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The Gist Presents the Grift

Maria Konnikova has been a special correspondent on The Gist since it began, debunking common myths and pseudoscience. Now, she’s starting her own show, a narrative podcast about cons called the Grift. The first two episodes are available for download on your podcatcher of choice. 

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“Your Dog Smells My Dog”

Slate's The Gist

Does a dog go crazy on you because he’s picking up the whiff of another canine? Maria Konnikova has the answers.

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