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world of weird things podcast: how exploring the solar system will un-domesticate us
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world of weird things podcast: how exploring the solar system will un-domesticate us

Humanity seems to be in a rut. Left bored, aimless, and engaging in self-destructive behaviors, we’re looking for the next big thing. And the best place to find it might be off this planet.

world of weird things podcast: why we can’t blockchain all the things
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world of weird things podcast: why we can’t blockchain all the things

If you listen to chatter on the web, we’ve finally found a panacea for all our ills. Well, as long as you ignore the lack of evidence that it actually solves any real problems...

world of weird things podcast: how the worst parts of the internet leaked into the real world
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world of weird things podcast: how the worst parts of the internet leaked into the real world

Social media and computers didn’t create a world filled with fake news and confirmation bias. We did. But the technology definitely helped...

world of weird things podcast: the sinister conspiracy to make the world healthier
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world of weird things podcast: the sinister conspiracy to make the world healthier

You might think that a cleaner world with renewable energy and smart urban planning would make our lives better. But that’s exactly what those evil Illuminati want you to think...

world of weird things podcast: how do you solve a problem like dark matter?
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world of weird things podcast: how do you solve a problem like dark matter?

Cosmologists have been trying to figure out what dark matter is made of for decades and getting nowhere. And now, some are wondering if dark matter is just an illusion created by gravity.

world of weird things podcast: the cult who told me they loved me
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world of weird things podcast: the cult who told me they loved me

Cults are all the rage right now, if streaming documentaries about their history and fate are anything to go by. Who joins cults and why? And what kind of cults can we expect to take off in the near future?

world of weird things podcast: the fermi paradox, or, are we being ghosted by aliens?
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world of weird things podcast: the fermi paradox, or, are we being ghosted by aliens?

When it comes to alien life, the truth is out there. We just don’t know it yet. And the aliens don’t seem to be interested in helping us find out what it is...

world of weird things podcast: how absolute power corrupts absolutely
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world of weird things podcast: how absolute power corrupts absolutely

As we’ve been told for decades, the wealthy and powerful are not like the rest of us. Not only do they enjoy things we can only dream of, their very mental wiring is altered.

world of weird things podcast: the realistic hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy
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world of weird things podcast: the realistic hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy

In sci-fi movies, explorers arrive on alien worlds in the blink of an eye using warp drives, or cheat time with cryogenic sleep chambers. But how would interstellar travel actually work in the real world?

world of weird things podcast: is technology ruining millennials’ sex lives?
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world of weird things podcast: is technology ruining millennials’ sex lives?

Millennials are suffering from what’s been called “the sex recession,” and a number of researchers and pundits have been blaming technology. They might not be completely off base for a change...

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