Recently Listened Podcasts for March 3, 2011

Steve wears overalls + What’s This Food? : GardenFork Radio
GardenFork Radio – Eric Rochow

Steve from the Born To Farm podcast and the Farm Cast Network joins us to talk about blogging with WordPress and making your own podcast, and Daniel Delaney of What’s This Food joins us to talk about how to cook Aebleskiver.

February 19, 2011: The Splendid Table
APM: The Splendid Table – American Public Media

It’s a look at the mysterious eel with James Prosek author of Eels, An Exploration, From New Zealand To The Saragasso, of the World’s Most Mysterious Fish, we look at the food life of Thailand with David Thompson author of Thai Street Food and John Kowals

Feb. 12, 2011: The News from Lake Wobegon
APM: A Prairie Home Companion’s News from Lake Wobegon American Public Media

We need snow this time of the year, everyone gets cranky during the month of February.

Entrepreneurs Win the Game with Social Media and Forward Passes
The Bigg Success Show The Bigg Success Show Life On My Own Terms

Feb. 26, 2011: The News from Lake Wobegon
APM: A Prairie Home Companion’s News from Lake Wobegon American Public Media

It is snowing again, despite people’s objections.

Prog. 5 Objects: The Mozarts’ Games
A History of Mozart in a Dozen Objects BBC Radio 3

Cliff Eisen focuses on the role of game-playing in Mozart’s life, and takes a look at a range of games including card games painted by Leopold Mozart himself, and a board game which featured the characters of Mozart’s Magic Flute….

022512 Hour 2: Bilingual Babies, Turkle on Technology, Transgenic Weeds
Science Friday Audio Podcast

Science Friday 022512 Hour 2: Bilingual Babies, Turkle on Technology, Transgenic Weeds

IOT: Maimonides 17th February 2011
In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg BBC Radio 4

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life, times and legacy of the great Jewish medieval philsopher, Maimonides. Also known as Rambam, Maimonides was a philosopher, theologian, lawyer and physician whose works are still influential today. Melvyn is…

mozart: Prog. 6 Objects: A telescope and a musical clock
A History of Mozart in a Dozen Objects BBC Radio 3

In this episode Cliff Eisen concentrates on a 18th-Century state-of-the-art telescope and on a musical clock as a sign of the Mozarts’ interest in science and technology – a typical concern of the time, which Wolfgang reflected in his music….

99% Invisible-17- Concrete Furniture
99% Invisible Roman Mars

The New City Hall, designed by Finnish architect Viljo Revell, was the first modern, concrete, civic building in Toronto. When it opened in …

Do Entrepreneurs Thrive on Chaos?
The Bigg Success Show The Bigg Success Show Life On Your Own Terms

Darth Passat
Marketing Over Coffee John Wall and Christopher Penn

In this Marketing Over Coffee learn : About The Superbowl, Near Field Communications, WordPress plugins you can’t live without! All this and more… Direct Link to File Show length 26:16 Brought to you by our sponsors: Blue Sky Factory – Our Email Pro

mozart: Prog. 10 Objects: Leopold’s books and Mozart’s tea chest
A History of Mozart in a Dozen Objects BBC Radio 3

Cliff Eisen talks about travel in the 18th Century, and discovers the books Leopold Mozart picked up in London as well as the tea chest that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart carried with him on his travels….

Do You Care?
The Bigg Success Show The Bigg Success Show Life On Your Own Terms

Special Interview with Greg Verdino
Marketing Over Coffee John Wall and Christopher Penn

In this Marketing Over Coffee: A special conversation with Greg Verdino. We talk with him about his book MicroMarketing. Direct Link to File Show length 32:56 Brought to you by our sponsors: Blue Sky Factory – Our Email Provider of Choice – Check out thei

Adding Smarts To The Electrical Grid
NPR: Science Friday Podcast NPR

The nation’s electrical distribution system has been getting less reliable over time, according to an article by electrical engineering professor Massoud Amin. How dependable is our electrical infrastructure, and will plans for a more intelligent “smart

Feb. 19, 2011: The News from Lake Wobegon
APM: A Prairie Home Companion’s News from Lake Wobegon American Public Media

The snow is melting and people are able to walk around town again.

Why Cities Rock
Freakonomics Radio Stephen J. Dubner

Could it be that cities are “our greatest invention” — that, despite reputation as black-soot-spewing engines of doom, they in fact make us richer, smarter, happier and (believe it!) greener?

Defeat Your Doppelgangers
Stuff To Blow Your Mind HowStuffWorks.com

Most people are familiar with the idea of a doppelganger — some mysterious copy or clone of another human being — but what’s the science behind this phenomenon? Tune in as Julie and Robert take a closer look at doppelgangers.

Millionaires vs. Billionaires
Freakonomics Radio Stephen J. Dubner

Five things you don’t know about the NFL labor standoff

mozart: Prog. 8 Objects: A window from Mozart’s flat in Vienna
A History of Mozart in a Dozen Objects BBC Radio 3

A window from Mozart’s flat in Vienna inspires Cliff Eisen to visit the actual place – the Figarohaus, today a museum dedicated to the composer, who tried to earn his life as a free-lance musician in the Imperial Capital – but what challenges did he…

Life on the 500th Floor
Stuff To Blow Your Mind HowStuffWorks.com

By 2050, experts believe approximately two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. How will this urbanization change life for individuals, and how will it affect the world? Listen in and learn more about life on the 500th floor.

Have We Grown Too Fond Of Technology?
NPR: Science Friday Podcast NPR

In her book Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, Sherry Turkle examines our proclivity for robots, smart phones and social networks, and though far from suggesting we ditch technology, she wonders if we aren’t losin

February 5, 2011: The Splendid Table
APM: The Splendid Table American Public Media

This week we’re talking to Hal Herzog, author of Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat, about our sometimes puzzling relationship with meat, Diana Henry author of Plenty brings us a decidedly British take on leftovers, and New York Times Getting Lost co

mozart: Prog. 2 Objects: Portraits of Mozart
A History of Mozart in a Dozen Objects BBC Radio 3

Cliff Eisen introduces the second in a series of programmes exploring Mozart’s world through objects associated with him. Today, two of the most important portraits of Mozart: the Stock and the Lange portraits in Salzburg….

TA: Illegal Workers and Capital Punishment
Thinking Allowed BBC Radio 4

What is the work experience of the illegal immigrants taking part in the British economy? Laurie hears about a new report from David Whyte. Also, is the American Death Penalty an anomaly in an age of abolition? David Garland and Ken MacDonald join…

Everybody Peeled Mushrooms : GardenFork Radio
GardenFork Radio Eric Rochow

This week we check in with Julie and Tim, our friends in the UK. we talk about snow, town history, Etsy, and food myths.

Are you smarter than an ant swarm?
Stuff To Blow Your Mind HowStuffWorks.com

A single ant might not be Mensa material, but a colony of ants can produce some amazingly clever decisions. Tune in as Robert and Julie explore the study of swarm intelligence — and how it compares to human intelligence.

99% Invisible-16- A Designed Language
99% Invisible Roman Mars

The idea is simple and quite beautiful: if we all shared a second, politically neutral language, people of all different nations and cultures …

A Bold Career Move May Save Your Life
The Bigg Success Show The Bigg Success Show Life On Your Own Terms

mozart: Prog. 4 Objects: Mozart’s own piano
A History of Mozart in a Dozen Objects BBC Radio 3

Cliff Eisen explores some of the many types of piano Mozart played during his life, along with specially-recorded excerpts to illustrate the features he wanted to exploit as he wrote music for the instrument…

Science Diction: The Origin Of ‘Physician’
NPR: Science Friday Podcast NPR

In the 13th century, Anglo-Normans appropriated the French physique, or remedy, to coin the English physic, or medicine, which is still in dictionaries today. Science historian Howard Markel discusses how physic became physician, and the parallel evolutio

IOT: The Nervous System 10th Feb 2011
In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg BBC Radio 4

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Nervous System, the body’s communication network. The discovery of the nervous system is a fascinating story which begins in ancient Greece and is still going on today. Melvyn is joined by Colin Blakemore, Professor…

AHOW: 097 Hockney’s In the Dull Village 19 Oct 2010
A History of the World in 100 Objects BBC Radio 4

Print by the British artist David Hockney. Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, explores the sexual revolution of the 1960s through a print by David Hockney which shows two men in bed together. The work was one of a series created as the…

AHOW: 099 Credit card 21 Oct 2010
A History of the World in 100 Objects BBC Radio 4

A plastic credit card. Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, explores the changing role of money in the modern world by looking at a Shari’a compliant credit card. How is modern banking adapting for new markets and what are the moral issues…

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