ABC Services - Podcasts Podcasting is a convenient way of automatically downloading audio or video files to your computer. You can then play this audio or video on your computer or transfer the files to a portable MP3 or video player. 'Podcast' generally refers to audio. 'Video Podcast' (or 'Vodcast') refers to the distribution of video files in the same manner. Use the navigation to the left to browse all ABC podcasts, or check out the highlights below. Featured Podcast Nerdzilla, Local Radio (Duration: 40 mins, filesize: 20 MB, Updated fortnightly) Nerdzilla is made for comic readers, sci-fi lovers, IT geeks, fantasists, gamers, technophiles and Mensa members. Popular Podcasts StarStuff, Science (Duration: 30 min, filesize: 15 MB, Updated weekly) Hosted by Stuart Gary, StarStuff takes us on a weekly journey across the universe to see the death of stars and the birth of new worlds. AM, News & Current Affairs (Duration: 30 min, filesize: 13 MB, Updated daily) AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs.
Mom Abandons Her Baby, Now Watch What The Cameraman Does. UNBELIEVABLE! | Teacher Problems It all started one sunny spring morning, when a YouTube user named Darius watched two baby whitetail deer being born in his backyard. He noticed of the babies had an injured leg and struggled to keep up with Mom. Sadly, the baby’s mother and sibling abandoned him right there on Darius’ property. Knowing the baby would surely die on her own, the homeowner — and passionate animal lover — decided to take in the fragile fawn and nurse her back to health. What follows is a truly heartwarming journey of love, strength and selflessness — and Darius’ video is quickly taking the internet by storm. “I am thankful for every single person who liked, shared and left a comment,” Darius says. Watch what happens when Darius finally goes to reunite the fawn with her mother. If this video touched your heart like it did mine, please SHARE this video with your friends on Facebook! Please leave a comment! Sponsored Links Comments comments
EWAO Continued Research Supports The ‘Water Has Memory’ Theory These amazing discoveries about the properties of water could revolutionize our world! By MindBodySoulSpirit Filmmaker and mystic ecologist David Sereda discussed some of the amazing properties of water– it may actually have memory and consciousness, he said. Human beings are mostly made up of water and he suggested that restructured water could have healing properties on their bodies. An example that Serada gives is how restructured water can transform polluted water into clean, fresh, and palatable drinking water! Following up on the groundbreaking work of Masaru Emoto, Sereda exposed water to the sounds of the sun, and the water crystals changed to a beatific shape. Could water itself be a kind of memory system, actually containing the Akashic Records? Water — just a liquid or much more? Jocelyn Daher I have been a herbal healing alchemist ever since I was old enough to pretend I was the Dr. Latest posts by Jocelyn Daher (see all)
Dialect Blog In The 1950s, Wives Were Expected To Do THIS For Their Husbands. This Is Crazy?!? | Teacher Problems It’s so fascinating to learn about how people used to live — especially when we discover that not much has really changed. However, sometimes you come across some old traditions that you simply can’t believe people ever followed — like these odd dating rituals throughout history. But what women in the 1950s were expected to do for their husbands? Well, those traditions have certainly flown right out the window! It may feel a little strange to accept these rules today, but it remains so interesting to see how society once behaved. Scroll further to see what rules mothers and housewives once had to follow, and let us know your thoughts by voting items up or down. Please leave a comment! Carambola Content Comments comments
Beth Moon Photographs The World’s Oldest Trees Illuminated By Starlight Ancient trees affected by cosmic rays are the subject of The “Diamond Nights” project by San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon. Moon has spent the last 14 years photographing the world’s oldest trees in daylight, but this series captures them at night. Her photos feature primarily baobab and quiver trees in South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. “Our relationship to the wild has always played an important role in my work. This series was inspired by two fascinating, scientific studies that connect tree growth with celestial movement and astral cycles,” explains Moon on her website. The first study concluded that cosmic radiation impacts tree growth even more than annual temperature or rainfall; the second found that tree buds change size and shape directly correlating to the moon and planets. A guide lead Moon to each location during the day. More info: bethmoon.com | Facebook | Amazon (h/t: mymodmet) Thanks for sharing! 3x per week 30,000,000+ monthly readers Error sending email
Sounds Familiar? What you can hear You can listen to 71 sound recordings and over 600 short audio clips chosen from two collections of the British Library Sound Archive: the Survey of English Dialects and the Millennium Memory Bank. You’ll hear Londoners discussing marriage and working life, Welsh teenagers talking with pride about being bilingual and the Aristocracy chatting about country houses. What you can do In addition there are interpretation and learning packages relating to the dual themes of language variation and language change within spoken English. In Regional Voices you can explore the differences that exist in spoken English as you move across the country, while Changing Voices gives you the chance to hear how English has changed in different parts of the country over the last fifty years.
And the Oscar goes to… | Luiz Otávio Barros This is a ready-made, video-based lesson you can use with your upper-intermediate / advanced students. Copy and paste whatever you want, to your heart’s content! It’s yours to use. The activities have never been tested, so any feedback is most welcome. A Discuss 1-6 in pairs. 1 When was the last time you spoke in public? B Watch eight short thank-you speeches from the 2015 Oscar Awards. What is each person doing? a Describing a landmark event in US history. b Raising awareness to a cause. c Thanking his/her family (two excerpts). d Describing a contradiction. e Saying the award is not really theirs (two excerpts). f Expressing his/her admiration for a colleague. C Which speech struck you as the most / least sincere? D Watch video 2 from the beginning to 0:30 and pay attention to the yellow sounds. E Write the blue words and expressions next to their meanings. F Discuss 1-6 in groups. 1 Were you familiar with but had never actively used? Video 1 Video 2 Answers: