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A podcast from NPR

Live from the Poundstone Institute

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15 Episodes • Released Weekly

15 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from NPR

Live from the Poundstone Institute

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15 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Paula Poundstone is on a quest to gather all of the world's knowledge. Or, as she puts it, "to get less stupid, one topic at a time." Follow her search as she looks to scientists, researchers, and experts for evidence about everything from what music cats like to the fluid dynamics of spilling coffee. "Every week, we'll keep looking for knowledge," says Paula, "because we know we left it somewhere."

Latest Episode

14 Oct 2017 • 36 mins

Does Boardwalk Make You a Jerk?

Researchers learn that a game of Monopoly can turn a normal person into Gordon Gekko. Also, can a pissing contest create a great Physicist? And, the legendary Lily Tomlin takes the Poundstone Personality Psurvey.