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Cosmic Sponge

Jim Kho and Steven Hawk

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Cosmic Sponge discusses both the history and current events of UFOs. We are also happy to pick up other topics which include cryptids, multiple universes, and other weird things in the world. Join both Jim and Steven as we take a weekly fun ride down the rabbit hole of the unexplained!
 
In “One by Willie,” Texas Monthly’s John Spong hosts intimate conversations with a range of prominent guests about the Willie Nelson songs that mean the most to them. But this series isn’t just about the songs. It’s about what music really means to us—the ways it can change us, take care of us, and connect us all. Songs featured in the episodes can be found on Apple Music. Listen here.
 
In a world of educational chaos, where can you turn to help your child flourish? Join Carol Lloyd as she dives into the science and stories behind how kids thrive. From how kids become math-phobic to what's going on inside your teenager's brain, it’s the science of learning, fun and unspun. Visit us at greatschools.org/likeasponge for links to resources and more.
 
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Rep Round of The Magic Sponge Podcast is here! Brien (NRL Physio) and James will be running you through the analysis each week on all things NRL injuries. This will be your weekly one-stop shop for all things injury analysis in the NRL, aiming to be released the morning after the final game of the round each week. This week we review all the injuri…
 
Imagine you are minding your own business, making soap and whistling a tune when out of nowhere it starts raining chunks of meat. This is where one woman found herself in March of 1876 under a clear blue sky. Hunters, scientist and even the New York Times weighed in on the bizarre phenomena with explanations as far reaching as outer space. Support …
 
Could floating wind turbines and kites that generate electricity help fight climate change? There are lots of innovative new ways people are harnessing the power of the wind. We visit a floating wind farm off the coast of Scotland, check out wind turbines on street lamps and see how much power giant kites can generate. Along the way we investigate …
 
This week, Willie’s longtime producer and songwriting partner Buddy Cannon talks about one of the most iconic Willie songs of recent vintage, 2017’s “Something You Get Through.” The song was a cornerstone of Willie’s so-called Mortality Trilogy—a series of albums that found him in Aging Wise Man mode and passing along some hard-learned life lessons…
 
Ryan Stramrood is a multiple Guinness World Record holder for ultra-extreme open water and ice swimming. Ryan is rated globally as one of the top 50 extreme swimming athletes in the world. Ryan's death-defying accomplishments have uncovered some of the deepest psychological myths of the human mind. Ryan's book - https://amzn.to/3tJHfWn https://ryan…
 
More than five million children live in orphanages or other institutions - the vast majority in low or middle income countries. Staff are often overstretched, poorly paid and don’t last long in the job, which leaves children deprived of one of the most important things for healthy development - a consistent, loving relationship. Organisations aroun…
 
Round 15 of The Magic Sponge Podcast is here! Brien (NRL Physio) and James will be running you through the analysis each week on all things NRL injuries. This will be your weekly one-stop shop for all things injury analysis in the NRL, aiming to be released the morning after the final game of the round each week. This week we review all the injurie…
 
This week, four-time Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke—who in addition to being an acclaimed actor, writer, and director happens also to be a hardcore Willie nerd—discusses “Too Sick to Pray,” a meditative hymn from Willie’s beautiful, pin-drop quiet 1996 album, Spirit. Ethan says the song and album were touchstones for him when he first became a father in…
 
How a race to write books and a gadget that counts words are helping child literacy. In South Africa 8 out of 10 children struggle to read by the age of 10. But a charity called Book Dash has come up with an innovative way of getting more kids to read. It holds events where teams of writers and illustrators create a book in just 12 hours. More than…
 
Patrick Girondi is an Italian-American singer, composer and pharmaceutical executive/patient advocate. In his book, Patrick Girondi hunts for a cure for Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia in the world of gene therapy. Girondi writes: “I’d been strangled, shot at, skated more than twenty arrests, made it through 3 FBI witch-hunts and went from the …
 
Round 14 of The Magic Sponge Podcast is here! Brien (NRL Physio) and James will be running you through the analysis each week on all things NRL injuries. This will be your weekly one-stop shop for all things injury analysis in the NRL, aiming to be released the morning after the final game of the round each week. This week we review all the injurie…
 
Barrett Brown is an American journalist, essayist, activist and former associate of Anonymous. He founded Project PM, a research wiki for analysis of the troves of leaked information concerning the military-industrial complex. https://twitter.com/ProjPM help us make more money: https://bit.ly/koncretepatreon Danny https://www.instagram.com/jonesdan…
 
This week, singer-songwriter Norah Jones—a nine-time Grammy-winner and go-to Willie duet partner—talks about “Permanently Lonely.” It’s one of those songs Willie has recorded repeatedly, but she focuses on his early-sixties demo, sitting at her piano to illustrate the jazzy intricacies of the song’s melody, and marveling at what she calls the beaut…
 
At the human library you borrow a person you wouldn’t usually meet for a half-hour frank conversation. The volunteers have various book titles from polyamorous to former prisoner. The aim of these face-to-face chats is to break down our assumptions and prejudices. We explore whether simple discussions can make a difference. Produced and presented b…
 
Thousands of years ago, the Dogon people were visited by the Nommos, an alien species which shared knowledge of the heavens only recently verified using modern science. In this episode, we explore the knowledge known by the Dogon and how they came by it. Is it possible an alien race visited them at the dawn of mankind or is there another more prosa…
 
Round 13 of The Magic Sponge Podcast is here! Brien (NRL Physio) and James will be running you through the analysis each week on all things NRL injuries. This will be your weekly one-stop shop for all things injury analysis in the NRL, aiming to be released the morning after the final game of the round each week. This week we review all the injurie…
 
This week, legendary Muscle Shoals bass player David Hood talks about recording Willie’s classic 1974 album Phases and Stages with his fellow Swampers, focusing on his favorite track on the record, “(How Will I Know) I’m Falling in Love Again.” Phases was, of course, named Willie’s finest album ever by Texas Monthly, and it prompts memories from Ho…
 
Street harassment and violence against women in public spaces is a global issue. According to one survey, 84% of women in cities around the world reported being harassed on the street before the age of 17; half of respondents said they had been groped or fondled.It’s acknowledged that intimidating, violent behaviour from men needs to stop, but what…
 
Round 12 of The Magic Sponge Podcast is here! Brien (NRL Physio) and James will be running you through the analysis each week on all things NRL injuries. This will be your weekly one-stop shop for all things injury analysis in the NRL, aiming to be released the morning after the final game of the round each week. This week we review all the injurie…
 
This week, Americana singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff talks about the cut that closes Willie’s 1973 album Shotgun Willie, “A Song for You.” It was arguably Willie’s first iconic cover song, written by one of his closest friends and most important collaborators, Tulsa legend Leon Russell, and it prompts Nathaniel to think aloud about the biker f…
 
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