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Good News Ride Home

Good News Ride Home

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In just 15 minutes, the coolest stuff that happened in the world today. Science, progress, life-hacks, memes, exciting art and hope. The antidote to depressing headlines. Smart stuff in podcast form. Good news, as a service.

Latest Episodes

Wed. 07/08 - No Change For America (literally, there's a coin shortage)

A plutonium mishap in New Mexico. The popular YouTube musician bringing awareness to indigenous languages. What’s up with the coin shortage in the US? And Spotify’s new personalized workout playlists.

17 MIN4 h ago
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Wed. 07/08 - No Change For America (literally, there's a coin shortage)

Tue. 07/07 - The Selfless Inventor of the N95 Mask

The story of the man who invented the N95 mask. Birds in Canada have changed their tune in an unprecedented way that has stumped scientists. How to become a citizen scientist. The sixteenth century “reading machine” recreated by engineering students in 2018. And a new way to annoy your coworkers.

18 MIN1 d ago
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Tue. 07/07 - The Selfless Inventor of the N95 Mask

Mon. 07/06 - Is America Running Out of Fireworks?

Scientists have discovered insects that have retained their shine after 99 million years. How to properly read an election poll, plus a little on Kanye West’s presidential campaign. After perhaps the most explosive Fourth of July in decades here in the states, is America now running out of fireworks? And the most American thing ever happened in Alaska over the weekend.

14 MIN2 d ago
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Mon. 07/06 - Is America Running Out of Fireworks?

Thu. 07/02 - The Exploding Whale Memorial Park (is a real thing)

The full story behind America’s national anthem. The other American holiday kicking off this weekend that you may not have heard of. The legendary exploding whale of Oregon gets its own memorial park. And NASA’s 4K ten-year time lapse of the sun.

16 MIN6 d ago
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Thu. 07/02 - The Exploding Whale Memorial Park (is a real thing)

Wed. 07/01 - The Beer Garden Run By Nuns

Physicists give us the lowdown on human teleportation. Some tips for taking actually impressive photos of fireworks this weekend. The nuns moonlighting as bartenders in Milwaukee. What works and what doesn’t for keeping mosquitos away. And the Katmai National Park bear cam is officially back.

17 MIN1 w ago
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Wed. 07/01 - The Beer Garden Run By Nuns

Tue. 06/30 - Coming Soon: 3D-Printed Plant-Based Steaks

A massive star has vanished. Or collapsed into a black hole. We’re not really sure. The story behind the new 3D-printed plant-based meats. Tips on how to finish your side project. And why Dairy Queen isn’t allowed to say they sell “ice cream” and what Margaret Thatcher has to do with that.

16 MIN1 w ago
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Tue. 06/30 - Coming Soon: 3D-Printed Plant-Based Steaks

Mon. 06/29 - Virtually Relive Your Daily Commute

A barber who’s invented a new, safe way to give people haircuts. The son who embarked on an eighty-five day solo trip across the Atlantic ocean to get to his dad’s 90th birthday after the coronavirus canceled all flights. An experiment in Australia that’s been running for almost a hundred years. Why we feel strangely "aggressive" impulses towards pets and babies we find unbearably cute. And a website that helps you virtually relive your daily commute.

15 MIN1 w ago
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Mon. 06/29 - Virtually Relive Your Daily Commute

Fri. 06/26 - When Going to a Polling Site is Against Your Religion

The church created to circumvent a loophole in Tennessee's elections. VR is getting smell-o-vision, but smelling things is not actually the point. How to prevent your glasses from fogging up while wearing a mask. And a website that aims to combine the best of old fashioned TV channel surfing and the weird wonders of the web.

17 MIN1 w ago
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Fri. 06/26 - When Going to a Polling Site is Against Your Religion

Thu. 06/25 - NASA Wants YOU To Design a Moon Toilet

Tips for collaborating with coworkers and other ways to maximize working from home. NASA wants your help designing a toilet for their next trip to the moon. How unwanted pests in some store-bought broccoli turned into a wholesome Twitter saga. And a new way to keep up to date with your favorite directors.

16 MIN1 w ago
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Thu. 06/25 - NASA Wants YOU To Design a Moon Toilet

Wed. 06/24 - Mental Health Tips for Reopening Post-Lockdown

A smart sponge that may be the key to cleaning up oil spills. How to mentally prepare as your town reopens. DIY instructions for making your own beehive bed. And the blossoming audience members that attended Monday night’s performance at the Barcelona opera house.

14 MIN2 w ago
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Wed. 06/24 - Mental Health Tips for Reopening Post-Lockdown

Latest Episodes

Wed. 07/08 - No Change For America (literally, there's a coin shortage)

A plutonium mishap in New Mexico. The popular YouTube musician bringing awareness to indigenous languages. What’s up with the coin shortage in the US? And Spotify’s new personalized workout playlists.

17 MIN4 h ago
Comments
Wed. 07/08 - No Change For America (literally, there's a coin shortage)

Tue. 07/07 - The Selfless Inventor of the N95 Mask

The story of the man who invented the N95 mask. Birds in Canada have changed their tune in an unprecedented way that has stumped scientists. How to become a citizen scientist. The sixteenth century “reading machine” recreated by engineering students in 2018. And a new way to annoy your coworkers.

18 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Tue. 07/07 - The Selfless Inventor of the N95 Mask

Mon. 07/06 - Is America Running Out of Fireworks?

Scientists have discovered insects that have retained their shine after 99 million years. How to properly read an election poll, plus a little on Kanye West’s presidential campaign. After perhaps the most explosive Fourth of July in decades here in the states, is America now running out of fireworks? And the most American thing ever happened in Alaska over the weekend.

14 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Mon. 07/06 - Is America Running Out of Fireworks?

Thu. 07/02 - The Exploding Whale Memorial Park (is a real thing)

The full story behind America’s national anthem. The other American holiday kicking off this weekend that you may not have heard of. The legendary exploding whale of Oregon gets its own memorial park. And NASA’s 4K ten-year time lapse of the sun.

16 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Thu. 07/02 - The Exploding Whale Memorial Park (is a real thing)

Wed. 07/01 - The Beer Garden Run By Nuns

Physicists give us the lowdown on human teleportation. Some tips for taking actually impressive photos of fireworks this weekend. The nuns moonlighting as bartenders in Milwaukee. What works and what doesn’t for keeping mosquitos away. And the Katmai National Park bear cam is officially back.

17 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Wed. 07/01 - The Beer Garden Run By Nuns

Tue. 06/30 - Coming Soon: 3D-Printed Plant-Based Steaks

A massive star has vanished. Or collapsed into a black hole. We’re not really sure. The story behind the new 3D-printed plant-based meats. Tips on how to finish your side project. And why Dairy Queen isn’t allowed to say they sell “ice cream” and what Margaret Thatcher has to do with that.

16 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Tue. 06/30 - Coming Soon: 3D-Printed Plant-Based Steaks

Mon. 06/29 - Virtually Relive Your Daily Commute

A barber who’s invented a new, safe way to give people haircuts. The son who embarked on an eighty-five day solo trip across the Atlantic ocean to get to his dad’s 90th birthday after the coronavirus canceled all flights. An experiment in Australia that’s been running for almost a hundred years. Why we feel strangely "aggressive" impulses towards pets and babies we find unbearably cute. And a website that helps you virtually relive your daily commute.

15 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Mon. 06/29 - Virtually Relive Your Daily Commute

Fri. 06/26 - When Going to a Polling Site is Against Your Religion

The church created to circumvent a loophole in Tennessee's elections. VR is getting smell-o-vision, but smelling things is not actually the point. How to prevent your glasses from fogging up while wearing a mask. And a website that aims to combine the best of old fashioned TV channel surfing and the weird wonders of the web.

17 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Fri. 06/26 - When Going to a Polling Site is Against Your Religion

Thu. 06/25 - NASA Wants YOU To Design a Moon Toilet

Tips for collaborating with coworkers and other ways to maximize working from home. NASA wants your help designing a toilet for their next trip to the moon. How unwanted pests in some store-bought broccoli turned into a wholesome Twitter saga. And a new way to keep up to date with your favorite directors.

16 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Thu. 06/25 - NASA Wants YOU To Design a Moon Toilet

Wed. 06/24 - Mental Health Tips for Reopening Post-Lockdown

A smart sponge that may be the key to cleaning up oil spills. How to mentally prepare as your town reopens. DIY instructions for making your own beehive bed. And the blossoming audience members that attended Monday night’s performance at the Barcelona opera house.

14 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Wed. 06/24 - Mental Health Tips for Reopening Post-Lockdown

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