The Cozy Robot Show (Formerly Ask Science Mike)
A science podcast from Mike McHargue
The Cozy Robot Show is a place where we explore our curiosity about the world and our feelings. Mike McHargue answers questions, hosts conversations, and leads moments of calm in this show focused on helping us all connect to ourselves and each other. This podcast feed used to be called Ask Science Mike as Mike McHargue (aka Science Mike) hosted that show for several years.
This podcast may use tracking and attribution, dynamic content insertion and uses a unique domain
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Dynamic content insertion: Megaphone may use limited data that they know about you - the device you’re using, the approximate location you’re in, or other data that can be derived from this, like the current weather forecast for your area - to change parts of the audio. The Cozy Robot Show (Formerly Ask Science Mike) may do this for advertising or for other forms of content, like news stories.
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This podcast uses a unique RSS domain. This podcast is the only one that we’re aware of which uses a domain of asksciencemike.podbean.com for its RSS feed. Domains are always visible to anyone who can see your internet traffic - your internet service provider, employer or even your government - even when you use HTTPS connections. If your podcast app uses the RSS feed directly, like Apple Podcasts, then you can be tracked as a listener to this podcast every time your phone checks for a new episode.
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This podcast’s audio is not on an IPv6-enabled domain. This isn’t an issue for now, but might be in future. (We tested the initial domain of chrt.fm, which may be an analytics prefix.)
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