Category: Entertainment

Podcast: Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics is a podcast hosted by author, Stephen Dubner. Freakonomics has over 400 episodes, and the subjects include: the effects of social distancing, figuring out whether rent control is actually effective, discussing what socialism really entails, and the economics of running a sports team/sports gambling. These are just examples of the types of topics that…

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Books: Being Mortal (Atul Gawande)

Being Mortal is a very insightful, eye-opening book written by Atul Gawande. Gawande is a surgeon by practice, but he has used his medical talents and knowledge to write books. Being Mortal talks about the difficulties that medical advancements and the current medical system have caused. Although the lifespan and life quality for many people…

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App: Audible

Audible is one of my personal favorite apps. In addition to listening to podcasts and reading an actual book, sometime it is easier to blend the two and listen to an audiobook. Personally, I have tried listening to fiction audiobooks, but it is hard for me to get really engrossed when I am only listening…

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Podcast: The Tim Ferriss Show

I am a huge fan of podcasts; I think that they are the most accessible form of learning and entertainment available right now. You can listen to podcasts in the car, walking, on the train, around the house, etc. Considering there are almost an infinite number of podcasts available today, it can be difficult to…

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