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Adam Braun | MissionU (Episode 626)


Adam Braun | MissionU (Episode 626)

Adam Braun (@AdamBraun) is the founder of school-building Pencils of Promise and bestselling author of The Promise of a Pencil. He joins us to discuss his new project, MissionU, and how it aims to update higher education for the 21st century. “Credential isn’t nearly as important as competency.” -Adam Braun The Cheat Sheet: How and why is the education system … Read More


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Chris Hadfield | Rare Earthling (Episode 625)


Chris Hadfield | Rare Earthling (Episode 625)

Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield) is an engineer, former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot, retired astronaut, the first Canadian to walk in space, and author of An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth and The Darkest Dark. “The big decisions are the easy ones.” -Commander Chris Hadfield The Cheat Sheet: The difference between “I want to be” and “I want to … Read More


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Nick Bilton | American Kingpin (Episode 624)


Nick Bilton | American Kingpin (Episode 624)

Nick Bilton (@nickbilton) is a special correspondent for Vanity Fair, a contributor to CNBC, a former columnist and reporter for The New York Times, and author of Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal and American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road. “I don’t believe we have crossed the line. … Read More


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Dean Karnazes | The Road to Sparta (Episode 623)


Dean Karnazes | The Road to Sparta (Episode 623)

Dean Karnazes (@DeanKarnazes) may be most famous for running fifty marathons in fifty states in fifty days, but he’s also a bestselling author who most recently published The Road to Sparta: Reliving the Ancient Battle and Epic Run That Inspired the World’s Greatest Footrace. “We’re so comfortable, we’re miserable.” -Dean Karnazes The Cheat Sheet: What drives someone to leave their … Read More


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David Eagleman | Making Sense of The Brain (Episode 622)


David Eagleman | Making Sense of The Brain (Episode 622)

David Eagleman (@davideagleman) is a Stanford neuroscientist, host of Emmy-nominated PBS/BBC series The Brain, and author of Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain and The Brain: The Story of You. The Cheat Sheet: Why our conscious brain should be grateful for its separation from the subconscious brain. What is sensory substitution, and how might it allow the blind to … Read More


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Bryan Callen | Mixed Mental Arts (Episode 621)


Bryan Callen (@bryancallen) is an actor, comedian, and podcaster who grew up traveling the world. He holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, is certain of comedy’s power to change the world, and is older than you probably think he is. “Embrace the chaos.” -Bryan Callen The Cheat Sheet: Why you should welcome the advice of an expert who … Read More


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Gabrielle Reece | Less Than Perfect (Episode 619)


Gabrielle Reece | Less Than Perfect (Episode 619)

Gabrielle Reece (@GabbyReece) has been a volleyball player, a model, an actress, a television personality, a mom, a community servant, author of My Foot Is Too Big for the Glass Slipper: A Guide to the Less Than Perfect Life, and now a podcaster on The Truth Barrel with Gabrielle Reece and Neil Strauss. “Do you want to cry that you … Read More


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Peter McGraw | The Humor Code (Episode 618)


Peter McGraw | The Humor Code (Episode 618)

Peter McGraw (@petermcgraw) is an associate professor of marketing and psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder, founder of the Humor Research Lab (HuRL), and co-author of The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny. The Cheat Sheet: Humor is ubiquitous — amusement and laughter are present in all cultures and many non-human mammals. Humor: what is … Read More


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Neil deGrasse Tyson | Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Episode 617)


Neil deGrasse Tyson | Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Episode 617)

Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) is the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium and author of number one New York Times Bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. “As the area of your knowledge grows, so too does the perimeter of your ignorance.” -Neil deGrasse Tyson The Cheat Sheet: How does a seasoned scientist maintain childlike curiosity? Understand the … Read More


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Lisa Feldman Barrett | How Emotions Are Made (Episode 616)


Lisa Feldman Barrett | How Emotions Are Made (Episode 616)

Lisa Feldman Barrett (@lfeldmanbarrett) is the Director of IASLab at Northeastern University, an innovator in the field of psychology, and one of the world’s foremost researchers on emotion. Her new book, How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, is out now. The Cheat Sheet: New science is telling us that emotions aren’t hard-wired into our brains and … Read More


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