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The Indo-European Language, Pt. 2: Linguistics & Genetics| Curious Minds Podcast

Yamna Indo-European Langugue - Curious Minds PodcastIn the previous part of the episode, we learned how linguists were able to reconstruct bits of the ancient & long lost Indo-European language. In this episode, we’ll discover what can these words tell us about life in the Bronze Age, family ties, and nomadic relationships. We’ll also learn about the links between Genetics & Linguistics: a recent genetic finding that explains the unprecedented success of that language: a single lucky mutation that enabled the Yamna People, as they are called today, to digest milk.

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Ancient Cavern II By Carlos Carty
Tribal By t-hinkwear
Tribal By Alex Shavez

LSD History, Pt.2: Timothy Leary | Curious Minds

LSD History - Curious Minds PodcastDr. Timothy Leary helped kickstart the LSD’s involvement in the Hippie movement of the 1960’s – and was imprisoned for it. But what really makes LSD so dangerous? We’ll delve deep into the effects of LSD on the human brain.

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Featured Image by Eddie Codel.
Least Significant Digit by Thom Lucky
Psychedelic by MidWest Productions
Dark By Alas Media

LSD History | Curious Minds

A 2-parts series on LSD history: it’s discovery, it’s initial uses by psychologists and the CIA and it’s role in the ‘hippie revolution’ of the 1960’s. Also, how does LSD affects the brain? Hosted by Ran Levi.


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Part I: Albert Hofmann

LSD History - Curious Minds PodcastWhen Albert Hofmann accidentally discovered Lysergic Acid Diethylamide – LSD – he hoped that the unusual compound would help psychiatrists treat patients by inducing ‘temporary insanity’. It was the CIA who tested the LSD’s mind-bending potential as a psychological weapon, in a top-secret and horrifically cruel series of experiments known as MKULTRA.

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Part II: Timothy Leary

LSD History - Curious Minds PodcastDr. Timothy Leary helped kickstart the LSD’s involvement in the Hippie movement of the 1960’s – and was imprisoned for it. But what really makes LSD so dangerous? We’ll delve deep into the effects of LSD on the human brain.

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Credits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a81f0O7L7pc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RevS1SBWgc
https://soundcloud.com/bryakcore/lsd
https://soundcloud.com/thomlucky/lsd
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BQfR5-phfM
https://soundcloud.com/dj-dubbl-a/lsd-part-2
https://soundcloud.com/thomlucky/divine-emissary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAT-Mw-xJNA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr9ZSmFdNUo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slMn2nqgitA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oplcEQ0jTo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIOysM1briU
Featured Image by Eddie Codel.
Least Significant Digit by Thom Lucky
Psychedelic by MidWest Productions
Dark By Alas Media

The Bubonic Plague | Curious Minds

The Plague - Curious Minds PodcastIn the 19th century, two brave (and some might say – insanely brave) French physicians took to the streets of Hong Kong and Bombay and risked their own lives in the name of ridding Mankind – and the fleas – from their worst nightmare: The Black Death.
This is their story and the story of the humankind’s bitter enemy throughout the ages: the Bubonic Plague.

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https://soundcloud.com/myuu/facing-darkness
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZd-lo6aEEI
https://soundcloud.com/myuu/grotesque-fantasia
https://soundcloud.com/myuu/living-in-the-dark

Sources

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/middle_ages/black_01.shtml
http://www.themiddleages.net/plague.html
http://archive.armstrong.edu/Initiatives/history_journal/history_journal_the_death_toll_of_justinians_plague_and_its_effects_on
http://www.nytimes.com/1995/03/17/world/unmasking-horror-a-special-report-japan-confronting-gruesome-war-atrocity.html?pagewanted=all
https://contagions.wordpress.com/2012/07/14/japanese-use-of-plague-during-world-war-ii/

Arsenic Poisoning – A History | Curious Minds

Arsenic Poisoning - A History - Curious Minds PodcastPoisons are an integral part of human history, as the story of king Mithridates reveals. But when Life Insurance was invented, poisoning became a plague in Victorian Britain. For many women, Arsenic poisoning was the perfect murder weapon – as was the case with Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Ursinus. Discover why Arsenic was known as the ‘inheritance powder’, and the biological mechanism that makes it so deadly. (Note: This episode is not recommended for young children)

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