All posts tagged: podcast

Futility Closet

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culture

I am a big fan of the Futility Closet. The blog run by Greg Ross is absolutely awesome and the trivia, puzzles, and oddities never disappoint. Futility Closet is a collection of entertaining curiosities in history, literature, language, art, philosophy, and mathematics, designed to help you waste time as enjoyably as possible. About Futility Closet They also have a great weekly podcast “featuring forgotten stories from the pages of history“, “surprising and curious tales from […]

You 2.0: The Empathy Gym

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psychology

Hidden Brain is one of the best podcasts I am listening to right now (and prompted me to make a podcasts page). “Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, and the biases that shape our choices.” ” Hidden Brain links research from psychology and neurobiology with findings from economics, anthropology, and sociology, among other fields. The goal of Hidden Brain isn’t merely to entertain, […]