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Inventor, author, printer, scientist, politician, diplomat—all these terms do not even begin to fully describe the amazing and multitalented, Benjamin Franklin who was of course also one of the Founding Fathers of America. At the age of 75, in 1771 he began work on what he called his Memoirs. He was still working on it when he died in 1790 and it was published posthumously, entitled An Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. The book had a complicated and controversial publication history. Stran ...
 
Franklin wrote his autobiography in the form of an extended letter to his son. While recording the events of his life, he adds instructions for good living which makes this work America’s first “How to Succeed” book. Edited by Frank Woodworth Pine (1869-1919). (Summary by Gary)
 
"Ben Franklin for President" is a Podcast by G.Robin Smith (produced by Ehren Ziegler of www.InYourEarShakespeare.com) featuring the life, times, thoughts and ideals (and failings) of our greatest Founding Grandfather - Benjamin Franklin. G.Robin Smith portrays Benjamin Franklin in a first-person presentation "Benjamin Franklin LIVE! & On Tour" www.Ben-Franklin.org for information. All thoughts, views and mistakes are the responsibility of the Franklin Scholar and Speaker, G.Robin Smith. (c) ...
 
This little book was intended for the education of school children and includes tales, sketches and anecdotes of his life written for the children of the mid 1800's and written in the English languge of that period. Each chapter has numerous questions intended for the the reader or the teacher to quiz themselves to see if they gathered the pertinent information. The quiz questions will not be recorded. Also part of this book are numerous short essays written by Franklin on various topics. Th ...
 
Ben Franklin’s World is a podcast about early American history. It is a show for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world. Each episode features a conversation with an historian who helps us shed light on important people and events in early American history.
 
An apex where Spirituality, Entertainment, Public Action and a little bit of comedy meet! We are praying One Million Strong!
 
Volume 1 of a ten volume collection of amusing tales, observations and anecdotes by America's greatest wordsmiths. This work includes selections by such household favorites as Mark Twain, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Benjamin Franklin and Washington Irving. - Summary by Lynne Thompson
 
A sketch of the lives of some of America's early Statesmen: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, Charles Sumner, Ulysses S. Grant, and James A. Garfield. (Summary by Barry Eads)
 
As a teenager, Benjamin Franklin apprenticed with his brother James at the shop where The New-England Courant was printed. Since James would not publish any of Benjamin's works, fifteen-year-old Benjamin sent letters to The New England Courant under the pseudonym Silence Dogood. A total of fourteen letters were sent, one each fortnight, between April and December of 1722. (Introduction by Darcy Smittenaar)
 
Without a doubt the best Podcast on iTunes endorsed by the likes of Benjamin Franklin and Franklin Benjamin
 
Pub Talk is a modern Junta as in Benjamin Franklin's 18th century think tank. We gather at a pub and discuss whatever touches our fancy. Look for our Podcast in the iThues store
 
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Recorded: 5/20/2018 847-681-3959 SundayFieldTrip@gmail.com Palindromes Horse Races Stand up/Improv This or That Spain Quiz Who Wins? (Jon Benjamin and Benjamin Franklin/Chris Farley Kenan Thompson) Bond or Not? That Guy (Show Off vs Politics Arguer) Brendan Beefs Traffic
 
LAUNCHING JULY 4TH! Before he was Benjamin Franklin, inventor and statesman, he was just Ben, a boy in Colonial Boston with an adventurous spirit, a curious mind...and a penchant for getting into trouble. Meet our most endearing founding father at thirteen; a charming rebel years away from discovering the ageless sayings and brilliant invention ...…
 
Did you know Benjamin Franklin started a revolution to eat more potatoes in France? A small history lesson on this episode of Serving Up Science as history buff Sheril Kirshenbaum and WKAR's Karel Vega discuss the founding father's contributions to the world of food.By kvega@wkar.org (Karel Vega).
 
We open with “Ça ira” (the Sans-culottes version) performed by Edith Piaf. “Ça ira” is an emblematic song of the French Revolution, first heard in May 1790. The title and theme of the refrain were inspired by Benjamin Franklin, in France as a representative of the Continental Congress, who was apparently quite popular among the French people. W ...…
 
Andrew Revkin has spent his professional career covering environmental issues and writing about them contemporaneously. However, his most recent book, just published in May 2018, tracks climate change by looking at 100 historical events that help explain today’s climate debate. The book is “Weather: An Illustrated History: From Cloud Atlases to ...…
 
AUTHOR. (Photo:Houdon's bust of Washington. I was reading the Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, and happened to read about Jean-Antoine Houdon coming to America in 1785 to do this bust, traveling.. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Indispensable & Inexhaustible: Th ...…
 
Series: Hope Rising Sermon: When Adversity Makes Faith Difficult. Scripture: Philippians 4:4-8, 12 James 1:2-5 “Those things that hurt, instruct.” Benjamin Franklin Questions for Discussion… What are some of the positive benefits of adversity? How do you usually respond to problems and setbacks? When have you made a problem worse by the way you ...…
 
Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And will the messiah have leprosy? We’ll take a quick look at how different levels of interpretation work.
 
“If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil.” What do you think about this pronouncement from Samuel Taylor Coleridge? If you are skeptical about this angel thing, consider what George Elliot said, “The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the an ...…
 
“If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil.” What do you think about this pronouncement from Samuel Taylor Coleridge? If you are skeptical about this angel thing, consider what George Elliot said, “The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the an ...…
 
“If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil.” What do you think about this pronouncement from Samuel Taylor Coleridge? If you are skeptical about this angel thing, consider what George Elliot said, “The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the an ...…
 
“If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil.” What do you think about this pronouncement from Samuel Taylor Coleridge? If you are skeptical about this angel thing, consider what George Elliot said, “The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the an ...…
 
“If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil.” What do you think about this pronouncement from Samuel Taylor Coleridge? If you are skeptical about this angel thing, consider what George Elliot said, “The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the an ...…
 
Intermittent fasting. Does the hype reflect reality? You’ve probably heard about intermittent fasting but you’re unsure what it is and if it’s as good as what people say. You may even be wondering if intermittent fasting is dangerous. I’m here to tell you, when done properly it’s one of the best ways to maintain good health. […] More The post T ...…
 
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan and guests discuss prospects for a “Blue Wave” election, which of the two major parties will turn out its base, and if our voting systems will deliver accurate results. They also discuss promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education, the new German governm ...…
 
Juntoo's weekly conversational podcast based off of Benjamin Franklin's Junto. This week, hosts Jared Benson and Josh Gallegos interview photographer Sterling Grinnell, discussing his business and entrepreneurial endeavors. A very enlightening conversation ensues on topics such as motivation, quality work, and going for something deeper than a ...…
 
Host Bojidar Marinov Description “God doesn’t tolerate the injustice of closed borders for too long.” Assigned reading: Mark Mathabane, Kaffir Boy Listen Transcript Welcome to Episode 68 of Axe to the Root Podcast, part of the War Room Productions, I am Bo Marinov, and for the next 30 minutes we will look at a crystal clear example of covenanta ...…
 
It's our local news roundtable! This week: Selling the Bayside Exposition Center could help UMass Boston, but what will it do for the surrounding neighborhoods? A City of Brockton junior planner says he can no longer afford live in Brockton! And a longtime Springfield police office fails three drug tests – but he’s still on the force! It’s our ...…
 
Juntoo's weekly conversational podcast based off of Benjamin Franklin's Junto. Jared Benson takes the helm to talk to returning guest Zach Cavin and newcomer Luke Ball to talk through some heavy topics. The beginning of each conversation is timestamped below so you can listen to what you'd like. Please enjoy!00:00 - Introduction02:30 - "Should ...…
 
Conservative Christian Movement Podcast Episode 006 Join or Die Today I’ll give details on Saul Alinsky’s fifth rule for Radicals. I’ll talk about how the US Constitution came to be and how it almost didn’t. I’ll finish with the latest liberal Rant. I also want to touch on hot button issues and why YOU should pay attention to the news and Oppos ...…
 
Why is teaching writing so hard? Why are my students so unmotivated? Why does Benjamin Franklin eat tiny food? These questions and more will be sort of answered in this episode!
 
Welcome to Money Tips Daily.A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned is a saying attributed to Benjamin Franklin, although what he actually wrote was “a penny saved is two pence clear”.We get the picture, saving a penny is as valuable as going out and earning the same amount. Is that still true? Well, yes and no. In Franklin’s day, there was probably no ...…
 
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs
 
Episode watched: #141 "1980 Moscow Revelation" In this episode, Lupin aims to steal the chandeliers made entirely of diamond from the Kremlin. Along the way we encounter just, so many Russian stereotypes. This week we talk about how cryptids are bullshit, the 90's-est anime, snake romance, water see-through glasses, crank that basil knob, evil ...…
 
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The temptation that we are going to continue looking at today is the sin of "sloth."TEXT: Genesis 2:15: "And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it."Benjamin Franklin said, "Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain, the lazy one never."In our ...…
 
We’ve all seen films that glorify the wildly eccentric genius, the maverick. This character either manages to save the day with their quick-thinking flair and creativity (like in The Imitation Game), or almost completely destroys him/herself/everyone’s lives by being too damn smart (The Social Network, Limitless). Either way, in popular culture ...…
 
Former Zappos Chairman & COO (and current Partner at Sequoia Capital) Alfred Lin joins our heroes to kick off Season 2 with a classic: Amazon’s 2009 acquisition of the internet’s quirkiest online retailer for $1.2B in stock. How did three Harvard undergrads go from delivering pizza to their dorm to delivering happiness to the world — and become ...…
 
Hear the winding tale of early Christian history in the Americas with a special focus on the thirteen colonies. Right from the start the Americas were full of Christian diversity including Catholicism, the Church of England, Puritans, Baptists, and Quakers. In this lecture you’ll see how this diversity led to an unprecedented level of religious ...…
 
Spiderman Blue and the Death Star.Also Benjamin Franklin.Let's dive in!
 
If you know me, you know how much my grandma means to me. My grandma was and is EVERYTHING to me. She raised me, she taught me so much of what I know, and she prepared me to be the awesome person I AM today. And that’s not bragging or being arrogant… I hope you think you’re awesome because I definitely think I’m awesome. I think you’re awesome ...…
 
It’s 2018! How are Joe and Drew spending their mornings? Drew shares about a new upgrade to his analogue game, and Joe asks an interesting question: If you’re a book person, how does it feel to want to share that information with others? Morning Pages Libby Oak Pilot Metropolitan LAMY Safari Monteverde Invincia OmniFocus Bookworm Benjamin Frank ...…
 
In this episode, the crew reflects on 2017, the lessons learned, and how we can use that as a stepping stone to launch into 2018, using time wisely and goal setting. We wrap the episode up with quotes from Benjamin Franklin and Melody Beatty
 
Word on the street is that Benjamin Franklin said that if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. I wholeheartedly agree with this statement, and I’m gonna tell you why. I have spent a good portion of my life allowing life to live me. What does that mean? Quite simply, I would just take whatever came my way. Of course I had goals, I had hopes and d ...…
 
Small changes. Big results. https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/5-incredibly-effective-ways-to-work-smarter-not-harder.html believe in the power of hard work says 5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder Buffer Exist history of the to-do list increasing my productivity most important tasks advocates doing these before you move on Get ...…
 
In our last episode before Christmas, we thought it appropriate to sit down and review the First Presidency Devotional for 2017. We discuss the excellent talks from Sister Franco, Elder Duncan, and President Uchtdorf, and share how the Christmas season ties into our goals for 2018! This episode is packed full of quotes and references to other a ...…
 
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