Radiolab has become my most favorite of low hanging fruits in the informational hunter gatherer society that is the internet. It is premium high-end infotainment. It’s free and it has stretched my mind and made of me a nuisance to my friends. Now from Michael it’s always, “On radiolab I heard this” and “did you know that (insert radiolab factoid here)?”
So if you’ve got any long drives or tedious labor queued up in the near future subscribe to the podcast and your pain will be eased as you learn about parasites that cure allergies and how we all blink at the same times in movies and how babies and primitive societies count logarithmically. You too can amaze and tire your friends with science!