In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week we look at the effects world events such as Brexit have on anxiety levels and the reasons why.
Warning: If you're having a bad mental health day this might be one to skip for now, although we do end on strategies to counteract anxiety from the news.
We have all at some point decided that whatever language we are currently struggling to learn is surely the hardest. We can use this to explain away our slowness at picking it up. Well, today at No Stupid Questions we attempt to determine exactly who is right and who needs to suck it up buttercup.
Question was kindly submitted by the guys at DadsonDadsonDads Podcast so go check them out!
This week's episode is exciting for two reasons! 1) We have guest podcasters filling in for Kath. 2) We take on the world economy. Well, we explore the origin of the gold standard and why you can't just "make more money". Along the way we encounter even more goats and the weird way our mind internalises money. Enjoy x
Ever heard of pheromone parties? Well you have now. Listen to our latest episode to discover whether there is any science behind using subconscious scents to match people together. Get ready for some blood, sweat and 'sad tears'.
This week we celebrate both National Space Day and Star Wars Day (May the Forth be with you). Our intellectual question of the week is: How exactly do astronauts go to the toilet in space? Spoiler, it has a how shall we put this, messy history. Enjoy
This week's episode might as well be answering the question: Should Caitlin and Kath become Treasure Hunters? We start by looking at the rules surrounding digging up burial grounds and the controversy surrounding it before moving on to... the Pirate Life. Enjoy and "Ahoy"
Hallelujah we're finally accepting that people may do what they will with their body hair- well bar feeding it to goats (more on that later). But why did women's body hair become such a taboo sight in the first place? We dive into the history of female follicles, and it's a wild ride. Get ready to get political, topical and downright hairy! Enjoy!
My Big Fat Greek Wedding would have been a very different film had it been called, My Greek Fat Big Wedding. But why? What is the unwritten rule that dictates the correct order of adjectives? We explore, leading us into the world of grammar, language theory... and chimpanzees.
Hello, and welcome back to No Stupid Questions! This week we're delving into the world of food classifications. We look at how cereal became so popular for breakfast, what actually is the difference between all those "small oranges", and when does a cake become a biscuit?
Welcome to episode 2, we made it! This week we look at a subject causing a rift in our household, when does a nap become a sleep? Along the way we encounter science, fun facts and hallucinations of cats. Sound fun? Click play.
Hello and welcome! This is our pioneer episode of No Stupid Questions, the podcast where we ask all the questions you think are silly but are actually fascinating. This episode, we're looking at the weird phenomenon of words turning into weird sounds when repeated too often. It's a wild ride from Abergavenny to Donald Trump with plenty of giggles along the way.