Best Sea Islands podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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The Shetland Islands are situated in the North Sea 200 miles north of Aberdeen, Scotland and 250 miles west of Bergin, Norway. They consist of 100 islands, with only about a dozen of them inhabited. Its weather gets a bad rap but its people are intensely hospitable neighbourly.In April 2002, a small group of enthusiasts - Jack, Irene, Barbara and myself, Nan – first gathered to explore the possibility of creating a regular radio programme. Nervous at our lack of radio experience as producers ...
 
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The Compass - exploring our world.
 
There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives ...
 
In his book, On the Shores of Politics, Jacques Ranciere argues that the Western Platonic project of utopian politics has been based upon 'an anti-maritime polemic'. The treacherous boundaries of the political are imagined as island shores, riverbanks, and abysses. Its enemies are the mutinous waves and the drunken sailor. 'In order to save politics', writes Ranciere, 'it must be pulled aground among the shepherds'. And yet, as Ranciere points out, this always entails the paradox that to fou ...
 
For Treasure Bound is one of the earlier novels by Harry Collingwood (William Joseph Cosens Lancaster), published in 1897. We follow the hero, whose name is incidentally also Harry Collingwood, on a quest to the pacific islands for treasure and his marooned father, through all the perils he encounters on his journey, such as pirates, sea monsters, and beautiful young ladies. (Summary by Carolin)
 
Get outdoors. See the world. Live a full life. Go Adventure Mom: For families who refuse to be indoorsy people. Now, let’s go adventure with Kathy Dalton.
 
The official Podcast of Nick Rawcliffe from twitch.tv/nickrawcliffe.
 
World War II Chronicles is a weekly look back to 'This Week in World War II, 75 Years Ago.' Originally produced in coordination with the National Archives to mark the 50th anniversary of the war, World War II Chronicles features original newsreel reports and archival footage to tell the story as it happened, week by week. Hosted by famed World War II newsreel anchor Ed Herlihy, World War II Chronicles is produced by the American Veterans Center.
 
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UCDscholarcast provides downloadable lectures, recorded to the highest broadcast standards to a wide academic audience of scholars, graduate students, undergraduates and interested others. Each scholarcast is accompanied by a downloadable pdf text version of the lecture to facilitate citation of scholarcast content in written academic work. Series Editor: PJ MathewsScholarcast theme music by: Padhraic Egan, Michael Hussey and Sharon Hussey.Development: John Matthews, Brian Kelly, Vincent Hob ...
 
Discover A Place of Musical Journey's, Powerful Music and Musical Soundscapes.
 
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As the war restricted automobile use, many Americans were forced to take public transportation. By December of 1943, railroads were carrying nearly two million people per month, many of which included military personnel. Threatened by a railroad strike, President Roosevelt ordered the War Department to take control of the railroads. By January ...…
 
In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Maggie Mae Fish and Jamie Loftus to continue discussing Mark Zuckerberg. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices…
 
Alexandra Spring continues her exploration of how our relationship with rubbish has evolved through time at the foot of Monte Testaccio in Rome - a hill built of 53 million discarded olive oil amphorae, which were thrown away nearly 2000 years ago. She meets the architect Tom Rankin, who shares how this ‘dump’ is indicative of the Roman spirit ...…
 
Mark Zuckerberg Is A Much, Much Worse Person Than You’d Guess. In Episode 43, Robert is joined by Maggie Mae Fish and Jamie Loftus to discuss Zuckerberg's rise in the tech world and what makes him a huge bastard. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choice ...…
 
In this episode we are joined by Crystalee Beck, who says that she lives in the intersection of motherhood and entrepreneurship. She has two businesses and had two kids at the time of recording (now three!). She also holds a master’s degree in Communications, which allowed her to write for clients such as Microsoft and Sony. Crystalee talks abo ...…
 
In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Teresa Lee to continue discussing R. Kelly. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices…
 
Members of the U.S. Armed Forces dined on either garrison or field rations. Field rations were identified by letters including a, b, c, d, and k rations. The C & K rations were the most widely distributed. K rations were initially adopted for airborne units but were soon used by all forward units in emergency.…
 
For three series, My Perfect Country has sought to build the perfect country. Inspired by positive thinking, it takes policies from around the world that actually work and have solved global problems. We ask why they work, and whether they could work anywhere. Out of this comes a forensic analysis of what good global policy should look like.In ...…
 
Alexandra Spring explores how our relationship with rubbish has evolved over time, beginning on a boat, sailing across the Pacific, with Ocean Conservancy’s Chief Scientist George Leonard. Together, they discuss how trillions of micro plastic particles have created a sea-sized portion of plastic soup, and how poor waste management across the wo ...…
 
Does R. Kelly Have A Sex Cult? In episode 42, Robert is joined by comedian Teresa Lee to discuss the life of R&B singer, R. Kelly. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-c ...…
 
Nick talks about 5 games from 2018 that he loved but didn't get much press and the talks about the various life lessons you can learn from video games.
 
In Part Two. Robert is joined by Abed Geith to finish discussing Alfred Hitchcock. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices…
 
By December 1943, General MacArthur was prepared to launch the final phase of Operation Cartwheel, the landings on the Island of New Britain. U.S. troops landing in mid-December 1943 were met with little resistance. On December 26, U.S. Marines landed unopposed at Cape Gloucester.
 
The Sun’s light defines what we mean by day and night, how we tell time and how we apportion our time, both consciously and unconsciously. The turning of the Earth that wheels us in and out of the Sun every 24 hours seeps into every aspect of our biology. In the final programme, Dava Sobel recalls the 25 days she spent as a human subject in a s ...…
 
Was it worth it? In Episode 41, Robert is joined by Abed Geith to discuss Alfred Hitchcock the brilliant director who also tortured his friends and employees. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstu ...…
 
Nick gives an update about the Sony censorship situation and then discusses the facts about how well games really sell.
 
As the Soviet offensive rolled onward, the Russians were aided by Anglo-American merchant convoys. Each convoy faced its own challenges -- including weather conditions and the possibility of Germany ambush. But by 1943, convoys to Russia were achieving greater success.
 
At any moment, the predictions of your local weather forecaster might be suddenly superseded by space weather, a special breed of storms fomented on the Sun and launched toward Earth with potentially devastating consequences. Most of the time, the solar wind billowing out from the Sun blows right past our planet without causing any ill effects ...…
 
In Episode 40, Robert is joined by Anna Hossnieh to discuss one of his heroes, Raoul Wallenberg. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices…
 
Nick talks about all of his most anticipated games of 2019.
 
In Episode 39, Robert is joined by Katie Goldin (Creature Feature) to discuss the bastardful tale of Insulin. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices…
 
Talese Fernbach joins Kathy in this episode to talk about the biggest challenges that we have right now in the holiday season, as gathered from voice messages and direct messages sent to Kathy from podcast listeners. First up is a caller who says that she is having trouble staying organized with all the Christmas parties, gift giving, and so on ...…
 
Soon after entering the war, the United States began flying bombing missions over Germany without fighter protection. U.S. policy called for providing air protection -- for each other. A long-range fighter to escort the bombers on their missions was needed. The solution was the P-51 Mustang Fighter.
 
Inspired by the Chariot of the Sun, a beautiful artefact of sun worship, Dava Sobel island hops in Denmark to explore the cult of the Sun, before science, during the Nordic Bronze Age. Ancient people would not have needed an eclipse to make them see the Sun as an all-powerful force. The Sun’s life-giving light and heat inspired rituals and reli ...…
 
Grifters and conmen thrive in times of unrest and chaos. In Episode 38, Robert is joined by Shereen Lani Younes to discuss the tales of several grifters. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffwor ...…
 
Nick goes through all the awards given out at the game awards including game of the year and gives his thoughts about each one. Then he talks about CSGO Danger Zone, the PUBG snow map and X4 foundations.
 
Today’s guest is Kristin Sokol who, along with Kathy, was integral in establishing Go Adventure Mom. She has been married for fourteen years, has two kids, and began her career in journalism. An early adapter, Kristin met her future husband via online dating in 2003 and found that she was almost disappointed that online dating was over for her. ...…
 
In the last episode, we discussed talked mostly about the history of the Andaman islands in general, and not North Sentinel Island specifically. In Part Two, Robert is joined again by Andrew Ti (Yo Is This Racist) to discuss the Sentinel Island in detail. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advert ...…
 
Command of the cross-channel invasion known as 'Operation Overlord' was the most coveted command in the war. The decision of who to lead the force would be decided by President Roosevelt. On December 24, Dwight D. Eisenhower was named Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe.
 
The Sun, our star, produces its prodigious energy by a process of nuclear fusion at its core. We are unable to mimic that trick here on Earth: our nuclear reactors work by splitting atoms, not fusing them, and generate a lot of toxic waste. With a free standing solar mini grid in Kenya and the problems of the old grid system in California, Dava ...…
 
In episode 37, Robert is joined by Andrew Ti (Yo Is This Racist) to discuss the history of the Andaman Islands. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices…
 
Nick talks about whether or not the Superman Rocksteady could be real, all the media talk about video game addiction because of Fortnite and whether or not Fallout 76 was a good idea.
 
When we last left the science of Phrenology, it had spread like wildfire throughout the United States and, later, Europe. Robert is joined again by podcast pioneer Josh Clark (Stuff You Should Know, The End of the World) to continue discussing scientific racism. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com ...…
 
The historic first meeting for the "Big Three" -- Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin -- met in Tehran, Iran on November 28, 1943. The three pledged the destruction of the German forces, and the decision to invade France across the channel became irreversible.
 
This episode is dedicated to the upcoming 365 Mile Challenge, which is about to start its third year. Kathy introduces us to the people involved behind the scenes: Alyssa Erickson, Jess Curren, and Amelia Mayer. What is the 365 Mile Challenge? Kathy speaks with each one about different aspects of the challenge. First, Alyssa gives an overview o ...…
 
The Sun, our star, the source and sustainer of all life on Earth, is also a death star in the making. To know the Sun is an age-old dream of humankind. For centuries, astronomers contented themselves with analysing small sips of sunlight collected through specialised instruments. They chased after eclipses that exposed otherwise hidden layers o ...…
 
For some people, racism isn’t enough. They aren’t satisfied with just hating someone because of their appearance. They need a scientific justification for their bigotry. In episode 36, Robert is joined by podcast pioneer Josh Clark (Stuff You Should Know, The End of the World) to discuss the long, long chain of scientific racism. Learn more abo ...…
 
Nick talks about how well Pokemon is selling, the Red Dead Redemption 2 Online beta, Ring of Elysium and the MAJOR issues with Sony Censorship.
 
Today’s guest is Ajit Nawalkha, author of The Book of Coaching for Extraordinary Coaches. He is on a mission to impact billions of lives and tells us how he wants to accomplish this feat. Ajit discusses what it was like to grow up in India in a house with 23 other people while crediting his willingness to take risks to that situation. He was al ...…
 
Robert Evans sits down with two members of Rose City Antifa to talk about the most dangerous street gang you've never heard of. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices…
 
In episode 35, Portland activist Marielle Eaton sits down with Robert Evans to talk about Oregon's exceedingly Bastardful history as a white nationalist paradise. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.ho ...…
 
In August 1943, Japan began to strategically use its fortress islands to protect the mainland from being attacked. The Gilbert Islands were vital in this defense, and they were the U.S. Marines' next target in November 1943.
 
China has been described as the greatest threat to the World Trade Organisation, and its biggest champion. The WTO wasn’t designed to handle China, and its entry has had seismic consequences. If China won’t change, can the WTO adapt? Without reform, could China break the WTO?And finally, can the post-war rules and institutions survive in a reco ...…
 
An update on Paul Manafort with comedian Jamie Loftus (The Bechdel Cast). Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
 
Nick talks Tabata leaving Luminous, the Bloodborne 2 tease and more.
 
Michelle Tucker from The Strong Mama joins us for this episode. She is a mother of two, lives in Colorado, and is a part-time trainer. She started her own business to work specifically with moms both pre- and post-partem. She felt that this path found her because right after she received her certification to become a trainer, she found out she ...…
 
Since August 1940, Berlin had been the target of sporadic Allied bombing attacks. But in November 1943, RAF Chief Arthur Harris sought approval from Churchill to make the bombing of Berlin a priority, and prove the value of his strategic bombing campaign. Known as the Battle of Berlin, the third RAF campaign of the war started on November 13.…
 
The World Trade Organisation was established in 1995, building on earlier global trade mechanisms. Did this represent a capture of the systems by neoliberals after the Cold War? Now President Trump is waging a trade war on China and sidelining the WTO. Does he have a point – and can the system survive?…
 
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