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et 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.

et 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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et 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

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

1/21/2019
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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...

Duration:00:08:46

Are Women Colder Than Men? Plus: The Worst Year to Be Alive, and Heart Cancer Rarity

1/20/2019
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Learn about the worst year to be alive, according to at least one medieval historian; why you never hear about heart cancer; and why women prefer hotter showers than men do. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few...

Duration:00:09:03

You Can’t Taste a Drink’s Strength, Soda Can Explosion Taps, and Our Galaxy’s Weird Planets

1/18/2019
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Learn about some of the weirdest types of planets in our galaxy; the right way to tap on a can of soda to keep it from exploding; and whether you can actually taste how strong a drink is. Please support our sponsors! Skillshare is offering Curiosity Daily listeners two months of unlimited access to over 25,000 classes for free! To sign up, visit https://www.skillshare.com/curiosity. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you...

Duration:00:09:46

Achieve Goals with the Pareto Principle, How to Think Creatively, and a Simple Sleep Fix

1/17/2019
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Learn about a surprisingly low-tech fix to the problem of sleep-deprived teens; how you can use the Pareto Principle to help you achieve your goals; and three tips for thinking more creatively. 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: https://curiosity.im/2s7m1BAhttps://curiosity.im/2LO54VIhttps://curiosity.im/2LMO8Px If you love our show and you're interested in...

Duration:00:08:57

What to Tell Friends During a Crisis, the Deep Carbon Observatory, and Gravitational Lensing

1/16/2019
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Learn about how the Deep Carbon Observatory is transforming the way we understand life deep inside the Earth; how gravitational lensing can make gravity act like a magnifying glass to help astronomers see further away; and what to say to a friend who’s dealing with a crisis. 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...

Duration:00:07:23

You Can’t (and Shouldn’t) Boost Your Immune System, Pupil Shapes, and CES 2019 Recap

1/15/2019
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Learn about why you can’t really “boost” your immune system; the benefits of some weird pupils you can find in the animal kingdom; and what Cody and Ashley learned at CES 2019, the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. 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: You Can't Boost Your Immune System, and You Really Don't Want to — https://curiosity.im/2s5lM9V5 Weird...

Duration:00:09:56

Get More Done with Timeboxing, Self-Created Peer Pressure, and the Pitch Drop Experiment

1/14/2019
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Learn about why you might be causing your own peer pressure, and how to get over it; a 1927 experiment to prove that pitch is a liquid, and why it’s still going on; and how to get more done by trading your to-do list for “timeboxing.” 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: https://curiosity.im/2s5ixPWhttps://curiosity.im/2s3W6uzhttps://curiosity.im/2s5IUoR If you...

Duration:00:07:48

Long Lines Are Good, Supernova Archaeology, Key Lime Pie History, and Pain Memory

1/13/2019
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Learn about why it’s a good thing when you have to wait in a long line; new research that says an ancient supernova may have triggered a mass extinction on Earth; the delicious origin story of Key lime pie; and how and why we forget pain. 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...

Duration:00:09:39

Andros’ Unexplored Blue Holes, Folie à Deux, and How Your Brain Treats Curiosity Like Hunger

1/11/2019
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Learn about why your brain treats hunger for knowledge like hunger for food; why the unexplored blue holes of Andros in the Bahamas is home to one of the most unique ecosystems on Earth; and folie à deux, a type of mental illness that can be shared and spread between people. 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...

Duration:00:08:36

Exercising at Night Won’t Mess with Your Sleep, Tonka Beans, and Non-Genome -Omes

1/10/2019
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Learn about the strange history of the word “genome” and other -omes; where you can taste the legendary tonka bean, and why it’s illegal in some places; and new research that says exercising at night won’t mess with your sleep. 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...

Duration:00:07:30

Your Wounds Heal Faster in the Daytime, Only Tame Foxes on Earth, and the Peter Principle

1/9/2019
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Learn about why your wounds heal faster in the daytime; the Peter Principle, which explains why so much goes wrong; and why there’s one tame population of foxes on Earth, and what they’ve taught us about evolution. 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: https://curiosity.im/2rMVzgohttps://curiosity.im/2rNmw3Ehttps://curiosity.im/2rO3cmN If you love our show and...

Duration:00:09:41

A Trick for Being Taken More Seriously, Messy Office Traits, and Human Domestication

1/8/2019
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Learn about a simple trick for making people take you more seriously; what a messy office might say about its owner’s personality, and what you should do about it; and a strange theory about why humans are domesticated. 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: https://curiosity.im/2rMEyTnhttps://curiosity.im/2scGLrIhttps://curiosity.im/2rL2Ixx If you love our show and...

Duration:00:09:34

Overcome Learned Helplessness, Teach Your Kids How to Apologize, and Macrophage Attacks

1/7/2019
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Learn about macrophages and why your immune system tries to kill you sometimes (and why that might make you look at sickness in a new way); how and why you should teach your kids to apologize; and how to overcome learned helplessness to help you reach your goals. 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...

Duration:00:08:52

Why You’d Choose Your Biases Over Money, Coldest Inhabited Place on Earth, and Dark Fluid

1/6/2019
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Learn about why your biases are so strong, you’d choose them over making money; a new theory that “dark fluid” might mean that dark matter and dark energy are the same weird substance; and Oymyakon, one of the coldest places on Earth where people continuously live. 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...

Duration:00:10:05

Become an Early Riser, How Temperature Affects Sound, and Do We See the Same Colors?

1/4/2019
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Learn about how you can become an early riser; whether we all see the same colors; and why sound carries farther on cold days. 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: https://curiosity.im/2EltjZwhttps://curiosity.im/2LKMkqfhttps://curiosity.im/2EiJh72 If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on...

Duration:00:07:46

Working from Home FTW, Changing Narratives to Overcome Challenges, and Triple Point Chemistry

1/3/2019
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Learn about how working from home actually makes people more productive; how the “triple point” can make a liquid can boil and freeze at the same time; and how you can change your narrative to overcome your next life challenge. 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: https://curiosity.im/2SrYdTXhttps://curiosity.im/2EhkuQyhttps://curiosity.im/2rZlXn9 If you love our...

Duration:00:07:10

Choice Blindness, Maintaining Habits and Achieving Goals, and Don’t Give Up If Your Diet Fails

1/2/2019
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Learn about how your brain can trick you into changing your mind; how to set goals you can achieve to make your life better; and what to do if you’re on a diet and you start to slip up. 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: https://curiosity.im/2SsBZkHhttps://curiosity.im/2EewQclhttps://curiosity.im/2SvpUvo If you love our show and you're interested in hearing...

Duration:00:08:54

Exercise Extravaganza: How to Stretch, Running to Help Your Knees, and Gym Class Myths

1/1/2019
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Learn why running may actually be good for your knees; how to stretch the right way so you’re less likely to hurt yourself; and some things gym class got wrong when you were a kid. 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: https://curiosity.im/2MWtRdphttps://curiosity.im/2MNEqLp Plus, learn more about fitness from Get-Fit Guy of Quick and Dirty Tips. If you love our...

Duration:00:09:56

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

12/31/2018
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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...

Duration:00:07:52

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

12/30/2018
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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: https://curiosity.im/2wnOt4Hhttps://curiosity.im/2MNbSla Additional...

Duration:00:09:41