Beating Procrastination, Sand Science (w/ Vince Beiser), and How to Use Your Vacation Days
Learn about microvacations, a trick for actually using your vacation days even when you’re super busy; the science behind why darkness is actually faster than the speed of light; and why sand is one of the most valuable resources in human civilization — and why we’re running out of it — with some help from Vince Beiser, author of “The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization.”
In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — and learn about sand from author Vince Beiser — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:
- To Stay Sane at Work, Try Taking Microvacations — https://curiosity.im/2MqE5mN
- Darkness Is Faster Than the Speed of Light — https://curiosity.im/2MxkfGF
Pick up Vince Beiser’s book, “The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization,” on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2BvCDas
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