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Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://audiobookspace.com/free Let Us Tell You a Story.We've got more than 100,000+ incredible audiobooks that will take you anywhere you want to go.We have it all! Bestsellers, classics, award-winners, romance, thrillers, Fiction, business, bios, young adult and more. What do you want to listen to?Take your books anywhere with our free apps for iOS and Android. Listening on-the-go has never been faster, easier or more enjoyable.We've introduc ...
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://audiobookspace.com/free Let Us Tell You a Story.We've got more than 100,000+ incredible audiobooks that will take you anywhere you want to go.We have it all! Bestsellers, classics, award-winners, romance, thrillers, Fiction, business, bios, young adult and more. What do you want to listen to?Take your books anywhere with our free apps for iOS and Android. Listening on-the-go has never been faster, easier or more enjoyable.We've introduc ...
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://audiobookspace.com/free Let Us Tell You a Story.We've got more than 100,000+ incredible audiobooks that will take you anywhere you want to go.We have it all! Bestsellers, classics, award-winners, romance, thrillers, Fiction, business, bios, young adult and more. What do you want to listen to?Take your books anywhere with our free apps for iOS and Android. Listening on-the-go has never been faster, easier or more enjoyable.We've introduc ...
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://audiobookspace.com/free Let Us Tell You a Story.We've got more than 100,000+ incredible audiobooks that will take you anywhere you want to go.We have it all! Bestsellers, classics, award-winners, romance, thrillers, Fiction, business, bios, young adult and more. What do you want to listen to?Take your books anywhere with our free apps for iOS and Android. Listening on-the-go has never been faster, easier or more enjoyable.We've introduc ...
 
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Nothing on TV
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Robyn Annear ransacks Trove Newspapers for stories from an era when there was – literally – nothing on TV.
 
The News Quiz has been broadcast by BBC Radio 4 since 1977.Each week, four panelists appear on the show. They are usually either comedians or journalists, and sometimes politicians. The purpose of the show is to test contestants' knowledge of the events of the previous week by asking questions which are usually oblique references to those events.The host ends the discussion of each question with a summary of the events it refers to, usually with a comic punchline, before asking the next ques ...
 
The News Quiz has been broadcast by BBC Radio 4 since 1977.Each week, four panelists appear on the show. They are usually either comedians or journalists, and sometimes politicians. The purpose of the show is to test contestants' knowledge of the events of the previous week by asking questions which are usually oblique references to those events.The host ends the discussion of each question with a summary of the events it refers to, usually with a comic punchline, before asking the next ques ...
 
The News Quiz has been broadcast by BBC Radio 4 since 1977.Each week, four panelists appear on the show. They are usually either comedians or journalists, and sometimes politicians. The purpose of the show is to test contestants' knowledge of the events of the previous week by asking questions which are usually oblique references to those events.The host ends the discussion of each question with a summary of the events it refers to, usually with a comic punchline, before asking the next ques ...
 
The News Quiz has been broadcast by BBC Radio 4 since 1977.Each week, four panelists appear on the show. They are usually either comedians or journalists, and sometimes politicians. The purpose of the show is to test contestants' knowledge of the events of the previous week by asking questions which are usually oblique references to those events.The host ends the discussion of each question with a summary of the events it refers to, usually with a comic punchline, before asking the next ques ...
 
The #1 job of genealogy is to take ancestors from names on paper to multidimensional people who lived, breathed, loved, lost, and helped us to be who we are. I'll teach you how to maximize online research tools like Ancestry, FamilySearch, Newspapers.com, and Findagrave, best evidence and best practices, and how to use folklore to find leads and to add color to your tree. I always add stories from my 38 years of mistakes and triumphs in genealogy, folklore, and family history work, and there ...
 
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Plains Folk
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Plains Folk is a commentary devoted to life on the great plains of North Dakota. Written by Tom Isern of West Fargo, North Dakota, and read in newspapers across the region for years, Plains Folk venerates fall suppers and barn dances and reminds us that "more important to our thoughts than lines on a map are the essential characteristics of the region — the things that tell what the plains are, not just where they are."
 
RESPECTABILITY, n. The offspring of a liaison between a bald head and a bank account. BEAUTY, n. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones. If these caustic definitions catch your fancy, you'd enjoy The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce. He was a columnist with the San Francisco News Letter, a weekly paper which was a business publication aimed at the corporate sector. However, it ...
 
The Bridgwater Talking News (BTN) is a registered charity started in 2009 which produces each week approximately 65 memory sticks of local news for anyone who is blind, visually impaired or unable to read a newspaper through disability.Arrangements with the Bridgwater Mercury and the Burnham and Highbridge Weekly Newspapers allow us to include the content of their publications without infringement of copyright - we are most grateful for this concession. There is no charge for the service whi ...
 
The Sports Doctor is in. Join Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports and is the host of The Sports Doctor radio show. Dr. Bob was on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years and has written articles for many newspapers. He is a frequent contributor to both The Naperville Sun and The Aurora Beacon. The Sports Doctor is a frequent guest on other networks. Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for impor ...
 
America’s Home Grown Veggies with Daryl Pulis is the year round veggie show that helps you extend the vegetable growing season to 12 months a year. Join Daryl Pulis every Saturday at 10A EST on America’s Web Radio as she interviews experts in growing vegetables outside, inside and in containers. Daryl Pulis is past president of the Georgia Master Gardener Association and was named Master Gardener of the Year in 1994. She became Advanced Training Coordinator for the University of Georgia Coop ...
 
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Decrypted
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The global technology industry is a powerful engine of innovation that drives the economy. It's also a collection of insular communities full of hidden projects, quiet rivalries, and uncomfortable truths. Join Bloomberg Technology's Brad Stone each week as he and the team's reporters uncover what actually happens behind closed doors.
 
Top startup and technology news from Techcrunch. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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CANADALAND
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Media criticism.
 
Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.
 
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On the Media
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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.
 
Michigan Radio's "The Environment Report" hosted by Rebecca Williams explores the relationship between the natural world and the everyday lives of people in Michigan. New episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.
 
Ever feel like you missed something important when it comes to the news? A fact, a detail, or an event that it feels like everyone else knows about, and now you'd look like a moron if you asked someone to explain? Well, here's a podcast that will ask those questions so you do't have to. Each week, Danielle Ward (Do The Right Thing) is joined by two comedians and an actual expert in something important, who will field the basic and/or obvious questions you somehow never got around to asking u ...
 
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KNKX Public Radio
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This show is produced by KNKX Public Radio in Seattle/Tacoma Washington. Thanks for listening!
 
Thomas Paine said, "The sublime and the ridiculous are often so nearly related, that it is difficult to class them separately." The Colin McEnroe Show endeavors to prove Paine correct, every weekday.
 
Kim Komando is your tech expert. Listen to her take on real topics you care about every weekday. You'll hear facts, opinion and the latest tech information underneath the surface. Don't miss your daily tech update in just one minute.
 
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Rainbow Soul
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BlakeRadio.com - Information and Music for your Mind, Body and Soul - The Rainbow Soul Channel at BlakeRadio.com features Hosts from around the country discussing, lecturing and having conversations about Africana Studies, Entertainment, Holistic Healing & Nutrition, Sports, Politics & "Life." Rainbow Soul is also proud to present a weekly program for our children called Aunt Jewel's Bedtime Stories. Rainbow Soul - Talk Radio for Your Mind, Body and Soul - If you enjoy listening to the FREE ...
 
A weekly conversation about Blackness; Black Life, Black Culture, Black Issues, from the perspective of the hosts, EKing and invited guests. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/unapologetically-black/support
 
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On the Media
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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
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Rainbow Soul
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BlakeRadio.com - Information and Music for your Mind, Body and Soul - The Rainbow Soul Channel at BlakeRadio.com features Hosts from around the country discussing, lecturing and having conversations about Africana Studies, Entertainment, Holistic Healing & Nutrition, Sports, Politics & "Life." Rainbow Soul is also proud to present a weekly program for our children called Aunt Jewel's Bedtime Stories.Rainbow Soul - Talk Radio for Your Mind, Body and Soul - If you enjoy listening to the FREE p ...
 
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Welcome to Oxford
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People from all walks of life and all parts of the world have been visiting us for nine centuries and we are delighted that via this site you are joining that long tradition. Oxford was the first University in the English-speaking world. Our aim is to remain at the forefront of centres of learning, teaching and research. The Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes, CH
 
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Media connoisseur Mario Garcia explains why we should all be optimistic about journalism in 2019. Plus: the editor of Taiwanese publication ‘White Fungus’ and a visit to the new home of legendary UK travel bookshop Stanfords.
 
Media connoisseur Mario Garcia explains why we should all be optimistic about journalism in 2019. Plus: the editor of Taiwanese publication ‘White Fungus’ and a visit to the new home of legendary UK travel bookshop Stanfords.
 
Redpoint Ventures is doubling down on China. The firm, headquartered in Menlo Park, has filed documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $400 million across two new China-focused funds. The firm has set a $300 million target for its second flagship China fund, a significant increase from the $180 million it garnered for ...…
 
An impressive storm was looming offshore Friday morning, promising to bring significant rain and wind to the Puget Sound region. But KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says it won’t hit too hard and should give way to a relatively quiet weekend, with plenty of breaks to get outside.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
For the past month, journalists have been reporting on the anxieties of furloughed federal workers. This week, On the Media learns that many reporters face a new threat to their own job security. Plus, an on-screen dramatization of Brexit, and a likely sea-change in Youtube's rankings. 1. Dave Krieger [@DaveKrieger], former editorial page direc ...…
 
For the past month, journalists have been reporting on the anxieties of furloughed federal workers. This week, On the Media learns that many reporters face a new threat to their own job security. Plus, an on-screen dramatization of Brexit, and a likely sea-change in Youtube's rankings. 1. Dave Krieger [@DaveKrieger], former editorial page direc ...…
 
For the past month, journalists have been reporting on the anxieties of furloughed federal workers. This week, On the Media learns that many reporters face a new threat to their own job security. Plus, an on-screen dramatization of Brexit, and a likely sea-change in Youtube's rankings. 1. Dave Krieger [@DaveKrieger], former editorial page direc ...…
 
For the past month, journalists have been reporting on the anxieties of furloughed federal workers. This week, On the Media learns that many reporters face a new threat to their own job security. Plus, an on-screen dramatization of Brexit, and a likely sea-change in Youtube's rankings. 1. Dave Krieger [@DaveKrieger], former editorial page direc ...…
 
Recently, I hopped into my car to go home after a long and grinding first day back to work. I had just returned the day before from a two-week vacation exploring the treasures of two foreign countries I had never seen before. The abrupt transition from play to work left me feeling quite blue, made worse by my receding memories of those weeks. S ...…
 
Spotify launches Car View on Android to make using its app less dangerous behind the wheel Spotify is making it easier to use its streaming app in the car, when the phone is connected to the vehicle over Bluetooth. The company today confirmed the launch of a new feature called “Car View,” which is a simplified version of the service’s Now Playi ...…
 
OLYMPIA — Joe Nguyen doesn’t look like your typical lawmaker. He’s the first Vietnamese member in the state Senate. And at 35, he’s one of the youngest. “People are realizing that I’m a senator and not a staffer,” Nguyen said. But, he added, people do sometimes ask "who do you work for?"By kplog@knnk.org (Kari Plog).
 
Have any of your online account credentials ever been stolen in a data breach? Since breaches are so common nowadays, there's a great chance they have, whether you know about it or not. That's why it's critical to know when a massive data breach happens, so you can take action. In this podcast, Kim talks about a data breach impacting hundreds o ...…
 
A state House committee will hold a public hearing next week on a bill to allow college athletes to receive compensation. The athletes wouldn't be paid a salary but would be able to benefit from the marketing of their talents. The bill has been proposed by Rep. Drew Stokesbary (R-Auburn). KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked about the legis ...…
 
Gov. Jay Inslee is pushing to get Washington state to 100 percent clean energy by 2045. And he's not alone. Dozens of environmental groups, labor organizations, local governments and clean energy businesses also support the idea.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
"The News Quiz 6405" from archive.org was assembled into the "The News Quiz Series 60-87" podcast by Fourble.Episode 38 of 223.
 
Microsoft has pledged to contribute $500 million for affordable housing efforts in Seattle and the Eastside. King County Council member Claudia Balducci says this is a significant down payment on addressing the housing crisis. She talked with All Things Considered host Ed Ronco about the announcement.…
 
Why is one of the most popular Android apps running a hidden web server in the background? ES File Explorer claims it has over 500 million downloads under its belt since 2014, making it one of the most used apps to date. It’s simplicity makes it what it is: a simple file explorer that lets you browse through your Android phone or tablet’s file ...…
 
Social engineering is the phrase that describes how people with an agenda use real names and sites to spoof you. And it seems that no one is immune to these elaborate manipulations. In this podcast, Kim looks at the latest scheme that spoofed the world's largest asset management company as well as some news organizations.…
 
China accounted for nearly half of app downloads in 2018, 40% of consumer spend Global app downloads topped 194 billion in 2018, up 35 percent from 2016, according to App Annie’s annual “State of Mobile 2019” report released today. Consumer spending across app stores was up 75 percent to reach $101 billion.…
 
The Seattle Police Department has handed over a criminal investigation of one of its officers to the Washington State Patrol. The case is centered on an officer-involved shooting on New Year's Eve that left 36-year-old Iosia Faletogo dead.By kkendrick@knkx.org (Kirsten Kendrick).
 
I once took guitar lessons with a small group of people who met two nights a week in the basement of a local elementary school. We spent most of each lesson practicing in little nooks and crannies we each carved out in the old room. I enjoyed picking out tunes in my own little corner at my own pace. It was all going so smoothly until... the ins ...…
 
As the Trudeau government trumpets its track record on supporting women's rights abroad, newborn children continue to be separated from their parents right here in Canada. And how did Jagmeet Singh's most recent round of media appearances go? Erica Ifill co-hosts.
 
Jack Gunter’s airplane paintings are on the second floor of his studio gallery on Camano Island .By gspitzer@knkx.org (Gabriel Spitzer).
 
Philip Rosedale Contributor Philip Rosedale is co-founder and CEO of High Fidelity. A smartphone screen is a wonder of the world. It’s not just that it’s bright and colorful and sharp. In some ways, it’s as good as human biology allows. We’ve packed so many pixels into such a small space that any more would be lost on us. We can’t make the scre ...…
 
We may have left 2018 behind, but we will always remember the musical greats we lost last year. John Kessler marked the end of the year with a two-hour special honoring the lives of those artists. (This show originally aired Dec. 29, 2018.)By jkessler@knkx.org (John Kessler).
 
A judge in northern California ruled that police can't force anyone to unlock their smartphones using biometrics like a fingerprint or facial ID. But, this case is far from over. In this podcast, Kim looks at what this decision really means and how the battle for privacy is far from over.
 
How does a talented young jazz pianist find himself in the upper left corner of the United States? Well, it's a funny story from both sides of the Atlantic.By abeeson@knkx.org (Abe Beeson).
 
VLC, the hugely popular media playing service, is filing one of its gaps with the addition ofAirPlay support as its just crossed an incredible three billion users. The new feature was revealed byJean-Baptiste Kempf, one of the service’s lead developers, in an interview with Variety at CESand it will give users a chance to beam content from thei ...…
 
When I travel with my family — as I did this month to London — we dine out a lot, but never make restaurant reservations ahead of our trip. Instead, we try our best to act like the locals: making ourselves at home in our (rented) apartment, checking out casual neighborhood joints, and honing in on the ones that suit our tastes.…
 
Bees are disappearing. You might have heard that colony collapse disorder of European honeybees can nearly wipe out a hive. But native bees are also in trouble. There are several kinds of bumblebees in Michigan. A recent survey found during the last 20 years, there were a dozen that were fairly common.…
 
The Noah Baerman Resonance Ensemble's The Rock & the Redemption is a jazz concept album of sorts that recasts the Sisyphus myth around the heroism of perseverance and persistence. Keyboardist and composer Noah Baerman joins us for the hour.By jmcnicol@ctpublic.org (Jonathan McNicol).
 
The federal government shutdown is worsening a record backlog of immigration cases both statewide and nationally, and creating stress for people navigating the system, local attorneys and activists say.By wjames@knkx.org (Will James).
 
Wow, was this weekend big! Correcting one set of errors about my grand-aunt led me to find an absolutely horrific story about her, her husband, and her children. I'm telling it to you in all its gory glory, ruminating a bit on how my great-grandparents were responsible for parts of it, and drawing what genealogical lessons and morals I can from ...…
 
Ahead of Gov. Jay Inslee’s State of the State address Tuesday afternoon, Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins talked with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick about what to expect. They discussed the two-year spending plan and other issues that should arise during the 2019 legislative session.By ajenkins@kuow.org (Austin Jenkins).
 
This story originally published Nov. 26, 2016. Bonnie Guitar died early Sunday , Jan. 13. She was 95. Growing up in Seattle in the 1930s , it was Bonnie Buckingham’s brothers who played the guitar. But Bonnie coveted it, and would take any opportunity to get her hands on the instrument. Soon, she says, “they couldn’t get it away from me.” So be ...…
 
The 30th annual presentation of the Sacred Music of Duke Ellington took place Dec. 28 at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle, featuring vocal soloists Stephen Newby and Nichol Veneé Eskrdge, the Northwest Chamber Chorus and the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra conducted by Michael Brockman. Part 1, recorded for radio, aired Sunday on Jazz ...…
 
Dust is a fascinating substance. Our bodies are always shedding dust from our skin, hair, and nails, leaving little bits of DNA wherever we roam. Dust floats unseen through the air around us. It's light. It's hard to see unless it lands on a contrasting surface or crosses the path of a ray of sunshine. It can travel far and wide.…
 
Rosanne's Cash's new album features 10 new songs, all written and co-written by Cash, that find her "speaking out and looking inward" (The Boston Globe) from a uniquely female perspective. It features contributions from Elvis Costello, Kris Kristofferson, Colin Meloy and Sam Phillips, plus three extra tracks that appear on the deluxe edition of ...…
 
Rosanne's Cash's new album features 10 new songs, all written and co-written by Cash, that find her "speaking out and looking inward" (The Boston Globe) from a uniquely female perspective. It features contributions from Elvis Costello, Kris Kristofferson, Colin Meloy and Sam Phillips, plus three extra tracks that appear on the deluxe edition of ...…
 
Have you ever wondered how much Google knows about you? There is a way to find out. Learn all the data Google has on you with a few simple clicks. In this podcast, Kim looks at Google's new way for users to take a look at all the data they've collected from them whether it's Gmail, Chrome or any other Google product. The depth of the results ma ...…
 
Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor SoftBank’s Vision Fund inches closer to $100B The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far For the global VC industry, 2018 was asupergiantyear. Crunchbase projects that 2018 deal and dollar volume surpa ...…
 
KNKX premiers Forgotten Prison on Jan. 22, a new podcast featuring McNeil Island — the Alcatraz you've never heard of.By salicea@knkx.org (Simone Alicea).
 
Canada’s energy regulator has issued draft recommendations concerning the proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline and its impacts on marine life. The expansion would see a dramatic increase in tanker traffic through the Salish Sea and Puget Sound.By kplog@knkx.org (Kari Plog).
 
Gartner has released its quarterly PC sales survey for the fourth quarter of 2018, and it was the same old story. PC sales plunged in the fourth quarter and were down 1.3 percent for the year. The three top players — HP, Dell and Lenovo — accounted for 63 percent of sales worldwide in the quarter. The company found in their preliminary sales re ...…
 
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