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Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
Like an Open University with no Tuition that Digs into the Politics of Everyday Life and the Activism that Shapes It
The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the dark side of humanity and human nature. Our stories delve into the worst of the worst and include murder, rape, dismemberment and cannibalism. No crime is too brutal and no victim is too pure. The worst monsters are real.
Exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Host Manoush Zomorodi inspires us to learn more about the world, our communities, and most importantly, ourselves.
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios
A podcast that explores the unexplained and explains the unexplored, Blurry Photos seeks the facts behind the fiction of the world’s most fascinating, unbelievable, and chilling mysteries and legends. Focusing on lesser-known topics of Forteana, conspiracy, history, and folklore, Blurry Photos is driven by the desire for a better understanding of fringe subjects through research, storytelling, and rational thinking. Prepare your butts, because it’s time to learn something weird.
How are the things we're talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.
The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.
Kudzu Killers is a true crime podcast featuring a couple of honest-to-goodness southern gals discussing compelling tales of southern style homicide.
Somewhere in the Skies is a weekly podcast covering UFOs, culture, and the extraordinary world we live in. Hosted by author and television host, Ryan Sprague, the podcast past and present UFO news, audio docs, and special guests. Join Ryan and his guests as they try to make sense of the mysteries that lay somewhere in the skies. New episodes every Monday. Learn more at www.somewhereintheskies.com Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/somewhere-in-the-skies.
911 Calls Podcast with The Operator is an *award-winning podcast brought to you by The Operator and his trusty junior-assistant, Mr Luna (of Dark Topic and Monstruo fame).Each episode presents and dissects the gripping audio from 911 calls made throughout the world.You’ll find yourself traveling the rough road that dispatchers, and those on the other end of the line, must travel to find help in crisis. You’ll feel the terror, the panic, as moments tick by on each call. You’ll even find yourself being exasperated, as the height of emergency breeds the height of confusion between caller and rescuers!But all is not lost. Every episode brings you two emotionally-riveting calls - one harrowing call to stir your senses, and a heartwarming call to tug at your heartstrings.With over one-thousand 9-1-1 calls in the bank, there are years of episodes to come! So buckle up.WANT MORE?For $5 a month you get everything that 11:59 Media produces: exclusive shows, early / ad-free episodes, early-bird access to upcoming shows (months in advance), live video chats, and discounts on merch!https://patreon.com/1159media
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Sword and Scale Rewind, hosted by Matt Fondiler and Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, is the aftershow for the popular true-crime podcast Sword and Scale.
In politics, you’re often told not to get lost in the weeds. But we love the weeds! That’s where politics becomes policy – the stuff that shapes our lives. Every Tuesday and Friday, host Matthew Yglesias is joined by Vox reporters and editors, ProPublica's Dara Lind, and some of the leading minds in policy to dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare, immigration, housing, and everything else that matters. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
Join me as I dive into some of the most fascinating and thought provoking true crime stories told one chapter at a time. Kidnappings, murders, mysterious disappearances, serial killers, celebrity crime and more will be covered.
Skills for Mars is my passion project. It is a podcast about the future and also about now. It is about change, the new world of work and the skill set needed to have meaningful, impactful careers and lives. From actually going to Mars and creating a new home there, to the uprising of the gig economy, esports and the gaming industry, AI and Blockchain, arts, genetics, environmental hacking and why not - pure surviving skills - we will touch on what it takes to make it out there. Whether you are still in school, 40 or 60, a parent guiding their child, someone that wants to start a career or change it, a business or an HR Leader that wants to better understand the new world of work - Welcome to Skills for Mars! Skills for Mars is also has a video format. For a more intimate experience, you can access the videos on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsLBhSFdBVajW_BuaxLswEg? As this is a commercial free podcast and it takes quite an effort to produce, your support is much appreciated! If you have a free second, you can subscribe to the podcast via YouTube or on podcast players, share your preferred episode or clip with friends on Social Media, make comments, send suggestions – It will tell me that the content I am sharing is relevant for you. To access the video podcast and subscribe for free to my YouTube channel – go to YouTube.Com, type in Skills for Mars and hit the subscribe button. Alternatively, you can go to my website iuliaistrate.com/skillsformars and click the YouTube - confirm your subscription button. I would love to hear what you think and discuss your Future of Work ideas on the podcast, so please let me have your comments on YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter If you want to get access to more content such as Re:Thinking your Talent Approach, working with me or having me keynote your next event, you can visit my website at iuliaistrate.com or contact me via email: iulia@iuliaistrate.com
Mysterious Universe is a weekly podcast featuring fascinatingly strange reports from all over the world. Always interesting and often hilarious, join hosts Aaron Wright and Benjamin Grundy as they investigate the latest in futurology, weird science, consciousness research, alternative history, cryptozoology, UFOs, and new-age absurdity.
An independent podcast about fear, beauty and the unknown. Since 2012. Hosted by Jeff Emtman and others.
Take your mind off life for a while. The podcast was originally created for First Responders, Veterans and anyone else combatting the effects of PTSD. I do that through comedy and entertainment. Being so easily relatable, you can come and listen to other perspectives on varieties of topics and hear opinions from everyday people. I'll interview celebrities and notable people from time to time, to give our listeners/viewers (Yes, there is a full video episode YouTube Channel) a chance to meet them and hear their stories through the episodes. The podcast is broadcast on Apple Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Castbox, YouTube Channel and ALL other Podcast Apps. The Podcast is a production by VoiceCloud Productions, LLC, with all rights reserved. New episodes are released weekly... **Episodes 1-11 were from our previous Facebook Live Feed, prior to podcasting**Full Video Episodes - www.rumble.com/c/c-492845 - Website - www.hwhpodcast.com - ​- Subscribe on your favorite podcast app & Follow Us on our Social Media -​iTunes - http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hellbound-with...Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/0QVtyfx7yVAeDVEWmsd...iHeart Radio - https://www.iheart.com/podcast/hellbound-with-hal...Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hellboundwithhalosInstagram - www.instagram.com/hwhpodcast
We see lots of movies and TV shows where hackers can infiltrate our lives with just a few keystrokes. But is it real? We’re here to find out. Malicious cat photos, sketchy Wi-Fi networks, rogue rentals, all-knowing webcams - those are just a few topics tackled in Hackable?, where we let our hackers shed light on just how secure we really are. Winner of Best Branded Podcast - 10th Annual Shorty Awards.
We tell the stories of haunted places, ghost encounters, cryptid encounters, the paranormal, preternatural, and every oddity imaginable. And we have a few laughs while we're at it! Join your hosts Adam & Matt in their discussions of these topics and email them your thoughts at GraveYardTalesPodcast@gmail.com (mailto:GraveYardTalesPodcast@gmail.com) We thank you for joining us in the GraveYard!
A podcast for the morbidly curious. From serial killers to ghosts, ancient curses to obscure medical conditions, let us satisfy your curiosity. (Some episodes may not be appropriate for children. Listener discretion is advised.)
Host Jack Luna covers the worlds darkest stories, while holding you close in an itchy blanket. 
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Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
Where we talk about the Darker side of things...

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