We all lie. It’s a skill we develop when we are just toddlers. But some people are bigger liars then others. In this hour, we’ll probe the liar’s mind. We’ll look at lies in politics, business, and our daily lives. And, we’ll ask why deception is universal and what effect it has on the deceiver and the deceived.
SAM KEAN’s new book says we’re all inhaling history with each breath that we take. In Caesar’s Last Breath, he discusses the now-standard calculation used in chemistry and physics classes that can determine the probability of inhaling a particle of the final exhalation of Caesar. From there, Kean explores all of the gasses of the periodic table, as well as the scientists who have studied them. Kean joins Marty this hour for a discussion of science, history, and air.
The cleanup of the heroin encampment along the Conrail tracks in Philadelphia has been postponed. The section of railroad tracks in the Fairhill and Kensington neighborhoods is home to hundreds of addicts and is littered with thousands of used syringes and trash. It’s become a potent symbol of the opioid crisis in the city. Last year, 906 people died of overdoses in the city, and this year, the number of overdose victims is expected to be even higher.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".