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  • Orchids - Lady Slippers - Cypripedium

    in Environment

    The genus name Cypripedium is derived from the Greek words "Cypris" an early reference in Greek myth to Aphrodite, and “pedilon” for sandal.  Ladies Slipper Orchids These beautiful orchids are a favorite among orchid keepers.This is because the fused petals that form the orchid’s pouch or modified lip (labellum) resemble a slipper or shoe. The staminode (sterile stamen) is often showy and seems to welcome the insect into the pouch where it makes its way to a back-door exit and in so doing transfers pollen to the stigma.
    On Friday July 31st at 8pm est,7pm cst and 5pm pst. If you would like to join the conversation visit our chat room on our web page or call in to our studio number 1 -949-534-0637.
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  • The Resilient Brain

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    Saturdays, Noon Eastern: "The Resilient Brain," host Kathy Kitts
    The show where you can learn about the latest strategies for keeping your mind sharp, for babies to octogenarians!

  • Meta-

    in Psychology

    Join us for more exploration of the existential foundations of virtue.

  • Alan Boyle • Curiosity on Mars: Emily Lakdawalla, Rod Pyle & Marc Kaufman

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    The Planetary Society’s Emily Lakdawalla, Space.com contributor Rod Pyle and journalist and author Marc Kaufman  look back at the first two years of the Curiosity Rover’s mission on Mars, and look ahead to the future of Mars exploration. Pyle is the author of the newly published book “Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made It Happen.” Lakdawalla is working on a book tentatively titled “Curiosity on Mars: Design, Planning and the First Mars Year of Operations,” due to be published in 2015. Marc Kaufman writes for the Washington Post and is the author of "First Contact: Scientific Breakthroughs in the Hunt for Life Beyond Earth" and  Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission, published August 5, 2014. NBC News science editor Alan Boyle is the host for this episode, which marks the second anniversary (in Earth years) of Curiosity’s Mars landing.
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  • Depression: Fighting Back

    in Psychology

    Depression affects 14.8 million people over the age of 18 in America, and as many as 1 in 12 of the U.S.'s teenagers.  This week we take a look at this disease and effective ways to combat it.  Depression does not have to rob anyone of life - let's look at ways to fight back.

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  • Monsters of Nature – Giant Reptiles

    in Environment

    Monsters of Nature  discussion will focus on the giant reptiles found around the world. This will include such human killers as the Nile and saltwater crocodiles, the Komodo dragon and the giant anaconda to name a few. Some of the biggest and known man-killers will be discussed. How these amazing animals have survived through time and the important role they play in Nature.
    On Friday August 7th at 8pm est,7pm cst and 5pm pst. We look forward to you joining us. If you would like to join the conversation visit our chat room on our web page or call in to our studio number 1 -949-534-0637.
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  • The Resilient Brain

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    Saturdays, Noon Eastern: "The Resilient Brain," host Kathy Kitts
    The show where you can learn about the latest strategies for keeping your mind sharp, for babies to octogenarians!

  • My Shadow and Me with Nick Mehrnoosh

    in Psychology

    Come join us on the second Monday of each month for the latest edition of My Shadow and Me, hosted by Nick Mehrnoosh.  We’re here to provide a platform for questions, discussions, and healing as they relate to the psychological issues people have both personally and societally.  Depression, Interpersonal Relationships, and Societal Norms are just a few of the topics we explore.
    For August 10, 2015, we will be discussing "The Effects and Causes of Depression", Part Two of a Two-Part show centered around exploring the biological and environmental influences which bring forth depressive episodes.  Topics of discussion will include stress, genetic vulnerabilities, biochemical mood regulation within the brain, and the current theories behind medication usage.

  • Natures Talk Show - Biotopes - Mississippi River

    in Environment

    This discussion will focus on headwater and feeder streams that will eventually grow into the largest river in North America. The habitats in these small streams can vary from season to season and within the stream itself, from small pools to riffles. Many species of plants and animals make up the varied communities in the headwaters of the mighty Mississippi.
    On Friday August 14th at 8pm est,7pm cst and 5pm pst We look forward to you joining us. If you would like to join the conversation visit our chat room on our web page or call in to our studio number 1 -949-534-0637.
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  • "Cam's Corner"- Dysarthria and a Thriving Stroke Survivor

    in Medicine

    Valerie is a stroke survivor, she suffered her stroke in 2000.  She suffered at first from depression which medication worsened.  She has dysarthria and was in financial difficulty.  She is a certified health coach.  So her goal is to help stroke survivors and to tell her story to inspire others.
     
    This show is about stroke and brain injury and is for anyone interested in stroke with bits and pieces thrown in for inspiration, ways to be healthy, less stressed and more.  I want to be here to share and to lift up other stroke survivors or warriors.  I want to help you find out there are others going through what you have gone though.  Maybe not the same journey but a survivor none the less.  To give positive information, inspire and embrace what you have and continue moving forward.