Rise and grind! Hustle HARDER! We are constantly told that working super hard aka "hustling" brings success ... but what does science say? We also chat about which YouTubers push this mantra, the concept of workism and statistics on what the perfect work week should look like.
The Plastic Problem
Today we have Rachel Salt, the author of "The Plastic Problem" join us to talk about plastics! In our recent YouTube video we wore every piece of plastic we used in a week, and wanted to talk about why plastic is amazing, the impact of all this waste, and what we can do as individuals and society to minimize the problem. We also touch on parenting strategies and new baby science!
The Streaming Wars
Netflix, Disney+, Apple+ or even something called Quibi. The amount of streaming services is out of control. But what is the environmental impact of these services? And, according to science who will WIN THIS WAR?
Climate Change Deniers
Who are these "climate change deniers", and why do they believe the things they believe? More importantly, what are the most effective ways to communicate with them, so that they can understand the severity and stakes of climate change? In this episode we also talk about a new discovery on why bird eggs have different colors and patterns, and a sneaky tactic that climate change deniers have used to fool the public.
Are you addicted to Instagram? WE ARE! Do you want to use it less? WE DO! This episode explains a scientific perspective on how to decrease Instagram use. We also break down the impact social media has on mental health and how to get more LIKES! LOL. We're all in this fight against social media, so come explore the concept of TURNING OFF YOUR PHONE (after listening to this podcast)