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Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world — one voicemail at a time. Bill and science writer Corey S. Powell take your burning questions and put them to the world's leading experts on just about every topic in the universe. Should you stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? Could alien life be swimming inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Does your pet parakeet learn to sing the way that you learned to speak? Bill, Corey, and their special guests will answer those questions ...
 
Bill Nye was a respected journalist who also became known as a humorist. His short pieces range from a description of a visit to a friend residing in Ludlow prison, to “advice” to a son, to a wry commentary on his visits to Oakland, California. From real estate “investments” to accounts of less than ideal train passengers, Mr. Nye had his eye trained on the ironies of life, addressing them in the only sure way to preserve sanity, with humor. (Summary by Don W. Jenkins)
 
Edgar Wilson “Bill” Nye (1850 – 1896) was a distinguished American journalist, who later became widely known as a humorist. Jim “jimmowatt” Mowatt is a distinguished LibriVox volunteer, widely known for his continued devotion both to regularly producing the LibriVox Community Podcast and to regularly creating more and more history audiobooks for the public domain, renowned for his humor and his historically kind demeanor, lately recognized as holding a diploma as well as a mic. In light of t ...
 
If you thought history was dull, dry and boring, you haven't read Bill Nye's books! He brings wit, humor, satire, irony and sheer nonsensical fun into the subject, making it both entertaining and memorable. The Comic History of England was published posthumously in 1896 after the writer's tragic and untimely death half-way through the project. Hence it remains incomplete and covers the history of the island nation only up to the Tudor period. However, beginning with Julius Caesar, the Roman ...
 
For American journalist and humorist Edgar Wilson Nye who wrote under the pen name Bill Nye in the late 19th century, facts are not to be presented in their newborn, bare state. They should be properly draped and embellished before they can be presented before the public. Hence, in the Comic History of the United States published in 1894, he gives his readers the facts. But in a bid to make the historical figures more human he describes them as “people who ate and possibly drank, people who ...
 
Hosted by Negin Farsad, Fake the Nation is all the comedy about politics without any of the politics about politics. Every week Negin and a cast of her funniest, smartest and most politically astute friends (John Fugelsang, Lizz Winstead, Dean Obeidallah and others) gather 'round the political roundtable to break down the news, make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the American political system.
 
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Atul Gawande is a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID task force. He helps us dig through the latest coronavirus news including vaccine trial results, mask mandates, and how to manage risks over the holidays. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Stitcher & Bill Nye による
 
Bill Nye and Ophira Eisenberg join Negin to discuss New Zealand's approach to closing the gender pay gap, what they hope Biden does to combat climate change, and their mutual love of Canadian cereal. Bill defines the term "carbon fee" and explains why people are less scared of "fees" than "taxes."Earwolf & Negin Farsad による
 
Can any part of the long-running film franchise stand up to scientific scrutiny? Matt Gourley — co-host of the James Bonding podcast, among much else — joins to answer all your questions about the coolest gadgets, the craziest stunts, and the glaringest plot holes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Samantha Bee and Wajahat Ali join Negin to share how they felt after finding out Joe Biden won the presidency. They also get into whether Trumpism will outlast Trump and how they plan to mentally prepare for another possible coronavirus lockdown.Earwolf & Negin Farsad による
 
The legendary filmmaker teams up with British geoscientist Clive Oppenheimer to explain how meteorites — what they call ”visitors from darker worlds” — have shaped societies throughout history. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Stitcher & Bill Nye による
 
Paula Poundstone and Dorian Warren join Negin to predict how the presidential election is going to play out. They unpack the role religion played for some Trump voters. Everyone reveals their favorite comfort movies and TV shows—Paula makes a strong case for Mary Poppins.Earwolf & Negin Farsad による
 
As different as we humans are from each other — politically and otherwise — we’re all part of the same species. We explore the history of Homo Sapiens and who (or what) might eventually replace us as kings of the forest. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Stitcher & Bill Nye による
 
David Cross and Cody Lindquist join Negin to discuss how early voting is going. In Cody's case, it involved Mariska Hargitay and free sandwiches. They also react to Amy Coney Barrett being sworn in and white women's obsession with fall.Earwolf & Negin Farsad による
 
This year Science has published an unprecedented series of scathing articles by editor in chief Holden Thorp criticizing President Trump's handling of the dual crises of COVID-19 and climate change. It's finally time for science to join the fight. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Stitcher & Bill Nye による
 
We get a look inside the mind of Tal Zaks, the Chief Medical Officer at Moderna, as the company develops and tests what it hopes will become the first successful vaccine against the coronavirus. For more episodes like this, subscribe to If I Don’t See You on Stitcher Premium. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Alexandra Pelosi and Shalewa Sharpe join Negin to explain why they're wary of presidential polling. They also discuss whether hate speech should be protected and imagine what a city designed by women would look like. (Spoiler alert: Women's bathrooms would have more hooks.)Earwolf & Negin Farsad による
 
Are robots coming for our jobs? (Probably not.) If we could remove cancer from our genome, should we? (Probably.) Can our codes of ethics keep pace with innovation? (Let's do our best.) Biotech entrepreneur Juan Enriquez is here to prepare us for tomorrow. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Judah Friedlander and Jody Avirgan join Negin to break down Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearing and Trump’s decision to participate in a town hall competing with Joe Biden. They debate whether the SATs are helping or hurting students. Judah opens up about his dislike of school and discusses why memorizing facts isn’t enough.…
 
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has spent four years stalking Bennu, an asteroid that could one day collide with Earth. We speak with Dante Lauretta, the mission's leader, as the probe is about to grab a pebbly sample of Bennu and bring it home. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Stitcher & Bill Nye による
 
Gaby Dunn and Peppermint join Negin to provide insight on what Amy Coney Barrett's nomination could mean for the LGBTQ+ community, including the particular challenges transgender people face. They also react to Trump's COVID diagnosis and the end of 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians.'Earwolf & Negin Farsad による
 
Tochi Onyebuchi and Sarah Pappalardo join Negin to break down the most insane moments of Tuesday night's presidential debate. They also discuss whether composting is a form of doomsday prepping and dig into Trump's taxes. Sarah explains why the $750 that Trump paid in federal income taxes isn't even the worst part.…
 
What happens when you try to develop a vaccine for a brand new disease at “warp speed”? Where do the various trials stand today, and what are the safety concerns associated with emergency use authorizations? Dr. Eric Topol has the answers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Stitcher & Bill Nye による
 
Julián Castro and Lou Gonzalez join Negin to shed light on why some Latinx voters are undecided and what issues are important to them. They also discuss Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy and why switching to a 4-day work week would benefit everyone.Earwolf & Negin Farsad による
 
Ainissa Ramirez is an expert in the unheralded field that shapes so much of the modern world: the science of materials. She explains how seemingly modest inventions like glass, the pocket watch, and the telegraph have transformed us all. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Stitcher & Bill Nye による
 
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