The Here and How Podcast
By Steve Woodford, Thomas Westbrook, & Rachel Oates: Science Enthusiasts & YouTubers
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Discover the history of how we got here - from the big bang to last week's science breakthroughs. Curiosity fuels creativity. Join us each week as we dive deep into mind-blowing big ideas, and help us make a freaking awesome tomorrow! Discover the Past. Create the Future. Hosted by three science-loving skeptics: Stephen Woodford (Rationality Rules), Rachel Oates, and Thomas Westbrook (Holy Koolaid). Website: http://thehereandhow.com
|1||ExplicitVideo029 - What Do We Know?||What is knowledge? Is it a subset of belief, or is belief a subset of knowledge? Can we know anything for certain? Join us as we ask these questions and more within this episode. Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/what-do-we-know||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit028 - Has Science Debunked Demons?||Discover the science and history of demon possession. What's going on in the brain and what kind of conditions lead to people acting possessed. Is demon possession a real, supernatural phenomenon, or is something else going on? Show notes:...||10/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit027 Should we drink alcohol?||What is alcohol? How long have humans been drinking it and why? Drinking is pretty common amongst many groups of people but how does it affect your body and brain? Is a glass of wine every day actually good for you or is it going to harm you in the...||10/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||ExplicitVideo026 - Why is there something rather than nothing?||In this episode we ask what philosophers call "The fundamental question", and that question is "Why is there something rather than nothing?" Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/why-is-there-something||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit025 - Can a computer steal your face?||Can a computer perfectly impersonate a human? Explore the future of identity theft and identity protection. Discover how computer software can already mimic the human face and voice and explore the negative and positive future ramifications of such...||9/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit024 - Are You A Psychopath?||What is a psychopath? How are they different from a sociopath? What's the neurology behind it and how can we tests for psychopathy? We're asking all the big questions today! Show Notes: http://thehereandhow.com/psychopath/ ||8/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit023 Did The Universe Come From Nothing?||Did the universe come from nothing? What is the big bang? What does the evidence say? In this episode, we explore the most important astronomical discoveries and what exactly they reveal to us. Show Notes:...||8/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit022 - Can we Memorize Everything?||Can we improve our memories and remember everything we encounter? What is the history of memory, and are the limits of human memory? Learn how to memorize more, faster and retain it longer. Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/can-we-memorize-everything||7/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit021 - Where’s the Missing Link?||Where’s the missing link between us humans and our supposedly fellow apes? From australopithecus afarensis to homo neanderthalensis, in this episode we investigate and discuss the many fossils of our ancestors. Show notes:...||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit020 - Can we Predict the Future?||Can we predict the future? Explore the history and science of prophecy, psychic predictions, future simulations, and science-based forecasting. Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/can-we-predict-the-future||7/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit019 How Do Animals Defend Themselves?||This week we're talking about animals! How do animals defend themselves in the wild, how and why did they evolve these traits and what we can learn from them. Show Notes: http://www.thehereandhow.com/animals-defense||6/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit018 What is Happiness?||This week we're looking at the science of happiness - what does it mean to be happy? Who has studied happiness? And is there a way you can assure happiness? Show Notes: http://www.thehereandhow.com/happiness-science||6/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit017 Can We Live Forever?||Can we cheat death and live forever, gaining eternal life (immortality) and eternal health/youth? Explore the science of extending our life. Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/can-we-live-forever||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit016 What Killed the Dinosaurs?||This week look at various scientific theories (and evidence) as to why he dinosaurs went extinct (the story has changed!). And as a bonus, we scratch the surface of mass-extinction as a whole. Show...||6/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit015 Are You Being Manipulated?||This week we’re going to be looking at consumer psychology, buyer behaviour and how marketers and advertisers take advantage of this. Some might say you’re being manipulated… but that’s up to you to decide! Show...||6/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit014 - Will Robots Replace Us?||Will robots take our jobs, wipe us out, or work alongside us? What will the future of artificial intelligence look like? Show Notes: http://thehereandhow.com/will-robots-replace-us||5/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit013 How Do You Date a Rock||How do you date a rock? For that matter, how to you date anything? Within this episode we look at the science of dating the age of the earth, and to some extent the moon, planets and solar system. Show...||5/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit012 Do We Have A Sixth Sense?||Today we're looking at the human body and our senses! What is a sense? How many senses do we have? Are there just 5 basic senses or does it get a bit more complicated than that? Show Notes: http://www.thehereandhow.com/sixth-sense||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit011 Do you have a soul?||Is the mind separate from the body? What can science tell us about the soul? Dive deep into the history and science of mind-body dualism and explore the notion of the soul. Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/do-you-have-a-soul||5/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit010 Do We Have Free Will?||Did you choose to read this text? Did you choose to watch / listen to this video? And, more importantly, did you choose to be interested in this video? Within this episode we answer these questions and more, as we ask the age-old question "Do we have...||4/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit009 Should We Worry About Antibiotic Resistance?||More and more bacteria, viruses and fungi are becoming resistant to traditional treatments. Antibiotic Resistance, in particular, isn't just something we can put off for a few years and then pass off onto the experts - it's something we need to...||4/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit008 Are Psychics Real?||Explore the techniques used by psychics. Learn the tricks/methods of psychics, why it's a scam & what the harm is. Be on your guard for psychic trickery, because they can be pretty devious. Show notes: http://www.thehereandhow.com/are-psychics-real||4/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit007 Is Homosexuality Natural?||This week we’re asking the potent question “Is homosexuality natural?” Do other animals display homosexual tendencies? Is there any scientific proof that it’s natural? Where does the claim come from? For the answers to these questions and many..||4/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit006 What Makes Some Things So Cute?||This week we’re looking at the science of cute! What makes some animals and babies so adorable? Why was this so important for our survival? What is the cutest animal in the world? And maybe along the way we get a little off track and end up...||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit005 Where did life come from?||Where did life on earth come from? How does life come from non-life? Explore the science of abiogenesis with us. Show Notes: http://thehereandhow.com/where-did-life-come-from||3/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit004 Is the Earth Flat?||What is the shape of the earth & how can we test it using science? Find out how we know that the earth is round (technically an oblate spheroid). Show notes: http://thehereandhow.com/is-the-earth-flat/||3/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit003 What Makes You, You?||Today we're looking at the biology, psychology and sociology behind what makes you, you? What makes up your identity and how much of an influence do others have on it? Are we purely physical beings, or is there more to it? Think about creating clones,..||3/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit002 Where are all the Aliens?||Where are all the aliens? How many broadcasting alien civilizations exist in the Milky Way, and why haven't we found any? Explore the Drake Equation & the Fermi Paradox with us. Show Notes: http://thehereandhow.com/where-are-all-the-aliens||3/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit001 Who Created Science?||Who created science, if anyone? Where did science come from, and what existed before science? What's the difference between good science and bad science? And Why does it matter? In this episode, we'll dive deep into the history of science! Hosts:...||2/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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Fantastic conversation by an all-star cast. You won’t want to miss it. And make sure to catch these guys on their YouTube channels as well.
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