The News Junkie

The News Junkie

The News Junkie - I drink too much, curse far too often and obsess over breaking news. I hope we can still be friends. Read more:...Full Bio

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Make Me Six Inches Taller

Dr. Kevin Debiparshad makes dreams come true. That is, if your dream is to be 3 to 6 inches taller. But how does it work? How much does it cost to be a tall person? And what question can Shawn ask him to make things very uncomfortable?

Burning Man Behind-The-Scenes

We go live to Black Rock City in the middle of the Desert in Nevada. Once per year this place fills up with 80,000 'Burners' who are there to celebrate Burning Man. We talk to our friend Johnny Diggz to see how it all works and how things have changed.

The Man Who Invented The Cell Phone

Martin Cooper invented the cell phone and change the entire world while doing so. He talks about the first ever phone call, promotional stunts, whether or not he's rich and so much more.

How Does Animal Smuggling Work?

Rachel Nuwer is an independent journalist who went undercover to gain access to black markets for wildlife. How does wildlife trafficking work? What animals are the most valuable? Who are these people who smuggle animals through airports? Rachel has the answers for us.

Where Is The Male Birth Control Pill?

Dr Stephanie Page is at the forefront of male birth control studies, methods and testing. So it's time to ask, what are the options for men? How long until male birth control hits the market?

Wait, What Is The Power Grid?

Grid Man, Grid Jesus, whatever you want to call him is fine. Teddy is the guy who is actually in charge of the 'grid,' the thing you hear so much about but you don't really know what it is. Let's find out what a nightmare scenario looks like to him.

The Fast Food Robot Uprising

A company named Miso Robotics is revolutionizing the fast food world. How did they pivot from a burger flipping robot that got fired to a industry leader so fast? What secret robots are they working on for the future?

How Do You Stop School Shootings?

Greg Shaffer is a 20 year FBI veteran and former member of the FBI Hostage Rescue Team. Shaffer has done security for events like the Super Bowl and the World Series. In the wake of the Texas school shooting, what when wrong and how can we stop this?

How Does Pet Cloning Work?

Melain Rodriguez of Viagen Pets explains how the process of cloning your pet works, how much it costs and what happens when it goes wrong.