Sunday, September 5, 2010

Heads-up for 5 September 2010

The China History Podcast
Li Ka-shing
Li Ka-shing is a Hong Kong billionaire tycoon who has played a great role in not only Hong Kong's prosperity but in China’s as well. He is respected not only for his achievements in business and industry but also for his rise from humble beginnings in Chaozhou, China.
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History According to Bob
Fallout from Nuclear Testing
This show is talks about all sorts of problems with fallout from the testing of nuclear weapons during the 50's and 60's.
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Volkis Stimme
Ausgabe 099: Best of Gesellschaft
Why is Volki giving us a series of his 'Best of..'? Will the podcast quit? Anyway, here are the best of society news items.
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Kritisch Denken
Het gevaar van wetenschapsontkenning
Vandaag spreken we over de gevaren van wetenschapsontkenning. De oorspronkelijke tekst komt van Tedtalks en is een speech van Michel Specter.

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New Books In History
Elaine Tyler May, “America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation”
Shows that the Pill really didn’t live up to expectations then and it hasn’t now. After all, the Pill is a form of contraception, and contraception has been available for a long time.
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Shrink Rap Radio
The Art of Choosing with Sheena Iyengar
Sheena Iyengar, Ph.D. is a Professor at Columbia Business School. Sheena’s primary research interest is how people perceive and respond to choice. Her work is regularly cited in the popular press, as well as in bestselling books such as Blink by Malcolm Gladwell. She has recently written her first book, The Art of Choosing, which explores the mysteries of choice in everyday life.
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