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Do you really need a brain to sense the world around you? To remember? Or even learn?
In anticipation of Super Bowl LII (Go Eagles), we're revisiting an old episode about the surprising history of how the game came to be.
A look at the government’s secret power to control almost everything around you.
How do you pay proper tribute to a legend that many people haven’t heard of?
What are people thinking when they risk their lives for someone else? Is heroism an act of sympathy or empathy?
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Today, we're back with Part 2 of our questions episodes. This time, we're chasing down answers to some bigger, little questions.
Here at the show, we get A LOT of questions, tiny questions, big questions, weird questions, poop questions. Today, we’re dumping the bucket out.
Walter Murch (aka, the Godfather of The Godfather), joined by a team of scientists, leads us on what felt like the magical mystery tour of super cool science.
How a diabetic, a cop, and a bottle of orange juice changed the way we police, forever.
Today, we look back at a story we ran almost a decade ago, run into an unfolding upheaval in the field of social psychology, and wonder what might happen to one of our favorite ideas.
If you donate bone marrow, you might save a life… or you might land a starring role in the greatest story ever told.