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Co-hosts Drew and Britt will deliver bizarre inventions, lots of goofs, and a little dash of sincerity to your ears every other week. Check out our website at contrivancepod.com Our theme song is provided by Dance for the Dying. Check them out on Spotify! Our logo was created by Artetak. Check her out at https://www.artetak.org/
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
Discourse on racism is not for the faint of heart. The Invention of Racism podcast presents the subtle, and not so subtle, nuances of racism in the 21st century. Understanding and speaking the truth about racism is the first step toward combatting and ultimately eliminating it. Join us as we explore historic and contemporary topics inside of “The Invention of Racism.” The Invention of Racism publishes weekly beginning September 30, 2020.
 
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
 
Learn from founders who came before you. Every week I read a biography of a founder and find ideas you can use in your work. This quote explains why: "There are thousands of years of history in which lots and lots of very smart people worked very hard and ran all types of experiments on how to create new businesses, invent new technology, new ways to manage etc. They ran these experiments throughout their entire lives. At some point, somebody put these lessons down in a book. For very little ...
 
The Game Changers Experience are deep dive conversations with some of leading business disruptors, olympic athletes, celebrities, entrepreneurs, influencers and movers and shakers from around the world. You will learn the insights about the winning principals in mindset, productivity, marketing, branding, entrepreneurship, business strategy and more. Entwining elite sports with entrepreneurship. The show is hosted by Ultra-High Personal Productivity Authority, Business Strategist, Former Eli ...
 
Murder, infidelity, suicide, arson, addiction, religious cults, drug trafficking; this podcast explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Rolling Stones, XXXTentacion, Cardi B, the Grateful Dead, Tupac, Biggie, Amy Winehouse, Bob Marley and more. Why? Because real rock stars are more like feral, narcissistic animals than functioning members of society and that is precisely what makes them so damn entertaining. If you love tr ...
 
The Never Stop Peaking Podcast is a cosmic exploration of higher development within the mind, heart, gut, and environment. I (Heath Armstrong) facilitate and channel conversations, stories, and media to dissect the purpose and magic of optimal health, habitual patterns, psychedelics, sacred plant medicines, authentic relatability, flow, nomadic journeys, energetic synchronicities, and the beautiful collective consciousness of our being.
 
At Popular Science, we report and write dozens of science and tech stories every week. And while a lot of the fun facts we stumble across make it into our articles, there are lots of other weird facts that we just keep around the office. So we figured, why not share those with you? Welcome to The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/popular-science/support
 
It's the question of our times: How is technology impacting our humanity? "Should This Exist?" invites the creators of radical new technologies to set aside their business plan, and think through the human side: What is the invention’s greatest promise? And what could possibly go wrong? Show host Caterina Fake (Partner, Yes VC; Cofounder Flickr) is a celebrated tech pioneer and one of Silicon Valley’s most eloquent commentators on technology and the human condition. Joined by a roster of all ...
 
A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics by Gretchen McCulloch (All Things Linguistic) and Lauren Gawne (Superlinguo). A weird and deep conversation about language delivered right to your ears the third Thursday of every month. Listened to all the episodes here and wish there were more? Want to talk with other people who are enthusiastic about linguistics? Get bonus episodes and access to our Discord community at www.patreon.com/lingthusiasm Shownotes and transcripts: www.lingthusiasm.com
 
This work from 1901 predicts what technological developments will manifest in the twentieth century. The author, a technical journalist, presents ideas for inventions and new developments in the areas of power, transportation, agriculture, mining, domestic applications, electronic devices, warfare, music, art, and news. Many have come to pass. All of them provide an interesting look into how the next century was imagined and what challenges were anticipated for the progress of society. -(Sum ...
 
Your source for cutting edge information about the exploration and expansion of consciousness. Featured speakers include Terence McKenna, Alex Grey, Daniel Pinchbeck, Erik Davis, Ann and Sasha Shulgin, Nick Sand, Timothy Leary, Robert Anton Wilson and more. You can access all of these podcasts for free at PsychedelicSalon.org or through MatrixMasters.net/salon/
 
Ever wonder how fitness trends catch fire? Or whether popular exercise equipment and workout programs are based on actual science? Learn everything you wanted to know about exercise straight from the people who invent the products and create the workouts that make you sweat. Working with iconic fitness organizations including the American Council on Exercise, Nautilus, Stairmaster and the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Pete McCall is an educator, blogger and media spokesperson who has ...
 
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This episode discusses some of the baseline observations, or informal premises, in the discussion of racism. This episode presents a list of ideas that undergird the framework for this series. Key topics: Karenga’s definition of racism, racial comfort, global phenomenon, mixed-race people, obfuscation, non-negotiation. The Invention of Racism is pu…
 
Stefan Bauer has written an outstanding study of one of the most important Catholic historians in early modern Europe. Bauer, who has just taken up a new position teaching history at Warwick University, UK, has spent much of the last decade working on the life and work of Onofrio Panvinio. The result, The Invention of Papal History: Onofrio Panvini…
 
When in doubt, use the... shark gun?? Check out our YouTube channel: youtube.com/whatculturegaming Subscribe to the WhatCulture Gaming Podcasts YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2vHvzVt Follow us on Twitter: @WCultureGaming For even more awesome content, check out: whatculture.com/gaming See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
For this episode I thought it would be good to revisit a conversation I had with Sarah Dixon from the Contract Store on what details and documents we need to have on the website to make sure we don’t fall foul of the law.We cover all the fun stuff from Ecommerce terms and conditions to GDPR. Enjoy!👋 If you found this podcast interesting you might l…
 
Glide Mats inventor, Michelle Morrison has a creative mind having grown up watching her family innovate. She has always placed value in providing benefit to others through problem-solving. Michelle began her professional career working in sales and marketing for companies including Bloomingdales and Coca-Cola, but her heart was always in product de…
 
To understand and eradicate racist thinking, start at the beginning. That's what journalist and documentarian John Biewen did, leading to a trove of surprising and thought-provoking information on the "origins" of race. He shares his findings, supplying answers to fundamental questions about racism -- and lays out an exemplary path for practicing e…
 
Simulmatics Corporation pioneered data analytics in the 1960s - raising the same qualms then as fake news and social media manipulation do today.Manuela Saragosa speaks to historian Jill Lepore, whose book "If Then: How Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future" charts the company's rise, and its role in helping John F Kennedy get elected US Pres…
 
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…
 
Sexual assault is never the victim's fault, says advocate Kristin Jones. In this courageous talk, she tells her story of overcoming the shame that followed sexual abuse as a teenager -- and shares how parents can foster an open conversation about abuse to empower kids and encourage them to ask for help. (This talk contains mature content)…
 
With the release of the newest PlayStation update Sony has effectively taken the next step towards killing the PS3 and Vita for good - but even if you don't own those systems, there's still plenty of cause to be worried. Join Ewan, Josh and Ben-Roy as they discuss the fallout from the latest update, what Sony have to gain from rendering their old h…
 
Our descendants own the future, but the decisions and actions we make now will tremendously impact generations to come, says philosopher Roman Krznaric. From a global campaign to grant legal personhood to nature to a groundbreaking lawsuit by a coalition of young activists, Krznaric shares examples of ways we can become good ancestors -- or, as he …
 
Some scientists and environmentalists believe that the novel coronavirus is nature’s warning to us about the unsustainable ways we have been living. The rate of human development and the encroachment into the natural habitats of wild animals have left us dangerously susceptible to the spread of deadly infectious diseases, they say. CNN host and Was…
 
Over the past month, the Senate has rushed to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court. Both Republicans and Democrats have claimed that the other is inappropriately reshaping, or considering reshaping, the Court. But how did the Supreme Court get so caught up in politics? And is there a way out? David Orentlicher, professor of …
 
In her stunning and conceptually adventurous new book Emotions and Colonial Modernity in Colonial India: From Balance to Fervor (Oxford University Press, 2020), Margrit Pernau examines the varied and hugely consequential expressions of and normative investments in emotions in modern South Asian Muslim thought. By considering a wide array of sources…
 
Today's podcast features a recording of a live salon in which former friends and associates of Dr. Timothy Leary shared their remembrances of him on the occasion of 100th anniversary of Dr. Leary's birth. Among other first-hand accounts, we learned the truth about why Timothy decided at the last minute to not have his head frozen after he died.…
 
The racial wealth gap in the United States is shocking: white families have a median wealth nearly 10 times greater than that of Black families. How did we get here, and how can we stop the gap from growing? Wealth equity strategist Kedra Newsom Reeves provides a short history on the origins and perpetuation of racial wealth inequality in the US --…
 
In 2005, South Africa set up the Missing Persons Task Team to trace and locate the remains of the hundreds, possibly thousands, who disappeared in "political circumstances" during the brutal years of white minority rule. Many were victims of the state security services. Some were victims of secret death squads which abducted and murdered opponents …
 
Sir Noel Malcolm’s captivating new book, Useful Enemies: Islam and the Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450-1750 (Oxford University Press, 2019), tells the story of Western European fascination with the Ottoman empire and Islam between the fall of Constantinople in 1453 and the latter half of the 18th century. This beautifully argued, …
 
Why contact tracing technology has been slow to make an impact. Ed Butler speaks to Jenny Wanger from the Linux Foundation Public Health in the US where many states are only now rolling out contact tracing apps, months after many countries around the world. We hear from Colm Harte, technical director at NearForm, the company behind Ireland's app, w…
 
Vacations get boring after a while because they're purely a consumption of experiences. They lack the social satisfaction of helping people or giving joy to people. An idea to help vacationers give joy to other people (and therefore be less bored) is for resorts to organize an activity where vacationers help throw parties for other vacationers. Als…
 
In today’s episode of ‘Power Up Thursdays’, features Adam Strong interview with Daniel Tolson on ‘How to get your mind to focus' KEY TAKEAWAYS: To achieve success you must make short term sacrifices for long term benefits If you want more results in wealth, health and happiness you must take personal responsibility and own it What failure can teach…
 
Run two laps then sit on the ground to stretch for 5-10 minutes. If you grew up playing sports this sound like a familiar method of 'warming-up' before practice or a game. Motor units are the connection between the muscular and nervous systems. The motor unit sends the signal that tells muscle fibers to contract; static stretching, holding a muscle…
 
A public private partnership in Space. What does that look like in Florida, the rest of the country, and the world? Part two of our series on the renaissance in Space Exploration features Tony Gannon, the Vice President for Research and Innovation at Space Florida. Tony reveals how our new space ecosystem pairs NASA, with billionaires, and corporat…
 
Under the leadership of Lisa Jackson, Apple's environment and social VP and former head of the EPA, the company is already carbon neutral within their own corporate and retail boundaries. By 2030, Apple hopes to extend carbon neutrality to their supply chain and consumers. In conversation with urbanist and spatial justice activist Liz Ogbu, Jackson…
 
The US government has filed charges against Google, accusing the company of violating competition law to preserve its monopoly over internet searches and online advertising. As the Department of Justice sues the search engine google for being a monopoly, could all tech giants be under threat? We hear from Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google and …
 
Is it the loneliest idea you’ve ever heard? Or an ingenious hack that helps human caregivers be more attentive and empathetic? You might have these questions when you meet the robot caregivers who roam the halls at retirement homes, doing basic tasks for residents and keeping them connected. Is elder care something we want a robot to do? Roboticist…
 
In Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America (Princeton University Press, 2019), Nadia Nurhussein explores late nineteenth and twentieth century African American cultural engagement with and literary depictions of imperial Ethiopia. Widely celebrated as one of two African nations to resist European colonization in the age of modern impe…
 
Part two of your submitted questions, including one on the messy rollout of Ubisoft's late-2020 games. Subscribe to the WhatCulture Gaming Podcasts YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2vHvzVt Follow us on Twitter: @SlashLP89 @joshbroown @benroyturner @WCultureGaming For even more awesome content, check out: whatculture.com/gaming See acast.com/privacy …
 
This week on WTFolklore we have a bite-sized Spooklore for you all, as we read The Sleeping Prince from Suriname. We'll be back next week with a double-stuf explosion of Spooklore! Suggested talking points: Big Ol' Horse Brawl, Mystery Spook Flavors, Spiders ready for War, The Whimbus did Speak, The Bone Age If you'd like to support Carman's artist…
 
Companies worldwide are pledging to play a more meaningful role in the well-being of their employees, customers and the environment. How can they turn their promises into action? From creating a representative boardroom to committing to measurable sustainability goals, business leader Dame Vivian Hunt discusses the necessary changes companies can m…
 
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