Best Skeptic podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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A comedy podcast to help better understand humanity and also to make fart jokes.
 
A skeptical look at conspiracy theories. Site: www.yrad.com/cs
 
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Data Skeptic
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Data Skeptic is a data science podcast exploring machine learning, statistics, artificial intelligence, and other data topics through short tutorials and interviews with domain experts.
 
The Mystic-Skeptic Radio Show/Podcast asks the tough questions and explores different alternatives to today’s pressing issues, theories or enigmas. The podcast is devoted to the exploration of all things mystical, philosophical, scientific, political conspiratorial, and cosmic. Join us in an exploration of the mystic-skeptic mind-space You can visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mystic-and-the-Skeptic/1509946599296195?ref=hl or watch our youtube channel: https://www.y ...
 
Schooling Paranormal "Experts"
 
Extended and extra material for people that like Data Skeptic.
 
BSP: Believer Skeptic Podcast is a podcast where two idiots debate the Belief and Skepticism of different phenomena. They will cover topics that fall under different categories such as cryptozoology, the supernatural, spiritualism and more. While sipping Booze or Spirits one host will state the reason he or other people Believe in the chosen topic and the other host will state the reason he or other people are Skeptics. There will be a lot of fun, humor, and sometimes some insightful informa ...
 
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Data Skeptic
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Data Skeptic is a data science podcast exploring machine learning, statistics, artificial intelligence, and other data topics through short tutorials and interviews with domain experts.
 
Building a bridge for skeptics across Europe
 
Mystic-Skeptic Media Presents: Raiders of the Unknown Podcast. Our new show focuses on religious history and biblical theology. We are researchers who dig through scholarship, archeology, history and the supernatural to find the discernible truth of some of the most enigmatic subjects in human history. David Daniel Gonzalez is a volunteer radio producer and host of Mystic-Skeptic Radio show/podcast which addresses popular culture, politics and philosophy. Since 2015 he has worked in the fiel ...
 
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Skeptical Slavs
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We're two Macedonian friends talking about a few subjects we're passionate about, ranging from the scientific method to fallacies and biases.This is a podcast in Macedonian that is oriented towards informing the populace to be better voters, thinkers or persons.Embark on an epic journey of enlightenment and learn some fascinating stuff every week.If you like the show, gives a like or comment on Youtube.
 
What if the government actually did cover something up in Roswell? What if yetis exist and are just really shy? What if super-intelligent lizards are wearing human skin suits, influencing international affairs and recording podcasts? Conspiracy theories are cool because they appeal to our evolved logical human brains and our stupid mammal idiot brains. So join comedian and skeptic Katelyn Hempstead as her brilliant friends try to convince her of these and many other conspiracy theories.
 
This Podcast features the real paranormal experiences from people like yourself! RPA provides engaging interviews with mediums, psychics, authors, investigators and so much more! We explore into the realm of Demonic Activity, Shadow People, Possession, Cursed Objects, Haunted Houses and more! Packed with content and with very little "filler". Aaron Hunter hosts the show and was a complete skeptic until he experienced his own paranormal event in 2010. Now he brings people's own experiences fr ...
 
A podcast dedicated to the sentiments of a secular, sarcastic, screwed up Southern SJW and skeptic.
 
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Spooky.
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Join comedian/filmmaker Chris L. Dillon and actor/comedian Shane K. Witte as they tackle the stories of fear and horror throughout the world with a skeptic perspective.
 
A Skeptic and a Seeker in conversation about matters of god, religion, morality, and other things that matter.
 
Explore controversial science with leading researchers and their critics... the leading source for intelligent skeptic-versus-believer debate...
 
Coming at you from the Fraser Valley in beautiful BC, focuses on secular humanism, skeptical thinking, positive atheism and all that good stuff.
 
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Skeptics' Corner
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Discussion on current issues that affect the skeptic community. We like to discuss issues regarding religion, politics, human rights issues, bogus product claims, social trends, and anything else that seems a little outside of reality.
 
Ghosts, angels, spirit, psychic mediumship, intuition, consciousness....these are just a few of the things we love to talk about. Whether you're a (polite) skeptic or a believer, we're happy to have you here!
 
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Maybe God
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What do you believe? That we're here because random things happen in the universe, without reason or cause, and over a span of 14 billion years, life as we know it was bound to just happen . . . eventually? Or maybe there is a purpose. Maybe there is a hidden meaning behind existence. Maybe life isn’t a matter of cosmic chance. Maybe God made us. On this weekly podcast, skeptic-at-heart Eric Huffman of The Story Houston talks to artists, politicians, business moguls, prisoners, theologians, ...
 
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Yardie Skeptics
Monthly
 
A lively talk show dealing with themes of skepticism, critical thinking, science, secularism, and public affairs from the perspective of two Jamaican "Yardies": Clive Forrester and Hilaire Sobers.
 
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Sacred Skeptics
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What if C.S. Lewis and Jon Stewart had a love child? We like to think of our podcast as an attempt to embody the best that these men have to offer: uncommon insight and stinging wit. We engage current events, cultural issues and answer spiritual questions. If you don’t like sarcasm, this isn’t the podcast for you. New episodes drop every Wednesday and Thursday. Listen and subscribe.
 
Exploring the odd, the obscure, and the unexplainable. Somewhat Skeptical team: Elizabeth, Donta, and our producer Grace.
 
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical ABC newsman who had a panic attack live on Good Morning America, which led him to something he always thought was ridiculous: meditation. He wrote the bestselling book, "10% Happier," started an app -- "10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics" -- and now, in this podcast, Dan talks with smart people about whether there's anything beyond 10%. Basically, here's what this podcast is obsessed with: Can you be an ambitious person and still strive for enligh ...
 
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Occult Knowledge
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The name says it all. We explore information that is hidden from the general public view but without deviating from critical scientific skepticism.
 
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On the Media
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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
The foundations of modern skepticism and objective thinking are thought to be rooted in the philosophy of Rene Descartes, the French mathematician, philosopher and writer. This great sixteenth century thinker also gave us theories on mind-body dualism and the concept of ethics as the highest form of science. He is considered the Father of Modern Western Philosophy. His theories also led to the emancipation of humanity from the doctrine that the Church is the sole authority over Man and led t ...
 
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By The Book
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By The Book is half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.Jolenta is a contributor to the BBC, WNYC, and Risk! She's also a Moth story slam winner. You've probably heard her funny stories on a podcast before. Kristen is a producer with Panoply and former co-host of ...
 
A futures trader and Bitcoin skeptic
 
A podcast that takes a skeptical and sometimes sarcastic view of the mass media and government propaganda news.
 
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Freethought Radio
Weekly
 
A weekly show by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Slightly irreverent views, news, music and interviews.
 
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies and controversies. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality - Produced by SGU Productions, LLC: http://www.theskepticsguide.org
 
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On the Media
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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net
 
Classic sermons by Tim Keller, Pastor Emeritus of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and NY Times best-selling author of "The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism." For the latest sermons and additional resources, please visit www.GospelinLife.com
 
Are you looking for a refreshing spin on Spirituality? enLIGHTenUP is an unconventional podcast of three friends and guests sharing informative, fun and sometimes off-the-wall conversations about spiritual topics ranging from Ascension Symptoms, The Event, UFO’s, The Matrix, Astral Travel, Self-Healing, Extraterrestrials, Light Language, Kundalini Awakening, Akashic Records, God, and so much more!Unlike other podcasts, we provide fringe and skeptical viewpoints on all topics. Regardless of w ...
 
Hillbilly Horror Stories is a mostly paranormal show hosted by stand up comedian Jerry Paulley and his wife Tracy. They touch on all things eerie including true stories behind your favorite horror movies, Rock n Roll and the occult, unsolved mysteries and creepy true crime. Serious enough for the true paranormal fan but funny enough for the skeptics! Proud member of Dark Myths Collective.
 
Technology news and analysis for IT professionals delivered with a healthy dose of skepticism. Grab some coffee and a virtual donut, and keep up with everything that's happening in IT.
 
Join the scrappy, skeptical and generally well-intentioned Adweek team for a weekly discussion of creativity, marketing, media, technology and all the amazing things that are probably just ads for something else.
 
The podcast that explains why so many people believe ridiculous conspiracy theories.
 
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Power Problems
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Power Problems is a bi-weekly podcast from the Cato Institute. Hosts Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford offer a skeptical take on U.S. foreign policy, and discuss today’s big questions in international security with guests from across the political spectrum. Podcast Hashtag: #FPPowerProblems.
 
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Point of Inquiry
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Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features in-depth discussions with leading scientists, researchers, and writers.
 
Life, the Universe, & Everything Else is a monthly show that delves into issues of science, critical thinking, and secular humanism. We try not to take ourselves too seriously.
 
Amateur Tarot Pod is the ONLY podcast where two non-mystical hosts use the power of the Tarot to answer YOUR burning questions. It’s an advice show! It’s a showcase of skeptical woo woo dilettantes! It’s arguably a comedy podcast!
 
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Guaranteed Success
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A skeptic and a true believer share lively discussions and debates.
 
Technology news and analysis for IT professionals delivered with a healthy dose of skepticism. Grab some coffee and a virtual donut, and keep up with everything that's happening in IT.
 
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Reality Check
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Critical thinking, news and film
 
A fellowship of atheists, agnostics, deists, humanists, skeptics, and freethinkers in the Philippines and around the world.
 
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The world of skeptical investigation is full of interesting personalities full of stories about their run-ins with ghost chasers, debunking charlatans, and dealing with "magic". Today on Point of Inquiry, Jim Underdown talks with Massimo Polidoro and Kenny Biddle while at CSICon 2018 about what they've been through as two of the top investigato ...…
 
The ladies live by Astrology for Happiness and Success by Mecca Woods. Will Kristen learn to love astrology? Will Jolenta create the life she wants by using the stars as her guide? We love hearing from you! Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join ...…
 
Founded in 1936, the German-American Bund had approximately 25,000 members and 70 chapters around the country. While the Nazis were building concentration camps, the Bund held pro-Hitler retreats and summer camps. February 20th marks the 80th anniversary of the Bund’s most notorious event when 20,000 of its members gathered at Madison Square Ga ...…
 
Founded in 1936, the German-American Bund had approximately 25,000 members and 70 chapters around the country. While the Nazis were building concentration camps, the Bund held pro-Hitler retreats and summer camps. February 20th marks the 80th anniversary of the Bund’s most notorious event when 20,000 of its members gathered at Madison Square Ga ...…
 
In this episode: Cryptids in the U.S! The Snallygaster The Dwayyo The Snarly Yow The Richmond Vampire AND MORE! SIMPLY AMAZING! EMAIL: TerrysMysteriousMoments@gmail.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/terrydtx/ Shows on RPA: Monday's: Real Paranormal Activity - The Podcast Tuesday's: Aaron's Horror Show with Aaron Frale Wednesday's: Ter ...…
 
Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter from the Potential Project discuss their mission of enhancing performance for leaders and large organizations through mindfulness. Potential Project believes we can cocreate a more peaceful and kinder world by helping others reach a calmer and more focused mindset. Hougaard and Carter have deep roots in the ...…
 
In this week's show we discuss the Lincoln Memorial event that went viral a month ago. In January 18, Native American activists and Catholic teenagers wearing Trump hats had a confrontation. This incident drew national attention, but what most people don't know is that this situation was prompted by a half dozen Hebrew Israelites agitators. The ...…
 
Kevin Day, was a TOPGUN Navy Air Controller when he was thrust into one of the biggest UFO events in history. photo by: Skeptiko Sunday, November 14th, 2004, morning. The Nimitz deck crews busy launching F/A-18F Super Hornets helicopters and E-2 Hawkeye electronic warfare planes. The mission – simulated air defense… That’s a clip from […] The p ...…
 
Nancy Reyes, president of TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, joins us to discuss the retirement and legacy of creative icon Lee Clow. A pioneer of advertising's creative revolution, Clow led Chiat/Day to become one of the most celebrated ad agencies of all time—especially for its work on Apple ads like "1984." This week's panel is: • Nancy Reyes, Preside ...…
 
In this episode: Aaron reviews the movie, "Bird Box" Did he like it? Did he not like it? Listen and find out! SPOILER ALERT! Simply AMAZING! Aaron's Horror Show: EMAIL: AARONSHORRORSHOW@GMAIL.COM FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/AaronsHorrorShow/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AaronHorrorShow Copyright holder is Aaron Frale: All songs prov ...…
 
In this episode: A listener's Godmother passed. Did she visit right after her death? A family in Ireland builds their new home on a plot of land with an ancient burial site behind it. What could go wrong? A daughter has a dream of herself dying, but could it be a sign of things to come? And MORE! SIMPLY AMAZING! RPA has made the list for "The T ...…
 
Today's Network Break covers a brand new network OS from SnapRoute, new features in VMware's SD-WAN appliances, Carbonite's acquisition of Webroot, Cisco and Arista financial results, and more tech news. The post Network Break 222: SnapRoute Launches Network OS; Carbonite Buys Webroot appeared first on Packet Pushers.…
 
Today's Network Break covers a brand new network OS from SnapRoute, new features in VMware's SD-WAN appliances, Carbonite's acquisition of Webroot, Cisco and Arista financial results, and more tech news. The post Network Break 222: SnapRoute Launches Network OS; Carbonite Buys Webroot appeared first on Packet Pushers.…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris share supernatural tales involving past American presidents.
 
Jerry and Tracy discuss some of the most famous Men In Black encounters and Ep.3 of Hillbilly Horror House, our new audio drama Tonight,s sponsor is Wix. www.wix.com/podcast to save 10%
 
Become a Patron! We bring you news and stories from the world of skepticism again this week, including: Rosalind Franklin’s namesake rover to go to Mars to look for traces of life, Philippe de Cherisey and the Priory of Sion hoax, a lying pope, a German court rejecting a claim for CAM to be offered […] The post TheESP – Ep. #158 – Rosalind Fran ...…
 
The incredible host of The Atheist Experience is back after a hiatus of several years. Join us as we take a deeper look into who Matt Dillahunty is and how he feels about the current state of atheism. The ex military man talks about his hopes and fears towards atheism in the world of Donald Trump and we are happy to talk to him. https://www.you ...…
 
The 2020 Democratic field is the most diverse ever, and five women are running to be the party’s presidential nominee. This week, we look at the sexist coverage of female candidates with a new Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Gender and Politics Edition. Then, a re-examination of a 90's tabloid spectacle, Lorena Gallo (Lorena Bobbitt), arrest ...…
 
The 2020 Democratic field is the most diverse ever, and five women are running to be the party’s presidential nominee. This week, we look at the sexist coverage of female candidates with a new Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Gender and Politics Edition. Then, a re-examination of a 90's tabloid spectacle, Lorena Gallo (Lorena Bobbitt), arrest ...…
 
One of the most challenging NLP tasks is natural language understanding and reasoning. How can we construct algorithms that are able to achieve human level understanding of text and be able to answer general questions about it? This is truly an open problem, and one with the bAbI dataset has been constructed to facilitate. bAbI presents a varie ...…
 
One of the most challenging NLP tasks is natural language understanding and reasoning. How can we construct algorithms that are able to achieve human level understanding of text and be able to answer general questions about it? This is truly an open problem, and one with the bAbI dataset has been constructed to facilitate. bAbI presents a varie ...…
 
Greg Stone came over to my apartment to tell me about his time working at an ER. He saw lots of drug addicts and deaths. All pretty interesting stuff. It actually made me consider volunteering at one but then I remembered how lazy I am. Greg's new album, The Amazing Greg Stone, is out now on iTunes and Spotify. Give it a listen today.…
 
If only Tupac has lived to today. The brilliant rapper, writer, actor, and activist was killed in a Las Vegas shooting in 1996, depriving the world of a whole bunch of great music and poetry and smartness. But there are some who believe that we don’t know the whole story behind Tupac’s death. People like comedian Cara Meyers, who thinks Tupac m ...…
 
t's been a while since she won, but this year, Catriona Gray reigns as Miss Universe. We talk to Sharmila Parmanand about its implications and how/whether Miss Universe could be updated for a time when feminism is becoming more relevant.By the Editors.
 
LGBTQ rights have taken center stage in the struggle over the future of America's second-largest Protestant denomination. Heading into this month's Special Session of the General Conference to vote on the marriage and ordination of queer people, conservative and liberal United Methodists have reached a stalemate. Can unity prevail, or is it tim ...…
 
Today we welcome another member of Jessica Alstrom’s Quantum Revolution Team, Amber Frelin. Amber specializes in taking people onto their path of BEING. Amber will show you how to take all the knowledge that you’ve learned and how to transfer that into your physical world, so you many live out all your wisdom and truth now! Topics discussed: * ...…
 
Today we welcome another member of Jessica Alstrom’s Quantum Revolution Team, Amber Frelin. Amber specializes in taking people onto their path of BEING. Amber will show you how to take all the knowledge that you’ve learned and how to transfer that into your physical world, so you many live out all your wisdom and truth now! Topics discussed: * ...…
 
The ladies read listener comments and questions about living by Elizabeth Gilbert's Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. Plus, they share how members of the By the Book Facebook community have been expressing their creativity! We love hearing from you! Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythe ...…
 
In this episode: Patrick interviews fellow DJ Ricky Collins! Ricky speaks about his thoughts on the paranormal. A few events at his Great Grandma's House in the woods as a child. And a VERY interesting dream he keeps having throughout the years! And so much more! REAL TALK! SIMPLY AMAZING! EMAIL: Sandmanlullaby@gmail.com FACEBOOK PAGE: https:// ...…
 
We give a Bronx cheer to Trump's religious remarks at the State of the Union and the National Prayer Breakfast, but we give a real cheer to Black History Month by celebrating Butterfly McQueen and Frederick Douglass. After hearing a Valentine's Day love song, "The Man I Love" (written by the nonbelieving Gershwin brothers, and sung by Dan's mot ...…
 
For this week's pod extra, we feature a conversation from WNYC'S Brian Lehrer Show. Brian talked with Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and University of Chicago Law Professor Geoffrey Stone, editors of The Free Speech Century, a collection of essays by leading scholars, marking 100 years since the Supreme Court issued the three decis ...…
 
For this week's pod extra, we feature a conversation from WNYC'S Brian Lehrer Show. Brian talked with Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and University of Chicago Law Professor Geoffrey Stone, editors of The Free Speech Century, a collection of essays by leading scholars, marking 100 years since the Supreme Court issued the three decis ...…
 
Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Alice Lee; News Items: Caring About Robots, Concrete Battery, Insect Collapse, Asteroid Mining; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
 
In this episode: Terry interviews Seth Breedlove! Mr. Breedlove produces film of local legends, cryptids and oddities! Listen as Seth speaks about some of his past projects and his own thoughts on some of these odd stories! AND MORE! SIMPLY AMAZING! Seth's production company's site: https://www.smalltownmonsters.com/ EMAIL: TerrysMysteriousMome ...…
 
Having dreamed of space since she was a little girl, Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides wants to use the power of space to shift our perspectives, connect us with each other and our home planet and become the kind of species we would be proud to send to the nearest star. She studied astrobiology at Stanford and Caltech, and has done research on plant l ...…
 
In this week’s show we continue the discussion with our guests Jose Figueroa and YAMA COOL-TURE. Jose has a history degree from Rice University in Houston and YAMA COOL-TURE is a YouTuber and Spanish culture expert. YAMA COOL-TURE describes hispanics as "A complicated, entertaining and diverse cultural mosaic". Our topic is a review of “Latin H ...…
 
Dr. Christopher White traces multidimensional science concepts through spiritual thinking. photo by: Skeptiko I keep having these vivid dreams like thinking weird things. What sorts of things? If you’re watching any popular TV shows or movies about the future of technology, like this clip from Netflix is Black Mirror, you know the future. Your ...…
 
The Trump administration has emphasized the reemergence of great power competition as the organizing principle for U.S. foreign policy. How will international relations change in an era when new actors are challenging the status quo? In Part II of our great power special, Professor Stacie E. Goddard of Wellesley College joins Trevor Thrall and ...…
 
Fresh off Adweek's two-day Challenger Brands event, our editors and writers gather to share the lessons we learned from the founders and CMOs of some of today's most interesting and rapidly rising companies. How did they carve out their niche, and what advice did they pick up along the way? This week's panel is: • Kristina Monllos, Brand Market ...…
 
Hey there, Strainiacs. Today, we bring you another of our Quick Hit episodes. Yes, that means the return of the Quick Hit guy. PARANOID STRAIN! QUICK HIT!!!!! Yeah. We missed him, too. It’s also a weird sort of hybrid. We were planning to do a show based on our interview and tour at Denver International Airport in 2017, where we were able to ca ...…
 
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