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  • What makes you a heretic? Journalist Andrew Gold believes that, in an age of group-think and tribes, we need heretics - those who use unconventional wisdom to speak out against their own groups, from cancelled comedians and radical feminists to cult defectors and vigilantes hunting deviants.

    Learn from my guests how to rebel, think differently and resist social contagion. From Triggernometry's Francis Foster and the world's most cancelled man Graham Linehan to ex-Hasidic Jew Julia Haart and gender critical atheist Richard Dawkins. These are the people living with the weight of their own community's disappointment on their shoulders.

  • Jess and Savanna are two best friends of 20 years. Leading totally different lifestyles, but who couldn’t be more in sync. Follow along as they dive into life’s most relatable topics. From marriage and motherhood, to heartbreaks and healing. With their unique perspective and witty banter, they aim to bring a refreshing and relatable take on these topics. Join them on their journey as they navigate through ups and downs of life, all while keeping their friendship at the core. Get ready for an honest and vulnerable conversation between two best friends on their new podcast-This isn’t a Podcast!

  • I Could Never... is a show about non-monogamy and the many ways it can look. Genevieve King from @chillpolyamory and her partner Ishik interview a variety of guests to create an anthology of stories demonstrating the myriad ways people practice non-monogamy. I Could Never... is the podcast that reminds us: just because you’ve never done something before, doesn’t mean you can’t do it.

  • Why do so many people uproot their lives and move to a new and often strange part of the world? What are the motivations and impacts on doing so? What are the success stories and what are the not so successful stories?

    In this podcast, weโ€™ll explore and what makes people move their lives to somewhere new and how that impacts them, their friendships, relationships and families.

    Hosted by Chris Russell and Rob Orme, weโ€™ll explore this topic through sharing both our own stories and speaking to fellow expats, experts and travellers whoโ€™ve upped their lives and moved away from their home.

    This is Here and Eire.

  • TesseLeads is a safe, sensitive and supportive place and space to share, hear and tell your stories and experiences. You will hear from top experts and thought leaders strategies, tips and techniques they have found useful in navigating a diverse range of challenges, difficulties, dilemmas as well as how you can create and shape opportunities.

  • Broadcaster and media personality Mike Parry and radio and TV presenter and columnist Lizzie Cundy explore the fascinating world of infidelity in this exciting and gripping new podcast. Each episode features instances of betrayal and the betrayed, discussion and debate about why people are unfaithful, and real-life stories from you on your experiences of deceit, deception and downright duplicity. Email the show to share your confession at [email protected]. Pull the covers back to find out what's really going on out there. You won't believe your eyes...or ears. Is everybody at it?

  • Welcome to The Honest Truth Podcast, where raw authenticity takes center stage. Hosted by the fearless Kellie Sweet, we dig deep into the lives and journeys of people from every corner of society. This isnโ€™t just another podcast; it's a platform for those daring enough to live their truth out loud.


    Here, weโ€™re all about our generationโ€”bold, diverse, and unafraid to speak up. Every episode brings you unfiltered stories that cut through the noise, from epic victories and crushing defeats to the gritty moments of self-discovery that define us.


    So, if you're ready for real talk that challenges, inspires, and resonates, youโ€™ve come to the right place. Tune in, connect, and join us in celebrating the power of living authentically. This is The Honest Truth Podcast โ€”where every voice is heard and every story counts.


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  • When ”one fun night” changes your whole life... A podcast born in quarantine and the blueprint we took with us when we emerged.

  • The podcast for in between your podcasts. Each episode brings you into the world of Abbie & Cian. Assisted by impressions, odd noises and the contributors continuously talking over one another; these short, harmless soundbites act as the perfect easy-going pause before you listen to your next podcast.

  • Slow unwieldly atl backup archive feed of INTO YOUR HEAD- a uniqiue comedy podcast by Neal O’Carroll. Served from the backup site at Archive dot IntoYourHead dot IE – That site is also designed to work well with the WayBack Machine for far future podcast archeologists etc. | MORE: Permanent archives Stash1: search on Archive dot org for “Neal O’Carroll Into Your Head podcast” Stash 2: Search f”Onsug Radio 686 – Into Your Head”, also on Archive dot Org. Additionally, searching on Wayback Machine for Archives.IntoYourHead.ie brings up a well designed cache | About Into Your Head: When dry witted Irishman, acquired taste hobbiest humourist, socially awkward practically unheard-of legally blind cat obsessed underachiever and husband Neal O’Carroll ingests* a perfectly ordinary consumer-grade generic energy drink, something happens. There emerges a silver-tongued* purveyor of comical monologues, absurd analogies, illogical yet impressively argued opinions and copious Two Cats walk into a

  • Welcome to Dewing Virtue! A Catholic Podcast. Where virtue is what we do.

    What is virtue? And more importantly, what does it mean to be a Catholic man?

    Grab a glass, pour yourself a dram of whisky, and come join us!

    From your hosts Anthony Criste, Mark LaRochelle, and Brian Hicks
    -Cheers!

  • Ten years ago Stephen was lost. He needed guidance and help to find the person he knew was meant to be. One day, in 2015, after coming close to death and hitting new lows, he picked up the phone and called the number of a therapist in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland. The person who answered was a very respected Therapist called Zak. Zak went on to help Stephen find the person he was meant to be, and so much more. Zak helped Stephen get sober from alcohol and move into a thriving and deeply peaceful new chapter of his life. Then the therapy stopped for a few years, and both men went on with their lives.

    But now, Stephen and Zak have decided to start Therapy again. Only this time, you are also invited to listen.

    This, is One Man and his Therapist.

    Real Therapy.

    Real Growth.

    Real Healing.

  • The Thoughts Too Loud Podcast is the audio-arm of award-winning mental health blog, Thoughts Too Big, hosted by founder and writer, Daragh Fleming. This short podcast is a solo-rant style podcast, where Daragh dives deep on writing, mental health, and life.

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  • D-Day: The Longest Day and Beyond The pre-dawn darkness of June 6th, 1944, hung heavy over the choppy waters of the English Channel. Aboard thousands of ships crammed with Allied soldiers, a nervous tension crackled in the air. This was D-Day, the culmination of years of planning and sacrifice, a gamble for freedom that would rewrite the course of World War II. This article delves not only into the strategic brilliance and tactical execution of the invasion but also the human stories, technological advancements, and lasting impact of this defining moment in history. The Road to D-Day: A Logistics Marvel Operation Overlord, the code name for the Normandy invasion, was a logistical marvel. After the brutal Eastern Front stalemate, the need for a second front in Europe to relieve pressure on the Soviets was paramount. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander, shouldered the immense responsibility of planning and executing a large-scale amphibious assault against heavily fortified German defenses. Months of meticulous planning went into assembling a vast armada. Over 7,000 ships, ranging from mighty battleships to nimble landing craft, were gathered across British ports. The human component was equally staggering. Nearly 3 million troops from the United States, Great Britain, Canada, and other Allied nations trained tirelessly for the amphibious assault. Maintaining secrecy was vital. Operation Bodyguard, an elaborate deception plan, aimed to mislead the Germans about the invasion's location and timing. Fake radio traffic and inflatable tank battalions were deployed to suggest a landing attempt elsewhere, most notably near Calais, France. Individual Stories: Facing the Unknown Beyond the grand strategy, D-Day was about the courage of individual soldiers facing unimaginable challenges. Private John Miller, a young American paratrooper from the 101st Airborne Division, clutched a picture of his wife and newborn baby as he boarded the C-47 transport plane. Fear gnawed at him, but the thought of a free Europe and a future for his family fueled his resolve. Across the channel, Sergeant James Evans, a seasoned British commando, readied his squad for the assault on Gold Beach. He was a veteran of North Africa and Italy, but the scale of D-Day filled him with a sense of foreboding. Technological Advancements: Tools for Liberation The success of D-DD depended not just on strategy but also on the technological advancements employed by the Allies. Landing craft, nicknamed "Ducks," were specially designed amphibious vehicles capable of navigating rough seas and depositing troops directly onto the beaches. The ubiquitous M4 Sherman tank, though vulnerable to German artillery, provided crucial mobile firepower for the infantry. Advances in communication, with portable radios allowing for better coordination between units, proved invaluable during the chaotic landings. On the other side, the Germans relied on a network of fortified bunkers equipped with heavy weaponry, creating a formidable defensive line. Enigma, the German encryption machine, had been cracked by Allied codebreakers like Alan Turing at Bletchley Park, providing crucial intelligence about German troop movements and defensive plans. The German Perspective: A Fortress Under Siege While the Allies meticulously planned the invasion, the Germans awaited their assault with a mixture of apprehension and confidence. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, tasked with defending the Atlantic Wall, recognized the vulnerability of the French coast but faced resource constraints and internal political struggles. German intelligence, misled by Operation Bodyguard, anticipated a landing at Calais and had concentrated their armored divisions there. The initial paratrooper drops behind enemy lines caused confusion and disruption, but the sheer volume of Allied troops eventually overwhelmed the German defenses. D-Day: A Day of Valor and Sacrifice Originally planned for June 5th, the invasion was postponed due to bad weather. Finally, on a cloudy and choppy June 6th, history unfolded. Paratroopers were airdropped behind enemy lines in the pre-dawn hours, tasked with disrupting German defenses and securing crucial bridges. Gliders carrying additional troops followed shortly after, their silent descent a prelude to the coming storm. As dawn approached, Allied warships bombarded the Normandy coast in a relentless barrage, softening German defenses. Landing craft filled with infantry soldiers then approached the beaches, a daunting sight that would be immortalized in history. The landings on the five designated beaches – code-named Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword – unfolded with varying degrees of success. Utah Beach: A Surprise Victory Utah Beach, on the western flank, surprised the Germans with minimal resistance. The paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division had successfully secured key positions inland, and the German defenders were caught off guard. American troops landed relatively unscathed, establishing a foothold with minimal casualties. Omaha Beach: A Baptism by Fire However, on the eastern Omaha Beach: A Baptism by Fire (continued) Omaha Beach, code-named "Bloody Omaha" for a reason, became a scene of unimaginable carnage. Soldiers from the US 1st Infantry Division faced a literal wall of fire as they exited their landing craft. Heavy German fortifications, including pillboxes and barbed wire, rained down withering fire on the exposed troops. Obstacles like mines and underwater obstacles further hampered their progress. Casualties were staggering. Sergeant Evans, watching the unfolding horror from his landing craft on Gold Beach miles away, could only imagine the hell his American counterparts were experiencing. Corporal William James, a young soldier in the 1st Infantry Division, waded ashore amidst the chaos. Bullets whizzed past his head, and the water churned red with blood. Fear threatened to paralyze him, but the desperate cries of his wounded comrades spurred him forward. He joined other soldiers in a desperate scramble for cover behind the meager protection offered by the seawall. Hours of intense fighting ensued, with American troops slowly pushing inland under the relentless German assault. By nightfall, Omaha Beach had been secured, but the cost was immense. Thousands of Allied soldiers lay dead or wounded on the blood-soaked sand, a stark reminder of the brutality of war. Beyond the Beaches: The Fight for Liberation While the landings were a critical first step, the Battle of Normandy was far from over. The following weeks saw brutal fighting as Allied forces pushed inland against fierce German resistance. Hedgerows, dense networks of shrubs and trees, became a defining feature of the battlefield, providing cover for German defenders and slowing the Allied advance. Tanks rumbled through the French countryside, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. Air support played a crucial role, with Allied bombers pounding German positions. The bravery of the French Resistance fighters, who sabotaged German infrastructure and aided Allied forces, cannot be overstated. Private Miller, having survived the harrowing parachute drop, fought alongside his fellow paratroopers to secure key objectives behind enemy lines. Their initial disorientation and scattered landings hampered their effectiveness, but their tenacity and resourcefulness proved invaluable. Sergeant Evans, leading his commando unit on Gold Beach, spearheaded the assault on a heavily fortified German position. The battle raged for hours, with heavy casualties on both sides. Eventually, through sheer determination and combined arms tactics, the British forces secured their objectives and linked up with other Allied units. The Civilian Experience: Caught in the Crossfire The invasion wasn't just about soldiers; it had a profound impact on French civilians living under Nazi occupation. Madame Dubois, a French farmer whose home overlooked Omaha Beach, witnessed the horror of the landings firsthand. German soldiers had requisitioned her farmhouse, forcing her and her family into cramped quarters. The relentless bombardment of the beach filled her with dread. As American troops finally pushed inland, her relief was tinged with sorrow at the sight of fallen soldiers and the devastation wrought by the battle. The Home Front: A Nation Holds its Breath While Allied troops fought on the beaches of Normandy, families back home anxiously awaited news. Newspapers were plastered with headlines about the invasion, and radio broadcasts crackled with updates, often incomplete and confusing. Mrs. Miller, back in the United States, clutched a telegram with shaking hands. It simply stated that her husband was "wounded, non-life-threatening." Relief washed over her, but worry gnawed at her until she received another telegram confirming his recovery. Across the country, millions of families shared similar anxieties, their lives intertwined with the unfolding drama in Europe. The Long Shadow of War: A Legacy of Liberation and Loss D-Day marked a turning point in World War II, but the victory came at a heavy cost. Over 156,000 Allied troops landed in Normandy on June 6th, and over 10,000 casualties were sustained on that day alone. The Battle of Normandy raged for weeks, with an estimated total of 240,000 Allied and German casualties. The psychological scars of war ran deep, impacting veterans on both sides for years to come. The liberation of France opened the door for the eventual defeat of Nazi Germany. However, the war's devastation lingered. Rebuilding efforts took years, and the trauma of occupation left a lasting mark on French society. D-Day also ushered in the nuclear age. The use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 marked a grim escalation of warfare and a stark reminder of the potential consequences of future conflicts. Conclusion: A Beacon of Hope and Resilience D-Day stands as a testamen

  • At The Headway Podcast, we understand the complexities and uncertainties that come with brain injury. We're here to illuminate the path to recovery, offering a wealth of information, unwavering support, and invaluable insights on a wide array of topics directly connected to brain injury and the journey to recovery. Whether you're a survivor, a caregiver, a healthcare professional, or anyone interested in understanding this critical aspect of life, our podcast is a valuable resource for all. Crafted, produced and led by Shane Fitzgerald alongside co-host Rachel Coyle.

  • We all have That One Story.That One Story that we can tell front to back, back to front. That One Story we have told so many times that people want to get sick of hearing it but they can't because it's that good. This is a podcast that takes stories submitted by us and or told to us and we listen and react. If you want to submit your own story to use send it over to [email protected] and we can read it on the podcast OR potentially have you on to tell us all about That One Story.

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  • New Hampshire has sent its most troubled kids to the same juvenile detention center for more than a century. It's a place that was supposed to nurture them, that instead hurt them – in some of the worst ways imaginable. It's now at the center of one of the biggest youth detention scandals in American history. How did this happen – and how did it finally come to light?

  • Join us on this exciting new podcast as we follow the journey of an American woman, Aly Sacleux, who moved to France in 2021. She shares her experiences, travel tips, expat stories, and insights into French culture.

    We'll also dive into the challenges and joys of expat life, from navigating the French bureaucracy to making new friends

  • "The Place You Call Home" is a podcast hosted by Denean Rowe that delves into the concept of "home." In each episode, Denean and her guest will talk about what "home" means to them and what they think their home might be in the future.


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    Email:[email protected]


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  • Nearly daily, about hour-long recordings of the sounds of NYC.

  • Interviews, panels, discussions, news, ideas, information about living, relocating, life, food, culture, history, digital nomads and more in Latin America.

    Learn about life in Mexico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Miami & more across the region.