Hollywood is finally getting ready to give women superpowers. For decades, moviegoers only saw the likes of Batman, Spider Man, and Iron Man, but in recent years there's been a slate of strong female characters on screen. And there's more to come, including The Black Widow, Captain Marvel and the iconic Wonder Woman. This hour, we're talking about superheroines, in film and in real life.
Wonder Woman's Fascinating Origin Story; What It's Like To Be A Real Life Spy Girl; What Does A Strong Female Character Look Like?; Let's Put An End To S...
08/30/2015 at 10:15 AM
Does death gives life meaning? You might think so, looking at the prominence of death and the afterlife in so many religions. For millennia, people have dreamed about immortality, and now transhumanists are trying to extend life by merging our selves with machines. Also, with so much of our lives lived online, how do we plan for our digital afterlives?
"The Mysteries of Life are More Present"; "Not Knowing Is Itself Liberation"; Death After Dying; Mourning in the Digital Age; Humanity Beyond the Human; Reset: A Digital...
New Orleans Still Vulnerable To Storms / Racism and NOLA's Recovery / Turning up the Heat on Frigid Offices / Beyond the Headlines / Endangered Porpoise Caught in the Web of Illegal Fishing / Unseen Ocean Migrations
08/30/2015 at 09:30 AM
The federal government denies being involved in an abandoned police operation in Melbourne, saying it would never condone random visa checks.
(El primer ministro Tony Abbott dice que su departamento no tenía conocimiento previo de la operación en Melbourne.
08/30/2015 at 07:45 AM
In 1943, the cellist, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, was sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. She expected to be killed in the gas chambers, but survived because she was recruited to play in an orchestra set up by the women prisoners. Anita Lasker-Wallfisch talks to Witness about her experience and the power of music in the darkest moments in history.
PICTURE: Anita Lasker-Wallfisch in 1938 (Private Collection).
08/30/2015 at 07:30 AM
Hear about travel to Santa Barbara, California as the Amateur Traveler talks to Heather Simon from wellplannedtravel.net about the "American Riviera".
08/30/2015 at 05:45 AM
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Using data for Apple Music, better sound quality on a cell phone, finding what's taking up your hard drive space, wireless charging capability to a smartphone and more of your calls.
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08/30/2015 at 04:45 AM
In this week's address, the President spoke about his upcoming trip to Alaska, during which he will view the effects of climate change firsthand. Alaskans are already living with the impact of climate change, with glaciers melting faster, and temperatures projected to rise between six and twelve degrees by the end of the century.
08/30/2015 at 04:30 AM
Wild plants growing right in your own backyard can be used to enhance digestion, increase cognitive performance and improve endurance.
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08/30/2015 at 04:15 AM
Author and actor CC Humphreys talks about his novel-turned-play Shakespeare's Rebel and his new book Plague. Author Susan Juby talks about some of the important books in her life and we get some suggestions about tech gear for university.
08/30/2015 at 02:45 AM
Newfoundland composer Dean Burry has landed the gig as the Artistic Director of the Canadian Children's Opera Company. Dean is originally from Gander, he's made a name for himself as a composer of children's opera and as an opera educator-facilitator. He
08/30/2015 at 02:30 AM
Barry Parsons has built a food blogging empire....on Empire Avenue in St. John's. Barry has millions of followers on Rock Recipes ...yes millions for some of his recipes. Half a million followers on social media. Last year he had a smash success in Newfou
It's the Best of Not My Job with teen heart-throbs Daniel Radcliffe, Brooke Shields, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald, and Lance Bass.
A show about embracing the changes that come with autumn. And a story about a change in Stephanie's life: her first year at university.
08/30/2015 at 02:15 AM
The Prison Show is a live radio program airing Fridays at 9pm Central Time on KPFT FM 90.1 Houston, streaming at kpft.org. Kathryn Griffin-Townsend and The Prison Show Gang use the first hour to discuss issues of interest to convicts. The second hour features shout-outs from family and friends in the free world to their loved ones behind bars. Co-producers are Virtle Bennett and David Collingsworth. The chief engineer is Frank Dewey. The Prison Show was founded in 1980 by ex-convict Ray Hill, who produced and hosted it for three decades. H...
Sang Yoon discusses his iconic Father's Office burger and how he inadvertently unleashed a small plates trend in Los Angeles. Plus, we hear from third generation deli man David "Ziggy" Gruber and Micah Wexler updates a menu from the 1930's for the modern palate.
08/29/2015 at 11:45 PM
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08/29/2015 at 10:45 PM
Each week Thresholds explores issues which affect our lives.
08/29/2015 at 09:45 PM
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Tom and Ray learn first-hand that women do indeed play practical jokes, courtesy of the 21st Century version of the whoopee cushion. The guys are also chastised for not recognizing the value of Art History majors, and neglecting the most important feature in a babe-magnet car. In matters automotive, Matt needs to find a car that can handle his 100,000-mile annual commute, and that will be kind to his tuchus; Marc is wondering if late-night TV could improve his Envoy's gas mileage; and what does Sirah's le...
08/29/2015 at 08:45 PM