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“Make your statement, face your fear.” A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back… New episodes every Thursday produced by Rusty Quill, featuring guest actors, short stories, serial plots and more.
 
What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do? This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who finds out a celebrity crush isn’t who she seems to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next.
 
Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.
 
“Build your planet, keep in line… also clones." Stellar Firma is a weekly Science Fiction, Comedy podcast following the misadventures of Stellar Firma Ltd.'s highest born but lowest achieving planetary designer Trexel Geistman and his bewildered clone assistant David 7. Join them each episode as they attempt to take listener submissions and craft them into the galaxy's most luxurious, most expensive and most questionably designed bespoke planets. However, with Trexel's corporate shark of a l ...
 
Down is a 24-part science-fiction series from Definitely Human about an expedition into a newly-discovered Antarctic trench, dubbed The Bottomless Pit. The company-backed research submarine Virgil is elegant, state-of-the-art, and capable of withstanding enormous pressures. The same cannot be said for her crew. DOWN is a Definitely Human production. Visit our website to see full credits and check out our other shows. You can follow us on Twitter for updates, and support us on Patreon.
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Benny Lewis, Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott and Alex Rawlings. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, Learn Italian, Learn Portuguese, ...
 
Legally Clueless is a weekly podcast by Kenyan media personality & social activist: Adelle Onyango!! Here, she documents her raw human journey as an evolving unapologetically African woman. The podcast is a space where people get to know just how okay it is to not know or not have it all figured out. It is also a space where Africans share stories from their lives; stories that teach, make us cry, make us laugh - real, authentic African stories. The #LegallyClueless hotline is +254768628790
 
A nighttime story with a happy ending is what we were used to as kids, but as we grow older, we realize the world is not such a happy place after all. MaddMike, a popular horror story narrator that originated on YouTube, started a podcast, The Scarecast, to tackle the real horrific experiences of people all across the world. From crazy encounters meeting people on Craigslist, creepy pizza deliveries in the middle of nowhere, to individuals encountering evil spirits that follow them wherever ...
 
This biweekly podcast will challenge you to study the issues related to human trafficking, become an educated voice in understanding this global problem, and ultimately make a difference in helping bring it to an end. Sandra Morgan, Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University of Southern California and Dave Stachowiak, Board Member of the Center, explore issues in each episode that will help educate you to be a helpful voice in ending human trafficking.
 
Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.
 
Wisconsin Life” celebrates the people, places, history and culture of the state. Come with us as we kayak the Mississippi River, interview musicians in Milwaukee, and bake pasties in Rhinelander. We connect you with diverse people and ideas through short stories updated twice a week.
 
Hong Kong Confidential is a podcast designed to educate and entertain. Jules Hannaford interviews interesting people in Hong Kong about their lives, personal journeys and secrets. Guests share their wisdom, experiences and insights with our audience. Guests include a doula, a dating and relationship coach, community leaders, LGBTQ+ activists, human rights defenders, abuse survivors, psychologists, life coaches, recovered addicts, authors, a fire fighter, a matchmaker, accomplished business w ...
 
What makes us human? How are we different from chimpanzees? Who are our earliest ancestors and how do we know? Origin Stories is The Leakey Foundation’s podcast about how we became human. This award-winning show combines science and narrative to explore our human story and explain why we are the way we are. Listen and explore human evolution one story at a time.
 
When the stakes are life and death, you'd be surprised at the lengths you’d go to survive. Pain, hunger, and fear can seem like paralyzing obstacles, but in the face of real danger, they’re actually what keeps us alive. ​Every week, we'll follow a different survivor's visceral and inspiring fight for life, and examine how the trauma impacted them forever. ​These are the stories of what happens when the human self-preservation instinct is pushed to its limit, through the eyes of the world's m ...
 
Brainwashed investigates the CIA’s covert mind control experiments – from the Cold War and MKULTRA to the so-called War on Terror. It’s the story of how a renowned psychiatrist used his unwitting patients as human guinea pigs at a Montreal hospital, and the ripple effects on survivors, their families, and thousands of other people around the world. It also examines the cultural impact — how the CIA brought LSD to America and inadvertently created counterculture influencers such as author Ken ...
 
Relaxations stories that help children calm down and learn social-emotional skills by guiding them through visualization and breathing exercises focused on kindness and fun science facts. Perfect for parents or teachers who want to teach mindfulness and self-regulation. Download the mp3, listen in Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, Leela Kids, or listen online at www.PeaceOutPodcast.com. Proud member of Kids Listen, a grass roots organization promoting content just for children.
 
Meditative Story combines extraordinary human stories with meditation prompts embedded into the storylines — all surrounded by breathtaking music. Think of it as an alternative way into a mindfulness practice, through vivid stories and cinematic music and production values. Meditative Story is an original series produced by WaitWhat and supported by our members. Our community tells us that they listen to the same episodes over and over again, and according to data provided by Apple Podcasts, ...
 
New to DUST? Start with Season Three: CHRYSALIS, starring Corey Hawkins, Toni Collette, and more! DUST is the premier destination for immersive science fiction audio stories. Previous Seasons: Season Three, CHRYSALIS: When an AI awakens after the genocide of the human race by an unknown alien species, it sets off on a path of vengeance across the known universe...and beyond. Season Two, FLIGHT 008: Eleven of the biggest writers in science fiction, through eleven unique stories, follow one si ...
 
Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
 
Pax Fortuna! is a comedy-fantasy roleplaying podcast from Definitely Human. In the merchant republic of Fortuna, there are no kings and no knights, only the levelling honesty of gold. Our heroes must beat, bluff and blunder their way through an array of sticky situations and shady characters. Each adventure is a high-octane romp across weekly half-hour episodes, and features a cast of Definitely Human regulars. The mayhem begins in July 2019!
 
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This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. That chill that went down your spine yesterday? The ghosts of the Cold War were alive and well in Geneva as Russian President Vladimir Putin stepped to his lectern to describe his talks with President Joe Bid…
 
Have you heard of seed stories? They might come from stories we were told when we were kids, from common sense, or they may be universal beliefs passed on to us throughout the years. In any case, we all carry truths inside of us that we believe to be undeniable facts. It is difficult to unravel these truths due to the possibility of finding out tha…
 
Human trafficking is a reality across Wisconsin: it impacts urban and rural communities. It involves young people and older ones, men and women. The legal difficulties that survivors of trafficking face can be substantial — and the trauma they’ve experienced can be immense. The new podcast from our partners at Wisconsin Humanities called “Human Pow…
 
Included in this episode:1. Tokyo Olympics Will Allow Up to 10,000 Fans Per Event Despite COVID-19 Fears 2. How COVID-19 Vaccination Became a Climate Metaphor 3. Column: For the Good of Both Countries, U.S. Military Aid for Israel Must Be Conditional 4. Almost 25% of COVID-19 Patients Develop Long-Lasting Symptoms, According to a New Report 5. Revi…
 
Aaron Dante has an amazing conversation with the Meghan McCorkell the Marketing and Communication Director at the Enoch Pratt Free Library. since 2017 We discuss what the Library has been up to during the pandemic. How they helped with mobile hot spot throughout the pandemic. For people applying for jobs or kids that needed to do schoolwork while a…
 
When I served as a combat soldier in the Israeli military, I carried an American-made M-16. I drove American jeeps and fired American missiles. As a dual American-Israeli citizen who has spent years in both countries, my commitment to Israel did not end with my army service. From my home in the U.S. the past 20 years, I’ve been in the trenches of t…
 
A year and a half into the pandemic, the condition known as Long COVID continues to stump doctors. A significant number of patients develop long-term symptoms after catching COVID-19, but it hasn’t been clear why that happens, who is likely to get sick or even how many people continue to suffer. A large new study may help form some answers to those…
 
If they handed out Emmys for trailers, Kevin Can F**K Himself would make a pretty strong contender. Unveiled this past February, the 98-second preview of AMC’s new series presents a provocative juxtaposition. In a handful of warmly lit, multicam scenes punctuated by a laugh track, Schitt’s Creek alum and actual Emmy winner Annie Murphy appears to b…
 
In today's episode, Andrew and Zach get together to share how they met and reflect on the work they've done so far. Watch this conversation on YouTube: https://youtu.be/gWSPbISBT3A Follow Andrew Yang: https://twitter.com/AndrewYang Follow Zach Graumann: https://twitter.com/Zach_Graumann | https://instagram.com/zachgraumann Learn more about your ad …
 
#LegallyClueless Ep119The Legally Clueless hotline number is: +254 768 628 790Legally Clueless on Instagram: www.instagram.com/legallycluelesspodcast/Watch the Legally Clueless video series here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPnygNKNiro&t=1828sWant to share your story on Legally Clueless? Fill out this form: forms.gle/wZrvMse7iYGX5pnYAThe song of the we…
 
Fly back into the arms of cloud tower and prepare to sleep through an amazing event. Our live shows are held at Phoenix Alameda. If you in the East Bay and looking for some art studio or coworking space check them out and spread the word about your local spots as we open back up!!! Support our AAPI community -take action right now www.napawf.org/ta…
 
Each story of the Bailey years started with a phone call from an insurance executive, calling on Johnny to investigate an unusual claim. Each story required Johnny to travel to some distant locale, usually within the United States but sometimes abroad, where he was almost always threatened with personal danger in the course of his investigations. J…
 
Anne and many of her classmates are studying hard for the coming test which will determine their entrance to Queen's. Finally- the results arrive. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into your url) Apple devices: ht…
 
A Miskatonic University student shares his research concerning Vermont folklore which told of strange beings living in secluded mountainous areas. These beings, the Indians say, come from another planet to collect an unusual type of metal. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https:…
 
THE DOG OF MONTARGIS- A French king allows a dog the opportunity to go one on one with the murderer of his master. THE ACHILLES HEEL- The story of a young warrior named Hercules who bragged one time too many about his exploits and was brought down by his one small vulnerability- his heel. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 Hi…
 
In late March of 1943 four expat Norwegians, having received commando training in Scotland, cruised into a remote fjord on Norway's northern coast in a fishing boat loaded with explosives and supplies needed to complete their mission, which was to assist locals in the area in resisting the Nazi occupation and to destroy a German-held airfield. The …
 
Chapters 1-3 Seventeen year-old David Balfour, after losing his father, is instructed to head for his distant relatives home for some support, but instead finds a crotchety old uncle living alone in a large unkept house. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-…
 
Discuss this episode on Discord: https://discord.gg/76hsEhuzCr ---------------------------------------------------------- Stories Used For This Episode: STORY #1: “Voices in the Catskills” by u/CherokeeMoretti https://www.reddit.com/r/BackwoodsCreepy/comments/n4vbth/voices_in_the_catskills/ Go follow the person who shared their experience in the Ca…
 
Included in this episode:1. The U.S. Government Placed a Big Bet on an Antiviral Pill to Fight COVID-19 2. Moscow’s Long History of Turning the Tables on Washington When It Comes to Human Rights 3. Supreme Court Sides With Catholic Agency In LGBTQ Foster Care Case—But Avoids Major Religious Freedom Questions 4. What It’s Like to Get Millions of Dol…
 
We’re not going to vaccinate our way completely out of this pandemic. With epidemiologists around the world increasingly accepting the reality that SARS-CoV-2 and its variants will become endemic viruses—like the seasonal flu—the push is on to develop antiviral medications that can be taken at home to prevent infections from leading to hospitalizat…
 
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Thursday that the city of Philadelphia cannot refuse to work with a faith-based agency because it will not certify same-sex couples as foster parents. It was a win for religious liberty advocates in a case that has been closely watched not just by LGBTQ and religious freedom advocates but also those who w…
 
We are taught that medicine is the art of solving our body’s mysteries. And we expect medicine, as a science, to uphold the principles of evidence and impartiality. We want our doctors to listen to us and care for us as people. But we also need their assessments of our pain and fevers, aches and exhaustion, to be free of any prejudice about who we …
 
Emails from weird addresses. Messages caught in a spam filter. A life-changing phone call. The most recent recipients of donations from pioneering billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott and her husband Dan Jewett tell remarkably similar stories of the unusual and secretive process through which they receive once-in-a-lifetime, transformative am…
 
French filmmaker François Ozon is so prolific that his movies aren’t always easy to categorize. A woman-centric murder-mystery musical here, a post–World War I romance set in Germany there: Who knows what he’ll try next? But he does have a taste for dramatic, doomed romance, stories brushed with an aura of Baudelairean decay, like roses that are si…
 
Included in this episode:1. Column: Why Iran’s Elections Are a Critical Turning Point for Khamenei’s Regime 2. China Launches Its First Crewed Space Mission in Five Years 3. Why Biden’s Justice Department Is Backing Trump-Era Positions 4. Why the U.S. Is Being Urged to Do More to Protect Digital Freedoms .…
 
Iran’s elections will not only produce a new president, they will also mark the beginning of a new political system. But it's not the kind the majority of the Iranian people have been hoping for. Friday’s vote is set to trigger a transformation of the country’s political system, marking a new stage of the Islamic Revolution. This is not because the…
 
JIUQUAN, China — Under bright-blue morning skies, China launched its first crewed space mission in five years Thursday, sending three science-minded military pilots rocketing to a new orbiting station they're expected to reach around midafternoon. The astronauts, already wearing their spacesuits, were seen off by space officials, other uniformed mi…
 
What’s going on with the Department of Justice? Over the past few weeks, the Department has raised eyebrows on the left by backing several Trump-era legal positions, including defending former President Donald Trump in a defamation lawsuit from columnist E. Jean Carroll, who accused Trump of sexual assault, and fighting the full release of a 2019 i…
 
The future of the Internet is under greater threat than ever before from authoritarian governments, according to literary and human rights group PEN America, which called on the world’s democracies to unite to defend freedom of expression online. Repressive governments are imposing new regulations that invoke “digital sovereignty,” but in reality c…
 
Stellar Firma Season 3 Q&A Tim and Ben answer some of the questions that have been sent in by the fan community. Content warnings: Spoilers for all of Stellar Firma Discussions of: death (inc. mass death), food, smoking Mentions of: guns, drugs & alcohol, canon-typical trauma, COVID-19 pandemic SFX: occasional beeping Thank you to all of our Patron…
 
Included in this episode:1. Column: Iran's Election Won't Deliver the Future the Country's Young People Crave 2. The U.N. Voices Alarm Over the Growing Abuse of Civilians in Myanmar’s Conflict 3. The Sparks Brothers, a Sundance Delight, Tells the Grand Story of This Enduringly Enigmatic Art-Pop Duo 4. The Federal Eviction Ban Ends June 30, and Mill…
 
No child should lose a mother because the hospital suddenly runs out of blood; no father should feel ashamed for not being able to put food on the table in a country as rich as Iran; and no college graduate should live with the constant anxiety of finding work, let alone surviving in their own homeland. Yet this describes the reality of living in I…
 
BANGKOK — The United Nations’ office in Myanmar expressed concern Thursday about escalating human rights abuses after reports that a group opposed to the junta may have executed 25 civilians it captured and allegations that troops had burned down a village. The struggle between the military regime that took power in February after ousting the elect…
 
In 1983, when I heard a crazy little song called “Cool Places,” a collaboration between Jane Wiedlin, of the Go-Go’s, and an outfit I’d sort-of heard of called Sparks, I asked myself rhetorically, 'Sparks, where have you been all my life?' Then I sort of forgot about them, until roughly 2015, when a diabolically ingenious album called FFS—a collabo…
 
Two stories for Father’s Day. Emily Gan’s father, Howard, has embarked on a new project in his retirement: building an edible bird’s nest farm back in his homeland of Malaysia. Swiftlets are tiny swallows whose nests are delicacies in Chinese cuisine. Howard dreams of reconnecting with his roots and providing a prosperous future for his three (now …
 
Episode Notes Dumb Kids Playing Hero is a Standing Stones production, and a joint collaboration by The Room Where It Happened and Follow the Leader.Find us on Twitter: DKPH | The Room Where It Happened | Follow the Leader Want more information? Take a look at our website!Wanna yell about the most recent episode with other fans? Join our Discord! Wa…
 
Listen to Lamont Banks and Co-Hosts of A Just Cause, a nonprofit, social justice organization discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of American citizens. Tonight's special guest is Louis L Reed, Sr. Director, Membership & Partnerships at REFORM Alliance. Please tune-in and feel free to dial in and share y…
 
In earlier centuries, when science and spirituality were considered one and the same, the world was full of advice and warnings surrounding pregnancy cravings. In the second part of this two-part series, Ben and Noel explore how humans perceived these cravings: as superstition, stereotype and, eventually, science. Learn more about your ad-choices a…
 
Author : Tobias S. Buckell Narrator : Dominick Rabrun Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums The Machine That Would Rewild Humanity originally appeared in Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology (2020). Isolated cursing and suggestion of violence. The Machine That Would Rewild Humanity By Tobias S. Buckell On a boat o…
 
Guest host Dylan Marron presents three works that demonstrate the power of words. In “The Dancing Mind,” the late Toni Morrison talks about why writers love their craft, and readers love their creations. Joe Morton is the reader. In Canadian poet and short-story writer Souvankham Thammavongsa’s story, “How to Pronounce Knife,” one word links two cu…
 
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