Rank #1: More beautiful than before - Rabbi Steve Leder
We discuss the new book, More Beautiful Than Before - How Suffering Transforms Us, with Rabbi Steve Leder.
Dec 08 2017
Rank #2: Dance Marathon - Colin Quinn
The power of Dance Marathon in sparking student philanthropy on college campuses.
Dec 06 2017
Rank #3: Facial symmetry and trust - Makenzie Ocker
How quickly can you judge a person just by looking at them? We discuss Stigma behind the mental illness, superficial interpersonal judgements, and facial symmetry with Makenzie Ocker.
Nov 23 2017
Rank #4: Robots in surgery - Caroline Black
Should robotics take a larger role in surgical procedures? What are the advances we've made in robotics and are they any better than surgeons? We discuss continuous material robotics with Caroline Black at the University of Alabama Huntsville.
Nov 16 2017
Rank #5: Marissa McCool
Marissa Alexa McCool, author of four books, columnist, speaker and LGBT activist talks about her transition, modern issues the trans community faces and misconceptions we've accepted as fact.
Nov 03 2017
Rank #6: The Darkweb
Have you heard about what's under the internet? We talk about the internet behind the internet, the research into the illicit uses for the Darkweb, and the positive tool of anonymity.
Oct 16 2017
Rank #7: Substance Abuse Disorder
Should alcohol be such a normal part of our culture? We discuss the ramifications of alcohol use, the lowering of inhibitions and the acceptance of alcohol as a normal part of life.
Oct 13 2017
Rank #8: The Psycho next door
If you had to throw someone in front of a train to save ten people, would you do it? We discuss psychopathology, the mass shooter and statistics behind those diagnosed as a psychopath.
Oct 12 2017
Rank #9: Selectorate theory, the dictators advantage
Why are dictators so war hungry? We explain why dictators have an advantage in international conflict in comparison to democratic countries...at least we try to...We first heard about the theory from Professors Gregory Weeks and Justin Conrad at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
Oct 11 2017
Rank #10: Dr. Robin Dunbar, University of Oxford
We talk about our interview with Robin Dunbar at the University of Oxford.* We cover Dunbar's number, the happiness index, and social and evolutionary psychology.
We refer to the University of Cambridge during the show, but Robin Dunbar has taken a position as head of the Social and Evolutionary Neuroscience Research Group in the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford.
Oct 09 2017
Rank #11: Behind the scenes
Behind the scenes audio of the hosts talking between shows.
Oct 07 2017
Rank #12: Economy of War
Should we bring the troops home? What would happen if the United States withdrew from global conflict? We discuss military spending and the economic implications of warfare.
Oct 06 2017
Rank #13: Nootropics
What do you know about drugs? We discuss cocaine, krocadeel, meth and the effects of nootropics. The ramifications of drug use can be severe, so we lightheartedly discuss the possible consequences of drug use.
Oct 06 2017
Rank #14: Anthony Weiner
Should pedophiles be allowed to walk free? Weiner was sentenced to 21 months for pedophilia. What should the penalty be for our worst crimes? What are the problems with the sex offender registry? What are the states with the most pedophiles?
We discuss Weiner's spiral into pedophilia.
Oct 05 2017
Rank #15: Donald Trump
How do you feel about Trump? Anthony breaks down comments sent to us about Donald Trump. Most comments about Trump were negative, we give statistics and clips to back up peoples feelings about the most polarizing figure in modern politics.
Oct 04 2017
Rank #16: Puerto Rico
How would you fix the situation in Puerto Rico? Puerto Rico has been hit by two hurricanes. The island is running out of supplies and people are dying...what do we do next?
The host breaks down the current state of Puerto Rico and possible solutions to the chaos.
Oct 04 2017
Rank #17: Public Schools are Broken
We explain the voucher system and talk about the pros and possible pitfalls of privatizing education. The current system is broken, so we compare the European system to America's public education system. Do republicans have the answer?
Oct 03 2017
Rank #18: Mass shooting in Vegas
We discuss the terrorist who killed more than 50 people in Las Vegas. We discuss gun laws, what our reaction should be, and solutions to the mass shooting epidemic.
Oct 02 2017
Rank #19: Iran Nukes Israel?
Trump's response to Iran's nuclear test, or lack thereof. We cover Iran's structure, the nuclear deal, trumps stance and Israel's treatment of Palestinians.
Oct 02 2017