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Curated Culture

A sampling of some of the best modern culture podcasts out there.

by Pastime

    Curated Culture

    May 06 2021

  • Future Tense / Teaching AI to fly like a bee

    Scientists in the UK have developed a form of artificial intelligence that mimics the brain functions of a honeybee. The results promise to make drones and other flying craft far more manoeuvrable and crash-proof. Also, the dream of a “female internet”; and why mathematician, Hannah Fry, thinks all technologists should take a Hippocratic oath.

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  • Let's Speak Italian! / Week #009 Review, Thursday

    un = precedes all masculine nouns, even those that begin with vowels. The exception is those masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant. un bambino = a baby un orologio = a clock uno = precedes masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant. uno specchio = a mirror uno psicologo = a psychologist una = precedes all feminine nouns beginning with a consonant. una scrivania = a desk una fragola = a strawberry un' = precedes all feminine nouns that begin with a vow...more

  • RNZ: The Panel / The Panel with Teuila Fuatai and Michael Moynihan (Part 2)

    Panellists discuss Michael Moynahan and Teuila Fuatai discuss new funding for tourism, trillions of cicadas, ugg boots and Snow White.

  • The Dark Horde Network / Ronny Dawson and the 2021 UFO Megacon in Laughlin Nevada

    Today’s News Ronny will be speaking Friday June 11th 10:30am until Noon Ronnie will be presenting the “Inside the Alien Agenda”. UFO MEGACON - https://www.laughlinufomegaconference.com/ Podcast Stuff Facebook: The Dark Horde - https://www.facebook.com/thedarkhordellc Facebook: The Tempest Universe - https://www.facebook.com/thetempestuniverse Facebook: Manny’s Page - https://www.facebook.com/MannyPodcast Twitter: The Tempest Universe - https://twitter.com/ufobusterradio Twitter: The Dark...more

  • Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend / Daniel's Beach Calendar, Wendy's Counter Protest, Dave's Clown Method

    Wendy Molyneux is here and she and her kids drove by a mask protest and had a few choice things to say. Dave Huntsberger is also here as the lone living representative of the clown method. Daniel beams in from a beach to talk about his calendar. I've had an epiphany about feeling like an opportunity has passed you by and also I mix up the lyrics to Jambalaya and Shoofly Pie. Even writing this now I feel they should be the same song. Tony is freshly shorn and Wendy recounts some awful things doct...more

  • The John Batchelor Show / 1386: 2/2: Heavy rains and swollen rivers slow the migrant trail of tears at the perilous Darien Gap. Michael Yon, Patreon.com

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.The New John Batchelor ShowCBS Audio Network@Batchelorshow2/2: Heavy rains and swollen rivers slow the migrant trail of tears at the perilous Darien Gap. Michael Yon, Patreon.com

  • Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by Humans / #1415 Accountability Not Justice, Continuing the Fight After the Chauvin Trial

    Air Date 5/5/2021 Today we take a look briefly at the trial of Derek Chauvin itself before moving on to various responses, a wide-angle lens on some of the forces at play in policing and the work still to be done. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com  Transcript MEMBERSHIP, Gift Memberships and Donations! (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content) MERCHANDISE! REFER-O-MATIC! Sign up, share widely, get rewards. It's that easy! CHECK OUT OUR BOOKSHOP! Wa...more

  • Life Matters - Full program podcast / Commercial interests vs public health, Mark and Alonso under one roof, 100 years of menstrual advertising

    Does the food and drink industry have a duty of care to our public health? We meet Mark and Alonso living under one roof, and a century of euphemisms in advertising menstrual products.

  • Fresh Air / Alison Bechdel On 'The Secret To Superhuman Strength'

    Bechdel's new graphic memoir is about her lifelong obsession with exercise. She says she has a "predisposition of being extremely self-conscious and very caught up in my head" — and exercise helps. Bechdel's previous graphic memoir, 'Fun Home,' was about coming out at age 19, and discovering her father had a secret gay life. It was adapted into a Tony Award-winning Broadway show. Also, Justin Chang reviews 'The Disciple,' a film about a man from Mumbai who aspires to be a great classical musicia...more

  • Cold Case Files / A Sister Lost

    A thirteen-year-old girl vanishes, seemingly out of thin air, while her brother is standing just feet away. She was never seen again, and her disappearance would haunt her brother or thirty years. That is until another victim comes forward, and her trauma unlocks the mystery of what happened to the missing child. Check out our great sponsors! Total Wireless: Get an unlimited talk, text and data plan for $25 per month. 1 gig at high speed, then 2G. Terms and conditions at TotalWireless.com ...more

  • Stuff They Don't Want You To Know / What was Operation Outside the Box?

    As the guys continue exploring the strange, silent war over who gets to own nuclear weapons, they stumble across the little known story of Operation Outside the Box. When the Israeli military learned its regional rival Syria might be building a nuclear facility, they felt they had only one course of action -- and they were certain that, whatever the consequences, they must do anything in their power to prevent Syria from getting the bomb. Tune in to learn more about this real-life conspiracy, as...more

  • Skip and Shannon: Undisputed / Full Show (Aaron Rodgers' future, Tim Tebow in Jacksonville, LeBron's injury, Ball brothers, Cowboys)

    00:00 Will Aaron Rodgers really force a trade out of Green Bay?23:40 Will Tim Tebow be helpful or a distraction in Jacksonville?40:55 Are the playoffs for the Lakers in doubt with an injured LeBron?52:30 Surprised the Cowboys would admit that Micah Parsons wasn’t their first choice?1:05:35 Will Ball brother will have a better career in the end?1:15:41 Skip & Shannon continue discussing Aaron Rodgers’ trade demands. 1:29:25 Who will start Week 1 for the Patriots: Cam Newton or Mac Jones?1:39:...more

  • hr2 Der Tag / Aushalten oder abwehren – welchen Protest verträgt die Demokratie?

    Das erste Maiwochenende war ein Wochenende der Proteste. Neben den üblichen Demonstrationen und Kundgebungen der Gewerkschaften gab es die mittlerweile fast ebenso üblichen Ausschreitungen zum 1. Mai aus linken Gruppierungen heraus. In mehreren Städten ist die Polizei eingeschritten, hat manchmal auch Demonstrierende eingekesselt, zum Teil auch aggressiv. Gerechtfertigt wurde das mit dem Nichteinhalten der Hygieneauflagen. Auch die Aufmärsche der sogenannten "Querdenker -Bewegung“ fanden wieder ...more

  • Duncan Trussell Family Hour / 438: Shane Mauss

    Shane Mauss, brilliant mad scientist, re-joins the DTFH!We command you to subscribe to Shane's podcasts, Here We Are and his new podcast with Ramin Nazer, Mind Under Pod.Original music by Aaron Michael Goldberg. This episode is brought to you by: MeUndies - Visit MeUndies.com/Duncan for 15% Off your first order + FREE Shipping! Candid - Candidco.com/Duncan and use code DUNCAN and receive $75 Off your Candid Starter Kit. Squarespace - Use offer code: DUNCAN to save 10% on your first site.

  • Parenting on Moncrieff / Parenting: My 4 year old is having toilet problems

    Joanna Fortune, psychotherapist specialising in Child & Adult Psychotherapy, answers your questions... Listen and subscribe to Moncrieff on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.     You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

  • Death, Sex & Money / Where Noel and Anna's Hot Girl Summer Went Wrong

    I talk with my friend and colleague Noel King about getting comfortable with uncomfortable conversations in my personal life, and why she thinks my brain is a "little bit different." Are you new to our show? Welcome! Make sure you subscribe in your podcast player, and check out our Starter Kit. It's filled with our favorite episodes and with information about how to join our community.  Hear more from Noel King on Death, Sex & Money, in the episode she reported about reparations to Chicago p...more

  • The Breakdown with Shaun King / Ep. 452 - New Takeover Episode from Rai King

    Blanca and Rai sit down with Dr. Hasina Mohyuddin, a scholar and DEI professional at Vanderbilt University, to hear her story of being a Muslim woman in America. She shares her research with us about the effects of Islamaphobia on children. We also discuss what your workplace can do right now to support its Muslim workers.

  • Arts & Ideas / Napoleon the gardener and art thief

    The day before Napoleon's death on May 5th 1821, the willow tree he liked to sit under on St Helena was felled by tempestuous winds. Ruth Scurr has written Napoleon: A Life in Gardens and Shadows. Natasha Pulley's novel The Kingdoms imagines a history with Napoleon victorious in England, Emma Rothschild has traced a family in France over three centuries. Rana Mitter chairs a discussion about how looking at Napoleon as gardener, collector of art and founder of an institution dedicated to the arts...more

  • The Art of Manliness / The (Non-Cliche) Life Lessons of Fly Fishing

    Fishing has long lent itself to imparting philosophical parallels and metaphorical life lessons. But these homespun platitudes can, to be honest, tend to get a little timeworn and cliche.  My guest today breathes new life into what fishing, specifically fly fishing, has to teach anglers and non-anglers alike, while also giving us a look inside the skill, fun, and sensibilities of this sport. His name is David Coggins, and he's a travel and style writer, as well as the a...more