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TED Talks Daily
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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.
 
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NBC Nightly News
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Listen to "NBC Nightly News," providing reports and analysis of the day's most newsworthy national and international events. This audio podcast, updated each weekday evening by NBCNews.com, brings you the day's show in its entirety. For more from "Nightly News", visit http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news
 
Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.Records live every Sunday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
 
As Canada's most trusted audio newscast, THE WORLD THIS HOUR brings you a Canadian perspective on what's happening here, and around the world right now... wherever and whenever you want it. Every hour, every day, we are there with the best of CBC journalism, so you can hear and feel the world change, and know why it matters to you.
 
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World News Roundup
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Complete coverage of the day's news from the nation's longest-running news broadcast. (154991)
 
This is the official podcast of Tested.com. Tested brings you the week's technology and science news, with hosts Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Jeremy Williams. There's no jargon here, just solid explanations of the week's news--and plenty of wacky tangents. Make sure you stick around after the outro for fake outtakes!
 
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The Vergecast
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This Vergecast is your source for an irreverent and informative look at what's happening right now (and next) in the world of technology and gadgets. Hosted by Nilay Patel alongside a cavalcade of tech luminaries, The Vergecast is the only podcast you need to make sense of the week in tech news.
 
Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
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TechStuff
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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
 
Buzz Burbank News and Comment has been appointment radio for decades. Now, it's a podcast you can hear anytime! Buzz Burbank presents the week's big stories, presented from a unique perspective, and featuring stories you won't hear anywhere else! It's a weekly journal from Buzz to make you feel the news, to make you laugh, and to make you think.
 
The day's top stories from BBC News, compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.
 
Listen to the flagship daily evening newscast on your schedule. The CBS Evening News offers all the latest breaking national and world news and insight into all the stories that impact your world. Original reporting, now when you want it. (154991)
 
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Reply All
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"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.
 
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Radiolab
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View the Episode Archive »Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes | RSS.#smartbinge Radiolab podcasts
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
Download the latest documentaries Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
 
If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. Host Kai Ryssdal and our team of reporters bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. Airing each weekday evening on your local public radio station or on-demand anytime, Marketplace is your liaison between economics and life. Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which a ...
 
Why are teens shoplifting makeup and posting their hauls to Tumblr? How can a blind man run a marathon through the desert with just an iPhone? And what happens to your social media profiles after you die? Week on week we answer questions just like these on our digital culture podcast, Chips with Everything.
 
Wake-up with America's first news - Host Gordon Deal goes beyond the headlines with the day's first look at news and business news from the U.S. and around the world; bringing a lively blend of intelligent information, humor, and expert analysis to morning radio.
 
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Snap Judgment
Weekly
 
Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.
 
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
Welcome to the Adam Carolla Show! The new home for the rantings and ravings of Adam CarollThe Adam Carolla Show is the #1 Daily Downloaded Podcast in the World. GET IT ON as Adam shares his thoughts on current events, relationships, airport security, specialty pizzas, politics, and anything else he can complain about. Five days a week and completely uncensored, Adam welcomes a wide range of guests to join him in studio for in depth interviews and a front row seat to his unparalleled ranting. ...
 
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TED Radio Hour
Weekly
 
Guy Raz explores the emotions, insights, and discoveries that make us human. The TED Radio Hour is a narrative journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create.
 
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
 
Have you ever seen a movie so bad that it's amazing? Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas want to hear about it! We'll watch it with our funniest friends, and report back to you with the results.
 
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Serial
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Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episode ...
 
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The Moth
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Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
Every week TWiT talks to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology.Records live every Friday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
 
The Daily Boost is for people who aspire to live a better life and find themselves confused, frustrated and not knowing what steps to take. We help you find clarity, create your plan, and get motivated. As one of the first to embrace podcasting, Scott Smith has been bringing his unique, straight talking, and humorous, coaching and speaking style to a worldwide audience since 2006. With over 26 million downloads, the Daily Boost is the most popular daily motivation program in history. The Dai ...
 
Join host Scott Aukerman ("Comedy Bang! Bang!" on IFC, "Mr. Show") for a weekly podcast that blends conversation and character work from today's funniest comedians. While Scott begins by traditionally interviewing the celebrities, the open-door policy means an assortment of eccentric oddballs can pop by at any moment to chat, compete in games, and engage in comic revelry. With all that, and regular bonus episodes, we bet your favorite part will still be the plugs!Looking for the archives? Al ...
 
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the memory palace
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Note to Self
Weekly
 
Is your phone watching you? Can texting make you smarter? Are your kids real? Note to Self explores these and other essential quandaries facing anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
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Freakonomics Radio
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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. Special features include series like “The Secret Life ...
 
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Song Exploder
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Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made. Each episode features an artist discussing a song of theirs, breaking down the sounds and ideas that went into the writing and recording. Hosted and produced by Hrishikesh Hirway.
 
Comedian Doug Benson (Super High Me, Last Comic Standing) invites his friends to sit down and discuss his first love: movies!
 
Comedian Marc Maron is tackling the most complex philosophical question of our day - WTF? He'll get to the bottom of it with help from comedian friends, celebrity guests and the voices in his own head.
 
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Science Friday
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Brain fun for curious people.
 
The FitCast is a weekly fitness and nutrition oriented show hosted by Kevin Larrabee. Each episode Kevin interviews the best experts in the field.
 
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Culture Gabfest
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New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop.
 
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60 Minutes
Weekly
 
Get the biggest scoops and best storytelling on television from 60 Minutes - on your schedule. Now you can listen to the show in its entirety every week. 60 Minutes is the most successful broadcast in television history with more than 80 Emmys under its belt. 60 Minutes is also the only show to obtain interviews with every American president from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.
 
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Sound Opinions
Weekly
 
Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions - the world's only rock and roll talk show.
 
Pop Culture Happy Hour is a fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, comics and music.
 
Inside Europe | Deutsche Welle
 
Mark Kermode joins Simon Mayo to give his verdict on the week's movies
 
Conduit to the Gaian Mind
 
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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert and Joe as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Nebraskans will vote in November on whether to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The state’s Republican legislature and governors have refused to expand Medicaid after states were given that option in 2012 by the Supreme Court. The ballot initiative, modeled after Maine’s 2016 ballot measure, would expand coverage for an estimated ...…
 
For the past 26 years, the Moab Music Festival has been attracting fans from around the world for some of the most unique performances of classical and chamber music. During three weeks in September, the southwestern town, located near Arches National Park, hosts performances in town halls, ranches and the middle of Utah's ethereal desert lands ...…
 
The opioid epidemic in America is impacting the criminal justice system. We meet the drug court judge who tells us about her hopes for those going through the court. We attend the drug court graduation ceremony and follow the police as they search for drugs. And, we assess the impact on Louisville's city jail, which runs the state Kentucky's bi ...…
 
Thousands of migrants stopped at Guatemala-Mexico border, Trump hits on hot-button issues at Nevada midterm event, and Europe’s measles outbreak sparks concern over what could happen in U.S.
 
President Trump accuses Moscow of violating its terms. Also: despite deadly attacks Afghan voters cast ballots in large numbers in the nation's long-awaited parliamentary elections, and a chunk of the moon is sold at auction.
 
On this edition for Saturday, October 20, health officials try new methods to contain the Ebola outbreak in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. Also, millions vote in Afghanistan’s long-delayed parliamentary election amid Taliban violence. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
 
Voting was extended until Sunday in Afghanistan’s long-delayed parliamentary elections, which have been postponed three times since 2015. The Taliban claimed it staged more than 150 attacks including blocking roads, shelling polling stations and a suicide attack, which reportedly killed at least 15 people. Freelance journalist Jennifer Glasse j ...…
 
The latest Ebola outbreak is the tenth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the disease was first reported there in 1976. New intervention techniques including the vaccination of thousands of people are being used to contain the outbreak in the war-torn region. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and In ...…
 
Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are working to end the latest Ebola outbreak that began in early August. The new cluster of cases has emerged in an area with active fighting between the government and more than 100 armed groups, hampering efforts to contain the virus. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Benedict Mora ...…
 
Do politics define us, why Americans pay more for cannabis than Canadians, and in the NFL, this team offers the best return on investment.By info@compassmedianetworks.com (Compass Media Networks).
 
We're revisiting a 2010 Halloween episode from Sarah and Katie. Today, Franz Mesmer is hailed as the father of hypnosis. His original pursuit was called mesmerism, but what exactly was it? How did it (supposedly) work? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad ...…
 
A conversation with veteran NBA point guard Jeremy Lin, recorded for the Freakonomics Radio series “The Hidden Side of Sports.”
 
Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
What happens when we slip into a costume? Be it a monster pelt, a sexy witch or a simple children's ghost mask, a psychological transformation takes place. Join Robert Lamb and Christian Sager for a fittingly seasonal look at enclothed cognition and deindividuation. (Originally published October 8, 2015) Learn more about advertising on the HowS ...…
 
For thousands of years humankind has pursued the enhancement of sexual pleasure and performance through a plethora of medicines and practices -- but how many aphrodisiacs actually work? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcast ...…
 
Strip club etiquette, Bryan Adams’ second thoughts, and more on this week’s minisode! Paul goes through Corrections and Omissions for A Night In Heaven, shares a must-listen during Paul’s Pick of the Week, and the Movie Bitches review Little Italy. Plus, an exciting update on next week’s episode! This episode is sponsored by G Suite (www.GSuite ...…
 
Saudis admit that Khashoggi is dead, Democrats banking on health care for midterm victories, and Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $1 billion.
 
Friday on the NewsHour, a Russian citizen is charged with interfering in American elections. Also, ongoing scrutiny of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's travel practices, Idaho voters consider Medicaid expansion, African migrants flood to Spain, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the news as midterms approach and we take a look at a new fall f ...…
 
Saudi State media says Jamal Khashoggi died after fight in Saudi consulate in Turkey; Also, scores dead in India as train hits crowd on track, 20 members of UK grooming gang convicted.
 
Tonight on the CBS Evening News. A caravan of Central Americans breaks down a border fence into Mexico. President Trump vows they won't get in. Eye on America -- Hurricane Michael's forgotten victims. And Steve Hartman dives into a heated political race-- that takes a dramatic turn. Tonight on the CBS Evening News.…
 
The first criminal charges alleging foreign interference in next month’s midterm elections have come to light. The Department of Justice has accused a Russian citizen of spreading distrust about American policies, candidates and debates while managing finances for a social media campaign. Judy Woodruff speaks to Nina Jankowicz, a global fellow ...…
 
Friday in our News Wrap, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied that he has heard recordings of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi being murdered in Turkey. The investigation into Khashoggi’s fate continued with the questioning of consulate staffers. Also, the U.S. and South Korea suspended a second joint military drill this year in hopes the move ...…
 
Polls show health care is one of the top issues for Americans this year. In heavily Republican Idaho, where state lawmakers haven’t expanded Medicaid coverage, voters petitioned to put the measure on the ballot. In partnership with Politico, John Yang reports on what expansion would mean for the thousands of residents earning too much to qualif ...…
 
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has long been scrutinized for potentially mixing personal and official business; he is currently the subject of at least four different ethics investigations. In the latest, Zinke is coming under fire for allegedly securing free travel for his wife. Washington Post reporter Juliet Eilperin helped break the s ...…
 
Three years into the migration crisis, Europe remains as divided as ever about how to handle the influx of people arriving illegally from Africa. Spain has overtaken Italy as their main entry point, in part because of its more welcoming stance toward immigrants. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on the treacherous route migrants mus ...…
 
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss health care, Democrats’ campaign strategy and an unfolding American “cultural drama.”
 
Claire Evans is the author of Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet. She is also the founding editor of Terraform, VICE's science-fiction vertical, and the singer of the band YACHT. She talks with Leo Laporte about the untold history of women in the computer industry. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Claire Evans Download or s ...…
 
Mark Ramos Nishita, more popularly known as Money Mark from the Beastie Boys, has created the “Echolodeon.” The custom-built machine converts original piano rolls, created from actual performances by greats like Debussy and Eubey Blake, into MIDI signals routed through modern-day synthesizers. Step aside, honeybees, there’s a new pollinator in ...…
 
The World Health Organization recommends that the C-section rate should be about 15% of births, for optimal outcomes for mothers and babies. But a series of studies published in The Lancet this week shows that rates worldwide are much higher. In the past 15 years, worldwide rates have nearly doubled. In the United States, one out of three child ...…
 
China’s economic growth hit a 10-year low in the third quarter, the lowest since the financial crisis. Consumers are showing signs of consuming less. We'll look at what that means for the economy at large. Plus, we hear from an Irish farmer at the Northern Ireland border about how Brexit affects him. Then we'll tell you everything you need to k ...…
 
President Trump hardens stand on Saudi Arabia, Paul Ryan hits the campaign trail, and these countries may soon have the highest life expectancies.By info@compassmedianetworks.com (Compass Media Networks).
 
This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter dissect the Pixel 3, tackling its new features, improved screen, and infamous notch. Then, Nilay covers the latest in antitrust news coming off the heels of the European Commission fining Google $5 billion for “illegally tying” Chrome and search apps to Android. Of course, Dieter also talks ab ...…
 
Jamie Lee Curtis talks to Simon about Halloween. Plus the UK Box Office Top 10 and Mark reviews the week's new films including Halloween, Hunter Killer, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween and Fahrenheit 11/9. Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Text: 85058 (charged at your standard network rate) ...…
 
Get 13 all-new episodes of Spooked Season 2 at Spookedpodcast.org. THE IRON GATE When Dallas Sanchez was stationed in Iraq, he saw danger every single day. But one night on patrol, when his small kill team took over a house in Baghdad, an unseen force had a message for them: Get. Out.
 
Voting in the Afghan province is delayed after the Taliban shoot dead a powerful police chief. Also: China grows at slowest pace since 2009 and final set tie-breaks to be introduced at Wimbledon in 2019.
 
Is outer space really the silent and lifeless place it's often depicted to be? Perhaps not. Astrophysicist and musician Matt Russo takes us on a journey through the cosmos, revealing the hidden rhythms and harmonies of planetary orbits. The universe is full of music, he says -- we just need to learn how to hear it.…
 
President Trump says he may send the military to guard the southern border. The President acknowledges Jamal Khashoggi may be dead. A federal probe on church sex abuse. CBS News Correspondent Steve Kathan has today's World News Roundup.
 
Jordan Erica Webber asks robot maker and innovator Simone Giertz why she dislikes the robots she makes. And how digital technology might be useful for managing our wellbeing
 
This week on Spoiler Specials, Assistant Editor Marissa Martinelli, Editorial Assistant Rachelle Hampton and Culture writer Inkoo Kang discuss The Hate U Give, the movie starring Amandla Stenberg based on the best selling novel by Angie Thomas. This episode is brought to you by I Travel For, a new podcast that explores what inspires us to trave ...…
 
How does laser eye surgery work? How does the human eye work? What types of eye problems can laser eye surgery correct? Join Jonathan and Chris for a closer look at laser eye surgery. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, ...…
 
Brexit and the Irish border roadblock - The political fallout of Bavaria’s elections - Hungary bans homelessness – Venezuelans flee to Spain - The Czech connection in the Skripal poisoning - Ireland's upcoming referendum on blasphemy - German actor Jonas Nay talks about filming his latest spy thriller Deutschland 86 - The world's first Saber Fi ...…
 
Scott Adams talks to the gang about the success of Dilbert, Trump’s persuasion tactics, and why he’ll likely win the next election. Gina also brings in a new recipe for ‘Eat Your Feelings’By info@podcastone.com.
 
Scott Adams talks to the gang about the success of Dilbert, Trump’s persuasion tactics, and why he’ll likely win the next election. Gina also brings in a new recipe for ‘Eat Your Feelings’By info@podcastone.com.
 
This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with Emmy-winning music supervisor Susan Jacobs. Over her 30 year career, she's worked with directors like Spike Lee, David O. Russell and Robert Altman on placing music within movies. Most recently, she made the jump to television with HBO's Sharp Objects and Big Little Lies. Jim and Greg talk t ...…
 
If you've been longing for a cartoon that covers the really important questions — like how to manage lust, and how to avoid your embarrassing parents — you are in luck. Big Mouth, Netflix's animated comedy series about the horrors of puberty, is back for a second season.
 
Original broadcast date: November 17, 2016. Food is more than nourishment. It's a source of pleasure — and guilt — and an agent of change. This episode, TED speakers explore our deep connection to food, and where it's headed. Guests include community leader Pam Warhurst, food writer Mark Bittman, pediatrician Robert Lustig, experimental psychol ...…
 
In the year since accusations of sexual assault were first brought against Harvey Weinstein, our news has been flooded with stories of sexual misconduct, indicting very visible figures in our public life. Most of these cases have involved unequivocal breaches of consent, some of which have been criminal. But what have also emerged are conversat ...…
 
John Kelly and John Bolton have explosive shouting match, man rescued after three days at bottom of Arizona mine shaft, and experimental surgery offers new hope for children with polio-like illness.
 
Thursday on the NewsHour, Jamal Khashoggi's final column is published as investigations continue into his alleged murder by a Saudi hit squad. Also: Inside the desperate journey Central Americans undertake to reach the U.S., why the federal budget deficit is swelling, President Trump rallies Republicans in Montana, legal immigrants struggle wit ...…
 
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