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Best Them podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Them podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Espionage
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Not all spies look like James Bond and Ethan Hunt. Most of them look like ordinary people, which makes them all the more dangerous... So what does it really take to be a spy? Every week, we cover a real-life spy mission: the stakes, the deception, the gadgets, and how it changed the course of history. Each two-part series follows one mission of a historic spy, and if they made it out alive. Espionage is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
 
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Not Guilty
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What defines guilt? Should we judge the accused based on the evidence found against them? Or by the decision made about them by a jury of their peers? Each week we look at complicated criminal cases, where the evidence and the verdict don’t always line up, testing the limits of “innocent until proven guilty.” Not Guilty is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
 
Listen in on revealing conversations with former officials from the highest levels of government shaping this pivotal moment in American history — what shaped these leaders, what drew them to public service, and what keeps them up at night.
 
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Wow in the World
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Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.
 
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Them Aspergers
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Two people, one has been recently diagnosed and the other for over 7 years. They talk about life on the spectrum and the things everyone with Aspergers deal with on a regular basis.
 
Based on the files of the lawyers who freed them, Wrongful Conviction features interviews with men and women who have spent decades in prison for crimes they did not commit – some of them had even been sentenced to death. These are their stories.
 
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Survival
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When the stakes are life and death, you'd be surprised at the lengths you’d go to survive. Pain, hunger, and fear can seem like paralyzing obstacles, but in the face of real danger, they’re actually what keeps us alive. ​Every week, we'll follow a different survivor's visceral and inspiring fight for life, and examine how the trauma impacted them forever. ​These are the stories of what happens when the human self-preservation instinct is pushed to its limit, through the eyes of the world's m ...
 
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Con Artists
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You trust them with your life. They seem like a friend. Family, even. Anyone can fall victim to a con, and many have. What type of person intentionally tries to deceive, manipulate and eventually destroy someone with their web of lies? This Parcast Original peeks behind the masks of the most notorious Con Artists, and explores how far someone will go in order to gain money, power, and respect. New episodes are released every Wednesday.
 
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Family Secrets
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Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us.
 
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Marketplace
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Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our flagship program is all about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers, we help listeners understand the economic world around them.
 
My mom’s King Ranch Chicken casserole. My small hometown in East Texas. My eleventh grade choir teacher. Know what all of these things have in common? None of them are famous. None have been written about or sung about or reported on. You might call them “ordinary.” Welcome to Ordinary People. Ordinary Things. Where we talk about all the things that we see and touch and fear and feel and eat and hope for - every day. Because that’s what life is, you know? It’s one miracle after another - we ...
 
Life coach Iyanla Vanzant works with those whose lives are in chaos, encouraging them to do the work necessary for real change. Through emotional heart-to-heart conversations and a large dose of tough-love, Iyanla helps individuals confront unresolved issues that are causing upheaval in their lives. Coaching her guests, Iyanla gives them the tools to fix their own lives and help them break the negative patterns that are preventing true happiness.
 
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and ...
 
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TALKING POLITICS
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Corbyn! Trump! Brexit! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting. TALKING POLITICS is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Each Thursday, in Cambridge, David Runciman will talk to his regular panel along with novelists, comedians, historians, philosophers - and even a few politicians - and ask them what they think is going on... Democracy is feeling the strain everywhere. What might happen next? How bad could it get? As it unfolds, TALKING POLIT ...
 
This future-gazing series examines an assortment of speculative scenarios, what-if conjectures and provocative prophecies. Not all of them will come to pass, but thinking about possible futures can help us understand the present, and catch glimpses of the world ahead.
 
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The Airing of Grief
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Recording & compiling conversations about spiritual de/reconstruction, curating them by topic, and releasing them in episodes. Let’s stop having detached debates on social media and really talk.
 
Join Shaun as he unpacks the most important stories of injustice, racism and corruption, but also tells you who's fighting back and how you can support and join them with practical action steps.
 
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DISGRACELAND
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Murder, infidelity, suicide, arson, overdose, religious cults, drug trafficking; this podcast explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, The Rolling Stones, Tay K-47, Tupac Shakur, Mayhem, Amy Winehouse and many more. Why? Because real rock stars are more like feral, narcissistic animals than functioning members of society and that is precisely what makes them so damn entertaining. If you love true crime and you love music then ...
 
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Cults
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Mystery. Manipulation. Murder. Cults are associated with all of these. But what really goes on inside a cult? More specifically, what goes on inside the minds of people who join cults and leaders who start them? Every Tuesday, Greg and Vanessa (co-hosts of the podcast Serial Killers) explore the history and psychology behind the most notorious cults. Cults is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.
 
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Mogul
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Mogul is a show about hip hop’s most iconic moments, told by the people who lived them. Season 2 dives into the birth of southern hip hop. It all started in Miami with the 2 Live Crew, a group that took hip hop and made it faster, harder, and nastier than anything anyone had heard before. But in 1990 their music was declared legally obscene, and what followed is known today as the most controversial trial in the history of hip hop. This group, this city and this trial changed the course of m ...
 
Learn to connect better with others in every area of your life. Immerse yourself in spirited conversations with people who know how hard it is, and yet how good it feels, to really connect with other people – whether it’s one person, an audience or a whole country. You'll know many of the people in these conversations – they are luminaries in our culture. Some you may not know. But what links them all is their powerful ability to relate and communicate. It's something we need now more than ever.
 
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Happy Place
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Fearne Cotton talks to incredible people about life, love, loss, and everything in-between as she reveals what happiness means to them.
 
How To Fail With Elizabeth Day is a podcast that celebrates the things that haven’t gone right. Every week, a new interviewee explores what their failures taught them about how to succeed better.
 
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The Film Reroll
Monthly
 
Playing through your favorite movies like RPG’s and totally ruining them
 
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Pint of Science
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Every Monday, we meet leading scientists in pubs around the country, get a pint in, and talk to them about life, their universe, and everything.
 
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Wonderful!
Weekly
 
Welcome to Wonderful! It’s an enthusiast podcast by Griffin and Rachel McElroy in which they discuss Very Good Things, and the Things that Make Them Good. Got a Good Thing you’re excited about that you want them to talk about on the show? Shoot ‘em an email at wonderfulpodcast@gmail.com.
 
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Moonshot
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Explore the world's biggest ideas and the people making them happen. Are you ready for self-driving cars, jetpacks, 3D printed food, or a trip to Mars? Moonshot talks to the people who are at the forefront of all this rapid change to find out what the future of humanity might actually look like. Hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon.
 
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American Hysteria
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American Hysteria is a podcast exploring the fantastical thinking and irrational fears of Americans through the lens of moral panics, urban legends, and conspiracy theories, how they shape our psychology and culture, and why we end up believing them. Poet-turned-podcaster Chelsey Weber-Smith explores the sometimes hilarious, sometimes horrifying stories of historical and modern American freak-outs, and the real social issues they act to cover up. An in-depth alternative history, the show als ...
 
We tried their way. We tried apologies, capitulation, and shame. Now it's time for them to try something: GET OFF MY LAWN. 531625
 
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Future Ecologies
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Broadcasting from the Pacific Northwest, Future Ecologies is an ongoing series of stories about the land around us. We examine the ecological processes that define planet earth: how they affect us, how we’ve affected them, and how we can align with them to create vibrant, biodiverse, and resilient societies.
 
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Embedded
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Embedded is the show for people who love gadgets. Making them, breaking them, and everything in between. Weekly interviews with engineers, educators, and enthusiasts. Find the show, blog, and more at embedded.fm.
 
Not just another bad movie podcast, Blank Check reviews directors' complete filmographies episode to episode. Specifically, the auteurs whose early successes afforded them the rare ‘blank check’ from Hollywood to produce passion projects. Each new miniseries, hosts Griffin Newman and David Sims delve into the works of film’s most outsized personalities in painstakingly hilarious detail.
 
Fanatical Fics and Where to Find Them is a Harry Potter fanfiction podcast. Fanfiction fanatics, Sequoia Simone and Kim, read and react to some of the craziest, funniest, and most outlandish fanfiction on the internet. This podcast is created for any level of Harry Potter fan, and we strive to keep it accessible to those with no fanfiction background. We’ll even leave you with more links to stories we’ve enjoyed, so you too can appreciate this exciting part of fandom culture. New episode eve ...
 
The Giant Bomb East team gathers to talk about the week in video games, their lives, and basically anything that interests them. All from New York City!
 
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The Film Reroll
Monthly
 
Playing through your favorite movies like RPG’s and totally ruining them
 
Every week, Armin selects his favourite tunes of the A State of Trance radio show and puts them into his official Podcast. Expect a blend of the hottest in trance and progressive. Enjoy!
 
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 ...
 
Werewolf Ambulance is a horror movie comedy podcast. Allen and Katie watch horror movies from all eras and of all qualities and then discuss them in a not-so-academic way (just as the name "Werewolf Ambulance" might imply!) and then discuss and rate them. The episodes do contain spoilers, so please watch the films before listening if that bothers you!
 
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Seeds
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We talk with people living lives of purpose and having a positive impact in our world. We take time to listen to them as they reflect on their life journeys and what has shaped them into who they are today.
 
Personally connecting the dots. All of them. Benjamen Walker’s Theory of Everything is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Everywomen Joan Damry and Jericha Domain have between them worked in the fields of life coaching, female sexual health, psycho-genital counselling and sports journalism for the past 32 years. Joan has been married several times and has five children, while Jericha has been married for 30 years and has an only daughter, Cardinal. Joan recently turned her hand to erotic-romantic adult fiction, whilst Jericha has written 5 books on depression.
 
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Demi Lardner and Tom Walker are doing this and no-one can stop them. This is a podcast for no cowards.
 
Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. How do we make sense of this unprecedented moment in world history? Why is this (all) happening? This podcast starts to answer these questions. Writers, experts, and thinkers who are also trying to get to the bottom of them join Chris to break it all down and help him get a better night’s rest. “Why is this Happening?” is presented by MSNBC and NBCNews Think.
 
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Us & Them
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We tell stories from the fault lines that separate Americans. Peabody Award-winning public radio producer Trey Kay listens to people on both sides of the divide.
 
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future.
 
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This Jungian Life
Weekly
 
Eavesdrop on three Jungian analysts as they engage in lively, sometimes irreverent conversations about a wide range of topics. Join them for discussion of news events, family dynamics, personal issues and more as they share what it’s like to see the world through the depth psychological lens provided by CG Jung. Half of each episode is spent discussing a dream submitted by a listener. Lisa, Joseph and Deb went through their Jungian training together, becoming friends and developing working p ...
 
My Anything Goes Podcast Show Is a place you'll find me talking to people about their real-life stories. The show isn’t called anything goes for nothing as I chat with Gangsters, Comedians, Actors, footballers, Porn Stars, politicians and much more as everyone has a story and I like to let them tell it from their side. Listen to their harrowing stories of murder, crime,depression,addictions and suicide. And Laugh along the way with story’s of sex, love and comedy.
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
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Dr. Death
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We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system. Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away. But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs t ...
 
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Over My Dead Body
Monthly+
 
We all have limits. And some people who are pushed beyond those limits will do unspeakable things. In “Tally,” season One of OVER MY DEAD BODY, Dan and Wendi are two good-looking attorneys whose wedding is featured in the New York Times. But when this “perfect” couple falls apart, it leads to a bad breakup, a worse divorce, and a murder case involving a menagerie of high-priced lawyers and unexpected co-conspirators. Reported by Matthew Shaer and Eric Benson, and hosted by Matthew Shaer. Sea ...
 
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Democracy may need a reboot, or a kickstart. Pick your favorite term, but the fact is, our system of government requires our participation. When we lose trust, it suffers. “We the Purple” is a campaign designed to encourage engagement. Its partners will help tell the American story in a way that rewards active individuals who want to restore de ...…
 
We are taking a look at how we grew up and the impact that the way in which we were raised had on our adult lives
 
True Love's Second Kiss: https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13439222/1/True-Love-s-Second-Kiss Welcome to Fanatical Fics and Where to Find Them! We’re back with another EXPLICIT CONTENT WARNING and a whole two minutes of crying in the middle there…. Recommendation: Think We’d All Like to Knowhttps://archiveofourown.org/works/3061811 Please leave a re ...…
 
From Comedy Bang Bang and the new film Between Two Ferns: The Movie, Scott Auckerman joins the two friends to talk about people who talk funny and that's their job now. What films did Ray Liotta think were stupid? Where did Sue Tissue, the original Manic Pixie Dream Girl, disappear to? Does Blue Velvet make sense if you miss the first few minut ...…
 
As the Trump administration considers withdrawing the last remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan, President Trump this month restarted peace talks with the Taliban. But while the White House tries to get the Taliban to share power in Afghanistan's government, securing a peace deal's approval from the country's multitude of ethnic groups will b ...…
 
Derren Brown is an English mentalist and illusionist who for more than 20 years has been performing "magic" on stage and television to critical acclaim. His newest work, a one-man Broadway show called "Derren Brown: Secret," began in September. Hari Sreenivasan recently spoke with Brown about pushing the boundaries of mentalism and convincing u ...…
 
The Democratic-led House is expected to vote on the two articles of impeachment of President Trump this coming week. If passed, the process will head for a trial in the Senate, where Republicans have a majority. Negotiations are reportedly underway on who will testify, the president's representation and how long the trial will last. NYU Law Pro ...…
 
We gather the morning after the Tory triumph the night before to discuss how they did it and what it means. From Swinson's hubris to Corbyn's comeuppance, from Scottish independence to constitutional challenges, from the start of Brexit to the end of the Brexit party, we try to cover it all in a bumper edition. With Helen Thompson, Chris Brooke ...…
 
Holiday shopping season isn’t down to the wire quite yet, but it’s getting close. Today we’re gonna look at a couple ways shopping is changing: We call a mall manager to hear how the season’s going so far, then we hear from a retiree who went back to work for the app, Shipt. Plus, a quick update on Brexit, Europe’s crowded airports and the long ...…
 
The stage is set for the House of Representatives to impeach President Trump. After hours of hearings, the House Judiciary Committee passed two articles of impeachment Friday along party lines. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is coordinating with the White House about a response and there is "no chance" Trump will be removed ...…
 
The House Judiciary Committee has passed two articles of impeachment against President Trump. In the rancorous committee, even the vote's timing was partisan and fraught, as Chair Jerry Nadler pushed the expected Thursday night vote into Friday. But in a potential Senate trial, the schedule could be up to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the ...…
 
In our news wrap Friday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for unity after winning a resounding new mandate to carry out Brexit. His Conservatives captured a commanding majority in Parliament in Thursday's election. Also, in Algeria, a former prime minister was elected president, despite a boycott by pro-democracy forces. Thousands turned out ...…
 
On Friday, the Trump administration and China announced the first phase of a deal to de-escalate the trade war between the world's two largest economies. But the agreement, positioned by the White House as a major victory, has prompted many questions, as well as bipartisan criticism. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to Mary Lovely of the Peterso ...…
 
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week's political news, including the House Judiciary Committee's passage of articles of impeachment along party lines, Republicans' defense of President Trump, how impeachment affects Trump politically, what the Horowitz report says abo ...…
 
Social media has revolutionized the way we connect and communicate -- and certainly not all for the better. In his new book, "Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation," Andrew Marantz explores how digital platforms full of unforeseen vulnerabilities have been exploited by racists and vandals ...…
 
Tinariwen's members are Tuaregs, an ethnic group from all across the Sahara desert. They're nomads who lay down musical rather than physical roots, and their music follows a rich Tuareg lyrical tradition -- gone electric. But although the Tinariwen feel at home wherever they are on stage, some of the communities in which they perform extend hos ...…
 
To be an abolitionist, you not only have to have an abolitionist worldview, you have to take abolitionist actions. Today Shaun unpacks and explains what that means and gives us a big update on the impeachment of Donald Trump.By The North Star
 
In a very special episode, Pint of Science was invited to do something rather different: Spend an afternoon with YouTuber and inventor/engineer Colin Furze. With nearly nine million subscribers, Colin is known worldwide for his incredible (and often a little dangerous) way of turning extreme dreams into real machines. Previous inventions includ ...…
 
We're back in NY to talk about a few games but mostly about life, Wheel of Fortune, and some movie stuff... you know. December things. There's also a bunch of Sony news, Bioshock news, and even more Valve news. And don't forget those emails!By Giant Bomb
 
Susan Powell vanished on Dec. 7, 2009. Her body has never been found. From the beginning, West Valley City, Utah police suspected Susan's husband, Josh Powell, had murdered her. They never arrested him. COLD dives deep into the case files, uncovering never-before-heard details. You'll learn why Susan stayed with an abusive husband, why Josh did ...…
 
He had the trust of the top Nazi powerbrokers but was also starting to doubt the Party’s ability to win its war. Walter Schellenberg needed to plan an exit strategy.By Parcast Network
 
In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisersBy iHeartRadio
 
Robert J. Lang spoke with us about origami, art, math, and lasers. Robert has many origami books, here is a subset: Origami Design Secrets: Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art (the one we talked about most, has the hummingbird crease pattern) Twists, Tilings, and Tessellations: Mathematical Methods for Geometric Origami (his new one, a text ...…
 
The dramatic cut of corn and soybean exports to China as a result of the current trade war was a big blow to American farmers, leaving them scattering to find different markets to make up the losses. But that’s easier said than done. The Trump administration has handed out billions in aid, but not every region or crop has gotten the same benefi ...…
 
The House Judiciary Committee clashed all day Thursday over impeachment charges against President Trump. The panel's Republicans dismissed Democrats' belief that Trump's actions amount to high crimes and misdemeanors and disputed the fairness of the process. Still, behind the scenes, negotiators managed to agree on a budget deal. Lisa Desjardin ...…
 
In our news wrap Thursday, Israel is officially headed for its third election in less than a year. Lawmakers set a date after both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz failed to form a governing coalition. Also, search crews in Chile have found the remains of a military transport plane that disappeared Monday on its way to An ...…
 
The United Kingdom has voted in its third parliamentary election since 2015. The country is sharply divided, and the outcome will result in fundamental changes to British policy for generations to come. Nick Schifrin reports on what appears to be a decisive Conservative victory, according to exit polls, and talks to Chatham House's Robin Niblet ...…
 
Americans spend more on prescription drugs than any other country in the world: about $1,200 per person every year. One in four say the cost is problematic, and some say they haven't taken their medicine as directed as a result. In Congress, both parties are looking to address the problem -- but with different approaches. William Brangham talks ...…
 
Collectively, Americans owe nearly a trillion dollars of medical debt, and Congress is trying to figure out a policy response. But in the meantime, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on an unusual non-profit's effort to relieve the burden of medical debt for those in need.By PBS NewsHour
 
Trees can add beauty and serenity to a neighborhood -- but can they also improve the health of its residents? In Kentucky, the University of Louisville -- with help from the National Institutes of Health and The Nature Conservancy -- aims to find out. Called Green Heart Louisville, the initiative involves a large-scale scientific study of how g ...…
 
Digital communication and social media have revolutionized our culture, but for some people, they worsen feelings of isolation and depression. Scott Galloway, a professor at New York University's Stern School of Business, specializes in human wellbeing and has learned how to keep perspective amid his own emotional battles. Galloway shares his B ...…
 
Today Shaun tells the story of three teenage boys who spent 36 years in prison for a crime they did not commit and has a very special action step for us on how we can build something together to support anybody who has been wrongly convicted.By The North Star
 
Tesla inspires brand loyalty that other vehicle manufacturers can only dream of. Some are inspired by their performance, others are touting the green credentials. It's a loyalty that is somewhat similar to Apple. So is Tesla the Apple of the motoring world? Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/supercharged/id148870454 ...…
 
In the summer of 2000, Kareem White stood trial for drug charges that he insisted were false. Over 30 other defendants had been convicted ahead of him. But White insisted that all of the Tulia cases were shams, trumped-up charges fabricated by narcotics officer Tom Coleman.By Parcast Network
 
Discover the stories of incredible people whose grandiose lives were matched only by their shocking demise in Parcast’s new limited series, FAMOUS FATES. With 5 episodes released every Wednesday, each group will center around a common theme, such as Hollywood Icons, Influential Women, Music Legends, and more. Check out this exclusive clip chron ...…
 
Siblings are embedded in the human psyche as they are in life. Even if one lacks siblings, there is ready access to them through friends, fairy tales, myths, and scripture. All feature multiple experiences and examples of sibling solidarity and siblings as shadow carriers. Birth order, sex, temperament, and the quality of parental presence play ...…
 
The origins of the Russia investigation were under the microscope on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Michael Horowitz, inspector general for the Department of Justice, sat for a day-long hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee about his recent report examining accusations of political bias in the FBI and how the bureau conducted itself in the early ...…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, the House opened debate on a Democratic bill to lower prescription drug costs through government negotiations. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed for bipartisan support, but Sen. Mitch McConnell said he won't bring the bill up for a vote. Also, the Justice Department is appealing a federal judge's ruling against spe ...…
 
Several recent surveys found that a significant number of Americans don’t just feel the pressure to buy more, they also end up overspending during the holidays. Today, we do the numbers on who’s going into debt this season and why, along with some tips to avoid spending more than you can afford. Plus: What you need to know from the last Fed mee ...…
 
In 434 written pages and more than five hours of live testimony, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz shared his perspective on how the FBI conducted itself in the early stages of its Russia investigation. How serious are his findings, and what happens now for the FBI? Former FBI official Frank Montoya and former federal prosec ...…
 
A day after a deadly shootout with police left six people dead in northern New Jersey, law enforcement and city officials are trying to understand what happened. Among the possible motives being considered: anti-Semitism. John Yang speaks to Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop about being "aggressive and deliberate" in calling out violent hate and h ...…
 
In 2017, the Myanmar military unleashed a reign of terror on Rohingya Muslims. According to the U.N., soldiers tortured, raped and killed civilians, driving hundreds of thousands to flee to neighboring Bangladesh. Now the International Court of Justice is trying Myanmar for genocide -- as a human rights advocate defends its actions. Nick Schifr ...…
 
For our last pre-election episode we talk with Anand Menon, director of the UK in a Changing Europe, about what might happen to Brexit once the vote is done. What choices does Johnson face if he wins? What paths are there to a second referendum if he loses? And what will remainers do if Britain does finally leave the EU? Plus we discuss what th ...…
 
The United Kingdom goes to the polls Thursday in what is being considered the most significant election since the end of World War II. Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson needs a clear majority in Parliament to force through a deal for a January Brexit. But as special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports, British voters have trust issues ...…
 
State governments continue to crack down on flavored e-cigarettes and other vape products, largely in response to the deaths and illnesses that began coming to light this past summer. But as lawmakers deliberate over their policy response to vaping, researchers are still trying to understand the cause of the illnesses. Science correspondent Mil ...…
 
Rachel's favorite superstitions! Griffin's favorite party activity! Rachel's favorite outdoor lighting! Griffin's favorite music phenomenon! Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus - https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya
 
The world is full of sound. With the help of Hildegard Westerkamp, Bernie Krause, and Nick Friedman, we untangle some of the amazing ways that we can learn about our planet by listening to it. Join us as we explore the nature of sound through the sounds of nature. Featuring sublime electroacoustic composition, stunning field recordings, and cut ...…
 
Most of us know what it meant to be an abolitionist before the American Civil War, but what does it mean today? Listen to Part 1 of a mini-series from Shaun King as he unpacks and explains how we can all be modern day abolitionists.By The North Star
 
The longest and bloodiest feud in American history erupted in the 1840s in Clay County, Kentucky — where it raged for nearly a century and ultimately claimed more than 150 lives. The Clay County War, also known as the Baker-Howard Feud, pitted four families against each other: the powerful Garrads and Whites, who assembled vast wealth mining sa ...…
 
They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast’s endearing original series, DOG TALES, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service, and unwavering sacrifice by our most loya ...…
 
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