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Where does your "mind" come from? Easy answer: Your brain...right? Think again. It's hard to believe, there is no explanation in modern science how a brain could create our subjective experience of being alive ("consciousness"). Science Magazine has called this "hard problem" the #2 question remaining in all of science. Where Is My Mind? explores a revolutionary hypothesis: What if consciousness comes from outside the body? The show is hosted by Mark Gober, a consciousness researcher and aut ...
 
Your favorite, award-winning general trivia podcast with a healthy dose of internet and media things. Deemed, "a happy yet intellectual space", Things I Got Wrong at Trivia prides itself on creative question writing that isn’t just predicated on dates and obscure facts, but topics that are accessible to all. Clever literary clues and an unfolding narrative in many questions help bring listeners along for the ride. Unique rounds and topics such as “Silly-nonyms”, “Disney: ‘After Dark’”, “Medi ...
 
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Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs barely get out of Vegas with the win, while Tom Brady and can't pull it out in Tampa. Meanwhile Burrow is out for the year, Tua gets benched for a game, and Taysom Hill surprises Geoff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Geoff Schwartz
 
On this episode, we have Lauren and Julia from the wonderful Miss Information Podcast! We talk about museums, their history, and the beauty of Rochester! In this Round Robin game we play,: Let's Rock! (Rocks and Minerals) Treaties and Agreements Art History "-Stan" in the Place Where you Live Regrets in Innovation Check out and subscribe to Miss In…
 
Tom Brady had the worst loss of his career in a division matchup against Drew Brees and Tua gets a tough win against Kyler and the Cardinals in a matchup of former Heisman candidates. Plus Gabe and Geoff both share their favorites to come out of the AFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
On this episode, we bring on Judge JP from The Geek Bracket podcast. We talk about his yearlong trivia tournament and other goingson. Also shoutout to the awesome Charlotte Podcast Festival. If you're into making podcast, be sure to check out all of their 2020 keynotes. In this Round Robin game we play,: "Bump the Lamp" - Classic Cartoons Regional …
 
The Browns missed an extra point to turn a win into a push, and then the Seahawks cost us an undefeated week, making Geoff and Matts picks for last week 3-1-1 in the Supercontest lines. We have more great picks for you and we'll be previewing each game ahead of week 8. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Our Halloween Spooktacular Special Extravaganza of Darkness and Destruction is here and we are so happy to have the Still Sleeping podcast on! We experience our spookiest Halloween special yet where we talk Halloween plans (or lack thereof), the most underrated candy and what mysteries really lie where we dare not tread. We have a huge Round Robin …
 
This Thursday on Geoff Schwartz Is Smarter Than You: Le’Veon Bell has been set free, further turmoil in the SEC as Nick Saban and Greg Bryn test positive for COVID-19; plus, we're coming off a profitable 3-2 week and we'll preview each game ahead of week 6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Week 5 was another wild one: Dak Prescott went down with an injury, we all cringed watching Alex Smith take multiple sacks during his return, Pat Mahomes did not play well in the pocket, and another batch of games were rescheduled due to COVID. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
On this episode we are so happy to be joined by Lam and Mack from 2 Nerds in a Pod. We talk a bit about our first memories playing Video Games, the Podcast Awards, and we split up teams to go to war against each other! In this game, we play: General Trivia Tagline Takedown Dr.... Who? Three of a Kind Check out 2 Nerds in a Pod on iTunes and Twitter…
 
We're four weeks into the NFL season and we got to see how the NFL handled its first COVID breakout. Geoff admits Matt Ford was right for once. Then he breaks down how Joe Burrow could cover over against the Ravens & jumps into Week 5 SuperContest lines. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
For the first time ever, two MVP winners age 25 or younger shared a field last night. Geoff breaks down everything Kansas City did right. Plus, Josh Allen is playing top-tier football and Philly might need to turn things around with Caron Wentz at the helm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
On this episode, it's just the three of us! Rachel talks about her recent trivia hosting experience and we talk a bit about question writing and talk a few rounds that got away. In this Round Robin episode we play: "Yellow Trivia" Newspaper Headline Years Disney: "After Dark" Picks:: Autonomous Ai - Ergo 2 + Roller Blade Office Wheels: https://www.…
 
On this episode, we're welcoming Chris and Mike from the Pub Trivia Experience on for FIVE ROUNDS of trivia. We play: The Wilhelm Scream in Movies Most Notable International Food Dishes Florida Trivia U.S. Election History "Good News is on the Way" - Uplifting and Positive Music Be sure to check out http://pubtriviaexperience.com/ and download Pub …
 
31 teams have unwittingly entered the Leonard Fournette Sweepstakes, Trevor Lawrence and Ja'Marr Chase are carefully planning their futures; and despite confirmation, the Big Ten is still a Big Mess. Plus, is Ted Lasso a good show? Geoff Schwartz & Gabe Goodwin have the latest from around the league. Cold open: Rams LB Clay Johnston Learn more abou…
 
On this brand new episode, Ryan, Rachel and Stu welcome Nathan Drake (@melonhawk on Twitch and Youtube) back to the show! We talk summer gardening, new gaming consoles on the horizon and some updated on new game formats we're bringing in. AND WE FINALLY CELEBRATE 50 FREAKING EPISODES!! Honestly this is all a testament to the amazing listeners who h…
 
Geoff weighs-in on Big Ten players still pushing to play, Jerry Jones vowing to have fans in Dallas and Alex Smith’s inspiring and risky comeback; also: Dez Bryant in Baltimore, the return of Hard Knocks and Big Ben. Plus, find out why Geoff hates the beach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
On this episode, Ryan hosts a game joined by the wonderful Raylene and Sydney from the Still Sleeping podcast and Nathan Drake (MelonHawk on Twitch). We play: General Trivia Trivia about Dreams Miyazaki Films: "After Dark" Family Feud! Coldplay Drummer Stand-up - Nish Kumar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4xxbx7ALSA Wonderful cover art done by Ra…
 
Power Five conferences are not in sync — even as Trevor Lawrence and dozens of players express a desire to play the 2020 season. Geoff explains why the conference leadership is moving slowly. Also, was Deion too old-school for shaming NFL players who opt-out? And we'll discuss Tom Brady's newfound playbook dilemma. #WeWanttoPlay: (2:05) Deion: (24:…
 
The NFL's COVID-19 opt-out deadline is now official (Thursday at 4 p.m. ET.), Pac-12 players have made their list of demands and we'll make predictions for quarterbacks getting a fresh start in 2020. Plus, how long will The Rock's XFL actually last? Cold Open: Devin McCourty NFL Opt-Out Deadline: (4:05) Pac-12's #WeAreUnited: (16:51) Old Faces, New…
 
At least 13 Miami Marlins players and personnel tested positive and concern has spread to NFL media and players alike. Geoff and Gabe break down why caution is the path forward. Later, they'll discuss why first round draft picks aren't overrated & how slimmed-down telecasts will affect on-field play this season. Growing concern: (1:20) Jamal Adams:…
 
On this episode we're counting ourselves in with a heck of a swing beat. We talk a bit of early childhood music and we inadvertently get to talk a whole lot about Avatar: The Last Airbender while setting up a big ending to our game where we play: EGGscellent Trivia! Things people got.. really wrong Nickelodeon Trivia! Stu: Bug Fables (Switch, PC, P…
 
The NFL and the NFL Players Association reached an agreement Monday on daily testing for COVID-19 for at least the first two weeks of training camp. Geoff explains why this is such a huge leap forward . Later, we'll unpack how training camps will adversely affect rookies & what types of bets you should place this season. #WeWanttoPlay: (0:42) Train…
 
Geoff's back on a special solo podcast with an update on how NFLPA concerns are evolving, Derrick Henry's contract extension, Dak Prescott's lack of a new contract extension and college football's late-arriving COVID guidelines. JJ Watt & NFLPA concern: (0: 28)Derrick Henry: (9:09)Dak Prescott: (14:53)NCAA guidelines: (19:19) Learn more about your …
 
College football is in a bad spot. The Big 10 and Pac 12 canceled non-conference games and other power-five programs may soon follow. Geoff explains why this is a good idea. And later, we'll take a closer look at the odd order of Madden 21's quarterback ratings. NFLPA updates: (3:15) College football realities: (13:10) Madden ratings: (24:10) 'Move…
 
On this episode we circle back to talk about the International Space Station crew launch and our experience watching it. Then we gear up to play: General Trivia All About Shakespeare "Gastro Obscura" - Fictional Food Lightning Round! Rachel: How to Fix a Drug Scandal (Netflix) - https://www.netflix.com/title/80233339 --- Support this podcast: https…
 
Geoff's back on another bonus episode to discuss DeSean Jackson's inflammatory, anti-Semitic post and his response. Then, he'll explain how helpful the NFL's new coronavirus protocols really are; and why intra-conference schedules is a good idea for college football. Cold Open: Julian Edelman DeSean Jackson: (0:57) Return to play guidelines: (6:54)…
 
Geoff & Gabe are back to — like the rest of the NFL world — put together the pieces of Pat Mahomes' record-shattering 10-year extension. How will Kansas City build around him? Later, we'll discuss why players want to skip the preseason entirely and college football turning to splash shields.Pat Mahomes: (0:38)Skipping preseason: (15:04)Splash shiel…
 
With the NFL preseason cut in half, Geoff explains what this means for younger players, position battles and game-day preparation. Plus, with new details of Cam Newton's one-year deal, we'll re-examine particular benefits of the deal. Newton's contract: (0:46) Vets & younger players: (5:49) Same-day travel: (11:56) Fan waivers: (15:35) Learn more a…
 
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