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Stephen Dubner (co-author of the Freakonomics book series) and research psychologist Angela Duckworth (author of Grit) really like to ask people questions, and came to believe there’s no such thing as a stupid one. So they made a podcast where they can ask each other as many “stupid questions” as they want. New episodes each week. No Stupid Questions is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
Delivered before breakfast, The Economist Morning Briefing tells you what’s on the global agenda in the coming day, what to look out for in business, finance and politics and, most importantly, what to make of it. Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions, including the full Economist Morning Briefing: https://www.economist.com/briefingoffer Digital subscribers to The Economist should log in at https://briefing.economist.com for access to the full ...
 
Actor/comedian Connor Ratliff (The Chris Gethard Show, UCB, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) embarks upon a quest to solve a very stupid mystery that has haunted him for two decades: why Tom Hanks fired him from a small role in the 2001 HBO mini-series, Band Of Brothers.
 
The Economist unlocks American politics, tackling a new theme each week and digging into the data, ideas, and history shaping the country at this dramatic moment. John Prideaux, The Economist's US editor, hosts with Charlotte Howard, New York bureau chief, and Washington correspondent Jon Fasman. Correspondents from across the US and the rest of the world plus expert guests - politicians, pollsters, professors - join the in-depth reporting and discussion every Friday.
 
The creators of Welcome to Night Vale Jeffrey Cranor and Joseph Fink believe the only bad writing is not writing. Start With This is a podcast gone creativity playground designed to put your ideas in motion. Each episode centers around a writing topic. Then they give listeners two short assignments: something to consume and something to create. Make something—anything. Then make something else.
 
Whether you’re curious about getting healthy, the Big Bang or the science of cooking, find out everything you need to know in under 30 minutes with Instant Genius. The team behind BBC Science Focus Magazine talk to world-leading experts to bring you a bite-sized masterclass on a new subject each week. Then when you’ve mastered the basics with Instant Genius. Dive deeper with Instant Genius Extra, where you’ll find longer, richer discussions about the most exciting ideas in the world of scien ...
 
How would you describe a world you’ve never seen? Blind Guy Travels invites you into life without sight. Join host Matthew Shifrin as he experiences a Marx Brothers comedy, crafts a TED Talk, and then a Hinge profile, collaborates with LEGO to develop instructions for blind builders, and prepares for college graduation. Blind Guy Travels is written and performed by Matthew Shifrin, and produced and sound-designed by Ian Coss. It’s a production of PRX’s Radiotopia and part of Radiotopia Prese ...
 
The Orphans is a cinematic sci-fi audio drama about survival in a harsh universe: castaways on a hostile world, A.I.s with unprecedented emotions, strangers who share faces, love and loss in a far-flung future. Each season explores a new vantage point in an ever-expanding and inter-connected galaxy!
 
The LISK (Long Island Serial Killer) investigation began in May 2010 with the disappearance of sex worker Shannan Gilbert. In the following months, Suffolk County Police uncovered human remains from nine more murders, including those of the "Gilgo 4", all sex workers whose bodies were disposed of similarly. Inspired by the New York Times best-selling book "Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery", follow the series as it’s told through previously unheard interviews with family members, frie ...
 
Reason presents a libertarian-themed debate series recorded monthly before a live audience in New York City. Moderated by former Barron’s Economics Editor Gene Epstein, the Soho Forum features Nobel prize winners, radical thinkers, and other public intellectuals facing off over the future of abortion, bitcoin, electric vehicles, government debt, illegal drugs, robotics, sex work, and other controversial topics.
 
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
An Emergency Medicine Podcast. Started over breakfast in 2016, three friends (Drew, Tanner and Andy) along with the occasional guest talk about all things emergency medicine with a focus on #MoreThanMedicine conversations cover the things you don't learn in medical school and residency, but need to know to be a high functioning Doc. Visit our website www.emovereasy.com for more details.
 
Hosted by Daniel Scott, EM Student works to bring interviews of industry and academic leaders by discussing trends, topics, and issues that affect emergency managers, first responders, military, higher education, public safety, communications, disaster volunteer organizations, public health, humanitarian groups, NGOs, professionals, students, and researchers. Please continue to listen and interact with EM Weekly, without which EM Student would not exist. All EM Student content is free with t ...
 
Famous scandals, true crime, celeb dramas, conspiracy theories, politics, amazing people throughout history... if it's an incredible story, hilarious hosts Comedian Rosie Waterland and Jacob Stanley will tell you about it without bogging you down with any of the boring bits. You'll get just the gist of what you need to know - only get the juiciest, most entertaining details (you know, the ones that make you look very smart and interesting when you repeat them at a dinner party).
 
To The Best Of Our Knowledge is a nationally-syndicated, Peabody award-winning public radio show that dives headlong into the deeper end of ideas. We have conversations with novelists and poets, scientists and software engineers, journalists and historians, filmmakers and philosophers, artists and activists — people with big ideas and a passion to share them. For more from the TTBOOK team, visit us at ttbook.org.
 
Podcasting icons Julie Klausner (Difficult People) and Tom Scharpling (The Best Show) team up for a fun show where they have fun and you have fun and everybody has fun. Each week, Tom and Julie careen through the best and worst of pop culture, giving the business to blockhead celebrities, rescuing shoddy podcasts, exploring obscure American subcultures, watching clips from the classics (The Munsters, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, etc), and hanging out with amazing guests, all in the name of keepi ...
 
Sharyl Attkisson is a nonpartisan investigative journalist, five-time Emmy Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow award for investigative reporting. She is author of three best sellers: "Slanted," "The Smear" and "Stonewalled." She is host of the Sunday morning national TV news program “Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson,” which feeds to 43 million U.S. TV households on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CW and Telemundo affiliates. It focuses on fearless, original, factual investigative and ac ...
 
Cinematic Universe is a podcast all about superhero and comic book movies and TV. Each episode, we look at one movie or show and find out more about the comics behind the screen. Along the way we run through the latest news across the genre, recommend related reading to explore, and pitch our not-always-entirely-serious ideas for future superhero films. From Iron Man to The Dark Knight, from Scott Pilgrim to Spider-Man, from The Incredibles to Howard the Duck, everything across the entire ci ...
 
Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
Welcome to a podcast about English as a foreign language. Listen to two experienced teachers discussing the most important topics for both teachers and students. Each week they'll cover teaching techniques and learning tips. Whether you're up at the board, or behind the desk, you'll get something from Gav and Em's: How To English Podcast. Find them on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter/YouTube #howtoenglishpod Show your support here: https://ko-fi.com/howtoenglishpod
 
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This week on the podcast I am talking to Katie Casey, Communications Manager for the City of Oxnard, CA. Katie has been working in Public Relations for over 15 years, and has been working in communications at the municipal level since 2014. Katie is a communications professional, currently working on obtaining additional training in Emergency Manag…
 
Recently, we’ve explored how violence can affect our patients. Now, let’s how explore how we as emergency medicine providers are affected by violence in our own department. In part I of this two part series, we talk with UC Davis ED Charge Nurse and Assistant Nurse Manager, Brian Stroben, about workplace violence - what it is, how it affects us, an…
 
Welcome everybody! Hello to all our new and returning listeners. For the summer Gav & Em are releasing fortnightly shows to share their knowledge on EFL teaching, introduce some awesome guest speakers and share some incredible music. The topic for this episode is idioms, which will leave you with a whole slew of new terms. This week's show also fea…
 
We complete our look at 30 years of Sonic the Hedgehog games and great music from said games! This time we're covering the most memorable titles from 2004 to now, finding that Sonic games went from wildly experimental (sometimes too much) to wildly nostalgic (also sometimes too much), but they never failed to be interesting, and never failed to off…
 
Tom and Julie are joined by writer Cinco Paul (Schmigadoon!, Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets) to watch the BIGGEST movies they've never seen! Julie watches Rocky. Tom watches Mary Poppins. Cinco watches Fight Club. Brett watches Titanic. Plus Risky Business, Bob Seger, Men in Black memory sticks, the Fauci Ouchie, Lauren Boebert's baseball c…
 
Archaeological evidence shows that ancient people ate carbs, long before domesticated crops. While the idea that early humans subsisted mainly on meat persists, archaeologists are increasingly understanding that ancient people have actually long been in love with carbs, even before the advent of agriculture. This is an audio version of our feature:…
 
The phrase “too much on my plate” and word “busy” are pervasive in modern discourse. But does it have to be so? We certainly didn’t start out that way as children! In this episode, Dr. Christina Shenvi walks us through the path to clear our ‘schedule plates’ and open space in our lives, get un-busy, and conquer the email inbox. Listen on: iTunes Sp…
 
Robert Reffkin had a hard time fitting in when he was growing up: raised by a single mom in Berkeley California, he was both bi-racial and Jewish, and had to learn to "feel comfortable with being uncomfortable." Even though he was a self-described C student, he was admitted to Columbia and landed a series of prestigious investment banking jobs, but…
 
Want to experience the greatest in board studying? Check out our interactive question bank podcast- the FIRST of its kind here: https://emrapidbombs.supercast.tech "Everybody counts or nobody counts". The motto of Harry Bosch is strong in this episode as we discuss how to best manage patients with opioid overdose in the ED. How to best approach the…
 
Dr Matthew Walker, professor of neuroscience, tells us about how sleep evolved and what happens when we don’t get enough. Once you’ve mastered the basics with Instant Genius, dive deeper with Instant Genius Extra, where you’ll find longer, richer discussions about the most exciting ideas in the world of science and technology. Only available on App…
 
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