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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.

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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.

    491. Why Is Everyone Moving to Dallas?

    491. Why Is Everyone Moving to Dallas?

    When Stephen Dubner learned that Dallas–Fort Worth will soon overtake Chicago as the third-biggest metro area in the U.S., he got on a plane to find out why. Despite getting stood up by the mayor, nearly drowning on a highway, and eating way too much barbecue, he came away impressed. (Part 1 of 2 — because even podcasts are bigger in Texas.)

    • 48 min
    490. What Do Broken-Hearted Knitters, Urinating Goalkeepers, and the C.I.A. Have in Common?

    490. What Do Broken-Hearted Knitters, Urinating Goalkeepers, and the C.I.A. Have in Common?

    Curses and other superstitions may have no basis in reality, but that doesn’t stop us from believing.

    • 47 min
    489. Is “Toxic Positivity” a Thing?

    489. Is “Toxic Positivity” a Thing?

    In this special episode of No Stupid Questions, Stephen Dubner and Angela Duckworth discuss the consequences of seeing every glass as at least half-full.

    • 36 min
    488. Does Death Have to Be a Death Sentence?

    488. Does Death Have to Be a Death Sentence?

    In this special episode of People I (Mostly) Admire, Steve Levitt speaks with the palliative physician B.J. Miller about modern medicine’s goal of “protecting a pulse at all costs.” Is there a better, even beautiful way to think about death and dying?

    • 53 min
    487. Is It Okay to Have a Party Yet?

    487. Is It Okay to Have a Party Yet?

    In this special episode of Freakonomics, M.D., host Bapu Jena looks at data from birthday parties, March Madness parties, and a Freakonomics Radio holiday party to help us all manage our risk of Covid-19 exposure.

    • 31 min
    486. “The Art Market Is in Massive Disruption.”

    486. “The Art Market Is in Massive Disruption.”

    Is art really meant to be an “asset class”? Will the digital revolution finally democratize a market that just keeps getting more elitist? And what will happen to the last painting Alice Neel ever made? (Part 3 of “The Hidden Side of the Art Market.”)

    • 42 min

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LizzouliRojas ,

Some of the best research podcasts

Excellent that’s it.

LaDMB ,

Stay optimistic about cities, but…

Stay optimistic about cities, but let’s not leave it technocrats, politicians nor developers to solve all of our urban problems. Maybe you could have a podcast that addresses also the environmental costs that are rarely considered taken into account producing buildings or other urban infrastructure.

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