Listen to these smart podcasts to avoid a mundane commute


Are you fed up of listening to the bus conductor yelling at the top of his voice? Do you dread listening to your co-passengers gossiping about their bosses? Bored of the same old things you see out of the window?

Then it’s time to make your commute to work a little more refreshing by listening to these smart podcasts. You could even listen to them while you dress up, while taking a break at work, while having lunch, or just about any time.

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Invisibilia is about the invisible forces, such as ideas, beliefs, emotions etc., that influence people’s lives from day to day. The hosts, Lulu Miller, Hanna Rosin, and Alix Spiegel look at topics from a scientific and societal perspective.

RED: Real Entrepreneur Development

Through this podcast you can learn with each episode. It is the one podcast you have to listen to in case you want to build your business and make more money.

Bill’s Monday Morning Podcast

This podcast has two episodes aired twice in a week (Mondays and Thursdays), wherein Bill rants about anything in a humorous way, be it politics, sports, pop culture, and the like. This is one podcast you will look forward to every Monday.

Note to Self

Hosted by Manoush Zomorodi, Note to Self is very insightful show where Zomorodi discusses how technology can influence our lives. The host also speaks to a wide range of tech leaders and asks some interesting questions with unique answers.

Stuff to Blow Your Mind

As the name suggests, this podcasts gives information about just about anything from cosmic mysteries to junk food to a trans-human future. The information you get over here will surely surprise you!

Beautiful stories From Anonymous People

Comedian Chris Gethard speaks to anonymous callers. The discussions and confessions are very interesting. No names are mentioned in this one and anything happens here when aired!

The Limit Does Not Exist

The Limit Does Not Exist by Forbes is an amazing podcast where the two hosts interview people whom they call ‘human venn diagrams’. These people are usually associated with more than one industry. It is all about widening your creativity, skills, and ambitions.

TED Radio Hour

If you are someone who constantly watches TED Talks, then TED Radio Hour is where you should tune into to know about inventions, ideas, and approaches.

The Food Chain

From the BBC World Service, The Food Chain is all about the economics, science, and culture behind what we eat and drink. The show talks about a wide range of issues. It also features on-the-road investigative reports and studio interviews.

Fresh Air: NPR

This highly popular podcast is filled with in depth interviews with a wide range of people. The host, Terry Gross asks the people all sorts of questions including direct ones. This podcast will get you thinking about the world that surrounds you.

These podcasts are sure to make your daily commute more productive and expand your mind.