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Sep 18, 2013
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Sep 10, 2013
You could argue that two trends are in a state of modern collision. Women are hitting puberty earlier than they used to, and their breasts are arriving in larger sizes.  There's a complex matrix of factors making this happen. Average bra size in the fifties was a B. A British bra manufacture... read more
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Sep 5, 2013
We try new products all the time, rarely with any insight into how they came to exist and what it took to bring them to market.   Barry Nal... read more
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Sep 4, 2013
Michael Bolton has reinvented himself many times. A few years ago, he cut off his trademark hair.  He put out an album of opera arias and another o... read more
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Sep 3, 2013
On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits Our lives are composed of millions of choices, ranging from trivial to life-changi... read more
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Sep 3, 2013
What is time? This deceptively simple question is the single most important problem facing science as we probe more deeply into the fundamenta... read more
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Aug 29, 2013
We all know love matters, but today, positive emotions expert Barbara Fredrickson joins Faith to show us just how much. Even more than happiness an... read more
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Aug 28, 2013
Fall is finally almost kind of here, and to celebrate we devote most of the Food Schmooze to apples. Amy Traverso returns with her book, The Apple... read more
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Aug 28, 2013
The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery—these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of environment bree... read more
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Aug 28, 2013
Today: The way the thoughts we have and the decisions we make are influenced by forces that aren't always in our control. Why are people named... read more
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Aug 27, 2013
Today's show was triggered by a confluence.   "Orange Is The New Black," a Netflix series based on Piper Kerman's memoir of a year spent at... read more
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Aug 22, 2013
The Book Show gang joins Faith with recommendations in all categories. What’re you reading? What’ve you recently read and loved? Are you a libraria... read more
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Aug 21, 2013
Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right by Jennifer Burns Worshipped by her fans, denounced by her enemies, and forever shadow... read more
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Aug 21, 2013
Join the Food Schmooze gang for a look at post-summer grilling. Plus, the cookbooks Wine Bites: 64 Nibbles That Pair Perfectly with Wine and The Bo... read more
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Aug 19, 2013
Why do the smartest students often do poorly on standardized tests? Why did you tank that interview or miss that golf swing when you should have ha... read more
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Aug 15, 2013
As a follow up to our very popular 2010 show, Bishop John Shelby Spong returns for the full hour. For two hundred years, scholars have been analyzi... read more
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Aug 15, 2013
The dog days of summer have arrived, kids are heading back to school, and have we got an hour of SIMPLE cooking planned for you: Food Schmooze all-... read more
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Aug 13, 2013
Even if they’re not crawling all over your neighborhood as we feared, the cicadas have returned! There’s a lot of buzz around the millions of c... read more
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Aug 13, 2013
The linguist John McWhorter joins us to talk about his book What Language Is (And What It Isn't, and What It Could Be). From Standard English to Bl... read more
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Aug 12, 2013
The American jury system is a great leveler. Rich and powerful men such as Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling of Enron, suddenly find their fates... read more
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