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‎99% Invisible: 401- The Natural Experiment via Apple Podcasts [Audio]

May 26th, 2020 Comments off
99% Invisible: 401- The Natural Experiment via Apple Podcasts [Audio]
In general, the coronavirus shutdowns have been terrible for academic research. Trips have been canceled, labs have shut down, and long-running experiments have been interrupted. But there are some researchers for whom the shutdowns have provided a unique opportunity—a whole new data set, a chance to gather new information, or to look at information in a new way. And so, this week, we’re bringing you stories very different academic fields, about researchers who are using this bizarre, tragic moment to learn something new about the world.

‎Home School: The Boring Talks: #50 – Windows via Apple Podcasts [Audio]

May 11th, 2020 Comments off
Home School: The Boring Talks: #50 - Windows  via Apple Podcasts

Where does the word ‘Window’ derive from? And what does it have to do with a Norwegian architectural historian and a bohemian Austrian poet? On a lyrical journey from death to inspiration, Anne Ulrikke Andersen takes a look through the windows in the life of Christian Norberg-Schulz.

James Ward introduces another curious talk about a subject that may seem boring, but is actually very interesting…. maybe.

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‎Home School: Coal Holes from The Boring Talks via Apple Podcasts

May 8th, 2020 Comments off
Home School: Coal Holes from The Boring Talks via Apple Podcasts
Home School: Coal Holes from The Boring Talks via Apple Podcasts
 

They are either 12, 14 or 16 inches wide, they live just outside our doors, and they come in a variety of striking designs. So why has no one heard of coal holes?

Local historian Amir Dotan explores the streets of London to find the small metal discs you may not have noticed before, but may well have stepped over thousands of times.

James Ward introduces another curious talk about a subject that may seem boring, but is actually very interesting…. maybe.

 


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‎Home School: The Boring Talks: #37 – Watergate Tape ‘Silence’ via Apple Podcasts

April 21st, 2020 Comments off
The Boring Talks: #37 - Watergate Tape 'Silence' on Apple Podcasts via Apple Podcasts

The neuroscientist Sophie Scott takes a close listen to the long ‘silent’ gap on the Watergate Tapes.

Buzz. Click. Buzz. Click. Buzz.

Presenter: James Ward
Contributor: Sophie Scott
Producer: Luke Doran

Listen To The Boring Talks: #37 – Watergate Tape ‘Silence’ via Apple Podcasts




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‎Twenty Thousand Hertz: #80 I Virtual Choir on Apple Podcasts via Apple Podcasts

April 19th, 2020 Comments off
Twenty Thousand Hertz: #80 I Virtual Choir on Apple Podcasts via Apple Podcasts
Singing with others is a powerful form of expression. That’s why the composer Eric Whitacre started the Virtual Choir; an experiment that connects singers from every corner of the globe. In this episode, we hear how a choir can unite people from different backgrounds to achieve a common goal – creating beautiful music.

Breeze in the trees via TikTok

February 4th, 2020 Comments off

My Los Angeles 89: Music Center via TikTok

February 3rd, 2020 Comments off

My Los Angeles 086: Music Center At Night via TikTok

January 30th, 2020 Comments off

Ghosts Of The Internet 2019: An Hour Of Spooky And Silly Halloween Listening! [Audio]

October 30th, 2019 Comments off
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Time-lapse: Igreja do Carmo, Porto, Portugal [Video]

September 26th, 2019 Comments off

Time-lapse: Igreja do Carmo, Porto, Portugal

Time-lapse as a constant stream of people take photos and selfies outside this highly decorated church in Porto, Portugal.

Time-lapse: Igreja do Carmo, Porto, Portugal [Video]

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