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At the onset of the pandemic in 2020, the daily lives of virtually everyone around the world radically changed. Commutes to the office ceased. Concerts and dining outings were canceled. For some, punting stocks and cryptocurrencies on online brokerages filled the void. That fundamental shift reshaped US equity markets, ushering in an era dominated by Wall Street Bets, meme stocks, and cryptocurrency. Indeed, retail trading has yet to subside even as economies reopen. Monthly net purchases of US equities by individual investors have stabilized at around $20 billion—a surge from the pre-pandemic norm of about $5 billion. On this episode of The Scoop, eToro's newly-appointed US lead Lule Demmissie explained why she doesn't see retail's newfound presence in the market subsiding anytime soon, and how eToro plans to capitalize on growing its business related to cryptocurrencies and stock trading. "What you're seeing is the sustainability of that user base staying engaged, waiting for dips, getting in the markets when necessary," said Demmissie, former Ally Invest president and TD Ameritrade managing director. "Ultimately they're sticking around and they're engaging every time there's volatility," she added. Demmissie said that the collective mind of the retail crowd could have more insight than institutions previously may have thought. "I'm originally from Ethiopia, right? So I grew up in the throes of a revolution. So the idea of mob rule is something that is like embedded in my DNA as to be averse to it," said Demmissie. "There is a self-made mechanism, a self-clearing mechanism that is happening in social, where there is a balance that takes place within the crowd, where the crowd gets smarter and smarter, and the synthesis of it afterwards becomes something that is really interesting to listen to." Episode 4 of Season 4 of The Scoop was recorded remotely with The Block's Frank Chaparro and CEO Lule Demmissie of eToroUS. Listen below, and subscribe to The Scoop on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts. Email feedback and revision requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. This episode is brought to you by our sponsors Fireblocks, Kraken & Chainalysis Fireblocks is an enterprise-grade platform delivering a secure infrastructure for moving, storing, and issuing digital assets. Fireblocks enables exchanges, lending desks, custodians, banks, trading desks, and hedge funds to securely scale digital asset operations through the Fireblocks Network and MPC-based Wallet Infrastructure. Fireblocks serves over 725 financial institutions, has secured the transfer of over $1.5 trillion in digital assets, and has a unique insurance policy that covers assets in storage & transit. For more information, please visit www.fireblocks.com. About Kraken Whether you're an experienced crypto trader or just starting out, Kraken has the tools to help you achieve financial freedom. With 50+ cryptocurrencies to choose from, industry-leading security and a wide variety of features to suit any investing strategy, Kraken puts the power in your hands to buy, sell and trade digital assets. Visit Kraken.com to get started today. About Chainalysis Chainalysis is the blockchain data platform. We provide data, software, services, and research to government agencies, exchanges, financial institutions, and insurance and cybersecurity companies in over 60 countries. Our data powers investigation, compliance, and market intelligence software that has been used to solve some of the world's most high-profile criminal cases and grow consumer access to cryptocurrency safely. Backed by Accel, Addition, Benchmark, Coatue, Paradigm, Ribbit, and other leading firms in venture capital, Chainalysis builds trust in blockchains to promote more financial freedom with less risk. For more information, visit www.chainalysis.com.
In the 1980's there was a young serial child killer that many have never heard about. His first victim in the state of Maine wasn't solved until he committed two more brutal murders in Nebraska. Listen in to hear how authorities made the connection from over 1500 miles away without DNA evidence.#murder #truecrime #truecrimepodcast #childmurderer #crimesagainstchildren #solved
Dr. Kara Fitzgerald is on a mission to transform the global healthcare model towards one that is focused on a functional medicine approach to disease prevention and optimal wellness. For the longest time we've praised people for having “good genes,” assuming that their factors of health and longevity are beyond our control. But recent studies are showing that our genes are not our destiny. Science is showing that now, more than ever before, we have control over our own longevity. In this episode, Dr. Kara shares the cutting-edge research that shows how food, exercise, and mental health can physically slow down (and even reverse) aging, and how those changes are more than skin-deep – they carry all the way through to our DNA. You will learn about... Optimizing genetic expression Genetic mutations, BRACA proteins and how we live our software Defining epigenetics DNA methylation efficiency Aging is a huge risk factor for diseases Biological age vs chronological age The diet that supports epigenetic health and the ones that disrupt our genes The importance of the whole food matrix Activities for genetic health Resources: https://www.drkarafitzgerald.com/ (drkarafitzgerald.com) https://youngeryouprogram.com (youngeryouprogram.com) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drkarafitzgerald/ (@drkarafitzgerald) Read: https://youngeryouprogram.com/book/ (Younger You: Reduce Your Bio Age and Live Longer, Better) Connect with Kelly: https://kellyleveque.com/ (kellyleveque.com) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bewellbykelly/ (@bewellbykelly) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bewellbykelly/ (www.facebook.com/bewellbykelly) Be Well By Kelly is a production of http://crate.media (Crate Media)
Identical twins share a bond like no other. They are the result of one fertilized egg that split in two which results in them having identical DNA. They have the same physical features, and often live through the same childhood experiences. But this doesn't mean they are the same person. Many twins grow to have different likes and dislikes, and live completely different lives than their sibling. But in the case of June and Jennifer Gibbons, they were not like other twins. In fact, it wasn't until one twin met her untimely death that the other started to reclaim a sense of normalcy in her life. Welcome to Bonus Episode 23 - The Silent Twin We got merch! Shop now: HorrifyingHist1.redbubble.com www.horrifyinghistory.podbean.com Support our show at https://www.patreon.com/horrifyinghistory Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/horrifyinghistory Instagram: https://instagram.com/horrifying_history Twitter: https://twitter.com/horrifyinghist1 Horrifying History would like to thank the following sponsors of this episode: Genucel: If you want luxury skin care at a fraction of the cost go to www.lovegenucel.com and use promo code history10 on check out to get 10% off your order.
Amy Sewell is an award-winning documentarian and filmmaker, entrepreneur, and author of the new novel, Pocket8s, a page turning psychothriller, and thought provoking Winter Read. You may have seen her famous documentary MAD HOT BALLROOM on Showtime, read her book, She's Out There! The Next Generation of Presidential Candidates (LifeTime Media, 2009), or seen her documentary, Whats Your Point Honey, but now she is shifting gears and expanding her creative repetoire. We talk about her new novel, why she picked the topics of euthanasia and poker as the theme, her pivot from non-fiction and documentaries to writing fiction, some great advice for creators and entrepreneurs, and the exercise and wellness that fuel her for success. CONNECT Amy Sewell on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter Marni On The Move Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, LinkedIn, or YouTube Marni Salup on Instagram and Spotify SUBSCRIBE Sign up for our weekly newsletter, The Download for Marni on the Move updates, exclusive offers, invites to events, and exciting news! TRAIN WITH ME Meet me on Zwift, Strava, or Peloton OFFERS Take control of your health and wellness journey with InsideTracker, the ultra-personalized nutrition platform that analyzes your blood, DNA, and lifestyle to help you optimize your body from the inside out. Transform your body's data into meaningful insights and a customized action plan of the science-backed nutrition recommendations you need to optimize your health! Get 25% percent off today at InsideTracker SUPPORT THE PODCAST Leave us a review on Apple. It's easy, scroll through the episode list on your podcast app, click on five stars, click on leave a review, and share what you love about the conversations you're listening to. Tell your friends to what you love on social. Screenshot or share directly from our stories the episode you're listening to, tag us and the guests, and use our new Marni on the Move Giphy!
Matt is a late-discovery adoptee who was illegally adopted at 2 days old. NPE Stories is a podcast where NPEs can share their story of what their original family was like. How they found out they were an NPE. And what their journey has been like since the day they found out.Welcome to Episode 114 where today I am speaking with Matt.Matt can be reached by email.Matt's email: email@example.comFollow NPE Stories on Facebook.https://www.facebook.com/NPEstoriesSubscribe to NPE Stories podcast to get weekly episodes.Lily's IG: @lilymwoodNPE Stories email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Intro It's no secret that continuous innovation is the key to seizing and maintaining the competitive edge in today's increasingly challenging business environment. Unfortunately, the process for achieving this holy grail of business has been a mystery—until now. Today's book delivers a proven system for building relentless innovation into your company's DNA. Our guest, a Professor and former Dean of Executive Education at INSEAD explores the essential practices of many of the world's most innovative organisations and demonstrates how you can leverage them in your own company. You'll learn how to drive innovating in product design and creative use of technology―as well as business activities, such as business model redesign, customer service, distribution, finance, talent development, and sales. The big question on the mind of every business leader today is: What can I do to create extra value for my company and the customers we serve? This book provides everything you need to transform your organization into an innovating engine that continually produces new products and processes to generate enormous new value for you and for the customers you serve. It is a pleasure to welcome back the author of “Built to Innovate: Essential Practices to Wire Innovation into Your Company's DNA" Ben Bensaou, welcome to the show. In this episode, we get into the nuts and bolts of bringing innovation to life within an organisation. We talk about BASF and William Gore and Sons and creating the right environment for people to have time to innovate.
Catherine, David and Matt watched a lot of tennis, and then talked about the following:Can a tennis player change his/her DNA?Where was Nadal vs. Shapovalov and Monfils vs. Berrettini won and lost?Keys handles the heat vs KrejcikovaBarty slices her way to the semisDoubles round up and thoughts on the “Special K” showSign up to our newsletter - https://bit.ly/TennisPodcastNewsletterFollow us on: Instagram - www.instagram/thetennispodcastTwitter - www.twitter.com/tennispodcastFRIENDS OF THE TENNIS PODCAST There are three new podcasts about the Australian Open waiting for all Friends of The Tennis Podcast - The Li Na story, the extraordinary Thomas Johansson year, and My First Australian Open. We will have another one at the end of the event. Friends receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout the year and help to keep the weekly podcast and the Grand Slam Dailies free-to-all. Become a Friend - https://bit.ly/FriendOfTheTennisPodcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Despite a lengthy investigation and evidence left behind at the scene, there are cases authorities have been unable to solve for decades. For years, the perpetrators of these heinous crimes would continue with their lives as if nothing ever happened. It wasn't until recent developments with DNA technology that these cold cases have been finally cracked. 6 Traci Hammerberg5 Bobby Whitt and Myoung Hwa Cho4 Jessica Baggen3 Jody Loomis2 Mary Prieur1 Janice Pietropola and Lynn SeethalerFacebook /mysteriouslylistedTwitter @mysteriouslistMusic is by Myuu See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Do you spend time thinking about the bigger questions, like how did we get here or is there something bigger than us watching what's happening on our planet? Paul welcomes Enna Reittort, an expert in anthropology and past life regression therapy for the first of a multi-part Living 4D podcast series. Enna delves into her book Krivda: The Godtrix Against The Matrix and offers many reasons why it's important to always keep an open mind about all things.Learn more about Enna's work or buy a copy of her book directly on her website or buy it as an eBook on BookBaby.Show NotesAs a child of diplomats, Enna became fluent in multiple languages and spent time in the former Soviet Union. (7:28)“Most Westerners — and especially Americans — have been brainwashed from the cradle about the boogeyman of communism.” (17:19)Differences between Soviet and Chinese communism. (23:50)A battle for the heart and soul of humankind. (30:06)The real meaning of sacrifice. (44:00)“Is there any religion that says our planet requires a sacrifice from us? Not that I know of…” (54:39)The origins of religion begin with the New Testament. (1:05:41)Our need to “cure the trauma.” (1:10:40)God versus gods. (1:17:31)The sound power of words. (1:26:19)Your relationship to the sun. (1:32:52)What is your private name for God? (1:42:29)The extraterrestrial question: Why do they keep coming here? (1:51:55)Paul shares his multiple encounters with star beings. (2:06:02)Do the gods really envy humans? (2:11:19)Living among the little people of the world. (2:19:17)“You can't understand the way religions as institutional systems of brain control, enslavement and sacrifice work, if you don't have the esoteric dimension.” (2:24:20)ResourcesThe work of Walter Russell, Pierre Sabak, Jordan Maxwell, Gregg Braden, Bruce Lipton and Bruce R. FentonThe AnnunakiPaul's solo Living 4D podcast on Why Kings Kill Your ChildrenDisclosure with Dr. Stephen Greer on GaiaWhen God Was a Woman by Merlin StoneThe demiurgeThanks to our awesome sponsors: BiOptimizers (save an extra 10 percent on your purchase by using the code Paul10 at checkout), Cymbiotika (save 15 percent on your purchase by using the code CHEK15 at checkout), Organifi (save 20 percent on your purchase by using the code CHEK20 at checkout), Paleovalley (save 15 percent on your purchase by using the code chek15 at checkout) and Airestech (save 15 percent on any purchase you make by using the code CHEK15 at checkout).We may earn commissions from qualifying purchases using affiliate links.
Centuries ago, the principle of Ockham's razor changed our world by showing simpler answers to be preferable and more often true. In Life Is Simple, scientist Johnjoe McFadden traces centuries of discoveries, taking us from a geocentric cosmos to quantum mechanics and DNA, arguing that simplicity has revealed profound answers to the greatest mysteries. In McFadden's view, life could only have emerged by embracing maximal simplicity, making the fundamental law of the universe a cosmic form of natural selection that favors survival of the simplest. Shermer and McFadden discuss: from what was science set free?; what William of Occam's razor cut; Bayes's probability razor; Ptolemaic vs. Tychonic vs. Copernican world systems in terms of simplicity; simplicity in math, physics, biology, medicine, and the social sciences; Einstein's razor: how does relativity theory simplify the universe?; Postmodernism and the search for Truth; McFadden's explanations for solving the hard problems of consciousness, free will, and determinism, and more …
Less than 5% of major crimes end in a conviction. For cold cases, that number drops to 1%. Those numbers won't stay low forever. David Mittelman's company, Othram Inc., is revolutionizing DNA sequencing and, in the process, greatly reducing the number of “unsolvable” cases. I called David to learn more about how the new technology works, what it means for the future of crime-fighting, and maybe get some fascinating stories out of the bargain too. This is… A Bit of Optimism. For more on David and his work visit: DNASolves.com Othram.com
Episode #210. Do you feel like you're the definition of a best-kept secret? You're someone's secret weapon behind the scenes but something inside you is ready to be heard. Making the transition to be in front of the business can seem like a major leap but Ron Reich is here to share how he did just that. Not only did Ron step in front of his business, but he also created strategies to scale to six figures and beyond. In this episode, you'll get that extra encouragement you need to step center stage and find out how marketing higher end with high ticket offers can be just what you need to reach your revenue goals.In This Episode You'll Learn:The extra push you need to go from behind the scenes to front and centerWhy figuring out how you're a unicorn unlocks your six-figure potentialA smart strategy for figuring out what offers your audience wants most How focusing on the higher end market can transform your businessWhy high ticket offers don't always need fancy sales pagesWhat actions will help you move from six to seven figuresFavorite Quotes“You already are a unicorn, just by definition of you being you. Figuring that out is step one to building a six-figure business.”“The market always has the answers. You get paid by the market. They vote with their dollars. To find out what your offer is going to be, you have to go and put it out there.”“It really is easier to sell high ticket offers versus something less expensive because it's hardwired into our DNA that more expensive equals better.”More about Ron:Ron Reich is a sought-after marketing strategist and consultant. A former lawyer, Ron has been selling online for over 13 years. After launching over 50 of his own products in a variety of niches, he later became the “secret weapon” behind many of the biggest names in the industry including Hay House Publishing, Todd Herman, Selena Soo, Denise Duffied-Thomas, and Ryan Levesque. His current focus is helping emerging experts build 7-figure businesses through his proprietary marketing systems.Find Ron:WebsiteFacebook
Canary Cry News Talk #437 - 01.24.2022 CYBERUSKIE ATTACK WEBSITE/SHOW NOTES: CanaryCryNewsTalk.com SUPPLY DROP: CanaryCrySupplyDrop.com LINKTREE: CanaryCry.Party SUPPORT: CanaryCryRadio.com/Support MEET UPS: CanaryCryMeetUps.com ravel Podcast (Basil's other podcast) Facelikethesun Resurrection (Gonz' new YouTube channel) Truther Dating App (Created by Canary Cry Producers; not affiliated) INTRO Gunea pig Basil & Gonz Sportsball: Mahomes Grim Reaper, possessed, 33/44 Bitcoin crash…is Soros the bear? (CNBC, BTC News) FLIPPY How Spot the robot became art assistant (Boston Globe) COVID19/I AM WACCINE Eric Clapton claims pro-vaxx subliminal messages in music (Billboard) Gonzaga suspends John Stockton's season passes, defiance of mask mandate (Spokesman) Thousands march DC against vaxx and mask mandates (VOA) Antivaxxer travels country with guns, flamethrower, to arrest dems (Daily Beast) → RFK Jr speaks at DC rally (Forbes) Party Pitch///BREAK 1: Executive Producers, Paypal, Patrons SPACE POPE REPTILIAN/RUSSIA Pope calls for day of prayer as Russia set to invade Ukraine (Jesuit Review) POLYTICKS Biden refines plans for Russia-Ukraine (Guardian)https://archive.ph/kr2Rh → DHS warns Russian cyberattack (ABC) Article deleted: Russia might send cyber attack if Ukraine aid is threatening (Newsweek) NEW WORLD ORDER China and Russia plans for a New World Order (Financial Times) → Hot Air, same article (Hot Air) BREAK 2: Art, Reviews, Jingles, Meet Ups BEAST SYSTEM Christ and Cocaine, Rio's gangs blend faith and violence (Guardian) ANTARCTICA Nanoplastic particles have contaminated polar ice cap (Nature World) ADDITIONAL STORIES: China Olympics C19 safe with armpit censors and robot arms (NPR) → Clip: Robot arm bartender serves drinks at Olympics Texas gets coastal barrier, but is it too late? (Houston Chronicle) Could we delete diseases passed down in our DNA? (SYFY) Humans mirror behavior of robots (Popular Science) UFO encounters from the 1920's Update on Pegasus spyware, legal ramifications (Times of Israel) Robot vacuum runs away for freedom (Guardian) PRODUCERS for EPISODE 437 Executive Producer Anonymous** Canary Cry Supply-Drop Kathryn D Matthew S Child of God Producers Child of God, Austen A, Christian N, Palmer B, MORV, JC, HeatherSirRuss, Sean S, Josh M, Sir Scott Knight of Truth, Sir Sammons Knight of the Fishes, Jimmy R, Jackie U, Sir Casey The Shield Knight, Gail M, Veronica D, Runksmash, Amanda P TIMESTAMPS: Christine C AUDIO PRODUCTION (Jingles, Iso, Music): Psalm40 Bekah Lloyd V ART PRODUCTION (Drawing, Painting, Graphics): Dame Allie of the Skillet Nation Sir Dove Knight of Rusbeltia MrJag Grace MissGBeauty CONTENT PRODUCTION (Microfiction etc.) Runksmash - A61GAI7 sifts through debris at the dig site, she knows in her servos that she'll find proof of higher intelligence in the wreckage of this settlement, she knows the ancients must have been biological computers of some sort, not just scared animals.
While Braveheart isn't known for its historical accuracy - there is one surprising fact it gets dramatically wrong. In the medieval period, the large formidable horses often depicted riding into battle were actually no bigger than a modern day pony. This week Cat is joined by Oliver Creighton and Alan Outram from the University of Exeter to discuss their new, fascinating findings into this topic. Working along side other research teams, they have been able to extract and analyse DNA from horse skeletons at over 171 different archaeological sites to bring a new light onto medieval warhorses.If you'd like to learn more, we have hundreds of history documentaries, ad free podcasts and audiobooks at History Hithttps://access.historyhit.com/?utm_source=audio&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=Podcast+Campaign&utm_id=PodcastTo download, go to Android or Apple store:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.historyhit&hl=en_GB&gl=UShttps://apps.apple.com/gb/app/history-hit/id1303668247If you're enjoying this podcast and looking for more fascinating Gone Medieval content then subscribe to our Gone Medieval newsletter. Follow the link here:https://www.historyhit.com/sign-up-to-history-hit/?utm_source=timelinenewsletter&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=Timeline+Podcast+Campaign See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The FlavorCloud Story with Rathna Sharad Rathna Sharad and Joe Lynch discuss the FlavorCloud story. Rathna is the founder and CEO of FlavorCloud, an end-to-end cross-border logistics platform for direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands, ecommerce retailers, and marketplaces. About Rathna Sharad Rathna Sharad, founder and CEO of FlavorCloud, has 20+ years of experience working in global supply chain and international trade logistics as well as 10+ years of e-commerce enablement experience which has positioned her perfectly to create an “anywhere to anywhere” logistics solution that enables any brand to go global. Indeed FlavorCloud, founded in 2018, is a cross-border shipping logistics platform that removes international shipping friction for mid-sized DTC brands enabling them - for the first time - to keep pace with the accelerated demand of international e-commerce. As a founding member of the ad platform team at Microsoft and product leader for Bing Ads, Sharad first saw the signs - with a 2006-era bird's-eye view of the search ad ecosystem across publishers; it was clear to her: cross-border is the way of the future. She carried her vision into Runway2Street, which she co-founded in 2012, hoping to revolutionize B2C consumer purchasing for good, but in pursuit of that goal, stumbled on an opportunity far greater: solving international shipping for all. This remains Sharad's focus today at FlavorCloud, where she is defining global e-commerce and trade landscape by making international shipping as simple as domestic, allowing the pathways of modern consumer shopping behavior to operate as organically as our social communities and connections online already do. About FlavorCloud FlavorCloud is an end-to-end cross-border logistics platform for direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands, ecommerce retailers, and marketplaces. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, FlavorCloud makes international shipping and returns easy, affordable, and friction-free, enabling brands and 3PLs (Third Party Logistics Providers) to go global in any part of the world. FlavorCloud's algorithm and technology auto-optimizes the best rates and services through the largest global cross-border network as well as automating the complex world of global trade and regulatory compliance. Key Takeaways: The FlavorCloud Story Rathna Sharad, founder and CEO of FlavorCloud, an end-to-end cross-border logistics platform for direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands, ecommerce retailers, and marketplaces. In the podcast interview, Rathna describes her successful career and her entrepreneurial journey. FlavorCloud is a cloud-based cross border logistics platform that powers international shipping FlavorCloud is made up of cross border logistics experts with technology DNA and deep operational expertise in international eCommerce and global trade. FlavorCloud is an “anywhere to anywhere” logistics platform built to solve the enormous challenges of navigating the antiquated, manual and deeply fragmented, global shipping and trade landscape. FlavorCloud makes international shipping and returns easy, affordable and friction-free, enabling retailers and brands in any part of the world go global. Learn More About The FlavorCloud Story Rathna's LinkedIn FlavorCloud's LinkedIn FlavorCloud's Website The Logistics of Logistics Podcast If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a positive review, subscribe, and share it with your friends and colleagues. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast: Google, Apple, Castbox, Spotify, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tunein, Podbean, Owltail, Libsyn, Overcast Check out The Logistics of Logistics on Youtube
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David kicks things off talking about how he has identified, through DNA, the source of Native American ancestry on his wife's side of the family. Fisher then shares the joy of finding a hoard of new newspaper stories on an ancestor, and receiving TWO Priority Mail packs from cousins on both sides of the family on the same day. They passed along old family Bible pages, photos, and other family gems. In Family Histoire News, David tells us about a letter that was just a little behind schedule in delivering. Like 76 years! Then he tells us about a formerly enslaved man who may have been the prototype for the Lone Ranger. Next, Fisher visits with Jen Sansbury from sponsor Legacy Tree Genealogists. Jen pulled off quite a breakthrough on behalf a client using DNA as well as her knowledge of records and customs in several countries. Then, Sarah Hermans talks with Fisher about a quilt she inherited. Stitched together in 1903, there are well over 200 names on it. She has now come out with a book that will be of great interest for people in the area of Dutchess County, New York as she has researched all the names, even creating trees showing how all these people tie together. It's a great example of turning something like this into an awesome local resource. David then returns to help Fisher with Ask Us Anything! That's all this week on Extreme Genes, America's Family History Show!
Welcome to today's show! Today's amazing guest is Clay Helper. Clay Hepler is a fiancé, multifamily investor, educator, and cash flow specialist. He is the creator and the host of the popular business and investing podcast, Creative Capitalist. Clay is also the Chief Wealth Strategist of Creative Capitalist, a wealth creation firm helping clients in 50 states implement wealth creation strategies to empower them to create, protect and multiply their cash flow. His goal is to help 10,000 entrepreneurs and real estate investors in their plan in reaching financial independence by December 25th, 2024 so that they can live their legacy today on their terms. Clay challenges existing belief systems and misinformation around concepts such as money, saving, investing, wealth and retirement. He helped my family's business go from 2 states to 42 in 18 months and set the foundation to have a partnership with Geoffrey Zakarian, the Iron Chef from Chopped the TV Show and owner of many successful restaurants across America. He is the Director of Acquisitions for a wholesaling and flipping company that did over 50 deals in its first year. He has purchased 13 multifamily units in a little over 13 months. Most importantly, he's the Chief Wealth Strategist and CEO of the Creative Capitalist and podcast host. He empowers entrepreneurs, executives and real estate to create, protect and multiply their cash flow. This system positions their money in savings to earn uninterrupted compound interest while they can simultaneously put it into assets that multiply it. In other words, they can make their money work in two places to accelerate their path to financial freedom and abundance. [00:01 – 17:35] Opening Segment I introduce our guest, Clay Hepler Connect with Clay through the links below How Clay got to where he is today A process of change and looking to do more Changing the narrative [17:36 – 35:57] Clay shares his experience and knowledge 13 Units in 13 Months The glory of infinite banking Selling insurance plans Being your own bank is beneficial! Setting up your own policy Winning the game through speed [35:58 – 40:59] Closing Segment Clay's book title: “The Giver” Connect with Clay through the links below Final words Tweetable Quotes: “I never was interested in business, I was like, “I just wanna be in policy, I just wanna be a political theorist” like all these super non-applicable to real life sort of pursuits.” - Clay Hepler "He [Clay's mentor] taught me what rich people did differently.” - Clay Hepler "I didn't want the life that I had growing up.” - Clay Hepler "Whatever your investor DNA is, follow that.” - Clay Hepler Find out more and connect with Clay through his podcast and email him at email@example.com LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode. I believe that you only need a small axe to build a lasting empire. Let's start building yours! To know more about me and all the real estate opportunities you can find, you can connect with me on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook or check out my website https://smallaxecommunities.com/ and book a call with me.
Anne Wojcicki is the Founder & CEO @ 23andme, offering DNA testing with the most comprehensive ancestry breakdown, personalized health insights, and more. To date, Anne has raised over $1BN for the company from the likes of Sequoia, GV, NEA and many more incredible names. Prior to founding 23andMe, Anne spent a decade on Wall Street investing in healthcare and felt frustrated by a system built around monetizing illness instead of incentivizing prevention. If that was not enough, Anne is also on the board of Cazoo and The Anne Wojcicki Foundation and is an active angel investor with investments in the likes of Embark and Maven Clinic. In Today's Episode with Anne Wojcicki You Will Learn: 1.) How Anne made her way from Wall St healthcare investing to founding one of the leading healthcare companies of the last decade in 23andme? 2.) Trust and Friendship: How does Anne determine whether someone is genuine or is being transactional? What are the signs? How does Anne approach trust in relationships? Start from a base of full trust and it is to be lost or start with none and it is to be gained? What does Anne believe are the core of the best and most healthy relationships she has? 3.) Leadership: How does Anne reflect on her own decision-making processes today? How does Anne create a safe space where her team feel they can pushback on her and tell her how they feel? How does Anne approach internal role migration? What does Anne do to get the very best out of her team? How has Anne's leadership style changed over the years? How has being on the board of Cazoo changed how Anne reflects on her own board leadership? What have been some of her biggest lessons from Alex Chesterman? 4.) AMA: What is the hardest element of Anne's role with 23andme? What is Anne's morning routine? What 3 traits would Anne most want her children to have? Anne can have a billboard anywhere, what do it say on it and why? What would Anne most like to change in the world of healthcare over the next decade?
Join "Mind Over Murder" podcast hosts Bill Thomas and Kristin Dilley as we discuss the case of Ted Bundy with Kevin M. Sullivan, author of six fascinating books on the serial murderer. How did Bundy get away with so many murders? Why are historians and true crime fans alike so fascinated with him? How does Kevin Sullivan separate the myths from the reality in this complicated case? What can we learn from this case that will allow us to catch killers and prevent serial murders like those committed by Ted Bundy?Kevin M. Sullivan's Latest Book: The Enigma of Ted Bundy (Wild Blue Press):https://wildbluepress.com/the-enigma-of-ted-bundy-kevin-sullivan-true-crime/Goodreads on Kevin M. Sullivan books:https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/15103926.Kevin_M_SullivanFollow author Kevin M. Sullivan on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/kevin.m.sullivan.39Please give Mind Over Murder a positive rating here: https://lovethepodcast.com/jpHq3qNew Article in Virginia Gazette: 35 Years Later, Victims' Families in Colonial Parkway Murders Still Searching for Answers, Hope DNA Advances will Solve Case By Em Holter and Abigail Adcoxhttps://www.dailypress.com/virginiagazette/va-vg-colonial-parkway-murders-anniversary-1024-20211022-76jkpte6qvez7onybmhbhp7nfi-story.htmlNew Article in Medium: The Colonial Parkway Murders — A Tale of Two Killers? By Quinn Zanehttps://medium.com/unburied/the-colonial-parkway-murders-a-tale-of-two-killers-1e8fda367a48Washington Post: "Crimes of Passion"https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/opinions/1997/08/15/crimes-of-passion/0a38e8f9-6d04-48e4-a847-7d3cba53c363/New feature article in the Daily Beast: "Inside the Maddening Search for Virginia's Colonial Parkway Serial Killer" By Justin Rohrlichhttps://www.thedailybeast.com/what-happened-to-cathleen-thomas-and-rebecca-dowski-inside-the-hunt-for-the-colonial-parkway-killerCitizens! Check out our new line of "Mind Over Murder" t-shirts and other good stuff !https://www.teepublic.com/stores/mind-over-murder-podcast?ref_id=23885Washington Post Op-Ed Piece by Deidre Enright of the Innocence Project:"The FBI should use DNA, not posters, to solve a cold-case murder" https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/25/julie-williams-laura-winans-unsolved-murder-test-dna/Oxygen: "Loni Coombs Feels A Kinship To 'Lovers' Lane' Victim Cathy Thomas"Loni Coombs felt an immediate connection to Cathy Thomas, a groundbreaking gay woman who broke through barriers at the U.S. Naval Academy before she was brutally murdered along the Colonial Parkway in Virginia.https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/loni-coombs-feels-a-kinship-to-colonial-parkway-victim-cathy-thomasCrimeCon will be held April 29-May 1, 2022 in Las Vegas. We will both be there!Details: https://www.crimecon.com/cc22You can contribute to help "Mind Over Murder" do our important work:https://mindovermurderpodcast.com/supportCheck out Mind Over Murder on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mindoverpodcastJoin the Colonial Parkway Murders Facebook page with more than 14,000 followers: https://www.facebook.com/ColonialParkwayCaseFour one-hour episodes on the Colonial Parkway Murders are available on Oxygen as "The Lover's Lane Murders." The series is available on the free Oxygen app, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon, and many other platforms. https://www.oxygen.com/lovers-lane-murders Oxygen" "Who Were The Colonial Parkway Murder Victims? 8 Young People All Killed In Virginia Within 4 Years" https://www.oxygen.com/lovers-lane-murders/crime-news/who-were-the-colonial-parkway-murder-victims Washington Post Magazine: "Victims, Families and America's Thirst for True-Crime Stories." "For Bill Thomas, his sister Cathy's murder is a deeply personal tragedy. For millions of true-crime fans, it's entertainment." https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/magazine/wp/2019/07/30/feature/victims-families-and-americas-thirst-for-true-crime-stories/Daily Press excellent series of articles on the Colonial Parkway Murders: "The Parkway" http://digital.dailypress.com/static/parkway_cottage/main/index.htmlColonial Parkway Murders website: https://colonialparkwaymurders.com Mind Over Murder Podcast website: https://mindovermurderpodcast.comPlease subscribe and rate us at your favorite podcast sites. Ratings and reviews are very important. Please share and tell your friends!https://lovethepodcast.com/jpHq3qWe launch a new episode of "Mind Over Murder" every Monday morning, and a bonus episode every Thursday morning.Sponsors: Othram and DNAsolves.comContribute Your DNA to help solve cases: https://dnasolves.com/user/registerFollow "Mind Over Murder" on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MurderOverFollow Bill Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BillThomas56Follow "Colonial Parkway Murders" on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ColonialParkwayCase/Follow us on InstaGram:: https://www.instagram.com/colonialparkwaymurders/Check out the entire Crawlspace Media network at http://crawlspace-media.com/All rights reserved. Mind Over Murder, Copyright Bill Thomas and Kristin Dilley, Another Dog Productions/Absolute Zero Productions
Mike Michalowicz is the author not only Profit First but also Clock Work, Surge, The Pumpkin Plan and his newest book that is coming out called Fix This Next. By his 35th birthday, Mike had founded and sold 2 companies one to a private equity firm and another to a fortune five hundred. Today his running his 3rd multi-million dollar venture which is Profit First Professionals. During this interview we discuss: 2:08 - A quick introduction on his new book called "Fix This Next" 3:32 - Mike shares a business superpower he wished he had. 5:46 - The importance of the business hierarchy of needs, what it is and why it's important to understand 10:47 - We talked about the 2 biggest traps for entrepreneurs. 12:53 - How the DNA of business can help you identify the needs in your business that's are not being satisfied. 15:17 - Mike shares a framework to help you identifying the core problem in your business. 19:25 - A couple of tips and techniques if you want to write a book. 20:48 - Mike shares his favorite growth tool/software. 21:49 - He recommended one of his favorite book to us. Mike's Websites: Get Mike's new book called "Fix This Next" www.mikemotorbike.com ---------------------- If you enjoyed this episode, please RATE / REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE to ensure you never miss an episode. Connect with Dennis Brown AskDennisBrown.com LinkedIn Twitter Instagram [Free Giveaways]
Sherri Rasmussen and John Reutten had only been married for 3 months when she was murdered on February 24th, 1986. With little to go on, the case remained cold for 23 years until 2005, when advancements in DNA analysis revealed a new lead. Her husband's old flame had proved to be the craziest ex of all. Patreon: Patreon.com/strangerdangerpodcast Email us: Astrangerdangerpodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @astrangerdangerpodcast Facebook: Stranger Danger: A true crime podcast Stranger Danger: Murder Lovers
In this episode of Molecule to Market, you'll go inside the outsourcing space of the global drug development sector with Peter Soelkner, Managing Director at Vetter. Your host, Raman Sehgal, discusses the pharmaceutical and biotechnology supply chain with Peter, covering: The fascinating and humble origin story of one of the world's most well respected sterile filling specialists. Peter's journey of leading Vetter in becoming a $1bn, 5500 person family-owned CDMO...alongside a fellow Managing Director. How the DNA of a culture becomes a critical competent of global business growth and consistent client delivery. Key future industry trends, including the challenge of preparing for the ‘colourful scenery of biotechs in the next 10 years' - meaning the need to have the flexibility to deal with ultra orphan drug products and high volume products needing high speed lines. Peter Soelkner has been a Managing Director of Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG since June 2008. In 2009, he was also appointed Managing Director of Vetter Pharma International GmbH, the company's marketing and sales organization. Soelkner graduated from the University of Dortmund, Germany, in 1992 with a degree in chemical engineering and earned an MBA from Columbia University, New York, in 2001. Before joining Vetter, he held positions in Germany and North America at Sartorius AG and Sartorius North America Inc., in R&D, marketing, key account management, and general management roles. At Vetter, from 2003 to 2007, Soelkner managed the company's key account program and global end-to-end supply chain. He left the company for a year to serve as Vice President of global key account management at Sartorius Stedim Biotech (USA) before returning to Vetter in 2008. Please subscribe, tell your industry colleagues and join us in celebrating and promoting the value and importance of the global life science outsourcing space. We'd also appreciate a positive rating! Molecule to Market is funded by ramarketing. An international content, design and digital agency that helps companies in life sciences get noticed. We are also proudly supported by Zymewire, which is the leader in actionable sales intelligence for life science Business development professionals. In fact, thousands of life science BD professionals start their day with sales signals from Zymewire. Learn more at tryzymewire.com
LADANIVA - "Vay Aman" from the 2020 EP Ladaniva on Planete B. Ladaniva is the musical partnership between Armenian singer Jacqueline Baghdasaryan and French multi-instrumentalist Louis Thomas. Founded by the duo in 2019, they went viral in the early days of the pandemic with the release of the video for our Song of the Day, “Vay Aman.” Set in a sunny locale with faces full of joy, it's hard not to smile while watching their effervescent playing. Ladaniva's music takes influences from all around the world, from traditional Balkan music to maloya, jazz and reggae, with strong roots in Armenian folk. It reflects Baghdasaryan's DNA, of Armenian and Belarussian descent while Thomas came from a family of musicians and began to play trumpet at the age of 7. After a jazz course at the conservatory, he traveled with his instruments around Africa and Latin America and got introduced to a long list of musical genres through meetings with traditional musicians. The two fused their backgrounds and styles after meeting in Lille, France, where Baghdasaryan is a vocal teacher at the MusicaLille music school. Ladaniva played the Netherlands-based non-profit showcase for European artists Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS) this past weekend, where they were also awarded with the esteemed prize of Public Choice Award for the Music Moves Europe Awards. Read the full post on KEXP.org Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Join Ryan and Brant on a musical journey out of history, taken beyond tomorrow... where no podcast has gone before! . . . YOU DON'T KNOW MOJACK is a podcast dedicated to exploring the entire SST catalogue, in order, from start to finish. During the podcast we will discuss all the releases that are part of our core DNA, as well as many lesser-known releases that deserve a second chance, or releases that we are discovering for the very first time (we actually don't know Mojack!). First and foremost we are fans, and acknowledge that we are not perfect and don't know everything – sometimes the discussion is more about a time, place, feeling, personal experience or random tangents, and less about the facts (but we will try to get to the facts too). Facebook: www.facebook.com/mojackpod/ Twitter: @mojackpod Instagram: www.instagram.com/mojackpod/ Blog: www.mojackpod.com/ Tumblr: www.tumblr.com/blog/mojackpod Theme Song: Shockflesh
Photo: Ichthyosaurs attending a lecture on fossilised human remains. Wellcome Hominim: a primate of a taxonomic tribe (Hominini), which comprises those species regarded as human, directly ancestral to humans, or very closely related to humans. . @Batchelorshow @ClassicCharliePellegrino: Hominin Park. Charles Pellegrino. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety What about a Hominin Park? -- asking can we recreate Neanderthal Man from ancient DNA? Charles Pellegrino
In this episode, Kelle Sparta and Kathy Scheiern dive into the topic of family constellation work. Kathy loves and uses family constellation work in her method of coaching because it is very powerful and effective healing work. Constellation work has 3 primary branches of constellation work (structural, organizational and family) each function differently. It is important to know which branch you are working in. Constellation work is the healing work from family burdens that track down through the DNA lines. Kelle shares what a family constellation session may look like. Listen in to learn more. References:-For more information about Kelle Sparta or Kelle SpartaEnterprises:--Website: www.kellesparta.com--Email: firstname.lastname@example.org -Kelle's Webinar: 5 Simple Steps to Finally Break Free From Your Challenged Childhood -Get your spiritual diagnostic energy scan: https://kellesparta.com/energy-scan-spiritual-diagnostic/ -Sign up for Kelle's Mailing list: https://kelle-sparta-enterprises.ck.page/6563383ca8 -Get the Boundaries For Empaths Free Download: https://kelle-sparta-enterprises.ck.page/0d61d8784b -Kelle's social media sites:--Facebook: Kelle Sparta Enterprises - https://www.facebook.com/KelleSparta1--Facebook group for Spirit Sherpa: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2262979307345944--Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kellesparta/--LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kellesparta/ -Driveabout (Full Version) https://youtu.be/biD21gy6qZk--Written by: Kelle Sparta--Performed by: Kelle Sparta and Daniel Singer--Produced by: Daniel Singer Keywords:Spirit Sherpa, Kelle Sparta, Transformational Shaman, Spirit Doctor, Kathy Scheiern, constellation work, family constellation work, healing, coaching, epigenetics, ancestor healing, ancestors, entanglement, descendants, energetics, trauma Licensing and Credits:“Spirit Sherpa” is the sole property of Kelle Sparta Enterprises and is distributed under a Creative Commons: BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. For more information about this licensing, please go to www.creativecommons.org. Any requests for deviations to this licensing should be sent to email@example.com. To sign up for, or get more information on the programs, offerings, and services referenced in this episode, please go to www.kellesparta.com. Post-production of this episode of “Spirit Sherpa” has been done by Christopher Wright. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this week's show, Phil talks to Ulf Schwekendiek, the first mobile engineer at Siri before it was acquired by Apple as well as a co-founder of Ditto which was acquired by Groupon. He is now the co-founder and CEO of Centered, designing the platform and building a team that shares his passion for achieving mindfulness at work. Ulf talks about the importance of keeping your creative spirit alive as your career progresses. He also discusses the value in documenting your ideas. KEY TAKEAWAYS: TOP CAREER TIP If you have a creative spirit, always make sure that you keep this spirit alive in whatever you do. Make time to create and always be curious about what could be. WORST CAREER MOMENT Ulf experienced a time in his career when he felt as though he should become a manager, because of the expectations placed upon him by others. He soon realized that this was not where his passion truly lay. CAREER HIGHLIGHT Ulf prefers to focus upon the failures of his career, rather than become too nostalgic for the highlights. He feels that this spurs him on to do better. THE FUTURE OF CAREERS IN I.T Ulf is most excited about the accessibility of the IT sector, and how it allows anyone entry, no matter what their background is. He also finds himself intrigued by the advent of “emotional software” THE REVEAL What first attracted you to a career in I.T.? – Being from Germany, engineering was always a part of Ulf's DNA. What's the best career advice you received? – You always want to have a smaller piece of a much larger pie. What's the worst career advice you received? – That he should not speak his mind for fear of offending someone. What would you do if you started your career now? – Ulf would focus on AI, ML and other technologies that are changing the world. What are your current career objectives? Ulf is focusing upon the non-technical side of running and operating a business. What's your number one non-technical skill? – Learning about human psychology and how the brain works. How do you keep your own career energized? – Learning about new things and iterating constantly. What do you do away from technology? – Ulf is dedicated to his newborn daughter. He also enjoys hang gliding. FINAL CAREER TIP Get out of your own head. If you have ideas then make sure you are documenting them always. Ideas never come to anything if they remain internal ones. BEST MOMENTS (10:57) – Ulf - “If you are a maker or a builder, just make sure that you never lose that” (13:07) – Ulf - “Find something that you're really passionate about, and not something society shows you as your next step” (13:30) – Ulf – “It's fun to talk about your highlights, but it's so much more powerful to talk about your failures” (23:14) – Ulf – “If nobody understands what it is that you're doing, then there's no point in doing it” ABOUT THE HOST – PHIL BURGESS Phil Burgess is an independent IT consultant who has spent the last 20 years helping organizations to design, develop, and implement software solutions. Phil has always had an interest in helping others to develop and advance their careers. And in 2017 Phil started the I.T. Career Energizer podcast to try to help as many people as possible to learn from the career advice and experiences of those that have been, and still are, on that same career journey. CONTACT THE HOST – PHIL BURGESS Phil can be contacted through the following Social Media platforms: Twitter: https://twitter.com/_PhilBurgess LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/philburgess Instagram: https://instagram.com/_philburgess Website: https://itcareerenergizer.com/contact Phil is also reachable by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and via the podcast's website, https://itcareerenergizer.com Join the I.T. Career Energizer Community on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/ITCareerEnergizer ABOUT THE GUEST – ULF SCHWEKENDIEK Ulf Schwekendiek was the first mobile engineer at Siri before it was acquired by Apple as well as a co-founder of Ditto which was acquired by Groupon. He is now the co-founder and CEO of Centered, designing the platform and building a team that shares his passion for achieving mindfulness at work. CONTACT THE GUEST – ULF SCHWEKENDIEK Ulf Schwekendiek can be contacted through the following Social Media platforms: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sulfme Website: https://www.centered.app/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/sulf
This month we explore God's purpose for His people and our DNA as a church. Join us to discover who God has made you to be and how we can work together to bring about His Kingdom in our lives!
Truth Wanted is a show about getting to the bottom of beliefs, whether it's karma or Christ, Bigfoot or crystals. Truth Wanted would like to know how you know it's true. Primarily hosted by ObjectivelyDan, Truth Wanted takes calls from the community (that means YOU!) and features new guests every week, emphasizing thorough conversations over name-calling and scoffing (most of the time). Truth Wanted focuses on how and why people believe what they believe, and how you can talk about beliefs in more effective ways. Join us for truth investigations and lively conversations every Friday at 7:00pm CT!
Since the beginning of the modern age of the UFO phenomena, witnesses from around the globe have come forward with amazing tales about alien abductions. Witnesses describe being taken from there homes or vehicles and having various medical procedures performed on them - and others report a more ominous aspect of these encounters involving the literal harvesting of human DNA to produce what they believe may be human alien hybrids. However, some claim this may not be something new and that it has possibly been going on for a very long time. Is there any proof? Have aliens manipulated humanities DNA ? And if it so, why is it happening? Join us tonight as we try to answer some of the questions surrounding the Hybrid Agenda on this episode of Wild & Weird Radio. Remember to subscribe, like and share to help us keep this program going. Thank you all for the continued support. Hosts: Ron Lanham, Joe Perdue, Jessi Leigh Join our group on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wildandweirdwvtalk Visit The Wild & Weird Link Tree: https://linktr.ee/wildandweirdwv Hellbent Holler: https://hellbentholler.com/ NEWS: US Airman reports shadow person at Nuke Site: https://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/news/354438/us-airman-witnessed-ufo-and-shadow-person-while-guarding-nukes?fbclid=IwAR2th1z-BNW8Uk3lG3djVioZlZtUY_3b_V-lx7KNvSxwtgTQ7QYLrAwqJzA 7,500 year old toy tractor http://www.bd-updates.com/?p=6764&fbclid=IwAR2P8XvHAWHWhZRD_kl9mjH_lTMtE3S3I8sR2wcpFs6iTOTUcOsL-Rm-OHkNuke Tech talks about UFOs at site: https://www.liberationtimes.com/home/former-nuclear-weapons-technician-comes-forward-about-serious-security-breaches-involving-uap-and-high-strangeness-at-us-air-force-base?fbclid=IwAR1qHKHKnbo0SN_p8POkWAWAHy8fG-9lXgLFBOABcz5l3S1kols8SxZwLks Bigfoot Society Podcast with Ron https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHClWTFx3e0John Ramirez Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFQtYfOmxxs Further Reading:Betty Barny Hill https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0x8SnsArREBetty Andreasson https://www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/andreasson-bettyPeter Curry on Ancient Aliens: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5p18S_S8N0Blackfoot Legend https://www.firstpeople.us/FP-Html-Legends/TheStoryofPoia-Blackfoot.html STAR PEOPLE https://montanapioneer.com/legends-of-the-star-people/
Guest Gina Deschamps currently serves as the Director of the Angle Center for Entrepreneurship at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. She's in a fascinating position with a role focused on embedding entrepreneurship into the DNA of a college campus. Previously, Deschamps enjoyed a successful career as a senior sales and marketing leader while always remaining closely aligned with higher education. In 2020, she was the recipient of the Salem State University Alumni Association's Elizabeth Williams Wade award for her years of dedicated service to her alma mater. She has also served in leadership roles with organizations such as Montserrat College of Art Board of Trustees, AIGA Boston, Girls, Inc. of Lynn, and the Printing and Publishing Council of New England. A life-long learner, Deschamps is currently working to complete a Professional Development program in Entrepreneurial Studies at Stanford University.
Episode #209- We welcome Thomas Hargrove of the Murder Accountability Project. This project collects data on murders in the United States. Thomas was recently featured on Discovery Plus's docs-series "The Hunt for the Chicago Strangler." Lots of jaw dropping information revealed in this episode. There may be several serial killers on the loose in Chicago and many unsolved murders in your town!00:00 - Intro00:50 - Welcome Thomas & His Background 04:04 - Existing Crime Data in the U.S. 07:25 - Epidemic with Native American Women 09:33 - Recognizing Patterns of Serial Killers 16:45 - Trouble Solving Murders 20:50 - Serial Killer in Cleveland?24:22 - Killer in Gary & Lack of Police Resources 28:04 - Chicago Strangler 32:17 - Lack of DNA 35:32 - Multiple Serial Killers 37:40 - Intelligence of Serial Killers & Green River Killer42:15 - Serial Killer Samuel Little 44:20 - Gap in Chicago Strangler Killings 45:25 - Multiple Killers in Chicago & Arthur Hilliard49:45 - How Murders are Handled in Denmark 52:38 - Improving Murder Clearance Rate 55:30 - Outro Murder Accountability Project website:http://www.murderdata.orgChuck Shute website:https://chuckshute.comSupport the show (https://venmo.com/Chuck-Shute)
When a young Texas couple was attacked in their car after a high school Valentine's Day dance, the teenage girl was abducted. And after her body was discovered days later, an investigation into her murder began. But it wasn't until new DNA technology brought real answers to the case. This is the story of Carla Walker. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.newspapers.com/image/695939315/?terms=Glen%20Samuel%20McCurley&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/633175182/?terms=Carla%20Walker&match=1 https://www.fox4news.com/news/78-year-old-suspect-confesses-in-court-judge-sentences-him-to-life-in-prison-for-carla-walkers-murder https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipping_id=65088723&fcfToken=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJmcmVlLXZpZXctaWQiOjY4MzU3NTIxMiwiaWF0IjoxNjQyNTQ3MjcyLCJleHAiOjE2NDI2MzM2NzJ9.KMBAhLol8ag2vhAtcMHGypFRXqqrnpX8MYj13nCNgCw https://www.newspapers.com/image/633175182/?terms=Carla%20Walker&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/683575226/?terms=Glen%20McCurley&match=1 https://internewscast.com/world-news/who-is-carla-jan-walker-wiki-bio-agekiller-stops-murder-trial-investigation-instagram-twitter-quick-facts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Identifying Animals Through Airborne DNA In recent years, the technique of eDNA—environmental DNA, or samples taken from the environment, as opposed to from a specific animal—has changed ecology research. Scientists have learned how to obtain eDNA from water samples, soil, and even the intestinal tract of other animals. Writing recently in the journal Current Biology, two different groups report that air samples collected with filters in a zoo can provide enough DNA to paint a partial picture of the species living in and around the zoo. After taking over 72 samples from 20 sites around a zoo in the UK, Dr. Elizabeth Clare and colleagues brought their trove back to the lab, and were able to identify 25 different species living in and around the zoo. Some were expected zoo inhabitants, and others were surprises—including DNA from a species of endangered European hedgehog. At the same time, a separate group of researchers performed a similar analysis on a Danish zoo, and achieved similar results. Dr. Clare joins Ira Flatow to talk about the research, and what the technique of eDNA might be able to bring to the world of conservation ecology. These Beetles Go Boing There are plenty of insect species that jump—leafhoppers, crickets, fleas, and more. Some use powerful legs to take to the air. Others, like the click beetle, rely on a latching mechanism built into their bodies to build up energy, then release it suddenly. But writing in the journal PLOS One this week, researchers report that they've spotted a species of lined flat bark beetle (Laemophloeus biguttatus) that uses a different method to jump—the beetle larvae dig into a surface with tiny claws, flex, and build up energy, before releasing it and flinging itself into the air in a tiny ring. “It was really exciting to know that we had seen something possibly for the first time and definitely reported for the first time,” said Matt Bertone, an entomologist at NC State University and one of the authors of the report. The jumps themselves aren't very impressive—only a few body lengths—but the discovery of a new mechanism that doesn't rely on a specialized body part is intriguing. The authors aren't quite sure why the larvae, which live under tree bark, have evolved the jumping behavior, but hypothesize that it may be to rapidly move when their bark habitat is disturbed. Bertone joins Ira to talk about the unique form of locomotion, and where the researchers might look next for the behavior. This is Your Brain on Wordle Five letters, six tries to guess a word. That's the simple conceit behind Wordle, the new puzzle game that's sweeping the internet. More than 2.5 million people play this word game, its creator told NPR. The word changes each day and is the same for everyone who plays. Each letter guessed right brings the player one step closer to solving the puzzle. It's free and simple, and according to many players, completely addictive. But why is such a simple game so compelling? And how does it compare to viral games of the past, like Pokemon Go or Words with Friends? Ira is joined by Dr. Matthew Baldwin, assistant professor in social psychology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, to unlock the reasons why Wordle both satisfies the brain and brings us closer to our peers. Pigeons Are More Than Pests Pigeons lead much-maligned lives in our cities. They eat what's edible from our trash, and live much of their lives at street level. So it's no surprise, perhaps, that the name ‘rats with wings' has reached the level of a cultural meme. But author Rosemary Mosco wants you to think again. Instead of seeing vermin, you might consider the pigeon much like a stray dog or cat. In her recent book, A Pocket Guide to Pigeon-Watching, Mosco details the history of pigeon domestication—as much as it can be known—including millennia of humans raising pigeons to eat, as well as cherishing them for their nutrient-rich poop. More recently, people painstakingly bred fancy varieties like the frillback and the fantail. And yes, your local city pigeon is descended from those beloved birds. Producer Christie Taylor talks to Mosco about the underappreciated history of pigeons. Plus, fun facts about their feral, city-dwelling kin, from the self-congratulatory wing-claps to the secret lives of baby pigeons.
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EP285 - 22021 Full Year and Holiday Data Deep Dive The US Dept of Commerce December Advanced Retail Sales Data is out, which gives us a full look at 2021 and the 2021 holiday season. So Episode 285 is a data deepdive into 2021. If you want to follow along, we've made a deck with all the data available at https://retailgeek.com/2021-commerce-recap Data Sources US Retail & E-Com Sales Data: US Dept of Commerce E-Commerce Estimates: eMarketer Retail Foot Traffic Data: Placer.ai Web Traffic Data: Similar Web Holiday Estimates: Adobe, Salesforce, Mastercard Episode 285 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Thursday Jan 20th, 2022. http://jasonandscot.com Join your hosts Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis, and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Co-Founder of ChannelAdvisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing. Transcript Jason: [0:23] Welcome to the Jason and Scot show this is episode 285 being recorded on Thursday January 20th 2022 that's a heck of a lot of 2012's. I'm your host Jason retailgeek Goldberg and as usual I'm here with your Cohoes Sky Wingo. Scot: [0:41] Hey Jason and welcome back Jason Scott chaussures Jason is kind of a shame we neither of us were able to make it in our F but, one of the things I don't miss is every year that I've gone to in our f for the last three times I've went I've had trouble getting there or been stuck there so I think then our F should use this opportunity to move that show out of January and maybe look at something like March or something if they're going to be in New York. Jason: [1:09] Or to the like Bahamas or something. Scot: [1:12] Yeah even better yeah let's make it a destination of it. Jason: [1:17] You know you have my vote I'm not sure you have a majority of votes see you if you have mine that would be awesome. Scot: [1:24] Yeah just watching and it seemed like some folks went and then they had a lot of cancellations so seemed like it was in kind of one of those weird. Hybrid states were if you went and then, person you are going to go see present canceled you sat there in a room with people watching a zoom so that's number Super satisfying but I do think it seemed like some folks you and I know got together and had some dinners and had fund so hopefully that was that was good for everyone. Jason: [1:50] Yeah I had a little bit of foam oh I think you know some people I would have liked to see you know I saw you know social media of them getting together and whatnot and. It's just super bad luck I have a feeling if this show was a month later it would be a lot less controversial that traveled to. Scot: [2:09] Yeah and what did you want to talk about this week. Jason: [2:14] Well you know if we had gone to NRF one of the things that I always like to do it in our f is kind of check in with a lot of our co-workers in the industry and kind of you know get a consensus, about how the year ended up for everyone and what they thought the big issues were going to be for 20 21. So since we didn't get to do that at shop at NRF I thought maybe we could do it on this podcast for our listeners. Scot: [2:42] Yeah that sounds good and then I know you always put together a little for your clients kind of the summary deck and I know that's hard for our podcast listeners so do you have a way to solve that. Jason: [2:55] Yeah so what I thought I would do I put together like a 36 slide deck completely full of numbers and what I thought I would do is describe all of the graphs on the podcast. Scot: [3:09] Sounds good that sounds good and it's going to be a we'll go through it and intricate detail data point by day. Jason: [3:14] Yeah because the one complaint I get about the show is that it's not hard enough to listen to. Scot: [3:18] That's that's from your mom. Jason: [3:22] So that probably isn't going to work but here so here's what I did think I do like instead of, just charging the fortune that we charge clients to go through this presentation I thought I would make a version of the whole deck available to all our listeners so in the event you do want to follow along with the visuals and see the actual data, we will put a link in the show notes you can hit pause for a second, you can open up the deck and I will tell you what slides were talking about in case you want to follow along but but Scott keep me honest here we'll try to make sure we're talking about in a way that you can kind of just, just listen along on the podcast and then look at the deck later if that's the way you prefer to do it. Scot: [4:03] Yeah this is a good time if you like receiving awesome decks for your subscription here which is essentially free this is a good time to hit the five star review we always appreciate that and yeah because we because this is a audio medium we are going to paint pictures with our words and you will see the slides form before your very eyes almost like augmented virtual reality we're going to take you to the metaverse on this thing. Jason: [4:31] Exactly it's a meta verse deep dive into a retail in 2021 and let's jump right into it so. [4:42] Super quick recap last week the US Department of Commerce publishes published their December Advanced Data so that gives us the last month of data we need to see the whole year so it's super exciting for all of us get data Geeks because we now have a complete set of data the one thing to remember is. It's an advanced look and so it doesn't have the granularity of categories that we would like and one of the categories it doesn't have is e-commerce which is highly unfortunate so, the the Deep dive for the whole year with e-commerce broken out will actually be available in mid-February and that's also when they published their quarterly. They're q4u Commerce data which is a separate report so so we have most of the interesting facts there maybe a couple things that filter in last, next month but the top line if we add up all retail sales for 2021 we sold just over six point six trillion dollars of stuff last year which is eighteen percent growth over 20. [5:53] And it's 22 percent growth over 2019 and so, if you do have the deck and you were looking at slide for I show you the last 30 years of growth and the thing that will stand out at you is that this year's growth. Is is almost double the average growth we've had in any of the last 30 years so unprecedentedly good year. Scot: [6:20] This is all retail or not talking e-commerce has. Jason: [6:22] Yeah this is this is pure retail will we will double click into e-commerce a little bit later and you know reminder there's a lot of controversy about what the definition of retail is and so you'll see millions of different numbers out there and it's because. 11 data set has automobiles in it and one has doesn't one has gas in it and one doesn't you know they're all these different things I'm using. The unadulterated numbers from the US Department of Commerce so it does include automobiles it does include gas it does not include restaurants it's what we call, in a ICS code 44,000. Scot: [7:03] Cool good old code it 44,000. Jason: [7:07] If anyone wants to catch me offline and ask for like a different spin I'm happy to talk about how the numbers change when you change your definition but I think that's too complicated for for the podcast but so before I go any further. Like is that does that surprise you at all it has is that has that been your perception that these are Monster year that 2020 and 2021 more Monster years for retail because I feel like that's not necessarily the narrative we've been getting in some of the Commerce media. Scot: [7:37] Yeah no it feels that is a surprise it makes sense and I'm looking at the slide but it makes sense that we were effectively spring-loaded right because you had the shutdown people really, you know couldn't or didn't buy things from March 20 through and so there's put up demand but what's interesting is you really don't see, unlike the Great Recession about it no nine you don't see a retraction before this the splurge and this is way way bigger than that period of time so it is it is surprising. Jason: [8:08] Yeah so so, in aggregate retail did awesome and then on slide 5 I give you this fun way of looking at the data that you and I helped help kind of evolved together but the idea is that we give you a separate line chart for 2019 2020 and 2021 and so you can kind of see. You know how the year stack up against each other and you know. [8:35] 20:19 was the unaffected by the pandemic than 20/20 happen and of course there was this huge dip in April when the pandemic first got real for everyone because the NBA cancelled games and it recovered super quick and then you know the rest of 20/20 was actually above 2019 so retail grew. From 2019 and 2020 even though we were like right in the thick of the pandemic and then in 2021 retail really shot up and the. The hypothesis here is there are two things that really caused this number one there was a bunch of. Economic stimulus that was poured into the economy right like there's a lot of extra money available and consumers were in, like generally really good Financial shape so there was a lot of potential to spend and then a lot of the things that might have gotten some of that money experiences like travel in restaurants and vacations, we're not available in the most consumers so instead of paying money for a gym you bought a Peloton instead of going to a restaurant you bought groceries and instead of going on vacation you you got new patio furniture right and so you know the combination of, more money and less things to spend and on ended up being super favorable to retail overall. Scot: [9:59] Yeah that makes it so that it's really a factor of the stimulus is what you're saying. Jason: [10:06] Yeah and we'll talk about the downside of that if they end of this podcast but so that's the industry average and I would remind everyone to be cautious. In thinking about averages because, very few retailers experience the average right like in general there were big winners and losers based on categories and I'm for the purposes of the podcast we're not going to talk about category growth or foot traffic. From 2022 2021 because 2020 was such a weird year because of the pandemic I actually am going to jump ahead in the deck to slide 9 which is where we start talking about, comparing. Last year to 2019 so like what the cumulative changes were over the from before the pandemic to you know at the end of the second year of the pandemic so. Over that two-year growth we grew 22% as I mentioned earlier and so I actually. [11:09] Put together look at what the average to your growth was every year for the last 30 years and in general the average two-year growth is around 10 to 12 percent so 22% is, unprecedentedly High. Two year growth and remember like you know there was in 2008 there was this recession and there was negative growth so you'd think the the year-over-year from that recession would be super high but but this. 2020 and 2021 year is basically the the best years of retail in our lifetime. And so then I go to slide 10 where I show you how fast each category grew and remember if the industry grew 22%. You really want to be growing faster than that 22% so the categories that one the grew faster than 22% we're your new favorite category automobiles. So they grew at 24 percent which was mildly surprising to me because you, you know early on you would assume Car Sales slowed down significantly and then of course there have been all these chip shortages that's made it slightly hard to buy cars, and yet cars were still one of the bright spots does that surprise you at all or were you totally dialed into that. Scot: [12:30] Yeah the counter is the used markets on fire and they're marking the cars up so there's kind of like an inflation of car prices in there that I think. One of the reasons so if there is a car dealers are taking these pretty exorbitant markups on those, which is kind of short-sighted but that's what they're doing and yeah so so it doesn't surprise me too much when you know what surprises me is where did it all go so we had this like tsunami you know anything about retail it's you know it hasn't been over. You know like what, 10% for a long time and then you've got in the two year ago comparison you get up to maybe like 15% so it's like a surge year where did it show up like I can't think. You know amongst the public companies the Walmarts the targets and that kind of stuff I don't really see it I don't see them just like, blowing up expectations and saying oh my God so much money flooded into our coffers. I kind of wonder where it went or maybe it's going to show up and you know in when you when you chart it out it looks like a lot of it came at the end of 21 so maybe we haven't seen it come out and the public markets but it's going to be you know I kind of wonder where it went. Jason: [13:42] Yeah so I would argue that we are seeing it like in the big companies in the Amazon Walmart Target Kroger and certainly Home Depot and dicks we are seeing it. And so I think the car one is a harder one to see because the car you know the actual car dealers are so fragmented because they're all franchisees. Scot: [14:05] Carvanha has seen it carvanha. Jason: [14:06] The Used Car Guys for sure saw it so let's come back to that in one second let's talk about the other two categories that were above the industry average building materials and garden supplies right so that's Home Depot and Lowe's and you know they're there to your growth Stacks were like significantly up from previous years and again. Part of the reason they would be up as people spend a lot more money on their homes when they were traveling last and then and so that category group thirty percent over two years and then Sporting Goods grew 38 percent over two years so that's you know dicks and sporting goods and and those folks and they were seeing like like I want to say the two year growth stack on dicks would be is like 94% or something so. Scot: [14:56] Yeah. Jason: [14:59] So and then the categories that still like had, by historic standards great growth but did not grow as fast as the industry average grocery stores so only grew 16 percent I have to say that surprised me a little bit because I would have. Expected you know with the hit that restaurants took that the grocery would have outperformed the industry average but you know it doesn't seem like it. It did and then, furnishings and furniture and Home Furnishings grew at 21 percent so about the industry average and again because of all the money people spend on their homes I kind of would have expected that to be higher so those two things. Surprise me a little bit. And then the the categories that were you know more significantly hurt by the pandemic like gas and clothing, you know clothing was still up 13% gas was up 15%. And that's what hurt looks like right like so you know up 13 percent against the industry average of 22 percent like that's. You know kind of the the low end and you know I think if you talk to apparel people during the pandemic they would have said like oh we're you know we're experiencing Armageddon if you compare this 13% growth too you know any of the last five or six years for apparel this would have been a great year. [16:23] And then the most inexplicable to me of all and I think it just has to do with the mix in this category is Electronics and appliances are only up 6%. And I I'm totally open if you have a hypothesis cop but like I think everybody bought a lot of extra Home Tech. So especially the beginning of the pandemic everyone's buying extra computers for their kids for homeschooling and everybody's updating their work from home stuff, and you know over the two-year course of the pandemic you know everybody remodeled their kitchen about new appliances so I'm a little befuddled. Why that you know that category is literally the bottom of the Barrel in this the US Department of Commerce data and it's only six percent of growth. Scot: [17:13] Yeah let me look at the year. Jason: [17:18] I have a so while you're looking I'll just I'll tell you I my. My unfortunate hypothesis so there's an enormous flaw in the US Department of Commerce data and that flaw is that they call e-commerce or non stores. A category. So you're either a Peril sale if you sell the clothes through a store or your Anon store sale if you sell the clothes online, and so if you sell a TV out of Best Buy you're in electronic sale but if you sell the TV online for curbside pickup. You're a. Non-store sale and so I didn't mention this earlier but the category that actually grew the most by far during the pandemic is non store sales which are 38% and we, have any good way to know how that breaks down by category so my hypothesis is the electronics category actually probably did better but the it over index to sales going online and therefore it gets office gated in this US Department of Commerce data. Scot: [18:32] Yeah and then accentuating this is the supply chain problems hashtag Supply pain where you know a lot of that stuff you would go into the store for especially big appliances where you kind of want to see it and touch it and feel it before you order it, I know on the order of 10 people that cannot get washers and dryers. So you know that that was all like this big appliances are in and they've been waiting since you know, Q3 last year to get these things it's insane so that could have you know so you have this kind of double edged double whammy of a lot of stuff moving online or non-store from the store in the store or struggling because they can't get inventory for the shelves and you know every electronics item has a chip. Jason: [19:20] Yeah so I do like that I will say it from the data it looks like more of the group The Slowdown was in, 20/20 than 2021 which like kind of argues it like. Scot: [19:35] Yeah attribution. Jason: [19:37] Yeah so but I don't I don't know and so then so that so far everything we've talked about is US Department of Commerce data so I'm also super interested in how many people walked into a store so I asked our friends at Placer AI which is a, a company that has access to a huge panel of consumers that have software on their phones and it tracks where they go anonymously and they use that data to forecast. Retail foot traffic across the country and so I put together a data set so on Slide. [20:21] 11 of the deck you can see how the 20 21 foot traffic every month compared to 2019 and so for the first half of 2021, um foot traffic in retail was still down between 10% and 0%, versus 2019 so fewer people are going to stores in 2021 then we're going to stores before the pandemic. And then by July we had our first kind of Positive Growth since the pandemic so July and August we're kind of up for and six percent over 20 19 respectively, then we had another slight dip in September and then we had a pretty prominent dip in December of 2021 which was probably the Omicron variant kicking in. [21:12] But so in aggregate. There are still fewer people walking in a brick-and-mortar stores in the United States of America in 2021 than walked in a brick-and-mortar stores in 2019. Scot: [21:24] There are some it almost like it seems to be correlated an inverse correlation with case count right so in the summer cases were kind of low everything was feeling pretty good and then we had kind of the surge the Omicron surged kind of come back and here at the very tail end of 21 we saw a really plummet. Jason: [21:42] Yeah no for sure and there are lots of people that I have been correlating these statistics to case counts or hospitalizations or. Or mortality or any of those things in there are strong correlations so you're certainly right. [21:56] Um so then I I said all right well let's double-click on some of the categories that might be interesting and one category that I mainly double clicked on for you was Automotive so for folks that don't know Automotive is the biggest. Category of retail spending and which kind of makes sense because it's the. The highest ticket item so 1.5 trillion dollars in in car sales in 2021 which is 23 percent of all retail spending so we said 6.6%. Six point six trillion in retail 1.5 trillion of it was cars and that's up as we said earlier 24% from 2019 and then I give you kind of the, the shape of that Demand right and and you know so again, the best month in the history of car sales was April of 2021 and then it's been, tapering off a little bit since then but still up significantly from 2020 and 2021 is up nominally from from 2019 so a very vibrant year even though per your point you know it's actually hard to get vehicles right so a lot of this this. Increase in sales is an increase in price points and inflation versus unit sold but I think it is a little bit of both. Scot: [23:20] Yeah the other changes there's a pull forward because what dealers have started doing is pre sailing Vehicles so it's almost like an auction where they'll say Jason I know you want this IMA Mustang and we got three coming in and August but if you want one of those I'm going to need you to, pay me to there now I don't know how that correlates to these numbers but we're seeing this big pull forward of the consumer dollars into the auto category because of this pre-sale thing where, historically it was you would go test-drive negotiate and then buy the car and it was sitting on the lot the inventory model is kind of flipped right now which is interesting. Jason: [23:59] Yeah yeah and I know not not related to sales velocity necessarily but another interesting thing is. The amount of test drives per sale is way down like it used to be like three test drives per sale and now it might be less than one test drive per sale. Scot: [24:17] Yeah it's kind of it's fun being in the auto category because some in some ways I feel like I've seen the movie before right so for example remember when Zappos came out and they disrupted the shoe category by saying free 365 returns, well then everyone would just buy would say well sometimes I'm an 11 sometimes in 11 half and 10 half I'll just order all three in return to. So then everyone had to adapt that new model because consumers flocked to it and the car industry carvanha has had a seven day return for a vehicle and that's how they got around the test drive and everyone laughed at him and was like why would you do that that's ridiculous and then the pandemic it and everyone had to kind of adopt that model so that's that's gotten rid of the test drive most dealers now have had to adapt to that that more customer friendly model and effectively have like a seven day return window. Jason: [25:06] Yeah and you know you've heard me say this before but I've been following the ottoman of category relatively closely and the grocery category for two big reasons they're they're the two biggest pieces of consumer spending but also before the Pandemic those were the two categories that were released digitally disrupted like a small percentage of cars were sold online a small percentage of groceries sold online and so those two categories were the most disrupted by digital they they got the most digital fastest as a result of the pandemic so I've been super interesting because per your point a lot of the learnings that we've had over the last 20 years in the apparel industry in the consumer electronics Industry and the home industry like are now you know playing out in an accelerated basis in the automobile industry and in the grocery industry. Scot: [25:57] Yeah 11 cool example and I know you know these guys so yeah I tell folks a lot about how Walmart budget and it was kind of like this this analog kind of old-school company building bringing deep digital DNA and we would see a lot of that not emotive category and sure enough Discount Tire which is a brick-and-mortar tire shop family-owned what are they like 100 years old or something like that and they just bought Tire Rec which is kind of the you know the online incumbent and they're merging those two companies together so it's funny because everyone thinks I'm kind of a Nostradamus of this stuff because but it's really just, the exact same thing we saw happen in e-commerce with other categories as happening in the automotive category. Jason: [26:42] Groundhog Day yeah sometimes when I'm impatient I really have to avoid telling clients so I know you need to figure this out for yourself but I know how it is. Scot: [26:52] Yeah. Jason: [26:54] But so I mentioned the grocery category that's the next category that I want to talk about briefly so now we're on slide 14 of the deck, and groceries the second biggest category of consumer spending it's fourteen percent of all retail spending so it's, 901 billion dollars in 2021 and and I mentioned grocery was up pretty significantly up 16 percent but but that you know that is a little less than the industry average and I give folks that that same kind of three-year year-over-year graph if they want to see it but then a bonus data breakdown I always like to do for the grocery industry is on slide 16 and this is a, a line graph with two data points grocery store sales and restaurant sales, and what's interesting about that is for like a pretty significant period of time about a 10-year period. Sales were split almost 50/50 between restaurants and grocery stores so all the the American calories were kind of divided 50/50 between McDonald's on Applebee's and Walmart and Kroger and in the pandemic exactly what you would expect to happen grocery sales shot up and restaurant sales you know took a nosedive. [28:13] Over the course of the pandemic they've moved back closer and kind of come summer of 2021 they actually came back to where they used to be so they were kind of level again and we were like I wonder if that, if if that Gap is over but then Omicron appears to have open that Gap backup so at the moment there is still about a ten billion dollar a month discrepancy between spending on on groceries and spending on restaurant so potentially bad news for the restaurants. Scot: [28:48] Yeah well you wouldn't know it at my restaurants or so they're they're they're super busy. Jason: [28:53] Nice. Scot: [28:55] Could be you know we you know it's interesting traveling around the country a little bit now it's like living in 50 different. Countries the way they're covid policies are so you go to you go to Florida and Texas and everything's just open and normal and then you go to the north east or the west coast and things are very much shut down, and here in our kind of a kind of in the middle but we're still struggling our restaurants part of it could be that they're just closing all the time so we have several restaurants that just can't keep their doors open due to this kind of constant struggle between in team members employees and supply chain so you'll you'll go and they'll have to close early because they didn't have anyone to work that shift and then you'll go and they'll be like we're out of you know it'll be a salad place in they'll be out of lettuce you're like yeah guess may not have needed open but they'll be in there with nothing to do so so it's really. The economy is having a really hard time it's really kind of sputtering right now across those things which which could fall into restaurants and bars you know this, looking into this year into 22. There's a lot of grocery stores are have bare shelves and I don't I was going to actually because you're the grocery guy I don't know what's broken in the supply chain there because obviously we don't rely on China for you know, a lot of that stuff so it's not the that specific thing but that seems to have really become discombobulated as well. Jason: [30:21] Yeah so yeah for sure there it turns out like there is for a, a fair segment of the grocery products there is an international component right like so there are weird ingredients that we do depend a lot on on Imports for right so you know even if the Mondelez cookies are made in the US the sugar for the Mondelez cookies is not and so it it is possible for the shipping to to have an impact on Oreo availability it just it tends to be delayed because it's it's more the ingredient than the finished goods that that is getting in. Scot: [31:01] Catching you know maybe the package. Jason: [31:03] The cpg guys even more so right so a lot of the chemicals that get used in cpg products and a lot of the the, the packaging like blue ink for a while was one of the the the constraining factors and so you know, Brands did have a hard decision to make do we like change the color of our packaging so we keep stay on the shelf or do we you know try to stay true to our brand and wait for morning. Which are not decisions you imagine ever have having to make. Um and then you know grocery is have its groceries a very fragile ecosystem margins are really thin and so. More so than other categories of retail the wage inflation has a Major Impact in it it actually. There's a low-wage workers all the way along that supply chain and so you know a big thing that takes out. Domestic food is you know there's a round of covid at the meat processing plant. And that that can you know be a big Regional hit I walked into a breakfast place last weekend and they were out of eggs, and I'm like wait a minute I haven't heard about an egg shortage or like are we having an egg shortage and the guys I know are our manager just screwed up the hole. [32:27] Yeah but I was I was with you I guess yeah what it's questionable why you open if you're a breakfast, restaurant and you don't have any eggs or you should at least put a vegan sign up or something I don't know. So I always like to talk about a parallel because for a long time apparel is like one of the crown jewels of the retail category and people are super excited about that and you know there was an ERA when those were the best jobs so up, Peril is much more it's about five percent of retail sales it was 303 billion despite the fact that we all have been living in sweatpants for the last two years apparel sales were still up 13%, that definitely was a mostly due to a 2022 2021 recovery 2020 was a really bad year for apparel and it started to come back so apparel is one of the few categories on Slide, 18 where I give you the three-year graph of the the category it's one of the few categories where the 2020 sales were consistently below the 2019 sales and then 2021 they, they came back up to the top and you know one interesting fact about a parallel that I give you a data breakdown on 19 is. [33:41] Apparel has just been getting cheaper over time that in the 1990s apparel was seven percent of retail spending and now it's about four and a half percent of retail spending and that's a largely because good clothes are just less expensive and and you know the same closet that an American would have had in 1990 Hassel asks in 2022 and so if you're growing in the apparel industry you're you're growing in a shrinking Market which is you know always a challenge to do. Scot: [34:15] The entire Farm it's kind of shocking to see April 2020 you know touching effectively zero sales and monthly apparel that's crazy that I feel for those guys that must have been a scary. Jason: [34:28] For most of these graphs I change edit the scale to make the graph as high resolution as possible so the bottom of the graph isn't zero but in a Peril it absolutely is. Scot: [34:38] Yeah might as well be easier yeah. Jason: [34:40] Um and so, so that's enough of the categories I know a lot of listeners on our show were particularly interested in e-commerce I wanted to talk about e-commerce for a minute I mentioned the official. Breakdown of e-commerce you know we won't get for December until the middle of February we do get a, a kind of proxy for e-commerce which is called non store sales it is a it is a bigger bucket and it has more other stuff in it than just e-commerce but if I look at, the 11 months of internet data and then the the one month of non store sales data. It's pretty clear that we're going to come in around a trillion dollars in e-commerce sales so if the official numbers work out the way I think this will be the first year the e-commerce in the u.s. is over a trillion dollars. Um that would represent 16 percent of retail sales so 16 doesn't sound like a huge number, but again it just depends on what your denominator is that 16 percent is you know overall of retail which includes, cars which are getting more digital but still aren't very digital it includes gas which is you know only digital in a couple neighborhoods in San Francisco, um and so I you know you start pulling out some of those traditionally non-digital categories and you know. [36:02] That one trillion dollars represents about you know between 20 and 25% of all the categories that that you know people are willing to buy online and so it's become a very meaningful mix and obviously. It was the fastest growing because of the pandemic but inside 21 I show you the the. The three-year breakdown and the thing that's unique about e-commerce versus some of these other categories. [36:32] E-commerce head its monster growth in 2020. So the two-year growth numbers are still amazing but the one year growth numbers from 2021 to 2020 are not so great because we're comping against. [36:46] A monster year and it's been interesting because like Shopify stock is down because their comps aren't very good right but really there you know. They're comping against these monster numbers. You know lots of retailers are calling me right now and they're in a panic because they're not they didn't hit their goals and their their you know numbers are wrong and I'm like. I mean they're you know their numbers are soft and I'm like well but let's look at what really happened like you had unprecedented growth over the last two years and you're you know you potentially are. Thinking about it in the right way so on slide 22 I give you my, entire story of the world going digital in one slide and it's a little hard, hard to follow but basically what I show you is I show you the brick-and-mortar sales every year or every quarter and then on top of that I show you the e-commerce sales so you can see the e-commerce growing you can see kind of, as a portion of retail what it is and then I show you the rate of growth for for retail and e-commerce and until the pandemic we had a pretty consistent story, e-commerce was growing at like between 15 and 20% a year and brick-and-mortar was growing at three to four percent a year and that was pretty reliable, so then the pandemic happens and brick-and-mortar shrinks for a quarter and e-commerce explodes by you know over 40%. [38:10] And since that time they've been coming back and so for the first time in my life time in Q2 of 2021. Brick-and-mortar actually grew faster than e-commerce for the first time ever. Largely because of the you know they're comping against these these you know huge huge March of 2020 and you know I will see you when the data comes out next month but I have a feeling we're regressing pretty quickly now back to the kind of the the pre-pandemic rates of growth like we absorbed all this big e-commerce growth for two years and I can you know I kind of think we're gonna see e-commerce level back down at that 10 to 15 percent growth every quarter and and Retail drop back down to the 45 percent growth of quarter. Scot: [39:06] Well I think it's you know I think the silver lining for me is and I'm the e-commerce guy here is we had the Surge and then we actually did kind of even better than the surgeon you know you could have painted a story that said this will kind of flip – for your to as it kind of the subsides and then then we get back to normal so so the rising tide kind of stuck and created a new high and then we have continued to grow from there how does I know this this agitates you which is why I bring it up but you know this does not support you know that Theory out there that we pulled forward like five years of e-commerce. Jason: [39:43] Yeah no we we didn't and most of the evidence now is that. We're we're not even way ahead of where we would have been that like like we we got the sales early but that. The future growth is. Slightly slower as a result so that like five or 10 years from now you know will see this this blip on the graph but we'll kind of you know end up at the same same place we would have end up without the the pandemic is most people's projections that's less to true in some of these, digitally immature categories like grocery or automobiles where we really did probably pull in you know kind of accelerate two to three years into the future. And so I did on slide 23 I give you the our estimates of the 2021 e-commerce sales for a bunch of retailers because I'm often surprised people. Don't necessarily have. [40:52] The the best perception about how the relative size of all these retailers so these estimates come from emarketer there there gmv us estimate for Amazon is on the high side of all the estimates I. I look at but they have 20 21 gmv for Amazon and about three hundred seventy six billion. Walmart's the second largest e-commerce site by a lot at 60 billion so quite a bit smarter than Amazon. Until recently eBay would have been the second biggest site and Walmart's approaching twice as big as eBay now so they have shot past eBay. To get to 60 billion eBay's at 38 billion apple is at 37 billion and then like people people forget how big a player apple is alone I saw a funny stat that like. If the air buds alone the air pods alone were a company like it would be the 10th largest company. Scot: [41:50] Yeah that's crazy. Jason: [41:52] And so then you get like a Home Depot is almost 20 billion targets 8 almost 19 billion Best Buys on you know over 16 billion, Costco who's the bane of my existence Costco like pays the least attention to digital they you know always talk about how unimportant digital is and how they don't like it, and I tell everyone what a horrible mistake that is and then Costco continues to Excel and despite not trying they sell 14 billion dollars a year on line. [42:24] So then you can see the rest of the the top 15 on that slide on slide 23 if you're interested but it's interesting to understand the. The relative size of some of these companies. And so then you know one of the things that people always ask about is what did holiday look like particularly so the next section of this deck is, a double click on on holiday 2021 and so. I'm defining holiday as November and December sales that somewhat controversial because there's a lot of different ways to think about it. If we just look at November and December sales this holiday period was the the largest retail holiday ever. And it drew about 16.1%, which is vastly faster growth than any other holiday like the next biggest holiday was 10% so so kind of the same story for the whole year we get in Holiday it was a monster holiday, um You know again that depends a little bit on how you Define retail in RF likes to pull gas out of their number so they're there they would say holiday was 14 percent growth which is still. A monster number. So then I went back to our friends and place Rai and said hey what is foot traffic look like every week of holiday. [43:49] And that to me was kind of interesting so. You know December foot traffic was down overall I'll remind you because of Omicron but if we kind of look at the the weekly data for Holiday foot traffic was actually up versus 2019. Leading into the Thanksgiving weekend and so then the weekend that was way down was Thanksgiving weekend way less people went to stores on Black Friday, then went to stores in 2019 about six percent less, and then you know the rest of holiday was slightly above so if it weren't for the decline in Black Friday traffic I would say foot traffic and Retail was up about 2%, over 2019 but that Black Friday dip pulled the whole thing down to where we still aren't back to 2019 levels does that kind of make sense. [44:44] And so one of the things that is a common narrative about holiday and I've even contributed to this narrative is, man retailers are really trying to pull sales in and holiday starting earlier in October and you know holidays flattening it's less about these big, spikes on on Black Friday and Cyber Monday and so now that we have real data I'm like oh well let's see how, how that really held up in the first thing to know is. The early sales in October was kind of a myth like there was not an unusual spike in sales in October and so you know. [45:20] There was not a huge success in pulling sales into October and so then what I did is I went to similarweb which similar web has a data set of e-commerce site visits and what I like about that is, we can get much more accurate granular data than we can on like foot traffic or you know foot traffic or lucky to get weekly data but for e-commerce we can get daily number of sessions or unique visitors or things like that so I said hey let's take the hundred biggest e-commerce sites in the US and let's see total visits and let's compare, 2019 with 2021 and the first thing to remember is. You know Thanksgiving doesn't fall on the same day every year and so what I did is I normalize those I said let's not do November 1st through December 31st, let's do the 25 days before Black Friday in the 32 days after Black Friday so that we could kind of. Match up the the flow and what you'll see is there was a lot more traffic on e-commerce sites every day of holiday in 2021 than 20 then 20, except for two days Black Friday and Cyber Monday and Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021 with still above. 2019 but they were nearly the same and so. The I guess what this would say is this partially Bears out our hypothesis. [46:48] E-commerce visits did level out like the traffic did get spread out to the whole 60 days more than ever before but those those two tent poles are still tent poles and they still are by far the busiest days, so I you know I definitely you know think that the narrative that like those Temple days don't matter anymore is kind of a misnomer and they you know they got nearly twice as many visits as a normal holiday day. Did that surprise you at all. Scot: [47:20] The surgeon the chart 21 is interesting at the end I think that's my procrastinator people. Jason: [47:28] So so yeah so. Scot: [47:29] It's where I shop. Jason: [47:29] It's God's talking about is the gap between 2019 and 2020 is pretty consistent but then opens up the most ever has, um the very end of the holiday and my hypothesis for that is again this is e-commerce it's Omicron again so I. There was pent-up demand to go to stores people were going the store store traffic was going up and then store traffic fell off a cliff the last half of December as people started getting nervous and so I think that you know drove more people to e-commerce again as my least is my hypothesis. [48:03] And so so that I think is a super interesting data set I definitely am grateful to have access to the similarweb stuff and wow I was diving into their data Isles one of the cool things there's we can see traffic on individual website so I said, well let's see who the winners and losers are in terms of traffic and the story here is. The the traffic is disproportionately going to the the big high-performing sites so you know not surprisingly, Amazon gets the most traffic but they also got the biggest chunk of traffic growth so sometimes you'd say hey the biggest most established players should be the hardest to grow. Amazon Druids traffic faster than any other top 10 retailer which is pretty impressive, and then the next biggest grower was Walmart so this is kind of the story of the rich getting richer and you know traffic and sales consolidating on the, those those very big a sites which is kind of the story you see on slide 29 if you're following along on the deck. Scot: [49:12] The thing that fascinates me about this data is you have like Etsy with the fourth most traffic but then they're like one of the smaller e-commerce sites right so does that, yeah it does that mean no well that's apples and oranges I guess that's all of retail in the previous comparison. Jason: [49:30] No that was at Seas. These e-commerce sales are about little less than 8 billion in the u.s. versus like Walmart at 60 billion but then Ed C does have like like nearly as much traffic as Walmart right like. I want to say they did 600 million, visits over the holiday period versus Walmart did like 1.1 billion so, so you know despite Walmart being 10 times as large they only had twice as much traffic and I think part of the reason for that is the the. Kind of thin long tail nature of Ed c means that their overall conversion rate and the amount of you know pay visits you have to do to find what you want is. Is higher than then it is on Walmart where you're more likely to go to Walmart with with high purchase intent for a particular item and these days it's pretty easy to find that item and get out. Um and that kind of is born out Ebay is still the second large just traffic site even though they're they're shrinking and again eBay's almost half the size of Walmart but eBay is traffic is still higher than Walmart's. Scot: [50:52] Yeah it's a huge it's kind of sad in one way but it's a huge opportunity Bay could get their act together and convert that traffic the way Walmart is they. Jason: [51:00] Yeah if I could redo our. Our predictions episode so you know I talked about in a number of times on this that one of the big trends is retail media networks and you know people selling ads what this data set uncovers more than anything else is the untapped opportunities Ed C needs to get a retail media Network up as soon as possible because I, as far as I know they don't have one. So they should be monetizing that traffic because that that that that's a valuable asset they're not they're not leaning into yet for all our Etsy listeners so then I will just say in this is you know the Chrome Legend in me, during holiday we talk a lot about these estimates from companies right so Adobe you know you know we have on the show and they give us their real time estimates based on on all the customers they see we have sales force on the show every year and they give us real time estimates and then you know when we talk about that I don't think we've had on the show is Mastercard has this product called spending pulse which is, kind of an anonymous aggregated view of all the people that buy stuff with MasterCard and. [52:08] Just just for interest Adobe MasterCard in Salesforce all agree, um that the e-commerce grew about 10% in in Holiday 9 or 10% and holiday of 2021 and that passes the smell test again we don't have the e-commerce data for for December yet so I don't really know but that. That feels like the right order magnitude so I think you know these guys all credibly predicted, the shape of holiday e-commerce but the only one of these guys that predicts brick and mortar is Mastercard right Adobe and Salesforce are pure online retailers and every year I always get weird data from MasterCard and I say this because the whole. The whole world and especially the media like publish this MasterCard data far and wide and and treat it as fax MasterCard like on December 26th said that, retail sales were going to be up 8.5% and that meant they were going to be up 10.7% versus 2019. And so we now know from the US Department of Commerce data that that they were off by 50%. So just call out to my friends at MasterCard that I'd be curious to understand what's going on there from my. Scot: [53:31] Your category thing. Jason: [53:32] Yeah from my seat Well they argue it's not but from my seat there consistently off on the brick-and-mortar number so I'm I'm curious and so then. [53:42] Every time I have this conversation with a colleague or a client the especially someone that maybe doesn't live and breathe e-commerce every day is soon as you start talking about this monster growth number, what everyone asks is yeah Jason but how much of that is inflation right because the thing we hear about in the media the most. Is is inflation inflation inflation and so you know it stands to reason if. [54:09] You know if something grew by 10% and people are paying more you know ten percent more for everything then that explains it and this you know this is an inflation story not a growth in consumer demand story and so I like to put in. Just a little kind of inflation picture at the end. The so I give I give folks a graph of the government, inflation numbers for for for these three years and and what you can see is that like for most of the pandemic inflation. Kind of stayed in the normal range and then we started this, this huge climb not until January of 2021 so if you remember like all a lot of this growth were talking about was 2020 growth, inflation doesn't explain that growth at all there is significant inflation in all of 2021 and it's historically High it's you know depending on how you want to count it could be a 40-year high and so it finished in December. [55:14] At seven percent and so if you figure normal inflation, is a about 11 and a half percent inflation was already high before the pandemic at 2.3 percent. You know if you say alright it should have been at 2.3 percent and it's at seven percent then you could. Say that the kind of back half of 2021 sales that you know. That three or four percent of it can be explained by inflation but definitely not this 22% were talking about. [55:48] And I don't know if you been thinking about her talking about the inflation a lot it's kind of. It's it's kind of funny because I always like to remind people the long-term picture we're all paying way less for goods than we ever did before so I kind of pull this. This 20-year inflation number to remind people that like we're paying fifty percent for a pair of what we paid 20 years ago we're paying, 30% last for personal products and beauty products were paying 17 percent last four cars we're paying 12% less for food all the tangible stuff we buy is getting cheaper because we're getting better at making, and where the American family's budget is going is to Services right so you know the American families having to pay way less for hard goods and food and way more for housing education and Healthcare and that's the big macro picture, but then we've had like the we talked about a lot of the growth in retail coming from all this economic stimulus, the the downside of that economic stimulus is. [56:47] It actually is one of the contributing factors to inflation right like the people have more money to spend, um they buy more the supply chain wasn't prepared for that buy more and so we have, supply chain disruption and so now you have Supply going down and demand going up and what do people do in a rational Market when they they have high demand and low Supply they they charge more, um and so then you know people say hey everything I buy is more expensive I need to get paid more and we have this unprecedented leverage that workers have right now because the labor shortage so they're all negotiating better prices and guess what that means they can afford. Pay more again and and manufacturers are you know having more costs of labor for making stuff so they're charging more and what's been super interesting and all this is, you know it's kind of an excuse for manufacturers to charge you more like most of these manufacturers that are raising their prices are also setting record profits so it's not like. True that like. All of this information is manufacturers passing costs on to Consumers it's a little bit of the the you know opportunity of the moment of you. Scot: [58:01] Yep it's complicated to the inflation a lot of its gas and then to your point a lot of it's stuff that doesn't have this inherent deflationary element to it like healthcare and we're paying more and more for healthcare education anything that has a service component is shooting way up. But even even in the short term though like yeah everything at the grocery store is insane right now it's crazy. Jason: [58:27] Yeah and food and gas are historically more volatile so inflation goes up and down more like side note you have to take all these numbers with a grain of salt because the way they measure it is, they measure the cost of a basket of goods that an average American bought but they built the basket of goods in like 1945. And so it's not the right past it's for today there's no iPhone in that basket. Scot: [58:50] Yeah. Jason: [58:52] So yeah so it's interesting fun it's fun for me because I'll actually be on Good Morning America this weekend talking about inflation. Yeah always fun but yeah I. I'm with you if you take what's called core inflation where you pull gas and food out inflation's like 4.5% so for most of these retail categories, it's part of the story but it definitely would be a mistake to Discount all this growth and say oh it's just. And that's my scoop that's your 36 slide deck that you're all welcome to grab and use my thanks to all the the data providers that contributed to all of it so I have a, a bibliography at the end so if you're interested in starting to track any of this data on your own I tried to make that easy for you. Scot: [59:41] Yeah when we do when we post the show will also try to get on our socials because I've had some people say they can't find the show notes and so we'll make sure that we disseminate this wide and so everyone has it. Jason: [59:55] Well Scott not surprisingly we were able to perfectly fill up an hour with this one topic. So hopefully you found value in this is Scott mentioned the top of the show if you did we sure would appreciate that five-star review, but thanks everyone for kind of following Along on this like pretty dry difficult data dump episode I hope I hope it was useful please, give us feedback if you liked it or if it was not the right format. Scot: [1:00:23] People of data in retailgeek delivers and until next time. Jason: [1:00:28] Happy commercing!
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Dr Yurth shares an anecdote of her patient with dementia. There is a correlation between the brain scan and the immune system test results, which pointed towards a viral influence. Your lymphocyte count can be the marker in determining the status of your immune system. 40:52 Being Pre-emptive and Preventive Your GP typically has you undergo a CBC test, but the results of this test tend to go overlooked. The risk of dying becomes dramatically higher when your blood count is above 1.5 to 1. Albumin dropping is a sign that the body is in a stressed state. This marker predicts if your body will respond well to cancer. Cell size and red blood cell distribution can also help healthcare providers determine the health status of your cells. 43:13 Background on Dr Yurth's BLI Academy Course The course will be available in January and includes a blood test. Dr Yurth and her team will walk you through your test results and the possible diseases you need to consider. It's essential to look for markers that tell you if something's wrong with your body. There are long term ramifications to latent viruses such as EPV, which could lead to lymphoma. 46:25 COVID and How You Can Support the Immune System Vitamin D is essential to support your immune system fight viruses, and by extension, fight cancer and the coronavirus. Dr Yurth recommends 1000 IU/day of Vitamin D and taking it with Vitamin K2 intracellularly. People lacking a binding protein may experience issues taking Vitamin D naturally through sunlight exposure. Fortunately, there are substitutes, including certain wavelength lamps and supplements. Sunlight exposure and vitamin D influences the frequency of colds and flu in winter. The vitamin D levels from the sun decrease during this season. 50:07 The Importance of Vitamin D Vitamin D upregulates an antimicrobial peptide, LL 37, which fights infections. Instead of buying expensive LL 37, you can take more vitamin D and upregulate your own LL 37. It is a great antiviral agent as well. Some people fear getting too much vitamin D. However, studies have shown that you need to be taking massive amounts before it becomes toxic. Dr Yurth recollects the case of a patient taking around 500,000 IU/day. When she stopped taking massive amounts, her levels went back to normal. 52:17 The Problem with Taking Vitamin D Naturally Wearing sunblock can protect us from skin cancer and wrinkles but can also affect vitamin D absorption. African Americans and people of Mediterranean origin have skin less likely to be damaged by sun rays but tend to have lower vitamin D levels. In contrast, people who have Norwegian and similar European origins have higher vitamin D levels because their bodies aren't under the sun all the time. Through testing, you can determine if you need more vitamin D in your body. 53:54 The Importance of Zinc Viruses use your zinc to replicate. Zinc deficiency is present in people who contracted COVID, causing loss of taste and smell. A smell test is employed to determine whether a person has zinc deficiency. Higher levels of zinc can help protect our bodies against viral infections. Dr Yurth recommends a 1:1 zinc and copper ratio. You can add 2 milligrams of copper along with your zinc intake or use copper peptide face creams to achieve this recommendation. Some patients can take GHK Copper peptide intravenously or topically. 56:52 Quercetin and Resveratrol Quercetin helps get zinc into the cell. Resveratrol and Quercetin also help in treating viruses. These drugs also block glucose transport which makes them beneficial in treating cancer. 57:52 Honokiol or Magnolia Bark Extract and Zeolite Also known as Relora, it is an immune-modulating agent with antiviral properties. The drug has an adrenal function; it relieves stress and calms down cortisol present in the body at night. Zeolite is volcanic ash that forms a negatively charged structure upon hitting the water. Dentists commonly use it for mercury detox. Its cage-like structure can trap harmful toxins and viruses that get into our bodies. It also has anti-cancer properties. Ingesting zeolite while undergoing chemotherapy is not recommended because it can get rid of the toxins present in the treatment. 1:02:04 Mental Work in the Cancer Journey As a caretaker, stress shows prominent signs in physical and mental health. Dr Yurth shares that when her mother died in September, her father's prostate cancer was exacerbated by stress, which eventually led to his death. Similarly, Lisa's family experienced the loss of her father, followed by her mother's cancer diagnosis. Don't neglect the mental side of cancer. Resources Gain exclusive access and bonuses to Pushing the Limits Podcast by becoming a patron! How to Starve Cancer by Jane McLelland Visit Lorraine Picard's website for copper peptide creams here. Interested in BLI Academy Courses? Check out their offered services here. Learn more from Dr Elizabeth Yurth from her previous podcast episodes: Episode 187: Back to Basics: Slow Down Ageing and Promote Longevity with Dr Elizabeth Yurth Rethinking the Function of Mitochondria for Our Health with Dr Elizabeth Yurth You can also check out Dr Elizabth Yurth's podcast with the Boulder Longevity Institute here! Connect with Dr Elizabeth Yurth: Instagram l LinkedIn 7 Powerful Quotes “What happens in cancer though, is we have this accumulation of damage. And so now we have to go really aggressively at getting rid of everything that's allowing cell growth.” “Neutrophils, think of them as your chronic inflammatory and lymphocytes are your innate immune system. When your innate immune system starts to become taxed and not functioning well, then you'll start to see your lymphocyte count drop,” “I'm never an advocate of saying, Don't do all traditional approaches, because I do think there's some value to them, but we want to support the body along with it.” “And yet, we know that for every point above 1.5, to 1 that your risk of dying goes up considerably. You know, it's dramatic. And there are other little signs too, that things are going awry.” “(A higher risk) happens as we get older because our immune system is now taxed for so long. So if we could say okay, yes, you had this virus, let's try and eradicate it. Let's keep your immune system as healthy as it can, you know, until 150.” “The data really supports that if your vitamin D is robust, your likelihood of getting sick is really small.” “The studies have shown that it has to be taking massive amounts of (vitamin D) to ever become toxic. So at 10,000 IU/day, nobody is going to become toxic. You really honestly don't have to worry.” About Dr Yurth Dr Elizabeth Yurth is the co-founder and medical director of the Boulder Longevity Institute. Dr Elizabeth Yurth has more than 25 years of experience as a practising orthopedist specialising in sports, spine, and regenerative medicine. She has a Stanford affiliated Fellowship in Sports and Spine Medicine and a dual-Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (FAARM) and Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine (FAARFM) through the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M). She also has a Fellowship in Human Potential and Epigenetic Medicine and is one of the first providers to receive the A4M National Peptide Certification. She also serves as a faculty member in the same organisation and the International peptide Society (IPS). You can connect with Dr Yurth through her Instagram and LinkedIn. Enjoyed This Podcast? If you did, be sure to subscribe and share it with your friends! Post a review and share it! If you enjoyed tuning in, then leave us a review. You can also share this with your family and friends so they can know how to optimise their immune system and fight disease more efficiently. Have any questions? You can contact me through email (email@example.com) or find me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. For more episode updates, visit my website. You may also tune in on Apple Podcasts. To pushing the limits, Lisa
Episode Summary: The majority of people carry around a vision, a call, and idea—like a woman who is pregnant, at different stages, birth needs to happen! Sometimes we need to dream, make plans and take steps forward. Annette Trucke shares how to step out of your comfort zone with the freedom to pursue your God-given dreams. Quotables from the episode: I would say the majority of people carry around a vision, a call, and idea—like a woman who is pregnant, at different stages, birth needs to happen! We all wait for things to be just-so or we never step out of our comfort zone. We worry too much about what others may think, or we just don't think we can clear the hurdles. Measuring risk helps people to see what they already have or can do, what they will need to obtain, the risk and if they are willing to take them, and the rewards of pushing through. I learned to walk with others through grief, realizing it is one area where it really helps to walk with someone who has been through it and still remains in it, to a large extent. We all light up when we are doing that thing or things that we are designed for—that which is in our DNA, experiences, education, God-given gifts and dreams and fits into our lives. Comparing ourselves to others, lies we believe, self-doubt, and thinking we aren't qualified keeps us from pursuing our dreams. We can't rely on others to validate our dreams but God will when He is the one who gives them to us. Sometimes we feel we need permission to follow our God-given dreams but God grants us permission. Emboldening people to move forward and seeing them have the joy doing so, is priceless. When we go through difficult times in life that demand all our energy, it's okay to put our dreams on the back burner as long as we don't give up on them or forget about them. Joy comes in moving forward with our God-given dreams. Creativity is grown and stretched. Our best thinking and creative thought requires time. Time to be alone away from the sights and sounds, the pulls and pushes of everyday life. And, do not be afraid to dream. One mistake I see people make is they to try wait for the perfect time and to be ultra-prepared to move forward in any fashion. I say dream, make some plans, and take some steps forward. Scripture References: Revelations 12:11 And they have defeated him by the blood of the Lamb and by their testimony, And they did not love their lives so much that they were afraid to die. Isaiah 48:6b “Now I will tell you new things, secrets you have not yet heard.” Isaiah 43:19 NIV See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Ephesians 3:20 “Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.” Recommended Resources: Audacious Consulting's Dream Launching Manual: Steps to Realizing Your Future by Annette Trucke Living Sabbath Virtual Retreat Revive & Thrive Women's Conference Trusting God Through Cancer 1 Trusting God Through Cancer 2 Free Download: How To Fight Fearful/Anxious Thoughts and Win Breaking Anxiety's Grip: How to Reclaim the Peace God Promises by Dr. Michelle Bengtson Breaking Anxiety's Grip Free Study Guide Free 7-Day YouVersion Bible Reading Plan for Breaking Anxiety's Grip Hope Prevails: Insights from a Doctor's Personal Journey Through Depression by Dr. Michelle Bengtson, winner of the Christian Literary Award Reader's Choice Award Hope Prevails Bible Study by Dr. Michelle Bengtson, winner of the Christian Literary Award Reader's Choice Award Social Media Links for Guest and Host Connect with Annette Trucke: Website / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / LinkedIn For more hope, stay connected with Dr. Bengtson at: Order Book Breaking Anxiety's Grip / Order Book Hope Prevails / Website / Blog / Facebook / Twitter (@DrMBengtson) / LinkedIn / Instagram / Pinterest / YouTube Guest: Annette Trucke lives in Eugene, Oregon amid the lavish and lush beauty of the Pacific Northwest. A writer, creative, and speaker she shares hope as a precious commodity. Her life message is to creativity challenge people to dare to dream and bring them to fruition. Her joy is found in creative thought, the outdoors, and notably, God and people—most especially her family, precious friends, and new faces God brings along to connect with daily. Hosted By: Dr. Michelle Bengtson Audio Technical Support: Bryce Bengtson
January 20th: Southside Strangler Arrested (1988) We talk a lot about DNA and how it can help solve even the coldest of cases. But, DNA can also set an innocent person free after circumstances, and false confessions, land him or her behind prison walls. On January 20th 1988 a man was arrested in connection to crimes committed by the Southside Strangler. And, with his arrest and DNA sample, came the exoneration of a man who had been behind bars for a handful of years. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timothy_Wilson_Spencer, https://innocenceproject.org/cases/david-vasquez/, https://www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/casedetail.aspx?caseid=3705, https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s1/spencer-timothy-wilson.htm
In 2003, Charis Song was killed execution-style in her Koreatown apartment, along with her nanny and two-year-old son. Years later, a DNA sample from a former neighbor matched a latex glove from the crime scene. The podcast "Strangeland" from Western Sound revisits the Miracle Mile Murders and asks how much of the investigation was colored by cultural misunderstandings.FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEWS OF "STRANGELAND" GO TO MINUTE 42:00
This week, in Raymond, Wisconsin, a grotesque scene unfolds, after body parts are found scattered throughout a rural town, leading to rumors of cults, vampires, and camouflaged people, running through the woods. In the end, it's something even more disturbing, a regular guy. An employed, married family man, with kids, who just happens to be into gory videos, violence, and has a pornography collection that is apparently open to friends & neighbors to borrow. The murder is as bad as it gets. Torture, dissection, and dismemberment, and a brain, jammed into the garbage disposal. But the story somehow gets even stranger, when all the facts come out. Along the way, we find out that drinking is something to do when it's cold out, that brains are a tough fit for the garbage disposal, and that if you plan to murder, you'd better get rid of your porn, first!! Hosted by James Pietragallo & Jimmie Whisman New episodes every Thursday! Donate at: patreon.com/crimeinsports or go to paypal.com & use our email: firstname.lastname@example.org Go to shutupandgivememurder.com for all things Small Town Murder & Crime In Sports! Follow us on...email@example.com/smalltownpodinstagram.com/smalltownmurder Also, check out James & Jimmie's other show, Crime In Sports! On iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen to podcasts
is there any evidence for God? Is it reasonable to believe in Him? Does the evidence of DNA point to God? Is there any reasonable explanation for DNA other than God? J. Warner answers these questions in this video from a stage presentation from his book, God's Crime Scene.
This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, BiOptimizers, and Thrive Market.What if I told you it was possible to reverse your age by three years, in just eight weeks? Well, it is, and today you can learn how. Perhaps the greatest part of this exciting news is that the changes we can make to reverse biological aging are pretty simple and very accessible. The amazing doctor behind this groundbreaking research is my good friend, colleague, and long-time collaborator Dr. Kara Fitzgerald. Dr. Fitzgerald is on the faculty of the Institute for Functional Medicine, is an IFM Certified Practitioner, and lectures globally on Functional Medicine. She runs a Functional Medicine Clinic Immersion program for professionals and hosts a podcast series, New Frontiers in Functional Medicine, and an active blog on her website. Her clinical practice is in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. With the Helfgott Research Institute, Dr. Fitzgerald is actively engaged in clinical research on the DNA methylome using a diet and lifestyle intervention developed in her practice. The first publication from the study focuses on the reversal of biological aging and was published this past April in the journal Aging. Her new book, Younger You, as well as her 3 Years Younger Program, have just been released. This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, BiOptimizers, and Thrive Market.Rupa Health is a place for Functional Medicine practitioners to access more than 2,000 specialty lab tests from over 20 labs. You can check out a free live demo with a Q&A or create an account here. Bioptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough formula contains 7 different forms which all have different functions in the body. For 10% off, use code HYMAN10 at checkout here. Join Thrive Market today to receive an extra 40% off your first order and a free gift here.Here are more of the details from our interview (audio version / Apple Subscriber version): Reversing your biological age through epigenetics (6:36 / 3:08) Initial scientific studies that have shown biological age reversal (9:22 / 5:25) Dr. Fitzgerald's 8-week age reversal study design (11:14 / 7:46) Seminal research around influencing and regulating gene expression through nutritional interventions (25:41 / 20:39) Using food as medicine (30:35 / 27:19) How exercise, sleep, and meditation were factored into Dr. Fitzgerald's study (40:40 / 35:16)Primary findings from Dr. Fitzgerald's research (47:12 / 41:57) Practical ways to reverse your biological age (1:01:43 / 56:32) Influencing gene expression before conception and during pregnancy and infancy (1:04:29 / 59:48) Aging without declining in health (1:08:06 / 1:04:25) Get a copy of Dr. Fitzgerald's book Younger You: Reverse Your Bio Age―and Live Longer here. Learn more about Dr. Kara Fitzgerald at www.drkarafitzgerald.com and take her Biological Age Self-Assessment here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
When scientists examined the DNA of ancient bones found near a Himalayan lake, they were forced to confront a seemingly impossible conclusion. This episode originally ran on March 24, 2021. For more, go to http://vox.com/unexplainable It's a great place to view show transcripts and read more about the topics on our show. Also, email us! firstname.lastname@example.org We read every email. Support Unexplainable by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcasts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
TW: Brief mentions of suicide during the interview First up, doggie DNA tests! Are they reliable? And is Sugar even a dog at all? Gaby and Allison then shift gears to give a listener advice on how to approach her romantic feelings for her roommate who has a new boyfriend. They then interview YA superstar Becky Albertalli about book fandom, her own queerness, and the reconciliation of a huge Twitter beef between her and Gaby. (Very juicy, would recommend!) And finally, Allison has a big life change to announce! Life is a rollercoaster, baby! This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Find and Develop a Profound Relationship with the Other Half of Your SoulMore than a soul mate, your twin flame is the only soul that has the same spiritual DNA as yours―the piece that is crucial to your soul's evolution. This book is key to not only identifying your twin flame, but also nurturing a partnership that is deeper than any other.While you can have many soul mates, only one soul can be your twin flame. Psychic medium Leslie Sampson walks you through the history of twin flames and the various methods for finding your divine partner, including numerology, astrology, divination, Akashic Records, and more. You'll also enjoy inspiring stories from Leslie's clients and personal life that show the extraordinarynature of twin flame relationships. With this book's guidance, you can find your twin and, together, evolve your soul to a higherlevel of consciousness and divine understanding.Leslie Sampson (Chattanooga, TN) is a multi-gifted certified psychic medium and a writer. Her goal is to bridge the gap between worlds and to empower others to learn about their own gifts.
DeRay, Myles, and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including a new Black tech hub, forged DNA evidence, and a reverse migration to the South. DeRay interviews Jonathan Katz on his new book Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and Breaking of America's Empire. News: Myles https://www.businessinsider.com/blacktag-founders-black-creators-audiences-platform-2022-1 Kaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/01/14/black-migration-south/ DeRay https://www.npr.org/2022/01/13/1072766152/virginia-beach-forged-evidence-investigation For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices