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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A podcast for all ancient history fans! The Ancients is dedicated to discussing our distant past. Featuring interviews with historians and archaeologists, each episode covers a specific theme from antiquity. From Neolithic Britain to the Fall of Rome. Hosted by Tristan Hughes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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History is full of stories we think we know. They are old and dark, but time has robbed us of perspective and clarity. They've become obscured and misunderstood. Which is why this series exists: to dig deep and shed light on some of history’s darkest moments. To help us better understand where we’ve come from. To make it Unobscured. Each season pairs narrative storytelling from Aaron Mahnke, creator of the hit podcast Lore, with prominent historian interviews. Season Four: Grigori Rasputin
 
From Napoleonic battles to Cold War confrontations, the Normandy landings to 9/11, this podcast opens up fascinating new perspectives on how wars have shaped and changed our modern world. Each week, twice a week, war historian, writer, and broadcaster, James Rogers, teams up with fellow historians, veterans, and experts to reveal astonishing new histories of inspirational leadership, breakthrough technologies, and era defining battles. Together they highlight the stark realities and conseque ...
 
In The Way I Heard It, Mike Rowe gives a different take on a variety of topics—from pop culture to politics, history to Hollywood, each mystery is a trueish tale about someone you know, filled with facts that you don’t. Delivered with Mike’s signature blend of charm, wit, and ingenuity, these stories are part of a larger mosaic—full of surprising revelations, sharp observations, and intimate, behind-the-scenes moments drawn from Mike’s own life and career.
 
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One Year

Slate Podcasts

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The people and struggles that changed America—one year at a time. In each episode, host Josh Levin explores a story you may have forgotten, or one you’ve never heard of before. What were the moments that transformed politics, culture, science, religion, and more? And how does the nation’s past shape our present?
 
What makes a song a smash? Talent? Luck? Timing? All that—and more. Chris Molanphy, pop-chart analyst and author of Slate’s “Why Is This Song No. 1?” series, tells tales from a half-century of chart history. Through storytelling, trivia and song snippets, Chris dissects how that song you love—or hate—dominated the airwaves, made its way to the top of the charts and shaped your memories forever.
 
A modern history podcast inspired by the lyrics of Billy Joel. Billy didn’t just write an unforgettable smash-hit with ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’, he also created the most fascinating, random and original history of the post-war world. Each episode, a new lyric and a fresh subject, all presented by Katie Puckrik and Tom Fordyce. It's politics, rock 'n' roll, sport, space, television, the Cold War, explored and explained by historians, eyewitnesses, and mega-fans. Billy started it. We're goin ...
 
Behind every successful business is a story. It starts with a vision and a leap of faith. Along the way, leaders make bold decisions, ride booms and busts, and sometimes, they reach new heights. From Wondery, the makers of the hit series Business Wars, and Lindsay Graham, the host of American History Tellers and American Scandal, comes a weekly podcast that brings you the true stories of the brilliant but all-too-human businesspeople who risked it all. From Walt Disney’s creation of a theme ...
 
To many, Russia, and the wider Eurasia, is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. But it doesn’t have to be. The SRB Podcast dispels the stereotypes and myths about the region with lively and informative interviews on Eurasia’s complex past, present, and future. New episodes drop weekly with an eclectic mix of topics from punk rock to Putin, and everything in-between. Subscribe on your favorite podcasts app, grab your headphones, hit play, and tune in. Eurasia will never appear th ...
 
Learning your history makes you - and your people - stronger. As Black people, we know we’re left out of the history books. That the media images are skewed. That we need access to experts, information and ideas so we can advance our people. Black History Year connects you to the history, thinkers, and activists that are left out of the mainstream conversations. You may not agree with everything you hear, but we’re always working toward one goal: uniting for the best interest of Black people ...
 
Proudly produced by independent podcasters this show will be for those that are truly open to a mind-expanding experience. You'll be taken on a journey with top scientists, journalists and researchers that dare to look way beyond the edges of our known reality to analyze these extraordinary events. Join KTown as she discusses subjects surrounding real paranormal activity, unbelievable UFO phenomena, sinister secret societies, mysterious time slips, powerful ancient artifacts, terrifying crea ...
 
If you love history, this is the podcast for you! Stories of forgotten history, presented by Josh Geiger with Lance Geiger, The History Guy, from the hit YouTube channel The History Guy: History Deserves to be Remembered. Visit the channel here: www.youtube.com/TheHistoryGuyChannel We believe that history does not have to be boring. At its heart, history is storytelling, and we believe that it should be told with passion and genuine love for the material. History might be tragic, it might be ...
 
Watch the Apple Original series WeCrashed, starring Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway. Now streaming only on Apple TV+ https://apple.co/-WeCrashed The founders of WeWork thought they were on the brink of making history. The company was valued at $47 billion dollars, ready for a huge IPO, and its charismatic CEO Adam Neumann believed he was going to change the world. Adam and his wife Rebekah had a prophet-like vision—but did it ever match the company's reality? Now the inspiration for a new Apple ...
 
From long-lost Viking ships to kings buried in unexpected places; from murders and power politics, to myths, religion, the lives of ordinary people: Gone Medieval is History Hit’s podcast dedicated to the middle ages, in Europe and far beyond. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Maine and New England's True Crime Podcast digs into the murders and missing persons cases, survival stories and mysteries of Vacationland and beyond. This is heart-centered true crime, honoring the legacy of the humans at the heart of each case with thoughtful storytelling rooted in investigative journalism. With a balance of host-led stories, interviews, and documentary style production, Dark Downeast covers the decades-old and modern day cases that prickle the history of New England. You' ...
 
New episodes come out Wednesdays for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or to ruin. Hosted b ...
 
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Just Hit Play

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Just Hit Play

Peter Cabral and Nick Cabral

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Just Hit Play is a podcast designed to take you on an intergenerational sonic journey away from your siloed and stagnant streamed music feed. Peter Cabral and his nephew, Nick Cabral, share their favourite tunes, introducing each other to new music.Peter is a 40-something Canadian professional photographer living in Australia. Nick is a 20-something Canadian studying medicine. Both share a love for music and often exchange songs for one another to listen to, and thus a podcast was born.
 
Professor Suzannah Lipscomb talks about everything from the Aztecs to witches, Velázquez to Shakespeare, Mughal India to the Mayflower. Not, in other words, just the Tudors, but most definitely also the Tudors. Each episode Suzannah is joined by historians and experts to reveal incredible stories about one of the most fascinating periods in history. You can also subscribe to our Tudor Tuesday newsletter, here > See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Brian Last and Ted Jessop

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Each week we pick a different Canadian artist, go through their history, albums and attempt a best guess guess why they weren‘t a bigger hit outside of Canada. Join us our weekly deep dive into the treasure trove of Canadian talent.
 
A podcast that discusses a classic hit song for musicians and non-musicians alike! Basically. . . We're like NPR's Fresh Air focusing exclusively on music. Every week we take apart a hit song and talk about why and what about the song appeals to everyone. For Promotional consideration, Business Development or other ventures, please contact Lloyd Moss @ 310-919-9127 USA. rockpiano@me.com
 
In "Hardcore History" the very unconventional Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", outside-the-box way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This is a difficult-to-classify show that has a rather sharp edge. It's not for everyone. But the innovative style and approach has made "Dan Carlin's Hardcore History" a New Medi ...
 
Underworld exposes the secret world of transnational criminal networks that have flourished since there were banks to bust, drugs to smuggle, and scams to run. Journalists Danny Gold and Sean Williams bring their experience reporting on dangerous people and organizations to take listeners on a global tour of mobsters, warlords and crooks - from Brooklyn to Beijing, from the streets to the boardrooms - and everywhere in between. Underworld is a show about heroes, villains, and the barely visi ...
 
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What Really Happened?

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What Really Happened?

Andrew Jenks Entertainment, Inc. and Seven Bucks Productions

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We live in an age where news comes at us fast, and from all angles. We see a headline that catches our attention, but often just skim the surface, before the next headline comes along. In Season 3, award-winning documentarian Andrew Jenks uses the power of great storytelling to take us on a journey through the biggest scandals to recently hit headlines. He’ll unravel the layers, bringing to life key figures, and shedding light on the important, yet overlooked components to paint the entire p ...
 
How does capitalism affect our personal lives? How does the economy affect life at home, relationships at work, romance and dating? Capitalism Hits Home with Dr. Harriet Fraad is a bi-weekly podcast that explores what is happening in the economic realm and its impact on our individual and social psychology. Learn how to support the podcast. Visit us at: https://www.democracyatwork.info/capitalismhitshome More about Capitalism Hits Home https://www.democracyatwork.info/capitalismhitshome
 
What’s worse than death? How about meeting your end on the high seas, marooned, while sharks swim hungrily by? Or being trapped in a toppled ship in the middle of a bustling city? Set sail with Charlotte, Patrick and Brian as these three landlubbers delve into the depths of history to find the weirdest, scariest and just plain stupidest marine disasters in history.
 
It takes bold visionaries risking everything to create some of the most recognizable brands on the planet. The Food That Built America, based on the hit documentary series from The HISTORY® Channel, tells the extraordinary true stories of industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized the food industry and transformed American life and culture in the process. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Welcome to Britpop History - a new ongoing series from the @OasisPodcast. We are reliving the Britpop years 30 years on. For this second episode we are looking back on May 1992 as Suede enter the charts for the first time with The Drowners plus the other key events & releases of the time Follow @britpophistory on twitter and support at patreon.com/…
 
On the night of February 23 1820, twenty-five impoverished craftsmen assembled in an obscure stable in Cato Street, London, with a plan to massacre the whole British cabinet at its monthly dinner. The Cato Street Conspiracy was the most sensational of all plots aimed at the British state since Guy Fawkes' Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Historian Vic Gatre…
 
In the 1970s, a song about protesting truckers topped the music charts in multiple countries, and kicked off a pop culture craze for CB radios. In early 2022, that same song became an anthem for a new trucker-led protest movement in Canada and the US. How did C.W. McCall’s “Convoy” come to exist, and what had it been trying to say? For this episode…
 
In the long history of baseball, it's only happened twice that pitchers on opposing teams no-hit one another's clubs in back-to-back games, but the second one happened 53 years ago this week when Jim Maloney and Don Wilson authored brilliant no-nos against the Astros and Reds, respectively. Mike and Bill look back at two of the forgotten star hurle…
 
Coming May 30! Teddy Goes to the USSR, a new six-part podcast series follows one such American, Teddy Roe, to shine light on Soviet tourism, police surveillance, consumerism, race, and everyday life through his extraordinary three-month trip to the Soviet Union in 1968. The post Trailer 2: Teddy Goes to the USSR appeared first on SRB Podcast.…
 
Metaverse projects are going to get REKT during the bear market of 2022. Only the strongest ones will survive, like the crypto crash of 2018. But how do you separate the ones that will survive from the ones that are destined to fail? In today's video, the guys from Meta Money chat with Ben about the sustainability of the projects that are making he…
 
Even though Earth is the largest rocky body in our solar system, we don't have the largest mountain -- not by a long shot. Learn how Mars took the title in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://science.howstuffworks.com/tallest-mountain-in-solar-system.htm See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Today's Historic Story: Nearest Green No matter what laws change or how much progress they want us to believe we’re making, racism only evolves and makes it even more necessary for us to get creative in the fight for our liberation. That means, we’ve got to take back our stories. We do that toay with Dr. David Ikard. He is a professor of African Am…
 
It's been called the most scandalous medical cover up of the 20th century. A pill that was given to pregnant women in the 60s as a treatment for morning sickness was soon found to have had disastrous side effects. If the babies didn't die in the womb, they were born with life-changing deformities and disabilities; and they're still fighting for rec…
 
Robert ‘Bob’ Binzer wanted to be a pilot from a young age, and during the Second World War he got his wish. Bob was an aviator with the United States Air Force in the China, Burma and India (CBI) theatre of the war; carrying critical supplies, weapons and even soldiers over the Himalayan mountains on a daily basis. His daughter, Rainy Horvath, join…
 
The Civil War was the most traumatic conflict in British history, pitting friends and family members against each other, tearing down the old order. Award-winning historian Jessie Childs plunges the reader into the shock of the struggle through one of its most dramatic episodes: the siege of Basing House. To the parliamentarian Roundheads, the Hamp…
 
The future Queen of France was accompanied by 57 carriages, 117 footmen and 376 horses on her journey from Austria to Versailles - but remarkably took only three hours to do her hair and makeup when she tied the knot with Louis-Auguste on 16th May, 1770. Only 15 at the time, Louis was perceived - even by his closest friends and family - to be timid…
 
A study investigating the microbes and bugs in chimpanzee beds versus human beds showed that chimps are cleaner than we are. Learn about the study's results in this classic episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/bed-has-more-poop-than-chimps.htm See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
What do we know about the earliest hominins to exist? With a story spanning one million years and counting, we're discovering more about how we came to be every day. In this episode of The Ancients, we're on location in the Natural History Museum in London as Tristan covers a huge topic; the history of human evolution! Today's guest, Professor Chri…
 
Today we will be discussing congress voting to confirm Jarome Powell for a second term as Federal Reserve Chair and what that means for the economy going forward. Next we'll look at the new Texas law that will allow for social media companies to be sued., and last we'll talk about FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried taking a $650M stake in Robinhood. Around th…
 
Independent artist: Wishlyst with Sagittarius www.youtube.com/c/Wishlyst www.wishlystmusic.com https://open.spotify.com/artist/31Cf1kpnuoNrrMvX87ptet https://soundcloud.com/WISHLYST www.instagram.com/wishlystmusic/?hl=en https://twitter.com/wishlystmusic Theme song: by Braden Mutch www.instagram.com/braden_mutch/ www.facebook.com/bradenmutchmusic H…
 
* A call for more controls over possible brain manipulation and monitoring* Global risks require new approach to governance* Consumption linked to biodiversity and extinction risk* Missouri Botanical Gardens moves its annual orchid show online* Australian sea lions in an ongoing decline
 
Part one of this comprehensive trilogy covering the Wars of the Roses left the Yorkist lords attained and in exile. From this point, the 15th century civil wars were transformed into a bitter procession of dynastic clashes between the rival houses of Lancaster and York - the result of which would reforge England's destiny for centuries to come. In …
 
Freddy Silvia joins me to discuss a time when people sought to die and come back to share their experiences with the living. Get his fascinating book on Amazon. Visit our home on the web: https://www.mysteriousradio.com Follow us on Instagram @mysteriousradio Follow us on TikTok mysteriousradioTikTok Follow us on Twitter @mysteriousradio Follow us …
 
In tonight's crypto news wrap-up, I cover the latest happenings in the crypto landscape and the top crypto stories. We’ll discuss the ongoing crypto crash as over $1B gets liquidated and the market cap loses $500B. Next, we’ll talk about the fall of LUNA. Could the same fate be in store for Tether? If you don’t believe we’re in a bear market right …
 
Today we'll be discussing BTC's epic CRASH down to $25K, dragging the rest of the crypto markets with it. What's next? We will look at USDT briefly losing its dollar peg amid Terra's UST stablecoin complete collapse. Lastly, we'll talk about ApeCoin and its 45% recovery since hitting a low of $5.00. Around the Blockchain is your favorite Cryptocurr…
 
We're joined by hosts of 30 Years Later Podcast, Ricky Camilleri and Chris Chafin, to discuss Todd Solondz's grimly funny ensemble comedy 'Happiness'. We discuss the writer/director's singular talent for handling "sticky" subject matter and characters, the film's remarkably prescient and timely themes of emmiseration and depravity in modern America…
 
Follow QI on Twitter ▶ http://twitter.com/qikipedia Follow QI on TikTok ▶ https://www.tiktok.com/@theqielvesFollow QI on Facebook ▶ http://facebook.com/officialQI Follow QI on Instagram ▶ http://instagram.com/theqielves Subscribe on YouTube ▶ http://youtube.com/theqielves For more visit ▶ http://qi.com This clip is from QI Series L, Episode 8, 'Lov…
 
Startups search for pain points in the customer experience and design their product to solve these problems. There’s an art to knowing how to find that one thing the market needs and running with it. On the flip side, established businesses need to constantly reassess their products to avoid being disrupted and left behind. On this episode, Wharton…
 
This week, Matt and Kevin dive into the real and fictional history of Yacht Rock! If you love Yacht Rock and want to get in on the Yacht or Not debate, check out yachtornacht.com ALSO - May is giveaway month on the show. Hookup with our friends at privacypros.com/3028 for May giveaways all month!By Matt Parrish and Kevin Quigley
 
Whether talking about shell shock, war neurosis, combat trauma or PTSD; the impacts of war zones on those who fight in them or encounter them have long been discussed. With increasing understanding, however, definitions and treatments continue to change. James is joined for this episode by Dr Heather Venable from the Department of Airpower at the U…
 
When three young kids in Fatima, Portugal reported that the Virgin Mary had appeared to them on 13th May, 1917, the incident sparked hysteria across their rural, intensely Catholic community. The ‘three secrets’ supposedly revealed that day - and the much-attended ‘Miracle of the Sun’ event prophesied that Autumn - gave a long-lasting boost to Fati…
 
If you travelled back in time to the Medieval period this very second, do you think you would survive? The short answer is probably not. If you weren't wearing a hat, wore glasses on the street, or even laced your corset in the wrong way, things would go south for you very quickly. Luckily, in this episode Matt is joined by Toni Mount, author of th…
 
With rising inflation rates, mass resignations, poor working conditions, and expensive housing, it’s clear that capitalism in the US is falling apart. To counter this, the right wing is working hard to repress each and every marginalized group in order to keep the working class divided. In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad looks at th…
 
Today we will be discussing the latest CPI report and the state of the economy and how it effects the crypto markets. Next we'll look at Terra's epic meltdown! where does Luna go from here? last we'll talk about Coinbase's Q1 report showing a massive lose of $430M. Around the Blockchain is your favorite Cryptocurrency show discussing Bitcoin, Ether…
 
In the early-20th Century, George Remus works his way from successful pharmacist to one of the most famous lawyers in Chicago. But greed, love, and Prohibition soon turn George’s sights to bootlegging, leading him into a world of opulence and violence. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download th…
 
415 years ago this month, 104 English men and boys landed in North America and established a settlement they called Jamestown in Virginia. Over the course of the 17th Century, a third of a million people left England for the "New World". But in Virginia, it all started from very small beginnings and there was every chance that this venture - like e…
 
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