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The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast will help you get smarter about the world around you. In less than 15 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more — every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. 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

Cody Gough is the executive producer and host of Curiosity Daily. After spending more than a decade in on-air and production roles at Chicago’s 720 WGN Radio, Cody now leverages insights from the radio industry to develop exceptional podcasting strategies and programming. He’s produced and hosted more than 1,000 podcast episodes while working with prestigious organizations including Discovery, Harvard Business Publishing, University of Chicago, and Wisecrack. He’s also an accomplished commercial actor, former cooking show host, and amateur woodworker. Cody is passionate about human psychology, history, and helping people understand why the humanities are so important. When he isn’t chasing around his 1-year-old son or trying to catch up on sleep, Cody spends most of his free time immersing himself in role-playing games and live theatre. Visit Cody’s website.

Curiosity Daily co-host Ashley Hamer

Ashley Hamer is the managing editor and 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 videos 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. Visit Ashley’s website.

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Winner, Best Science & Medical Podcast, 2021 Publisher Podcast Awards

Winner, Best Science & Medical Podcast, 2021 Publisher Podcast Awards

24th Annual Webby Awards Honoree in Podcasts: Science & Education