Best vadon podcasts we could find (Updated August 2017)
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Class FM Best Morning Show in Hungary
 
A Class FM reggeli műsora, amelyet Sebestyén Balázs, Rákóczi Ferenc és Vadon János vezet.
 
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The Action Catalyst with Rory Vaden
 
The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting™ and New York Times bestselling author, Rory Vaden. The show shares “insights and inspiration to help you take action”™. Each week, Rory shares ideas on how to increase your self-discipline and make better use of your time to help you achieve your goals in life and business. He also interviews one very special expert guest and thought leader every week. Please subscribe below and leave a rating and review ...
 
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The Rory Vaden Show
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Self-Discipline, Sales, and Time-Management Tips, Take the Stairs, Rory Vaden Blog and Podcast
 
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AD on the Radio
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AD on the Radio is heard on WTKS-FM Orlando, KTBZ & KPRC Houston, KIOZ San Diego, KKDD Riverside, iHeartRadio & Spreaker.
 
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Jadon Allen's Podcast
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Medicaid Matters with Richard Yadon
 
Medicaid Matters is a live talk show addressing the current and trending business issues of delivering care to the neediest people. Call in and join the conversation!Hosted by veteran health care business leader and entrepreneur Richard Yadon.
 
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Adon's Podcast
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Millennial & Dad on the Radio Misfits Podcast Network
 
20 year-old Mickey and his father, Spike, have decided a podcast is the best way to talk to each other. But is it?
 
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Mad ON by Jordanairwave
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A weekly podcast for those who like House, Trance and Hard Dance.
 
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Insightful Selling with Adon Rigg
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Sales and Marketing Show dedicated to the Laggards and Staying ahead of the competition.
 
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Manager Tools
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Tired of management theory? Want to learn specific skills to help improve your management performance? Then Manager Tools is the podcast for you! Manager Tools is a weekly business podcast focused on helping professionals become more effective managers and leaders. Each week, we discuss specific actions for professionals to take to achieve their desired management and career objectives. Manager Tools won Best Business Podcast Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2012 as well as the People's Choice ...
 
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The Godless Spellchecker Podcast
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The Godless Spellchecker Podcast is an award winning weekly sceptical/atheistic show in a conversational, interview format hosted by Stephen Knight. We hear from leading public figures as well as people without a public profile that have equally valuable experiences and ideas to share. The goal is to amplify good ideas and scrutinise bad ones. The motto of the show is: "I think we've all learned something here today".
 
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Private Passions
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Guests from all walks of life discuss their musical loves and hates, and talk about the influence music has had on their lives
 
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Career Tools
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Career Tools is a weekly podcast focused on specific actions you can take to grow and enhance your career, whether you are a manager or not. Career Tools won the Podcast Awards Best Business podcast in 2010 and was nominated every other year it has been eligible. Whether you are interested in jump-starting a stalled career, or sharpening your edge, Career Tools is the podcast for you. Go to http://www.manager-tools.com/testimonials to read what others are saying about the impact Career Tools ...
 
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The Circus Life Podcast
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Life's a circus and this is "The Circus Life". Host Justin Trawick, a DC area songwriter, along with sound engineer Sean Russell record this weekly podcast live from the world renowned Cue Recording Studios in Falls Church, VA, only minutes from Washington DC. Interviews, stories, and live performances by local, regional, and national acts. Find more information at www.thecircuslife.com.
 
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I'll Drink to That! Talking Wine with Levi Dalton
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A former sommelier interviews incredibly famous and knowledgeable wine personalities in his tiny living room. He gets them to talk candidly about their lives and work. Then he releases the recordings as the I'll Drink to That! Talking Wine with Levi Dalton podcast. Erin Scala also contributes amazing original segments. Crush Wine & Spirits is the retail partner. Check http://illdrinktothatpod.com for info on how to purchase an IDTT t-shirt, to join our mailing list, or to leave a donation.
 
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Season 1 Podcast
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The podcast that focuses on those shows gone before their time and those shows you wonder why they ever got any time. We look at TV shows that only had one season. Tune in every week to hear Chris Kamler and Chris Atkins send up television's best and worst. See our website at season1pod.com and on Twitter @season1pod
 
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HARKpodcast
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Your hosts Ian & RJ review and rank every Christmas, Hanukkah, winter, holiday, et cetera song.All of 'em. Even the bad ones. Especially the bad ones.
 
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Nerdy By Nature
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Canadian nerds that live to expand your mind. Discover, with us, the amazing things that life has to offer! New episode every Friday. | fb, ig, & twitter: @letusgetnerdy | If you wish to receive awesome rewards, consider a donation by visiting our Patreon Page at: http://www.patreon.com/nerdybynature | http://www.letusgetnerdy.com | hello@letusgetnerdy.com
 
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The Chong and Chong Show
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The Chong and Chong Show with Tommy Chong is an insightful and hilarious look at the world of marijuana focusing on both the impact it has had on culture and comedy.
 
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Very Vocabulary: Learn English Words Podcast
 
The Most Popular Educational Podcast on iTunes. Learn Difficult English Vocabulary Words. Educate yourself! It's a free podcast that's sponsored by Bozuki.com but you're welcome to leave a donation to cover bandwidth costs.
 
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Hey Julie! A Big Brother and Bachelor Fan Podcast
 
Brett Rader and Danielle Gibson were friends for many years without realizing they had one major thing in common: a secret love for the greatest reality show in the history of television, Big Brother.After two seasons where they could only share their opinions with each other, they've graciously decided to share their BB knowledge with the world. In this bi-weekly podcast, Brett and Danielle will play stupid games and make superficial judgements about strategy, showmances, and Julie Chen war ...
 
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The Becoming SuperHuman Podcast
 
Voted Best Podcast Episode of 2016 by ProductHunt, The Becoming SuperHuman Podcast, hosted by lifehacker & accelerated learning expert Jonathan Levi interviews extraordinary people such as Gretchen Rubin, Ben Greenfield, Robb Wolf, Jimmy Moore, Abel James, Rory Vaden, Hal Elrod, Benny Lewis, and many more to bring you the skills, tips, and tricks to overcome the impossible. From physical fitness to learning and memory, we seek to understand optimal performance and superhuman abilities throug ...
 
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Astrological Metaphysical Radio
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Welcome to Astrological Metaphysical Radio (AMR), the phenomenon of the 80's and 90's. Replay of topics broadcast on LA radio 93.5 FM, KFOX. Please make a donation at our website www RadioAstrology Com.
 
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Kickass News
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Hosted by Hollywood producer and political media strategist Ben Mathis, KickAss News is a twice weekly podcast that features the most interesting personalities and thought leaders in politics, entertainment, tech, business, science, and more. Enjoy the podcast? Then please support the show and help keep us on the air by making a donation to our GoFundMe campaign at www.gofundme.com/kickassnews. Another way you can support the show is to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review on iTune ...
 
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Manager Tools - Members-Only
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Tired of management theory? Want to learn specific skills to help improve your management performance? Then Manager Tools is the podcast for you! Manager Tools is a weekly business podcast focused on helping business professionals become more effective managers and leaders. Each week, the hosts discuss new tools and easy techniques to help business professionals achieve their desired management and career objectives. Manager Tools won Best Business Podcast Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2012 ...
 
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Manager Tools Basics
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Manager Tools is a weekly business podcast focused on helping business professionals become more effective managers and leaders. Each week, the hosts discuss new tools and easy techniques to help business professionals achieve their desired management and career objectives. Manager Tools Basics are the 23 core curriculum casts we recommend to professionals wanting to improve as managers. They cover the 4 parts of the Manager Tools Trinity: Know Your People with One on Ones, Talk About Perfor ...
 
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SKUM RADIO
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Band interviews, music, local and classic, smack talking....you wont regret listening
 
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Nontoxic Living
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Your guide to a healthier house and a less-toxic life
 
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The Godless Spellchecker Podcast
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The Godless Spellchecker Podcast is an award winning weekly sceptical/atheistic show in a conversational, interview format hosted by Stephen Knight. We hear from leading public figures as well as people without a public profile that have equally valuable experiences and ideas to share. The goal is to amplify good ideas and scrutinise bad ones. The motto of the show is: "I think we've all learned something here today".
 
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Denton Bible Church >> Sunday Messages
 
Expository Bible teaching from Denton Bible Church. Solid truth from God's Word that is timeless and boundless. This podcast features the weekly Sunday sermons from Denton Bible Church featuring pastor and author Tommy Nelson. For more information or to purchase a copy of what you hear on audio CD or DVD video, follow the link below or call us toll-free at 1-866-322-8273. We are a donation based ministry so we welcome your donations should you feel lead to give. Denton Bible Church is commit ...
 
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Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments
 
Author and Baylor University professor Robert Darden tells stories - and plays recordings - from the Baylor University Libraries' Black Gospel Music Restoration Project in an on-going weekly series of two-minute segments. Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments explores the distinctly African-American sound of the "Golden Age of Gospel" (1945-1975). The series celebrates this fertile musical period in American history, presenting cultural snapshots that reveal the depth of a people, their communit ...
 
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Gracie Jiu Jitsu Rocks! podcast
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Welcome to the Gracie Jiu Jitsu Rocks! podcast, a podcast dedicated to Gracie Jiu Jitsu and all things Gracie, including self defense, competition, anti bullying, women's self defense and empowerment, nutrition, and most especially the people involved in GJJ..This podcast is for the average Joe; it's for anyone who practices, trains, teaches, or just loves to talk about or hear about Gracie Jiu Jitsu. We'll explore the lives of Gracie JJ practitioners, how they got involved with the art, and ...
 
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Brother from another mother Podcast
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Brother from another mother är enligt oss en bror du delar livets alla sidor med. I denna podcast lär du känna Johan Beckman och Kristoffer Palmqvist bättre än vad än vad dom känner sig själva.
 
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Manager Tools
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Tired of management theory? Want to learn specific skills to help improve your management performance? Then Manager Tools is the podcast for you! Manager Tools is a weekly business podcast focused on helping professionals become more effective managers and leaders. Each week, we discuss specific actions for professionals to take to achieve their desired management and career objectives. Manager Tools won Best Business Podcast Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2012 as well as the People's Choice ...
 
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A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John B. Bury
 
For the Irish historian John Bagnell Bury, history should be treated as a science and not a mere branch of literature. Many contemporary histories written in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century were poetic and heroic in tone, blending fact and fiction, myths and legends. They sometimes relied on sources from Shakespeare and classical poets. For Bury, the facts of history may be legendary or romantic in nature, but they should be recounted in a scholarly and non-judgmental manner, ...
 
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Brains Gone Bad: A The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead Podcast
 
Kim and Lizzie are your human podcast hosts for celebrating, discussing and dissecting AMC's The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead. Look for "Brains Gone Bad" on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for an invitation to join our live, weekly talk shows! Email us at brainsgonebad@gmail.com.
 
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Atheists Talk Radio Show
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Atheists Talk is produced with funding from the Minnesota Atheists and the Humanists of Minnesota. We also wish to thank Q. Cumbers restaurant for purchasing on-air advertising and for providing a great place to eat and gather. This radio program is put together by dedicated volunteers and the generous donations of listeners. If you are able to help with a donation please consider doing so at our Radio Fund page. http://www.mnatheists.org/Minnesota Atheists practices positive, inclusive, act ...
 
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Tell Me I'm Funny
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Basements, dim back rooms, the dive-iest of dive bars, at 9:00 PM on a weeknight: this is where comedy is born. Not at The Apollo or on HBO, but at open mic nights. This is where all great comics get their start and where the bad ones toil and sweat in the hopes of maybe, one day, becoming less bad. Peter Bresnan happens to be the latter type, and TELL ME I'M FUNNY is a new podcast series that follows his attempts to succeed as a stand-up comedian, presented as candidly as possible, good jok ...
 
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Radio in the Ruins
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Radio in the Ruins is supported by a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. Each episode explores an abandoned Communist site in the former Soviet satellite states and explains the impact these sites had on the people who interacted with them.
 
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Don't Wake The Kids
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A dad only gets so much time to talk to his friends about the stuff he likes (or hates). This is that time. Randall talks to a different friend each episode about movies, music, news, and whatever else may come up...all while trying not to wake the kids!
 
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Zen Nova Scotia
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Dharma talks by Koun Franz at Zen Nova Scotia in Halifax, NS. If you find these talks beneficial, please consider joining Zen Nova Scotia or making a donation at zennovascotia.com/support. Your support makes the practice and teachings available to others.
 
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Mother: A Podcast
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Stories of mothers, for anyone who's ever had one. From producers Anne Noyes Saini and Amy Gastelum
 
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Our Friends Said They'd Listen
 
Our Friends Said They'd Listen is one of the two greatest podcasts hosted by David and Ron, who host two great podcasts. We talk about all kinds of movies- especially old and obscure ones. Plus really bad ones that we like for some reason. Nobody wears pants during taping (we thought it was important to include that last part).
 
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Purpose Nation
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Interviews with #Christians making a difference in the fields of #science, #technology, and industries of the future. Visit PurposeNation.org for more information or to make a donation. PurposeNation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation.
 
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SignMyPiano: Jessika's List - Music for Falling Asleep
 
A hand-picked selection of soothing music for relaxation or to help you fall asleep. This list was inspired by a 15-year old girl, Jessika, who uses the sounds of classical music to fall asleep each night. To purchase a CD containing these selections visit www.lisztonian.com/sleeping . If you enjoy this free music, please consider making a donation at www.lisztonian.com/donate .
 
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Lost Levels Club
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It's a book club for games! Mike and Ting talk about games while working through their backlogs - or more likely, make their backlogs worse by playing other things entirely. Join them playing the book club game and tell them their opinions are bad on Reddit and Twitter.
 
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podcheese
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A destination media event about comedy, wellness, pop-culture and and all things bad on the internet. Cheese is positive. Taste the power
 
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Rainbow Soul
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BlakeRadio.com - Information and Music for your Mind, Body and Soul - The Rainbow Soul Channel at BlakeRadio.com features Hosts from around the country discussing, lecturing and having conversations about Africana Studies, Entertainment, Holistic Healing & Nutrition, Sports, Politics & "Life." Rainbow Soul is also proud to present a weekly program for our children called Aunt Jewel's Bedtime Stories. Rainbow Soul - Talk Radio for Your Mind, Body and Soul - If you enjoy listening to the FREE ...
 
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Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
 
The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, The Snow Queen, The Real Princess and a host of other wonderful tales which form so much a part of childhood are part of Andersen's Fairy Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen. This volume contains eighteen selected stories. Some of them are old familiar friends, while others maybe new to some readers, but all of them equally enchanting and enthralling. Today, these stories are known almost everywhere in the world and have been translated into hundreds of l ...
 
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Are top basketball players underpaid?The American basketballer Stephen Curry has just signed the biggest contract in NBA history. The new deal will pay him $200 million over 5 years but amazingly, according to fellow superstar player Lebron James, he’s probably being underpaid. It may sound ridiculous but economists agree. How can this be true? ...…
 
The Gulf region is in crisis this weekend after Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt condemned Qatar's response to a series of demands they've made. Qatar's four Arab neighbours broke links with the Gulf emirate a month ago accusing it of supporting terrorism. On this week's Profile, Mark Coles looks at one of the key players in the dispute ...…
 
Wednesday's edition of Trending Today USA was hosted by Liftable Media's Ernie Brown.In this half hour, the guests and topics discussed were:1. Travis Tritten (defense writer, Washington Examiner) -- The Pentagon has prepared options for a show of force against North Korea following its claimed test of a missile that could hit America.2. Jason ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Flamboyant American retailer Harry Gordon Selfridge introduced Londoners to a whole new shopping experience, one honed in the department stores of late-19th century America. He swept away previous shopkeepers’ customs of keeping shopper and merchandise apart to one where “just looking” was positively encouraged. In the full-page newspaper adver ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Flamboyant American retailer Harry Gordon Selfridge introduced Londoners to a whole new shopping experience, one honed in the department stores of late-19th century America. He swept away previous shopkeepers’ customs of keeping shopper and merchandise apart to one where “just looking” was positively encouraged. In the full-page newspaper adver ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
In 1876 John Warne Gates described the new product he hoped to sell as “lighter than air, stronger than whiskey, cheaper than dust”. We simply call it barbed wire. The advertisements of the time touted it this fence as “The Greatest Discovery Of The Age”. That might seem hyperbolic, even making allowances for the fact that the advertisers didn’ ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
In 1876 John Warne Gates described the new product he hoped to sell as “lighter than air, stronger than whiskey, cheaper than dust”. We simply call it barbed wire. The advertisements of the time touted it this fence as “The Greatest Discovery Of The Age”. That might seem hyperbolic, even making allowances for the fact that the advertisers didn’ ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The economist Gabriel Zucman is the inventor of an ingenious way to estimate the amount of wealth hidden in the offshore banking system. In theory, if you add up the assets and liabilities reported by every global financial centre, the books should balance. But they don’t. Each individual centre tends to report more liabilities than assets. Zuc ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The economist Gabriel Zucman is the inventor of an ingenious way to estimate the amount of wealth hidden in the offshore banking system. In theory, if you add up the assets and liabilities reported by every global financial centre, the books should balance. But they don’t. Each individual centre tends to report more liabilities than assets. Zuc ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Not every baby has a mother who can breastfeed. Indeed, not every baby has a mother. In the early 1800s, only two in three babies who weren’t breastfed lived to see their first birthday. Many were given “pap”, a bread-and-water mush, from hard-to-clean receptacles that teemed with bacteria. But in 1865 Justus von Liebig invented Soluble Food fo ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Not every baby has a mother who can breastfeed. Indeed, not every baby has a mother. In the early 1800s, only two in three babies who weren’t breastfed lived to see their first birthday. Many were given “pap”, a bread-and-water mush, from hard-to-clean receptacles that teemed with bacteria. But in 1865 Justus von Liebig invented Soluble Food fo ...…
 
Arlene Foster's Democratic Unionist Party now holds the balance of power, after elections this week. Some people have suggested that all the parties lost - but across the Irish Sea one party definitely won. Only with their votes can the Conservatives get things through the House of Commons. Which makes Arlene Foster possibly the most powerful w ...…
 
Arlene Foster's Democratic Unionist Party now holds the balance of power, after elections this week. Some people have suggested that all the parties lost - but across the Irish Sea one party definitely won. Only with their votes can the Conservatives get things through the House of Commons. Which makes Arlene Foster possibly the most powerful w ...…
 
It may be hard to believe by the title, but this is an actual serious episode. During our episode on impeachment and censure episode, we teased a Hard Shot about the case for impeaching Trump, so despite the goofy title (we were tired and a little tipsy, lol) there’s a real purpose behind this show. Anyway, no matter which news you listen to/wa ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
When the great novelist Charles Dickens arrived in America in 1842, he was hoping to put an end to pirated copies of his work in the US. They circulated there with impunity because the United States granted no copyright protection to non-citizens. Patents and copyright grant a monopoly, and monopolies are bad news. Dickens’s British publishers ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
When the great novelist Charles Dickens arrived in America in 1842, he was hoping to put an end to pirated copies of his work in the US. They circulated there with impunity because the United States granted no copyright protection to non-citizens. Patents and copyright grant a monopoly, and monopolies are bad news. Dickens’s British publishers ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
From Spacewar to Pokemon Go, video games – aside from becoming a large industry in their own right – have influenced the modern economy in some surprising ways. Here’s one. In 2016, four economists presented research into a puzzling fact about the US labour market. The economy was growing, unemployment rates were low, and yet a surprisingly lar ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
From Spacewar to Pokemon Go, video games – aside from becoming a large industry in their own right – have influenced the modern economy in some surprising ways. Here’s one. In 2016, four economists presented research into a puzzling fact about the US labour market. The economy was growing, unemployment rates were low, and yet a surprisingly lar ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The Egyptians thought literacy was divine; a benefaction which came from the baboon-faced god Thoth. In fact the earliest known script – “cuneiform” – came from Uruk, a Mesopotamian settlement on the banks of the Euphrates in what is now Iraq. What did it say? As Tim Harford describes, cuneiform wasn’t being used for poetry, or to send messages ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The Egyptians thought literacy was divine; a benefaction which came from the baboon-faced god Thoth. In fact the earliest known script – “cuneiform” – came from Uruk, a Mesopotamian settlement on the banks of the Euphrates in what is now Iraq. What did it say? As Tim Harford describes, cuneiform wasn’t being used for poetry, or to send messages ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Tim Harford tells the surprising story of air conditioning which was invented in 1902 to counter the effects of humidity on the printing process. Over the following decades “aircon” found its way into our homes, cars and offices. But air conditioning is much more than a mere convenience. It is a transformative technology; one that has had a pro ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Tim Harford tells the surprising story of air conditioning which was invented in 1902 to counter the effects of humidity on the printing process. Over the following decades “aircon” found its way into our homes, cars and offices. But air conditioning is much more than a mere convenience. It is a transformative technology; one that has had a pro ...…
 
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America Meditating Radio Show w/ Sister Jenna
 
Sister Jenna shares what it means to be #awakened and news of the Brahma Kumaris’ 20 year anniversary of service in Washington, D.C. Tune in 24/7 on the America Meditating Radio Show for a lively discussion featuring celebrities, leaders, authors, and average folks sharing success stories. Discussions provide listeners with new and inspiring wa ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
In 1853 Elisha Otis climbed onto a platform which was then hoisted high above a large crowd of onlookers, nervy with anticipation. A man with an axe cut the cable, the crowd gasped, and Otis’s platform shuddered – but it did not plunge. “All safe, gentlemen, all safe!” he boomed. The city landscape was about to be turned on its head by the man ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
In 1853 Elisha Otis climbed onto a platform which was then hoisted high above a large crowd of onlookers, nervy with anticipation. A man with an axe cut the cable, the crowd gasped, and Otis’s platform shuddered – but it did not plunge. “All safe, gentlemen, all safe!” he boomed. The city landscape was about to be turned on its head by the man ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The contraceptive pill had profound social consequences. Everyone agrees with that. But – as Tim Harford explains – the pill wasn’t just socially revolutionary. It also sparked an economic revolution, perhaps the most significant of the late twentieth century. A careful statistical study by the Harvard economists Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Kat ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The contraceptive pill had profound social consequences. Everyone agrees with that. But – as Tim Harford explains – the pill wasn’t just socially revolutionary. It also sparked an economic revolution, perhaps the most significant of the late twentieth century. A careful statistical study by the Harvard economists Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Kat ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The way educated women spend their time in the United States and other rich countries has changed radically over the past half a century. Women in the US now spend around 45 minutes per day in total on cooking and cleaning up; that is still much more than men, who spend just 15 minutes a day. But it is a vast shift from the four hours a day whi ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The way educated women spend their time in the United States and other rich countries has changed radically over the past half a century. Women in the US now spend around 45 minutes per day in total on cooking and cleaning up; that is still much more than men, who spend just 15 minutes a day. But it is a vast shift from the four hours a day whi ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
“Superstar” economics – how the gramophone led to a winner-take-all dynamic in the performing industry. Elizabeth Billington was a British soprano in the 18th century. She was so famous, London’s two leading opera houses scrambled desperately to secure her performances. In 1801 she ended up singing at both venues, alternating between the two, a ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
“Superstar” economics – how the gramophone led to a winner-take-all dynamic in the performing industry. Elizabeth Billington was a British soprano in the 18th century. She was so famous, London’s two leading opera houses scrambled desperately to secure her performances. In 1801 she ended up singing at both venues, alternating between the two, a ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Murderers in early 19th century London feared surviving their executions. That’s because their bodies were often handed to scientists for strange anatomical experiments. If George Foster, executed in 1803, had woken up on the lab table, it would have been in particularly undignified circumstances. In front of a large London crowd, an Italian sc ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Murderers in early 19th century London feared surviving their executions. That’s because their bodies were often handed to scientists for strange anatomical experiments. If George Foster, executed in 1803, had woken up on the lab table, it would have been in particularly undignified circumstances. In front of a large London crowd, an Italian sc ...…
 
Our good friend Mike Opelka has more on the top trending political stories.Image credit: Michael Vadon/Flickr
 
During his address before a joint session of Congress last night, President Trump called for better vetting standards for all immigrants who want to call America home.Image credit: Michael Vadon/Flickr
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
King Camp Gillette came up with an idea which has helped shape the modern economy. He invented the disposable razor blade. But, perhaps more significantly, he invented the two-part pricing model which works by imposing what economists call “switching costs”. If you’ve ever bought replacement cartridges for an inkjet printer you experienced both ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
King Camp Gillette came up with an idea which has helped shape the modern economy. He invented the disposable razor blade. But, perhaps more significantly, he invented the two-part pricing model which works by imposing what economists call “switching costs”. If you’ve ever bought replacement cartridges for an inkjet printer you experienced both ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
There’s no such thing as “the correct time”. Like the value of money, it’s a convention that derives its usefulness from the widespread acceptance of others. But there is such a thing as accurate timekeeping. That dates from 1656, and a Dutchman named Christiaan Huygens. In the centuries since, as Tim Harford explains, the clock has become utte ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
There’s no such thing as “the correct time”. Like the value of money, it’s a convention that derives its usefulness from the widespread acceptance of others. But there is such a thing as accurate timekeeping. That dates from 1656, and a Dutchman named Christiaan Huygens. In the centuries since, as Tim Harford explains, the clock has become utte ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The words 'clever' and 'death' crop up less often than 'Google' in conversation. That’s according to researchers at the University of Lancaster in the UK. It took just two decades for Google to reach this cultural ubiquity. Larry Page and Sergey Brin – Google’s founders – were not, initially, interested in designing a better way to search. Thei ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The words 'clever' and 'death' crop up less often than 'Google' in conversation. That’s according to researchers at the University of Lancaster in the UK. It took just two decades for Google to reach this cultural ubiquity. Larry Page and Sergey Brin – Google’s founders – were not, initially, interested in designing a better way to search. Thei ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Legally and culturally, there’s a clear distinction between gambling and insurance. Economically, the difference is not so easy to see. Both the gambler and the insurer agree that money will change hands depending on what transpires in some unknowable future. Today the biggest insurance market of all – financial derivatives – blurs the line bet ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Legally and culturally, there’s a clear distinction between gambling and insurance. Economically, the difference is not so easy to see. Both the gambler and the insurer agree that money will change hands depending on what transpires in some unknowable future. Today the biggest insurance market of all – financial derivatives – blurs the line bet ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
Legally and culturally, there’s a clear distinction between gambling and insurance. Economically, the difference is not so easy to see. Both the gambler and the insurer agree that money will change hands depending on what transpires in some unknowable future. Today the biggest insurance market of all – financial derivatives – blurs the line bet ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The Gutenberg printing press is widely considered to be one of humanity’s defining inventions. Actually, you can quibble with Gutenberg’s place in history. He wasn’t the first to invent a movable type press – it was originally developed in China. Still the Gutenberg press changed the world. It led to Europe’s reformation, science, the newspaper ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
The Gutenberg printing press is widely considered to be one of humanity’s defining inventions. Actually, you can quibble with Gutenberg’s place in history. He wasn’t the first to invent a movable type press – it was originally developed in China. Still the Gutenberg press changed the world. It led to Europe’s reformation, science, the newspaper ...…
 
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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
 
In 1928 a young bacteriologist named Alexander Fleming failed to tidy up his petri dishes before going home to Scotland on holiday. On his return, he famously noticed that one dish had become mouldy in his absence, and the mould was killing the bacteria he’d used the dish to cultivate. It’s hard to overstate the impact of antibiotics on medicin ...…
 
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