This Week I Learned

Your audio guide to the most fascinating and fun revelations, reports, and studies on the internet. Quick, concise, and infectiously entertaining, This Week I Learned promises to make learning fun again.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 11m. Bisher sind 80 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 hours 49 minutes


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episode 79: Ep. 79: This week I learned that crows make up after fights, and more

Considerate crows | The Vatican's milky walls | When Iceland's women went on strike | Mountain-climbing madness


 2017-12-22  11m

episode 78: Ep. 78: The week I learned your ice is teeming with bacteria, and more

Your gross ice | Play Super Mario with Grandma | The Eiffel Tower at night | Our forcefield atmosphere


 2017-12-15  12m

episode 77: Ep. 77: This week I learned dogs really are smarter than cats, and more

Dogs are nerds | The trick to learning new skills | The great Halifax explosion | Pumice stones for whales


 2017-12-08  15m

episode 76: Ep. 76: This week I learned that prehistoric women were ridiculously strong, and more

Prehistoric girl power | Turtles' butt-breathing power | How cuddling changes genetics | The negative power of perception


 2017-12-01  13m

episode 75: Ep. 75: This week I learned America really struggled to pin down a date for Thanksgiving, and more

America's Thanksgiving indecision | The long history of the wishbone | Your gluten-less gluten sensitivity | A primer on naming countries


 2017-11-24  16m

episode 74: Ep. 74: This week I learned the dinosaurs could still be alive today if the asteroid had hit pretty much anywhere else, and more

How the dinosaurs could have survived | The healing powers of daytime | The room in your house that bugs prefer | The incredible efficiency of the penguin waddle


 2017-11-17  11m

episode 73: Ep. 73: This week I learned that dogs can smell happiness, and more

How you're hijacking your dog's emotions | Right-handed bees | Chopin's pickled heart | England's sin-eaters


 2017-11-10  12m

episode 72: Ep. 72: This week I learned plants can smell predators coming, and more

Plants can smell | Bacteria can feel | It snows sunscreen on a planet far, far away | The purpose of those silly little T. Rex arms


 2017-11-03  13m

episode 71: Ep. 71: This week I learned that salmon sex literally moves mountains, and more

Earth-shattering salmon love | The secret genius of daydreaming | Our innate arachnophobia | Diagnosed with a broken heart


 2017-10-27  11m

episode 71: Ep. 70: This week I learned worms can smell danger, and more

The olfactory defenses of the roundworm | Stress is ruining your diet | A fish's lament | The murderer behind the OED


 2017-10-20  16m