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Manchán Magan investigates the quirks, conundrums and wonders of Ireland such as, how were the Irish able to make a cheese hard enough to kill the semi-divine leader of Connaught, Queen Maeve? What is it like to spend hours alone in an ancient cave of transformation where Gaelic warriors endured periods of isolation to prove their manhood? How long does it take for an urban pond to become a multi-dimensional wonderland? Or, what exactly is the neurological effect of staring at an art work? T ...
 
Each episode of Almanac delivers a multi-course collection of conversations and presentations about current events, the arts, technology, and society. You’ll never know what you’ll find inside, but you’ll find it interesting. Hosted by Andy Ihnatko.
 
The Christian History Almanac is a daily 5-minute podcast that highlights those stories- sometimes well known, other times less so- that have shaped the history of the church. Hosted by historian and author Dr. Daniel van Voorhis, each daily podcast concludes with a piece of prose or poetry and the reminder that because of the Good News, everything is going to be ok.
 
The Palgary Almanac alternates with the Rambler's Almanac every Thursday morning. The Palgary Almanac Thoughtfully curated new music spanning the genres of experimental, avant-pop, electronic, folk, world, and hip-hop featuring interviews on the subjects of art, politics and community in Calgary, Alberta and beyond. Hosted by Peter Oliver. Facebook Twitter The Rambler's Almanac On the Rambler’s Almanac, not all those who wander are lost. Start off on the right foot and get your bearings with ...
 
Pastor Bill Jenkins is the founding and Senior Pastor of Destinyland Christian Center in Rancho Cucamonga, California. As both a TV and radio host of Generation Acts Live and an award winning author of several books, he is rapidly becoming known as an apostle of God with a prophetic voice that releases a message of hope in our world. He is also recognized as the “go to guy” when it comes to understanding the different numbers in the Bible. With deep spiritual revelation and insight from God’ ...
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Casey at the Bat by Ernst Lawrence Thayer. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 16, 2012. Ernst Thayer was an American writer and poet who wrote "Casey at the Bat", the "single most famous baseball poem ever written" according to the Baseball Almanac. (Summary by Wikipedia)
 
"Ben Franklin for President" is a Podcast by G.Robin Smith (produced by Ehren Ziegler of www.InYourEarShakespeare.com) featuring the life, times, thoughts and ideals (and failings) of our greatest Founding Grandfather - Benjamin Franklin. G.Robin Smith portrays Benjamin Franklin in a first-person presentation "Benjamin Franklin LIVE! & On Tour" www.Ben-Franklin.org for information. All thoughts, views and mistakes are the responsibility of the Franklin Scholar and Speaker, G.Robin Smith. (c) ...
 
Writer/entertainer Garrison Keillor (A Prairie Home Companion) on “The Innocents Abroad”: “…one of the best selling travel books of all time.” (The Writer’s Almanac, June 8, 2012) When you dive into Mark Twain’s (Samuel Clemens’) The Innocents Abroad, you have to be ready to learn more about the unadorned, ungilded reality of 19th century “touring” than you might think you want to learn. This is a tough, literary journey. It was tough for Twain and his fellow “pilgrims”, both religious and o ...
 
Join Rick as he explores the most surprising and fascinating land he's ever visited: Iran. In Rick Steves' Iran you'll discover the splendid monuments of Iran's rich and glorious past, learn more about the 20th-century story of this perplexing nation, and experience Iranian life today in its historic capital and in a countryside village. Most important, you'll meet the people of this nation whose government so exasperates our own. To learn more visit http://www.ricksteves.com. At www.rickste ...
 
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The year was 1529. We remember the death of Adolf Clarenbach and Peter Fliesteden. The reading is from Martin Luther's Large Catechism in response to the petition in the Lord's prayer for the forgiveness of sins. — FULL TRANSCRIPTS available: https://www.1517.org/podcasts/the-christian-history-almanac GIVE BACK: Support the work of 1517 today CONTA…
 
National Geographic 2021 Almanac (0:00:00) We all could use a breath of fresh air at this point. National Geographic is providing us with just that. Their 2021 Almanac is full of beautiful pictures and information that will refresh all of our adventuring hearts. Susan Tyler Hitchcock is a nonfiction writer specializing in science, nature, and histo…
 
Over the years, the hosta has remained a favorite perennial with many gardeners. Also known as heart lily, plantain lily, and funkia, this easy-care plant, grown primarily for its colorful rippled foliage, is an ideal choice for shaded gardens. Some varieties such as plantaginea (‘Old August Lily’) will even grow in full sun.We associate hostas wit…
 
The year was 1805. We remember the English minister and advocate for orphans, George Müller. The reading is from D.S. Martin, “Sitting on A Stone." — FULL TRANSCRIPTS available: https://www.1517.org/podcasts/the-christian-history-almanac GIVE BACK: Support the work of 1517 today CONTACT: CHA@1517.org SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Overc…
 
The year was 1897 and we remember the production of the Christian flag. The reading is a quote from the 2nd-century theologian, Origen. — FULL TRANSCRIPTS available: https://www.1517.org/podcasts/the-christian-history-almanac GIVE BACK: Support the work of 1517 today CONTACT: CHA@1517.org SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Overcast Google P…
 
Looking for trade targets in your fantasy football league, both of the "buy-low" and the "just-buy" variety? We've got you covered with some suggestions of players you might try and grab before (or after) this weekend, and some thoughts about what it might take to get them. We'll also review the Dolphins/Jaguars game, talk Week 3 point spreads, and…
 
Patterns in Nature (0:00:00) Nature has a funny way of repeating herself–literally. Did you know that the patterns of a tiger’s stripes are also seen on some types of sea anemone? And what about snowflakes, whose individual arms are almost exactly identical? If you look very closely at the beautiful world around us, you’ll begin to see breathtaking…
 
The year was 2000. We remember Welsh priest and poet, R.S. Thomas. The reading is from Thomas, "The Coming." — FULL TRANSCRIPTS available: https://www.1517.org/podcasts/the-christian-history-almanac GIVE BACK: Support the work of 1517 today CONTACT: CHA@1517.org SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Overcast Google Play FOLLOW US: Facebook Twi…
 
Let's get those start/sit decisions in place for Week 3 by talking about how you should approach your flex spot! We'll talk your most asked-about potential lineup flexes and work out where you should cross them over depending on how much risk/reward you'd like to assume. We'll also discuss the forthcoming Dolphins/Jaguars game and look at our best …
 
The year was 1734, and Pastor George Weiss led the first service of the Schwenkfelders in America. The reading is "The Magdalene's Mistake" by Angela Alaimo O'Donnell. — FULL TRANSCRIPTS available: https://www.1517.org/podcasts/the-christian-history-almanac GIVE BACK: Support the work of 1517 today CONTACT: CHA@1517.org SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts Sp…
 
Let's get those lineups set and those start/sit decisions made for your fantasy football league in Week 3! Today we'll pay special attention to the question of how to replace the injured NFL superstars like Saquon Barkley and Christian McCaffrey who *won't* be playing this weekend, and we'll talk about a couple of quarterbacks who *aren't* injured …
 
Everyday Rockstar (0:00:00) Lisa and Richie talk with this week’s Everyday Rockstar. You can nominate yourself or someone you know to be featured on the show by sending an email to thelisashow@byu.edu. Sad Social Media Posting (0:07:20) COVID-19 and all of its side-effects have not made 2020 the easiest year for anyone. With hard times falling on n…
 
The year was 1950. We remember the oldest and longest-running radio drama made its debut, "Unshackled!" The reading is from Ernesto Cardenal, "Behind the Monastery." — FULL TRANSCRIPTS available: https://www.1517.org/podcasts/the-christian-history-almanac GIVE BACK: Support the work of 1517 today CONTACT: CHA@1517.org SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts Spot…
 
Barkley. McCaffrey. Sutton. Mostert. Akers. Montomgery. The injury list went on and on in Week 2 and now we have to pick up the pieces. We'll look at the Week 3 waiver wire and try and prioritize the players you should add. And we'll also review the rest of the Week 2 game film to find you a fantasy football competitive advantage, including what in…
 
Equine Therapy (0:00:00) Being around horses is always a great experience –they’re large, majestic, and incredibly fun to ride. But have you ever thought about using horses as a means of therapy? Believe it or not, thousands of people attend equine therapy sessions across the world for help with their physical, mental, or emotional needs. So, what …
 
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