Making Eye contact, facing forward on an elevator, tipping your server - these are all social norms that we adhere to and if we don't we get put in social jail. We explore what social norms really are, how they come about, and what future norms might come about based on current trends.
In this episode we go deep into the subconscious and explore our dreams, nightmares, and meaning behind it all. How much can we really know about something that happens when we sleep? Are we recharging? Processing? Are we predicting the future? We explore these ideas and more!
In this episode we finally get to chipping away at the mountain of mail we get from our many dedicated listeners all around the globe. We rip through as many as we can and it makes for a lot of great wild conjecture. Thanks for all the great questions guys!!!!
We're all doing what we can to survive the pandemic by staying healthy both physically and mentally. Part of mental game might be sacrificing some of the physical game...by eating our favorite awesome snacks. (hands up emoji)
In this episode we are joined again by MSU Professor of Mechanical Engineering Patton Allison as he tells us about his life abroad in the UK. His stories offer refreshing insight into his days at Cambridge carrying out some of the oldest (if not the oldest) traditions in academia and traveling around Britain and the UK as an Ex Pat.
In this fresh episode we are joined by Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University Patton Allison to discuss what it's like to teach during a pandemic. We also talk about our personal experiences going to University, how it compares now to when our boomer parents went to university, and we touch a little bit on Tiger King because let's be honest it's what's on all of our minds.
In this episode we continue our great discussion with video producer Andrew Davis where he pulls back the veil a little bit on what otherwise might be a unknown industry to most. We talk proper (or improper) posture when consuming 20 minute youtube content in bed, how the media has been changed by President Trump, when and when not to use ellipses, and more!
Where do you get your media? Do you ever wonder how your favorite news stories are created and produced? How has media and journalism changed over the years and who has been instrumental in that change? We talk with video producer Andrew Davis about these topics and more.
No, not the tv show, well... we cover that a little bit but this week we're joined by attorney Andrew Pace to discuss the law, why we have laws, some fun latin law words, trusts, big law, small law, all the good stuff!
Kids, y'ever heard of em? Well, chances are, if you're alive then you once were a kid. Maybe you forgot what it's like to be a kid. We're talking with Child Development Researcher Lauren Celenza about what it means to be a kid, how to get down to their level (sometimes literally), and other fun topics involving our little ones.
We've all heard of the friend zone...but have you heard of the Blue Zone? In this episode we take a deep dive into what makes a blue zone a blue zone and why it might be something we should consider. (HINT: It has nothing to do with being friend zoned)
What better way to close out the decade than with our continued discussion about the mysterious and disruptive generation of Millennials. This one has a good smattering of head slam story cameos as well. Don't forget to @ us in the new year!
In this episode we philosophize about philosophy - what's your best life look like? Is there free will? Do you think outside the Overton Window? What even is the Overton Window? This and more in episode 15!
We continue our discussion about travel - why aren't trains ever as cool as in the movies? Why do some people catch the travel bug and some don't? What is eco travel? We don't know, but we cover these things and more in part 2 of travel!
The space and aliens discussion continues as the guys talk about first contact, why the concept of aliens is so appealing, cult alien perspective vs scientific alien perspective, and Tom's highly rare form of sleep paralysis.
In this episode the fellas discuss jobs, the future of sample spoons, FYRE Festival, and Financial Independence Retire Early (F.I.R.E) among many other sub genres of discussion topics. All with a healthy dose of wild conjecture.