Do you ever find yourself asking random questions? Things like "I wonder what the constellation Orion was called by other cultures." Or "What was life like in 15th century Scotland?" or even something like "Man, what were the sociopolitical lives like for the common people of the Aztec empire when Cortez stumbled upon them?"
These are my thoughts. All the time. Most nights I find myself deep in a rabbit hole of light research trying to find the answers.
I want to you invite you to come along with me. Let's see what happens when Curiosity Calls.
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What is Benford's Law?
How does the IRS find fraudulent tax returns? Why was everyone talking about that Robert Redford or whoever during the 2020 US Presidential Election? What even are numbers? Well, in this episode we'll go over all that, and talk about Frank Benford (NOT Robert Redford) and his weird mathematical law.
What is the snowiest city?
Have you ever wondered what the snowiest city is? No? Just me? Oh. Well, too bad. That's what I'm going to talk about in this episode. But not just what the city, I'm going to go in depth in what CAUSES this place to get so much snow, because it's not what you might expect...
Where did cities come from?
Where did cities come from? What caused humans to adopt a sedentary life style? What was the Neolithic Revolution? Well, to find out, we need to examine some archaeological sites and talk about tiny creatures that coevolved with humans.
Orion the Hunter
Season 1 Episode 1: Orion the Hunter. "What has Orion been called before?" In this episode, we examine the history of the constellation Orion. We examine both the scientific and cultural impact the constellation has had across the ages, and touch on the history of astronomy itself. During this episode, host Michael Ian examines what other cultures across the history of humanity called the constellation Orion, and what the constellation meant to them
Curiosity Calls Trailer
Welcome to Curiosity Calls, a brand new original podcast presented by Curious Adventures. Join host Michael Ian as he brings you fun, random, and wild information on a wide variety of topics! New episodes coming soon!