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Join G Money, Prof. Barry, Phormat, Gannon, Alika, Aron, Todd, Cyn and Francine as they host Hawaii's premiere NERD culture podcast coming to you from the beautiful island of Maui. All things in nerd culture, from movies to games to TV are discussed only on the NERDWatch podcast.
 
Join comedians Jill Weiner and Connor Creagan as they explore the dark depraved depths of Wikipedia. Hilarity and knowledge ensue!! Follow Wikifreakz @wikifreakzz on Twitter and @WikiFreakz on Instagram Follow Jill Weiner @jill_lives on Twitter and Instagram Follow Connor Creagan @connorcreagan on Instagram and Twitter
 
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin and Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here: theguardian.com/covid19questions
 
Are you curious about low carb, gluten free or all around healthy living? Then you're in the right place. Each week we dive deep and interview a leading expert in the field of healthy living. Interviewing Grain Brain author Dr. David Perlmutter, Your Personal Paleo Code Chris Kresser, and so many more! Visit www.benefitsofglutenfreediet.com for great recipes and more healthy tips.
 
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Just when we thought the 2020 French Open couldn’t get any weirder, Day 4 began with a Sonic Boom over Paris as a fighter plane broke the sound barrier, and this was followed by Serena Williams withdrawing from the tournament with an Achilles injury. Elsewhere, we discuss Anna Karolina Schmiedlova's story after she beat Victoria Azarenka, the drama…
 
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In the first of two pods over the next week answering listener questions, we discuss who is the best at tennis out of Catherine, David and Matt, whether there should be a free-for-all tournament without seeds, our worst travel disasters, who might be a good coach to take Stefanos Tsitsipas to the next level, the Wimbledon traditions we would ditch,…
 
They are among the most enigmatic phenomena in the universe, confounding physicists and mathematicians alike. Black holes pull in the matter around them and anything that enters can never escape. Yet they contain nothing at all. Guided by the physicist and author of the Black Hole Survival Guide, Janna Levin, Madeleine Finlay takes Science Weekly o…
 
They are among the most enigmatic phenomena in the universe, confounding physicists and mathematicians. Black holes pull in the matter surrounding them and anything that enters can never escape. Yet they contain nothing at all. Guided by the physicist and author of Black Hole Survival Guide, Janna Levin, Madeleine Finlay takes Science Weekly on an …
 
We discuss whether we learned anything new about Aryna Sabalenka and Alexander Zverev after their victories in Ostrava(!!!) and Cologne(2), the possible reasons why Sabalenka hasn’t translated tour success to the Grand Slams, how high the ceiling could be for Antwerp champion Ugo Humbert, and, after David’s discussion on Twitter with Denis Shapoval…
 
More answers to more burning questions!Patreon Perk – Jump to the Q&A: 4:30Check out Ian's free comics on Medibang!Support the show on Patreon and Ko-Fi! Shop the BumbleStore!Show InformationYour hosts: Ian "BumbleKing" Flynn - Head writer of Sonic the Hedgehog comics for IDW Publishing and Mega Man for Archie Comics, Narrative Director for Rivals …
 
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to highlight health and economic inequalities, and the US election fast approaching, this week we return to the archive to explore how divisions in society arise and what we can do about them. In this episode from 2017, Ian Sample investigates where group splits come from, how we can connect to those we disa…
 
Jill and Connor kick it off with the creepy crawlies! First we stop to learn about the EASTERN GREEN MAMBA. And what are these little green devils filled with? Why VENOM of course. And did you know that they are an AMBUSH PREDATOR meaning they sit and wait for their prey? Some predators act as WOLVES IN SHEEPS CLOTHING. And a what a fun parable the…
 
Prof Ravi Gupta’s career has informed HIV treatment and curative strategies in the UK and at the Africa Health Research Institute. His treatment of a London patient is, to date, only the second ever successful treatment of an HIV patient, where the person remains long-term virus free. Gupta talks to Sarah Boseley about how a career in HIV research …
 
With the dust having settled on Roland Garros, the tennis season stutters on, and Catherine, David and Matt are back to talk about everything that was weird and wonderful in Cologne 1 and St Petersburg, including dogs on sun loungers, a live band at changeovers, and a 40-minute Eurovision-style closing ceremony. How motivated are we to watch non-Gr…
 
Time to answer more questions!Patreon Perk – Jump to the Q&A: 5:54Check out Ian's free comics on Medibang!Support the show on Patreon and Ko-Fi! Shop the BumbleStore!Show InformationYour hosts: Ian "BumbleKing" Flynn - Head writer of Sonic the Hedgehog comics for IDW Publishing and Mega Man for Archie Comics, Narrative Director for Rivals of Aether…
 
Check out Storyblocks’ Unlimited All-Access Subscription! Go to https://storyblocks.com/wisecrack. Go to HelloFresh.com/80WISECRACK and use code 80WISECRACK to get a total of $80 off across 5 boxes, including shipping on your first box! Thanks to Storyblocks and Hellofresh for sponsoring this episode! Listen to Show Me the Meaning AD-FREE: https://…
 
Metamorphosis – where a creature remodels itself between life stages – is one of the most astounding and bizarre feats of biology. It’s also surprisingly common. Why do animals bother undertaking this huge transformational change, and how do they rebuild their bodies from one form to another? Natalie Grover investigates. Help support our independen…
 
What does a disease smell like? Humans might not have the answer, but if they could talk, dogs might be able to tell us. Able to sniff out a range of cancers and even malaria, canines’ extraordinary noses are now being put to the test on Covid-19. Nicola Davis hears from Prof Dominique Grandjean about exactly how you train dogs to smell a virus, an…
 
Ian & Kyle give a quick Canadian thanks and talk some delicious food before diving into your questions! Patreon Perk – Jump to the Q&A: 4:33Check out Ian's free comics on Medibang!Support the show on Patreon and Ko-Fi! Shop the BumbleStore!Show InformationYour hosts: Ian "BumbleKing" Flynn - Head writer of Sonic the Hedgehog comics for IDW Publishi…
 
Rafael Nadal has won Roland Garros for a 13th time, equaling Roger Federer's record for the most Grand Slam men's singles titles, after crushing his other great rival, Novak Djokovic, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5. We discuss whether Nadal's incredible level surprised Djokovic, the astute tactical performance that Nadal put in, Djokovic's persistent use of the dro…
 
Tennis has a new star after Iga Swiatek completed a record-breaking run to her first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, beating Sofia Kenin in the same dominant fashion she'd seen off the rest of the field. Catherine, David and Matt review the match, salute Swiatek, consider the wider significance of the result, and look ahead to Rafael Nadal vs. N…
 
The most abnormal of Grand Slam tennis seasons will end with something very normal: the 56th instalment of Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic in the Roland Garros final. On the podcast, Catherine, David and Matt discuss how both players made it there. How well did Nadal have to play against Diego Schwartzman? Did he get nervous towards the end? What h…
 
The only possible way to follow yesterday’s Four Whisky Law podcast was to invite the one and only Mary Carillo on for a chat. She joined to share her views on women's finalists Sofia Kenin and Iga Swiatek, preview Friday's men's semi-finals, and discuss her experience of this year's Roland Garros. In the second half of the show, Catherine, David a…
 
In this second episode of our age of extinction takeover, Patrick Greenfield and Phoebe Weston explore the impact that conservation and national parks can have on Indigenous communities and the biodiversity surrounding them If you haven’t already, go back and listen to Tuesday’s episode on the history of national parks and some of the challenges th…
 
Where was all the aggro in Kenin vs. Collins? How did Tsitsipas turn the match around against Rublev? How concerning is Djokovic’s neck problem? And who will reach the women’s final? Those were the big questions for Catherine, David and Matt to discuss after a Wednesday at Roland Garros which didn’t quite live up to the heights of previous days. Bu…
 
There are no night sessions at this year’s French Open, but that didn’t stop play on Day 10 finishing at 1:25am in Paris after an epic match between Diego Schwartzman and Dominic Thiem provided the “embouteillage” which Catherine predicted. On the podcast, Catherine, David and Matt (1.00) discuss how Schwartzman’s nerves vs Thiem’s physical struggl…
 
It’s episode 81 and Jill and Connor kick it off down-under with Australian war hero VALSTON HANCOCK. From there we move into the RAAF COLLEGE or Royal Australian Air Force College which honestly is a little boring. But you know what’s not boring? The city of WAGGA WAGGA. It’s like New York — so nice they named it twice! The original inhabitants of …
 
In a special two-part takeover by colleagues from the age of extinction project, Patrick Greenfield and Phoebe Weston investigate whether national parks actually benefit the environment and biodiversity, or if there might be a better way of doing things. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/sciencepod…
 
After a very wet day at Roland Garros, we discuss the wins and performances of Australian Open champions Novak Djokovic and Sofia Kenin, the poignancy felt by seeing Petra Kvitova tear up and Grigor Dimitrov lose to Stefanos Tsitsipas, the ingredients missing from Karen Khachanov, the Hamburg final re-match that's set between Tsitsipas and Andrey R…
 
The Minecraft Crew are in Smash, and your questions are answered within this Q&A!Check out Ian's free comics on Medibang!Support the show on Patreon and Ko-Fi! Shop the BumbleStore!Show InformationYour hosts: Ian "BumbleKing" Flynn - Head writer of Sonic the Hedgehog comics for IDW Publishing and Mega Man for Archie Comics, Narrative Director for R…
 
Electric matches, comebacks, breakthrough performances, and a heavy dose of controversy: Sunday at Roland Garros felt like a proper Grand Slam day. Catherine, David and Matt got stuck into it all on the podcast. Why did Zverev play despite displaying covid symptoms? Does the responsibility to prevent that from happening lie with Zverev or the tourn…
 
Simon Briggs, quarantining at home in the UK after returning from Roland Garros, joins Catherine, David and Matt to share his experience of being in Paris, his thoughts on the event so far, how he sees the tournament progressing next week, and the reasons behind Britain’s doubles success. We also discuss the main results from Saturday which introdu…
 
As the rain poured down at Roland Garros on Day 6, some matches failed to deliver on the hype, while others brought unexpected drama and two French players provided rays of sunshine. Catherine, David and Matt discussed it all on the podcast. Roof and unadvertised night sessions keep tournament on track (0-4 mins) Wawrinka – OUT, Thiem vs Wawrinka –…
 
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It took until Day 5, but David has finally got a prediction correct! We rejoice about that, discuss a day which didn't exactly catch fire in terms of epic matches but did deliver numerous talking points, and hear from an angry Denis Shapovalov about the non-existent Roland Garros 'bubble'. Return of Ostapenko, fall of Pliskova (0.00) Fiona Ferro - …
 
According to a UN study published last year, smart assistants with female voices are often programmed with contrite and demure responses to verbal abuse or harassment, entrenching harmful gender biases. In the second of two episodes, Alex Hern takes a look at the sexualisation of female AI and robots, what this means for how we treat them, and asks…
 
The double-dose of Q&A continues with today's Standard Q&A edition!Check out Ian's free comics on Medibang!Support the show on Patreon and Ko-Fi! Shop the BumbleStore!Show InformationYour hosts: Ian "BumbleKing" Flynn - Head writer of Sonic the Hedgehog comics for IDW Publishing and Mega Man for Archie Comics, Narrative Director for Rivals of Aethe…
 
On Day 3 of this mysterious French Open, there were plenty of reasons for it to feel more like a normal Grand Slam: epic matches, new stars emerging, familiar names winning, and results which left predictions in tatters. But Catherine, David and Matt still have a nagging sense that something isn't quite right. Jelena Ostapenko. Remember her? (0-4 m…
 
From Rosie the Robot in the 1960s animated sitcom The Jetsons to Siri and Alexa today, technologies that perform the roles of housekeeper and secretary are often presented as female. What does the gendering of these machines say about our expectations of who should be doing this kind of work? In the first of two episodes exploring the world of femb…
 
Some familiar faces took to the court on day two, but that didn’t stop things feeling weird. Catherine, David and Matt convened to look back on those that won, those that lost, and where we go from here. Nadal is back, but how did he look? (4.00 - 12.00) Serena soared, eventually. Her prospects discussed. (12.30 - 16.20) Medvedev out, again. Will h…
 
It's another double-dose week with a patron/Ko-Fi focused episode today, and standard Q&A coming Wednesday!Check out Ian's free comics on Medibang!Support the show on Patreon and Ko-Fi! Shop the BumbleStore!PATRON SPOTLIGHTTik Tik writes fantasy stories for the 18+ crowd. Tik Tik's main series is "The Adventures of Tik Tik," the continuing journeys…
 
The opening day of the French Open somehow managed to make 2020 just that little bit weirder, with the cold and blustery autumnal conditions dominating discussion and impacting matches. It meant there was plenty for Catherine, David and Matt to cover, including Victoria Azarenka’s stand, Stan Wawrinka’s destruction of Andy Murray, Mats Wilander’s c…
 
A few months later than usual, but the French Open is here and the draws have been made. We reflect on the significance of the headline match between Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka, discuss Jo Konta’s chances against Coco Gauff, break down a tough route for Stefanos Tsitsipas, consider a wide-open bottom half of the women’s draw, and debate whether …
 
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Nine months in, and with over 30 million people having been infected with Covid-19, we now know some of the main factors that put people at higher risk of a severe case of the disease, such as age and having other health problems. But there is still a lot to learn about why some people, and not others, become very ill from catching Sars-CoV-2. Nico…
 
It's episode 80 and Jill and Connor are off to the races! They kick off this episode with the 2006 SUBWAY 500. It’s NASCAR baby, and we don’t really care. But we do care about records which takes us to the LANDSPEED RECORD! Man these guys could fly; some even broke the SPEED OF SOUND which, did you know?, emits a SONIC BOOM! Have you ever heard a S…
 
Is it possible to define the biological, chemical and physical functions that separate cells, plants and even humans from inanimate objects? In his new book, Paul Nurse, Nobel prize winner and director of the Francis Crick Institute, addresses a question that has long plagued both philosophers and scientists – what does it really mean to be alive? …
 
Despite having scarcely recovered from the US Open, Catherine, David and Matt are back to reflect on the week in Rome, which created plenty of talking points ahead of Roland Garros. How did Djokovic look en route to the title in his first matches since his US Open default? Why did Diego Schwartzman and Denis Shapovalov both catch the eye? In what w…
 
Ian & Kyle prompt you to sing along with today's Q&A!Check out Ian's free comics on Medibang!Support the show on Patreon and Ko-Fi! Shop the BumbleStore!Patreon AdSyn_Fritz says to check out the Demons Ate My Neighbors Kickstarter, featuring music by Tee Lopes: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tunedoutgames/damnShow InformationYour hosts: Ian "…
 
Check out Storyblocks’ Unlimited All-Access Subscription! Go to https://storyblocks.com/wisecrack. Thanks to Storyblocks for sponsoring this episode. Listen to Show Me the Meaning AD-FREE: https://patreon.com/wisecrack Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Follow us on Twitter! @wisecrack (Jared) @austin_hay…
 
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