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Welcome to Eureka!, the show that gets under the skin of science with questions that really matter! Join science enthusiast Rick Edwards and actual real-life scientist Dr Michael Brooks every week as they dissect some of the universe’s most puzzling questions with the help of the world’s leading experts. From alien invasions and AI robot takeovers, to face transplants and talking animals, Rick and Michael are getting to the bottom of it all! Subscribe to ensure you never miss an episode. Hos ...
 
Sports Horn – it’s the UK’s third most talked about sports radio network! Join ex-footballer and current pundit Ian Fiveankles with co-host Anthony Richardson as they tackle the biggest sporting stories in their brand new breakfast show, only on SPORTS HORN. Dishing out the sort of insight one can only acquire from playing LDV Vans Trophy fixtures against both Jamie Cureton and Jamie O’Hara, this is a breakfast show not to be missed... Sports Horn is a weekly sports radio parody from Stak an ...
 
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Let us be your Mourn Hub™. Sports Horn is a sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collectively as the popular online sketch duo 'The Exploding Heads'. Tell all your friends, and make sure to give them those all-important five stars wherever you stream your podcasts, which will allow us to make more shows! Sports…
 
We’ve all done something bad at some point in our lives, but why? This week, we explore how we can quantify a ‘bad’ thing, what’s going on in our brains when we do something wrong and why sometimes it feels really good to do something we know is a little bit naughty. We also look at how group mentality affects our behaviour and Rick shares a truly …
 
Because sometimes, you just need a big purple dildo. Sports Horn is a sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collectively as the popular online sketch duo 'The Exploding Heads'. Tell all your friends, and make sure to give them those all-important five stars wherever you stream your podcasts, which will allow us …
 
Elon Musk has been promising self-driving cars for years, but is it actually even possible? We’re exploring whether self-driving cars could reduce the number of traffic collisions, what some of the ethical issues are surrounding the vehicles and how close we are to actually seeing them on our roads. We’re also taking a look at the history of self-d…
 
He was buying deodorant. And jonnies! Sports Horn is a sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collectively as the popular online sketch duo 'The Exploding Heads'. Tell all your friends, and make sure to give them those all-important five stars wherever you stream your podcasts, which will allow us to make more sh…
 
If you didn’t already know, we love maths! This week, Michael welcomes us to his new cult, as we talk about whether maths is provably true and whether it was invented or discovered. We’re also choosing some mathematical ‘saints’ and chatting about some of the great things maths has done for civilisation. Is our passion for maths really that differe…
 
If you’ve made some new year's resolutions and you’re hoping for a ‘new year, new me’ this is the episode for you. This week, we’re finding out if it’s really possible to consciously improve our personalities (although Rick seems to think there’s no need to improve on perfection). We’re also examining the validity of personality tests, finding out …
 
Ian's only gone and bagged himself a cup draw... the balls will be let loose right after 'Ya Mum dun whaaat?!' Only on The Ian Fiveankles Breakfast Show! Sports Horn is a sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collectively as the popular online sketch duo 'The Exploding Heads'. Tell all your friends, and make sur…
 
Have you given up meat for Veganuary? This week we’re looking at the fascinating history of human meat consumption and finding out whether we *really* need it in our diets. We’re assessing the alternatives – including introducing insects to our mealtimes, lab-grown food and meat substitutes – and we’re looking at the true effect farming animals has…
 
Another British manager gets the boot. When will football learn? Sports Horn is a sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collectively as the popular online sketch duo 'The Exploding Heads'. Tell all your friends, and make sure to give them those all-important five stars wherever you stream your podcasts, which wi…
 
There’s been an increasing amount of research to suggest that repeated concussions can have serious consequences and we want to find out more. This week, we’re looking at how concussion affects men and women differently, how long we’ve been aware that this might be a problem for sportspeople and why some big sports organisations might be quite keen…
 
Anthony's in the frame for a 2024 Sports Hootenanny on BT Sport 3, and Ian's starting the new year right. Sports Horn is a sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collectively as the popular online sketch duo 'The Exploding Heads'. Tell all your friends, and make sure to give them those all-important five stars wh…
 
Ian's planning a proper manly Christmas with his good friend Steve Bould, but who's that at the door? Sports Horn is a sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collectively as the popular online sketch duo 'The Exploding Heads'. Tell all your friends, and make sure to give them those all-important five stars wherev…
 
This week we’re whittling down our final eight scientists to crown our winner. We’re digging into the work of Isaac Newton, Henrietta Leavitt, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Lynn Margulis, Archimedes, Vera Rubin and Charles Darwin, before determining which one is the greatest scientist of all time. This was NOT an easy task. Let us know if you agree…
 
Joe Peckham vs Brian “The Fists” Maraschino... live from Ticklers Palace! Catch all the big fight pre-prebuild up, build-up and post build-up, live on Sports Horn! Remember you can pre-order Tony Pulis' new erotic novel 'Wet Wednesday' on the Sports Horn website... Sports Horn is a brand new sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Da…
 
We’re putting more incredible scientists head to head this week on our mission to crown the greatest scientist of all time! This episode, we’ve got some seriously tough showdowns, like Richard Dawkins vs Lynn Margulis and some *slightly* less tricky battles, like J.B.S Haldane vs Archimedes… We’re also discussing the amazing work of Tu YouYou, Char…
 
Questions being asked at the Ashford Truckstop on the M20 - questions like 'when did Nicky Barmby achieve a category D coach drivers licence?' Sports Horn is a brand new sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collectively as the popular online sketch duo 'The Exploding Heads'. Tell all your friends, and make sure…
 
Over the course of the next three weeks, we’re pitting sixteen incredible scientists against each other to decide which of them is the greatest scientist of all time. This episode, we’ve got world famous, heavy hitters like Stephen Hawking and Marie Curie, as well as unsung legends like Henrietta Leavitt and Barbara McLintock all going head to head…
 
After a whistle-stop tour of Japan, Ian Fiveankles has had a digital assistant grafted onto his neck. And he's a tonic, he really is! Sports Horn is a brand new sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collectively as the popular online sketch duo 'The Exploding Heads'. Tell all your friends, and make sure to give …
 
This week, we’re marrying up two of our greatest loves: football and science! As the World Cup kicks off in Qatar, we’re looking at just how much artificial intelligence could improve a team's performance. We’re finding out how data transformed Jurgen Klopp’s career, how Germany used data to aid their win in 2014 and we’re looking at an interesting…
 
It's national 'Bring your child to work day,' and Ian's brought his little one in! (Not the two he adopted, he's all but disowned them.) Sports Horn will return same time next Tuesday, as Ian will be debuting his brand new AI implant, Kubi! Sports Horn is a brand new sitcom hosted by comedians Anthony Richardson and Mark Davison, best known collect…
 
The World Cup is finally here, and Sports Horn is proud to bring you Ray Leopard and Kitty Spink in Qatar for the 'Big, Big, Big Big World Cup Preview,' Drew Fibonacci’s going to be bringing you his World Cup Drive live from The Gulf, and Anthony and Ian are presenting their breakfast show from our London HQ. And they're fine with that! Absolutely …
 
Humans have been trying to interpret and understand dreams for thousands of years, but do they actually mean anything at all? This week we’re getting to grips with what happens when we have a dream, whether any animals experience dreaming and what benefits dreaming can have! If you like this episode, you might also enjoy our episode ‘How can I get …
 
It's England day, the boys meet the youngest person to feature on BBC1s 'Who Do You Think You Are?' and they find out whether being an England fan makes you violent! Sports Horn will return same time next Tuesday, where the team will be testing Ian Fiveankles' blood to find out precisely how English he is. The needle's going to be massive, don't mi…
 
As spooky season draws to a close, we’re looking at why we enjoyed being freaked out so much. We’re discussing what determines what we’re afraid of (with reference to a very morally dubious experiment from the 1920s), how being scared can contribute to social bonding and whether the general social mood has an impact on our appetite for horror. We’r…
 
Since the 90s, Michael has been talking passionately about the huge problems caused by the lack of diversity in science. On today’s episode, we’re talking about some very important scientists forgotten by history due to the colour of their skin, as well as why Black British children are less likely to pursue careers in science and the impact of the…
 
Ian and Anthony try to make amends with the British Transport Police and former Winter Olympic Curling Champion Sue Gravitas (satirist Rosie Holt) pops in to read some tarot! Sports Horn will return same time next Tuesday, where the team will be getting their hands on a referee's report before the FA do! Sports Horn is a brand new sitcom hosted by …
 
We’re having a go at predicting the future this week, as we take a fascinating look at what life might look like for animals once humans go extinct. We’re discussing what the key factors are to becoming a dominant species, including size, intelligence and adaptability. We’re also exploring evolution as we examine how animals are already changing in…
 
A big, big, big, big, big, top, top, top, top day for all at Sports Horn towers. Our new king, His Majesty King Charles the Third is visiting the radio station to put his regal digits in some wet cement, and Ian and Anthony will be finding out the nation's most sexually prolific first name. All of this thanks to our new sponsor, Daft Tracy's Payday…
 
As the number of smokers in the UK continues to decline, there’s a new trend sweeping the country: vaping. How much do we actually know about these addictive e-cigarettes and the chemicals they contain? Could they be more harmful than cigarettes? And why are they so appealing to young people? This episode we’re uncovering all of that, as well as fi…
 
"It’s 300 pages long and at one point it quotes Sartre which is unusual for a book for the under 10s." This week on Sports Horn Sean Longstaff is booked to perform extracts from his new book 'Little Geordie and the Gates Of Hell' to 30 reading-mad children from St Theresa's Primary School, and Ian lets the nation know his true feelings be known reg…
 
Michael’s in his element this week as we dive into quantum physics! We’re getting our teeth into the history of cosmology, exploring the inflation of the universe and we’re doing our best to explain what the multiverse is. Strap in guys, this one is pretty mind blowing! Special thanks to today’s expert, Laura Mersini-Houghton. Hosted on Acast. See …
 
This week, Anthony and Ian are challenging the nation to 'Get It Down Ya' - in partnership with Her Majesty’s Government and Jason Koumas. And two hooligans are off to Disneyland Paris! Sports Horn will return same time next Tuesday, where Sean Longstaff will be reading excerpts from his new children's book, 'Little Geordie and the Gates Of Hell!' …
 
We’re examining the fascinating topic of pain and uncovering what makes us feel it and how our experiences differ. We’re also unlocking the causes of chronic pain, how our brains can trick us into feeling pain (or not feeling it) and we’re finding out whether hypnotherapy and virtual reality could be able to help patients with their ailments. Rick’…
 
This week Anthony and Ian have been selected as celebrity judges in this year's big dog show and for a bit of practice producer Sandra is about to let 20 dogs into the studio... We hope you're enjoying The Ian Fiveankles Breakfast Show on Sports Horn, sponsored by ‘Big Boned Cleaners’ - we won’t ever send round small weaklings to clean your house! …
 
Whether they were the best days of your life, or a grim memory you avoid at all costs, your school days are incredibly formative. This week we’re unpicking the school system, as we examine where the modern system comes from and find out why it fails so many people. We’re also uncovering whether there’s any truth behind ‘learning styles’, why it’s s…
 
Ian Fiveankles seeks to make his mark on modern sports radio in his very first radio show, in a cynical bid to win his ex-wife Denise back. The only thing that stands in his way is his new show sponsor, MENSMOOTH. Mmmmn…that’s smooth! Sports Horn will return same time next Tuesday, as Ian tries to calm a studio full of amorous dogs. Sports Horn is …
 
Humans’ love of festivals is something that transcends time and culture, so as summer draws to a close, we’re getting our teeth into some neuroscience and finding out why we love them so much! From historic carnivals, to modern day raves, we’re looking at the science behind groups, bonding and rituals, and uncovering the science behind it all in th…
 
The possibilities of what geneticists might be capable of in the future is exciting and ethically concerning in equal measure. That’s why this week, we’re looking at the possibility of de-extincting animals, designer babies and accidental mutations. We’re also wondering whether gene editing could help agriculture and we’re finding out exactly what …
 
Sports Horn – it’s the UK’s third most talked about sports radio network, and it begins broadcasting September 20th! Join ex-footballer and current pundit Ian Fiveankles with co-host Anthony Richardson as they tackle the biggest sporting stories in their brand new breakfast show, only on SPORTS HORN. Dishing out the sort of insight one can only acq…
 
Today we’re bringing you an extra special episode, where we look back on some of the highlights of the series so far. We’re revisiting whether gender can have an impact on your mathematical ability, who decides which endangered animals to save and why one of our experts is recommending you have an orgasm. We’re also reminiscing on two of our favour…
 
We’re not getting any younger, so on this week’s episode we’re discussing face transplants! Our expert is Dr Brian Gastman, one of the very few surgeons to ever perform a successful face transplant. We find out about the process of receiving a transplant, the ethical considerations, what’s needed from a donor and who’s likely to get one. Are face t…
 
As the heat wave rages on, we’re exploring whether water shortages could lead to the next war. We’re finding out how scarce drinking water actually is, how climate change is having an impact and whether desalination could be the answer! Special thanks to today’s expert, Dr Benjamin Pohl. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
 
You may be surprised to learn that dating apps are slightly alien to us, but we’re absolutely fascinated by them and the data behind it all! This week we’re learning whether it could really be possible to predict attraction, what the science behind love is and how chemicals can change our behaviour. We also discover a curious piece of artificial in…
 
It’s been a bit hot recently, hasn’t it? The heatwave has got us thinking a lot about the climate crisis, which is why this week we’re exploring whether geoengineering could be the answer to all of our problems. We’re finding out how it works, what the drawbacks might be and whether it could actually provide a long term solution. Special thanks to …
 
This episode, we’re uncovering why humans love music so much. We look into how music helps us form bonds, how drugs can enhance our enjoyment of it and which animals can also enjoy it just like us! Sort of... Plus, did you know that a small minority of people’s brains just aren’t wired to enjoy music? Listen on to find out why! Special thanks to to…
 
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