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A Look Back on Grief Counseling

As Jenna and Angela prepare for Season 5 of The Office, Office Ladies takes a look back at Grief Counseling. This episode starts off with some real life bird trouble, and we get some special audio treats from Mindy Kaling and the episode writer herself, Jen Celotta. Then we dig into chip rankings, …

National Museum of Health and Medicine

A boxy, Brutalist building in Silver Spring, Maryland contains one of the greatest collections of disease, injury, and human body bits ever assembled. Read more in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/national-museum-of-health-and-medicine See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info…

224-African Folklore: It's the Great Pumpkin, Kiali

This week, it's a story from Africa (more specifically the Nilamba people in northern Tanzania) about a hunt for a murderer that goes off the rails very quickly with talking animals...and giant, sad pumpkins. The creature this week is a dancing horse. A big chunky ballerina boy who wants to give …

Biominerology (SHELLS) with Robert Ulrich

Bones. Shells. Reefs. Teeth. Biominerology. The wonderful UCLA geochemist Rob Ulrich answers a giant pile of questions such as: How do crystalline structures materialize out of thin air and water? How do squishy animals make such hard shells? What’s the difference between a shell and an exoskeleton…

442- Tanz Tanz Revolution

Today, Berlin is one of the premier destinations for techno music fans. People come from all over the world to party all night to the rhythmic beat of Berlin's club scene. And this music that the city is most famous for developed in large part because of the thing the city is most infamous  for: t…

The Moth Radio Hour: Mother's Day Special

A special edition of The Moth Radio Hour dedicated to Mothers. A woman who has never wanted children suddenly questions her choice, a little girl gets angry at her mother and runs away from home, a son struggles at his mother's deathbed, and a man finds a mother's love in unconventional ways. Hoste…

Babbage: Chips and blocks

Cutting-edge semiconductors are the most complex objects that humans make. Host Hal Hodson and Tim Cross, The Economist’s technology editor, delve into the secretive science that powers a growing portion of economic activity and the world-leading yet precarious work of TSMC—the company that domi…

The Ivy League

The Ivy League is technically a sports conference, but it's much more than that. Enjoy this special 3D episode with your earbuds on and learn all about these revered, elite universities. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Elon Musk on Saturday Night Live and the dogecoin tumble

Kara and Scott recap Elon Musk's host appearance on Saturday Night Live and how it affected the cryptocurrency market. They also discuss a major cyberattack on a US natural gas pipeline. Then we are joined by author of the new book Amazon Unbound, Brad Stone , to discuss how Amazon is changing in …

Get comfortable with being uncomfortable | Luvvie Ajayi Jones

Luvvie Ajayi Jones isn't afraid to speak her mind or to be the one dissenting voice in a crowd, and neither should you. "Your silence serves no one," says the writer, activist and self-proclaimed professional troublemaker. In this bright, uplifting talk, Ajayi Jones shares three questions to ask yo…

Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

The Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15. At least 24 Palestinians were killed when Israeli air strikes hit Gaza in the latest escalation after days of violence in Jerusalem. And, the hack of the Colonial Pipeline late last week forced the shut do…

Apple vs. Facebook

Recently, Apple released a seemingly innocuous software update: a new privacy feature that would explicitly ask iPhone users whether an app should be allowed to track them across other apps and sites.  For Facebook, however, this feature is anything but innocuous — it strikes at the heart of the co…

Is the U.S. Learning All the Wrong Lessons From Covid-19?

Michael Lewis’s new book, “The Premonition,” is about one of the most important questions of this moment: Why, despite having the most money, the brightest minds and the some of the most robust public health infrastructure in the world, did the United States fail so miserably at handling the Covi…

John McCain: Prisoner of War | Regrets | 3

John McCain’s body and mind are starting to deteriorate after months of imprisonment. To survive, he’ll need to make a tough choice. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, a crisis threatens to destroy John's family.  For more reading, we recommend Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton: Six Characteri…

Pediatricians Work To Persuade Parents And Teens To Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Some colleges and universities have announced that COVID vaccination will be mandatory (with some exemptions) and the FDA has authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15. While coronavirus infections are declining in the United States, vaccination rates also appear to be slowing d…

Sponsored: Small Business Stories | Domino's Pizza | 1

This episode is brought to you by Wondery in partnership with Dell Technologies. In honor of small businesses, we're featuring inspiring stories of successful companies that started out small. It’s 1961 and Tom Monaghan is about to drop out of college and put his all into the hole-in-the-wall pizze…

92: The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay is a website, a search engine, which has an index of torrent files. A lot of copyrighted material is listed on the site, but the site doesn’t store any of the copyrighted material. It just points the user to where you can download it from. So for a while The Pirate Bay has been the l…

COVID-19 Chapter 18: Conservation & Pandemics

The COVID-19 pandemic has touched all of our lives in incredibly varied ways, with no two experiences exactly alike. Despite this, we all probably share the same thought: how can we stop this from happening again? In this episode of our Anatomy of a Pandemic series, we ask that question in the cont…

Meet The HIBT Fellows: Pierre Paul & Toby Egbuna

As a part of the 2021 How I Built This Summit (At Home) we have selected 10 Fellows, and we'd like to introduce you to them over the next couple weeks. In this episode: Pierre Paul, founder of a company called We Hear You that's developing a sign language translator that turns American Sign Languag…

Police Reform and Post-Pandemic NYC

Alec talks with Michael Sisitzky from the New York Civil Liberties Union’s police transparency and accountability campaign as many cities around the country are considering police reform. The NYCLU is requesting police discipline records from around the state after the repeal of New York Civil Righ…

Bob Marley: An extraordinary day

Forty years after the death of reggae singer Bob Marley, British writer and dub poet, Benjamin Zephaniah, remembers the day Jamaica came to a standstill for the singer’s funeral. Bob Marley was laid to rest on the 21 May 1981, 11 days after dying from skin cancer. The extraordinary day saw the isla…

The Fake Bride

Have you ever felt as if someone else was writing your personal narrative? Controlling what you do, shaping how you act? This week on Hidden Brain , we bring you a surreal tale about a woman who became a reluctant character in someone else’s love story. If you like our work, please consider supp…

10.52- What You Already Know About The Origins of WWI

You already know a lot actually! sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions

The Jab: Why can’t more be made?

Thousands are dying each day amid vaccine shortages. Would a patent waiver save lives? Jayati Ghosh of the University of Massachusetts Amherst says liberating IP is an urgent moral issue. Richard Hatchett, CEO at CEPI, disagrees. Alok Jha and Natasha Loder are joined by Edward Carr, our deputy e…

"Tina Fey"

What can we say about the lovely Tina Fey? The talented actor, writer, creator and producer is granted 1-hour of time from her parole officer / daughter to blast out a quick pod with her GPS ankle-bracelet triangulated by 3 cell towers. It's explosive, it's magical, and it Juliennes fries.

MFM Minisode 226

This week’s hometowns include a criminal-chasing mom and a postal worker hero. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Who Wins in a Meme Stock World?

Jannick Malling, Public’s co-C.E.O., weighs the risks and rewards of the retail trading boom. You can find transcripts (posted midday) and more information for all episodes at nytimes.com/sway , and you can find Kara on Twitter @karaswisher .

Seth Rogen Returns

Seth Rogen is an actor, writer, producer, director, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Seth returns to Armchair Expert to discuss his approach for writing his new book, how awful weed paraphernalia is, and why he started his high-end weed company. Seth and Dax discuss why weed was stigmatized for ye…

Episode 1225 - Steve Miller

Steve Miller didn’t expect to become a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer with hit songs that stand the test of time, like The Joker and Fly Like An Eagle. He was just a kid from Wisconsin who loved the Blues and wound up with teachers like T-Bone Walker and his godfather Les Paul. Steve tells Marc how he…

“The Anatomy Murderers” Burke and Hare Pt. 1

When a tenant at their boarding house died in 1827, William Burke and William Hare found a way to make some extra money: selling bodies to a medical school. But to keep it up, they’d need a fresh supply of dead bodies — and those were hard to come by. Naturally, at least.  Learn more about your a…