Ep 4: Security and Big Data with Bruce Schneier
Bruce is a brilliant cryptographer and security expert. He and Adam talk about current problems facing the TSA, gun control, and how data and security intersect.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6 Jul 2016
Ep 32: Kevin Hall Gives Us the Skinny - Losing Weight and Keeping it Off is Hard
It's rare to hear about a researcher from the National Institute of Health collaborating with a reality TV show. But that's exactly what Dr. Kevin Hall, a clinical researcher at the NIH, did after watching episodes of The Biggest Loser.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2 Aug 2017
Ep 5: Science Journalism with John Bohannon
Science journalist John Bohannon is a contributing correspondent for Science magazine and has a Ph.D. in molecular biology from Oxford University. John discusses his fake chocolate study, his latest expose on Sci-Hub, and much more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20 Jul 2016
Ep 3: Mass Extinction and Video Game Music with Emily Axford
Emily Axford of Adam Ruins Everything Talks Mass Extinction and Video Game Music.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22 Jun 2016
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Ep 35: Professor Natasha Dow Schüll On How Casinos & Slot Machines Are Designed to Facilitate Gambling Addiction
When it comes to gambling, there's a perception people get addicted because there's always that glimmer of hope they can hit the big jackpot. But according to our podcast guest, Natasha Dow Schüll, many gamblers, and more specifically many slot machiSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20 Sep 2017
Ep 36: Nikole Hannah-Jones on the Rippling Effects of Redlining and Segregation
Many people have an idyllic view of the suburbs. You can have a lawn! Access to good schools! Safety! But much of that American dream has been historically reserved for white people.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4 Oct 2017
Ep 22: Why Fast Fashion Fails Us
If you wear clothes, you're going to love this Adam Ruins Everything podcast.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15 Mar 2017
Ep 16: The Failure of the War on Drugs
Just say no...to the War on Drugs! On this week's Adam Ruins Everything, we talk to Sheriff John Urquhart who appeared on the Drugs episode of the TV show.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21 Dec 2016
Ep 19: Rachel Bloom On Why Awards Shows and Red Carpets Aren't As Glamorous As You Think
On Adam Ruins Hollywood, Adam shattered the facade of awards shows, red carpets, and reality TV.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1 Feb 2017
Ep 21: Jan MacKell Collins On How Prostitution Built The Wild West
So much of what we've seen on TV and in film about the Wild West depicts the rugged cowboy who is always ready for a showdown. But the Wild West was much more nuanced than that.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1 Mar 2017
Ep 33: Anne Curzan Talks Grammar and the Flexibility of Language
Professor Anne Curzan, who is this week's podcast guest, says it's normal to notice dialectical differences between different communities but we shouldn't shame people for talking as they do.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16 Aug 2017
Ep 9: Matrimony Myths with Stephanie Coontz
You've seen it from rom-coms to Hallmark cards - our society is obsessed with everyone finding their soulmate. But did you know the idea of 'the one' is a relatively new concept in our culture? In fact, marriage and love were completely separate entitiesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15 Sep 2016
Ep 28: Jean Twenge and Adam Discuss Their Differences on Generational Differences
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7 Jun 2017
Ep 17: Dale Jamieson Tells Us Why 'Going Green' Won't Stop Global Warming (And Why He Still Has Hope for Our Planet)
Professor Dale Jamieson debunks the myth that 'going green' will stop global warming.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4 Jan 2017
Ep. 41: Heather Jarvis on the Unsustainability of Student Loans
Student loans are an absolute necessity for many students in today's economy, but they're also among the worst forms of debt you can have, burdening students and sometimes permanently crippling their financial lives. Our guest Heather Jarvis, who appeared on Adam Ruins College, is going to tell us how we got here and give us practical tips on navigating the world of student loans. Heather is an attorney and student loan expert. She has practiced public interest law for more than a dozen years and has contributed to student debt relief policy for the House Education Committee and others in Congress.Adam is on Twitter @AdamConover and you can find past episodes and bonus content from the TruTV show at AdamRuinsEverything.com.Produced by Shara Morris for MaximumFun.org.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13 Dec 2017
Ep 20: Doug Massey Gives Us the Facts on Immigration
From the push to build a border wall to the recent executive order temporarily banning immigrants from Muslim-majority countries, there are so many emotions associated with the current immigration policy proposals. But what are the real facts regarding immigration history in this country? And what are immigrants' actual impacts on our society? Today we try to answer those questions with our guest Professor . Doug is a Sociology Professor who appeared on His research focuses on international migration, race and housing, discrimination, education, urban poverty, and Latin America, especially Mexico. On the episode, Doug and Adam discuss the net migration flow of immigrants coming into United States from Mexico, the United States' reliance on migrant labor, and what reasonable immigration policy looks like.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15 Feb 2017
Ep 31: Courtney Jung on the History of Formula Feeding and Why It Gets a Bad Rap
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19 Jul 2017
Ep 24: Roy Samaan on Why Airbnb is Bad for Housing Markets
As our country is mired in a nation-wide housing crisis right now, we decided to dive into one of the many causes of this crisis: short-term housing.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12 Apr 2017
Ep 37: Professor Stephan Lewandowsky on the Backfire Effect
On Adam Ruins Everything, we're all about using persuasive, rational arguments to bring awareness to a topic and hopefully change some minds along the way.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18 Oct 2017
EP 26: Dr. Josh Sharfstein on the Dangers of Supplements and Why Health Regulation is Important
Dr. Josh Sharfstein has been working for decades to keep Americans safe - he's the guy who took Four Loko off the market and ensured transparency at the FDA. He also appeared on Adam Ruins Shopping Malls.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10 May 2017