How can you improve your microbiome diversity? What's the science behind the new intermittent fasting craze? Why exactly do we eat three meals a day? This week, Greg and Mitch share stories about what they ate for breakfast growing up, and how it still affects them to this day! They then get into a debate over whether or not this morning meal is overhyped or undervalued.
Ellen DeGeneres: Funny or Flawed?
What has Ellen's impact been on our culture and society? She seems to sell everything, so how much is she actually worth? This week, Greg and Mitch share personal stories about Ellen, why she means so much to them, but also why they're beginning to be skeptical of her. They then get into a conversation surrounding where she currently stands in a cultural sense following her recent interview with Kevin Hart.
The Best of Sidenote 2018
As requested by listeners these are some of your favourite clips from 2018. Thank you for an amazing first year of our podcast - we really appreciate it! See you in 2019
Small Towns or Big Cities: Where Should You Live?
Are big cities dangerous? Do small towns make you less smart? Is living in one better than the other? This week Greg recounts a celebrity encounter in the big city he grew up in while Mitch breaks down the spooky fun you can have in the good ol' country. With Sidenotes on what makes a city succeed and what is widening the urban/rural divide. We then debate which is better - living in the hustle and bustle or the peace and quiet.
Stress: How To Fight The Feeling
Is stress killing you and how can science help you deal it? This week Mitch talks about when he almost died in Bangladesh and Greg explains the stress of having his students light each other on fire. We then explain how stress works, why it can slowly kill you and how to scientifically deal with it.