Water Cooler Talk Podcast

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Replication Crisis w/ Joe Gough

Joined by guest host Joe Gough (32:20), Adam and Joe discuss if the marshmallow test is still legitimate and if it can assess animal intelligence (10:12) and how the long-term impact of solitary confinement on the brain is finally being discussed on the global stage (45:46). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Joe’s charity of choice, “Samaritans.org”. “Samaritans works to make sure there’s always someone there who anyone who needs someone (*UK Service*).”

 

[News Story]

 

A Cephalopod Has Passed A Cognitive Test Designed For Human Children

 

Neuroscientists Make A Case Against Solitary Confinement

 

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Joe Gough (www.JoeFGough.com)

 

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Episode Sips: Tree Hugger

From "Forest Bathing w/ Hiking Thru Life"

 

"Forest Service Recommends Hugging Trees While You Can’t Hug Others"

Iceland Review Nature Written by Larissa Kyzer | April 10th, 2020

 

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Episode Sips: Message In A Bottle

From "Forest Bathing w/ Hiking Thru Life"

 

"Message In A Bottle Leads To Rescue Of California Family Stranded On 40ft Waterfall"

CBS News | September 11th, 2019

 

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Forest Bathing w/ Hiking Thru Life

Joined by guest host Sarah Kermode of Hiking Thru Life Podcast (15:12), Adam and Sarah discuss the Icelandic Forest Service giving out advice to take 5 minutes to hug a tree  (02:54) and why trusting a rope from a hiking trail 7 years ago might not be a wise decision (27:59). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Sarah’s charity of choice, “HIKE For Mental Health”. “HIKE For Mental Health organizes fundraising hikes to promote healthy outdoor activity, alleviate suffering from mental illness and conserve wilderness trails.”

 

[News Story]

 

Forest Service Recommends Hugging Trees While You Can’t Hug Others

 

Message In A Bottle Leads To Rescue Of California Family Stranded On 40ft Waterfall

 

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Hiking Thru Life (www.HikingThruLife.net)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

Artwork (www.Kohney.com)

Pay Me w/ John Holden

Joined by guest host John Holden (21:37), Adam and John discuss if the relative ease of sports betting in the US will impact the future of ethical competition (02:15) and how new laws surrounding paying student-athletes can allow players to capitalize on their best earning years (28:38). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about John’s charity of choice, the ASPCA. “The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide”.

 

[News Story]

 

Tech Billionaire Puts Money On Eagles Winning Super Bowl LVI In First Sports Bet From Space

 

Should Top College Athletes Earn $800,000 A Year? Some Believe So

 

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John Holden (www.Twitter.com/JohnSportsLaw)

 

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Slippery Slope w/ Macy Ramos

Joined by guest host Macy Ramos (23:48), Adam and Macy discuss the legal lawsuit taken by the naked baby on the cover of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ album (03:24) and how OnlyFans’ sexually explicit content “flip-flop” mostly hurt the creators who allowed OnlyFans to have its platform (39:01). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Macy’s charity of choice, New Horizons Shelter And Outreach Centers. “...a shelter for individuals and families who have experienced domestic violence, was organized in 1978 through the cooperative efforts of an informal group of citizens in the La Crosse area who recognized the need for services to victims of domestic abuse.”

 

[News Story]

 

Why The Baby On Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Album Is Suing Now

 

Who’s Really In Charge Of OnlyFans?

 

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Macy Ramos (www.LinkedIn.com/Macy-Ramos-14a109104)

 

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Different Strokes w/ Jeff Abraham

Joined by guest host Jeff Abraham (22:37), Adam and Jeff discuss if children should watch a cartoon about the world’s longest penis (03:53) and how China’s switch towards “war hero” masculinity might impact societies view of what it means to be a modern man (29:19). Enjoy!

 

[News Story]

 

Danish Kids TV Show Centred On Man With World’s Longest Penis Raises Eyebrows

 

China Promotes Education Drive To Make Boys More “Manly”

 

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Jeff Abraham (www.Twitter.com/JeffAbraham111)

 

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Critical Location Theory w/ Natasha Sohni

Joined by guest host Natasha Sohni (30:46), Adam and Natasha discuss building friendships across political lines (03:34) and how critical race theory is re-washing America’s past (50:46). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Natasha’s charity of choice, Khalsa Aid. “Khalsa Aid is an international NGO with the aim to provide humanitarian aid in disaster areas and civil conflict zones around the world”.

 

[News Story]

 

Why Friendships Are Falling Apart Over Politics

 

Critical Race Theory Ban Leads Oklahoma College To Cancel Class That Taught “White Privilege”

 

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Natasha Sohni (www.NatSohni.wordpress.com)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

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Privacy Paradox w/ Jake Teeny

Joined (for a 2nd time) by guest host Jake Teeny (28:39), Adam and Jake discuss the current hullabaloo surrounding the misinformation associated with the origins of COVID-19 (04:23) and what the latest patent approval by Spotify could mean for the future of playlist recommendations (34:44). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Jake’s charity of choice, PAWS Chicago. “PAWS Chicago is a national model in animal sheltering, committed to bringing an end to the killing of homeless cats and dogs”.

 

[News Story]

 

The Media’s Lab Leak Debacle Shows Why Banning “Misinformation” Is A Terrible Idea

 

Spotify Patents Tech To Monitor Your Speech, Infer Emotion

 

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Jake Teeny (www.EverydayPsych.com)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

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Leaders Of Tomorrow w/ Harriet Hunt

Joined by guest host Harriet Hunt (12:44), Adam and Harriet discuss younger generations taking on the challenges of exploring space (04:04) and how the Swiss are taking on space junk (22:34). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Harriet’s charity of choice, Stand.Earth. “Stand challenges corporations and governments to treat people and the environment with respect, because our lives depend on it”.

 

[News Story]

 

17 YO. Discovers Planet 6.9 Times Larger Than Earth On 3rd Day Of Internship With NASA

 

The World’s First Space ‘Garbage Truck’ Will Be Swiss

 

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Harriet Hunt (www.Twitter.com/Hunt_Harriet)

 

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Artwork (www.Kohney.com)

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