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The Hosts of ‘Stuff You Missed in History Class’ Share 7 Amazing, Oft-Overlooked Women in History

mentalfloss.com — From composers and moonshiners to hoaxes and natural disasters, Holly Frey and Tracy V. Wilson have researched it all. Their popular podcast, Stuff You Missed in History Class , spotlights fascinating historical figures and events that haven't gotten nearly as much attention as they deserve.
Jan 29, 2016

The Hosts of ‘Stuff You Missed in History Class’ Share 7 Amazing, Oft-Overlooked Women in History shar.es/1hDaoo

Jan 29, 2016

RT @mental_floss: The Hosts of ‘Stuff You Missed in History Class’ Discuss 7 Amazing Women in History — bit.ly/1KLygUR pic.twitter.com/EDl9uARMTq

10 Tips For Getting ‘Happier’ in 60 Seconds (Or Less)

mentalfloss.com — Author Gretchen Rubin received international attention for her 2009 best-selling book, The Happiness Project , in which she reexamines her own happiness and tries to develop mood-boosting habits. With her weekly podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin , her quest for happier living continues.

Podcaster Gretchen Rubin Shares 10 Tips For Getting ‘Happier’ in 60 Seconds (Or Less)

mentalfloss.com — Author Gretchen Rubin received international attention for her 2009 best-selling book, The Happiness Project , in which she reexamines her own happiness and tries to develop mood-boosting habits. With her weekly podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin , her quest for happier living continues.

15 of the Year’s Greatest Podcast Episodes

mentalfloss.com — Even though podcasting has been around for more than a decade, 2015 may go down as the year the medium truly erupted. In the wake of Serial's astoundingly popular first season, this year we saw a wave of new podcasts addressing everything from secret codes to reality TV to sleep-inducing boredom.

‘Sleep with Me’ Host Drew Ackerman Shares 8 Pop-Culture Inspirations for His Podcast

mentalfloss.com — Most podcasters want to avoid putting their listeners to sleep. But for Drew Ackerman, being boring is a full-time job. As host of the popular sleep-inducing podcast Sleep with Me , Ackerman (known as "Scooter" to his listeners) has mastered the art of sleepytime storytelling.

Pod City: Comedian Gilbert Gottfried Names 9 (Dead) Celebrities He’d Like to Have on His Podcast

mentalfloss.com — Like dozens-actually, probably hundreds-of other comedians, Gilbert Gottfried hosts a podcast. Unlike many of them, though, he has found a unique niche: the oft-forgotten celebrity. Butch Patrick, Adam West, Ken Berry, Greg Evigan, and Barbara Feldon are just a few of the seasoned performers Gottfried has interviewed since launching his Amazing Colossal Podcast in 2014.

Pod City: 15 Classic Podcasts Featuring ‘SNL’ Alums

mentalfloss.com — Podcasts don't get much juicier than Gilbert Gottfried's interview with Chevy Chase. On the Nov. 16 episode of Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast, the old friends flash back to Chase's Saturday Night Live days, tell dirty jokes, gossip about Rodney Dangerfield, and do pretty much everything else I hoped they would.

Pod City: 9 New Podcasts To Put on Your Radar

mentalfloss.com — According to my Stitcher app, I've logged more than 1,010 hours listening to podcasts. Below are a few new shows I've come across in recent weeks-all of them interesting and well-produced-making me think I could hit that 2,000 mark before I know it. For more recs, peruse the Pod City archive.

Pod City: 9 Podcasts That’ll Scare Your Pants Off

mentalfloss.com — I'm all about costumes, candy, and anything else Halloween-y ... that isn't scary. But even though I avoid ghosts and guts, I have many friends who wallow in them, particularly this time of year. So, with fans of all things creepy-crawly in mind, below are a few podcasts to help you get into the Halloween spirit (with a couple not-so-scary shows thrown in): SPOOKY STORYTELLING 1.

Pod City: 10 Podcasts to Help You Sleep

mentalfloss.com — Despite having a busy job, an energetic toddler, and a painful 5:30 a.m. alarm, I'm no stranger to insomnia. Fortunately, I've noticed a growing number of podcasts aimed at putting me to sleep. Below are a few of my faves, which range from simple meditations to grownup bedtime stories to droning tones.
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Feb 08, 2016

let's discuss this calmly, rationally and intelligently ... ok? twitter.com/travelingheidi…

Feb 08, 2016

@BIGBUSINESS that is a killer lineup. but if i have to camp, it's a no-go!

Feb 03, 2016

Kinda dreading the day when my 3-year-old discovers her favorite superhero isn't really named "Cat America." pic.twitter.com/6ydvAFcXmM

Feb 03, 2016

These talented @ajam staffers are looking for jobs, and they made a site of their best work. Love them! Hire them! bestofajam.com/people.html

Jan 31, 2016

SO MANY FONTS. "7 Hilarious Things Wrong with Ken Kratz's Website": medium.com/@xsvfat/7-hila…


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