The John Batchelor Show

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Friday 1 February 2013

(Photo, above:  Brent Stirton of South Africa, a Getty Images photographer working for National Geographic magazine, has won first prize Nature Stories for the "Rhino Wars" series. The picture shows a female rhino in Tugela Private Game Reserve, Colenso, Natal, South Africa, November 9, 2010, that...

Thursday 31 January 2013

  Photo, above:  Eddie Hayes, Hour 1, Block B. Theodora Richards, daughter of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, enters Manhattan Criminal Court with her attorney Edward Hayes where she faced graffiti and drug possession charges. Source: AP JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall...

Wednesday 30 January 2013

  Photo, above: Large, traditional Vajrayana prayer wheels in Mongolia. Every spin of a wheel is thought to accomplish a full round of prayers.  Mongolia long was named the most corrupt nation on Earth. Comical tale of Mongolians' ripping off Chinese slicksters in Wednesday 30 Jan 2013 / Hour 2,...

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Photo, above: an elder bazaari from Qom, holiest city in Iran and near the just-exploded Fordow uranium enrichment plant. The onions may be from a farm near Fordow; or his family may live in a nearby village and even now be engulfed in lethal, radioactive gasses. The brutal Iranian regime forbore...

Monday 28 January 2013

Photo, above:  Reports of an explosion at Iran's Fordow nuclear facility have surfaced and are being both confirmed and denied by multiple sources.  The Jerusalem Post cites a report by Reza Kahlili that says: “The blast shook facilities within a radius of three miles. Security forces have enforced...

Sunday 27 January 2013

  Photo above: a very little Syrian refugee JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday  6 Jan 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Dr. David DeSteno, Director, Northeastern University's Social Emotions Group and co-Author, Out of Character: The Surprising Truths About the Liar, Cheat, Sinner (and Saint) Lurking in...

Saturday 26 January 2013

Above: Nuclear war.  See: Hour One, The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul J. Bracken Photo from: "Nuclear warfare still a real threat."  February 11, 2008 in civilisation?   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW January 26, 2013 - Special Podcast    Guest: George C. Daughan,...

Friday 25 January 2013

Photo, above: Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Functional and resplendent architecture. See below: Friday 25 Jan 2013/ Hour 4, Block B:  Sam Roberts, NYT, Grand Central is one hundred years old.  Just published: Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America by Sam Roberts and Pete...

Thursday 24 January 2013

Photo, above: Representation of a polio victim, Egypt, 18th Dynasty; from The Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek, Denmark.  The Islamist Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi, has chosen to save public money by withholding polio vaccine from the country's poorest children. ..  ..  .. December 18, 2012   Pakistan...

Wednesday 23 January 2013

  Photo, above: Davos as infotainment. – Financial Times: The World Economic Forum has been going since 1971 and can pull 2,600 professionals away from their desks without knowing precisely why they come is quite an achievement. Any event that can charge SFr22,000 ($23,600) per seat – and up to...

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