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Astronaut Reid Wiseman was wrong about how rockets get to space

Apr 12, 2023
He and his crew on NASA's Artemis II will be the first earthlings to travel to the vicinity of the moon in 50 years.
NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman will serve as the Commander for the Artemis II mission.
Robert Markowitz/NASA

What a dating coach got wrong about finding love

Apr 7, 2023
Professional matchmaker and dating coach Michelle Jacoby tells us why finding love is not just about following your heart.
Courtesy of Michelle Jacoby

What a food writer got wrong about mocktails

Apr 7, 2023
It wasn't until she started researching her book that Elva Ramirez learned about the origins of the mocktail.
Photographer Robert Bredvad

LeVar Burton was wrong about America

Aug 24, 2022
The actor, director and TV host who taught millions about the love of books and reading reflects on what he’s learned about his country.
LeVar Burton

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The gaming industry's rise to the top

Nov 9, 2017
A listener (kind of) stumped Molly with this question on Make Me Smart's Explainathon.
Gamers test 'Destiny 2' at the Sony PlayStation exhibit during the Electronic Entertainment Expo E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Kai Ryssdal and Molly Wood take the Marketplace quiz

"Italian leather boots are no joke," and other life lessons.
The hosts of "Make Me Smart" dish on regretful shoe purchases and life philosophies.
Christopher Michel