Good podcasts to listen to? Rick and Eric review podcasts they like, prompted by a listener who asked for suggestions for podcasts, but first a bunch of cool stuff.
Rick and Eric recap Rick’s talk with GardenFork Scientist Tony about the pro and con of owning an electric car. Battery storage is key here, and Rick talks about the advances in batter storage capacity. Eric tells of using water and lake up on a hill to store energy for when you need it.
Eric touches on Steam Boiler repair, and how to set your thermostat for steam heat is coming up in a future GF Radio show
Rick insulates his house to the point that it holds heat, and he is happy. Eric is thinking of replacing the windows in his house with low E windows
Eric has created a new version of the GardenFork Labradors YouTube Channel
You can get a DVD of the Labradors if you contribute to the GardenFork Fundraiser, more info coming.
The power of medicine and how your mind can help. Rick and Eric talk about an NPR story of the affect of placebos and medicine.
Rick and Eric do a shout out to Earth Eats, a show from WFIU that they both like, Eric points out their smart use of Flickr.com to show photos of what they are talking about on the show. The producers do a very good job of audio producing.
Checking the germination rates of your seeds is easy, and we talk about how to determine the germination rate of your garden seeds.
Follow Rick on Twitter to get his constant feed of interesting curated web stuff.
A List of Good podcasts To Listen To
- Ken Druse: Real Dirt http://kendruse.typepad.com/
- Planter Tomato http://www.plantertomato.com/ (may have quit…or just suspended for winter. lots of great back podcast available)
- Garden Guys Green Revolution http://www.garden-guys.com/index.html
- WFIU Earth Eats http://indianapublicmedia.org/eartheats/
- CoopCast http://www.chickenthistlefarm.com/
- Growing Your Own Grub http://borntofarm.com/category/growing-your-grub/
- Jack’s Farm Radio http://jacksfarmradio.com/
Let us know good podcasts to listen to, thanks.
Cheap Battery Can Store Energy for a Rainy Day: Scientific American http://ow.ly/srrC8
Half Of A Drug’s Power Comes From Thinking It Will Work : Shots – Health News : NPR http://ow.ly/su6we
How to Check for Seed Viability (Video) – Organic Gardening – MOTHER EARTH NEWS http://ow.ly/ssbK6 @GardenForkTV
#PodcastsWorthHearing : [SciFri – Michael Pollan. thinker] Can Plants Think? http://t.co/VoIBG9uCk1
#PodcastsWorthHearing : [inspired!] Overcoming : TED Radio Hour : NPR http://t.co/pndSLUWzks
#PodcastsWorthHearing : Daily Rituals – Spark – CBC Player http://t.co/TMbXc9s5MX [creativity and ritual, fascinating]