5 free podcasts you need to listen to

The beauty of podcasts is that you can listen to them almost anywhere.

At the gym. On public transport. To liven up your boring, long car ride. In bed. To drown out the sounds of your significant other nagging you. Okay, that last one probably isn’t the best idea…

But, which podcast should you listen to? Our online airwaves are saturated with different podcasts. So we’ve sifted through them all to pick out our top five podcasts that we reckon you’ve absolutely got to listen to:

The podcast history of our world

Available: iTunes and Stitcher
Category: History

Want a crash course in the entire history of the world? Look no further! From the Big Bang to the Modern Age in bite-sized 15 – 30 minute chunks, Rob Monaco will turn you into a knowledgeable history buff in no time!

WTF with Marc Maron

Available: iTunes, Google Play and online
Category: Comedy

Listen to comedian Marc Maron interview other comedians and celebrities. With his witty mix of philosophical ‘meaning of life’ topics and humour, you’re bound to end up in stitches.

Stuff you should know

Available: iTunes and online
Category: Society and culture

Want to know everything about every topic? Like LSD, satanism and vaping? Look no further. Hosts Josh and Chuck give you the lowdown on everything you should know, in a podcast full of humour.

TED talks daily

Available: iTunes, Google Play and Radio Public
Category: Education

Everyone’s heard of TED Talks. Want to listen on the go? This podcast brings thought-provoking content on every. subject. imaginable. Artificial Intelligence? Tick. Zoology? Tick. There’s literally something for everyone.

Good life project

Available: iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify
Category: Self-help

After some self improvement inspo? If you’re finding navigating life as a uni student perplexing, get a dose of motivation from this podcast. Super inspiring and a great way to start your day.

Do you have a podcast you love? Let us know in the comments!