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The Week's daily mini-podcasts concisely offer smart analysis, thought-provoking arguments, and lively recommendations to help you get smarter, faster.

The Week's daily mini-podcasts concisely offer smart analysis, thought-provoking arguments, and lively recommendations to help you get smarter, faster.
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The Week's daily mini-podcasts concisely offer smart analysis, thought-provoking arguments, and lively recommendations to help you get smarter, faster.

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This week I learned why so many people order tomato juice on airplanes, and more

3/23/2016
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Fun and interesting facts from around the web Podcast music courtesy: Investigations by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100646 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Hand Trolley by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source:...

Duration:00:11:52

Why Hillary Clinton should tap Elizabeth Warren for VP now

3/21/2016
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The populist scholar is exactly what the Clinton campaign needs Podcast music courtesy: Divertissement by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100256 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license...

Duration:00:06:42

A movie gem to stream this weekend: Blood Pulls a Gun

3/17/2016
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A short film with all the elements of a traditional film noir, except for its jaded, teenaged protagonist

Duration:00:03:37

This week I learned that lots of tattoos can make you healthier, and more

3/16/2016
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Fun and interesting facts from around the web

Duration:00:09:11

What raising dogs taught me about parenting

3/14/2016
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There is parenting wisdom to be gleaned from experience with pooches Barroom Ballet - Silent Film Light by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100310 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Dissappointment by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source:...

Duration:00:09:19

A movie gem to stream this weekend: The Gunfighter

3/10/2016
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A clever, crowd-pleasing absurdist comedy short enough to watch on your coffee break

Duration:00:03:52

This week I learned why you should be Instagramming your food, and more

3/9/2016
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Fun and interesting facts from around the web

Duration:00:08:03

Even if you're ready to burn the world down, don't support Donald Trump

3/7/2016
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A Trump presidency would look a lot like his career so far: a lot of big announcements, but few real accomplishments Harlequin by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100635 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Supernatural Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Duration:00:06:13

A movie gem to stream this weekend: World of Tomorrow

3/3/2016
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Both hilarious and heart-tugging, this time-traveling animated short about a girl and her adult clone packs complex insight and beauty into its extremely brief runtime

Duration:00:04:05

This week I learned that sighing helps keep you alive, and more

3/2/2016
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Fun and interesting facts from around the web

Duration:00:09:50

This is how the suburbs die

2/29/2016
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Not with a bang, but a corporate lease "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ "Unanswered Questions" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:06:56

A movie gem to stream this weekend: Revanche

2/25/2016
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An Austrian crime drama with an unconventional twist Bass Walker - Film Noir by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1200071 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Quiet by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/

Duration:00:03:42

This week I learned the immune systems of married couples are oddly similar, and more

2/24/2016
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Fun and interesting facts from around the web

Duration:00:08:06

The fascinating job of reading aloud to Cuban cigar rollers

2/22/2016
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The lector was part teacher, part entertainer

Duration:00:05:12

A movie gem to stream this weekend: The Hunt

2/18/2016
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This harrowing drama explores how quickly a false accusation can ruin a life Dark Times by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100747 Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Duration:00:04:08

The enormous astronomical discovery that proved Einstein right, explained

2/17/2016
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Confused about gravitational waves and what makes them so important? We're here to help... Air Hockey Saloon by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/vendaface/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/

Duration:00:06:35

In defense of hot takes

2/15/2016
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We are in a golden age of opinion writing. Time to savor it.

Duration:00:06:29

A movie gem to stream this weekend: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

2/11/2016
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This 1964 Oscar-nominated film is a luminous and wistful musical romance

Duration:00:05:20

7 tales of awkward presidential courtship

2/8/2016
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Love is never easy, even for leaders of the free world Breaktime - Silent Film Light by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100302 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Rags 2 Riches Rag by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/

Duration:00:07:46

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