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They're weird and sometimes frightening. They've been spotted in our forests, our oceans and even in our cities. Are they in your neighbourhood? Rarely seen or photographed, some dispute that they even exist at all... They're Megan and Paddy, and they want to talk to you about Cryptids.
 
An irreverent podcast out every fortnight with writer and political commentator Ben Kelly and his long-suffering friend Mat Walker. Over a few drinks these fed up, nearly middle-aged dads discuss current affairs and social issues before veering off course and bollocking on about their jaded, pandemic tainted lives and unravelling minds. Previously known as The Sceptic Isle Podcast.
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
Twice a week the New Statesman politics team - Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea - discuss the latest in UK politics. From Boris Johnson's latest battle with backbenchers to the machinery behind the Labour Party's opposition attack lines, this is the debrief you need to understand what's really happening in Westminster and beyond. New episodes Tuesday and Friday. Send your questions at youaskus.co.uk.
 
The Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast is a weekly presentation where practitioners can get evidence-based drug therapy content that is practical, entertaining and promotes healthy scepticism. In essence, we are the Medication Mythbusters. We present information that is useful and relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals, and that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day practice. The podcast is presented by Dr. James McCormack, Profe ...
 
Gay? Lesbian? Skeptical? Check out "Reality Check!" "Reality Check" is a radio show hosted by Tony Pitman and broadcast on JOY 94.9 FM in Melbourne, Australia. Each episode, "Reality Check" brings you a round-up of LGBT world news and a movie review, plus a heavy dose of critical thinking and skeptical analysis of pseudoscience and the paranormal. Psychics, ghosts, UFOs, astrology, diets, alternative medicines and much more all come under the critical eye.
 
A walkthrough of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation with pastor Justin Thomas. Grow in your understanding of the message of the Scriptures and your ability to read it for yourself. Whether you think of yourself as a student of the Bible, a Christian who just wants to know God better, or a sceptic who wants to explore Christianity, Verse/Verse was created with you in mind.
 
A sceptic. A paranoiac. A criminal. A migrant. A hostage. Minola Theatre presents BEGOTTEN, a five-part audio drama by award-winning playwright Bianca Butler Reynolds. Join us each week as we meet five generations of women: Alice, Eileen, Clea, Hazel and Laoise. Hear a century of their stories, encompassing grief, war, sanity, loss and revenge. Listen as they grapple with powerful questions about heredity, and what is passed down family lines. Are we doomed to make the same mistakes our pare ...
 
It's the Toad Show. The sexiest paranormal comedy show on the planet. From UFOs to fail Trolls, you never know where this show will go next. Toad is your host with co-hosts Dougie Slapp, Sexy Linda, and regulars Charn Parker, Monarca, Chewy & Mary, Joe The Sceptic, abductee Adam, The Drunken Christmas, Easter, Tooth Fairy guy, Gay Whore Johnson, John and Maximus. UFO stories, Psychic readings, Sex fights, shameless pwnage, stupid news, and fail vids. Season 1 is set to kick off, so strap in ...
 
A weekly conversation about politics and current events, international affairs, history, art, books, and the natural world, to illuminate the issues faced by society and explore them in new ways – presented by Amy Mullins. The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion
 
A show discussing all the interesting and slightly weird things people believe in! From religion and vegan diets to asking the big questions, like, can we really contact the dead? In each episode I'll be chatting to an expert or a funny guest discussing a belief thats close to their heart. If you want to know if Psychics are fake and hear me have a live reading or learn if sleep is really that important, this is the Podcast for you! You can also support the podcast here! : https://www.patreo ...
 
A Curious Worldview is an interview podcast featuring a whole manner of incredibly interesting guests from far and wide. The theme is likely to vary from episode to episode however it will always be on a topic that is an extension of my interests. Those interests of which you will find at atlasgeographica.com Hosted by Ryan Faulkner-Hogg -atlasgeographica.com - And join my newsletter - the absolute best you can do for me! https://atlasgeographica.com/subscribe/Pump Your Juice Into The Algori ...
 
The Economist unlocks the science, data and politics behind the most ambitious inoculation programme the world has ever seen. Alok Jha, The Economist’s science correspondent, hosts with Natasha Loder, our health-policy editor. Each week our reporters and data journalists join them in conversation, along with scientists around the world. They inject the perfect dose of insight and analysis into the global effort to escape the pandemic.
 
A group of friends get together once a month thanks to the wonder of modern technology to discuss one topic. That topic can come in the form of either a question, a subject, a claim, or a statement. The thing is, only one of us knows what that topic is going to be. That person shall henceforth be known as the Dimbleby. (It's a long story.) The Dimbleby has two topics in their pocket. They tell us the first one and then the rest of us have the opportunity to veto it based on a majority vote. ...
 
A film discussion podcast with trivia, quizzes and chat about your favourite actors and actresses. Our toy bingo machine chooses the person, we discuss their filmography and try to convince film-sceptic Sophie to watch one of their best movies, to be reviewed the following episode. Join us - Tony, Jordan, Jon and Sophie for a chinwag about cinema.
 
The Brain Exchange is an Australian made podcast starring the multi-talented and adored Ben and Michael. The podcast focusses on a broad range of topics under the general heading of "Scepticism, Nerd Culture and Humour". We discuss atheism/scepticism-related content, generally rip into religion, pseudoscience and other such nonsense. As self proclaimed nerds, internet and geek culture are also regular topics of discussion. However, most importantly, we never journey far from a few laughs and ...
 
Have you ever considered what being conscious actually means? By choosing to live in a particular state are you consenting to be subject to all its laws? For some there’s an assumption that philosophy might not be relevant to modern life but Dr. Nigel Warburton, senior lecturer in Philosophy at The Open University argues that many of us today are faced with philosophical questions such as these as we live our lives in the twenty first century. In this collection we ask academics to discuss t ...
 
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All adults in America are now eligible for a covid-19 vaccine. Around 30% of those polled in the country, however, are hesitant to take the jab. A shortage of vaccines will soon become a shortage of arms. What is the best way to persuade reluctant citizens to get inoculated? We speak to Heidi Larson, anthropologist at the London School of Hygiene a…
 
As a much in-demand actor, David Oyelowo OBE can’t say ‘yes’ to every film he’s offered. So how does he decide which projects to take on? His answer is simple: “As a Christian, I don’t really do films that don’t have some kind of message to them.” In this interview with Sam Hailes, David explains how God became real to him, what it was like playing…
 
Read This As An Article Instead! 🎙️- https://atlasgeographica.com/irina-slav/ Irina Slav is a freelance writer for many organisations and an expert on oil, energy, geopolitics and more. Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - https://atlasgeographica.com/subscribe/​​ ----- Time Stamps 00:00 - Introduction 03:05 - Do We Still Need The Oil Exploration Busines…
 
From voting rights to climate change, companies are under pressure to speak out—is it wise to mix business and politics? Also, China’s state control over tech giants like Ant Group is growing. Trillions of dollars in market value are at stake. And, as crypto-marketplace Coinbase prepares to list and bitcoin’s value surges, we take a look at the cur…
 
What does it take for life to get going in our universe? Is there intelligence in the stars or right under our nose? Renowned astrophysicist Paul Davies chats to Oxford Professor of Mathematics John Lennox. A popular science author, Davies’ book ‘The Eerie Silence’ examines the likelihood of the universe producing life elsewhere. John Lennox is a C…
 
An apparent act of sabotage at an Iranian nuclear site, blamed on Israel, has complicated the prospect of America returning to the 2015 nuclear deal; we ask what happens next. Many of Europe’s public-service broadcasters are being squeezed by populist movements and illiberal governments. How to keep them independent? And an effort to translate Latv…
 
Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss what the Greensill lobbying scandal means for British politics, and why the problem isn't going away. Then, in You Ask Us, they take your questions on the national response to the death of Prince Philip: is modern Britain ready for the death of Queen Elizabeth II? Plus: introducing our new Scott…
 
All adults in America are now eligible for a covid-19 vaccine. Around 30% of those polled in the country, however, are hesitant to take the jab. A shortage of vaccines will soon become a shortage of arms. What is the best way to persuade reluctant citizens to get inoculated? We speak to Heidi Larson, anthropologist at the London School of Hygiene a…
 
As the country wrestles with another covid-19 wave, the battle to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel is building. We look at the political and epidemiological races. Prince Philip was a loyal consort to Britain’s queen for seven decades; our correspondent recalls meeting him at a difficult time for the family. And why Kenyans are at last indulging in…
 
Comedian and Political Scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy came over to talk to standup comedian @Ari Shaffir about her time being a circus performer in Shanghai, China. That is correct. It’s one of the more interesting episodes of Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank you’re ever going to hear. Andrea made me miss Shanghai. Even though I’m traveling right now, this …
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, riding high in a workers’ world, the Amazon effect on live sport (9:45) and even transience is mutating (17:35). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffer See acast.com/pr…
 
Category: Farsi -- Series: Individual Sermons Exodus 2/خر�ج 2 - God knows what he is doing/خدا �� دا�د �� �� ک�د (Aladair Walker) (The Tron Church Glasgow)By Aladair Walker
 
Category: Farsi -- Series: Individual Sermons Exodus 2/خر�ج 2 - God knows what he is doing/خدا �� دا�د �� �� ک�د (Aladair Walker) (The Tron Church Glasgow)By Aladair Walker
 
TikTok star Zach Pincince lost his faith after developing a career in hypnotism and growing doubts about whether Jesus rose again. He engages with Christian evangelist and stage illusionist Bryan Drake on whether religious belief is down to our suggestibility and debates the evidence for the resurrection. For Zach Pincince: https://www.tiktok.com/@…
 
American house prices have risen more steeply during the pandemic than at any time in the last 15 years. Buyers are swapping big cities for suburbs and smaller, sunnier cities in the South and Mountain West. How might this reshuffle change America's politics? In this episode we’ll take the temperature of the global housing boom, find out how highwa…
 
The ostensible reason for continuing clashes relates to a well-attended funeral. But the terms of Brexit have raised tempers, inflaming centuries-old tensions; we ask what might calm them. Alexei Navalny’s condition is worsening in prison: does it really serve the Kremlin’s interests to let him perish? And “poetry slams” are a welcome release in th…
 
On today's episode of the New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea look at Keir Starmer's first year leading the Labour party and offer their assessment of his performance. Then, in You Ask Us, they take your question on whether the recent violence in Northern Ireland was inevitable. Subscribing to the New Statesman help…
 
Steve Anglesey is back to shine a light on another week in politics. This week he's joined by Irish journalist Matt Cooper and former FT correspondent Ben Fenton to discuss the violence in Northern Ireland, the politics of fairness, and the demise of political standards in the 21st century. Plus, more entrants are inducted into the Hall of Shame. P…
 
What can a travel writer learn from staying at home? Anne McElvoy asks the prolific travel author Paul Theroux about the virtues of being homebound during the pandemic. The author of "Under the Wave at Waimea" reveals that his friend and one-time foe V.S. Naipaul inspired a character in his new book about big-wave surfing in Hawaii. Also, verbal fe…
 
British and European regulators have addressed a possible link with blood clots. Expect more rare side-effects to emerge; what seems clear for now is that the vaccine’s benefits outweigh any risks. A new analysis shows that a racist American film from 1915 left a long legacy of racial violence. And a shady history of the function and fashion of sun…
 
Rapper/Record Producer Big K.R.I.T. jumps inside Ahman Green's Gamers Lounge this week. K.R.I.T. may be known for his beats but he is diving head first into the gaming world! COD, Apex Legends, and NBA2K are his games of choice and as he tells us he's ready to drop an "L" on anyone who wants to stream with him! All kidding aside we find out how K.R…
 
Ben and Mat learn how the pandemic has played out in the Czech Republic. Our man in the know, and good friend Sam Pearson-Moore guides us through his experience there over the past year. How similar has it been to our waking nightmare in the UK? Warning: this episode also doubled up as a reunion of sorts and thus entails some not very sober discour…
 
Hospitals routinely measure patients' blood-oxygen levels to determine the severity of covid-19. Why do these and other medical devices and treatments work less well for non-white people and women? Also, if you can have microwave ovens—why not microwave boilers for central heating? And, we explore how bees run vaccination campaigns too. Kenneth Cuk…
 
Estimates suggest that last year’s rise in murder rates was the greatest in perhaps half a century, reversing a long decline; we ask what is behind it. Amid Europe’s woefully slow vaccine rollouts, Serbia stands out as an unlikely success story. And the pandemic’s natural experiment on the ideal number of working hours. For full access to print, di…
 
The pandemic has fuelled an explosion of unemployment and a transformation in how many people work, especially in richer countries. We consider the many reasons for optimism about the labour market and the prospects for working from home. And, we talk to David Autor, a labour economist at MIT, about the effect of covid-19 on automation. Simon Long …
 
On today's episode of the New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities' report and whether they can find coherence in its findings and proposals. Then, in You Ask Us, they take your question on the latest polling ahead of the Hartlepool by-election. Subscribing to the New…
 
Pressure on the king’s half-brother may represent a mere family feud, but Prince Hamzah’s complaints resonate with the country’s people. We ask what will happen next. Study the fast-growing list of India’s billionaires: who has joined it and who has left are signs of the country’s shifting economy. And an indigenous group’s tall order in Vancouver’…
 
More than a billion doses of covid-19 vaccine have been made. Now comes the hard part: ensuring every country in the world has access to them. Can distribution be made more equitable? Alok Jha and Natasha Loder are joined by Edward Carr, The Economist’s deputy editor, and Sondre Solstad, senior data journalist. With Seth Berkley of GAVI, the Vaccin…
 
More than a billion doses of covid-19 vaccine have been made. Now comes the hard part: ensuring every country in the world has access to them. Can distribution be made more equitable? Alok Jha and Natasha Loder are joined by Edward Carr, The Economist’s deputy editor, and Sondre Solstad, senior data journalist. With Seth Berkley of GAVI, the Vaccin…
 
Ian Fidance and I took a drive down to New Jersey and talked and laughed about his weird level of sexuality. He’s got some unique views on sex and love and whether or not he’s gay. I assumed he was at least bi but he doesn’t agree. It’s a fun driving episode that I’m gonna do more of. I think the last one I did like this was with Duncan Trussell ta…
 
The Biden administration’s early moves suggest no “reset” in relations; we recall a time when the game of ping-pong brought the countries back to the table. Although economics has transformed in the past quarter-century, the way it is taught has not; we examine efforts to rewrite the textbooks. And a forgotten album by British-Pakistani teenagers g…
 
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