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Taped at the EVERLAST Studio in New York City, The Fight Cave takes you inside the Fight game through in depth discussions and interviews with top fighters and industry insiders. A focus on MMA, but a love for all combat sports... if it has to do with Fighting, you can find it in The Fight Cave. Hosted by Matt Culley. Matt, a Long Island, NY native, is a longtime Martial Artist and fight fan, with years of experience in the fight industry. His background includes fighting, competing, owning ...
 
Unlimited Lives is a gaming news comedy podcast on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play. Hosted by comedian/voice-over artist TJ Del Reno (@tjdelreno) and Ian O'keeffe (@RexSaucy) Every week they talk about gaming news and geek culture. Follow us on Twitter @unlimitedsxm and Facebook!
 
Join Bee, a Gnostic Seeker, in her study every other week, where she and her teacher AL, a half-human/half-Divine Gnostic Illuminator and guide, engage in lessons in history, thought and lore in hopes of helping Bee (and listeners) to practically understand and clear outdated programming, remind her of her own Divine Spark, and encourage critical thinking in the ongoing global fight against Ignorance.
 
Go deeper inside the world of HBO's adaptation of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials. Join Slate's scholars of experimental theology, Laura Miller and Dan Kois, as they discuss Dust, daemons, the Magisterium, and more—and, of course, break down the events of each episode. New episodes air Mondays at 9 p.m. on HBO.
 
Dust Busters is your weekly podcast companion through the world of HBO and the BBC's adaptation of Philip Pullman's hugely popular fantasy novels His Dark Materials. After each episode airs, superfan Jake Cunningham (Ghibliotheque, Little White Lies) and His Dark Materials novice Louisa Maycock (Girls on Tops) discuss the world, and worlds, of His Dark Materials. Together, they'll be your guides through Lyra's World, Will's World and the mysterious Cittàgazze; and of course, trying to figure ...
 
Postcards from Nowhere is a travel podcast that takes you on journeys exploring culture, history, food and people in the form of stories. With over a decade of travel stories in his kitty, Utsav Mamoria narrates the stories of the strange, obscure and fascinating things about the world, often interspersed with practical tips and deep realizations, which would shape the way you travel. Tune in to the new episode every Thursday.
 
When White Fang is birthed in a cave to a wolf sire and a wolf/dog halfbreed dam, he is heir to two traditions. At first he is content to explore and learn laws of the Wild. But then his mother is caught and held by old memories of a past relationship with Man, and White Fang follows her into service with the Indians. Life among sled dogs is hardly less cruel and dangerous than living in the Wild, but brutality notches upward when his drunken master sells him to a nasty, twisted hanger-on at ...
 
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58 degree celsius, 100% humidity and pitch dark. This is not Mars, but somewhere on our very own planet. While 2020 killed all our travel plans, I am sure even that would not make you go here. But there was a Spanish man who was waiting for the moment he could visit this place. A place where you would not survive for more than a couple of minutes. …
 
Cornelia Sorabji was the first woman lawyer working in India. She helped women living in purdah or seclusion in the 19th century who had no access to the law. The women were married into royal families and prevented from seeing men other than their husbands or family. This meant they had no way of seeking justice when they received cruel treatment,…
 
In March 1954, a group of Puerto Rican militants opened fire from the public gallery of the US Congress in an effort to promote their fight for independence for the American territory. Five members of the House of Representatives were wounded in an attack which made headlines around the world and turned its leader, Lolita Lebron, into a nationalist…
 
I had a lovely conversation with Lande, just a few weeks before her solo record comes out. We spoke about the songwriting processes she has with both her solo records and Muncie Girls, Muncie Girls' fanbase and the loudest parts of it, 2020's buzzwords and loads loads more. This chat had me laughing loads! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. If y…
 
The Limits to Growth was published in 1972 and warned of global decline from 2020. Claire Bowes spoke to one of the authors of the book, Professor Dennis Meadows, in 2019. He described how they used computer modelling to analyse how the Earth would cope with unrestricted economic growth. In the early 1970s he and his team from Massachusetts Institu…
 
When the deadly Ebola virus broke out in West Africa in 2014, scientists in the USA set to work analysing it. What they discovered would eventually lead to a treatment. Pardis Sabeti is a virologist at Harvard University and leads the team who sequenced the Ebola virus genome - she has been speaking to Ibby Caputo for Witness History.Photo: Pardis …
 
In the 1928 and 1968 Olympics, Mexico participated in the marathon and failed to get a podium finish. The runners, who came in with a great reputation and a mystic halo around them felt that the 26-mile race was too short. In fact, in 1928, they had to be stopped to tell them that the race was already over. In the last episode of People Unlike Us, …
 
Ok I could have reeled off so many bands Evan has been in and is in in the title of the podcast... so i'll do it here. Pet Symmetry, Their / They're / There, Stay Ahead of the Weather, The Progress and of course Into It. Over It. Evan's main project, that he has been soooo prolific with over the last decade plus. It was so great catching up with Ev…
 
A 3,500 year old song was found on a clay tablet by archaeologists in Syria in the 1950s. Often called the Hurrian Hymn, it had been unearthed amid the ruins of an ancient palace which belonged to the ancient Hurrian civilization. It is the oldest complete song ever found. The tablet was inscribed in the Hurrian language but using cuneiform script.…
 
In March 2001 the Taliban destroyed huge ancient statues of Buddha in Afghanistan. The statues were carved into the cliffs above the Bamiyan valley. Sayid Mirza Hossein, a local farmer, was taken prisoner by the Taliban and forced to pack explosives around the ancient Buddhas. He told Witness History what it felt like to destroy something that he h…
 
Black Holes - Those enigmas of the universe we all have conceptually heard of but don't really understand. Taking a break from regular episodes, here comes a 2020 year-ender reflecting on a strange year gone by. This week, join Utsav as he asks us to relook at 2020 in a completely new light, much like the way we need to rethink what black holes are…
 
Shortly after Indian independence Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru persuaded the maverick Swiss-French architect, Le Corbusier, to help reinvent a newly independent India by building a new capital city for the province of Punjab.Le Corbusier had revolutionised architecture and urban planning in the first half of the twentieth century. He was loved a…
 
In July 1970, one of the largest dams in the world - the Aswan High Dam in Egypt - was completed. It had taken ten years to build, and was not without controversy. Louise Hidalgo brings us voices from the archives and from one man who was there, Professor Herman Bell, about the cost of the dam to the region's people and its antiquities.This program…
 
Welcome to The Authority, Slate’s deep dive into the world(s) of HBO’s His Dark Materials. Each week, Slate’s scholars of experimental theology Dan Kois and Laura Miller discuss the HBO series and Philip Pullman’s original trilogy. This week, they cover the Season 2 finale, “Æsahættr”, in which Will finally meets his father, Lee Scoresby visits the…
 
Have you made your plans for New Year's Day yet? Me either. But I will tell you that every New Year's Day seems to be the same old, same old. And I really want this year to be different. We want to say so long (nicely) to 2020 in hopes of better things to come. All I really want is a successful outcome in 2021 for one and all in the new year and I …
 
UNESCO – the educational, scientific and cultural arm of the United Nations was first established in 1945. Its aim was to use education as a means of sustaining peace after the horrors of the Second World War. Addressing race and racism was a key part of its mission. Caroline Bayley has been speaking to Doudou Diene who spent many years at UNESCO w…
 
If you've ever been to a New Years' Eve celebration at the stroke of midnight then you've surely heard the song that has always been sung, "Auld Lang Syne". What does it mean and where did it come from? In this episode, you'll find out. And even if you don't know all the words, sing it loud and proud. We want to say so long (nicely) to 2020 in hope…
 
Have you been to The Ice Hotel in northern Sweden? No? That's okay. Use your imagination right now, in this episode, to put yourself in the beautiful ice and snow artistic structure as I tell you my adventure to The Ice Hotel. Let your mind go wandering just for a little while as you use your imagination to picture being with me at this wonderful a…
 
In December 1946, the classic Christmas film "It's a Wonderful Life" had its premiere in Hollywood. Starring Jimmy Stewart, the movie's message of hope and redemption is loved by millions. Simon Watts talks to former child star, Karolyn Grimes, who played six-year-old Zuzu Bailey. The programme was first broadcast in 2015.PHOTO: Karolyn Grimes with…
 
The virtual event is something that almost all of us have had to learn to be comfortable with. And it doesn't have to be just for business. No. You can now have a virtual holiday celebration with family and friends and feel like you are almost in the same room. After all, you are with loved ones and that's what it's all about. We all are aware that…
 
In August 1986 the first Studio Ghibli film hit the cinema screens. It would go on to bring Japanese animation to a world audience. Hirokatsu Kihara was a young animator who joined the studio to work on Castle in the Sky, its first feature length film. He spoke to Ashley Byrne of Made in Manchester about the early days of the great animation studio…
 
In 2016, deep into the heartland of Ethiopia, a herder by the name of Ali Bereino, chanced upon a bone in the goat pen in his backyard. It took an archeologist to determine the significance of Ali's find. In many ways, it was literally the bone the world was waiting for. In the fourth episode of the series, People Unlike Us, Utsav takes you to the …
 
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