Should We Drink Alcohol?

By |2018-10-06T23:52:14+00:00October 6th, 2018|

027 Should We Drink Alcohol? What is alcohol? How long have humans been drinking it and why? Drinking is pretty common amongst many groups of people but how does it affect your body and brain? Is a glass of wine every day actually good for you or is it going to harm [...]

Can Computers Steal Your Face?

By |2018-09-08T20:21:41+00:00September 8th, 2018|

025 Can Computers Steal your Face? Can a computer perfectly impersonate a human? Explore the future of identity theft and identity protection. Discover how computer software can already mimic the human face and voice and explore the negative and positive future ramifications of such A.I. capabilities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjcuIQ7pUWU Watch this episode on YouTube [...]

Are You A Psychopath?

By |2018-09-08T20:42:36+00:00August 25th, 2018|

024 Are You A Psychopath? What is a psychopath? How are they different from a sociopath? What's the neurology behind it and how can we tests for psychopathy? We're asking all the big questions today! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te-S2K16kzY Watch this episode on YouTube References: BetterHelp: Psychopathy  BetterHelp: Sociopath Definition and Symptoms  BetterHelp: [...]

Can we Memorize Everything?

By |2018-07-21T15:13:44+00:00July 21st, 2018|

022 Can we Memorize Everything? How does human memory work? Can we improve our memories to remember more, to learn things faster, and to retain it longer? Discover the history of memory and learn how you can memorize anything. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu_83o6zrwI Watch the episode on YouTube References: Scientific Studies: Subjects told [...]

Where’s the Missing Link? Human Evolution

By |2018-07-15T20:30:30+00:00July 15th, 2018|

021 Where's the Missing Link? Where’s the missing link between us humans and our supposedly fellow apes? From australopithecus afarensis to homo neanderthalensis, in this episode we investigate and discuss the many fossils of our ancestors. https://youtu.be/tCXeMaPG4xk References: Encyclopedia Britannica: human evolution: https://www.britannica.com/science/human-evolution National Museum of Natural Histroy: Introduction to [...]

Can we predict the future? The Science of Forecasting

By |2018-07-08T01:06:05+00:00July 8th, 2018|

020 Can We Predict the Future? Can we predict the future? Explore the history and science of prophecy, psychic predictions, future simulations, and science-based forecasting. How can we accurately determine the future? What works and what doesn't? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZq-3f88iTY Watch this episode on YouTube References: Methods of Divination List of End [...]

How Do Animals Defend Themselves?

By |2018-06-30T15:47:20+00:00June 30th, 2018|

019 How Do Animals Defend Themselves? This week we're talking about animals! How do animals defend themselves in the wild, how and why did they evolve these traits and what we can learn from them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCtmaFtZy20 Watch this episode on YouTube References: BBC Nature: Animal and Plant Adaptations and Behaviours  DAWN: Amazing [...]

What is Happiness?

By |2018-06-23T14:18:42+00:00June 23rd, 2018|

018 What is Happiness? This week we're looking at the science of happiness - what does it mean to be happy? Who has studied happiness? And is there a way you can assure happiness? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y702PzEZBgM Watch this episode on YouTube References: Happify: The Science of Happiness  HuffPost: A History of [...]