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6: Why Do People Have Different Religions?

In this episode of But Why we tackle the question of why people have different religions. Our answer comes from Wendy Thomas Russell, who wrote a book on how to talk about religion for secular families. Plus we visit a farm where kids of both the human and the goat variety are involved in making cheese.

The Strange Story of Lindy Lou: A Rhyming Story for Kids

The Strange Story of Lindy Lou is a magical story about a little girl whose hair grows very, very fast but who has never had a haircut. It may sound like a story about haircut fears, but it’s more about sibling relationships and bonds. Have your tiny people listen as Lindy Lou finds a way to finally face her underlying fear and finds new meaning in her magical hair.

The story touches on sibling relationships, the importance of finding ways to be unique, and the need to identify one’s own true feelings.

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The Hunt for Black Holes with Karl Gebhardt

How do black holes work? And how do we learn about them, if they’re impossible to see? We talk to Dr. Karl Gebhardt, who has helped discover over half of the black holes that astronomers have ever found. Light cannot escape from a black hole, which means that they are impossible to see. We find out the secret to finding black holes, and how what happens inside might explain mysteries of gravity. Astronomy adventures are ahead in this episode!    Music in this episode is by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo from his upcoming album, Infinity Plus One.   Ask us a question, listen to more episodes, and donate at tumblepodcast.com. Subscribe to Tumble Science Podcast for Kids and review on iTunes. Follow on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks for listening! 

Why don’t carnivores need to eat their vegetables?

We’re back with new episodes! Carnivores are animals that only eat other animals – so how do they get the vitamins, minerals and fiber that we humans get from eating plants? We take a trip to a salad bar with some animal pals to find out.

Can you really tell if a kid is lying? | Kang Lee

https://download.ted.com/talks/KangLee_2016-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008Are children poor liars? Do you think you can easily detect their lies? Developmental researcher Kang Lee studies what happens physiologically to children when they lie. They do it a lot, starting as young as two years old, and they’re actually really good at it. Lee explains why we should celebrate when kids start to lie and presents new lie-detection technology that could someday reveal our hidden emotions.

#2: Parenting Your Child’s Inner World (with guest Dave Ramsey)

Your child’s world is both internal & external. Dr. Meg shares how to focus on their inner world of integrity & acceptance. Featured Guest Segment: Dave Ramsey (Radio talk show host, author, father of 3). Featured Question: I feel pressured to sign my kids up for sports. What should I do? Send questions to askmeg@megmeekermd.com