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Join Ben and Mark as we explore Moby Dick! Now that we’ve completed the novel itself, in the Appendices we’re plunging like fate into the many ways people have adapted it. Whether as film, anime, musical theater, or theme park ride, whether faithful, reinterpreted, or just plain bizarre, we’re here to see Moby Dick in whatever form culture can provide it to us.
 
We all have times in our lives when it feels like we are underwater and we're struggling to keep it together. Jonah and the Whale is a podcast that dives deep into such moments from some familiar faces and how that pain turned into purpose. Listen in to hear their stories and how they learned to breathe again. What's your underwater moment?
 
They say that the average kid can ask up to 300 questions per day. Being the know-it-all that I am, I've got answers. Listen in for my thoughts on questions that range from wildly philosophical to mildly gastrointestinal. And if it's obvious that I don't know what I'm talking about, I'll give you the straight-up encyclopedia answer, too.
 
Marine Mammal Science is a podcast covering some of the latest scientific research on marine mammals – whales and dolphins, polar bears, seals and sea lions, manatees and dugongs, and sea otters. The podcast is produced by Speak Up For Blue Media on behalf of the Society for Marine Mammalogy and the journal Marine Mammal Science. The host and producer is Dr. Ashley Scarlett.
 
Monomaniacs is a weekly video podcast hosted by twins Dylan and Shadrach Strehle. In our transient age, everyone changes their hobbies and obsessions every week. We're here to talk about those short term obsessions, the ones that run out of steam after a week, with those that have them. So, what's your white whale?
 
After 7 years of being anonymous, 1.5 million words written about beer, and preaching the gospel of Barleywine is Life, Don't Drink Beer's Alex Kidd gets into the deep, dark world of podcasting. Joining him are his co-hosts, comedy writers and performers Stephen Loh and Michael Gabriel. Together they explore the absurd underbelly of the craft beer world while also discussing movies, music, video games, pop culture, and their sad, basement dwelling lives.
 
Welcome to “Chaos to Clarity” with your host Gary V of Whale! There’s a ton of entrepreneurial advice out there. Too much! A lot of it is too ethereal. We went on a mission to find the most ACTIONABLE knowledge from the world’s best. Our only requirement was it had to be able to 10X a business in 10 minutes.
 
Crypto assets and blockchain technology are about to transform every trust-based interaction of our lives, from financial services to identity to the Internet of Things. In this podcast, host Laura Shin, an independent journalist covering all things crypto, talks with industry pioneers about how crypto assets and blockchains will change the way we earn, spend and invest our money. Tune in to find out how Web 3.0, the decentralized web, will revolutionize our world. Disclosure: I'm a nocoiner.
 
James Whale! The UK's most opinionated broadcaster is back. The James Whale Radio Show is a revamp of the classic 90's TV Show. Topical News, Entertainment, and Guests. The show also features Rob Oldfield from Robosoft Media. So sit back and listen to the man who is, "the voice of reason" - James Whale! Website - http://jameswhaleradio.co.uk Facebook - http://facebook.com/jameswhaleradio Twitter - http://twitter.com/TheJamesWhale
 
Arlington VA Public Library is reading "Moby-Dick" this summer, and we're going to have a seriously good time while we do it. Each week on the podcast, librarians Jennie, Megan, Pete and special guests will discuss the reading, drop pop culture references, and ask or answer questions that come up during the Sunday discussion.
 
You’ve just stumbled upon a radio broadcast from some far away planet. A planet where teleporters and time travelers have supper on starships; where robots rendezvous in neon nightclubs; where the lost ideas of the future live on. On Planet Tomorrow, hosts Rye Dorsey and Zachary Goldberg celebrate and discuss retrofuturism, forgotten cultural ephemera, niche science fiction and much, much more. Enjoy your stay on Planet Tomorrow: where the future that never was is alive and well.
 
An eco fable for families and schools. A magical story of a whale mother's journey with her calf and what happens when they meet their deadliest enemy - plastic. written by Belona Greenwood, original music and soundscape by Fred Robinson, read by Adina Levay.
 
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A daily (5-day-a-week) podcast feed of true Oregon stories -- of heroes and rascals, of shipwrecks and lost gold. Stories of shanghaied sailors and Skid Road bordellos and pirates and robbers and unsolved mysteries. An exploding whale, a couple shockingly scary cults, a 19th-century serial killer, several very naughty ladies, a handful of solid-brass con artists and some of the dumbest bad guys in the history of the universe. From the archives of the Offbeat Oregon History syndicated newspap ...
 
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Joining us as our guest this week is Monika Wieland Shields, co-founder and director of Orca Behavior Institute. In addition to talking with Monika about OBI's field research, we spoke about the two different ecotypes of killer whales we see in the waters around the San Juan Islands, the endangered fish-eating Southern Residents and the thriving ma…
 
Nonprofit News of the week. Supreme Court Poised To Strike Down Roe v. Wade, Changing Advocacy Landscape For Both Pro-Choice & Pro-Life Nonprofits A draft decision of the United States Supreme Court ruling on a pending abortion case appears to show the majority of justices in favor of striking down Roe v. Wade, upending nearly 50 years of abortion-…
 
We may have bitten off more blubber than we can chew here, but the crew of Whale Statements forges on with our review, and extensive discussion, of Dave Malloy’s Moby Dick: A Musical Reckoning (2019). That crew also continues to include Danny (@BerserkerDanDan) and Clay (@ClayDanteT), our guests, who are as baffled as we are by the musical being pe…
 
In this week's episode, Erica chats with Ally Rice researcher at Scripps Whale Acoustic Laboratory about her most recent publication Update on frequency decline of Northeast Pacific blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) calls. Ally discusses her study and drives into the unexplainable conundrum behind this phenomena and shares current theories for why…
 
Thousand-year-old Peruvian queens and medieval murder victims may seem lost to time, but history “detectives” are on a mission to solve a mystery: What did those people look like? We hear from Oscar Nilsson, a forensic facial reconstructionist who uses a combination of science and art to re-create the faces of our ancestors. For more information on…
 
Nic Carter, general partner at Castle Island Venture, Eric Wall, former Chief Investment Officer of Arcane Assets, and Erik Voorhees, founder of ShapeShift, discuss what happened with the TerraUSD (UST) and LUNA fiasco, Do Kwon’s responsibility, the impact on the crypto ecosystem, and much more. Show highlights: how Erik used to feel that algo stab…
 
Samira Hussain takes you to Puerto Rico. Back to back hurricanes 5 years ago shattered the island's electricity grid, leading to the longest blackout in American history. Residents are still trying to claw their way out of the darkness. But one Puerto Rican town, in the island's mountainous region, may have found a solution. Arturo Massol Deya is t…
 
When it came out just after the war, the Beechcraft Bonanza was the hottest private plane in the sky — a sleek, speedy, fuel-efficient hot rod. But it was very easy for a novice to get in deadly trouble flying one. (Rural South Lake County; 1940s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1801a.earl-snell-plane-crash-bonanza-477.html)…
 
In the first episode of our new strand - Business Daily Meets - we hear from Estonia’s first billionaire, Kristo Käärmann. In this in-depth interview the TransferWise (now Wise) co-founder and CEO explains how a €500 loss led to the creation of a multi-billion dollar business. He tells us about creating something from nothing, keeping his ego in ch…
 
A new enzyme that can break down plastics in a matter of days and not centuries is giving people hope that we can still use plastics and not have to worry about the reduction, but the solution will only take care of a small percentage of plastic pollution. Therefore, we need to continue the pursuit of reducing our single-use plastics. In this episo…
 
This week Erica chatted with Mumbai researcher and PhD Candidate Ketki Jog about her recent publication Marine Mammal Interactions With Fisheries: Review of Research and Management Trends Across Commercial and Small-Scale Fisheries. Ketki discussed her research and how she used the help of local fishers to collect data. She also shared her insight …
 
IN THE DECADES before the First World War, an organization called Chautauqua arose that was something like a summer camp for grown-ups.People would take vacation time and travel to the Chautauqua center and stay there in tents, either brought from home or rented on site, for a week, or two weeks, or even longer. There, they’d take classes, attend l…
 
Jon Wu, head of growth at Aztec Network, recaps a historically chaotic week in the Terra ecosystem that saw $UST depeg, Anchor depositors flee, and $LUNA fall 99%. Show highlights: how $UST, $LUNA, Luna Foundation Guard (LFG), and Anchor Protocol are supposed to work why Jon compares the Terra blockchain with VISA, LFG with the Fed, and Do Kwon wit…
 
In this series you will hear from six people from all over the world who’ve hit that million milestone before their 30th birthday. Our second guest is Iseult Ward from Ireland, who tells Sam Fenwick how she started building her social enterprise FoodCloud while still at university in Dublin. Iseult and her team make more than a million meals every …
 
Marine science and conservation has proven to help the ocean in many cases when things are done properly, but not all of it works; therefore, methods need to adapt and build on past failures. In this episode, I will be talking about two conservation experiments that people don't like but could lead to a better understanding and protection of the oc…
 
For this Beers of Fame episode, the Malty Boyz™ dial back the ABV and IBUs as they tick some of the most iconic IPAs from Beer Advocate's Beers of Fame list. Featuring Town Hall Brewing Masala Mama, Ithaca Beer Company Flower Power, Columbus Brewing Company IPA, Smuttynose Brewing Co. Finestkind IPA, and Kern River Brewing Co. Just Outstanding. Tha…
 
Could magic mushrooms be the key to a revolution in treating depression? Professor David Nutt, director of the Imperial Centre for Psychedelic Research, thinks so. He tells Vic Gill about recent research suggesting that psilocybin - the psychedelic compound found in magic mushrooms - triggers rewiring of the brain in people with treatment-resistant…
 
After finding a battered lifeboat washed up on shore from a fatal shipwreck, Joel Munson made it his life's mission to use it to start a life-saving service. Today, his creation soldiers on, as part of the U.S. Coast Guard. (Columbia River Bar, Clatsop County; 1860s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/o1106c-joel-munson-founded-li…
 
Support the Podcast and watch an exclusive post-show on @ www.patreon.com/monomaniacs Why did the Twins turn into obsessive monomaniacs? Well, here's exhibit A. Monomaniacs is a weekly video podcast hosted by twins Dylan and Shadrach Strehle. In our transient age, everyone changes their hobbies and obsessions every week. We're here to talk about th…
 
In today’s episode of Business Daily we’ll see how Eurovision goes so much further than the stage.We head to this year’s host city, Turin in Italy, to see whether there’s a been boost in local business there.We hear from Ochman who's representing Poland, on how his career has changed since becoming an act, and from Emmelie De Forest who represented…
 
The hockey playoffs are rolling right now AND the European soccer season is reaching its conclusion so we're bringing on a guest who is an expert in both. Our friend Smitty (@NHLPicks2) is going to join us to talk us through the rest of the playoffs, some club soccer and the Champions League Final.By Whale Capper
 
Even today, after 135 years, the lawless era of vigilantes and rustlers and six-gun justice meted out by “Judge Lynch” is evoked by the words on an old Klamath Falls tombstone: “Murdered by Masked Assassins, June 24, 1882.” (Linkville (Klamath Falls), Klamath County; 1880s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1609d.calavan-laws-feu…
 
There are many issues that are facing this world that have science-based solutions that are not getting solved and it's because people are taking swipes at scientists in every field, but is it because scientists and conservationists don't seem accessible to the public; therefore, I am going to tell you about my favourite tool: podcasts are a great …
 
When it comes to examples of cities that have successfully emerged from the industrial age into the information age, look no further than Pittsburgh. But can it be done with an eye toward climate solutions? In this editorial collaboration with Project Drawdown, storyteller Matt Scott follows engineer and artist Clara Kitongo, architect Erica Cochra…
 
Kain Warwick, founder of Synthetix, and Ben Jones, cofounder and chief scientist at Optimism Foundation, discuss the current state of Ethereum Layer 2s, Optimism’s new governance structure, why Synthetix chose to build on Optimism, and more. Show topics: what Optimism and Synthetix are how zero-knowledge rollups differ from optimistic rollups why S…
 
Samira Hussain investigates the brand of the British Royal Family. It's estimated to be one of the biggest brands in the world, steeped in history, tradition and of course scandal... In the Queen's Platinum Jubilee year we look at how recent events have changed things for the royal brand and what coming changes and challenges could mean going forwa…
 
I wish we had another Zoom meeting, said no one ever! 🙄 We spoke to Isaiah Nolte, Integrator and President at Traction® Tools, on "How to gain traction in your business by SUPERcharging meetings - 4 tips to getting it right" on the first-ever episode of the Chaos to Clarity podcast. Start with a system Document for accountability Be SMART Focus on …
 
The pilot got so caught up in trying to figure out what was wrong with the landing gear, the plane ran out of fuel — while the flight crew bit their tongues for fear of being insubordinate. A new crew management system was the response. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1970s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1712d.united-flight-173-…
 
How does plastic get from your bin to the recycling plant? According to The Pew Charitable Trust, 60% of plastic recycling globally comes from individual waste pickers, an informal economy of millions of people who go out picking up plastic every day. As the world starts to look at ways to reduce our plastic waste, how might this impact the livelih…
 
Climate change consequences have been talked about for decades and people have been ignoring them, but know those consequences are happening and people are paying the price; therefore, it's time to talk about their impact and how we can move forward with better action. In today's episode, I am going to be talking about the record low lake levels of…
 
This week Erica chatted with one of her favorite humans Madison Bashford about her novel research tagging and studying market squid at the John Hopkins Marine station during her undergraduate career at California State Monterey Bay. They also have a very real discussion about the role of mental wellness in their personal and professional journeys, …
 
On any list of Oregon “firsts,” there’s one name that almost never pops up - Dr. Adaline M. Weed. Which is understandable, because although Dr. Weed was the first female physician in the Oregon Territory, she was not a “regular” doctor – she was a hydropathist, a practitioner of “water cure.” Maybe that's why, today, when asked who the Oregon Terri…
 
Eric Golden, the owner of BAYC #7560 and host of Web3 Breakdowns, discusses the Otherdeed NFT drop that stalled Ethereum and burned over $150 million worth of ether. Show topics: what the Otherdeed mint is Why Yuga Labs had buyers undergo a know-your-customer process in order to mint the NFTs why Eric was pretty certain a gas war was imminent in th…
 
Hertzy Kabeya – the first in our million by 30 series - tells us how he developed and launched what’s become an enormously successful education tech company. Hertzy overcame huge setbacks as founder and CEO of Student Hub. The company almost went bust but Hertzy's drive and leadership ensured the business survived and went on to secure multi millio…
 
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