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Stuff of Genius
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Stuff of Genius tells the story behind everyday inventions. From the bikini to super wheat and everything in between, viewers will learn the stories of unsung inventor heroes and their trials, tribulations and successes.
 
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Stuff of Genius
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Stuff of Genius tells the story behind everyday inventions. From the bikini to super wheat and everything in between, viewers will learn the stories of unsung inventor heroes and their trials, tribulations and successes.
 
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Chapters from my Autobiography by Mark Twain
 
“...if I should talk to a stenographer two hours a day for a hundred years, I should still never be able to set down a tenth part of the things which have interested me in my lifetime.” The words of Mark Twain in his introduction to Chapters from my Autobiography provide a tantalizing glimpse of what is in store for the reader! Mark Twain, whose real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens was still working on his reminiscences when he died in 1910. This book is really only a portion of the comple ...
 
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Stuff of Genius
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Stuff of Genius tells the story behind everyday inventions. From the bikini to super wheat and everything in between, viewers will learn the stories of unsung inventor heroes and their trials, tribulations and successes.
 
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Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
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How do companies grow from zero to a gazillion? Legendary Silicon Valley investor / entrepreneur Reid Hoffman tests his theories with famous founders. Guests include Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg & Sheryl Sandberg, Netflix’s Reed Hastings, Google’s Eric Schmidt, Spanx's Sara Blakely. With original music and hilariously honest stories, the show sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard. Masters of Scale is a WaitWhat original series in association with Stitcher.
 
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Nobel Prize in 1904, The by VARIOUS
 
The Nobel Prizes are international awards bestowed once a year by Scandinavian committees for cultural and scientific advances. They were established in 1895 by the Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite. The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace were first awarded in 1901. The Laureats of 1904 were: in Physics: Lord Rayleigh (John William Strutt, 1842 - 1919), "for his investigations of the densities of the most important gases and for h ...
 
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The Hardware Entrepreneur
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“Software eats the world”, as one famous investor once said it. However, our Earth runs on resources and is based on atoms rather than bits. Our true progress therefore depends mainly on our producing, selling innovative physical products, that is hardware. Hardware is...different. Challenges abound in designing, manufacturing, getting funding, hiring, innovating, delivering to the customers. Resources are scattered around and only a few exist. Where do you get real, practical knowledge? Thi ...
 
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Maneesh Sethi joins Daniel to devise a plan of world domination through trust. Daniel reached out to Maneesh years ago and asked if he could write blog articles for him. Daniel’s articles elevated the blog’s quality and readership. During this time, Maneesh was figuring out how to end addiction and to turn the concept of having a job on its hea ...…
 
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The Top Entrepreneurs in Money, Marketing, Business and Life
 
Dimitris Giannoccaro. He founded IAMIP, in 2013, after an extensive career in engineering and intellectual property together with some of the strongest leaders and inventors at ABB. The urgent need for digitizing an intellectual property world and maximizing the potential of intellectual property successfully has been felt during his work at hi ...…
 
On this episode, Alan Wayne interviews Los Angeles Radio Legend Poorman! Poorman is the inventor of the long running radio show Loveline and has several radio, television, and film credits to his name. Poorman and I discuss the fate of modern radio, from the unceremonious dismissal of Rodney on the Roq after 41 years of breaking some of the mos ...…
 
This week we are going to explore the Havana Rabbit breed. If you would like to support the podcast, you can support through Patreon for one dollar a month. Patreon is an established online platform that allows fans to provide regular financial support to creators. Thank you for listening. If you would like to support the podcast, and keep the ...…
 
If you own a tablet or iPad, you’ve probably shopped for a case for it. And if you bought a case for it, did you ever run across beautiful leather cases that looked like books? If so, you and I have the same taste. Pad & Quill makes those luxurious cases. Our guest today is Brian Holmes, President, and owner of Pad & Quill. He started the busin ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/drunkexpastors/2017_06_11_0153.mp3 We begin DXP #153 with some pushback against how we do cultural appropriation, after which we hear thoughts from the former Mexican president about our current one. A caller urges us to start our own church, which we seriously consider for three seconds, after which another listener s ...…
 
We begin DXP #153 with some pushback against how we do cultural appropriation, after which we hear thoughts from the former Mexican president about our current one. A caller urges us to start our own church, which we seriously consider for three seconds, after which another listener seeks to put a new song in Christian’s heart. We begin a new s ...…
 
Jones: Welcome to the ‘Tech Lowdown Show’ where each episode will be discussing opportunities in the tech space with entrepreneurs in the U.S. and around the world. I’m your host Chris Jones. I speak with a lot of entrepreneurs who are locked in the struggle to create something new and oftentimes we talk about how entrepreneurship is in the blo ...…
 
Science journalist David Baron tells the story of the 1878 total eclipse of the sun, visible over the American Wild West. It drew astronomers, scientists and a famous young inventor to witness the event. "Thomas Edison, age 31, right after he invented the phonograph and immediately before he invented the incandescent lamp, went to Wyoming to se ...…
 
KGNU's Claudia Cragg talks with Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens about their book that tells the story of the women who haven't asked for permission from Silicon Valley to chase their dreams. They are going for it -- building the next generation of tech start-ups, investing in each other's ventures, crushing male hacker stereotypes and rall ...…
 
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The Tony Perkins Show
 
In this all-new Memorial Day special, Tony, Gary and Rob have a blast playing "Trivial Pursuit" and the brand new game "Famous Black Inventors"! You'll laugh, you'll learn, and you'll probably be mildly offended; but don't complain, as you've now been warned! Also: Tony makes a surprising maneuver, Gary is always on-the-job, and a new character ...…
 
(An excerpt from The Strangest Secret Library available on Amazon) Imagination – Workshop of the Mind The Fifth Step toward Riches The imagination is literally the workshop wherein are fashioned all plans created by man. The impulse, the DESIRE, is given shape, form, and ACTION through the aid of the imaginative faculty of the mind. It has been ...…
 
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Thrive: Leading Through Change
 
Jamie Siminoff is the Chief Inventor and Founder of Ring, the world’s first battery operated smart doorbell. An inventor by nature, Jamie launched his first business during college (Babson class of ’99), and launched a number of startups with varying success. After numerous setbacks, including famously failing to convince the investors on Shark ...…
 
With Melissa Rollins of Henty, Claire Carroll of the Frome Independent, Nick Farnsworth of Little Sport Star and Eleanor Bell On today's show I’ve got something a bit different for you. Instead of our usual one guest – we have four! Now that’s value for money. I met these guys almost a year ago when they were part of the businesses we filmed in ...…
 
Okay, audience participation time. Hands up those of you that have been awake late at night and found yourself voluntarily ‘trapped’ by an infomercial?You know what I’m talking about, those professional actors, all on high octane energy pills, pitching products, interviewing the over the top owners or creators of these products that will litera ...…
 
Famous Toms unite! TomiCon – Part 2 This week on the Quik & Slow Comedy Show, Nick interviews a panel of historic and famous Toms. The list includes Tom Brent of podcast fame, Attila the Tom of marauder fame, Vladimir Tomin, inventor of ice and sickle fame, and, finally, Thomas the Tank Engine from Shining Time Station. This episode is a lot of ...…
 
(Excerpted from The Strangest Secret Library, available on Amazon.) Think and Grow Rich – Introduction by Napoleon Hill THE MAN WHO THOUGHT HIS WAY INTO PARTNERSHIP WITH THOMAS A. EDISON TRULY, thoughts are things, and powerful things at that, when they are mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and a BURNING DESIRE for their translat ...…
 
To begin, let me clear up a few things. J. Dyanne does not communicate with little moon aliens or Martians. She does not have a crystal ball, nor was she responsible for the outcome of the last presidential election. And she certainly does not command the dead. She may speak with them from time to time, but command them? Who can do that? What c ...…
 
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My Garage Academy with Doc Higginmeister
 
Making plans is hard to do Today, on My Garage Academy, we search for metaphors to deal with big surprises. On my book shelf, I have a stack of notebooks with plans. They contain page after page of sketches, chicken scratch-math, research, designs, business plans, dreams, and the like. I have always been a dreamer. Even as a child. Have you not ...…
 
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Expanded Perspectives
 
On this weeks installment of Expanded Perspectives the guys start the show off talking about how an Earth-sized planet orbiting a dim star 39 light years away has a hazy atmosphere that could indicate the presence of a “water world”. It is one of the first times astronomers have been able to detect an atmosphere surrounding a small rocky planet ...…
 
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Expanded Perspectives
 
On this weeks installment of Expanded Perspectives the guys start the show off talking about how an Earth-sized planet orbiting a dim star 39 light years away has a hazy atmosphere that could indicate the presence of a “water world”. It is one of the first times astronomers have been able to detect an atmosphere surrounding a small rocky planet ...…
 
The ambient music world is peopled with a wide variety of artists, making music all over the world. With differing focuses on gear, techniques, and sensibilities, the range of expression is vast. Of those many varied artists, we don’t hear often enough about the women… the X (chromosome) Factor, if you will. As someone said to me recently, howe ...…
 
Garrett Morgan was born around 1877 in Paris, Kentucky. He did not receive a formal education beyond a several-year period of time when he was living with his parents. He later hired a tutor, for himself, after he left his parents' home. He eventually moved to Cleveland, Ohio in 1895 where he became an entrepreneur, an inventor, the founder of ...…
 
Keynote Speaker, Business Adviser, President of Private and Public Corporations, Inventor, Mentor and pretty good guy, David M. Corbin has been referred to as “Robin Williams with an MBA” because of his very practical, high relevant content speeches coupled with entertaining and sometimes side splitting stories. In this episode, David Corbin ta ...…
 
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Books Between Podcast
 
Intro Hi everyone! Welcome to Books Between - a podcast for teachers, parents, librarians, and you! Thanks for joining us today! This is a show all about middle grade books, and raising enthusiastic readers. I am Corrina Allen. I’ve been teaching for over 13 years mainly grades 5 and 6. And I am a mother of two girls. And we just celebrated my ...…
 
You are reading S3 Episode 2: The History of Irish Coffee from Boise Coffee. Please share it with friends! In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, this week’s episode is all about the history of Irish Coffee. Starting in a flying boat terminal in Ireland, then making its way to San Francisco, the story of how Irish Coffee made it into mainstream culture ...…
 
Nic continues to look into the disappearance of Geoff van Sant, while MK uncovers a potential connection between an ancient artifact, Tanis, and a rather famous scientist and inventor. If you enjoy TANIS, please rate and review on iTunes or wherever you listen! SUPPORT TANIS ON PATREON For more information, including supporting materials for ea ...…
 
Brad Stone, Senior Executive Editor of Global Technology at Bloomberg and author of The Upstarts and The Everything Store, joins Ben & David to dive deep into the Uber-Didi saga, a wild story with far-reaching implications that still aren’t fully appreciated by most of the Western tech community. Brad has been the foremost US chronicler of Didi ...…
 
Kevin Harrington and Grant Cardone talk Mistakes in Business – 10X Growth Con: Join Kevin Harrington— inventor the world-famous Infomercial (ever heard of As Seen on TV?) at 10X GrowthCon! In addition, guys like Daymond John, who went from a wage worker at Red Lobster to a multi-millionaire and star of Shark Tank, Jay Abraham who built strategy ...…
 
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And the sky went Black: Tales and history of the Longbow.
 
https://langbage.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/atswb3.mp3 This episode of the podcast ”…and the sky went black!”, tales and history of the English longbow is a bit sad. It deals with the decline and eventual disappearance of the English longbow, from the battlefield. A gradual process which occurred during the 16th and 17th century. As late as 17 ...…
 
"Say it loud! I'm black and I'm proud!" This week on YBO we opened with sharing some famous black inventors in honor of Black History Month. We gave a brief update on the wypipo's president as well as an introduction on a new PBS Frontline documentary "Money, Power, Wall Street". We asked our listeners what would they like to hear us discuss an ...…
 
I’ve been doing a lot of interviews lately and there more to come. We have the best interviews here using the best words ever. Great words, great guests and of course, a great host. What more could you ask for? But this week, we are going to do something different. Today we are going to plumb the depths of history, explore the limits of our inc ...…
 
I’ve been doing a lot of interviews lately and there more to come. We have the best interviews here using the best words ever. Great words, great guests and of course, a great host. What more could you ask for? But this week, we are going to do something different. Today we are going to plumb the depths of history, explore the limits of our inc ...…
 
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The Story Behind | The Extraordinary History of the Ordinary
 
In 1994, a movie came along about a man of low intelligence who happens to hit a few lucky breaks, weaving himself in and out of the timeline of American history, and into the hearts of millions of movie-goers. That man was Forrest. Forrest Gump. For the month of February, I’ll be focusing episode topics on historical and pop culture references ...…
 
Episode 189: Jennifer Mueller - Why Leaders Should Embrace Creative Change Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio The Learning Leader Show "If you're calculating risk, then it's not creative." In This Episode, You Will Learn: Common themes of leaders who sustain excellence: Mindset to learn Curiosity is the most important Thinking like an invent ...…
 
(12 - 12:30 p.m.) Winston Kao reveals two existent Technology Solutions to Address Fukushima/Global Irradiation available now as well as Technology available to return waters to a pristine state; and touches on other World Healing Solutions. Winston Kao has been a researcher and inventor for 26 years in the fields of water, agriculture, nutriti ...…
 
In this show, we go directly into key elements in the disruptive behavior of politics and economics with Sarah Westall, host of Business Game Changers. The conversation is wide-ranging with various clips of experts in various fields- including a prosecutor of major SEC violations, the inventor of Block Chain (famously used in cryptocurrency), t ...…
 
In this show, we go directly into key elements in the disruptive behavior of politics and economics with Sarah Westall, host of Business Game Changers. The conversation is wide-ranging with various clips of experts in various fields- including a prosecutor of major SEC violations, the inventor of Block Chain (famously used in cryptocurrency), t ...…
 
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Building Community
 
1932, William Wrigley, Jr., died, the American salesman and manufacturer who made his Wrigley’s chewing gum company the world’s largest producer and distributor of this product. Today's Science Store pick is: The Great American Chewing Gum Book, by Robert Hendrickson. This is fun book to read because there is so much more history of chewing gum ...…
 
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