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Joe discusses the outrage over Donald Trump’s recent tweets, why his base loves it, and why ignoring the president’s Twitter feed might be the best way to deal with it.
Dr. Charis Kubrin joins the show to discuss her recent report exploring the link between immigration and crime, why crime rates are lower in immigrant communities, and why immigrants are persistently blamed for crime in America.
Dr. Filippo Menczer joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the spread of fake news on social media websites, the difficulty of problematic bots, and how people can educate themselves against low-quality information.
Twitter’s been buzzing with news of the fraudulent Time Magazine cover that’s been showcased in a number of Trump’s country clubs and golf courses for months.
Mark Andermann joins the show to discuss his recent study about the neural pathways that determine how people respond to pictures of food and other food cues.
BTRtoday’s Taia Handlin joins the show to discuss the encouragement of Pride and discords within the LGBT community. Then, BTR’s Kimberly Ruth calls in to talk about her experience photographing the New York Pride March.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the special election results, criticism of Nancy Pelosi, the new AHCA, and the removal of cameras from press briefings.
Putting a face on a problem always helps it stand out. But in America, a white face works best.
Pavel Goldstein joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effect of touch in synchronizing body functions between romantic partners.
Dr. Wei Luo joins the show to discuss his recent study calculating the amount of water need to carve the ancient network of valleys on Mars.
A Wisconsin steelworker is challenging Paul Ryan’s Congressional seat. And he seems like the coolest normal guy in America.
Arif Razvi of Hello Alvin discusses the future of telehealth and making healthcare more appealing to younger generations.
BTRtoday’s Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss his Father’s Day, what the holiday means to him, and the shameful masculinity of hiding in man caves.
Dr. Marino Bruce joins the show to discuss his recent study that suggests attending church or religious services could help you live longer, and the impact spiritual health can have on physical health.
Tasseli McKay joins the show to discuss her study exploring the rise in anti-LGBT bullying and harassment.
Matthew Barr discusses his belief in moderation and discipline with video games, and why his study focused primarily on multiplayer games.
Matthew Barr joins the show to discuss his paper on how video games can help develop educational skills like communication, adaptability, and resourcefulness.
John Cluverius joins the show to discuss his findings into why contacting your representatives might not be worth it.
Hillary Abraham joins the show to discuss MIT’s recent report on declining interest in self-driving cars.
In a shock victory, Corbyn blocks out the Tories and the internet throws a party.
Dr. Robert Liu discusses the role of optogenetics in his study and the difference between pair bonding in voles and love in human beings.
Dr. Robert Liu joins the show to discuss his recent study on the brain chemistry of monogamous voles.
BTRtoday’s own Taia Handlin joins the show to discuss the lace shorts for men, the logistics of a romper, and whether recent social media men’s fashion trends are coopting gender bending styles and culture.
A guide to American liberals considering getting their hopes up.
Joe discusses President Trump’s reactions to the weekend’s terror attack in London and how we might think about treating his Twitter feed going forward.
After pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Trump is very pleased with himself. No one else is.
John Cook returns to discuss the impact of the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.
Dr. Steve Billet discusses President Trump’s odd NATO comments, his treatment of longstanding U.S. allies, and the prospects of Robert Mueller leading the Russia investigation.
Turns out alcohol doesn’t really turn you into a suave superhero. It’s still delicious, though.

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