These podcasts are full of information about everything from scuba diving under ancient pyramids to how our brains respond to heartbreak.
Discovery’s Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss how our brains can mistake our intention to do a task as having already done it.
Kristen Romey, writer and editor for National Geographic, traveled to Sudan and visited the tombs of the kings and queens of the ancient kingdom of Kush.
Taylor interviews journalist Charles Mann about how the potato migrated from Peru back to Spain, and how it went niche food to a major source of nutrients.
Josh and Chuck discuss the work of Professor Chris Westbury, who analyzed hundreds of words to determine what makes a word funny, which words are the funniest, and why.
Meet Abigail Van Burren, otherwise, know as Dear Abby. Dear Abbey wrote to an audience of 110 million people around the world in an advice column about marriage, children, abortion, and homosexuality.
Neuroscientist Lucy Brown describes the science behind heartbreak, and why the boundary between emotional and physical pain isn't as firm as people think.
The story of Julianne Bell, who was born blind but learned to navigate the world using an echolocation technique pioneered by Daniel Kish.
Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story behind one woman listeners may or may not know -- but definitely should. These diverse