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Listen in as a host of well-known guests open up and share their experiences of grief and death in a therapeutic conversation with Marie Curie bereavement expert, Jason Davidson. On the Marie Curie Couch is a new podcast that aims to open up conversations about death, break down the taboo and encourage people to share their end-of-life plans. This podcast is made by Marie Curie – the UK’s leading charity providing care for people at the end of their lives. For more interesting perspectives o ...
 
On the surface, this is a collection of surprising and unusual stories from the history of science. But Dan Riskin digs deeper. He draws connections between those stories and the challenges facing modern day medical researchers. It’s historical wisdom mixed with modern insight. Along the way we will learn how Neptune was discovered using math, why Fredrick Banting had to sell his car, and what scientific mistake sent Joseph Sledge to prison for three decades. We will explore the idea of a “E ...
 
Marie Curie, born in Warsaw in 1867, was a Polish-French physicist and chemist famous for her work on radioactivity. She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity and the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes - in physics (1903) and chemistry (1911). The risks of working with strongly radioactive materials were not known at that time, and she eventually died in 1934 from an illness likely caused by radiation poisoning. Radioactive Substances is the thesis of Marie Curie, presented to ...
 
Welcome to 'The British Food History Podcast': British food in all its (sometimes gory) glory with Dr. Neil Buttery. He'll be looking in depth at all aspects of food with interviews with special guests, recipes, reinactments, foraging, trying his hand at traditional techiques, and tracking down forgotten recipes and hyper-regional specialities. He'll also be trying to answer the big question: What makes British food, so...British? This podcast uses the following third-party services for anal ...
 
Celebrate sex and gender with Giselle Mirasol, a seasoned crossdresser from California as she explores gender-related topics ranging from crossdressing and sexuality, to fashion and relationships. Giselle’s experiences, along with exciting guests, will help guide you through the vast world of gender. Curious about why people crossdress? Do you know the difference between sexual identity and sexual orientation? Or dumbfounded at the idea of why a man would ever consider wearing a thong? Well, ...
 
Season 3 focuses on interviewing creative videographers, filmmakers, and people who work behind-the-scenes, in the blossoming sector. The Creative Kind helps you learn from successful professionals about what it takes to run a business, grow an audience, and increase your income. We’ll learn about the highs and lows of running a creative business in order to become better entrepreneurs and build profitable distribution channels.
 
Welcome to Improbable Walks, the travel podcast that brings you to the streets of Paris, wherever you are. Every episode, we discover a new street in the City of Light, strolling into the hidden history and stories of Paris, block by block. Your host is Canadian writer and long-time parisienne, Lisa Pasold.
 
Where kindness matters, and all are welcome to the table.Benevolence is a ministry where we uplift and encourage through topics of conversation that are important in our Christian walk. We are going to get real. We will focus on topics that we are curious about and what many are afraid to talk about.
 
A psychological examination of historically significant lives. We will peek into the minds of our subject to answer, what made them tick? Uncovering the personal motivations that drove their public acts and how those acts in turn changed all our lives.
 
Rebecca and Rhea are two twenty-somethings who are fed up of not knowing the incredible stories of women throughout history. Each episode they teach each other about an incredible, badass woman that they cannot believe they hadn't heard of before! Join them and learn some vital Sistery History. Plus, if you have a story of a badass woman from your life then email it to Rebecca and Rhea at sisteryhistory@gmail.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A topsy-turvy science-y history podcast by Sam Kean. I examine overlooked stories from our past: the dental superiority of hunter-gatherers, the crooked Nazis who saved thousands of American lives, the American immigrants who developed the most successful cancer screening tool in history, the sex lives of dinosaurs, and much, much more. These are charming little tales that never made the history books, but these small moments can be surprisingly powerful. These are the cases where history ge ...
 
Imagine yourself dining with Socrates, Plato, or Pythagoras... maybe even Cicero and Julius Caesar...being a soldier marching with Alexander's the Great army in the vast Persian empire discovering new foods... or try and picture the richness of fruits and vegetables in the lush Hanging Gardens of Babylon...what foods did our ancestors ate? How did all begin? Why am I so hooked on ancient recipes and ingredients? Is the food delicious? Wholesome? Do you need to know? I think so! Recipes, ingr ...
 
●Bookey: Empower Your Mind Anywhere, Anytime. Download and check out more features with the Bookey App. ●Bookey app download link: https://share.bookey.app/iCJo9F8sJ5 ●Why Use Bookey? “So many books, so little time!” Well, no wordy books here, only 30 mins audible book summaries. Unlock the big ideas from world bestseller that cover Self Help, Biography, Leadership Development, Art, Business, Stories and more ebooks. Each title is complemented with a mind map that highlights the essence of t ...
 
World’s Greatest Love Stories is a podcast that celebrates the most compelling, inspiring, memorable real-life love stories from yesterday and today. Each episode embarks on the historical and romantic journey of one couple, unveiling the events and unique circumstances that bring them together and that create an unforgettable story. By combining intimate details with the most defining moments of each relationship, the series examines what it takes to cultivate meaningful love while giving u ...
 
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As a pioneer in the study of radioactivity, Madame Curie’s achievements are widely known. From an early age, she displayed a strong thirst for knowledge and an exceptional capacity for learning. She received her bachelor’s degree from Sorbonne University, and her master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Paris. She was proficient in seve…
 
Fabio Cury (ASOIAF TMG Lead Game Developer) joins Chase and Simon from On the Table Gaming to talk about the 20th Anniversary CMON Expo ASOIAF panel, including the Free Folk Frozen Shore Chariot, Night’s Watch Ranger Vanguards, and previewed sculpts of things to come! Link to official CMON Rally the Troops Panel: https://youtu.be/_aTYsvpiQvI Don’t …
 
Former Love Islander Malin Andersson sits down with Marie Curie bereavement expert Jason Davidson to explore her experiences of death and grief. On the Marie Curie Couch aims to open up conversations about death, break down the taboo and encourage people to share their end of life plans. This podcast is made by Marie Curie – the UK’s leading charit…
 
The author of this book, John Doerr, is a partner and chairman of the venture capital firm KPCB, he is also a director at Google. “OKR” stands for objectives and key results. Doerr puts a lot of emphasis on how OKR can be successfully implemented in an organization. OKR is about alignment, about aiming at the same goal, and it requires everyone to …
 
The Messy Middle … an imperfect podcast about the creative process. Hosted by artist, mother & creative coach Sarah Shotts. Halfway through this episode I discovered the word “capacity” and used it a dozen times (hello autism!), but it is *such* an important part of this discussion! (This is what happens when I don’t edit. 😬) I also called this Epi…
 
David Ogilvy, the founder of the advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather and the author of Ogilvy on Advertising, once published a classic car ad in a newspaper. Above the ad copy was a picture of a Rolls-Royce, with a person sitting in the back seat looking out the window. The caption below read: "At 60 miles an hour the loudest noise in the new Rolls-…
 
Michelangelo Buonarroti was a great sculptor and painter during the Italian Renaissance. Along with Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, the three artists are collectively known as the “three great masters” of the High Renaissance. Michelangelo had many talents, including sculpture, drawing, and architecture. Among his most celebrated works, his sculptur…
 
On this episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we talk about the art, fame, life, and death of Bob Ross. He is known for his paintings of happy little trees and Peapod the pet pocket squirrel, but this guy led a very interesting life. From a sergeant in the army to an international media icon, […] The post Episode 602: Bob Ross: Art and Afros appeared f…
 
Elizabeth Holmes founded a company called Theranos. This company claimed that they produced a magic box. Whenever you feel physically unwell, all you need to do is to open this magic box, use the needle on top to prick your finger, let a drop of blood fall into the box, and this magic box will provide over two hundred professional test results. Eli…
 
In today’s competitive market, we often see companies equipped with cutting-edge technology, more capital and better talent still falling behind their competitors in terms of revenue and customer growth. Likewise, the imaginary, Silicon Valley-based software company presented in this book, DecisionTech Inc., boasts an accomplished, prestigious exec…
 
This episode takes a look at the ghastly life of Ed Gein, the Plainfield Butcher. Gein was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho as well as the serial killer Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs and Leatherface from Texas Chainsaw Massacre. How can one man be the genesis all of these horrific film characters? Give us a listen to […] The…
 
Trillium Therapeutics is acquired by Pfizer for $2.26B! Finally, the small-mid cap biotech sectors sees good news with M&A activity that rippled through the sector. In this video, I talk about a few other companies that have CD47 assets that should see tailwinds from the TRIL acquisition. I also talk about the recent controversy surrounding Cassava…
 
Craig Gruenhagen winner of the CMON Organized Play ASOAIF TMG event “Take the Black” and Brett Lanpher, US Nationals Champion 2021, talk about the first post-pandemic National Championship for A Song of Ice and Fire the Miniatures Game. Night’s Watch, Hype Trains, and Hrakkars abound! Don’t forget to check out On the Table Gaming’s new Facebook gro…
 
Whats up Holmes? Another Classic while we try not to die. See you soon. This episode of the Sofa King Podcast examines the horrible history of H.H. Holmes, the Beast of Chicago. This man is considered the first true serial killer in American history, killing people all over the country in the late 1800’s (estimates […] The post A Sofa King Classic:…
 
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was brought up to believe that it was her face that was her fortune, and her place to be simply decorative. However, her uncommon intelligence, influence among the powerful, and her willingness to accept new ideas about medicine would save lives, help end smallpox, and transform the entire world. See Privacy Policy at http…
 
Informed by rich historical research, this book lets us look at salt from a whole new perspective. One of the most common seasoning products today, we are so familiar with salt that we often give its existence for granted, until a natural disaster or other emergencies hit and people rush to the supermarkets to hoard it up. Maybe it is only during d…
 
You may have heard of the Auschwitz Concentration Camps, where German Nazis performed unspeakable acts of ethnic cleansing against the Jews during the Second World War. Over the course of this calamity, about six million Jews lost their lives to the scourge of Nazism. Six million is a figure that we as bystanders are used to applying in a generaliz…
 
Today we will unlock the book How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big. This book gives a complete set of methods for ordinary people to turn the tables successfully. Its core philosophy is: successful people do not hope to succeed; they decide to pursue success, and in order to truly succeed, they need a system. This book provides a new …
 
The author of this book, David Nihill, was also terrified of public speaking. When he was in college, he once gave a presentation in a human resource management class. In order to be less nervous, he drank four bottles of beer before the speech. The alcohol didn’t help, he jibber-jabbered in his opening speech and said: "My name is Mustafa, and I a…
 
Still Fucking sick! But not as sick as this Episode. Check out another Sofa King classic. On this episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we look at the conspiracy theory of the Lost Cosmonauts. (Finally, a conspiracy about space that isn’t the moon landing hoax or lizard people!) Our official history says that on April […] The post A Sofa King Classic: …
 
While attending a party at Stanford University, Miller was sexually assaulted by a student there. At that time, she was still unconscious, and two students who happened to pass by discovered her and promptly called the police. Thereafter, Miller’s life was turned upside down utterly. She was unable to continue working due to a ceaseless court trial…
 
Although Instagram has long since been acquired by Facebook, it has not become crowded with features like that platform. Its founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger persevered in creating a delicate product that shapes popular trends by recommending quality users and quality content. This strategy successfully distinguished Instagram from other soc…
 
Brett Lanpher joins Chase from On the Table Gaming to talk about the upcoming ASOIAF US National Championship, talk about the sometimes overlooked potential of Joffrey Baratheon in his commander form, as well as to discuss the recently revealed points for the Free Folk Frozen Shore Chariots, House Karstark Spearmen, Clegane Brigands, Baratheon Thor…
 
The author of this book is Matthew McConaughey. An American Academy-Award winning actor who has featured in multiple high grossing films like Dallas Buyers Club, Interstellar, Free State of Jones, and Wolf of Wall Street among many other critically acclaimed movies. He is the co-founder of J.K Livin Foundation, a Professor of Practice, as well as, …
 
SciMar does more than produce a podcast. They are a real medical research company doing really amazing work in the field of type 2 diabetes. This episode tells the story of how they got here. ‘Here’ being: on the verge of a transformational breakthrough in metabolic health. It starts with a Eureka moment in a lab… travels to a biological science co…
 
Life and death are the two biggest issues of life. However, few people would like to discuss them frankly. At Carnegie Mellon University, however, students are encouraged to think about death. In the university’s “Last Lecture Series,” top scholars were invited to give a hypothetical “final talk” about what matters to them the most when their life …
 
Claire, a 31-year-old non-binary, genderfluid crossdresser currently living in Portland, Oregon about her story. In part one of two, Claire talks about coming out to her family, her friends, and a whole lot more in another installment of Curi - YAAS Conversations with Giselle Mirasol.By Giselle Mirasol
 
In our daily life, we see busy professionals everywhere, we often hear about white-collar workers putting in overtime before going home, sometimes even staying up all night. Similarly, sales staff will choose to sacrifice their weekends with their families in order to increase their sales. Nowadays, people from all walks of life are noticing the sc…
 
Before we begin, let’s first consider a key question to understand this book. Do you think the world is going to get better or worse in the future? After years of research, the authors of this book have found that most people believe that our world is heading towards a negative path that will worsen in the upcoming year. If you ask them why such a …
 
As always we appreciate you all being so patient when life gets in the way. Please have a listen to an oldie but goodie while we get well. Thank you This Sofa King Podcast takes a look at the phenomenon of alien implants. As we’ve discussed in earlier episodes, a percentage of the population believes […] The post A Sofa King Classic: Alien Implants…
 
Like many people, you must have wondered why, despite a great work ethic, some people just don’t get promoted. Yet, in spite of a lousy performance, some people are just favored by their leaders. Maybe, no matter what you do, you are not taken seriously even when you handle the most important work. If these things baffles you, this book has a convi…
 
I've been eternally fascinated with ancient medicine and all the different remedies and potions that medicinal writes were advising to cure all sorts of maladies! But one "cure" -literally- salted, cured, ham and bacon it was really above all others! Tarikhos -aka salted meat- and any other pork cut was considered light and and nutritious meat. I w…
 
Of Mice and Men is one of Steinbeck’s masterpieces that reflect his ability to accurately transform social perceptions into narratives. It tells the story of how the protagonists George and Lennie attempt to pursue their “dream of land” only for it to end in failure. This widely acclaimed book is one of the ten most-read classics in American educat…
 
Let's start with a story. When 5-year-old Nancy first went to kindergarten with her mother, she spotted a painting on the wall and asked aloud, "Who made these ugly pictures?" Embarrassed, Nancy's mother looked at her daughter disapprovingly and told her, "It's not nice to call the pictures ugly when they are so pretty." In reality, Nancy didn’t me…
 
In part 3 of his Eel special, Neil looks at the more recent history of the eel, focussing upon the conservation of our new favourite slimy fish. In this episode Neil talks to his guest this week Andrew Kerr of the Sustainable Eel Group about the loss of the eels’ habitat, the success of the elver rewilding programme, how the SEG help adult eels fin…
 
On this episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we release our inner Trekkies about the creator of Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry. His story is a wild one! His show is filled with a future that explores the possibility of a utopian earth with no war, hunger, trouble, or strife. But his own life was far […] The post Episode 601: Gene Roddenberry: To Boldly G…
 
Tg Therapeutics is a B-cell focused company that recently provided a Q2-2021 update of their commercial and clinical programs. In this episode, I talk with the CEO of the company, Michael Weiss, about some of the news they shared and what we can look forward to from the company. Help out the show (or join the discord) by becoming a patron at: https…
 
Episode 130 is the first Curi - YAAS Conversation to feature another significant other of a crossdresser/transgender guest on the CrossYAAS Podcast. Gwen Fredericks is a cisgender woman and the wife of Stephanie Fredericks (featured guest on Episode 129) and she speaks about her personal journey of being married to a crossdresser/genderfluid spouse…
 
On this 600th episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we cover one of the greatest musical acts of all times, The Beatles. I feel like anything I type in these show notes is pointless. This episode is about the Beatles. You probably love them. You might not. Either way, you know who they are, and […] The post Episode 600: The Beatles: The Legends of Live…
 
TED is an American private nonprofit that puts together speaking events focused on the topics of technology, entertainment and design. The author of TED Talks, Chris Anderson bought TED in 2001 and put all of his efforts into managing and growing TED, with a goal of creating a speaking platform of “ideas worth spreading.” As TED became more popular…
 
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