Podcast Of The Week: Man Against Horse (A Story About Butts)

Titled as “Man Against Horse” but billed as “a story about your butt,” this is Radiolab reporting at its finest. We not only get the competing evolutionary arguments for the human butt, but we also get the evolution of the research of humans’ understanding said butt-evolution. Slight spoiler: a key step included observing pigs on treadmills. As always, the story is captivating every step of the way.