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Could we have domesticated a T-Rex? Is the mafia really that violent? Haven't all the possible songs been written by now? Unexpected gems of knowledge are hidden all around us. Let’s dig them up, one offbeat question at a time.
 
Money Girl provides short and friendly personal finance, real estate, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com
 
Move more of your body more often and in more interesting ways with the Get-Fit Guy! If you want to begin an exercise routine and don't know where to start, or if you've been working out for a while and aren't getting the results you want, Dr. Jonathan Su will give you the tips you need to reach your fitness and movement goals. Get expert information on the latest fitness trends and advice on everything from toning your arms to running a 5K or simply building more movement into your day. Wit ...
 
Stressed-out parent? Need a little help? Project Parenthood is your weekly guide to raising your kids with empathy while taking care of yourself, too. Host Dr. Nanika Coor is a clinical psychologist and respectful parenting advocate. She'll help you get a handle on toddler emotions, discipline your teens without punishment, and create more peace and collaboration in your home--all in just ten minutes a week.
 
Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.
 
Welcome to psychology for the rest of us. Host Dr. Monica Johnson takes the science of psychology and makes it both entertaining and relatable. Using a sympathetic ear and evidence-based research, she explains the ‘why’ behind emotions like joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, and helps you better understand the relationships you form with your friends, family, coworkers, and yourself. Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert alo ...
 
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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime. Rights of Albert Einstein are used with permission of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Represented exclusively by Greenlight.
 
A podcast filled with surprisingly simple household hacks to help you save money and live better. Hosts Jeanne and Bruce Lubin offer simple solutions to everyday problems and easy, innovative tips for cleaning, DIY, cooking, organizing, and more. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com
 
The Clever Cookstr serves up the most timely, relevant tips from the world’s best kitchens. You’ll get a delightful mix of cooking tips from emerging and established chefs and cookbook authors, as well as exclusive insights from bakers, sommeliers, farmers, grocers, and more. Every week, Clever Cookstr provides useful information for aspiring and long-time food lovers— and for anyone who wants to get delicious homemade food on the table. If you’ve been looking for a fun, fast-paced, authorit ...
 
This essential guide gives any student the tools he or she needs to bridge the gap between graduation day and the "real world." Our experts have helped millions of people throughout the years, and we've taken the very best of what they have to offer for life after college and created this useful and practical collection. Get the e-book: http://bit.ly/Rw0i1C
 
Whether you are an experienced home manager, or living on your own for the first time, the Domestic CEO has easy tips on keeping your home in tip-top shape. The Domestic CEO will explain everything from how to decorate your house on a budget, to organizing a playroom, so that you can make your home life the best it can be.
 
Take charge of your health with the House Call Doctor. No topic is off limits as Dr. Sanaz Majd answers your most pressing medical questions with her trademark humor and straightforward advice. She'll make even the most complex medical issues easy to understand with expert tips on topics like cholesterol, diabetes, antibiotics, and everything else you need to know to understand your body better and improve your health and quality of life.
 
Modern life creates etiquette dilemmas that never existed before. Should you forward a personal text to a friend? Is it ever Okay to break-up via email? The Modern Manners Guy is here to answer questions like these and the perennial favorites like how much to tip and when should party invitations go out. Tune in each week for a new tip that will set you on the path to a more polite life To download older episodes not available here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com.
 
As summer draws to a close, there's one question on everyone's mind: Are you ready to head back to school? The Quick and Dirty Tips hosts have compiled their best tips to help you and your kids go back to school in one handy guide. You'll get tricks for studying, saving money on school supplies, and getting organized, as well as quick refreshers on basic math, science, and grammar concepts to help you and your kids succeed right off the bat. Visit QuickAndDirtyTips.com/backtoschool for more ...
 
The Dog Trainer wants you and your dog to have a wonderful time together. If you've got a puppy, get simple, sensible pointers for raising her. Rambunctious adolescent? Transform him into a civilized adult. As for the grownups, no dog is too old to learn new tricks -- or better manners. The Dog Trainer explains how to get the polite behaviors you want and turn those behaviors into lifelong habits. Whether you're housetraining, teaching your dog to roll over, or wondering how to evaluate a do ...
 
The Math Dude makes understanding math easier and more fun than you ever thought possible. Host Dr. Jason Marshall provides clear explanations of math terms and principles, and his simple tricks for solving basic algebra problems will have even the most mathphobic looking forward to working out whatever math problem comes their way. If you're getting ready to take the SAT, GRE, or any of the other standardized tests; or if you're going back to school and need to brush up on the basics, Math ...
 
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Cemeteries are a rather new invention in human history, created only 10-15,000 years ago. We’ve come a long way from stopping to smell the proverbial roses… instead of rotting flesh. But how do these resting grounds for the deceased become tourist destinations for the living? Cemetery historian and author Loren Rhoads helps us dig up the truth. A f…
 
You're giving work your all, but you're just not feeling appreciated. Modern Mentor has 5 ways to find the love. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is …
 
What can you do if you’re just not seeing progress with your exercise routine? The principle of overload can help explain why you’ve plateaued. Get-Fit Guy is hosted by Dr. Jonathan Su. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Get-Fit Guy on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more fitness tips. Get-Fit Guy is a part of Qu…
 
Feel like cringing every time you witness another adult waiting in awkward silence for your child to say “Please” or “Thank you”—and it doesn’t happen? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to handle these unsettling situations and how to help your child develop the ability to use appropriate social behavior at the appropriate times. Project Parenthood is h…
 
Somewhere in the rows and rows of office cubicles that make up the emotional business of our brains, there’s one employee hellbent on burning the whole place down. Her name…is childhood. Is it possible to pry ourselves from her fiery grasp? Or are we destined to live with one hand on the fire extinguisher? This week, we're bringing you an episode o…
 
As interest rates rise, find out essential financial moves to save money. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https:…
 
Staying motivated and consistent with exercise is one of the biggest obstacles people face on their fitness journey. But with these 2 mental tricks, you can stay motivated during even the toughest workouts. Get-Fit Guy is hosted by Dr. Jonathan Su. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Get-Fit Guy on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to th…
 
We humans love law and order. But what happens when non-humans go mucking around and chewing on our rules? Can animals actually break the law? Renowned science writer and raccoon super-fan Mary Roach has the answers. A few curiosities you’ll uncover in this episode: Do seagulls have it out for the pope? What are laws for, anyway? Laser scarecrows? …
 
We get a lot of mixed messaging when it comes to managing the tension between speed and efficiency. We need to be sure—to have the data, to have done the research and the analysis before deciding or implementing. But also, we need to be agile, move quickly, test and learn, and not fall into analysis-paralysis. How do we find the middle ground? Mode…
 
Worried about how to respond to your child’s war, weapon, and violent play? Should you ban it completely? Can play aggression turn into real aggression? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to better understand your child’s need for aggressive play and how to help kids keep it safe and fun. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript and …
 
Are you in a brain fog from too many decisions? Here are 5 tips for combating decision fatigue. Savvy Psychologist is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Savvy Psychologist on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. L…
 
Do you know the difference between good and bad debt? Laura explains why it's a critical concept for saving money, building wealth, and creating more financial security. Plus, she covers a simple 7-step plan for paying off debt fast. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. Transcript is available at Simplecast. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips s…
 
Has your company taken an “everyone in the office on Wednesday” approach to managing a hybrid workforce? Rachel Cooke, your Modern Mentor, explains what you can do if your office’s hybrid policy isn’t working for you. Modern Mentor is written and hosted by Rachel Cooke. Transcript available at Simplecast. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, an…
 
What do a crow and a glossy-eyed harbor seal named Monty have in common? Us. Oftentimes, human interaction with animals is for the worse. But when it comes to animal rehabbers, the interaction is meant to get the animal back on its feet—or paws or claws or flippers—and release them back into the wild. Chip Harshaw, VP of Animal Care at The Virginia…
 
You don’t have to exercise to stay physically active. Whether you dislike exercising or you just need a break, here are 4 things you can do to stay active without doing a traditional exercise. And, if you missed it, check out my episode Rest Week: Why Taking Breaks From Exercising is Critical for more information on taking breaks! Hosted by Dr. Jon…
 
Tired of the frustration and angst that can come with raising siblings who are often at each other’s throats? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to de-escalate sibling conflict and increase sibling collaboration. Hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. Transcript available at Simplecast. Source: https://cafeconlibrosbooks.indielite.org/book/9780393342215 Check out al…
 
Have trouble coping with your emotions? Here are 5 factors that get in your way and make regulating your emotions harder. Hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for more psychology tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddir…
 
If your employer offers a 401(k) match or stock options, they may come with a company vesting schedule. Find out what it means to be vested and how it should factor into decisions about your employment. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance…
 
A new study concludes that eating vegetables does nothing to reduce your risk of heart disease. The real story is a bit different. Download the Nutrition GPA app and get your 5 servings of vegetables every day! Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for more diet and nu…
 
Five years ago, Dylan Marron (creator and host of Conversations with People Who Hate Me) started engaging his internet detractors in long-form conversations over the phone. What started as a coping mechanism has turned into a hit podcast, lessons from which he’s shared in his new book. A few curiosities you’ll uncover in this episode: The four-word…
 
The upper back is a key muscle group that deserves your attention. Dr. Jonathan Su, the Get-Fit Guy, explains why it's important and shares 3 tips that'll make building a strong upper back simple, effective, and safe. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more fitness tips. Join the conversation on Facebook…
 
You love learning. So much so that you realize you may be over-consuming and under-executing what you've picked up. Modern Mentor shares her favorite strategies for productively showcasing what you've learned—so you look great and are delivering value to clients, colleagues, and customers. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all …
 
Getting separated or divorced is stressful enough in itself, but telling the kids about it is a whole other stress ball of wax! Dr. Nanika Coor offers suggestions for communicating this difficult information to your children. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for m…
 
Emotions—what are they good for? Today we're going to talk about what functions emotions serve and how to use them as tools in our everyday lives. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for more psychology tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: http…
 
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