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Ologies with Alie Ward
Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 18,495 ratings
I don’t know! I don’t think so? Look I know we all have a lot going on these days, but lately things have been extra on fire in my life, and this podcast has provided such *relief* to my exhausted angry aching brain. I’ve only listened to three episodes and I’m standing outside this podcast’s...Read full review »
onlyinlighthouses via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/13/21
One of my favorite podcasts
This is one of my most beloved podcasts to listen to. Alie Ward delves into “…ologies” that I’ve never heard of, though, each and every one of them is absolutely fascinating. This has been a perfect bridge to scientific endeavors that I never realized I wanted to learn more about. Not only...Read full review »
ShaiY. via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/12/21
I stumbled across this pod and now I can’t stop listening. Please send help... and more episodes of Ologies.
Funky Fresh(water biologist) via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/12/21
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