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Apr 18, 2019

The story of the quest for the ultimate weapon: lasers and death rays!

From the time ancient Greek scientist Archimedes set Roman ships on fire by focusing sunlight on them to the new generation of prototype high-energy lasers being tested by military agencies around the world.

Jeff Hecht shares who invented the laser,...

Apr 15, 2019

Joe was the designer, architect, and interior designer for nearly every Carnival cruise ship!

Listen in as Joe shares how modern cruise ship design began, what it’s like to design an entire ship from a blank page, massive projects that never came to be, and the future of cruise ship design!


Joe’s book, Design on...

Apr 11, 2019

In 1979, Ted Benna was working for a small benefits consulting firm in suburban Philadelphia when he was reviewing the Section 401(k) of the IRS Code. His fresh perspective and creativity is what led to the 401(k) savings plan revolution. 

Tune in to get the full story, hear why Ted would "blow up the existing structure...

Apr 8, 2019

Have you ever wondered how our modern calendar came to be? How about the possibility of a rogue asteroid or a doomsday comet that threatens life on earth? 

Join Duncan and myself as we discuss the earliest attempts at a calendar, inaccuracies with our current calendar, and even the potential for a doomsday impact and...