Just listen here for a second, you might learn something



Just listen here for a second, you might learn something

Four of the best podcasts to enlighten you this week

Jessica Brodie

99% INVISIBLE: Ponte Tower
A show about the unnoticed design and architecture that shape our world. This episode is about Johannesburg’s iconic Ponte Tower and how it provided, through sheer size, a place for multiracial families to live during apartheid.
THE ALLUSIONIST: TechnobabbleThis podcast focuses on language. In this episode, they break down technobabble. It’s a fascinating listen, detailing how commonplace tech-related words have their origin in science fiction.
PLANET MONEY: Productivity with a side of chickenPlanet Money is a money and economics podcast for people who don’t understand economics and money but would like to. It does an incredible job of making its subject matter completely engrossing. This episode covers productivity by explaining KFC’s chicken production line.
BBC: Africa Today
This is a round-up of the pressing news from our continent. A great way to stay abreast.

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