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Useful podcasts

I love listening to podcasts while commuting. I find that I learn a lot by listening to my selected list of podcasts, than just listening to the radio. I am blissfully ignorant about elections, US politics, and celebrity gossip. Here are the podcasts I have been listening to. I will appreciate if you can let me know of your recommendations. Who said podcasting is dead? (Here is one tip you may find useful. I listen to my podcasts at 1.5x speed. It is actually a more comfortable and natural way to listen to stuff than 1x. 1x is too slow, your brain starts losing the stream of conversation due to the slow pace, and starts wondering around. Give 1.5x a try.) Dan Carlin's Hardcore History Who knew history could be this interesting and captivating. Dan Carlin, a seasoned radio host and American political commentator, found his true calling in this podcasts series about history. The episodes are long, 4 hour episodes. But they are so exciting and captivating. I found myself depre

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