5 Mind-Expanding Podcasts Worth Hearing Out

Because binge listening is the new binge watching.

Ah, podcasts. The best way to consume content while simultaneously getting on with life’s day-to-day. Whether you’re commuting to work, getting dressed or brushing your teeth; there’s a podcast to be listened to. Here are a few of our picks…

The HourTime Podcast

HourTime Podcast SKOLORRhourtime SKOLORRBar talk for the horological set. Each week, John Biggs and Viktor Marks sit down to talk about all things watches, and other things too. The talks vary from watch buying tips, like how to choose a diving watch, to opinions, like the future of watch advertising, to interviews with the likes of Chris Vail or Derek Dier. It can get pretty weird, random and down-right funny.

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Wired Gadget Lab

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Tomorrow’s World

tomorrows_world SKOLORRtomorrow world SKOLORRThe latest podcast instalment from the BBC, Tomorrow’s World promises to uncover the questions you’ll soon be asking. What does it mean to ‘download our brains’, can we morph our intellect with artificial intelligence? There are only three episodes so far, but we can guarantee that this series is worth hearing out; from boardroom to barside, your banter will be all the better (and more well-informed) for it.

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99% Invisible

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Inc Uncensored

inc.-uncensored SKOLORROne for the entrepreneurs in the house; Inc Uncensored covers the world of start-ups, tech and high-growth business, offering a great base of knowledge for those hoping to start, or having started, their own business. Hosted by Inc editor James Ledbetter, he and the roster of regular participants discuss all elements of starting your own business from industry practices to insider news and trends to cool companies worth keeping an eye on. Definitely one for the long commute.

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