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Art and philosophy for an age of accelerating weirdness! Join paleontologist-futurist Michael Garfield and an avalanche of amazing guests for deep but irreverent discussions at the edge of the known and knowable: on science and the philosophy of it, prehistory and post-humanity and deep time, non-human agency and non-duality, science fiction and self-fulfilling prophecies, complex systems and sustainability (or lack thereof), psychedelics as a form of training for proliferating futures, art ...
 
Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race to change how we power the planet. We're constantly trying to save ourselves...from ourselves. Join Anthropologist and culture expert Dr. Adam Gamwell for curated conversations with humanity’s top makers and minds on our creative potential through design, culture, business and technology. Change yo ...
 
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Yale Center for Environmental Communication

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How is global warming shaping our lives? And what can we do about it? We connect the dots, from fossil fuels to extreme weather, clean energy to public health, and more. Join Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz of Yale University for a daily 90-second podcast about climate change, where we confront reality and share inspiring stories of hope.
 
Pull up a chair, they've saved you a seat! Join best friends Berry and Will in The Lodge as they recap and discuss Yellowstone, the TV show starring Kevin Costner. What was up with that fossil? Why can't Tate swim? Listen as they attempt to answer all of your burning questions about the series.
 
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Beyond Blathers

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Beyond Blathers

Olivia deBourcier & Sofia Osborne

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The podcast where we dive deeper into the insects, fish, and fossils you can find in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Hosted and produced by Olivia deBourcier and Sofia Osborne, with art by Olivia deBourcier and music by Max Hoosier. This podcast is not associated with Animal Crossing or Nintendo, we just love this game! @beyondblathers on Instagram and Twitter, email: beyondblathers@gmail.com.
 
Fossil Bonanza focuses on amazing fossil sites from around the world called Fossil-Lagerstätten. Each episode will focus on a fantastic fossil site like La Brea Tar Pits or Naracoorte Caves. We will discover amazing fossils, reconstruct ancient ecosystems, and learn the hidden truths about our ancient world.
 
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This Green Earth

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This Green Earth

Chris Cherniak, Nell Larson

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This Green Earth is a weekly, hour-long program that focuses on the environment and environmentalism. Co-hosts Christopher Cherniak and Nell Larson explore the science, politics, economics and ethics behind the environment, natural resources and sustainability. The program includes interviews with local and national experts in the fields of water resources, air quality, environmental policy, fossil and renewable fuels, climate, conservation, ecosystems, agriculture, aquaculture and sustainab ...
 
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Energy Vista

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Energy Vista

Leslie Palti-Guzman

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In each episode of Energy Vista podcast, Leslie Palti-Guzman will chat with energy experts from all around the world. They will tell us about their passion, inspiration, and aspiration. With them: 1) We will delve into some timely energy issues 2) We will get to know both their professional and personal trajectories 3) We will hear their advice for all of us What is the goal? Make you discover different personalities and inspire you to carry out your own project that will impact our energy f ...
 
WCIA is a show that was originally envisioned as exploring the stereotypical weird of Australia - the yowie sightings, the aliens, the weird lights that zoom off over the horizon if you try and chase them. But since we’ve started working on this series, we’ve come to realise that Australia is just about the strangest place on earth, and not because of the Big Cats living out near Toowoomba. Did you know a full firefight between MPs and soldiers took place in Central Station (Sydney) in Febru ...
 
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Energy Policy Now

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Energy Policy Now

Kleinman Center for Energy Policy

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Energy Policy Now offers clear talk on the policy issues that define our relationship to energy and its impact on society and the environment. The series is produced by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and hosted by energy journalist Andy Stone. Join Andy in conversation with leaders from industry, government, and academia as they shed light on today's pressing energy policy debates.
 
The Lexicon of Dread podcast kicks off with a chilling retelling of H.P Lovecraft's masterpiece 'At The Mountains of Madness'. Told from the perspective of a survivor of a failed Antarctic expedition, this novella is a cautionary tale about digging too deeply in Earth's remotest corners. What starts off as a routine fossil hunt quickly transforms into a mind-bending nightmare, as two men come face to face with Earth's most devastating secret...and the evil that calls it home.
 
Fossil Free Now follows the campaign of Fossil Free Glasgow, a group of volunteers organising for the Glasgow City council to renounce to its investments in the fossil fuel industry. This podcast series will discuss the blocks in our current systems that prevent us from meaningfully addressing the threat of climate breakdown, but also what a society freed from fossil fuels would look like. Find us on twitter @FF_Glasgow
 
Presented by Yahoo News, The Climate Crisis Podcast is designed to help listeners gain an understanding about what is perhaps the most pressing issue facing humanity and the planet: rising global temperatures caused by the burning of fossil fuels. Hosts Ben Adler and David Knowles interview some of the leading scientists in the country to help explain how we came to this inflection point and what the stakes are going forward. The podcast lays out the science of climate change in a way that o ...
 
Hi! I'm Christine Pechstein, an undiagnosed Chronic Disease Life Management Engineer. My new title of purpose! I've been living with a mystery disease for close to a decade now. I almost quit everything as my life changed. But as a former Author, Speaker, Life Management Educator -the list went on- I wondered . . . how do I survive and thrive with my new normal? My AHA moment: Undiagnosed disease and disability teach me to create a life built upon extreme prioritizing, minimizing tasks, find ...
 
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Schwartz Media

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A daily news show from the publisher of The Monthly and The Saturday Paper. Hear from the country’s best reporters, covering the news as it affects Australia. This is news with narrative, every weekday.
 
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In 2022, investors who want to address climate change should focus on one simple but essential goal: active stock ownership. They should engage with companies on both sides of the energy transition–those heading in the right direction and those falling woefully short and move away from blame and toward responsibility. Engine No.…
 
February 2008 Playlist: The Raveonettes - Dead Sound Bob Mould - Stupid Now The Kills - Getting Down Jane Vain & The Dark Matter - I'm So Afraid Constantines - Credit River Black Mountain - Stay Free Plants And Animals - Mercy Bon Iver - For Emma Magnetic Fields - California Girls Vampire Weekend - Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa Blaze X - Lost Along The Wa…
 
Gunter Bechly Explains What The Fossil Evidence Really Says. https://youtu.be/V15sjy7gtVM 14,537 views Nov 23, 2021 Discovery Science 132K subscribers In this bonus interview released as part of the Science Uprising series, paleontologist Gunter Bechly unveils the truth behind the fossil record. There are multiple trade secrets among paleontologist…
 
Justin Rowlatt looks at the bonanza provided by coal, oil and gas in just the last two centuries. Our modern comfortable way of life is only made possible by burning through a finite stock of fossilised chemical energy. Today we are a fossil fuel society, according to the noted energy historian Vaclav Smil. Fossil fuels underpin everything we take …
 
On today’s episode of Spectacular Vernacular, Nicole and Ben interview Brooklyn-based software engineer Josh Wardle, the creator of the viral online word game Wordle. They also recap their participation in the American Dialect Society’s annual Word of the Year vote, over which Ben presided. And Nicole’s shares some on-the-ground interviews from the…
 
When Colorado Public Radio reporter Vic Vela found out he was HIV+ in the 1990s, he found comfort in an episode of "The Golden Girls" that helped him deal with his diagnosis. And, we revisit our conversation with Anna Malaika Tubbs about her book "The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation…
 
Neuroscientist David J. Linden recently received a terminal cancer diagnosis and was told he had between six and 18 months left to live. He tells us what he's learned about how the human mind works in the face of impending death. And, investigators are calling Saturday's hostage-taking crisis at a Colleyville, Texas, synagogue a "terrorism-related"…
 
More than fifty years after his death, Martin Luther King Jr. remains a towering figure in the history of American civil rights. As with most influential thinkers, there is a certain amount of ambiguity in the public understanding of King and his legacy. White Americans were very skeptical of King while he was alive, but as his reputation and popul…
 
Joe Biden spent more than three decades in the Senate. He understands its arcane rules. He once showed a prowess for shepherding complex legislation past obstinate Senators from both parties. But as he closes out his first year as President, Biden has failed to get two of his signature legislation efforts past Senators of his own party.…
 
Ahead of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, President Biden visited the grave of Dr. King in Atlanta and gave the angriest speech of his presidency, insisting that the Senate has a moral obligation to protect voting rights. After months of delay, Senate Leader Chuck Schumer finally moved to at least force open debate on federal voting rights legis…
 
MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic left Australia on Sunday evening after losing his final bid to avoid deportation and play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated for COVID-19. A court earlier unanimously dismissed the No. 1-ranked tennis player’s challenge to cancel his visa. Djokovic, a 34-year-old from Serbia, said he was “extreme…
 
Book- Makers and Takers: Why conservatives work harder, feel happier, have closer families, take fewer drugs, give more generously, value honesty more, are less materialistic and envious, whine less … and even hug their children more than liberals. By Peter Schweizer. This is an ACU Encore presentation. Merry Christmas and a happy new Year! This au…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to philosopher and author Kathleen Stock whose views on the immutability of biological sex and the limitations of gender self-identity have made her a hate figure for some transgender activists and supporters. Why has debate about sex, gender and identity become a culture war battleground?(Photo: Kathleen Stock in the Hardtalk…
 
Australia's crime world can be a little intimidating for newcomers. You have men that look like normal bogan car enthusiasts, you have women that look like kind grandmothers, then you have Shane Chartres-Abbott: the Vampire Gigalo. Join Holly and Matthew as they look into the man behind the moniker, the crimes that brought him to the police's atten…
 
2021 was a bad year for grocery bills. Shoppers paid 6.4% more for groceries in November 2021 compared to November 2020, according to the consumer price index. All food prices were up a bit more than usual but the most dramatic price increases come from meat, pork cost 14% more than a year ago and beef cost 20% more. These increases are slowing, pe…
 
The first challenge with rapid at-home self tests for COVID-19 is getting one. But once you have a test, there are now growing questions about what body part you should swab to get the most accurate and reliable results. Your nose? Throat? Cheek? What about your saliva? All of the self tests authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…
 
Death certificates have dispelled any doubts about just how devastating the opioid epidemic is. Between May 2020 and April 2021, drug overdoses caused more than 100,000 deaths in the U.S., according to provisional data from the National Center for Health Statistics. And a new analysis suggests that many of these deaths are from a somewhat surprisin…
 
A long-simmering debate about the future of natural gas has been forced to a head in Europe this month, as the E.U. considers classifying some projects involving the fossil fuel as sustainable investments in official advice for the private sector due to be published by the end of January. Burning natural gas produces carbon dioxide—but around 50% l…
 
Kai Shappley didn’t feel scared when she sat before the Texas Senate committee in April 2021. Wearing a flowing yellow blouse, floral skirt and cowboy boots, the then-4th grader calmly introduced herself. “I love ballet, math, science and geology. I spend my free time with my cats, chickens, FaceTiming my friends and dreaming of when I finally get …
 
Studies using swabs from coronavirus patients seem to contradict earlier findings from cell cultures which showed Omicon replicated faster than earlier variants. As Benjamin Meyer from the centre for Vaccinology at the University of Geneva, explains there may be other reasons why omicron is spreading faster not just how quickly it reproduces.Predic…
 
Many of us are lacing up our sneakers and starting (or restarting) exercise regimens in hopes of shedding unwanted pounds. Unquestionably, aiming to be more active is a good thing. But if the main reason is to lose weight, your New Year’s resolution could very well backfire. For starters, exercise—at least the kind most of us do—is typically ineffe…
 
In this episode we talk to Professor Christine Janis about mammal palaeontology, and her career. Christine is one of the world’s foremost experts in mammal palaeontology and mammalogy. She has authored dozens of scientific papers, and has been co-author of the major textbook Vertebrate Life for the last 20 years. Christine has had a long and distin…
 
The Brilliant Morning of Forgiveness and The Divine Gift of Repentance. Song- Glorious Day by Casting Crowns. ACU Sunday Series. The Brilliant Morning of Forgiveness The Divine Gift of Repentance Song- Glorious Day by Casting Crowns. The Brilliant Morning of Forgiveness https://youtu.be/vEBsmdTJIr8 The Brilliant Morning of Forgiveness - In April of…
 
After narrowly escaping the Shoggoth, Dyer and Danforth return to their plane, determined to leave the Antarctic behind forever. The clouds part just long enough to offer a glimpse of those other, distant, supernaturally huge mountains...and the mysterious light they emit. As they fly away into the raging wind, Danforth witnesses something which ca…
 
Responses to climate change are often marked by frustration as much as fear. Those seeking to end our fossil-fuel dependency are increasingly turning to litigation to force the hands of companies and governments - often on human rights grounds. But do the courts have a legitimate role to play in leading the way? Or is this a form of judicial activi…
 
Do fish and crabs feel pain, what went down at COP26, and how might climate change dampen the spirits of homeowners in low-lying areas? Plus and environmental scientist explains his theory that the earth has a spirit and we meet a researcher with an unusual obsession with slime.
 
Across the U.S. in 2021, tens of thousands of people were shot. They were shot in schools and supermarkets, in churches and offices, in the streets and in their homes. Many were killed, many more were injured; the vast majority of victims were within inner-city communities. And as staggering as the total is, it does not speak to the ripple effect a…
 
On the evening of Jan. 3, Connie Schultz, the Pulitzer-winning syndicated columnist and author, was trying to watch HBO’s Succession, but she kept having to pause it because something reminded her husband of his work. “I am watching #Succession with the chairman of the Senate banking committee,” Schultz informed her quarter-million Twitter follower…
 
The last writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa from prison in Nigeria to an Irish nun in the run up to his execution in November 1995. Smuggled out of prison in bread baskets, they are the final testament of a man who gave everything he had in the struggle for social and ecological justice. As Ken Saro-Wiwa continues to inspire people and movements across deca…
 
You bring your feverish baby to the hospital in the middle of the night. The nurse asks you to go home to get a flashlight. When the flashlight batteries give out, she resorts to a flickering candle to guide the insertion of an IV needle, delivering malaria medicine, into your baby’s hand. Maybe you don’t have a baby. Maybe you travel 14 miles a da…
 
Toward the end of the 2015–2016 ski season, I was on a competitive high. I had come back from multiple crashes in 2013 and 2014 that left me with a swath of injuries, particularly to my knees, and I was winning race after race. Everything was going so well that with a few weeks still left, I’d already compiled enough points to win the season-long d…
 
When the Netflix documentary series Cheer was released in early 2020, its viral success made a follow-up season inevitable. The show, following an elite cheerleading team at Navarro College in Texas, became an immediate hit. But in the year after the show premiered, a disturbing scandal brought into question whether it would or even could continue.…
 
You might recognize Dana Schwartz’s name, it’s just a matter of where you’ve seen it. Some know her as the creator and host of the Noble Blood podcast, where she tells the stories of royals past; others through the parody Twitter account @GuyinyourMFA, which she started when she was a college student in 2013.…
 
Taking Leave of Darwin: A Longtime Agnostic Discovers the Case for Design The Eric Metaxas Show Neil Thomas Dec 30 2021 Neil Thomas ways in from across the pond with thoughts found in his new book, “Taking Leave of Darwin: A Longtime Agnostic Discovers the Case for Design.” Taking Leave of Darwin: A Longtime Agnostic Discovers the Case for Design b…
 
The vaccination and visa controversy around Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open tournament has made global headlines all week. It has also put focus on how sports around the world deal with vaccines in this pandemic.Professional athletes often follow a rigorous diet and training schedule to achieve optimum fitness. Not surprisingly, athletes care…
 
Being the real you can be difficult, especially if it means upsetting your family. Folake from Benin tries to be a ‘good girl’ and avoids taking decisions her family would not approve of, but she wants to listen to her heart. She speaks with Dr Shefali, an Indian-born clinical psychologist – now based in New York. She is the author of A Radical Awa…
 
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