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Anderson’s uniquely structured piece focuses on the lives of Winesburg’s most intriguing residents, as each shares a personal recount of their lives and experiences in the small town. The stories essentially intertwine to illustrate the development of George Willard, as he transforms from a heedless young man, to a man well aware of life’s trials and the extent of human misery. Exploring various themes including isolation, communication, limitation, and suffering, Winesburg, Ohio offers a gl ...
 
Pellucidar is a fictional “Hollow Earth” milieu invented by Edgar Rice Burroughs for a series of action adventure stories. The stories initially involve the adventures of mining heir David Innes and his inventor friend Abner Perry after they use an “iron mole” to burrow 500 miles into the earth’s crust. This is the second book in the series.
 
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Unbelievable?
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'Unbelievable?' engages in fundamental questions on Christianity with the intention to openly discuss different opinions between Christians and non-believers. http://unbelievable.podbean.com/feed/
 
Join the Wisecrack crew as they dive into the deeper meaning and cultural significance of the most, and least, iconic movies of our age.
 
The Scott Thompson Show talks news, politics, and pop culture. A unique perspective from someone who likes to talk.
 
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Israel Story
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Israel Story is a bi-weekly podcast, hosted by Mishy Harman and distributed by PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. It tells modern tales from an ancient land – the kind of stories you’d share with a friend over a plate of hummus on a Friday afternoon, or with your partner at the end of a long day. These are everyday stories, told by, and about, regular Israelis. The award-winning show is produced in partnership with Tablet Magazine.
 
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tWoTcast
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the Wheel of Time podcast featuring Jono, Joe and Tom. Enjoy rereads and commentary of the Wheel of Time and other book series as well as LIVE shows from conventions and general nerd culture discussions.
 
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Vibrant Raw Living
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Food, Wellness & Fitness
 
A journey that takes the hero, Christian, through the varied landscapes that constitute life and through the events that happen to human beings is the plot of The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan. Readers who have read and loved Louisa May Alcott's Little Women would recall the many references to this 17th century work of religious fiction. The Pilgrim's Progress is based on several values based in the teachings of Christianity. The importance of using the Bible as a guiding principle in li ...
 
Podcast by WIXY 100.3
 
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Be Real Show
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We're focused on helping Businesses, Brands, Advertising Agencies, PR Firms, Digital Agencies, and Consultants with strategies for successful Social Media, Business and Content
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
If you've read and loved Anne of Green Gables you will surely be delighted to follow Anne's further adventures in Anne of Avonlea. In this sequel, we find Anne Shirley teaching in Avonlea School though she continues her studies at home with Gilbert Blythe. Lucy Maud Montgomery first published the best selling Anne of Green Gables in 1908. Enthused by the amazing success of this account of a young orphan girl who arrives by mistake on Prince Edward Island, Canada, the author followed it up wi ...
 
Free fitness, nutrition, biohacking, fat loss, anti-aging and cutting-edge health advice from BenGreenfieldFitness.com! Tune in to the latest research, interviews with exercise, diet and medical professionals, and an entertaining mash-up of ancestral wisdom and modern science, along with Q&A's and mind-body-spirit optimizing content from America's top personal trainer.
 
(Formerly MWF Motivation) The Mindset & Motivation Podcast is iTunes' Top Motivational Podcast. This motivational podcast lasts around 10-20 minutes - just enough time for you to get a jolt of inspiration on your daily commute, before a big meeting, or on a day where you really need a pick me up. It is designed for you - the business person, salesperson, entrepreneur, small business owner or any human that needs motivation from time to time. Our goal is to inspire and motivate our listeners ...
 
Sinbad and Cutrer review different years in Pro Wrestling each week and on Fridays join Ed, Craig, and Cutrer for Over The Top Radio for the best in pro wrestling talk and interviews with the business biggest stars
 
Physics is full of captivating stories, from ongoing endeavours to explain the cosmos to ingenious innovations that shape the world around us. In the Physics World Stories podcast, Andrew Glester talks to the people behind some of the most intriguing and inspiring scientific stories. Listen to the podcast to hear from a diverse mix of scientists, engineers, artists and other commentators. Find out more about the stories in this podcast by visiting the Physics World website. If you enjoy what ...
 
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Legal Current
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Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.
 
Turn writing into more than a hobby, make it your career. Stephan Bugaj (Pixar's Brave, Wall-E, The Incredibles), Justin Sloan (Telltale's Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, and Minecraft: Story Mode), and Kevin Tumlinson (Citadel, Lucid, The 30-Day Author) give you their advice on writing for books, movies, video games and more, and occasionally try to sound smarter by having on amazing guests.
 
An old carpenter carves a little wooden puppet from a mysterious piece of wood that seems to have the ability to talk! He begins to love the little creature like his own son and names him Pinocchio. But the mischievous fellow runs away from his loving father as soon as he learns to walk. The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi follows the misadventures and naughty exploits of this delightfully “human” puppet who in his heart of hearts longs only to become a real boy. Carlo Collodi was t ...
 
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery on a Maryland plantation. He faced hardship as a child, but later encountered owners who were relatively liberal and allowed him to learn to read, write and be in contact with freed slaves. At the age of 20, he escaped from the plantation and made his way to New York. Though he remained a fugitive, he married and changed his name to avoid being caught. He continued his education and became involved in the Abolitionist Movement. He began touring the co ...
 
In the Foodist podcast Darya Rose, Ph.D. introduces you to real people on the journey of becoming foodists, learning how to get healthy and lose weight without dieting. A foodist is someone who uses Real Food to optimize their life for health and happiness. There is no right or wrong way to become a foodist, and everyone must find their own path or “healthstyle” that works for them. This means finding foods, habits and activities you love and that work for you. On the show you’ll meet people ...
 
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Joel Osteen Podcast
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Joel Osteen Podcast
 
A book on the all importance of humility, how Jesus was humble, and how we also can become humble. Murray wrote “Without humility, there can be no true abiding in God’s presence or experience of His favor and the power of His spirit. Without it there can be no abiding faith or love or joy or strength.”
 
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Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest pertinent updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context for viewers.
 
Radio New Zealand daily and weekly programmes
 
It is under a deep impression that the place and power of prayer in the Christian life is too little understood, that this book has been written. I feel sure that as long as we look on prayer chiefly as the means of maintaining our own Christian life, we shall not know fully what it is meant to be. But when we learn to regard it as the highest part of the work entrusted to us, the root and strength of all other work, we shall see that there is nothing that we so need to study and practise as ...
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
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Tech Podcasts
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Variety of Tech-related Podcasts
 
His family name is derived from a Greek craftsman who created the Labyrinth and designed wings for himself and his son to fly away from the island they were imprisoned in. But Stephen Dedalus, the young hero of James Joyce's first novel, is a young man who rises above his baser instincts and seeks a life devoted to the arts. This quintessential coming of age novel describes the early life of Stephen Dedalus. It is set in Ireland during the nineteenth century which was a time of emerging Iris ...
 
John Stuart Mill’s book Utilitarianism is one of the most influential and widely-read philosophical defenses of utilitarianism in ethics. The essay first appeared as a series of three articles published in Fraser’s Magazine in 1861; the articles were collected and reprinted as a single book in 1863. It went through four editions during Mill’s lifetime with minor additions and revisions. Although Mill includes discussions of utilitarian ethical principles in other works such as On Liberty and ...
 
If you've read and loved Little Women, you'd probably enjoy finding out more about the doings of the sisters in the third book in the series, Little Men. Published in 1871, the book's full title was Little Men or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys. It followed the success of Little Women in 1868 and Good Wives in 1869, which portrayed the fortunes of the March family. Filled with remarkable, endearing and memorable characters, the books remain as fresh and enjoyable as they were when they firs ...
 
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Science(ish)
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Flâneur and irrepressible commentator, Rick Edwards, and Editor-at-Large of the New Scientist, Dr. Michael Brooks, delve into the science behind popular culture.
 
Entrepreneur Inspiring Stories to Help Motivate, Build, & Grow Your Successful Business with a Master Class from Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders that tell it How It Is... Millionaire Interviews is actionable advice for the (future & present) Entrepreneur, Thought Leaders, Solopreneur, Youpreneur, and Small Business Owner. The host interviews Business Founders in the Product, Service, Real Estate, and Tech industries so they can teach you from their experience. Guests have been featured on Fo ...
 
“Expository Thoughts” divides the Gospels into sections of about twelve verses each, from which J. C. Ryle selects two or three prominent points to dwell on and bring to the reader’s attention. In Ryle’s day, there were many detailed commentaries and expositions on scripture. In writing these “Expository Thoughts”, Ryle aimed to offer a resource to the laity for use in family prayers, as an aid to those who visit the sick and desire a proper book to read on such occasions, and for private de ...
 
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The Sporkful
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We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman of Cooking Channel's You're Eating It Wrong and the book Eat More Better. A Stitcher Production.
 
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KCSS
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Podcasts from the broadcasters at KCSS Turlock, at California State University Stanislaus
 
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Terry Meiners
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Stuff you missed or wanted to hear again
 
"Among the personalities of the early Roman Empire there are few who offer to the readers of to-day such dramatic interest as does Lucius Annaeus Seneca, the author of the Epistles which are translated in this volume. ... In these letters, it is impossible to ignore the advance from a somewhat stiff and Ciceronian point of view into the attractive and debatable land of what one may fairly call modern ideas. The style of the Epistles is bold, and so is the thought." (from the Introduction)
 
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99% Invisible
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Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
A young man from a poor, working-class background, passionate about education, who aspires to become a professor. His teacher, a respected role model who turns out to have feet of clay. An independent, free-spirited woman. Another who is scheming, selfish and flirtatious. Dominating their lives is the magnificent university town of Christminster. All these and a host of other colorful, memorable characters inhabit the pages of Thomas Hardy's monumental fourteenth novel published in 1895. Tho ...
 
An irreverent, unscripted discussion of the the week's top mixed martial arts news by MMAJunkie.com's Ben Fowlkes and Bleacher Report.com lead MMA writer Chad Dundas.
 
LIV Happy
 
Following in the ancient form of Christian formation, join us each day for Prayer: Morning, Mid-Day, and Evening.
 
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BUILD Series
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BUILD is a live interview series like no other—a chance for fans to sit inches away from some of today’s biggest names in entertainment, tech, fashion and business as they share the stories behind their projects and passions. Every conversation yields insights, inspiration and plenty of surprises as moderators and audience members ask questions. It all happens several times a week from the BUILD Studio at 692 Broadway. Attend a taping at our NYC studio or watch shows in HD video, live stream ...
 
Try as we might, we could never describe the show better than those who choose to make it a part of their daily lives, so, in the words of one of our listeners,"So who/what is Jason Stapleton/podcast? Before I answer that, ever heard of the saying, 'In a world gone mad...a glimpse of sanity' or 'In an ocean of turmoil...an island of calm'? Well, he's that and a whole lot more...entertaining, topical, knowledgeable, informed, traveled, intelligent and articulate. In his podcasts he brings his ...
 
The 5 AM Miracle is a podcast dedicated to dominating your day before breakfast. My goal is to help you bounce out of bed with enthusiasm, create powerful lifelong habits, and tackle your grandest goals with extraordinary energy. For more information on achieving your own 5 AM Miracle visit JeffSanders.com.
 
Biblical theology, stripped bare of denominational confessions and theological systems.
 
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SCOTUS refuses to take a case about funding Planned Parenthood. So abortion rights are safe right? Chip and Nikki say not so fast.
 
Chip and Nikki talk about a tumultuous public meeting between the President and Democratic leaders in the House and Senate. Philip Bump from the Washington Post joins the conversation about what might happen in the new congress.
 
Take The Drive live weekdays from 3:00 to 6:00 Eastern (Noon-3:00 Pacific) or on demand anytime.JackandTom.comSpotlightRadioNetwork.comiTunes: iTunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-drive-with-jack-ebling/id1169637295iHeartRadio: Search “The Drive with Jack Ebling
 
Take The Drive live weekdays from 3:00 to 6:00 Eastern (Noon-3:00 Pacific) or on demand anytime.JackandTom.comSpotlightRadioNetwork.comiTunes: iTunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-drive-with-jack-ebling/id1169637295iHeartRadio: Search “The Drive with Jack Ebling
 
A federal judge said on Tuesday she needs more information about the kinds of alleged lies that Paul Manafort told prosecutors in order to determine whether he has blown up his plea deal.
 
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., about a letter he signed with other former senators, urging the current Senate to rise above party affiliation and ideology.
 
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with George Parker, political editor for the Financial Times, about the current state of Brexit negotiations.
 
The outgoing governor of California spoke about climate change, nuclear proliferation, capitalism and more in a wide-ranging interview with NPR.
 
Take The Drive live weekdays from 3:00 to 6:00 Eastern (Noon-3:00 Pacific) or on demand anytime.JackandTom.comSpotlightRadioNetwork.comiTunes: iTunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-drive-with-jack-ebling/id1169637295iHeartRadio: Search “The Drive with Jack Ebling
 
Take The Drive live weekdays from 3:00 to 6:00 Eastern (Noon-3:00 Pacific) or on demand anytime.JackandTom.comSpotlightRadioNetwork.comiTunes: iTunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-drive-with-jack-ebling/id1169637295iHeartRadio: Search “The Drive with Jack Ebling
 
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, about whether his party is keen to make a deal on border wall funding with President Trump.
 
President Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer quarreled openly at the White House over border wall funding. Trump said he'd take ownership over any government shutdown.
 
Police departments are struggling to recruit enough new officers. Some are resorting to poaching, while others are reshaping the job itself to appeal to people who grew up in the shadow of Ferguson.
 
The Woolsey Fire destroyed hundreds of homes and buildings in Southern California. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rich Savko, owner of The Rock Store bar that survived, about reopening his business.
 
California Gov. Jerry Brown explains the challenges facing his state in trying to prevent more deadly wildfires in coming years.
 
The head of Customs and Border Protection testified on Capitol Hill about tear-gassing migrants and family separation. A new poll finds Americans disapprove of President Trump's immigration policies.
 
Who knew that a little orchestra in America's Midwest, born in 1918, could grow up to be one of the world's best? Through a century of trials and triumphs, the Cleveland Orchestra still shines.
 
A father and son are part of the majority of Americans who don't hunt and didn't learn from their parents. So they take a class, and learn a little about hunting and a few things about themselves.
 
Ronn talked with Washington Examiner political reporter Robert Donachie about his column today "Is Team Trump Ready for Pelosi's death by a thousand cuts," which dealt with the question of how the President will handle a Congress that now is in the hands of Democrats. Donachie believes that armed with subpoena power the House will investigate e ...…
 
This year, Prince's powerful backing band The Revolution are touring to celebrate the legacy of the late icon. And one key member who will be performing live is Matt Fink, better known as 'Dr. Fink.'The keyboardist, always clad in signature scrubs, was instrumental in crafting many Prince classics, co-writing tracks like 'Dirty Mind' and 'Compu ...…
 
Take The Drive live weekdays from 3:00 to 6:00 Eastern (Noon-3:00 Pacific) or on demand anytime.JackandTom.comSpotlightRadioNetwork.comiTunes: iTunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-drive-with-jack-ebling/id1169637295iHeartRadio: Search “The Drive with Jack Ebling
 
Consumer Confidential's David Lazarus discusses his latest article in the LA Times.
 
Ethan interviews Donna Brazile. Donna is a Democratic Political Strategist, Former Interim Chair of the Democratic Party and the Author of "Hacks, Cooking with Grease and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics".
 
An international migration pact adopted by the vast majority of the world’s nations aims to better handle rising flows of migrants worldwide, explicitly upholds national sovereignty, and is not legally binding. Why, then, is much of Europe freaking out over it?The United Nations Global Migration Compact, signed this week by 164 countries, has b ...…
 
Vox2018 has not been an easy year in many ways.The headlines have been unrelentingly bleak. The president of the United States declared war on migrant families, separating parents from children and firing tear gas on crowds with families and toddlers. His lawyer confessed to federal crimes, implicating the president in the process. The governme ...…
 
Commercials and subway ads for the latest season of Doctor Who, which ended Sunday, bore a straightforward slogan: “It’s about time.” The show is, literally, about time, specifically time travel, but the joke was in the tagline’s second meaning: The Doctor, for the first time in the sci-fi series’ 55-year history, was played this season by a wo ...…
 
The New York TimesThe millions of dots on the map trace highways, side streets and bike trails — each one following the path of an anonymous cellphone user.One path tracks someone from a home outside Newark, New Jersey, to a nearby Planned Parenthood. Another represents a person who travels with New York’s mayor during the day and returns to Lo ...…
 
Westwood One Correspondent Linda Kenyon weighs in on the White House meeting between President Trump, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi.
 
After two days of deliberation, jurors said James Alex Fields Jr. should spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering Heather Heyer and injuring 35 others at the Unite the Right rally last year.
 
The 19th century was a time of great innovation in plumbing. Cities got the first modern sewers, whose tunnels snaked for miles underground. Houses got bathrooms, with ceramic toilets, tubs, and sinks that you would easily recognize as such today. And, not to be left behind in this time of infrastructure overhaul, psychiatric hospitals got hydr ...…
 
New York MagazineFrom roughly 2007 until 2013, the smartphone market grew at an astonishing pace, posting double-digit growth year after year, even during a global recession. They were the good years, the type that would inspire a Scorsese montage: millions and then billions of smartphones going out; billions and then trillions of dollars in ri ...…
 
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said members will now consider a criminal justice bill in the lame-duck session after the suggestion it wouldn't get a vote in the face of GOP opposition.
 
The USNS Comfort spent a week in the Caribbean caring for ailing Venezuelans who couldn't get treatment in their troubled home country.
 
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