Katie meets with Lil Bub and her owner, Mike Bridavsky, in Bloomington, Indiana. Lil Bub is one of the internet’s most famous cats. She has used technology to secure millions of social media fans and a new app funded on Kickstarter. Lil Bub has also raised over half a million dollars for charity. And, in the midst of playing a cameo part in the new film, “Nine Lives,” Bub took some time out to take part in a new genome sequencing project. Bub’s owner Mike talks about Bub's current adventures and what's up next.
Katie speaks with technologist and futurist Kevin Surace on what sparked the craze of Pokémon Go and if the November election could indeed be hacked.
Sitting on a literal hotbed of active and inactive volcanoes, Iceland capitalizes on its natural resources to provide renewable electricity to its citizens. Katie speaks with Hordur Arnarson, CEO of Landsvirkjun, which produces 73% of all Iceland's electricity via geothermal energy. Hordur further discusses future plans for an undersea pipeline from Iceland to the UK of hydro and geothermal-generated electricity.
Dreamfuel, founded by Emily White, assists Olympic hopefuls and their families with travel to the games. Such financial help is critical as many athletes only make $15k a year, or less.
Embark on an adventure to the environmental wonderland of Iceland and you will be able to discover and enjoy the islands’ focus on eco-tourism. The Blue Lagoon, a favorite spot for tourists, is located in a lava field in the southwest part of the island. This amazing warm water lagoon harnesses geothermal energy to create a unique, and for many, transformative experience.
Buck Sexton served as a former intelligence officer for the CIA and also worked with the NYPD intelligence division on counterterrorism issues. He is host of The Buck Sexton Show on TheBlaze TV and TheBlaze Radio. Buck breaks down the Clinton email verdict for us and also gives the inside scoop on how he keeps on top of the intelligence scene.
Kegan Schouwenburg, named one of Inc. magazine's 30 under 30, founded SOLS, which brings custom 3D printing technologies to footwear. SOLS recently announced its cutting edge 3D printed custom orthotics, which offer comfort and stability. Simply download the SOLS app, snap a few pics of your feet and in less than six days and $99, SOLS sends you a pair of customized insoles to your door.
One of the trendiest interactive mystery games, "Escape the Room," partners with Ford Escape to create a limited time only 35,000 square foot experience: “Can You Escape NYC?” With the clock ticking, Sam and Katie join forces to make it through six rooms, solving puzzles while using new in-vehicle technologies. An inside look at building a customized brand experience.
Food Ready to Eat or Ready to Grow - Nikhil Arora, Co-Founder of Back to the Roots, is "undoing food” and connecting us back to where it comes from. Nikhil shares his journey, and how it all started with an obsession with mushrooms (the legal kind).
David Pritchard and Tai Crosby, co-founders of SilVR Thread, which is a cutting edge company delivering virtual reality experiences, discuss developing immersive first-person virtual reality with their proprietary cameras.
On May 24th, the USX team summited Mt. Everest amidst 100mph winds and treacherous conditions. The team included the first active duty soldier and second combat wounded veteran to summit. I will be speaking with the USX team co-founder, Command Sergeant Major Todd Burnett, regarding the team's amazing climb and their efforts to raise awareness for mental health challenges that soldiers face.
Donations for USX: www.usx.vet
Harrison and Alex Chen are brothers who played ping pong with each other growing up in Taiwan. They ultimately moved in separate directions and their solution to continue to play together was to build an app connected smart robot, they called "Trainerbot." Now they can play ping pong against each other anywhere and anytime via Trainerbot. The app, together with the robot, is now showcased and sold on Kickstarter. I played it and have to say it's kinda intense and it kicked my ass. Sam Roberts also weighs in.
Olympic marathon hopeful Natasha LaBeaud Anzures shares how she balances life as an elite runner and works as a technology sports publicist full time.
Marcus du Sautoy has been called one of UK’s leading scientists and most charismatic mathematicians. Amongst numerous accolades, Marcus has hosted several programs on BBC and is a professor at the University of Oxford. He even touts a discovery in the 9th dimensional space. Could his hypothesis that the secrets to the universe are in numbers and patterns hold true?
Eric has been on the forefront of filming for top network shows and programs for 36 years. A veteran in the field of camera ops, he balances technical skill with creative flair to capture the best shots. Eric has also been a freelance director for various top level networks and shows from the Olympics to Eminem concerts. An inside look at his work behind the scenes from the TODAY Show to SNL.
Bill McInnis, Reebok Head of Future, speaks to the new direction of Reebok and successful partnerships with both CrossFit and UFC. McInnis also reveals future innovations from on demand custom printed shoes to using more robots in production to going green.
A 40lb robotic suit created by Genworth allows you to feel the effects of aging 40+ years in a matter of seconds. The idea of the "Aging Experience" exhibit at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey, promotes firsthand experience leading to empathy and awareness.
Note to listener: Pulled audio track from the robotic suit so apologies for the inconsistencies in tracks on this ep! #robotproblems Thanks as always for listening! :) -KL
What does it take to climb the highest mountain on Earth? Further, imagine achieving this feat as an amputee. Nonprofit organization U.S. Expeditions and Explorations (USX), hopes to be the first to summit the first active duty male and female Army soldier, and first combat wounded military. The mission is to bring more attention to the jarring numbers of veterans and soldiers struggling with PTSD and suicide.
Spring is a time of new beginnings. Matt Kahn, a modern spiritual teacher, intuitive and author has used YouTube to grow his massive fan base to spread a positive message and spiritual way to approach life. Whether it’s a trouble with a job, relationship or just getting into a rut--Matt always has practical spiritual guidance infused with his own unique wisdom and humor that can help you turn a positive corner.
Dave Navarro chats with Katie Linendoll and Sam Roberts about his new, powerful documentary "Mourning Son" which tells the tragic story of the murder of his mother when he was just 15 years old, and how he traveled to prison and faced the killer. Dave also talks Jane’s Addiction, his fascination with unique art and his seventh season hosting "Ink Master".
Sleep issues? Katie and Sam Roberts chat sleep disorders, dreams and narcolepsy with Dr. Michael Larson inventor of Sleep Shepherd: Blue -- a hi-tech sleeping gadget that has already raised $500k on Kickstarter.
Can you live to 150? Why are there so many food allergies? What vitamins do we absolutely need? Do plants really scream when you eat them? Part two of Katie and Sam's food conversation with Dr. Gundry.
Katie revisits the annual UFO Congress in Arizona and chats with Ben Hansen on his beliefs and the international event. Ben is a former FBI agent and host of Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files.