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The front page of the Internet--also known as Reddit--is making noise. Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the site's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities, collaborating with Reddit's 330 million users and over 140 thousand communities to find all kinds of jaw-dropping narratives. A collaboration between WBUR and Reddit.
 
Explore history's interlocking lives and events. Turn back the clock, one story at a time. Discover how various strands are woven together to create a historic figure, a big idea or an unthinkable tragedy. From OZY Media. History. Unwound.
 
The podcast for people who love to sew – from the people who love to write about sewing! Brought to you by the editors of Threads magazine, this insightful podcast takes on topics important to sewing enthusiasts. Listen in for humor, wisdom, and opinions from expert guests and the Threads staff as they discuss sewing techniques, fashion design, fitting conundrums, and more. Use your ears to become a better sewer! Hear the talent behind the world’s top garment-sewing magazine.
 
There are questions the internet just can't answer. But that doesn't mean we can't find them. On each episode of Underunderstood, we find a question the internet can’t answer — maybe it’s a dead-end Wikipedia page, an abandoned Reddit thread, or an unanswered question on Twitter — and we fill in the gaps. It’s part chat show, part documentary, and almost always surprising.
 
Listen in on Jane Street’s Ron Minsky as he has conversations with engineers who are working on everything from clock synchronization to reliable multicast, build systems to reconfigurable hardware. Get a peek at how Jane Street approaches problems, and how those ideas relate to tech more broadly. You can find transcripts along with related links on our website at signalsandthreads.com.
 
Week-over-week, join Andrew Faris — CEO of 4x400 — where he shares the real-life numbers, struggles, and everything in between when running multiple ecommerce businesses. 4x400 is an ecommerce holding company that acquires, launches, and grows DTC brands (owned by Common Thread Collective). That means you’ll get to go behind the scenes into the raw truths. Even if it sounds crazy, this is the unpolished story: from failures to successes, from “the high highs to the low lows.” Let’s take this ...
 
Join us as the Connecting Threads team explores all things quilting. Each season the Connecting Threads host will embark on an adventure of fabrics, threads, and everything quilting. From behind the scenes stories to our favorite tips and tricks, listen in as we chat about our passion for sewing. More information available at our website: ConnectingThreads.com.
 
The Drunken Taoist is a bi-monthly podcast by writer/martial artist/college professor/whatever-label-you-feel-like-adding Daniele Bolelli. One of the monthly episodes features discussions and interviews with one or more guests. The other includes the infamous Bolelli rants and verbal Tai Chi with co-host Rich Evirs. Topics covered by the show include the common thread is whatever makes life intense, passionate and worth living. Anything that meets this requirement is fair game-regardless of ...
 
A movie podcast and walk through the video store aisles of yesteryear. Listen in as Ryan and Matthew discuss two movies from the past that share a common thread. A conversational breakdown of these movie's quality, influence, and if they are worth a watch today.
 
History is, indeed, a story. With his unique voice and engaging delivery, historian and veteran storyteller Fred Kiger will help the compelling stories of the American Civil War come alive in each and every episode. Filled with momentous issues and repercussions that still resonate with us today, this series will feature events and people from that period and will strive to make you feel as if you were there.
 
Ravel Podcast is a theology round-table discussion show, hosted by Josh Lieuallen, Stephen Henning, and Emily Rettinghouse. Join us as we ravel out our faith in a complex world, pulling on one thread at a time, seeking Meaning at the end of it all.
 
The world is in the midst of a transformative storm. How we emerge will depend on the courageous choices that we make today and the commitment to both our individual and collective healing. Healing is a process of change. It is an undoing. A disruption. A death of outdated constructs. A liberation from what has been suppressed, denied and numbed. It is a flow towards the undiscovered; a realignment with a new vision rooted in compassion, creativity and consciousness. To heal is to take respo ...
 
Writes4Women is all about celebrating women's voices and supporting women's rights. It's about writing the voice, reading the voice and being the voice. It's where women are invited to take up as much space as they want and we do! Every week co-hosts author, Pamela Cook and podcaster, Kel Butler interview an outstanding female, trans or non-binary author about their books, process and life. Pam and Kel follow the interview with a chat, focusing on a thread from the interview and exploring it ...
 
Short stories and skits of varying lengths and writing styles are narrated, performed and dramatized by skilled actors. Either choose them at random, or select your favorite literary genre according to your mood. Crime Without Grime may be lighthearted or murder most foul; The Spouse Trap covers marital discord which may be funny or may be dark; Life In The Slow Lane offers anecdotal stories from suburbia that may make you laugh – or cry, while Wannarbee Bond is a pulp fiction spoof with ove ...
 
Jon Hickman and Mark Steadman seek to better understand and shape the world around them. Each week they assign each-other a piece of homework designed to help their counterpart live a better life, or take one more step along the journey to fully winning at life and conquering the Internet. They also procrastinate. Like, a lot.
 
TFT is comprised of a diverse group of people from all around the solar system. Each one of our members brings something unique to the group and everything we do is a blast for us. Topics that are generally discussed revolve around gaming, movies, butts, Zach feeding, and sometimes booze. If somebody starts talking politics, please boo loudly at the screen.
 
Welcome to Critical Role, where a bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors sit around and play Dungeons & Dragons! Join Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer and an all-star cast of world-class performers each week as they travel through imaginary realms for more adventure than you can shake a magic staff at. Need a deeper dive? Be sure to catch Talks Machina with Brian W. Foster, the official Critical Role companion show, right here on Critical Role.
 
Each episode Christine Cyr Clisset, of the sewing blog daughterfish.com, interviews creators and makers in the home sewing, fashion, and textile communities, ranging from independent pattern and textile designers, to couture experts and museum curators.
 
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On this episode of the Connecting Threads Podcast, we're looking behind the scenes to see what's new at Connecting Threads. First we hear from Kris who's telling all about batik fabric production and what makes batik's special. Next Marketing Director Jennifer Fish is going to help answer some common questions that people ask about us and our websi…
 
Most software engineers only think about their build system when it breaks; and yet, this often unloved piece of software forms the backbone of every serious project. This week, Ron has a conversation with Andrey Mokhov about build systems, from the venerable Make to Bazel and beyond. Andrey has a lot of experience in this field, including signific…
 
Dr. Matt Smith helps the pros reach the highest levels, whether they’re competing at Ironman, chasing gold at the Mountain Bike World Championships, running Western States, or playing in the NBA or NFL. But at his training center and clinic, EverAthlete, he’s just as dedicated to training someone for an epic bucket list hike or helping another buil…
 
Human — We have a conversation with Gillian Godsell, a very accomplished and learned women who has embraced many fields of study and who seeks to help in the various sectors she touches and is involved with.Gillian Godsell is an academic who got her PhD from Boston University where she on to study culture, religion among other subjects which she em…
 
Sanctions are tightening around the Chinese province amid suspicions of forced labour. Western firms that are reliant on the region’s cotton and other commodities are in a bind. The pandemic has shown the merits of some governments’ digitised bureaucracies, but rushing the digital shift comes with risks. And how Canada’s border closures threaten a …
 
About this episode: Far too many see the Union war effort in the American Civil War as a monolith - patriotic men across the north from Maine to Minnesota, flocking en masse together under national colors - to fight to preserve the Union, and to rid the nation of the hateful institution of slavery. As will be evidenced in this episode, nothing coul…
 
Donald Trump hopes fear of unrest and rising crime will appeal to the “suburban housewives” he tweets about. It’s a strategy borrowed from Richard Nixon, who first harnessed the political power of suburban voters to win the White House. But two years ago the Democrats took control of Congress by winning suburbia. Who will win the suburban vote this…
 
Thailand is bracing for a large anti-government protest, with some of the anger directed at the usually-revered monarchy. Some fear that the establishment’s patience will snap, with bloody results. Freemasonry has been one of the most contagious ideas of the modern age, spreading to every corner of the world. But the number of masons is shrinking. …
 
MONIQUE MULLIGAN launches her brand new book TODAY (18th Sept) called "WHEREVER YOU GO" by PILYARA PRESS A life-shattering tragedy threatens to tear apart chef Amy Bennet’s marriage. Desperate to save it, she moves with her husband Matt to Blackwood, a country town where no one knows who they are. Forced to deal with her crumbling marriage and the …
 
A former British prime minister is optimistic there will be a post-Brexit trade deal. Anne McElvoy asks him if ill-tempered trade negotiations have damaged Britain's global reputation—and what he really makes of Boris Johnson. Also, what could he have done differently when intervening in Afghanistan and did he, as alleged, run a "government of chum…
 
More than a million former felons in Florida regained the right to vote in 2018. Last week, many of them lost it again. We look at the barriers to voting in America. Colombia’s militarised police force are khaki-klad, poorly paid and heavy-handed. A case of police brutality has now provoked big protests and calls for reform. And in the Netherlands,…
 
KIM KELLY launches her latest book HER LAST WORDS A murder, a missing manuscript, and an undying love. From the gritty glamour of Bondi Beach to the cold streets of London, Her Last Words lays bare a literary betrayal, a publishing industry grappling with change, and the truth that, while some crimes might go unpunished, words themselves have a way…
 
From acquisition, to relaunch, to this episode. Every weekly episode of the Ecommerce Playbook Podcast up until this point has been leadup to this moment. Our newly acquired brand, 31 Bits, is a fully-built player in the ecommerce space. But, even though this is one of our favorite growth phases – brand redesign, supply chain locked down, etc – tha…
 
100 years after the British scientist Rosalind Franklin's birth, The Economist’s health policy editor Natasha Loder explores her scientific achievements—from photographing the double helix of DNA to discovering the first three-dimensional structure of a virus. And, how does Franklin’s work help the study of covid-19? Please subscribe to The Economi…
 
We play the source material that kicked off the whole Ravel podcast as a concept! Join the Ravel conversation on: Twitter: @ravelpod Instagram: @ravelpod Facebook: @theravelpod Email: theravelpod@gmail.com Follow the hosts on Twitter: Josh: @joshlieuallen Emily: @RevRettinghouse Stephen: @stephenghenning Thank you to Louie Zong for use of his song …
 
Belarus dictator, Alexander Lukashenko, has travelled to Sochi amid major protests at home to ask Vladimir Putin for help. We examine whether he will get it—and what the price might be. The possible discovery of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus could be a tantalising hint of life beyond Earth. And K-Pop, marred by sexual abuse scandals, is shed…
 
After Microsoft's takeover bid was rejected, a new deal with Oracle, a big software company, could allow the Chinese-owned social-video app to continue operating in America without a sale. The wolf, the diamonds and the foreign minister: why the biggest luxury-goods deal in history, LVMH’s purchase of Tiffany, has been put on ice. And covid-19 is p…
 
Join us as we talk about that difficult transition from youth to adulthood… How are we broaching this sensitive topic? Through the prism of movies, of course! This is a movie podcast, after all. We are actually talking about two comedies that are all about transitioning from one stage of life to another. They are 1979’s BREAKING AWAY and 1985’s FAN…
 
Japan’s new prime minister will be Yoshihide Suga, the son of a strawberry farmer from the country’s rural north. We look at whether he can step into the shoes of Abe Shinzo and revive Japan’s troubled economy. America may be leaving the World Health Organisation, but the institution has handled the pandemic well. And the standing of dogs in Islam …
 
The pandemic has been a giant experiment in working from home. We examine whether workers are happier and more productive using Zoom in their pyjamas than commuting in a suit. In the southern hemisphere, the seasonal flu seems to have faded, as a happy byproduct of lockdown and social distancing. And an obituary for one of Pol Pot’s murderous lieut…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, is the office finished? Land reform in poor countries (09:55), and Mexico’s unsellable presidential jet (18:10). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffer See acast.com/pr…
 
KATE MURDOCH launches her book 'THE ORANGE GROVE" When status is survival, every choice has its consequence. Blois, 1705. The chateau of Duc Hugo d’Amboise simmers with rivalry and intrigue. Henriette d’Augustin, one of five mistresses of the duc, lives at the chateau with her daughter. When the duc’s wife, Duchesse Charlotte, maliciously undermine…
 
WRITES4WOMEN ARE BRINGING "MENTORING MOMENTS" BACK! Now that Kel and Pam are both writing and editing again we have decided to inject new life into an old segment from the original incarnation of the Writes4Women podcast - Mentoring Moments. "Mentoring Moments" are episodes where Pam and Kel chat to each other about the progress of their current wr…
 
Catherine Williams Burks is a most beautiful woman. As she talks, she has a smile that makes you wonder if she’s remembering something funny or just a secret she might not share. Catherine is warm, gentle, and still active at 89 years young (2019). I was thrilled to have spent nearly three hours with her. Of course, I can’t include everything here.…
 
Baby-boomers have dominated American politics since the 1990s, but this election may be their last stand. Shifting demographics do not favour Donald Trump, the boomer-in-chief. Younger Americans are more diverse, more educated, more likely to vote Democrat. Is the boomer era over? We speak to William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution…
 
Relentless climate change will make devastating blazes more likely; urbanisation in woodland areas will make them more costly. Prevention measures could help—if updated and widened. “Anti-vaxxers” may undermine coming covid-vaccination efforts; we examine the history of a baseless and dangerous movement. And things turn nasty among the biker gangs …
 
Netflix has had a blockbuster year as lockdowns supercharged subscriptions. But competition is intensifying and the American streaming market is close to saturation. Anne McElvoy asks the company’s co-founder and co-CEO how much more Netflix can still grow. How does he respond to the charge that its data-driven entertainment is creating a monocultu…
 
EMMA ASHMERE launches her new short story collection "DREAMS THEY FORGOT" Two sisters await the tidal wave predicted for 1970s Adelaide after Premier Don Dunstan decriminalises homosexuality. An interstate family drive is complicated by the father’s memory of sighting UFOs. Two women drive from Melbourne to Sydney to see the Harbour Bridge before i…
 
Two Burmese soldiers have described in harrowing detail what has long been alleged: that the army targeted Muslim-minority Rohingya in a programme of ethnic cleansing. America’s Department of State has been hollowed out and wholly demoralised—and that has dire implications for global diplomacy. And a wildly popular Chinese television show reveals s…
 
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