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Arts & Ideas
New Thinking: India in the archives

Arts & Ideas

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 30:08


Whether it's Jane Eyre transported to India, childrens masks used for political protests or film posters that trigger memories, there are endless fascinating stories nestled amongst archives that researchers are diligently bringing to the fore. Dr Naomi Paxton meets three researchers who work in archives that focus on Indian culture and history to find out more about some of the unexpected stories hiding amongst the books, prints and film paraphernalia. Dr Monia Acciaria is Associate professor in Film and Television History at DeMontfort University and Associate Director of the UK Asian Film Festival. You can explore the Creative Archives of Indian Cinema YouTube channel here https://youtube.com/channel/UCN-wV7Jl9YeR3pGzJaP7-mw Dr Pragya Dhital is the curator of ‘Crafting Subversion: DIY and Decolonial Print'. Her research focuses on paper crafts and communications in modern India. The exhibition ‘Crafting Subversion: DIY and Colonial Print' is on until 3rd September 2022 at the SOAS Brunei Gallery https://www.soas.ac.uk/gallery/crafting-subversions/ Olivia Majumdar is project curator of ‘Two Centuries of Indian Print' project at the British Library and specialises in novels in translation in Colonial India. Explore ‘Two Centuries of Indian Print' at the British Library online here https://www.bl.uk/early-indian-printed-books Olivia's article on the Tarakeswar Affair is here https://www.bl.uk/early-indian-printed-books/articles/notes-on-a-scandal This episode was made in partnership with the AHRC, part of UKRI. You can find more conversations about New Research in a playlist on the Free Thinking website https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03zws90 Producer: Sofie Vilcins

Cyrus Says
CnB ft. Ayushi, Amit & Antariksh | Twitter Sues Indian Govt & Man Delivers Resume In Pastry Box

Cyrus Says

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 74:51


On Cock & Bull today, we are joined by Ayushi Amin, Amit Doshi & Silverie. Cyrus today is upset with all the bad things happening around the globe, especially the fact that England beat India in the recent test match. The show starts with Sparsh, the new producer for Cyrus Says, joining in for 2 mins, as Ayushi was a little late for the episode because of the Mumbai Monsoon. The panel talks about the Shiv Sena suing the Shiv Sena in Supreme Court because the Shiv Sena government is not the Shiv Sena government?!? And they discussed the Maharashtra government till we hit the actual topics. Topics discussed by the panel today were: Twitter suing the Indian govt over content removal orders, Bengaluru man delivering resume in a pastry box while wearing a Zomato T-shirt, and Netizens calling out comedian Samay Raina for his 'dark joke' about abortion. Tune in for this and much more!Check out Cyrus Says merch: ivm.today/3PLKo1mYou can follow Ayushi Amin on Instagram at @ayushia9You can follow Amit Doshi on Instagram at @doshiamitYou can follow Antariksh on Instagram @antariksht: https://instagram.com/antarikshtYou can follow Abbas Momin on Instagram @antariksht: https://www.instagram.com/abbasmomin88/Do send in AMA questions for Cyrus by tweeting them to @cyrussaysin or emailing them at whatcyrussays@gmail.comDon't forget to follow Cyrus Broacha on Instagram @cyrus_broacha(https://www.instagram.com/cyrus_broacha)In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussaysYou can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcasts App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

ThePrint
ThePrintAM: Why has Twitter gone to court against Indian govt ?

ThePrint

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 4:25


KiranPrabha  Telugu Talk Shows
Famous Actor, Director and Producer Guru Dutt | ప్రఖ్యాత నటుడు, దర్శకుడు నిర్మాత గురుదత్ - Part 1

KiranPrabha Telugu Talk Shows

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 44:30


#KiranPrabha #Gurudutt #Pyaasa Guru Dutt was an Indian film director, producer, actor, choreographer, and writer. He was included among CNN's "Top 25 Asian Actors" in 2012. Guru Dutt was lauded for his artistry, notably his usage of close-up shots, lighting, and depictions of melancholia. He directed a total of 8 Hindi films, several of which have gained a cult following internationally. This includes Pyaasa (1957), which made its way onto Time magazine's 100 Greatest Movies list,[ as well as Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960), and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962), all of which are frequently listed among the greatest films in Hindi cinema. On personal front, Guru Dutt life is a mystery..! In this talk show KiranPrabha is narrating interesting incidents from Personal and film life of Guru Dutt. This is part 1 of the series. అసంపూర్తి విషాదగీతం సమాధానం లేని ప్రశ్నల సందోహం ప్రముఖ దర్శకుడు, నిర్మాత, నటుడు, రచయిత గురుదత్ జీవిత విశేషాలు - మొదటి భాగం ప్రత్యేకతలు, అస్పష్టతలు బాల్యం, చదువు సఖ్యతలేని అమ్మా, నాన్నా హైస్కూలుతో ఆగిపోయిన చదువు డాన్సులో శిక్షణ మరిన్ని విశేషాలు.. రెండవ భాగంలో..

The Jaipur Dialogues
Decoding Islamic Jihad in India क्या हम इस्लामी जिहाद के लिए तैयार हैं Rajesh Kumar Singh and Sanjay Dixit

The Jaipur Dialogues

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 44:34


How should an ordinary Indian prepare himself against the looming threat of Jihad? Rajesh Kumar Singh discusses the various dimensions extending to Dharmic, physical, mental, legal and political, in this talk with Sanjay Dixit.

The Refresh from Insider
July 6th: Boris Johnson faces mass resignations

The Refresh from Insider

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 11:39


Hosts Rebeca Ibarra and Dave Smith bring you real-time news, updated when it happens. It's fresh like live radio, but on-demand like podcasts. Welcome! Boris Johnson faces mass resignations [Share] Next Jan 6th hearing will focus on extremist groups [Share] Twitter sues the Indian government [Share] US launches new tutor program [Share] DOJ sues Arizona over new voter requirement [Share] Check back for the latest headlines Coming up: the pressure musicians are facing to go viral on TikTok Webex by Cisco Griner supporters write to Biden [Share] Americans still believe in unions [Share] AI writes an academic paper about itself [Share] New Subway menu [Share] NGL is the latest popular anonymous messaging app [Share] TikTok's music influence is exhausting artists [Share] Talk to you soon!

FT News Briefing
Martin Wolf: are we heading for a global recession?

FT News Briefing

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 9:49 Very Popular


European power prices hit record high as Russia curtails gas supplies, foreign investors have dumped a record $33bn of Indian shares since October, and the FT's chief economics commentator Martin Wolf discusses the global economy.Subscribe to the FT News Briefing on Apple Podcasts or SpotifyMentioned in this podcast:European power prices hit record high as Russia curtail gas suppliesForeign investors dump record $33bn of Indian stocks since OctoberPolicy errors of the 1970s echo in our times The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Equity
Contrarian bets in a downturn

Equity

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 9:03 Very Popular


Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.Alex and Grace are back to cover the biggest, boldest and baddest technology news. We are back on Tuesday, as the United States was off yesterday. So a day late, but hopefully not a dollar short, here's what we got into today:Stocks are mixed around the world, and set to fall in the United States at the open. At the same time, the crypto market has been somewhat relaxed in the last day.Sequoia Capital China is raising $9 billion, a huge amount of money at a time in which we have seen venture capital activity in China slow.Speaking of slowing venture capital, Indian activity is falling. That deceleration comes as the country's crypto market is under pressure.At the same time, Twitter is pushing back against the Indian government bullying, which is good. But maybe less good for Elon Musk, who is buying the social network, and wants to sell imported cars in the country.Closing out, we touched on a potential database breach in China, struggles at Vauld, a new climatetech fund, and news from the quantum front.All that and we had a good time! We are back tomorrow morning, and Friday morning!

Native America Calling - The Electronic Talking Circle
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 – #LandBack Canada

Native America Calling - The Electronic Talking Circle

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 55:39


Land Back, as a hashtag and a movement, expands beyond our U.S. borders. For Indigenous people, it means taking back positions as stewards of the land and bringing balance to the community. First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Land Back movements and initiatives are very similar to those in the U.S., but with a different history of colonialism, an era of Truth and Reconciliation, and a growing number of land management programming. Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce speaks with Qwustenuxun (Cowichan), Quw'utsun chef, award-winning writer, and Indigenous foods educator; dr. linda many guns (Blackfoot), associate vice-president of Indigenization and decolonization at Mount Royal University; and Tiffany Traverse (Secwépemc), Indigenous Land and Seed Steward at Fourth Sister Farm.

Cincinnati Edition
How a local survivor of human trafficking and an Indian prince work to protect LGBTQ+ people

Cincinnati Edition

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 23:35


Harold D'Souza and his wife, Dancy, moved to Greater Cincinnati from India nearly 20 years ago to pursue the American dream. Instead, they became victims of labor trafficking and debt bondage. Now they work to help others avoid a similar fate.

Mango Bae
Adam Waheed's Comedy TAKEOVER | Mango Bae #179

Mango Bae

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 46:57


This week we have comedic powerhouse Adam Waheed on to discuss online fame, early struggles in the content game, weird fans, going Hollywood, and bad pitches from brown uncles!Intro 1:20Adam's humble content beginnings 3:32Redman a megastan 8:21Adam and Chief Keef 12:52Weirdest fans 16:32 Brown uncles pitching ideas 18:18 Adam making movies 20:15 Greatest thing to happen to Adam 24:10stand up vs sketch 28:00collab with Anwar 38:20on Ramble On 42:00FOLLOW US :@yourmangobae

Scilence
Innervation: S3 Ep 2 Persistence is Key

Scilence

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 52:57


It's so inspiring meeting young women who have a strong drive and ambition to build careers in STEM.  Thendral Kamal is one of those women.  She is so focussed on becoming the first Indian woman on Mars, that she is leaving no stone unturned in getting there.  Not only is she an aerospace engineering student, but she is also so knowledgeable about NASA, that one would think that she already works there.  If you are feeling a bit lack lustre about your own path in life, listen to this episode and it will give you the rocket boost you need to realise your own greatest potential.   

Digital Planet
Deepfake calls to European mayors?

Digital Planet

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 37:40


On June 24th, the mayor of Berlin thought she was on a video call with the mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko. The call, however, was fake. The head of the Deutsche Welle's fact-checking team Joscha Weber tells Gareth what happened, how the mayors of Vienna and Madrid were deceived by similar fake calls, and how a Russian comedy duo claims to be behind it all. The video call was initially thought to be a deepfake, but a later analysis by German media suggests that it may have been a shallowfake instead. What do these two terms mean and what is the difference between them? We have deepfake experts Hany Farid and Hao Li in the studio to answer this question, explain how deepfakes are created, and discuss the wider issues that they pose. India's great VPN exit In late April, the Indian government decided to enact new cybersecurity rules that include forcing virtual private network (VPN) providers to keep users' data such as names, contact numbers, and IP addresses for a period of five years. VPN companies in India have sharply criticised the ruling, and some have already exited and pulled their servers out of the country. India has now given VPN providers another three months to comply with the new rules. Expert contributor Bill Thompson tells Gareth what VPNs are, why these new rules conflict with their premise, and what this could mean for privacy and the tech sector in India. Can AI solve prostate cancer? In a recent machine learning competition, developers used a new prostate biopsy dataset to train artificial intelligence algorithms to diagnose and grade tumours. Gareth speaks to Ph.D. student Nita Mulliqi about the difficulties of using AI in prostate cancer grading and how a dataset from diverse clinical settings is needed to create effective algorithms. We also hear from a consultant for the WHO, Rohit Malpani, about the limitations of applying machine learning applications in healthcare in low- and middle-income countries. The programme is presented by Gareth Mitchell with expert commentary from … Studio Manager: Michael Millham Producer: Florian Bohr (Image: Vitali Klitschko. Credit: Getty Images)

Strong Sense of Place
South Africa: Nelson Mandela, the Big Five, and Sweet Melktert

Strong Sense of Place

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 59:44 Very Popular


Animal safaris! White sand beaches! The majesty of Table Mountain! Plus, urban penguins, world-class wine, and food with irresistible names like melktert, bunny chow, and chakalaka. There is so much about South Africa to engage your curiosity. Any conversation about South Africa is incomplete without addressing the scourge of Apartheid. For most of the 20th century, black people were denied the most basic human rights and lived a segregated existence. But in 1989, Apartheid was banished, and the country is moving toward the goal of being a Rainbow Nation. Let's talk numbers! There are 11 official languages, and South Africa is one of the best places on the planet to see the Big Five of safaris: lions, leopards, black rhinos, elephants, and Cape buffalo. The local cuisine combines four delicious influences that combine indigenous recipes with Dutch, French, and Indian flavors. And there are more than 40 wineries along the hop-on-hop-off wine tram in the Franschhoek Wine Valley. In this episode, we fall in love with elephants (a.k.a., the world's best gentle giants), dig into the country's tumultuous history, and daydream about visiting Cape Town beaches. Then we recommend five books that transported us there on the page.  Here are the five books we recommend on the show: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah Gallows Hill by Margie Orford The Promise by Damon Galgut We Kiss Them With Rain by Futhi Ntshingila The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso For more on the books we recommend, plus the other cool stuff we talk about, visit show notes at http://strongsenseofplace.com/podcasts/2022-07-04-south-africa Do you enjoy our show? Do you want access to awesome bonus content? Please support our work on Patreon! Every little bit helps us keep the show going and makes us feel warm and fuzzy inside - https://www.patreon.com/strongsenseofplace As always, you can follow us at: Our web site at Strong Sense of Place Patreon Twitter  Instagram Facebook YouTube  

The Cricket Podcast
England v India - Day 4 - Root and Bairstow Are Supreme - Can Bumrah Fight Back?

The Cricket Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 53:14 Very Popular


England are taking on India in the fifth match of their series from last year at Edgbaston. Chasing 378 England got off to a fantastic start, with Lees and Crawley dominating India. But Jasprit Bumrah lead a stirring fightback for the Indian side, taking two quick wickets and leaving the match in the balance. Our Twitter and Instagram: @thecricketpod Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecricketpod Our channel membership: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1njF-8tUuQVbTZVyUaoBcQ/join Our website: www.thecricketpod.com

Antonia Gonzales
Monday, July 4, 2022

Antonia Gonzales

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 4:58


Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland will visit Oklahoma Saturday for the first stop on the “The Road to Healing” tour to hear from former Indian boarding school students and descendants. The year-long tour is part of Haaland's Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative, which was launched last year. In May, the Interior Department released an […]

Neil Oliver's Love Letter to the British Isles

In this episode, at the time when a new social order was being developed that would affect billions of people we travel with Neil to the Indian subcontinent and become immersed in sacred texts and profound wisdoms. To help support the making of Neil's podcasts & get access to extra, exclusive video vodcasts every week sign up to 'Neil Oliver' on Patreonhttps://www.patreon.com/neiloliver Check out Neil's YouTube Channel which is simply called the ‘Neil Oliver' channelhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnVR-SdKxQeTvXtUSPFCL7g The series Instagram account is called, ‘Neil Oliver Love Letter'https://www.instagram.com/neiloliverloveletter Audio Podcasts,Neil Oliver's Love Letter To The British Isles &Neil Oliver's Love Letter To The World,are available on all the usual providershttps://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/neil-olivers-love-letter-to-the-british-isles See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Tortured For Profit (Podcast)
Episode One Hundred Seventy One: Shame Cave

Tortured For Profit (Podcast)

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 43:52


Greg has difficulty adjusting to a week without the internet. Meanwhile, Matt is concerned about South America's termite overlords. Matt petitions for government-issued crack after accusing Greg of psuedo-science for suggesting that black people have more trauma in their DNA. Greg is triggered by a yoga/wine brunch that Matt's ex has been attending. Matt reveals that he's more of an Easter Island head than a changeling and the two laugh about the January 6 committee making Trump sound like an action hero. Matt foresees Barron Trump guiding us through a utopian future. He remains pro-abortion at any age and is VERY concerned about Indian men and their apparent lack of self-control. He also clowns one of Greg's ex's that just won't leave him alone.

Straight to DVD
Episode 81 - RRR

Straight to DVD

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 49:58


Mike and Raf discuss the biggest surprise movie hit of 2022 - RRR, an Indian action adventure bromance film now streaming on Netflix.

The Analyst Inside Cricket
Here's Jonny! (Again.)

The Analyst Inside Cricket

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 29:27 Very Popular


A spirited Indian side show a little more class and depth than England at Edgbaston despite more brilliance from Jonny Bairstow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Inspired Evolution
Understanding the Transcendental Power of Music with Miten

Inspired Evolution

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 59:04


Grammy nominated, endorsed by celebrities as varied as Cher and H.H. Dalai Lama, with over 1.5 million album sales and a million+ monthly Spotify listeners, Deva Premal and Miten are modern day spiritual nomads on a mission to share the medicine of Sanskrit mantras with the world.As musicians, teachers and chant masters, they have been at the cutting edge of Sanskrit chanting for 25 years, enhancing the yoga practice of millions.Wherever music is utilised for meditation, stress management, personal growth and conscious contemplation, you will find the names of Deva Premal and Miten. The couple, who met in an Indian ashram in 1990, model spiritually conscious living, travelling the world sharing a continual outpouring of great music and positivity.Miten joins Amrit to share his wisdom on the transcendental power of music and mantra and how we can experience the therapeutic benefits it offers.TUNE IN (AUDIO ONLY)02:20 - The subtle communion of silence and music is the meditation 09:19 - Understanding the transcendental nature of Sanskrit mantras11:48 - How Sanskrit & Osho brought Miten back to playing real, honest music23:32 - Tantric love and expression24:57 - Science behind the therapeutic benefits of chanting & singing as a community36:54 - Stories from Osho's commune42:49 - Surrendering to trust and your guru47:48 - How to find your unique mantra50:52 - A life lived well starts with forgiveness and authenticityLISTEN & SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCASTSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2HJCflVnHRDmvNtI8r2a65?si=692723d115ce4ef2/Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/inspired-evolution/id1272090974/CONNECT WITH DEVA PREMAL & MITENWebsite: https://www.devapremalmiten.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devapremalmiten/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/devapremalmiten/YouTube: www.youtube.com/devapremalmiten/JOIN THE INSPIRED EVOLUTION COMMUNITYWebsite: https://inspiredevolution.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/inspired_evolution/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InspiredEvolution/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/InspiredEvolution/Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/inspiredevolution. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Founders Unfiltered
Ep 57: Reimagining Credit Cards ft. One card

Founders Unfiltered

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 74:12


Founders Unfiltered Ep-57: Brought to you by the Founders Unfiltered podcast by A Junior VC - Unscripted conversations with Indian founders about their story and the process of building a company. Hosted by Aviral and Mazin. Join us as we talk to Anurag Sinha, the Co-founder, and CEO of One Card about their story. For more visit - https://ajuniorvc.com/podcast/

34 Circe Salon -- Make Matriarchy Great Again -- Disrupting History

Join us as Dawn "Sam" Alden regales us about the colorful and incredibly exciting life of Mary Ann Evans, the woman known in India as "Fearless Nadia."  A pioneer of women's action films, this British woman slipped through the conventions of colonial Anglo-Indian culture to become one of the most beloved stars of Indian cinema.  Remembered best as the masked, whip-wielding star of Hunterwali (in which she did her own stunts) Nadia was a star for decades working well into her sixties-- becoming a fitness guru after her film retirement in her seventies!  A life that spanned most of the 20th Century with all its contradictions and triumphs, this is a woman whose story you should know! 

The Jaipur Dialogues
Tarek Fatah on Udaipur, Nupur Sharma, Islam with Sanjay Dixit

The Jaipur Dialogues

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 44:30


Tarek Fatah speaks on Udaipur beheading in the face of India's soft stance against Jihad, the demonisation of Nupur Sharma, Supreme Court's abdication, and Islamists' loud pronouncements of incompatibility with Indian democracy.

Thoth-Hermes Podcast
S8-E18 – From Chaos Magic to psychedelic research-Nikki Wyrd Mogg Morgan

Thoth-Hermes Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 110:49


Thanks for your patience to wait a week longer than usual for this new episode! This episode is actually a very special one as I have the pleasure to welcome Mogg Morgan as my co-host. Mogg has been the publisher of Mandrake Press for many years and recently we aired an episode of the show where he talked about himself and his work. This time we will be having a wonderful discussion with our guest, author and practitioner Nikki Wyrd on quite a few pretty fascinating topics. Nikki holds a degree in ecology and has written ‘The Book of Baphomet' together with Julian Vayne in 2012 which was published with Mandrake Press, she has contributed to many periodicals and collections of poetry and authored theses and academic papers on subjects such as psychedelic culture and magical thinking and philosophy. In this episode Nikki will let us know how the path was laid out in front of her with her great-grandmother and grandmother reading fortune-teller cards and using a crystal ball. She will tell our audience how she cultivated an interest in mythology and religious and philosophical belief systems as well as in psychedelic mushrooms, Carlos Castaneda's and Robert Anton Wilson's work and how she soon found these topics intertwined in a perfect match. As Nikki was the head of the British Isle section of the IOT for quite some time we will go deep into concepts of Chaos Magick, discuss Crowley's role within it, share some anecdotes about Simon, the Goth, and touch upon ‘Liber Null & Psychonaut' by Peter Caroll on the way. Our guest will also elaborate on women in magick in general and within the IOT specifically, shed some light on the grade system within this order and let us know how divination, invocation, evocation, conjuration, illumination are all integral parts of serious studies of the occult. In the end we will be talking a bit about the future of magick in general and Nikki's projects in this context, including a book on standard chaos monastic practices to be published within days, teachings online and in person, launching her new website and hopefully much more writing. Nikky Wyrd's homepage The Universe Machine Psychedelic press Breaking Convention IOT Blog Mandrake (Mogg Morgan's publishing company) Music played in this episode This week's music is dedicated to psychedelic rock for a good reason (see the title of the episode). As I am myself not really a specialist of the genre, I though I offer you WIKIPEDIA'S thoughts on it: Psychedelic rock is a rock music genre that is inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centered on perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs. The music incorporated new electronic sound effects and recording effects, extended solos, and improvisation.Many psychedelic groups differ in style, and the label is often applied spuriously. Originating in the mid-1960s among British and American musicians, the sound of psychedelic rock invokes three core effects of LSD: depersonalization, dechronicization, and dynamization, all of which detach the user from reality. Musically, the effects may be represented via novelty studio tricks, electronic or non-Western instrumentation, disjunctive song structures, and extended instrumental segments. Some of the earlier 1960s psychedelic rock musicians were based in folk, jazz, and the blues, while others showcased an explicit Indian classical influence called "raga rock". In the 1960s, there existed two main variants of the genre: the more whimsical, surrealist British psychedelia and the harder American West Coast "acid rock". While "acid rock" is sometimes deployed interchangeably with the term "ps...

Never Heard Of It
"RRR" Movie Review

Never Heard Of It

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 62:14


A fictitious story about two legendary Indian revolutionaries and their journey away from home before they started fighting for their country in 1920s against British rule. Find Us Online - Website: http://thenhoit.com (http://thenhoit.com) - Twitter: https://twitter.com/thenhoitpodcast (@TheNHOITPodcast) Credits - Host: Michael Fight. Twitter: https://twitter.com/themichaelfight (@TheMichaelFight) - Host: Caleb Coy. Twitter: https://twitter.com/calebmicah (@CalebMicah) About Us The Never Heard Of It Podcast covers the good, the bad, the weird in streaming movies. B movies, Cult Classics, and Indie Film we watch it all! The Never Heard Of It Podcast is part of the Night Shift Radio network and owned by Night Shift Media Group. Visit them on the web at https://nightshiftradio.com (NightShiftRadio.com) https://www.captivate.fm/signup?ref=NSMG (This podcast is hosted by Captivate, try it yourself for free.) 235 Mentioned in this episode: Anisian Convergence For more details on the Anisian Convergence, a science fiction universe created by Storyteller Series Editor, Mike Wyant, Jr., visit: https://www.mikewyantjr.com/ac-release Crossed Wires Brand new show Crossed Wires listen at NSRad.io/CrossedWires

Fajr Reminders
Take from Allah's treasures

Fajr Reminders

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 19:59


Mogul 1526-1857 While there were only six major rulers of this dynasty who left their mark on Indian history, Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb, there were a total of 21 Mughal emperors who ruled India for more than 3 centuries https://www.news9live.com/knowledge/from-babur-to-bahadur-shah-zafar-check-full-list-of-mughal-emperors-who-ruled-india-173334 Ottoman Empire 1299-1922 A total of 36 Sultans ruled the Ottoman… Continue reading Take from Allah’s treasures The post Take from Allah’s treasures appeared first on Mahmood Habib Masjid and Islamic Centre - We came to give, not to take..

Direct to a Billion Consumers
Episode 29: Tarun Joshi, Join Ventures

Direct to a Billion Consumers

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 23:18


“India celebrates 500 Cr moments every year. And, being a part of the large and small moments of every Indian – that's my goal!” In this episode, join Arjun as he talks to Tarun Joshi, the founder of Join Ventures – a brand that is innovating in the the celebrations and gifting space in India! Hear about Tarun's journey from a aeronautical engineering to investing and then eventually starting up. Listen carefully as Tarun breaks down verticalizing the supply chain and solving the complex problem of time bound deliveries that sometimes need to reach customers at 12 AM. Enjoy as we deep dive into the most important buzz words in D2C right now: dark stores, house of brands and quick commerce!

How Easy is That
June 2022

How Easy is That

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 58:49


Summer is here, and so are so many of the things we love: berries, picnics, coastal grandmother vibes. Notably missing: our humans rights! What a rollercoaster! We discuss all this, plus Daily Harvest lentilgate, our rapidly deteriorating corporeal form, and the power of friendship bracelets. Featuring an appearance from a special guest: the IRS! SHOW NOTES ⬇️⬇️⬇️How did you spend your spare time this month:AA: SUMMERING: blueberry picking, weddings, capture the flag, cape cod, swimming, falling asleep on the couch MM: flying across the world, realizing I am old, becoming a mother

World Business Report
Strikes ground planes in Paris

World Business Report

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 26:27


Travellers in France face a wave of flight cancellations as a four-day strike by airport workers in the capital grounds dozens of planes. We hear from French journalist Anne-Elizabeth Moutet and the Head of Aviation at the European Transport Workers' Federation Eoin Coates. Disney, Facebook's parent Meta, American Express and Goldman Sachs are among the latest in a growing list of companies that say they will cover expenses for employees who travel out of state to access abortion care. But what happens to those who work for smaller employers who can't or won't provide extended health care? Marketplace's Meghan McCarty Carino has more on who the system leaves behind. Only a tiny handful of women have ever attempted to enter Formula 1. But now one team is trying to change that: Alpine. Formerly Renault F1 has launched a bid to get more women into the sport, we talk to their head of HR Claire Mesnier. The Indian government's recent reform of defence recruitment is under fire. Young people across the country have been protesting against the reduction of service to four years - as the country attempts to make the armed forces leaner and reduce pension expenditure. The BBC's Archana Shukla explores why this reform is so controversial. The Sky Cruise is a huge aeroplane with thousands of rooms, parks and a pool powered by its own nuclear reactor. But it only exists in a video animation made by Yemeni science communicator and video producer Hashem Al-Ghail... for now. He told us why he thinks his design can soon become a real vacation cruiser.

IVM Likes
Simping Over SRK - Part 1

IVM Likes

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 50:46


One name that is synonymous to Bollywood is Shah Rukh Khan and this week Snayhil is joined by Vinya, Jalasmi and Sumit as they talk about King Khan completing 3 decades in Bollywood.His journey started in 1992 with a movie called Deewana. He enters the frame to the song "koi na koi chaahiye, pyaar karne waala" and today, the entire world loves him.This is the first part of a 3 episode series, Simping Over SRK where we talk about his 1st decade in bollywood, 1992-2002. Listen to this episode as a fan and as an admirer of arguably the greatest superstar to grace the screens of Indian cinema...Recommendations Of The Week:Snayhil recommends a Youtube channel, NoLifeShaq... Sumit recommends an Anime called SuperCrooks that you can binge on Netflix...Vinya recommends a show called Vikings Valhalla that is also on Netflix and Jalasmi recommends a couple of stories out of the hit show, Modern Love Mumbai that you can check out on Amazon Prime Video. Tune into this episode for all this and much more...Share your SRK stories with us or just reach out and tell your favourite SRK movie. Let's have a chat about the King Of Bollywood...Where can you do that? On our Instagram (ofcourse)Follow Snayhil on Instagram : https://instagram.com/snayhilFollow Jalasmi on Instagram : https://instagram.com/hathi.ka.bacha?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=Follow Vinya on Instagram: https://instagram.com/imvinya?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=Follow Sumit On Instagram:https://instagram.com/summitpande?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= Have topics or things that you'd like for us to cover on the show? Reach out to us at talktous@indusvox.comYou can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

Better Call Daddy
243. The Brand Called You Could Save The World. Ashutosh Garg

Better Call Daddy

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 38:58


How do we stay healthy?  We must understand our own challenges!  You are your own judge and need to learn how to say no!  Ashutosh Garg has written 8 books and his dad was the first to read his manuscripts!  He's interviewed over 1200 guests on his top rated podcast, The Brand Called You, where he shares knowledge, wisdom, and lessons from business leaders around the world! He's constantly investing in his brand and getting a deeper perspective on life!  Ashutosh says you can chose your friends but not your family, make sure you make your peace!  He also now reaches out to his own children for advice!  Better Call Daddy: The Safe Space For Controversy.   Ashutosh Garg, an MBA worked for ITC Limited for 17 years, leaving in 1995 as Managing Director of one of the ITC group companies, based in Singapore. Thereafter he spent 8 years in the aerospace industry. He founded Guardian Pharmacy in India in 2003 and grew it to the second largest pharmacy chain in India. He also brought in GNC as a partner to India. He exited from the company he founded in August 2016.  Ashutosh served as a director of the GAVI Vaccine Alliance for 8 years. He is Chairman of Bizdome, a Startup Incubator of the Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak. He has also served on the Advisory Council of the Centre for Policy Research and continues to serve on the boards of several companies. He was recognized as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, Switzerland. He is an active member of the Young Presidents' Organization and is the Chairman elect for YPO Gold, South Asia for the period 2017 - 19. He has written 5 highly acclaimed best sellers titled “The Buck Stops Here – my journey from manager to entrepreneur”;“The Corner Office"; "Reinvent Reboot Rewire. Managing Retirement in the 21st Century"; "The Buck Stops Here - Learnings of a Startup Entrepreneur" and "An Eye for an Eye".He writes regularly for various online publications like Times of India, Business Insider, Inc., Entrepreneur, The Quint and Big Decisions. An avid golfer, he plays the Indian flute and enjoys reading and listening to Indian classical and vocal music. Connect with Ashutosh  https://tbcy.in/   Connect with Reena bettercalldaddy.com linkedin.com/in/reenafriedmanwatts twitter.com/reenareena instagram.com/reenafriedmanwatts   Me and my daddy would love to hear from you ratethispodcast.com/bettercalldaddy podchaser.com/bettercalldaddy    

Brown Pundits
Khalid Baig on Indian Nationalism and Islam

Brown Pundits

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 80:33


In this episode Gaurav chats with Khalid Baig - an Indian Nationalist on a wide range of topics - Indian nationalism, Hindu-Muslim relations, Hindutva and bright future of India. Khalid Baig and Amana Ansari Begam also run a very popular Youtube show called India This Week By Amana & Khalid - YouTube.    We also chatted to his co-host Amana Ansari Begam a few months back - Amana Begam Ansari on Muslims and Women in India – Brown Pundits 

High Theory
Trace

High Theory

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 13:08


Farah Bakaari talks about Trace, a core concept in deconstruction, that denotes an absent presence, a mark of something that is no longer there. She talks about how in her own work she has used the concept of trace to write about legacies of colonialism and slave trade in the Atlantic and Indian oceans, for which there is no archive that is conventionally legible. In the episode Farah mentions the work of Parisa Vaziri on Iranian cinema and music as an example of work that interrogates an historical trace. You can listen to Parisa discuss forthcoming book here. Farah Bakaari is a doctoral student in the Department of Literatures in English at Cornell University. Her research focuses on twentieth-century African literature, in particular the politics of time in anti-colonial and postcolonial works of art. She also works in memory studies and trauma theory. She holds a BA in English and Political Science from Grinnell College. Image: © 2021 Saronik Bosu Music used in promotional material: ‘The Lost and Forgotten' by Hellenica Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

New Books Network

Farah Bakaari talks about Trace, a core concept in deconstruction, that denotes an absent presence, a mark of something that is no longer there. She talks about how in her own work she has used the concept of trace to write about legacies of colonialism and slave trade in the Atlantic and Indian oceans, for which there is no archive that is conventionally legible. In the episode Farah mentions the work of Parisa Vaziri on Iranian cinema and music as an example of work that interrogates an historical trace. You can listen to Parisa discuss forthcoming book here. Farah Bakaari is a doctoral student in the Department of Literatures in English at Cornell University. Her research focuses on twentieth-century African literature, in particular the politics of time in anti-colonial and postcolonial works of art. She also works in memory studies and trauma theory. She holds a BA in English and Political Science from Grinnell College. Image: © 2021 Saronik Bosu Music used in promotional material: ‘The Lost and Forgotten' by Hellenica Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network

TMS at the Cricket World Cup
Stunning Pant leads Indian recovery

TMS at the Cricket World Cup

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 42:06


Jonathan Agnew, Mark Ramprakash and Deep Dasgupta reflect on the first day of the delayed fifth Test at Edgbaston. A stunning 146 from India's Rishabh Pant saw the tourists recover from 98-5 after England chose to bowl first.

New Books in Literary Studies

Farah Bakaari talks about Trace, a core concept in deconstruction, that denotes an absent presence, a mark of something that is no longer there. She talks about how in her own work she has used the concept of trace to write about legacies of colonialism and slave trade in the Atlantic and Indian oceans, for which there is no archive that is conventionally legible. In the episode Farah mentions the work of Parisa Vaziri on Iranian cinema and music as an example of work that interrogates an historical trace. You can listen to Parisa discuss forthcoming book here. Farah Bakaari is a doctoral student in the Department of Literatures in English at Cornell University. Her research focuses on twentieth-century African literature, in particular the politics of time in anti-colonial and postcolonial works of art. She also works in memory studies and trauma theory. She holds a BA in English and Political Science from Grinnell College. Image: © 2021 Saronik Bosu Music used in promotional material: ‘The Lost and Forgotten' by Hellenica Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/literary-studies

Classic Ghost Stories
The Eye of The Cat by Ruskin Bond

Classic Ghost Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 46:16


Ruskin Bond Ruskin Bond was born in 1934 in Kasauli in Punjab, India. His first novel was published when he was 22, A Room on the Roof and it won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. He specialised in short stories of which he wrote more than five hundred. He lives in Mussoorie.  Bond was born when India was part of the British Empire.. His father taught English to the Indian princesses of the Indian princely state of Nawanagar and bond lived with his family at the palace when he was a boy.  At the beginning of the Second World War, his father Aubrey Alexander Bond joined the Royal Air Force. When Ruskin was only eight his father left his mother Edith Clarke and married an Indian, Hindu woman called Hari. (In the story, which has lots of autobiographical details, he says it was his mother who married an Indian man after his father died). His father arranged for him to come to New Delhi where he was posted and Ruskin was happy there and describes his childhood as magical. But his father died during the War when Ruskin was only 10. He went to an English style boarding school in Shimla and won a number of writing prizes when he was there. After finishing at Shimla he went to the Channel Islands (close to the French Coast but a possession of the English Crown) because his aunt lived there. He then went to London and worked in a photo studio. When his first novel was a success he used the money to pay his fare back to India. He worked as a writer there and has been a writer ever since. Despite his British ancestry he feels India. He has said about being Indian that race did not make him one, religion did not make him one, but history did.  Most of his works deal with small town India, particularly the hill stations where he grew up. He has described small town India as his India.  If You Appreciate The Work I've Put In Here You could buy me a coffee  https://ko-fi.com/tonywalker (https://ko-fi.com/tonywalker) Become a Patronhttps://www.patreon.com/barcud (https://www.patreon.com/barcud) And you can join my mailing list and get a  free audiobook:  https://bit.ly/dalstonvampire (https://bit.ly/dalstonvampire) Music By The Heartwood Institute https://bit.ly/somecomeback*** (https://bit.ly/somecomeback***) Most of Ruskin's stories aren't ghost stories though he admits a fondness for the work of Lafcadio Haearn, an Irish writer who settled in Japan via the USA and specialised in ghost stories with a Japanese background.  

The Watchdog
Palestine Action Shuts Down Israeli Arms Company's London HQ, with Huda Amori

The Watchdog

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 58:16


The MintPress podcast “The Watchdog,” hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist Lowkey, closely examines organizations about which it is in the public interest to know – including intelligence, lobby, and special interest groups influencing policies that infringe on free speech and target dissent. The Watchdog goes against the grain by casting a light on stories largely ignored by the mainstream, corporate media.In a massive blow to its operations, Israeli weapons company Elbit Systems has been forced to abandon its chique London headquarters, thanks to sustained pressure from Palestine Action. The final blow came earlier this month after activists threw red paint over the office and blockaded its entrance. This comes on top of the news that in January, Elbit Systems had decided to sell their arms factory in Oldham, U.K., at a significant loss, after the site was repeatedly occupied by the same group.Today, Lowkey speaks to one of the co-founders of Palestine Action, Huda Amori. Originally from Bolton (around 12 miles from Oldham), Amori is Palestinian-Iraqi. Her father was chased from his home by Israeli soldiers in 1967.“This is a company whose whole business model is based on the destruction of Palestine,” she told Lowkey, adding:Elbit Systems was founded in Israel in 1966. And the main reason they were founded was to aid the dispossession, displacement and ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people. Since then, they have continued to develop their weapons on the occupied people of Palestine. These weapons are often built in part or in full here in Britain, in our towns and cities across Britain and then are shipped off across the world to be used by other repressive regimes. Elbit systems manufacture 85% of Israel's military drone fleet. These drones are constantly used to entrench the Apartheid system over the captive population in Gaza, used to surveil, attack and murder Palestinians.”One of the world's largest arms manufacturers, Elbit produces much of the Israeli Defense Forces' machinery and ammunition and markets its products around the world as “battle tested” on Palestinians. Its products are sold globally, notably to the Indian military, helping their efforts to occupy Kashmir, and to British law enforcement, who are using the company's facial recognition software.“Whenever you see an attack on Palestinians, 99% of the time you can trace that back to Elbit Systems. If they are not producing the whole weapon, they are producing parts of it,” Amori said.Despite the significant material and reputational damage done to Elbit Systems, the company is extremely hesitant to take Palestine Action activists to court. The company finds itself in a lose-lose scenario whereby not prosecuting those practicing direct action against it encourages more of the same but doing so risks a barrage of negative publicity and scrutiny, plus the chance that a jury will side with Palestine Action, as has happened before. As Amori said,We wanted to get Elbit in court. We wanted to expose their crimes. And we knew that whatever happened, we could argue our case and we wanted to turn it around onto Elbit's crimes because that is the reason we take action. This company shouldn't be allowed to be here in the first place.”Join us to hear more about this groundbreaking news and what more is coming from Palestine Action.Support the show

The Secret Teachings
The Secret Teachings 6/30/22 - Cringes

The Secret Teachings

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 120:01


We have worried so much about the proliferation of artificial intelligence, believing that we are creating a beast, that few stopped to ask if our creation would be endowed with the same powers. Artificial intelligence has already demonstrated its ability to create complex language, text, articles, music, voices, comic books through image generation, and now even cryptid creatures like Crungus. The ways in which artificial intelligence poses a danger to mankind might not be through a terminator-like extinction, but instead by the slow erosion of the human faculties of creation: art, culture, music, language, and even religion.All the things we are creating on the Internet are the expressions of our innermost daemons and they are very much alive in cyberspace. Like Momo or Slenderman, Crungus is a thought-form with the ability to jump into physical form through human activity. Its creator came up with the name at "2/3" am, the witching hour. Crungus in an urban dictionary is the crud under a fingernail, the occult part of human anatomy wherein demons can enter - the fingernail or cuticle. This is why witches often have blackened fingers. Crungus is like Momo, and when the statue of the latter was destroyed the creator kept a single eye for another art piece. When an Indian teenager killed himself for Momo he wrote ‘Devil's one eye' on the wall first. The EYE is a gateway to the soul, and the right eye is the enlightened right-hand path of the sun, or the Eye of Horus/RA. Down the left-hand path is a world of serpents and monsters like those of Lovecraft. In theme of the latter, the octopus or squid, its ink, and tentacles, are a metaphor for the Internet and technology. Tentacles represent the interconnected networks of computers and the Internet. The ink is the black mirror of our screens that distorts our perception of the real world. It is also the ink in our pens that we use to create new worlds through paper and art.

Interpreting India
Sachin Chaturvedi on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Attending the 48th G7 Summit in Germany

Interpreting India

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 33:49


The Group of Seven or G7, an informal forum of leading industrial nations, comprising of the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, and Canada, hosted its 48th Summit on June 26-28 in Germany. The Summit, which aims to coordinate global policy, has come at a time when countries across the globe are still coping with the economic and political disruptions caused by the pandemic and the war in Ukraine. The G7 is thus expected to lead a global recovery from the pandemic through initiatives like Build Back Better World (B3W) and take further action against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. India, which is caught between its desire to build stronger ties with G7 countries, and its old friend, Russia accepted Germany's invitation and attended the summit.In this episode of Interpreting India, Sachin Chaturvedi joins Deep Pal to analyze what India's G7 invite signifies amid a contentious geopolitical environment. How do the G7 countries perceive India? How can India partner with the G7 in achieving climate neutrality and green transition? What are the key takeaways of India's participation in the Summit, and what relevance does this hold for India's G20 presidency in 2023?Episode ContributorsSachin Chaturvedi is Director General at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a New Delhi-based policy research institute. He is also Member, Board of Governors, Reserve Bank of India. He was a Global Justice Fellow at the MacMillan Center for International Affairs at Yale University. He works on issues related to development economics, involving development finance, Sustainable Development Goals and South-South Cooperation. Deep Pal is a visiting scholar in the Asia program at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His research and publications focus on the Indo-Pacific, Indian foreign policy in its immediate and greater neighborhood, and regional security of South Asia, with particular emphasis on China.--

The Gary Null Show
The Gary Null Show - 06.30.22

The Gary Null Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 61:43 Very Popular


Videos: 1. Artificial Intelligence: The Coming Storm | Michael Harrison | TEDxBlinnCollege (8:00)*Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in theoretical physics minor in quantum chromodynamics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned distinction in his master's program in aerospace systems architecture at the University of Southern California. 2 .  Vitamin Authentication. Electronic pill that stays in your body & will become a 18bit Battery operated chip (1:00) 3. Pfizer CEO ‘Almost Certain' Americans Will Have To Take New COVID Vaccines ‘Every Year' 4.  There was an unexpected 40% increase in ‘all cause deaths' in 2021 5. Hear ex-CIA director's prediction about who will win in Ukraine 6. Jonathan Haidt The Coddling of the American Mind Anticoagulant activities of curcumin and its derivative Kyungpook National University (South Korea) Curcumin, a polyphenol responsible for the yellow color of the curry spice turmeric, possesses antiinflammatory, antiproliferative and antiangiogenic activities. However, anticoagulant activities of curcumin have not been studied.  The anticoagulant properties of curcumin and its derivative (bisdemethoxycurcumin, BDMC) were determined by monitoring activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), prothrombin time (PT) as well as cell-based thrombin and activated factor X (FXa) generation activities.  Data showed that curcumin and BDMC prolonged aPTT and PT significantly and inhibited thrombin and FXa activities. They inhibited the generation of thrombin or FXa. In accordance with these anticoagulant activities, curcumin and BDMC showed anticoagulant effect in vivo.  Surprisingly, these anticoagulant effects of curcumin were better than those of BDMC indicating that methoxy group in curcumin positively regulated anticoagulant function of curcumin. Therefore, these results suggest that curcumin and BDMC possess antithrombotic activities and daily consumption of the curry spice turmeric might help maintain anticoagulant status.   Probiotics may prevent breast cancer: Study Western University (Ontario), June 27, 2022   A new study has found probiotics may prove to be a critical factor in preventing breast cancer.   Dr Gregor Reid, the professor of microbiology, immunology and surgery at the Western University in Ontario, Canada, said the bacteria having the potential to abet breast cancer are present in the breasts of cancer patients, while beneficial bacteria are more abundant in healthy breasts.   In the study, Reid's PhD student Camilla Urbaniak obtained breast tissues from 58 women, who were undergoing lumpectomies or mastectomies for either benign (13 women) or cancerous (45 women) tumors as well as from 23 healthy women, who had undergone breast reductions or enhancements. Researchers found that women with breast cancer had elevated levels of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus epidermidis, two bacteria known to induce double-stranded breaks in DNA in HeLa cells, which are cultured human cells. They say the breaks are prone to errors, which can cause cancer to develop.   Health-promoting bacteria Lactobacillus and Streptococcus (lactic acid bacteria) were more abundant in women with healthy breasts, both are anti-carcinogenic.     'Mystical' psychedelic compound found in normal brains University of Michigan, June 27, 2022 In the past few years, thrill-seekers from Hollywood, Silicon Valley and beyond have been travelling to South America to take part in so-called Ayahuasca retreats. Their goal: to partake in a brewed concoction made from a vine plant Banisteriopsis caapi, traditionally used by indigenous people for sacred religious ceremonies. Drinkers of Ayahuasca experience short-term hallucinogenic episodes many describe as life-changing. The active ingredient responsible for these psychedelic visions is a molecule called dimethyltryptamine (DMT). For the first time, a team led by Michigan Medicine has discovered the widespread presence of naturally-occurring DMT in the mammalian brain. The finding is the first step toward studying DMT-- and figuring out its role -- within the brains of humans. "DMT is not just in plants, but also can be detected in mammals," says Jimo Borjigin, Ph.D., of the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology. Her interest in DMT came about accidentally. Before studying the psychedelic, her research focused on melatonin production in the pineal gland. In the seventeenth century, the philosopher Rene Descartes claimed that the pineal gland, a small pinecone-shaped organ located deep in the center of the brain, was the seat of the soul. Since its discovery, the pineal gland, known by some as the third eye, has been shrouded in mystery. Scientists now know it controls the production of melatonin, playing an important role in modulating circadian rhythms, or the body's internal clock.  The core idea seems to come from a documentary featuring the work of researcher Rick Strassman, Ph.D. with the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. In the mid-1990s, he conducted an experiment in which human subjects were given DMT by IV injection and interviewed after its effects wore off. In a documentary about the experiment, Strassman claims that he believed the pineal gland makes and secretes DMT. Borjigin sought to discover how and where DMT was synthesized.  They found DMT in other parts of the brain, including the neocortex and hippocampus that are important for higher-order brain functions including learning and memory." A paper published in 2018 by researchers in the U.K. purported that DMT simulates the near death experience, wherein people report the sensation of transcending their bodies and entering another realm.    Puffing curcumin may blast Alzheimer's Vanderbilt University, Jun 22, 2022   The new delivery method may be more effective than others in getting the compound past the blood-brain barrier and into the brain, where it can fight the plaque that leads to Alzheimer's.   Deep breaths of curcumin may be key to fighting Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University. Curcumin, a compound in the spice turmeric, has a demonstrated ability to smash the plaques in the brain that lead to the neuron loss that causes Alzheimer's, according to the study's senior author,Wellington Pham, Ph.D The challenge, however, has been getting the curcumin into the brain. Pham and colleagues at Shiga University of Medical Science in Otsu, Japan, developed a new delivery strategy. They created a curcumin moleculte that could be tracked with an MRI, to be administered as an aerosol through a nebulizer. This method delivers the dose more directly to the brain than taking the compound orally and digesting it. After tests in mice, the team found that “delivery to the cortex and hippocampal areas is more efficient using aerosolized curcumin than intervenous injection in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease,” said Pham.   Anti-anxiety medication limits empathetic behavior in rats University of Chicago, June 27, 2022   Rats given midazolam, an anti-anxiety medication, were less likely to free trapped companions because the drug lessened their empathy, according to a new study by University of Chicago neuroscientists.   The research, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, validates studies that show rats are emotionally motivated to help other rats in distress. In the latest study, rats treated with midazolam did not open the door to a restrainer device containing a trapped rat, although control rats routinely freed their trapped companions. Midazolam did not interfere with the rats' physical ability to open the restrainer door, however. In fact, when the restrainer device contained chocolate instead of a trapped rat, the test rats routinely opened the door. The findings show that the act of helping others depends on emotional reactions, which are dampened by the anti-anxiety medication.   "The rats help each other because they care," said Peggy Mason, PhD, professor of neurobiology at the University of Chicago. "They need to share the affect of the trapped rat in order to help, and that's a fundamental finding that tells us something about how we operate, because we're mammals like rats too."       7 Simple Ways to Unclog Your Arteries Naturally GreenMedInfo, June 23, 2022   Statistically, atherosclerosis (the progressive clogging of the arteries) is the #1 killer on the planet.  A complex process, involving autoimmunity, infection, dietary incompatibilities, and many known and unknown factors, it is – despite conventional medical opinion – entirely preventable, and in some cases reversible.   Here is the peer-reviewed, published research proving the fact: B Vitamins – yes, something as simple as adding a source of B-complex to your regimen can prevent the juggernaut of heart disease from taking your life prematurely. A doubled-blind, randomized study, published in 2005, in the journal Atherosclerosis found that a simple intervention using 2.5 mg folic acid, 25 mg Vitamin B6, and 0.5mg Vitamin B12 for 1 year, resulted in significant reductions in arterial thickness (as measured by intima media thickeness).[1] Even niacin ]or folic acid  alone has been show to have this effect in patients. [Note: Always opt for natural sources of the B-group vitamins, including probiotic supplementation (which produce the entire complement for you), or a whole food extract, versus synthetic or semi-synthetic vitamins which, sadly, predominate on the market today]. Garlic – as we have documented extensively previously, garlic can save your life. It has been found to regress plaque buildup in the arteries, among many other potentially life-saving health benefits.  Pomegranate – this super healing fruit has been found to regress plaque buildup in the arteries, as well as being demonstrated to provide dozens of validated health benefits, including replacing the function of the mammalian ovary! Fermented Cabbage – Kimchi, a Korean recipe, which includes fermented cabbage, hot pepper, and various other ingredients, including fermented fish, appears to stall the atherosclerotic process in the animal model.  Additionally, strains of good bacteria in kimchi have been found capable of degrading toxic chemicals that can additional bodily harm. L-Arginine: This amino acid is capable of preventing arterial thickening – up to 24% reduction! -- in the animal model. We have done an extensive literature review on arginine supplementation and have found that in over 30 studies demonstrating this fact addition to 150 known health benefits, it is capable of addressing the underlying dysfunction associated with cardiovascular disease: endothelial dysfunction, with no less than 20 studies proving this fact. Curcumin: the primary polyphenol in the Indian spice turmeric known as curcumin has been found to be an excellent cardioprotective, with over 30 studies demonstrating this fact. One study found that curcumin prevented damage to the arteries associated with blockage (neointima formation).  Sesame Seed: probably one of the most underappreciated super foods on the planet, sesame seed, which we have shown is as effective as Tylenol for arthritic pain, may be an excellent cardioprotective substance, ideally suited for preventing the progression of atherosclerosis. One animal study found it was capable of preventing atherosclerosis lesion formation. 

Advisory Opinions
Supreme Court Narrows 2020 Ruling on Tribal Lands

Advisory Opinions

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 55:20 Very Popular


On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that Oklahoma state authorities can prosecute non-Indians who commit crimes against Indians on Indian reservations. Narrowing its 2020 decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma. David and Sarah then debate the case for prosecuting Donald Trump after this week's surprise January 6 hearing. They also look at a surprising death penalty decision from last week. Show Notes:-Torres v. Texas Department of Public Safety-Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta-French Press: “The Case for Prosecuting Donald Trump Just Got Much Stronger”-Nance v. Ward

Boxoffice Podcast
CineEurope 2022 Recap, Presented by ICE Theaters

Boxoffice Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 34:56


On this week's episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Rebecca Pahle and Jesse Rifkin discuss a photo-finish for the top spot at the box office between Warner Bros.' Elvis and Paramount's Top Gun: Maverick. In our final dispatch from CineEurope, Daniel Loria is joined by Celluloid Junkie's Sperling Reich to cover the convention's main themes and trends.  And in the feature segment, Daniel is joined by Guillaume Thomine Desmazures of ICE Theaters and Renaud Palliere, CEO of India's PVR Cinemas-The Luxury Collection, to chat about the Indian exhibitor's approach to premium formats. Give us your feedback on our podcast by accessing this survey: https://forms.gle/CcuvaXCEpgPLQ6d18 Episode Resources: Showbiz Sandbox Podcast ICE Theaters Apex Order Pickup Solutions ICE Theaters Announces Launch in India with PVR Cinemas Partnership What to Listen For 00:00 Intro 02:01 Paramount and Warner Bros. released studio estimates for Top Gun: Maverick and Elvis 06:26 Box office top 5 11:01 Premiumization of cinemas 15:58 Marketing of higher ticket prices 23:08 Now, it's selling tickets to your theater 26:09 PVR Cinemas signing a deal with ICE Theaters 27:07 The PVR network of theaters in India 29:42 Diversification of premium formats 31:24 ICE Theater format combined with Bollywood content  

The Takeaway
Alok Vaid-Menon Defies Definition

The Takeaway

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 18:50


Alok Vaid-Menon is a gender non-conforming writer and performer who grew up in Texas to Indian immigrant parents. They use their creativity and platform to explore themes of gender, race, trauma and belonging, advocating and bringing visibility to the trans community. We speak with Alok about their work and advocacy, and what they learned from their aunt, Urvashi Vaid, the beloved LGBTQ rights activist who spent more than a decade working for equality at the National LGBTQ Task Force.

Whiskey Lore
The Oregon Trail and the Legend of Blue Ruin

Whiskey Lore

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 33:06


Who was William Johnson? The high sheriff of the Oregon provincial government seemed to be living a double life. And his moonlighting appeared to be as a trader, using a colorful potion to subdue his trading partners, the local tribes. Is the legend of Blue Ruin true? And what can it teach us about life on the frontier, the fur trade, and our history?

American History Tellers
Encore: The Age of Jackson | Great White Father | 4

American History Tellers

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 37:57 Very Popular


During his military career, Andrew Jackson won several ruthless victories over indigenous people. After becoming president in 1829, he waged political war against them, too. Jackson championed “Indian removal” – the forced displacement of Native Americans to make way for white settlers. And none would feel the brunt of Jackson's policies more than the groups known as the “Five Civilized Tribes” – the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole.Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/historytellersPlease support us by supporting our sponsors!Zip Recruiter- For an easier way to find the right jobs and connect with great employers, go to ziprecruiter.com to sign up for FREE!Sleep Number- Special offers for a Limited Time are available at sleepnumber.com/tellers!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Conversations with Tyler
Barkha Dutt on the Nuances of Indian Life

Conversations with Tyler

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 51:36 Very Popular


Growing up, Barkha Dutt was totally rootless. She spoke English, not her parent's Punjabi. She devoured Enid Blyton and studied English literature during college, but read few Indian novelists. She didn't even know her caste. This has opened her up to criticism as being a progressive elite who is out of touch with her heritage, and challenged her to be especially thoughtful in the way she examines the many overlapping values in Indian society. A successful broadcast journalist and columnist, she currently runs the YouTube-based news channel MoJo Story and recently published a new book, ​​Humans of COVID: To Hell and Back. Barkha joined Tyler to discuss how Westerners can gain a more complete picture of India, the misogyny still embedded in Indian society, why family law should be agnostic of religious belief, the causes of declining fertility in India, why relations between Hindus and Muslims seem to be worsening, how caste has persisted so strongly in India, the success of India's subsidized institutes of higher education, the best city for Indian food, the power of Amar Chitra Katha's comics, the influence of her English liberal arts education, the future of Anglo-American liberalism in India, the best ways to use Twitter, and more. Read a full transcript enhanced with helpful links, or watch the full video. Recorded May 5th, 2022 Other ways to connect Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Follow Tyler on Twitter  Follow Barkha on Twitter Email us: cowenconvos@mercatus.gmu.edu Subscribe at our newsletter page to have the latest Conversations with Tyler news sent straight to your inbox. 

The News Junkie
My Child, the Genius

The News Junkie

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 154:47


WEDNESDAY 6/29/22: Shawn has a teary evening after some intense Indian food. The Secret Service interjects after some juicy testimony in the Jan 6th hearings. The show talks to an expert on male birth control about why it has taken so long to be available.

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish
#141 Kunal Shah: Core Human Motivations

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 140:09 Very Popular


Indian entrepreneur and venture capitalist Kunal Shah calls on his decades of entrepreneurial experience to discuss what he's learned about what motivates people, and how observing trends have made him a runaway success in business. Shah also discusses the cultural differences between India and the West, the lessons he learned growing up in the family business, why he dropped out of an MBA program, strategies for decision-making, and so much more.   Shah is the founder and CEO of CRED, an Indian fintech company that serves as a reward-based credit card payments app. Shah also currently sits on the board of a variety of Indian companies and has served as an investor in dozens of companies since 2016. -- Want even more? Members get early access, hand-edited transcripts, member-only episodes, and so much more. Learn more here: https://fs.blog/membership/ Every Sunday our Brain Food newsletter shares timeless insights and ideas that you can use at work and home. Add it to your inbox: https://fs.blog/newsletter/ Follow Shane on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/ShaneAParrish