Welcome back to Applied Curiosity Lab Radio. In this episode of ACLR we chomp on the Curiosity Bite that explores the role of preposterous ideas in problem-solving.

Would you allow your electronic devices to exchange data with your brain…without your active permission?

Would you allow your electronic devices to make decisions for you?


Cast your vote for the best one-hit wonder!

A. I’m too sexy (Right Said Fred)

B. Who Let the Dogs Out (Baha Men)

C. Tainted Love (Soft Cell)

D. Don’t You Forget About Me (Simple Minds)

E. Valley Girl (Frank Zappa)

F. Monster Mash (Bobby Pickett)

G. Kung Fu Fighting (Carl Douglas)

H. Play that Funky Music (Wild Cherry)

I. Ring My Bell (Anita Ward)

J. Baby Got Back (Sir Mix-A-Lot).


Discuss, debate, and dissect with us!

The lens is – and always will be – curiosity. Each week, fun informal conversations center around one delectable Curiosity Bite designed to give your brain the time and ideas to think about thinking, to flex your curiosity muscle… and maybe even… revolutionize the way you think.

This week’s Curiosity Bite:


How often do you consider the preposterous to solve the impossible?


In this episode…Curious Questions asked and answered

How often do you consider the very last time you’ll do something? Read a book? Listen to the radio? Talk to your best friend?

Why do people think that nursing homes aren’t where we can experience new and exciting things?

What’s a pre-factual thought experiment?


Loon Shots

Plus Pool

Collatz Conjecture

Kissing Number

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Special thanks to Nauman. Thanks for sharing Curiosity Bites research and ideas. Thanks for joining us this week. Until next time!