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Journalist and broadcaster Alok Jha talks to leading explorers, scientists, conservationists and artists about Antarctica’s fascinating past, present and future, to discover why the icy continent matters to us all. Created by the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first sighting of Antarctica. UKAHT champions public understanding of, and engagement with Antarctica through the history of human endeavour in the region. UKAHT looks after British historic sites ...
 
This is a historical show examining the momentous events and interesting people of the second decade of the 19th century, the 1810s. From Jefferson to Napoleon, from Iceland to Antarctica, historian Sean Munger will give you a tour of the decade's most fascinating highlights.
 
Flash Forward is a show about possible (and not so possible) future scenarios. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a fecal transplant black market? (Complicated, it wouldn’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re curious.) Hosted and produced by award winning science journalist Rose Eveleth, each episode combines audio drama and journalism to go deep on potential tomorrows, and uncovers what those futures might re ...
 
I study international cooperation, space law, and science in extreme locations, particularly Antarctica and Outer Space, at Sydney University's School of History and Philosophy of Science. In this podcast I talk about space with people who know their stuff. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/space-junk-podcast.
 
Andrew Kirkpatrick is a British mountaineer, award-winning author and film-maker, TV and movie safety advisor, and monologist. He is best known as a big wall climber, having scaled Yosemite's El Capitan 30+ times, including five solo ascents, and two one day ascents, as well as climbing in Patagonia, Alaska, Africa and Antarctica. He has also crossed Greenland by ski and sailed down Willy Wonka's chocolate river with Johnny Depp. The Psycho Vertical podcasts cover everything from climbing mo ...
 
A unique behind the scenes look into Richard Parks' world-leading expedition to ski solo, unsupported and unassisted from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole as fast as possible. Find out how a former international rugby player became a world leading extreme athlete and has brought a team of people together to create Team Quest; A collaborative project to use one of the most gruelling endeavours on the planet to mobilise a community to create learning opportunities in education and bus ...
 
About 200 years ago, Antarctica was barely an idea. Today it's a world of scientific possibility. How did we get here -- and what will happen as climate change continues to threaten this pristine land and the creatures that call it home? From the PBS NewsHour, an original four-part series on Antarctica -- the continent, its creatures, the scientists and the threats that lie ahead. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
 
Join the journey to one of the most remote and hostile corners of our planet... Antarctica. An Eath Touch crew sets out on a mission to film the iconic animals that have learned to survive on the planet's driest, windiest and coldest continent. But before they can put their camera's to work, the crew must cross the world's roughest ocean, dodge an iceberg or two and try not to succumb to the cold.
 
Meet the Ocean is an educational podcast using storytelling to improve science communication. Topics and interviews explore the polar regions and other far-off destinations. Content available for all ages. Listen to Learn. Donate to support. 501(c)(3) nonprofit. www.meettheocean.org
 
Video podcasts about Antarctica Weddell seals, and the work of the ecologists based at Montana State University who study these magnificent animals. This is one of the longest running population studies ever of a long-lived mammal, and involves the southernmost mammal on our planet. More information on this Weddell seal research work available at WeddellSealScience.com.
 
"Through ageless eons, the Dreamer sleeps In lost R'lyeh, where Shoggoths creep Where every moment they serve in dread Of what dreams convulse the sleeping head. . ." Research scientists in Antarctica find no evidence of global warming. Instead, they discover a truth truly terrifying. Frozen secrets. An ancient evil. A new religion. A clash of skeptics and believers.
 
John Leeman and Shannon Dulin discuss geoscience and technology weekly for your enjoyment! Features include guests, fun paper Friday selections, product reviews, and banter about recent developments. Shannon is a field geologist who tolerates technology and John is a self-proclaimed nerd that tolerates geologists.
 
Barrett's Project Discovery & Project Interaction teachers, & ELL, Reading, & Classroom Teachers were awarded a $10,000 Toyota TAPESTRY Science grant. The 2006-07 grant supported student participation in lessons that incorporate the Jason Project, NASA Explorer School experiences, Virginia Science and culminated with the creation of video podcasts by fourth graders. Recently science podcasts created by 2nd grade students have been added to this blog.
 
A night of storytelling for the New York City life. Hosted by Matt Dellapina and including a range of musical, comedic, and visual guest artists, the evening aims to replenish the intricate charms and mysteries that first brought you to this island off the edge of America. Brought to you by SLANT Theatre Project.
 
Kehinde Sonola presents Deeply Serene, a weekly selection of uplifting Deep House Music with an infusion of Classical Blues, Funk, Garage, Jazz, Latin, Soul and Techno Beats. Bringing listeners tunes from Antarctica to Auckland to Brasilia to Lagos to London to Los Angeles to Palestine to Tokyo, the podcast hopes to spread the good vibes and connect people across this beautiful planet, we call Earth, through their love of music.
 
Desperate to find meaning in his life, troubled Matthew Leads takes a job as the caretaker of an Antarctic Research Facility. An atmospheric isolation horror following his struggles with mental illness, a broken heart and the suffocating presence of Station Blue.
 
Self Propelled is a podcast that explores the process of choosing the road less travelled, and the secrets behind maintaining momentum and drive once the choice is made. Join host Dave Cornthwaite for stories and conversations with entrepreneurs, athletes and adventurers who need nothing more than a good idea to add fuel to that pilot light burning deep within us all.
 
Hypno Pimp-Daddy F*cks Various Girls Over The Phone With Hypnotic Trigger Words . . . The numbers don't lie! People ARE listening to this PodCast A LOT! Now being heard in over 150 countries, and on 6 of the 7 continents. If you know anyone in Antarctica please tell them so it will be all 7 continents! Thanks for listening! Feed Shark
 
Join the largest-ever all-female scientist expedition to Antarctica aboard Homeward Bound. Their mission: to raise awareness about women in leadership, women in STEM and climate change. The discussion? Detailed, and compelling. Season 1 topic: Women in Leadership....Are you ready for a virtual journey to Antarctica?Hosted and produced by Samantha Hodder.
 
Talking Australia, from award-winning Australian Geographic, shares the stories of Australia's most inspiring explorers, conservationists and adventurers. Listen as they take you on a journey around this magnificent country and beyond, whether battling the elements to achieve their lifelong dreams or working hard to preserve our unique and fragile natural world. Each week the podcast features intimate conversations with extraordinary Australians.
 
Learn how you can become your own Travel Agent with insight provided by travel authors, tour guides, adventurers, and digital nomads! Each week The Travelers Blueprint Podcast hosts’ Bob DiMenna and Elliot Shibley interview travel enthusiasts from around the world in order to gain knowledge on all aspects of travel. From hacking the airline point system to planning hiking adventures across Antarctica, you will hear from the men and women who have scoured the planet in search of the interesti ...
 
With over 10 years of investing in the stock market, a bachelor’s degree in Finance, I realized that I'm sitting on a treasure trove of vital information. This podcast will center around fundamentally changing how you view your personal finances and give you the tools to be make your dreams a reality. I have become wealthy following my formula and I want to share it with each and every one of you. My passion is also traveling. I have been to 20+ destinations across the word spanning all cont ...
 
Having, on his first voyage, discovered Australia, Cook still had to contend with those who maintained that the Terra Australians Incognita (the unknown Southern Continent) was a reality. To finally settle the issue, the British Admiralty sent Cook out again into the vast Southern Ocean with two sailing ships totalling only about 800 tons. Listen as Cook, equipped with one of the first chronometers, pushes his small vessel not merely into the Roaring Forties or the Furious Fifties but become ...
 
A wonderful coming together of two writers who wrote their books more than half a century apart. Neither of them had ever visited the remote islands they were writing about yet they provided inspiration for a couple of exciting adventure tales. In 1838, Edgar Allan Poe published The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. It was the only complete novel published by the American author. It was the story of a young boy who stows away on board a whaling ship and it goes on to relate the ev ...
 
The Australian Naval History Podcast explores naval history in Australia. Each week, historians & veterans discuss a different aspect of Australian naval history. From deep discussions of particular battles, to the histories of submarine classes, the Australian Naval History Podcast is expert analysis & reflection on the storied past of Australia's military at sea. Produced by the Naval Studies Group at UNSW Canberra, in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian N ...
 
Truth Be Told is a live 1-hour radio/webtv show with Tony Sweet and co-host Captain Ron. We seek answers from the world's leading experts in the field of UFO investigations, abductions, the Paranormal, secret societies, and historical moments and figures in history. We invite our listeners to learn and create their own truth based on each show’s content.
 
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Antarctica has been an object of fascination since it was first discovered by explorers in the early 19th century. Despite never having had a permanent human population, or as far as we know even a temporary population, Antarctica does have a history. Perhaps not as long and rich a history as Africa or Asia, but a history nonetheless Learn more abo…
 
In the final episode of the series, Alok Jha talks to Professor Klaus Dodds about Antarctica’s unique geopolitical position, The Antarctic Treaty, Antarctica’s potentially precarious future and what we can all do to protect it. Klaus Dodds is Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Scie…
 
On this episode of the Travel Around Table, the group discusses: (3:45): What does the future of travel hold? (20:12): What are some of the things tour guides are doing to entice guests to travel safely? (26:35): How has COVID-19 altered your perception of the travel industry? (43:01): One Cuban cigar a day keeps the Spanish Flu away (45:38): Ellio…
 
Michael Smith is a passionate pilot and movie enthusiast who runs a number of cinemas and owns a tiny flying boat. Both helped him to fulfil his lifelong dream to fly the old Rose Bay to London route operated by Qantas in the 1930s and ’40s. He embarked on a several-month-long journey in his “flying bathtub” and extended his trip to eventually take…
 
Michael Smith is a passionate pilot and movie enthusiast who runs a number of cinemas and owns a tiny flying boat. Both helped him to fulfil his lifelong dream to fly the old Rose Bay to London route operated by Qantas in the 1930s and ’40s. He embarked on a several-month-long journey in his “flying bathtub” and extended his trip to eventually take…
 
Tony has Hollywood Psychic/Medium Patti Negri in studio to talk about Halloween and what comes with it. Have you seen ghosts? do you believe in Demons and Poltergeists? We will find out the truth with Patti. Join us and ask questions. www.pattinegri.com Please Subscribe and Share This Show! We appreciate your support!!! www.truthbetoldworldwide.com…
 
Marnie Chesterton presents an update on the week's science.Behind your eyes, above your mouth but below the brain, two 3cm saliva glands have been hiding since anatomy began. So reports a new study by Matthijs Valstar and Wouter Vogel of The Netherlands Cancer Institute. They describe to Marnie how they found these hitherto unnoticed glands, and im…
 
In the year 2000, people in Japan were polled and asked what the greatest Japanese creation of the 20th century was. They didn’t pick the walkman, digital cameras, or the compact disc. Nor did they pick any even any cultural achievements like the works of Akira Kurosawa, anime, or Pokemon. What they selected as the greatest Japanese accomplishment …
 
Saleyha Ahsan reports from Ysbyty Gwynedd, her own hospital in Bangor, North Wales about how the Intensive Care Unit is preparing for winter. Saleyha meets Val and the Critical Care team who have looked after her since the pandemic began. Val was admitted to the unit in March and has become part of the intensive care family.Producer, Erika Wright…
 
In 1970, scientists in the Soviet Union set out to drill the deepest hole in the world. They weren’t drilling for oil or gas, they were just drilling for the sake of drilling to see what they could find. They actually found out quite a lot. Learn about the Kola Superdeep Borehole, the deepest hole on Planet Earth, on this episode of Everything Ever…
 
Today we travel to a future where voting rights are extended to lots more people in the United States including non-citizens, 16-year-olds, and convicted felons. Guests: Dr. Ron Hayduk — professor of political science at San Francisco State University, and author of Democracy for All Ashawn Dabney-Small — candidate for Boston City Council District …
 
How many continents are there? That sounds like a really easy question. After all, there are only so many giant landmasses on the planet and we can easily count them with our fingers. Yet, for something seemingly so simple, the answer to the question can be surprisingly complicated. Learn more about the continents on this episode of Everything Ever…
 
Rolf Potts’ adventures have taken him across six continents, and include piloting a fishing boat 900 miles down the Laotian Mekong, hitchhiking across Eastern Europe, traversing Israel on foot, bicycling across Burma, driving a Land Rover across South America, and traveling around the world for six weeks with no luggage or bags of any kind. Rolf is…
 
This week National Weather Service Tulsa WFO Meteorologist In Charge Steve Piltz joins us to talk about a career in the weather service and finding unique ways to solve forecast problems! Fun Paper Friday Do ants count their steps to get home? Wittlinger, Matthias, Rüdiger Wehner, and Harald Wolf. "The ant odometer: stepping on stilts and stumps." …
 
I’m sure everyone is familiar with the word outlaw. It mostly used as a synonym for “criminal”. However, if I can paraphrase Inigo Montoya from The Princess Bride, “that word does not mean what you think it means.”. Learn about the ancient punishment of outlawry, and how it was used throughout the world and throughout history, on this episode of Ev…
 
On October 30, 1961, the Soviet Union detonated the largest explosion the world had ever seen, before or since. The explosion was so large, that it permanently changed the course of nuclear weapons development. Learn more about the Tsar Bomba, the world’s largest nuclear explosion, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Sign up for the Tra…
 
In the grips of a drug crisis, why Portugal took a radical approach in 2001 and became the first country in the world to decriminalise all drugs. Also searching for those who disappeared during apartheid rule in South Africa, how mistakes with the initial production of the polio vaccine made thousands of children ill in 1995, plus the black women w…
 
Kehinde Sonola Presents Deeply Serene Episode 358 Thank you for your time. Sincerely wishing you love and serenity. Look after yourself and the world. Please do subscribe to, rate and share the podcast. Support us at: https://www.paypal.me/help20ks The show is now available for free download on: Libsyn, Amazon Music, Deezer, iTunes, Gaana, Google P…
 
If you have ever taken out a loan, you are probably familiar with the details of taking on debt. You have an amount that is borrowed, an interest rate, and a term over which the debt is paid back. However, sometimes, a term might be extremely long. In a few cases, the debts can be served in perpetuity. Learn more about the extremely old debts which…
 
Every four years, citizens of the United States sit down for one or more nights to watch something which is called the Presidential Debates. The debates have become a centerpiece of US Presidential elections, but it wasn’t always that way. Learn more about the history of presidential debates, or the lack thereof, on this episode of Everything Every…
 
If you contracted COVID will you then be protected from further infections and illness from SARS-CoV-2 in the future? We’re starting to hear about cases of people being infected by the novel coronavirus for a second time. A handful of these cases have been published in peer reviewed journals. Nottingham University’s Professor of Virology Jonathan B…
 
When things go to hell, the devil is waiting. Florence, amidst radical social change and hedonistic pleasures, meets with an apocalyptic meltdown and a prophetic warning: "Stop that sh*t right now."VENMO TIP JAR: @wtadpPATREON: www.patreon.com/wetalkaboutdeadpeopleSOUNDCLOUD: @wetalkaboutdeadpeopleFACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/wetalkaboutdeadpeopleTWI…
 
Author Paddy Manning has worked as a journalist for more than 15 years and in his new book “Body count: How climate change is killing us” he is investigating the true scale of climate change related deaths. From heat stroke victims to devastating mental health issues related with climate anxiety, Manning shows that climate deaths didn’t start in 20…
 
In a previous episode, I talked about how you can win by not losing. That is called the Fabian Strategy named after Roman general Quintus Fabius Maximus. However, the opposite is true as well. You can lose by winning. Here too, ancient history has examples for us, this time in the case of King Pyrrhus, who defeated the Romans but ultimately lost wi…
 
Sometimes our head gets the best of us, causing us to panic, hallucinate, or give us pause about what is happening. This mini episode of Craziest Weirdest, and Most Dangerous is all about those moments where our thoughts and even dreams have created a hiccup in our study process. We feature Valerie Stampley and Heidi Novokowski and when their wonde…
 
Covid-19 damages the lungs, leaving people struggling to get enough oxygen into their body. In the early stages of the pandemic many patients needed a lot of support in intensive care - including artificial ventilation. But there are other ways of boosting oxygen levels in the body - which are being studied in the Recovery-RS trial. Professor Gavin…
 
If you think the current American political climate is contentious, then you need to take a step back and take a close look at American history. The most controversial, divisive, and probably corrupt election in US history was the election of 1876. It’s an event that has been largely forgotten by most Americans today. Learn more about the election …
 
In 1867, United States Secretary of State William Seward signed a treaty with the Empire of Russia to purchase the territory of what would be called Alaska. The United States purchased it for 2 cents an acre. At the time it was called one of the worst deals in American History. Today, it is considered the greatest bargain of all-time. Learn more ab…
 
Jules and Christine run the blog @Don'tforgettomove and podcast @notsobonvoyage which discuss ethical/sustainable tourism and when sh*t goes wrong on the road, respectively. They joined us on our podcast this week to discuss voluntourism and of course, travel horror stories! Inside the Episode: (11:15): Christina and Jules break down their backpack…
 
On April 30, 1943, a Spanish fisherman came across the floating body of Major William Martin of the Royal Marines. Handcuffed to the corpse was a satchel with top-secret plans for the Allied invasions of Greece and Sardinia. With the information gathered from this intelligence, the Germans moved their troops into position to counter the planned lan…
 
On May 28, 1828, a 16-year-old boy mysteriously appeared in Nuremberg, Bavaria. He had a letter in his hand and could only speak a few words. No one knew where he came from, who his parents were, or why he was there. Five years later, just as mysteriously as he appeared, he was found murdered. His tale made him one of the most talked-about celebrit…
 
In June 1980, US media mogul Ted Turner launched the first TV station dedicated to 24 hour news, Cable News Network or CNN. We get a first-hand account of the early days of a channel that transformed news and politics. Plus, the end of Lebanon's civil war, the long fight for full voting rights for African-Americans and Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein…
 
Kehinde Sonola Presents Deeply Serene Episode 357 Thank you for your time. Sincerely wishing you love and serenity. Look after yourself and the world. Please do subscribe to, rate and share the podcast. Support us at: https://www.paypal.me/help20ks The show is now available for free download on: Libsyn, Amazon Music, Deezer, iTunes, Gaana, Google P…
 
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