Curiosity Daily Podcast: Your Memory on Social Media, Best Workouts, and Why Grocery Stores Sell Bread in Paper
In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:
June 07, 2018
Episode Show Notes:
Check out the whole Starting to Exercise report for more information on how to get into a healthy workout routine. And if you’re hungry for more food and kitchen learning, then check out Nathan Myhrvold's book "Modernist Cuisine at Home." We handpick reading recommendations we think you may like. If you choose to make a purchase through that link, Curiosity will get a share of the sale.
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