Best Social Sciences podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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Social Science Bites is a podcast series interviewing major figures in social science, made in association with SAGE
 
The Science of Social Media is your weekly sandbox for social media stories, insights, experimentation, and inspiration. Every Monday (and sometimes more) we share the most cutting-edge social media marketing strategies from brands and influencers in every industry. If you're a social media team of one, business owner, marketer, or someone simply interested in social media marketing, you're sure to find something useful in each episode. It's our hope that you'll join our 14,000+ listeners ea ...
 
Welcome to the Mad in America podcast, a new weekly discussion that searches for the truth about psychiatric prescription drugs and mental health care worldwide. This podcast is part of Mad in America’s mission to serve as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care. We believe that the current drug-based paradigm of care has failed our society and that scientific research, as well as the lived experience of those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, calls for profound change. ...
 
Welcome to the SSR or the Social Science Review. This podcast aims to enlighten anyone who wants to expand or begin their knowledge in social science. Within the SSR we look at Sociology Psychology Philosophy in weekly episodes. Thank you for listening.
 
Sound thinking: podcasts of current research
 
A Fan of The Art of Charm, Jordan Harbinger, RSD, Pickup, PUA, Confidence, Relationship Advice, Social Science, and relationships
 
Pipes Output
 
A podcast in which social scientists, philosophers and researchers discuss the themes and works of science fiction.
 
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Social Sciences
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Social Sciences
 
Les podcast de la diffusion des savoirs.
 
Welcome to the Mad in America podcast, a new weekly discussion that searches for the truth about psychiatric prescription drugs and mental health care worldwide. This podcast is part of Mad in America’s mission to serve as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care. We believe that the current drug-based paradigm of care has failed our society and that scientific research, as well as the lived experience of those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, calls for profound change. ...
 
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
 
Social Sciences Courses
 
Social and Political Sciences
 
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Witness
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History as told by the people who were there.
 
Political and Social Sciences - Back to Class with Brown Faculty
 
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The History Hour
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An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
 
All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew, from pop culture to politics, Hollywood to History… The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe is a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.
 
Each week Social Media Science explores cutting edge strategies for using technology and social interactivity to maximize both online and offline success. Their globally accessible podcast is called: Social Media Science Today. They provide valuable recommendations based on their own findings, as well as other leading experts. The topics are ideal for corporations, local businesses, SEO firms, PR/Reputation management firms, and any others looking to gain a competitive advantage in the new d ...
 
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Flash Forward
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A show about possible and not so possible futures. From space pirates to conscious robots to the end of antibiotics. Hosted by Rose Eveleth.
 
Social Science - Audio
 
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Philosophy Bites
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top philosophers interviewed on bite-sized topics
 
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Invisibilia
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Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
 
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Philosophy Now
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Podcasts from philosophynow.org, home of the most widely read philosophy magazine in the world, Philosophy Now.
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcast every Friday.
 
School of Social Sciences and Philosophy
 
The #1 Evidence Based Growth Podcast on the Internet. The Science of Success is about the search for evidence based personal growth. It's about exploring ways to improve your decision-making, understand your mind and how psychology rules the world around you, and learn from experts and thought leaders about ways we can become better versions of ourselves.
 
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What's The Point
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A show about our data age. Each week, Jody Avirgan brings you stories and interviews on how data is changing lives.
 
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How To Do Everything
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We're half advice show, half survival guide. We answer all your questions, from how to find a date, to how to find water in the desert.
 
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Presidential
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The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released leading up to up to Election Day 2016, starting with George Washington in week one and ending on week 44 with the president-elect. Hosted by Lillian Cunningham, the series features Pulitzer Prize-winning biographers like David McCullough and Washington Post journalists like Bob Woodward. New episode ...
 
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Hidden Brain
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Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
 
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Very Bad Wizards
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Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
 
We examine the lives and deaths of prominent people who changed history and influenced pop culture. We tell you their story, their achievements, their struggles, their secrets and take you on dramatic journey through the life and ultimate tragic death of those who have had an impact on society. With the help of voice actors, we attempt to honor these individuals by bringing their stories to life. New episodes are released every Wednesday. Remarkable Lives, Tragic Deaths is part of the Parcas ...
 
A podcast on the history of Germans.
 
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Tides of History
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Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
 
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Philosophize This!
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Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
 
A History of Appalachia, One Story at a Time
 
The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
 
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BackStory
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BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.Each week we take a topic that people are talking about and explore it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversation with our listeners, we make history engaging and fun.
 
A podcast about ideas. Former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Sony Award-winning radio host Geoff Lloyd talk to smart thinkers from around the world.
 
Clear Lens is a podcast that interviews guests that inspire and educate others to have a more fulfilling life. I interview guests with perspectives in Health and Wellness, Emotional Intelligence, Psychology, Social Science, Leadership, and Killer Life Experience that can inspire others to have a more fulfilling life.
 
Cara Santa Maria is a science communicator, television host, producer, and journalist. She is excited to present "Talk Nerdy," a place for conversations with interesting people about interesting topics.
 
The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. Here on The Anthropocene Reviewed, we review different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale.
 
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History of Japan
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A weekly podcast on Japanese history, covering everything from prehistory to the modern era. Additional information available at the podcast blog, at www.historyofjapan.wordpress.com
 
Objects hold history. They're evocative of stories stamped in time. As part of The Washington Post's coverage of the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, people submitted dozens of objects that make up their own lived experiences of black history, creating a "people's museum" of personal objects, family photos and more. The Historically Black podcast brings those objects and their stories to life through interviews, archival sound and music. The Washingt ...
 
In a world marked by wicked social problems, The Minefield helps you negotiate the ethical dilemmas, contradictory claims and unacknowledged complicities of modern life.
 
Podcast by Ottoman History Podcast
 
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds take on one subject from American history each week.
 
First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.
 
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Today we begin talking about the work of Michel Foucault.
 
For the 500th episode of the History Extra podcast we are joined by Professor Sir Ian Kershaw, who appeared in our very first programme. This time the topic for discussion is his new history of modern Europe
 
Mais qui était Etienne Gailly ? Perdant magnifique au marathon des J.O. de Londres (1948), héros de la Royal Air Force en 1942 et de la guerre de Corée en 1953, présent durant les événements au Congo en 1963.A travers moult témoignages, Quentin Noirfalisse et Olivier Bailly, du magazine Médor, recompose le portrait d’un Belge dans l’Histoire.…
 
Le journal de 14HBy Le journal de 14 heures.
 
Franck Ferrand nous parle aujourd’hui de Sissi…L’impératrice Elisabeth d’Autriche, que l’on appelait Sissi dans sa famille et que le cinéma a popularisée sous ce nom – mais vous allez voir qu’il existe un abîme entre le personnage de fiction et la réalité…
 
Franck Ferrand nous parle aujourd’hui de Sissi…L’impératrice Elisabeth d’Autriche, que l’on appelait Sissi dans sa famille et que le cinéma a popularisée sous ce nom – mais vous allez voir qu’il existe un abîme entre le personnage de fiction et la réalité…
 
It contained a much desired promise - from beyond the grave.
 
13h20 : Les confessions d'un homosexuel à Emile Zola avec notre invité Michael Rosenfeld, doctorant à l'Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 en cotutelle avec l'Université catholique de Louvain. « Confessions d'un homosexuel à Emile Zola » paru chez « Nouvelles Editions Place"13h45 : On se replonge dans les archives de la RTBF pour vous racon ...…
 
Nous sommes en 1889. On ne connait pas la date exacte, mais un jour, Emile Zola, reçoit un courrier pour le moins inhabituel. Il s'agit des confessions d'un jeune homosexuel italien. Qui en était l'auteur? Invité : Michael Rosenfeld, doctorant à l'Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 en cotutelle avec l'Université catholique de Louvain.« Conf ...…
 
In 1969 photo journalist Moneta Sleet became the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize for journalism. He won for the black and white image of Coretta Scott King the widow of Martin Luther King taken at the funeral of the murdered civil rights leader. Farhana Haider has been speaking to Moneta Sleet's son Gregory Sleet about his father ...…
 
~~~~ TAKE THE SURVEY! (Please) ~~~~ Today we tackle the age-old question: what if animals could talk? Or, more precisely, what if we could actually understand what animals are saying? Guests: Con Slobodchikoff, professor at Northern Arizona University, CEO of Zoolingua, and author of Chasing Dr. Doolittle: Learning the Language of Animals. Iren ...…
 
There are signs it's getting even harder. In this episode, we explore how long-term relationships have changed over time and whether we might be able to improve marriage by asking less of it.
 
In the first of five special programmes to mark our upcoming 500th episode, historian, author and broadcaster Helen Castor explores the psychology of the Virgin Queen and discusses the challenges of writing a new biography of one of England’s best-known historical figures.
 
What do psychology and social media have in common? A lot more than you might imagine! Believe it or not, there are some very scientific reasons that people like, share, comment, click, and even purchase products online. Understanding the psychology facts behind the way audiences think on social media is the first step in creating a better expe ...…
 
Pendant des décennies, les usines sidérurgiques « Gustave Boël » ont véritablement rythmé la vie de la Région du Centre... et celle de La LouvièreBy Un Jour dans l'Histoire - Chronique.
 
Elle s’appelait Henriette-Marie de France, mais était reine d’Angleterre : Franck Ferrand nous raconte aujourd’hui l’une des destinées les plus romanesques du XVIIe siècle.En compagnie de l’historien Bernard Cottret, Franck Ferrand évoquera le parcours de la fille d’Henri IV et la sœur de Louis XIII. Après quoi nous irons faire un tour du côté ...…
 
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Elle s’appelait Henriette-Marie de France, mais était reine d’Angleterre : Franck Ferrand nous raconte aujourd’hui l’une des destinées les plus romanesques du XVIIe siècle.
 
13h20 : Remontons aux origines de l'Oracle de Delphes avec notre invitée Catherine Courtois, docteur en Archéologie et Histoire de l'Art, membre de l'Association des Conférenciers Francophones de Belgique.13h45 : On se replonge dans les archives de la RTBF pour vous raconter un évènement qui a marqué l'histoire récente : le Détournement d'un bo ...…
 
Remontons aux origines de l’Oracle de Delphes.Invitée : Catherine Courtois, docteur en Archéologie et Histoire de l'Art, membre de l'Association des Conférenciers Francophones de Belgique.By Un Jour dans l'Histoire - Invité.
 
During WW2 the feminist and writer, Vera Brittain, spoke out against the saturation bombing of German cities. Her stance won her enemies in Britain and the USA. Vincent Dowd has been speaking to her daughter Shirley Williams about the impact of her campaign.Photo: Vera Brittain at Euston Station, London, in 1956. Credit: Central Press/Hulton Ar ...…
 
Hello! We took a trip to Latitude festival. While there Professor Simon Lewis joined us on stage to talk about the book he's co-authored called The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene. The Anthropocene is the new planetary age we're in which sees Earth being fundamentally altered by human activity. He tells us what we need to do now. ...…
 
Jean des Cars vient de consacrer un ouvrage au Hameau de la Reine, dans le parc de Trianon, sous-titré Le monde rêvé de Marie-Antoinette, Franck Ferrand reçoit l’auteur cet après-midi. A titre de préambule, Franck Ferrand nous raconte l’une des histoires les plus étonnantes : une histoire de fantômes !Et vers la fin de l’émission, Lorena Martin ...…
 
Should philosophy be the attempt to articulate truth? If you’re a pragmatist, the answer is No. William James wrote of truth as a subset of expediency, and of truth’s 'cash value'. Richard Rorty saw truth—philosophical, moral, even scientific—in terms of contingent 'vocabularies'. At a time when The Washington Post reports that the leader of th ...…
 
A écouter ou réécouter, je vous propose une sélection de nos meilleures émissions jusqu'au début du mois de septembre 2018.En pleine répétition de leur spectacle « Retour à Kigali », un groupe de jeunes artistes rwandais et français reviennent sur leur expérience au sein des ateliers de la mémoire. A partir des archives du Centre Iriba et des t ...…
 
Buckingham Palace lets in the public for the first time in 1993; East German farmers fight potato beetles supposedly dropped by the USA; Burma erupts in a violent uprising in 1988; Yitzhak Rabin becomes the first Israeli leader to visit Jordan officially; two villages, in Armenia and in Azerbaijan, swap homes to avoid ethnic violence.Photo: Buc ...…
 
Queen Elizabeth II first opened her London home to the paying public on August 7th 1993. Tourists were allowed to look round the palace while the Royal family was staying elsewhere for the summer. Ashley Byrne has been speaking to former Royal press secretary Dickie Arbiter.Photo: Buckingham Palace. Credit: BBC.…
 
La vie mouvementée d'Henriette Campan, par Geneviève Haroche-Bouzinac, vient de paraitre chez Flammarion. Franck Ferrand en profite pour rentrer aujourd’hui dans l’intimité de la reine, Marie-Antoinette, dont Mme Campan fut la lectrice à Versailles, et le témoin des malheurs sous la Révolution.Franck Ferrand reçoit Evelyne Lever qui connait si ...…
 
In 1929 young Flossie Shelton married her ex-husband’s cousin, also named Shelton. At first the young couple enjoyed wedded bliss. But then the Green-Eyed Monster raised its ugly head, and jealousy drove Flossie to a crime of passion. Today we tell the story of Flossie’s crime against her husband, Fred, in Madison County, North Carolina. You ca ...…
 
I wonder if King Rudolph of France resented his crown.I mean, seeking the crown probably seemed... For more information and a full summary, go to thebritishhistorypodcast.com. Follow us @BritishPodcast
 
Lately, Americans feel the country is more divided (at least politically) than ever and often wonder how to go about repairing our divisions. Those same questions were asked when the nation started to come back together after the very real split of the Civil War. When Congress passed the first Reconstruction Acts, paving the way for Confederate ...…
 
Johanne Dussez nous fait visiter les lieux et leur histoire, en compagnie deValérie Zaleski, conservatrice en charge des collections bouddhiques chinoises et d'Asie Centrale au Musée Guimet à Paris.By Un Jour dans l'Histoire - Chronique.
 
De Benjamin Franklin, les Français savent généralement qu’il a été un grand inventeur et un grand politique – et le premier ambassadeur à Paris des Etats-Unis d’Amérique ! Nous allons voir que Benjamin Franklin était aussi imprimeur, penseur, Franc-Maçon, séducteur …et fondateur de la première compagnie américaine de pompiers ! Nous allons suiv ...…
 
De Benjamin Franklin, les Français savent généralement qu’il a été un grand inventeur et un grand politique – et le premier ambassadeur à Paris des Etats-Unis d’Amérique ! Nous allons voir que Benjamin Franklin était aussi imprimeur, penseur, Franc-Maçon, séducteur …et fondateur de la première compagnie américaine de pompiers ! Nous allons suiv ...…
 
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13h20 : L'art de mourir, de Socrate à David Bowie Comment meurt-on à travers les siècles ?De Socrate à David Bowie, certains en ont fait tout un art... Invité : Daniel Salvatore Schiffer, professeur de philosophie de l'art à l'Ecole supérieure de l'Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Liège.« Traité de la mort sublime, l'art de mourir de Socrate à ...…
 
Daniel Salvatore Schiffer, professeur de philosophie de l’art à l’Ecole supérieure de l’Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Liège.« Traité de la mort sublime, l’art de mourir de Socrate à David Bowie » ; Alma éd.By Un Jour dans l'Histoire - Invité.
 
Journalist James Bloodworth spent six months working undercover across Britain, taking on some of the country's most gruelling and menial jobs for his recent book Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain. In this Intelligence Squared podcast in conversation with the RSA's Matthew Taylor, he discussed his findings from Amazon's warehouse ...…
 
Historical author Duncan Barrett tells the stories of Channel Islanders who spent several years living under German occupation during World War Two
 
Un jour dans l'histoire: monumentalBy Un Jour dans l'Histoire - Chronique.
 
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Entre Noël et le Jour de l’An est sorti le film de Marc Dugain, L’échange des princesses, d’après un roman de Chantal Thomas – Chantal Thomas qui est l’invitée de Franck Ferrand, cet après-midi.Nous allons, grâce au livre et au film, plonger dans l’univers de la Régence ; Franck Ferrand nous raconte à grands traits cet échange de princesses, en ...…
 
Entre Noël et le Jour de l’An est sorti le film de Marc Dugain, L’échange des princesses, d’après un roman de Chantal Thomas – Chantal Thomas qui est l’invitée de Franck Ferrand, cet après-midi.Nous allons, grâce au livre et au film, plonger dans l’univers de la Régence ; Franck Ferrand nous raconte à grands traits cet échange de princesses, en ...…
 
13h20 : Théodora, prostituée et impératrice de Byzance Mais que savons-nous réellement de Théodora impératrice de Byzance ?Invitée : Virginie Girod, docteur en histoire, spécialiste de l'histoire des femmes et de la sexualité dans l'Antiquité.« Théodora, prostituée et impératrice de Byzance » éditions Tallandier.13h45 : Un jour dans l'infoAujou ...…
 
Virginie Girod, docteur en histoire, spécialiste de l’histoire des femmes et de la sexualité dans l’Antiquité.« Théodora, prostituée et impératrice de Byzance » éditions Tallandier.By Un Jour dans l'Histoire - Invité.
 
In this episode we show you the science of communication. Have you ever been afraid to speak or present? Are you worried about not having the skills or tools to communicate your ideas to the world? We dig into the science and the strategies of mastering skills like speaking and presenting, crushing the anxiety that often accompanies thee high s ...…
 
In August 1994 Yitzhak Rabin became the first Israeli leader publicly to visit Jordan. But in fact talks had been going on for years. Former head of Mossad, Ephraim Halevy, was Israel's secret peace envoy. He's been telling Louise Hidalgo about Rabin and King Hussein of Jordan's clandestine meetings during the often fraught road to peace.Pictur ...…
 
Wars that last for a century tend to leave a mark. The Hundred Years War transformed warfare, remade England and France as states, and had a transformative impact on the subjects of both kingdoms. You are directly supporting this show when you support our sponsors! Audible is the best way to keep up with the Tides of History Book Club! Most of ...…
 
Thibault Le Texier mène une enquête haletante sur l’une des plus grandes supercheries scientifiques du XXe siècleBy Un Jour dans l'Histoire - Chronique.
 
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