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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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1/4 Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Unabridged. Lydia Pyne (Author), Randye Kaye (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher) .. .. ..

8/17/2019
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Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Unabridged. Lydia Pyne (https://www.amazon.com/Lydia-Pyne/e/B00DX7KU8E/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author), Randye Kaye (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Randye+Kaye) (Narrator), Tantor Audio (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Tantor+Audio) (Publisher) .. .. .. Image: Nederlands: Lucy - Australopithecus afarensis...

Duration:00:11:35

2/4 Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Unabridged. Lydia Pyne (Author), Randye Kaye (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

8/17/2019
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Image: Forensic facial reconstruction of Homo erectus pekinensis [Peking Man] by Cicero Moraes. Permission: This work is free (https://freedomdefined.org/Definition) and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) , you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page. Wikimedia has received an e-mail confirming that the copyright...

Duration:00:06:56

3/4 Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Unabridged. Lydia Pyne (Author), Randye Kaye (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

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Image: Taung child – Recovering the missing parts of skull by Arc-Team, Antrocon NPO, Cicero Moraes, University of Padua. The Taung skull is in repository at the University of Witwatersrand. Dean Falk, a specialist in brain evolution, has called it "the most important anthropological fossil of the twentieth century." Permissions: This work is free (https://freedomdefined.org/Definition) and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content...

Duration:00:15:29

4/4 Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Unabridged. Lydia Pyne (Author), Randye Kaye (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

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Engraving: A 1913 reconstruction of Piltdown Man, "Eoanthropus dawsoni." Public domain. . The Piltdown Man was a paleoanthropological hoax in which bone fragments were presented as the fossilised remains of a previously unknown early human. The inauthenticity of the hoax was described in 1953. An extensive scientific review in 2016 established that the amateur archaeologist Charles Dawson was its likely perpetrator. In 1912, Charles Dawson claimed that he had discovered the "missing link"...

Duration:00:06:19

Rescuing Dream Chaser. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

8/17/2019
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Photo: Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft arrives by truck at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, located on Edwards Air Force Base. The spacecraft will undergo several months of testing in preparation for its approach and landing flight on the base’s 22L runway. The test series is part of a developmental space act agreement SNC has with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and will help SNC validate aerodynamic properties, flight software and control system...

Duration:00:06:43

Searching for Arecibo. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

8/17/2019
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Photo: A detailed view of the beam-steering mechanism and some antennas. The triangular platform at the top is fixed, and the azimuth (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azimuth) arm rotates beneath it. To the left is the Gregorian sub-reflector, and to the right is the 96-foot-long (29 m) line feed tuned to 430 MHz. Just visible at the upper right is part of the rectangular waveguide (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waveguide) that brings the 2.5 MW 430 MHz radar transmitter's signal up to the...

Duration:00:12:50

Friendship across the Seas: 1 of 4: The US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Paperback – 2019. by Agawa Naoyuki (Author)

8/17/2019
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Photo: A battle map of Operation Wonsan. United States Navy - http://www.usnavy.mil (http://www.usnavy.mil/) The Clearance of Wonsan Harbor map, a United Nations naval operation to clear sea mine fields off Wonsan, North Korea in 1950 during the korean War. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wonsan_Harbor_during_the_Korea_War,_1950.jpg) File:Wonsan Harbor during the Korea War, 1950.jpg Uploaded: 2014-05-21 06:58:41 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact...

Duration:00:11:15

Friendship across the Seas: 2 of 4: The US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Paperback – 2019. by Agawa Naoyuki (Author)

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Photo: Admiral Burke (middle) watching flight of Mercury-Redstone 3 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury-Redstone_3) with President Kennedy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy) , Vice President Johnson (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyndon_B._Johnson) , Jackie Kennedy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Kennedy_Onassis) , and Arthur Schlesinger (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_M._Schlesinger,_Jr.) in the White House Office of the President's Secretary, May 5, 1961....

Duration:00:07:43

Friendship across the Seas: 3 of 4: The US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Paperback – 2019. by Agawa Naoyuki (Author)

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Photo: Landsat satellite picture of Port of Yokosuka Tdk (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ja:User:Tdk) at Japanese Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ja:) - この画像には、ランドサット (https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%83%A9%E3%83%B3%E3%83%89%E3%82%B5%E3%83%83%E3%83%88) 衛星画像が用いられています。これは、メリーランド大学 / Global Land Cover Facility (http://glcfapp.umiacs.umd.edu:8080/esdi/index.jsp) 所蔵のデータにより、カシミール3D (http://www.kashmir3d.com/) により画像化したものです。 横須賀港のランドサット画像。2000年および2001年に撮影されたもの。 Permission details Released...

Duration:00:12:28

Friendship across the Seas: 4 of 4: The US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Paperback – 2019. by Agawa Naoyuki (Author)

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Photo: Arabian Sea on November 22, 2006 - The Japanese fast combat support ship JS Mashu (left) conducts a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Anzio_(CG-68)) U.S. Navy photo by Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 3rd Class Shawn Cossins - This Image was released by the United States Navy with the ID 061122-N-8036C-215 (http://www.navy.mil/view_image.asp?id=41063) (next)...

Duration:00:08:15

(1/2) Trends in geopolitical, economic, and technological developments increasingly need to be viewed within a global context. Gregory R. Copley

8/17/2019
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Image: New York City streets in 1890. Besides telegraph lines, multiple electric lines were required for each class of device requiring different voltages. Public domain. Book of Old New York. Henry Collins Brown. 1913. Defense and Strategic Planning Challenges in an Entirely New Age (1 of 2) Trends in geopolitical, economic, and technological developments increasingly need to be viewed within a global context. The age of stovepiping, which worked during much of the Cold War, cannot be...

Duration:00:11:05

(2/2) Trends in geopolitical, economic, and technological developments increasingly need to be viewed within a global context. Gregory R. Copley

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Image: Population density (people per km2) map of the world in 1994. In relation to the equator it is seen that the vast majority of the human population lives in the Northern Hemisphere (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Hemisphere) , as 67% of the Earth's land area is there. Public domain. (A more recent population density map can be found at http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/) Defense and Strategic Planning Challenges in an Entirely New Age (2 of 2) Analysis. By Gregory R. Copley,...

Duration:00:10:50

Endangered Species Act: “cumbersome . . . has ill-served both wildlife & rural communities”; Brian Yablonski (@BrianYablonski), PERC Exec Dir

8/16/2019
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Post: "Gift for the Grangers," 1873 print promoting U.S. farmers' organization. Public domain. .. The excitement over the language choice of "endangered" or "threatened" in the Endangered Species Act. https://www.perc.org/2018/04/24/the-road-to-recovery/Brian Yablonski (@BrianYablonski), PERC Exec Dir (@PERCtweets) (https://www.perc.org/2018/04/24/the-road-to-recovery/) The statute provides for the listing of two categories of species: “endangered” species, which are currently at risk of...

Duration:00:09:47

#TheScalaReport: Should we punish companies with data breaches like Capital One's the same way we punish companies with oil spills like Exxon's Exxon Valdez? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE ⁦@ScalaInc⁩

8/16/2019
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Photo: Shortly after leaving the Port of Valdez, the Exxon Valdez (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Exxon_Valdez) ran aground on Bligh Reef. The picture below was taken 3 days after the vessel grounded, just before a storm arrived. http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/photos/exxon/02.html...

Duration:00:12:04

PacWatch: Bubonic Plague Downtown Los Angeles. Jeff Bliss.

8/16/2019
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Engraving: Paul Fürst, engraving, c. 1721, of a plague doctor of Marseilles (introduced as 'Dr Beaky (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beak) of Rome (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rome) '). His nose-case is filled with herbal material to keep off the plague. [Likely a mixture of strong, antimicrobial aromatics, including clove and cinnamon. –Ed] Public domain. PacWatch: Bubonic Plague Downtown Los Angeles....

Duration:00:10:20

The Syrian Kurds and the uncertain Erdogan regime. Bilal Wahab @WashInstitute Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

8/16/2019
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Photo: The Turkish borders as determined in the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Lausanne) Lt.-Col. Lawrence Martin - From: The Treaties of Peace 1919-1923, Vol. II, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, New York, 1924. Compiled by Lt.-Col. Lawrence Martin, Geographer of the Institute of Politics. immediate source: http://www.hri.org/docs/lausanne/turkey.gif Borders of the Republic of Turkey as determined in 1923. CC BY-SA 3.0...

Duration:00:09:12

Trump's Pennsylvania energy jobs are the story. @Salenaito @WashingtnExaminer

8/16/2019
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Photo: The original Point Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo taken in 1900. Date | 1900 Source | http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Best-of-the-Burgh-Blogs/The-412/January-2014/25-Amazing-Photos-of-the-Real-Steel-City/ Author | Unknown http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump's Pennsylvania energy jobs are the story. @SalenaZito @WashingtnExaminer...

Duration:00:10:10

Omar and Tlaib call attention to their anti-Semitic conduct. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

8/16/2019
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Photo: The destruction of Jewish Temple (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Jerusalem_(70)#Destruction_of_Jerusalem) (painting by David Roberts (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Roberts_(painter)) from 1850) David Roberts (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:David_Roberts_(painter)) - http://www.preteristarchive.com/ARTchive/1850_roberts_destruction-jerusalem.html http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Omar and Tlaib call...

Duration:00:10:25

The long, long, long delayed SLS & What is to be done? Jeff Foust, @ScienceNews David Livingston SpaceShow.com

8/16/2019
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Photo: CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- President John F. Kennedy honors John H. Glenn Jr. at Hangar S, Cape Canaveral, Florida, after his historic three-orbit mission aboard Friendship 7. Photo credit: NASA KSC-PL62-76870 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The long, long, long delayed SLS & What is to be done? Jeff Foust, @ScienceNews David Livingston SpaceShow.com...

Duration:00:11:43

The Yemen Civil War fragments, deepens, starves. @ElanaGulf @WashInstitute

8/16/2019
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Photo: Atlas map of 1883 Letts's Popular Atlas - http://www.britishempire.co.uk/images2/arabia1883map.jpg Arabia, Egypt, Nubia & Abyssinia. Part of Lett's Popular Atlas. Letts, Son & Co. Limited, London. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Arabia,_Egypt,_Nubia_and_Abyssinia_1883_map.jpg) File:Arabia, Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia 1883 map.jpg Created: 31 December 1882 @ElanaGulf http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:...

Duration:00:09:16