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Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, ...
 
Nutrition, health and fitness without the BS. We are here to educate you, challenge you and laugh with you. We want to inspire people to think differently. We are evidence-based nutritionists and coaches with a combined 20+ years in the industry, coaching people day in and day out. Health is much bigger than you believe and that is what this podcast is about. Along the way we interview some of the top names in the industry as well as exceptional people you may never have heard of, to hear th ...
 
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Mind Chat

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Mind Chat

Mind Chat with Philip Goff and Keith Frankish

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Philip Goff is a philosopher who thinks consciousness pervades the universe. Keith Frankish is a philosopher who thinks consciousness* doesn't even exist. From their very different perspectives, Keith and Philip interview leading scientists and philosophers of consciousness, engaging and debating in a friendly way in pursuit of truth. Mind Chat aims to be highly accessible, allowing those with no background in science and/or philosophy to get a grip on the cutting edge of the field. (*To be ...
 
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What Is X?

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What Is X?

Justin E.H. Smith | The Point Magazine

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“What Is X?” has been described as “a cross between a Platonic dialogue and ‘The Price Is Right.’” It combines dialectical inquiry of the sort perfected by Socrates and his interlocutors with a distinctly ludic spirit. Here’s how it works: For each episode, host Justin E. H. Smith invites on a guest distinguished in their field (or occasionally a “regular” person who really likes to talk). Smith asks the guest to answer a question of the form “What is X?” (for example, “What is beauty?” “Wha ...
 
Welcome to Season 2 of 'Flying Coach'! This season, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay and cohost on NFL Network's 'Good Morning Football' and Fox NFL insider Peter Schrager are joined by guests from around the sports and entertainment world to discuss the latest NFL news, tell stories from their careers, and break down the game from their unique perspectives.
 
The Portgual Street Philosophy Podcast is the official podcast of the LSE SU Philosophy Society. Each episode, we take a deep dive into a particular philosophy topic, in conversation with leading experts on the subject. By having focused explorations of these topics, we hope to provide accessible introductions and a pathway into the philosophical literature for interested students of all backgrounds.
 
On The Rode Show Podcast, anything goes as long as it's about baseball. National Supervisor Nathan Rode and National Crosschecker Shooter Hunt discuss top prospects and news. On occasion, they're joined by Director of College Scouting David Seifert, President Sean Duncan, and various PBR state directors. Prep Baseball Report has evolved into one of the country’s biggest and most respected independent scouting services, with a singular focus of providing comprehensive year-round coverage in e ...
 
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The Well-Read Investor

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The Well-Read Investor

Mike Hanson, Sr. VP of Research at Fisher Investments and podcaster

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Reading the books every investor should read, so you don’t have to. Host, Mike Hanson, Senior Vice President of Research at Fisher Investments (and chronic bibliophile) cuts through today’s information deluge with authors of some of the most influential books in their field. From artificial intelligence with Melanie Mitchell, to behavioral finance with Meir Statman; Mike breaks down complicated concepts that impact the choices investors’ make, to help every investor become a Well-Read investor.
 
The Live From the Divide podcast hosted by Jason Wickens includes interviews about the craft of songwriting from traditional as well as the more contemporary voices of the American Roots genre. Each segment includes interesting stories, advice about songwriting and a few songs from their nights performance at public radio program Live From The Divide.
 
The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your ...
 
The Soul Soil Podcast is a place where ideas, experience, and resources come together around the topics of agriculture and spirituality with the goal of inspiring and empowering listeners to interact and cooperate with the land in a way that nourishes and sustains the human body, mind, and soul while regenerating and sustaining the land itself.
 
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We’ve talked about the very origin of life, but certain transitions along its subsequent history were incredibly important. Perhaps none more so than the transition from unicellular to multicellular organisms, which made possible an incredible diversity of organisms and structures. Will Ratcliff studies the physics that constrains multicellular str…
 
Science and storytelling have a long and tumultuous relationship. Scientists sometimes want stories to be just an advertisement for how awesome science is; storytellers sometimes want to use science for a few cheap thrills before abandoning it in the morning. But science is about ideas, and ideas can make for thrilling stories when done well. David…
 
Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll joins us to discuss whether it make sense to think of consciousness as an emergent phenomenon, and whether contemporary physics points in this direction. We discussed Sean's essay responding to Philip's book 'Galileo's Error,' and Philip's counter-response essay. Both are available here: https://conscienceandconsc…
 
Welcome to Episode 514. We have two tales for you this week: about a killer opportunity to play with a punk band, and an isolated community whose deity demands an unconventional offering. COMING UP Good Evening: Submissions and Thank-yous: 00:01:06 Douglas Gwilym’s Bassist Wanted as read by Andrew Gibson: 00:04:23 Eugenia Triantafyllou’s April Teet…
 
How is the aesthetic experience of art different from how we appreciate wonders of nature—a pretty flower, or a mountain vista, or a peacock's beautiful feather? In this brisk and bracing 40-minute discussion, Justin E.H. Smith is joined by critic and self-declared lover-of-art Becca Rothfeld to spar over what makes art art. They ask: Does it have …
 
Mike Rosenbaum and Zach Day welcome PBR Scouting Directors Brandon Hall (2:07), Scott Hood (23:41) and Kevin Moulder (42:03) to chat about their respective fall Scout Day events. Brandon, Scott and Kevin highlight nine top uncommitted Junior College prospects from Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and the Carolinas, while also hitting on high-profile Divi…
 
A professional boxer, ANBF champion, WBF Asia-Pacific champ, IBF Pan-Pacific champion and 2020 ANBF Fighter of the year, as well of being a father of two boys, Banging Benny Kite is gearing up for a redemption fight this weekend. The number two welter weight in Australia was on a winning streak until he lost in a decision to Andrew Hunt. This weeke…
 
Science and storytelling have a long and tumultuous relationship. Scientists sometimes want stories to be just an advertisement for how awesome science is; storytellers sometimes want to use science for a few cheap thrills before abandoning it in the morning. But science is about ideas, and ideas can make for thrilling stories when done well. David…
 
Meryl Blau received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Miami International University of Art and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida. She also spent some time studying at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Her teaching interests focus on portfolio development, art direction and conceptual thinking. She is passionate about helping…
 
Welcome to Episode 513. This week we meet a conflicted young woman who learns just how high the stakes of reality TV can be. COMING UP Good Evening: Submissions and Thank-yous: 00:01:06 Keith Rosson’s Eat Me, S8 E1 as read by Kat Woodford: 00:04:58 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Keith Rosson …
 
On today’s podcast I speak with photographer Travis Carroll. Travis is a commercial photographer based in Kansas City, Missouri where he has worked with clients such as Bose, Energizer, Gatorade, and Cadillac to name a few. In this interview I speak to Travis about his passion for automotive photography, working as a retoucher, and how he made the …
 
Kate Gordon is well known in the CrossFit world for her zero-bullshit approach to health and training. She's made mistakes she's open about - from low-calorie diets and losing her period, to setting goals too small for herself. On this episode, we talk to Kate about her journey to the CrossFit Games, establishing an unbreakable mindset and approach…
 
Mathematics is often thought of as the pinnacle of crisp precision: the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle isn’t “roughly” the sum of the squares of the other two sides, it’s exactly that. But we live in a world of messy imprecision, and increasingly we need sophisticated techniques to quantify and deal with approximate statistical relati…
 
Jill Tarter, a remarkable scientist who has been interested in whether or not there is an answer to the biggest question we all have: is there anybody else out there besides us? Jill is the director emeritus, virtually the founder of SETI, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, who has been working on just this kind of question for many year…
 
Welcome to Episode 512. This week we have two tales for you: about a soldier assigned a dirty job in a far flung galaxy and a CIA agent who seeks an extreme means to end the Cold War. COMING UP Good Evening: Submissions: 00:01:06 Eric Fomley’s A Bag Full of Soldiers as read by Seth Williams: 00:03:44 Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Mandible as read by Matth…
 
Chris Sherlock presents On The Wireless featuring the best of Irish artists signed and unsigned, on Flirt FM He is Passionate about media, radio, broadcasting, music. I am extremely motivated, and I put my all into everything I do and work hard to attain my goals. Currently Pursuing Television Broadcasting . Author of Mental Health For Millennials …
 
In 1983, Simon Goodwin had a strange thought. Would it be possible to broadcast computer software over the radio? If so, could listeners record it off the air and onto a cassette tape? This experiment and dozens of others in the early 80s created a series of cassette fueled, analog internets. They copied and moved information like never before, upe…
 
In 1983, Simon Goodwin had a strange thought. Would it be possible to broadcast computer software over the radio? If so, could listeners record it off the air and onto a cassette tape? This experiment and dozens of others in the early 80s created a series of cassette fueled, analog internets. They copied and moved information like never before, upe…
 
In 1977, NASA sent out two Voyager probes to study Jupiter and Saturn. The spacecrafts were designed to last about five years, but they are still, to this day, collecting and sending back data from beyond the solar system. But the Voyager mission is living on borrowed time. Today NPR science correspondent Nell Greenfieldboyce talks about a proposal…
 
In 1977, NASA sent out two Voyager probes to study Jupiter and Saturn. The spacecrafts were designed to last about five years, but they are still, to this day, collecting and sending back data from beyond the solar system. But the Voyager mission is living on borrowed time. Today NPR science correspondent Nell Greenfieldboyce talks about a proposal…
 
Welcome to the November 2021 Ask Me Anything episode of Mindscape! These monthly excursions are funded by Patreon supporters (who are also the ones asking the questions). I take the large number of questions asked by Patreons, whittle them down to a more manageable size — based primarily on whether I have anything interesting to say about them, not…
 
“It’s possible to have a dysfunctional, unhealthy relationship to anything, right? So I would invite people to look at their own relationship to whatever it is they’re doing, whether it’s running or anything, and say, ‘How is this serving me? Or not serving me? Am I doing this to the exclusion of my responsibilities to my family, friends, loved one…
 
In the right circumstances, stress can be a good thing. It’s what mobilises us, what helps us adapt and grow. But ongoing, and in the wrong circumstances, it can wreak havoc on your body and function - causing damage and setbacks. So how do you overcome it? What can be done to combat high levels of stress that we so often see in today’s society? If…
 
Say you’re researching your ancestry, and you hit a dead end: the genealogical trail goes cold. Is it really a dead end? Or might this open up new ways of understanding who we are and how we came to be? In other words: What do we mean when we say something exists in our historical memory? Can we actually remember historical events that you were not…
 
It’s a well-worn cliché that oceans cover seventy percent of the surface of Earth, but we tend to give them secondary consideration when thinking about the environment. But climate change is wreaking havoc on the oceans, not to mention pollution and overfishing — 90% of the world’s marine fish stocks are fully exploited or depleted. Today’s guest, …
 
This time Jon and Andy slooshied Wendy Carlos’ music as they viddied the 1971 Stanley Kubrick dystopian satire A Clockwork Orange! How did Carlos pioneer an entirely new musical soundscape? What sorts of meaning does Kubrick get out of it for this film? And, who’s been doing all this mysterious thieving?https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/49-a-…
 
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