Wit Without Wisdom

Do Men Deserve the Criticism They Get?

Do Men Deserve the Criticism They Get?

In an age where we must be cautious as to what we say, for one group it is open season for criticism and attacks. That group is Men. The reason is that today’s narrative is the belief that the male species has enjoyed centuries of unfettered privilege and consequently deserve all the criticism they receive. But is that true?

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Insane Things People Believed in Medieval Times

Insane Things People Believed in Medieval Times

The Medieval Age, those 1000 years of technological and intellectual darkness when superstition was the source of humankind’s explanation of the world. Looking back today, many of the insane things people believed in medieval times seem funny. But in that age of faith, evil spirits, demons, and crazy remedies were wholeheartedly embraced.

In this episode, we take a tour of the fantastical medieval beliefs.

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Detox and Cleanses: Do They Work?

Detox and Cleanses: Do They Work?

Hey, if you’re living life correctly, you’re gonna feel a little dirty once in a while. But setting aside your inherent naughtiness, the idea of cleaning our insides has become a focus of better health advocates. And as the words suggest, diet processes promoting detox and cleanses have enjoyed great popularity over the past decade. The questions remain, however, as to whether these proposed solutions do what they say they do.

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10 Easy Things You Can Do For Yourself

10 Easy Things You Can Do For Yourself

If you want improve how you look and feel but also need a saner, more manageable plan or at least a short self-improvement list, this is your episode. Plus, eight out of ten items on our list will take less than ten minutes of your time, and the longest commitment we’ve included is getting a good night’s sleep.

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Things People Believe That Just Aren’t True!

Things People Believe That Just Aren’t True!

Congratulations you are probably living a lie. Well, not a complete lie but there are still plenty of things people believe that just aren’t true. We’re not talking about really big or important things. In fact, most of the myths we’re debunking in this episode don’t rise to the level of conspiracy or political outrage. Still, you may have to revise some of the ways in which you view your world as we unveil twenty-one things people believe that just aren’t true.

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DNA Testing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

DNA Testing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Those commercial DNA tests are all the rage with more than 12 million people taking on last year alone. In this age of self-help, self-understanding, and introspection, unveiling the mysteries of our genealogy is exciting and interesting. But there is a darker side too.

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Mind Your Manners

Mind Your Manners

If you’re going to stuff over seven billion people on the planet, then you need some rules for behavior. Call it etiquette, manners, or just common courtesy, but all these practices simply mean being considerate of those around you. It’s pretty simple. When you’re around others mind your manners.

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Finding Solutions Through Creative Thinking

Finding Solutions Through Creative Thinking

Successful and happy people tend to be those who apply the powers of creative thinking to find solutions. It might seem counter-intuitive. You might think that a problem calls for a more logical or analytical process. Get out the spreadsheet, fire up the pros and cons list, or google “best ways to.”

History shows that most of our most significant advances follow from the same starting point as the best in the arts—creative thinking.

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