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Creation Date May 24th, 2019
Updated Date Updated November 27th, 2020
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  1. You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology t…
  2. The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Curiosity.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Discovery's Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.
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  4. Join me as I dive into some of the most fascinating and thought provoking true crime stories told one chapter at a time. Kidnappings, murders, mysterious disappearances, serial killers, celebrity crime and more will be covered.
  5. Brain fun for curious people.
  6. Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on the HowStuffWorks team to explore-and explain-the everyday science in the world around us on BrainStuff.
  7. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts  Ian Sample,  Hannah Devlin and  Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here:  theguardian.com/covid19questions  
  8. My goal is to provide audience-driven discussion about basic science and scientific headlines we see in the media. Do you want to know about space travel? How are scientists studying addiction? What are some advances in climate research? Let me know what you are interested in by commenting on my website, or on my Facebook page, and I will get an answer for any science question you may have. Not satisfied with our expertise? In addition our discussions about science, we will be interviewing top researchers in each field we talk about to learn the brand new advances that are happening RIGHT NOW in their labs. Want more?! We will even ask questions or bring up concerns that YOU, the audience, has with the researchers to open communication lines that have never before been opened. We look forward to conversing with you and thank you for your support.
  9. Words To That Effect: Stories of the Fiction that Shapes Popular Culture. WTTE is a narrative storytelling show that explores the intriguing places where fiction, history, science, and popular culture intersect and inspire. From the Victorian past to utopian futures, dinosaurs to detectives, zombies to mummies, how does literature shape our understanding of popular culture? Find out more at https://wttepodcast.com. Support the show at http://patreon.com/wtte.
  10. The science podcast that'll eat your brain. Shabam! is a new type of science show that blends fictional stories with real science. If you love science but hate those awkward scientist interviews that involve graphs and confusing metaphors, you’re in luck. First off, Shabam! is an audio program - so no graphs. And second, through the magic of sound effects and music, you’ll hear stories that reveal the awesomeness in the world around us - like cellphones and vaccinations. In season one, our main story is about three kids separated from their parents during a Zombie apocalypse. Over the course of 10 episodes we follow their quest to reunite with their families. But their experience leads us to another conclusion - that there’s a lot of science all around us that we take for granted. And finally, you may be wondering whether we’ve added silly songs and jokes to make up for the fact that we can’t show you graphs. Yes we have. Also, we only interview cool scientists who aren't awkward, which means the whole family can enjoy it!

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