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Hosted by Spencer Downey & Jason Lucas, The Starting Zone is a Podcast about the people who play World of Warcraft. Whether you are a brand new player, a casual world of warcraft player or a hardcore committed WOWHEAD, this is the show for you! Jason and Spencer have relevant yet entertaining conversations about the game while providing valuable information for all Players! This show is produced by Spazbot Studios.
 
"Banished from her home due to a mistake that cost her half her family's fortune, Princess Cesaleza is left with a choice: find a way to make up the lost funds or leave her home forever. When a raid unites her with a group of wanted criminals, Cesa creates an unlikely alliance with the crew. She explains her financial problem and her plan to fix it. Every year, The Starluxe Gala gives access to only the elite of the elite. Cesa proposes the Gala would be the perfect time to lighten the pocke ...
 
What do 2 Rockstars, a Standup Comedian, and an Internet Sex Icon have in common? Freedom. Tune in Thursday nights @ Midnight Central to laugh at these societal rebels discuss everything from politics to favorite sexual position. Really, what's the difference?
 
Chat With Traders is your key to the minds of trading's elite performers. Start listening to learn how a diverse mix of traders went from zero to hero, how they successfully trade markets today, and get their best tips 'n pointers for profitable performance, plus much more. Note: You are responsible for your own trading decisions—this is not financial advice.
 
America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the ...
 
Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podcast is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network, which includes 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast, 1001 Radio Days, and 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast. The network enjoyed over 5 million listens in the past year from a worldwide audience. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! w ...
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
Dive in to the cutting edge of World of Warcraft PvE content with expert hosts Tettles, Dratnos, and Trell! The three of them have appeared as casters and competitors at multiple different Mythic Dungeon Invitationals, they raid in Hall of Fame guilds, and they create educational content for the classes they've mastered. We discuss current events in the Raiding and Mythic Plus eSports scene, create educational episodes to help you improve as a raider and a dungeoneer, and bring in special gu ...
 
A podcast covering Star Wars The Old Republic from multiple perspectives. Providing the latest news, tips, tricks and game updates. Casual and hardcore players alike will find this show helpful as they deal with the potentially disorienting galaxy of SWTOR.
 
Waddaplayah is your regular dose of sports fresh from the IVM studio, where two sports fanatics bring you updates, previews, reviews and insights from the latest games. Who scored the most runs ? Which team will score the most goals ? Who will win the grand slam ? Who'll get the most raid points ? They discuss and speculate on all this and more.
 
Utilizes narrative storytelling, archival audio, and immersive soundscapes to explore true stories of white-collar criminals, con artists, and corporate evil. From corruption and fraud to Ponzi schemes and environmental disasters, these financially motivated crimes have shaped our world in unimaginable ways. All in the name of greed.
 
Overcast is a podcast that covers all things related to Trion World's mmorpg, RIFT. Your hosts, Matt and Joe, discuss hot topics from forums, the latest patches, raids, dungeons, questing, and anything else that peeks their interest or that of the community. Overcast also has guests come on the show from time to time, for their Community Voice episodes. If you'd like to be a guest on the show, make sure you contact us with some brief info about yourself and your desired topics.
 
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More than 160 police officers in Germany have carried out searches at the homes of some of their colleagues after nine cops were accused of participating in right-wing and extremist WhatsApp groups. Raids on several apartments belonging to police officers took place early on Tuesday morning in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in western Germany.…
 
You may not have heard of this largely unsung hero of the Civil War- William J. Cushing...but you are about to. In this interview with author Jerome Preisler (Civil War Commando-William J. Cushing and the Daring Raid to Sink the CSS Albemarle) we are treated to a first-hand look at what goes into the writing of a great non-fiction novel and why 21 …
 
Two centuries before the daring exploits of Navy SEALs and Marine Raiders captured the public imagination, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps were already engaged in similarly perilous missions: raiding pirate camps, attacking enemy ships in the dark of night, and striking enemy facilities and resources on shore. Even John Paul Jones, father of the Ame…
 
This week the SideQuest crew talks about the Ghost of Tsushima Legends Raid experience! -------------------------------------------------------- SideQuest is: @teft |@TheBriarRabbit | @Mrs5oooWatts | @Arekkz Find all of the DCP Members on Twitter: @teft |@TheBriarRabbit | @franmirabella | @Mrs5oooWatts | @Holtzmann_YT | @PopeBear Art by Ash: @AR_Mc…
 
Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has dismissed the “path of negotiations” with Western states to lift sanctions. However, the government in Tehran says foreign companies are already preparing to return to the country. Speaking at the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination’s meeting in Tehran on Tuesday, Khamenei said that the only wa…
 
US biotech firm Moderna will become the sixth company to supply a coronavirus vaccine candidate to the EU after European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said a deal for 160 million doses has been reached. "I am happy to announce that tomorrow we will approve a new contract to secure another Covid-19 vaccine," von der Leyen said on Tuesday…
 
China has said it is committed to peace in the region and reducing hostilities in the East China Sea following high-level talks with Japan. Both nations say they want better and more stable relations. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi conducted a joint press conference following a day of talks in Tokyo…
 
The Chinese foreign ministry has attacked the Pope after he shared his thoughts on the persecuted peoples of this world, a list which included the Uighur people, who largely reside in Northwest China. Zhao Lijian, China’s foreign ministry spokesman, hit out at Pope Francis on Tuesday after he made “groundless” accusations against China by suggestin…
 
The EU organization tasked with screening drugs has promised to carefully study all available data on several Covid-19 vaccines before issuing opinions on the jabs, saying it could make a decision by the end of the year. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) could release its opinions on jabs developed by AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Moderna before Januar…
 
The European Union's foreign policy chief called for an immediate ceasefire in Afghanistan on Tuesday, warning that the country may lose political and financial support from Brussels. Josep Borrell, EU's high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, said at an Afghanistan fundraising conference in Geneva that "a ceasefire should not …
 
Benjamin Netanyahu has subjected himself to a political thrashing after the Israeli prime minister issued a gaffe-riddled speech during an event raising awareness about violence against women. The Israeli leader spoke at a ceremony marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, but his remarks have been interpreted as …
 
China's Manila mission on Tuesday accused the United States of "creating chaos" in Asia, releasing a harsh statement after the US national security adviser backed countries in the region that have disputes with Beijing. "We've got your back," Robert O'Brien told the Philippines and Vietnam in Manila on Monday. Both states are locked in maritime row…
 
A lobby group that represents airlines worldwide has said that it is creating a mobile app to help passengers show they are Covid-free, as coronavirus vaccinations are expected to become mandatory for international travel. Read more Qantas CEO says airline will make Covid-19 vaccination COMPULSORY for international travel The International Air Tran…
 
In 1996 Argentina adopted genetically modified (GM) soybeans as a central part of its national development strategy. Today, Argentina is the third largest global grower and exporter of GM crops. Its soybeans—which have been modified to tolerate being sprayed with herbicides—now cover half of the country's arable land and represent a third of its to…
 
Aristotle, the co-called father of rhetoric, supposedly conceptualized his theory of persuasion as a means of bringing meaning to rest. But what if there’s another story, one in which forgotten tropes such as alloiosis turn rhetoric toward the flux and difference? On this episode of the New Books Network, Dr. Lee Pierce (s/t) Drs. Jane Sutton and M…
 
“What are chromosomes? And what does it mean to treat them as visual objects?” asks Soraya de Chadarevian in her new book, Heredity Under the Microscope: Chromosomes and the Study of the Human Genome (University of Chicago Press, 2020). Considering this question as she follows the history of microscope-based practices in chromosomal research across…
 
First published by Simon & Schuster in 1993 and then by Continuum in 1998, Jim Mason’s An Unnatural Order: The Roots of Our Destruction of Nature has become a classic. With a new Lantern edition expected in early 2021, the book explores, from an anthropological, sociocultural, and holistic perspective, how and why we have cut ourselves off from oth…
 
Dr. Victoria Phillips adeptly tells the story of Martha Graham's role as diplomat, arts innovator, and dancer. Her book Martha Graham's Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy (Oxford UP, 2019) is a look at the years that her company toured the world as an example of American democracy and freedom. Martha Graham's Cold War frames the story of Mar…
 
Digitizing Enlightenment: Digital Humanities and the Transformation of 18th-Century Studies (Liverpool UP, 2020) explores how a set of inter-related digital projects are transforming our vision of the Enlightenment. The featured projects are some of the best known, well-funded and longest established research initiatives in the emerging area of ‘di…
 
Writing to U.S. President Grover Cleveland in 1888, Oglala Lakota leaders Little Wound, Young Man Afraid of His Horses, and Red Cloud insisted upon a simple yet significant demand to allow western Indigenous nations to retain intertribal communication networks, stating that "we do not want the gates closed between us." These vast networks - and the…
 
For four decades, Lamont "Monty" Lindstrom has conducted research on the island of Tanna in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu. Considered by outsiders to be incredibly exotic, Tanna attracts tourists who come to see its active volcano, cargo cults, and customary practices. Lindstrom presents a different vision of Tanna in his new book, Tanna Times: Isl…
 
In Enduring Cancer: Life, Death, and Diagnosis in Delhi (Duke UP, 2020) Dwaipayan Banerjee explores the efforts of Delhi's urban poor to create a livable life with cancer as patients and families negotiate an overextended health system unequipped to respond to the disease. Owing to long wait times, most urban poor cancer patients do not receive a d…
 
An official from Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil company has confirmed that Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeted one of its facilities in Jeddah, but said the attack did not halt the plant’s output. The official said that the strike occurred at a “critical facility” which distributes more than 120,000 barrels of petroleum products per day. The plant is one of …
 
Pope Francis has hosted a delegation of NBA players and union officials at the Vatican, to discuss the issues of social justice and racial equality, without anyone wearing a mask to protect against the spread of Covid-19. The delegation of five players and five union executives met with Pope Francis in the papal library of the Apostolic Palace on M…
 
Beijing's space agency has embarked on a project to harvest rocks from the lunar surface with a robotic craft and bring them back to Earth, a feat accomplished by only two other nations and last attempted nearly 50 years ago. The China National Space Administration’s (CNSA) Chang’e-5 mission blasted off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in a pr…
 
As Gen. William Slim deals with the remains of Burma Corps, the American general Joseph "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell also has to find a way out. But the American commander of Chinese forces in Burma has decided he will walk out of the war zone, with his men. If he can make it out alive. Meanwhile Chiang Kai-shek's government feeds the American press fals…
 
Police in Warsaw clashed with demonstrators who chained themselves to the gates of the Ministry of National Education and staged a roadblock on a bridge on Monday in protest over Poland’s toughening of abortion rights. Huge protests have erupted in recent weeks over the ruling in October by Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal that the abortion of fetu…
 
Ankara has summoned diplomatic envoys from the EU, Germany and Italy in protest over an attempt to search a Turkish cargo ship heading to Libya on the suspicion it was transporting embargoed weapons. A note has been presented to the ambassadors, saying that the search violated international law, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday. German serv…
 
Federal forces in Ethiopia have surrounded the Tigray region’s capital, after the country’s government gave the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) a 72-hour deadline to surrender. If the TPLF does not surrender within that time frame, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has threatened to begin a military offensive on the capital, amassing tan…
 
Welcome to The Starting Zone Podcast, The World of Warcraft Podcast for New and Experienced Players! On this weeks episode, Spencer Downey and Jason Lucas are joined by the one and only Sloot to discuss Shadowlands systems, tips, tricks and thoughts! Episode #424: Shadowlands Launch with Sloot! is ready for Download! Shadowlands Arrives November 23…
 
President Donald Trump’s national security advisor Robert O’Brien has reiterated the US’ commitment to back the Philippines and Vietnam over Beijing’s territorial claims in the potentially energy-rich South China Sea. The two states have been engaged in a long-running row with Beijing over sovereignty in the contested South China Sea, of which Chin…
 
Turkey prevented German soldiers on an EU military mission in the Mediterranean from conducting a full search of a Turkish cargo ship suspected of taking weapons to Libya, officials in Ankara and Berlin said on Monday. German servicemen from the frigate Hamburg boarded the Turkish freighter overnight, the Defense Ministry in Berlin said. They were …
 
Riyadh has denied claims that the Israeli PM became the first leader of the Jewish state to meet Saudi officials at the weekend through secret engagement with Mohammed bin Salman (MBS). Benjamin Netanyahu has refused to comment. An Israeli minister said on Monday that Netanyahu had jetted into the new Saudi Red Sea city of Neom for talks with the C…
 
France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom have warned that they are prepared to sanction any entity involved in Libyan politics, domestic or foreign, that attempts to obstruct the fragile peace process there. The four European nations made the statement as they welcomed the results of the first round of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF…
 
The European Commission has reminded the French government of its duty to ensure journalists can carry out their work "freely and safely," as parliament votes to crackdown on the publication of images of on-duty police officers. Christian Wigand, the EC spokesperson for Rule of Law, issued a warning to the French government after parliament voted t…
 
Authorities in Hong Kong reported 73 new coronavirus cases on Monday, blaming “silent transmission” chains for a rise in asymptomatic infections. The epidemic situation in the densely populated Chinese city is rapidly worsening, officials said, after 73 new coronavirus cases were registered, the highest daily figure since August 16 when the city re…
 
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has warned that CO2 concentration in the atmosphere is likely to go up in 2020 despite a reduction in global emissions due to Covid-19. The WMO said in a bulletin released on Monday that the expected drop in global emissions in 2020 is just a “tiny blip” in the buildup of dangerous gases and is unlikely t…
 
China’s foreign ministry announced on Monday that it will bring a “necessary” response to bear after a senior US Navy admiral made an unannounced visit to Taiwan over the weekend. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters that China “resolutely opposes” any diplomatic or military relations between American and Taiwanese offic…
 
UNICEF has announced it is working with 350 logistics partners, including major airlines and shipping lines, to ensure the delivery of nearly two billion Covid-19 vaccines to over 92 countries, as well as one billion syringes. In a statement released by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday, the agency said it plans to play a massive role in th…
 
Many of Germany's 16 federal states are in favor of extending a partial lockdown, but restrictions could be relaxed over Christmas, the premier of the northern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern said on Monday. “The (infection) numbers are subdued but they remain high,” Manuela Schwesig, premier of the northern state explained, speaking on Deutschland…
 
The head of Australia’s Qantas Airways has said his airline plans to require all international travelers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 before boarding their flights, and predicted similar policies would be adopted worldwide. In a television interview with Australian news program A Current Affair, Alan Joyce explained that a coronavirus jab may …
 
Ellen Lamont's new book The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Date (University of California Press, 2020) offers an in-depth analysis of how gender shapes dating practices. Despite enormous changes in patterns of dating and courtship in twenty-first-century America, contemporary understandings of romance and intimacy remain firmly rooted …
 
The Emergence of the Gulf States: Studies in Modern History (Bloomsbury, 2016) offers an overview of the history of Saudi Arabia and the five Persian/Arabian Gulf states that emerged from British rule between 1961 and 1971--including Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates. The book synthesized the works of many academics, all ex…
 
Common morality has been the touchstone of medical ethics since the publication of Beauchamp and Childress's Principles of Biomedical Ethics in 1979. Rosamond Rhodes challenges this dominant view by presenting an original and novel account of the ethics of medicine, one deeply rooted in the actual experience of medical professionals. She argues tha…
 
In 1930s Bucharest, some of the country's most brilliant young intellectuals converged to form the Criterion Association. Bound by friendship and the dream of a new, modern Romania, their members included historian Mircea Eliade, critic Petru Comarnescu, Jewish playwright Mihail Sebastian and a host of other philosophers and artists. Together, they…
 
King of Britain for sixty years and the last king of what would become the United States, George III inspired both hatred and loyalty and is now best known for two reasons: as a villainous tyrant for America's Founding Fathers, and for his madness, both of which have been portrayed on stage and screen. In George III: Madness and Majesty (Penguin, 2…
 
Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiology (Oxford University Press, 2020) focuses on the emerging scientific discipline of astrobiology, exploring many of the humanistic issues this multidisciplinary field is generating. Despite there being myriad scientific questions that astrobiologists have only begun to address, this is not a purely scientif…
 
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