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An irreverent podcast out every fortnight with writer and political commentator Ben Kelly and his long-suffering friend Mat Walker. Over a few drinks these fed up, nearly middle-aged dads discuss current affairs and social issues before veering off course and bollocking on about their jaded, pandemic tainted lives and unravelling minds. Previously known as The Sceptic Isle Podcast.
 
A walkthrough of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation with pastor Justin Thomas. Grow in your understanding of the message of the Scriptures and your ability to read it for yourself. Whether you think of yourself as a student of the Bible, a Christian who just wants to know God better, or a sceptic who wants to explore Christianity, Verse/Verse was created with you in mind.
 
A show discussing all the interesting and slightly weird things people believe in! From religion and vegan diets to asking the big questions, like, can we really contact the dead? In each episode I'll be chatting to an expert or a funny guest discussing a belief thats close to their heart. If you want to know if Psychics are fake and hear me have a live reading or learn if sleep is really that important, this is the Podcast for you! You can also support the podcast here! : https://www.patreo ...
 
A film discussion podcast with trivia, quizzes and chat about your favourite actors and actresses. Our toy bingo machine chooses the person, we discuss their filmography and try to convince film-sceptic Sophie to watch one of their best movies, to be reviewed the following episode. Join us - Tony, Jordan, Jon and Sophie for a chinwag about cinema.
 
They're weird and sometimes frightening. They've been spotted in our forests, our oceans and even in our cities. Are they in your neighbourhood? Rarely seen or photographed, some dispute that they even exist at all... They're Megan and Paddy, and they want to talk to you about Cryptids.
 
The Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast is a weekly presentation where practitioners can get evidence-based drug therapy content that is practical, entertaining and promotes healthy scepticism. In essence, we are the Medication Mythbusters. We present information that is useful and relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals, and that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day practice. The podcast is presented by Dr. James McCormack, Profe ...
 
A new topic every episode dealing with the Unexplainable, Paranormal, Extra-terrestrial, Spiritual, Scientific, Mysterious and more. Bob, Tiss & Beef talk the strange and unexplained. We would love to hear from you, so send your own stories to - wtatupod@gmail.com. Also, visit the official website at - http://www.weirdtalesandtheunexplainable.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
We all want to be happier but how do we achieve it? And do we even recognise what makes us happy? With an overwhelming rise in mental health issues ‘Happiness, A Sceptics Guide’ seeks to address a vital issue: understanding and improving your wellbeing. Join your hosts, serial self-help-abuser and professional sceptic Paul Flower and psychologist and author Dr Gary Wood on an epic quest, to navigate the vagaries of the world of wellness, in pursuit of happiness and how to hold on to it. In f ...
 
It's the Toad Show. The sexiest paranormal comedy show on the planet. From UFOs to fail Trolls, you never know where this show will go next. Toad is your host with co-hosts Dougie Slapp, Sexy Linda, and regulars Charn Parker, Monarca, Chewy & Mary, Joe The Sceptic, abductee Adam, The Drunken Christmas, Easter, Tooth Fairy guy, Gay Whore Johnson, John and Maximus. UFO stories, Psychic readings, Sex fights, shameless pwnage, stupid news, and fail vids. Season 1 is set to kick off, so strap in ...
 
Your listen-along Steely Dan podventure. Join Oli (Dan fan) and Andrew (Dan sceptic), as they take the scenic route through the entire Steely Dan discography. Each week, our hosts take a forensic look at a Steely Dan song. Join them on a nine-series trek from 'Do It Again' on 1972's Can't Buy a Thrill, to 'Everything Must Go' on the 2003 album of the same name. Will they uncover hidden truths? Will they nail The Vibe? Will Andrew ever admit he actually quite likes Steely Dan? Turn on, tune i ...
 
The Brain Exchange is an Australian made podcast starring the multi-talented and adored Ben and Michael. The podcast focusses on a broad range of topics under the general heading of "Scepticism, Nerd Culture and Humour". We discuss atheism/scepticism-related content, generally rip into religion, pseudoscience and other such nonsense. As self proclaimed nerds, internet and geek culture are also regular topics of discussion. However, most importantly, we never journey far from a few laughs and ...
 
Gay? Lesbian? Skeptical? Check out "Reality Check!" "Reality Check" is a radio show hosted by Tony Pitman and broadcast on JOY 94.9 FM in Melbourne, Australia. Each episode, "Reality Check" brings you a round-up of LGBT world news and a movie review, plus a heavy dose of critical thinking and skeptical analysis of pseudoscience and the paranormal. Psychics, ghosts, UFOs, astrology, diets, alternative medicines and much more all come under the critical eye.
 
Influence and persuasion are the weapons of leadership and success but do you understand how to wield them and make them work for you or defend yourself against them? Whether you're using your influence to persuade through a speech, online content, a story, marketing copy, personal branding, cult recruitment (not recommended), stand up comedy, leading a business or leading a country... you need to understand how influence and persuasion work and how to make them work for you and make sure th ...
 
A sceptic. A paranoiac. A criminal. A migrant. A hostage. Minola Theatre presents BEGOTTEN, a five-part audio drama by award-winning playwright Bianca Butler Reynolds. Join us each week as we meet five generations of women: Alice, Eileen, Clea, Hazel and Laoise. Hear a century of their stories, encompassing grief, war, sanity, loss and revenge. Listen as they grapple with powerful questions about heredity, and what is passed down family lines. Are we doomed to make the same mistakes our pare ...
 
Presented by Rusty O’Nhiall and Sue Schenskie, The show airs on Digital Radio 4 and the SEPIA Radio Network every week and explores our mysterious and often, baffling world. From ghosts and hauntings to conspiracy and mythical beasts, Rusty O’Nhiall and Sue Schenskie take you into a world of wonder, a trip into the shadows and that which is often unseen, sometimes, unmentioned. Join Rusty and Sue as they share with you not only their own research, adventures and experiences but introduces fa ...
 
We’re excited to launch Zebra Talk, a series of conversations exploring the emerging business and leadership themes of our time. Hosted by Taylor Vinters’ CEO, Matt Meyer, it brings together those who are shaping the future world of work, for a series of insightful, focused conversations to help businesses think quickly and clearly about what they have to do next to thrive in the future. In a relaxed interview style, Matt chats with innovative leaders who are rethinking and reimagining the f ...
 
Nigel Broomhall, CEO of ChargeSmart, a leading electric vehicle charging infrastructure business in New Zealand shares with you what's going on around the world in the electric vehicle space. Discover what forms of transport are making the shift to electric drives, from cars to trucks, motorbikes to planes, everything with an internal combustion engine today is about to be transformed. Get insights into new models coming into the market, the best choices for you and your business, and what y ...
 
Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast with Mark Rees: Real-life ghost stories, folklore, myths and legends from haunted Wales. Join Mark Rees - "arguably Wales' leading authority on the curious and paranormal aspects of the country's history." (Western Mail) and author of book such as Ghosts of Wales, Paranormal Wales and The A-Z of Curious Wales - for a fascinating journey through the weird and wonderful history of Wales and the world. From 'most haunted' Welsh castles to fairy-filled forest ...
 
A series of 8 lectures on General Philosophy, delivered to first year Oxford University undergraduates in Michaelmas term 2018. The lectures cover six main topics: Knowledge and Scepticism, Induction, Mind and Body, Personal Identity, Free Will, God and Evil. But they set these topics within a much broader context, encompassing humanity’s history of discovery about the natural world (both in physics and biology), and our place within it (linked to issues of both evolution and morality). Main ...
 
A group of friends get together once a month thanks to the wonder of modern technology to discuss one topic. That topic can come in the form of either a question, a subject, a claim, or a statement. The thing is, only one of us knows what that topic is going to be. That person shall henceforth be known as the Dimbleby. (It's a long story.) The Dimbleby has two topics in their pocket. They tell us the first one and then the rest of us have the opportunity to veto it based on a majority vote. ...
 
The Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a shortened and simplified version of Hume’s masterpiece A Treatise of Human Nature. It sought to reach a wider audience, and to dispel some of the virulent criticism addressed toward the former book. In it, Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those of John Locke, George Berkeley, and Nicolas Malebranche.
 
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Ep 05. Stress has to be the number one barrier to happiness, and in this episode of 'Happiness, A Sceptics Guide', your hosts Paul Flower and Dr Gary Wood discuss the ways in which we define stress, and how to cope with it? It's part one of a two-parter on stress and also tackles the question 'Is stress necessarily a bad thing?' Based on Gary's boo…
 
Support the show here! : https://ko-fi.com/kelseydealmeida Today on the show I talk to Miriam Haart. Many of you will have seen Miriam in the hit Netflix show 'My Unorthodox Life'. In this episode we discuss her reaction to the success of the show, a deeper knowledge of what life was like for her growing up in her community, and whether inviting yo…
 
Does the ghost of a lady in white really haunt one of Wales's "most haunted" castles? When darkness falls on Oystermouth Castle, one of Swansea’s more mysterious inhabitants emerges from the shadows to peer out over the village of Mumbles. And, if you believe the tales, she can even be summoned in a similar way to saying Candyman or Beetlejuice mor…
 
In episode 490, Mike and James invite Tony and Mike to go over the best available evidence for ivermectin. Overall the evidence shows that ivermectin does not improve clinically important outcomes. Unfortunately, much of the evidence for ivermectin is unpublished and some has even been retracted. Show Notes Tools for Practice Opening a can of helmi…
 
does your light ever feel dimmed? Do you feel like there is no platform for voices like yours? My guest Vivian Acquah felt the same. Suffering years of sexism and racism in the workplace she felt the need to speak out and make things better, so she built her own platform and found ways to amplify her voice. Now, Vivian is known as a champion for di…
 
The 'Season of Scepticism' continues! For part 3, we're joined by Zahraa, a specialist in the mental health field, to look at who we are now, and why we may feel like our relationship towards scepticism has changed, even if it might not have. Also, Religion, Family, Social Media, and Easy Peelers. -- Contact us at - wtatupod@gmail.com and visit the…
 
Yannis Pappas came over to my house to talk about the greatest baseball game ever attended. But it turns out I'm a terrible podcast host and as much as Yannis tried to get to the topic we agreed on, I just kept missing the hints. So this ended up just being two friends joking around for 3 hours. I mean, you’d think after 10 years this guy would hav…
 
For this UNAJUA episode Henry Mascot sheds light on the untapped gains from the insurance market that Africa presents whilst providing knowledge into how technology can and is being used to fuel social and economic development. He offers insight into the insurance industry and how it can prove to be an economic growth driver. He further touches on …
 
In part 2 of this interview, the editors ask Brendan Cowell about living in London as a hedonistic Aussie thespian. Where was he when his beloved Cronulla Sharks won the 2016 Premiership? How did he celebrate? And how did his life change after getting a start on Game Of Thrones as the Ironborn sea captain, Harrag. Brendan imparts a lot of wisdom on…
 
The use of live facial recognition technology by the police and private companies represents a threat to our privacy, freedom of expression, and rights of association. Well, that's what Ben thinks anyway. Also, Grease is the Word, least favourite American imports and Ben's drinking again. The Great Unravelling on Twitter: https://twitter.com/unrave…
 
When corpse candles and deathlike fingers materialise during a séance in Swansea, is it the work of spirits of the dead, or is something else going on? In this real-life account of a 19th century séance, a group of friends visit a spirit medium for what they believe will be a little light entertainment. But the paranormal activity spirals out of co…
 
Should you really NEVER split the difference in a business negotiation? There are some things we all need to know how to do to succeed in life and negotiation is one of those things. Chris Voss famously says that everything is negotiation. My guest today is an expert business negotiator and negotiation trainer who has always been in the world of bu…
 
This UNAJUA series opener featuring Nigerian insuretech founder Henry Mascot shares in-trench perspectives about Africa' growing insurance industry. Henry offers insights about the dynamics of insurance adoption, elucidating how economic development plays a vital role in its adoption. Listen in to hear why Henry believes Africa's insurance industry…
 
John Hastings and I talk about car accidents on a fun episode of Skeptic Tank. John has been in a dozen accidents so he’s got a lot of experience. And I have hit and run over 34 people in my life, many of those resulted in fatalities. So I can’t quite fully join in because of an antiquated statute of limitations rule in the state many of these “cri…
 
He’s an actor, director, screenwriter, author and degenerate Cronulla Sharks fan. Brendan Cowell joins the editors for a ripping lockdown yarn about the dizzy heights of Australian TV dramas, and the low lows of hard living. He’s now a Hollywood star, with a new book out about middle aged men and the importance of mateship in the suburban pubs of A…
 
Did an old folk tale of a wicked witch and an evil giant really lead to the discovery of coal in the Welsh valleys? In this traditional story, a shadow is cast over a once-happy fairy-filled valley when a giant arrives to eat all of the small inhabitants. Their only chance of survival is to kill their unwelcome visitor, but that just poses an even …
 
Moses finishes out his exposition of the law and proceeds to pronounce blessings upon Israel in the event of their obedience as well as curses in the event of their rebellion. Moses prophesies that Israel will indeed rebel and yet he tells them how God will forgive and bring them back into the land. Thus concludes Moses' farewell address; all that …
 
The 2nd part of Covid Vaccine myths with guest Corey aka @Politicory https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyqgcFva18-rV_AQ3ox79Xg Find us and contribute to the conversation at https://allmylinks.com/thetheoryofconspiracy3 @TheoConPod - The other Tiktok accounts mentioned by Corey in the chat: @laughterinlight @dr.eric.b @christinaaaaaaanp @epidemiologi…
 
In this UNAJUA episode, Vivian Nwakah offers insight into the dynamics of Nigeria's open drug markets. Vivian highlights the counterintuitive ways that drug regulation affects the supply-side logistics of local and international drug producers. She believes that the intelligent use of technological solutions in the supply process will allow for med…
 
The 'Season of Scepticism' continues! For part 2, we're joined by Emma Apps to delve into our past and explore who we were when we first launched the podcast, and see how our relationship to scepticism has changed (or not) over the years. (also, Bob is ill, Beef is on holiday, and Tiss is naked) -- Contact us at - wtatupod@gmail.com and visit the w…
 
Are you putting lipstick on a pig when it comes to marketing your brand and business? Do you know the difference between brand and branding? This is the episode where you'll find that out and a whole lot more. My guest Barnaby Wynter has deep experience and is very highly qualified to discuss brand and marketing. He developed a unique prospect acqu…
 
Annie Lederman tells me about her time as a man-hater. Annie has come out of it since then but she recounts the way she got caught up in a world of despising an entire gender and how she was able to extricate herself from that way of thinking. For more Annie: Instagram: https://bit.ly/3mHmgk6 Twitter: https://bit.ly/2WszGpb Watch or listen to Trash…
 
The Betoota Advocate is joined by Queensland’s Leader Of The Opposition this week. From North Queensland to the Goldie, David Crisafulli has come a long way from his days as a journalist in Townsville. As the newly appointed leader of the LNP, the member for Broadwater has a big job ahead of him after the Labor landslide. Crisafulli talks to Clancy…
 
In episode 489, Mike and James invite Adrienne to go over the evidence for weight loss with semaglutide. We find the evidence shows that weight loss is on average roughly 10 kg over the effect of placebo, however this comes at the expense and inconvenience (injection) of the medication and roughly 25% of people (over placebo) will have GI adverse e…
 
When people stopped believing in fairies, how could they explain the paranormal activity that continued? In the early 20th century, belief in the existence of fairies in Wales has almost died out. But the belief in ghosts and spirits had not, and that that belief in death omens in particular, such as the corpse candles and phantom funerals, remaine…
 
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