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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
 
Bill and James go through the looking glass and down the rabbit hole as they explore the personal mythology of their deep bond around the artistry and music of Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. Absurd, unexpected, off the wall and under the table, this is the podcast nobody was waiting for and everyone's been dreaming about, innocently. Featuring... in the center ring: itinerant theater director, bricoleur, and Fairy Podmother, Cheryl King; writer, thespian rain dog, and Fashion Fangod, Bruce ...
 
A weekly podcast where two guys old enough to remember the 80’s but young enough to set up a podcast (barely) risk ridicule, embarrassment, and shame to try something new --then review a one-star movie with a similar theme. We do it so you don’t have to!
 
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Hosts Francesca Levy and Rebecca Greenfield navigate the productivity industry by way of their own experiences. In each episode, one of the two becomes a human guinea pig as she tries to solve a specific work-related problem. Using the advice of so-called productivity experts, the duo tackles obstacles like ineffective to-do lists, overflowing inboxes and unruly meetings. Self-improvement is, by some estimates, a $10 billion sector, but can any of the productivity hacks these experts preach ...
 
Ash and friends: human guinea pigs
 
Series Podcast: Global Research News Hour Sun, 13 Oct 2019 06:53:07 PDT
 
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Tim Ferriss has been listed as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People”, Forbes Magazine’s “Names You Need to Know,” and is the 7th “most powerful” personality on Newsweek’s Digital 100 Power Index for 2012. He is an angel investor/advisor (Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, Uber, and 20+ more) and author of three #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers: The 4-Hour Workweek, The 4-Hour Body, and The 4-Hour Chef.Newsweek has called him "the world's best human guinea pig ...
 
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The Sydney Morning Herald’sscience editor Nicky Phillipsbrings her unique perspectives onscience to this six-part series.smh.com.autheage.com.au
 
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Join host Gregory Berg for Radio Enso- Tools and Inspiration for Conscious Living, every Monday at 6 p.m. Pacific/9 Eastern on the BlogTalkRadio network. Radio Enso is a weekly, in-depth conversation with personal development leaders, thought leaders, and inspirational people from around the world. I aim to discover what makes other creatives, seekers, and non-conformists tick. We discuss a wide variety of topics including alternative career and lifestyle options, spirituality, travel, philo ...
 
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This episode of the Global Research News Hour, falling on Keep Space for Peace Week, probes the plans by the Trump Administration to militarize and weaponize space and the potential ramifications for escalating a new arms race, with implications for the social welfare and the global environment.In our first half hour, we get a perspective from ...…
 
Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types to tease out the habits, routines, favorite books, and so on that you can apply and test in your own life. This time, we have a slightly different episode. As many of you know, I tested a "fan-supported model" ea ...…
 
This week's Global Research News Hour assesses the historical background and impacts of the 20 year old Bolivarian Revolution with the help of three guests. Maria Páez Victor, a Venezuelan-Canadian, sociologist, and policy analyst, outlines the divisions within Venezuelan society and the role of the Bolivarian Revolution in advancing social jus ...…
 
“What matters is: Are you a good problem solver? Are you moral? Are you a hard worker? Are you a good leader? Do you have insights into the field? These are the questions that matter.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) was appointed the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium in 1996. Dr. Tyson’s ...…
 
What's the point?! Bill & James & The Scherm run amok diving deep down into The Sardine Run, in search of big answers, and instead devour everything in sight. They emerge not sated at all, finding themselves Starving In The Belly Of A Whale. Take THAT, Jonah! As you've come to expect, folks, they forthwith espouse upon the Hard Ground, mental i ...…
 
This week's Global Research News Hour takes a critical look at the Green New Deal and the Greta Thunberg inspired climate actions from a perspective acknowledging the severity of the climate crisis. In the first half hour journalist, author and political consultant Naomi Wolf reveals some of the troublesome and undemocratic aspects of the Green ...…
 
"It requires time and energy to get invested in other people's stories, but I do in my heart of hearts believe that you emerge a better and smarter human as a result of taking that time." — Lisa Ling Lisa Ling (@lisaling) is the host and executive producer of the CNN Original Series This Is Life with Lisa Ling. It returns for its sixth season o ...…
 
This week's Global Research News Hour returns to an examination of the health hazards associated with wireless communications and the refusal of regulators in Canada and elsewhere do respect the science. We hear from Frank Clegg, Ceo of Canadians for Safe Technology, about the failure of political representatives and regulators to recognize the ...…
 
"Big Brother isn't watching. He's singing and dancing. He's pulling rabbits out of a hat. Big Brother’s busy holding your attention every moment you're awake. He's making sure you're always distracted. He's making sure you're fully absorbed. He's making sure your imagination withers. Until it's as useful as your appendix." — Chuck Palahniuk Tri ...…
 
On this week's Global Research News Hour, we hear about legal and political strategies for advancing the call for a new investigation into the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks, based on the evidence that points away from the official findings. Richard Gage AIA of the Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and Barbara Honegger of the Lawye ...…
 
“There’s always the certainty that the opposite of what I might believe in might also be true.” — Ken Burns Ken Burns (@KenBurns) has been making documentary films for more than 40 years. Since the Academy Award nominated Brooklyn Bridge in 1981, Ken has gone on to direct and produce some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made ...…
 
Bill, James & Cheryl go all the way, folks! That's right: from anthologies to Aborigines, the Amazon to Moundsville, West Virginia, and Rickie Lee Jones to Vincent Price...this episode has more than even we could imagine. No ancient peoples were injured in the making of this podcast. Feel the high!By Atomic Muse Productions.
 
This is something I’ve been working on for ~1.5 years and something diligent scientists have been working toward for 20+ years. This episode features a recording of the press conference announcing the launch of the world’s largest psychedelic research center and the U.S.’s first psychedelic research center -- The Center for Psychedelic and Cons ...…
 
This week's episode of the Global Research News Hour is a rebroadcast of a round table discussion featuring the late investigative journalist and CIA whistleblower Michael C Ruppert. The talk was aired roughly on the 6 month anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The broadcaster, Canada's VISION TV, was the first national television network ...…
 
"Your head's for having ideas, not for holding them." — David Allen David Allen (@gtdguy) is one of the world's most influential thinkers on productivity, and his 35 years of experience as a management consultant and executive coach have earned him the titles of "personal productivity guru" by Fast Company, one of America's top five executive c ...…
 
On this new season of Prognosis, we look at the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines. You're probably more likely to have heard of these as superbugs. Their rise has been described as a silent tsunami of catastrophic proportions. We travel to countries on the frontline of the crisis, and explore how hospitals and d ...…
 
If you're ready for a foursome, folks...Bill & James, The Professor & Mary Ann (a.k.a. Da Scherm & Cheryl King) are teeing off from the blue tees. Inspired by the Tennessee mountains once again they uncover it all. We're talking apocalyptic physics, map theorems, and Noble Truths confessed around the Barbershop...all par for the course. Be the ...…
 
"Humans and cockroaches and coyotes are going to inherit the earth." — Mike Phillips [Visit tim.blog/wolf for the most important links from this interview and my personal next steps.] Mike Phillips has served as the Executive Director of the Turner Endangered Species Fund and advisor to the Turner Biodiversity Divisions since he co-founded both ...…
 
Safi Bahcall (@SafiBahcall) is the author of Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries, which debuted #3 on Wall Street Journal’s bestseller list. Loonshots describes what an idea from physics tells us about the behavior of groups and how teams, companies, and nations can use that to innova ...…
 
Bill & James are once again finally side by side on a Great Smoky Mountains stream speaking into the very same microphone. They cry, they laugh, they crawl on their bellies like reptiles. They're up the creek without a paddle, much less a kayak. Two genders die in songs, discover how insects breathe, the usual fare... Feel the reunion, folks!…
 
“When goods don't cross borders, soldiers will.” — Charles Koch, quoting Frédéric Bastiat This episode will no doubt surprise people, and my guest came to me through channels I wouldn't have expected. --- Charles Koch received a bachelor’s degree in general engineering and two master’s degrees, in nuclear and chemical engineering, from the Mass ...…
 
"Entrepreneurship isn't about starting companies. Entrepreneurship is an approach to life." — Ed Zschau Ed Zschau is the Interim President of Sierra Nevada College, and he brings to the college 17 years of leading technology companies. He founded System Industries in Palo Alto, California in 1969, and as its CEO led it to a successful IPO in 19 ...…
 
Cheryl King and The Scherm join Bill & James to kick off Season 5! Cheryl’s mouth is all over her face, Scherm brings his high-falutin’ brain, and Bill & James talk too. If you’re looking for the big answers, down deep in the rabbit hole of Tom Waits, this is the episode for you, folks!By Atomic Muse Productions.
 
"You can be a juicy ripe peach and there will still be someone who doesn't like peaches." — Dita Von Teese Dita Von Teese (@DitaVonTeese) is the biggest name in burlesque in the world since Gypsy Rose Lee, and is credited with bringing the art form back into the spotlight. She is renowned for her iconic martini glass act and dazzling haute-cout ...…
 
"I’ve shared that a lot more openly, and it’s been one of the best medicines that I’ve found. It’s liberating. Talking about grief has been something that’s unlocked a lot of happiness for me." — Nick Norris Nick Norris (@nick_norris1981) is a graduate of both the United States Naval Academy and Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL (BUD/S) Class ...…
 
This episode features a panel that I moderated in front of a standing-room-only crowd at the Milken Institute's Global Conference 2019. It includes a great overview of psychedelic science, investing opportunities, anecdotal personal benefits, legal challenges, and much more. I think it’s one of the more comprehensive panels ever done on the sub ...…
 
(Repeat broadcast of May 10, 2019) This week's Global Research News Hour presents a review of some of the adverse health impacts associated with the new generation of Wireless networks, known as 5G. In the first half hour, Meg Sears PhD, Chair of Prevent Cancer Now, presents some of the solid peer-reviewed research on the known health risks of ...…
 
(Repeat broadcast of April 12, 2019 episode) On a week corresponding with the 25th anniversary of the start of the Rwandan genocide, the Global Research News Hour shines a light on research pointing to the under-examined crimes committed by the Tutsi-dominated Rwandan Patriotic Front before, during and after the infamous 100 day killing spree t ...…
 
(Repeat broadcast of March 22, 2019 episode) This week's Global Research News Hour marks the 20th anniversary of NATO's 1999 bombing campaign against the former Yugoslavia with four expert interviews.Professor Michel Chossudovsky Professor of Economics and Founder Director of Centre for Research on Globalization provides the geopolitical and ec ...…
 
(Repeat broadcast from February 8, 2019) This week's Global Research News Hour investigates some of the post 2016 mechanisms being implemented to restrict dissident news and analysis in the name of fighting fake news and 'foreign interference' in political affairs. Whitney Webb, author of a major expose on a neocon backed 'news rating agency' c ...…
 
(Repeat broadcast of February 8, 2019 episode).On a week when the U.S., Canada and other world powers are recognizing an opposition politician and not the democratically elected Nicolas Maduro as the legitimate president of Venezuela, the Global Research News Hour examines the internal and external forces attempting to undermine the democratica ...…
 
(Repeat broadcast from December 21, 2018) This week's Global Research News Hour delves into the US extradition request of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and the decision by Canada to detain her. First guest Professor Michel Chossudovsky believes the detention is related to a call by the Five Eyes Alliance of intelligence agencies to block Huawei ...…
 
(Repeat broadcast of Nov. 23, 2018 episode) On this week's Global Research News Hour, we continue our alternative coverage of the centenary of the end of World War One with an extensive interview with researcher Gerry Docherty, who has authored two books detailing the origins of the 'war to end all wars' not in an assassination in Sarajevo, but ...…
 
(Repeat broadcast of October 5, 2018 episode) On this week's Global Research News Hour, the noted critic of Canadian foreign policy and special guest interviewer Paul Graham explore reason why established left of centre groups that challenge corporate power within Canada end up promoting and defending corporate power interests abroad, including ...…
 
(Originally aired Sept.28, 2018)This week's Global Research News Hour examines the ongoing confrontation between the US and Russia, and provides a historical context to the growing divide between the two major powers. We first hear from writer, blogger and geopolitical analyst Dmitry Orlov about the deteriorating relationship between Russia and ...…
 
Bill and James end Season 4 with a bang, reuniting with their favorite folks to celebrate the occasion, and the amazing music of Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. Love, laughter, and watching old movies in their underwear, that’s what it’s all come down to…need we say more? Except: feel the love, folks!…
 
This interview originally aired in 2016. You can find the show notes here: https://tim.blog/2016/02/10/seth-godin/ “We can’t out-obedience the competition.” – Seth Godin I expected this episode to be amazing, and Seth 10x’d expectations. He’s incredible. Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog) is the author of 17 bestselling books that have been translat ...…
 
This week's Global Research News Hour, marking the last of the season, will concentrate on the controversial foreign policy decisions made by U.S. President Trump. Topics of discussion include Trump's currents military and economic threats toward Iran, his pull-out from the INF treaty, the factors influencing US policy generally, and the prospe ...…
 
"From my perspective, the goal is unobstructed self-expression." — Josh Waitzkin Josh Waitzkin, author of The Art of Learning, is an eight-time US National Chess Champion, a two-time World Champion in Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands, and the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under nine-time World Champion Marcelo Garcia. For the past 12 years, Josh ...…
 
This week's episode marks National Indigenous Peoples Day (in Canada). We therefore present interviews thematically linked with Indigenous struggles and resistance in Canada and around the world. Our first guest, Bruce Clark PhD, elaborates on his thesis that the legal system in Canada has been utilizing instruments to suppress Indigenous sover ...…
 
"The question would be: 'What mastery can you offer?' So have a friend of yours ask that question of you five times, and you'll be sort of surprised at, by the fifth time you get asked that question, and you've had to come up with four other answers before that, what kind of revelation you may have in this archaeological dig." — Chip Conley At ...…
 
On this week's Global Research News Hour, on the heels of the June 13th attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, we examine some of the tensions that have been rising between the US and Iran in recent weeks, and attempt to determine if they represent a prelude for war. In the first half hour, Professor Michel Chossudovsky explains his assess ...…
 
"You are not alone. And just because you feel like shit doesn't mean you are shit." — Jerry Colonna Jerry Colonna (@jerrycolonna) is the CEO and cofounder of Reboot.io, an executive coaching and leadership development firm dedicated to the notion that better humans make better leaders. Prior to his career as a coach, he was a partner with J.P. ...…
 
A true one-of-a-kind, Leon Redbone brought back songs from the vaudeville, tin pan alley, blues and jazz traditions, toured with Tom Waits in the 70's, and is credited for bringing Tom to the Austin City Limits Stage. With his recent passing, Bill and James pay tribute and dive into the crossroads where Tom and Leon meet. Feel the blues folks!…
 
On this week's edition of the Global Research News Hour radio program, we will explore what is known about the major players behind the scenes who manage and direct world affairs. INdependent journalist Dan Dicks provides us with his observations and experiences covering the 2019 Bilderberg conference in Montreux, Switzerland. Then Professor Pe ...…
 
"There is no elevator to success; you have to take the stairs." — Julie Rice Julie Rice (@julierice_) is an entrepreneur best known for co-founding the fitness phenomenon SoulCycle. Julie served as Co-CEO at SoulCycle from 2006 to 2015 before joining WeWork in November 2017. Julie's life's work has been about building community, and these days ...…
 
On this week's Global Research News Hour radio program, we take a look at some of the factors shaping American economic policy, its influence on the world stage, and the ability of the American public and rival powers to counter US hegemony. Our first guest Dr. Jack Rasmus will take us through an analysis of the current US China trade war. In t ...…
 
Third time's the charm and Totally Tom III has it all, folks! From Hip Hop to Gospel, Progressive Rock to the origins of Jazz itself, it features a remarkable range of Tom Waits guest appearances. Once again, pushing off without a paddle, a map, or any idea of what either of us has brought to the journey, we fumble through the dangerous waters ...…
 
This week's Global Research News Hour explores some of the historic divides along racial lines that have threatened working class solidarity. For the bulk of the show, two in-studio guests: Chris Ramsaroop of the Migrant Justice Network (Toronto) and Louis Ifill, a former program coordinator for the Winnipeg-based Workers of Colour Support Netw ...…
 
"Most of us should spend less time on most decisions and we should spend a lot more time on a few key decisions." — Ramit Sethi Ramit Sethi (@ramit), author of the New York Times bestseller I Will Teach You To Be Rich, has become a financial guru to millions of readers in their twenties, thirties, and forties. He started his website, iwillteach ...…
 
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