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Sidedoor
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More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
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Invention
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From agriculture to the X-ray machine, Stuff to Blow Your Mind hosts Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick explore the inventions we created, and how they created us.
 
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Species
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Teaching the world about animals, one species at a time.
 
Each episode of Distillations podcast takes a deep-dive into a moment of science-related history in order to shed light on the present.
 
History, anatomy and physiology, philosophy, psychology, anthropology. The podcast that attempts to resurrect sense and meaning from the dust of a billion factoids.
 
The BBC Natural History Unit produces a wide range of programmes that aim to immerse a listener in the wonder, surprise and importance that nature has to offer.
 
Comedians Yannis Pappas and Chris Distefano go WILD for history and nature. Listen in as these two Hyenas teach all things historical and natural in a way that you never thought was possible cuzzie! We’re tyrants for history, bad! Also nature. RiotCast.com
 
The Art of War is a 6th Century BC Chinese treatise on war and military strategy known for its timeless examples of strategy and planning. There is intense interest in this ancient work since it teaches how to be victorious in conflict and that the final victory ultimately is to see war as an effort to win minds and hearts rather than a mere acquisition of territory and wealth. The Art of War by Sun Tzu is a two thousand year old work, reputedly authored by a famous military general and stra ...
 
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Natural Selections
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Conversations about the natural world with Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley, from member-supported North Country Public Radio. 010329
 
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Crrow777Radio.com
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Crrow777 has been filming and questioning space, the moon and our sun for many years and has many thousands of hours of observation and filming time through large telescopes.
 
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Wildfire
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On September 2nd 2017, just east of Portland, Oregon, 150 hikers were trapped behind a wall of flames created by one mistake, one that would lead to immense fear and loss. Wildfire, a podcast from REI Co-op, investigates the causes and repercussions of this devastating wildfire.
 
Welcome to the Space Rocket History podcast
 
80 Days is a podcast dedicated to exploring little-known countries, territories settlements and cities around the world. We're part history podcast, part geography podcast and part ramble.Each episode, we'll land in a new locale and spend some time discussing the history, geography, culture, sport, religion, industry, pastimes and music of our new location.More details on www.80dayspodcast.com, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @80dayspodcast | Support us on www.patreon.com/80dayspodcast
 
This is a show about early American history. Awarded Best History Podcast by the Academy of Podcasters in 2017, it’s for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world. Each episode features conversations with professional historians who help shed light on important people and events in early American history. It is produced by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.
 
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Species
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Teaching the world about animals, one species at a time.
 
Nature notes and inquiry from the Montana Natural History Center.
 
Did you know that Europeans used to believe that sheep grew from Mongolian trees? Have you heard about the misbegotten discovery of a new form of water in the 1960s that set off a cold war arms race? Ever seen the gleaming Las Vegas hotel that accidentally shoots heat rays at poolside guests? The Constant is an audio history of getting things wrong. From ancient science to contemporary blunders, we take you on journeys of misadventure and misapprehension, filling your brain with juicy nugget ...
 
The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.
 
Learn the lessons of military history by looking at the great battles through the lens of the Principles of War. Part of the enduring nature of war, all good Generals follow the 10 Principles of War. The great Generals of history have the ability to know which of the principles are most important at the decisive moments of the campaign. We study the great battles to draw the lessons on strategy, tactics and leadership.
 
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The Confessionals
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The Confessionals is where witnesses of the unexplained share their stories and encounters with the world. Join us as we delve into the unknown side of life, from bigfoot to UFOs to paranormal activity, and everything in between.
 
NASA Explorers: Apollo is an audio series that tells stories of the Moon and the people who explore it. Hear from people all over the world whose lives were shaped by the epic adventures of the Apollo program.
 
Podcast dedicated to the side of history that goes bump in the night. Every episode's content features community time that includes listener mail and experiences, a “Moment In Oddity” and “History Of The Day” segments and then interviews and discussions about a historic location, event or person and the hauntings associated with the subject of the particular show. The tagline for the show is “Ghost tours for the theater of the mind” and our goal is to entertain you while creeping you out jus ...
 
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Palaeocast
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A free webseries exploring the fossil record and the evolution of life on Earth.
 
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Cultivating Place
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Gardens are more than collections of plants. Gardens and Gardeners are intersectional spaces and agents for positive change in our world. Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden is a weekly public radio program & podcast exploring what we mean when we garden. Through thoughtful conversations with growers, gardeners, naturalists, scientists, artists and thinkers, Cultivating Place illustrates the many ways in which gardens are integral to our natura ...
 
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The Field Guides
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Nature nerds rejoice! The Field Guides is a monthly podcast that will bring you out on the trail, focusing on the science of our North American wildlife.
 
Dr Karl’s a curious optimist – a great combination for a science lover. Join him and his guests for weird facts, amazing conversation and remember, it’s never too late for a happy childhood.
 
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Skeptoid
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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.
 
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Science at AMNH
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Current science and the latest research from scientists at New York City’s American Museum of Natural History and guest speakers.
 
A Backpacking Through History Podcast
 
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Uncivilize
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Uncivilize is a journalistic exploration of the human rewilding movement—bringing you the stories of pioneers who have “left” our modern industrialized world behind to forge radically alternative lives in the 21st century. Using the long lens of human history (read: evolutionary biology, anthropology, indigenous knowledge and cultural history), each episode examines a future existence that could not only restore balance to an imperiled planet, but reclaim humanity’s original, inborn connecti ...
 
The AIQ podcast (Antiquity in Question) is an academic podcast on the topic of ancient history. It's goal is to combine an academic approach to topics of the ancient world whilst still being interesting and fun for listeners who know little about history. The AIQ podcast covers topics such as the Romans, classical Greece and important figures in history like Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar. You will listen to and be immersed into the fascinating world of Empires, Leaders and the comple ...
 
Podcast dedicated to the side of history that goes bump in the night. Every episode's content features community time that includes listener mail and experiences, a “Moment In Oddity” and “History Of The Day” segments and then interviews and discussions about a historic location, event or person and the hauntings associated with the subject of the particular show. The tagline for the show is “Ghost tours for the theater of the mind” and our goal is to entertain you while creeping you out jus ...
 
Exploring Environmental History is the podcast about human societies and the environment in the past.
 
An in-depth look at unusual cultural and historical events
 
The hosts Alan, Alex, and Garrett discuss a new monster each week.
 
Orthodoxy is a book that has become a classic of Christian apologetics. In the book's preface Chesterton states the purpose is to "attempt an explanation, not of whether the Christian faith can be believed, but of how he personally has come to believe it." In it, Chesterton presents an original view of the Christian religion. He sees it as the answer to natural human needs, the "answer to a riddle" in his own words, and not simply as an arbitrary truth received from somewhere outside the bou ...
 
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Natural Disasters
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Tsunamis, volcanoes, tornadoes, earthquakes...these are real-life monsters. We like to think we’re prepared for a catastrophe. But time and time again, Mother Nature proves us wrong. Each week, Natural Disasters examines the earth’s biggest catastrophes that took countless lives, destroyed communities, and toppled civilizations. Natural Disasters is a Parcast Original with new episodes released every Thursday.
 
An examination of scientific inquiry through a discussion of the history and philosophy of the scientific endeavor.
 
History Slam is a conversational podcast that features discussions and debates around various historical topics or issues relevant to the understanding of history. Whether we talk with a historian about their new book or a musician about including historical references in their songs, History Slam focuses on the stories of the past, how those stories influence us today, and their role in shaping our shared culture. Within a relaxed environment we’re going to try and have some fun with histor ...
 
History Matters
 
A weekly tour of the periodic table, from Chemistry World, the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
 
CWTR is a weekly, hour long, intenet-based talk radio show hosted by Gerry Prokopowicz of East Carolina University. Each week, Gerry interviews leading historians, authors, enthusiasts, etc. on all things Civil War related.
 
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Domino Universe
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Kurtis Baute and Jesse have unedited and unscripted, and totally honest conversations about weird experiments and science at large.
 
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Away Message
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A podcast that goes the distance to reveal hard-to-find stories across North Carolina. Join Our State magazine's Jeremy Markovich as he travels across the state to uncover remote places, lost artifacts, overlooked people, and forgotten stories.
 
Expand your world with talks about science, history, and culture held across the Natural History Family of Museums: the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the La Brea Tar Pits Museum, and the William S. Hart Park and Museum.
 
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Sapphire Planet
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Sapphire Planet is a meditative scientific journey through the universe, narrated by Jim J. Norris. It combines smooth, relaxing music with a lecture on a different scientific topic each week. For those who want to learn more about science in a fun, painless way.You can purchase Sapphire Planet Merchandise online at SapphirePlanet.comJim is the performance artist in residence at LA Talk Radio.Listen live every Sunday 11AM (PST) exclusively on LA Talk Radio (latalkradio.com)Follow us on Faceb ...
 
Each month, the editors of Lady Science Magazine and guests take a deep dive into women and gender in the history and popular culture of science.
 
Join forensic engineer Sean Brady as he discusses engineering failures and disasters. Sean examines both the technical and human causes of failure, explores failures in a range of professions, and talks about why our decision making is not nearly as rational as we’d like to think. Follow our Twitter updates at @BradyHeywoodPod
 
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Isn't That Spatial
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. Topics cover urban planning, the geography of dive bars, urban oddities, and other good stuff.
 
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By Sean Graham With the federal election campaign in full swing, the environment has emerged as a prominent issue for the parties vying to form the next government. The news of hundreds of young Canadians pledging not to have children until Canada takes significant steps towards addressing its carbon emissions highlights how environmental polic ...…
 
In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with Colin Coates, one of the editors of the new book The Nature of Canada. They chat about the book, its approach to Canadian environmental history, and the process of putting it together. They also talk about the role of nature in informing Canadian identity, understanding the environment ...…
 
There is an ant and she is next to my foot, dragging a fly up the same hill that I have just stopped trying to drag myself up. All worker ants are females and this particular female has a black fly in her mandibles, but she’s having a hard time keeping it there because she is negotiating her way backwards through lichen, and the uncooperative ( ...…
 
Moon Dust, Unintended Mosquitoes, Weird Old Apes, Pain In The Asp, Hide & Seek Rats, Older Neanderthals, Cure For Colds, Everything Old Is, Asteroid Impacts, Scent Sacs, Big Neutron, And Much More... The post 18 September, 2019 – Episode 739 – Unintended Consequences! appeared first on This Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.…
 
Dean Kuipers has studied and written about the field of environmental politics and the human-nature relationship for decades. His most recent book "The Deer Camp" is a memoir of both place and people - recounting how restoring a piece of land with his father and his brothers also restored their family bonds and abiding love. He joins Cultivatin ...…
 
The digital revolution is upon us all and the first thing that has changed is the total loss of privacy. What follows will change every aspect of human life and the way we live. Artificial systems will drive this revolution at the expense of human connections to the natural world. There is still time to exercise freedom of choice but that too w ...…
 
In this premiere episode of our third (and final!) season, I talk with outdoor adventure journalist extraordinaire Wes Siler, who runs Outside’s lifestyle column IndefinintelyWild. Here, Wes shares his stereotype-defying approach to “rewilding,” including his recent transformation from Angeleno to gun-toting Montanan, why all environmentalists ...…
 
The wind howled. The clouds surrounded the mountain, dropping the temperature down below freezing. The climbers of Mountain Madness and Adventure Consultants were still stranded and exposed on Everest’s peak. What followed was an incredible story of survival… and tragedy.By Parcast.
 
(Sep 19, 2019) Few creatures move with more grace than deer. Martha Foley compares them to ballerinas. Curt Stager says there's a reason for that. As ballerinas often do, deer walk on their tip-toes.By Natural Selections.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Sun Tzu.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy G. K. Chesterton.
 
Jack Dempsey, author of "Michigans Civil War Citizen-General: Alpheus S. Williams"By Impediments of War.
 
The majority of the second moonwalk was dedicated to reaching the rim of Cone Crater. The wide, deep geological gold mine, which scientists believed was actually the remains of an ancient volcano.By Michael Annis.
 
Did you know that Martha Washington was essential to America’s Revolutionary War effort? Or that Eleanor Roosevelt was the driving force behind the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights? According to journalist, writer, and commentator Cokie Roberts, many of America's First Ladies were dynamic, politically engaged trailblazers w ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy G. K. Chesterton.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Sun Tzu.
 
For almost as long as there have been television networks, science shows have been part of the TV landscape. But science programming didn’t begin by accident. At first it was a way for TV stations to build trust with their audiences; then it was used as a ploy to get families to buy more television sets. But as the world changed, so did science ...…
 
IMPORTANT CORRECTION!! Near the end of the episode I commit a gaffe and state that there is no "Satan" in the Old Testament, which is obviously false. As per our interview with Dr. Price, there IS a Satan in the Old Testament, most fully developed in the book of Job. What I meant to say is that there is no DEVIL in the Old Testament! I conflate ...…
 
This episode is all about sports! The hosts discuss the history of sex verification testing in women’s sports, looking at the examples of Stella Walsh and Caster Semenya. They are joined by Amira Rose Davis, professor of History, African American Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Penn State University and co-host of Burn It Al ...…
 
How do empires come to be? How are empires made and who makes them? What role do maps play in making empires? Christian Koot is a Professor of History at Towson University and the author of A Biography of a Map in Motion: Augustine Herrman’s Chesapeake. Christian has researched and written two books about the seventeenth-century Anglo-Dutch Wor ...…
 
On Episode 160: I Think I Was Abducted, we have Sara joining us, whose great grandfather was actually a friend of the infamous abductee, Travis Walton. Knowing Travis and his story influenced Sara’s great grandfather to have a belief in aliens that also seems to have affected the people in his family, like Sara. Upon seeing UFOs, Sara had exper ...…
 
Popular TV shows try to persuade us that Egypt's Great Sphinx is far older than archaeology tells us.By Brian Dunning.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy G. K. Chesterton.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Sun Tzu.
 
Today's guest is Aaron Reynolds, humorist, writer, and creator of Effin' Birds. In this wide-ranging conversation, Macken and Aaron talked about hacking into casinos through fish tanks, monetizing pettiness, the CEO of LifeLock getting his identity stolen, the comedy of relatability, and the poetry of vulgarity. Find Effin' Birds on Twitter, In ...…
 
Today's guest is Aaron Reynolds, humorist, writer, and creator of Effin' Birds. In this wide-ranging conversation, Macken and Aaron talked about hacking into casinos through fish tanks, monetizing pettiness, the CEO of LifeLock getting his identity stolen, the comedy of relatability, and the poetry of vulgarity. Find Effin' Birds on Twitter, In ...…
 
Air conditioning has had a profound impact on modern life -- and in more ways than you might realize. In this trio of Invention episodes, Robert and Joe explore pre-AC cooling methods, the invention itself and the many ways it changed the shape (and temperature) of our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-a ...…
 
This rare parrot is inarguably one of the most intelligent on earth. Their ability to use tools is stunning, their social complexity is startling, and their cheekiness is unrivaled. Come hear a murder mystery, and learn about Macken's second-favorite animal, on this episode of Species. Bibliography Donate…
 
This rare parrot is inarguably one of the most intelligent on earth. Their ability to use tools is stunning, their social complexity is startling, and their cheekiness is unrivaled. Come hear a murder mystery, and learn about Macken's second-favorite animal, on this episode of Species. Bibliography Donate…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy G. K. Chesterton.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Sun Tzu.
 
The cuzzies do a lot of catching up and go over the brief history of the phrase “Yaaaas!”By RiotCast.com.
 
Terror birds, or phorusrhacids as they are known scientifically, are a group of large, flightless birds that lived during the Cenozoic, and truly lived up to their name. Known for their large, powerful skulls, and enormous beaks, these birds are unlike the flightless birds we have alive today. Despite their strange appearance and unique morphol ...…
 
July 2019 marked 50 years since the Apollo moon landing. Days later, Chris Kraft, a visionary behind Mission Control and Nasa's first flight director died aged 95. Dr Karl talks with Matt Abbott - a flight director for 40 shuttle missions. Matt worked on the ISS Robotic arm and is now fine-tuning mission control for the upcoming Orion missions ...…
 
The Planet Mercury Pt. 1By LA Talk Radio.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy G. K. Chesterton.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Sun Tzu.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy G. K. Chesterton.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Sun Tzu.
 
we start with Some bigfoot breaking and entering and then get to a horny monster Reach us at Twitter,Facebook,InstagramOr Email us Featuredcreaturepod@gmail.com our Twitchour Patreonout ShopBy Featured Creatures.
 
Sold as a 'sports supplement', methylhexaneamine – or DMAA – is implicated in the deaths of otherwise fit & healthy people. Enna Guadalupe investigates.By Chemistry World.
 
A New Yorker named Stephen Barcelo moved to a small town in northeastern North Carolina. Then he started seeing ghosts. Then bigfoot showed up. In this episode, we visit Littleton, go on a search for a hard-to-find creature, and find out what it really means to believe. Sign up for our newsletter at ourstate.com/podcast.…
 
Find out how we're celebrating Skeptoid's 13th birthday at skeptoid.com/birthday.By Brian Dunning.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy G. K. Chesterton.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Sun Tzu.
 
Not Your Future Home, What Is Habitable?, Crater Lake, Age Reversing Drugs, Snake Skin Surprise, T Rex A/C!, Better Antibiotics?, CAR-T For Hearts, Bubble Blowing Black Hole, So Super Cool, Shocking News!, Robot Skin, And Much More... The post 11 September, 2019 – Episode 738 – Palindromatic Science! appeared first on This Week in Science - The ...…
 
Baylor Chapman loves plants and she’s spent a good part of her career helping people to learn about, see, love and care for plants wherever people might need them – in their homes, offices, work spaces, apartments. She believes they make us healthier, happier, better people and I agree. As students return to dorms and workers return to offices ...…
 
We now understand going back to older ways is critical in our artificial world. Modern medicine in the west has become the opposite of healing people in many cases. For me Dr. Lenna is the gold standard for information about older, truer ways of living. I hold this man and what he does in the highest regard. The post 177- A Happy, Healthy Life ...…
 
Want to take a deep dive behind the scenes of our Apollo 13 podcast series? Want to know the cause of the failure? Then this podcast is for you. We’ll talk about each episode, cover the technical material we left out, discuss the cause, and even chat about Ron Howard’s excellent movie, Apollo 13. We’ll even throw in a clue about our next long-f ...…
 
Why is it that we persecute those who believe differently than we do? Why do neighbors turn on each other? On this episode, I present a brief overview of the history of witch hunts starting with the early Biblical accounts of witches to the hysteria of the European and American witch hunts of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries and beyond. People ...…
 
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