Episodes released in the last day or so
The research community is facing a “crisis of reproducibility”, according to the head of the Center for Open Science, Professor Brian Nosek. He says many of the traditional practices designed to make research robust, actually distort and diminish its effectiveness. In this episode, he details his ideas for reform. We also explore three plausible scenarios for how the academic sector could look in 2030.
Hurricane Sally's rains wreak havoc on southeastern U.S. states, Judge blocks 'politically motivated' changes to U.S. Postal Service ahead of election, and 8-year-old opens 24-hour food pantry for his birthday.
Sometimes artists, seeking inspiration, find it in the very thing that challenges and haunts them most. Here, WNYC’s Sara Fishko talks with visual artist Frank Stella about some very productive pain. (Produced in 2011)
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On the Spoiler Special podcast, Slate critics discuss movies, the occasional TV show, and, once in a blue moon, another podcast, in full spoiler-filled detail. This week, Slate’s Sam Adams and Vox’s Film Critic Alissa Wilkinson spoil Tenet. Christopher Nolan’s time-bending thriller is visually spectacular yet incredibly confusing. The main character, played by John David Washington, simply referred to as the Protagonist is a CIA operative who becomes entangled with Tenet, a secret organization t...more
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What happens when disagreements lead to familyfeuds and loneliness? - Wat gebeurt er nou als meninsgverschillen binnen families leiden tot familievetes, ruzies en eenzaamheid?
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Roll up, roll up – Marcus, Vish and Andy are ready to charge into another Premier League weekend on today’s episode of the Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!After they staggered to a 2-1 win in the Europa League last night, Tottenham Hotspur head to Southampton for the beautifully timed Gareth Bale Derby on Sunday. Elsewhere, Leeds United will be hoping to get off the mark as they host Fulham, while Thiago Alcantara’s new club Liverpool take on Chelsea’s various new boys. And, in a dramatic twis...more
While Alex and RJ defy Dr. Augustine, Remy and Lex are contacted by another ally with a plan. Happy New Year to all our Jewish friends! Hi, I’m Remy, an 11-year-old Six Minutes superfan from New Jersey. The producers of Six 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.) I...more
A directive at Facebook coming from Mark Zuckerberg himself is set to curb political talk on the company’s internal messaging network. It’s a crackdown ahead of the election. Plus, current and future racial inequities caused by unequal access to technology and training.
Austen Allred is the Founder & CEO @ Lambda School, the startup that remotely trains people to become a web developer or data scientist and the students pay no tuition until they are hired. Just last month, Lambda's $74M Series C was announced led by Gigafund bringing their total funding to date to over $129M with prior investors including Stripe, Bedrock, GV, Gigafund and GGV to name a few. Prior to founding Lambda, Austen was Senior Manager for Growth @ LendUp and before that co-founded Grass...more
During the 1970s and 80s, eight US-backed military dictatorships jointly plotted the cross-border kidnap, torture, rape and murder of hundreds of their political opponents. Now some of the perpetrators are finally facing justice. By Giles Tremlett. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod
Journalist and bestselling author Ben Macintyre talks to us about his latest book, Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy, which tells the incredible story of a German-born woman who spied for the Soviet Union against both Britain and Nazi Germany, and helped transform the balance of power in the Cold War. Historyextra.com/podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
FiveThirtyEight has launched its 2020 Senate forecast model. In this episode of Model Talk, Nate Silver and Galen Druke discuss the odds the chamber will flip.
Everyone wants to feel good throughout the day. But, if we want to win the day, we must first win the morning. So, what steps can we take to ensure our morning starts off on the right foot? In this episode, discover habits to add to your morning to be more productive, and ultimately, win the day. On your path to more joyful mornings, consider this: “If you begin the morning without strategic thinking, you’ll likely get pulled into distractions. Instead, focus each morning and ask the right quest...more
Al Smith's award-winning drama series set in an ambulance control room where Carrie the call handler must deal with heart-stopping situations. Carrie ..... Sarah Ridgeway Will ..... Rick Warden Ian ..... Mike Jibson Naomi/Martina ….. Clare Corbett Robin ….. Samuel James Ange ….. Jane Whittenshaw Iris ….. Cecilia Appiah George ….. Michael Bertenshaw Hugh ….. Carl Prekopp Theo ….. Aaron Gelkoff Phoebe ….. Charlotte East Karl ….. Luke Nunn Polly ….. Scarlett Brookes Connor ….. Lloyd Hutchinson Fe...more
Maria Hinojosa talks with reporter Jean Guerrero about her new book, "Hatemonger: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump, and the White Nationalist Agenda," which chronicles the rise of one of President Trump's most influential advisors. Guerrero discusses Miller's California roots, the right-wing figures who mentored him as a young man, and how he's transformed the United States' immigration system.
On today’s show we discuss the four places to avoid putting your Amazon Echo and the six best TVs of the Summer 2020 (as if anything good can come out of 2020 ;-). We go through listener emails and discuss some of the news of the week in an action pack episode!
“I’m not sure what it is with society where people with disabilities are always an afterthought,” says Lakshmee Lachhman-Persad. For Lakshmee, a digital marketer with 20 years of experience in the tourism industry, the issue hits home. Her sister Annie was born with cerebral palsy, so Lakshmee knows firsthand how difficult it can be for a person with disabilities to navigate a city, even one as major and modern as New York, which they call home. In response, Lakshmee launched Accessible Travel N...more
Kara and Scott talk about Apple's "rundle" and their push into the fitness space. They also talk about celebrities freezing their Instagram accounts in protest of Facebook. In listener mail, they discuss how California can save its "brand". And in predictions, Scott shares thoughts on the Palantir direct listing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
North Carolina is home to around 9 million pigs. Many of those pigs live in big factory farms, and all of those pigs produce a lot of waste. On these factory farms, that waste is collected in big outdoor lagoons, and then sprayed out across fields as fertilizer. People living in communities nearby complain their daily lives are disrupted by the stench, and they fear that it’s affecting their health.On this episode, three North Carolinians team up with a lawyer to try and fight back against these...more
Dr. Gary Chapman and Ron Deal explore the unique challenges blended families face and offer practical advice for cultivating healthy, loving relationships. Topics include navigating your role as a stepparent, helping stepsiblings get along well, connecting with adult stepchildren, and more. (Part 2 of 2) Get our guests' book "Building Love Together in Blended Families" for your donation of any amount: https://store.focusonthefamily.com/singleitem/checkout/donation/item/don-daily-broadcast-pro...more
Recently, during a meeting at the office the Knit Picks team realized that each and every one of us at, one moment or another has had an "AH HAH!" moment when we realized we were doing something wrong! A defining moment in every knitter's craft, there comes a time when you embrace a craft quirk that's special to you, or learn another way of doing something. Stay tuned to hear about Twisted stitches, struggling to join in the round or swapping garter stitch for stockinette in a project. Also,...more
How can we tell if our desire for money is a good, God-given desire, instead of a love for Mammon? Pastor John offers seven ways to discern the difference.
Have you been hoping to boost productivity in your business? Maybe you are looking for some help executing a project? Today I have my project manager (PM), Jessie, joining the show to discuss what a good project manager does, how a PM can help you boost productivity and free up your time, and how you can bring one into your company. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3gUz9Ri Interested in our Private Community for 7-Figure Store Owners? Learn more he...more
Thailand is bracing for a large anti-government protest, with some of the anger directed at the usually-revered monarchy. Some fear that the establishment’s patience will snap, with bloody results. Freemasonry has been one of the most contagious ideas of the modern age, spreading to every corner of the world. But the number of masons is shrinking. And in Britain, social distancing may have shut nightclubs. But many ravers don’t tech-no for an answer. For full access to print, digital and au...more
President Trump says left-wing indoctrination in American schools is teaching kids to hate their country. He will sign an executive order to establish a commission promoting "patriotic education." The move is a reaction to a growing push by some academics for schools to teach an American history that better acknowledges systemic racism. Also, the race in Florida is tightening and Latino voters there are being targeted by alarming messages and conspiracy theories on social media. And, the attack ...more
Iolani teaches dual-language kindergarten in Washington Heights in New York City, where she has worked for the last 15 years.She, like many colleagues, is leery about a return to in-person instruction amid reports of positive coronavirus cases in other schools. “I go through waves of anxiety and to being hopeful that it works out to just being worried,” she told our producer Lisa Chow.On top of mixed messaging from the city about the form teaching could take, her anxiety is compounded by a conce...more
How can we create change from within institutions? We talk with longtime civil rights activist, Pramila Jayapal, who was elected to Congress in 2016 about her work with the Congressional Progressive Caucus, pushing for change within the Democratic Party. Plus, the challenging pace of change within government and the prospects for better federal policy to support immigrants, people out of work, and Black and brown communities devastated by police violence and other structures of white supremacy. ...more
NPR Music's picks for the best new albums out on Sep. 18 include a long-awaited, self-titled release from Alicia Keys, PC Music's A.G. Cook, a rediscovered Thelonious Monk recording and more.Featured Albums:1. Alicia Keys — ALICIAFeatured Song: "Me x 7"2. A.G. Cook — AppleFeatured Song: "Airhead"3. Anjimile — Giver TakerFeatured Song: "To Meet You There"4. Butcher Brown — #kingbutchFeatured Song: "Cabbage"5. Thelonious Monk — Palo AltoFeatured Song: "Blue Monk"6. Jealous of the Birds — Peninsula...more
In this sample from the United Security podcast, Lisa Monaco and Ken Wainstein explain the circumstances surrounding the alleged poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who recently awoke from a medically-induced coma. In the full episode, Lisa and Ken continue their discussion about Navalny and the geopolitical implications of his poisoning, from potential U.S. sanctions to possible connections to the popular uprising in Belarus. To listen and get access to the full archi...more
In this special edition of the Brookings Cafeteria Podcast, Lindsey Ford, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow in Foreign Policy, interviews two experts and authors of some of the latest papers in the Global China series: Samantha Gross is director of the Energy Security and Climate Initiative at Brookings, and a fellow in Foreign Policy. Jeffrey Ball is a scholar-in-residence at Stanford University and a nonresident senior fellow in Foreign Policy. Also on this episode, Annelies Goger, a Rubenstein Fel...more
In April 1977 a group of women in Argentina held the first ever public demonstration to demand the release of thousands of opponents of the military regime. It was the start of a long campaign by the women, who became known as the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo. In 2017 Mike Lanchin spoke to Mirta Baravalle who has spent decades searching for her missing daughter and son-in-law, and for the grandchild she has never met. (Photo: Mirta Baravalle, with the photograph of her daughter, Ana Maria. Cred...more
The Father labors over us with His hand of mercy when we face challenges.
Alice finds herself at a trial. Did the Knave of Hearts steal the Queen's tarts?
Nilay, Dieter, Chaim, and Nicole discuss Apple's newly announced products including the Apple Watch Series 6 and the new iPad Air. Also discussed: the PS5 announced pricing, Oculus has a new headset, and TikTok acquisition news continues to brew.More stories from this episode: Apple Watch’s blood oxygen monitor is for ‘wellness,’ not medicine Apple is creating a fitness subscription service called Fitness Plus The new Apple Watch Series 6 has blood oxygen monitoring The Apple Watch Series 6: fir...more
The Bechdel test asks a simple question: Does a work of fiction have two named female characters who talk to each other about something other than a man?Today we talk with Sarah Kozloff, who was a film professor at Vassar College when she learned that The Lord of The Rings movies fail the Bechdel test. That inspired her to write The Nine Realms, a series of fantasy novels about a young princess who must grow up and fight her way back to the throne.Greta talks with Sarah about...more
It's the Friday Shake Up and we're talking... The changes to the Australian citizenship test, the government's gas-led plan to get us on a 'road to recovery' post-coronavirus, and the stories of Aussies stranded overseas during the pandemic. Join Hack's Isabella Higgins with journalist Jan Fran and former Liberal MP Wyatt Roy.