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New York Times best-selling novelist Scott Sigler gives away all of his stories as free, serialized audiobooks. Described as "Stephen King meets Michael Crichton meets Chuck Palahniuk," Scott's stories of hard-science horror will have you tapping a vein as you Jones for next week's fix. Subscribe to hear major-release hardcover novels read by the author, as well as short fiction and the "FridayFix," a random piece of weekly nonsense. For more info on the author, visit http://www.scottsigler.com
 
The editors of The Christian Science Monitor take you beyond the headlines with the ideas driving progress in this 15-minute news briefing. The Monitor Daily Podcast is available each Monday through Friday at 6 pm ET. For more information on the Daily or The Christian Science Monitor, visit csmonitor.com. Send your comments, suggestions or thoughts to podcast@csmonitor.com.
 
We provide tools, resources and ideas for parents, teachers and employees to improve well-being, achievement and productivity using simple neuroscience as it relates to our cognitive (the skills our brain uses to think, read, remember, pay attention), social and interpersonal relationships (with ourselves and others) and emotional learning (where we recognize and manage our emotions, demonstrate empathy and cope with frustration and stress). Season 1: Provides you with the tools, resources a ...
 
This account is no longer in use. I did 2 hours a night 5 nights a week for two years but then suspended the show for a year. I am now using Here Be Monster's account and am only doing a 2 hour weekly show. Midnight Pacific Wed mornings (Tuesday night if you prefer) If you want to contact me please do so on my Facebook page called "The Pinko the Bear Show" Or at my new network/website www.thecommonsprojectnetwork.com where you can find tons of lefty leftist shows;) Cheers. Cheers and Solidar ...
 
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As cooped-up Americans have burst into the great outdoors this summer, there’s been one predictable, irritating side effect: traffic. Also: today’s stories, including Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s visit to Washington, Tokyo Olympics face challenges, Cuba’s unrest serves as potent fodder for Americans’ own struggles. Join the Monitor's Peter Grier and …
 
Billions Of Sea Creatures, Lost To Heat Waves A couple weeks ago, the Pacific Northwest saw record-breaking temperatures. News coverage captured countless people suffering, and dying, during triple-digit heat the region had never seen before. Portland and Seattle reached their highest temperatures ever recorded. Canada set a new record for the high…
 
On Wednesday, swimmer Katie Ledecky attempted to do something no swimmer has done at the Olympics before – swim both the 200- and 1,500-meter freestyle final on the same day. When asked about this challenge, Ms. Ledecky said, “More than anything, it’s just being mentally prepared for it.” Also: today’s stories, including how the U.S. women’s gymnas…
 
For people experiencing homelessness, keeping track of belongings is a full-time affair. Grabbing a meal or attending a job interview can mean leaving valuables unattended. But recently, communities have started to offer storage spaces for people who are precariously housed. Also: today’s stories, including a presidential power grab in Tunisia, the…
 
When Amelia read that veteran, Black civil rights leader Bob Moses died Sunday, her thought swung back 20 years to a school cafeteria in a low-income, largely minority area of Charleston, South Carolina. Also: today’s stories, including why a Taliban victory may not be everything Pakistan wished for, how a spyware scandal has shaken trust in India'…
 
Welcome back to the Neuroscience Meets Social and Emotional Learning Podcast for episode #150 with Scott Flansburg[i] who Regis Philbin called “The Human Calculator[ii]” because he can mentally count faster than a calculator. Watch this interview on YouTube here. https://youtu.be/aa8mbxvYqrc Learn more about Scott Flansburg's online programs here. …
 
Quentin has given Gredok the Splithead the gender-changing gibbeljuwance hormone. Now, all wait to see if Gredok lives or dies. While they do, Cillian shows Quentin something that threatens to alter the course of history. Written and Narrated by Scott Sigler Produced by AB Kovacs Production Assistance by Allie Press Engineered by Steve Riekeberg Co…
 
Flooding Worldwide Fits Climate Change Models While the western United States is burning again this summer, other parts of the world are drowning. Germany, Belgium, and China saw floods this week after intense rainstorms that dropped many inches of rain in matters of hours, killing hundreds and displacing thousands. In Turkey and Nigeria, less dead…
 
Welcome back to the Neuroscience Meets Social and Emotional Learning Podcast for episode #149 with Dave Farrow[i], a two-time Canadian Guinness World Record Holder for Most Decks of Playing Cards Memorized in a single sighting in 1996 and again in 2007 when he correctly memorized and recalled the exact order of 59 decks of shuffled playing cards—wh…
 
The Tokyo Summer Olympics will be unlike any other. Amid risks from the pandemic and social unrest, how will they feel? To answer that, we think back to the 2012 London Games, and the love that abounded – and still abounds – from the Olympic atmosphere. Also: today’s stories, including the return of the Florida panther, the search for graves of Ind…
 
Sometimes an old building is worth preserving for its own sake, because it is beautiful, not just for the history it represents. Also: today’s stories, including cities grappling with homeless encampments, water system failures in Jackson, Mississippi, and how one South African non-profit is expanding access to books. Join the Monitor's April Austi…
 
If you’re going to strap yourself into a 60-foot-tall rocket in West Texas, you’d probably want the experience, verve, and exuberance that Mary Wallace “Wally” Funk brings. Also: today’s stories, including the outpouring of community support in Germany and Belgium after catastrophic storms, why it’s so tough to find – and keep – the right police ch…
 
Problems need to be exposed and confronted. But there’s inspiration in personal stories of adaptation and pushback. Our new podcast, “Stronger,” resumes today with another profile in persistence. Also: today’s stories, including a look at what a Nobel Peace Prize really represents, whether space travel needs more enforceable rules, and how a hotel …
 
Welcome back to the Neuroscience Meets Social and Emotional Learning Podcast for episode #148 that I’m hoping will expand your thinking, like it did mine, with our next guest, who has worked with Tony Robbins, leaders of Microsoft and IBM and other high-powered executives to elevate states of consciousness, results and high levels of productivity i…
 
Quentin and Gredok's rivalry has raged for years. Gredok ratted on Quentin to the Creterakian Empire, exposing the true size of the CoQB, which led to Quentin's arrest — and torture — in the Borehole. Now that Quentin has Gredok held captive, what must Quentin do to clear his name? And, what must he do to the gangster to protect his future, his lif…
 
The sidewalks outside the White House are full of life again, and protests. Also: today’s stories, including conservatives warming up to child tax credit, stability in Afghanistan in China's court. Join the Monitor's Trudy Palmer and Ken Kaplan for today's news. You can also visit csmonitor.com/daily for more information.…
 
Songbirds Suffer Mystery Illness From The East Coast To The Midwest The reports started in late May: Songbirds in Washington, D.C. and neighboring regions were being found dead, often with swollen and crusty eyes. In the days that followed, similar sightings came from many states, including Kentucky, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Now, the…
 
Research For New Battery Technology Is Gaining Steam As countries around the world set their goals for decarbonizing their economies, it’s becoming clear that batteries may play a pivotal role in smoothing out the peaks and valleys of solar and wind power productions, as well as driving a shift to electric vehicles, and providing power for other pa…
 
In this episode, the team is joined by Ben Southwell, an Assistant Professor at Lake Superior State University. We explore the world of cannabis potency testing, from start up laboratories to growers and extractors and take a look at how to select the right instruments for your needs. Opinionated Science is Technology Networks’ homemade podcast, wh…
 
In this episode, the team take a look at a new study that suggests the "Hygiene Hypothesis" - that early exposure to some microorganisms protects against allergic disease - might be in need of a cleanup. They also detail some findings on the psychedelic drug psilocybin and its effects on the connections of the mammalian brain. Not to be missed! Rea…
 
Welcome back to the Neuroscience Meets Social and Emotional Learning Podcast, for Brain Fact Friday and episode #147 that has taken me back to Dr. Jon Lieff from episode #143[i] and his book The Secret Language of Cells: What Biological Conversation Tells Us About the Brain-Body Connection, the Future of Medicine and Life Itself.[ii] I'm Andrea Sam…
 
What do Russians think when they watch the new Marvel blockbuster “Black Widow”? Does its depiction of Russian culture and identity ring true? Also: today’s stories, including a story of pandemic resilience from the Bronx, a small Illinois town's model for perseverance against a changing climate, the state of women’s rights in Afghanistan vis-à-vis…
 
In this episode, the team is joined by Dr Toby Astill who is PerkinElmer's global Market Manager Leader. We explore what happens when you cross cannabis with robotics, and Toby provides an overview of the benefits of automating laboratory testing and PerkinElmer’s new QS Works 420 workflow. Opinionated Science is Technology Networks’ homemade podca…
 
Welcome back to the Neuroscience Meets Social and Emotional Learning Podcast for episode #146 with Dr. Howard Rankin, the host of the “How Not to Think Podcast” that runs on the premise that "People aren't logical, they're psychological with the emphasis on the psycho," which made me laugh at the same time as it made me think “How are we NOT suppos…
 
Quentin, Cillian, and Aya endured a brutal brawl at the Borehole and captured Gredok the Splithead. But that victory wouldn't have come without Virak the Mean betraying his shamakath. Deep in the Creterakian Empire, Quentin and the others must leave the Borehole behind and find a place to hide. Written and Narrated by Scott Sigler Produced by AB Ko…
 
Sniffing Out How To Save African Wild Dogs One of the most endangered mammals on Earth, African wild dogs are known for their oversized ears, social bonds, and highly efficient hunting style. That predatory nature is now contributing to their threatened status, as their territory in sub-Saharan Africa increasingly overlaps with human farmers, who o…
 
Writing, Like Geology, Requires A Little Digging When author John McPhee first considered the piece of writing that would become his 1998 book, Annals of the Former World, he envisioned a short, un-bylined article in The New Yorker, in which he would visit a road cut on Route 80—a piece that could probably be completed in a few days. Instead, that …
 
Welcome back to the Neuroscience Meets Social and Emotional Learning Podcast for episode #145 with Howard Stephen Berg[i], who is recognized as the world’s fastest reader according to the Guinness Book of World Records with over a 90% comprehension rate, thanks to the cutting edge accelerated learning techniques he has developed over his lifetime w…
 
It’s a chat about TOP GUN on the movie’s 35th anniversary. The FDØ and ARealGirl are joined by Rob Otto, 2nd place finisher of the 1987 Top Gun class (the trophy is in the restroom), to discuss this cheesalicious classic that entrenched Tom Cruise as a box office powerhouse. Catch our StorySmack livestream every second Saturday of the month at: Fac…
 
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