Tai Asks Why

Tai Asks Why

34 episodes

Tai Poole is trying to find answers to life's biggest questions. What happens after we die? What’s happening in my teen brain? How can we fix climate change? He may not solve them all, but give him a break ... he's only 14 years old

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Is it possible to predict the future?

Published: March 17, 2021, 11 a.m.
Duration: 25 minutes 42 seconds

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How is the universe going to end?

Published: March 10, 2021, noon
Duration: 23 minutes 19 seconds

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Where is the internet?

Published: March 3, 2021, noon
Duration: 27 minutes 49 seconds

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How else can we power the planet?

Published: Feb. 24, 2021, noon
Duration: 24 minutes 27 seconds

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How much screen time is too much?

Published: Feb. 17, 2021, noon
Duration: 26 minutes 17 seconds

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What is at the bottom of the ocean?

Published: Feb. 10, 2021, noon
Duration: 25 minutes 21 seconds

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How do I know what’s true on the internet?

Published: Feb. 3, 2021, noon
Duration: 27 minutes 35 seconds

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Why do humans dance?

Published: Jan. 27, 2021, noon
Duration: 22 minutes 49 seconds

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Why are viruses so good at what they do?

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, 1 p.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 41 seconds

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What's happening in my teen brain?

Published: Jan. 13, 2021, 1 p.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 39 seconds

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New year, new Tai

Published: Jan. 6, 2021, 5:15 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 23 seconds

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How does a song get stuck in your head?

Published: Nov. 5, 2020, 5:01 a.m.
Duration: 25 minutes 36 seconds

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Ask Tai Why: Silence, no more humans, and the glow of the earth’s core

Published: Oct. 29, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 22 seconds

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Why is space so dark if it’s full of stars?

Published: Oct. 22, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 38 seconds

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Ask Tai Why: Fear, time and the colour of colours

Published: Oct. 15, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 7 minutes 37 seconds

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When the dinosaurs died, how did other animals survive?

Published: Oct. 8, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 59 seconds

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Ask Tai Why: Freckles, video games, and climate-changing farts

Published: Oct. 1, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 6 minutes 35 seconds

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What’s the science behind bullying?

Published: Sept. 24, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 45 seconds

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Ask Tai Why: Cuteness, hotness and the origins of English

Published: Sept. 17, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 48 seconds

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What are animals saying to each other?

Published: Sept. 10, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 36 seconds

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What is Deja Vu

Published: Sept. 3, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 23 minutes 45 seconds

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How will we fix climate change?

Published: Aug. 27, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 10 seconds

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Which is cooler, zero or infinity?

Published: Aug. 20, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 22 seconds

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Why do we dream?

Published: Aug. 13, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 5 seconds

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What happens after you die?

Published: Aug. 6, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 45 seconds

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Should we trust our gut?

Published: July 30, 2020, 4:01 a.m.
Duration: 23 minutes 5 seconds

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What is love?

Published: July 23, 2020, 1:48 p.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 5 seconds

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Trailer

Published: July 13, 2020, 2:57 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 14 seconds

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Introducing Circle Round from WBUR

Published: Nov. 26, 2019, 5:10 a.m.
Duration: 14 minutes 32 seconds

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Introducing: CBC Podcasts in Class

Published: Sept. 26, 2019, 4 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 34 seconds

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Tai is back!

Published: Aug. 21, 2019, 4:10 a.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 16 seconds

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Introducing The Two Princes from Gimlet

Published: June 20, 2019, 4 p.m.
Duration: 25 minutes

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Tai is coming back for season 2...and he needs your help!

Published: April 9, 2019, 4:10 a.m.
Duration: 1 minute 51 seconds

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Tai Says Hi

Published: Aug. 28, 2018, 4:10 a.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 24 seconds

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