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Historically Speaking is that podcast that lifts up the old log of history and pokes at the things crawling underneath you never knew were there. Emus! Insane merchants! Bizarre deaths! Astronomers! Weird and creepy letters written by famous authors! This place has it all! Join Jack, Kelsey and Isaiah as they weekly delve in the weird, hilarious, and downright bizarre parts of the past you've never heard of but really should!
 
Join Melissa every Monday as she dives deep into the weirdest, funniest, sciency-est ways in which animals intersect at humanity. Let's meet the Canadian cat who solved a murder and advanced forensic technology. How did fish farts nearly cause bombs to fly between Russia and Sweden? How did a pigeon save 194 soldiers in wartime? Why are honey bees trained to find unexploded landmines in Croatia?And, how do these animals intersect with bigger topics, like fake news, mental health, environment ...
 
Every month or so, hosts Nick and various members of Pubtrotters meet up in a friendly pub with a different co-host and guests to talk about the wonderful and weird world of pubs and beer. With segments such as the Newst of the month, First of age pub order and Pub Lovers corner, why don't you join us for a cheeky half?
 
The Ultimate in Diversity n' Extremes In E-Music Broadcasting!!! Support the unknown :P! CORE³ or Cubed Core RADIO SHOW - with AlienAqtor - EVERY THURSDAY through http://core3.9hells.org:9000/live.m3u Experimental E-Music from all times - 50s til' the latest releases: Digital Hard - Break - Ragga - Dub - Core, Mash-Ups/ Bootlegs, Acid, Hard Electro/ Techno/ Breaks, Ambient/ Minimalism, Concrete Music, Eletro-Acoustic, EBM/ Industrial, IDM/ Braindance, Grime - Dubstep - Sublow, Soundtracks fo ...
 
Join us Thursday Nights @8pm Est. as we attempt to talk about the lifestyle, End of the world, weird things, maybe some porn and sex toys and really just about anything. With us you just have to strap in and prepare to go down that rabbit hole and see where you end up on the other side. Join Mike, Sheri, Vanilla Joe for an out of body experience lol. see you on the airwaves!
 
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Its not a great time to be a potato grower - more than 20% of last year’s crop is still in storage on farms, as the pandemic and Brexit continue to affect sales. As we’ve reported, the ban on the export of seed potatoes to the EU has seen many growers having to store the crop - but growers of eating (or ware) potatoes are also facing problems due t…
 
An animal control investigator gets a delicious surprise; emus beat the Australian Army, and we finally have a spi...spi….a story about my phobia that we had to include, so if you hear a thud, it’s just me passing out from fear. ****** The Mysterious Tree Creature https://www.delish.com/food-news/a36163171/animal-control-croissant-call/ https://www…
 
As lockdown eases venison producers are hoping for an upturn in their fortunes: the closure of pubs and restaurants hit them hard. We hear from one producer whose been sending meat to food charities. Meanwhile, the lack of a market for venison meant many stalkers have stopped culling deer. We find out what that might mean for the deer population th…
 
Last month, the NFU announced it would be working with the Department for Work and Pensions to match up unemployed people with jobs on farms. After the closure of the Pick for Britain campaign, it’s hoped the scheme would help provide seasonal workers during harvest, and cover some of the placements which might not be filled by workers from the EU.…
 
We hear about a robot which scans weeds then zaps them with electricity. It uses artificial intelligence and its creators say it'll allow farmers to target specific areas and tackle weeds that have become resistant to chemicals.We discuss the benefits of smaller, greener and autonomous machines on farms, but ask whether this developing technology i…
 
Last year marked the 20th anniversary the National Botanic Garden of Wales but there were no celebrations because of the coronavirus lockdown. Now that restrictions are easing the site is open once again. In this special bank holiday programme, Mariclare Carey-Jones looks back at the history of the garden, and finds out what it takes to run the ons…
 
Millions of people across Great Britain will be heading to the polls on May 6th in local and National elections. In Scotland and Wales, new devolved governments will be voted in, while across England, councillors, mayors and Police and Crime Commissioners will be chosen. We find out what role the rural vote will play.Exports of animal products to t…
 
Today's episode covers three stories of how animals intersect with human death or death prevention, including forensic entomology (the use of bugs to solve crime), a dog who stayed at his owners final resting space for 14 years, and how tree frogs can inspire advancements in human organ donation. Let's go! Crime solving bugs: Case files discussed i…
 
Today we have an all NEWFOUNDLAND DOG special! A lifeguard Newfie named Reef jumps out of helicopters for the Italian Coast Guard; a Newf named Hairy Man pulled 180 Irish Immigrants off of Wreck Rock to safety on the Isle aux Morts (literally the Island of the Dead); and one unnamed Newfie gave this podcaster the best rabbit hole about Napoleon Bon…
 
Trying potential medical treatments on animals was once the best that science could do, but new technologies could make animal testing obsolete. Learn how in this classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://auto.howstuffworks.com/tech-transport/does-technology-make-us-drive-worse.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www…
 
It takes a particular kind of person to go from average citizen to amateur spy. Learn what history and psychology have taught us in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://people.howstuffworks.com/why-do-ordinary-people-commit-acts-of-espionage.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
On 14th April, Nick was joined, solo, by the incredible and brilliant Joanne, founder and Head Educator of Love Beer Learning, for a classic chat about beer and pubs. We discussed the pubs reopening (obviously), how Cloudwater pissed of the beer hipster (us) and even touched on being a sneaky hop smeller.See blog with links and details of all drink…
 
Herd immunity can help keep a population healthier, but achieving it can be difficult. Learn about vaccines and vaccination reluctance in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://science.howstuffworks.com/life/cellular-microscopic/herd-immunity.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
In the 1850s, Oregon voted to outlaw slavery in their state -- but also to outlaw free Black people from living there. Learn more in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/racial-history-oregon-was-whites-only-until-1926.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcast…
 
The a cow who escaped a slaughterhouse and went on the lam, the dolphin of Dingle Bay, the town who went dark to save a nest of baby birds. Support the show: http://paypal.me/muttstuff Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com and her book, "Considerations for the City Dog" is available for purchase! Intro Music is “Tiptoe out the back” by Da…
 
Some fish that strut the seafloor share a common ancestor with humans, so researchers are hoping that studying these fish could help us understand how we walk. Learn how in this classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://animals.howstuffworks.com/extinct-animals/ancient-fish-strutted-seafloor-before-land-animals.htm Learn more ab…
 
Any high-tech car feature that takes your attention away from the road is a distraction, but are even our automatic safety systems making driving more dangerous? We explore in this classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://auto.howstuffworks.com/tech-transport/does-technology-make-us-drive-worse.htm Learn more about your ad-choi…
 
The story of the cow who didn't start the fire- no, she didn't light it, but she tried to fight it. Original episode and shownotes can be found: BewilderBeasts, Episode 3: Mrs. O'Leary's Cow Other podcasts that cover this story: Stuff You Should Know Stuff You Missed in History Class More about Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com Meliss…
 
Showering first thing or last thing in your day is largely a personal preference, but a few factors might sway you one way or the other. Learn more in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/daily/tips/morning-vs-evening-showers-discuss.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartp…
 
One of the results of burning coal to produce energy is the creation of coal ash, a toxic product that can wreak havoc when it spills into nearby ecosystems. Learn more in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/energy/deadly-problem-coal-ash.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://…
 
Bears in bear jail are in the quality assurance department; crossbow conservation, and a sleepy walrus gets a rude awakening Support the show: http://paypal.me/muttstuff Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com and her book, "Considerations for the City Dog" is available for purchase! Intro Music is “Tiptoe out the back” by Dan Lebowicz and …
 
Snot is a crucial part of our immune system, and boogers are a byproduct of that system. Learn how they form (plus, why eating them might be advantageous) in this classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://health.howstuffworks.com/human-body/systems/nose-throat/boogers-form-in-nose.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://…
 
A sea turtle's sex is determined by the temperature where it hatches, and the Great Barrier Reef is warmer than ever before. Learn what this could mean in today's classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/earth/oceanography/sea-turtles-great-barrier-reef-turning-99-percent-female.htm Learn…
 
In the early 1800s, a set of newspaper articles had people across America believing a civilization had been found on the moon. Learn how it happened in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/ridiculous-history-the-great-moon-hoax-1835.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www…
 
In the early 1900s, Australian doctor Jean Macnamara helped the world learn how polio works -- and helped patients rehabilitate. Learn more in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-figures/-jean-macnamara.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
A crow tampers with a crime scene - TWICE; Nikola Tesla’s obsession with pigeons, and are you liable if your murder of crows commits murder? Support the show Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com and her book, "Considerations for the City Dog" is available for purchase! Intro Music is “Tiptoe out the back” by Dan Lebowicz and Interstitial…
 
Cash bail punishes the poor by setting a high price on freedom -- literally. But are there any better alternatives? We explore in this classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://money.howstuffworks.com/cash-bail-punishes-poor-but-whats-alternative.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Having a first, middle, and last name is common in the West, but this wasn't always the case. Learn the history of middle names in this classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://people.howstuffworks.com/why-do-have-middle-names.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Tonight we chat with Phillip the owner of K97FM an Adult internet radio Playing Adult music (Rock/Hip Hop/Dance & more) Supporting Adult Film Stars, Strippers, Swingers, Nudist, LGBST & Models. Live Shows, Podcasts & etc. Join us for an hour of titilating fun as we dive deep into the rabbit hole. Get in on this informative but funny episode of the …
 
During the Gold Rush, San Francisco's food supply chains couldn't keep up -- and enterprising hunters turned to the eggs of a seabird called the common murre. Learn about the resulting Egg War in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/history-1850s-farallones-san-francisco-egg-war.htm …
 
Anna May Wong was one of the film industry's first Chinese-American actresses, but her success was hard-won. Learn about Wong's life and work in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-figures/anna-may-wong.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Some groups of cicadas spend 13 or even 17 years underground in between massive, noisy emergences. Learn about their life cycle and how cicada broods work in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://animals.howstuffworks.com/insects/why-17-year-cicadas-come-more-than-17-years.htm/printable Learn more about your ad-choices at https…
 
In 1815, a massive volcanic eruption kicked off three years of climate chaos across the Northern hemisphere. Learn about some of the surprising effects in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/climate-weather/atmospheric/200-years-ago-we-had-a-year-a-summer.htm Learn more about your ad-choices a…
 
Books are both fragile physical objects and conceptual works as eternal as storytelling itself. Learn about the quest to find the oldest book in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/literature/oldest-book-in-the-world.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.…
 
Today, Melissa covers the legendary Andre the Seal from Rockport, Maine. Additional topics include slugs who decapitate their own heads and regrow bodies for survival, and alligators turn into popsicles to survive freezing water. Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com and her book, "Considerations for the City Dog" is available for purchas…
 
Researchers have found that cuttlefish's ability to change their color and texture at will is incredibly energy efficient. Learn why -- and how technology might copy this ability -- in this classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://animals.howstuffworks.com/fish/cuttlefish-masters-camouflage-have-newly-discovered-super-power.htm…
 
The British monarchy is both a family and a sweeping institution with economic and political ties. Learn more about it in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/genealogy/firm-vs-royal-family.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Not being able to conduct the normal rituals of grieving during the COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way our society considers grief altogether. Learn more in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/emotions/covid-19-mourn.htm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpo…
 
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