This hour, we’ll take a trip 35 million miles from Earth with science writer Marc Kaufman, author of “Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission.”
Think, with host Krys Boyd, features in-depth interviews with compelling guests, covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and trends to food and wine, travel, adventure and entertainment.
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We’ll talk this hour about how we imagine what we read with Peter Mendelsund, Associate Art Director for Alfred A Knopf Books. He writes about the topic in “What We See When We Read.”
We’ll talk this hour about why and how our diets have evolved with Ann Gibbons. She profiles indigenous peoples across the globe who are still eating the way their ancestors ate in the next issue of National Geographic.
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We’ll talk this hour about how American history has affected our perception of God with Matthew Paul Turner. His new book is “Our Great Big American God: A Short History of Our Ever-Growing Deity.”
One of the downsides of the Internet Age is that all of that information can be overwhelming. We’ll talk this hour about how our brains can better process all of the data available to us with Daniel J. Levitin, whose new book is The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.
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On July 8, 1879, the USS Jeannette set sail from San Francisco with the hopes of reaching the North Pole. We’ll talk this hour about what happened to the crew with Hampton Sides, who tells their story in his new book.
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We’ll talk this hour about elusive corners of the globe with Alastair Bonnett, who writes about them in “Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies.”
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When we’re slighted, offended or worse in our daily lives, many of us choose to just suck it up. We’ll talk this hour about why we’re better served by working out our differences with others the author of “The Power of Positive Confrontation: The Skills You Need to Handle Conflicts at Work, at Home, Online, and In Life.”
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