Supercharged

Supercharged

Every week, Supercharged tackles a complex—and sometimes unusual—question about technology, science, psychology, and human existence to find out how we can approach life better in our rapidly changing world.

Got a question you'd like us to answer or comment for the show? Visit awkward.email for lots of options! Check out our Subreddit, too!

Hosted by Adam Dachis and Darren Herczeg.



#75: #Scamazon (or Why You Shouldn't Rim Pop Rocks)

October 1, 2015 at 9:30PM • 1 hour 48 minutes

This will make more sense later, but this is episode 75. Clearly I suck at counting. Anyway, this week we’re talking about a handful of Google announcements, Twitter for politicians, and scamming Amazon. Share your Amazon scams with us with #scamazon on Twitter and Facebook or through whatever means you prefer.

Guests: Darren Herczeg and Professional Amazon Manipulator Erica Elson


#74: Mixing Internet with Politics

September 24, 2015 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 23 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about bothersome betas, fast phone processors, and mixing politics and the Internet. As usual, we’re also answering your questions, discussing your comments, and sharing our favorite tips and downloads of the week!


#73: Do Me Do Me Do Me: The Cult of Busy

September 18, 2015 at 5:45PM • 1 hour 40 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Apple, Amazon, and Ahmed the clock builder. As usual, we’re also answering your questions, discussing your comments, and sharing our favorite tips and downloads of the week!

This week's guest: Whitson Gordon of Lifehacker.

This week's discussion: The basics of a productive work day.

NOTE: We believed Ahmed's clock was built in a suitcase. That was incorrect. The clock was built in a pencil case and we misunderstood. Also, we're still confused about what happened to the clock. We'll clear this up next week. Sorry for the error!


#72: Pencils and Ink

September 10, 2015 at 5:45PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Apple's new crap. As usual, we’re also answering your questions, discussing your comments, and sharing our favorite tips and downloads of the week!


#71: Instant Cardiac Explosion

September 3, 2015 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 31 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about annoying corporate decisions, Apple event rumors, and the basics of a healthy life. As usual, we’re also answering your questions, discussing your comments, and sharing our favorite tips and downloads of the week!


#70: Wet Heat and Dog Testicle Sushi

August 25, 2015 at 6:15PM • 1 hour 32 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about deleting political tweets, the Ashley Madison aftermath, and hacking your morning routine. As usual, we’re also answering your questions, discussing your comments, and sharing our favorite tips and downloads of the week!


#69: Dirty Work

August 20, 2015 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Alphabet, Amazon, and crappy jobs. As usual, we’re also answering your questions, discussing your comments, and sharing our favorite tips and downloads of the week!


#68: Bombproof Your Horse

August 13, 2015 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 46 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about a lovely LastPass upgrade, the post-PC area, and photography. As usual, we’re also answering your questions, discussing your comments, and sharing our favorite tips and downloads of the week!


#67: They Filled the Most Holes

August 6, 2015 at 5:45PM • 1 hour 37 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Apple Music’s inflated 11 million subscribers, Soylent 2.0, and security versus convenience. We’re also answering your questions and going over our favorite tips and downloads of the week.


#66: Adolescent Vacation Dentistry

July 30, 2015 at 5:30PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Windows 10, Amazon Dash buttons, and drugs. We had lots of guests this week! In addition to Alan Henry and Darren Herczeg, we also had the pleasure of talking to Michael Brandt and Geoffrey Woo of Nootrobox.