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Case Closed is a true crime podcast about the times the bad guy didn’t get away with it. On season 3 of Case Closed, we look at the murder of Barbara Weaver, an Amish woman who was found shot dead in her Ohio home. But this story is so much more than a murder in the night. What secrets were hiding behind the perfectly manicured fields of Amish Country? Listen to season 3 for more.
 
Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.
 
The first audio drama from Tor Labs and Gideon Media, Steal the Stars is a gripping noir science fiction thriller in 14 episodes: Forbidden love, a crashed UFO, an alien body, and an impossible heist unlike any ever attempted - scripted by Mac Rogers, the award-winning playwright and writer of the multi-million download The Message and LifeAfter.
 
Award-winning broadcaster and educator Alvin Hall hits the road alongside activist and social justice trainer Janée Woods Weber. They drive from Detroit to New Orleans, collecting powerful, personal testimony about how Black Americans used the historic travel guide The Negro Motorist's Green Book during the height of segregation as a vital resource to quell fears, find safe havens, and travel with dignity. As he drives the Green Book, Alvin unearths both inspiring and heartbreaking tales tha ...
 
In a world as uncertain as ours, what better way to make sense of chaos than by consulting the stars? Hosts, astrologers and poets Dorothea Lasky and Alex Dimitrov take their signature Twitter style to the airwaves, combining their love of the cosmos and penchant for poetry with a healthy dose of internet culture. You won't want to miss this wild ride of a show.
 
Join Monica Reinagel, author of "Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet," as she serves up simple, painless ways to upgrade your eating habits. Sorting through conflicting information and busting popular myths, Monica takes the stress out of eating so you can enjoy food, instead of fighting it. Before you know it, you'll be eating healthier and feeling more fabulous!
 
A no-nonsense, wholly practical self-help show for anyone who feels stuck. On each season of this show, we’ll introduce you to a new expert who will help you get unstuck in a single but meaningful way. Season One features Petr Ludwig and Adela Schickler, authors of The End of Procrastination, who are dedicated to helping listeners find a sense of purpose and lead a happier, more fulfilled life.
 
Made for teachers by teachers, the Macmillan Education Advancing Learning podcast, blogcast and Cafe recordings are perfect for teachers looking to advance their learning while on-the-go, or if you simply want to listen instead of watch or read!With plenty to choose from, we collect recordings of all of our blogs, recordings of our famous Advancing Learning Cafe sessions as well as podcast interviews and discussions.Join us to develop your skills and knowledge in the ELT classroom now!
 
Chances are Robin Williams has made you laugh, cry -- or cry laughing! -- at least once in your lifetime. From sweaty standup riffs to sitcom mayhem as Mork from Ork, to a powerful Oscar-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin was an artist who was constantly pushing his craft. But behind these displays of brilliance was an isolated and often misunderstood man. From Macmillan Podcasts, Knowing: Robin Williams takes you inside the lawless and brilliant mind of one of America’s most be ...
 
Move more of your body more often and in more interesting ways with the Get-Fit Guy! If you want to begin an exercise routine and don't know where to start, or if you've been working out for a while and aren't getting the results you want, host Brock Armstrong will give you the tips you need to reach your fitness and movement goals. Get expert information on the latest fitness trends and advice on everything from toning your arms to running a 5K or simply building more movement into your day ...
 
Listen to MacMillan Estate Planning's regular podcasts, as featured on CHQR's Talk to the Experts, to understand all the ins and outs of estate planning to effectively safeguard your significance. MacMillan Estate Planning offers a holistic approach to estate planning with all the people, processes, and technology that you need to plan your estate – either in person or virtually. Our team of lawyers, accountants, financial planners and counsellors offer a refreshing alternative to the banks, ...
 
What makes you a nasty woman? Kate Harding and Samhita Mukhopadhyay, co-editors of the new Nasty Women essay collection, tackle questions about feminism, resistance, and revolution in Trump's America with notable activists and advocates. How do we maintain momentum and avoid burnout nearly one year after Election Day? How can we foster resilience and unplug when it's necessary? This podcast is a companion to the book NASTY WOMEN: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump's America. Learn ...
 
Whether you're dealing with baby colic, your toddler's tantrums, your tween's moods, or your teen's college applications, Mighty Mommy has parenting tips to help make your family life easier and much more fun. As the mother of 8 kids, Cheryl Butler has seen it all - and survived. Follow Cheryl's practical advice and you too will be a Mighty Mommy!
 
How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime. Rights of Albert Einstein are used with permission of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Represented exclusively by Greenlight.
 
White Nights and Other Stories by Fyodor Dostoyevsky is a compilation published in 1918 by The MacMillan Company, NY (USA) and Heinemann (UK). It contains these 7 works: - White Nights - Notes from the Underground - A Faint Heart - A Christmas Tree and a Wedding - Polzunkov - A Little Hero - Mr. Prohartchin
 
Welcome to psychology for the rest of us. Host Dr. Jade Wu takes the science of psychology and makes it both entertaining and relatable. Using a sympathetic ear and evidence-based research, she explains the ‘why’ behind emotions like joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, and helps you better understand the relationships you form with your friends, family, coworkers, and yourself. Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for ...
 
Do you have a spouse who voted for a different candidate?​ An uncle or sibling you dread seeing at Thanksgiving? A lifelong friend with whom you just can't see eye to eye? As political divisiveness reaches a fever pitch in the Trump era, psychotherapist Jeanne Safer takes on the uncivil war between Republicans, Democrats, and every indie party in between in the new podcast, I Love You But I Hate Your Politics. On the show, Dr. Safer will show family and friends how to ensure their loving rel ...
 
Modern life has created a ton of etiquette dilemmas that never existed before. But thanks to Modern Manners Guy, you can navigate the minefield of 21st century life with class and poise. Whether you want to get ahead at work, improve your relationships, or use the right fork, Richie Frieman's savvy tips will help you live a more polite, successful life. Check out Richie's book, "Reply All...And Other Ways to Tank Your Career" to learn the secrets of getting ahead at work...or get left behind.
 
Tech Talker demystifies technology and cutting edge devices so that even the most tech illiterate can understand what's going on with their computer or smartphone - and what to do when something goes wrong. In this podcast you will get answers to some of the biggest questions people have when dealing with technology. You'll learn new shortcuts, how to decode technical jargon, which gadgets to buy and which to skip, and even how to defend yourself against the dark arts (hackers). No matter if ...
 
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Mira Sucharov’s new book, Borders and Belonging: A Memoir (Palgrave MacMillan, 2020), is a work that takes seriously the feminist adage that the “personal is political,” and vice versa. Through an intimate telling of her life, Sucharov uses the work to trace her shifting relationship to Israel, and the Israeli-Plaestinitan conflict, the meaning of …
 
We are entering an age of unprecedented wealth transfer. Over the next decade inheritances are expected to hit over $1 trillion in Canada. Inheritances are complicated beasts. There are many decisions and strategies to consider. Regardless, death is an inevitable reality for everyone, and so are the resulting complexities of estate planning.With us…
 
Nikki Lane's The Black Queer Work of Ratchet: Race, Gender, Sexuality, and the (Anti)Politics of Respectability (Palgrave MacMillan, 2019) enters as a corrective to the tendency to trivialize and (mis)appropriate African American language practices. The word ratchet has entered into a wider (whiter) American discourse the same way that many words i…
 
We've all been told that assertive communication is the best way to get our ideas across. But what if our assertiveness causes hurt feelings or misplaced frustration? The Savvy Psychologist explains how to navigate different communication styles, plus gives tips on the most powerful communication tool of all - listening! Read the transcript. Check …
 
Modern Mentor will be back with a regular episode next week, but today we're sharing an exclusive excerpt from the new audiobook Digital Body Language by Erica Dhawan. Have you ever obsessed over a punctuation mark in a text or dwelled on whether or not to disable read receipts? In Digital Body Language, Erica Dhawan explains why these moments are …
 
Recognizing the absence of a God named Yahweh outside of ancient Israel, this study addresses the related questions of Yahweh's origins and the biblical claim that there were Yahweh-worshipers other than the Israelite people. Beginning with the Hebrew Bible, with an exhaustive survey of ancient Near Eastern literature and inscriptions discovered by…
 
In her new book From Rabbit Ears to the Rabbit Hole: A Life with Television (University of Mississippi Press, 2021) TV scholar and fan Kathleen Collins reflects on how her life as a consumer of television has intersected with the cultural and technological evolution of the medium itself. In a narrative bridging television studies, memoir, and comic…
 
Um retrato original da Bahia no século XIX, num livro cheio de movimento e vozes, sobretudo da gente negra. Em Ganhadores: A Greve Negra de 1857 na Bahia (Companhia das Letras, 2019), o historiador João José Reis reconstitui a história dos negros de ganho, ou ganhadores, protagonistas de uma insólita greve que paralisou o transporte na capital baia…
 
In Becoming Rwandan: Education, Reconciliation and the Making of a Post-Genocide Citizen (Rutgers UP, 2020), S. Garnett Russell argues that although the Rwandan government makes use of global discourses in national policy documents, the way in which teachers and students engage with these global models distorts the curricular intentions of the gove…
 
Swashbuckling tales of valiant gauchos roaming Argentina and Uruguay were nineteenth-century Latin American best sellers. But when these stories jumped from the page to the circus stage and beyond, their cultural, economic, and political influence revolutionized popular culture and daily life. In Staging Frontiers: The Making of Modern Popular Cult…
 
Thinking of skipping travel insurance on your next trip? Think again! Money Girl, Laura Adams, explains the benefits of travel insurance, gives 5 tips to buy the best policy, and even where to shop for the best plan. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Joi…
 
Several plant oils and nutritional supplements have been promoted as natural sunscreens. How much skin protection do they provide? What are the safest and most effective sunscreen ingredients? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for more diet and nutrition tips. Join the conversation on Fac…
 
From the archives of the Vancouver Writers Fest: The memory of captivity is burned deep into the psyche of America, so it is no surprise that novelists continue to revisit the impact of slavery. Born in Ghana and raised in Alabama, Yaa Gyasi imagines how the force of slavery ricocheted through generations, beginning with two half-sisters in 18th ce…
 
Everything you use, from your home to your smartphone, from highways to supermarkets, was designed by someone. What did they get right? Where did they go wrong? And what can we learn from how these experts think that can help us improve our own lives? In How Design Makes The World, bestselling author and designer Scott Berkun reveals how designers,…
 
In this episode, host J.J. Mull interviews Daniel José Gaztambide about his book, A People’s History of Psychoanalysis: From Freud to Liberation Psychology (Lexington Books, 2021). The project traces a global intellectual lineage spanning from the first generation of analysts in Europe to Harlem, the Caribbean, and finally, to Latin America. Challe…
 
What are shin splints, what causes them, and which exercises can help get rid of them? Get-Fit Guy has the solution to your lower leg pain. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/how-long-recover-between-sets h…
 
Today, we're sharing a special excerpt from Test Gods, an audiobook from our friends at Macmillan Audio. Test Gods tells the remarkable story of the test pilots, engineers, and visionaries behind Virgin Galactic’s campaign to build a space tourism company. It's an epic story about bravery and the fulfillment of our dreams. If you like what you hear…
 
Christina Ward’s newest book American Advertising Cookbooks: How Corporations Taught Us to Love Spam, Bananas, and Jell-O (Process Media, 2019) examines a familiar but understudied sub-genre of commercially published cookbooks. Advertising cookbooks were most popular in the middle decades of the 20th century. They are usually published by a company…
 
Are you feeling stuck in a rut? Are more activities sapping your energy than fulfilling your goals? Modern Mentor outlines the 5 proven steps toward designing a life you love. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Fa…
 
The transition from childhood into adulthood can be a struggle. If your adult child won't leave his cozy nest, Mighty Mommy's five practical tips can help them fly. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for more parenting tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Check out my famil…
 
Why We Cook: Women on Food, Identity, and Connection (Workman, 2021) includes essays, recipes, interviews and profiles of more than 100 women in the world of food; from restaurateurs and activists, to food writers, professional chefs, and home cooks. Curated, researched and beautifully illustrated by author and artist Lindsay Gardner, it brings tog…
 
The only constant in Western history is change. Susan Lee Johnson, Harry Reid Endowed Chair in the History of the Intermountain West at UNLV, knows this better than most. Author of the Bancroft Prize Winning "Roaring Camp," (2000), Johnson's new book is a testament to the changing nature of Western history. In Writing Kit Carson: Fallen Heroes in a…
 
Feeling like your sleep is deteriorating? Or simply having a harder time falling or staying asleep? Today, we talk with Dr. Chuck Crew about why this is happening, what we can do to handle stress, and how to set our sleep up for success as we get closer to "normal." Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the…
 
As Twitter enters its own adolescence, both the users and the creators of this famous social media platform find themselves engaging with a tool that certainly could not have been imagined at its inception. In their engaging book Twitter: A Biography (NYU Press, 2020), Jean Burgess and Nancy K. Baym (@nancybaym) tell the fascinating and surprising …
 
Between the world wars, a generation of Jewish leftist poets reached out to other embattled peoples of the earth--Palestinian Arabs, African Americans, Spanish Republicans--in Yiddish verse. Songs in Dark Times examines the richly layered meanings of this project, grounded in Jewish collective trauma but embracing a global community of the oppresse…
 
For years, American Jewish philanthropy has been celebrated as the proudest product of Jewish endeavors in the United States, its virtues extending from the local to the global, the Jewish to the non-Jewish, and modest donations to vast endowments. Yet, as Lila Corwin Berman illuminates in The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex: The History of a…
 
Got questions about the ins and outs of using Roth retirement accounts? Laura will clear your confusion with answers to listener questions and cover what you need to know to use retirement accounts wisely. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conve…
 
Postbiotics refers to the metabolic byproducts of those probiotic bacteria, which seem to be responsible for many of the beneficial effects of probiotics. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for more diet and nutrition tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.…
 
Maureen Mahon’s book, Black Diamond Queens: African American Women and Rock and Roll (Duke University Press, 2020), focuses on the contributions to rock and roll by African American women from Big Mama Thornton to Tina Turner, and the erasure and marginalization of most of these women in other histories of popular music. Mahon draws on recordings, …
 
In the political ferment of early twentieth century New York City, when socialists and reformers battled sweatshops, and writers and artists thought a new world was being born, an immigrant Jewish woman from Russia appeared in the Yiddish press, in Carnegie Hall, and at rallies. Her name was Rose Pastor Stokes, and she fought for socialism, contrac…
 
Now that you’ve decided to leverage your expertise throughout authorship, what are you going to write about!? It's a world where content is meaningful, impactful. Content is vital. In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan covers how to decide what to write about in your expertise-based, nonfiction book using …
 
An important aspect of finding the elusive perfect workout is also finding the perfect recovery time between sets. But this endeavor may be more about intuition than science with a hefty dose of "it depends" thrown in. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more fitness tips. Join the c…
 
Data, facts, and figures may convince people you have the right answer. But sometimes the real challenge is creating a connection that inspires someone to collaborate with or support you. Telling a great story at the right moment may be exactly the tool you need. Learn how to choose your moment and craft that winning story. Read the transcript. Che…
 
The past year has been filled with unprecedented challenges and grief for parents and their children. But through it all, there have also been some unexpected bright spots. Mighty Mommy takes a look at four of them in this Mother's Day reflection. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for mor…
 
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