Science & Technology

Electric Cars
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
86

Electric Cars

Technology
Environment
Global warming
The Internet
Sep 4, 2020
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18
minutes

The history of electric cars goes back a lot further than Tesla and Elon Musk.

Indeed, the 'golden age' of electric cars was over 150 years ago.

Discover how electric cars have evolved, why some people say they aren't as green as people think they are, and we run the calculations to see what the true environmental cost of electric car ownership is.

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault | Noah's Ark for Seeds
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
81

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault | Noah's Ark for Seeds

Global warming
Consumption
Food & drink
Technology
Aug 18, 2020
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15
minutes

Deep in the Arctic Archipelago, under an icy mountain, lies a real-life Noah's Ark.

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is where a copy of almost every seed in the world is kept, just as a backup. Enjoy this fascinating story of global cooperation, and hear about one of the most amazing places on Earth.

The Dark Web
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
53

The Dark Web

Technology
The Internet
Hacking
Drugs
May 12, 2020
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23
minutes

It's the internet's 'dark' side, where people go to do things that they don't want other people to know about.

In this episode we take a look into the hidden part of the internet, and discuss how it works, what you can do there, and whether it is really as bad as the media make it out to be.

How Google Works
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
31

How Google Works

Technology
The Internet
Feb 28, 2020
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21
minutes

It's the most visited website in the world, with 80,000 searches per second.

But have you ever actually wondered how it really works?

Fake Meat
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
22

Fake Meat

Food & drink
Economics
Business
Global warming
Jan 31, 2020
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15
minutes

The fake meat industry is booming.

Today we take a look at why that is, and ask ourselves whether there will ever be a day that 'real' meat vanishes from our dinner tables altogether.

Who Owns Space (And Why Does It Matter)?
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
9

Who Owns Space (And Why Does It Matter)?

Space
The United Nations
USA
Russia
Dec 16, 2019
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12
minutes

We humans do a pretty good job of dividing up ownership of the world.

But what about beyond that?

Who owns space? Who decides who owns that, and why does it matter?

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