The World Almanac Podcast
By C. Alan Joyce
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The semi-weekly podcast of The World Almanac and The World Almanac for Kids. Catch up on our weekly conversations on "Wake Up With Whoopi" and other new facts from the editors of the best-selling American reference book of all time.
||CleanThe Origins of Thanksgiving||A brief discussion of the origins of Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., originally aired on Wake Up With Whoopi (www.whoopi.com) November 22, 2007. Visit www.worldalmanac.com daily ...||11/22/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRelease Week Randomness||Sometimes these Thursday-morning Wake Up With Whoopi appearances go exactly as planned, and sometimes... well, sometimes this happens: everyone gets hopped up on the chocolates ...||11/16/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Festival of Lights, In Space and On Earth||Living in New York, sometimes you forget to look up and enjoy the night sky—but if ever there was a time to do so, it's ...||11/8/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTurning Back Time||Yes, it's that time again: those glorious Daylight Saving Time days are over, as of 2AM on Sunday, Nov. 4. Seem later than last year? It ...||11/2/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHalloween Origins, with a Side of Whoopi||Better late than never (I hope): here's last week's visit with the Wake Up With Whoopi crew, wherein I gave a little spiel about the ...||10/31/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe World Almanac (on Wake Up With Whoopi, Oct. 4 2007)||With deadlines for the next edition of The World Almanac looming over us, it's tempting to switch back to the Julian calendar—which would make today's ...||10/22/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
Interesting, funny and factual.