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The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Curiosity.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Discovery's Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.

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The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Curiosity.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Discovery's Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.

    Katherine Johnson’s Legacy, The World’s First Living Robots, and Zinc Doesn’t Cure Colds

    Katherine Johnson’s Legacy, The World’s First Living Robots, and Zinc Doesn’t Cure Colds

    Learn about the legacy of the trailblazing NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson; how scientists recently built xenobots, the world’s first living robots; and why zinc probably isn’t as good for colds as you think.

    • 11 min
    Your Dance Style Is as Unique as Your Fingerprint, the Myth of Muscle Confusion, and How Animals Get Color Without Pigment

    Your Dance Style Is as Unique as Your Fingerprint, the Myth of Muscle Confusion, and How Animals Get Color Without Pigment

    Learn about whether the exercise trend of “muscle confusion” really works; how structural colors give animals their vibrant hues; and why the way you dance is just as unique as your fingerprint.

    • 9 min
    Why Brussels Sprouts Taste Better Now, Luxury Buying Makes People Feel Fake, and Whether People Think in Words or Pictures

    Why Brussels Sprouts Taste Better Now, Luxury Buying Makes People Feel Fake, and Whether People Think in Words or Pictures

    Learn about whether people think in words or in pictures; why brussels sprouts really are tastier than they used to be; and why buying luxury items might make you feel like an impostor.

    • 14 min
    GPS’s Past and Future (w/ Hugo Fruehauf) and Why It's OK to Nap Without Falling Asleep

    GPS’s Past and Future (w/ Hugo Fruehauf) and Why It's OK to Nap Without Falling Asleep

    Hugo Fruehaf, one of the inventors of GPS, discusses the dark origins of GPS and how far we’ve come since. Plus: learn why quiet wakefulness makes it okay to take a nap without actually falling asleep.

    • 12 min
    How Beauty Sleep Boosts Beauty, Plants Talk to Worms for Self-Defense, and Fighting Deepfakes with Heart Rate

    How Beauty Sleep Boosts Beauty, Plants Talk to Worms for Self-Defense, and Fighting Deepfakes with Heart Rate

    Learn about why “beauty sleep” has real benefits for your skin; how plants learn the chemical language of pests to use for self-defense; and a new algorithm that’s fighting deepfakes by looking at heart rates.

    • 9 min
    Tips for Happy, Healthy Aging (w/ Daniel Levitin) and a Massive Collision Helped Us Judge the Milky Way’s Age

    Tips for Happy, Healthy Aging (w/ Daniel Levitin) and a Massive Collision Helped Us Judge the Milky Way’s Age

    Learn about research-based advice for staying happy in your later years, from neuroscientist and author Daniel Levitin. Then, you’ll learn about how a faraway star helped researchers figure out when the Milky Way was formed.

    • 10 min

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