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119

1 )  Are Chimps People Too?
(Listening time = 17 - minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2)  The 'Secret History' Of Fascism And The Church
(Listening time = 39 - 47 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  20 Acts in 60 Minutes
(Listening time = 59 - 67 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  The Cycle of Domestic Violence
(Listening time = 41 - 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  Women's Body Shape — from a female and a male point of view
(Listening time = 29 - 34 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  'Tales' Of Pig Intelligence, Factory Farming And Humane Bacon
(Listening time = 38 - 45 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7)  After 20 Years On The Job, NYC Police Officer Tells His Intense Stories
(Listening time = 37 - 44 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8)  Kidnapping Survivors Recount Captivity, Escape From Horror
(Listening time = 30 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

118

1 ) This is Just as Hard for Me as It Is for You.
(Listening time = 24 - 29 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2)  Corporate America Invented Christian America
(Listening time = 32 - 40 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Attack Scientists, Discredit the Scioence of Climate Change, and Discredit the Solution
(Listening time = 9 - 12 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  The History of Drinking Water
(Listening time = 29 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  Bill and Melinda Gates - Stanford University's 123rd Commencement
(Listening time = 25 - 31 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  Flight of Fancy - The Future of Airplanes
(Listening time = 29 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7)  Vincent Cochetel: I was held hostage for 317 days. Here's what I thought about . . .
(Listening time = 20 - 25 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

117

— PARROTS, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING —
Douglas Adams was the best-selling British author and satirist who created The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. In this talk at the University of California, Adams recounts his hilarious adventures traveling the world studying endangered wildlife, learning about the odd, endearing lives of vanishing species ... and what animal extinction means for the lives and the future of humans.

      Part 1     (Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes)
      Part 2
     (Listening time = 12 - 16 minutes)

      Part 3     (Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes)
      Part 4
    (Listening time = 12 - 16 minutes)

      Part 5     (Listening time = 13 - 17 minutes)
      Part 6   
  (Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes)

116

1 ) Kurt Nonnegut : "there is not a chance in hell of America’s becoming humane and reasonable"
(Listening time = 28 - 35 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2)  Amy Poehler - Harvard College Class Day Address
(Listening time = 15 - 19 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  Prepare For 'The End Of College': Here's What Free Higher Ed Looks Like
(Listening time = 29 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  Ilona Szabó de Carvalho: 4 lessons from taking a stand against drugs and gun violence
(Listening time = 14 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  Wonders, Freaks & Biohackers
(Listening time = 29 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  Denzel Washington : Graduation Speech at the University of Pennsylvania
(Listening time = 23 - 29 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7)  10 Questions Some Doctors Are Afraid To Ask
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8)  Khalida Broh : How I work to protect women from honor killings
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

115

1 ) The Prison State:  Mass Incarceration in America
(Listening time = 28 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2)  Richard Dawkins: Why the Universe Seems So Strange
(Listening time = 23 - 29 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  Charlie Hebdo, Race, Religion and Free Speech
(Listening time = 29 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  Family Struggles With Father's Wish To Die
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  New Meds Block Heroin Craving; Why Don't Treatment Centers Use Them?
(Listening time = 32 - 40 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  Kenneth Shinozuka: My Simple Invention to Keep My Grandfather Safe
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7)  Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains
(Listening time = 38 - 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8)  The Beatles At The BBC
(Listening time = 47 - 60 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

114

1 ) Rory Sutherland:   Life Lessons from an Ad Man
(Listening time = 19 - 25 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Dreaming of the Caliphate ("a sovereign Muslim state under sharia law")
(Listening time = 53 - 68 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  'Charlie Hebdo' Gunmen Are Textbook Case Of Radicalization
(Listening time = 7 - 9 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  How Orwell's 'Animal Farm' Led A Radical Muslim To Moderation
(Listening time = 43 - 56 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Normalizing Relations With Cuba
(Listening time = 38 - 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) A Blind Woman Gains New Freedom, Click By Click By Click
(Listening time = 7 - 9 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) Stefana Broadbent:   How the Internet Enables Intimacy
(Listening time = 11 - 15 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Playing in the Digital Age
(Listening time = 27 - 35 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Shonda Rhimes:  Commencement Address at Dartmouth College
(Listening time = 24 - 30 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

113

1 ) The Psychopath Within
(Listening time = 29 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Bruno Torturra:   Got a smartphone? Start broadcasting
(Listening time = 14 - 17 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Suddenly, Russia's Confidence Stumbles
(Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Jeremy Howard: The wonderful and terrifying implications of computers that can learn
(Listening time = 20 - 25 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Hearing Aids and the Cocktail Party Problem
(Listening time = 29 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) One Humdred and Sixteen Million Americans Live With Chronic Pain
(Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) Hubertus Knabe: The dark secrets of a surveillance state
(Listening time = 20 - 25 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

112

1 ) "Use Only As Directed" - TYLENOL - PARACETAMOL: Deadly Medicine?
      Prologue    (Listening time = 10 - 13 minutes)
      Part One    
 (Listening time = 25 - 31 minutes)
      Part Two
    (Listening time = 20 - 25 minutes)

2)  How Girls Are Developing Earlier In An Age Of 'New Puberty'
(Listening time = 36 - 46 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Barbara Natterson-Horowitz:   What veterinarians know that physicians don't
(Listening time = 15 - 19 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  How A Feud Between Two Russian Companies Fueled A 'Spam Nation'
(Listening time = 20 - 25 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  How human cognition is influenced by technology
(Listening time = 3 - 4 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


6)  Oren Yakobovich: Hidden cameras that film injustice in the world’s most dangerous places
(Listening time = 15 - 19 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7)  Franklin D. Roosevelt - First Inaugural Address - Delivered 4 March 1933
(Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8)  Meet the Preppers (the survivalists)
(Listening time = 29 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9)  How A Woman's Plan To Kill Herself Helped Her Family Grieve
(Listening time = 8 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

111

1)  Quitting  (Winners Quit The Right Stuff at the Right Time)
      Part 1    (Listening time = 21 - 26 minutes)
      Part 2    
 (Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes)
      Part 3
    (Listening time = 10 - 12 minutes)
      Part 4    (Listening time = 3 - 4 minutes)

2)  American Declinism  (Is America in Decline?)
(Listening time = 28 - 35 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  Leana Wen:  What your doctor won’t disclose
(Listening time = 12 - 15 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  How Thousands Of Nazis Were 'Rewarded' With Life In The U.S.
(Listening time = 39 - 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  In Liberia, Ebola Makes 'Pariahs' Out Of The Sick, Says NYT Reporter
(Listening time = 44 - 55 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7)  Brain on Fire:  My month of madness
(Listening time = 27 - 33 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

110

1 ) Act V — Shakespeare in Prison
      Part One    (Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes)
      Part Two    
 (Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes)
      Part Three
    (Listening time = 20 - 25 minutes)

2)  "Dog Sense" - Understanding Dog Behavior
(Listening time = 38 - 47 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)   What's Mittens Thinking? Make 'Sense' Of Your Cat's Behavior
(Listening time = 21 - 26 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  Ed Gavagan:   "They had to kill somebody, and I happened to be the guy..."
(Listening time = 12 - 15 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  The Story of the House of Saud and Islamic Jihadists.
(Listening time = 29 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  Dan Buettner: How to Live to Be 100+
(Listening time = 22 - 28 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7)  Dreams — The Lucid Experience . . . where you can do magic
(Listening time = 29 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) E.O. Wilson:  Advice to Young Scientists
(Listening time = 15 - 19 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

109

1 ) What Doesn't Kill You . . .
      Introduction
  (Listening time = 3 - 4 minutes)
      Act One:  Too Soon?    (Listening time = 13 - 17 minutes)
      Act Two:  Just Keep Breathing    
 (Listening time = 21 - 26 minutes)
      Act Three:  A Real Nail-Biter
    (Listening time = 15 - 19 minutes)
      Act Four:  "The Sweet Year After"    (Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes)

2)  Meaghan Ramsey:  "Am I Ugly?"
(Listening time = 12 - 15 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  The Sixth Extinction: How Humans Are Causing the Largest Die-Off Since the Dinosaur Age
(Listening time = 21 - 26 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  "Magic Pill" :  How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
(Listening time = 39 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  How The Cold War And George Orwell Helped Make The Internet What It Is
(Listening time = 38 - 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  Gail Reed:  Where to Train the World's Doctors? Cuba.
(Listening time = 17 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7)  Pia Mancini:  How to Upgrade Democracy for the Internet Era
(Listening time = 13 - 17 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

108

1 ) Mac Barnett:  My job is lying to children, but they're honest lies
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) How 'The Great Gatsby' Went From A Failure To A Great American Novel
(Listening time = 38 - 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  The War Against the Working Families of the United States
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  Matthew O'Reilly:  “Am I Dying?” The Honest Answer
(Listening time = 6 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) The Obesity Paradox
(Listening time = 28 - 35 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) 'How We Die' - Interview with Author Sherwin Nuland
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) Why A Teenage Mom Was Jailed In El Salvador After A Stillbirth
(Listening time = 10 - 13 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) The Outspoken Spanish Nun Who's Made Herself A Political Force
(Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) The Long, Scary Journey From A 'Terrorist's Son' To A Peace Activist
(Listening time = 32 - 40 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

107

1 ) The Myth Of The Private Naked Selfie
(Listening time = 4 -5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2)  Immigration:  An American RadioWorks Documentary
       Part One  (Listening time = 35 - 43 minutes)
       Part Two  
(Listening time = 15 - 19 minutes)

3) Colin Grant:   The Son of a Difficult Father
(Listening time = 17 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Your 'Little Words' Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests
(Listening time = 8 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Locked in Your Body
(Listening time = 30- 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Isabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age
(Listening time = 8- 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) How Teachers Became 'Resented And Idealized'
(Listening time = 39- 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Why We Feel Terrible After Too Many Drinks
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Can Body Cameras 'Civilize' Police Encounters?
(Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

10) Jim Holt:  Why Does the Universe Exist?
(Listening time = 17 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

106

1 ) Three Kinds of Deception
      Introduction
  (Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes)
      Act One: Self-Deception    (Listening time = 21 - 26 minutes)
      Act Two: Deceiving Others    
 (Listening time = 16 - 20 minutes)
      Act Three: Accidental Deception
    (Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes)

2) Shai Reshef:  An Ultra-Low-Cost College Degree
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  Kidnapping Is A Lucrative Business For Al-Qaida
(Listening time = 38 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  A Short History of Mental Illness
(Listening time = 29 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) International Spread of Wild Polio Virus
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Yann Dall'Aglio:  Love — You're Doing It Wrong
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis
(Listening time = 35 - 44 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Julian Treasure:  How to Speak So That People Want to Listen
(Listening time = 10 - 13 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

105

1 ) Simon Anholt:  Which Country Does the Most Good for the World?
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Fleeing Central America
(Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  The Forces That Shape Us
(Listening time = 29 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  The Hazards Of Probing The Internet's Dark Side
(Listening time = 39 - 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Lotteries Take In Billions of Dollars, Attract The Poor
(Listening time = 6 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Do Computers Have Feelings? The Turing Test
(Listening time = 9 - 12 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) Paul Bloom: Can Prejudice Ever Be a Good Thing?
(Listening time = 16 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) The Neuroscience of Singing
(Listening time = 14 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

104

1 ) Warm and Fuzzy?  Questioning Innovation
(Listening time = 10 - 12 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Hillary Clinton: The Fresh Air Interview
(Listening time = 45 - 56 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  AJ Jacobs: The World's Largest Family Reunion … We're All Invited!
(Listening time = 44 - 56 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  'Burning Down The House'  -  The Case Against Juvenile Incarceration
(Listening time = 37 - 47 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Kwame Anthony Appiah:  Is Religion Good or Bad? (This is a trick question!)
(Listening time = 15 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Someday Soon You May Swallow A Computer With Your Pill
(Listening time = 6 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) Isabel Allende: Tales of Passion
(Listening time = 19 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Design of Desire - Part One
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Design of Desire - Part Two
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

103

1 ) The Narcissism Epidemic
(Listening time = 29 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Google Is Becoming A Car Manufacturer
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State."
(Listening time = 44 - 56 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) A Killer's Manifesto Reveals Wide Reach Of Misogyny Online
(Listening time = 5 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) 150 Years After Marx, 'Capital' Still Can't Shake Loose Of 'Das Kapital'
(Listening time = 6 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Drone Wars: Who Owns The Air?
(Listening time = 6 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) Stephen Friend: The hunt for "unexpected genetic heroes"
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) 25 Years After the Massacre, Mothers Of the Tiananmen Square Dead Seek Answers
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Pakistani Woman Stoned To Death By Her Family As Police Stand By
(Listening time = 35 - 44 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

102

1 ) Kevin Briggs:  The Bridge Between Suicide and Life
(Listening time = 14 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Movie Monsters, Monster Movies And Why 'Godzilla' Endures
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Karen Thompson Walker:  What Fear Can Teach Us
(Listening time = 12 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Rioters In Vietnam Trash Foreign-Owned Factories
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Deborah Gordon:  What Ants Teach Us About the Brain, Cancer and the Internet
(Listening time = 14 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) 'Forcing The Spring' Tells One Chapter In Story Of Marriage Equality
(Listening time = 45 - 56 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) 'Good Doctor' Puts Past Medical Practices Under An Ethical Microscope
(Listening time = 37 - 47 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) William Black:  How to Rob a Bank (from the inside)
(Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

101

1 ) Urban Legends
     * Prologue: The Rat in The Can   
 (Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes)
     * Act One: What's That Smell?    
(Listening time = 28 - 35 minutes)
     * Act Two: Fleeing is Believing   
 (Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes)
     * Act Three: Sleeper Cell   
 (Listening time = 12 - 15 minutes)

2) Bill Gates & Melinda Gates:
      Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done

(Listening time = 25 - 31 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Jonathan Drori: What we think we know
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Edward Snowden: From 'Geeky' Dropout To NSA Leaker
(Listening time = 38 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  Douglas Adams:  Parrots, the Universe and Everything
     * Part One
    
(Listening time = 31 - 36 minutes)
     * Part Two    
(Listening time = 25 - 30 minutes)
     * Part Three    
(Listening time = 12 - 15 minutes)

100

1 ) Geena Rocero: Why I must come out
(Listening time = 10 - 13 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) While Warning Of Chinese Cyberthreat, U.S. Launches Its Own Attack
(Listening time = 38 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Jennifer Golbeck: Why social media “likes” say more than you might think
(Listening time = 10 - 12 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) The New Age: Leaving Behind Everything, Or Nothing At All
(Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  A Nonbeliever Tries To Make Sense Of The Visions She Had As A Teen
(Listening time = 37 - 46 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  Dan Dennett: Let's teach religion — all religion — in schools
(Listening time = 25 - 31 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

99

1 ) Mary Roach Explains What Happens To The Food We Eat
(Listening time = 39 - 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Cannibals And Colonialism: Solving The Mystery Of Michael Rockefeller
(Listening time = 29 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Carin Bondar: The Birds and the Bees Are Just the Beginning
(Listening time = 10 - 12 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) By The Time Your Car Goes Driverless, You Won't Know The Difference
(Listening time = 7 - 9 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Malcolm Gladwell: The Unheard Story of David and Goliath
(Listening time = 16 - 20 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Christopher Soghoian: Government Surveillance — This is Just the Beginning
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) Kids These Days: Growing Up Too Fast Or Never Growing Up At All?
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Secrets Of A Murderous Master Manipulator Revealed
(Listening time = 43 - 54 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Here's How We Take Back the Internet : An Interview with Edward Snowden
(Listening time = 35 - 44 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

98

1 ) Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Why The Cosmos Shouldn't Make You Feel Small
(Listening time = 38 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Christopher Ryan: Are We Designed to be Sexual Omnivores?
(Listening time = 14 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Deep Learning: Teaching Computers To Tell Things Apart
(Listening time = 4 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Elliot Krane: The Mystery of Chronic Pain
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) What Is The Psychological Effect Of Naming Storms?
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Portrait Of A People In Putin's Russia
(Listening time = 5 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) Sarah Kay: If I Should Have a Daughter . . .

(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) In The World's 'Sixth Extinction,' Are Humans The Asteroid?
(Listening time = 40 - 50 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) If You Think You're Anonymous Online, Think Again
(Listening time = 38 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

97

1 )  WHAT I DID FOR LOVE
       Prologue:
Writing his number on bathroom walls...   (Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes)
       Act One: Best Laid Plans   (Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes)
       Act Two: 21 Chump Street  
(Listening time = 14 - 17 minutes)
       Act Three: Cold Stone Dreamery  
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes)
       Act Four: Fantastic Mr. Fox  
 (Listening time = 10 - 13 minutes)

2)  David Steindl-Rast: Want to be happy? Be grateful
(Listening time = 14 minutes to 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  Dan Ariely: Why we think it's OK to cheat and steal (sometimes)
(Listening time = 16 - 20 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  Andrew Solomon: Depression, the secret we share
(Listening time = 29 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  E.L. Doctorow: How A 'Brain' Becomes A Mind
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!
(Listening time = 21 - 26 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7)  Oliver Sacks: What hallucination reveals about our minds
(Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

96

1 )  A Parenting Paradox: How Kids Manage To Be 'All Joy And No Fun'
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2)  Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address
(Listening time = 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3)  Shereen El Feki:   A little-told tale of sex and sensuality
(Listening time = 16 - 20 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4)  Skeptic Takes A Tour Of Self-Help's 'Promise Land'
(Listening time = 45 - 57 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5)  Computers Are The Future, But Does Everyone Need To Code?
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6)  Anant Agarwal:  Why massive open online courses (still) matter
(Listening time = 15 - 19 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7)  Colin Powell:  Kids need structure
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8)  The Middle Class Began to Grow 100 Years Ago ... Thanks To Henry Ford? 
(Listening time = 4 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9)  David R. Dow:  Lessons from death row inmates
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

95

1 ) 'What Everyone Needs To Know' : Cybersecurity and Cyber Threats
(Listening time = 33 - 41 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) The Internet's Cicada: A Mystery Without An Answer
(Listening time = 5 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Lessons On Blindness, 'For The Benefit Of Those Who See'
(Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) The 'Pussy Riot' Arrests, And The Crackdown That Followed
(Listening time = 38 - 47 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) 50 Years After, 8 Million Fewer Smoking Deaths
(Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Maysoon Zayid:  I've Got 99 Problems...  Palsy is Just One
(Listening time = 14 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) 'Angry Days' - America's Resistance To Entering World War II
(Listening time = 38 - 47 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) "Drugs Aren’t the Problem": Neuroscientist Carl Hart on Brain Science & Myths About Addiction
(Listening time = 22 - 28 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

94

1 ) 'Selfie' - Word of the Year
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Diana Nyad: Never, Ever Give Up
(Listening time = 16 - 20 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) When Memories Never Fade
(Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Paul Piff: Does Money Make You Mean?
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) The Internet Hoaxes That Had Us All Clicking For More
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Glenn Greenwald: The NSA Can "Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make"
(Listening time = 27 - 35 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) The 'Golden Age Of Hijacking'
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) What Happens If You Fall Into a Black Hole?
(Listening time = 6 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

93

1 ) The Beatles Live At The BBC
(Listening time = 47 - 58 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Nelson Mandela: From 'Second-Class Citizen' To World-Revered Leader
(Listening time = 8 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Boyd Varty: What I Learned from Nelson Mandela
(Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) "The House I Live In": The Moral Failure of the U.S. War on Drugs
(Listening time = 28 - 35 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Beyond Good Cop/Bad Cop: A Look At Real-Life Interrogations
(Listening time = 34 - 42 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Stephen Cave: The 4 Stories We Tell Ourselves About Death
(Listening time = 16 - 20 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) 'Getting Away With Murder':   Benazir Bhutto's Death
(Listening time = 6 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) William Ury: The Path From "No" to "Yes"
(Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

92

1 ) Untold Story Of Sioux Warrior Red Cloud
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Reviving Las Vegas With Less Sin, More City
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Afghan Farmers: Opium Is The Only Way To Make A Living
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Gut Bacteria Might Guide The Workings Of Our Minds
(Listening time = 8 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Jared Diamond:  How Societies Can Grow Old Better
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Can Child Marriages Be Stopped?

(Listening time =11 - 13 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Lisa Bu:  How Books Can Open Your Mind
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Botched Investigation Fuels Kennedy Conspiracy Theories
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) The J.F. Kennedy Killing and the "Legacy of Secrecy"
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

10) Walter Cronkite On The Assassination Of John F. Kennedy
(Listening time = 21 - 26 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

91

1 ) Robin Nagle: What I Discovered in New York City Trash
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) John F. Kennedy - Assasination and Conspiracy
(Listening time = 44 - 55 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) James Flynn: Why Our IQ Levels Are Higher Than Our Grandparents'
(Listening time = 19 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) A Street Level View of Life in Iran
(Listening time = 33 - 41 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Andras Forgacs: Leather and Meat Without Killing Animals
(Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Edward Snowden's NSA Revelations Keep Coming
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) The Most Secure Password In The World Might Be You
(Listening time = 10 - 13 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Rodrigo Canales: The Deadly Genius of Drug Cartels
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Silenced By Status, Farm Workers Face Rape, Sexual Abuse  (PART 1)
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

10) Despite Barriers, Farm Worker Breaks Silence About Rape Case  (PART 2)
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

90

1 ) Cheating Death:  Sanjay Gupta On Medical Miracles
(Listening time = 21 -26 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) 12-Year-Old Girls Making Old Navy Jeans for Gap in Bangladeshi Factory
(Listening time = 6- 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) John Lloyd:  An Inventory of the Invisible
(Listening time = 10 - 13 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) When Playing Video Games Means Sitting On Life's Sidelines
(Listening time = 14 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Parul Sehgal:  An Ode to Envy
(Listening time = 13- 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Super-Sizing Welfare Costs: Low Wages at McDonald’s & Burger King
(Listening time = 11- 13 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Rob Reid: The $8 Billion iPod
(Listening time = 5- 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Antibiotics Can't Keep Up With 'Nightmare' Superbugs
(Listening time = 38 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Drinking To 'Numb,' Women Gain On Men In Alcohol Abuse
(Listening time = 7 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

10) WEED:  A Dr. Sanjay Gupta Investigation
(Listening time = 43 - 54 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

89

1 ) Elizabeth Smart Talks about Her Abduction, Imprisonment, and Kidnapper
(Listening time = 44 - 55 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Dan Buettner: How to live to be 100+
(Listening time = 20 - 25 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success
(Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Why Does Wikipedia Work?
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Carl Honoré: In praise of slowness
(Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Elizabeth Loftus: Your Memory is Fiction
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


7) Jason Pontin: Can technology solve our big problems?
(Listening time = 10 - 13 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Domestic Servitude:  The Modern Day Equivalent of Slavery
(Listening time = 38 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

88

1 ) A Polygamist's Wife Finds A New Life
(Listening time = 7 - 9 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Breaking Down Chemical Weapons, One Fact At A Time
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Kevin Breel: Confessions of a Depressed Comic
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Could Detectives Use Microbes To Solve Murders?
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Barry Schwartz:  Using Our Practical Wisdom
(Listening time = 23 - 29 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Meet The Iranian Commander Pulling Strings In Syria's War
(Listening time = 44 - 55 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Stuart Firestein: The Pursuit of Ignorance
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) Skin Color In Ethnically Diverse Brazil
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Onora O'Neill: What We Don't Understand About Trust
(Listening time = 10 - 12 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

87

1 ) Switched at Birth
      Part I     (Listening time = 31 - 39 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)
      Part II    
(Listening time = 25 - 32 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Ron McCallum:  How Technology Allowed Me to Read
(Listening time = 16 - 20 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Tom Hanks Yale University Graduation Speech
(Listening time = 22 - 28 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Comedian W. Kamau Bell On Race, Politics And Audience
(Listening time = 21 - 26 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Tali Sharot:  The Optimism Bias
(Listening time = 18 -22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) From Birth, Our Microbes Become As Personal As A Fingerprint

(Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Sheena Iyengar:  The Art of Choosing
(Listening time = 24 - 30 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) The 'Wild' Story Of Cheryl Strayed And Her Long-Lost Half-Sister
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

86

1 ) Hasan Elahi:  FBI, Here I Am!
(Listening time = 15 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Policing An Early, Lawless Internet
(Listening time = 38 - 47 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Philosopher-Comedian Emily Levine Talks About Science, Math, Society
(Listening time = 23 - 30 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) How A Look At Your Gmail Reveals The Power Of Metadata Collection
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Facebook Hopes To Bring Billions Online
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) 'Guardian' Destroyed Hard Drives With Snowden Documents
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Laura Snyder: The Philosophical Breakfast Club
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) Michael Shermer: The Pattern Behind Self-Deception
(Listening time = 20 - 25 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

85

1 ) Diabesity (Diabetes + Obesity) - a talk with Robert Lustig
(Listening time = 29 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Eleanor Longden: The Voices in My Head
(Listening time = 14 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Is the U.S. Exaggerating Threats to Silence Critics of NSA Spying?
(Listening time = 24 - 30 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Climbing Mount Everest, Sherpa Guides Face The Danger
(Listening time = 25 - 32 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Margaret Heffernan: The Dangers of "Willful Blindness"
(Listening time = 15 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Russell Foster: Why Do We Sleep?
(Listening time = 22 - 27 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Inside The 'Secret World Of Sleep'
(Listening time = 31 - 39 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) Crazy Sunday - a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Listening time = 40 - 51 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

84

1 ) The Canterville Ghost - A short story by Oscar Wilde
      Part I     
(Listening time = 24 - 30 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)
      Part II    
(Listening time = 28 - 34 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)
      Part III   
(Listening time = 25 - 31 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) How a Penny Made Me Feel Like a Millionaire
(Listening time = 6 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) How Hackers Tapped Into My Cellphone
(Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Jacqueline Novogratz:  On Escaping Poverty
(Listening time = 7 - 9 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) 'Savage Continent': Europe After WWII
(Listening time = 39 - 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Meg Jay:  Why 30 is Not the New 20
(Listening time = 15 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Paying The Piper: Music Streaming Services In Perspective
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) Yemeni Reporter Who Exposed U.S. Drone Strike Freed from Prison After He Was Jailed at Obama’s Request
(Listening time = 28 - 35 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Saying No To Cocaine
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

83

1 ) Word Processor of the Gods - a short story by Stephen King
(Listening time = 41 - 51 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Neil Gaiman at the London Book Fair's Digital Minds Conference
(Listening time = 31 - 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Activists Offer Protest Tour Of Spain's Modern Ruins
(Listening time = 5 - 7 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Women In The Egyptian Revolution: An Evolution Of Rights
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Mexico - A Country's Descent Into Darkness
(Listening time = 36 - 45 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) 'There's Something About Mary' - from This American Life (PRI)
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) 'Objects May be Closer Than They Appear' - from This American Life (PRI)
(Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) The Man Who Took Down the Cali Drug Cartel - from This American Life (PRI)
(Listening time = 34 - 43 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Barack Obama Speaks About Race, Discrimination and the Trayvon Martin Decision
(Listening time = 17 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

82

1 ) Andrew Solomon: Love, No Matter What
(Listening time = 24 - 30 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) The Beatles' Defining Moment
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) The Cask of Amontillado - a short story by Edgar Allan Poe
(Listening time = 15 - 19 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) This Climate Fix Might Be Decades Ahead Of Its Time
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Keeping Track Of Your Digital Footprints
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Rock 'N' Roll Can Explain The U.S. Economy
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Manal al-Sharif: A Saudi Woman Who Dared to Drive
(Listening time = 14 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) The Monkey's Paw
- a short story by W.W. Jacobs
     Chapter 1     Chapter 2     Chapter 3

(Listening time = 25 - 31 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

81

1 ) Jackson Katz: Violence Against Women Is A Men's Issue
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) American Fascism:  How Big Business Has Taken Control of the U.S. Government
(Listening time = 21 - 27 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Protests Spread Across Brazil And Take On New Life
(Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) WWII 'Deserters': Stories Of Men Who Left The Front Lines
(Listening time = 37 - 46 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) When A Language Dies, What Happens To Culture?
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Stephen King On Growing Up, Believing In God And Getting Scared
(Listening time = 41 - 51 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) David Foster Wallace: 'This is Water'
(Listening time = 23 - 28 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge - a short story by Ambrose Bierce
(Listening time = 30 - 35 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

80

1 ) NSA Whistleblower - Edward Snowden's Interview With Journalist Glenn Greenwald
(Listening time = 12 - 15 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) How To Survive A Mass Extinction
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Commencement Speech by New York Times Best Selling Author John Green
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Researchers Revive A Plant Frozen for 400 Years
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Rio's Shantytowns See Rapid Gentrification
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) The Students That Keep Teachers Inspired
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) A Turkish Spring? Anti-Government Protests Spread Outside of Istanbul
(Listening time = 28 - 35 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook Executive) : 'Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders'
(Listening time = 41 - 51 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Gesturing - a short story by John Updike
(Listening time = 33 - 41 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

79

1 ) The Best Girlfriend You Never Had - a short story
(Listening time = 45 - 56 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Having a Dog May Mean Having Extra Microbes
(Listening time = 14 - 17 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) James Kunstler:  How Bad Architecture Wrecked Cities
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Lost Time In Amsterdam
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Malcolm Gladwell:  Choice, Happiness and Spaghetti Sauce
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) How That 'Nigerian Email Scam' Got Started
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) The Power Of Apology
(Listening time = 30 - 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) Julian Assange:  Fighting the International Crackdown on WikiLeaks
(Listening time = 41 - 51 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

78

1 ) Kid Politics - Part One : Trickle Down History
(Listening time = 21 - 26 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Kid Politics - Part Two : Climate Changes - People Don't
(Listening time = 14 - 17 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Kid Politics - Part Three : Minor Authorities
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) President Barack Obama's Commencement Address at Morehouse College
(Listening time = 32 - 40 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Obama Administration Claims Power to Wage Endless War Across the Globe
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) The Promise And Limitations Of Telemedicine
(Listening time = 30 - 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Toni Morrison: Commencement Address at Rutgers University
(Listening time = 15 - 19 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) Personal Space in Different Cultures
(Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) To Build a Fire - A short-story by Jack London
(Listening time = 41 - 51 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

77

1 ) John McWhorter: Txtng is killing language. JK!!!
(Listening time = 14 - 17 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) The $50 Million Diamond Robbery
(Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Joshua Prager: In Search of the Man Who Broke My Neck
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) The Myth of Multitasking
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Is Conflict Good For Progress?
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Margaret Heffernan: Dare to Disagree
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Juan Enriquez: Your Online Life, Permanent as a Tattoo
(Listening time = 6 - 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) Hello....Is There Anybody Out There? (The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence)
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) The Star - A short-story by H.G. Wells
(Listening time = 30 - 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

76

1 ) Teen Sex Assault
(Listening time = 12 -15 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Dan Buettner:  How to live to be 100+
(Listening time = 20 - 25 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Leading the Way for Female Programmers
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Alfred Russel Wallace Helped Discover Evolution, And Then Became Extinct
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Simulating Mars: Creating Martian Habitats on the Earth
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Productivity: Technology Can Hurt. . . and Help
(Listening time = 4- 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Brené Brown: Listening to Shame
(Listening time = 20- 25 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Testing Teachers
     Part One
(Listening time = 24 - 30 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)
     Part Two
(Listening time = 29 - 36 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Violent Bahavior: The Biological Causes of Crime
(Listening time = 40 - 50 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

10) 'When the World Was Young' - a short story by Jack London
(Listening time = 38 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

75

1 ) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald
      Part One    
(Listening time = 26 -33 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)
      Part Two    
(Listening time = 29 -37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Malala: How A Young Girl Became A World Symbol
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Eve Ensler: Suddenly, My Body
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) The Teenaged "Troublemaker" Fighting For Science
(Listening time = 13 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Brené Brown: The Power of Vulnerability
(Listening time = 21- 26 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) 'The Way Of The Knife': Soldiers, Spies And Shadow Wars
(Listening time = 37- 47 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Keyboard College: How Technology is Revolutionizing Higher Education
      Part One    
(Listening time = 26 -33 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)
      Part Two    
(Listening time = 26 -33 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

74

1 ) The Roots of 'Right' And 'Wrong'
(Listening time = 27 -33 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Shane Koyczan: "To This Day" ... for the bullied and beautiful
(Listening time = 12 - 15 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) The Nonexistent Line Between Justice And Revenge
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Ellen Gustafson: Obesity + Hunger = 1 global food issue
(Listening time = 9 - 12 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Happy Faces and Angry Teens
(Listening time = 5- 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Isolation versus Loneliness
(Listening time = 37- 47 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) A Father Tells The Story Of His Son's Struggle To Stay Free of Drugs
(Listening time = 33- 42 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)


8) Danny Hillis: The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B
(Listening time = 12 - 16 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) The Masque of the Red Death - A short-story by Edgar Allen Poe
(Listening time = 15 - 18 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

73

1 ) The Hidden Power of Smiling
(Listening time = 8 -10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Is The American Dream Slipping Away?
(Listening time = 30- 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Shifting Opinions On Same-Sex Marriage
(Listening time = 30 - 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) How to Buy Happiness
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) A Clinical Dilemma: Recommending Pot To Patients
(Listening time = 30- 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) There's An App For Everything, And That's A Problem
(Listening time = 17- 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Al Gore Envisions 'The Future'
(Listening time = 25- 31 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) How to Green the Desert and Reverse Climate Change
(Listening time = 23 - 28 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) 'Can't Buy Me Like' in The Relationship Era
(Listening time = 30 - 37 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

10) 'The Magic Shop' - a short story by H.G. Wells
(Listening time = 27 - 33 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

72

1 ) Error on First Base    (Advisory: Contains adult humour and sexual references)
(Listening time = 16 -20 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Erasing Death
(Listening time = 40- 51 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Brothers from Another Planet
(Listening time = 22 - 28 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Bono: The Good News on Poverty (Yes, There is Good News)
(Listening time = 14 - 17 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) What's the Secret to a Happy Family?
(Listening time = 18- 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Intergalactic Cold Call
(Listening time = 7- 9 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Your Brain is More Than a Bag of Chemicals
(Listening time = 15- 19 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Imagine What it Would be Like to Hear
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) How The Food Industry Manipulates You With 'Salt Sugar Fat'
(Listening time = 38 - 48 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

10) 'The Boarding House' - a short story by James Joyce
(Listening time = 17 - 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

71

1 ) Meteor Renews Focus on Asteroid Threats
(Listening time = 18 -22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) 2 Years into Uprising, Bahrain Feels Like a "Nation Under Occupation"
(Listening time = 10- 13 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) 'Dead Sea Scrolls' Still Live In Debate And Discovery
(Listening time = 36 - 46 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Researchers Point To The End of the Dinosaurs
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) The Horse Meat Scandal - Why Is Some Food Taboo?
(Listening time = 17- 21 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) How Much Do I Love You? Japanese Husbands Shout It Out
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Martin Luther King: "We as a Nation Must Undergo a Radical Revolution of Values"
(Listening time = 4- 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Do You Want To Keep Your Messages Private? There's An App For That
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) The Life and Death Of Prisoner X
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

10) Syrian English Teacher Becomes a War Photographer
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

11) Looking for Revenge In The 'Underworld' Of Stolen Bikes
(Listening time = 18 - 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

70

1 ) Killer Kitties?
(Listening time = 3 - 4 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Canine Mystery: How Dogs Became Man's Best Friend
(Listening time = 19- 24 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) Chinese Cyber Attacks
(Listening time = 5 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Helen Fisher: Why We Love, Why We Cheat
(Listening time = 22 - 27 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) How The Glock Became America's Weapon Of Choice
(Listening time = 39- 49 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Tyler DeWitt: Hey Science Teachers -- Make It Fun
(Listening time = 13 - 17 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) Investing In Citizenship: For The Rich, A Road To The U.S.
(Listening time = 11- 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Zahra' Langhi: Why Libya's Revolution Didn't Work -- and What Might
(Listening time = 9 - 12 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Fahad Al-Attiya: A Country With No Water
(Listening time = 8 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

10) 'Anything That Moves': Civilians And The Vietnam War
(On March 15, 1968, American soldiers slaughtered more than 500 unarmed Vietnamese civilians)    
(Listening time = 32 - 39 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

69

1 ) Barack Obama's Second Inaugural Address
(Listening time = 18 - 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Four More Years in the Spotlight for Michelle Obama
(Listening time = 18- 23 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) More Young People Are Moving Away From Religion, But Why?
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) On Religion, Some Young People Show Both Doubt And Respect
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) A Supreme Court Justice Deliberates: Sonia Sotomayor On Love, Health And Family
(Listening time = 8- 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Sonia Sotomayor: Don't Let A Door Stop You
(Listening time = 8 - 10 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) For Those Still In Syria, A Daily Struggle
(Listening time = 6- 8 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

8) Karen Thompson Walker: What Fear Can Teach Us
(Listening time = 11 - 14 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

9) Internet Activist and Hero, Aaron Swartz, Pressured by the Government, Dies At 26
(Listening time = 7 - 9 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

68

1 ) Chimamanda Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story
(Listening time = 19 - 24 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

2) Become A Successful Chinese Bureaucrat, In 5 Easy Steps
(Listening time = 4 - 6 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

3) 2 Million Displaced Syrians Are Living 'Rough'
(Listening time = 9 - 11 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

4) Europe Fails
(Listening time = 4 - 5 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

5) Full Planet, Empty Plates - Tortilla protests, bread riots . . .
(Listening time = 18- 22 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

6) Gever Tulley: 5 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do
(Listening time = 9 - 12 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

7) From Puberty To Pop Culture: What It Means 'To Be A Woman'
(Listening time = 30 - 38 minutes - depending on chosen listening speed)

 

 

   
 
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