6 Podcasts You Need In Order To Procrastinate For Finals

6 Podcasts You Need In Order To Procrastinate Studying For Finals

Forget music; podcasts are the new way to multi-task, become a better listener, and learn some awesome facts!

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Podcasts are becoming increasingly more popular and for good reason. While jamming to a Spotify playlist during an intense cardio session can be great for keeping up your pace, tuning into something more stimulating for the mind can have many benefits. Primarily, you can learn something new about a topic you had never previously considered. There's also an array of genres to fit your mood, so you can listen to two scientists discuss the future of an area of research, or alternatively listen to your two favorite comedians talk about their weirdest experiences on tour. And let's be honest, we all know you didn't want to study for your finals anyway.

To get you started, here are 6 popular podcasts from all different genres!

1. "Stuff You Should Know"

Hosted by Josh Clark and Charles W. "Chuck" Bryant, published by HowStuffWorks

This podcast takes you on a journey through any topic you could ever want to learn more about, from the ins-and-outs of gerrymandering, to how LSD is produced, to the validity of the "5-second rule." While you will not become an expert on any one topic from this podcast, an episode might spark your curiosity for a new interest or passion.

2. "Why Won't You Date Me?"

Hosted by Nicole Byer

You might get strange looks when you're dying of laughter while walking to your 8 a.m. with your headphones in, but this podcast is totally worth it. Well-known for her stand-up and role as one of MTV Girl Code's experts, comedian Nicole Byer hosts her very own audio show to explore just why she can't seem to tie down a relationship. As she words it, she's "smart, funny, has a fat ass and loves giving blow jobs," but still finds herself single as a Pringle. Listen to Nicole hysterically recount her experiences on dating apps, going on dates with fans, and discuss the issues with the modern dating scene.

3. "Serial"

Hosted by Sarah Koenig

Originally developed by "This American Life" (another great podcast), this critically-acclaimed show won a Peabody Award in the genre Investigative Journalism. The podcast is a true-crime style series that follows a true non-fiction story over multiple episodes, leaving the audience on a cliff-hanger every week. If you're a fan of "Criminal Minds" or "Making A Murderer," you'll love this nail-biting podcast.

4. "The Joe Rogan Experience"

Hosted by Joe Rogan

If you've ever listened to podcasts, you know "The Joe Rogan Experience "is the OG of podcast shows. Still keeping a 5.0 rating by listeners, the show hosts a variety of guests for extended discussions on the guest's particular expertise. This show typically produces longer podcasts, usually running over 3 hours long, which would be perfect for a flight or car ride. Rogan is a comedian, sports commentator, actor, and television host, which explains his diversity of guests on the show. Guests have included MMA competitors, leading scientists and researchers, famous athletes, and comedic companions of Rogan. Most notably, Rogan had Elon Musk smoke a joint on the show while discussing Musk's outlook on life and plans for the future.

5. "The Guilty Feminist"

Hosted by Deborah Frances-White

This show will give you a little piece of mind (and a lot of laughs) as someone who supports the feminist movement but feels hypocritical when fitting into stereotypes. Produced in the UK, comedian Deborah Francis-White has a new guest on each episode and begins with a dialogue of "I'm a feminist, but..." admitting to doing something that an ideal feminist would not support. The show addresses the problems within feminism where women want to be taken seriously in an authoritative position, but also not shamed for wanting to look attractive as well. Additionally, the show is recorded in front of a live audience, so White hilariously interacts with the crowd during the shows live recordings.

6. "The Genius Life"

Hosted by Max Lugavere

As one of the lesser known health and nutrition podcasts, "The Genius Life" show hosts an impressive guest list while discussing some of the more important areas of healthy living, mainly focusing on fueling your body for brain health and longevity. Host Lugavere is a health and science journalist, nutrition expert, and New York Times best-selling author who was originally inspired by the health issues of his mother that developed cognitive impairment and early signs of dementia at a young age. He is also a "core expert" on the Dr. Oz Show and has a popular Instagram that educates followers about the brain-boosting power of things like healthy fats and exercise. Listeners can learn about cutting-edge research from experts in nutrition and how the standard American diet is having adverse effects on our cognitive function.

So the next time you have a long car ride back to your hometown, going on a nice run, or better yet, trying to procrastinate studying for finals... check out these podcasts to keep your mind busy!

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10 Rappers Whose Lyrics Will Take Your Instagram Captions To The Next Level

Make your life easy by choosing a caption that's already been written for you.

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Finding the perfect caption for you Instagram post is something everyone struggles with. On the contrary, the best rappers in the industry right now seem to have no problem with it. Whether it be Cardi B or Kanye West, you can always count on fire captions. Taken from the rappers themselves, here are the best rap lyrics for Instagram captions.

1. Travis Scott

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  • "It's summertime, why they tryna throw shade?"
  • "Rollin' rollin' rollin' got me stargazin'"
  • "I got 'em stage diving out the nosebleeds"
  • "Anything can happen at the night show"
  • "This right here is astronomical"
  • "Valet park when I pull up in the ride"
  • "Pick up the phone, baby, I know you're home, baby"
  • "Oh my, what a wonderful time"
  • "She said 'where we goin?' I said 'the moon'"
  • "I been up sleepless late nights"
  • 2. Migos

    Migos II

    • "Walk it like I talk it"
    • "In the kitchen wrist moving like a stir fry"
    • "Put my mind on it, put my grind on it"
    • "We live like sopranos"
    • "Diamonds on my wrist stay drippin"
    • "Addin' up checks, no minus"
    • "I can buy that car, I know that you can't"
    • "No human being, I'm immortal"
    • "Walk in the buildin', they start applaudin'"
    • "Versace, Versace, Versace, Versace"

    3. Cardi B

    Cardi B be careful

    • "I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance"
    • "I went from dollar bills, now poppin' rubber bands"
    • "Why would I hop in some beef? When I could just hop in the Porsche"
    • "You know where I'm at, you know where I be"
    • "These expensive, these is red bottoms"
    • "I don't dance now, I make money moves"
    • "It's not a threat it's a warning, be careful with me"
    • "Poured out my whole heart to a piece of sh*t"
    • "Karma for you is gon' be who you end up with"

    4. Drake

    Drake

    • "This a Rollie, not a stopwatch, sh*t don't ever stop"
    • "I only love my bed and my mama I'm sorry"
    • "I get it how I live it, I live it how I get it"
    • "No new friends"
    • "Drinking every night because we drink to my accomplishments"
    • "This sh*t got me in my feelings"
    • "With your phone out, gotta hit them angles"
    • "My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'"
    • "My team good, we don't really need a mascot"
    • "Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies"

    5. Nicki Minaj

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    • "Imma keep it moving, be classy and graceful"
    • "In my kingdom, with my Timbs on"
    • "Uh, yo, watch your man, then you should watch your mouth"
    • "At least you took an L off your bucket list"
    • "Defend my honor, protect my pride"
    • "But to live doesn't mean you're alive"
    • "She just mad 'cause he never bought her ice like me"
    • "I fly with the stars in the skies"
    • "They paintin' me out to be the bad guy"
    • "All these b*tches is my sons"

    6. Mac Miller

    Mac Miller

    • "My regrets look just like a text I shouldn't send"
    • "Driving with my eyes close, missing all the signs"
    • "I'm a monster with the heart of a lion, divide and conquer"
    • "I got a bone to pick like roses"
    • "I'll do anything for a way out of my head"
    • "Your love is not too kind to me"
    • "Yeah, I got a bad attitude"
    • "No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile"
    • "Imma give you what you came for"
    • "I don't know 'bout you, but me, I'm important, I'm so gorgeous"

    7. A$AP Rocky 

    A$AP Rocky

    • "Same shit, different day"
    • "I got three phones: business, conversation, and relation"
    • "What the face say to the fist?"
    • "I look for ways to say 'I love you', but I ain't into makin' love songs"
    • "Paranoia got me losing all my z's"
    • "Make no mistakes, it's all a leap of faith for love"
    • "She ain't a stranger to the city life"
    • "Can't forget that I'm golden, can't forget where I'm going"
    • "Riding by the rules, I'll abide by it soon"
    • "Ain't a killer so don't kill the vibe"

    8. Kanye West

    Kanye West

    • "Yeah u so mother thick"
    • "Ball so hard, let's get faded"
    • "That sh*t cray"
    • "I'm tripping off the power"
    • "All of my kindness, is taken for weakness"
    • "I'm lookin' for the one have you seen her?"
    • "Don't let me get in my zone"
    • "Let's get lost tonight"
    • "Sun don't shine in the shade, bird can't fly in a cage"
    • "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud"
    • "No you're not perfect but you're not your mistakes"

    9. A$AP Ferg

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    • "Gucci down to the socks"
    • "My jewelry glistening why I'm always chilly"
    • "I'm a one night savage"
    • "Put in work, put 'em in the dirt"
    • "Fergy be mobbin' all day"
    • "Ferg is the name"
    • "I'm on a new level"
    • "Don't pray for me pray for the weak"
    • "I was only 8 years old, watching Nick at Nite"
    • "I was fly like a bird"

    10. Lil Wayne 

    Lil Wayne

    • "Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
    • "I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to y'all"
    • "Okay you're a goon, but what's a goon to a goblin?"
    • "I got some weight on my shoulders, to me it's like feathers"
    • "I am more animal than the zoo allow"
    • "Money talks, bullsh*t walks"
    • "Every night's a long night, every day's a holiday"
    • "I'm a cool cat, but I'm on life nine"
    • "Haters can't see me, nose bleed seats"


    No matter what the occasion, it's always good to have creative Instagram captions on hand. Nobody knows how to make clever captions than rappers themselves. Whether you need creative caption for throwing shade at someone, or you have used only emojis for your past 5 Instagram pictures, rap lyrics make the perfect caption.

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    Are The People You Follow On Social Media Actually Good For You?

    Are you being influenced in the right way?

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    Your friends and family help define you most of the time right? They influence the way we think, how we act, dress, eat. They are the people we identify with deeply and associate ourselves with. Influencers can have the same effect. You constantly see their posts, you trust their recommendations, but the clothes they wear, style your hair the same way. This can be an amazing thing when used in the right way. It can be a way for someone to broaden their fashion, beauty, and lifestyle horizons. It can inspire people to be more productive, or go outside of their shell more. But, it can also be not as helpful.

    Do the people you follow on social media actually expand the way you think and teach you new things? Do they have your best interest at heart? Inspire you? Or do you just aimlessly scroll through feeling bad for yourself that you aren't in Paris or look a certain way? Sometimes it takes a minute of self-reflection to actually realize what you are feeling from the people you follow.

    Social media has become something negative for most people now, and that isn't what it should be. It could be really taking a toll on your life if you are feeling negative about the people you follow and how you are living your life because of it. You should narrow your feed down to people who only really make you laugh, inspire you, educate you, and that you care about. Don't follow people because you think you need to or because they're famous. Following only those who will impact your life in a positive way will really help you mentally and change the way you feel every day.

    Side note: don't be afraid to unfollow family and friends if their content is making you unhappy. I know that it as seen as the ultimate sign of betrayal in today's world, but I promise, you will be fine. They will be fine. Do what you need to be inspired and happy. You've got this.

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