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Ashley Hamer

Host of Curiosity Daily Podcast
Recent episodes featuring Ashley Hamer
How Calculus Is Different (w/ Steven Strogatz), Distraction Can Alter Your Memory, and Why the Hindenburg Used Hydrogen
Curiosity Daily
Popular mathematics writer and Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz discusses the difference between calculus and algebra, and what calculus can do that other math can’t. Plus: learn about how distraction can alter your memory, and the science behind the Hindenburg disaster of 1937. Please vote for Curiosity Daily in the 2019 Discover Pods Awards! We're a finalist for Best Technology & Science Podcast. Every vote counts! https://awards.discoverpods.com/finalists/ 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: A New Study Shows How Distraction Can Alter Your Memory — https://curiosity.im/34pOUtH  What If The Hindenburg Had Used Helium Instead of Hydrogen? — https://curiosity.im/36ucJCp   Additional resources from Steven Strogatz: “Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe” on Amazon — https://amzn.to/36bLz3d Additional publications — https://amzn.to/2MT4d8j  Steven Strogatz official website — http://www.stevenstrogatz.com/ Cornell University profile — https://math.cornell.edu/steven-strogatz Google Scholar profile — https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=FxyRWlcAAAAJ Follow @stevenstrogatz on Twitter — https://twitter.com/stevenstrogatz
Alan Alda Speaks with Ashley Hamer and Cody Gough from Curiosity Daily
Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda
What's brown fat? How do you tell when someone is lying? What's the healthiest way to cook broccoli? Ashley Hamer and Cody Gough are the hosts of the wildly popular podcast, Curiosity Daily. They've been helping listeners learn about our minds and bodies, outer space, the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today. In this episode of Clear+Vivd, Alan Alda, who, himself, is curious daily, wanted to know more about how Ashley and Cody dig into these subjects. And, as a special treat for our listeners, we'll be publishing two bonus episodes of Curiosity Daily on Tuesday, November 12th and Tuesday, November 19th, so you can discover this great podcast for yourself!
Women’s Restroom Lines, Superhuman Memory, and Is Bamboo Good for the Environment?
Curiosity Daily
Learn about the surprising reasons why the women’s restroom line is always longer; HSAM, the incredibly rare condition of having superhuman memory; and, how bamboo products impact the environment. 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: This Is the Surprising Reason the Women's Restroom Line Is Always Longer — https://curiosity.im/2lLiWHS  HSAM Is the Incredibly Rare Condition of Superhuman Memory — https://curiosity.im/32Nd9kP Additional resources discussed: Dirty Fashion: How pollution in the global textiles supply chain is making viscose toxic | Changing Markets Foundation — http://changingmarkets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/CHANGING_MARKETS_DIRTY_FASHION_REPORT_SPREAD_WEB.pdf Clean by Design, Apparel Manufacturing and Pollution | NRDC — https://www.nrdc.org/resources/clean-design-apparel-manufacturing-and-pollution Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing. 
How to Save the World from Plastic (w/ Will McCallum) and Your Puppies Love Baby Talk
Curiosity Daily
Learn why puppies really do love your “who’s a good boy?” voice. You’ll also learn about small changes you can make in your daily routine to help us clean up the world’s oceans, with help from special guest Will McCallum. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how puppies really do love your “who’s a good boy?” voice: https://curiosity.im/2ZOHn5c  Additional resources from Will McCallum: “How to Give Up Plastic: A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time” on Amazon — https://amzn.to/2NKFELM Follow Will McCallum @artofactivism on Twitter — https://twitter.com/artofactivism Penguin Random House bio — https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/authors/2189047/will-mccallum Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing.
Constellations Across Cultures, Female vs. Male Hurricanes, and Animals Scientists Study
Curiosity Daily
Learn about whether hurricanes with female names are deadlier than those with male names; research into why so many different cultures see the same things in constellations; and, animals besides lab rats that are essential to science. Please support this episode’s sponsor! Get your first month of KiwiCo FREE by visiting https://www.kiwico.com/curiosity 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: Are Hurricanes with Female Names Deadlier than Those with Male Names? — https://curiosity.im/2Ls3I4y  Why Do So Many Cultures See the Same Things in the Constellations? — https://curiosity.im/2Lt9eUn  Beyond Lab Rats: These 5 Animals Are Essential to Science — https://curiosity.im/32Fd9Dk  Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing. 
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Location
Chicago, IL, USA
Episode Count
482
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
5 days, 5 hours