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DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments. Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the great ...
 
Dharma talks given by Gil Fronsdal and various guest speakers at the Insight Meditation Center. Each talk illuminates aspects of the Buddha's teachings. The purpose is the same that the Buddha had for his teachings, to guide us toward the end of suffering and the attainment of freedom. To learn more about the Insight Meditation Center, visit our website at https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/.
 
On November 8, 2011 at Temple Emanu El in Cleveland, Ohio, the Cleveland Chapter of ISES (International Special Events Society) hosted a very informative live event entitled "Jewish Wedding Trends". Many of Cleveland's most prominent special event professionals were in attendance for this dynamic and informative evening of learning. Rock The House recorded this event so that others may benefit from this evenings educational information. Visit our website for a taste of some of the other serv ...
 
Welcome to Strong Reception with Eli James. This podcast will cover a whole host of subjects, ranging from election reform in New York City to the history of cover songs. It's for the civic-minded, the historically curious and those who love exclaiming, "I didn't know that!" Hear a range of great interviews with those who know their stuff, and those who are trying to change stuff.
 
From Ring to Veil is a wedding planning podcast hosted by Shannon Palmer and Kim Mills. They have years of experience in the wedding industry and the podcast world. Kim and Shannon want to share their knowledge and expertise from flowers and décor to venues and photographers. Together they make the perfect team to bring all sorts of wedding planning tools, tips, and tricks as well as expert information. The knowledge and secrets shared by expert guest hosts make this the perfect place for yo ...
 
These are the weekend teachings from Timberline Old Town Church in Ft. Collins, CO. Darren Fred is the primary communicator, though there are a smattering of guests spread here and there. Also, check out the Speaking of Art segments. We love art, we love what artists have to say about art. For more info about who we are, visit timberlineoldtown.org.
 
The Iron Dread podcast has a little something for everyone. Brought to you by Chris Whittaker a High School Strength Coach & Teacher in Dexter, Michigan. This podcast looks varying topics and experiences including Strength Training, Coaching, Teaching, Music, Movies, TV shows, life lessons/Expirecences, & many more. Every guest on this show will bring something positive for the listeners to take away. Whether it be a good laugh, a new song recommendation, or some life or career lesson this s ...
 
The Upaya Dharma Podcast features Wednesday evening Dharma Talks and recordings from Upaya’s diverse array of programs. Our podcasts exemplify Upaya’s focus on socially engaged Buddhism, including prison work, end-of-life care, serving the homeless, training in socially engaged practices, peace & nonviolence, compassionate care training, and delivering healthcare in the Himalayas.
 
Iron Hides is a weird western fantasy in which the Land is alive and deadly. Our main story follows four Dogs on their never-ending Odyssey across a wide and varied landscape, doing their best to keep themselves and others alive, and mitigate the age-old conflict between humanity and nature.
 
* Available on Iphone's Podcast App, Stitcher, Podcast Addict and most free Andoid podcast apps! Just search for -> TheGameSave Welcome everyone to the TheGameSave channel! We provide gaming entertainment in the form of Podcast, Youtube videos and Streaming. Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube @thegamesave.
 
"Packed with invigorating ideas and prose, Le Fay’s novel is a nuanced exploration of feminism and its potential—for good or ill. A finely grained achievement that challenges the status quo on all fronts." "If it's cross-genre reading you seek, with vivid protagonists and unexpected involvements, then Ahe'ey is the item of choice, recommended for its fast-paced action, super-charged fantasy, and memorable protagonists."
 
The Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion (CRHESI) is an interdisciplinary, collaborative initiative led jointly by the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University and the London InterCommunity Health Centre: an unprecedented community-university partnership to impact health outcomes in London, Ontario and the surrounding area.
 
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Do we live thinking we have everything to offer? Are we willing to understand we have everything to receive? Cover Image: Vergesslicher Engel, 1939, Paul Klee Our weekly songs, readings and practices are now available in our Weekly Guide! We hope for it to be a catalyst for the movement of the Holy Spirit through our week. Sign up to receive it her…
 
The Restaurant Association is investigating claims of bullying and inappropriate behaviour by the owner of one of Christchurch's best known cafes. It's as calls mount for Sam Crofskey to be removed from the association's Hall of Fame after allegations of a 'toxic work culture' emerged. Eleisha Foon has more.…
 
A major shakeup of the rules around how DNA is used for criminal investigations is being proposed by the Law Commission. The current law is described as outdated, and doesn't properly consider human rights values, Tikanga Māori and the Treaty of Waitangi. Experts and professors say they're encouraged by the recommendations, but concerns around priv…
 
A local government expert says installing a Commissioner at the embattled Invercargill City Council is the most sensible option. The council's under increasing scrutiny after the Department of Internal Affairs requested information in August over rising tensions and serious concerns about their ability to govern. An independent governance review ye…
 
Aucklanders can expect to be paying higher water bills next year, with WaterCare reviewing its pricing as the effects of Covid-19 continue to bite. The council-controlled organisation has faced mounting costs this year with the region experiencing an ongoing drought. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the cost of additional water supplies will have to b…
 
Corrections chief custodial officer Neil Beales is defending the use of pepper spay at Auckland Women's Prison even on inmates with asthma. Beales said he could not address any of the specifics of the treatment of inmates raised by RNZ today because what happened to those prisoners was subject to an ongoing court case. But he says the use of bombin…
 
Who owns the DNA that you leave on your abandoned coffee mug or a discarded cigarette butt? And should police be able to use samples provided to those website that help you trace your family tree? The 25-year-old law controlling how DNA is used in criminal investigations is now out of step with scientific advances and modern thinking on human right…
 
The Workplace Relations Minister isn't ruling out lifting the minimum wage in line with the living wage. A new report from the Helen Clark Foundation and the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research is calling for the increase, saying it would boost productivity and create a more inclusive economy. Here's political reporter Yvette McCullough.…
 
New Zealand au pair agencies say they will go under unless the government gives them an exemption to bring in overseas workers, which they say allows essential employees like nurses and doctors to do their jobs. Three agencies normally bring in about 1000 live-in childcare workers a year, mainly from Europe. But in 2020 they have not been able to b…
 
A former Dunedin doctor found guilty of killing teenager Amber-Rose Rush continues to deny he was the murderer. Venod Skantha was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 19 years in March. However he's taken a case to the Court of Appeal against his conviction and sentence. Jonathan Mitchell has been in court.…
 
After weeks of defiance, or some would argue, denial, Donald Trump has started making steps towards conceding defeat. He has authorised the federal agency that handles the transition of power to allow President Elect Joe Biden access to resources. The Trump campaign's legal efforts to overturn the election have almost entirely failed in key battleg…
 
A human rights lawyer says Corrections appears to have broken the law by keeping two women in a segregation unit at Auckland Women's Prison for four months in conditions likened to those of caged animals. Prisoners usually stay two weeks in the unit, known as the pound, and the law sets out rules that need to be followed to keep them in longer - ru…
 
The government is looking to conscript the Reserve Bank to help check the skyrocketing price of housing in New Zealand. The central bank's been copping some blame as cheap credit driven by record low interest fuels the overheated market. Governor Adrian Orr has been pushing back, saying the bank's been acting to its main mandate - inflation and sus…
 
There are calls for action over sorcery killings in Bougainville in Papua New Guinea and there's concern police aren't doing enough. Earlier this month, two men in the Bana district were hacked to death by members of a rival clan - who claimed the men used sorcery against them. Worldwatch reporter, Perlian Lau, spoke to Don Wiseman from RNZ Pacific…
 
A former Dunedin doctor convicted of murdering teenager Amber-Rose Rush continues to maintain his innocence and claims there has been a miscarriage of justice. Venod Skantha was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 19 years in March. At trial, the jury heard Skantha stabbed the 16-year-old to death in her bed in Februa…
 
The Government isn't ruling out lifting the minimum wage to the level of the living wage, which currently stands at $22.10. A new report from the Helen Clark Foundation and the Institute of Economic Research says the increase would boost productivity and create a more inclusive economy. Labour has committed to making the minimum wage $20 an hour ne…
 
The government has ruled out transferring all power and resources from Oranga Tamariki to Māori, as recommended by the Children's Commission in a bid to transform the Ministry. The Commission has called for transformational changes to enable a by-Māori, for-Māori approach, which keeps children in the care of whānau. The report follows several inqui…
 
The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has described reports of prisoners being gassed in their cells by pepper spray at Auckland Women's prison as disturbing. The government is asking for more information about conditions at the prison after RNZ revealed accounts of punitive treatment. They include instances where two inmates, who were kept in a segr…
 
The Law Commission is calling for the complete overhaul of how DNA is obtained, used and retained for criminal investigations. The review, which the Government asked for in 2016, has revealed significant gaps in the current law, including insufficient independent oversight and a failure to accommodate human rights values, tikanga Māori and te Tirit…
 
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