Curiosity.com and the award winning iOS and Android apps. Curiosity makes you smarter – and so will this podcast. Each week, we find experts in every field to explain why their knowledge is important and why you should care. You'll learn about your brain and your body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, our curiosity will help you understand the world better.

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Curiosity Podcast

Curiosity Podcast

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From the makers of Curiosity.com and the award winning iOS and Android apps. Curiosity makes you smarter – and so will this podcast. Each week, we find experts in every field to explain why their knowledge is important and why you should care. You'll learn about your brain and your body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, our curiosity will help you understand the world better.

Episodes

How Astronomy Answers The Ultimate Questions (Ep007)  

Astronomy isn't just about looking up at the sky. The Adler Planetarium's Michelle Nichols delves deep into the lessons that astronomy can teach us about our own world and gives an update on when (and why) we're hoping to finish the "race to Mars." Plus: the surprising relationship many scientists have with religion.

As Director of Public Observing, Michelle leads the Adler Planetarium's various telescope and sky observing efforts, including the 'Scopes in the City telescope outreach program, free nighttime observing in the Doane Observatory via Doane at Dusk, Adler's telescope volunteer program, and much more. 

To learn more about this topic and many others check out Curiosity.com, download our 5-star iOS or Android app and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play Music, and everywhere else podcasts are found so you don't miss an episode!

Discover Long-Lost Magic Spells Today (Ep006)  

Have you ever wanted to discover a long-lost magic spell or incantation? Well now is your chance! Experts from the Newberry Library in Chicago discuss how you can read and even help decipher unique medieval manuscripts from the comfort of your own home. They also take a closer look at how understanding magic in the Middle Ages can help us understand our world better.

This week's guests include: Jill Gage, Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing and Bibliographer for British Literature and History; Christopher Fletcher, Program Assistant in the Renaissance Center; and Matthew Clarke, Digital Initiatives and Metadata Assistant.

To learn more about this topic and many others check out Curiosity.com, download our 5-star iOS or Android app and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play Music, and everywhere else podcasts are found so you don't miss an episode!

Why The 2017 Solar Eclipse Is Such A Huge Deal (Bonus Episode)  

Why is the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, going to be such a huge deal? Michelle Nichols, educator and astronomer at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, joins us on a special episode of the Curiosity Podcast to explain everything from the science to the community surrounding this astronomical event.

As Director of Public Observing, Michelle leads the Adler Planetarium’s various telescope and sky observing efforts, including the ‘Scopes in the City telescope outreach program, free nighttime observing in the Doane Observatory via Doane at Dusk, Adler’s telescope volunteer program, and much more.

To learn more about this topic and many others check out Curiosity.com, download our 5-star iOS or Android app and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play Music, and everywhere else podcasts are found so you don't miss an episode!

The Psychology Of Happiness (Ep005)  

Executive coach and happiness expert Stella Grizont explains exactly how happiness works, why it matters, and the steps a person can take to find it. Grizont was one of the first graduate students in the world to receive a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

From speaking to consulting to coaching, Grizont designs immersive learning experiences for organizations like Google, Johnson & Johnson, and Columbia University. She has also coached more than 1,300 high performers in 17 countries, with a focus on working with executives to achieve greater impact, meaning, and satisfaction at work.

To learn more about this topic and many others check out Curiosity.com, download our 5-star iOS or Android app and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play Music, and everywhere else podcasts are found so you don't miss an episode!

Get a College Scholarship... For eSports (Ep004)  

The competitive landscape of eSports hasn't only spread to colleges and universities – it's now an activity that can land you a scholarship! Robert Morris University's Executive Director of eSports Kurt Melcher explains why his school was the first to offer a scholarship to League of Legends players, and why other schools are following suit.

Having worked in both traditional athletics and in eSports, Kurt brings a unique point of view on why eSports athletes aren't so different from what a person might think of as a "regular" athlete. Plus: what separates a professional eSports player from other competitive gamers.

To learn more about this topic and many others check out Curiosity.com, download our 5-star iOS or Android appand join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play Music, and everywhere else podcasts are found so you don't miss an episode!

Communicate Like A Mind Reader (Ep003)  

Mind reading tricks can be unnerving, but they don't have to be as scary as some people think they are. Mentalist Jonathan Pritchard explains how he convinces people he can read minds by using the same psychological techniques employed by sales, marketing, and other business leaders.

Jonathan has appeared on America's Got Talent, entertained United States troops stationed overseas, and performed on main stages in Las Vegas. He discusses his 25 years of experience as a mentalist, what it's taught him about interacting with other people, and how you too can communicate like a mind reader. 

To learn more about this topic and many others check out Curiosity.com, download our 5-star iOS or Android appand join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play Music, and everywhere else podcasts are found so you don't miss an episode! 

What Collectors Really Value (Ep002)  

What gives a collectible item its value? Certified sports memorabilia expert Michael Osacky has been the official appraiser for athletes from the Chicago Bulls, New York Yankees, and other professional teams, and he sheds some light into the world of collecting.

Lots of people own old books, ticket stubs, or baseball cards, but some of those items are valued at tens of thousands of dollars, while others aren't worth a penny. Michael digs into why there's such a discrepancy by getting into what collectors find valuable, along with a little history lesson on the hobby itself.

To learn more about this topic and many others check out Curiosity.com, download our 5-star iOS or Android appand join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe on iTunes, StitcherGoogle Play Music, and everywhere else podcasts are found so you don't miss an episode! 

How Your Sense Of Smell Is Like A Superpower (Ep001)  

Your sense of smell is like a superpower. Dr. Alan Hirsch of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation explains how you can make the most of it.

Your nose is always working, even when you're asleep. It can affect your mood, your ability to concentrate, and even your sense of time and space. The kicker? A lot of the time, you may not even know you're being affected!

To learn more about this topic and many others check out Curiosity.com, download our 5-star iOS or Android app and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe on iTunes, StitcherGoogle Play Music, and everywhere else podcasts are found so you don't miss an episode! 

Welcome To The Curiosity Podcast  

Welcome to the Curiosity Podcast, a new project from Curiosity.com that explores fascinating topics that matter. Host Cody Gough explains what to expect from this exciting new show.

Curiosity makes you smarter – and so will this podcast. Each week, we find experts in every field to explain why their knowledge is important and why you should care. You'll learn about your brain and your body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, our curiosity will help you understand the world better.

To learn more about this topic and many others check out Curiosity.com, download our 5-star iOS or Android app and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe on iTunesGoogle Play Music, and everywhere else podcasts are found so you don't miss an episode! 

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