32 episodes

Mike Simpson's a curious guy, more curious than most and he's in hot pursuit of answers. On "I've Got Questions with Mike Simpson," Mike tracks down people in the know to reveal how and why things are the way they are. Got questions? Email Mike at ivegotquestions@audacy.com.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 109 Ratings

Mike Simpson's a curious guy, more curious than most and he's in hot pursuit of answers. On "I've Got Questions with Mike Simpson," Mike tracks down people in the know to reveal how and why things are the way they are. Got questions? Email Mike at ivegotquestions@audacy.com.

    Quick Questions Vol. 4

    Quick Questions Vol. 4

    Who comes up with those random national holidays?Mike finds out from Holly McGuire, Editor in Chief at Chase’s Calendar of Events, and Marlo Anderson, Founder of National Day Calendar.com. 

    How long should you keep a toothbrush? And, how dirty are they?Mike gets answers from Kimberly Harms, D.D.S., The Dental Mediator.How do navigation apps work? Are they watching you? And, how do they calculate your ETA?Mike puts questions to Mike Wuerthele at Apple Insider.

    Got questions? Email Mike at ivegotquestions@audacy.com

    • 8 min
    Are introverts actually shy?

    Are introverts actually shy?

    Are you an introvert, an extrovert, or something in between?

    Do these terms mean what we think they do?

    Mike gets answers from author, speaker, and extrovert, Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler.

    Got questions? Email Mike at ivegotquestions@audacy.com

    • 8 min
    Should you feed a Venus flytrap?

    Should you feed a Venus flytrap?

    The term "carnivorous plant" seems almost like an oxymoron. What makes them so different from other plants? Should you feed them? And, why did the Venus flytraps we bought as kids never survive?

    Mike chomps down on answers from Josh Brown with Predatory Plants in Half Moon Bay and Shawn Lyons at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. 

    Got questions? Email Mike at ivegotquestions@audacy.com

    • 8 min
    How do delivery robots work?

    How do delivery robots work?

    Companies like Amazon are deploying robots to satiate our desire for instant gratification. But is that a good thing?

    Do they have drivers or do they drive themselves? What do robots mean for the future of delivery? 

    Mike gets answers from Alastair Westgarth, CEO of Starship Technologies, and Organizational Psychologist, Dr. Gena Cox. 

    Got questions? Email Mike at ivegotquestions@audacy.com

    • 8 min
    Is yawning contagious?

    Is yawning contagious?

    When you see someone yawn, do you yawn too? What's up with that? 

    Mike learns all about yawns from Andrew Gallup, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the State University of New York (SUNY) Polytechnic Institute.

    Got questions? Email Mike at ivegotquestions@audacy.com

    • 8 min
    Are we going to run out of sand?

    Are we going to run out of sand?

    We might not realize it but sand is in just about everything! And, it's becoming scarcer. Where is all the sand going? What could we replace it with? And, how do the sands by the beach and the sands in the desert differ?

    Mike digs for answers with Vince Beiser, independent journalist and author of "The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization."

    Got questions? Email Mike at ivegotquestions@audacy.com

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

209Protagonist ,

Amazing podcast!!!

Mike is awesome … he takes you on adventures and makes it fun!! Super entertaining and informative I wish new episodes were released more often!!

the joely mammoth ,

Short and simple

I like things that just get to the point and don’t really need an introduction.These things you talk about are also easy to understand.

BleedBlue26 ,

Can get enough

This podcast is so up my alley. I NEED MORE!!!

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