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The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke. The #1 family history show.
 
Ever wondered what consumer DNA testing can do for you- beyond telling you your ethnicity? Are you an adoptee- or someone who has an unknown parent or relative? Do you love Genealogy? You're in the right place. Join Julie DIxon Jackson and Renee Colvert as they attempt to guide you through what it takes to use DNA to break down brick walls, solve mysteries- or find your "people"!
 
The Family Tree Magazine Podcast comes to you monthly from the publishers of America’s number one genealogy magazine. Each month, you’ll hear genealogy tips from our editors and experts, sneak peeks of upcoming articles, news from the blogosphere, hints from Family Tree University and much more.
 
The #1 job of genealogy is to take ancestors from names on paper to multidimensional people who lived, breathed, loved, lost, and helped us to be who we are. I'm a folklorist, historian, genealogist, and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and I'll teach you how to maximize online research using tools like Ancestry, FamilySearch, Newspapers.com, and Findagrave with best evidence and best practices, and how to use folklore to find leads and to add color to your tree. I ...
 
Set in 19th century Russia, The Brothers Karamazov (Russian: Братья Карамазовы) is the last novel written by the illustrious author Fyodor Dostoyevsky who died a few months before the book's publication. The deeply philosophical and passionate novel tells the story of Fyodor Karamazov, an immoral debauch whose sole aim in life is the acquisition of wealth. Twice married, he has three sons whose welfare and upbringing, he cares nothing about. At the beginning of the story, Dimitri Karamazov, ...
 
Genealogy is the most wonderful of pastimes. I love it, and you should, too. There are endless reasons why. Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the western world, as more and more people discover the exhilarating and slightly addictive nature of ancestor hunting. It’s like an ongoing mystery with clues you have to discover and then put together to come to conclusions about your family’s past. The mystery never ends, because there is no end to the amount of time you can potenti ...
 
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Medicine Stories
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Remembering what it is to be human upon the earth // Story is medicine, magic is real, healing is open-ended and endless // Exploring the mythic journeys we undertake when coming to know ourselves through interviews with herbalists, story keepers, ancestral listeners, consciousness explorers, earth dreamers, and other wise folk.
 
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Generations Cafe
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Generations Cafe is all about genealogy and family history. Discovering your family history should be enjoyable! Each episode will show you more about doing genealogy without the frustration. Host Amy Johnson Crow has been involved in family history for most of her life and is a noted researcher, blogger, author, and educator. She firmly believes that it is possible to do good genealogy research and enjoy the process. This isn't a stuffy or dry lecture. It's a conversation to help you explor ...
 
There's a handsome young man about town in London, whose unusual good looks hint about a scandalous ancestry. On a visit to a tiny East European principality, he decides to take a walk through a dense forest. He falls asleep under a tree and is discovered by the king and his entourage who are out hunting. Both are stunned by their startling resemblance to each other. The king who is days away from his grand coronation invites the Englishman back to his castle and here the visitor becomes emb ...
 
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On She Goes
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On She Goes; a travel platform made for women of color, by women of color; brings to you, On She Goes the Podcast. The On She Goes team members discuss a range of topics from, Traveling while Black, The Great Outdoors, Volunteer/Do-Gooder Travel, Solo Travel, Road Trips, Ancestry, etc.
 
WINNETKA is a ten-episode memoir created and produced by award-winning actress Jessica Harper, with original music. The podcast features the voices of the Harper family, who share in the telling of their remarkable story. WINNETKA tells of six Harper kids coming of age in Eisenhower’s post-war America, in a Chicago suburb called Winnetka. The siblings are buffeted by the rages of a father with PTSD, challenged by life in a big family, rocked by social change in the sixties, and ultimately st ...
 
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Hapa Happy Hour
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A lively discussion and celebration of the mixed heritage experience.
 
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Good Ancestry
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The podcast for aspiring good ancestors.
 
A treasure trove of wise and pithy sayings, reflections on education, family values, the ideal human being, life and living, politics, art, culture and timeless wisdom, The Sayings of Confucius is indeed an invaluable addition to your bookshelf. Ever since Chinese literary works first began to be translated into European languages, the works of the legendary Chinese philosopher and teacher Confucius, who lived in present day Qufu in the Shandong province of China, more than two thousand year ...
 
A timeless classic of fantasy literature, She is recognized as the groundwork for the lost world literary sub- genre. First published serially in The Graphic magazine from 1886 to 1887, the novel has reached critical acclaim with approximately 100 million copies sold and is regarded as one of the best-selling books of all time. Exploring themes of imperialism, lost civilization, female authority and psyche, the novel also serves as a mirror to reflect Victorian issues such as gender and race ...
 
Webinars that were presented by Ancestry.com using streaming media technologies to broadcast audio and video with power point slides over the Internet to a large audience.
 
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Point of Hue
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Point of Hue is a bi-weekly podcast featuring Ateira Griffin and Salimah Jasani, two women of color. Join us as we discuss everything from interracial dating to ancestry tests and even the questionable representations of race in Harry Potter (yes, we went there) from our #PointOfHue.
 
Ockham’s Razor is a soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about scien
 
A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.
 
"It is rumored that the ancestry of Sol Martinez may include alien life forms" - anonymous semi valid source
 
Left hand path science of ancient egypt,black magick,ancestrial worship,occult,alchemy,metaphysics.
 
Family history help and advice from Brad Argent, Content Director from Ancestry.com.au.
 
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It's About Time
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From a jealous murder in the 1800s to the family rift that split some of the most famous sisters of the 20th century, the Pankhursts, join Sir Tony Robinson for a new podcast series that brings stories from the past, to life in the present. It’s About Time is brought to you by Ancestry.
 
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Radio Atlantic
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We're living in historic times. The Atlantic is here to help you make sense of them. Each week, Atlantic editors and writers sit down with leading voices to explore what's happening in the world, how things became the way they are, and where they're going next.
 
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GeneaBloggers
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GeneaBloggers is a community of genealogists and family historians who augment their passion for genealogy by blogging. We currently have over 2,000 genealogy blogs listed in our blogroll from around the world and have a vibrant and vocal group of people seeking to define what it is to be a genealogist in the 21st century.
 
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Earth Ancients
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Earth Ancients chronicles the growing (and often suppressed) evidence of known and unknown civilizations, their ruined cities, and artifacts developed from advanced science and technology. Erased from the pages of time, these cultures discovered and charted the heavens, developed medicine and unleashed advancements that parallel and, in many cases, surpass our own. Join us and discover our lost history.Armed with the thousands of anomalous archeological discoveries which have not been covere ...
 
ON Point with Alex Pierson is an in-depth, no-nonsense look at the stories making headlines. Alex has 20 years in the field, and behind an anchor desk.and is known and respected for her tough reporting style and accountability. Join the daily conversation with ON Point with Alex Pierson and never miss an important story again.
 
QUIRKY VOICES PRESENTS.... MADIVA Podcast AND Teddy Story....AND COMING THIS SUMMER....Our Dystopian Futures Audio Drama Season - MADCAP - Modern Audio Drama Curated Anthology Podcast MODERN AUDIO DRAMA INDIE VOICE ACTING PODCAST Ever wanted to voice act for audio drama? Awesome! Best job in the world! Well here's a guide as to things to do, think about and how to go about letting folks know you're a safe bet, vocal chameleon or a dependable quirky little firecracker that they will NEED on t ...
 
A raw and uncut conversation about the world today. Six voices - six different perspectives. ITMSO covers a wide range of topics from social issues to life lessons delivered through the same hilarious unfiltered voices that you’ve come to love and appreciate.
 
Interviews, Meditations, and Thoughtful Episodes about Embodiment, Yoga, and Healing. We explore remembering and embodying your true nature, alignment with your soul, and deeply loving, and expressing yourself. Wonderful wellness practitioners and healers share their healing tips, philosophies, and how they shine. It’s about loving support to advance your own healing process as we will journey together. A creative blend of Yoga, Family Constellations, and Somatic Experiencing practices.
 
Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.
 
The Cold-Case Christianity Podcast is hosted by J. Warner Wallace. J. Warner is a Dateline featured cold-case homicide detective, Senior Fellow at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, adjunct professor of apologetics at Biola University and a faculty member at Summit Ministries. The Cold-Case Christianity podcast explores the evidence for God's existence, the reliability of the Bible and the truth of the Christian worldview. Please visit our website at www.ColdCaseChristianity.com.
 
In the current climate of endless information and busyness we can lose our center easily. The Radical Remembrance podcast intends to bring you back home to what it is to be both holy and human. Our host Luna Love and the diverse & inspiring guests hold long-form, courageous conversations to invite you into your own experience of deeply remembering what it is to be human. We talk intimacy, emotional mastery, psychology, embodiment, sociology, spirituality, money, sex, death, life-purpose, soc ...
 
When you’re researching your family tree then it’s useful to get as much advice as possible. Our hub sites Family Tree Scotland and Family Tree England offer tips and ideas for researching your ancestry. These podcasts are the audio versions of our blog.
 
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It's About Time
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From a jealous murder in the 1800s to the family rift that split some of the most famous sisters of the 20th century, the Pankhursts, join Sir Tony Robinson for a new podcast series that brings stories from the past, to life in the present. It’s About Time is brought to you by Ancestry.
 
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My Society
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My Society is presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies and each week we tackle the issues that confront genealogy societies.
 
How and why did ancient Romans use myth to validate their power? Emperor Augustus legitimised his rule by entwining his own ancestry with the mythical stories of Rome's foundation, and created a divine aura around Rome as capital of the vast empire. This album visits key emblems associated with Rome's beginnings: the Forum and the Capitoline Hill with its statue of the she-wolf and Romulus and Remus; the Emperor Augustus's palace and ceremonial altar, and the 17th Century D'Arpino frescos of ...
 
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TechCrunch Mixtape
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Welcome to TechCrunch Mixtape the TechCrunch podcast that looks at how technology impacts culture. Listen to TechCrunch Senior Reporter Megan Rose Dickey and Editorial Director Henry Pickavet as they dive into the week's headlines followed by interviews with influencers and innovators in the field.
 
When the professor decides to outline the ancestry of the eminent people of Oz, Scarecrow feels left out. He doesn't have a family tree - unless you count the bean pole on which he had been placed when the farmer put him in the cornfield! So he decides to seek out his roots . . . which leads him, Dorothy, and the Cowardly Lion on adventures they never dreamed, meeting new friends (and foes) along the way. (Introduction by TriciaG) Cast list:Narrator: KHandScarecrow: Chuck WilliamsonDorothy: ...
 
Ask the Photographers! A podcast featuring all things photography and your questions about it. Hosted by Steven Dray and Michael Will from Pittsburgh, PA. Questions you'd like answered? Email us at hello@askthephotographers.com
 
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Arjun's Arrow
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The Mahabharata, an east Indian epic, chronicles the life of an archer named Arjuna whose focus was so precise that an arrow of his could pierce the universe itself. Once, Arjuna knelt by a pool of water and by looking into it's reflection, was able to shoot an arrow through the eye of his target high above. Admirers of this story may mistake Arjuna’s legendary focus as being bound to the material qualities of arrow and target. However, Arjuna's entire story reveals his focus towards family, ...
 
Research Like a Pro is a podcast about genealogy research methodology. Diana Elder and Nicole Dyer of FamilyLocket.com discuss how to take your family history research to the next level and uncover more of your family tree. Learn about research objectives, analysis, locality research, research planning, source citations, report writing, case studies, and more. Diana and Nicole are the mother-daughter team at FamilyLocket.com and the creators of the Amazon bestselling book, Research Like a Pr ...
 
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PIGMENT
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Young American Aliya Scott travels to Tanzania to help children with her condition. There, people without pigment in their skin are called “zeru-zeru,” it means “ghost,” and they are believed to possess magical powers. When Aliya goes missing, her father sets out on a mission to find her. He soon discovers that she was up to more than teaching the alphabet and handing out sunblock. With each step, he learns more about his daughter and a country rooted in ancestry, rich with resources, full o ...
 
Published in 1899, The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line is a collection of narratives that addresses the impact of Jim Crow laws on African Americans and white Americans of the South. Many of Chesnutt's characters are of mixed-race ancestry which sets them apart for a specific yet degrading kind of treatment from blacks and whites. These stories examine particularly how life in the South was informed through a legacy of slavery and Reconstruction—how members of the “old ...
 
Discover the emerging talent from the Sundance Film Festival with these panels recorded in front of a live audience at the SundanceTV HQ in Park City, Utah.
 
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Your Geek Show
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A weekly podcast hosted by Miss Shannan Paul, Jatin Setia and Rob Callahan. Three geeks sharing music, movies and life, because "Everyone is a GEEK about something."
 
A series of shows that talks about the system of IFA an oracle system originating from Nigeria West Africa. IFA is a system used to help people solve there problems all around the world. Some Countries include U.S.A, United Kingdom, the Caribbean. Please join Professor Babalawo Ifategunse Osadele & Apetebi Omirelekun -Ifadunmade Ifalase on topics relating to IFA.
 
How and why did ancient Romans use myth to validate their power? Emperor Augustus legitimised his rule by entwining his own ancestry with the mythical stories of Rome's foundation, and created a divine aura around Rome as capital of the vast empire. This album visits key emblems associated with Rome's beginnings: the Forum and the Capitoline Hill with its statue of the she-wolf and Romulus and Remus; the Emperor Augustus's palace and ceremonial altar, and the 17th Century D'Arpino frescos of ...
 
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Alex is joined by Joseph Neuberger, Global News Radio Legal Expert, to discuss the issue of possible leniency being granted to a man who shot and killed two people...who had simply asked him for directions.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
There are emotions that take some time to reveal what they are about and sometimes we still don’t know. In this episode, I talk about feeling schooled by overwhelming emotions — the big feeling of an emotion that I had no clue what it was about. Wondering if I could hold my own complexity as well as how to be in intense emotions and feel gracef ...…
 
About this book:An exploration of how acceptance of panspermia will soon change history • Offers extensive scientific proof of panspermia--that life arose on Earth via comets and that evolution is seeded by viruses arriving via comets and interstellar dust • Explores the major philosophical, psychological, cultural, religious, and environmental ...…
 
Our ENTHUSIASTIC women hit the road for the “Women Who Influence Event” sponsored by “Brand Experience.” Do we need sexy fast food mascots like the new KFC Colonel? Lets discuss. The we enthusiastically convery how wrong Ancestry.dom went with their recent tone-def “Slave Owner in Love” commercial. And, when does social show too much regarding ...…
 
Computers write poems and jokes, and generate music and images. But is it art?By ABC Radio National.
 
About the ShowForensic geologist Scott Wolter digs through the surprising burial ground that is America for archaeological secrets as he tries to turn a lot of what we know about US history on its head. He uncovers compelling theories that predate the official "discovery" of the New World and finds evidence of the great lengths people have gone ...…
 
About the ShowForensic geologist Scott Wolter digs through the surprising burial ground that is America for archaeological secrets as he tries to turn a lot of what we know about US history on its head. He uncovers compelling theories that predate the official "discovery" of the New World and finds evidence of the great lengths people have gone ...…
 
Arlene Bynon guest hosts for Alex Pierson. She is joined by Jennifer Quaid, Associate Professor of Civil Law. Jennifer speaks about the new trial, and how the high court says evidence about how the sexual history was mishandled at the original trial that led to Barton’s acquittal on a charge of first-degree murder.…
 
Arlene Bynon guest hosts for Alex Pierson and is joined by: ANTHONY FUREY - Sun/Post Media Columnist & National Comment Editor & BOB RICHARDSON - Senior Counsel at National Public Relations Topics include: The Ontario Liberals, Progressive Conservatives and NDP are locked in a three way tie according to an exclusive Ipsos poll released on Frida ...…
 
Arlene Bynon guest hosts for Alex Pierson. She is joined by Sean O'Shea, Global News' Consumer Investigative Reporter.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
Arlene Bynon guest hosts for Alex Pierson. She is joined by Wendy Glauser, writes on health and science in Canada and around the world. Wendy speaks about ''Health Care Deserts'' in some areas of Toronto and why they happen. People who need health care the most unfortunately have little to no access to it.…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Confucius.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy H. Rider Haggard.
 
Have you ever considered taking a vacation to the homeland of your ancestors? If so, you are far from alone. Genealogy tourism is more popular than ever. With more people getting involved in genealogy, the number of people who want to see for themselves the places where their ancestors lived, walked, worked, and loved is at an all-time high. An ...…
 
Palestinian-American cartoonist and illustrator Marguerite Dabaie thought she understood her ancestry. But then she had a genetic test and things got messy. It’s not her DNA, it’s the technology.By ABC Radio National.
 
Alex is joined by Michael Messenger, CEO of World Vision Canada, to discuss the current hardships and challenges that Afghanistan is facing.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
Alex is joined by: KIM WRIGHT - Principal at Wright Strategies ELISSA FREEMAN - Public relations and pop culture expert Topics include: No real explanation needed. Is this a path we should go down, and re-write the laws to allow this to happen? Or, does this cross a line? Euthanasia by organ donation: Should we allow doctors to retrieve people' ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Confucius.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy H. Rider Haggard.
 
Alex is joined by Jane Meadus, staff lawyer and the Institutional Advocate at the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, to discuss the current state of care for the elderly.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
Millennials can’t buy nice things because they waste all their money on stuff that turns out to be waste in landfills.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
Our ENTHUSIASTIC women hit the ground running at the MomBoss 5K. Joined by Dre Barthel of Covey Events, we learn the history of the Three Wolf Moon Shirt. Will “Liquid Death Water” murder our thirst? And if we had a billion dollars what theme birthday party would we throw? Enthusiastically explore these questions with Shannan, Judy and Samantha ...…
 
Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 229 with Lisa Louise Cooke May 2019 NEWS: Lisa Louise Cooke is back in the studio after two weeks on the road speaking at the Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS) Conference and the National Genealogical Society (NGS) Conference. Each conference was great and had its own unique feel, and there were many new genealogist ...…
 
"No man left behind" is more than a motto to Megan Smolenyak and others who work on repatriating the remains of US servicemen and women whose remains are finally discovered. Megan shares insight into what it takes to identify the person and his or her relatives, including what it's like to call a family member to tell them the news. Megan also ...…
 
Privacy is now the most important idea on the internet—so what exactly is it? And if we care about our privacy, why aren’t we willing to pay to keep it? This week’s Radio Atlantic is a preview of the new season of Crazy/Genius, The Atlantic’s podcast about technology and culture. Staff writer Derek Thompson joins Isaac Dovere to discuss Season ...…
 
Alex is joined by Andy Baryer, a B.C. man competing in the 2019 World Whistling Championships.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
Alex is joined by: JOHN MRAZ Former Liberal war room director, with several dozen elections worth of experience and BILL HUTCHISON Former broadcaster...longtime journalist...professor at Seneca Topics include: Doug Ford tells Alex "only an irresponsible weak leader would sit back and say let's continue spending money." Direct shot aimed at John ...…
 
This week, we revisit the Roe vs. Wade anti-abortion laws (7:50) that are being passed left and right. We discuss if we would let the person in front of us pick out your food (26:00), Arnold Schwarzenegger getting drop kicked in South Africa (38:00), and people bathing in pools (47:00) and clone-a-willy (57:38). We wrap up with comment commenta ...…
 
Hear about a plan to turn the air-conditioners of the world into a network of carbon-sucking fuel producers. Learn about a new licencing system for open-source seeds. Get the low down on who really lives in “tiny houses” and why.By ABC Radio National.
 
Alex is joined by Premier Doug Ford, to discuss this announcement, and the fact that the municipalities by and large are saying that they don't need the province to do their audits for them.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Confucius.
 
HALLO! How do? So excited to share with you this thought provoking episode on what audio fiction and audiodrama folks can do better to be more inclusive of folks from all marginalised communities....with particular focus on the trans community. Lucille Valentine is a gem and talks of some brilliant useful tips to get your cast looking wondrous ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy H. Rider Haggard.
 
Alex is joined by Retired Captain Wayne Johnston to discuss how families who have lost loved ones in Afghanistan were left out of a memorial event.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
Built for dead soldiers by Canadian Soldiers yet they were not invited to their own war memorial.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
Ontario Premier, Doug Ford sat down with Alex Pierson to talk about recent criticism leveled against his government by Ontario mayors. The mayors are upset provincial transfer payments are being cut. Ford is suggesting 'only a irresponsible weak leader would sit back and continue spending money.'By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
The easy availability of home DNA testing has become extremely popular in both genealogical circles and in everyday people who do not do genealogy. The idea of being able to know about our ancestors, where we came from, and even ourselves (via health and other personal information DNA provides) is tantalizing. Since these DNA test kits are so a ...…
 
In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner offers a number of brief, rhetorically powerful responses to the objection: “All God expects of us is sincerity.” Isn’t our effort enough to please God? These Quick Shot responses are designed to help you remove intellectual obstacles when talking about God with your friends and ...…
 
Alex is joined by: MIKE VAN SOELEN Managing Principal at Navigator - a public relations firm and STEPHEN LeDREW Lawyer - Broadcaster Formerly the President of the Liberal Party of Canada Currently - a homemaker Topics include: Nearly 50% of Canadians think racist thoughts are normal: Ipsos poll. Does this polling tell us we’re awful human being ...…
 
Alex is joined by Adam Oldfield, Global News Radio 640 Toronto's Entrepreneurial Tech Expert, to discuss TikTok - a music service poised to challenge Spotify and Apple.By 640 Toronto / Curiouscast.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Confucius.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy H. Rider Haggard.
 
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