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How To!

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How To!

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What if Dear Abby was an investigative reporter? Each week on How To!, Amanda Ripley (bestselling author of High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out, The Unthinkable, and The Smartest Kids in the World) takes on listeners’ toughest problems and, with the help of experts, finds the answers to questions you’ve always wanted to ask, but couldn’t. Until now.
 
Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.
 
Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On! Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best. Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case -- teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way.
 
Interested in science, technology, machinery, engineering and the history behind everyday things? Want a fast and fun way to get your kids interested in STEM? Look no further! We break down a weekly engineering topic in a way that everyone can understand and enjoy. Twitter: @UnproEng Instagram: Unprofessional_Engineering Facebook: UnprofessionalEngineering
 
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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
Triviality is a weekly pub trivia-style game show where a lack of seriousness meets a little bit of knowledge. Join our hosts every Tuesday to play along with our fast-paced game, enjoy monthly bonus episodes and mini-tournaments or simply enjoy the clash of intellect and personalities. This is TRIVIALITY. Hosted by: Ken, Matt, Neal, and Jeff.
 
Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew. Topics range from the history of nursing to the Balinese funeral rite David Bowie requested, from the origin of the Vulcan salute to the theft of Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve. This is your brain on facts. yourbrainonfacts.com
 
Part quiz show, part offbeat trivia, and all awesome. We here are nuts about trivia and pub quiz! And we are darn sure there are people out there who share our unusual obsession. Play along and laugh along as Karen, Colin, Dana, and Chris school each other on some of the weirdest and most interesting facts about our funny little world. Do you relish beating your friends at Trivial Pursuit? Do you blab out the answers at the gym when Jeopardy! is on? And don't you just loathe badly worded que ...
 
Emma has a LOT on her mind. Good thing she has a podcast to talk about it all. Appropriately named, anything really does go on this podcast. Thoughts, conversations, and advice on topics from relationships and dealing with failure, to the trials and tribulations of being a cat mom, and ridiculous stories with friends we can all relate to. It’s raw, intimate, and nothing is off limits (seriously, Anything Goes). It may be serious, it’ll mostly be funny, and it’ll always be entertaining. New e ...
 
Two professional quizmasters ask each other and guests their favorite questions of the week, while providing additional information and commentary. Learn interesting bits of trivia knowledge, discover what goes into crafting a good trivia question or team name, laugh at the hosts many moments of ignorance and pure stupidity and more on the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast! Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast is hosted by two independent quizmasters from Southwest Florida, Lee Breshnyda (Know Nonsense T ...
 
Each week, Jordan Calhoun and Meghan Walbert of Lifehacker brings in all-star guests to tackle the stuff that matters—like how to be happy, how to buy a TV, how to be less bad with money and how to tell if you’re dating a psychopath. Look, you're doing great, but quite frankly we think you can be a little better. All your friends do too. It's time for The Upgrade.
 
Trivial Warfare is the podcast that takes the pub quiz out of the pub and brings it home to you. Trivial Warfare is a weekly game shared by people all over the world that features all the same banter, jokes and fun that you share with your friends at your local quiz nights. TW is your gateway to a larger world of trivia and your invitation into an awesome community of people who love trivia games just as much as you do. Give the show a try and have fun with Jonathan, Chris, Carmela and Ben a ...
 
Quiz Quiz Bang Bang is a weekly pub trivia practice podcast. For three weeks out of the month it is straight questions and answers as read by the hosts Annie and David Flora. Once a month we invite friends to join us for a live game of quiz bang trivia to add the humor, thought processes and fun. The show’s format is 4 rounds of 4 questions each with a quick-fire Bang Bang Round after Round 2. After Round 4, a final Big Bang round caps off the show with 3 questions, the answers of which are ...
 
Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
Twice a month, host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong bring together the smartest celebrities they know and make them look dumb...and then smart again! Recorded before a live audience in downtown Los Angeles, this game show features comedians, actors and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don't worry, if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts! If you're in the Los Angeles area and would like to be in the audie ...
 
Imagine This is a science podcast for the young and curious. Have you ever wondered how bees make honey? Or how do fish breathe underwater? Or, very importantly, where your poo goes when you flush it down the toilet? Imagine This is a series of puzzling science questions from inquisitive young minds. Our host, Dr Niraj Lal, chats to kids and Australia's leading academics, taking you on imaginative adventures to learn about the world around us and find the answers together. This podcast is su ...
 
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Quizmasters Lee and Marc welcome Kyle Anne for a general knowledge quiz on Video Games, Movies, Fast Food, Animals, Slogans, Psychology, Toys, World Cup, Geology and more! Round One VIDEO GAMES - What popular and influential golden age video game was used in a 2018 campaign by Highways England to raise awareness on the dangers of tailgating? 90’s M…
 
Laura Cilek hosts this week’s great game! Oakland 5 Patron Joel Mount teams up with Matt to face off against Ken and Neal. It’s time to fall in love with Shakira and Piqué. Ken meets someone special at the gym, Neal joins a frat, and Bloody Marys are on the menu. Which team will rise to the top? Supporters: https://www.trivialitypodcast.com/the-cre…
 
Australian Trivia Match We are so excited to have Pascal and Graham, as Harold Holt Swim Team, and Alyssa and Casey, as Stop Looking at me Swan. It is our first Australian Trivia Showdown or if you're from Down Under it is our first Australian Quiz Showdown. He asks amazing questions like: In 1984, what became the first product scanned at checkout …
 
We made it! It's EPISODE TREE FIDDY! This week Carmela teams up with Chris against Ben and the OG General David Livasy! Jonathan is hosting and we have a LOT of fun. Enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Sponsored by - www.betterhelp.com/twa Pick up your 2022 Everyday Q&A Trivial Calendar before it's too late. We are definitely going to sell out, it'…
 
We're all seeing double this week now that we've made it to our 222nd episode. We don our raccoonnookkeeper uniforms for Chris' double letter Scrabble word challenge but this time, it's all about words that strangely begin with twinning letters. Celebrate human-animal pals in this Dana's duo quiz, and learn weird facts about reduplicated cities tha…
 
Ah hah! We trapped Laura E. Hall (author of Planning Your Escape, puzzle maker, and escape room designer) into a bonus interview with Chris! Can she escape before Chris starts overloading her with Fleetwood Mac facts? We are delighted to debut our first ever one-on-one interview special with Laura, a bona fide expert and pioneer in the field of esc…
 
Deciding to give up your dog is not something we talk about much, especially now when our pets are more like family members. But what do you do when your dog has behavioral problems that threaten the safety of others? On this episode of How To!, the second in a two-part series on difficult dogs, we hear more from renowned trainer Denise Fenzi and i…
 
CATS! Kittens. Tigers. Purring. Toys. Litterboxes. We cover it all in this abridged and G-rated Felinology version for Smologites, or just anyone who doesn’t want to listen to swearing with their science. Professional cat behavior expert Dr. Mikel Delgado dishes on domestication, cats on leashes, why they want to sit on your laptop, how to play wit…
 
On the show today, Marielle Segarra joins the pod from New York to discuss a few NYC-centric stories. First, the mayor there, Bill de Blasio, announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all private-sector employees following the emergence of the omicron variant. Plus, bagel lovers are going bananas over a cream cheese shortage. Then, Plowy McPlowface?…
 
I look at the symbolism of NFTs, how they are related to the margin and chaos, what dangers and opportunities does this offer, and how does this relate to the symbolism of the monster in general. - Don't forget to back God's'Dog: https://www.godsdog.com- If you're interested in the NFT project, contact us on The Symbolic World website: https://thes…
 
Before everyone carried a camera with them all the time, there was no greater thrill than meeting a celebrity and having them write their name down just for you. This week we’re talking about celebrity autographs, including some of the most expensive ones of all time! Number one will shock you! Or, you know, it’ll make sense once you hear what it i…
 
Masks, you may not have worn them before 2020 but now we’re all at it. With the rise of the Omicron variant countries have scrambled to reintroduce public health policies, among them mask wearing. Health officials and scientists agree that masks help reduce the incidence of covid19 infections – but by how much is still debated. Several newspapers r…
 
Surveying the technological landscape that awaits parents and their children, new mother and educator Melanie Cook shares her personal and critical experiences with digital motherhood and technology. This talk was filmed at TEDxSingaporeWomen. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth sp…
 
Throughout the history of the world, there have been many cases of what is known as collective hysteria - groups of people, usually young women, who all exhibit the same physical symptoms of non-existent conditions. Is it psychosomatic? Is it group think? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcas…
 
Lakeya Omogun interrogates the ways we define “professionalism,” urging a reframing of what it means to fit in at work. This talk was filmed at TEDxUTAustin. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this ep…
 
The U.S. lags behind other countries when it comes to making rapid at-home COVID-19 tests easily available and inexpensive. And we’re going to need to get better at it as omicron variant concerns increase and we see more indoor gatherings. Then we’ll look at the staffing shortages many schools have faced and what that’s meant for those who’ve staye…
 
A 14-letter phrase for a trivia podcast: It’s a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Jaret Reddick is best known as the lead singer and songwriter for the band Bowling for Soup. Between his band and the theme song for “Phineas & Ferb,” his music has been a fixture for children -- but so has his iconic role as the voice of Chuck E. Cheese. You can…
 
haven't done an advice session in a little while and wanted to do one that was focused on fashion especially with the holidays coming up. i'll answer all your questions on everything fashion related to get you guys looking and feeling your best. the episode is sponsored by macy's and you guys can check out my personal holiday shopping guide right h…
 
ER physician Darria Long shares insight and tips from her demanding job on the best ways we can all manage time and adjust to stress. This talk was filmed at TEDxNaperville. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give fee…
 
Almost two years into COVID-19, there are some parts of the pandemic that don’t seem to be going away. Yes, variants. But also the way we spend our money. We’ll talk about why grocery stores are still capturing the majority share of stomach and what that means in the days of omicron. Plus, a successful spacewalk, and we nerd out over today’s date. …
 
Vin Armani (Cyprian) is a philosopher, entrepreneur, author and recently converted Orthodox Christian. He’s a Bitcoin developer and the author of a book called “Render Unto Caesar: Prophecy, Profit, and Proof of Work in the Dim Age”: https://www.amazon.com/Render-Unto-Caesar-Prophecy-Profit/dp/B08WZMB83JIn this interview we go more in depth about w…
 
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