Aired 7 months ago 3:11
Where Did Mothers Day Come From?
From the news
Aired 7 months ago 3:20
She spent years fighting to create Mother's Day, then lost everything trying to protect it
Anna Jarvis would absolutely hate what Mother's Day has become.
Aired 7 months ago 38:01
SMNTY Classics: Why do we celebrate Mothers Day?
On Sunday, Americans will spend more than $16 billion dollars celebrating Mother's Day. This classic episode digs into why we treat moms to brunch and flowers every second Sunday in May, and why the founder of Mother's Day regretted how popular it became. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aired 7 months ago 9:01
Mothers Day Origins, How Poor Vision Survived Natural Selection, and Muon Facts
Learn about what scientists know about the muon; how poor vision evolved; and why the founder of Mother’s Day Anna Jarvis regretted inventing it. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: Meet The Muon, The Electron's Short-Lived Big Brother — https://curiosity.im/2GA4WYO The Myopia Boom | Nature — https://curiosity.im/2XVh3Wf The Founder of Mother's Day Regretted Inventing It — https://curiosity.im/2GUUNGx If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/curiositydotcom Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing. Support the show.