Host Ophira Eisenberg welcomes two brave contestants to the puzzle hot seat. Excitement? Nerves? You bet.

Host Ophira Eisenberg welcomes two brave contestants to the puzzle hot seat. Excitement? Nerves? You bet. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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Host Ophira Eisenberg welcomes two brave contestants to the puzzle hot seat. Excitement? Nerves? You bet.

Host Ophira Eisenberg welcomes two brave contestants to the puzzle hot seat. Excitement? Nerves? You bet.

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The Human Guinea Pig

Hear about one man's quests to read the encyclopedia from A to Z, live his life according to the Bible, and achieve bodily perfection—author A.J. Jacobs. How do you quiz the V.I.P. who knows it all?

This week, go grocery shopping with celebrities, learn to pronounce some really long German words, and have a little 'pun' with animal noises. Plus, find out about one man's quests to read the encyclopedia from A to Z, live his life according to the Bible, and achieve bodily perfection—author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs. How do you quiz the V.I.P. who knows everything?

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Author A.J. Jacobs demonstrates the sheer volume of the enormous beard he grew as part of his quest to live his life according to the Bible, chronicled in his book The Year of Living Biblically. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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A.J. Jacobs: The Quest To Do Everything

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