The Best Story I’ve Heard Today
The Best Story I’ve Heard Today with Dr. Lauren Smith

The Best Story I’ve Heard Today with Dr. Lauren Smith

March 7, 2018

This is a story 130 years in the making. It involves Germans, Australia, science and luck. Dr. Lauren Smith returns to the program to tell us about what is now thought to be the oldest known message in a bottle

Some of the other stories she has shared with us include Olympians donating their brains to CTE research and the Michigan State angle of the Larry Nassar scandal. You can also see some of Lauren's writing on the 110 Percent Blog

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The Best Story I’ve Heard Today with Ken Booth

The Best Story I’ve Heard Today with Ken Booth

March 2, 2018

What made the craft beer industry boom? Well, a lot of things, actually. Ken Booth brings us this story today. And as a businessman equipped with an MBA himself, he's ready to explain it to the rest of us.  

Check out Booth's Twitter, which is a feed that always offers great reads. And visit his website. You'll also want to check out the work sites, like Shorpy.com for historic photos and top quality prints and Vintagraph.com which offers truly terrific poster prints. (I have several. He didn't ask me to say that.)

Follow the show on Twitter, @BestStoryShow. And when you're done with this one, check out more episodes. You can also subscribe on Google Play or Stitcher. Find the show on YouTube and TuneIn, as well. 

The Best Story I’ve Heard Today with USA Today Network’s Justin Thurman

The Best Story I’ve Heard Today with USA Today Network’s Justin Thurman

March 1, 2018

Justin Thurman, an old friend and one of the first true digital media veterans, returns to the show to talk about kids these days. Apparently there's a concern ... of sorts ... that children's hands aren't strong enough to learn to write. Technology is being blamed as the culprit. This is a fun one, and we don't even blame the youth. 

Follow the show on Twitter, too, @BestStoryShow. And when you're done with this one, check out more episodes. You can also subscribe on Google Play or Stitcher. You can now hear us on TuneIn and on YouTube, as well.