Best Wikipedia podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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A weekly podcast for knowledge about anything and everything. From North Korea to Nicolas Cage, Tim and Tom leave no stone unturned in their humble quest to make the world a more informed place. Put away the encyclopedia four-eyes because this may just be the last resource you'll ever need. Wikipedia, consider yourselves on warning.
 
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Citation Needed
Weekly
 
The podcast where we choose a subject, read a single article about it on Wikipedia, and pretend we’re experts. Because this is the internet, and that’s how it works now.
 
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Dilettante Ball
Weekly
 
Every week, Johnny and Spencer attempt to discuss a Wikipedia article chosen at random. They don’t get very far.
 
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Wikisurfer
Monthly
 
Brandon Fibbs & Kyle Sullivan each pick a starting topic on Wikipedia, crack it open, and see what hides inside. Follow where curiosity leads.
 
This is the fourth of Burrough’s Tarzan novels. Alexis Paulvitch, a henchman of Tarzan’s now-deceased enemy, Nikolas Rokoff, survived his encounter with Tarzan in the third novel and wants to even the score. (adapted from Wikipedia)
 
In this week's episode, we will be discussing and evaluating online resources used for student research.
 
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Blue Jam
Daily
 
Blue Jam was an ambient radio comedy programme created and directed by Chris Morris. It aired on BBC Radio 1 in the early hours of the morning from 1997 to 1999.More information can be found on the Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_JamThis are the audio recordings from the Cook'd and Bomb'd website, which can be found here: http://www.cookdandbombd.co.uk/Contains dark and absurdist themes that some people may find disturbing.NOTE: S01E06 was stopped mid-broadcast and faded i ...
 
The book tells the story of the quest for Captain Grant of the Britannia. After finding a bottle cast into the ocean by the captain himself after the Britannia is shipwrecked, Lord and Lady Glenarvan of Scotland decide to launch a rescue expedition. The main difficulty is that the coordinates of the wreckage are mostly erased, and only the latitude (37 degrees) is known.Lord Glenarvan makes it his quest to find Grant; together with his wife, Grant’s children and the crew of his yacht the Dun ...
 
This is the first book in the Pellucidar series. Pellucidar is a fictional Hollow Earth milieu invented by Edgar Rice Burroughs for a series of action adventure stories. The stories initially involve the adventures of mining heir David Innes and his inventor friend Abner Perry after they use an “iron mole” to burrow 500 miles into the earth’s crust. (adapted from Wikipedia)
 
Tom Swift is an inventor, and these are his adventures. The locale is the little town of Shopton in upstateNew York, near Lake Carlopa. While some of Tom’s inventions are not well-founded in a scientific sense, others elaborated developments in the news and in popular magazines aimed at young science and invention enthusiasts. Presenting themselves as a forecast of future possibilities, they now and then hit close to the mark. Some predicted inventions that came true include “photo telephone ...
 
An expanded radio dramatization of the original Star Wars trilogy was produced in 1981, 1983, and 1996. The first two radio series, based on Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back, were produced and broadcast by National Public Radio (NPR) as part of NPR Playhouse. A dramatization of Return of the Jedi was produced by most of the same team and also broadcast on NPR.The radio serials were made with the full cooperation of George Lucas, who, in exchange for a dollar each, sold the rights to KUS ...
 
A superhero comedy podcast where hosts Nick, Jake and Ryan make an all-new hero every week using a Wikipedia page.
 
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Trending
Monthly
 
In-depth reporting on the world of social media
 
The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. It is a mystery indeed; the serial novel was just half completed at the time of Dickens’ death – leading to much speculation how it might have ended.The novel is named after Edwin Drood, one of the characters, but it mostly tells the story of his uncle, a choirmaster named John Jasper, who is in love with his pupil, Rosa Bud. Miss Bud is Drood’s fiancée, and has also caught the eye of the high-spirited and hot-tempered Neville ...
 
Tune in to Stuff Mom Never Told You to hear Bridget Todd and Anney Reese keep it real with a research-driven rundown of the ever-evolving challenges facing women today and throughout history, paired with smart, strategic solutions to further women’s lives, careers, and activism. New episodes come out every Wednesday and Friday.
 
An expanded radio dramatization of the original Star Wars trilogy was produced in 1981, 1983, and 1996. The first two radio series, based on Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back, were produced and broadcast by National Public Radio (NPR) as part of NPR Playhouse. A dramatization of Return of the Jedi was produced by most of the same team and also broadcast on NPR.The radio serials were made with the full cooperation of George Lucas, who, in exchange for a dollar each, sold the rights to KUS ...
 
Ernest William Hornung (June 7, 1866 – March 22, 1921) was an English author. Hornung was the third son of John Peter Hornung, a Hungarian, and was born in Middlesbrough. He was educated at Uppingham during some of the later years of its great headmaster, Edward Thring. He spent most of his life in England and France, but in 1884 left for Australia and stayed for two years where he working as a tutor at Mossgiel station. Although his Australian experience had been so short, it coloured most ...
 
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Arts & Ideas
Weekly+
 
Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.
 
“If anybody cares to read a simple tale told simply” … thus opens Lorna Doone, one of the best love stories ever written. The novel has inspired at least ten movies and mini-series. “John (in West Country dialect this is pronounced Jan) Ridd is the son of a respectable farmer who was murdered in cold blood by a member of the notorious Doone clan, a once-noble family now living in the isolated Doone Valley. Battling his desire for revenge, John also grows into a respectable farmer and continu ...
 
The Apology of the Augsburg Confession was written by Philip Melanchthon during and after the 1530 Diet of Augsburg as a response to the Pontifical Confutation of the Augsburg Confession, Charles V's commissioned official Roman Catholic response to the Lutheran Augsburg Confession of June 25, 1530. It was intended to be a defense of the Augsburg Confession and a refutation of the Confutation. It was signed as a confession of faith by leading Lutheran magnates and clergy at the meeting of the ...
 
Each Friday, My First Band features a long-form interview with a different notable musician about all of the projects that preceded what you know them for. We discuss their musical origins, and we trace a few of their embarrassing high school bands and other associated bands that happened before they broke out. This show digs deeper than any Wikipedia page or band bio would ever dare to go. And, sometimes, the guests will even share some of their old songs. You can expect to hear a lot of in ...
 
Tune in every weekday for quick reports and commentaries on the world of science—it'll just take a minute
 
Speaking of Crypto podcast is about inspiring people in Bitcoin, crypto + blockchain. Shannon Grinnell chats with leaders in this leading-edge crypto podcast.Ethereum address: 0x259f6cebbf7afc1928f254f9b04de27c3d87a990Featured guests include Anthony Di Iorio, Co-founder of Ethereum, Alex Mashinsky, Pioneer of VoIP and CEO of Celsius Network, Sandra Ro, CEO of the Global Blockchain Business Council, Dr. Jane Thomason, CEO of Abt Associates and winner of the United Nations Quantum Impact Award ...
 
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At the Brewvies
Rare
 
This is At the Brewvies, where four friends share a beer and talk about movies. A film industry professional, a civil engineer, a lawyer, and a radio engineer -- who does not watch the movies, but instead only reads the Wikipedia page -- have a good time and an honest discussion about movies.www.atthebrewvies.com@atthebrewvies
 
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Think Out Loud
Daily
 
OPB's daily conversation covering news, politics, culture and the arts.
 
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60-Second Science
Weekly+
 
Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
If Then: is a show about technology, society, and power. Each week, Slate‘s April Glaser and Will Oremus take you on a lively tour of the tech news that actually matters, from fake news in your Facebook feed to the algorithms that want your job to the Uber drivers who want a job with benefits. With news-making interviews of key tech-industry figures, fascinating academics, and top tech journalists, they explore not only how the technology that’s shaping our world works, but the ideas, ideolo ...
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Tune in every weekday for quick reports and commentaries on the world of science—it'll just take a minute
 
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Central Standard
Weekly+
 
Central Standard is an hour-long, live, call-in program. Central Standard brings you stories that surprise, intrigue and engage, with a strong focus on how these stories impact Kansas City and the region.
 
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Cryptoconomy
Monthly+
 
Join Mark (CEO), Will (Editor-In-Chief), and their guests as they explore how emerging technology can change governments, industries, and commerce as we know it. Learn a little bit about our team as we discuss crypto, philosophy and a bit of cosmology with ICO Executives, Influencers, Investors, Entrepreneurs, & Pundits. Honest, Ad-free, & Open minded conversations. Help us by subscribing & getting on the Universal Basic Data Income waitlist!Project: https://www.ubdi.co/Overview: http://cryp ...
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Life, the Universe, & Everything Else is a monthly show that delves into issues of science, critical thinking, and secular humanism. We try not to take ourselves too seriously.
 
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Wikishuffle
Monthly+
 
Winner of Best Comedy Podcast at the 2015 UK Podcasters Awards, every week Jack, Chris and Phil press the Random Article button on Wikipedia and talk woefully under-qualified nonsense about whatever it throws up. Encyclopædia Moronica, if you will.
 
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Blue Jam
Weekly
 
Blue Jam was an ambient radio comedy programme created and directed by Chris Morris. It aired on BBC Radio 1 in the early hours of the morning from 1997 to 1999.More information can be found on the Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_JamThis are the audio recordings from the Cook'd and Bomb'd website, which can be found here: http://www.cookdandbombd.co.uk/Contains dark and absurdist themes that some people may find disturbing.NOTE: S01E06 was stopped mid-broadcast and faded i ...
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
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Random Sampling
Weekly
 
Kerry and Jessie discuss random wikipedia article and try to learn things.
 
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Groundings
Rare
 
Decolonising minds one podcast at a time. Black Memory/African Futures. We came to build.
 
petethepete2000 uses Narro to create a podcast of articles transcribed to audio.
 
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Better Lies
Daily+
 
A podcast dedicated to correcting Wikipedia to make it a more reliable source for education. This podcast should be taken 100% seriously as this is an education podcast that is made by really really smart people (this is a comedy podcast and should not be taken seriously)
 
I will be narrating various articles off of the SCP Foundation wiki.
 
Telefon, Fax, E-Mail, Instant Messenger, Wikipedia, Blogs, Twitter, Unconferences, Bloggercons... die Kanäle, über die Menschen kommunizieren, haben sich im Zuge der Digitalisierung unseres Alltags grundlegend gewandelt. Räumliche und zeitliche Grenzen stehen auf dem Prüfstand; traditionelle Kommunikationsprinzipien und tradierte Vermarktungsansätze erfahren eine Umkehrung; der Kunde bestimmt längst selbst, welche Informationen und Produkte seine Aufmerksamkeit verdienen. Wie kann nun mein U ...
 
Building on 10 years of successful Symbian events, The Symbian Exchange & Exposition (SEE 2009) will provide a live, interactive forum to experience, interact and participate with thousands of mobile developers, device creators and industry executives. Over 4000 attendees are expected; over 100 exhibitors present; free talks and panel sessions from industry experts, leading minds and visionary speakers, such as Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, and Crossing the Chasm author, Geoffrey Moore.The ...
 
Pan-Caribbean Radio
 
giacominifelix uses Narro to create a podcast of articles transcribed to audio.
 
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David Koresh (/kəˈrɛʃ/; born Vernon Wayne Howell; August 17, 1959 – April 19, 1993) was the American[2][3] leader of the Branch Davidians sect,[4] believing himself to be its final prophet. Our theme song was written and performed by Anna Bosnick. If you’d like to support the show on a per episode basis, you can find our Patreon page here. Be s ...…
 
Where do celebrity crushes, affections for fictional characters and hero worship come from? Learn about the fascinating spectrum of parasocial relationships we develop with people in books, television and tabloids in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
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I attended the Women 4 Blockchain Hackathon and Learning Hub in Nashville, Tennessee and talked with a few of the presenters who were there as well. Anna Vladi, COO of Everex Global and the Founder of Women 4 Blockchain talks to me about centralization, the crypto community, her hackathon event in Nashville, and what’s going on in the payments ...…
 
Valeria Luiselli talks to Laurence Scott about the desert border between Mexico and USA & capturing the sound, history and contemporary politics in her novel Lost Children Archive. The poet George Szirtes' first prose work brings his Hungarian mother superbly to life and works backwards through the years to explore the truth of being alive in t ...…
 
The race for mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, is crowded with candidates. Today, we zoom out and take a look at the job they want. While a lot of candidates campaign on reducing crime and providing basic city services, it turns out that the mayor isn't in charge of the police department or snow removal. So what exactly is the mayor's role, and h ...…
 
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows standing waves to form, like on a drumhead.
 
We spend the hour with one of Oregon’s most celebrated writers and thinkers, Barry Lopez. His new book, “Horizon,” knits together his decades of travel all around the world. It’s a book full of wonder and sadness, hope and despair, about the natural world… and the way humans are changing it.
 
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
What’s crappening in this episode: Support us on Patreon (Now with Discord)! Shirts! Atlantic hurricanes, reusable bags, Confederate monuments, accomplishments, movie theater chairs, expired Sprite, MovieStop If you’d like to play along at home click here.
 
By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports.
 
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By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
By tracking duetting choir singers, researchers found that when an individual singer's pitch drifts off tune their partner’s tend to too. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Lawmakers in Salem are working on several fronts to fix problems with Oregon’s foster care system. Over the last year, we've looked and problems with and possible solutions for the system. OPB reporter Lauren Dake fills us in on some of the bills in Salem, as well as how Oregon is will be affected by the federal Family First Act.…
 
Applications at police departments nationwide have decreased in recent years. The Cadets program at the Portland Police Bureau aims to teach students more about career paths in law enforcement. We talk with two women in the program about their experiences and their thoughts on the future of law enforcement.…
 
The latest issue of Street Roots features a proposal they're calling "Portland Street Response." The newspaper focused on homelessness basically lays out a plan to create an alternative to law enforcement for crisis intervention and nuisance calls. We'll hear from Street Roots executive director Kaia Sand and Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann H ...…
 
Last weekend, people across the country binge-watched season three of Queer Eye. But locals had an exceptionally compelling reason to watch: this particular season was filmed entirely in the Kansas City area. In this conversation, we revisit favorite moments and hear from fans to find out what they thought. David Wayne Reed, Kansas City actor a ...…
 
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else, Gem, Lauren, Ashlyn, and Laura discuss rare diseases and regulatory responses to them. Specific diseases discussed include diabetes insipidus, toxic shock syndrome, and the Cotard delusion. Life, the Universe & Everything Else is a podcast that delves into issues of science, critical thin ...…
 
Have you heard about the hot new craze? Grown-ups riding scooters! The next billion-dollar tech industry tomfoolery involves motorized city scooters and we had some first-hand experience with them. Also, we talk about dental veneers and solve a problem about water bottles. Thanks to our sponsor, Robinhood. Robinhood is giving our listeners a fr ...…
 
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