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How I Built This with Guy Raz
Guy Raz interviews the world’s best-known entrepreneurs to learn how they built their iconic brands. In each episode, founders reveal deep, intimate moments of doubt and failure, and share insights on their eventual success. How I Built This is a...
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
TED Radio Hour
Exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Host Manoush Zomorodi inspires us to learn more about the world, our communities, and most importantly, ourselves.Get more brainy miscellany with TED Radio...
Innovation Hub looks at how to reinvent our world – from medicine to education, relationships to time management. Great thinkers and great ideas, designed to make your life better.
Word of Mouth (NHPR)
Word of Mouth is the sound of new ideas, hosted by Virginia Prescott.
TED Talks Daily
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's...
A weekly podcast featuring the leading thinkers in business and management.
To The Best Of Our Knowledge
To The Best Of Our Knowledge is a nationally-syndicated, Peabody award-winning public radio show that dives headlong into the deeper end of ideas. We have conversations with novelists and poets, scientists and software engineers, journalists and...
Commonwealth Club of California Podcast
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's largest public affairs forum. The nonpartisan and nonprofit Club produces and distributes programs featuring diverse viewpoints from thought leaders on important topics. The Club's weekly radio...
Open Source with Christopher Lydon
Christopher Lydon in conversation on arts, ideas and politics
Freakonomics co-author Stephen J. Dubner uncovers the hidden side of everything. Why is it safer to fly in an airplane than drive a car? How do we decide whom to marry? Why is the media so full of bad news? Also: things you never knew you wanted to...
Radiolab is on a curiosity bender. We ask deep questions and use investigative journalism to get the answers. A given episode might whirl you through science, legal history, and into the home of someone halfway across the world. The show is known for...
Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and...
Stuff They Don't Want You To Know
From UFOs to psychic powers and government conspiracies, history is riddled with unexplained events. You can turn back now or learn the Stuff They Don't Want You To Know ... an audio podcast from iHeartRadio.
Binah features creative voices from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. In this series, we bring you remarkable artists and thinkers who’ve come to speak at the JCCSF as part of their Arts & Ideas program.
The Lawfare Podcast
The Lawfare Podcast features discussions with experts, policymakers, and opinion leaders at the nexus of national security, law, and policy. On issues from foreign policy, homeland security, intelligence, and cybersecurity to governance and law, we...
Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world...
Open to Debate
America is more divided than ever—but it doesn’t have to be. Open to Debate offers an antidote to the chaos. We bring multiple perspectives together for real, nonpartisan debates. Debates that are structured, respectful, clever, provocative, and...
State of the Bay
CITY VISIONS has a new name and look.Introducing the new STATE OF THE BAY.Every Monday at 6 p.m., beginning March 15.We’ve always been more than just “The City.” We talk about the entire Bay Area and its connections to California, and beyond. And as...
What does exercise do to your brain? Can psychedelics treat depression? From smart daily habits to new medical breakthroughs, welcome to TED Health, with host Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider. TED speakers answer questions you never even knew you had, and...
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Bloggingheads.tv: The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
What It Takes®
Revealing, intimate conversations with visionaries and leaders in the arts, science, technology, public service, sports and business. These engaging personal stories are drawn from interviews with the American Academy of Achievement, and offer...
Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen
The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI, is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let...
City Arts and Lectures
Join Linda in hearing some of the most celebrated writers, artists and thinkers of our day as they address comtemporary ideas and values, often discussing the creative process. These unique programs offer diverse perspectives on literature, criticism,...
Arts and Ideas (WGBH)
Every Sunday, Arts & Ideas showcases an international mix of radio documentaries, journalism, and interviews on a variety of topics, including international politics and public policy, science and health, and comedy and the arts. Join Jay Allison as...
Are you Hearing Voices? Well, you ain't heard nuthin' yet. Hearing Voices from NPR is a weekly sixty-minute stream of "driveway moments" all connected by a theme; the best stories, sound-portraits, slam poets, docs, dramas, features, and found-sound.
Dialogue (Wilson Center)
Dialogue at the Wilson Center is an award-winning weekly radio program hosted by John Milewski that explores the world of ideas through conversations with renowned public figures, scholars, journalists, and authors. Dialogue goes beyond the...
Clinton School Presents
Interviews with the distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service.
New research on how society works
TVO Big Ideas
Big Ideas is a showcase of contemporary intellectual culture. It features lectures about subjects that shape our public debates, challenge our perceptions and contribute to our understanding of an increasingly complex world. Academics, authors and...
Alaska World Affairs Council Presents
KSKA Public Radio (kska.org) and the Alaska World Affairs Council (alaskaworldaffairs.org) bring you a series of speakers from around the world discussing matters of politics, economics, history, culture and more. You can attend the live speaking...
Disassociation Nation is a provocative, rapid fire current events talk show hosted by Niz. Buckle up and hold on tight as he cuts through the fluff, spin, and propaganda of the mainstream media with reason, sarcasm, and wit. With open phone lines and...
Every month, an Arkansas scientist or expert provides insight on a science topic as a guest on the KUAR's "Science Café Little Rock" live call-in show.The program airs 6:05-6:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of every month, just prior to the Science Café...
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
It is the only program on radio today that offers perspectives on our world through the eyes of three different generations. It features provactive guests and timely topics.
Interviews with people who've written interesting things. Or who've done interesting things! Or who could make it to the studio on short notice.
SHE DOES podcast, hosted by Elaine Sheldon and Sarah Ginsburg, showcases conversations with women making their mark in media. Going beyond their current career status, we explore each woman's past to understand how their personality, background and...
Question of the Day
Question of the Day is the show for listeners who are short on time and long on curiosity. It is a fast-paced conversation between author and entrepreneur James Altucher and Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner: two smart, unconventional thinkers who...
Polkas on Tour
Hosts Bruce & Kathy Korosa have been providing great polka entertainment to their listening audience and have met many wonderful friends over the years. Coming into their audiences homes on Sundays have brought both Bruce and Kathy great pleasure and...
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Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill
Life, the universe and everything in between! Tune in and you're going to be surprised. Not just by Graeme Hill, but his eclectic and diverse mix of guests and subjects. He is anything but predictable! For anyone with a curious bone in their body,...
SFU Ideas and Issues
With lectures, panels, interviews and more from the Simon Fraser University campus and its communities, this show is like a portal to the ivory towers of academia. One show each month features a live broadcast from the SFU Surrey campus.
The Big Questions
Nicky Campbell hosts a series of moral, ethical and religious debates
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today's leading experts.
In Our Time (BBC, on ABC RN)
Theoretically Speaking is a show about absurd science. We take ridiculous hypotheticals and explore them as thoroughly as we can.
Ideas worth spreading.