Who Invented The Bicycle Kick? Soccer’s Greatest Legends And Lore By Uli Heese chats with Dr. Alvin

Uli Hesse Click Here To Listen Live The ultimate collection of soccer's greatest lore and legends, by two of the world's most knowledgeable soccer journalists Who Invented the Bicycle Kick? is a rollicking run through 100 years of global soccer history that will surprise and delight fans old and new. Veteran soccer journalists Paul Simpson and Uli Hesse bring together the sublime feats, legendary personalities, neglected heroes, bizarre twists of fate, and fascinating mysteries that have shaped the world's most popular game, including: •Who invented the bicycle kick? •Why does a football match last 90 minutes? •Who scored the fastest goal ever? •Which match produced the largest number of red cards? •Why are seven dead [...]

Hurricane Preparedness: Home Improvement Expert For The Weather Channel, Danny Lipford chats with Dr. Alvin

Danny Lipford Click Here To Listen   Danny is The Weather Channel’s go-to guy for anything to do with the home and the impact weather can have on it. Danny’s combination of real-life expertise and friendly, easy-going manner helps demystify the process of maintaining and improving the home for millions each week on his nationally syndicated TV and radio programs, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford. He also has appeared on many other national television shows including LIVE with Regis & Kelly, Rachael Ray, and CNN’s Open House and Your Bottom Line.  

The Disease Delusion By Jeffrey Bland chats with Dr. Alvin

Jeffrey Bland Click To Here For decades, Dr. Jeffrey Bland has been on the cutting edge of Functional Medicine, which seeks to pinpoint and prevent the cause of illness, rather than treat its symptoms. Managing chronic diseases accounts for three quarters of our total healthcare costs, because we’re masking these illnesses with pills and temporary treatments, rather than addressing their underlying causes, he argues. Worse, only treating symptoms leads us down the path of further illness. In The Disease Delusion, Dr. Bland explains what Functional Medicine is and what it can do for you. While advances in modern science have nearly doubled our lifespans in only four generations, our quality of life has not reached [...]

The Age Of Radiance By Craig Nelson chats with Dr. Alvin

Craig Nelson-Radiance Click Here To Listen When Marie Curie, Enrico Fermi, and Edward Teller forged the science of radioactivity, they created a revolution that arced from the end of the nineteenth century, through the course of World War II and the Cold War of superpower brinksmanship, to our own twenty-first-century confrontation with the dangers of nuclear power and proliferation—a history of paradox, miracle, and nightmare. While nuclear science improves our everyday lives—from medicine to microwave technology—radiation’s invisible powers can trigger cancer and cellular mayhem. Writing with a biographer’s passion, Craig Nelson unlocks one of the great mysteries of the universe in a work that is tragic, triumphant, and above all, fascinating.

Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader For Kids Only chats with Dr. Alvin

Uncle John-Kids Click Here To Listen Here is an exciting chance to own the very first Uncle John's Bathroom Reader For Kids Only! in a hardcover edition with all new illustrations! When our younger readers demanded a Bathroom Reader of their own, Uncle John put together this brain-boggling easy-to-read collection of facts, fads, quotes, history, science, origins, pop culture, mythology, humor, and more! Plus it's full of wacky and fun illustrations and Uncle John's famous "running feet" — those fun and fascinating facts on the bottom of every page. Curious young readers will learn about the real Dr. Seuss, baseball superstitions, the birth of The Simpsons, how carnival games are rigged, the history of dining [...]

Inheritance By Dr. Sharon Moalem chats with Dr. Alvin

Sharon Moalem-Inheritance Click Here To Listen Conventional wisdom dictates that our genetic destiny is fixed at conception. But Dr. Moalem's groundbreaking book shows us that the human genome is far more fluid and fascinating than your ninth grade biology teacher ever imagined. By bringing us to the bedside of his unique and complex patients, he masterfully demonstrates what rare genetic conditions can teach us all about our own health and well-being.

Mat Roy Of Nat Geo WILD’s Fish Tank Kings chats with Dr. Alvin

Mat Roy 2 Mat Roy heads the dynamic “school” of aquarium specialists at Living Color in southern Florida are experts at fulfilling the wild aquatic requests of their fish-loving clientele. Last season they made a “splash” transforming a Volkswagen Minibus into an aquarium and building a fireplace around a fish tank. This spring, Nat Geo WILD “hooks up” once again with the Fish Tank Kings for an all-new season of custom-built tanks that seem to defy imagination. The new season of Fish Tank Kings premieres Monday, April 28, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Nat Geo WILD.

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Medical Marijuana chats with Dr. Alvin

01 Sanjay Gupta Click Here To Listen Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN has spent the past two years working and researching medical marijuana. Recently he wrote an editorial changing his personal opinion on it. His documentaries and editorials have received enormous attention and praise. Even politician, including Harry Reid said the film influenced them in reexamining the issue.

I Can Hear You Whisper by Lydia Denworth chats with Dr. Alvin

Lydia Denworth Click Here To Listen A mother notices her toddler is not learning to talk the way his brothers did… Is something wrong?  Her search for answers is a journey into the mysteries of the human brain. Lydia Denworth’s third son, Alex, was nearly two when he was identified with significant hearing loss that was likely to get worse. Her sweet boy with the big brown eyes had probably never heard her lullabies. Denworth knew the importance of enrichment to the developing brain but had never contemplated the opposite: Deprivation.  How would a child’s brain grow outside the world of sound most of us take for granted? How would he communicate?  Would he learn to [...]