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Early Edition with Kate Hawkesby
Anna Burns-Francis: US correspondent as Hurricane Ian hits Florida

Early Edition with Kate Hawkesby

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 1:55


Hurricane Ian's most damaging winds have begun hitting Florida's southwest coast, lashing the state with heavy rain and pushing a devastating storm surge after strengthening to the threshold of the most dangerous Category 5 status. Fueled by warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Ian grew to a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane overnight with top winds of 250km/h, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm trudged on a track that would have it making landfall north of the heavily populated Fort Myers area, which forecasters said could be inundated by a storm surge of up to 5.5m. People walk where water is receding out of Tampa Bay due to a negative surge ahead of Hurricane Ian. Photo / Steve Helber, AP "This is going to be a nasty nasty day, two days," Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said, stressing that people in Ian's path along the coast should rush to the safest possible shelter and stay there. Ian menaced Florida after bringing destruction Tuesday to western Cuba, where two people were reported dead and the storm brought down the country's electricity grid. A classic American car drives past utility poles tilted by Hurricane Ian in Pinar del Rio, Cuba. Photo / Ramon Espinosa, AP Ian's centre was about 80km west of Naples at noon Wednesday, as it churned toward the coast at 15km/h. Ian's plodding pace meant the storm was expected to spend a day or more crawling across the Florida peninsula, dumping flooding rains of 300-450mm across a broad area including Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville in the state's northeast corner. Catastrophic storm surges could push 3.6m of water or more across more than 400km of coastline, from Bonita Beach to Englewood, the hurricane centre warned. "It's going to get a lot worse very quickly. So please hunker down," DeSantis said. Ivan Mendoza begins to repair damage at his mobile home in Davie, Florida, as Hurricane Ian rapidly intensified. Photo / Joe Cavaretta, South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP Off the coast on Sanibel Island near Fort Myers, swirling water-covered residential streets and was halfway up mailbox posts by mid-morning. Seawater rushed out of Tampa Bay, leaving parts of the muddy bottom exposed, and waves crashed over the end of a wooden pier at Naples. More than 2.5 million people were under mandatory evacuation orders but, by law, no one could be forced to flee. The governor said the state has 30,000 linemen, urban search and rescue teams, and 7000 National Guard troops from Florida and elsewhere ready to help once the weather clears. Florida residents rushed ahead of the impact to board up their homes, stash precious belongings on upper floors and join long lines of cars leaving the shore. Utility trucks are staged in a rural lot in The Villages of Sumter County, Florida, in readiness for Hurricane Ian. Photo / Stephen M. Dowell, Orlando Sentinel via AP Some chose to stay and ride out the storm. Jared Lewis, a Tampa delivery driver, said his home has withstood hurricanes in the past, though not as powerful as Ian. "It is kind of scary, makes you a bit anxious," Lewis said. "After the last year of not having any, now you go to a Category 4 or 5. We are more used to the 2s and 3s." Forecasters predicted Ian would make landfall more than 160km south of Tampa and St. Petersberg, likely sparing the densely populated Tampa Bay area from its first direct hit by a major hurricane since 1921. An airplane overturned by a likely tornado produced by the outer bands of Hurricane Ian at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines. Photo / Wilfredo Lee, AP Officials warned residents that Tampa could still experience powerful winds and up to 500mm of rain. "Please, please, please be aware that we are not out of danger yet," Tampa Mayor Jane Castor said in a video on Twitter. "Flooding is still going to occur." During the night, Ian went through a natural cycle when it lost its old eye and formed a new one. The timing was bad for the Florida coast, because the storm got stronger and larger — 193km/h to 250km/h — with landfall just a few hours away. The size of the storm also grew, with tropical storm force winds extending 280km from the hurricane's centre. "With the higher intensity you're going to see more extensive wind damage," University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy said. "The larger wind field means that more people will experience those storm-force winds." The most damaging winds could hit a coastline where the population has jumped sevenfold since 1970, according to the US Census. Vinod Nair wasn't taking any chances. He drove inland from the Tampa area Tuesday with his wife, son, dog and two kittens to a hotel in Orlando, where only tropical storm force winds were expected. "You can't do anything about natural disasters," Nair said. "We live in a high-risk zone, so we thought it best to evacuate." The eye of Hurricane Ian approaching the southwest coast of Florida. Photo / GOES-East GeoColor satellite via AP Ash Dugney warily watched ocean water being sucked out below a Tampa Bay pier Wednesday morning. He said he didn't trust Tampa's storm drainage system to keep his corner tuxedo rental business safe from flooding that he said has happened even during mild storms. "I don't care about the wind and the rain and the stuff like that, I just care about the flooding," Dugney said, adding that he moved essentials out of the shop and moved other items up to above waist-high level. Flash floods were possible across all of Florida. Hazards include the polluted leftovers of Florida's phosphate fertiliser mining industry, more than 1 billion tons of slightly radioactive waste contained in enormous ponds that could overflow in heavy rains. Forecasters placed roughly 193km of central Florida's east coast under a hurricane warning Wednesday, signaling that Ian may remain a hurricane longer than previously expected as it moves inland. Isolated tornadoes were spinning off the storm well ahead of landfall. One tornado damaged small planes and a hangar at the North Perry Airport, west of Hollywood along the Atlantic coast. More than 200,000 homes and businesses were without electricity, and Florida Power and Light warned those in Ian's path to brace for days without power. The federal government sent 300 ambulances with medical teams and was ready to truck in 3.7 million meals and 3.5 million litres of water once the storm passes. "We'll be there to help you clean up and rebuild, to help Florida get moving again," President Joe Biden said Wednesday. "And we'll be there every step of the way. That's my absolute commitment to the people of the state of Florida." Parts of Georgia and South Carolina also could see flooding rains and some coastal surge into Saturday. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp preemptively declared an emergency, ordering 500 National Guard troops on to standby. — APSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast
Shredd & Ragan Podcast - Wednesday, 9/28/22

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 101:23


This Morning, buy a house that includes a person, Jay Skurski from the Buffalo News joins us, Dane cook joins us to talk about his new comedy special, and we take a ride down to The Villages!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Jaded Gay
24. Gay Villages: Won't You Be My Gaybor?

A Jaded Gay

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 18:58


It's no secret that cities are typically more tolerant of the LGBTQ+ community, and a larger city allows for greater opportunities in general, as well as a larger dating pool. But how did the iconic gay neighborhoods we all know and love come to be?In this episode, we're taking a look at the history of gay villages, their core themes that attract LGBTQ+ people, and how gayborhoods have fallen victim to gentrification.Additional Resources:Between World Wars, Gay Culture Flourished In BerlinThe Wall Street of 16th-Century Venice : The Ghetto of VeniceGayest Cities in America 2022Top 10 Gay Cities in the WorldWorld's Best Gay CitiesWhy Gayborhoods Matter: The Street Empirics of Urban SexualitiesA Survey of LGBT AmericansOnce a Crucial Refuge, ‘Gayborhoods' Lose L.G.B.T.Q. Residents in Major CitiesWhen It Comes to Gentrification, LGBTQ People are Both Victim and PerpetratorWhy Gayborhoods Matter

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast
What's Happening Around The Villages Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2022

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 6:36


From The Rocky Horror Picture Show with audience participation to a Lobby Lounge Cabaret Series, The Villages community offers that and much more to you this week. Plus, the 2022 Brownwood Heritage Festival is happening on Friday with a variety of special performances. Learn all about these community events and activities from Villages News Network Executive Producer Jill Winters.  All of these happenings are weather permitting, due to Hurricane Ian. Following The Villages Daily Sun and The Villages Daily Sun's Facebook for updates. 

Bienvenue à Bord
Sant'Antonino : l'un des Plus Beaux Villages de France

Bienvenue à Bord

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 2:24


Des ruelles et des maisons à même la roche, un charme incroyable et une vue imprenable... Bienvenue en Balagne, à Sant'Antonino, l'un des plus anciens villages de Corse. Un lieu incroyable chargé d'histoire, à découvrir en compagnie d'Anne Gouvernel et Giovani Cherchi.

Srijan Foundation Talks
Dusty Villages and Dying Cities | Dr. Bharat Gupt | #SangamTalks SrijanTalks

Srijan Foundation Talks

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2022 90:31


Dusty Villages and Dying Cities | Dr. Bharat Gupt | #SangamTalks SrijanTalks

Rising Up with Sonali
Israel is Demolishing Palestinian Villages for a Firing Zone

Rising Up with Sonali

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022


Israeli forces are in the midst of a major demolition of Palestinian homes and infrastructure in the southern part of the occupied West Bank that is going largely unreported.

Verbal Assault
339. It's About The Noodles

Verbal Assault

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 91:07


Memes. Canadian Highscool defends transgender teacher wearing enormously large breasts. King Liberal makes a return. Space Force unveils its official song. STD's are on the rise. We go over the loofah codes in The Villages in Florida. Putin mocked after Foreign Leaders kept him waiting at the SCO Summit. The Haunted Vagina Chapter 18 as read by Bekah. Dave reviews Hardspace Shipbreaker. Keagull made a shirt that you can see for yourself and possibly get one in the future. Here's the link (https://www.customink.com/designs/verbal/zmd0-00b1-s3vd/twt) Leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Soundcloud. Share us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/verbalassaultpodcast), Twitter (@_verbalassault_) and if you really want to show your love support us via Patreon (www.patreon.com/verbalassault) for $1.00 an episode. We would love to hear from you on Google Voice (865-316-6955.) We are now on Rumble: https://rumble.com/user/VerbalAssault Join us live on Facebook on Wednesdays around 9:30pm EST

Think Out Loud
Portland prepares to open two more safe rest villages

Think Out Loud

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 17:24


By the end of this month, Portland plans to open 60 more temporary, outdoor homes, as part of its Safe Rest Villages program, for people who are living on the streets. It's part of Commissioner Dan Ryan's plan to open six Safe Rest Villages across the city to help transition people into housing. Chariti Montez is in charge of that effort for the city. She joins us to explain what the safe rest villages will mean for the city when they are all up and running.

Al Jazeera - Your World
Protests in Russia over military call up, Floods destroy Nigerian villages

Al Jazeera - Your World

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 2:29


Central Chat
Building a Career in the Events Industry: Part Two

Central Chat

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 57:10


In part two of our 'Building a Career in the Events Industry' series, we put the spotlight on two operational events specialists at the pinnacle of their careers who highlight their passion for the fast-paced industry and the ‘buzz' of creating incredible experiences.Samantha Pike-Devlin is joined by Caroline Rogers, Major Events Specialist and Sports Director, who was most recently Head of Villages and Venues at Team England working on the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games and Sarah Bickerton, Director of Operations and Event Delivery at Manchester Central.Caroline and Sarah chat to Samantha about their career development, what they love about the event industry and the advice they would give to anyone wishing to pursue a career in events.  Connect with Caroline and Sarah:  Caroline | Sarah  Follow Manchester Central: Twitter | Instagram  Find out more about the venue on our website

RNZ: Checkpoint
Consumer NZ backs call to review Retirement Villages Act

RNZ: Checkpoint

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 5:33


Consumer New Zealand has thrown its weight behind a campaign to urgently review the Retirement Villages Act after numerous stories of residents being treated unfairly. Chief executive Jon Duffy today told MPs at a select committee many residents are not being treated fairly, saying agreements are often one-sided and littered with terms that potentially breach the Fair Trading Act. It follows a petition launched by the Retirement Village Residents' Association to address an imbalance between operators and residents. Brian Peat is the association's president. He talks to Nick Truebridge.  

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast
Shredd & Ragan Podcast - Wednesday, 9/21/22

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 86:41


This Morning, they wouldn't do that at an Arby's, Jay Skurski from the Buffalo News joins us, we take a ride down to The Villages, and we take a listen to some of the worst National Anthems.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast
What's Happening Around The Villages Sept. 19-25, 2022

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 5:42


From a same-day hiring event with The Villages Recreation and Parks Department to resident registration for a new semester at The Enrichment Academy, this episode begins with details about both. You will also learn about a Public Safety Open House and about a musical performance featuring well-known musicians within this community. And find out which local high school sports teams will be in action this week. 

Battles of the First World War Podcast
Meuse Argonne - Woodfill's Rampage

Battles of the First World War Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 19:33


On October 12th, 1918, 1LT Sam Woodfill of 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry, 5th Division, AEF, took matters into his own hands when his unit was pinned down by German fire outside Cunel, France.   Villages of note:   Cunel   The BFWWP is on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/BattlesoftheFirstWorldWarPodcast.    Any questions, comments or concerns please contact me through the website, www.firstworldwarpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter at @WW1podcast, the Battles of the First World War Podcast page on FaceBook, and on Instagram at @WW1battlecast. Not into social media? Email me directly at verdunpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider reviewing the Battles of the First World War Podcast on iTunes. 

ALL GOOD VIBES
Morten Rask Gregersen - NORD Architects

ALL GOOD VIBES

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 46:37


Guest of this appointment is Morten Rask Gregersen, co-founder in 2003 with other two partners of NORD Architects, a Copenhagen-based firm, established with the aspiration to make socially relevant architecture, capable of engaging the community and creating inclusive environments. Aware of some radical changes that are affecting our society, continuously evolving, they devote substantial efforts investigating alternative solutions, suitable to the new living conditions that are gradually emerging. Their projects, based on great empathy and respect towards diversity, embrace a relevant number of healthcare realisations, learning environments and public housing.‘Co-create' characterizes their approach, implying a broad participation of consultants and experts, with the aim to reach the best solutions and provide solid bases for the future implementation, along with the spontaneous involvement and a sense of ownership by the future users.Their works featured in two dedicated books, have been published in leading international magazines and recognised with the Mies van der Rohe Award in 2011 and 2013, respectively for their Natural Science Center and Center for Cancer and Health, along with other acknowledgements, as the City of Copenhagen Excellent Building and Urban Space in 2012.Morten Rask Gregersen is regular speaker and lecturer in academic as well as other contexts, both in Denmark and internationally.The conversation starts by deepening the idea of ‘co-creating architecture', an ideal, according to which the office was conceived and founded as an open practice, far from traditional introverted models. At that time the team was particularly involved in democratic refurbishments of complex social areas, a commitment remained unchanged over the years. We then explore that concept of healing architecture they support and encourage, epitomised by one of their earliest and most famous works, the Cancer Center in Copenhagen, exemplar of an innovative design, striving to shift the focus from illness to cure, without stigmatising the patient, offering through a welcoming, familiar ambience positive future perspectives.Vardheim Healthcare Centre, in a municipality of Norway, a new centre embracing various healthcare programmes, is another project of interest among the new generation of their welfare public proposals, rejecting the appearance of a massive, intimidating institution. The organisation of the human-scale architecture, reproducing the typology of a village constituted by small entities, develops opportunities of cross-fertilisation of knowledge between different specialisations, inspiring a homely atmosphere. Two Alzheimer's Villages, respectively in Oslo, Norway, and in Dax, France, address with sensitivity and emphatic attention the delicate conditions of people affected by memory's problems. Both the environments dignify this situation with small clusters of houses rich of green courtyards and recreational activities, re-creating a micro community and intending to maintain a continuity with the normality of the previous everyday life.Several considerations are reserved to their selection of natural materials, their responsible sustainable approach foreseeing efficient, long lasting design solutions.Fusing learning environments with urban spaces and local community's life is another purpose they try to implement coherently with all their interventions, convinced that school has to be more open, an active place inside and outside, where creativity, synergy and healthy relations with the community evolve. The importance of learning especially in practice, through shared knowledge is a pivotal training element highlighted by the new school in the historic Meatpacking District of Copenhagen. Another open learning platform, the Natural Science Centre, realised in central Denmark, just at the beginning of their practice, emphasises with its intentional iconic shape the value of new methods of teaching natural science, inspiring young generations to learn this discipline immensely relevant for our future.The conversation concludes mentioning a new complex of student housing, in Gellerup, Aarhus, a poor, difficult residential area currently under redevelopment, where they are trying to reserve as much area as possible to give young residents the opportunity to initiate and be engaged in some activities.

Tee Box Talk
Tee Box Talk Ep. 22 • Floaters, Football & Chipotle vs Moe's

Tee Box Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 64:28


Welcome to Tee Box Talk • Episode 22! On this weeks episode, the team recaps Will's trip to The Villages, Florida, as well as, NFL Week 1. Patrick Reed is suing the Golf Channel for defamation and Andrew has ONCE AGAIN let Josh down as a scramble teammate. Will is out on destination weddings, and Andrew & Josh had a major 4am DoorDash situation. Segments Include: Weekend Round-Up, Football, Golf, Tee Box Snacks/Drinks & Larry David From The Tee.Tee Box Talk is presented by OMADA GOLF. OMADA Golf InstagramOMADA Golf TikTokTeeBoxTalk InstagramTeeBoxTalk TikTokFor full video-cast episodes, please check out the OMADA GOLF YouTube Channel!Thank you for listening! Please feel free to rate, review, and drive feedback our way. Don't forget to send us segment ideas for a chance to be featured.Cheers!- Josh, Will, & Andrew

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast
Shredd & Ragan Podcast - Wednesday, 9/14/22

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 93:50


This Morning, we continue our '90s 900 number week with getting insulted, The Buffalo News' Jay Skurski joins us, we take a ride down to The Villages, and comedian Katherine Blanford joins us before heading to Helium Comedy Club this week! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Climate Daily
Climate Change Champs-- Lexie Hain & Lewis Fox, American Solar Grazing Association, Energy Villages?

The Climate Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 7:46


CNN News Briefing
9 AM ET: Thousands flee wildfire, Ukraine's liberated villages, Pakistan still in danger & more

CNN News Briefing

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 4:30


As several people who worked for former President Donald Trump are subpoenaed, the Justice Department approves of one of Trump's special master candidates. The Mosquito fire in California is forcing thousands of people to flee their homes, as other wildfires burn in the west. Ukraine's counteroffensive continues - CNN speaks to residents of newly liberated villages. Pakistan is still under threat of disease with officials warning it could take months for flood water to recede. Plus, the world of cinema says goodbye to a French icon.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Newshour
Kyiv re-captures northeastern villages: A turning point in Ukraine?

Newshour

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 48:34


Over the last 48 hours there have been gains on the Ukrainian side, particularly in the north east. The Ukrainian army says it has taken back another twenty villages. The defence minister Oleksii Reznikov has said the priority now is to secure the territorial gains made in a week of rapid advances in the Kharkiv region. The Russian army abandoned equipment and ammunition as it withdrew from areas it had held since the first weeks of the war. The head of the Russian administration in the Kharkiv region, Vitaly Ganchev, said Ukrainian forces had outnumbered Russian by eight to one and so Russia decided to withdraw. Also on the programme: three days after the death of his mother, her Majesty the Queen, King Charles the III, addresses Members of Parliament and Peers in Westminster Hall; and we hear about the outcome of elections in Sweden, where an anti-immigration party with neo nazi roots has done very well. (Photo: A Ukrainian serviceman pets a dog after return from the village of Udy, recently liberated by Ukrainian Armed Forces, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the town of Zolochiv, Kharkiv region, Ukraine September 12, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

Nights with Steve Price: Highlights
Ukraine: Troops have recaptured more than 20 villages

Nights with Steve Price: Highlights

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 11:04


There have been serious developments in Ukraine. John Stanley speaks to Misha Zelinsky, War Correspondent, at the Australian Financial Review. Ukraine troops have reported their troops had liberated more than 20 settlements within the last day. A Russian-installed official has said that Ukrainian forces had outnumbered Russian forces. This is promising news for Ukraine however, Ukraine's Prime Minister is calling for more weapons as international observers warn of dire times ahead for Russian troops.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast
What's Happening Around The Villages Sept. 12-18, 2022

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 6:37


Events on the town square are back starting this week with Yoga on the Square. Later this week you can attend the Enrichment Academy's Learn & Grow Expo to find out about the fall/winter semester course selections, while meeting instructors face-to-face. Hobbyists invite you to a Train Expo Show & Sale while Music in Motion is having an encore presentation of Tickets Please! We also have details about a POW/MIA ceremony happening on Friday and much more. 

Speaking of Spirits
Episode #41 Villages that Vanish

Speaking of Spirits

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 42:23


Speaking of Spirits discusses the phenomenon of disappearing villages.  Join us as we discuss several cases, even some modern ones, of villages and towns that vanish without a trace.To donate to our podcast, we accept venmo @ pocatelloparanormalresearchOur podcast T-shirts area available for $30 (includes tax and shipping to U.S. locations only).Check out our website for more info on the t-shirt design, pocatelloparanormalresearch.comThank you for your continued support!Royalty free music from https://www.FesliyanStudios.com

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast
Shredd & Ragan Podcast - Wednesday, 9/7/22

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 91:22


This Morning, there's mysterious blood, we Know Your Bills, we travel to The Villages & [BN]'s Jay Skurski joins us with a look at tomorrow night's home opener.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Ahead of Its Time
Solar Panels: A flashlight-powered windmill and electrifying the world's most remote villages

Ahead of Its Time

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 28:03


In just one hour, the earth catches enough solar energy to power the world for a year. Big solar farms, home installations and increasingly efficient solar cells are slowly, but surely, converting more and more of the sun's energy into electricity every year. And some of the poorest people, living in the most remote villages have helped usher in this new era of solar power.In this episode, you'll hear how Calvin Fuller's difficult childhood and adolescent interest in explosives catalyzed the invention of the first silicon solar cell. Then Bob Freling explains how witnessing the installation of a solar panel in a remote Chinese village changed his life forever.In 1954, Calvin Fuller and a team at Bell Labs, built a solar cell that could convert 6% of the sun's energy into electricity. The technology's potential captured imaginations and even helped power the first satellites launched into space. But applications here on earth proved harder to find.But Bob Freling found a terrestrial application that's making an outsized impact. Bob, working with the Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF), has helped more than 1-million people around the  world who can't access the electrical grid use solar to do a lot more than turn on the lights. His story takes us to the African country of Benin where local farmers are using solar power to fight drought and increase food security.For more information, visit setapp.com/podcast

The Road to Autonomy
Episode 103 | Developing Public Trust in Autonomous Vehicles

The Road to Autonomy

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 49:07


Tara Andringa, Executive Director of Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE) joined Grayson Brulte on The Road To Autonomy Podcast to discuss developing and maintaining public trust in autonomous vehicles and trucks.The conversation begins with Tara discussing how PAVE is working on developing public trust of autonomous vehicles. I really like to think of it as a conversation with the public. Every single person is a stakeholder in transportation, and so what we want to do is let everyone have a voice in thinking about what the future of our transportation system looks like. – Tara Andringa One of the biggest hurdles to over come on the road to developing public trust in autonomous vehicles is misleading headlines that erode public trust in the technology. This is one of our biggest challenges right now. – Tara Andringa These headlines are eroding public trust as they are confusing ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) with autonomous vehicles, which is causing confusion with the public. Some individuals are over-trusting that the ADAS system will operate like an autonomous vehicle, meaning that they will not have to pay attention when the vehicle is driving, potentially leading to tragic situations. One reason these headlines are being printed is the amount of traffic that they generate for news outlets. While the traffic leads to higher ad revenue, the headlines could potentially lead to unfortunate events and an overall erosion of public trust in autonomy. It's much easier for them to write self-driving car then it is to say a car that under limited circumstances with an attentive human behind the wheel can handle some driving tasks. That just does not roll off the tongue. It gets simplified to really dangerous results. – Tara Andringa It is very important to point out that you cannot buy an autonomous vehicle today and that all autonomous vehicles are currently operated as part of a fleet. To try and clear the confusion, PAVE partnered with AAA, J.D. Power, The National Safety Council, SAE International and Consumer Reports on the CLEARING THE CONFUSION: Common Naming for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems document. There are two different naming issues and I really want to distinguish between them. One is that we need clear language for what is available today and the other issue is that we need clear language to distinguish today's technology from future technology. – Tara Andringa With over 40 different names for Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), consumers are unsure of what the technology can do, potentially causing confusion. The is why the common naming document is so important. Perhaps the common naming document can be transferred into emojis that everyone around the world no matter what language they speak can understand what it means.There are examples from history that can help pave the road with trust. One example is The Vagabonds, a group composed of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs who made yearly camping trips in Ford vehicles between 1916 and 1924 with the goal of developing trust in the automobile. A more modern example is what Voyage did in The Villages to develop trust of autonomous vehicles with the residents of the community. When you really give people exposure to the technology, they start thinking about it in a much more real way. – Tara Andringa Building upon history, a diverse group of members from leading startups, to established automakers to insurance companies to non-profits, to software providers came together to form PAVE with the goal of developing public trust in autonomous vehicles and trucks.Wrapping up the conversation, Tara shares insights on how communities and Governments are preparing for the large-scale deployment of autonomous vehicles. Follow The Road To Autonomy on Apple PodcastsFollow The Road To Autonomy on TwitterRecorded on Tuesday, August 23, 2022See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast
What's Happening Around The Villages Sept. 5-11, 2022

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 4:45


Sunday marks the 21st anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Villages News Network Executive Producer Jill Winters has details about some of the remembrance day ceremonies taking place in and around this community. The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra is ready to kick-off its new season with a Labor Day concert on Tuesday. Plus, we have a rundown of high school sports teams in action this week, which includes the Wildwood Middle High School football team and its first game in a renovated stadium. 

The Science of Motherhood
Ep 39. Bernadette Lack - Vulvas and Villages: Getting reacquainted

The Science of Motherhood

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 65:43


Slip your Modi Bodi's on for this episode Mamas, because you are probably going to wet your pants with laughter. P.S. Not sponsored - just bloody love those undies!Today Dr Renee White chatted with B from Core and Floor Restore about vulvas, villages and everything in between. The conversation goes on some twists and turns about birth, continuity of care - sharing from each ones experience. Let it be known, this is only Part 1.More about B?Bernadette is a midwife with a Master in Public Health (MPH), personal trainer, published author and previous pant wetter + prolaposer.Bernadette Lack is a midwife, personal trainer, wife, mother and published author. Since 2007 she has worked as a midwife across Australia and overseas. B has worked in a variety of settings from remote Aboriginal communities to large city hospitals and homebirth.She holds a Bachelor of Midwifery with honours and a Master of Public Health. B received the Sidney Sax medal for best overall performance in her masters. Learn more about Dr Renee White and Fill Your Cup Postpartum Doulas:Want to be nurtured and nourished after the birth of your baby, have a peek at our doula offerings.If you want to gobble up of famous Chocolate + Goji lactation cookies, look no further. Oh and our Creamy Coconut dahl mix is to die for, just sayin'.

Speak Up For The Ocean Blue
Community support and legislations proves helpful in restoring mangroves for small villages in the Philippines

Speak Up For The Ocean Blue

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 18:35


Mangroves provide protection along the coastline from erosion due to wave action and are a biodiversity haven that produces ample fisheries for local villages. But with bounty often comes increased popularity and in the case of Malampaya Sound in the Philippines, the increased popularity led to destruction and decreased fisheries. Therefore a combination of legislation and community action was necessary to mend the fisheries of the sound.   In this episode, I will reveal what factors led to the slow increase of mangroves within the Malampaya Sound.   Link: https://bit.ly/3RxUy5J   Sign up to find out about the audio Ocean Conservation Careers members group: https://bit.ly/38ak7Z8   Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/3NmYvsI Connect with Speak Up For Blue: Website: https://bit.ly/3fOF3Wf Instagram: https://bit.ly/3rIaJSG Twitter: https://bit.ly/3rHZxpc 

The Straits Times Audio Features
S1E15: Why China is lavishing love on villages: Letter From The Bureau

The Straits Times Audio Features

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 16:36


Synopsis: Every first Friday of the month, The Straits Times' foreign editor Bhagyashree Garekar chats with ST's correspondents in the Asia-Pacific, the US and Europe. They talk about life as it goes on, amid the screaming headlines and bubbling crises. In this episode, she chats with ST's China correspondent Aw Cheng Wei.  China is on a rural revitalisation drive, helping villages pull themselves out of poverty and closing the income gap with cities. Will the efforts make an impact? Highlights (click/tap above): 1:12 How important are villages to the Chinese economy? 3:20 Is President Xi Jinping especially committed to the rural economy? 4:58 An eye opening trip to Hunan; top-driven changes only? Are villagers sceptical? 9:32 From a geopolitical angle, what roles do villages play? 11:56 Is village life being romanticised? Read Aw Cheng Wei's article here: https://str.sg/wzcs Produced by: Bhagyashree Garekar (bhagya@sph.com.sg), Ernest Luis, Hadyu Rahim & Eden Soh Edited by: Hadyu Rahim Follow Letter From The Bureau Podcast every first Friday of the month on our Asian Insider Podcast channel here: Channel: https://str.sg/JWa7 Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWa8 Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/wQsB  Spotify: https://str.sg/JWaX SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Read Bhagyashree Garekar's articles: https://str.sg/whNo Read Aw Cheng Wei's articles: https://str.sg/wzce Read ST's Letters From The Bureau: https://str.sg/3xRd Register for Asian Insider newsletter: https://str.sg/stnewsletters --- Discover ST's special edition podcasts: Singapore's War On Covid: https://str.sg/wuJa The Unsolved Mysteries of South-east Asia: https://str.sg/wuZ2 Stop Scams: https://str.sg/wuZB Invisible Asia: https://str.sg/wuZn --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider: https://str.sg/JWa7 Green Pulse: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check: https://str.sg/JWaN In Your Opinion: https://str.sg/w7Qt Your Money & Career: https://str.sg/wB2m SG Extra: https://str.sg/wukR #PopVultures: https://str.sg/JWad ST Sports Talk: https://str.sg/JWRE Bookmark This!: https://str.sg/JWas Lunch With Sumiko: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover ST Podcasts: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! #STAsianInsiderSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Why It Matters
S1E15: Why China is lavishing love on villages: Letter From The Bureau

Why It Matters

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 16:36


Synopsis: Every first Friday of the month, The Straits Times' foreign editor Bhagyashree Garekar chats with ST's correspondents in the Asia-Pacific, the US and Europe. They talk about life as it goes on, amid the screaming headlines and bubbling crises. In this episode, she chats with ST's China correspondent Aw Cheng Wei.  China is on a rural revitalisation drive, helping villages pull themselves out of poverty and closing the income gap with cities. Will the efforts make an impact? Highlights (click/tap above): 1:12 How important are villages to the Chinese economy? 3:20 Is President Xi Jinping especially committed to the rural economy? 4:58 An eye opening trip to Hunan; top-driven changes only? Are villagers sceptical? 9:32 From a geopolitical angle, what roles do villages play? 11:56 Is village life being romanticised? Read Aw Cheng Wei's article here: https://str.sg/wzcs Produced by: Bhagyashree Garekar (bhagya@sph.com.sg), Ernest Luis, Hadyu Rahim & Eden Soh Edited by: Hadyu Rahim Follow Letter From The Bureau Podcast every first Friday of the month on our Asian Insider Podcast channel here: Channel: https://str.sg/JWa7 Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWa8 Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/wQsB  Spotify: https://str.sg/JWaX SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Read Bhagyashree Garekar's articles: https://str.sg/whNo Read Aw Cheng Wei's articles: https://str.sg/wzce Read ST's Letters From The Bureau: https://str.sg/3xRd Register for Asian Insider newsletter: https://str.sg/stnewsletters --- Discover ST's special edition podcasts: Singapore's War On Covid: https://str.sg/wuJa The Unsolved Mysteries of South-east Asia: https://str.sg/wuZ2 Stop Scams: https://str.sg/wuZB Invisible Asia: https://str.sg/wuZn --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider: https://str.sg/JWa7 Green Pulse: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check: https://str.sg/JWaN In Your Opinion: https://str.sg/w7Qt Your Money & Career: https://str.sg/wB2m SG Extra: https://str.sg/wukR #PopVultures: https://str.sg/JWad ST Sports Talk: https://str.sg/JWRE Bookmark This!: https://str.sg/JWas Lunch With Sumiko: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover ST Podcasts: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! #STAsianInsiderSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Le journal RTL
L'HISTOIRE QUI RÉVEILLE - Le rappeur Tchovo, star des villages alsaciens

Le journal RTL

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 2:51


Ecoutez L'histoire qui réveille avec Guillemette Franquet du 31 août 2022 : Tchovo, un jeune rappeur inconnu, fait le buzz avec une chanson sur les villages alsaciens.

Le journal RTL
L'HISTOIRE QUI RÉVEILLE - Le rappeur Tchovo, star des villages alsaciens

Le journal RTL

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 2:51


Ecoutez L'histoire qui réveille avec Guillemette Franquet du 31 août 2022 : Tchovo, un jeune rappeur inconnu, fait le buzz avec une chanson sur les villages alsaciens.

Make Every Day An Adventure Travel Podcast
Travel to Lake Atitlan in Guatemala - What You Need to Know

Make Every Day An Adventure Travel Podcast

Play Episode Play 30 sec Highlight Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 6:45 Transcription Available


Lake Atitlan is one of the most beautiful lakes in the whole world,  used to vi a volcanic crater and now a lake, around the lake you can find tons of villages where the Mayan people live, you can immerse into their culture a lot.In this podcast I'm going to talk about Lake Atitlan, the best places to visit around the lake, things to do and many more useful information.Key PointsWhat is Lake Atitlan?How to get there?Villages around the Lake and how to visit themPopular places to visit around the LakeWhat to do at Lake Atitlan?How many days should you stay there?DISCOVER  365 Days of Adventure from YOUR Backyard to the Global Playground - Get your FREE LIST HERE and Make Everyday An Adventure About Marina 'Travel Experta'I am an Experience Collector, World Traveler,  Expat Mama and WifeI have been an expat for over 20 years raising 2 trilingual sonsMy family and I have traveled to over 40 countries and counting …I'm here to inspire you to travel, move internationally, have fun with your family and so much more!Did you enjoy the podcast?Leave a review on Apple Podcast! They are one of THE most important factors for podcasts, and it's super easy to do: Click on “View in iTunes” on the left-hand side under the picture. Leave an honest review.Thanks, you're super!

Diskydisk podcast
#35 - Clichés, tiny US villages and walking around the porridge

Diskydisk podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 58:41


Tinyhats has two riddles for us this time and Ircha is playing a good video game. Where would we like to travel before we die? The pyramids? Stonehenge? There's also a lot of old sayings, clichés and jokes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast
What's Happening Around The Villages Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2022

The Villages Daily Sun Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 4:24


This is the final week for the College Colors Day Funds for Food effort. The donations continue to come in and Friday it the day for a community-wide celebration. Learn more about how you can made a donation and when the party will be. You have another opportunity to attend an open house at a fire station in The Villages this week. And don't miss out on a sports cards and collectible show too.

Careers In Real Estate
Why Discussing Politics Can Hurt Your Business

Careers In Real Estate

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 4:59


Careers in Real Estate  -  Your Five Minute Monday explores the many areas in the real estate industry to participate in and if it is the right career for you.  I delve deep into the dozens of niche's and specialty areas that many people never new existed.  I also bring listeners up to date with the most relevant real estate market news and trends to be sure that new real estate professionals clearly understand how and why we work in our industry.  Each episode is time sensitive to the market at that moment.I hope you enjoy this episode and don't forget to share it with friends.  Thank YouWe are also airing every Monday morning at 7 am on WWPR Talk Radio, Tampa Bay's 1490 AM 

Life on Planet Earth
EXCLUSIVE: THOMAS REEMER'S audacious plan for Space Villages on earth & $55 million in prize money for a reality-style global television contest that will fly the winner on a seven day trip to space

Life on Planet Earth

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 58:11


Space Hero, Lava and One Digital Entertainment recently announced plans for the creation of Space Village, a series of 10 iconic futuristic space-inspired landmarks in different locations around the world. Space Village is designed by Alexander Rieck from German architectural firm LAVA. Each Space Village will feature a large space center and a glimpse of forward-looking technology that will stimulate the visitor's imagination. A media studio to produce Space Hero, the global competition series, and an iconic hotel, where fans of the series can watch events unfold in real-time, will add to the first-of-its kind features that Space Village will offer. As part of the Space Hero series, 24 Space Hero finalists complete numerous challenges in a setting that resembles the various conditions in space to prepare for an extraordinary mission, including thriving underwater in a buoyancy tank. The challenges will resemble the endurance tests astronauts must complete when training for a mission. Inside Space Village, the finalists' living quarters will model spacecraft conditions and finalists will be challenged to create their own energy and grow food. A jury, which will include a group of experienced astronauts, scientists, and professional athletes, will observe the finalists' behavior and character. Global audiences will be able to vote for their favorite finalist during weekly episodes. “Visitors to Space Village will experience what life could be in 30 years; sustainable, yet comfortable, healthy and happy, “said Thomas Reemer founding partner of TDGA Holdings Limited, owner of the Space Hero IP. “We want to show our visitors a future that they can look forward to, using the endless possibilities our planet has to offer.” “Traveling to the stars continues to be the dream of millions of people around the world, and the Space Village will offer visitors that space-themed futuristic thrill of a lifetime,” said Deborah Sass, a founding partner of TDGA Holdings Limited, owner of the Space Hero IP. “Children will be inspired to prepare for a career in Space and join exhibitions to the Moon, Mars and beyond,” she added. “We didn't just want to simulate a space craft or living on Mars but showcase how technology that is developed for conditions in Space, is benefitting the future of living on planet Earth. With 10 more Space Villages to be built all over the World, we have a chance to explore any living condition and how to react to it”, said Rieck, who is also a professor at the renowned Fraunhofer Institute. “Space Village brings back the hope for an astonishing future world full of miracles. It connects the old dream of travelling to the stars with more actual needs of a sustainable, healthy, and healing earth,” Rieck added. “We see this as an opportunity to not just build something extraordinary but also extremely futuristic, as people on Earth are inevitably finding ways to live sustainably in the future. We believe that we will create experiences and motivate people in general on all elements of travel, sustainability, and empathy for our environment. Space comes closer with jaw dropping experiences for everyone, which only a handful of a lucky few have experienced so far. We are fully capable technologically and at scale to make this a global success,” said Shabir Momin & Gurpreet Singh, Founders of One Digital Entertainment. Over the next two decades TDGA Holdings Limited plans to build 15 Space Villages around the World. About Space Hero Space Hero is the world's first-ever global competition series where contestants compete for a $55-million, seven-day trip to space; the biggest prize ever awarded on TV. The competition for this once-in-a-lifetime journey will be open to anyone over 18 who speaks English. This is the remarkable journey of heroes from all over the world to be elected by the global public as their representative of humankind in Space. Space Hero has established relationships with over 145 Government agen --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/john-aidan-byrne0/support

KGW’s Straight Talk with Laural Porter
Portland on track to open the remaining Safe Rest Villages by the end of the year, Ryan says

KGW’s Straight Talk with Laural Porter

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 24:54


Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan had hoped to have six Safe Rest Villages, planned tiny home communities for residents without homes, open across the city by the end of 2021. That didn't happen. The process has been slower and harder than anticipated, but in this week's episode of Straight Talk, Ryan said the work has taken on new momentum and he hopes to have all the sites open by the end of this year. Mayor Ted Wheeler's emergency declaration in February was pivotal, Ryan said, because it gave him office emergency powers to expedite village locations. And even with only some of the villages open, Ryan said city staff and partners are already starting to see the results they were hoping for. In the past three months, 23 people who were once living on the streets have transitioned through existing Safe Rest Villages and into permanent housing.

Truth Talk Weekend
Husband and Wife Planting Churches in India!

Truth Talk Weekend

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 12:15


Stu talks with married missionaries Jeeth and Maryanne about the great need for the Gospel in Indian villages, their ministry God For Nations, and how they were called to plant churches in India.

SBS Nepali - एसबीएस नेपाली पोडकाष्ट
Baghthan: An intriguing story about people abandoning villages of Nepal - बाघथान: कथा पातलिँदै गएको नेपाली गाउँहरूको

SBS Nepali - एसबीएस नेपाली पोडकाष्ट

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 19:39


Alongside the movies from India, Nepali language films are also being streamed at this year's Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. Listen to our conversation with Sunil Pandey, the director of one such short film, “Baghthan”. The film is available in Nepali and Tamu (Gurung) languages. - मेलबर्नमा हाल जारी भारतीय फिल्म महोत्सवमा बलिवुडका ठुलठुलादेखि केही नेपाली भाषाका सिनेमाहरू पनि प्रदर्शनमा छन्। उक्त महोत्सव समावेश भएको नेपाली र तमु (गुरुङ) भाषाको एक लघु चलचित्र “बाघथान”का निर्देशक सुनिल पाण्डेसँग गरिएको कुराकानी सुन्नुहोस्।

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast
Shredd & Ragan Podcast - Wednesday, 8/24/22

The Shredd & Ragan Show Daily Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 93:25


This Morning, Jay Skurski joins us to discuss the Buffalo Bills and upcoming football season, we get you ready for football with our game Know Your Bills, and we take a ride down to The Villages.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mission Impact
Helping nonprofits boards move toward greater equity with Christal Cherry and Renee Ross

Mission Impact

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 55:13


In episode 55 of Mission: Impact, Carol and her guests, Dr. Renee Rubin Ross and Christal Cherry discuss: The importance of stressing solutions when educating about DEI How white fragility can prevent the larger issue of a supremacist culture from being addressed Why it is important to see people for who they are while progressing into an equitable future Guest Bios:Dr. Renee Rubin Ross is a nationally recognized strategic planning and board development consultant. Committed to racial equity in the nonprofit sector, Dr. Ross supports organizations and individuals in practices that celebrate and amplify diverse voices and perspectives. Christal M. Cherry is a nationally recognized nonprofit executive and professionally trained fundraiser.  With over 20 years in the nonprofit sector, she has supported higher education institutions, human services organizations and faith-based missions.  Her career portfolio, as a full time professional and consultant includes American University, the United Negro College Fund, Spelman College, Nicholas House, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Florida A & M University, Action Ministries, and the GA Center for Nonprofits.  In each role, Christal has interfaced, guided and collaborated with diverse boards made up of college presidents, ministers and bishops, politicians, corporate CEO's, civic leaders, consultants, attorneys, stay at home moms and students.  With passion and a wide breadth of experience, Christal works today with clients to help them mark a clear path to success in board development.  Her style is electrifying, inspiring, and energizing.  Christal earned a MA in Counseling from Hampton University, a BA in Liberal Arts from Hofstra University and professional development certifications in nonprofit leadership, social media fundraising, and nonprofit management. She currently serves on the board of the Greater Atlanta chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Villages of Carver YMCA.  She is regular presenter with CANDID, Qgiv, Network for Good, Bloomerang, and the Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy where she facilitates webinars and teaches courses in fundraising, board development and equity and inclusion.  Christal has been a guest on multiple podcasts and enjoy serving as a requested expert on board matters. She is contributing author in Collecting Courage, a documenting of racism and survival by 14 accomplished Black fundraisers working across North America.  She also enjoys her membership in the African American Development Officers Network, Toastmasters, and F3, Fabulous Female Fundraisers which she founded.Important Links and Resources: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christal-m-cherry  https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneerubinross  https://www.collectingcourage.org/ Heather McGee – The Sum of Us Reesma Menakem  RISE for Racial Justice

Sofa King Podcast
A Sofa King Classic: City 40: Russia’s Nuclear Secret

Sofa King Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 73:57


On this episode of the Sofa King Podcast, we talk about the little-known secret of “closed towns,” most notably Russia's City 40. City 40 was the old code name for what is now known as Ozersk. This is the birthplace of the Soviet Nuclear weapons program after the end WWII, and to this day, nobody is allowed into the city except its citizens. There are an estimated 100,000 people living in City 40 today, and it is the hub of Russian nuclear technology. A documentary called City 40 (directed by Samira Goetschel) was filmed by a crew who were illegally smuggled into the city by residents who wanted their story to be told. This is one of the major sources of information about Ozersk since the Russian military still keeps the place on lock down for reasons of state security. So what goes on in City 40? Well, originally, it was the home of the Mayak Nuclear Facility, a place built by forced prison labor. This plant produced the majority of the nuclear material for early Soviet Bombs, and now it refines nuclear materials from submarines and military purposes and repurposes them for medical and space exploration. As one would expect, this factory has not been without its environmental problems. For one thing, they dumped their nuclear waste in nearby lakes. A lot of it. I mean, like, tons of it. The lakes are considered by some to be the worst ecological region on the planet. This is a major problem for obvious reasons, but also because one of the lakes was drained, and the sand from the lake bed caused a nuclear dust storm! City 40 was also home to what was known as the Kyshtym disaster in September 29, 1957, when an underground container of liquid radioactive waste exploded. This created a 100 km long radioactive cloud. 23 Villages had to be destroyed and 10,000 evacuated. This explosion is pretty obscure to history, but it is said to have exposed over 500,000 people to five times more nuclear radiation than Chernobyl did in 1986. So, how does a city of 100,000 people remain closed to the public in today's age? When are people allowed to leave, and who is allowed to come in? Why would people stay in a city that is filled with radiation and has one of the highest cancer rates on earth? How are the citizens of City 40 treated by the government? How many spies are in this town? What happened to the people in the documentary after it released? Listen, laugh, learn.   Follow up to the City 40 Documentary: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/jul/20/graveyard-earth-inside-city-40-ozersk-russia-deadly-secret-nuclear

Larkspur Dance & Choreography Podcast
A Chat With Jordann Pierluissi – LDCPS4E16

Larkspur Dance & Choreography Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 70:41


Jordann Pierluissi has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to dance team.  She has a degree in Exercise Physiology and was the longtime coach of national champion powerhouse The Villages.  Jordann also has experience as a judge, choreographer, consultant, instructor, dance teacher...you name it, she's done it!  She's also tremendously humble, and has a true calling to help others, so listen with a notebook and prepare to be inspired by this dance team treasure!   Connect with Larkspur: Website: https://www.larkspurdance.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/larkspurdance/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LarkspurDance/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/LarkspurMelanie

Retire There with Gil & Gene
E98 Retire in The Villages, Florida

Retire There with Gil & Gene

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2022 64:32 Very Popular


Do you really know The Villages, the world's largest retirement community in central Florida? There have been numerous depictions of The Villages by those who don't live there. Jack and Pam O'Brien moved from Pittsburgh and say The Villages is the perfect place for them to work on their writing, volunteer, enjoy fun ways to exercise, and spend time with their new friends. Hear our guests share what it's actually like to be residents in The Villages, on  Episode 98 of Retire There with Gil & Gene.In December of 2021, Jack O'Brien published The Roundabout Way: Stories from the Villages, Florida, a compilation of fictional short stories with The Villages as the background.The Answer to Each Is the Same is one of Pam O'Brien's books of poetry.For more information about The Villages or make a visit to check it out.

AP Audio Stories
2 Russian villages evacuated after fire at munitions depot

AP Audio Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 0:46


AP correspondent Karen Chammas reports on evacuations in Russia's Belgorod region after a fire at a munitions depot

Join Us in France Travel Podcast
The Napoleon Route, a Scenic Drive in France, Episode 402

Join Us in France Travel Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 55:48 Very Popular


Today Annie Sargent talks with Brian Revel about a trip he took in France with his father on the theme of the Napoleon Route. The Villages on the Napoleon Route This route takes visitors from the Mediterranean all the way to Grenoble in the Alps. It is spectacular because the landscapes are ever changing and often breathtaking. The big hits are the village of Castellane in the Verdon, Tauleanne, Senez and Barrême, Chabrieres, Sisteron, Gap and all the way up the Rhone. And since it's all tied to the steps of a fallen Emperor making his way back up to Paris to reclaim what he saw as his rightful place makes it a wonderful story. Accommodations Recommended in this Episode La Maison du Bois Doré B&B in Montagnac-Montpezat For a Deeper Dive into the Napoleon Route Des Racines et des Ailes brief summary of the Napoleon Route on YouTube (in French). The authentic way to retrace the steps of Napoleon is to walk it. This is the walking path between Castellae and Sisteron called GR 406. You'd rather ride or drive it? Look for la Route des Grandes Alpes between Lac Léman in Switzerland and Nice. These guys did it with electric bikes. They did it in a "camping car" (travel trailer) and their cat. A group that did it on motorcycles and tents (and a dog!). With fancy cars and a drone. You get the idea, there are many ways to do this! Bastille Day in Paris Brian spent Bastille Day in Paris and shares tips on where to stand to watch the parade. It is also quite different in Paris than in other parts of France. Table of Contents for this Episode [00:00:00] Intro [00:00:42] Today on the podcast [00:01:10] Thank you patrons [00:02:15] A Brief Intro on the Napoleon Route [00:02:49] Napoleon Route [00:03:56] The Route [00:04:43] A family trip [00:07:05] Friendly people of Provence [00:08:03] Grasse, perfume center of the world. [00:09:47] Car or bike? [00:11:00] What places he enjoyed the most [00:11:56] People tend to rush too much [00:13:25] Lavender and sun flowers [00:13:57] What's the best time to see the lavender fields? [00:16:57] La Maison du Bois Doré [00:18:08] Moustiers Sainte-Marie [00:20:46] Riez [00:21:22] TGV-only train stations [00:22:41] TGV ride [00:26:41] Luggage security on the trains [00:28:30] ATM problems [00:31:07] Bastille Day in Paris [00:33:09] Would love to try the provincial La Fête Nationale experience [00:34:45] Bring your own utensils [00:38:42] You don't need to plan every little detail in France [00:46:18] Are French people snotty? [00:49:57] Provence and La Province [00:53:39] Legal notice More episodes about Provence

Weird AF News
Florida perverts stay away from mating manatees! Lady called the police 11,000 times to berate them.

Weird AF News

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 23:10


FLORIDA FRIDAY - Floridaman told police that meth is actually legal. Authorities think Florida perverts should keep away from mating manatees. Florida woman called police 11,000 times to harass and berate them. Why are The Villages rumored to be the STD capital of the US? // Weird AF News is the only daily weird news podcast hosted by a comedian and recorded in a closet. Show your SUPPORT by joining the Weird AF News Patreon where you'll get bonus episodes and other weird af news stuff http://patreon.com/weirdafnews  - WATCH Weird AF News on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/weirdafnews - check out the official website https://WeirdAFnews.com and FOLLOW host Jonesy at http://instagram.com/funnyjones or http://twitter.com/funnyjones or http://facebook.com/comedianjonesy or http://Jonesy.com