Best Skepticality podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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A comedy podcast to help better understand humanity and also to make fart jokes.
 
The Cracked Podcast is facts, jokes, and more from the Internet’s leading comedy website. Every week, host Alex Schmidt brings together comedians, authors, scientists, and Cracked staffers, to celebrate the awesome truth that being alive is more interesting than people think it is. Fill your week and your brain with hilarious, mind-blowing revelations that’ll make you the most interesting person in every room you’re in. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found ...
 
The Mystic-Skeptic Radio Show/Podcast asks the tough questions and explores different alternatives to today’s pressing issues, theories or enigmas. The podcast is devoted to the exploration of all things mystical, philosophical, scientific, political conspiratorial, and cosmic. Join us in an exploration of the mystic-skeptic mind-space You can visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mystic-and-the-Skeptic/1509946599296195?ref=hl or watch our youtube channel: https://www.y ...
 
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Inquiring Minds
Weekly
 
Each week Inquiring Minds brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the place where science, politics, and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We endeavor to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters with weekly coverage of the latest headlines and probing discussions with leading scientists and thinkers. Produce ...
 
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies and controversies. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality - Produced by SGU Productions, LLC: http://www.theskepticsguide.org
 
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Freethought Radio
Weekly
 
A weekly show by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Slightly irreverent views, news, music and interviews.
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding pl ...
 
Every episode we blast anyone who gets in our way. We bring critical thinking, skepticism, and irreverence to any topic that makes the news, makes it big, or makes us mad. It’s skeptical, it’s political and there is no welcome mat.
 
This Podcast features the real paranormal experiences from people like yourself! RPA provides engaging interviews with mediums, psychics, authors, investigators and so much more! We explore into the realm of Demonic Activity, Shadow People, Possession, Cursed Objects, Haunted Houses and more! Packed with content and with very little "filler". Aaron Hunter hosts the show and was a complete skeptic until he experienced his own paranormal event in 2010. Now he brings people's own experiences fr ...
 
Strange Frequencies Radio Archive
 
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Serious Skeptic
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A frank discussion of what it means to live as a skeptic in the closest thing to a theocracy in modern America.
 
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical ABC newsman who had a panic attack live on Good Morning America, which led him to something he always thought was ridiculous: meditation. He wrote the bestselling book, "10% Happier," started an app -- "10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics" -- and now, in this podcast, Dan talks with smart people about whether there's anything beyond 10%. Basically, here's what this podcast is obsessed with: Can you be an ambitious person and still strive for enligh ...
 
In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of a debate between three characters: Cleanthes, who argues that the existence and nature of God can be empirically verified; Demea, who argues that God is completely beyond human knowledge; and Philo, a philosophical skeptic widely thought to represent Hume’s own beliefs. Much of the debate centers around Cleanthes’ presentation of the analogical argument ...
 
What if the government actually did cover something up in Roswell? What if yetis exist and are just really shy? What if super-intelligent lizards are wearing human skin suits, influencing international affairs and recording podcasts? Conspiracy theories are cool because they appeal to our evolved logical human brains and our stupid mammal idiot brains. So join comedian and skeptic Katelyn Hempstead as her brilliant friends try to convince her of these and many other conspiracy theories.
 
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Macabre Grimoire
Monthly
 
Macabre Grimoire is a podcast of paranormal and mystery exploration. Psychic/medium Ari Show, magician Travis Nye, and historian Robert Mehling delve into the dark places where mysteries go unsolved, events go unexplained, and the line between legend and fact becomes obscured. Whether you’re a skeptic, believer or something in between, the Macabre Grimoire will change the way you see the world.
 
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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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GP Sceptics
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Two Australian GPs take an irreverent look at medical research. For sceptical clinicians and their patients.
 
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Spooky.
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Join comedian/filmmaker Chris L. Dillon and actor/comedian Shane K. Witte as they tackle the stories of fear and horror throughout the world with a skeptic perspective.
 
Devin, Joe and Steve have always been curious. Though they don’t have any formal education to guide them, they sit down every week to discuss unsolved mysteries of all kinds: weird noises, strange website and horrific suicides that look a lot like murders. They take a skeptical approach, but never discount the truly odd nature of the world.
 
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Point of Inquiry
Monthly
 
Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features in-depth discussions with leading scientists, researchers, and writers.
 
Paul Loebe runs Sgt Skeptic. It used to be a humorous blog about atheism in the military. He now focuses on fantasy writing, D&D, and other nerdly crafts.
 
Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net
 
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Left At The Valley
Weekly
 
Coming at you from the Fraser Valley in beautiful BC, focuses on secular humanism, skeptical thinking, positive atheism and all that good stuff.
 
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Skeptics' Corner
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Discussion on current issues that affect the skeptic community. We like to discuss issues regarding religion, politics, human rights issues, bogus product claims, social trends, and anything else that seems a little outside of reality.
 
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Occult Knowledge
Rare
 
The name says it all. We explore information that is hidden from the general public view but without deviating from critical scientific skepticism.
 
A skeptical look at conspiracy theories. Site: www.yrad.com/cs
 
Technology news and analysis for IT professionals delivered with a healthy dose of skepticism. Grab some coffee and a virtual donut, and keep up with everything that's happening in IT.
 
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Data Skeptic
Weekly
 
Data Skeptic is a data science podcast exploring machine learning, statistics, artificial intelligence, and other data topics through short tutorials and interviews with domain experts.
 
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Almost Heretical
Monthly+
 
Two former pastors rethinking the so-called orthodoxy of the American evangelical theology they used to teach. The podcast is conversations on faith, the Bible, church, race, gender and more. (Email us: contact@almostheretical.com)
 
You loved her hugely successful radio show and now you can join Laura Ingraham three days a week as she covers politics, pop culture and media bias. And don't worry--as always, she'll still bring you hard-hitting guests and take your calls.
 
Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.
 
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The CyberWire
Daily
 
More signal, less noise—we distill the day’s critical cyber security news into a concise daily briefing.
 
Do you love HBO's Silicon Valley? Do you like reading about the latest technology trends? Then you'll love this show. Think of us as the real world/explain-it-how-it-is podcast for anyone with a Silicon Valley fetish. The Bay Area, San Francisco, and California in general are undergoing massive political and social change. We tackle issues like homelessness, the housing crisis, dating in the age of technology, startups, and other things you care about. How will it affect your life? It doesn' ...
 
Holy Word is one church that operates two locations: northeast Austin and a new start in Pflugerville. Both locations are blessed with many of the same features: our friendly culture, easy access to Bible teaching at all levels, community connection, personable staff, and the unity of our belief and mission. Whether you are a first time guest, a seeker, skeptic, or lost soul, or a long time Christian, we invite you to get to know us. Visit this Sunday at either location or listen here for ou ...
 
Space, Science, Futurism, and the Mysteries of Our Universe
 
Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.
 
The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. 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
 
This is an alternate universe story, where Petunia married a scientist. Harry enters the wizarding world armed with Enlightenment ideals and the experimental spirit.
 
Classic sermons by Tim Keller, Pastor Emeritus of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and NY Times best-selling author of "The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism." For the latest sermons and additional resources, please visit www.GospelinLife.com
 
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Here We Are
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Join comedian Shane Mauss as he interviews science experts across the country in a journey to find out what makes us who we are.
 
Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.
 
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By The Book
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Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.
 
Big Picture Science: A smart and humorous take on emerging trends in science and technology. Tune in and make contact with science. We broadcast and podcast every week. bigpicturescience.org
 
Three healthily skeptical primary care physicians discuss the latest in primary care medicine. Join Mark Ebell MD, John Hickner MD, Henry Barry MD, and others for this fast-paced weekly update on evidence-based primary care.
 
A whaling ship stops at a remote Polynesian island. The crew aboard is exhausted after a grueling six-month voyage in which they suffered ill-treatment and drudgery. Two men decide to abandon ship and hide on the island, living off the fruit of the land, until they can get on board a more conducive ship. However, to their consternation they discover that part of the island paradise is peopled by a savage and cannibalistic tribe called the Typees. As destiny would have it, they fall into the ...
 
Are you looking for a refreshing spin on Spirituality? enLIGHTenUP is an unconventional podcast of three friends and guests sharing informative, fun and sometimes off-the-wall conversations about spiritual topics ranging from Ascension Symptoms, The Event, UFO’s, The Matrix, Astral Travel, Self-Healing, Extraterrestrials, Light Language, Kundalini Awakening, Akashic Records, God, and so much more!Unlike other podcasts, we provide fringe and skeptical viewpoints on all topics. Regardless of w ...
 
Veteran health podcaster, blogger, and international bestselling author (Keto Clarity and The Ketogenic Cookbook) Jimmy Moore from "Livin' La Vida Low-Carb" and Pittsburgh, PA-based functional medicine practitioner Dr. Will Cole from DrWillCole.com discuss the current health headlines, dissect the latest medical and nutritional health research studies, and answer listener-submitted questions about the low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet. Submit your keto questions at KetoTalk.com.
 
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This is the audio of a recent YouTube conversation between Seth Andrews and activist Sarah Rocksdale. Until recently, Sarah was known for her videos about health and lifestyle, but lately (to the chagrin of many of her original fans) she has been speaking boldly as a critic of religion and atheist.The YouTube video version of this conversation ...…
 
Today's Network Break looks at Facebook's plaintext password blunder, Nokia's new investment in the IETF, the potential impact of Google's gaming service on broadband, new products from VMware and Dell EMC, and more tech news. The post Network Break 227: Facebook’s Plaintext Password Blunder; How Google’s Gaming Service Might Impact Broadband a ...…
 
A police officer stands guard near Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 18, 2019. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images Brenton Tarrant, who stands accused of killing 50 adults and children at two mosques in New Zealand last week, wants us to know what inspired his actions. Before livestreaming his massacre of Muslim worshipers, he co ...…
 
Stories from the Week Pope rejects resignation of French Cardinal Barbarin, convicted in child sex abuse cover-up Liz Crokin: College Admissions Scandal Proves QAnon's 'Mass Arrests Are Happening' | Right Wing Watch Ann Vandersteel: New Zealand Massacre Was a Left-Wing 'False Flag' | Right Wing Watch Kurt Schlichter: Socialists Will Take Your C ...…
 
The epic live table read of my horrible screenplay I wrote in college. I got a group of the funniest comedians around to help me bring this piece of garbage to life. And MAN were they funny. Danish & Oneill provided commentary. Dan Soder played Shooter. Michelle Wolf played the love interest, Jenny. Attell was the bad guy. Tim Dillon was the be ...…
 
We talk to Christie Aschwanden about her new book Good To Go: What the athlete in all of us can learn from the strange science of recovery.By adam@adamisaak.com (Indre Viskontas & Kishore Hari).
 
The phone you are reading this text on is easy to hold...if you’re a man. That’s according to statistics on average hand size & average phone size. If you’re a woman? Good luck taking one-handed pictures on this slightly-too-big brick that might give you repetitive stress injuries men don’t experience. Of course a phone is merely a device (that ...…
 
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Incredibly enough, this is our 5 yr anniversary, we take a look back into many of our wacky adventures with past clips, congratulations from guests and friends and even ex-cohosts Scott and Annette return for this momentous occasion. We rehash old segments and keep doing our usual stuff We even have the very 1st clip of LATV in march 2014 This ...…
 
Be careful how you live your life. Jesus lovingly and carefully lived His life for you. The best way to make God happy is to make his wishes your own. 1 Corinthians 10:1-13. March 24, 2019. Pastor Don Patterson. holyword.net
 
We introduce a Weekend Edition series on climate change and adaptations that people are already making along the East Coast.
 
We travel to Miami to see how people there are already adapting in a city that's been called "ground zero" for climate change and sea level rise.
 
We visit Miami to talk with Dr. Cheryl Holder of Florida Clinicians For Climate Action, and Jorge, a fruit vendor who is feeling the effects of increasingly hot days firsthand.
 
What if The Demon-Haunted World was written as madcap comedy novel? Eric Bickernicks, along with his covivant Jan Brady, has written a book about UFOs, conspiracy theories, Bigfoot, and pretty much everything else from a skeptical POV... all in the form of a comedic narrative. It's a fun read, a great idea, and currently available for free down ...…
 
Historian Judith Herrin joins us to talk about competition and mutual influence between Islam and Byzantium.
 
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A cyclone hit Southern Africa and a "bomb cyclone" hit Nebraska causing massive flooding. NPR's Michel Martin talks to climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe about the climate implications of these events
 
Massive cyclones in Nebraska and Mozambique caused loss of life and property.
 
Whaddya Know: Animals and Music; News Items: Black Holes and Space Travel, Sugary Drinks and Heart Disease, Electrical Stimulation for Depression; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Questions and E-mails: Atomic Clocks, GMOs; Science or Fiction
 
NPR's Scott Simon asks John Remus of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about flooding in the Midwest and managing the Missouri River's flow.
 
Investigators from McAfee's advanced threat research unit, working with partners at Coveware, have reevaluated hasty attributions of Ryuk ransomware to North Korea and have explored the inner workings of the threat. John Fokker is head of cyber investigations in McAfee's Advanced Threat research unit. He join us to share their findings. The ori ...…
 
Bilingual evaluation understudy (or BLEU) is a metric for evaluating the quality of machine translation using human translation as examples of acceptable quality results. This metric has become a widely used standard in the research literature. But is it the perfect measure of quality of machine translation?…
 
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Donald Trump’s plan todeprive noncitizen immigrants of legal protections has suffered another setback. The Trump administration broke the law when it denied hundreds of visa applications for immigrants who had been abused, neglected, or abandoned by a parent as minors under the Special Immigrant Juvenile program, a federal judge ruled on Friday.…
 
In today’s podcast, we hear that Finland’s data protection authority is investigating reports that Nokia 7 Plus smartphones are sending data to a Chinese telecom server. Thousands of API tokens and cryptographic keys are exposed in public GitHub repositories. The US government warns that certain cardiac devices can be hacked from close range. A ...…
 
It’s been three months since Democrats took control of the House. What that’s meant for legislative priorities in Congress and the balance of power in Washington.
 
In the aftermath of white supremacist attacks in New Zealand, there's a tension between reporting on the shooter's motivations and not amplifying his message. This week, On the Media examines how the press can navigate that persistent dilemma. Plus, the debate over whether online archives of jihadi terrorist propaganda should be open to the pub ...…
 
For the past 17 years of his imprisonment at Guantánamo Bay, Ghassan al-Sharbi was a mystery to the American public. A prisoner at the notorious prison since his capture in 2002, al-Sharbi has never sought to speak publicly, unlike many other detainees held at the prison. He even refused legal counsel. But now, the Saudi national, known as one ...…
 
Have you seen the sign? Do you know all that she wants? Do you live in a happy nation? That's right, this week we're taking a deep dive into the reggae-euro-pop band Ace of Base. Specifically, Ace of Base's secret neo-Nazi agenda. Adam Tod Brown joins us from the Unpops network to lay out his own personal theory that the chipper Swedes are in f ...…
 
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Watch And Pray by Holy Word Lutheran Church
 
In early June 2018, Noe Ortiz walked with two of his young children across a dry riverbed from Mexico into El Paso, Texas. The 33-year-old Guatemalan made the crossing during the height of President Trump’s migrant “family separation” policy, but he left behind a perhaps more perilous fate: death at the hands of the Calle 18 gang, which had ext ...…
 
FFRF constitutional attorney Ryan Jayne tells us about his testimony in Missouri opposing a bill that would disallow plaintiffs from filing anonymously in state/church lawsuits. Tax professor Adam Chodorow explains what is wrong with the recent Seventh Circuit decision overturning FFRF’s victory in the “housing allowance” lawsuit challenging sp ...…
 
Fancy Bear and Sandworm are launching cyberespionage campaigns against European governments before the EU parliamentary elections. The FIN7 cybercrime group is still active, and it’s using new malware. A scammer stole more than $100 million from Google and Facebook. Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords in plaintext for years. And c ...…
 
Jaypee Larosa was standing in front of an internet cafe in Davao City, a metropolitan hub on the Philippine island of Mindanao, when three men in dark jackets pulled up on a motorcycle and opened fire. That summer evening, Larosa, 20, was killed. After the shooting,according to witnesses, one of the men reportedly removed Larosa’s baseball cap ...…
 
Mark Boslough is a Caltech-trained physicist and CSI Fellow who spent 34 years at Sandia National Laboratories doing research on hypervelocity impacts, energetic materials, explosions, and global risk from asteroid impacts and climate change. He has participated in many science documentaries with field expeditions to airburst locations includin ...…
 
In Episode 142 of Keto Talk, Jimmy and Dr. Will Cole answer your questions about Mixed Messages About Bonking On Keto, Yellow And Floating Stool, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia, Hypoglycemia When Cheating, Traumatic Brain Injury, and more! HOT TOPICS: Response to Dr. William Davis’ column “Is the ketogenic diet dangerous?” What is the ideal ketoge ...…
 
Dr. Jordan Peterson joins the podcast for an exclusive interview, revealing why Trump's message on the wall is so attractive, destroying Elizabeth Warren on reparations, slamming AOC's obsession with "privilege," and much more. Plus, Peter Schweizer stops by to expose the truth about Joe Biden's corrupt ties to China.…
 
If you have ever wanted to hear from someone that has exited the Matrix, then you are really going to enjoy today’s show and our guest, Lawrence Wendell. Lawrence describes himself as, The I AM that I AM; An aspect of the ONE Wi are; Awakening to remembrance of my purpose as wi step back into the future of the Sovereign Integral. Lawrence has b ...…
 
In addition to news and a report about an unusual object recently seen over Nevada, we talk with George Howard of The Cosmic Tusk about new evidence for an extraterrestrial impact behind an ancient mystery. This post, TGR 03.19.19. And The Fire Came Down, first appeared at The Gralien Report.
 
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Most of the Americans arrived in Port-au-Prince from the U.S. by private jet early on the morning of February 16. They’d packed the eight-passenger charter plane with a stockpile of semiautomatic rifles, handguns, Kevlar bulletproof vests, and knives. Most had been paid already: $10,000 each up front, with another $20,000 promised to each man a ...…
 
In today’s podcast, we hear that Norsk Hydro’s recovery continues, with high marks for transparency. Some notes on the challenges of deterrence in cyberspace from yesterday’s CYBERSEC DC conference, along with context for US skepticism about Huawei hardware. Cookiebot says the EU is out of compliance with GDPR, it’s sites infested with data-scr ...…
 
There is perhaps no foreign leader more in tune with Donald Trump than Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Both men are unscripted, uninformed, and unburdened by the truth;they’ve whipped up devoted mass followings by breaking with conventions and using direct, simple language topreach a message of violence, hatred, victimhood, right-wing cultu ...…
 
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