Have you ever wondered about the history of self-checkout lanes at the grocery store? Or about the origin of the controversial sartorial item we know as cargo shorts? Are you curious to know more about flamingos? If so, Every Little Thing is the podcast for you. Hosted by Flora Lichtman (whose resume includes work for Science Friday, The New York Times, and the Netflix series Bill Nye Saves the World), each half-hour episode of this podcast explores the fascinating stories behind seemingly mundane things. Along the way, listeners will learn plenty of historical and scientific tidbits. Visitors can listen to all episodes in full via this website. In addition, Every Little Thing is available on iTunes, Spotify, and Google Play.