Audiobooks used to be big, cumbersome collections of tapes. Now, they’re simply files on our phones, and their portability and convenience make them a great option for commute-time listening.
We talk to two experts about the need for average citizens to be the eyes and ears of big data collecting projects.
We discover how Jack London’s own journey informed his writing, and how his books reflect the plight of exploited workers and impoverished women and children.
We talk to a mom and an author who together have created a children’s book and game designed to make giving back to others a fun pursuit.
We talk to a scholar about what exactly W.E.B. Du Bois did to improve the study of sociology and what his impact truly was.
Americans pride themselves on never forgetting the attacks and terrorism of our history, but somehow a 1920 attack on New York City has slipped through the cracks.
We talk to two leading experts about the software and hardware helping police and lawyers find the right criminals and get them convicted.
Our guests have suggestions for kids- and adults- struggling to master mathematics.
Sleep is the single biggest thing we can do to help our physical and mental health both in the short-term and long-term.
We talk to a teacher and philosopher about the deeper meanings of popular bumper stickers.
We think of gardens as a place meant to look nice or grow some vegetables, but author Benjamin Vogt says gardens can be about cultivating a better environment and reconnecting humans with nature
If you’ve had to speak in public, you know the nerves that come with public speaking. We explore where vocal blunders come from and what they might mean.
There are 48 states in the continental United States some have borders that make a lot of sense while many others do not. We talk to writer Mark Stein about how that came to be.
As we get older, we all will suffer from some memory loss. The question becomes what memory loss is a normal byproduct of getting older and when is it a sign of a larger problem
We talk about narcissism and tips for people who feel they’re drowning in the orbit of a true narcissist.
Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel worth watching at the theater, but there is some confusion about how best to see its predecessor, Blade Runner.
What is it about time travel stories that draws us in and keeps us compelled all these years later? We talk to pop culture psychologist Dr. Travis Langley.
We explore the importance of high-quality pre-k schooling, and tips for parents on how to spot a good program from a bad one.
Avatar smashed box office records worldwide, eight years later four sequels are being produced but does that past success mean audiences crave more from the land of Pandora?
A look at what is coming up on Viewpoints show 17-42.