I’ve Got Questions with Mike Simpson

I’ve Got Questions with Mike Simpson

I’ve Got Questions with Mike Simpson

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Mike Simpson's a curious guy, more curious than most and he's in hot pursuit of answers. On "I've Got Questions with Mike Simpson," Mike tracks down people in the know to reveal how and why things are the way they are. Got questions? Email Mike at ivegotquestions@audacy.com.
  1. June 30, 2022
    9 min
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    How do some animals change color?
    The ability to slip out of a crowd undetected is the dream of many a person trying to escape a party early. Chameleons practically invented the Irish exit! How and why do certain species change their colors? Mi…
  2. June 23, 2022
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    Can you trust a gut feeling?
    Intuition looks and means something different to everybody. How can intuition be explained? Are gut feelings really in your gut? And, how do you know when to trust those feelings?Mike gets answers from Professo…
  3. June 16, 2022
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    Why do they wash birds with Dawn dish soap?
    Ducklings are the unofficial mascot of Dawn brand dish soap. How did Dawn become synonymous with bird rescue? Why is it so effective? And, what's it like to be in the business of saving birds?Mike gets answers…
  4. June 09, 2022
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    How did our drinking habits evolve?
    We drink to relax, we drink to celebrate, and we drink to drown our sorrows...There's no end to the excuses we can find to drink. What's behind these intoxicating rituals? How long have we been going to bars? W…
  5. June 02, 2022
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    Quick Questions Vol. 1
    Jetlag. What is it? How can you lessen its effects? Dr. Vernon Williams, Director of the Center for Sports Neurology & Pain Medicine at Cedars-Sinai's Kerlan-Jobe Institute, and Captain Laura Einsetler explain.…
  6. May 26, 2022
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    Did the T. Rex have feathers?
    Chances are, as an adult, you haven't been asked to name your favorite dinosaur. What are our common misunderstandings about dinosaurs? Why do we think they all lived at the same time? And, how did the T. Rex b…
  7. May 19, 2022
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    How does the internet work?
    Its replaced the library, the encyclopedia, broadcast and cable television, and the shopping mall. But, few of us know how the darn thing works. How does the internet stay running? What does its infrastructure…
  8. May 12, 2022
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    What's it like to drive a trash truck?
    Who doesn't hate taking out the trash? Imagine doing it 900 times a day. What's a day in the life like behind the wheel of a trash truck doing what may be the city's most thankless task? Mike gets answers from…
  9. May 05, 2022
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    Why do we dream?
    Whether we can remember them or not, we all have dreams. How active are our brains when we sleep? Are our dreams telling us something? And, what explains recurring dreams?Mike gets answers from psychologist and…
  10. April 28, 2022
    10 min
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    Are you a cat person or a dog person?
    When it comes to four-legged companions, our world has been divided into two camps - you either love dogs or fancy cats. Why do we prefer one furry friend over another? Mike puts these questions to experts - pr…
  11. April 21, 2022
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    How did bacon and eggs become a "thing"?
    Bacon and eggs are synonymous with the classic American breakfast. But, has it always been that way? When and why did bacon and eggs become a cornerstone of traditional breakfast? Is breakfast really the "most…
  12. April 14, 2022
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    What's the deal with sneezing?
    Achoo! Nothing signals the dawn of allergy season quite like that sensation you feel right before letting out a sneeze. While we all have our own unique sneezing style and cadence, it's almost impossible to fig…
  13. April 07, 2022
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    Do you need to wash your jeans?
    Low rise, high rise, bell bottoms, flares, boot cut, stone washed, slim-fit... whatever your preference, denim jeans are a staple of the modern wardrobe. And, despite their enduring place in fashion, how to tak…
  14. March 31, 2022
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    What is déjà vu?
    Ever feel like you've been here before? We call this mysterious feeling "déjà vu," French for "already seen." What causes it? And, how can it be explained?Mike puts these questions to Dr. Akira O'Connor of Univ…
  15. March 24, 2022
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    How do you get a good night's sleep?
    Catching z's isn't easy. We use white noise machines, take supplements, drink teas, and count sheep... Yet, our efforts rarely result in quality rest. Why is it so difficult to achieve a good night's sleep? And…
  16. March 17, 2022
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    What happens to the losing team's merch?
    Every true sports fan dreams of the moment when their team is crowned world champs and, when that day finally comes, millions dash to buy all kinds of expensive swag to commemorate the victory. Now, there can o…
  17. March 10, 2022
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    What's a "good" cup of coffee?
    For many of us, before our morning cuppa Joe, we feel ineffective and even unapproachable. What magic does coffee work on those who consider it lifeblood? And, how has the seemingly simple blend of grounds and…
  18. February 24, 2022
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    Are supermarkets tricking us?
    After a trip to the supermarket, even the most disciplined shopper will come home with a couple of items that weren’t on his or her list. What is the strange force that drives us to buy on impulse? Are we being…
  19. February 17, 2022
    12 min
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    Why do people love true crime?
    Americans have an insatiable appetite for true crime. But few seem to be losing sleep after a midnight snack of terrifying true tales. Mike seeks answers to why this genre is so widely successful from Scott Bon…
  20. February 15, 2022
    13 min
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    What's it like to be a flight attendant?
    Right now, tens of thousands of men and women are working 40,000 feet above our heads. These men and women are flight attendants. What's it really like to make your living inside a silver bullet that's travelin…

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