Something You Should Know

Something You Should Know

Mike Carruthers | OmniCast Media | Cumulus Podcast Network

Sometimes all it takes is one little fact or one little piece of wisdom to change your life forever. That's the purpose and the hope of "Something You Should Know." In each episode, host Mike Carruthers interviews top experts in their field to bring you fascinating information and advice to help you save time and money, advance in your career, become wealthy, improve your relationships and help you simply get more out of life. In addition, Mike uncovers and shares short, engaging pieces of "intel" you can use to make your life better - today. Right now.

Categories: Education

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One of the best parts of Christmas is the tree. There is so much lore, and history and fascinating facts about Christmas trees. Listen as this episode begins with some things you may not know. The sense of smell is the one most people say they could live without if they had to pick one. Really? There is a lot more to your ability to smell scents and odors than you may realize. Do you really know how your sense of smell works? What makes some scents wonderful and others disgusting? Did you know a lot of the odors here are on earth come from outer space? These are just a few of the things I discuss with Harold McGee, author of the best-selling book Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World’s Smells ( Listen and you will have renewed respect for your sense of smell and you might not be so willing to give it up! What exactly is the Internet? Where did it come from and how did it get here? These are good questions and you will discover the answers by listening to my interview with James Ball. He is Global Editor at The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, a former special projects editor at The Guardian and author of the book, The Tangled Web We Weave: Inside The Shadow System That Shapes the Internet ( When you get the hiccups, what’s the best cure to get rid of them? It turns out not all cures work the same for everyone but there are some things worth trying and there is one thing that works every time. Listen as I explain that. Source: Nancy Snyderman author of Medical Myths That Can Kill You ( PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS! MasterClass makes a meaningful gift this season! .Right now you can get two Memberships for the price of one at PrizePicks is a skill-based, real-money Daily Fantasy Sports game that's super easy to play. Go to and use code sysk for a first deposit match up to $100 Zocdoc is the only FREE app that lets you find AND book doctors who are patient-reviewed, take your insurance, are available when you need them! Go to and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Shopify gives you everything you need to take control and take your business to the next level. Sign up for a $1 per month trial period at today! Dell’s Cyber Monday event is their biggest sale of the year. Shop now at to take advantage of huge savings and free shipping! Spread holiday cheer this season with a new phone! Get any phone free, today at UScellular. Built for US. Terms apply. Visit for details.  Planet Money is an incredible podcast with stories & insights about how money shapes our world. Listen to Planet Money wherever you get your podcasts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Previous episodes

  • 998 - Why Your Sense of Smell is So Amazing & Where Did the Internet Come From? 
    Thu, 07 Dec 2023
  • 997 - Quirks of Human and Artificial Intelligence & The Good and Bad Ways Sounds Affect You 
    Mon, 04 Dec 2023
  • 996 - SYSK Choice: How Machines Shape Our Destiny & How to Connect With Anyone 
    Sat, 02 Dec 2023
  • 995 - The Psychology and Magic of Audiences & The Power of Uncertainty 
    Thu, 30 Nov 2023
  • 994 - Nostalgia: Why We Long for The Past & Why Humans Love to Play Games 
    Mon, 27 Nov 2023
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