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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!
 
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford'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 th ...
 
A History Podcast for Kids! Parents love us, Teachers love us, and most importantly, kids do too! History can be amazing, inspiring and relevant to anyone. We love to share the stories of Spies, funny foods, George Washington's foibles, early advancements in cartooning and ballooning and much more! A professional music score and important songs accompany nearly every themed episode. Proud Kids Listen Member @pastandcurious
 
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.
 
Are you looking for a more interesting way to learn English? English Learning for Curious Minds is where you can learn English from native speakers while learning fascinating things about the world. Every episode comes with a transcript & key vocabulary and is spoken at a speed you can understand. Join listeners from 189 countries and discover the most interesting way to improve your English while expanding your mind. Find the bonus episodes, transcripts, key vocabulary, and learning materia ...
 
A weekly interview series from Russell Brand that examines what's beneath the surface—of the people we admire, the ideas that define our time, and the history we’re told. Speaking with guests from the worlds of academia, popular culture, and the arts, Russell seeks to uncover the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh. On his new podcast ‘Above the Noise’ Russell guides us all—curious beginners, spiritual skeptics, and experienced practitioners—in brief, 10-minute me ...
 
'The Curious Mind' is a podcast by psychologist, psychotherapist, and Buddhist scholar Dr. Gabriel Ellis. In essays and interviews we cover a wide range of psychological and social topics with depth and complexity. For more information and therapy requests see https://www.gabriel-ellis.com/
 
Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world sent in by listeners. Like, do dogs know they’re dogs? Or, why do feet stink? Plus, we have mystery sounds for you to guess, songs for you to dance to, and lots of facts -- all checked by experts.
 
Each week Jane Markson asks the same questions to anyone willing to answer, as she tries to figure out if we have more in common than just our navels. Whether we do or not doesn't matter — she's curious to ask, eager to listen, and enjoying conversations that wouldn’t otherwise take place.
 
Hosts Lol Tolhurst (The Cure) and Budgie (Siouxsie and the Banshees) explore post punk's enduring legacy and contemporary relevance. Lol and Budgie welcome luminaries from all walks of life for revealing, yet relaxed conversation. Audience questions are answered at the end of each episode.
 
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Word Matters is a show for readers, writers, and anyone who's curious about the English language. Join Merriam-Webster editors as they challenge supposed grammar rules, reveal the surprising origins behind words, tackle common questions, and generally geek out about the beautiful nightmare that is our language.
 
The Curious Worldview Podcast is an interview show featuring a whole manner of incredibly interesting guests from far and wide. From James Robinson of Why Nations Fail to Jack Weatherford of Genghis Khan & The Making Of The Modern World all the way to a three part series on the life of Nietzsche with philosopher Stephen Hicks - the theme is likely to vary from episode to episode however every time the central question will remain… what can we learn from your worldview?The show is an extensio ...
 
Two Irish 20 somethings, with a particular fancy for vino. Lady Curious features discussions of politics, current affairs, social issues, debates and just downright bitching, and of course, a lot of laughs. A chance to discuss what’s on our minds, with amateur research and the occasional guest to learn from each other, all while having our usual tipsy fun. Grab some wine and join us for a girl’s night in while we discuss influential topics and news.
 
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Jon Luna is an adaptive athlete who competes in CrossFit competitions and is a former professional wheelchair basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs Organization. Jon lost his leg due to Osteosarcoma, a bone cancer in his hip when he was 19 years old. In addition to his focus in CrossFit, Jon is also the founder of Bigfoot's Fabrication, a fab…
 
Article Attached To This Podcast!🎙️: https://atlasgeographica.com/leonard-mlodinow/ Leonard Mlodinow is a multi-time bestselling author and writer of one of my favourite books, A Drunkards Walk. Leonard has just released his newest book, Emotional, which is the subject of today's discussion. Leonard was born in 1954 to parents who were both Holocau…
 
For women who want a career and a family, we might expect things would be easier today. After all, women have greater access to education and job opportunities. We’ve seen advances in reproductive health. And we’ve made inroads in anti-discrimination laws and policies. Yet gaps in pay and promotions remain a problem.Today’s guest, Claudia Goldin, i…
 
After we introduced in the first part Frankl and his classic book "Man’s Search For Meaning" we now focus on the therapeutic method he established. We discuss the main priciples of Logotherapy, its philosophy, application, and limits in the therapeutic practice. For more information see https://www.gabriel-ellis.com/ and for therapy sessions contac…
 
In episode 172, we get curious about soccer for Thomas and Noah from Germany and Avery from New Jersey. We learn about the fascinating history of the world's most popular sport and why we call it soccer in the United States while other countries call it football. With the help of special guest, soccer trainer LeQuan, we learn why being tall, big, o…
 
It’s not everyday that you hear about women in their mid to late seventies committing heinous crimes, but unfortunately they exist. Helen Golay was 78 years old, yes I said 78… and Olga Rutterschmidt was the age of 75 when the two of them became business partners in a truly evil plan resulting in cold blooded murders. Sources: https://en.m.wikipedi…
 
Season 4 Episode 16: In this episode, I interview Vandhana Bala, who is the General Counsel for Global Food Partners. We talk about how she came about being an animal lawyer, the role of Impact Alliance, her camping experiences, and a lot more, in a super fun chat! Follow my Facebook page to get updates on the upcoming episodes. https://www.faceboo…
 
What causes wind? How is wind created? Why does the wind blow in different ways? How does the wind start blowing and what makes it stop? Why is it windy by the ocean? Why does it get windy when the weather is changing? How is it you can you feel and hear the wind but not see it? Why is the wind sometimes strong and sometimes cold? Answers to all of…
 
He was told by countless people that he would never make it as a star, yet by his mid-20s he was the most successful musician in the world. In this episode, we'll learn about how Elvis Presley defied all his critics, became the biggest star of the 1960s, created the category of rock and roll but then lost the battle with his personal demons. The US…
 
Salem Lake in Winston-Salem, N.C. Image courtesy of Cooper Sullivan. Cooper Sullivan/WFDD Since early September, Salem Lake’s water levels have been about 10 feet lower than normal as construction crews are working on the boat ramp and retaining walls. For people, this just means a few months without water activities. But Kernersville native and fr…
 
Western monarch butterflies migrate to California to overwinter each year, traveling hundreds, even thousands of miles When they arrive, they need nectar flowers and milkweed to survive, but climate change, pesticide use and loss of habitat are threatening these magical creatures. A Bay Curious listener named Ellea wants to know what we can do to h…
 
Star Tribune reader Sharon Carlson joins the podcast to discuss her questions that have been answered by Curious Minnesota. Eight of Carlson's questions, linked below, have appeared in the column. How did St. Cloud get its name? It's a strange story Are Minnesota's day-care costs really the highest in the nation? Why does Minnesota have one of high…
 
My guest on today’s episode is Shain Kish – who is a long-time member of the Sober Curious community, and my co-moderator in the "Sober Curious Book" Facebook group. Shain was the first person to ever show up at a Sober Curious writers group I used to host, and he found my work having been searching for way to think about quitting drinking that act…
 
Nothing to Fear, Lessons in Leadership from FDRAlan Axelrod is a writer who has studied the cultural and business dimensions of America. “Nothing to Fear, Lessons in Leadership from FDR,” by... Welcome to the 20th year of Radio Curious, half hour interviews on a curiously wide variety of topics about life and ideas. All of the almost 400 half-hour …
 
On February 6, 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. Through her 70 years, she has bestowed the highest honor, knighthood or damehood, upon select Brits, some of who are your favorite athlete…
 
In this episode we will be discussing the wonderful world of medicine going totally futuristic. Digital pills, smart pills, they're all the rage and its because of the data that can be taken from you. How is big pharma trying yo change the face of medicine to benefit their pockets...again? Subscribe to our podcast so you never miss an episode Stay …
 
What happens when you add JVN to E = mc²? You get an episode of Getting Curious all about physics, explored through one of Jonathan’s favorite topics: figure skating! This week, Dr. Deborah King joins Jonathan to break down the biomechanics behind skating techniques, the cutting edge technology she’s using to research ice sports, and how we can wat…
 
The Curious Tech podcast featuring Hobie Henning and Devynn Rizo. We chat about technology, robots, 3D printers, photography, or anything else that strikes our fancy. This week we talk about all our favorite laptops, smartphones, gadgets, robots, smart home, and more from CES 2022 All the Social Things Twitter [@Devynnjcr] http://twitter.com/Devynn…
 
Deranged stalkers, heroin hounds, and the leering eyes of the FBI; find out who’s visiting Disgraceland this winter in the Season 9 trailer of Disgraceland. The newest season of the award-winning music and true crime podcast premieres January 11, 2022. Check out the first 8 seasons, and the NEW season of Disgraceland, only on Amazon Music. For epis…
 
The Curious Clinicians examine why we use a bacterial vaccine (BCG, an attenuated form of mycobacterium bovis) to treat an unrelated malignancy (bladder cancer). Check out the show notes here. Click here to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.00 hours), or ABIM MOC Part 2 (1.00 hours). Audio edited by Clair …
 
Humans have fundamental ability and cognitive resources to learn new concepts and acquire new skills and knowledge, although this may not seem natural to most of us at first. The key is to understand how the brain works so we can harness its potential by developing and adopting learning techniques that are effective and more rewarding. In this epis…
 
Episode 34: Join us as we find out more about the Technology Incubation Program (TIP) in Stamford, Connecticut with Program Director, Margaret Feeney. By coupling UConn's world-class research resources, facilities, and business support services to a network of experienced investors and entrepreneurs, UConn’s TIP program helps launch startups ready …
 
On this episode we back with the ABC ( Anonymous Book Club ) This episode I share from the book : Atomic Habits by James Clear. This book is important to me because I have struggled to break up with bad habits in the past. This book has helped me rebuild the trustworthiness within myself, in the easiest way I've ever experienced discipline. In this…
 
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