Curiosity Daily

Curiosity Daily

755 episodes

The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Curiosity.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Discovery's Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.

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Gaining Weight With Age Might Be Healthier Than Staying Slim

Published: March 22, 2021, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 23 seconds

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How Loud Is the Sun?

Published: March 19, 2021, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 47 seconds

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Why That Thing You Just Learned Is Suddenly Everywhere

Published: March 18, 2021, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 55 seconds

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Why Futurists Don’t Need to Know the Future (w/ “Flash Forward” Host Rose Eveleth)

Published: March 17, 2021, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 58 seconds

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Liars May Imitate Your Body Language

Published: March 16, 2021, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 32 seconds

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Time Management Can Make You Happier

Published: March 15, 2021, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 48 seconds

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Identical Twins Aren’t as Identical as We Thought

Published: March 12, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 30 seconds

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What a 95% Effective Vaccine Actually Means

Published: March 11, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 29 seconds

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Did Your Microbiome Come from Dirt?

Published: March 10, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 17 seconds

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The Duck-Billed Platypus Is Weirder Than You Thought

Published: March 9, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 7 seconds

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Yeah, About That Phosphine on Venus...

Published: March 8, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 49 seconds

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Why Can’t You Hold Your Breath to Death?

Published: March 5, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 28 seconds

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Quadruple-Helix DNA Is a Thing

Published: March 4, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 20 seconds

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Scientists Finally Know How Sandcastles Work

Published: March 3, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 37 seconds

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How to Know You’re Running Low on Vitamins

Published: March 2, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 57 seconds

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What Getting Chills from Music Says About Your Brain

Published: March 1, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 19 seconds

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This Artificial Sun Is Hotter Than The Real Sun

Published: Feb. 26, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 14 minutes 41 seconds

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What Science Says About Putting 2 Spaces After a Period

Published: Feb. 25, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 28 seconds

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What Would Happen If You Stopped Time?

Published: Feb. 24, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 37 seconds

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When to Worry About COVID-19 Variants

Published: Feb. 23, 2021, 8:01 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 10 seconds

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Introducing If/Then

Published: Feb. 23, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 17 seconds

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“Popular Opinion” Isn’t What You Think

Published: Feb. 22, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 27 seconds

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Why Do I Cough When I Clean My Ears?

Published: Feb. 19, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 4 seconds

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How Copper Changed Our Language (w/ Materials Scientist Ainissa Ramirez)

Published: Feb. 18, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 58 seconds

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‘Wanting’ and ‘Liking’ Are Different to Your Brain

Published: Feb. 17, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 26 seconds

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What Came Before the Big Bang?

Published: Feb. 16, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 14 seconds

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The Dark Ages Weren’t Really Dark

Published: Feb. 15, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 52 seconds

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This Trait Could Be Key to Lasting Romance

Published: Feb. 12, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes

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Your Dog’s Personality Can Change Over Time

Published: Feb. 11, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 2 seconds

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Biological Race Is a Myth (w/ Agustín Fuentes)

Published: Feb. 10, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 21 seconds

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How Does Fever Help You Get Better?

Published: Feb. 9, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 56 seconds

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Why Scientists Made Ants Walk on Stilts

Published: Feb. 8, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 26 seconds

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The Safest Way to Ride in a Car During the Pandemic

Published: Feb. 5, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 6 seconds

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Was Farming Really a Step Up for Hunter-Gatherers?

Published: Feb. 4, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 2 seconds

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You’re Probably Breathing Wrong (w/ James Nestor)

Published: Feb. 3, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 1 second

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This Ring May Detect COVID-19 Before You Feel It

Published: Feb. 2, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 9 seconds

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Why Does February have 28 Days?

Published: Feb. 1, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 31 seconds

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Why Do Wombats Poop Cubes?

Published: Jan. 29, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 11 seconds

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The Big Mistakes We Make in Virtual Gatherings (w/ Priya Parker)

Published: Jan. 28, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 34 seconds

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How to Make Gatherings More Meaningful (w/ Priya Parker)

Published: Jan. 27, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 47 seconds

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A Trick for Making Vaccinations Less Painful

Published: Jan. 26, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 30 seconds

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Small Talk Is Important, and Remote Workers Aren’t Getting Enough

Published: Jan. 25, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 11 seconds

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Why Is Static Worse in Winter?

Published: Jan. 22, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 8 seconds

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A Distant Galaxy Is Warping the Milky Way

Published: Jan. 21, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 9 seconds

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What Most People Miss When Building Habits (w/ Jen Sincero)

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 50 seconds

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We Still Don’t Know How Ice Skating Works

Published: Jan. 19, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 17 seconds

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Why Your Dog’s Paws Smell Like Corn Chips

Published: Jan. 18, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 34 seconds

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Disgusting Sights Literally Turn Your Stomach

Published: Jan. 15, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 38 seconds

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A New Discovery About That Weird “Aurora” Named STEVE

Published: Jan. 14, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 10 seconds

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Beat Stress with Laughter Yoga (w/ Madan Kataria, MD)

Published: Jan. 13, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 48 seconds

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Why Are the COVID-19 Vaccines Kept So Cold?

Published: Jan. 12, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 31 seconds

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People Respond to Music Even When They Can’t Hear It

Published: Jan. 11, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 3 seconds

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Your Brain Treats Human Beauty Differently from Artistic Beauty

Published: Jan. 8, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 29 seconds

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Why We Call Computer Glitches “Bugs”

Published: Jan. 7, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 45 seconds

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What’s the Shortest Amount of Time Ever Recorded?

Published: Jan. 6, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 11 seconds

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Swedish Death Cleaning Can Declutter Your Life

Published: Jan. 5, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 16 seconds

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How “Flow” Can Help in Quarantine

Published: Jan. 4, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 15 seconds

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The Right Way to Set Goals

Published: Jan. 1, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 5 seconds

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When Smokers Quit, Dormant Lung Cells Wake Up

Published: Dec. 31, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 29 seconds

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Do People Think More in Words or Pictures?

Published: Dec. 30, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 10 seconds

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The Stinky Science of the World’s Smelliest Fruit

Published: Dec. 29, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 9 seconds

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Why Cuttlefish Wore 3-D Glasses for Science

Published: Dec. 28, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 37 seconds

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Do Opposites Really Attract?

Published: Dec. 25, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 34 seconds

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Why Toilet Paper Is White

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 16 seconds

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The Time Pi Was Almost Legally Changed to 3.2

Published: Dec. 23, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 14 minutes 10 seconds

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Why Do Bats Cause So Many Virus Outbreaks?

Published: Dec. 22, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 52 seconds

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Why It's Good to Reveal Your Failures

Published: Dec. 21, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 46 seconds

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Do Single-A Batteries Exist?

Published: Dec. 18, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 14 minutes 25 seconds

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Early Female Hunters Were More Common Than We Thought

Published: Dec. 17, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 14 minutes 50 seconds

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How Psilocybin Therapy Can Ease Depression

Published: Dec. 16, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 25 seconds

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What Are Monoclonal Antibodies? (w/ Dr. Lawrence Purpura)

Published: Dec. 15, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 18 seconds

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Why Birds Wore Funny Hats for Science

Published: Dec. 14, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 38 seconds

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Are Sleep-Deprived Men More Masculine?

Published: Dec. 11, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 25 seconds

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Insecure People Use More Jargon

Published: Dec. 10, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 29 seconds

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Why Don’t We Have Battery-Powered Airplanes?

Published: Dec. 9, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 35 seconds

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Laziness Isn’t What You Think (w/ Dr. Devon Price)

Published: Dec. 8, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 55 seconds

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Why You Need Self-Compassion for Self-Improvement

Published: Dec. 7, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 14 seconds

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Why It’s Relaxing to Breathe in Through Your Nose

Published: Dec. 4, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 10 seconds

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Why Animals Keep Evolving Into Crabs

Published: Dec. 3, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 18 seconds

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The Smells That Existed Before Earth (w/ Harold McGee)

Published: Dec. 2, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 49 seconds

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Scientists Finally Found a Dinosaur Cloaca

Published: Dec. 1, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 33 seconds

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The Stressful Psychology of a Ghosted Email

Published: Nov. 30, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 32 seconds

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Is That Real Money or Fun Money? The Trap of Mental Accounting

Published: Nov. 27, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 14 minutes 2 seconds

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The More You Wish for Self-Control, the Less of It You Have

Published: Nov. 26, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 2 seconds

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Do Turkeys Really Drown in Rainstorms?

Published: Nov. 25, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 18 seconds

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What People Get Wrong About Evolution (w/ Neil Shubin)

Published: Nov. 24, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 9 seconds

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Venus Flytraps Store Short-Term “Memories”

Published: Nov. 23, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 27 seconds

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Do Rocket Stages Ever Hit Ships? (w/ NASA’s Cody Chambers)

Published: Nov. 20, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 14 minutes 11 seconds

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Why Is Life Based on Carbon and Not Silicon?

Published: Nov. 19, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 9 seconds

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What to Do When You Make the Wrong Decision (w/ Annie Duke)

Published: Nov. 18, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 53 seconds

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The Best Time to Make a Gut Decision (w/ Annie Duke)

Published: Nov. 17, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 33 seconds

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4 of the World's Weirdest Weather Phenomena

Published: Nov. 16, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 44 seconds

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Why Are Spacesuits White?

Published: Nov. 13, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 49 seconds

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Befriend Cats with the Slow Blink

Published: Nov. 12, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 53 seconds

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Why Bugs Are Basically Robots (w/ Alie Ward)

Published: Nov. 11, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 36 seconds

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Ask Smart People Stupid Questions (w/ Alie Ward)

Published: Nov. 10, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 27 seconds

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Why You Need a Virtual Commute

Published: Nov. 9, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 10 seconds

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You Can Control Your Dreams with Science

Published: Nov. 6, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 35 seconds

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A Brain-Training Task to Reduce Motion Sickness

Published: Nov. 5, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 14 seconds

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5G Might Impair Weather Forecasts

Published: Nov. 4, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 46 seconds

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How to Make the Most of Your Negativity Bias (w/ John Tierney)

Published: Nov. 3, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 35 seconds

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Can a Selfie Screen You for Heart Disease?

Published: Nov. 2, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 29 seconds

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The Door to Hell Is a Fiery Pit That’s Been Burning Since 1971

Published: Oct. 30, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 33 seconds

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Baby Tortoises Love Faces, and That’s a Big Deal for Science

Published: Oct. 29, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 3 seconds

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Einstein Worried That Science Can't Explain "The Now"

Published: Oct. 28, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 13 seconds

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How Hollywood Gets Seances Wrong

Published: Oct. 27, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 56 seconds

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How 19th-Century Body-Snatchers Contributed to Medical Science

Published: Oct. 26, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 13 seconds

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Could Parasites Turn Us into Zombies?

Published: Oct. 23, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 52 seconds

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The Martian Moon Phobos Creates a Yearly Solar Eclipse

Published: Oct. 22, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 23 seconds

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Viking Was a Job Description, Not Heredity

Published: Oct. 21, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 42 seconds

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Why Don’t Predators Hunt Their Prey into Extinction?

Published: Oct. 20, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 42 seconds

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Why Social Isolation Could Breed Conspiracy Theorists

Published: Oct. 19, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 11 seconds

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How Romantic Partners Influence Each Other's Relationship Goals

Published: Oct. 16, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 40 seconds

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Our Ability to Drink Milk Evolved Way Faster Than Scientists Thought

Published: Oct. 15, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 21 seconds

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How Superstitions Can Reduce Anxiety

Published: Oct. 14, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 26 seconds

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Hacking Earth to Fight Climate Change

Published: Oct. 13, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 6 seconds

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Earth's Atmosphere May Be Rusting the Moon

Published: Oct. 12, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 55 seconds

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It’s “Patient O,” Not “Patient Zero”

Published: Oct. 9, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 18 seconds

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How Cold Was the Last Ice Age?

Published: Oct. 8, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 9 seconds

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How Scientists Teleported Fish Behavior

Published: Oct. 7, 2020, 6 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 47 seconds

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How Cancer Evolves in the Body (w/ Dr. Kat Arney)

Published: Oct. 6, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 51 seconds

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3 Mythological Creatures That Were Inspired by Real Fossils

Published: Oct. 5, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 33 seconds

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Why The Mantis Shrimp Can Punch So Hard Without Damage

Published: Oct. 2, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 12 seconds

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What Happens When You Pull a Muscle?

Published: Oct. 1, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 26 seconds

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The Dirty, Smelly History of Soap (w/ Cody Cassidy)

Published: Sept. 30, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 57 seconds

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Who Ate the First Oyster? (w/ Cody Cassidy)

Published: Sept. 29, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 59 seconds

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Why Friends “Swapped Bodies” for Science (Again!)

Published: Sept. 28, 2020, 3:06 p.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 35 seconds

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Why Don't We Sneeze in Our Sleep?

Published: Sept. 25, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 32 seconds

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The Math Bias That Makes You Misjudge COVID-19

Published: Sept. 24, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 54 seconds

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Wildfires Can Create Their Own Storms

Published: Sept. 23, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 44 seconds

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Why Multitasking Keeps You Snacking

Published: Sept. 22, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 17 seconds

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Why Do Young People Have More Déjà Vu?

Published: Sept. 21, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 25 seconds

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Children Led a Research Project, Painting Eyes on Cow Butts, and Whether to Rinse Your Recycling

Published: Sept. 18, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 47 seconds

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A Dark Sense of Humor May Mean a High IQ, Origin of the Word Orange, and Zombie Fires in the Arctic

Published: Sept. 16, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 36 seconds

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Can Smiling Actually Make You Happier? And Why a Clockmaker Figured Out Longitude

Published: Sept. 15, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 3 seconds

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Two Types of Empathy, Why Razors Dull, and Can You Learn Perfect Pitch?

Published: Sept. 14, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 2 seconds

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We All Think We’re Bad With Names, The Genius of Hobo Code, and How Attractive Do You Think You Are?

Published: Sept. 11, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 41 seconds

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A Harmful Mutation Evolved for Good, Why Astronauts Are Using Old Sailing Tech in Space, and Cody’s Message

Published: Sept. 10, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 7 seconds

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The Rando Who Translated Gilgamesh, Why Horses Lost Their Toes, and a Sperm-Swimming Discovery

Published: Sept. 9, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 58 seconds

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Difference Between Unscented & Fragrance-Free and Cow Gene Editing for More Male Offspring

Published: Sept. 8, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 3 seconds

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Normalcy Bounces Back Quickly in Times of Stress and the Female Astronauts of the Mercury 13

Published: Sept. 1, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 44 seconds

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What to Do When Your Pet Is Scared, You Have Microbes Inside Your Cells, and Meet Natalia Reagan (Again!)

Published: Aug. 27, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 3 seconds

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What If You Stopped Showering (w/ James Hamblin) and Are Some Trees Immortal?

Published: Aug. 25, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 55 seconds

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Are There Really Wasps in Figs? Plus: People Like Round Numbers Even When They’re Bad

Published: Aug. 20, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 44 seconds

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Finding Lost Shark Species (w/ Forrest Galante) and the 2 Types of Nostalgia

Published: Aug. 13, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 14 minutes 3 seconds

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Why Some Words Are More Memorable, How Hair Growth Works, and How Fish End Up in Landlocked Lakes

Published: Aug. 3, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 3 seconds

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Why New Habits Have to Be Tiny (w/ Dr. BJ Fogg) and Why Human Infants Are Late Bloomers

Published: July 30, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 16 seconds

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A New Way to Build Habits (w/ Dr. BJ Fogg) and the Best Time of Day to Exercise

Published: July 29, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 46 seconds

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Why Stress Sweat Smells Worse, Studying Wildlife During the Pandemic, and Do Men Just Not See Messes?

Published: July 28, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 50 seconds

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Teaching Kids to Not Be Prejudiced, Why Cats Have Vertical Pupils, and a Massive Stonehenge Discovery

Published: July 22, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 30 seconds

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Saturated Fat Could Kill Your Focus, Animals Have Regional Accents, and Rings Around Mars

Published: July 13, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 31 seconds

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Black Hole Holograms, How We Make Sense of the Nonsensical, and June’s Curiosity Challenge

Published: July 10, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 15 seconds

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Why You Should Argue to Learn, Dogs Want to Rescue You, and Do Blind People Dream?

Published: July 3, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 56 seconds

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Tap into the 4 Pillars of Learning (w/ Stanislas Dehaene) and How We Get Seedless Fruit

Published: June 25, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 14 seconds

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Juneteenth’s Origins, Change Your Routine to Be Happier, and Why Americans Don’t Say “Maths”

Published: June 19, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 5 seconds

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Making Life Decisions on a Coin Flip, How You Respond to 2 Types of Injustice, and Why Otters Juggle Rocks

Published: June 15, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 55 seconds

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Hope in the Fight Against Climate Change (w/ Katharine Hayhoe) and Overcoming Bedtime Procrastination

Published: June 11, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 30 seconds

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Extinct Human Species (w/ Elizabeth Sawchuk and Mary Prendergast) and Moody Teenage Dogs

Published: June 9, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 40 seconds

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Fighting Coronavirus with Llamas, Why Rain Stops Rocket Launches, and Listener Questions About Cold Things

Published: June 5, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 53 seconds

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How We Know Climate Change Is Caused by Humans (w/ Katharine Hayhoe) and the Myth of “Common Sense”

Published: June 4, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 38 seconds

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Pigeons Can Be Superstitious, Why Allergy Drugs Make You Sleepy, and The 5 Ages of the Universe

Published: May 11, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 49 seconds

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Play a Game to Help Cure Alzheimer’s, Building the Perfect Swear Word, and May’s Curiosity Challenge

Published: May 8, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 58 seconds

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Curiosity Daily Trailer

Published: May 3, 2020, 3 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 16 seconds

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The Battle of Brains vs Brawn in Aging, Perils of Ultra-Processed Food, and Bats Surviving White-Nose Syndrome

Published: April 28, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 52 seconds

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Fishing Science (w/ “Deadliest Catch” Captains Sig & Keith) and the Psychology of Sour Grapes

Published: April 21, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 56 seconds

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How Wildlife Crossings Work (w/ Beth Pratt of #SaveLACougars) and Get Happy by Doing One Creative Thing a Day

Published: April 8, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 18 seconds

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Robot Workers May Change Prejudices, Hormonal Changes in Dads-to-Be, and How Salamanders Regrow Their Limbs

Published: March 19, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 10 seconds

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Hearing Loss and Technology (w/ David Owen) and the Psychology of Reacting to a Crisis (Like COVID-19)

Published: March 18, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 30 seconds

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Coronavirus Myths and FAQs with Dr. Amesh Adalja, Epidemiologist

Published: March 18, 2020, 6 a.m.
Duration: 19 minutes 22 seconds

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Protecting Yourself from Hearing Loss (w/ David Owen) and Why Woolly Mammoths Went Extinct

Published: March 11, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 20 seconds

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Why Yoga Reduces Depression, Why Plastic Bag Fees Work So Well, and How Bumblebees Can Carry So Much

Published: March 10, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 36 seconds

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Astronomy’s Problem with Starlink (w/ Vivienne Baldassare) and Why Toilet Paper Is White

Published: March 6, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 2 seconds