Posted by: grokscience | February 13, 2019

Lookout America

nogormanThe most important Hollywood studio of the cold war is one that you probably don’t even know. On this episode, Prof. Ned O’Gorman discussed the Lookout Mountain Studios.

Look out! πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | February 6, 2019

Globalism Nativism

alexandre-muns-rubiol-obsThe current trends around the world that drive the tension between globalism and nativism have buoyed many populist governmental changes. On this episode, Dr. Alexandre Muns Rubiol discussed how to bridge the digital divide.

Robot revolution… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | January 30, 2019

Mojito Diet

gbe9xZhL_400x400A healthy lifestyle is always beneficial, but how can a mojito help? On this episode, Dr. Juan Rivera discussed the mojito diet.

Salud… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | January 23, 2019

Enchanted Hour

i-su7PYT_400x400Reading aloud has enormous benefits for both children and adults, but why has this ancient activity fallen by the wayside? On this episode, Meghan Cox Gurdon discussed the power of reading aloud.

Also Sprach Zarathustra? πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | January 16, 2019

Hormone disruption

leonardo-trasande_1Hormone disrupting chemicals are found in our everyday environment, but what can we do to fight back? On this episode, Dr. Leonardo Trassande discussed the problem of hormone disrupting chemicals.

Fight back! πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | January 9, 2019

Einstein Breakfast

sm_ted_nyc_dictator-600x372Quantum mechanics may seem to be an esoteric topic that has little impact on our daily lives. Surprisingly, one can find the influence of quantum mechanics in our daily breakfast. On this episode, Chad Orzel discussed Breakfast with Einstein.

Eggs in an infinite well… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | January 2, 2019

Otterficial Intelligence

hD7C04s.gifThere is nothing artificial about an otter’s intelligence. But if humans and computers could be as smart as these geniuses of the animal kingdom, what would they do? On this episode, Sam Liang joins us to talk about hisΒ artificial intelligence startup Otter.AI and what this means for improving business communication and workflow.

The age of ottermation is here! πŸ˜‰

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Editor’s note: Otter.AI is a real-time service that converts audio conversations into remarkably accurate transcriptions. Check out this page to see a transcription of the interview.

Posted by: grokscience | December 26, 2018

Setpoint Diet

thecaloremythbailorauthorphoto-copy-752x637The setpoint theory suggests that our bodies have a natural range of weight that is determined. This setpoint can be changed to improve health and longevity. On this episode, Jonathan Bailor discussed the setpoint diet.

Think thin… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | December 20, 2018

Dark Light

aoede-bench-crop-264x300Chronic illness can be a challenge for those coping with their condition. How can one transcend a chronic illness? On this episode, Lisa Sniderman discussed a Light in the Darkness.

Let it shine… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | December 12, 2018

Economic Puzzles

imagesEconomics may be called the dismal science, but an economic perspective could help solve many puzzles in everyday life. On this episode, Steven Landsburg discussed how to outsmart an economist.

Phone a friend? πŸ˜‰

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