This week on the podcast, football! No, it's not a Super Bowl recap. Jad and Robert present a piece from across the pond--a piece about soccer they fell in love with when they heard it at the Third Coast festival in Chicago.
If natural selection boils down to survival of the fittest, how do you explain why one creature might stick its neck out for another?
One tidy mathematical formula may hold the key to how cities work. We take to the streets to test the numbers, & ask what really makes cities tick.
We plunge into a black hole, take a trip over Niagara Falls, and upend some myths about falling cats.
The strange, subjective nature of time -- from a sped-up spin through childhood, to a really, really slowed-down Beethoven symphony.
It’s almost impossible to imagine a world without words. But in this hour, we try to do just that.
Stories of unintended consequences -- from a psychologist who may have helped create a terrorist, to a toxic lake that spawned new life.
Lies, liars, and lie catchers. And the strange power of lying to yourself.