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We’re Adam and Adam, two Aussie blokes that love reading great books. Each week we share the best bits from the best books, and interview the world’s top authors. The books we cover can help you improve every area of your life, from your health to your wealth, from your relationships to your mindset. You’ll learn to pick up healthier habits, and drop the ones that are holding you back. We put the world’s best ideas within your reach, for a fraction of the time it would take to read the full ...
 
What happens behind closed doors when peace agreements are negotiated? The Mediator’s Studio gives you a glimpse into the normally hidden world of peace diplomacy. Host Adam Cooper brings you first-hand stories from mediators, armed groups and governments on what it takes to end wars. The Mediator’s Studio is a podcast from the Oslo Forum, the world’s leading mediation retreat. It’s brought to you by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue.
 
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Coddling Of The American Mind is about: "How good intentions and bad ideas are setting up a generation for failure" Well intentioned overprotection from peanut bans in elementary schools through speech codes on campus; are doing more harm than good. But overprotection is just one of the larger trends that we call problems of progress. This refers t…
 
Senator Tammy Duckworth in conversation with Bradley Whitford at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing her book, "Every Day Is a Gift." The talk aired on April 5, 2021 from the Live Talks Los Angeles studios. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles-- upcoming talks, videos, podcast or our online store -- visit us at livetalksla.org and subscribe…
 
Australia vice-captain and Kolkata Knight Riders quick Pat Cummins joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to preview the upcoming Indian Premier League season by going through each club in alphabetical order and naming a danger man and player to watch (4:15) before finishing off with a look ahead to the upcoming finals in the Marsh One-Day Cup …
 
The biological world is undergoing profound, human-induced changes. For billions of years, life progressed according to Darwin's theory of evolution - organisms developed through a series of random genetic variations. Up to now, species has been shaped by this process. Today things could not be more different. Scientists have succeeded in bringing …
 
Main Fiction: "The Female of the Species" by Tara Campbell This story was first published in Luna Station Quarterly, November 2013. Tara Campbell (www.taracampbell.com) is a writer, teacher, Kimbilio Fellow, and fiction editor at Barrelhouse. She received her MFA from American University. Previous publication credits include SmokeLong Quarterly, Ma…
 
Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris is joined by Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon on this week's episode of The Unplayable Podcast to discuss playing his first full Marsh Sheffield season with NSW (1:12), getting overlooked in all the captaincy talk (9:15), reflecting on the Test series against India (16:15), who he is backing in the ICC World Te…
 
Jordan Peterson went massive world wide with his first book 12 Rules For Life. His new book, Beyond Order provides ’12 more Rules For Life’. Order is explored territory. We are in order when the actions we deem appropriate produce the results we aim at. We regard such outcomes positively. Chaos is anomaly, novelty, unpredictability, transformation,…
 
Jordan Peterson went massive world wide with his first book 12 Rules For Life. His new book, Beyond Order provides ’12 more Rules For Life’. Order is explored territory. We are in order when the actions we deem appropriate produce the results we aim at. We regard such outcomes positively. Chaos is anomaly, novelty, unpredictability, transformation,…
 
Former Australia opener, Tasmania legend and successful coach Michael Di Venuto chats to cricket.com.au reporter Sam Ferris about his coaching/lurking role with Tasmania (01:55), coaching England powerhouse County Surrey and the state of first-class cricket in England and Australia (4:51), the impressive talent in Australia (16:03), working with St…
 
There is a particular set of problems that all people face that are a direct result of the fact that our lives are carried out in finite space and time. What should we do? What should we ignore? What should we do today? What should be leave til next week? What degree of mess should we embrace? What balance between NEW experiences and FAVOURED ones …
 
Main Fiction: "The Fire Eggs" by Darrell Schweitzer. This story was first published in Interzone #153, March 2000. Darrell Schweitzer is not a famous British author although this and several other of his stories appeared in the British magazine Interzone when it was edited by David Pringle. He has also appeared regularly in Postscripts and the subs…
 
This week cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris has an in-depth chat with Australia, Tasmania and Hurricanes fast bowler Riley Meredith, starting with his junior days (01:00), early days with Tasmania (05:41), professional debuts (09:00), his first taste of the KFC BBL (17:00), his glorious moustache and compliments from Shane Warne (22:50), his int…
 
Walter Isaacson in conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin at Live Talks Los Angeles at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race." The talk aired on March 16, 2021 from the Live Talks Los Angeles studios. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles-- upcoming ta…
 
Former Lead Negotiator for the Government of the Philippines, Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, takes us inside the peace talks that ended half a century of insurgency in the southern Philippines. She reveals how she worked to unify the positions of the army, police and political establishment on her own side and went on to find common ground with representat…
 
On this week's episode, cricket.com.au journalists Sam Ferris and Louis Cameron review Australia's men's T20 tour of New Zealand and look ahead to this year's T20 World Cup in India (00:52) before discussing the latest round of the Marsh Sheffield Shield and some of the standout performers (27:00).By noreply@blogger.com (Unplayable Podcast)
 
Former UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, reveals behind-the-scenes moments from his missions to Iran and North Korea. He also reflects on a career in the US Foreign Service, which threw him into the limelight of Lebanese politics at the time of Syria’s turbulent exit from the country, and recounts the dramatic episo…
 
Main Fiction: The Prufrock Whisperer by Brian Rappatta This story was first published in Amazing Stories, Issue 4, April 2020. Brian Rappatta (pronounced RAP puh tuh) once swore he would never set a story in his home town. Famous last words. He originally hails from Goshen, Indiana, where “The Prufrock Whisperer” takes place, but currently resides …
 
On the eve of his 100th match for Australia, leg-spinner Adam Zampa joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to discuss the ongoing T20 tour of New Zealand (00:30), reflect on his career that started five years and 99 matches ago (10:20) and break down the numbers from his games in the green and gold of his country (24:40).…
 
Noreena Hertz in conversation with Brian Grazer at Live Talks Los Angeles at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing her book, "The Lonely Century: How to Restore Human Connection in a World That’s Pulling Apart." The talk was taped on March 2, 2021 from the Live Talks Los Angeles studios. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles-- upcoming talks, …
 
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