Each week, we aim to bring you interesting information about interesting people in about five minutes in the form of short biographies which can also be read on our website.
Westminster Shorter Catechism narrated by Michael and Elizabeth Tan
Welcome to the Short Science Podcast! Join Elizabeth and Emma every week for all the best science in brief, or listen to the live radio show on www.icradio.com every Wednesday at 12-1pm. Contact us at email@example.com!
Step into today's best stories brought to life by great actors and be inspired. WORDTheatre® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization on a mission to make a better world one story at a time.
The ABR Podcast is a new monthly series from Australian Book Review. Australian Book Review is an arts magazine published ten times a year in print and online. We publish essays, book reviews, interviews and creative writing as well as free arts commentary via the Arts Update section on our website. The ABR Podcast will feature extended interviews and major features from the magazine, such as essays, reviews, and short stories, recorded and discussed by their authors. Each episode will focus ...
This book is composed of 24 short stories, published in 1918 by the Atlantic Monthly Press, and is the second collection of "modern short stories" edited by Charles Swain Thomas. They appeared in the Atlantic monthly magazine around the turn of the century and are written by various authors as follows: Mary Antin, Elizabeth Ashe, Kathleen Carman, Cornelia A. P. Comer, Mazo De La Roche, Annie Hamilton Donnell, James Edmund Dunning, Rebecca Hooper Eastman, William Addleman Ganoe, Lucy Huffaker ...
Stories about how literature sounds. SpokenWeb is a monthly podcast that shares stories from the audio archives of Canadian literary history. Drawing on Canadian literary archival recordings from across Canada, episodes are snapshots of Canadian literary history and contemporary responses to it, including interviews, panel discussions, lectures, readings, and audio essays.
The Building Talks Net Zero series, brought to you by the team at http://Building.co.uk, will feature influencers and disrupters who are key to finding solutions to the climate emergency. In the year the UK hosts COP26, the biggest ever climate change conference, the construction industry is focused on the carbon agenda like never before. Each of our guests will bring their unique perspective on the challenges ahead, how to tackle them and most importantly how to affect real change. This ser ...
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music.
The Americans After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of FX's The Americans. Show Summary: Philip and Elizabeth Jennings are two KGB spies in an arranged marriage who are posing as Americans in suburban Washington, D.C., shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected president. The couple have two children, Paige and Henry, who are unaware of their parents' true identities until they tell Paige after some time has passed. The complex marriage becomes more passionate and genuine each day bu ...
Listen in as author Linda Sivertsen (aka Book Mama) brings together the world’s most beloved bestselling authors to chat about writing, publishing, deal-making, spirituality, activism, and the art of romancing creativity. Now streaming on American Airlines, these up-close conversations are a fan favorite, downloaded millions of times, and frequently profiled on “Best Podcast” lists (i.e., The Motley Fool’s “10 Best Podcasts for Women”) while gracing the "Popular Podcasts, Books" (formerly Li ...
Industry veterans, degenerate gamblers & besties Chamath Palihapitiya, Jason Calacanis, David Sacks & David Friedberg cover all things economic, tech, political, social & poker.
Every week, join journalist and author Yomi Agedoke, and inspirational guests, including Elizabeth Day, Sara Pascoe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as they celebrate the best books written by women. They'll discuss this year's shortlisted titles, explore the life-changing books that sit on other women’s bookshelves and talk about what the future holds for women writing today. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and has been running for over ...
Welcome to Short Plays for Short Journeys, the podcast that brings you new plays by exciting authors, to listen to while you’re on the move. Rich stories are all around us and we’ve carefully selected some of the most original pieces which reflect today’s dynamic new authors. Performed by a diverse range of voices and viewpoints, immerse yourself as we tackle the modern world, one play at a time. This podcast is brought to you by Wild Duck Productions and produced by Susan Conte and Fleur de ...
Hosted by Cassidy Cash, That Shakespeare Life takes you behind the curtain and into the real life of William Shakespeare.
WION (World Is One News) brings latest & breaking news from South Asia, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and rest of the World in politics, business, economy, sports, lifestyle, science & technology with opinions & analysis.
Established authors demonstrating and discussing the impact of intolerance, extremism and war through their stories. www.storiesforsociety.com
Timely, smart and in-depth news, interviews and conversation from NPR & WBUR
From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
Breaking news & stimulating talk in Bellingham and Whatcom County.
Interviews with scholars of the economic and business history about their new books
WAR ROOM: Pandemic is the first and most comprehensive program to bring the most up to the minute information on the coronavirus pandemic and the news of the day. Stephen K. Bannon, Raheem Kassam, and more bring medical experts, politicians, business leaders, and those on the front lines for a comprehensive look at the latest news from all and provide their insider insights.
Film and TV correspondent Laumata Lauano joins Kathryn to talk about the third season of romance thriller You, in-time-for-Halloween film Night Teeth and drama mini-series Maid...all screening on Netflix.
We discuss Arizona, polling, and more. Our guests are: Raheem Kassam, Boris Epshteyn, Mike Lindell Stay ahead of the censors - Join us warroom.org/join Aired On: 10/27/2021 Watch:On the Web: http://www.warroom.orgOn Podcast: http://warroom.ctcin.bioOn TV: PlutoTV Channel 240, Dish Channel 219, Roku, Apple TV, FireTV or on https://AmericasVoice.news…
Australian author and educator John Marsden joins Nine to Noon again to talk about why he thinks kids need to take more risks. It's a philosophy he's had throughout his career as an educator and author, and has been a motto at Candlebark, one of the two schools he's founded in his home state of Victoria in Australia.…
Technology commentator Sarah Putt joins Kathryn to look at this week's US congressional hearing that sought to investigate the harm that social media platforms like TikTok and Snapchat might be causing children and teenagers, and whether legislation could help.
Hannah August reviews The Magician by Colm Toibin, published by Macmillan.
Multi-award winning American writer Jonathan Franzen is back with an epic novel about family, religion and culture. Crossroads is set in the 1970s and focuses on the Hildebrandt family - father Russ, a pastor, his wife Marion and their four children. The novel is the first of a proposed trilogy, primarily set in the hippy-ish parish youth group cal…
UK correspondent Hugo Gye looks at the job ahead of Chancellor Rishi Sunak in today's budget as the country emerges from the pandemic, the illness that's forced the Queen out of attending COP26 in Glasgow, a slight decline in the number of Covid cases and a call from British actress Joanna Lumley to bring back rationing to help tackle the climate c…
A New Zealand tech company is working to address the staggering cost of re-work on construction sites. It's estimated the cost of fixing shoddy work or correcting mistakes can represent between 10 and 20 percent of a project's total cost. Conqa wants to change the way the construction industry operates, by helping projects get it right, first time.…
Judge Andrew Becroft retires tomorrow as Commissioner for Children after five years in the job he says he's given everything to. He says while some progress has been made, far too many tamariki experience abuse, neglect, poverty, and poor health and education outcomes. Judge Becroft has long campaigned for an end to Oranga Tamariki youth justice fa…
Front Row visits Truro to report on the re-opening of the Hall for Cornwall after a 3 year, £26million refurbishment. The new 1300 auditorium complements the granite of the old building, and the Cornish landscape. And the opening show – the world premiere of the Fisherman’s Friends musical, of course.We hear from Matt Hemley, News Editor for The St…
Three Pakistani policemen were killed and 70 more wounded when supporters of a banned Islamist party TLP opened fire at a rally. WIO's Anas Mallick brings in more information.
The world's 20 richest countries are meeting soon in Rome, world leaders are gathering for a two-day summit. The focus is on three things- climate, covid-19 and building back better. WION's Siddhant Sibal brings you all the latest inputs.
Brazil plays an important role in environmental policies as it is blessed with natural resources. Most importantly, 70% of the world's largest rainforest the Amazon is located in Brazil.
Another prominent figure, UK's Queen Elizabeth has confirmed that she will not be attending the COP26 climate summit, here's why!
We get first hand reporting from the border, discuss Biden's polling, and the daily outrage in Loudoun County. Our guests are: Oscar Blue Ramirez, Auden Cabello, Jack Posobiec, Dr. Peter Navarro, Matthew Tyrmand Stay ahead of the censors - Join us warroom.org/join Aired On: 10/27/2021 Watch:On the Web: http://www.warroom.orgOn Podcast: http://warro…
An eye hospital in India has replicated the assembly line style of American fast-food chain McDonald's. How successful is 'McSurgery' in India? Mariam Wardak tells you.
South African batter Quinton de Kock had to sit out the game against West Indies after refusing to take the knee for BLM. Should boards be forcing gestures on players? What happened to personal choice? Palki Sharma has a message for the South Africa national cricket team.
The new Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch is said to deliver fast application load times, highly responsive user experiences, and efficient power consumption, but does it deliver what it promises? Watch the review to know more.
Meet, demand more data & reschedule. This has been the WHO's strategy on approving India's homegrown jab - Covaxin. Are WHO experts delaying the approval on purpose? Were all jabs subjected to the same regime? Palki Sharma tells you.
One Country One Law could soon be a reality in Sri Lanka. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has set up a 13-member task force to formulate a draft report by February 2022. Who will head the task force? Watch this report by Palki Sharma to find out.
The United States will be rolling out a 4th dose of the Wuhan virus vaccine for the immunocompromised. Is a booster shot really needed? or is it America's way of selling vaccines that are nearing expiry? Palki Sharma brings you a report.
The World is normalising the Taliban's erasure of women. Most countries and aid organisations are sending male-only delegations to meet the Taliban. The Taliban have not refused to interact with women. What then explains the all-male delegations? Listen in to Palki Sharma.
Pentagon officials say ISIS-K could strike America in 6 to 12 months. What's worse, they are banking on the Taliban to stop it. What happened to Joe Biden's claim of vanquishing terrorists in Afghanistan? Is this another 9/11 in the making? Palki Sharma tells you.
Is your child being exposed to objectionable content online? An investigation has revealed that TikTok is recommending videos of serial killers and gun violence to children as young as 13. Some of these videos have links to websites selling weapons. Palki Sharma brings you a report.
Are Saudi Arabia & Israel going to formalise ties? On Monday, a flight from Riyadh landed in Tel Aviv. On Tuesday, an Israeli jet landed in Riyadh. What are the two countries up to? Palki Sharma gets you a report.
When it comes to parenting, health, fitness and sustainability are the major trends this year. They're all on show at London's Baby Show. Products to help mothers exercise outdoors and protect the environment are prominent, after nature became a bigger part of people's lives during the pandemic.
The United States has voiced 'strong' opposition toward the Israeli government’s push to expand settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. This comes after Israel announced construction tenders for 1,355 housing units in the West Bank.
Joe Biden's team is voicing rare support for the Palestinian community, the US president's plan to reach out to them is facing quite a lot of obstructions.
Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a thirteen-member task force to study the implementation of the concept of 'one country one law' and further prepare a draft.
Nepal Supreme Court Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana has refused to resign from his post amidst allegations that he helped his brother-in-law secure a berth in the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led Cabinet.
In the U.S., felons and those convicted of domestic violence crimes are not allowed to own or have guns. But an investigation found at least 100 cases of homicides by partners that were not legally supposed to have a firearm. Reveal reporter Jennifer Gollan joins us to discuss. And, Rod Roberson, mayor of Elkhart, Indiana, talks about how the self-…
Pumpkin can be used for so much more than pie. Resident chef Kathy Gunst shares three new recipes using pumpkin. And, there wasn't a COVID-19 vaccine this time last year. Wall Street Journal reporter Gregory Zuckerman talks about his new book "A Shot to Save the World: The Inside Story of the Life-or-Death Race for a Covid-19 Vaccine."…
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has revealed his newly shuffled cabinet. The 30-member team has an equal number of men and women, which is a rare show in governments across the globe.
A team of engineers at Australia's University of Newcastle and have developed a patented thermal block material, which its inventors hope can be used to ease the transition away from coal-fired power.
The world's 20 richest countries are meeting soon in Rome, world leaders are gathering for a two-day summit. The focus is on three things- climate, covid-19 and building back better.
Iran is all set to host the second round of foreign ministers' meet in Afghanistan. Foreign ministers from regional neighbours of Afghan including Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and China besides hosts Iran and Russia are going to be present at the meeting.
A group of 35 Republican senators has introduced a bill to block the Joe Biden administration from reopening the US consulate in Jerusalem.
We get first hand reporting from the border, discuss Biden's polling, and the daily outrage in Loudoun County. Our guests are: Oscar Blue Ramirez, Auden Cabello, Matt Salmon, Terry Schilling, Tiffany Polifko Stay ahead of the censors - Join us warroom.org/join Aired On: 10/27/2021 Watch:On the Web: http://www.warroom.orgOn Podcast: http://warroom.c…
Sri Lanka has agreed to China's request to reinspect the rejected stock of the Chinese fertilizers amid an ongoing row.
Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a thirteen-member task force to study the implementation of the concept of 'one country one law' and further prepare a draft. WION's Dasuni Athauda brings you all the latest developments.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Sudanese prime minister Abdalla Hamdok after the military released him from custody. Blinken expressed his deep concern over the ongoing takeover and emphasized the need for the Sudanese military to refrain from violence against protesters.
This year, Florida has been dealing with a massive die-off of manatees, with 959 documented deaths as of Oct. 1. This has already been the deadliest year on record, and according to state estimates, further colder weather may cause another wave of deaths among the estimated 7,500 to 10,200 manatees along both Florida coasts.…
KGMI's Joe Teehan talks to WSDOT's RB Mckeon about an I-5 travel survey and how public input can help the Department of Transportation improve travel on the interstate.โดย KGMI News/Talk 790
Around 100 proud beard wearers took part in the contest. Competitors from around the world converged in Germany to be a part of a Beard Olympics and German Beard Championships for a facial hair face-off.
US Senators put executives from YouTube, TikTok, and Snapchat on the defensive, questioning them about how they are ensuring young users’ safety on their platforms.
South Korean fans of popular Netflix global hit series 'Squid Game' flocked to a park in Seoul, after a doll featured in the show was installed there.
The United States backed Taiwan’s inclusion in the United Nations system amid China's continued efforts to limit the island's international participation.