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Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
The Confident Conversations with Homemakers podcast brings you encouraging and edifying episodes every Tuesday. Jennifer and her guest have casual conversations about homemaking, marriage, and Christian womanhood. You'll feel like you've just taken a seat in the home of trusted friends for a cup of coffee or tea. This podcast is a collection of motivating and thought-provoking interviews with Christian homemakers. Join Jennifer, author of ConfidentlyCalled.com and HomemakersAcademy.com, as s ...
 
A lighthearted, laid back podcast about the public television classic, Arthur. Eli Gross and Chris Huling laugh their way through the episodes and share their perspectives, soak up the nostalgia, and do a few goofs and bits here and there. No swears here folks, we're keeping it wholesome. Our favorite episode so far is #20, but feel free to start with whichever one you like. Thank you for listening! New episodes every two weeks. Artwork by Tori Nelson Intro music from Arthur, performed by Zi ...
 
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, connecting readers with authors and books. The Festival places home grown talent centre-stage and offers local book lovers the chance to interact with world famous authors, attend literary debates and workshops and participate in competitions. The Festival’s education programme gives thousands of students the chance to meet their literary heroes. On this podcast you will find f ...
 
Leaders with the ability to foresee the future and the capacity to build it are quickly becoming the most valuable assets to every business. Brian Nelson explores our accelerating and emergent future with leading entrepreneurs, investors, hustlers, and innovators. But rather than focusing exclusively on the trends and technologies shaping our world, Brian also dives into the mindset and methods of his guests to provide listeners with the most valuable tips, tricks, and tools to begin thinkin ...
 
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Nobel laureate, best-selling author, and groundbreaking psychologist Daniel Kahneman is also a friend and former business partner of Steve’s. In discussing Danny’s new book Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment, the two spar over inconsistencies in criminal sentencing and Danny tells Steve that “Your attitude is unusual” — no surprise there.…
 
In a podcast exclusive, Britain's first astronaut, Helen Sharman, joins the Space Boffins 30 years after her 1991 Juno mission. She describes the selection process, training in the Soviet Union and her return. Author of the Martian, Andy Weir, chats about his latest book, Jason Achilles Mezilis is the musician behind the Mars microphone, and we com…
 
My guest this week is Bethany McDonald, wife and mom of two girls. Bethany recently wrote a post on Facebook that went "viral." She titled her post, "You can pour from an empty cup." This post caused quite the stir amongst fellow mamas. Our culture highly encourages mothers to "pour" into themselves first, so that then they will be able to "pour" i…
 
The content of this episode is TRULY un-describeable. The inevitable crash course we were on with the film Osmosis Jones finally comes to a head, we get some shade going on Pomeranians, and we have a deep, DEEP discussion that honestly rivals Jaden Smith’s entire Twitter career. BONUS EP NEXT WEEK! DISCORD COMMUNITY SOON! Submit to our "Word From U…
 
He’s one of the world’s leading competitors, having won four U.S. memory tournaments and holding the record for most names memorized in 15 minutes (235!). But Nelson Dellis claims he was born with an average memory and that anyone can learn his tricks. Steve gives Nelson’s techniques a shot, without much hope — and is surprised by the result.…
 
My guest this week is Carolyn Thomas from Homesteading Family. Carolyn and her family share about the homestead lifestyle. She shares, teaches, and inspires other homemakers to create a more sustainable home. One of those aspects is the use of herbal medicine. Carolyn reminds us that God has truly provided us everything that we need, including givi…
 
He’s a cognitive neuroscientist and philosopher who has written five best-selling books. Sam Harris also hosts the Making Sense podcast and helps people discover meditation through his Waking Up app. Sam explains to Steve how to become spiritual as a skeptic and commit to never lying again.By Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher
 
As Christian homemakers, it can be challenging to keep a tidy home while juggling homeschooling, cooking meals three times a day, keeping up with the laundry and running to the grocery store. In today's interview, we chat with blogger, author, speaker and decluttering expert, Dana K. White. You probably know her from her blog A Slob Comes Clean and…
 
D.W. takes center stage in this episode...and she’s FREAKING OUT! Join us as we chat about anxiety management, the mysteries of clocks, and Mrs. Tibble’s affinity for following city ordinances, at ANY cost. Goodbye ghost listeners, we hardly knew ye. Submit to our "Word From Us Kids" segment: sugarbowlpod@gmail.com - @sugarbowlpod facebook.com/Suga…
 
He graduated high school at 14, and by 23 had several graduate degrees and was a research assistant with Stephen Hawking. He became the first chief technology officer at Microsoft (without having ever studied computer science) and then started a company focused on big questions — like how to provide the world with clean energy and how to optimize p…
 
My guest this week is Elizabeth Prata and we are discussing whether or not God speaks to us audibly. Elizabeth warns us of false teachers claiming, “God told me…” and teaches us how to listen to the Holy Spirit while being careful not to claim direct revelations from God.By Jennifer Ross ~ Confidently Called
 
She spent nearly a decade as an undercover C.I.A. operative working to prevent terrorism. More recently, she hosted The Business of Drugs on Netflix. Amaryllis Fox — now Kennedy — explains why intelligence work requires empathy, and she soothes Steve’s fears about weapons of mass destruction.By Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher
 
Season Three is here, and so is the return of our beloved Buster! This episode is chock full of beautiful content about change, friendship, and the delicious sandwiches available at your local Wahlburgers. Featuring the musical musings of one moose-ified Art Garfunkel. WATCH THE EP! For real this time; we mean it! Its that good. Submit to our "Word…
 
Steve Levitt is obsessed with golf — and he’s pretty good at it too. As a thinly-veiled ploy to improve his own game, Steve talks to two titans of the sport: Greg “The Shark” Norman, who was the world’s top-ranked golfer for more than six years; and Mark Broadie, a Columbia professor whose data analysis changed how pros play the game.…
 
In an epic edition of the Space Boffins Podcast we ambitiously celebrate the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight and the 40th anniversary of the first flight of the Space Shuttle. Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson are joined by live guests Stephen Walker author of Beyond, a new book on Gagarin, and Libby Jackson who leads the human space prog…
 
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