Episodes released in the last day or so
Remember when going to the movies was a thing? Well this week on Download This Show we ask whether the combination of streaming and COVID-19 will be the final nail in its coffin. Plus, Singapore has signed hundreds of its citizens up with a contact tracing app to help limit the spread of the virus. But is this government surveillance gone too far? And, how faith groups are leading the way in building communities in the age of isolation. Guests: Ariel Bogle, online technology reporter, ABC Scienc...more
White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths, how we can avoid another "Great Recession" and the doctor who got a protective mask instead of a speeding ticket from a police officer.
Deborah Treisman reads and discusses “Good People,” by David Foster Wallace, which appeared in a 2007 issue of the magazine. David Foster Wallace, who died in 2008, was the author of three short-story collections and three novels, including “Infinite Jest,” and “The Pale King,” which was published posthumously, in 2011, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
A few weeks back, we created a Pandemic Tool Kit for those of us who are staying home during the COVID-19 crisis. But we also wanted to hear from those of you who can't stay home right now because your jobs have been deemed essential—about what's on your mind right now, and what's helping you cope. These are your stories. Are you in financial flux right now due to COVID-19? Tell us about it at email@example.com. Sign up for our newsletter today at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter. And follow o...more
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Everyone wants to feel like they made a difference in their life. They want to live a life of meaning. In this episode, get perspective on the importance of gratitude and finding greater connection to the moment. "Here we are...wanting to achieve, and have, and do, and get, and one day attain the goal. Yet we miss the tender moments right in front of us. The meaning we seek has already been imbued in the moment. Don't forget to recognize that." If you're looking to feel the moment with more dept...more
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It began with a tweet: “EVERY DAY IS IGNAZ SEMMELWEIS DAY.” Carl Zimmer — tweet author, acclaimed science writer and friend of the show — tells the story of a mysterious, deadly illness that struck 19th century Vienna, and the ill-fated hero who uncovered its cure … and gave us our best weapon (so far) against the current global pandemic. This episode was reported and produced with help from Bethel Habte and Latif Nasser. Support Radiolab today at Radiolab.org/donate.
Monthly bills are due, but federal COVID-19 money isn’t expected for nearly three weeks. Two big British banks have halted profit payments to shareholders. What the $2 trillion stimulus law means for Boeing.
On the 75th anniversary of the battle of Okinawa, historian Saul David revisits one of the bloodiest clashes of the Pacific War and explains how it played a crucial part in the United States’ decision to use atomic weapons against Japan. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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The Trump administration makes Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro an offer he seems sure to refuse: an end to sanctions in return for power-sharing and elections. The coronavirus pandemic has crushed oil prices at the same time a price war is raging: the industry has never seen anything like it. And as videoconferencing brings your workmates into your home, we suggest how to create the right impression. For full access to print, digital and audio editions of The Economist, subscribe here www.economist.c...more
Medellín, Colombia, is lauded as one of the most innovative and tourist-friendly cities in the world. But 30 years ago, the city was the world's cocaine capital—ravaged by the cartel war led by Pablo Escobar. Latino USA travels to Medellín to hear how the city's violent and narcotic history changed the lives of one family and how Medellín went from being one of the most dangerous places in the world to the "model city" it is today.This story originally aired in June of 2018.
Sure, we talk about mythology all the time, but what if we talked about mythology AND architecture AND science? So we’re diving deep on gargoyles to find out how they went from architectural necessities to living creatures in folklore! Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of age-inappropriate crushes, religious influence, murder, fire/burning, sexual assault, and incarceration. Housekeeping - Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends Rebecca Solnit’s Recoll...more
To claim your free 15 day trial for the Action Tribe Energy Circle, visit mysevenchakras.com/try Over the last few weeks, I've received many questions about our energy mentorship platform called Action Tribe Energy Circle, so I decided to a Q&A styled episode to answer all your questions! In case you don't know - Action Tribe Energy Circle is a platform where you can learn to master your energy to experience effortless healing, awakening and abundance. I've already done all the spadework by bri...more
Y'all continue to stay your ass inside and wash your hands please. We love you. Sorry the quality is a little weird we gotta use zoom cause of the corona and ihell it just is what it is. Nothing hits
Workers at Amazon, Instacart, and Whole Foods have gone on strike demanding safe work conditions. Amazon has already fired one organizer and continues to pump out misinformation and propaganda as Jeff Bezos continues to rake in billions of dollars. We hear from the fired Amazon manager Christian Smalls and talk to Jacobin magazine reporter Meagan Day about her reporting on the conditions of some essential workers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, Joe Biden’s campaign against Medicare for All...more
Retirement is not the last chapter of life — eternity is the last chapter. And the hope of being with Jesus forever should shape our final years on earth.
President Trump issues sobering coronavirus warning. Models show it will get worse before it gets better. Dozens of sailors on the USS Theodore Roosevelt are sick after being infected with COVID-19. Renters face first of the month.
Scientists are racing to make a vaccine for the coronavirus, collaborating across borders in what is usually a secretive and competitive field. But their cooperation has been complicated by national leaders trying to buy first claim on any breakthrough. Today, we explore how the fight to own a future coronavirus vaccine is revealing the boundaries of international solidarity.Guest: Katrin Bennhold, Berlin bureau chief for The New York Times, spoke with Lidia Oostvogels, who researches infectious...more
Today, Chuck and Josh dive into that scary number...666. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting smells.Throughout history, humans have gone to great lengths to indulge their sense of smell. We explore the contemporary scent industry to see how modern creatives are utilizing works of olfactory art everywhere from Disney World to high-end museums. Featuring Disney Imagineer Gary Powell and New York Time’s perfume critic Chandler Burr.Twenty Thousand Hertz is produced out of the studios of Defacto Sound, and hosted by Dallas Tay...more
On April Fools Day, Remy completes the scavenger hunt and connects with a mysterious voice. Hi, I’m Remy, an 11-year-old Six Minutes superfan from New Jersey. The producers ofSix Minutes gave me my own podcast! Every day I’m going to talk about my life, mysteries and what it’s like being quarantined with my mom, dad and my older brother, Alex. This is my life...interrupted. (Producer’s Note: There just might be a mystery hiding around the corner.) Become a Gen-Z Superfan by visiting our Patreo...more
This week on the Culture Gabfest, Stephen Metcalf is joined by Slate senior editor Sam Adams and Slate podcast producer Daniel Schroeder discuss the wildness of Tiger King. Then, Steve teams back up with Dana Stevens and Julia Turner to talk about one of his favorite comfort watches: Paddington 2. Finally, the panel analyzes celebrity in the age of coronavirus by exploring the two recent telethons respectively hosted by Elton John and James Corden.On the Slate Plus segment this week, the panel d...more
This week we talk about how to maintain your relationship. When you have a good thing, you have to take care of it: check ins, couples therapy and date nights! In dating news we discuss podcasts you should listen to based on your zodiac sign & a guide to couples therapy. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is worried a message she sent scared off her crush and one crazy dating profile we had to share. Laura and Angela share their crazy recent health stories!This...more
In today's episode we're talking about the words we use to describe a problem we're working on. We'll discuss how our words frame problems faced and how we can broaden our ability to effectively communicate a problem to find a solution more quickly. 🧡 Leave a Review If you're enjoying the show and want to support the content head over to iTunes and leave a review! It helps other developers discover the show and keep us focused on what matters to you. 🍵 Subscribe to the Tea Break Challenge...more
A former governor of Punjab, Sir Michael O'Dwyer, was killed by an Indian immigrant in London in 1940. The assassin, Udham Singh, said he was avenging the deaths of hundreds of civilians who had been fired on by colonial troops in Amritsar in India in April 1919. When he was put on trial at the Old Bailey, he gave a defiant speech against colonial rule. Sajid Iqbal has been speaking to Avtar Singh Jouhal who campaigned to have Udham Singh's courtroom speech made public. Photo:An Indian man take...more
The Lyon sends Regan down to get a potential client to sign a contract. The client falls dead at Regan’s feet before he can sign it. Original Air Date: August 28, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dan Pfeiffer, former White House communications director during the Barack Obama administration, author and co-host of Pod Save America. Mannix and Pfeiffer talk about basketball in the Obama White House, from the famed Obama basketball games, to his relationship with NBA players and coaches, to Obama's future in sports and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In This Episode You Will Learn About: Riding the waves of uncertain times The number one trait of leaders Facing resistance when connecting with yourself Knowing when to push through and when to pivot Resources: Learn more: The Bliss Project Learn more: eventluv.com Read: A Tribe Called Bliss Fast Foundations: fastfoundations.com Show Notes: We’re going to keep it light-hearted and happy because that’s what we all need right now. We hope to bring some lightness to your socially-distant w...more
On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to former U.S. Attorney David Iglesias about the extent and limits of governmental power during a public health crisis; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and veteran homeschooler Emily Whitten offers some tips for families struggling to get a handle on teaching at home. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, face-magnet experiment gone wrong, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/don...more
Author : Gerri C. Leen Narrator : Tina C. Connolly Host : Laura Pearlman Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh Artist : Matt Dovey The Thing in the Basement by Gerri Leen You can hear it, in the basement, behind the metal boxes that your human puts her outer-coverings in just when they start to smell […] Source
Author : CatGerri Leen Narrator : CatTina Connolly Host : Laura Pearlman Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh Artist : Matt Dovey This story first appeared in Intergalactic Medicine Show in June, 2017. The Thing in the Basement By Gerri Leen You can hear it, in the basement, behind the metal boxes that your human puts […] The post CatsCast 289: The Thing in the Basement appeared first on Cast of Wonders.
Author : Gerri C. Leen Narrator : Tina C. Connolly Host : Laura Pearlman Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh Artist : Matt Dovey The Thing in the Basement by Gerri Leen You can hear it, in the basement, behind the metal boxes that your human puts her outer-coverings in just when they start to smell good—when the boxes are done, she brings out her things stinking of flowers or fruit. She’s lucky you know the sound of her voice...more
This week, Sophia Amoruso chats with Viktoria Modesta, a bionic pop star, avant-garde performance artist, and creative director whose work in the public sphere continues to challenge the way disabilities and differently-abled people are perceived in today’s world. Tune in to hear her advice for creatives on navigating through tough times like a global pandemic; what, exactly, being a bionic performance artist and pop star entails; and how to carve out a non-traditional career path for yourself.
A daily meditation on scripture, a quote, or the life of a saint to ground you in God and his peace.
A statement of the blazingly obvious: we are living in stressful times. A statement of the slightly less obvious: meditation, while not a panacea, can help. In this episode, we're bringing you one of the western world's greatest living meditation masters: Joseph Goldstein. I'm biased, of course, because he is my meditation teacher. I have known him for many years, and he has had an incalculably positive impact on my life. In fact, he has already come to my rescue once during this pandemic, at a ...more