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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.
 
Retired Cold Case Investigator Paul Holes and Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen dig deep into unsolved murders, unidentified remains and missing persons cases. Each week listeners ride shotgun as Holes and Jensen attempt to solve the crime using a variety of methods, from old-fashioned detective work to advanced technologies including familial DNA searches, social media geotargeting, and maybe most important—the skills of their listeners who send in tips and theories, becoming active mem ...
 
Sold in America is an eight-episode journey into the world of selling sex in the United States. Hosted by journalist and activist Noor Tagouri, this deeply personal, deeply reported series takes listeners across the country to meet the human faces of this billion-dollar trade – and uncovers its surprising misconceptions.
 
Flash Forward is a show about possible (and not so possible) future scenarios. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a fecal transplant black market? (Complicated, it wouldn’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re curious.) Hosted and produced by award winning science journalist Rose Eveleth, each episode combines audio drama and journalism to go deep on potential tomorrows, and uncovers what those futures might re ...
 
Join Ladygang's Jac Vanek, true crime TV producer Alexis Linkletter, and investigative journalist Billy Jensen on a chilling ride into the darkest corners of your worst nightmares. We're talking murder, serial killers, cults, conspiracy theories and beyond, all told through the eyes of a guest who is one degree of separation from the story itself. From Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer to an unknown heinous murder in your very own hometown, The First Degree will bring a new and refreshing perspec ...
 
In Feb 2018, an aspiring actress vanished from her Hollywood apartment. Rolling Stone journalist Neil Strauss was asked to help the family get answers. Together, they found them...sometimes at great personal risk. For the first time in a serial podcast, go inside a gripping multi-state investigation as it unfolds from the moment of the disappearance to each twist and turn in the case. Stay not only more informed than the news, but listen as the official story is dismantled with in-the-moment ...
 
Join award-winning journalist and best-selling author James Andrew Miller as he uncovers bold beginnings of success stories in the worlds of television, movies, sports, music, and business. Experience all the unpredictable moments, pivotal junctures, and strokes of luck that turn great ideas into formidable realities -- as told by the insiders who were there from the start.
 
Huddled Masses tells stories from the heart of America. Politics, culture, crime and human rights are all tackled by award-winning journalist Alex Hannaford and producer Pete Sale. Season 1, Dead Man Talking, led Alex on an investigation into the crimes and confessions of The Railroad Killer, Angel Resendiz. Season 2, Battleground, looks at the culture wars that will decide the 2020 US Election.
 
In Rusty's Garage, automotive commentator and journalist Greg Rust speaks to the most passionate riders, drivers, designers and collectors he knows. Each guest shares their stories about the machines they've owned, raced, crashed & restored throughout their lives going flat out.
 
Amateur Traveler is an award winning audio travel show that focuses primarily on the question: "where should you go next and what should you see, do and eat there?". Amateur Traveler won its creator Chris Christensen a Travel+Leisure SMITTY award as the best independent travel journalist and a Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award. It is also used to teach English at Oxford University.
 
Explore the meaning of science fiction, and how it's relevant to real-life science and society. Your hosts are Annalee Newitz, a science journalist who writes science fiction, and Charlie Jane Anders, a science fiction writer who is obsessed with science. Every two weeks, we take deep dives into science fiction books, movies, television, and comics that will expand your mind -- and maybe change your life
 
The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we’re bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It’s a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.
 
Katie Couric has questions. And on her new show, Next Question with Katie Couric, she’s determined to find answers—with a little help from the most captivating personalities in news, politics, and pop culture. For example: How did watching people play video games become a billion-dollar industry? Could CBD possibly be the key to overcoming pain and addiction? Does social media spur online radicalization? And what happens when at-home DNA tests reveal devastating family secrets? Join the awar ...
 
Somewhere in the Skies is a weekly podcast dedicated to discussing UFOs, the paranormal, and just plain weird. Hosted by author and UFO journalist, Ryan Sprague, the show features current UFO events from around the world, audio docs, and special guests. Join Ryan as he asks new questions, and perhaps even finds some answers to the mysteries that lay somewhere in the skies. New episodes every Monday. Learn more at www.somewhereintheskies.com Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/somewh ...
 
REMAINIACS is a no flim flam Brexit podcast for everyone who knows that leaving the EU won't be un morceau de gateau. We're not sick of experts and we won't shut up and get over it. Presented by Dorian Lynskey of The Guardian with Ian Dunt of politics.co.uk, Naomi Smith of Best For Britain (personal capacity only!), Ros Taylor of the LSE (personal capacity only, again), Alex Andreou AKA @SturdyAlex, German-Nepalese journalist Nina Schick, actor Ingrid Oliver and scores of special guests. Fol ...
 
Back in the day, a major sitcom doing a gay episode was a big deal. A proper gay episode would get headlines, but it would get the attention of two young guys who were still figuring things out — sexuality-wise and culture-wise. Gayest Episode Ever has screenwriter Glen Lakin and stay-at-home journalist Drew Mackie going through the great and not-so-great gay episodes of sitcoms past.
 
On 18 March 1999, Wesley Shermantine and Loren Herzog were arrested, and later convicted, of multiple murders in and around the Linden area of California. The pair are known as the Speed Freak Killers and their reign of terror spanned for 15 years from 1984 to 1999. This series focuses on the estimated 60 victims, and their families, along with the investigations surrounding the cases. Why did two best friends evolve from hunting animals to hunting humans? How did two serial killers get away ...
 
Where the biggest names in the world of sport go one-on-one with sports journalist Mark Howard. From ultimate highs to tear-jerking lows, Howie lifts the lid on the real stories behind the headlines. He sits down with the biggest names in Australian & world sport, finding out how they started out, what makes them tick, how they deal with the big wins and the big losses, and how they take on sport and life from here.
 
The Great indoors is a celebration of all things interiors and everything you need to know about making your house a home. In each episode, TV presenter and designer Sophie Robinson and best-selling author and journalist Kate Watson-Smyth will discuss, debate and guide you through the top trends and hottest topics from the home front. So pull up a chair…
 
Join the late Anthony Bourdain’s partners at Roads & Kingdoms for interviews over drinks around the world. From Iraq to Appalachia, fueled by everything from Japanese energy drinks to Russian moonshine. Hosted by journalist Nathan Thornburgh. Beats by Dan the Automator. Artwork by Daisy Dee. Show art by Edel Rodriguez. All advertising proceeds go to NYC's Let Us Breathe Fund.
 
The energy system is changing fast. Come explore the future with journalist Stephen Lacey and venture capitalist Shayle Kann. Each week, they'll take you on a tour of the global energy transformation, providing provide insight into technology trends, markets, and companies -- making for wonky and entertaining listening.
 
Answerable Questions with Questionable Answers is a lovely little podcast exploring the meaningful and the meaningless. We all have questions in life whether they are big, small, practical or just plain ridiculous. And we all have a go at answering them usually through the prism of our own experiences or the experiences of others. Join Broadcaster Marcus Speller, journalist Sarah Ann Harris and former UN Spokesperson and current trainee ordinand Chris Gaul for a refreshing and entertaining c ...
 
Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “The Shrink Next Door” is a story about power, control and turni ...
 
An 1839 assassination of a Cherokee leader. A 1999 small town murder. Two crimes collide in a Supreme Court case that will decide the fate of one man and nearly half of the land in Oklahoma. Hosted by Rebecca Nagle, Oklahoma journalist and citizen of Cherokee Nation, This Land traces how a cut and dry homicide opened up an investigation into the treaty rights of five Native American tribes. Tune in to Crooked Media's 8-episode series to find out how this unique case could result in the large ...
 
BJJ superstar Tim "MUSHMASTER" Spriggs and BJJ practitioner / activist / journalist Nico Ball tell the stories of the people of the BJJ and Combat Sports community. New BJJ GOONS episodes every Monday at 12am (est) on all podcast platforms and YouTube. LIKE, SHARE, RATE, and SUBSCRIBE!!!
 
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Three years ago this month, stories about movie producer Harvey Weinstein's predatory behavior prompted a tidal wave of revelations about sexual harassment in the workplace and the birth of the #MeToo movement. The newsrooms that reported on the phenomenon were not immune from revelations of gender inequality, and turned inward to examine diversity…
 
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 …
 
Isabelle decided to spend her gap year as a political volunteer campaigning on behalf of Joe Biden. She’s been writing postcards, making phone calls, and even posting on social media. But she worries she’s not making enough of an impact, and is surprised by how many people are convinced their vote doesn’t matter. In this special bonus episode of Ho…
 
This week: Will that punishment beating for King In The North Andy Burnham make ex-Red Wallers think again about their unwise pre-Christmas fling with raffish Londoner Boris Johnson? Brexit and Coronavirus merge into COVEXIT, the uncontrollable MegaZoid of misery. Are Schrödinger’s Brexit Talks dead, alive, or both at the same time? And for the fir…
 
We reported yesterday that SLCPD response times have gone from an average of 24 minutes to 50 minutes. That's a long time, but the SLC Police Union (which represents these officers) says it might get longer. Steve Winters, President of the SLC Police Union joins us to tell us why. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Dune, Frank Herbert's sprawling masterpiece, remains one of the most influential works of science fiction. And with a new movie on the way, we are once again debating the meaning of this story. White savior narrative? Subversive eco-parable? To help us untangle the mystery, we turn to Haris Durrani, the author of an influential new Dune essay.…
 
Mike Calvin, Anne Marie Batson and Jordan Jarrett Bryan analyse managerial matters at Manchester United and Chelsea. They assess Liverpool's defensive options, consider Manchester City's title credentials, and disagree on the merits of Mesut Ozil. They also praise Marcus Rashford, and make a powerful plea for change. See acast.com/privacy for priva…
 
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 --…
 
When we talk about climate change on this show, and what causes it, we are usually talking about gases that come from vehicles or from the electricity sector. But what about the built environment? This week: we’re talking about the embedded emissions in our buildings. There’s the natural gas that gets burned in them, and there’s all the electricity…
 
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 225 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley A stars death by spaghettification. Fred explains... The OSIRIS-rex mission...a perspective and some background. Listener questions this week. We revisit the movie Interstellar with a correction to the answer of a previous question...and the gra…
 
The Genesis brand is finally getting an SUV and it looks like the 2021 GV80 was worth the wait. It will be hitting American roads in the fall of 2020 but if you want a detailed look at it now, Tom Voelk has you covered with a preview. A bonus, he talks to Tony Chen, Genesis Creative Manager and Lead Exterior Designer for the GV80 who describes the …
 
Introducing Dead and Gone. A podcast about the Grateful Dead and their missing and murdered fans. One of the most iconic bands in American history, “The Dead” as they’re affectionately called by their fans—self proclaimed "Dead Heads”—have been dogged by a darkness that has followed the band since its inception and despite the Grateful Dead’s ethos…
 
Trying to get a job can be difficult especially during a pandemic. Changing job, getting a promotion, going freelance or moving to another company all come with their challenges but also with their rewards. However, changing career is a whole different ball game, one in which the stress but also the fulfilment are potentially much greater. This wee…
 
This week on Turnout with Katie Couric: the power and drive of youth activism. First, 19-year-old youth activist Tyler Okeke makes the case for lowering the voting age to 16. Then, Katie talks with activist, author and podcast host DeRay Mckesson on his own youth activism and how to get this new protest generation to turnout for elections (hint: ma…
 
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Alex speaks to Dr. Victoria Herrmann - President of The Arctic Institute- about California Wildfires, the immediate climate crisis and the US environmental record under Trump. They also look at the culture of climate denial and the historic role of oil companies in this. Battleground is presented by Alex Hannaford and produced by Peter Sale…
 
Are you emailing from the loo seat? Kate and Sophie say it's time to ditch the quick fix, embrace the shoffice and make sure your home really works for the way we live (and work) now. A crop of new design books explore maximalism, creative block printing and sustainable design. And as Halloween approaches, a listener wonders whether to go to the da…
 
Utah has dozens of COVID-19 plans across the state. Restaurants, schools and even gyms have detailed coronavirus plans, but what is the state's plan for mental health during this pandemic? Two guests join to answer that question. Kim Myers with the Dept. of Human Services (she's been described as the Dr. Dunn of the mental health) and, later in the…
 
If history repeats itself this election season, voting here in Utah won't be marred by intimidation at the polls -- or laced with fraud. But, 2020 isn't a traditional year and with a call by the President for "poll watchers" as well as militias deciding to initiate foot patrols to protect public buildings, US Attorney John Huber appointed a new ele…
 
#TheHowieGames | Tony Hawk. Tony Hawk! BANG!! This man transcends his sport. The greatest skateboarder the world has ever seen. Tony is the undoubted GOAT of his domain. "The Birdman" revolutionised his sport, both on his board and in the boardroom. From being an outlier in an outlying sport, Tony went on to pioneer athlete involvement in video gam…
 
#TheHowieGames | Tony Hawk. Tony Hawk! BANG!! This man transcends his sport. The greatest skateboarder the world has ever seen. Tony is the undoubted GOAT of his domain. "The Birdman" revolutionised his sport, both on his board and in the boardroom. From being an outlier in an outlying sport, Tony went on to pioneer athlete involvement in video gam…
 
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…
 
Paul, Billy and Paul Haynes continue to discuss the Golden State Killer. Each giving credit to the science that brought about closure in the case but lay out ways they wish could have caught him sooner. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a series of Fall Distractions. Each episode will feature people from the true crime or podcasti…
 
Claudia Cragg @claudiacragg speaks with about her new book, . Schroedel is professor emerita of political science at Claremont Graduate University and in this work she weaves together historical and contemporary voting rights conflicts as they related particularly to Native Peoples. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Dakota encouraged vote…
 
Two women walk through a parking lot at night. They are accosted by a masked figure who demands their belongings. They comply. But as one of them runs away, she is shot in the back. The masked assailant then stands over her and shoots her in the chest, killing her. The police first think it’s a robbery gone wrong. But as they dig further, they find…
 
“Gender Gap” (January 11, 1986) Heads up: Initially, at least, Drew thought the episode being discussed was more transphobic that most, but special guest Ashley Lauren Rogers pointed out the ways the one trans episode of It’s a Living isn't a total wash — and since Ashley happens to be the host of the Is It Transphobic? podcast, that counts for som…
 
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