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The Here and How Podcast

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Technology
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Discover the history of how we got here - from the big bang to last week's science breakthroughs. Curiosity fuels creativity. Join us each week as we dive deep into mind-blowing big ideas, and help us make a freaking awesome tomorrow! Discover the Past. Create the Future. Hosted by three science-loving skeptics: Stephen Woodford (Rationality Rules), Rachel Oates, and Thomas Westbrook (Holy Koolaid). Website: http://thehereandhow.com

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Discover the history of how we got here - from the big bang to last week's science breakthroughs. Curiosity fuels creativity. Join us each week as we dive deep into mind-blowing big ideas, and help us make a freaking awesome tomorrow! Discover the Past. Create the Future. Hosted by three science-loving skeptics: Stephen Woodford (Rationality Rules), Rachel Oates, and Thomas Westbrook (Holy Koolaid). Website: http://thehereandhow.com

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iTunes Ratings

48 Ratings
Average Ratings
46
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Cover image of The Here and How Podcast

The Here and How Podcast

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Discover the history of how we got here - from the big bang to last week's science breakthroughs. Curiosity fuels creativity. Join us each week as we dive deep into mind-blowing big ideas, and help us make a freaking awesome tomorrow! Discover the Past. Create the Future. Hosted by three science-loving skeptics: Stephen Woodford (Rationality Rules), Rachel Oates, and Thomas Westbrook (Holy Koolaid). Website: http://thehereandhow.com

Top Episodes

Most Popular Episodes of The Here and How Podcast

Rank #1: 007 Is Homosexuality Natural?

Apr 07 2018
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This week we’re asking the potent question “Is homosexuality natural?” Do other animals display homosexual tendencies? Is there any scientific proof that it’s natural? Where does the claim come from? For the answers to these questions and many more, tune in! Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/is-homosexuality-natural

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Rank #2: 023 Did The Universe Come From Nothing?

Aug 11 2018
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Did the universe come from nothing? What is the big bang? What does the evidence say? In this episode, we explore the most important astronomical discoveries and what exactly they reveal to us.

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Rank #3: 010 Do We Have Free Will?

Apr 28 2018
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Did you choose to read this text? Did you choose to watch / listen to this video? And, more importantly, did you choose to be interested in this video? Within this episode we answer these questions and more, as we ask the age-old question "Do we have free will?"

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Rank #4: 004 Is the Earth Flat?

Mar 17 2018
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What is the shape of the earth & how can we test it using science? Find out how we know that the earth is round (technically an oblate spheroid). Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/is-the-earth-flat

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Rank #5: 017 Can We Live Forever?

Jun 14 2018
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Can we cheat death and live forever, gaining eternal life (immortality) and eternal health/youth? Explore the science of extending our life.

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Rank #6: 005 Where did life come from?

Mar 25 2018
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Where did life on earth come from? How does life come from non-life? Explore the science of abiogenesis with us. Show Notes: http://thehereandhow.com/where-did-life-come-from

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Rank #7: 015 Are You Being Manipulated?

Jun 02 2018
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This week we’re going to be looking at consumer psychology, buyer behaviour and how marketers and advertisers take advantage of this. Some might say you’re being manipulated… but that’s up to you to decide!

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Rank #8: 018 What is Happiness?

Jun 23 2018
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This week we're looking at the science of happiness - what does it mean to be happy? Who has studied happiness? And is there a way you can assure happiness? Show Notes:  http://www.thehereandhow.com/happiness-science

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Rank #9: 009 Should We Worry About Antibiotic Resistance?

Apr 21 2018
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More and more bacteria, viruses and fungi are becoming resistant to traditional treatments. Antibiotic Resistance, in particular, isn't just something we can put off for a few years and then pass off onto the experts - it's something we need to understand, worry about and find solutions for now.  

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Rank #10: 014 - Will Robots Replace Us?

May 26 2018
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Will robots take our jobs, wipe us out, or work alongside us? What will the future of artificial intelligence look like? Show Notes: http://thehereandhow.com/will-robots-replace-us

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Rank #1: 007 Is Homosexuality Natural?

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This week we’re asking the potent question “Is homosexuality natural?” Do other animals display homosexual tendencies? Is there any scientific proof that it’s natural? Where does the claim come from? For the answers to these questions and many more, tune in! Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/is-homosexuality-natural

Apr 07 2018
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #2: 023 Did The Universe Come From Nothing?

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Did the universe come from nothing? What is the big bang? What does the evidence say? In this episode, we explore the most important astronomical discoveries and what exactly they reveal to us.

Aug 11 2018
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #3: 010 Do We Have Free Will?

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Did you choose to read this text? Did you choose to watch / listen to this video? And, more importantly, did you choose to be interested in this video? Within this episode we answer these questions and more, as we ask the age-old question "Do we have free will?"

Apr 28 2018
1 hour 37 mins
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Rank #4: 004 Is the Earth Flat?

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What is the shape of the earth & how can we test it using science? Find out how we know that the earth is round (technically an oblate spheroid). Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/is-the-earth-flat

Mar 17 2018
1 hour 30 mins
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Rank #5: 017 Can We Live Forever?

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Can we cheat death and live forever, gaining eternal life (immortality) and eternal health/youth? Explore the science of extending our life.

Jun 14 2018
52 mins
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Rank #6: 005 Where did life come from?

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Where did life on earth come from? How does life come from non-life? Explore the science of abiogenesis with us. Show Notes: http://thehereandhow.com/where-did-life-come-from

Mar 25 2018
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #7: 015 Are You Being Manipulated?

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This week we’re going to be looking at consumer psychology, buyer behaviour and how marketers and advertisers take advantage of this. Some might say you’re being manipulated… but that’s up to you to decide!

Jun 02 2018
1 hour 37 mins
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Rank #8: 018 What is Happiness?

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This week we're looking at the science of happiness - what does it mean to be happy? Who has studied happiness? And is there a way you can assure happiness? Show Notes:  http://www.thehereandhow.com/happiness-science

Jun 23 2018
1 hour 19 mins
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Rank #9: 009 Should We Worry About Antibiotic Resistance?

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More and more bacteria, viruses and fungi are becoming resistant to traditional treatments. Antibiotic Resistance, in particular, isn't just something we can put off for a few years and then pass off onto the experts - it's something we need to understand, worry about and find solutions for now.  

Apr 21 2018
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #10: 014 - Will Robots Replace Us?

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Will robots take our jobs, wipe us out, or work alongside us? What will the future of artificial intelligence look like? Show Notes: http://thehereandhow.com/will-robots-replace-us

May 26 2018
1 hour 24 mins
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