Assignment deadlines and your lecturers ill-fitting toupee have been the main topic for far too long now. Here’s a list of the top podcasts to impress your friends with next week at the pub:
- TED TALKS
You’ve probably heard of TED Talks, with some of the greatest videos reaching up to 50 million views on YouTube. Their daily podcast feed now brings you the latest talks on the go.
2. THE GUARDIAN AUDIO LONG READS
Newspapers are becoming less and less popular with our generation, who prefer to catch up with the latest news online. The Guardian Audio Long Reads means you don’t have to miss out on some of the best journalism the UK has to offer.
3. FREAKANOMICS RADIO
Following the success of their Freakonomics book back in 2005, the duo Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt created Freaknomics Radio to give their audience an insight into the wonderful world of socioeconomics.
WNYC Studios, the creator of popular podcasts, This American Life and Serial. Radiolab makes science accessible to everyone. Opening discussion for questions such as “how can you know without knowing words?”, the show breaks down concepts and creates thought-provoking hypotheses.
Hello Internet helps you formulate an opinion on things you never thought you’d think about. “Monkey Copyright” opens discussion about Copyright Law from a story which argued that a monkey should be legally determined to own rights to a photo that he took of himself.