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Now displaying: November, 2016
Nov 29, 2016

Christine Moran is an astrophysicist who has a Theoretical Physics Ph.D., Master's; Physics/Computer Science and dual B.S. She solves scientific and societal problems with an interdisciplinary approach and is currently a telescope operator in Antarctica. She is also a Caltech Postdoc on sabbatical, and aspiring Astronaut. This was one of the best conversations I have ever had, forgive the audio, she is literally at the South Pole! In this podcast we discuss the reality of matter, how spacetime works, the origin of the universe, how religion fits in and her efforts to become an astronaut. Please take the time to listen to this fascinating conversation!

Guest: Connect with Christine Moran while she is still on Planet Earth by going to her website christinecorbettmoran.com, check out the Signal App and follow her on the Twitters, @Corbett.

Show Notes:

• Iridium satellite constellation

• Lockheed C-130 Hercules

• South Pole Telescope

Cosmic Microwave Background

Gravitational lens

Simulated Reality

• The Library of Babel

Signal - Private Messenger

Nov 25, 2016

Glenn the Geek is the founder of the Horse Radio Network, the largest podcasting network for horse lovers worldwide. He did that while battling one of the most controversial and misunderstood diseases in the world, Chronic Lyme Disease. Chronic Lyme cost him his farm, business and most of his worldly possessions but he and his wife, Jennifer, simplified and fought back. In addition we talk about the future of advertising and media, podcasting and of course we talk some horses too!

Guest: Connect with Glenn the Geek on his website HorseRadioNetwork.com and check out their awesome app on iOS and Android, Horse Radio Network.

Show Notes:

Fingerhut

Party line (telephony)

Lyme Disease

• Acetylcholine

Twit

Fiddler on the Roof

Dressage

Nov 22, 2016

Jody Temple White is the co-founder of The Courage Vibe, a family adventure company and author of the upcoming book, The W3 Factor. Her adventurous nature was embodied in the uncharted, low-budget, high-adventure backpacking trip she took with her husband, her then 16- year old son and 11-year old daughter to 24 countries over nine months, volunteering in over 25 local service projects along the way.  In this podcast we discuss the beauty and frustrations coming from adoptions, caring for a child with medical issues, how traveling changes your world view to a more global perspective and ultimately how you can change your What If’s to Why Nots.

Guest

Follow Jody Temple White by going to her site, TheCourageVibe.com and follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and the Gram.

Show Notes

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Australia has more wild pigs than humans

Alice Springs

Marrakesh

Spana

Overview Effect

CASA for Children

The Courage Vibe

Nov 16, 2016

Pratima Aravbhoomi is a fascinating woman with an equally fascinating story. Professionally she is designer; quote expert and the founder of CraftStreetDesign.com. She built a 6 figure business in 6 months and is on a mission to help people achieve their goals, be happy, and pass on the inspiration to as many people as possible through her designs. In this podcasts we discuss arranged marriages, location freedom and location isolation, depression, hopelessness and the way back from the darkness to living a life of joy.

Guest:

Connect with Pratima Aravbhoomi on Instagram and Pinterest. Also, check out her awesome site CraftStreetDesign.com.

Show Notes:

• Eufaula, Alabama

Arranged 

"It is not what happens, but how you react to it."

Craft Street Design

Successories

Helvetica (great documentary on typography on Netflix)

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Fiverr

"Discipline is remembering what you want."

Nov 12, 2016

Brandon Panaligan is recent newlywed and also a television producer who is responsible for shows like the Big Brother, Million Dollar Listing NYC, Real Housewives of New Jersey and the Shahs of Sunset. In this podcast we discuss how he used his television production skills to create one of the most memorable weddings ever. We also talk about what it is to be a producer on reality TV, the different versions of ‘reality’ and how it differs from scripted production.

Guest: Connect with Brandon Panaligan on Instagram - @BrandonPanaligan and watch Manzod with Children.

Show Notes:

Philippines

Spinning Logic #58 - Herman Chan

Northern Lights

Ingraham Trail

Inuit Throat Singing

Nov 8, 2016

Tracee Sioux is the author of The Year of YES!. She did a life experiment in which she did everything her soul told her to do, without question, rationalization or knowing the outcome—for one year, chronicling it in a very raw and personal memoir. In this podcast we candidly discuss depression and some of the darkest moments of our lives. We also dive into Tracee growing up in the repressive Mormon culture, how the internet has affected social change and tolerance, why Ft. Collins, CO is the greatest town on Earth and the power of the modern day woman!

Guest: Connect with Tracee by going to her site at traceesioux.com and check out her awesome books The Year of YES! and Soul vs. Ego Smackdown: How to say YES! to your Soul and tell your Ego to Suck It!. Also be sure to follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Show Notes:

Tangled

• Love Distortion: Belle, Battered Codependent & Other Love Stories 

• The American Gay Rights Movement: A Timeline

• Volkswagen: The scandal explained

• Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Elance

Etsy

• Soul vs. Ego Smackdown: How to say YES! to your Soul and tell your Ego to Suck It!

Isolation Tank

• TOUR DE FAT: FORT COLLINS, COLORADO

• Pre-eclampsia

Orgasmic Meditation

Spinning Logic EP038 - Joe Rawlins

Spinning Logic EP071 - Joe Rawlins

Spinning Logic EP078 - Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus

Nov 5, 2016

Margaret Schlachter is a full-time author, writer, and obstacle racing industry expert. As an professional obstacle racer she quickly became one of the most successful woman in the sport. She started the first online space for women in obstacle racing called “Dirt in Your Skirt” and is currently the Editor-in-Chief for MudRunGuide.com the largest website in the world for obstacle racing. In this podcast we discuss how she got the love for obstacle racing and what makes it different than other sports. We also discuss publishing her own book, starting her own podcast and how she turned her passion into a business.

Guest: Follow Margaret by going to her site dirtinyourskirt.com or follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Also, be sure to check out her Dirt in Your Skirt Podcast.

Show Notes:

Minimalism

Spartan Race

Timeline of Facebook

Confidence Course

• How Does Grounding or Earthing Impact Your Health?

• Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It 

Barkley Marathons

World's Toughest Mudder

Ultra-triathlon

• Virginia Double, Triple, and Quintuple ANVIL

Nov 1, 2016

Jennifer Briney is the host of Congressional Dish, a twice monthly podcast exposing the secrets drowned out by the partisan noise in the United States Congress. By interpreting legislation, summarizing Congressional hearings and following the money she analyzes the actions of Congress that are generally ignored by the corporate media. She hopes to deliver the information from the perspective of a fed up taxpayer who bears no allegiance to any political party or ideology.

In this podcast we discuss why with a 24 hour news cycle we are actually hearing less. We also discuss in detail the flaws in our voting process and possible ways to increase voter turnout and maximize participation in our civil responsibilities.

Guest:

Connect with Jennifer Briney on the Twitters - @JenBriney.

Show Notes:

Stellar Wind

• Why hasn’t Internet voting caught on? This expert has a nefarious theory.

• Gary Johnson: 'What is Aleppo?'

• Trans-Pacific Partnership

• Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck Says We Don’t Have a Right to Water, Believes We Do Have a Right to Water and Everyone’s Confused.

The Federal Reserve Explained In 7 Minutes

FDIC

• Joe Rogan Experience #844 - Andreas Antonopoulos (Great explanation of Bitcoin and the Blockchain)

• Vote.org

• Protip: Register to vote, by changing you address with the USPS cost ~$1

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