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Overwhelmed by choice in the Peak TV era? Join hosts and IRL friends Tolani Shoneye (of 'The Receipts' podcast fame) and Gena-mour Barrett (who works for Netflix) as they discuss what they're watching, and what they think * you * should be watching too. Each week they'll be accompanied by a guest from the world of Netflix, who'll share a recommendation of their own. From brand new shows to overlooked gems, 10/10 Would Recommend is a freewheeling, unfiltered review show that will help you spe ...
 
The Solomon Success podcast is dedicated to the timeless wisdom of King Solomon and the Book of Proverbs in order to maximize one’s business and life. To our advantage, we can find King Solomon’s financial strategies in addition to many life philosophies documented in biblical scriptures. Focusing on these enduring fundamentals of success allows us to bypass the “get-rich-quick” schemes that cause many to stumble on their journey toward success. Our concern is not only spiritual in nature, b ...
 
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In most cultures, the soundtrack to our lives is one of optimism. We are told to aim for the stars, dream big and believe that tomorrow will definitely be a better day. But why do so many people subscribe to the cult of 'glass half full' when life’s hardships should make any reasonable person a bit more wary? Listener Hannah from Germany - a self-d…
 
This week’s homework is to watch Selling Sunset season 4, we’re discussing Tiger King season 2 - THERE WILL BE SPOILERS - and finally, recommendations for coming together with loved ones. Shows & films mentioned in this episode include: Selling Sunset Tiger King Robin Robin Love Actually About Last Night One Day At A Time Each week, join hosts and …
 
Cats started hanging out with humans thousands of years ago, and nowadays these fluffy, lovable pets are found in many of our homes. But there is no doubt lots of them still have keen hunting instincts - witness all the birds and small mammals they kill each year.CrowdScience listener Rachel started wondering whether her cat Eva could fend for hers…
 
This week’s homework is to watch Tiger King season 2, we’re discussing Red Notice - THERE WILL BE SPOILERS - and finally, recommendations for World Television Day. Shows & films mentioned in this episode include: Tiger King Red Notice My Mad Fat Diary Each week, join hosts and IRL friends, Tolani Shoneye (of The Receipts podcast fame) and Gena-mour…
 
Concrete is the most widely used substance on earth after water. It’s quite literally the foundation of the modern world, and no wonder - it’s strong, cheap, and mouldable into nearly any shape.But these benefits come at a cost: concrete production is responsible for around 8% of global CO2 emissions - that’s around three times more than the aviati…
 
This week’s homework is to watch Red Notice, we’re discussing The Harder They Fall - THERE WILL BE SPOILERS - and finally, we're celebrating World Kindness Day. Shows & films mentioned in this episode include: Red Notice The Harder They Fall Dynasty Adult Material The Call To Courage Each week, join hosts and IRL friends, Tolani Shoneye (of The Rec…
 
The science is unequivocal: human-made climate change is leading the world into an environmental crisis, and time is running out to prevent permanent damage to ecosystems and make the planet uninhabitable for many of us humans. As communities around the world increasingly experience the devastating effects of global warming, world leaders, policy m…
 
This week’s homework is to watch The Harder They Fall, we’re discussing Colin In Black and White - THERE WILL BE SPOILERS - and finally, we're celebrating Diwali with some Bollywood suggestions. Shows & films mentioned in this episode include: The Harder They Fall Colin In Black and White Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Sacred Games Each week, join hosts and IR…
 
As the world slowly moves away from using fossil fuels for electricity, one tiny Scottish island has proved it’s possible to rely almost entirely on renewables.The inner Hebridean isle of Eigg used to get its power from diesel generators. But in 2008 its residents launched the world’s first electricity system powered by nature, and the Crowdscience…
 
This week’s homework is to watch Colin In Black and White, we’re discussing Maid - THERE WILL BE SPOILERS - and finally, we're sharing some Halloween classics. Shows & films mentioned in this episode include: Colin In Black and White Maid 13th Candyman Bad Hair Each week, join hosts and IRL friends, Tolani Shoneye (of The Receipts podcast fame) and…
 
"To be or not to be” was never your decision. No one alive today is an “exister” by consent - your parents made that call for you. But who can blame them? Animals are hardwired with strong impulses towards their procreative goals, and we humans, by and large, are no different. But for some conscientious people alive today, this most fundamental of …
 
This week’s homework is to watch Maid, we’re discussing You season 3 - THERE WILL BE SPOILERS - and finally, for Back To The Future Day, we're discussing our favourite classics. Shows & films mentioned in this episode include: Maid You The Truman Show The Matrix Boyz n the Hood Annie White Teeth Each week, join hosts and IRL friends, Tolani Shoneye…
 
Philosophers have long pondered the concept of a brain in a jar, hooked up to a simulated world. Though this has largely remained a thought experiment, CrowdScience listener JP wants to know if it might become reality in the not-too-distant future, with advances in stem cell research.In the two decades since stem cell research began, scientists hav…
 
This week’s homework is to watch You season 3, we’re discussing new Jake Gyllenhaal film The Guilty - THERE WILL BE SPOILERS - and finally, for International Chefs Day, we're recommending shows and films showing cooking and chefs. Shows & films mentioned in this episode include: You The Guilty Always Be My Maybe Nailed It Maid Each week, join hosts…
 
Snails are a major enemy of gardeners around the world, invading vegetable patches and gobbling prize plants. CrowdScience listener Alexandre reckons he’s removed thousands of them from his garden, which got him wondering: apart from eating his garden to the core, what’s their wider role in nature? Would anyone or anything miss them if they suddenl…
 
This week’s homework is to watch new Jake Gyllenhaal film The Guilty, we’re discussing Britney Vs Spears - THERE WILL BE SPOILERS - and finally, for World Metal Health Day, we're recommending shows and films with depictions of mental health and comfort classics. The shows mentioned in this episode include: The Guilty Britney Vs Spears Crazy Ex Girl…
 
We saw your tweets, laughed at the memes, and heard everything you’ve been saying...so here we are, jumping into your feeds with a midweek bonus episode discussing the one and only global sensation Squid Game. Gena’s finished it and Tolani’s on episode 5 and we promise not to give away any major spoilers. Each week, join hosts and IRL friends, Tola…
 
In the past 18 months we have heard lots about the human immune system, as we all learn about how our bodies fight off Covid-19 and how the vaccine helps protect us. But this got listener John, in Alberta, Canada, thinking about how trees and plants respond to diseases and threats. Do they have immune systems and if so, how do they work? Do they ha…
 
This week your homework is to watch the new documentary Britney vs Spears which premiered earlier this week (September 28), we’re diving into the fascinating Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan - SPOILERS - and finally in celebration of Black History Month in the UK we will be recommending a shows with Strong Black Leads. The shows ment…
 
This year has been a weird one for UK gardeners – unpredictable spring temperatures meant flowers failed to bloom and throughout the rainy summer, slugs have been savaging salad crops. But why and when plants blossom is about more than just early cold spells and wet weather, and a listener in California has asked Crowdscience to investigate. Flower…
 
This week’s homework is to watch Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan, we’re breaking down the fantastic Season 3 of Sex Education - THERE WILL BE SPOILERS - and finally, in celebration of International Podcast Day we will be recommending a show that began life as a podcast. The shows mentioned in this episode include: Monsters Inside: T…
 
Look into my eyes. What do you see? Pupil, lens, retina… an intricate set of special tissues and mechanisms all working seamlessly together, so that I can see the world around me. Charles Darwin called the eye an ‘organ of extreme perfection’ and he’s not wrong!But if the eye is so complex and intricate, how did it evolve? One listener, Aloyce from…
 
We’re back with a brand-new season of 10/10 Would Recommend and we’re introducing an updated format! Think of it as a Netflix TV & Film Club and we’re all a part of it. From now on, each show will be split into three sections: Recommendation - what we’ll be watching for the following episode Recap - a review of the previous week’s recommendation Ro…
 
Pioneering physicist and inventor Nikolas Tesla dreamt of connecting the world up through wireless communication and power. Despite demonstrating he could transfer power short distances his longer distance experiments were considerably less successful. But CrowdScience listener, George from Ghana, wants to know if now - more than one hundred years …
 
Our connection to the night sky spans cultures and millennia: observing the stars and planets helped our ancestors navigate the world, tell stories about the constellations, and understand our place in the universe. But these days, for the vast majority of us, seeing the stars is getting harder. 80% of people live under light polluted skies, and in…
 
How we sleep is a topic of endless fascination and for some can, ironically be quite exhausting. Modern life has allowed us to invade the night, and those pesky late night work emails, social media and TV all conspire to limit our sleep or simply prevent us from a truly restful night. But if we travel back in time, did our ancestors master sleep an…
 
If you’ve ever fallen over and grazed your skin, maybe you wished it were made of stronger stuff. The tough hide of a rhinoceros or the protective armour of a stag beetle would do a better job. It’s a thought that’s been bothering CrowdScience listener Paul, who points out that our skin also suffers from acne, eczema and hives; it dries out; it bru…
 
Humans are responsible for emitting over 40 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year – and we all know that we need to reduce that figure to prevent devastating climate change. Listener Saugat wonders whether smart technology and artificial intelligence can help us do this more quickly?Green energy will go a long way to tackl…
 
Today, up to 3 billion people around the world play video games, from candy based mobile puzzles to virtual battlegrounds filled with weapons. Many people have turned to gaming during the pandemic as a way of staying connected – but what does science really say about the impact of gaming? Does playing violent video games lead to violence in the rea…
 
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. It’s a well-known phrase that we all try and follow in our day to day lives. But are our current recycling habits the best they can be? It’s a hot topic at Crowdscience - multiple listeners have contacted Crowdscience with questions about the ins and outs of recycling. We follow one listener’s food waste to a processing plan…
 
As this season of 10/10 Would Recommend draws to a close, we thought it would be churlish not to at least give a cursory nod to some of the smaller, unknown shows coming to Netflix in the last half of 2021. You know, give these shows as much of a chance of finding an audience as possible. So bear with us while we force ourselves to take a look at *…
 
As well as ‘Hit & Run’ the girls also recommended these titles, available to watch now: The Parisian Agency Flight Attendant Like Father We will see you in 2021 - have a lovely festive period and thank you for all your support. Please say hello on socials using #1010 Each week join hosts and IRL friends Tolani Shoneye (of The Receipts podcast fame)…
 
Anyone who has ever taken the Christmas lights out of the cupboard, only to discover they’re hopelessly tangled, will sympathise with this week’s listener Eric. He has a 45m garden hose that always seems to snarl up and snag when he waters his garden, and he wonders what he’s doing wrong? Marnie starts by discovering the important difference betwee…
 
You've seen the trailer, right? It. Blew. Up. A beaver talking to a devil, talking to a panda over dinner - wait, what? 'Sexy Beasts' is the most nuts dating show you've ever seen in your lives. Think 'Love is Blind' meets 'The Masked Singer' and you're still only about halfway there. In order to try and make sense of this prosthetics maker's dream…
 
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