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Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hosts in-depth, one-on-one interviews with major technology leaders. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets.
 
Every Tuesday and Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no one else. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. From New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
We have shifted into a new phase in the coronavirus pandemic. We are social distancing, washing our hands, wearing face masks, and we are Reopening America. Oscar Ramirez from the Daily Dive Podcast updates you on any new information about the virus and vaccine development, but will focus on how cities, states, and industries affected by the shutdown are opening back up.
 
Wearables, sensors, fitness trackers, and smart devices are all around us. Ant Pruitt shows you how to use today’s tech for a healthier you. He'll discuss the importance of fitness and general wellness coupled with simple life hacks. It’s as easy as taking ten minutes to get away from your desk or as advanced a heart rate monitor on your favorite smartwatch. New episodes are posted every Friday.
 
Wearables, sensors, fitness trackers, and smart devices are all around us. Ant Pruitt shows you how to use today’s tech for a healthier you. He'll discuss the importance of fitness and general wellness coupled with simple life hacks. It’s as easy as taking ten minutes to get away from your desk or as advanced a heart rate monitor on your favorite smartwatch. New episodes are posted every Friday.
 
In North America alone, there are about 100 million people with sleep issues. Maybe you're one of them. Every week, veteran broadcaster Neil Hedley sits down with celebrities, high achievers and the world's top neuroscientists to try and find answers to his own 30-year battle with sleep issues in the hope that he might find an answer that works for you, too.
 
The data revolution has begun. The knowledge you will gain over your body, your health, your performance, will explode in the next 5 years. Empowering you to make better decisions about your body and get the results you’re looking for, instead of just guessing or following the latest opinion fad in health or fitness or anti-aging. The Quantified Body introduces you to the cutting edge in this trend – wearable devices, biomarkers, the latest lab tests, quantified self protocols, biohacking ta ...
 
Somewhere deep inside, you know what your gift, purpose, and mission are. Boyd Varty, a lion tracker and life coach, reveals how the wisdom from the ancient art of tracking can teach you how to recognize these essential ingredients in a meaningful life. Know how to navigate, don’t worry about the destination, and stay alert. These are just a few of the strategies that contribute to both successful lion tracking and a life of fulfillment. Trackers learn how to use all of their senses to read ...
 
The Psych Files is a podcast for anyone who wonders why we do what we do. Experienced educator Michael Britt, Ph.D., in an upbeat and friendly style, shows you how ideas from the field of psychology apply to everyday life. If you’re a life-long learner, a student or a teacher, you’ll find his 20-30 minute episodes enjoyable and educational. Over 14 million episodes have been downloaded to date with over 100,000 people listening every month. See what all the talk is about!
 
In the ongoing war between good and evil, Russell and Jelly just want to figure out which side they’re on. As they journey on their quest for clarity, they tear apart one topic at a time, leaving no doubt… or survivors.
 
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The lobster industry is somewhat unique, at least in this country, in that it involves an animal food that is kept alive until it has reached the destination where it will be consumed or used. As a result, the industry has to deal with a problem they call “shrink”, which is the mortality lobsters experience as they change hands from capture to kitc…
 
In this episode of the Soul Sessions with Jodie Gale, I discuss The Perils of Fitness Trackers with Kyla Holley from the Australian Centre for Eating Disorders. Kyla is a Psychotherapist & Master Practitioner in evidence-based treatments for sufferers of Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, Orthorexia and OSFED (Other Specified Feeding and Eat…
 
Working out at home can be just as satisfying as a gym workout. It just takes the right motivation and understanding of what it takes to really maximize your routine. Chop Fit sent Ant Pruitt its Chopper to demo for working out at home. Host: Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-wellness…
 
Working out at home can be just as satisfying as a gym workout. It just takes the right motivation and understanding of what it takes to really maximize your routine. Chop Fit sent Ant Pruitt its Chopper to demo for working out at home. Host: Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-wellness…
 
Nilay, Dieter, and Adi discuss the latest Section 230 congressional hearing featuring the CEOs of big tech. Ashley Carman stops by to talk about how gadget makers are turning to shopping channels to market their products. Stories from this week: San Francisco and Oakland phase out Verily COVID-19 testing sites White House officials considered Elon …
 
Kara and Scott talk about Republican Senators on the Commerce Committee grilling the big tech CEOs. Then they discuss Apple reportedly developing their own search tool. In listener mail, we get a question about a ballot proposition in California that would change the gig economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
The Xbox Series X and S launches are nearing closer, so we thought it would be a good time to catch up on where everything is at ahead of their release at the start of November. Pocket-lint's senior news editor Rik discusses everything you need to know to be prepared, including revealing what's actually in the box. Keeping with the gaming theme, St…
 
A study out of Britain this week said that people with detectable antibodies for the coronavirus fell by about 27% over a period of three months over the summer, calling in to question how long immunity lasts. But health experts say this is not a cause to worry, antibodies tend to wane over time naturally. Apoorva Mandavilli, reporter at the NY Tim…
 
It’s important not to lose sight of our mental health during the pandemic and as daylight saving time ends, the nights get longer and winter approaches, there could be a collision of pandemic depression and seasonal depression. Experts say it’s time to lay the groundwork to help avoid it getting the best of you. Chelsea Cirruzzo, contributor to the…
 
According to a new analysis by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, hybrid systems of floating solar panels and hydroelectric plants have the potential to produce a significant portion of the world’s electricity. According to their estimates, adding floating solar panels to bodies of water that host hydropower stations could produce up to 7.6 …
 
CALS is approaching the Pretoria High Court on behalf of the Black Sash Trust to challenge the decision to end top-up COVID-19 grants. Ariella Scher, Attorney at the Centre for Applied Studies joins Africa Melane on Early Breakfast to discuss Black Sash's court application. Guest: Ariella Scher, Attorney at Centre For Applied Legal Studies Host: Af…
 
Things heat up in fitness trends, with a hot new take on a favored workout around the world. Our resident Fitness Enthusiast Liezel van der Westhuizen lays out the truths about a fitness class in a 37 degree-heated oversized bouncy castle- Hotpod yoga, in this week's Fitness segment! Guest: Liezel van der Westhuizen, KFM early mornings Host, TV, MC…
 
When you're not just physically tired, but emotionally drained as well, what can you do to reduce stress and feel better? Author and wellness expert Myra Godfrey joins me to talk about how we can find our own individual meditation style, why breathwork isn't for everyone, and easy ways to feel more energetic, starting today.BIO: Myra Godfrey is a b…
 
As cases of coronavirus surge and hospitalizations also increase, hospitals have to walk a delicate line on whether to cancel elective and non-essential surgeries again. When these surgeries were cancelled early in the pandemic, hospitals lost out on a lot of revenue and patients had to postpone procedures like knee and hip replacements among other…
 
According to a new report from UNICEF and the international nonprofit Pure Earth, a staggering number of children – approximately 800 million or one out of every three globally – may have dangerously high levels of lead in their blood. Long-term exposure to lead can cause serious health problems, especially in children. Children are particularly vu…
 
Prasa has been given R900-million to deal with theft and vandalism that have limited its capacity to deliver a fully effective service. Select committee on transport, public service and administration, public works and infrastructure received a briefing on its plans to deal with the damage. Committee chair, Kenneth Moeimang joins Africa to discuss …
 
In the MTBPS, Finance Min, Mboweni, laid out plans to freeze public sector wages for the next three years to help cut its salary bill. Mining and labour analyst discusses the potential likely outfall between the African National Congress (ANC)-led government and its labour union alliance partners. Guest: Mamokgethi Molopyane, Mining & Labour Analys…
 
A common cause of death in South Africa, one in four of us could have a stroke but being active helps to reduce our risk. Dana Govender, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa's Health Promotions Manager chats to Africa about why they are encouraging more South Africans to use being active this year as a form of prevention. Guest: Dana Gov…
 
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews authors Vickie Beckwith and Jennifer Beckwith about the article, "The Role of the School Nurse in Increasing Instructional Time Using Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Behavior (MTSS-B): A Quality Improvement Project". To view the article, click here.…
 
COVID-19 vaccine trials are currently underway and we hope to hear news soon about how safe they are, but what is it like participating in one of those trials? Beyond that, what is it like participating with your whole family. Jackie Hajdenberg, investigative reporter with Columbia Journalism Investigations, is currently enrolled in the Pfizer/BioN…
 
Steven Pressfield is a hero of mine. He’s an author that has made a habit out of conquering Resistance, the force that he called out in his book The War of Art. We discuss the warrior ethos, the artist’s journey, and how to access the forces conspiring to help us give our gift to the world. Connect with Steven Pressfield: Website | http://www.steve…
 
Climate change, pollution, development and other stresses have accelerated the decline of reef ecosystems across much of the world’s oceans in recent years. Large predators such as sharks, mackerels, barracudas, jacks and others that formerly fed around reefs have had to venture outside their normal migratory routes in search of suitable alternativ…
 
Ron Knott-Craig, Executive: Operation Services at Tracker speaks to Africa about a new scam - customers are being contacted by thieves who pose as technicians working for the company. Guest: Ron Knott-Craig, Executive: Operation Services at Tracker Host: Africa Melane, Early Breakfast Topic: Tracker warns thieves are using new vehicle tracker scam …
 
ANC MP Bongani Bongo has confirmed he will appear in court in Mpumalanga next week. Following an ANC NEC decision in August that all party members who are facing charges of corruptions will step aside, Africa speaks to Ongama Mtimka about what the implications are with the warrant for the MP's arrest Guest: Ongama Mtimka, Political Analyst Host: Af…
 
Good estate planning is a critical aspect to your financial planning. Each year, National Wills Week encourages South Africans to put their matters in order. Eunice Masipa is the director of Masipa Attorneys and is a member of the Law Society of South Africa’s House of Constituents. Guest: Eunice Masipa, Director at Masipa Attorneys Host: Africa Me…
 
Despite a pandemic, nearly everyone voting in the upcoming US election will do so with a tick in a box on a piece of paper. They may post their ballot, or go in person to a voting station, but the process is still physical. Why? Presenter Gareth Mitchell will be asking election voting advisor Susan Greenhalgh. Despite the prevalence of paper, there…
 
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