Mike Williams explores why people are so fascinated by the moon.
The High Heel
Mike Williams asks why millions of people walk in high heels.
Watches have been an indicator of status since their invention. Mike Williams asks why.
Mike Williams explores why some tunes refuse to go away.
Mike Williams explores why so many people take up a spiritual journey.
Reflections on personal and political dimensions to nudity. Mike Williams presents.
Why would anyone collect cuckoo clocks or violins? Mike Williams investigates.
Coming of Age
Why do societies around the world mark the point when a child should become an adult?
Why is hair so integral to personal identity? People without hair tell Mike Williams.
Why do men wear strips of silk around their necks? Mike Williams on the tie.
Why do so many people yearn for the past?
Why do so many children love to play with dolls?
Helena Merriman asks why sad music is often the most popular.
They can be promotional, sometimes provocative. Mike Williams explores the T-shirt.
Why do we travel long distances to work, and what harm does the journey do to us?
Why do so many people want to make their mark with graffiti?
Mike Williams asks why so many people feel the need to record the story of their day.
Helena Merriman asks why so many people are drawn to gardening.
How did the sneaker become acceptable from the boardroom to the basketball court?
Long-Distance Sports Fans
Mike Williams explores why some sports fans support teams based thousands of miles away.
What makes the will of the crowd more persuasive than the wisdom of one?
Age of Consent
Why does the age of consent vary across the world?
Fear of Robots
Mike Williams asks if we have reason to fear the rise of the robots.
Why do so many people love drawing? And what do those drawings reveal?
Mike Williams asks why so many people have become obsessed with two-wheel travel.
Why do some weeks just fly by but sometimes minutes can seem like hours?
Why do people believe in conspiracy theories? Mike Williams investigates.
Why do some people become magicians?
Why do some people suffer addiction?
Why does the circus endure? Mike Williams explores its lasting appeal.
Charlotte McDonald explores if kissing is the universal trait that people believe it to be
Why do some people choose childlessness?
Why do people suffer from hypochondria, and why do they attract so little sympathy?
Why do some people practice polygamy?
Why would anyone be a goth? What is the appeal of this dark and spooky subculture?