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We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. New episodes every other Friday. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life - the words you speak, the ideas you share - can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind American Scandal, Tides of Histo ...
 
How can the past help inform today’s most pressing challenges? Every Tuesday, award-winning historians Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman use their encyclopedic knowledge of US history to bring the past to life. Together, they make sense of the week in news by discussing the people, ideas, and events that got us here today. Now and Then is produced by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Crime is so commonplace that it takes something particularly shocking to be labelled the “crime of the century.” Even so, there are a lot of cases that have earned the distinction. In each episode of Crimes of the Centuries, award-winning journalist Amber Hunt will examine a case that’s lesser known today but was huge when it happened. The cases explored span the centuries and each left a mark. Some made history by changing laws. Others were so shocking they changed society.
 
Want to take control of the future? In each episode of this podcast, Entrepreneur magazine editor in chief Jason Feifer takes something that seems concerning or confusing today, and then learns its surprising history, what important things we’re missing, and the solutions that can make us smarter and better. (The show was previously called Pessimists Archive.)
 
A paradigm expanding podcast conducting old school longform CONVERSATIONAL in depth interviews. We explore controversial, marginalized, innovative, obscure, anomalous, & system critical topics within history, culture, philosophy, science, & politics with the most interesting authors, scholars, researchers, & freethinkers of today. Our programs are chronologically arranged in different series collected in separate playlists (see https://www.forumborealis.net/series).
 
This week, something momentous happened. Whether or not it made the textbooks, it most certainly made history. Join HISTORY This Week as we turn back the clock to meet the people, visit the places and witness the moments that led us to where we are today. To get in touch with story ideas or feedback, email us at HistoryThisWeek@History.com, or leave us a voicemail at 212-351-0410. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Hosted by Mike Cosper, this podcast takes you inside the story of Mars Hill Church in Seattle – from its founding as part of one of the largest church planting movements in American history to its very public dissolution—and the aftermath that followed. You’ll hear from people who lived this story, experiencing the triumphs and losses of Mars Hill, knowing it as both an amazing, life-transforming work of God and as a dangerous, abusive environment. The issues that plague Mars Hill and its fo ...
 
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Niki, Neil, and Natalia

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Past Present brings together three historians to discuss what's happening in American politics and culture today. Natalia, Neil, and Niki bring historical insights to the news of the day, offering listeners an alternative to the reflexive and polarized world of punditry. Interested in the world around you but exhausted by rote reactions and partisan talking points? You've come to the right place.
 
The Troubles were a period of time in Northern Ireland which many people today do not know a lot about. In this podcast we will delve into each individual bombing and attack that happened during the 30-year period. This is a non-partisan podcast that focuses solely on the facts and the accounts of the individuals involved.
 
The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from CuriosityDaily.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Nate Bonham and Calli Gade will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today. Head to discovery+ to stream even more science content, from Animal ...
 
Author and journalist Shon Faye talks with LGBTQ+ trailblazers who have something important, interesting or enlightening to say about what it means to be queer in the world today. Through these conversations, Call Me Mother aims to deepen our understanding of queer experiences through the life stories of the elders who have lived through it before us – and show that all of us, queer or not, belong to a much broader history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifes ...
 
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Mike Carruthers / OmniCast Media / Cumulus Podcast Network

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Sometimes all it takes is one little fact or one little piece of wisdom to change your life forever. That's the purpose and the hope of "Something You Should Know." In each episode, host Mike Carruthers interviews top experts in their field to bring you fascinating information and advice to help you save time and money, advance in your career, become wealthy, improve your relationships and help you simply get more out of life. In addition, Mike uncovers and shares short, engaging pieces of " ...
 
History isn't black and white, yet too often it's presented as such. Grey History is a podcast dedicated to retelling the French Revolution in a way that highlights differing opinions, experiences, and conclusions. Why? Because it's in the grey that history has its beauty, its intrigue, and most importantly its lessons. Support the show today: https://www.patreon.com/greyhistory
 
Each episode of Today in Canadian History contains an interview with a Canadian professor, journalist, author, or “everyday” historian and focuses on a unique event or moment that took place on that day in Canadian history. Today in Canadian History presents Canada’s past in a unique and accessible manner. The series is designed to be a first step to learning more about our past. We would like to remind Canadians not just about what makes our country great, but what makes it complicated, bea ...
 
Germany has been a major player in the last 100 years for the world and is well known for its role in World War 2 and creating the world we know today. But how much do you know about the Germany before? Or about the Germany after? Did you know that the German tribes conquered most of Roman Europe and Africa? What about Prussia, the nation to unite Germany, was formerly abolished in 1947? This podcast will cover aspects of culture, politics, military, gender, and day to day life from when we ...
 
Billy Carson AKA 4biddenknowledge shares the untold truth about the worlds ancient past and how it relates to today’s technology and societies ways. From his own experience traveling around the world multiple times, visiting sacred sites, and interviewing natives, 4biddenknowledge has been able to uncover what actually took place in ancient times. He also delves deep into financial literacy, spirituality, metaphysics, and esoteric knowledge in this podcast series. Listen and learn about cons ...
 
The History of the Cold War Podcast will cover the Cold War from the period of roughly 1945 to 1991 and the fall of the Soviet Union in monthly installments on the first. This Podcast will examine the Cold War from a number of different perspectives including political, diplomatic, cultural, ideological etc. This series is intended to be a grand narrative of the conflict exploring it from its early origins to its final moments and its effects on the world today. Please join us on this incred ...
 
In The Bible in a Year podcast, Fr. Mike Schmitz walks you through the entire Bible in 365 episodes, providing commentary, reflection, and prayer along the way. Unlike any other Bible podcast, Ascension’s Bible in a Year podcast follows a reading plan inspired by The Great Adventure Bible Timeline, a ground-breaking approach to understanding salvation history developed by renowned Catholic Bible scholar Jeff Cavins. For each period in the timeline, Jeff will join Fr. Mike for a special episo ...
 
This weekly podcast provides an informal and informative look at church history. Join us each week as we take a brief break from the present to go exploring the past. Travel back in time as we look at the people, events, and even the places that have shaped the story of Christianity. Each episode offers an easily digestible glimpse of how the eternal, unchangeable God has worked in the church over prior generations and how this can encourage us today. This is our story—our family history.
 
Hear from history’s most notorious serial killers—with chilling audio straight from the monsters themselves. Hosted by criminal psychologist Michelle Ward, Mind of a Monster brings you exclusive access and insight into these depraved killers. Mind of a Monster Season 3 takes a close look at King County, Washington where THE biggest names in serial killing history – Ted Bundy and The Green River Killer – began their murder sprees. Host Dr. Michelle Ward investigates how one county gave birth ...
 
Bletchley Park is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict. The site is now a museum and heritage attraction, open daily. The Bletchley Park Podcast brings you fascinating stories from Veterans, staff and volunteers on the significance and continued relevance of this site today.
 
Join Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, as he talks with artists, writers, curators, and scholars about their work. Listen in as he engages these important thinkers in reflective and critical conversations about architecture, archaeology, art history, and museum exhibitions.
 
A weekly interview series from Russell Brand that examines what's beneath the surface—of the people we admire, the ideas that define our time, and the history we’re told. Speaking with guests from the worlds of academia, popular culture, and the arts, Russell seeks to uncover the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh. On his new podcast ‘Above the Noise’ Russell guides us all—curious beginners, spiritual skeptics, and experienced practitioners—in brief, 10-minute me ...
 
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Abbey Road was a street known only to North Londoners until The Beatles posed on the zebra crossing outside EMI Studios on 8th August, 1969. Photographer Iain MacMillan took just six snaps, one of which graced the front cover of their penultimate album, ‘Abbey Road’. The image became instantly iconic, partly due to the decision not to name the band…
 
Thank you to the following websites for their information regarding today’s topics. The People history.com - http://www.thepeoplehistory.com 1945 Nuclear Bomb Hiroshima https://www.osti.gov/opennet/manhattan-project-history/Events/1945/hiroshima.htm 1971 England Chay Blyth https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-58115031 1997 Microsoft Buys S…
 
On August 6 and 9, 1945, US B-29 bombers, dropped their nuclear bombs on the two cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing hundreds of thousands and consigning millions to disease and genetic defects. The accepted wisdom in the U.S. since has been that dropping the bombs on these Japanese cities was the only way to end World War II without an invas…
 
Congress is poised to hand Joe Biden the biggest legislative victory of his Presidency, just months out from crucial midterm elections.The Inflation Reduction Act includes hundreds of billions of dollars in clean energy investments and measures to cut carbon emissions.By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
China's embassy in Canberra has taken aim at Australia, the US and Japan, accusing them of "finger pointing" after they condemned Beijing's military exercises around Taiwan.But the Australian government has fired back, saying the the military drills were an overreaction following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei.…
 
China has accused Foreign Minister Penny Wong of "finger-pointing" after Australia joined Japan in criticising it's military exercises in the Taiwan Strait.The Chief Political Correspondent for The Conversation Michelle Grattan joins RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.…
 
With the increasing unaffordability of housing, the government faces the challenge of developing and implementing a national strategy on homelessness and housing. Minister for Housing and Homelessness, Julie Collins says we need a National Plan so shared issues in the space can be tackled nationally rather than state-by-state.…
 
With budget repair a priority, the government us canvassing a range of measures to force multinationals like Google, to pay more tax.Andrew Leigh, Assistant Minister for Competition says we need to ensure multinationals pay their fair share of tax, so the government can fund aged care and Medicare.By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
The bank is trying to slow the economy down enough to bring down inflation without driving Australia into recession.Off the back of the RBA's latest update, ABC business reporter Michael Janda joined RN Breakfast to un-pack apart what it means.By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
Fr. Mike points out that separation from God is not due to a lack of power or love on God's part, but is a consequence of our willful refusal to follow Him. He also highlights that despite our unfaithfulness, God always has a plan for reconciliation. The readings are Isaiah 59-60, Ezekiel 19, and Proverbs 13:9-12. For the complete reading plan, vis…
 
Your typical meeting involves people sitting in chairs talking. For many meetings, there may be a better way that yields better results. This episode begins by looking at why conducting meetings in an entirely different way can be more productive and rewarding. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/09/walking-meetingsat-linke_n_7035258.html?utm_hp_…
 
Fr. Mike reflects on some of the ways that people turn away from God, including: worshipping idols, fasting for selfish reasons, and not honoring the sabbath. He also highlights the passage from Ezekiel 18 that tells us that each person will be judged by their own actions, and not by those of their parents or children. The readings are Isaiah 57-58…
 
Hear from Joe Rohde, a former Disney Imagineer and the Experience Architect for Virgin Galactic. As an Imagineer, he was the leader of the team behind Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Joe is also Co-Chair of the Explorers Club 50 program. Joe Rohde Interview from 4/23/22 Follow Curiosity Daily on your favorite podcast app to get smarter with Calli and Nate…
 
Cautionary Tales returns next week, but in the meantime a story of disaster from The Bowery Boys Podcast. It's July 30th 1916, just after 2am, and a massive explosion rips apart the munitions depot on Black Tom, an island off Jersey City. Tons of debris and jagged shrapnel pepper neighboring Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Thousands of wind…
 
Shon speaks to British-Nigerian Reverend Jide Macaulay, who founded House of Rainbow, an LGBTQ+ inclusive church and support organisation for queer people of faith. When Jide is excommunicated from his church for being gay, he vows to find a way to reconcile his faith with his sexuality. For more from Novel visit novel.audio See acast.com/privacy f…
 
Thank you to the following websites for their information regarding today’s topics. The People history.com - http://www.thepeoplehistory.com 1999 Mark McGwire Home Run https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/sports/baseball/daily/aug99/06/cards6.htm 1963 Soviet Union Test Ban Treaty https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/about-jfk/jfk-in-history/nuclear-te…
 
Fr. Mike highlights the rich text in Isaiah 55 and 56 which reveals that the house of the Lord will not only be for the chosen people, but for all people. We also hear the story of how God mercifully restores Israel who is like an unfaithful bride. Today’s readings are Isaiah 55-56, Ezekiel 16, and Proverbs 13:1-4. For the complete reading plan, vi…
 
Thank you to the following websites for their information regarding today’s topics. The People history.com - http://www.thepeoplehistory.com 1989 Savings and Loan Crisis https://www.federalreservehistory.org/essays/savings-and-loan-crisis 2006 U.S.A. Ford Recall http://edition.cnn.com/2006/AUTOS/08/03/ford_recall/index.html 2012 Michael Phelps Wins…
 
Little Orphan Annie, Harold Gray’s plucky heroine, made her newspaper debut on 5th August, 1924. The iconic comic strip then ran for an astonishing 86 years. Although now most associated with the saccharine musical it inspired, ‘Annie’ was MUCH edgier in comic form - gangsters and Nazis made an appearance, and Daddy Warbucks was so disappointed by …
 
2/2. Eva Schloss remembers her days as a girl in Amsterdam playing in the street with the other children including Anne Frank who, for a time, took a particular interest in her older brother Heinz. Eva also remembers the day the Dutch resistance worker exposed her family to the Nazis and they were carted off to Auschwitz. She remembers the train pu…
 
Cinephiles are celebrating, as the first in-person Melbourne International Film Festival since 2019 officially gets underway.'Mass' is one of the festival's films and it follows the after-effects of a school shooting, as the perpetrator's and a victim's parents come face to face.By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
Bebe Backhouse is a descendant of the Bardi Jawi people, and his debut solo publication, 'More Than These Bones', is due to be published this year.The poet says the title came from introspection about who he was and questioning what he represented based on his experiences and his own story.By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
As concern grows about data harvesting by social media companies, federal MPs and staffers are being cautioned to use two mobile phones to protect sensitive data.Intelligence agency the Australian Signals Directorate has reportedly briefed some - but not all - federal MPs about the threat posed by apps that "excessively" access users' location, map…
 
Labor's climate bill looks set to pass after securing the support of the Greens, so will there be scope to negotiate on the Greens demands for a climate trigger in Environment laws?The Political Editor for news.com.au Samantha Maiden and the host of Insiders on ABC TV David Speers join RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal poli…
 
While Australia may have seen the worst of the current wave of COVID, increasing cases of Monkeypox are being reported around the globe.Health Minister, Mark Butler says the 450,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine Australia has secured are set to arrive this week or early next.By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
NSW Labor MP Janelle Saffin is calling on Premier Dominic Perrottet to release the findings of an independent review into this years' catastrophic floods.The call comes amid reports the Premier will disband mega-agency Resilience NSW, which was heavily criticised for being "missing in action" during the flood crisis.…
 
It's hard to deny that we are a nation of coffee drinkers, so wouldn't it be smart if someone tapped into this for social good?Today is national CafeSmart Day. for every coffee sold this morning at 650 nominated cafes, about one dollar will go to help local services addressing homelessness.By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
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