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Your user's guide to life on the outside. Leaving religion is the first step into a larger, better world. But it can also be a scary world. Things work differently now. Never fear: that's why we’re here! We're your audio uncles, and with help from good friends and experts in all sorts of fields, we're going to share the stories and seek the knowledge we all need for building a great life! After all, you only get one (that we know of), so you'd better make the most of it!
 
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
 
The only podcast dedicated to discussing the predatory & dangerous business practices behind Multi Level Marketing - MLM, the sugarcoated term for "pyramid scheme." We'll be bringing you quality snark, expert guest hosts, & damning evidence that will only make you say YIKES. New episodes each Monday. Subscribe on the platform of your choice - and don't worry, we won't harass you to join our team, call you "hun," or imply you need to lose that baby weight. #antimlmmovement 🚫🔺 Listen, laugh, a ...
 
The surprising connections in science and technology that give you the Big Picture. Astronomer Seth Shostak and science journalist Molly Bentley are joined each week by leading researchers, techies, and journalists to provide a smart and humorous take on science. Our regular "Skeptic Check" episodes cast a critical eye on pseudoscience.
 
Pseudophile (SOO-doh-file) - (noun) A lover of all things mysterious, paranormal, and conspiratorial. We are three friends from the middle of nowhere Arkansas with an affinity for pseudoscience, the paranormal, and anything seemingly too crazy to be true. In this podcast we aim to take our love for the fantastical ideas of the world's most misinformed and transfer it to you in an easy to follow conversational format.
 
REASON Podcast is a weekly discussion of events, current and historical, from a skeptical and rational perspective without theological bias.For more information, please check out our website: wnyatheist.orgor email us: REASON@wnyatheist.org
 
A podcast wherein Montana & McDeviltoast discuss random topics, from music to film, from science and pseudoscience to vagazzling. /// Call or text us at (209) 736-7474 to leave a message. Ask a question, make a comment, or whatever! We may use it in a future show! /// iTunes feed: http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/we-are-not-delicious/id360906785 /// non-iTunes feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/WeAreNotDelicious
 
"People aren't logical, they're psychological with the emphasis on the psycho," writes Dr Howard Rankin. An expert in cognitive neuroscience, Howard recently published his book I Think Therefore I Am Wrong which looks at the many ways we can sabotage our thinking through cognitive biases, binary thinking, false assumptions and numerous other strategies. The How Not To think podcast examines how this false reasoning manifests itself in many areas of society through myths, and 'conventional wi ...
 
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. One of The Observer's Top Ten Political Podcasts of 2018. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out www.partlypoliticalbroadcast.co.uk Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/partlypoliti ...
 
Welcome to the official podcast of The Qarawiyyin Project! The Qarawiyyin Project aims to revive the tradition of Muslim women being at the forefront of discussing the most critical issues of our time from an Islamic perspective, and empower women to be active in their communities around the world in carrying Islam as a way of life. Read our publications: qarawiyyinproject.co Email us: contact@qarawiyyinproject.co
 
Hidden Histories sees Helen Carr exploring some of the country's hidden treasures, as she and some of our finest historians scramble through the actual spaces where history happened. Whether she's visiting the whorehouses of Covent Garden, or retracing the steps of the Peasants Revolt, Helen and her guests are a delightful guide to the hidden histories that lie just off the beaten track.
 
Broadcasting from the Broken Ruins of Babylon, here to guide you into the end times, we go deeper than any other paranormal podcast. Exploring the world of aliens, the matrix, conspiracy, mind control, UFO’s, Reptilians, shadow people, psychic abilities and much more with a bit of comedy thrown in.
 
Beyond The Edge Radio is a monthly two hour alternative talk radio podcast hosted by Eric Altman and the BTE Cre. We discuss a variety of topics and occasionally interview fascinating guests on a variety of topics including the paranormal, strange and supernatural, mysterious and the Macabre. Anything unusual, and you'll find it right here! Visit our official website at www.beyondtheedgeradio.com and click on listen live. "Lock your doors, and open your minds!" Alternative Talk Radio with an ...
 
The new-agey, spiritual, holistic world- the "woo-sphere," if you will- is all about love, tolerance and wellness for all, right? ...Not always. Kumbaya Confessional explores bizarre woo-sphere phenomena such as toxic positivity culture, "spiritual influencer" capitalism, illegal pyramid schemes, woo-homophobia, woo-racism and more. Hosted by holistic wellness practitioner Katya Weiss-Andersson of the Queer Wellness Podcast, theme music by Will Shishmanian, cover art by Chelsea Amato
 
Join award-winning neurologists and researchers, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, for a fun, innovative and inspirational approach to brain health and all matters concerning the remarkable human mind. This is the century of the brain, a time when our insights into this incredible organ are exploding at an unprecedented pace. Explore ways to take control of your own brain health, avoid chronic diseases that are devastating communities worldwide, and expand your mind's capacity beyond anything yo ...
 
Welcome to the Motiv Fitness and Nutrition podcast, otherwise known as 'Dreams, Memes and Veggie Supremes'. We only have two characteristics of this show: (1) We eat and rate pizza (2) We discuss ideas and topics typically relevant to health We will be hosting guests on this show and an 'AMA' component will also be included, providing an opportunity for us to interact with YOU - our listeners! We also upload a version with video to YouTube, check it here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXG ...
 
Tired of entrenched view tribalism and binary debates? A psychologist, a philosopher, and an anthropologist walk into a podcast to air out some echo chambers, and try and a fresh perspective on the most controversial political, social and psychological debates. It's not about Left vs. Right, Us Vs. Them or Good vs. Evil. It's all about dialogue and beyond binary thinking!
 
The Appeal is a podcast, hosted by Adam Johnson, on criminal justice reform, abolition and everything in between. Each week we will feature fascinating interviews with those covering, working in, and most affected by the American criminal system; from lawyers to activists to reporters to the formerly incarcerated. The Appeal will unpack the latest efforts to shine a light on––and radically rethink––the largest prison state in the world.
 
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Everybody's having a COVID break except England. Why are we always the exception to the rule? Well Rishi Sunak says a national lockdown would inflict terrible harm, but he left out that that's because him, Johnson and their stupid government wouldn't want to help anyone very much through it. Oh and No Deal is back on the table, along with very litt…
 
Eric Mosley and Derek Irvine, CEO and SVP respectively, of Workhuman® (formerly known as Globoforce), have spent more than two decades showing how to implement a culture of performance and gratitude in the workplace―and thereby seizing competitive edge increasing profitability, and driving business momentum. These leadership pioneers reveal how the…
 
This week we notice the new I am Greta movie strangely so far is only in theaters and not online. Covid number are going up, especially in Germany where conspiracy theories are growing, but the German speaking community can celebrate that former GWUP Science Council member Dr. Krista Federspiel has been awarded the Österreichisches Ehrenkreuz für W…
 
“Climate change is real.” “Three words — science, science, and science.” “From coastal towns to rural farms to urban centers, climate change poses an existential threat.” “Now it is time to put our coalition to work and pass bold climate solutions.” These are just some of the many statements — all of them true — that the U.S. public routinely hears…
 
Brace yourself for heatwave “Lucifer.” Dangerous deadly heatwaves may soon be so common that we give them names, just like hurricanes. This is one of the dramatic consequences of just a few degrees rise in average temperatures. Also coming: Massive heat “blobs” that form in the oceans and damage marine life, and powerful windstorms called “derechos…
 
Michelle R. Weise, Ph.D., is the author of Long-Life Learning: Preparing for Jobs that Don't Even Exist Yet (2020). She is currently serving as an entrepreneur-in-residence and senior advisor at Imaginable Futures, a venture of The Omidyar Group. Michelle’s work over the last decade has concentrated on preparing working-age adults for the jobs of t…
 
This week we start by celebrating that several women received the Nobel Prize this year. Well deserved and a good trend! We also look at the latest Global warming news delivered by Copernicus. We may need to find another planet to live on… In this week in history we get nostalgic about QED which was supposed to happen this week, but hey, we have ma…
 
The weirdest things we learned this week range from stage-five-clinger anglerfish to Harriet Tubman's birding expertise. Whose story will be voted "The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week"? The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week is a podcast by Popular Science. Share your weirdest facts and stories with us in our Facebook group or tweet at us! Click…
 
Which of the three tiers is your area in? Tiers Morgan? Tiers Brosnan? Dave Tiers? A whole new set of restrictions for the same old coronavirus that the government is trying its best to spend lots of money not tackling. Meanwhile in the US, Donald Trump is coronavirus personified, and Mike Pence appears to be dead. Plus some quick COVID stats and a…
 
The record of the rocks is not just the history of Earth; it’s your history too. Geologists can learn about events going back billions of years that influenced – and even made possible – our present-day existence and shaped our society. If the last Ice Age had been a bit warmer, the rivers and lakes of the Midwest would have been much farther north…
 
On this week's episode: Bill Barr charges Joe Biden with not being his boss in the first degree ... Eli will try to be legally declared a fly now that he knows shitting in Mike Pence’s hair is one of the perks ... And Gretchen Whitmer almost gets kidnapped by nihilists but they were a little too exhausted. To support the Black Lives Matter Global N…
 
On today’s episode: Plastic eating enzymes are helping us improve recycling. Does too many pictures make it too hard to read? And we get to the core of the science of subglacial lakes. All that and more today on All Around Science… LINKS: ARTICLE: Characterization and engineering of a two-enzyme system for plastics depolymerization ARTICLE: Busy pi…
 
How do you gently, firmly and effectively "call someone in" when they're doing harm...and what happens when it doesn't work? Is it ever ethical or spiritually sound to call someone out, or even "cancel" them? This episode talks about Kindness Yoga, JK Rowling and most of all, our old friend Dr. Nicole LePera, aka The Holistic Psychologist. Be prepa…
 
On Ep. 9, The Qarawiyyin Podcast welcomes a new member and dives into the archives. We discuss the importance of knowing our history, how narratives are shaped, and understanding women's role in the history of Islam. _ The Qarawiyyin Project aims to revive the tradition of Muslim women being at the forefront of discussing the most critical issues o…
 
This week we start by urging you to register nominations for the Ockham Awards, handled by The Skeptic. The deadline is 31 October. That’s the same date that Skepsis in the Netherlands will hold their full day ‘Skepsis Congress 2020’, check it out!Then we chat to Patrick Vermeren, who together with fellow skeptic Bart Van de Ven, is sued for defama…
 
Jonas Altman is a coach, consultant, speaker, writer and a professor at the University of British Columbia. He is an expert on work culture and the changing nature of almost every aspect of work, from leadership to environment. The Covid-19 pandemic merely accelerated major changes that were destined to happen with advancing technology. However, wh…
 
Samantha Mowat is an ET experiencer with many higher abilities. Unfortunately she has been a victim of Milabs as well and is here with us to talk about all of these things. Daniel starts off by asking Samantha about her past which she then goes on to reveal that she comes from a psychic family that has a long history of amazing experiences with oth…
 
Who knew Donald Trump would get COVID? Oh wait, yes everyone. It's amazing its taken so long. And now he's out and about causing actual election fever. Meanwhile the UK government can't use Microsoft Excel, the PM doesn't know what the Coronavirus restrictions are, Priti Patel is still horrible and thankfully no one could watch Michael Gove. A stan…
 
On this week's episode, we review the Biden-Trump debate(?) from last week in Cleveland. To support the Black Lives Matter Global Network, go here: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?f…
 
On today’s episode of All Around Science: Are perfectionist parents likely to be helicopter parents? Thick Martian ice might be harboring deep, hidden lakes. The Placebo Effect… what even is it? All that and more on today’s episode of All Around Science... LINKS: ARTICLE: Perfectionists may be more prone to helicopter parenting ARTICLE: Water on Ma…
 
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