in the Himalayas, and built tech companies and a venture capital firm. All this, the result of my intense curiosity. It makes me always want to be better. That’s what this podcast is about. Learning from fascinating people so we can be a better version of ourselves.
 
Longtime friends Nile and Kyle are the leading conspiracy, cryptozoology, and paranormal experts in their fields. Well, at least in their apartment. Join them and a revolving door of friends every Sunday for a deep dive into the curious, the unexplained, and the outright weird.
 
Conversations about curiosity in work and life. Broadcasting weekly on WERA-LP 96.7 FM, streaming at wera.fm Choose to be Curious is a show all about curiosity. We explore how curiosity contributes to everything from education and innovation to leadership and conflict resolution. S. Leonard Rubenstein, a writer and teacher, once described curiosity as “a willing, a proud, an eager confession of ignorance” – and that’s what I’m going for. We have a choice. Like eating well or exercise, we get ...
 
But Why is a show led by kids. They ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world. Know a kid with a question? Record it with a smartphone. Be sure to include your kid's first name, age, and town and send the recording to questions@butwhykids.org!
 
Hosts Mike Regan and Sarah Ponczek are joined each week by expert guests to discuss the main themes influencing global markets. They explore everything from stocks to bonds to currencies and commodities, and how each asset class affects trading in the others. Whether you’re a financial professional or just a curious retirement saver, What Goes Up keeps you apprised of the latest buzz on Wall Street and what the wildest movements in markets will mean for your investments.
 
Cody and Sarah are creative entrepreneurs and YouTubers living in Portland. They often find themselves deep in conversation about anything and everything - from culture or politics, to how to be a person in this world. The magic of living well happens through listening and learning from others, which after eleven years of marriage they've had plenty of opportunity to put into practice. Don't expect to find the answers here, these conversations are all about asking the questions.
 
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In this behind-the-scenes interview we sit down with Sher Ali Butt, the co-founder of CB Therapeutics, a company focused on biosynthesizing cannabinoids and psychedelics using fermentation with fungi. We talk about the science behind biosynthetic technology, why they have chosen to focus on psychedelics and cannabinoids, how biosynthesis compares t…
 
Here’s a question I’ve been wondering lately, “Can food and drink be a tool for mental travel in the time of COVID while we’re all stuck at home?” Hell yes it can! But you'll have to go about it the right way. I’ve realized, if we can learn to implement Sommelier Leslee Miller’s philosophy of “Thinking & Drinking,” maybe we can get our mouth, nose,…
 
This Halloween Mike and Will stroll out into the garden to take a look at The Sundial by R.H. Malden. But who is that lurking in the bushes? Thanks to Kirsty for providing excellent readings for this episode! Show notes: Nine Ghosts by R.H. Malden (Project Gutenberg Australia) Malden only wrote one volume of ghost stories, and it is available to re…
 
The landscape of news media has changed and to navigate it, news consumers need to be savvy, journalism students need to be curious, and reporters need to be ethical. These were aspects of the news discussed at the Oct. 21 event, “Behind the Headlines: Reporters and news consumers in a 24/7 media world,” sponsored by Friends of the Libraries. The p…
 
What happened to the Donner Party survivors after they escaped the snowy Sierra? In this episode we explore how this notorious disaster struck deep at the heart of everything California held dear — and came to represent everything it wanted to forget. This is part two in our two-part series. Part one recounts the Donner Party Saga in full -- the ve…
 
On this Episode of Purposely Curious I sit down with Enrique Nunez, my friend of 20 years who also happens to be a photographer for some of my favorite rock bands. He fills us in on how he went from a little boy with rock posters on his wall to now photographing and interviewing these bands.So get nice and cozy cause we are about Rock N Roll. Yea b…
 
This week we talk about the Windows 10 October Update, Among Us, Google Assistant Driving Mode, Google Chat replacing Hangouts, the HomePod Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, 5G, and much more! The Curious Tech podcast featuring Hobie Henning and Devynn Rizo. We chat about technology, robots, 3D printers, photography, or anything else that strikes our…
 
Are you phone banking, leafleting, and heading to the polls early this election season and still feeling like you need a boost? Then it might be time to introduce deep canvassing to your routine. The activist, community organizer, and director of People’s Action George Goehl joins Jonathan to share this go-to practice for building a more progressiv…
 
The Curious Clinicians are back at it, exploring why magnesium so effectively treats the arrythmia torsades de pointes. Hint: it's the same mechanism as magnesium's effects on bronchospasm in severe asthma and seizures in eclampsia! As always, you can get CE/MOC credits just for listening! To learn more, check out the show notes for this episode on…
 
Pop quiz: what were the last five articles you read from a news source? And how many of them had to do with science? Climate change, perhaps? The chase for a COVID vaccine? Migratory paths of the monarch butterfly?We depend, perhaps now more than ever, on the fierce curiosity of science journalists like Kim O'Connell. A celebration of all things sc…
 
A simple question about some of Nashville’s suburban pockets opens a deeper review of how the Metro government formed in the 1950s and 60s. WPLN News reporter Ambriehl Crutchfield finds that the combining of the city and county had implications for Black residents and five ‘satellite’ cities that remained mostly independent. (To see more photos and…
 
We’re back on the rat beat! Through WBEZ’s Citizens’ Agenda project, Chicagoans expressed concerns about the large number of rats in their neighborhoods. So we walk you through what you, your neighbor and your elected officials can do to tackle Chicago’s rat problem. Later in the episode, hear from Chicago-based professional wrestler Colt Cabana, w…
 
Listen to the episode here!: https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/curiouser-and-curiouser/Meg_FINAL.mp3 I loved getting to speak with licensed clinical psychologist and author Dr. Meg Van Deusen for this podcast episode. I read Meg’s book — Stressed in the U.S.: Twelve Tools to Tackle Anxiety, Loneliness, Tech-Addiction and More — recently, and boy wa…
 
How do whales spray water? Why are humpback whales so fat and blue whales so long, and why are blue whales blue? Do whales have belly buttons? How do you weigh a whale? And how do whales drink water in the salty ocean? We have a whale of a time answering questions about these ocean-dwelling mammals with paleontologist Nick Pyenson, author of Spying…
 
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This year has been awful for a lot of reasons: a global pandemic, racial injustice, wildfires and the list goes on but an asteroid crashing into Earth will not be the cherry on top of humanity’s punishment. Simply put, we won’t be going out with a bang this year, 2020 rages on. In this week’s episode of WKMG’s podcast Space Curious planetary scient…
 
A short message on what the meaning of life is about. Loneliness, or the sense of being alone, is only down to a distorted view of what life means. True compassion -- what the Buddha realised under the Bodhi tree -- is knowing that focusing on OTHERS as opposed to the "me" is what makes us actually happy. It's a simple truth but as a wise man once …
 
As I have been reaching to people and inviting them to the podcast, I have found that many do not know their local places to an extent that they can introduce it to us. However, what I have found is that most of the people have one thing in common: they all have a lot of stories to tell. So I have been listening! I am starting mini-series in this p…
 
Is there a disconnect between what you say at church and what you do in the world? In order to lead people beyond your title, you must earn their trust by making your life and words line up. Are you shepherding your people? Do you prioritize time with God? Your calling is on a journey, not a destination. Bearing fruit requires time and effort, not …
 
Are toxic and unhealed relationships keeping us from growing? In this episode, Cody lays out his theory on why he believes the answer is yes. Drawing from Multiple Intelligence Theory, the brain's Default Mode Network, the evolutionary science of cooperation, mental and emotional capacity, and anecdotal life experience, Sarah and Cody discuss why.…
 
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