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    How to break out of the 'toxic money mindset'

    How to break out of the 'toxic money mindset'

    Psychologist Ashley Whillans has surveyed thousands of adults around the world about time and money. Unsurprisingly, most people focus too much on working and making more money, and not enough on having more time. 

    • 19 min
    Lee and Andrew Child: Passing the Jack Reacher baton

    Lee and Andrew Child: Passing the Jack Reacher baton

    Author Lee Child has sold more than 100 million copies of his books about famous protagonist Jack Reacher since releasing the first novel, Killing Floor in 1997. Now, Child is turning the series over to his younger brother, Andrew. 

    • 24 min
    Royal commentator: The Crown is a 'fictional vision'

    Royal commentator: The Crown is a 'fictional vision'

    Season 4 of The Crown is facing criticism for distorting the truth. Royal correspondent Richard Fitzwilliams says it's disappointing that the major characters are being cast as cold, uncaring and "extraordinarily ill-mannered".

    • 14 min
    Many early big-game hunters of the Americas were female - study

    Many early big-game hunters of the Americas were female - study

    The Man-the-Hunter hypothesis looks to have been well and truly debunked, with research suggesting the early big-game hunters of the Americas were female. Dr Randy Haas joins the show to discuss his new research on the topic.  

    • 15 min
    Niwa McIlroy: from lucha libre to Lower Hutt

    Niwa McIlroy: from lucha libre to Lower Hutt

    Niwa McIroy became a star in Mexico's iconic lucha libre wrestling scene soon after after landing there in 2016. But earlier this year he was forced to put his international career on hold and head home to Lower Hutt due to Covid-19. 

    • 10 min
    Why are we so secretive about money?

    Why are we so secretive about money?

    A recent survey in the UK found that one in four people keep money secrets from friends and family. On this side of the globe, we are no less coy about our financial lives. Olivia Fleming has written on the topic, and joins the show to discuss.

    • 17 min

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