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.
    Tue. 10/26 - Can AI Simulations Solve the Supply Chain Disruptions?
    15:46
  2. 2.
    Mon. 10/25 - Music That Gives You Chills, and Why It Does
    19:19
  3. 3.
    Fri. 10/22 - A Solar Storm Proved the Vikings Visited The Americas Exactly 1000 Years Ago
    18:43
  4. 4.
    Thu. 10/21 - Using These Memes Is A Red Flag 🚩
    19:56
  5. 5.
    Wed. 10/20 - None Pizza With Left Beef: A Slice of History
    19:01
  6. 6.
    Tue. 10/19 - Grand Duke Travis of Westarctica Wants To Save the Planet
    17:38
  7. 7.
    Mon. 10/18 - Thank Exoplanets For Your iPhone's Display
    19:58
  8. 8.
    Fri. 10/15 - Responding to Pandemic Uncertainty Like an Engineer
    19:47
  1. 9.
    Thu. 10/14 - Do Spoilers Actually Make Movies Better?
    21:58
  2. 10.
    Wed. 10/13 - Who's To Blame For Candy Corn?
    21:00
  3. 11.
    Tue. 10/12 - Why Do We Casually Kill Spiders Without Remorse?
    16:48
  4. 12.
    Mon. 10/11 - The Very Intense Miss Navajo Nation Pageant
    24:00
  5. 13.
    Fri. 10/08 - Is The Nobel Prize Bad For Science?
    19:03
  6. 14.
    Thu. 10/07 - It's Like Venmo, But For the Post Office
    18:25
  7. 15.
    Wed. 10/06 - "Corpse Medicine," Brain Implants, & Actors In Space
    19:23
  8. 16.
    Tue. 10/05 - The Facebook Outage Revealed a Grim Reality
    20:14
  9. 17.
    Mon. 10/04 - Thor's Antiviral COVID-19 Pill & Sexist Suitcases
    17:31
  10. 18.
    Fri. 10/01 - Edibles In Your Kid's Trick-Or-Treat Candy? Don't Bet On It.
    15:37
  11. 19.
    Thu. 09/30 - Chinese Takeout Boxes Are Americancore
    20:26
  12. 20.
    Wed. 09/29 - When Humans Die On Mars, What Will Happen?
    20:08
  13. 21.
    Tue. 09/28 - Are Climate Companies Reliving the Dot Com Era?
    19:16
  14. 22.
    Mon. 09/27 - 900 Year Old Cosmic Mystery: Officially Solved
    19:29
  15. 23.
    Fri. 09/24 - Ancient Teens Shake Up History of Human Migration
    23:17
  16. 24.
    Thu. 09/23 - Birds Are Real (and Got Louder During Lockdown)
    19:59
  17. 25.
    Wed. 09/22 - The Wonders of Fall, and the Cosmos
    20:30
  18. 26.
    Tue. 09/21 - Making 26,000 People Out of 20: Ted Lasso's Trick
    19:03
  19. 27.
    Mon. 09/20 - Poison Ivy Vaccines & A Mosh Pit History
    18:07
  20. 28.
    Fri. 09/17 - Night-Lunch and the Origin of Food Trucks
    18:08
  21. 29.
    Thu. 09/16 - Jane Austen's Advice for Social Media Users
    20:27
  22. 30.
    Wed. 09/15 - Civilian? Amateur? Private? Whatever, They're Going to Space!
    19:17
  23. 31.
    Tue. 09/14 - Steve Wozniak's New Space Company
    19:25
  24. 32.
    Mon. 09/13 - De-Extinct Woolly Mammoths & Potty-Trained Cows
    17:21
  25. 33.
    Fri. 09/10 - The Mystery of Blue Moon Ice Cream
    16:29
  26. 34.
    Thu. 09/09 - Roof Panels That Cool Your Home, No A/C Required!
    15:45
  27. 35.
    Wed. 09/08 - What Happens When You Get Struck By Lightning?
    20:09
  28. 36.
    Tue. 09/07 - Mars Rocks, A Billionaire's Utopia, & The Free Blockbuster Movement
    18:05
  29. 37.
    Fri. 09/03 - The Billion Year Gap In the Grand Canyon's Rocks
    17:44
  30. 38.
    Thu. 09/02 - What Is Grimace & Why Are Hyperlinks Blue?
    19:00
  31. 39.
    Wed. 09/01 - Flying EVs, Bedroom Pop, & Murder Hornets 2: Venomous Boogaloo
    18:22
  32. 40.
    Tue. 08/31 - Could We Delete Our Memories One Day?
    19:09
  33. 41.
    Mon. 08/30 - Electric Cars Almost Became the Norm in the 1800s
    16:26
  34. 42.
    Fri. 08/27 - The History of the ICEE, The Coolest Drink In Town
    16:30
  35. 43.
    Thu. 08/26 - What If All Food Was Square?
    16:26
  36. 44.
    Wed. 08/25 - Comirnaty? How Pfizer's Vaccine Got Its Brand Name (and what it almost was)
    18:40
  37. 45.
    Tue. 08/24 - Pixels Aren't Square. Or Visible.
    18:57
  38. 46.
    Mon. 08/23 - Critics Hate Them! Netflix's UNBELIEVABLE Clickbait Strategies
    20:04
  39. 47.
    Fri. 08/20 - The Necrobiome: Dead and Loving It
    18:13
  40. 48.
    Thu. 08/19 - The #1 Site on Facebook is a Green Bay Packers Alumni Company?
    18:49
  41. 49.
    Wed. 08/18 - A "Wright Bros. Moment" In Nuclear Fusion
    15:24
  42. 50.
    Tue. 08/17 - The Thriving Imported Mango Market on WhatsApp
    18:11

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