Learn Me Something

24 EpisodesProduced by Hologram Radio

Learn Me Something is a podcast that celebrates our ignorance as the beginning of the search for Truth. Every week we select diverse subjects outside our neurosphere and set out to teach/learn something about them. The intent is to learn/teach something, for all of us. Recognizing the evolving world… read more

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Building A B.S. Detector

December 7th, 2018

Synopsis This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into how we can all build better B.S. detectors, i.e, critical thinking skills.

David Foster Wallace famously argued that:

learning how to think really …

Tickling

November 30th, 2018

Ley Lines

November 23rd, 2018

Motivation

November 16th, 2018

Atlantis

November 11th, 2018

Voting

November 2nd, 2018

Synopsis This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into voting, the current system in place in Canada, the new alternatives being put forth to get rid of “first-past-the-post,” and how they differ.

Make …

Halloween Extravaganza 2018

October 26th, 2018

Witches

October 19th, 2018

The Goblin And Planet 9

October 12th, 2018

Synopsis This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the research behind what scientists know about the ninth planet.

The Kuiper Belt (also known as the Edgeworth–Kuiper belt) is a region of the …

Love Languages

October 4th, 2018

Synopsis This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the love languages. What is a love language? According to Dr. Gary Chapman, there are 5 love languages. The idea is simple: Break down and decode the …

Transhumanism

September 28th, 2018

Synopsis This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into transhumanism, an international philosophical movement that advocates for the transformation of the human condition by developing and making widely …

Astrology

September 21st, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into astrology, its history, the difference between that and astronomy, and why …

Photosynthesis

September 14th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into photosynthesis. We know that plants convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel them, but there’s emerging science …

Orgasms

September 7th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into orgasms, the stats behind the disparity between men and women who have them, what happens to your brain when you orgasm, and how men can please …

Allergies

August 31st, 2018

Organ Donors

August 24th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the history organ donation, the problems surrounding it in various different countries such as Canada, the United States, and the thought process …

The Know Nothings

August 17th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the “Know Nothing” political movement. The Native American Party, renamed the …

Alien Abductions

August 10th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into alien abductions, the reports behind them and why they’ve subsided, and of course strive to separate fact from fiction.

Paranormal investigators …

The Plastic Problem

August 3rd, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into plastics. How much plastic do we recycle in North America, how do we compare …

Anxiety

July 27th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into anxiety, how it’s defined, where it comes from, and its varying degrees of severity.

The National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) says that …

Animal Intelligence

July 20th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into animal intelligence, the differences between different species, and how they’ve developed.

In the Early Days of Humanity, Odin sat high in the …

Superstition

July 13th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into superstition. Why do so many people believe in things that seem irrational, illogical, and rooted in fear of the unknown?

Merriam-Webster, …

Consciousness

July 6th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into consciousness. What is it, does every living thing have it, and are we part of …

Cyberbullying

June 29th, 2018

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the rather complex and pervasive ssue of cyberbullying. What’s it like to be a …

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