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Kottke Ride Home

By Ride Home Media

The official podcast of Kottke.org. In just 15 minutes, the coolest stuff that happened in the world today. Science, progress, life-hacks, memes, exciting art and hope. The antidote to depressing headlines. Smart stuff in podcast form. Cool news, as a service.

  1. 1.
    Fri. 10/23 - The Bat Who Went To Space10/23/2020
    16:04
  2. 2.
    Thu. 10/22 - The Rare Tree Needed for a COVID-19 Vaccine10/22/2020
    18:58
  3. 3.
    Wed. 10/21 - Co-Working On A Ferris Wheel10/21/2020
    17:07
  4. 4.
    Tue. 10/20 - Tardigrade Sunscreen & Cursed Twinkies10/20/2020
    19:00
  5. 5.
    Mon. 10/19 - The Moon Is Getting a Nokia Cellular Network10/19/2020
    18:04
  6. 6.
    Fri. 10/16 - Will Plastic Bubbles Save Live Music? The Flaming Lips Think So.10/16/2020
    15:00
  7. 7.
    Thu. 10/15 – 50/50 Odds We Live In a Simulation, New Study Finds10/15/2020
    18:37
  8. 8.
    Wed. 10/14 - Can Virtual Public Parks Save Democracy?10/14/2020
    15:37
  1. 9.
    Tue. 10/13 - A Star Spaghettified By a Black Hole (Yes, that's the technical term)10/13/2020
    20:11
  2. 10.
    Mon. 10/12 - The Indigenous Practice of Controlled Burning to Prevent Wildfires10/12/2020
    18:53
  3. 11.
    Fri. 10/09 - What OS Do They Use In Space?10/09/2020
    18:28
  4. 12.
    Thu. 10/08 – 1000 Years Before Darwin, Islamic Scholars Wrote About Evolution10/08/2020
    16:52
  5. 13.
    Wed. 10/07 - Paid to Gate-Crash Funerals 10/07/2020
    15:34
  6. 14.
    Tue. 10/06 - Asbestos: The Secret Weapon Against Climate Change?10/06/2020
    16:29
  7. 15.
    Mon. 10/05 - Vending Machine Operators Are Trending10/05/2020
    16:37
  8. 16.
    Fri. 10/02 - Witchy Ingredients Aren't What They Seem10/02/2020
    17:30
  9. 17.
    Thu. 10/01 - The Earth Does NOT Have a Black Hole Inside It... Right?10/01/2020
    18:22
  10. 18.
    Wed. 09/30 - Edward Hopper Copied Others in Early Paintings09/30/2020
    16:04
  11. 19.
    Tue. 09/29 - The Dark Origins of Nike's "Just Do It" Slogan09/29/2020
    15:27
  12. 20.
    Mon. 09/28 - Time Travel, Biomedical Tattoos, & Satanic Tea09/28/2020
    17:38
  13. 21.
    Fri. 09/25 - Making Millions on Face Masks09/25/2020
    18:00
  14. 22.
    Thu. 09/24 - The Secret Mancave Beneath Grand Central Terminal09/24/2020
    18:03
  15. 23.
    Wed. 09/23 - Eat a Five Star Dinner, From Your Car09/23/2020
    17:44
  16. 24.
    Tue. 09/22 - Horror Fans Fare Better During the Pandemic09/22/2020
    14:35
  17. 25.
    Mon. 09/21 - Get Vacation Stress-Relief Without the Vacation09/21/2020
    18:19
  18. 26.
    (Bonus) A Conversation with Jason Kottke09/19/2020
    53:36
  19. 27.
    Fri. 09/18 - How Bras Inspired the N9509/18/2020
    21:13
  20. 28.
    Thu. 09/17 - Practice Friluftsliv This Winter09/17/2020
    16:56
  21. 29.
    Wed. 09/16 - No Seasonal Peeps, Yes Taco Bell Wine09/16/2020
    17:08
  22. 30.
    Tue. 09/15 - Life on Venus & Responsible Shrek Fans09/15/2020
    17:56
  23. 31.
    Mon. 09/14 - Preventing "Mask Breath" & Worse09/14/2020
    17:18
  24. 32.
    Fri. 09/11 - Why Do Americans Love Rotisserie Chicken?09/11/2020
    16:41
  25. 33.
    Thu. 09/10 - How Where You Live Determines Your Personality09/10/2020
    18:01
  26. 34.
    Wed. 09/09 - Modern-Day Willy Wonka Is Giving Away His Candy Factory09/09/2020
    16:17
  27. 35.
    Tue. 09/08 - Long Live the (Cloned) Woolly Mammoth09/08/2020
    19:17
  28. 36.
    Fri. 09/04 - Meditate With a Squid09/04/2020
    16:10
  29. 37.
    Thu. 09/03 - The Schwarzenegger School of Social Media Etiquette 09/03/2020
    15:02
  30. 38.
    Wed. 09/02 - Super Medium Black Holes & An OG Viral Reboot09/02/2020
    18:31
  31. 39.
    Tue. 09/01 - Bee Venom Cancer Treatment & Diamond-Powered Batteries09/01/2020
    17:23
  32. 40.
    Mon. 08/31 - Monkey-Fighting Grannies with Airsoft Guns08/31/2020
    17:14
  33. 41.
    Fri. 08/28 - The Border Town Currently Isolated From Both Canada & the US08/28/2020
    18:09
  34. 42.
    Thu. 08/27 - Why Pumpkin Spice Will Never Die08/27/2020
    19:38
  35. 43.
    Wed. 08/26 - Netflix's Enola Holmes Hit With Lawsuit From Doyle Estate08/26/2020
    17:54
  36. 44.
    Tue. 08/25 - New Game Lets You Relive the Boredom of a Long Flight 08/25/2020
    14:44
  37. 45.
    Mon. 08/24 - No Asteroid Apocalypse, But Maybe Aliens?08/24/2020
    16:43
  38. 46.
    Fri. 08/21 - Dinner Reservations That Require DNA Samples08/21/2020
    17:18
  39. 47.
    Thu. 08/20 - Zines & Floppy Disks: Making a 2020 Comeback?08/20/2020
    16:20
  40. 48.
    Wed. 08/19 - A US Unit of Measurement Is Being Retired & The Swiss Have Chocolate Snow08/19/2020
    15:55
  41. 49.
    Tue. 08/18 - The Lost Colony Was Never Lost08/18/2020
    18:31
  42. 50.
    Mon. 08/17 - Smog-Eating Murals & An Announcement08/17/2020
    18:15
  43. 51.
    Fri. 08/14 - A New Ice Cream Truck Song & A New Dinosaur08/14/2020
    14:56
  44. 52.
    Thu. 08/13 - The Australian Wastewater Treatment Plant Powered By Leftover Beer08/13/2020
    16:58
  45. 53.
    Wed. 08/12 - Sleepover At the Last Blockbuster in the World08/12/2020
    19:29
  46. 54.
    Tue. 08/11 - How To Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower08/11/2020
    16:40
  47. 55.
    Mon. 08/10 - Rent-A-Pineapple08/10/2020
    18:31
  48. 56.
    Fri. 08/07 - Netflix's Rejected Goat Sound Logo & the Vegetable Orchestra08/07/2020
    17:38
  49. 57.
    Thu. 08/06 - Excel Error Causes Genes To Be Renamed08/06/2020
    15:38
  50. 58.
    Wed. 08/05 – Crystal Pepsi and the Harbingers of Failure08/05/2020
    18:43
  51. 59.
    Tue. 08/04 - The Anti-Mask League… of 191808/04/2020
    16:13
  52. 60.
    Mon. 08/03 - 2019 Tax Refunds Signed By Walt Disney08/03/2020
    15:32
  53. 61.
    Fri. 07/31 - What Toddlers’ Nonsensical Emojis Mean07/31/2020
    17:30
  54. 62.
    Thu. 07/30 - Plutonium: American Made, Martian Approved07/30/2020
    19:25
  55. 63.
    Wed. 07/29 - How To Peek Inside Someone Else’s Filter Bubble07/29/2020
    17:48
  56. 64.
    Tue. 07/28 - Your Lost Laundry May End Up On Instagram07/28/2020
    14:33
  57. 65.
    Mon. 07/27 - The Year Without a Summer07/27/2020
    17:26
  58. 66.
    Fri. 07/24 - How AOL Inspired a Hamilton Song07/24/2020
    18:47
  59. 67.
    Thu. 07/23 - Are Apple Store Closures the New Waffle House Index?07/23/2020
    17:12
  60. 68.
    Wed. 07/22 - A New, Reusable N95 Mask?07/22/2020
    17:20
  61. 69.
    Tue. 07/21 - Would You Wear a T-Shirt Made From Milk?07/21/2020
    16:40
  62. 70.
    Mon. 07/20 - Coming Soon: KFC's 3D Bioprinted Chicken Nuggets07/20/2020
    16:11
  63. 71.
    Fri. 07/17 - Unicode's Rejected Emojis07/17/2020
    18:24
  64. 72.
    Thu. 07/16 - Bottled Moon Scent & Dinosaurs Up For Auction07/16/2020
    16:49
  65. 73.
    Wed. 07/15 - The True Origin of Cookie Dough Ice Cream07/15/2020
    14:50
  66. 74.
    Tue. 07/14 - What Ants Can Teach Us About Epidemics07/14/2020
    18:48
  67. 75.
    Mon. 07/13 - Is This Podcast Cake?07/13/2020
    17:19
  68. 76.
    Fri. 07/10 - Groceries Delivered Via Puppy07/10/2020
    15:32
  69. 77.
    Thu. 07/09 - Does A Mask Make You More Attractive?07/09/2020
    18:08
  70. 78.
    Wed. 07/08 - No Change For America (literally, there's a coin shortage)07/08/2020
    17:53
  71. 79.
    Tue. 07/07 - The Selfless Inventor of the N95 Mask 07/07/2020
    18:42
  72. 80.
    Mon. 07/06 - Is America Running Out of Fireworks?07/06/2020
    15:14
  73. 81.
    Thu. 07/02 - The Exploding Whale Memorial Park (is a real thing)07/02/2020
    17:26
  74. 82.
    Wed. 07/01 - The Beer Garden Run By Nuns07/01/2020
    18:20
  75. 83.
    Tue. 06/30 - Coming Soon: 3D-Printed Plant-Based Steaks06/30/2020
    17:22
  76. 84.
    Mon. 06/29 - Virtually Relive Your Daily Commute06/29/2020
    16:01
  77. 85.
    Fri. 06/26 - When Going to a Polling Site is Against Your Religion06/26/2020
    17:15
  78. 86.
    Thu. 06/25 - NASA Wants YOU To Design a Moon Toilet06/25/2020
    16:47
  79. 87.
    Wed. 06/24 - Mental Health Tips for Reopening Post-Lockdown06/24/2020
    14:59
  80. 88.
    Tue. 06/23 - Get Ready To Go To Flavortown, Ohio06/23/2020
    17:27
  81. 89.
    Mon. 06/22 - Send Your Cardboard Avatar To a Football Game06/22/2020
    17:54
  82. 90.
    Fri. 06/19 - Space Cake: The Future of Astronaut Food06/19/2020
    17:20
  83. 91.
    Thu. 06/18 - The Segway Inventor Plans to Mass Produce Human Organs06/18/2020
    18:23
  84. 92.
    Wed. 06/17 - How Poop Can Prevent COVID-19 Outbreaks06/17/2020
    15:18
  85. 93.
    Tue. 06/16 - The 411 on Dexamethasone: A New COVID-19 Treatment?06/16/2020
    19:20
  86. 94.
    Mon. 06/15 - New Pandemic Solution: Just Print Your Own Money06/15/2020
    18:43
  87. 95.
    Fri. 06/12 - CGI Crowds & Virtual Barbers: Our New Normal06/12/2020
    16:52
  88. 96.
    Thu. 06/11 - How To Safely Hug Someone Again06/11/2020
    19:01
  89. 97.
    Wed. 06/10 - The Woman Who Made Stuffed Olives During Brain Surgery06/10/2020
    16:50
  90. 98.
    Tue. 06/09 - When Epidemiologists Expect to Resume Everyday Activities06/09/2020
    16:47
  91. 99.
    Mon. 06/08 - The Hottest New Musician in the Bay Area: The Golden Gate Bridge?06/08/2020
    15:17
  92. 100.
    Fri. 06/05 - It's National Donut Day! ...But Why?06/05/2020
    17:38
  93. 101.
    Thu. 06/04 - Isaac Newton's Little Known Plague Cure06/04/2020
    16:09
  94. 102.
    Wed. 06/03 - How the Pandemic Has Changed the Way We Sleep06/04/2020
    17:22
  95. 103.
    Tue. 06/02 - The Introvert's and Extrovert's Guides to Lockdown06/02/2020
    20:34
  96. 104.
    Mon. 06/01 - Could Humans Go Into Hibernation?06/01/2020
    19:29
  97. 105.
    Fri. 05/29 - Did COVID-19 Outbreaks Actually Start Later Than We Thought?05/29/2020
    21:22
  98. 106.
    Thu. 05/28 - Can Biomarkers Tell Us How COVID-19 Affects People Differently?05/28/2020
    22:02
  99. 107.
    Wed. 05/27 - Are Planes the Safest Way to Travel Right Now?05/27/2020
    20:09
  100. 108.
    Tue. 05/26 - What We Know & Don't Know About COVID-1905/26/2020
    23:49
  101. 109.
    Fri. 05/22 - Is There Any Safe Way to Socialize IRL?05/22/2020
    20:21
  102. 110.
    Thu. 05/21 - CDC Updates Guidelines on Touching Surfaces05/21/2020
    20:41
  103. 111.
    Wed. 05/20 - How A.I. Can Help Us Develop a Vaccine More Quickly05/20/2020
    17:48
  104. 112.
    Tue. 05/19 - Where Tests Abound, Why Aren't People Getting Them?05/19/2020
    19:15
  105. 113.
    Mon. 05/18 - Phase One of Moderna's Vaccine Trial Looks Promising05/18/2020
    18:00
  106. 114.
    Fri. 05/15 - Have Birds Gotten Louder During Lockdown?05/15/2020
    22:40
  107. 115.
    Thu. 05/14 - How To Beat COVID-19 and Save The Economy05/14/2020
    20:38
  108. 116.
    Wed. 05/13 - A Practical Guide to Avoiding COVID Risks05/13/2020
    18:55
  109. 117.
    Tue. 05/12 - Why You Still Can't Find Clorox Wipes05/12/2020
    19:59
  110. 118.
    Mon. 05/11 - And Now For Some Good News05/11/2020
    23:26

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