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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
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
Welcome to Purposely Curious! Join your host Mary as we bring you interviews and discussions on life's most curious topics. Our guests come from all walks of life with expertises, specialties, and life experiences as they open up and share their knowledge on life's most interesting curiousities.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
'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/
 
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.
 
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Since 1997, Jonathan has been haunted by a question: could a volcano erupt a la Dante’s Peak and turn a local creek into a river of hot acid? This week, Professor Chris Jackson answers all of Jonathan’s burning questions about how volcanoes are formed, what happens when they erupt, and how Pierce Brosnan’s character in Dante’s Peak would have fared…
 
The Tragic Case of Rose Larner. We are bringing you a two part Michigan case. Rose Larner was a feisty but kind hearted teenager who ran the streets with her friends at all hours. She loved her family and growing up, she was usually reciting Bible versus. Join us as we talk about an unforgettable 1990’s case that shocked mid Michigan. Sources: http…
 
Hazel chats to Alex H-bomb Honnold about his current life as a father to be, his environmental foundation the Honnold Foundation, affective altruism and also a bit about climbing! This podcast was edited by Steven Dimmit of the Nugget Climbing podcast. If you would like to help us keep the podcast going you can donate here or if you also enjoy his …
 
Season 4 Episode 17: In this episode, I interview Roshna Bala Keen, a civil rights attorney. We talk about why civil rights are important and how to protect rights. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on the upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on …
 
Over the past twenty years, over half a million Americans have died of opioid overdoses. In this episode, we'll explore how this happened, who is responsible, and ask ourselves whether the USA will ever be able to kick its addiction to prescription opioids. Origin of "opioid" Opioid overdoses in the US vs Western Europe What caused the boom in opio…
 
A lot of us are cleaning out our closets these days, getting rid of the stuff we don't wear and maybe even downsizing. But what do you do with all those old clothes? And, can stained or ripped clothes be recycled? We've got answers. Additional Reading: How to Responsibly Purge Your Closet in the Bay Area What Can You Do With Used Clothing Not Suita…
 
Michelle brings compassion and dedication to her role as Executive Director of a nonprofit that supports families of children with cancer – whether financially or emotionally. But equally impressive is Michelle’s mindful outlook, reminding us that worry doesn’t help what we can’t control. I was honored that she shared her wisdom – as well as her se…
 
My guest today is Khadi A. Oluwatoyin, who is the founder of Sober Black Girls Club – a platform for Black women and non-binary people who are sober, sober curious, or even just thinking about putting down the bottle. Khadi was raised in a strict Muslim household, and alcohol was not part of her world growing up. But within hours of arriving at col…
 
Sweet Grass County: Historic CrossroadMontana, the Big Sky state, is a place of significant historical interest in the history of North America and the United States. Sweet Grass County, located in... 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 hal…
 
Subscribe — and listen — to my podcast on Apple Podcasts here! Or you can listen to the episode here!: https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/curiouser-and-curiouser/Erin_Bahadur_curiouser_and_curiouser.mp3 I’m so excited to share this conversation with you via this podcast episode. It’s with someone I know thanks to Instagram, Erin Bahadur. I started f…
 
Diving into the uncomfortable conversation surrounding death and trying to get a better understanding of our relationship with it. Purchase any shirt or item with code CHIMPS10 and save 10% off!https://www.sykadelicdreams.com/ www.curiouschimps.com www.youtube.com/curiouschimpspodcast We are available on all podcast streaming service…
 
In the first episode of 2022, we discuss violence against women. Henna discusses the violent attack on a 17 year old girl and her friend in Dublin which has blinded her. Annaig then outlines the known details (as of date of recording) of the investigation into the murder of Ashling Murphy in Offaly. We compare details of the percentages of violence…
 
It's our birthday, and to celebrate, we're sharing our favorite daily conversation starters from the past year. The one good thing about working in sports is that there's never a dull moment, and that's obvious in this week's podcast.For the full transcript of this week's podcast and links to anything we discussed, head on over to www.lastnightsgam…
 
On this Episode of Purposely Curious we remember the lovely Betty White who recently passed away days before what would have been her 100th birthday. We take an in depth look at Betty White’s entire career and notable achievements throughout her lifetime. Leone and I always admired her and were discussing her 100th birthday prior to her passing so …
 
In this episode we will be discussing transhumanism and how this directly links to a post human era. The fusion of man and machine is highly anticipated as the technology becomes available for humans to become an upgraded version of themselves. Are we being too hasty as we potentially severe ourselves from nature in the pursuit of becoming bigger a…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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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