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  • From outsiders like a Westboro Baptist Church defector and a female Mormon psychopath to such thought leaders as anti-woke scholar James Lindsay and feminist Helen Lewis, BBC journalist Andrew Gold takes us away from our comfort zone and into the worlds of people on the edge. New episodes every Monday - with trailers on his Twitter page: @andrewgold_ok and Instagram page: @andrewgold_ok.

    With an open mind and a wry sense of humour, Andrew alternates the theme of guest. Some weeks it'll be with somebody totally 'on the edge' - whether it be the woman who married a sociopathic bigamist or an ex-Muslim whose family tried to kill her. Other episodes will have interviews with such leading minds as Conservative peer Lord Daniel Finkelstein and feminist Helen Pluckrose.

    It was picked in Apple's prestigious New & Noteworthy category and has been a top Editor Pick for Castbox and Stitcher, who also placed it in their 'What we're listening to'. Get in touch or leave a review - it helps boost it up those charts!

    About Andrew

    Andrew is an award-winning journalist and TV presenter who has been making documentaries about bizarre, unusual and remarkable people around the world for a decade. He's done battle with an exorcist, taken on anti-abortionists and hunted for UFOs - all while living in six different countries and learning to speak five languages. You can find his showreel here:

    In this podcast, he aims to get to the humanity of people living on the fringes, and introduce these diverse figures to the listener.

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  • Wéi léiere mam Coronavirus ze liewen, a wat sinn déi aktuell Entwécklungen zu Lëtzebuerg an an der Welt? D' Marie Gales diskutéiert mam Pierre Weimerskirch, deen d' Pandemie aus dem Congé Parental suivéiert, iwwert di néitsen Erkenntnisser, aktuell Mesuren a Weeër zréck an e normalen Alldag.

  • Parce que la santé est bien plus que l'administration de produits améliorant la santé et le bien-être des animaux.

  • This podcast is about how to heal from a difficult childhood and show the World who you really are so you can be a great role model for your children. Through interviews with real people, with experts and my own knowledge and experience, this podcast is meant to inspire and to teach you how to heal, be true to yourself and build your dream life. My name is Anne Louise and I help people with childhood trauma to stop leaning on unhealthy behaviours when they face life challenges and start being a great role model for the children. I hope you will enjoy listening to this podcast.

  • Grouse is a show about the most controversial bird in the West and what it can teach us about hope, compromise and life in rural America. Hosted by Ashley Ahearn, Grouse is an eight-part podcast series produced in partnership with BirdNote Presents and distributed in collaboration with Boise State Public Radio.

  • Materials Data Matters (MDM) connects materials and data science with the world around us by navigating through topics in technology, sustainability and education. With support from the National Science Foundation and its Midwest Big Data Spoke for Integrative Materials Design, MDM is produced by Elena Bruess and Layne Gerbig out of Northwestern University.

    Led by the University of Chicago, the Spoke project aims to connect industry, universities, and government to the people and services to find, access, and use data for materials design. It leverages the Materials Data Facility infrastructure from the Center for Hierarchical Materials Design, or CHiMaD, to foster interconnection across the Midwest. Participating universities are Northwestern University, University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Michigan, and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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  • Conversations to fuel the energy transition hosted by Matt Brown, Vice President of AFRY Management Consulting. Leading industry experts join us to discuss how energy systems are responding to decarbonisation, digitalisation and decentralisation.

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  • The ocean is as mysterious as outer space... and even more amazing, because it's teeming with life (sorry, Venus!). Unfortunately, human activities are wreaking havoc on ocean life, from coral reefs and kelp forests to charismatic whales and obscure microbes. So, what do we do about it? In this podcast, Dr. Morgan Raven, a biogeochemist and professor at the University of California Santa Barbara, talks with entrepreneurs, researchers, activists, public officials, and others who are working on solutions to the conservation and climate issues facing oceans and coasts.