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Sounds Like Crowes is an actual play podcast where a posse of nerds pretend to be cowboys. Above all else, we strive for production values. We want the sound that hits your ears to be crisp, and interesting. That means starting with good equipment and recording conditions, and editing all the boring bits out of the gameplay. We play out a continuing story in the world and system of Deadlands Reloaded. Our goal is to have character driven drama in a horrifying world, with a few laughs along t ...
 
The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Curiosity.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Discovery's Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.
 
We are an ever-expanding group of like-minded nerds who gather around a virtual table to tell stories, build worlds, and generally enjoy each other's company. We invite you along to listen and participate as we play to see what kind of trouble our various sects of adventurers get into across many rulesets!
 
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Rising from the ashes like some sort of podcasting Phoenix, hosts Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line is it Anyway?) and Spencer Crittenden (Harmontown) embark on the most courageous and groundbreaking mission ever conceived: talking into microphones. Join our heroes as they fearlessly wade into a myriad of topics and takes as they crack wise and make merry, with and without special guests. Oh, also they play dungeons and dragons sometimes. That happens! A podcast!
 
In our first episode of this Aether TTRPG actual-play, our heroes meet each other, encounter dark forces better left in a deep pit, and successfully evacuate the people of a small rice farming town. Find the cast of Beacons and support our various projects here: https://beaconsofkelestraye.carrd.co/​ If you'd like to find the Aether TTRPG system we use in Beacons, you can purchase it here: https://eldritchcrow.itch.io/aether-a...​ Produced by RPG Hour Studios, you can find them here: https:/ ...
 
Do you remember when AIDS grabbed our country by the immune system and said, “I’d dip that in some Barbicide before I ran it through my hair”? Well, you’re going to love Hosie Nation 3.0 w/Lee Crowe on Blog Talk Radio. Join Hosie and Lee each Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Eastern for truth-laden talk that you won’t like. Remember when Jason Collins became the first “active” professional athlete to come out as gay? While most of America either celebrated (everyone in the media) or declared our famil ...
 
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Well we’ve made it to the “how to we get inside” part. And the “oh no that body just fell out of this armoire” part. Of course there’s also the “let’s roll down this rabbit hole first” part. All of the parts you were hoping for! Pledge/donate on Patreon: www.patreon.com/thatdndpodcast Send feedback to: ThatDnDPodcast@Gmail.com Visit our website: ht…
 
Learn about the dark side of likes and shares; how cuttlefish memory stays sharp in old age; and bouba and kiki shapes. Likes and shares push people to express "moral outrage" by Steffie Drucker Brady, W. J., McLoughlin, K., Doan, T. N., & Crockett, M. J. (2021). How social learning amplifies moral outrage expression in online social networks. Scie…
 
Learn about the harmful effects of the “mass hysteria” label; why you say “like”; and the link between beauty and moral worth. Additional resources from neurologist Suzanne O'Sullivan and further reading about the 2011 "mass hysteria" at LeRoy Junior-Senior High School: Pick up "The Sleeping Beauties And Other Stories of Mystery Illness" here: http…
 
Neurologist Suzanne O’Sullivan demystifies psychosomatic illnesses. Then, learn how scientists saw behind a black hole. Additional resources from neurologist Suzanne O'Sullivan Pick up "The Sleeping Beauties And Other Stories of Mystery Illness" here: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/606597/the-sleeping-beauties-by-suzanne-osullivan/ NHS pa…
 
Learn about time crystals; why researchers freeze-dried sperm on a postcard; and batching tasks instead of multitasking. Two research teams say they've created time crystals by Briana Brownell Eternal Change for No Energy: A Time Crystal Finally Made Real | Quanta Magazine. (2021, July 30). Quanta Magazine. https://www.quantamagazine.org/first-time…
 
Learn about the mystery of how Tibetan monks seem to keep meditating after death; and a woolly mammoth that walked VERY far. Thukdam Project scientists still stumped over how deceased Tibetan monks continue to meditate after death by Grant Currin Berman, R. (2021, August 5). The strange case of the dead-but-not-dead Tibetan monks. Big Think; Big Th…
 
We have some plans! And some racoons? Or metaphorical racoons? Some literal grappling hooks! Time to sneakify into the house! Pledge/donate on Patreon: www.patreon.com/thatdndpodcast Send feedback to: ThatDnDPodcast@Gmail.com Visit our website: http://www.thatdndpodcast.com Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/?rw_useCurrentProtocol=1&tag=thdnpo07-20…
 
Learn about why you eat more when you’re tired; a legendary submerged Egyptian city; and a trick for keeping the peace. Lack Of Sleep Really Does Make You Eat More by Ashley Hamer Sleep Munchies: Why It’s Harder To Resist Snacks When We’re Tired. (2016, March 2). NPR.org. https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/03/02/468933610/sleep-munchies-why-…
 
There are a thousand thousand stories in this city. Most of them are good. But some of them aren’t. That’s where I come in. My name? That’s not for you to know. And if you’re lucky, you won’t see my face, either. But if you commit food crimes? We’re gonna get real familiar with each other. This is my city. And I have no- OH GOD YOU’RE DOING WHAT WI…
 
Learn about how to avoid getting dragged down by “Sludge”; how hybrid fruit like plumcots are made; and pirate parlance. Additional resources from Richard Thaler: Pick up "Nudge: The Final Edition" at your local bookstore: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780143137009 Faculty page: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/t/richard-h-thaler T…
 
Nobel Prize-winning economist Richard Thaler explains how “Nudge” has changed the world. Plus: squirrel-inspired robots! Additional resources from Richard Thaler: Pick up "Nudge: The Final Edition" at your local bookstore: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780143137009 Faculty page: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/t/richard-h-thaler F…
 
Learn about non-human animals that say hello and goodbye; life on Snowball Earth; and how to learn skills twice as fast. Apes use their own form of hello and goodbye, the first time we've seen that in non-human animals by Steffie Drucker Heesen, R., Bangerter, A., Zuberbühler, K., Iglesias, K., Neumann, C., Pajot, A., Perrenoud, L., Guéry, J.-P., R…
 
Learn how to tap into your “gut feeling,” which knows more than you think it does; and why Earth's core is growing lopsided. You do have a "gut feeling" — and it knows more than you think by Cameron Duke Annie Murphy Paul. (2021, July 29). Interoception: how to improve your “gut feeling.” Big Think; Big Think. https://bigthink.com/personal-growth/i…
 
It’s time to plan the strike on the Governor! There are some down-time actions first because everybody needs some health and less stress. (But then, don’t we all!) But then some plans! Or wait. Maybe racoons. Wait. Where did the racoons come from? Plans. We’re doing plans! Pledge/donate on Patreon: www.patreon.com/thatdndpodcast Send feedback to: T…
 
Learn about why children write letters backward; how dogs know when you’re lying to them; and mountains on neutron stars. Children write letters backward because they haven't unlearned the rules of reality by Steffie Drucker Sigman, M. (2017, August 8). The fascinating reason that children write letters backwards. Ideas.ted.com. https://ideas.ted.c…
 
Learn why phonics is the best way to teach kids to read; and how false science benefits from people who “trust science.” Plus: this month’s Curiosity Challenge trivia game! Additional resources from Emily Oster: Pick up "The Family Firm: A Data-Driven Guide to Better Decision Making in the Early Years" at your local bookstore: https://www.indieboun…
 
Learn how parents can get smarter about making big decisions, with author Emily Oster; and electron-capture supernovas. Additional resources from Emily Oster: Pick up "The Family Firm: A Data-Driven Guide to Better Decision Making in the Early Years" at your local bookstore: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781984881755?aff=penguinrandom Website: h…
 
Learn why self-control isn’t always good for you; why you can’t win an argument using facts; and what SETI is looking for. More from Dr. Steven Novella: The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe http://www.theskepticsguide.org/ New England Skeptical Society http://www.theness.com/ NeuroLogica blog http://theness.com/neurologicablog/ Steven Novella facult…
 
Learn how Seabed 2030 will map the ocean floor; how our cells make soap; and how crows understand the concept of zero. More than half of Earth's surface is unmapped, but Seabed 2030 aims to map it by 2030 by Grant Currin Jacobs, F. (2021, July 19). More than half the world is still unmapped — but not for long. Big Think; Big Think. https://bigthink…
 
Time for some group actions. And ever more group actions! Ghosts? Is it time for the ghost summoning, yet? After the goats and fire, it’s probably a totally smart idea to summon a ghost, right? Right? Pledge/donate on Patreon: www.patreon.com/thatdndpodcast Send feedback to: ThatDnDPodcast@Gmail.com Visit our website: http://www.thatdndpodcast.com …
 
Learn about how guaranteed 8-hour work days came to the US; the liking gap; and the shocking defense systems of tomato plants. It took more than 70 years to guarantee 8-hour work days in the US by Steffie Drucker Lee, S. (2019, February 26). 40-hour work week: The history and evolution | Culture Amp. Culture Amp. https://www.cultureamp.com/blog/40-…
 
Learn how accurate fossil preparators must be; why electric cars are an old concept; and words on the tip of your tongue. Additional information about fossil preparators and other resources from Caitlyn Wylie: Pick up the open-access book "Preparing Dinosaurs: The Work Behind the Scenes": https://direct.mit.edu/books/monograph/5180/Preparing-Dinosa…
 
Learn how newborn mammals “dream” about the world before entering it; and what goes into prepping dinosaurs for research. Newborn mammals "dream" about the world they're about to experience before they open their eyes by Grant Currin Eyes wide shut: How newborn mammals dream the world they’re entering. (2021, July 22). EurekAlert! https://www.eurek…
 
Learn about the Diderot Effect; how cave art becomes animated in firelight; and why running may be good for your knees. The Diderot Effect is why buying one new thing makes you want to buy more new things by Steffie Drucker Clear, J. (2015, October 6). The Diderot Effect: Why We Want Things We Don’t Need. James Clear. https://jamesclear.com/diderot…
 
Learn about the earliest use of infinity we’ve found; and vampire-like sea slugs that absorb other organisms’ attributes. The earliest mathematical use of infinity was found in a reused prayer book by Briana Brownell Reviel Netz. (2021). The Diagrams as Floating Bodies by Reviel Netz of Stanford University. Archimedespalimpsest.org. http://archimed…
 
Well there’s been a lot of ruckus, really. There’s no doubt that sneaking is not any of these adventurer’s strengths list, to be sure. But fire? Absolutely! Mayhem? Definitely! Ghosties? Well, there’s some debate. Let’s see what’s next on the “How about this plan?” checklist! Pledge/donate on Patreon: www.patreon.com/thatdndpodcast Send feedback to…
 
Learn about a key trait in group leaders; why DNA evidence is overrated; and a brainless slime mold that can “think.” The "babble hypothesis" of leadership says people who talk more are seen as leaders by Steffie Drucker Dolan, E. W. (2021, July 17). New study finds people who speak more are more likely to be viewed as leaders. PsyPost; PsyPost. ht…
 
Learn how COVID tests work; how math can help you with major life decisions; and how some dogs have natural talent. How COVID PCR tests work by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Lydia) Tiner, S. (2020, March 27). The Science Behind the Test for the COVID-19 VirusDiscovery’s Edge. Https://Discoverysedge.mayo.edu/. https://discoverysedge.mayo.edu/…
 
Learn how to turn the table on addictive apps; and how black holes can make us see multiple versions of the same thing. Additional resources from David Sumpter: Pick up "The Ten Equations that Rule the World and How You Can Use Them Too" https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250246967 Faculty page: https://katalog.uu.se/profile/?id=N7-525 Twitter: htt…
 
Learn how often people misremember alibis; new lessons from Denisova Cave; and how to remove pesticides from produce. People often misremember where they were on a given date, which puts criminal alibis into question by Cameron Duke Faulty memories of our past whereabouts: The fallacy of an airtight alibi. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert…
 
Learn about the time pirates stopped the US from switching to the metric system; and new learnings about Mars’ interior. The US once tried switching to the metric system, but got stopped by pirates by Steffie Drucker How Pirates Of The Caribbean Hijacked America’s Metric System. (2017, December 28). NPR.org. https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/…
 
Honestly, that on-fire goat cart was a pretty impressive distraction. Let’s see how well it works for our friends in teh pressurized towel cart! Pledge/donate on Patreon: www.patreon.com/thatdndpodcast Send feedback to: ThatDnDPodcast@Gmail.com Visit our website: http://www.thatdndpodcast.com Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/?rw_useCurrentProtoco…
 
Learn about evolutionary compromises; the fractals of Romanesco cauliflower; and dolphins that learn each other’s names. Conflict traits: when evolution and mating conflict with each other by Cameron Duke Experiments show natural selection opposes sexual selection. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-06/uoe-esn060721.ph…
 
Thanks to Nick Robertson for playing Abe Lincoln, you can find him: Twitter: @Alias58 Tabletop Squadron, Star Wars Actual Play: www.tabletopsquadron.com A Knight of Shreds and Patches, Genesys Deiselpunk Road Trip Actual Play: AKOSAP.com Thanks to Nukes for submitting Dr. Trelawny Huxley https://twitter.com/NukedHistorian https://www.deviantart.com…
 
Learn about a microwave to revive hamsters; whether humans are still evolving; and why art is more moving in a museum. One of the earliest microwaves wasn’t for food… it was for reanimating frozen hamsters. by Cameron Duke Andjus, R. K., & Lovelock, J. E. (1955). Reanimation of rats from body temperatures between 0 and 1° C by microwave diathermy. …
 
Learn why Easter Island never had a population collapse; and how scientists are measuring the expansion of our universe. Easter Island never had a population collapse, as commonly believed by Grant Currin Resilience, not collapse: What the Easter Island myth gets wrong. (2021, July 13). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/793195 ‌J…
 
Learn about the benefits of living near a volcano; different types of carbonated water; and how to procrastinate right. The stories in this episode originally aired May 30, 2018 “Perks of Procrastination, Volcano Dwellers, Club Soda vs Sparkling Waters” https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/perks-of-procrastination-volcano-dwellers-and-the Follow C…
 
I really just wanted a quiet evening. I was gonna play games with friends, drink some tea, work on some gunpla, and go to bed early. Instead, Icefrog dropped a patch. And that’s good! That’s a good thing. I think the game is ready for a change, and I like a lot of the changes in here. but can i please just go to bed, i ask, selfishly. let six sleep…
 
Learn about whether being too clean makes kids sick; an ancient coronavirus epidemic; and a black hole-neutron star merger. Is being too hygienic making kids sick? These researchers say the public has it all wrong by Grant Currin Being clean and hygienic need not impair childhood immunity. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases…
 
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