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You know how when someone asks "How are you?" you just say "Fine,” even if you’re totally dying inside, so everyone can go about their day? “Terrible, Thanks For Asking” is the opposite of that. Nora McInerny asks real people to share their complicated and honest feelings about how they really are. It’s sometimes sad, sometimes funny, and often both. From American Public Media.
 
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 ...
 
Every generation of Americans has been faced with the same question: how should we live? Our endlessly interesting answers have created The American Story. The weekly episodes published here stretch from battlefields and patriot graves to back roads, school yards, bar stools, city halls, blues joints, summer afternoons, old neighborhoods, ball parks, and deserted beaches—everywhere you find Americans being and becoming American. They are true stories about what it is that makes America beaut ...
 
In a culture obsessed with winning, "American Loser" is the podcast that puts the spotlight firmly on second place. Comedian KP Burke and his handsome Father dive head first into the true stories of the biggest losers in American History. Our theme song is "American Loser" by the supremely talented Robert Rolfe Feddersen. All episodes recorded at A Shared Universe Podcast Studio in Eatontown, New Jersey
 
Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
GeekWire brings you the week's latest technology news, trends and insights, covering the world of technology from our home base in Seattle. Our regular news podcast features commentary and analysis from our editors and reporters, plus interviews with special guests.
 
The United States of Anxiety is a show about the unfinished business of our history, and its grip on our future. Each week, host Kai Wright invites listeners to gather for intimate conversations and deeply reported stories about the choices we’ve made as a society -- and the new choices we can imagine now. We’re learning from our past, meeting our neighbors, and sharing the joy (and the work!) of living in a plural society. Our inbox is also open for your voice memos—send them to anxiety@wny ...
 
“Can He Do That?” is The Washington Post’s politics podcast, exploring the powers and limitations of the American presidency, and what happens when they're tested. Led by host Allison Michaels, each episode asks a new question about this extraordinary moment in American history and answers with insight into how our government works, how to understand ongoing events, and the implications when branches of government collide.
 
Beyond the Lecture is a podcast from the American Academy in Berlin featuring short interviews with distinguished American thought-leaders in political science, economics, journalism and the arts. New York Office American Academy in Berlin, Inc. 14 East 60th Street, Suite 604 New York, NY 10022 USA Berlin Office American Academy in Berlin GmbH Hans Arnhold Center Am Sandwerder 17-19 14109 Berlin Germany
 
Looking for stories that might inspire you about real-life people who faced challenging odds? Or for information you might want to share with children about their history? This podcast and these stories might be for you! You can also visit our website, BlackandEducation.com, to read the stories related to these podcasts, view our books and read more articles about education.
 
Imaginary Worlds is a bi-weekly podcast about science fiction and other fantasy genres. Host Eric Molinsky talks with novelists, screenwriters, comic book artists, filmmakers, and game designers about their craft of creating fictional worlds. The show also looks at the fan experience, exploring what makes us suspend our disbelief, and what happens when that spell is broken. Fantasy worlds may be set in distant planets or parallel dimensions, but they are crafted here on Earth and on some lev ...
 
Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Preservation Foundation is a focal point for the research, archiving and raising awareness of African American Traditional Music and the Black Experience!! Our Podcast provides intellectual conversations, historical facts, and vital coverage of the African American experience that’s been shaped by our community as we work toward a more diverse media outlet, using broadcast journalism, film, and multimedia production to produce exciting, meaningful and historically a ...
 
Caring for orphaned and vulnerable children is one of the most important jobs in the world, but often people are too overwhelmed to get involved or lack the support they need to keep going. Our podcast is a place where the powerful stories of real people will inspire, encourage, and support you in your journey. Because when you thrive, children thrive.
 
Join the Smosh family as we discuss current events, YouTube drama, give our unqualified and unsolicited advice, and whatever else is on our minds with Ian Hecox and a rotating panel of Smosh cast members, coworkers, and YouTuber guests.
 
Dispatch from the Zombie Apocalypse provides a space to reckon with our demons, call out our enemies, and work together to build a better society. DZA is 100% fact-based and firmly grounded in the reality-based community; it rejects "post-truth" politics and holds everyone to account. Each episode contains suggested antidotes, as the purpose of this show is social change, not simply intellectual discourse. *DZA's host is Dr. Jason Scorse, who holds a PhD in Environmental Economics with a min ...
 
At the end of the day, what we all really need to know is that we’re not alone. The experiences of our little tribe in our little hut in our little corner of the world are not uncommon and others have traveled this path before. We find consolation and comfort in knowing that the other tribes out there are fighting the same battles, finding the same enjoyments, and taking part in the same daily rituals we are. If nothing else, the pandemic has emphasized just how important our connection with ...
 
The Sky News Daily gives you the story beyond the headline. Putting people at the heart of our storytelling with added insight and analysis from our team of specialist correspondents and expert guests, we shine a light on a topic of the day with clarity and authority. Published every weekday.
 
The Locked on Bears podcast brings you daily Chicago Bears news and analysis. Pro Football Focus analyst Lorin Cox goes in-depth on the latest out of Halas Hall and brings on expert guests from around the NFL. Join the conversation with our voicemail and text line: (312) 620-8590. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.
 
“Story in the Public Square” is a year-round initiative to study and celebrate public storytelling. It features an annual conference, lectures, awards and student contests, as well as original scholarship about public storytelling and how those stories can affect the public debate. Story in the Public Square is a partnership between the Pell Center and The Providence Journal, and is directed by visiting fellow G. Wayne Miller with Pell Center executive director Jim Ludes.
 
Stories of Sacrifice Podcast are interviews with families of our Nation's POW/MIAs who are currently buried as Unknown in our National Cemeteries or still listed as Missing in Action. These families are trying to get their MIA loved one identified through DNA. This is a production of the US POW/MIA Family Locating. Please consider supporting us!
 
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities. There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes histo ...
 
Is it best that our food is Local and Organic or Big and Conventional? Our view is “Both, and..” We don’t come to the table with a bias, except that good farming like good food comes in all shapes and sizes. Farm to Table Talk explores issues and the growing interest in the story of how and where the food on our tables is produced, processed and marketed. The host, Rodger Wasson is a food and agriculture veteran. Although he was the first of his family to leave the grain and livestock farm a ...
 
The World and Everything in It is an Apple Podcasts top 100 News program delivering essential headlines, field reporting, interviews, and expert analysis. Find original coverage you can't get elsewhere, such as a weekly overview of every Supreme Court case, biblical cultural analysis, and key international stories. This podcast is a product of listener-supported WORLD Radio, which provides sound journalism grounded in God's Word.
 
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Now that Donald Trump is gone from office, what’s next? This week on Intercepted: There are a slew of unanswered questions about the siege of the Capitol. Americans are being asked to believe that the national security apparatus — the same one that charged nearly 200 people en masse, including journalists and observers, with felony rioting when Tru…
 
This week, the World-Weary women peruse tales on the pursuit of perfection. Cassiopeia tells the Bengali fable of the Perfect Prince and his encounters with a cannibalistic demon and an extremely suspicious old man. From rampaging pottery children to rebellious golems, Violet investigates the ancient origins of the Gingerbread Man and cautions agai…
 
On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to political analyst Henry Olsen about what we might expect from Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and remembering pro-life activist Joe Scheidler, who died on Monday. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, canine empathy, and the Wednesday mo…
 
Neither Chicago Bears quarterback had a strong year overall, but neither one had great support from the players and coaches around them. Lorin Cox grades Mitch Trubisky and Nick Foles in a 2020 season they'd both like to do over. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar…
 
Joe Biden’s swearing in as the 46th president of the United States marks the start of a new era in US politics. But will it lead to a more "united" America? Only time will tell. His administration takes over at a time when the country is still very much divided and grappling with the COVID pandemic. As well as the House of Representatives, the Demo…
 
The end of the 19th Century in America, is often associated with the rise of profound social movements like the temperance movement; the women’s suffrage movement, and—more darkly—even the eugenics movement. Ernest Freeberg tells the story of the birth of the animal rights movement. Freeberg is a Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the Univers…
 
There are (many) crossroads in a relationship, but Mark is at a big one: his girlfriend Melissa wants kids, and he doesn’t. In part 1 of this story, we explore how a difficult choice becomes a simple one, and what it means to embrace life in the face of loss. Our twice-monthly newsletter features behind-the-scenes content, previews of upcoming epis…
 
Today’s podcast interview guest is Nola Nash, author of Crescent City Sin: Crescent City Series Book 2. In the Crescent City, darkness blurs the lines between sinners and saints. Having been brought back through the veil after her death, Zéolie wakes to find she’s being cared for by the mother superior. Secrets are slowly revealed as Mother Micheau…
 
Sarah Schweinsberg talks to analysts about the Trump administration’s lasting accomplishments; Esther Eaton reports on Joe Biden’s pick for Education secretary; and on The Olasky Interview, WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky talks to conservative blogger and talk show host Erik Erickson. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, disappearing Bitcoin, and …
 
The Chicago Bears shouldn't have trouble finding a solid option to replace Chuck Pagano as defensive coordinator. The challenge for Matt Nagy is picking the right one. Lorin Cox breaks down the top candidates both in-house and outside of the organization, and he makes the case for defensive line coach Jay Rodgers to get the job. Support Us By Suppo…
 
The Sinner Files are back!!! We've missed you dearly and now we're busting into 2021 and shaking off the rust with a new episode. A timely entry as we discuss everything amazing, and not so amazing, about 1995's 'The American President'. Topics include family values, campaign slogans and the inspiration for Bob Rumson. Highlights: Catch Up Trailer …
 
We are living through history right now. But how will the story of the pandemic be told in years to come? Life in 2021 may at the moment feel isolating, frustrating and gloomy, but there is the occasional promise of hope. It’s not easy. More than 2 million people across the world have now died with COVID-19. As part of a special series on the Sky N…
 
And what MLK’s uniquely Black theology can teach us about the relationship between faith and politics in 2021. Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce, dean of the Howard University School of Divinity and author of the forthcoming book “In My Grandmother's House: Black Women, Faith, and the Stories We Inherit,” walks Kai through the history of the Black Church and…
 
On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case involving free speech at college; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in …
 
Every state in the country is involved in distributing and administering the two COVID-19 vaccines now approved for use by the US. Food and Drug Administration. Each state is working with a plan that it created in consultation with the federal government. On this podcast we discuss how those plans were created, how they’ve had to change as the pand…
 
The Deshaun Watson trade rumors are heating up, but Chicago Bears fans shouldn't get their hopes up. Lorin Cox explains why a trade to Chicago is extremely unlikely. Plus, he breaks down the Bears offensive plays that the Chiefs and Saints borrowed in the divisional round of the playoffs, and he updates you on the latest news about Bears assistant …
 
The British Royal Family has been at the forefront of the campaign to tackle climate change for over 50 years. Most recently, Prince Charles announced his “Terra Carta” principles, calling on businesses to act now to tackle the climate crisis. It follows the £50m Earthshot initiative launched by Prince William to encourage people to solve sustainab…
 
Scientific advances are credited (or blamed) for food system progress (or problems) depending on food philosophies and perspectives. Yet new knowledge that comes from new scientific findings can lead to more sustainable systems that reduce waste, limit production of green house gases and feed more hungry people world wide. Some of the necessary res…
 
Twitter didn't set out to ban Donald Trump. The president gave it no choice. That's the assessment from Mike Davidson, a Seattle-based tech and media veteran who was Twitter's vice president of design from 2012 to 2016, sharing his perspective as the guest commentator on this week's show. "This was something that many employees have wanted the comp…
 
In 1954, Puerto Rican militants opened fire in the US House of Representatives, wounding five Congressmen - we hear how the assault was one of many previous attacks on American democracy. Plus, the coup attempt in Spain in 1981, India's first woman lawyer and landing a probe on Titan, one of Saturn's moons.PHOTO: Lolita Lebron and two other Puerto …
 
Turns out, there’s more than one way to run a nonprofit. In this episode of Effective Compassion, journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg explore the blueprints of ministry. They dive into org charts and business models, all in the hopes of answering one very important question: Does a ministry’s structure determine its fruit?…
 
Nick Petrie returns to the show today to talk about his new book The Breaker, the latest Peter Ash thriller. “Nonstop action at a machine gun pace. If you aren’t reading Nick Petrie, now is the time to start.”–C.J. Box Peter Ash tangles with dangerous enemies and terrifying technology in the newest thriller from bestselling author Nick Petrie. A ma…
 
Donald Trump is ending his presidency with the distinction of being the only president in American history to be impeached twice by the House of Representatives. The behaviour of his supporters in breaking into the Capitol Building, where a session was in place to certify the presidential election, has received widespread condemnation. Several peop…
 
The upcoming offseason will be pivotal for the Chicago Bears, with plenty of changes coming to the roster. Larry Dyer from Bears Talk Underground joins Lorin Cox to preview the big decisions ahead and the potential challenges of COVID-19. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to…
 
It might be difficult to remember now, but there was a time when the news wasn’t 24/7. There were morning and evening editions of the paper; the nightly news was, well, nightly; radio offered updates from time to time. But there’s a whole lot of difference between that world and today’s never-stop cavalcade of heartbreak, tragedy, excitement, and d…
 
In Wondery’s newest series, Business Movers, host Lindsay Graham dives deep into the inner workings of some of the most successful companies of all time. From the origin stories of their famed leaders to the million dollar idea that catapulted them to success, how exactly did these companies grow from an idea and a dream to multi-billion dollar cor…
 
It might be hard to believe, but there was a time when time wasn’t as exact as it is now. When people would come over on “Tuesday” rather than “Tuesday at exactly 2:30.” Ainissa Ramirez is a scientist and author of The Alchemy of Us How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another, and she tells the story of how Materials Science made time so importan…
 
On Culture Friday, Mary Reichard and Megan Basham talk to Trevin Wax about the push to censor conservative voices online; Megan Basham reviews the new Tom Hanks movie News of the World; and Myrna Brown profiles a new music project seeking racial reconciliation. Plus: edible worms, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It …
 
We have seen one of the most dramatic sets of events in US political history, but with just days left of Trump’s presidency, how will his impeachment change how the Republican party functions and how will the president be remembered? In this episode of the Sky News Daily podcast, host Dermot Murnaghan is joined by Sky’s US correspondent Sally Lockw…
 
President Trump's businesses are taking a hit, he's been impeached a second time and he might face legal challenges after he leaves office. Reporter David Fahrenthold answers questions about what’s next for Trump. Related reading and episodes One impeachment is rare. Two is unprecedented. Trump incited a mob. American Democracy suffered. Does Trump…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Fiona King Foster, author of The Captive. A rural noir about a woman on a pulse-pounding expedition to deliver a fugitive—and forced to confront her own past on the journey In a secessionist rural state that has cut itself off completely from urban centers, where living is hardscrabble and poor but “free,” Brooke H…
 
Our podcast is all about research. Every episode we investigate what scholars have discovered and why it matters. But we’re going to get meta on this episode and look at what makes this research possible—and the dangers of taking it for granted, especially during crises like the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbara Snyder, JD’80, is president of the Associat…
 
In this episode Mat McDermott speaks with Nirva Patel. Nirva is one of the executive producers of the hit documentary The Game Changers (yes, there are hit documentaries), a board member of Farm Sanctuary, and one of the leading dharmic voices for improving animal welfare and advocating for plant-based diets.…
 
Even after the Apollo program put astronauts on the moon, Mars remained out of reach. Then, in 1990, an ambitious engineer hatched an ingenious plan to send the first humans to the red planet. But will anyone at NASA buy into his idea? Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binge…
 
Agriculture was invented in no fewer than three, and probably four, places in the Americas. It went along with sedentary living and complex societies, but in complicated ways: fishing villages along the Andean coast grew into the cities of Norte Chico, but hunter-gatherers produced the first great mound complexes of the American southeast. How did …
 
Anna Johansen Brown reports on the results of a U.K. ruling that protects children from transgender treatments not easily reversed; Leigh Jones reports on this year’s list of the world’s worst persecutors, released by Open Doors; and Sarah Schweinsberg meets a concert violinist who gave up the stage to teach in small-town Iowa. Plus: commentary fro…
 
Ted Phillips and George McCaskey were out of touch in their season-ending press conference. Hear what the Chicago Bears president and chairman said about why they kept Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy, and the future direction of the team, on today's Locked On Bears podcast. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that ta…
 
The UK is immunising the elderly and most vulnerable groups first in the fight against coronavirus – with healthcare workers and carers also a priority. In Indonesia, they are doing things differently, with 18 to 59 year olds at the front of the queue. The strategy is perhaps ethically questionable, leaving those most at risk of falling seriously i…
 
Today’s author interview guest is John Burley, author of Surrender the Dead. “John Burley is a fearless talent.” — Glen Erik Hamilton, award-winning author of the Van Shaw series From the award-winning author of The Absence of Mercy comes a chilling psychological thriller about a family and community divided by tragedy, and the dark secrets that wi…
 
What happens at the U.S. and Mexico border is complex and highly debated. But no matter your opinion it doesn't change the fact that there are vulnerable women and children living there that need help. Our guest today, Alma Ruth has fully embraced that call and is using her time and resources to support the people living in these desperate circumst…
 
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