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Completely Relax with This One Weird Podcast

Completely Relax with This One Weird Podcast

Do you want to be an animal? Like actually? Listen to Animal Meditations

Sometime in 2016, Jon Leland became enraptured with Jeff Bridges’ Sleeping Tapes, a strange but soothing album wherein the Dude, who is a meditator and student of Zen philosophy, intones quirky affirmations over a bed of crackly sound, overlaid with […]

The Science Journalists Who Don’t Care If You Don’t Like Their Vocal Fry

The Science Journalists Who Don’t Care If You Don’t Like Their Vocal Fry

The hosts of science podcast Weirdest Thing are young, casual, chatty, and female—traits that some say are their weakness, but to them is their strength.

Another day at work. Your coworker tells you about an archaeological dig that uncovered the skeleton of a baby that, apparently, was born in the grave itself. You’re completely unfazed. “Oh yeah,” you say. “Coffin birth.”  That was one of […]

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