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Wow in the World

Wow in the World

Join hosts Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas on a journey away from your screens, inside your brain, out into space, and deep into the coolest new stories in science, technology, and innovation.

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Chugga Chugga CHEW CHEW! The Science of Misophonia (6/5/23)

It’s game night at Mindy’s gingerbread mansion, and a rip roaring round of “What’s that Sound” is on the menu. All goes well until Guy Raz begs to end the game as the “sounds” are more than his ears can handle! Why is it that certain sounds cause some people’s brains to go bonkerballs? It’s […]

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Magnets Messed With My Bird’s Brain! (5/29/23)

Mindy’s in the market for some new magnets, but Reggie is late meeting her at the mall. Do magnets have something to do with bird vagrancy? Join Mindy and Guy as they meet the mysterious Magnet Mike, learn how birds are affected by the Earth’s magnetic field. It’s the who, what, when, where, how and […]