Curiosity Daily

By Westwood One / Curiosity.com Science

SHOW DESCRIPTION

Get smarter in just a few minutes every day. With a timely blend of cultural trends, life hacks, and developments in science and technology, you'll learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer from Curiosity.com will help you understand the world better.


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EPISODES LIST
02.20.2019
02.19.2019
02.18.2019
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02.05.2019
02.04.2019

Specific Words to Use to Get What You Want (w/ Stella Grizont) and Tweeting Feelings

Learn why tweeting about negative feelings MIGHT make you feel better. Then, learn the specific words you should use to get what you want, with some help from a special guest: happiness expert Stella Grizont. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss how tweeting about negative feelings might make you feel better. Read more here: https://curiosity.im/2MDaJ1k Additional resources from Stella Grizont: The Vision Generator — https://www.workhappinessmethod.com/vision/ WOOPAAH (Stella Grizont is Founder and CEO) — http://www.woopaah.com/ @StellaGrizont on Twitter — https://twitter.com/stellagrizont The Psychology Of Happiness | Curiosity Podcast Episode w/ Stella Grizont — https://curiosity.im/2sS5wd6 How to Set the Right Goals (and Actually Achieve Them!) | Curiosity Podcast Episode w/ Stella Grizont — https://curiosity.im/2sRnhZK If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/curiositydotcom Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing. Support the show.

02.03.2019
02.01.2019

How to Advocate For Yourself (w/ Stella Grizont), Black Hole Travel Possible, and Fossil Licking

Learn how your tongue can tell the difference between a rock and a fossil; why you might be able to travel through some black holes without dying; and how you can do a better job of advocating for yourself, with some help from happiness expert Stella Grizont. Please support our sponsors! Visitmovaglobes.com/curiosity and use coupon code CURIOSITY for 15% off your purchase. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — and talk to happiness expert Stella Grizont — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: You Might Be Able to Travel Through Some Black Holes Without Dying — https://curiosity.im/2Mq0cqf One Way to Tell the Difference Between a Rock and a Fossil Is to Lick It — https://curiosity.im/2Mw6Ew0 Additional resources from Stella Grizont: The Vision Generator — https://www.workhappinessmethod.com/vision/ WOOPAAH (Stella Grizont is Founder and CEO) — http://www.woopaah.com/ @StellaGrizont on Twitter — https://twitter.com/stellagrizont The Psychology Of Happiness | Curiosity Podcast Episode w/ Stella Grizont — https://curiosity.im/2sS5wd6 How to Set the Right Goals (and Actually Achieve Them!) | Curiosity Podcast Episode w/ Stella Grizont — https://curiosity.im/2sRnhZK If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/curiositydotcom Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing. Support the show.

01.31.2019
01.30.2019
01.29.2019
01.28.2019
01.27.2019
01.25.2019
01.24.2019

Become A CRISPR Connoisseur (w/ Synthego), Up-and-Coming Batteries, and Microsleep

Learn about 4 up-and-coming batteries that could overtake lithium-ion; how microsleep happens without you even knowing it; and what you’re getting wrong about CRISPR gene editing technology, and how to get smart about it — with a little help from Minu Prabhune of Synthego. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — with some help from Synthego’s Meenakshi Prabhune and Kevin Bryant — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: 4 Up-and-Coming Batteries That Could Overtake Lithium-Ion — https://curiosity.im/2sAwbdX Microsleep Happens Without You Even Knowing It — https://curiosity.im/2sv7ZK6 More from Synthego: CRISPR Cuts, Synthego’s official podcast — https://www.synthego.com/podcast “The Bench” Synthego Blog — https://www.synthego.com/blog About Synthego — https://www.synthego.com/company Follow Synthego on Twitter — https://twitter.com/synthego Meenakshi Prabhune on Twitter — https://twitter.com/minu_pr If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/curiositydotcom Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing. Support the show.

01.23.2019
01.22.2019

The Phantom Time Hypothesis, Cybersecurity Tips, and New Schizophrenia Revelations

Learn about a modern study that supports a 100-year-old hypothesis about schizophrenia; the weird “Phantom Time Hypothesis” about the history of calendars, along with some actual facts about the Middle Ages; and some tips from a computer scientist for better cyber hygeine and cybersecurity in 2019. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: A Modern Study Supports a 100-Year-Old Hypothesis About Schizophrenia — https://curiosity.im/2Mh9AMy According to the Phantom Time Hypothesis, We're Currently in the 18th Century — https://curiosity.im/2MfAIf3 6 Tips for Better Cyber Hygiene from a Computer Scientist — https://curiosity.im/2MjhtkY Pick up “Mason & Dixon: A Novel” on Amazon. If you make a purchase using this link, then Curiosity gets a share of the sale! https://amzn.to/2RYvwkS If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/curiositydotcom Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing. Support the show.

01.21.2019
01.20.2019
01.18.2019
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01.01.2019

Beating Procrastination, Sand Science (w/ Vince Beiser), and How to Use Your Vacation Days

Learn about microvacations, a trick for actually using your vacation days even when you’re super busy; the science behind why darkness is actually faster than the speed of light; and why sand is one of the most valuable resources in human civilization — and why we’re running out of it — with some help from Vince Beiser, author of “The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization.” In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — and learn about sand from author Vince Beiser — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: To Stay Sane at Work, Try Taking Microvacations — https://curiosity.im/2MqE5mN Darkness Is Faster Than the Speed of Light — https://curiosity.im/2MxkfGF Pick up Vince Beiser’s book, “The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization,” on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2BvCDas If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/curiositydotcom Learn about these topics and more on Curiosity.com, and download our 5-star app for Android and iOS. Then, join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Plus: Amazon smart speaker users, enable our Alexa Flash Briefing to learn something new in just a few minutes every day! Support the show.

12.31.2018

How Humans Can Outsmart AI (w/ Unanimous AI), Pre-Big Bang Existence, and Beating Procrastination

Learn how humans can beat artificial intelligence by tapping into the wisdom of swarms (with some help from Dr. Louis Rosenberg, CEO of Unanimous AI). Plus: learn about what came before the Big Bang, and get a 5-minute hack for beating procrastination. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: What Came Before the Big Bang? — https://curiosity.im/2wnOt4H The 5-Minute Hack for Beating Procrastination Used by Instagram's Co-Founder — https://curiosity.im/2MNbSla Additional resources from Unanimous AI: Unanimous AI Website — https://unanimous.ai/ Swarm AI Outperforms in Stanford Medical Study — https://unanimous.ai/stanford-radiology/ Unanimous AI achieves 22% more accurate pneumonia diagnoses | VentureBeat — https://venturebeat.com/2018/09/10/unanimous-ai-achieves-22-more-accurate-pneumonia-diagnoses/ This Startup Correctly Predicted the Oscars, World Series, and Super Bowl. Here's What It's Doing Next | Inc. — https://www.inc.com/kevin-j-ryan/unanimous-ai-swarm-intelligence-makes-startlingly-accurate-predictions.html Can Swarm Intelligence Solve Humanity's Biggest Problems? | Full-Length Curiosity Podcast Interview (February 2018) — https://curiosity.im/2MvDueB If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/curiositydotcom Learn about these topics and more on Curiosity.com, and download our 5-star app for Android and iOS. Then, join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Plus: Amazon smart speaker users, enable our Alexa Flash Briefing to learn something new in just a few minutes every day! Support the show.

12.30.2018
12.28.2018

Hand and Eye Dominance Causes, Real vs. Fake Laughter, and Video Games for Teaching Empathy

Test how well you can tell real laughter from fake laughter; learn how scientists used a video game to teach children empathy; and learn what causes eye, hand, and foot dominance. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: Can You Tell Fake Laughter from Real Laughter? — https://curiosity.im/2B4Lek2 Scientists Used Video Games to Teach Children Empathy — https://curiosity.im/2wOq8oU Plus, we discuss hand/eye dominance using the following research: More than 500,000 years of right-handedness in Europe | Taylor & Francis — https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1357650X.2010.529451 Left-handedness: Genes and matter of chance | Genetic Literacy Project — https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/08/29/left-handedness-genes-and-a-matter-of-chance/ Footedness of left- and right-handers | American Journal of Psychology — https://www.jstor.org/stable/1421487?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents Sighting dominance, handedness, and visual acuity preference: three mutually exclusive modalities? | Opthalmic & Physiological Optics — https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1046/j.1475-1313.2001.00549.x What being right or left-handed says about your brain | Quartz — https://qz.com/659767/what-being-right-or-left-handed-says-about-your-brain/ If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/curiositydotcom Learn about these topics and more on Curiosity.com, and download our 5-star app for Android and iOS. Then, join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Plus: Amazon smart speaker users, enable our Alexa Flash Briefing to learn something new in just a few minutes every day! Support the show.

12.27.2018
12.26.2018
12.25.2018
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02.20.2019

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