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American polymath and a Founding Father of the United States

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Redskins Talk
SEAHAWKS PREVIEW: Setting expectations for Monday vs. Seattle and JP's 1-on-5 interview with the starting O-line

Redskins Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 28:11


JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey have recovered from their respective Thanksgiving food comas and are officially ready to preview Monday's matchup between Washington and Seattle. But first, they must announce the location of the VEGAS POD PARTY!!!!!!!!!!! After that's handled, they hop right into their Over/Under, 100 Chips and Benjamin Franklin segments, and from there, they toss to JP's very special interview with... the entire starting offensive line. That's right, all five of 'em. If you like podcasts where a new podcast shirt is revealed and Simmie Cobbs is name-dropped, then this is the episode for you.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Marketing Book Podcast
359 Renegade Marketing by Drew Neisser

The Marketing Book Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 82:56


Renegade Marketing: 12 Steps to Building Unbeatable B2B Brands by Drew Neisser About the Book: Marketing has become ridiculously complicated, but yours doesn't have to be. With decades of hands-on experience, expert strategist and writer Drew Neisser has witnessed the dramatic evolution of business-to-business marketing. Working alongside giant brands like IBM, as well as start-ups and midsize companies, and interviewing over four hundred top practitioners, Neisser uncovered the top four characteristics that all successful marketers have in common: they are Courageous, Artful, Thoughtful, and Scientific (CATS). These four characteristics form the basis for the framework in Renegade Marketing. Over the years, Neisser created a twelve-step formula to radically simplify B2B marketing and build an unbeatable brand. In his book, he shares the stories of marketing CATS as he gives you the tools to: Walk through a highly refined discovery process that culminates in finding your brand's purpose Define your company's purpose in eight words or fewer Build team support for new marketing initiatives while establishing your unique brand story, voice, and design Assemble effective marketing plans that engage employees, inspire customers, and attract new business Drive perpetual growth by creating a culture with metrics, marketing technology, and experimentation About the Author: Drew Neisser is the founder of Renegade, a strategic boutique for B2B innovators, and CMO Huddles, a membership organization exclusively for B2B CMOs. He's also the host of Renegade Thinkers Unite. Ranked among the top B2B influencers, Drew has been a featured marketing expert on ABC News, CNBC, CBS Radio, and Tony Robbins's podcast, among many others. Besides his long-running Ad Age magazine column, he's contributed articles to FastCompany, Forbes, MediaPost, and CMO.com. Drew's first book, The CMO's Periodic Table: A Renegade's Guide to Marketing, published in 2015, features interviews with sixty-four marketing leaders at top brands, including American Express, Dow, IBM, and SAP. Drew started his advertising career at Wells Rich Greene, and later moved to J. Walter Thompson, and Chiat/Day, and then founded the agency that became Renegade in 1993. And, interesting fact – he's obsessed with (and a bit of an expert) on American founding father Benjamin Franklin! Click here for this episode's website page with the links mentioned during the interview... https://www.salesartillery.com/marketing-book-podcast/renegade-marketing-drew-neisser

The Westerly Sun
Westerly Sun - 2021-11-25: Ann Smith Franklin, State unemployment rate, and Kevin Thibdeau

The Westerly Sun

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 4:07


You're listening to the Westerly Sun's podcast, where we talk about the best local events, new job postings, obituaries, and more. First, a bit of Rhode Island trivia. Today's trivia is brought to you by Perennial. Perennial's new plant-based drink “Daily Gut & Brain” is a blend of easily digestible nutrients crafted for gut and brain health. A convenient mini-meal, Daily Gut & Brain” is available now at the CVS Pharmacy in Wakefield. Now for some trivia. Did you know that Rhode Island resident, Ann Smith Franklin was an American colonial newspaper printer and publisher? She inherited the business from her husband, James Franklin, brother of Benjamin Franklin. Ann published the Mintunt and printed an almanac series. She was the country's first female newspaper editor, the first woman to write an almanac, and the first woman inducted into the University of Rhode Island's Journalism Hall of Fame. Now, for our feature story: Rhode Island's unemployment rate increased to 5.4% in October as the state lost 2,100 jobs, according to the state Department of Labor and Training.  The department said that these are the first job losses since December 2020. The October unemployment rate was up from the September rate of 5.2%. The year-ago rate was 7.3%. The national rate for October was 4.6%. The overall number of nonfarm jobs in the state dropped to 479,200 in October, reflecting a loss of 2,100 jobs from the revised September job count. The government sector saw the most job losses. The state lost about 108,000 jobs in March and April of 2020 when many industries were shut down or severely restricted to help control the spread of the coronavirus, but the state's economy has recovered 80,000, or 74%, of the jobs lost during the shutdown. Three sectors — construction, manufacturing and wholesale trade — have recovered all of the jobs lost during the economic shutdown, while the transportation and utilities sector has regained nearly all of the jobs it lost. For more information on jobs and employment, check out this story and more at thewesterlysun.com Are you interested in a new opportunity? You're in luck! Today's Job posting comes from Randall Realtors Compass in Westerly. They're looking for real estate agents. You'll need to obtain a real estate license before you start. Pay can be $100,000 or more per year. If you're interested and think you'd be a good fit for the role you can apply using the link in our episode description. https://www.indeed.com/jobs?l=Westerly%2C%20RI&mna=5&aceid&gclid=Cj0KCQjwpf2IBhDkARIsAGVo0D2S3gEb-328GyRpBuTTeeKPdn3-klOh0KYAsfete6MEZmI5S4qTg-4aAnQkEALw_wcB&vjk=ca280a731c2da875&advn=7652287743140876 Today we're remembering the life of Kevin Thibdeau, of Pawcatuck died after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Kevin was born in Westerly, grew up in Pawcatuck, and attended West Broad Street School and Pawcatuck Middle School. In 1971 he graduated from Stonington High School followed by Ellis Regional Tech. In 1977, he married his loving wife of 44 years, Cindy. Kevin worked at Davis Standard and then spent 36 years working for the Town of Stonington Highway Department as an Assistant Mechanic and snowplow driver where he made many life-long friends. He loved cooking, and spending time at the Mystic Rod and Gun Club where he served as the Treasurer of the Pistol League. He loved traveling with family on vacations, showing his kids California, Colorado, Maine, and New Hampshire and catching up with anyone he met up with around town or at the local coffee shop. Kevin was an avid Denver Broncos, Boston Red Sox and UCONN Women's Basketball fan and was a long and dedicated supporter of The Jimmy Fund. He loved spending time with family and friends and always enjoyed the company of his canine companions. In addition to his wife, Kevin is survived by his three children, brother, granddaughters, mother-in-law, three sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, He is also survived by his loving dog Cinnamon. The family would like to thank the dedicated staff at Dana Farber Hospital in Boston, Yale New Haven Hospital, Westerly Hospital and the Westerly Health Center for their excellent care and compassion. Thank you for taking a moment with us today to remember and celebrate Kevin's life. That's it for today, we'll be back next time with more! Also, remember to check out our sponsor Perennial, Daily Gut & Brain, available at the CVS on Main St. in Wakefield! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Tim Ben & Brooke: The GTF Podcast
Our National BIrd Was Supposed to be A Turkey TBB Extra Podcast 11-22-21

Tim Ben & Brooke: The GTF Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 10:30


We play a quick round of Thanksgiving Fact or Fiction Tim has some Fun Facts about Turkeys, Macy's Department Store, Cranberries and Turkey's inspiring a dance craze and flying to Disney World - all fun, but are they true? Recorded Monday November 22, 2021 with Tim Hattrick, Ben Campbell, Hannah Kress and Barrel Boy

The Uncurated Life Podcast
137 | What's My Enneagram?

The Uncurated Life Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 20:13


In part 2 of my Personality Test Adventures I'm heading down the path of the Enneagram, the darling of Christian Instagram. DISCLAIMER Colorful words may be used. don't be alarmed. NEWSLETTER https://view.flodesk.com/pages/61525a85337f1c2aacf52f6d Etsy Shop is open! https://www.etsy.com/shop/CGBPrints FIND ME ON ALL THE THINGS Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/cindyguentertbaldo YouTube - https://youtube.com/c/CindyGuentertBaldo Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/llamaletters/ Discord - https://discord.gg/Rwpp7Ww Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/llamaletters/ Website - www.cindyguentertbaldo.com STUFF I MENTIONED DISC Episode - https://uncuratedlife.libsyn.com/133-my-first-personality-test-disc About the enneagram - https://www.enneagraminstitute.com/how-the-enneagram-system-works Test - https://www.enneagraminstitute.com/rheti Inquiries - cindy@cindyguentertbaldo.com   TRANSCRIPTION Well, hi there friends. Welcome back to the uncurated life podcast, where I take personality tests and tell you all about them for your amusement. That's not the only thing we do here, but that is a series that I started relatively recently. So this is the second episode. The first episode was the D I S C assessment.   And I will link that in the show notes, if you would like to check it out and you haven't already, that was episode 1 33, but today we are going to be taking a look at the Darlene of Christian Instagram, the Enneagram test. Now here's the thing with personality tests. I'm generally skeptical about them, but enough people asked me to take them.   That I decided to just do this for the amusement of the internet. So I promise I go into these tests with an open mind and I am not being snarky when I answered the questions and actually take the test. Even if I'm snarky. When I talk about the test, when I take it, I'm taking it seriously. You may not believe me, but I swear I am now before we get into the actual test, give me a moment to mention that my latest series series two of my fuckery flowers, which are my flagship art print.   They're a beautiful flowers in botanicals. Mixed media paintings that I create prints out of, and they're realistic, but hidden within them as a naughty word. Fucking love them. I have a new series of 12 launching this coming Thursday, the 25th, the link is in the show notes and the shop is only going to be open until December 10th and then I'm going to shut it down for the holidays.   So. Shipping does not bite us in the ass. So just be sure to check it out when you're able, there will be some bundles that will be limited edition showing up just for black Friday weekend, blah, blah, blah. Check it out. Let's get to the test. So what is the Enneagram? So from the website, Truity they say.   The Enneagram is a system of personality typing that describes patterns in how people interpret the world and manage their emotions. The Enneagram describes nine personality types and maps. Each of these out on a nine pointed diagram, which helps to illustrate how. Relate to one another. The Enneagram is mostly used for personal self knowledge and personality development, offering a powerful tool for better understanding your core motivations and applying that knowledge to all areas of your life, including conflict resolution, team dynamics, leadership, and emotional intelligence, because it identifies opportunities for development for each individual type.   It has become widely used in. Such as counseling psychotherapy, business development, parenting, and education and quote. So like the quote said there are nine types and I pulled these from the Enneagram institute.com note that they're highlights. They're not the full spectrum of each type. Just to give you an idea of each type.   So type one is. A is principled purposeful, self controlled and a perfectionist type two is generous. Demonstrative people-pleasing and possessive type three is adaptable, excelling, driven, an image conscious type fours, expressive, dramatic self-absorbed and temperamental type five is perceptive innovative, secretive, and isolated.   Type six is engaging responsible, anxious, and suspicious type seven is spontaneous, versatile acquisitive and scattered type eight is self-confident decisive, willful and confrontational type nine is receptive, reassuring, complacent, and resigned. So it's nine types. It's a whole bunch of information. If you want to read more, like I said, links will all be in the show notes.   Now I said at the beginning, the Darlene of Christian Instagram now, well, the Enneagram is not rooted in Christianity in recent years. It has really taken root in a lot of the communities. The first time I attempted to take this test a couple of years ago, the free test I found was explicitly Christian.   And I note right the fuck out of there because I'm not Christian. And. A ton of the books I've found on different Enneagram types are written from a Christian perspective, like devotionals for type threes or how to be a type three. And then they don't say that they're Christian, but then you look at them and they're pretty fucking Christian.   It's not my jam dude. And so I'm not like in. The test I did find is science-based allegedly, what does it say? Science-based or scientifically validated force choice, personality test. Uh, it didn't seem to be Christian. When I looked at it, it costs $12. And according to the website takes about 40 minutes to complete.   Now there are plenty of free tests out there. You just need to be careful if you're not somebody who wants to take one from a Christian perspective to just keep an eye out for that. And on top of that, a lot of them will give you information, but you gotta like give them your email to get the rest of it and blah, blah, blah.   So just that, that's the point. The one I am taking is the. Test the Riso Hudson Enneagram type indicator routine version 2.5. And that is linked in the description. So. It says here that it has been independently scientifically validated rather than just indicating your basic type. It produces a full personality profile across all nine types, providing you a unique portrait relative indicating your relative strengths and weaknesses of the nine types within your overall personnel.   All right. So that's the one I'm taking. I will pause you here and go take it. If you want to take one of the tests and do it with me, then post, we can post about it on Instagram stories, blah, blah, blah. But I'll be back. I'll be back. All right. So I am done with the test. It went pretty quickly for me. I wound up doing it about 20, 25 minutes, but I tend to read really quickly and I didn't hesitate.   There were a couple where I think I read the question wrong. So I went back and was right about that and then answered it. So according to my results, my highest Enneagram type is two with seven being very close second. And then my lowest was type eight. So. I looked at this and two is the helper.   Generally twos are caring, empathetic, warm, thoughtful, appreciative, generous, other oriented, tactile affectionate, well, intention and demonstrative. They get into conflict by being people pleasing, flattering, ingratiating, clingy, worried, possessive insincere, seductive self-important, and self deceptive. And at their best twos are encouraging, loving self nurturing.   Constant joyous, humble, forgiving, gracious, and compassionate. So I see aspects of myself in this one, but I think that the second one, which is very close to the first. Is a little bit more me because I, one of the things I read about the Enneagram is that your original personality type is the way you like.   It's something that's constant throughout your life. And I feel like a lot of the aspects of the two are things that I have developed through like working on myself, but seven, the enthusiastic, I read that one and I was like, Hmm. So sevens are excitable spontaneous, curious, optimistic, eager, outgoing, future oriented, adventurous variety, seeking quick and talkative.   They get into conflicts by being scattered, distracted, restless, impatient thrill-seeking escapist, overextended, irresponsible, demanding, and excessive. And at their best, they are appreciative bountiful, thoughtful, accomplished, versatile, receptive, grateful content, quiet and passionate. Type seven exemplifies the desire for freedom and variety and for exploring the many rich experiences that life offers they're spontaneous and upbeat.   They find life exhilarating that the kind of people who and see like this also in some ways like there's aspects of this that are very much me, but there are aspects that I'm not adventurous. And I don't feel my social calendar like.   So there is that. Now one of the things I wanted to look at to see if maybe I could figure out which one of these I was, and I could see the, now I'm going to the third one, which was five, generally fives are focused, observant, curious, insightful expert studious. Complex perceptive, whimsical, profound unsentimental ex no, this isn't me as much either.   I don't know you guys. I need to sit down and talk to Jesse about this and be like, which one it ma, but I feel like, Ooh, sorry about the odd by goodness, but I feel like seven. So I'm going to go to the personality dynamics and variations to see if I can kind of. Kinda hammer this out under stress. Seven goes to average one sevens value their spontaneity and tend to follow their impulses for better or for worse.   As a result, they can become scattered in their attention and energy leaping from one idea to the next, from one activity to another. While this can be exciting. It often leaves seven's frustrated with themselves because they feel like they are not accomplishing as much as they would like to. At such times they begin to behave like average ones pulling in the reins on themselves and trying to get more organized and self controlled.   But because they are trying to impose order and control on themselves, they begin to feel trapped and restricted. This just makes them more frustrated, impatient, and irritable. They may, for instance, become critical of their own creativity. Creative. Before they have had a chance to develop them. Similarly, they cannot avoid feeling disappointment with people and aspects of their environment.   Nothing meets their expectations and they can become harsh and perfectionistic be critical with themselves. And with others, see that that is fucking like razor sharp. Security seven goes to an average five sevens often feel it is their duty to entertain others and keep their environment positive and exciting over time.   This can be exhausting even for sevens, when they are tired of being on for everyone, they may choose to withdraw even from their intimates and seek seclusion. And noninterference, this can come as a shock to others. You've been out having fun with everyone else. Why are you so quiet and unavailable? They no longer want to put out energy for anyone else and can become almost obsessively focused and preoccupied.   They can also be surprisingly withdrawn and isolated, like fives, their body language and aloof responses. Let others know they want space and privacy. They make no effort to entertain or energize others like fives. They retreat from contact and attempt to restore their energy. Again. This is very much me, the only real exception being this, being a shock to others.   But I think it's because my family and my friends know me well enough to know that there are times where I am just like fucking no. Integration seven goes to healthy five, a sevens learned to relax and tolerate their uncomfortable feelings. More completely. They stop using their restless minds to distract themselves.   Their minds become quiet, clear, and focused, allowing sevens to tap more deeply into their reserves of creativity and insight. They're able to prioritize not by imposing some arbitrary order on themselves, but by following their true interests and staying with them, thus, they become far more productive, satisfied.   Satisfying as companions, their capacity to find connections and to synthesize information is not drawn off into tangents. They produce results and this gives them grounds for real confidence in themselves and in life. As they experienced the world more deeply, they find each moment fascinating, profound and regulatory.   The idea of boredom becomes absurd as they savor the incredible mysteries of existence. See like, This I can totally get. And I, this is making me think I'm the seven, cause I'm going to look at the same things for two and I'm not going to read them completely   like the resentment for two under stress. They, um, can't maintain their loving attitude and. They turn into like an egocentric controlling. I can be egocentric and dominating, but I don't turn into like an egocentric Dick. When I feel like my shit has been rejected. I tend to withdraw when my shit has been rejected.   So I, this is I'm the opposite of this. I tend, I don't, they, what they're saying is that under stress twos tend to outburst aggressive, blah, blah, blah. And I tend to pull into myself with the security one. It says they may risk expressing their neediness and darker impulses. Again, that's not really me and the integration.   Yeah. See, I think just looking at all of these things about the two, it also says. It's very possessive and like people pleasing. And that's not me. I'm not really sure how I got to that. But with seven, the relationship issues. So some relationship problems can include these becoming so involved with expressing their thoughts and ideas that they do not really listen to others.   That would be me becoming impatient or critical of other slower pace. Just ask Jesse getting flighty or to seeking distractions. When important relationship challenges arise, fearing that others will not support them. If they're down or depressed, expecting the partner to provide gratification, entertainment, or support immediately on demand and being unwilling or very slow to make commitments.   A lot of this very much resonates with me. And one of the things I will say that with some of those things, they have been problems for me in the past and having a really healthy relationship has helped mitigate some of those things. So I actually think that the seven might be the closest one to me, although the biggest part of seven, that is not me as I am not adventurous, like at all.   So the other thing that usually happens with an Enneagram test is you might be able to know what your wing is. So it's the number that is the closest to your number on either side that you score the highest in. And for me, it would be six according to this. So let's take a look at that. Generally sixes are reliable, hardworking, organizing vigilant, dutiful, evaluating, persevering, cautious, anxious, believing, and doubting, conservative, and liberal six is get into conflicts by being pessimistic, defensive, evasive, negative worrying, doubtful negativistic, reactive, suspicious, and blaming, and at their best they're courageous cooperative disciplined, grounded, secure, faithful.   Self-expressive funny and affectionate. And the relationship issues for a six are getting testing the other person to see if he or she is going to stay getting over committed, causing sixes, to feel pressured and taking advantage of clamming up and not expressing their feelings or venting. The stream of anxiety is alternating between feeling dependent and needy and feeling divided to find a rebellious like rain, hot or cold becoming suspicious.   Doubting the Goodwill of others towards them and blaming people for their own anxieties. And there's a lot here. I can resonate as well. Although not as much as with a seven. Um, the other thing that I can see here is that here, for example, security, when six is feel secure, they begin to deal with stress by simply shutting down and becoming indifferent to their surroundings.   So like there are aspects of this. So if I was going to take a, like, read this and interpret it, I would say that I'm a seven wings, six. So an enthusiast wing loyalist, um, I would imagine that it's a six for my wing, not an eight, because eight was the lowest on my score. What do I think about this? I mean, honestly, most of what I'm looking at here is stuff that, like I already knew about myself and the suggestions for like levels of development and everything like healthy levels.   So like where is it at number seven? One of the things they say is at a healthy place at your best, I would assimilate experiences in depth, making them grateful and appreciative for what they have becoming odd by the simple wonders of life, joyful and ecstatic. Intimidations of spiritual reality of the boundless goodness of life.   I don't think I'm there. I think actually level three. So the lowest healthy level before you hit. Um, average levels is become accomplished. Achievers, generalists who do many things well, practical, productive, usually prolific cross fertilizing areas of interests. I think that that's kind of where I'm at with this, but I'm not sure, you know, and I mean, this, I don't know how much this is all a thing, but I appreciate the look of this.   It, the only thing in here that feels slightly. Christian. Like it doesn't feel Christian at all, except there is Nope. That's about it. I was going to say that like, one of their things is like, they talk about like, your passion is gluttony or plat. Passion is avarice, but they're not all the seven deadly sins, so, okay.   They're just using that verbiage, but yeah. Um, so I'm going to come out of this St. I'm a seven wing six and Ooh. They also have examples of who, who are sevens and who are whatever. If I'm looking at who sevens are some sevens pulling out of here, we got Joe Biden, but we also got Sarah Pailin. We got Katy Perry and Brittany Spears and Goldie Hawn and cameras.   There's a lot of actors on here. There's a lot of actors on here. Elton John is on here. Leonard Bernstein is on here. Who else? JFK is on your Mozart. Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin. I mean, he had gout to I Kandinsky and artist. I really admire is on here. Jim Carey, David do Cavani. There's a bunch of actors and so on.   And so this makes sense, like a lot of like people in like the arts seem to be on here. So that's, that's cool. Anyway, I don't know you guys, I don't know if this is garbage or if this is realistic, but I will say that it's an interesting way of looking at things, looking at things like how you resolve conflict and how you go about your life in that way.   So I do appreciate that. And I wonder if once I'm done with all of these personality tests, if I set them next to each other and see, do they kind of inter in line with each other or was I just in different moods those days? Cause sometimes I wonder when I'm taking these tests, um, is it just based on my mood that day?   Like today, am I seven and tomorrow mine eight, like who fucking knows. Right. Anyway, if you take the Enneagram, let me know, let me know what you are. Tag me on Instagram at Lama letters. And don't forget to check out my shop. All the information is in the show notes, as well as links to all of this shit.   The fuckery flowers are releasing later this week. I am so grateful that you're here and I am so grateful to my patrons. They are the sponsors of every episode of the podcast. And if you are interested in becoming a patron and getting early access to these episodes, then you can check it out. There is links in the show notes.   There's all sorts of shit in the show notes. So it's even a transcription of this. But if you're listening to this, you may not want the trans I don't fucking know. Anyway, thank you so much. I'll see you next week. And until next time friends, peace out.  

You Tried Dat??
162: Pumpkin Pie Kit Kats, Sunbelt Pumpkin Spice Bars, and Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts

You Tried Dat??

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 62:24


Thanksgiving is almost here, and to celebrate the You Tried Dat?? trio serves you a big old slice of pumpkin snacks!  Specifically: Pumpkin Pie Kit Kats, Sunbelt Pumpkin Spice Granola Bars, and Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts.  They also discuss bizarre foods served at the earliest Thanksgivings, Benjamin Franklin's secret super powers, and compare the sexual appeal of the Quik and Trix rabbits.  Finally, they play another round of the classic game, The Weakest Drink. Follow us on Instagram to see pictures of the snacks @youtrieddat.

Almost On Air with Erica and Jon
Benjamin Franklin and Our Personal Science Experiments

Almost On Air with Erica and Jon

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 39:12


Another Friday, another ridiculous episode of Almost On Air. Jon has a hypothesis as to why he suddenly doesn't feel well, Erica reveals the length of a perfect hug, and the pair discuss an argument Jon had with his roommates. Also - is friendsgiving superior to a regular family Thanksgiving!? We'll find out!

Dan Snow's History Hit
The Magic Circle & Hoaxes in History

Dan Snow's History Hit

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 27:25


Hoaxes and magic were widespread in 18th century Britain. From a woman who claimed to birth rabbits, to a man who said he'd climb into a bottle in front of a live audience, many of the claims sound laughably unbelievable to us today. But at the time, these sorts of hoaxes were widely influential, even drawing in celebrities of the day such as Benjamin Franklin and Jonathan Swift. This episode, Dan is joined by joined by historian and magician, Ian Keable, who details some of the most bamboozling hoaxes of the 18th century and why the public fell for them. Ian's book,The Century of Deception: The Birth of the Hoax in Eighteenth-Century England, is out now. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Redskins Talk
PANTHERS PREVIEW: Can Washington keep their roll going and win the Rivera vs. Newton/Carolina Bowl?

Redskins Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 47:33


JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey begin this Washington Football Talk with a major announcement, one that JP promised on Twitter the night before. After that hoopla, the guys get serious as they wonder whether the win over Tampa is the start of something or if it'll prove to be nothing. From there, they're given a chance to explain whether their opinions of Taylor Heinicke have changed at all of late and also run through an injury report from Wednesday as well as their usual pregame segments like 100 Chips, Over/Unders and Benjamin Franklin while also discussing Cam Newton's influence on Sunday. And lastly, you'll hear JP's 1-on-1 with DeAndre Carter, where JP gets Carter to open up on his surprising role on the offense and whom he personally plays for every Sunday. If you like podcasts where the guys identify a random ex-Panther who'll be participating in a revenge game this weekend and JP's very scary hands are mentioned, then this is the episode for you.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Wait,Whaaat?
Ep 149 Cianciulli Biscuits and Club Hellfire

Wait,Whaaat?

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 47:30


In this episode, Elaine welcomes guest co-host Trisha to add a little creepy Italiano flavor to the show with her story of Leonarda Cianciulli, a most resourceful and neighborly serial killer you probably don't want to accept gifts from. Elaine then goes deep underground to the Hellfire Caves and tells the story of why a cute little garden accessory turned into a notorious club complete with demon worship, ghosts and .... Benjamin Franklin? SUBSCRIBE! RATE! REVIEW!Support the show on patreon.com/waitwhaaator show your appreciation by leaving a tip on: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/waitwhaaat

Pat Gray Unleashed
Joe Biden's Baseball History | More On Trivia: Panthers vs. Cardinals | 11/12/21

Pat Gray Unleashed

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 95:13


Australia continues its lockdowns and mandating. There was a massive recall of at-home COVID tests. An armed forces memorial was vandalized, saying, “The real heroes are the vaccinated.” Joe Biden slips up with his words once again. Shouldn't he get canceled now? There's a Brandon high school just outside of Tampa Bay, Florida; we can already hear the cheerleaders on Friday night. Benjamin Franklin is the commissioner for today on More On Trivia. We're predicting the winner of the Arizona Cardinals vs. the Carolina Panthers game. Just listen to what this non-binary professor has to say. Are they trying to normalize the word "pedophile"?! Really?! Whoa, the host of ABC's 20/20, Hugh Downs, died in July 2020. A man was shot to death in New Zealand, but they considered it a death due to COVID. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Living Beyond 120
How to Find Balance in Your Life

Living Beyond 120

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 66:08


Post: On today's episode of Living Beyond 120, Dr. Jeffrey Gladden from Gladden Longevity talks with Louis Stack, founder and President of Fitter International, also known as Fitterfirst, which supplies premium professional and personal products that help people recover from and prevent injury, maintain balance and fitness, and keep moving at work. The two discuss balance training, proprioception, and the definition of fitness. Dr. Gladden also shares with listeners a new update for Living Beyond 120! Check out this episode on your preferred streaming platform! Listen now: ____________________________________________________________________ SHOW NOTES Louis Stack is the founder and President of Fitter International, also known as Fitterfirst, which supplies premium professional and personal products that help people recover from and prevent injury, maintain balance and fitness, and keep moving at work. In this exciting episode, Dr. Jeffrey Gladden from Gladden Longevity and Louis converse about balance training, the various Fitterfirst products, proprioception, and the definition of fitness. We discuss: ⦁ An important update for the Living Beyond 120 Podcast (1:54); ⦁ Dr. Gladden getting into balance training and being introduced to Fitterfirst (2:38); ⦁ Two impactful quotes from Benjamin Franklin (3:45); ⦁ Louis's background and how he began looking into balance training (6:17); ⦁ The various types of balance training and balance boards Louis started out using (13:27); ⦁ What a bongo board is and its unique design (14:40); ⦁ How to safely enter into balance training and the various types of balance boards (15:26); ⦁ The benefits associated with safely approaching balance training for your overall health, as well as injury prevention and improving performance (18:30); ⦁ A story about a young athlete partaking in balance training early on, but suffered an injury after balance training stopped (21:44); ⦁ How these balance boards are a great tool for increasing proprioception and minimizing the risk of injury in athletes (24:17); ⦁ What to do in the instance you feel like you are going to fall off the board (26:21); ⦁ Integrating these boards into common spaces and the workspace (29:34); ⦁ What the Pro Fitter is, and how it is not only great for balance but also quadriceps training (35:43); ⦁ Using the balance boards to wake up your neuromuscular system (37:25); ⦁ Some cautions to take when using these boards for balance training (39:15); ⦁ Balance training allows for your neuromuscular system to become fine-tuned and young (41:42); ⦁ Louis's goal to have balance boards in every home, business, and school in first world countries (45:17); ⦁ What led Louis to want to develop Fitterfirst's Active Office products (51:17); ⦁ The mindset of getting back up (53:05); ⦁ Louis's top three takeaways for listeners (56:48); ⦁ What it actually means to be fit (1:00:16); ⦁ And more! Visit www.fitter1.com for more information about Fitterfirst and to grab some of the wonderful products we discussed. Use the code FITTERLB120 to get 10% off your total! Here is an affiliate link: https://fitter1.ca/pages/fitterfirst-affiliate-program Bio: Louis J. Stack, Founder and President of Fitter International Inc. has been “Leading the World to Better Balance” since 1985. His brand Fitterfirst is recognized worldwide for supplying premium professional and personal products that help people recover from and prevent injury, maintain balance and fitness, and keep moving at work. Throughout his 30-plus years of experience as a business owner, national athlete, and father, he has built a foundation of integrity and quality in everything he does. Along his journey, Stack has been an advocate and industry expert, often leading the way in the physical rehabilitation world and setting precedents in the way we approach our office environment.

The Bryan Hyde Show
2021 November 11 The Bryan Hyde Show hour two

The Bryan Hyde Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 42:29


  For those who haven't already noticed the growing supply chain breakdowns, just give it a few more weeks. Kent McManigal rightly reminds us that the supply chain problem is a government problem. Maybe it's just a sense of weariness at the nonstop wokeness that typifies most higher education campuses but I seriously wonder why any ration person would aspire to going to college. James Bovard is a two time drop-out with a decisive answer to the question: Is college worthwhile? Perhaps it's time to call out higher education for its bad behavior. A lot of Americans are waking up to the reality that the more they have in common with George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, the more they are fair game to be demonized. Steve Sailer has an excellent analysis of why core Americans are being painted as the source of all evil who must be made to pay. www.thebryanhydeshow.com

Loving Liberty Radio Network
2021 November 11 The Bryan Hyde Show

Loving Liberty Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 85:20


I happened to catch a bit of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial yesterday and accidentally witnessed one of the most stunning courtroom exchanges I've ever seen. Tucker Carlson hits the highlights in this video and it was definitely one for the history books. The vindictiveness of the prosecution is nothing short of disgraceful. It makes this trial look like anything but a quest for justice. The Rittenhouse trial is a marvelous teaching opportunity about a couple of important topics. One is the natural right of self defense. The other is need for people to take personal responsibility in protecting their communities rather than simply outsourcing this to the state. Christopher Roach has an excellent piece on the need for citizenship and courage. If you're serious about understanding how the world works, economists are your friend. For example, if Raymond J. March hadn't written about how the FDA is coming after "Smart Socks" which monitor a baby's pulse and oxygen levels while it sleeps, how would we have known about its latest crusade? For those who haven't already noticed the growing supply chain breakdowns, just give it a few more weeks. Kent McManigal rightly reminds us that the supply chain problem is a government problem. Maybe it's just a sense of weariness at the nonstop wokeness that typifies most higher education campuses but I seriously wonder why any ration person would aspire to going to college. James Bovard is a two time drop-out with a decisive answer to the question: Is college worthwhile? Perhaps it's time to call out higher education for its bad behavior. A lot of Americans are waking up to the reality that the more they have in common with George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, the more they are fair game to be demonized. Steve Sailer has an excellent analysis of why core Americans are being painted as the source of all evil who must be made to pay. www.thebryanhydeshow.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loving-liberty/support

Pat Gray Unleashed
Is This the End of Coal? | 11/10/21

Pat Gray Unleashed

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 94:57


Aaron Rodgers and the Packers get hit with a light fine, relatively speaking. Jeffy is starting to look a lot like Benjamin Franklin lately. A new Disney IMAX enhanced promo comes out. An element in our teeth has been found light years away. The largest potato in the world might have been uncovered! An 83-year-old man has just become the oldest man to have hiked the Appalachian Trail. Is Texas experiencing a drought? John Kerry has some more things to say about ending coal production in America. A Biden administration nominee is arguing that America has a larger gender pay gap than the Soviet Union. Let's take a look at why that is a total lie. The foreign minister for Tuvalu virtue-signals for climate change by standing in a pond. Inflation only continues to get worse in the United States. Are other countries raising money to "support an American"? India has annual cow poop fights? Joe Biden unveils a new multinational plan to control methane that he says will help fight climate change. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

World Is Burning
Ep. 49 - Daylight Saving Time

World Is Burning

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 63:36


There are a lot of myths to bust about daylight saving time — does it really save energy? Was it invented for farmers? Does it "end" in November or did it just begin? We do a dramatic reading of Benjamin Franklin's 18th-century sh*tpost that somehow led to him being credited for inventing daylight savings. Then, we take a look at the 2005 energy policy that changed the game (or, really, kept the fossil fuel subsidy game strong). Other topics include mall culture, another win for the golfers, and a haunting prediction about high energy consumption. Subscribe/follow/press the button to keep up with new episodes every Wednesday! You can also follow us @worldisburnin on Instagram and Twitter, and check out our website worldisburning.com for extended show notes including sources and photos. World Is Burning is hosted by Olivia Hamilton and Elise Nye. Our theme music is by Kaycie Satterfield, and our logo was made by Sonja Katanic. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/worldisburning/message

Revolution 250 Podcast
The Revolutionary City - American Philosophical Society

Revolution 250 Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 34:43


An exciting collaboration between the American Philosophical Society, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and  the Library Company of Philadelphia, is changing the way future historians will be able to access historical collections. Kyle Roberts, Sabrina Bocanegra, and  Bayard Miller tell us about the "Revolutionary City  Portal" a ground-breaking one-stop portal into Philadelphia's role in the American Revolution.  This remarkable collaboration, and mining of  metadata, will bring to life the people who brought on the American Revolution. 

TIME's The Brief
The U.S. Lifts Its Pandemic Travel Ban, Opening the Doors to Foreign Visitors... and More Stories

TIME's The Brief

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 29:04


Included in this episode: 1. The U.S. Lifts Its Pandemic Travel Ban, Opening the Doors to Foreign Visitors 2. Benjamin Franklin's Writing About Losing His Son to Smallpox Is a Must-Read for Parents Weighing COVID-19 Vaccines Today 3. ‘We're Not Going to Be Placated.' Young Activists at COP26 Are Refusing to Settle 4. Undocumented People Get New Protections But Fear Persists 5. If You're Feeling Anxious, Try This 2,000-Year-Old, Neuroscience-Backed Hack 6. Texas Providers See Increased Interest in Birth Control Since Near-Total Abortion Ban .

Daily Fire with John Lee Dumas
Benjamin Franklin shares some DAILY FIRE

Daily Fire with John Lee Dumas

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 1:23


Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. - Benjamin Franklin Check out John Lee Dumas' award winning Podcast Entrepreneurs on Fire on your favorite podcast directory. For world class free courses and resources to help you on your Entrepreneurial journey visit EOFire.com

This Date in Weather History
1870: The First-issued storm warning in US history

This Date in Weather History

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 3:50


The history of weather observations and weather information in North America is certainly older than the arrival of Europeans to the western Hemisphere. Native indigenous peoples had been astute observers of the weather for centuries. Building seasonal clocks and monuments to help track the changes in temperatures and rainfall, Native peoples across the Southern part of what would become the united States were prodigious farmers and relied heavily of seasonal patterns. Founders of the Republic from Benjamin Franklin to Thomas Jefferson were keen recorders of the weather and tried their hand at weather forecasts. More organized approaches were left for a later era. Starting in 1849 the Smithsonian Institution supplied weather instruments to telegraph companies and establishes extensive observation network. Observations submitted by telegraph to the Smithsonian, where weather maps are created. By 1860, 500 stations are making regular observations. In 1869, Telegraph service, instituted in Cincinnati, began collecting weather data and producing weather charts. The ability to observe and display simultaneously observed weather data, through the use of the telegraph, quickly led to initial efforts toward the next logical advancement, the forecasting of weather. However, the ability to observe and forecast weather over much of the country, required considerable structure and organization, which could be provided through a government agency. In 1870, A Joint Congressional Resolution requiring the Secretary of War "to provide for taking meteorological observations at the military stations in the interior of the continent, and at other points in the States and Territories...and for giving notice on the northern lakes and on the seacoast, by magnetic telegraph and marine signals, of the approach and force of storms" was introduced. Congress passed the resolution and on February 9, 1870, President Ulysses S. Grant signed it into law. A new national weather service had been born within the U.S. Army Signal Service's Division of Telegrams and Reports for the Benefit of Commerce that would affect the daily lives of most of the citizens of the United States through its forecasts and warnings for years to come. The on November 8, 1870 the First storm warning by U.S. Signal Corps weather service was issued for Great Lakes area by Prof. Latham of Milwaukee marking the first ever official weather forecasted warning issued in the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Patriot Lessons: American History and Civics
Constitutional Convention Convened - Demi-Gods Meet in Philadelphia

Patriot Lessons: American History and Civics

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 45:55


Discover how James Madison, with an assist from Alexander Hamilton and others, cleverly maneuvered to convene the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in May 1787. Explore who attended the Convention, including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and James Wilson; those who were unable to attend, such John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Thomas Paine; and those who refused, such Patrick Henry. Jefferson called those who attended "Demi-Gods." Learn the rules that applied to the Convention, including voting and secrecy. Understand how the fate of freedom rested in the hands of the Convention. Also check out PatriotWeek.org, Judge Warren's book at www.AmericasSurvivalGuide.com, and the Save our Republic! video series on Patriot Week's YouTube Channel. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-warren9/support

The T-Side Podcast
S3, Track 5: What Time Is It?

The T-Side Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 10:32


Yes it's that time of year again! It's Daylight Savings Time, the time of year when we get to “fall back” and set our clocks back one hour to get an extra hour of time in our day.  But what exactly is daylight savings time anyway.  The concept has always been confusing to Tawnya so she decided to educate herself.  Who decided we needed to change our clocks twice a year?  What does Benjamin Franklin have to do with it? Tawnya had all the questions and found some answers, but more importantly,  does she understand how it works. Tune in to find out.  She tells you what she is going to do with her extra hour.  What are you going to do with your extra time?  Leave a comment and let her know or send an email to thetsidepodcast@gmail.com..  Theme Song: Cool by The Time (1981) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5RwQ6d35wA   Connect with Tawnya: IG and Twitter: @t_sidepodcast FB: @thetsidepodcast website: www.thetsidepodcast.com    Sponsors: BetterHelp - Visit https://betterhelp.com/tside  and join over one million people taking charge of their mental health with the help of an experienced professional.  Special offer for T-Side listeners...get 10% off your first month at https://betterhelp.com/tside     Music Credit: Freestylah by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4745-freestylah  License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/   

For Reading Out Loud
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, The Late Benjamin Franklin

For Reading Out Loud

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 25:06


Mark Twain in high spirits tonight with “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” and “The Late Benjamin Franklin.”

Guide to the Unknown « TalkBomb
208: Philadelphia Scares Us

Guide to the Unknown « TalkBomb

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 68:00


It's a city with such a rich history. There are definitely ghosts there, right? RIGHT! AND a sentient bronze Benjamin Franklin statue that roams the streets. We really gotta be careful out there. Make sure to check out our sponsor, career coach Tracy Michele Bullock, online at simplicitydoyourdream.com! For full sources and links, visit http://www.gttupod.com/home/gttu208 Support GTTU and get access to our patron-only podcast, The Netherworld Dispatch, a private Discord, and more at patreon.com/gttupod. Thank you so much! See everything GTTU-related at gttupod.com. Watch videos of all of our episodes at youtube.com/talkbomb Follow us online: https://www.instagram.com/gttupod https://www.facebook.com/gttupod https://www.twitter.com/gttupod Join our private Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/gttupod

Inquisikids Daily
Who Was Eliza Hamilton?

Inquisikids Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 6:19


Who Was Eliza Hamilton? Join us today as we learn about one of the women who played a significant role in the young United States, Eliza Hamilton. Sources: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/hamilton-elizabeth-hamilton-1757-1854/ Kulling, Monica, and Valerio Fabbretti. Eliza Hamilton: Founding Mother. Random House, 2018. https://anchor.fm/inquisikids-daily/episodes/Who-Was-Benjamin-Franklin-e160jh1 Benjamin Franklin episode https://anchor.fm/inquisikids-daily/episodes/George-Washington--Farmer-e136olu George Washington episode https://anchor.fm/inquisikids-daily/episodes/Who-was-Thomas-Jefferson-euiij5 Thomas Jefferson episode Send us listener mail! Send an audio message: anchor.fm/inquisikids-daily/message Send an email: podcast@inquisikids.com

PA BOOKS on PCN
“John Marshall: The Final Founder” with Robert Strauss

PA BOOKS on PCN

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 56:35


Eighteenth- and 19th-century contemporaries believed Marshall to be, if not the equal of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, at least very close to that pantheon. "John Marshall: The Final Founder" demonstrates that not only can Marshall be considered one of those Founding Fathers, but that what he did as the Chief Justice was not just significant, but the glue that held the union together after the original founding days. The Supreme Court met in the basement of the new Capitol building in Washington when Marshall took over, which is just about what the executive and legislative branches thought of the judiciary. "John Marshall: The Final Founder" advocates a change in the view of when the “founding” of the United States ended. That has long been thought of in one or the other of the signing of the Constitution, the acceptance of the Bill of Rights or the beginning of the Washington presidency. The Final Founder pushes that forward to the peaceful change of power from Federalist to Democrat-Republican and, especially, Marshall's singular achievement -- to move the Court from the basement and truly make it Supreme. Robert Strauss has been a reporter at Sports Illustrated; a feature writer for the Philadelphia Daily News; a news and sports producer for KYW-TV, then the NBC affiliate in Philadelphia, and the TV critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Asbury Park Press. For the last two decades, he has been a freelance journalist, his most prominent client being the New York Times, where he has had more than 1000 by-lines. He has taught non-fiction writing at the University of Pennsylvania since 1999 and been an adjunct professor at Temple University, the University of Delaware and St. Joseph's University as well. He is the author of Worst. President. Ever. among other books. He lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Curious Pavel - History meets Travel
WHY WE CHANGE TIME - Daylight Saving Time Explained in 4 min (DST) * S01E13

Curious Pavel - History meets Travel

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 4:51


Why do we change to DST or Daylight Saving Time? History is happy to explain this to us. It goes back to Benjamin Franklin who only mentioned it in an essay in the 18th century. George Hudson, who was born in New Zealand, introduced it for the first time almost 100 years later. But the first countries to implement it were the German Empire and Austro-Hungary in 1916 in order to save money from electricity and put them into war production. DST was used in WWI & WWII by other countries as well, following these two. It was a bit confusing at times as every country (and sometimes region) was choosing for itself. Nowadays it is a bit more standardized. Support this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/curiouspavel

Life School
Chicken Salad, Overnight Etiquette & Kitchen Organization 🏡🥪⏲

Life School

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 2:29


This note is 316 words, a 1 min and 15 second read time. Hi Everybody -Welcome to the fifth edition of the Life School Weekly! This week we are unlocking three guides that we hope will help elevate your quality of living. 🔓 Unlocked this week:Chicken Salad 🎬📓 (2 min): Chicken salad is one of the most delicious, nutritious, versatile, and high-leverage meal prep items you can make. A neutral base primed for creativity & experimentation -- you have an ultimate say on this tasty lunch creation. The Etiquette of Overnight Hosting & Guesting 📓 (5 min): An overnight invitation is an honor, and responsibility! Both hosting and guesting can lead to awkward or uncomfortable interactions. As Benjamin Franklin famously said, "Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days." Whether hosting or guesting, a little etiquette know-how can go a long way towards receiving that coveted return invite. Kitchen Organization (1 min): Rummaging through cupboards looking for all the items you need to prepare a dish is time-consuming and frustrating. Use these tips to get your kitchen into working order for faster and more efficient cooking. 🗝 Premium-Only($5/month or $50/year): Subscribe here for a free 30 day trial.The Balanced Salad (mini-course): A tasty salad is a glorious thing - and fortunately, with a little practice & know-how, they are well within reach for a beginner home chef.  What is a balanced salad? It has a mixture of complementary flavors (e.g., salty, tart, bitter & sweet) and textures (e.g., crisp, soft, crunchy, creamy). When these flavors and textures meld, the salad transforms from a meal “should have” into a star unto itself. A delightful, healthy, exciting component of a fulfilling meal. This mini-course includes 11 lessons about creating delicious salads.  🏸 Other: Why I’m building Cooking Without Recipes 🎬: Video & audio recording with some context on the origin story of CWR (& Life School). Have a great weekend!~ Michelle & the Life School TeamGot feedback or ideas? Email us. About Us Symbol guide: 🎬 = video | 📓 = reference guide This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at www.trylifeschool.com/subscribe

Wisdom For The Heart
Thomas Kidd– Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father

Wisdom For The Heart

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 36:00


REELTalk with Audrey Russo
REELTalk: Legal Analyst Christopher Horner, Senior Reporter for CBN News Dale Hurd and Founder of Vets4ChildRescue Craig Sawyer

REELTalk with Audrey Russo

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 124:02


Joining Audrey for this week's REELTalk - The only industry that was booming during the lockdowns was child sex trafficking. Has this now exploded with Biden's open border policy? We'll hit this with former Navy SEAL and Founder of Veterans 4 Child Rescue, CRAIG SAWYER! Plus, Most of us can remember the Enron scandal of 2001, BUT did you know that Enron was the leading company supporting green activist groups and promoting climate alarm and policies? We'll find out more with legal analyst & board member of GAO, CHRISTOPHER HORNER! And, Does Dr. Fauci have more in common with Dr. Mengle than people care to admit? We'll answer this and more with Senior Reporter for CBN News DALE HURD! In the words of Benjamin Franklin, "If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately." Come hang with us...

Redskins Talk
BRONCOS PREVIEW: Going back & forth on Deshaun Watson, evaluating the Denver game and a 1-on-1 with Jamin Davis

Redskins Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 53:30


JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey kick off this Washington Football Talk with a few smaller topics before getting into one major topic and then closing the proceedings out with a few more smaller topics. At the start, they look at the NFC playoff picture — yes, the NFC playoff picture — and where Washington fits before debating which injured player's absence has been the most harmful. Then, it's major topic time, and that major topic is Deshaun Watson. Should the Burgundy and Gold pursue him or is he off limits? Not surprisingly, there's a lot to unpack there. And then to wrap up, the hosts hit their 100 Chips, Over/Unders and Benjamin Franklin segments before tossing to JP's 1-on-1 with Jamin Davis, where the rookie explains how the game is beginning to slow down for him. If you like podcasts where JP reveals his new retirement dream and there's a totally bizarre junkyard/bed analogy, then this is the episode for you.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Harvard Classics
Introductory Note: Benjamin Franklin

Harvard Classics

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 4:51


Introductory note on Benjamin Franklin (Volume 1, Harvard Classics)

The Writer's Almanac
The Writer's Almanac - Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The Writer's Almanac

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 5:00


On this day in 1900 Henry James gave writing advice to Edith Wharton, then a young novelist. "Be tethered in native pastures, even if it reduces [you] to a back-yard in New York."

Daily Fire with John Lee Dumas
Benjamin Franklin shares some DAILY FIRE

Daily Fire with John Lee Dumas

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 1:16


"You will find the key to success under the alarm clock." — Benjamin Franklin Check out John Lee Dumas' award winning Podcast Entrepreneurs on Fire on your favorite podcast directory. For world class free courses and resources to help you on your Entrepreneurial journey visit EOFire.com

REELTalk with Audrey Russo
REELTalk: Texas Gubernatorial Candidate LTC Allen West, Dr Peter Hammond in South Africa and Dr. Steven Bucci of Heritage FDN

REELTalk with Audrey Russo

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 121:26


Joining Audrey for this week's REELTalk - As the madness continues with the push for the jab that clearly doesn't work…it's becoming more evident that something more sinister is at work here. The Democrat agenda has nothing to do with upholding individual rights…but rather to remove those rights under duress. Is there recourse? We'll hit this and more Texas gubernatorial candidate LTC ALLEN WEST! PLUS, as we continue to live in a bizarro world where poison is called a vaxx and while we can still remember Nazi Germany's human experiments…free nations are forcing an experimental gene therapy on humans against their will…Will we awaken out of this nightmare? We'll discuss this with Dr. PETER HAMMOND direct from South Africa! AND, are the illegal vaccine mandates finally proving to be disastrous for normal life and our national security? We'll get answers from Dr. STEVEN BUCCI of the Heritage FDN! In the words of Benjamin Franklin, "If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately." Come hang with us...

TACT Lab
EP 84 Tushy or Not

TACT Lab

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 94:12


Today in the lab we dive into the world of bidets, we learn the love behind them, Alex has jokes and more Horror brackets. . Full episode with video on YouTube!!! https://linktr.ee/TactLabThis is TACT Lab, a podcast where nothing is off limits. Join four guys as they talk about the greatest accomplishments and problems in life. Hosted by Tyler, Alex, Chris, and Thomas. Check us out on all social media by searching TACT Lab or click the link above. New episodes every Wednesday. Help Support us at our Patreon. Like, follow, comment and let us know how we are doing!

Kapow's Power of Invention
Benjamin Franklin

Kapow's Power of Invention

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 8:03


You may know Benjamin Franklin as one of America's Founding Fathers and a signer of The Declaration of Independence, but he was an inventor too, and today, that's the part of his life that we'll be looking at.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Lucy Wow
S1E70 - Kapow's Power of Invention: Benjamin Franklin

Lucy Wow

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 8:57


You may know Benjamin Franklin as one of America's Founding Fathers and a signer of The Declaration of Independence, but he was an inventor too, and today, that's the part of his life that we'll be looking at.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Not Overthinking
How can we find peace in our lives?

Not Overthinking

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 39:06


In this episode, Taimur shares his continuing woes about his calendar. We discuss the zen, peaceful nature of Benjamin Franklin's calendar, and Ali attempts to coach Taimur through finding more peace in his life. Enjoy!Leave us a ReviewIf you enjoy listening to the podcast, we'd love for you to leave us a review on iTunes / Apple Podcasts. Here's a link that works even if you're not on an iPhone :) Send us an Audio MessageWe really want to include more listener comments and questions in our episodes. If you've got any thoughts on this episode, or if you've got a conundrum or question you'd like us to discuss, send an audio file / voice note to hi@notoverthinking.com. For any non-audio comments, drop us a tweet or DM on Twitter - https://twitter.com/noverthinkingSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Organize 365 Podcast
451 - Book: The Residence

Organize 365 Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 3:21


Kate Andersen Brower | The Residence | Book Review by Lisa Woodruff of Organize 365 On Mondays, I will be posting a podcast recording of previously recorded book reviews. These are books that have impacted me that I want to share with you. In October, I dive into my favorite books about Washington, D. C., the White House, and Benjamin Franklin. I absolutely love history and think it has so much to teach us.  This week, I review The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower. I have always wanted to know the inner workings of the White House. This book let me pull back the curtain of the White House and see what is going on behind the scenes. I loved learning about the different roles required to keep the house running and how the transitions went between presidents. If this is of interest to you, give it a read or a listen! You can also watch this as a video review on YouTube.  Follow me on Goodreads! If you are interested in trying Audible for audiobooks, you can get a free trial with my affiliate link.

Decade Dames
1762 - We‘re Just Really Excited About Season 2 of The Great!

Decade Dames

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 63:01


The year is 1762! Benjamin Franklin throws things away in Philadelphia! Peter the Great isn't great for very long. And we learn about America's oldest tavern, Fraunces Tavern, before hearing about the execution of Jean Calas.  Warning - the discussion of Jean Calas contains mentions of suicide. ******* Intro Music: "Horse Race" by EstherGarcia. https://www.frauncestavernmuseum.org/history https://www.frauncestavern.com/ https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraunces_Tavern https://explorerspassage.com/chronicles/fraunces-tavern/ www.biography.com/.amp/political-figure/peter-iii  https://russiapedia.rt.com/prominent-russians/the-romanov-dynasty/peter-iii/ https://www.britannica.com/biography/Jean-Calas https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2015/03/13/broken-on-the-wheel/ https://www.epa.gov/npdes/industrial-wastewater http://www.phillyh2o.org/canvas/canvas02.htm http://www.wrc.udel.edu/wp-content/Research/The%20Delaware%20River%20Revival%20G%20J%20Kauffman%202010.pdf The Delaware River Revival: Four Centuries of Historic Water Quality Change from Henry Hudson to Benjamin Franklin to JFK, “Small Matters”: Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia and the “Progress of Cities” A Michal McMAhon  

Mailin’ It! - The Official USPS Podcast
America's First Communications Network

Mailin’ It! - The Official USPS Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 31:23


In this episode, our hosts Yasmine and Dale chat with USPS Historian Jenny Lynch about how the U.S. Postal Service became America's first communications network. Join us as we walk through the decades, from the 1692 introduction of a postal system in the American colonies, to the role posts played in the American Revolution, and the 1775 appointment of Benjamin Franklin as the first Postmaster General of the U.S. Postal Service we know today.We'll talk about the rising political tensions between the British and the colonies, and how the establishment of the U.S. Postal Service helped to preserve the freedoms we hold dear today.To learn more about the history of the U.S. Postal Service, visit https://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postal-history/

Dregs of Craigs
S1E94 -DoC #94: Benjamin Franklin's Thruster Buster

Dregs of Craigs

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 59:03


We are back with a new episode of Dregs of Craigs! Dustin returns from his self imposed marital exile to join the boys with more crazy ads from the garbage-sphere! On today's episode: The Pecksorcist: Devil Chickens Wantedededed The Elderly Mangaka Horny Cannibal Goblin Boy and Ol Calamity Satan Find out more at https://dregs-of-craigs.pinecast.co Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/dregs-of-craigs/30145cec-a128-4cf9-ad69-0c8d4b8bb05c This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Organize 365 Podcast
449 - Book: Benjamin Franklin

Organize 365 Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 5:22


Walter Isaacson | Benjamin Franklin | Book Review by Lisa Woodruff of Organize 365 On Mondays, I will be posting a podcast recording of previously recorded book reviews. These are books that have impacted me that I want to share with you. In October, I dive into my favorite books about Washington, D. C., the White House, and Benjamin Franklin. I absolutely love history and think it has so much to teach us.  This week's book review is of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson. Ben Franklin is just such a fascinating human being. I listened to this 25 hour audible book. Every 15 years he was a different person - politician, editor, shopkeeper, diplomat, inventor, and scientist. He was able to make a major impact in each of these fields. We are blessed to know so much about him because he was a devoted keeper of a personal journal.  When I read about leaders, I try to see what I can apply to my own life. Even so many years ago, Benjamin Franklin had a mastermind. He was able to get great ideas from a wide variety of different people in diverse industries. You can also watch this as a video review on YouTube.  Follow me on Goodreads! If you are interested in trying Audible for audiobooks, you can get a free trial with my affiliate link.

Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 136: LISTENER CALLS: Reversing Burnout

Deep Questions with Cal Newport

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 54:13


OPENING: Some Thoughts on Slow Productivity. [0:21]LISTENER CALLS - Taming client email as a busy lawyer.[3:44] - How I maintain my systems. [11:42] - The danger of too much productivity. [[17:02] - Benjamin Franklin, tedious Harvard types, and awe. [22:54] - Students and theory. [34:12] - Reversing burnout. [38:05]

The Savage Nation Podcast
BERNIE SANDERS, PRESIDENT! WHOSE VISION WILL RULE AMERICA; THE COMMUNISTS?

The Savage Nation Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 60:15


Americans are asking "Who is running the show?" Clearly not Joe Biden. In today's podcast, Savage proves that it's none other than the most dangerous man in America: Bernie Sanders, who masquerades as a nice old guy from Brooklyn but actually a longstanding communist and antisemite who hates America. Sanders is behind AOC, Jayapal and other "front men" who pushed for a $6 trillion aid package. Savage reminds us that a brutal regime CAN happen here, and relates the story of a young Iranian locked up and tortured for two years, just for helping Israel find bomb-sniffing dogs. That man's family goes back 2500 years in Iran, and yet he was not immune. Is anyone immune? No, including the facile & pampered Anderson Cooper of CNN. Mao had the Red Guard; Pol Pot had the Khmer Rouge. Who will be the indoctrinated killers here? The 100s of 1000s of illegal immigrants Joe is letting in? We know that not one of them will write a musical piece of celestial beauty like Beethoven's 7th Symphony. These days Savage drives around with Beethoven on max volume. The podcast ends on an encouraging note. We must get back to basics! In 1787 Benjamin Franklin wrote that God had answered our prayers for peace and a new nation. Today, WE must rely on the religious and moral principles flowing from the old and new testaments, that guided Franklin and the other Founders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish
#121 Walter Isaacson: Curiosity Fuels Creativity

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 68:08


What do Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin and Jennifer Doudna all have in common? Celebrated journalist and author Walter Isaacson calls upon his years of research to explain how curiosity has always fueled creativity among history's greatest innovators, and how each of those individuals shaped the world around them. On this episode Issacson dives deep into the curious obsessions of Jobs, da Vinci's ability to develop a brilliant mind, Ada Lovelace and how she developed the algorithm, and how Doudna's work with gene editing could shape the future to come.   A journalist by trade, Issacson served as the editor of Time and then chairman and CEO of CNN before eventually spending 15 years as president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, the international research institute and think tank. Isaacson has also written bestselling biographies on Jobs, da Vinci, Franklin and Albert Einstein, and in 2021 released his latest biography, The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race.   Go Premium: Members get early access, ad-free episodes, hand-edited transcripts, searchable transcripts, member only episodes, and more. https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/ Every Sunday our newsletter shares timeless insights and ideas that you can use at work and home. Add it to your inbox: https://fs.blog/newsletter/

Organize 365 Podcast
447 - Book: The Presidents Club

Organize 365 Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 4:09


Nancy Gibbons & Michael Duffy | The Presidents Club | Book Review by Lisa Woodruff of Organize 365 On Mondays, I will be posting a podcast recording of previously recorded book reviews. These are books that have impacted me that I want to share with you. In October, I dive into my favorite books about Washington, D. C., the White House, and Benjamin Franklin. I absolutely love history and think it has so much to teach us.  This week, I am reviewing The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity by Nancy Gibbons and Michael Duffy. I love the United States and all things presidential. I also love the behind the scenes of the presidency and would absolutely love to be able to walk through the White House. This book is written in chronological order and includes information about how they pass on information and rely on previous presidents for inspiration and assistance. We can learn from their collaboration and work together for the good of all people. You can also watch this as a video review on YouTube.  Follow me on Goodreads! If you are interested in trying Audible for audiobooks, you can get a free trial with my affiliate link.

PragerU: Five-Minute Videos
Benjamin Franklin and the Self-Made Man: Making America

PragerU: Five-Minute Videos

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 6:36


Benjamin Franklin was a scientist, inventor, diplomat, writer, and publisher. But he is best remembered for being the guiding spirit behind the founding of the United States. Dinesh D'Souza describes the key role Franklin played in America's beginning. This episode is part of a 5-part series. Click here to watch the entire Making America series: https://l.prageru.com/watch Download the PragerU app today: https://www.prageru.com/join