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In just 15 minutes, the coolest stuff that happened in the world today. Science, progress, life-hacks, memes, exciting art and hope. The antidote to depressing headlines. Smart stuff in podcast form. Good news, as a service.

Latest Episodes

Tue. 08/03 - 2019 Tax Refunds Signed By Walt Disney

Australian scientists have figured out a way to grow colored cotton. How poetry is helping healthcare workers through the pandemic. Get your hands on some official Fyre Festival merchandise, thanks to the US Marshals. And the famous cartoon character who accidentally signed people’s tax refund checks.

15 MIN18 h ago
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Tue. 08/03 - 2019 Tax Refunds Signed By Walt Disney

Fri. 07/31 - What Toddlers’ Nonsensical Emojis Mean

A medieval potion that apparently works as an antibiotic. How children's nonsensical emoji use affects their language development. How dogs may be using the Earth’s magnetic field to navigate. And the mysterious origins of everyone’s favorite song, “Who Let The Dogs Out?”

17 MIN3 d ago
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Fri. 07/31 - What Toddlers’ Nonsensical Emojis Mean

Thu. 07/30 - Plutonium: American Made, Martian Approved

NASA launched their latest Mars rover into space this morning. More details on Perseverance, its mission, and the origins of its Plutonium battery. Archeologists have confirmed the origin of some of the stones from Stonehenge. A few studies are showing that masks protect the wearer as well as others. Plus, some bathroom-humor tinged mask science. And the startup creating clean water out of thin air for the Navajo Nation.

19 MIN4 d ago
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Thu. 07/30 - Plutonium: American Made, Martian Approved

Wed. 07/29 - How To Peek Inside Someone Else’s Filter Bubble

The world’s largest nuclear fusion project has begun assembly in France, getting us one step closer to a possible future of unlimited, clean energy. Lockdown caused the world to be the quietest it’s ever been on record. What’s the benefit package look like for former US presidents? Asking for a friend… And how to view the YouTube homepage through the eyes of a flat earth-er, prepper, and more.

17 MIN5 d ago
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Wed. 07/29 - How To Peek Inside Someone Else’s Filter Bubble

Tue. 07/28 - Your Lost Laundry May End Up On Instagram

Can trained dogs sniff out positive COVID-19 infections? It’s 2020 and people are apparently still finding legit buried treasure. This week NASA is sending a 600,000 year old martian rock back to where it came from. And the coolest new Instagram sensations are a pair of octogenarian laundromat owners from Taiwan.

14 MIN6 d ago
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Tue. 07/28 - Your Lost Laundry May End Up On Instagram

Mon. 07/27 - The Year Without a Summer

How people kept cool, or like, stayed alive during heat waves before air conditioning, as well as the year the world skipped summer. How Animal Crossing helped return a lost Nintendo Switch to its owner. A promising handheld robotic mobility aid for vision-impaired people. And how the NBA is filing their stands without breaking their quarantine bubble.

16 MIN1 w ago
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Mon. 07/27 - The Year Without a Summer

Fri. 07/24 - How AOL Inspired a Hamilton Song

The hottest new app that’s sending people on mysterious adventures. A heartwarming act of charity from Washington’s newly named team. Lin-Manuel Miranda dishes on some pretty mind-blowing inspirations for some of his biggest songs. And a kitchen hack for making better homemade popcorn.

18 MIN1 w ago
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Fri. 07/24 - How AOL Inspired a Hamilton Song

Thu. 07/23 - Are Apple Store Closures the New Waffle House Index?

A deep dive into America’s most dangerous water park. How to watch Apple’s decisions to predict upcoming COVID-19 hotspots. And the high school girls from Afghanistan who built their own low-cost, open-source ventilator.

17 MIN1 w ago
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Thu. 07/23 - Are Apple Store Closures the New Waffle House Index?

Wed. 07/22 - A New, Reusable N95 Mask?

A promising N95 respirator replacement designed by a team from MIT. Tips for staying productive during this unprecedented time. Our first ever direct look at a multi-planet system orbiting a sun-like star. And the small Italian village that just welcomed the first baby born there in eight years.

17 MIN1 w ago
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Wed. 07/22 - A New, Reusable N95 Mask?

Tue. 07/21 - Would You Wear a T-Shirt Made From Milk?

Throwing cold water on the panic around COVID-19’s alleged short-lived immunity. The latest wellness trend: hugging cows. T-shirts that are made out of milk. And are you guilty of revenge bedtime procrastination?

16 MIN1 w ago
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Tue. 07/21 - Would You Wear a T-Shirt Made From Milk?

Latest Episodes

Tue. 08/03 - 2019 Tax Refunds Signed By Walt Disney

Australian scientists have figured out a way to grow colored cotton. How poetry is helping healthcare workers through the pandemic. Get your hands on some official Fyre Festival merchandise, thanks to the US Marshals. And the famous cartoon character who accidentally signed people’s tax refund checks.

15 MIN18 h ago
Comments
Tue. 08/03 - 2019 Tax Refunds Signed By Walt Disney

Fri. 07/31 - What Toddlers’ Nonsensical Emojis Mean

A medieval potion that apparently works as an antibiotic. How children's nonsensical emoji use affects their language development. How dogs may be using the Earth’s magnetic field to navigate. And the mysterious origins of everyone’s favorite song, “Who Let The Dogs Out?”

17 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Fri. 07/31 - What Toddlers’ Nonsensical Emojis Mean

Thu. 07/30 - Plutonium: American Made, Martian Approved

NASA launched their latest Mars rover into space this morning. More details on Perseverance, its mission, and the origins of its Plutonium battery. Archeologists have confirmed the origin of some of the stones from Stonehenge. A few studies are showing that masks protect the wearer as well as others. Plus, some bathroom-humor tinged mask science. And the startup creating clean water out of thin air for the Navajo Nation.

19 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Thu. 07/30 - Plutonium: American Made, Martian Approved

Wed. 07/29 - How To Peek Inside Someone Else’s Filter Bubble

The world’s largest nuclear fusion project has begun assembly in France, getting us one step closer to a possible future of unlimited, clean energy. Lockdown caused the world to be the quietest it’s ever been on record. What’s the benefit package look like for former US presidents? Asking for a friend… And how to view the YouTube homepage through the eyes of a flat earth-er, prepper, and more.

17 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Wed. 07/29 - How To Peek Inside Someone Else’s Filter Bubble

Tue. 07/28 - Your Lost Laundry May End Up On Instagram

Can trained dogs sniff out positive COVID-19 infections? It’s 2020 and people are apparently still finding legit buried treasure. This week NASA is sending a 600,000 year old martian rock back to where it came from. And the coolest new Instagram sensations are a pair of octogenarian laundromat owners from Taiwan.

14 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Tue. 07/28 - Your Lost Laundry May End Up On Instagram

Mon. 07/27 - The Year Without a Summer

How people kept cool, or like, stayed alive during heat waves before air conditioning, as well as the year the world skipped summer. How Animal Crossing helped return a lost Nintendo Switch to its owner. A promising handheld robotic mobility aid for vision-impaired people. And how the NBA is filing their stands without breaking their quarantine bubble.

16 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Mon. 07/27 - The Year Without a Summer

Fri. 07/24 - How AOL Inspired a Hamilton Song

The hottest new app that’s sending people on mysterious adventures. A heartwarming act of charity from Washington’s newly named team. Lin-Manuel Miranda dishes on some pretty mind-blowing inspirations for some of his biggest songs. And a kitchen hack for making better homemade popcorn.

18 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Fri. 07/24 - How AOL Inspired a Hamilton Song

Thu. 07/23 - Are Apple Store Closures the New Waffle House Index?

A deep dive into America’s most dangerous water park. How to watch Apple’s decisions to predict upcoming COVID-19 hotspots. And the high school girls from Afghanistan who built their own low-cost, open-source ventilator.

17 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Thu. 07/23 - Are Apple Store Closures the New Waffle House Index?

Wed. 07/22 - A New, Reusable N95 Mask?

A promising N95 respirator replacement designed by a team from MIT. Tips for staying productive during this unprecedented time. Our first ever direct look at a multi-planet system orbiting a sun-like star. And the small Italian village that just welcomed the first baby born there in eight years.

17 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Wed. 07/22 - A New, Reusable N95 Mask?

Tue. 07/21 - Would You Wear a T-Shirt Made From Milk?

Throwing cold water on the panic around COVID-19’s alleged short-lived immunity. The latest wellness trend: hugging cows. T-shirts that are made out of milk. And are you guilty of revenge bedtime procrastination?

16 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Tue. 07/21 - Would You Wear a T-Shirt Made From Milk?

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