Curiosity Daily Podcast: Aliens Studying Humans, an AI Fairy Tale, and The Importance of Taking Off Your Shoes

Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you learn something new in just a few minutes:

May 07, 2018

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