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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. The entire archive, going back to 2010, is available on the Stitcher podcast app and at freakonomics.com.

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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. The entire archive, going back to 2010, is available on the Stitcher podcast app and at freakonomics.com.

    Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog

    Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog

    As beloved and familiar as they are, we rarely stop to consider life from the dog’s point of view. That stops now. In this latest installment of the Freakonomics Radio Book Club, we discuss Inside of a Dog with the cognitive scientist (and dog devotee) Alexandra Horowitz.

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    Why Are Cities (Still) So Expensive?

    Why Are Cities (Still) So Expensive?

     It isn’t just supply and demand. We look at the complicated history and skewed incentives that make “affordable housing” more punch line than reality in cities from New York and San Francisco to Flint, Michigan (!).

    • 44 分鐘
    Is New York City Over?

    Is New York City Over?

    The pandemic has hit America's biggest city particularly hard. Amidst a deep fiscal hole, rising homicides, and a flight to the suburbs, some people think the city is heading back to the bad old 1970s. We look at the history — and the data — to see why that’s probably not the case.

    • 49 分鐘
    “Don’t Neglect the Thing That Makes You Weird” | People I (Mostly) Admire: Ken Jennings

    “Don’t Neglect the Thing That Makes You Weird” | People I (Mostly) Admire: Ken Jennings

    It was only in his late twenties that America’s favorite brainiac began to seriously embrace his love of trivia. Now he holds the “Greatest of All Time” title on Jeopardy! Steve Levitt digs into how he trained for the show, what it means to have a "geographic memory," and why we lie to our children.

    • 47 分鐘
    How Are Psychedelics and Other Party Drugs Changing Psychiatry?

    How Are Psychedelics and Other Party Drugs Changing Psychiatry?

    Three leading researchers from the Mount Sinai Health System discuss how ketamine, cannabis, and ecstasy are being used (or studied) to treat everything from severe depression to addiction to PTSD. We discuss the upsides, downsides, and regulatory puzzles.

    • 53 分鐘
    When Your Safety Becomes My Danger

    When Your Safety Becomes My Danger

    The families of U.S. troops killed and wounded in Afghanistan are suing several companies that did reconstruction there. Why? These companies, they say, paid the Taliban protection money, which gave them the funding — and opportunity — to attack U.S. soldiers instead. A look at the messy, complicated, and heart-breaking tradeoffs of conflict-zone economies.

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Alvin. C

A good one

High quality show, worth to listen.

MrObj

So interesting a podcast

Each episode is like a unique interesting story!

Craft Lil' One

Fantastic program!

This is a very entertaining & informative podcast. Who knew public programing had such a slick podcast. I highly recommend it!

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