In the Geo Quiz we hear from a traveler who visited his in-laws for the holidays. His nearly 7,000 mile journey started in Denver: He went to a place known in Chinese as Dongbei. Do you know what the region is called in English?
There are academics at the University of Colorado who make it their business to figure out what makes things funny. (Tough job, but somebody's got to do it.) We talk to Peter McGraw, an Assistant Professor of Marketing and Psychology.
Voters in Colorado and Connecticut head to the polls for primaries today. In Colorado, Democratic Senator Michael Bennet is facing a surprisingly hard primary battle. In Connecticut, Linda McMahon is hoping to win the Republican Senate nomination.
We speak with a Doug Starner, a veteran who tracks down those who are making up their military service. A psychology professor at Tufts University, Sam Sommers, helps to explain the psychology behind this sort of lying.
Colorado passed a bill that removes some job protections for tenured faculty and aims to increase student performance. It was an emotional fight, with teachers facing the possibility of losing job security.
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