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Live from the Poundstone Institute
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."
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 1,883 ratings
And yet, I no longer keep a sponge in my kitchen…. This is on my list of daily listening. Paula and Adam bring SO much joy to my day. It’s nice to have something to listen to that’s not all politics all the time. What I learn from this podcast has increased my ability to start fun...Read full review »
Alpha Courage via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/22/19
This show was so good but nobody listens to Paula Poundstone super good too.
Chironimax via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/10/19
Pound stone
I loved this show! She is so funny and made me laugh 🤗. Why was it taken off ??? Thank you
RutkaBabette via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/07/19
Recent Episodes
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Published 10/14/17
This week, new research determines whether dogs sleep better on the floor, or in your giant new sleigh bed. Also, should you feel sorry for telling someone you're sorry? And, Visiting Scholar Ed Begley, Jr. peer reviews research that suggests an unlikely candidate for history's greatest...
Published 10/07/17
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