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The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Discovery’s Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.

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Meet the Curiosity Daily Hosts

Curiosity Daily podcast executive producer and co-host Cody Gough

Radio and podcast veteran Cody Gough is the executive producer and co-host of Curiosity Daily. His background includes more than a decade in on-air and production roles with Chicago’s 720 WGN Radio. He’s also a seasoned podcaster with The GonnaGeek Podcast Network, an accomplished commercial actor, and former cooking show host. He’s passionate about human psychology, history, and helping people understand why the humanities are so important. An Illinois native, Cody spends most of his free time attending live theater and immersing himself in role-playing games. 

Curiosity Daily co-host Ashley Hamer

Ashley Hamer is the managing editor and co-host of the award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast and the creator of Taboo Science, named one of the Best Podcasts of 2020 by Discover Pods. As a writer, she’s been quoted in Cosmopolitan, TIME, Buzzfeed, Mashable, and USA Today. She has also written video scripts for the science YouTube channel SciShow. As a science communicator, Ashley has a passion for getting others excited about everything from physics and astronomy to psychology and exercise science to all the weird things plants can do. She has also served as a board member of Women Thinking Inc., a nonprofit devoted to promoting science to women and families. Ashley hails from the redwoods of Northern California and is also a professional saxophonist, a Boston-qualified marathon runner, and a cat person.