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Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew. Topics range from the history of nursing to the Balinese funeral rite David Bowie requested, from the origin of the Vulcan salute to the theft of Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve. This is your brain on facts. yourbrainonfacts.com
 
Wisdom's Echo is a daily podcast from Origin Gate. ​It features an amazing line up of speakers including Ian Clayton, Grant and Samantha Mahoney, Marios and Danielle Ellinas, Ray & Denise Hughes, Ricky and Melanie Nieuwenhuis, Stevie Mckie, Jane Schroeder, Lindi Masters, Teresa Bowen, Liam OBrien, John Ussery, Parker Thomaston, Elijah Ward, Jessica Wright, Robbie Venter, Karl Whitehead, Matthew McDowell, Carl Nicholson and Jake Bryant. Every day, 365 days a year you can listen FREE to an enc ...
 
What does the word “meme” have to do with evolutionary biology? And why do we call it “Spanish flu” when it was never Spanish? Science Diction is a podcast about words—and the science stories within them. If you like your language with a side of science, Science Diction has you covered. Brought to you by Science Friday and WNYC Studios.
 
The "WHOA That's Good" podcast welcomes you into meaningful conversations with authors, athletes, musicians, speakers, and stars of film and television in search of the answer to just one question: What is the best advice you have ever been given? Hosted by Sadie Robertson, best-selling author, founder of Live Original, and star of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" & season 19 of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," this fun and lighthearted podcast is sure to leave you saying, "WHOA That's Good!"
 
Have you ever wondered what gave birth to the stories we tell around the campfire? What happened in our history that caused spooky tales of creatures such as werewolves and ladies in white to be passed down from generation to generation? And more importantly, why are we still so fascinated with the macabre? Join me as I jump down the rabbit hole of a new subject each week and attempt to stitch together the history of all things strange and spooky.
 
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.
 
Whether you’re jumpstarting the morning, searching for that midday pick-me-up, or trying to finish the evening off strong… Daily Quote offers some of history’s most inspirational quotes whenever you need them—365 days a year. In this 2-3 minute podcast, you’ll be given a quote that will motivate, uplift, and renew your outlook on life. You’ll also dive deeper into the context surrounding the quote—learning more about its origin and the meaning behind it.
 
Whole 9 Yards is a weekly podcast that will simultaneously educate, astonish, and amuse. Listen while we share equivocal research about the origin of words, phrases, and idioms we use every day. From the team at Big Science Pods, we bring you the whole 9 yards, the entire kit and caboodle, the whole shebang of this quick, entertaining look at our language and the history therein. Learn why we call New York "The Big Apple," what "red-handed" REALLY means and why sometimes people are "happy as ...
 
Some of the best moments in life happen through conversation. It's how we share ideas, exchange meaning, and gain understanding. Growth happens when we ask honest questions and remain open to hearing the answers. Learn with Tim Anderson as he asks friends and colleagues probing questions about the body, the mind, and the spirit. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/original-strength/support
 
Let's Fly! Reading Bug Adventures is a story podcast for kids from The Reading Bug. Each episode is a new adventure with original songs -- just hop into the Reading Bug's magic book bag, and we'll be transported to whatever time or place is in the books inside! Join us for action and adventure, and bring your crayons and paper so you can color your own illustrations. Reading Bug Adventures is created, written, and produced by The Reading Bug, an independent, family-owned children's bookstore ...
 
Hosts Dave Baker and Andrew Price walk you through the ins and outs of a particular topic in film, television and pop culture, no matter how strange or obscure. No matter how small a factoid seems to be, Dave and Andrew will explore its origin and maybe even correct some misconceptions on commonly held pop culture beliefs. We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com Priva ...
 
Introducing WILD, a podcast about growing up… kind of. About those moments big and small that transform us forever. About how sometimes we come out on the other side of chaos or adversity with scars but we come out stronger. About who we’ve been, and who we’ve become. WILD is about origin stories, OUR origin story. Hosted by award-winning New York Times writer Erick Galindo, in collaboration with Adweek’s producer of the year, Megan Tan and LAist Studios. Season 1 is a time capsule of 10 peo ...
 
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Back from their hiatus, join Madison and Jamie as they discuss the Netflix Original documentary Breaking Boundaries: The Science of our Planet. Show link: https://www.netflix.com/title/81336476 Contact us via email at: navigatingnetflixoriginals@gmail.com Hit us up on twitter: @NNOPodcastBy Navigating Netflix Originals
 
Comparing and contrasting Paramount’s “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” with “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (S…
 
In this episode, Tim talks with movie star and America Ninja Warrior, Ginny MacColl. At the age when most people retire, Ginny decided to reinvent herself and relaunch her career. So naturally, she decided to start doing pullups and become an America Ninja Warrior. She also resurrected her acting career. Ginny is THE example of "it's never too late…
 
"Pickman's Model" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft, written in September 1926 and first published in the October 1927 issue of Weird Tales. This dramatic adaptation takes place on a dreary, stormy night in Boston, as we listen to Thurber tell his friend, Eliot, of his tour through Pickman's secret art studio. Adapted by Ian Gordon for HorrorBabb…
 
Watch Infinity Train streaming on HBO Max Follow Owen on Twitter here. Visit our website: Originstory.show Follow us on Twitter @originstory_ Do you have feedback or questions for us? Email us theoriginstorypod@gmail.com Cover art and website design by Melody Hirsch Origin Story original score by Ryan Hopper "Aeroplane Cabin" provided by CBJ_Studen…
 
We return to the trouble town beside a corn field, besieged by all their greatest fears. Will our lonely agent manage to solve the mystery, or will someone else bring down the forces that assail this town? Make sure to follow ZMACK on facebook, so you don't miss our next live stream (which by the way is Thursday July 29th at 8am EST, 8pm Beijing ti…
 
Episode 74: Jay & Ray are doing great things with their idioms this week. eureka mojo tickled pink kvelling Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Us…
 
Host Andrew Morgan welcomes What's On Netflix founder/editor-in-chief Kasey Moore to the show to discuss a wide array of topics from the business & entertainment sides of Netflix including: why he created his site, what subscribers want from Netflix, their content release strategy, potential merger/acquisition deals, their podcast & video game futu…
 
This week, Seth and Justin preview the ACC. Can D.J. Uiagalelei lead Clemson to a 7th straight College Football Playoff appearance? Will Sam Howell be able to elevate North Carolina with a whole new set of starting skill players. They guys answer those questions, and take a look at all 12 remaining ACC teams. Plus, a bit of breaking news on the CFB…
 
A Note Of Warning: The topic I discuss this week may not be suitable for listeners under the age of 13 due to themes of sexuality. From black cats to magic cauldrons the strangest part of this episode is actually the fact that naughty monks may have caused the sensational witch hunts that killed millions. Oh yeah, and I also dive into the history o…
 
The United Colonies of New England enjoy unprecedented peace and prosperity in the years following Cromwell's rise to power, and Cotton encourages ordinary people that the regicide was part of God's plan to bring about the millennium. Pardon the roughness of this episode. Still re-getting my sea legs, while adjusting to a new computer and recording…
 
Writer and director Ned Cooper joins us to discuss his recent short film Hammer: how he helped his lead actor go through an intense physical transformation, the ways in which his crew were pushed to their limits, and why he thinks it’s this film that finally made him a director. Links below: Check out the video version on our YouTube channel! Ned: …
 
Why are bubblegum songs so catchy? Listen to an hour of gum that sticks in your head! A dramatic reading from a Brady Bunch novel! Great bubblegum pop from The Archies, The Ohio Express, The 1910 Fruitgum Company, The Wombles, The Bay City Rollers, Bobby Sherman, Tony Ronald, The Fun & Games, Chris Montez, The Pipkins, Hansen, The Village People, a…
 
Producer and scientist Kevin McLean travels to an island off the coast of Panama where researchers have found an isolated group of monkeys with a creative approach to surviving in a challenging environment. Links These tiny monkeys have entered their Stone Age with a bang First report of habitual stone tool use by Cebus monkeys Habitual Stone-Tool …
 
Parts 1 & 2 combined into a full story. Join Lauren, the Reading Bug, and the Spelling Bee on an amazing horse-riding adventure! But where (and when?) will your adventure be? Horses of all shapes and sizes are featured throughout history, but there's only one "horse capital of the world" - and that's in Kentucky! Once there, though, get ready for a…
 
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