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Season 3

James Barrat Episode


S3 E1—James Barrat


James Barrat is author of Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era. He's a frequent national speaker on the topic and its consequences (good and bad).
Don Short Episode


S3 E2—Don Short


Don Short created West End Architectural Salvage in Des Moines, Iowa and has since turned it into a show that's appeared on both HGTV and DIY networks.
James Hansen Episode


S3 E3—Dr. James Hansen


James Hansen. James wrote the NY Times Bestselling book First Man which has been turned into a major motion picture starring Ryan Gosling as the late Neil Armstrong.
Josh Gates Episode


S3 E4—Josh Gates


Josh Gates is an archaeologist and host of Expedition Unknown now appearing on the Discovery Channel (previously the show appeared on the Travel Channel).
Mitch Matthews Episode


S3 E5—Mitch Matthews


Mitch Matthews has helped thousands of people realize their dreams. He's also an author and host of the Dream. Think. Do. podcast.
Jill Heinerth Episode


S3 E6—Jill Heinerth


Jill Heinerth is a diver and explorer for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. She was named a "Living Legend" by Sport Diver magazine.
Dr. Jill Pruetz Episode


S3 E7—Dr. Jill Pruetz


Dr. Jill Pruetz is a National Geographic researcher and primatologist who has spent years in Africa studying chimpanzees and a variety of different species of monkeys.
Kevin Jorgeson Episode


S3 E8—Kevin Jorgeson


Kevin Jorgeson is a rock climber who, along with his partner Tommy Caldwell, made the first successful free climb up the 3000' Dawn Wall in Yosemite.
Joe LeValley Episode


S3 E9—Joe LeValley


Joe LeValley is a a novelist, board member for the Iowa Rock-N-Roll Music Association, and very talented musician.
Tahir Rahman Episode


S3 E10—Dr. Tahir Rahman


Dr. Tahir Rahman is a professor of psychiatry and author of We Came in Peace for All Mankind.