Monday, April 4, 2011

Listening ideas for 4 April 2011

The History of Rome
In This Sign
Prior to the Battle of the Milvian Bridge Constantine experienced visions and dreams that promised him victory if he embraced Christianity.
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Stone Pages Archaeo News
Archaeo News Podcast 189
In collaboration with British Archaeological Jobs Resource
'Funny shaped stone' was Stone Age axe head
Ancient sites protection call on Scottish wind farm site
New discovery revises understanding about first North Americans
Iron Age hill fort still being quarried in Somerset
Cornish stone circle damaged by cattle
11,000-year-old settlement unearthed in Syria
Hand ax innovators reached Asia earlier than thought
3,000-year-old items discovered in southern China
'Tree Islands' in Florida, built on prehistoric trash?
Did Neanderthals discover fire?
The last Neanderthals - artifacts found in Greece
Speaker: David Connolly (BAJR)
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The Total Football Soccer Show
ET - Twente and Milan win, Team TSS lose, Dutch Wikipedia Game
Albert, Daryl and Taylor review Twente's table-topping 2-0 win over PSV in the Eredivisie, and offer some honest reactions to their first taste of Dutch league football this season. Second course is Milan's 2-0 win over Inter, featuring a goal-scoring, red-card-receiving cameo from Antonio Cassano. Third course is a heart-breaking 3-2 defeat for the back-in-action TSS 11-a-side team, and for dessert we have an all-Dutch player Wikipedia Game.
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Andresen on BitCoin and Virtual Currency
Gavin Andresen, Principal of the BitCoin Virtual Currency Project, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about BitCoin, an innovative attempt to create a decentralized electronic currency. Andresen explains the origins of BitCoin, how new currency gets created, how you can acquire BitCoins and the prospects for BitCoin's future. Can it compete with government-sanctioned money? How can users trust it? What threatens BitCoin and how might it thrive?
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