Adam Ruins Everything

Adam Ruins Everything

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Do you remember all of those video games that were made for girls back in the 90s? Well they're not being archived the same way that stereotypical boy games are being preserved. They don't have value in the gaming community and many of these games ar... Details
57:25
2/21/2018
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When we think of conducting science experiments on subjects, we immediately think of mice models. But today's guest, Dr. Azra Raza, who appeared on Adam Ruins Science, says there's a more effective way. On the TV show Dr. Raza discussed how the mouse... Details
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2/09/2018
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Placebos are commonly dismissed as "fake" treatments that have no real power on you or your body. But scientists are realizing more and more that placebos are more powerful than we realized. New research shows that while placebos may not cure disease... Details
56:00
1/24/2018
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What once seemed like a fringe movement, conspiracy theories appear more pervasive than ever. Our guest Dr. Daniel Jolley points out, conspiracy theories have been around for centuries; social media, however, has given them a wider platform and megap... Details
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1/10/2018
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As humans, our inclination is to live in the present - not save 40 years down the line - which makes saving money for retirement hard. In the 90s many companies began offering 401(k) programs, a retirement savings plan sponsored by an employer which ... Details
1:03:52
12/28/2017
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While they may sport perfectly manicured lawns and beautiful white picket fences, suburbs are not the idyllic neighborhoods we think they are. They make us more sedentary, sometimes less safe, and they can even perpetuate segregation. But instead of ... Details
55:59
12/13/2017
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Student loans are an absolute necessity for many students in today's economy, but they're also among the worst forms of debt you can have, burdening students and sometimes permanently crippling their financial lives. Our guest Heather Jarvis, who app... Details
1:01:03
11/29/2017
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Is the antibiotic resistance apocalypse approaching? This week's guest, Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, who appeared on Adam Ruins the Hospital, says yes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Details
42:57
11/15/2017
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We all know how filing taxes is a pain. Every April Americans dig through receipts, meet with accountants, claim their expenses, and pray they're not audited. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Details
53:06
11/01/2017
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We've seen it time and time again. A journal publishes a seemingly significant scientific study which gains traction in the press only to be subsequently deemed irreproducible. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Details
51:01
10/18/2017
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On Adam Ruins Everything, we're all about using persuasive, rational arguments to bring awareness to a topic and hopefully change some minds along the way. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Details
53:15
10/04/2017
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Many people have an idyllic view of the suburbs. You can have a lawn! Access to good schools! Safety! But much of that American dream has been historically reserved for white people. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Details
1:01:48
9/20/2017
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When it comes to gambling, there's a perception people get addicted because there's always that glimmer of hope they can hit the big jackpot. But according to our podcast guest, Natasha Dow Schüll, many gamblers, and more specifically many slot machi... Details
53:56
9/13/2017
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We'll be back next week with a brand new Adam Ruins Everything podcast episode. Thanks for tuning in! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Details
00:22
8/30/2017
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For decades women have been told that they should start getting yearly mammograms at age 35. We think of it as a no-brainer, and mammograms do save lives. But their effects are much more complicated than we originally anticipated. See omnystudio.com... Details
59:23
8/16/2017
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Professor Anne Curzan, who is this week's podcast guest, says it's normal to notice dialectical differences between different communities but we shouldn't shame people for talking as they do. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Details
1:08:39
8/02/2017
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It's rare to hear about a researcher from the National Institute of Health collaborating with a reality TV show. But that's exactly what Dr. Kevin Hall, a clinical researcher at the NIH, did after watching episodes of The Biggest Loser. See omnystud... Details
53:04
7/19/2017
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59:38
7/05/2017
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Immigration is such a hot topic these days, but it's rare we actually get into the logistics of how the system works (or doesn't). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Details
1:20:00
6/21/2017
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On Adam Ruins Hollywood, Pete Hammond explained how behind every award show is a whole lot of campaigning. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Details
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