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The Not Old - Better Show

Summary: The Not Old – Better Show is a radio show that is broadcast over the Internet using podcast technology discussing the hottest issues and topics that fascinate and inform those 50+ age Americans and are of interest and concern to boomers. Not Old – Better viewers and listeners can “tune in” whenever they want, giving them the freedom to enjoy the show in the gym, in the car, at home or work. A SHOW FOR THOSE 50+, BY THOSE 50+ Talk About Better®

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 #467 Economics + Harry Potter - Interview with Dr. Brian O'Roark | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:50

As part of our Smithsonian Associates Inside Science & Technology series, we are joined today by author, professor, and superhero educator, Dr. J. Brian O’ Roark.  Dr. O’Roark is a superhero educator, professor of economics, a tough subject to teach, known as the dismal science.

 #466 Muscle Health, COVID 19, & Immunity from Disease | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:35

As part of our Fitness Friday interview series, today’s show is about one of my favorite subjects, muscle health, COVID, and disease immunity. And, we have just the person to discuss it with us in Dr. Suzette Pereira.

 #465 Our Favorite TV Mom Patricia Heaton on Your Second Act and Why She Quit Drinking in her 60s | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:02

Our Not Old Better Show audience will know she’s won two Emmys for her starring role as Debra Barone on the long-running comedy Everybody Loves Raymond, and followed that career-making role with another gem as Frances Heck on the popular sitcom The Middle. Enjoy our interview about all this, and her new book, Your Second Act.

 #464 How Advanced Technology Reveals Hidden Histories | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:03

As part of our Smithsonian Associates Inside Science Series, our guest, Michael B. Toth, ‎president of R. B. Toth Associates will be discussing his pioneering work over the past two decades to reveal new historic information. Mike Toth offers examples of writings and drawings revealed with the latest advanced imaging systems by the international teams of researchers he leads.

 #463 Searching for Life in the Universe | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:20

As part of our Smithsonian Associates Inside Science Series, our program today is with George Mason University Observatory team members, Peter Plavchan and Michael Summers. Since the dawn of humankind, we have wondered if we are alone in the universe. Peter Plavchan, and Michael Summers, professors of physics and astronomy at George Mason University, are with us today to examine how science has progressed in furthering our understanding of this age-old question. 

 # 462. What is MOSAiC, and Why Is It So Important? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 24:59

Nearly a dozen American researchers have returned from the largest Polar expedition in history where they took the closest look ever at the Arctic as the epicenter of global warming. Check out my interview with Jeff Bowman, SCRIPPS, and Frank Rack, NSF and we'll answer questions about this important expedition.

 #461 The Greening of Religion: Ethics and the Environment | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:59

Our guest today, ethicist and author Dr. William Barbieri answers our questions about how and why these religious traditions have adapted their teachings in response to ecological challenges, and about what we can learn from this process regarding the role of religions in the modern world.

 #460 The Great American Road Trip - Allen Pietrobon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:30

Just in time for the summer road trip season, Dr. Allen Pietrobon, an assistant professor of global Affairs at Trinity Washington University and an award-winning historian, takes us on a literary journey that explores the nature and impact of American travel stories.

 #459 Mix Up Your Exercise Post COVID 19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:44

Staying in during COVID-19 restrictions shouldn’t mean spending hours on the couch, especially for those of us in The Not Old Better Show audience. Our guest today, returning favorite, Sabrena Jo, Director of Science and Research Content, knows this subject well and will share much with us today to help us protect our health during COVID 19, and promote better health.

 #458 Paul Glenshaw, The Dawn of Flight in Washington, DC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:37

As part of our Smithsonian Associates, Art of Living Series, our guest today, Paul Glenshaw, has been here before. Paul Glenshaw will be presenting via Zoom at the Smithsonian Associates program on, Saturday, June 27, 2020. I’m thrilled Paul agreed to join us again to talk about The Dawn of Flight in Washington, DC.

 #457 First Day Back at the Gym - Sabrena Jo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:05

Our guest today, Sabrena Jo, will be talking about getting back to exercise, visiting your re-opened gym, and I will tell you my experience, and Sabrena Jo will offer tips on what to know and best practices.

 #456, Creativity in Dark Times: Artists and Writers of the New Deal - David A. Taylor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:54

Artists and writers comprised the Federal Writers Project and produced scores of travel guidebooks, histories, and a trove of thousands of life histories including the narratives of former slaves. Artists supported by the government produced landscapes, murals, street scenes, portraits, sculptures, and abstracts. Author David Taylor looks at some of the artists and writers for whom the government’s programs gave them a new purpose: recording American life.

 #455 What is 'Natural,' Food, Life, and Religion - Alan Levinovitz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:25

As part of our Art Of Living author interview series, today’s show is fascinating. We’ll be speaking with author, academic, and journalist Alan Levinovitz about his new book, ‘Natural: “How Faith in Nature’s Goodness Leads to Harmful Fads…”.

 #454 Decade of Disruption - Garrett Peck | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:49

Garrett Peck will be appearing at Smithsonian Associates, June 16, 2020, via Zoom, and the title of his presentation, to coincide with his new book, is A Decade of Disruption: America in the New Millennium. Check out my interview.

 #453 The CEO's Time Machine - Geoff Thatcher & Zoe Thatcher | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:46

As part of our Art of Living, author interview series, our guests are father, daughter author team, Geoff Thatcher and Zoe Thatcher. Geoff Thatcher and Zoe Thatcher have co-written the new book, THE CEO'S TIME MACHINE. It is impossible to predict the future of innovation and business success—what if you had a time machine? Where would you take it? Does going to the future provide you with answers? Are you missing the obvious in the present? What can be learned from the past?

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