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Legal Speak is a weekly podcast that makes sense of what's happening in the legal industry. Each episode tackles a subject that's worthy of a deep dive—from law firm profit hacks to Supreme Court showdowns to the most promising plays in legal tech. Hosted by Law.com Editor-in-Chief Zack Needles and Newsroom Innovation Director Vanessa Blum, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.
 
The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Fea ...
 
Science for the People is a long-format interview podcast that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science might change our future.
 
Join Thomas for some critical thinking on questions of science, philosophy, skepticism and politics. These serious topics are discussed with some serious guests, but in an entertaining and engaging way! This is not your typical interview podcast; it’s a friendly dialogue, conducted thoughtfully and with plenty of humor. It's Serious Inquiries Only; but like, not boring or anything.
 
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical ABC News anchor who had a panic attack live on "Good Morning America," which led him to try something he always thought was ridiculous: meditation. He went on to write the bestselling book, "10% Happier." In this podcast, Dan explores happiness (whatever that means) from all angles. Guests include legendary meditation teachers -- from the Dalai Lama to Western masters -- as well as scientists, and even the odd celebrity. But the show also ventures beyond me ...
 
Power Problems is a bi-weekly podcast from the Cato Institute. Hosts Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford offer a skeptical take on U.S. foreign policy, and discuss today’s big questions in international security with distinguished guests from across the political spectrum. Podcast Hashtag: #FPPowerProblems. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Awesome Astronomy explores the frontiers of science, space and our evolving understanding of the universe. Join Ralph, Paul & Jeni for informative and fun astronomy programmes dedicated to space and astronomy news and monthly podcast extras covering hot topics and special interviews in the world of science and astronomy.
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
 
The AWS Podcast is the definitive cloud platform podcast for developers, dev ops, and cloud professionals seeking the latest news and trends in storage, security, infrastructure, serverless, and more. Join Simon Elisha and Jeff Barr for regular updates, deep dives and interviews. Whether you’re building machine learning and AI models, open source projects, or hybrid cloud solutions, the AWS Podcast has something for you.
 
Arcane Ops is the Paranormal, Unsolved, True Crime, Conspiracy Podcast hosted by Nick VanHorne - a cynical, mostly skeptical police detective who’s fascinated by the unexplained and mysterious. Let’s delve into the mysterious and arcane.
 
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About a year after leaving Fox News Sheppard Smith is back on TV. He begins a nightly newscast Wednesday at 7 p.m. on CNBC. Smith will work out of a new studio that’s been built for him at CNBC’s New Jersey headquarters says the Associated Press. He replaces reruns of Shark Tank averaging 150,000 viewers and admits that It’s not an easy thing to st…
 
DW has been getting angry emails from people who don't believe PCR swab tests show an actual infection. So who's right? Also, new research shows an alarming rate of brain impairments in COVID-19 patients, and do eyeglasses really correlate with lower coronavirus infections?By DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
 
Is American influence declining? Emma Ashford talks to Ali Wyne and Gabby Tarini of the Rand Corporation about their new report on America in the world.   Ali Wyne Bio: https://www.ducoexperts.com/users/ali-wyne Gabrielle Tarini Bio: https://www.rand.org/about/people/t/tarini_gabrielle.html James Dobbins, Gabrielle Tarini, and Ali Wyne, “The Lost G…
 
Covid-19 is making people wary of going to theaters. The morning consult polled 14,000 Americans on how they feel about going to movie theaters. Only 18 percent of them said they were likely to go to the movies in September, while 23 percent said they were likely to go sometime this year. Nearly a third of the people who said they were uncomfortabl…
 
Resources: Ten Years Later: The Lasting Impact of the 2009 NAS Report Badly Fragmented Forensic Science System Needs Overhaul – Evidence to Support Reliability of Many Techniques is Lacking A call for more science in forensic science Science organizations renew call for independent U.S. committee on forensics We Must Strengthen the “Science” in For…
 
Resources: Ten Years Later: The Lasting Impact of the 2009 NAS Report Badly Fragmented Forensic Science System Needs Overhaul – Evidence to Support Reliability of Many Techniques is Lacking A call for more science in forensic science Science organizations renew call for independent U.S. committee on forensics We Must Strengthen the “Science” in For…
 
There’s an old expression: “Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little bit.” I love that saying, because it speaks to how hard it can be to take pleasure in other people’s happiness. That said, while it may be difficult, it is not impossible -- and moreover, as our guest today will argue, it’s a massively useful skill, especially as we endure thi…
 
It's our 200th episode, so we're taking a break from news to field questions from our listeners. Adweek editors Stephanie Paterik, Ko Im, Jess Zafarris and David Griner cover topics ranging from our jobs and lives to our favorite books of 2020 and what kind of agencies we'd open. Huge thanks to all who submitted questions! Reach out anytime at podc…
 
When you think of science communication, you might think of TED talks or museum talks or video talks, or... people giving lectures. It's a lot of people talking. But there's more to sci comm than that. This week host Bethany Brookshire talks to three people who have looked at science communication in places you might not expect it. We'll speak with…
 
The idea of THE MISSING provides fertile ground for bent psyches determined to read sinister plots behind every hill, isolated copse of trees or lone the house squatting far outside whatever passes for civilization this far into God’s forgotten backcountry. On this episode Fiasco explores the Missing 411 phenomenon of David Paulides, the discovery …
 
I interview Dr. Richard Carrier about his latest book, Jesus from Outer Space: What the Earliest Christians Really Believed about Christ, which asserts that the teachings of Jesus Christ began as cosmic revelations to a chosen few, and only later did Christian writers create a terrestrial biography for Jesus that borrowed heavily from similar death…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:02 The Raw Skeptic Report. With Heidi Robertson. Interview with Brian Deer, a British investigative reporter, best known for inquiries into the drug industry, medicine and social issues for The Sunday Times. Deer's investigative nonfiction book, The Doctor Who Fooled the World, was published in September 2…
 
The market for privacy coins is so hot in 2020 that it seems regulators fear it’s reaching its boiling point. Some are even looking to take action to tamp it down and are including privacy blockchain technology as part of their guidance on larger encryption-related issues. Despite this potential regulatory overhang, Cypherpunk Capital, a firm publi…
 
This week’s podcast is a conversation between Law.com business of law reporter Patrick Smith and Stephanie Biderman, a managing director of global consultancy Major Lindsey & Africa. They dive into the topic of associate life during COVID-19, discussing the challenges—and benefits—young lawyers have encountered while working remotely, as well as wh…
 
Premonitions of Election Day violence abound, especially with the growing visibility of extremist militia groups. This week, On The Media looks at a little-known app fueling those groups’ recruitment and organizing. Plus, why skepticism of election forecasts might be a good thing. And, how election coverage has changed (and stagnated) since 2016. 1…
 
In this potent meditation on one point, hone your capacity to direct your attention where you want without shutting out the rest of the world. Good News everyone, our Free Election Sanity meditation challenge starts in the Ten Percent Happier app on Tuesday, October 27th. You've probably heard me mentioning this challenge throughout our election sa…
 
Jesse and Brittany discuss a broken shoulder and racist trash, listener emails and voicemails related to our 700th Episode, hateful listeners, and criticism of our recent guests, the town halls with Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing, and the Republican attacks on voting in Texas and California. SUPPORT THE SHOW ON…
 
Stan Richards has removed himself from The Richards Group, the agency he founded and still owns 100%. The departure ends a chaotic vortex of a week that saw many of the agency's key clients terminate their relationships with the agency over Richards' comment that a campaign was "too Black." What happened, and what's next for the storied agency? Adw…
 
This week we talk about the Second Great Awakening, illegal ballot boxes, an alter being burned after a priest has a three way on it and more. Email us at contact@atheistnomads.com or leave us a voice message using atheistnomads.com/speakpipe Support the show at atheistnomads.com/donate Subscribe at atheistnomads.com/subscribe Join our Discord serv…
 
Bomani and comedian Roy Wood Jr. discuss what is better between getting “dunked on” and getting “stiff armed” (6:24), the relative strength of landlords and land ladies in this age of quarantine (21:17), Bill Burr’s monologue on SNL about racial accountability (30:35) as well as Ice Cube’s recent comments and allegiances (43:13). Plus, which footba…
 
Rob and Michele Reiner are reviving Castle Rock Entertainment with the help of Warner Bros TV. Castle Rock is a familiar name for TV and movie fans in the 80s and 90s. They’re Best known for When Harry Met Sally…, A Few Good Men,, Miss Congeniality and The Shawshank Redemption and more than 100 other films. It was also the producer of one of the mo…
 
Lindsey Osterman is back for a follow-up to our Social Dilemma episode. Last time we talked about where the documentary got things a little wrong. Today Lindsey's here to tell us what they had right, but didn't go enough into. It's not a pretty picture! As usual, she's got the science to back the claims: 3 major studies which show that Facebook has…
 
The Discussion: The publication of Jeni’s new research paper, a review of Netflix shows Challenger and Away (sublime and ridiculous). The News: Rounding up the space exploration news we have: ESA and JAXA’s future infrared space telescope cancelled Mercury-bound Bepi-Colombo is passing Venus – with sensors… Get ready for next month’s launch of Chin…
 
As the health of the US economy is still in flux with the pandemic fallout, Tom Sosnoff and Dylan Ratigan center their conversation on "innovation drag." How will the lack of collaboration, creativity, and new business set us back? And for how long? Plus, get their take on the following topics: earnings vs. the election political betting inflationa…
 
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