The Way the World Works: A Tuttle Twins Podcast for Families

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These days, you hear people talking about "their truth." Everyone seems to think they live in their own version of reality, but in a world where everyone has their own beliefs about what is true and what is not, is there any objective truth? Br
You may have heard of Bitcoin and Blockchain, but have you ever heard of the elusive Satoshi Nakamoto? Today Brittany and Emma talk about the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, who walked away from the project as soon as it was born.
The best entrepreneurs are those we dare to challenge the status quo. Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia took on the hotel industry by always asking the question, "how can I make this better?"
Summer is here! But how can you make the most out of these three months of sunshine? Emma and Brittany offer a few ideas to make the most out of your summer.
If you're a fan of the Tuttle Twins and the Miraculous Pencil, you might have heard of Leonard Read. Read not only wrote I, Pencil, the book that inspired the Tuttle Twins book, he also founded the Foundation for Economic Education.
In honor of Independence Day, Connor and Brittany talk about some of their favorite stories to come out of the Revolutionary War era and the founding of the United States.
Many of the courageous heroes we have discussed have one thing in common: an ability to think rationally and control their feelings. Today, Connor and Brittany brainstorm some ways to help you learn how to control your emotions and think about
Individuals can change the world. In 1983, Stanislav Petrov used logic to think rationally and avoid a nuclear war that would have changed the course of history.
There was a time in this country when we didn't have an income tax. Americans were allowed to keep all the money they had worked so hard to get. But when the 16th Amendment was ratified, all that changed.
Connor and Brittany share their favorite memories and episodes from the past year and discuss why this podcast is so important for families.
Today, Connor and Brittany welcome Magatte Wade to the show, an incredible entrepreneur who is using the market to fight African poverty.
John D. Rockefeller has a lot to teach us about self-control, focus, and work ethic that he later applied in life to show the world what can be accomplished with purpose, vision, planning, and execution.
Brand wars are an exciting demonstration of the market in action. In 2019, Popeyes and Chick-fil-A battled over who had the best chicken sandwich. As a result, consumers were the winners by having more delicious options at their disposal.
Heroes come in all ages. The Scholl siblings were just college students when they took on the Third Reich and stood up to the Nazis with their powerful words.
We love a good risk-taking, rugged, entrepreneur, and Richard Branson is exactly that. Today Connor and Brittany tell the story of Branson's many entrepreneurial ventures and how he has revolutionized every industry he's ever worked in.
People have been scared of technological innovation since machines first came around during the Industrial Revolution. But why this fear of tech? And are any of these fears reasonable?
Competition makes the world go round. When companies compete for consumers, we all win. Pepsi and Coca-Cola have been fighting the "Cola Wars" since the late 1800s and the story behind this epic brand war is fascinating!
Emma Phillips is joining the podcast starting today! Learn a little bit about her in this brief episode.
We live in a country with way too many laws, many of them completely unnecessary. Today, our hosts go down a list of some of the most absurd laws across the country.
In life you're going to have to deal with people you don't get along with–that is just the way the world works. Today, Connor and Brittany talk about their own experiences and some tips on dealing with difficult people.
The Third Amendment is not the most popular amendment, in fact it is not often spoken about. However, its history and its reason for being included in the Bill of Rights is just as important as all the others.
Thomas Sowell is one of the most important living economist and philosopher. Today Brittany and Connor will discuss what makes him so relevant to our world today.
The internet used to be the "wild west" of the world where everyone was free to say and do as they please. Today, big tech (Google, and FB) have started censoring what can be said. This isn't great, but what is the solution? Should government r
England abolished slavery before the United States, and one of the primary reasons for this was a man name William Wilberforce and his dedication to ending this horrible practice.
Today Connor and Brittany introduce the latest Tuttle Twins book, "The Tuttle Twins and The Leviathan Crisis."
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