You may have heard of the book Freakonomics which was published in 2005 and written by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. The Freakonomics website describes it as “a book about cheating teachers, bizarre baby names, self-dealing Realtors, and crack-selling …

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Reveal is an investigative journalism podcast similar to PBS’ Frontline. Some of the content featured on Reveal has also appeared on Frontline (Rape on the Night Shift, 6/23/15). It is a part of PRX and affiliated with the Center for Investigative Reporting, a non-profit …

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Planet Money, a National Public Radio (NPR) twice-weekly production, certainly does not need my review to expand its subscriber base. But if you don’t think the title of the podcast sounds like your thing, I’d like to try to convince …

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Don’t be scared by this podcast title if you hated high school biology! Maybe you wouldn’t think science would be interesting–but it is! I swear! Just take 20 minutes to listen to this podcast. The premise of Australian-produced Science Vs …

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