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Curiosityness

Jun 15, 2021

A few weeks ago I got to visit an art exhibit called The Art of the Brick and was blown away!

 

I got to see recreations of famous art pieces like the Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo, and even a full scale Easter Island head. Oh and these recreations are entirely made out of standard LEGO bricks!

 

For this episode, I...


Jun 1, 2021

If you remember the orange-roofed, twenty-eight flavored Howard Johnson's empire that stretched along roadways from coast to coast, you're gonna love this nostalgic and historical episode!

 

If the name Howard Johnson's is only vaguely familiar to you (like it was to me), you're also gonna love this episode!

 

In this...


May 18, 2021

Beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and Coca-Cola!

 

In this episode I'm joined by Tom Standage for a dive into the history of the world through the lens of what (and why) people were drinking at the time.

 

You may never look at your favorite drink the same way again!

 

Tune in to learn…

-What the first drink was...


Apr 20, 2021

B-A-N-A-N-A-S!

 

Have you ever wondered why there's only one variety of banana but a dozen or more varieties of apples at your grocery store?

How about why bananas, grown across oceans, are half the price of locally grown apples?

 

To get these answers, and to learn more about the most fascinating fruit in the...


Mar 30, 2021

I love learning about new tech and how it can enhance our lives! But perhaps we are beginning to place too much confidence and reliance on things like AI and algorithms.

 

In this episode I'm joined by Dr Robert Elliott Smith, author of the book, Rage Inside the Machine: The Prejudice of Algorithms, and How to Stop the...