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SocialFlow : This weeks Radio 4 Appeal is for the Anne Frank Trust, which uses Annes diary to empower young people to challenge discrimination. It is presented by Sudhesh Dahad who survived the 2005 London bombings. Find more information, and how to donate, here:

SocialFlow : “Sometimes I believe that love is essential, and sometimes I believe that the only reason love is essential is that otherwise you spend all your time looking for it.”

Great things we've learnt from Nora Ephron.

SocialFlow : How did a monkey in America to move a robot in Japan with its mind?

The truth behind telekinesis.

SocialFlow : Was the death of Mrs Barrow caused by the heatwave, or the 'English Cholera' - or could arsenic-laced fly papers have something to do with it?

The Shocking Tale of Margaret Seddon - an Edwardian murder story is based on real events.

SocialFlow : "This is a story about fear. It's about what happens when distrust and division tip a society into chaos."

Breakdown - How the violence of the Northern Ireland Troubles began.

SocialFlow : “That was the worst bit, the waiting... I never knew exactly when it would come, and that, I know, was his favourite part.”

Alan Cumming reads his moving memoir about the troubled relationship with his father.

SocialFlow : "The rains come zinging mud
with their own tapping music
yet you remain
- my pride -
my very own tin roof."

How the humble tin roof, and the sound of rain upon it, has inspired artists for centuries.

SocialFlow : "World is suddener than we fancy it."

Inside the mind of the remarkable poet and innovative radio producer Louis MacNeice.

SocialFlow : "Remember when you were young, you shone like the sun..."

The power of Pink Floyd's Shine On You Crazy Diamond.

SocialFlow : "I think both sides admit they probably had fun."

How two communities violently clashed in the early days of Second Life.

SocialFlow : "The parts of their brain that respond to pleasure, they've been overhauled."

Neuroscientist Dean Burnett explains why the teenage mind is designed to rebel.

SocialFlow : "You can tell by the eyes they're not even thinking, they haven't listened to your question."

Three journalists share their secrets about the art of the political interview.

SocialFlow : Working on a farm used to be about as dangerous as being employed on a building site. But while the number of construction deaths has dropped over the past 30 years, fatalities in agriculture have remained high. Why?

SocialFlow : What is the next letter in the sequence: M, V, E, M, J, S, U..?

How many of these GCHQ puzzles can you solve?

SocialFlow : 🌸 Bloomin' marvellous!

Why this flower now has mass appeal.

SocialFlow : There's now good evidence that micro-plastics are present in our oceans and are accumulating in our food chains, but surely they aren’t present in the last pristine environment on Earth?

The unexpected place micro-plastics have turned up.

SocialFlow : "My delusion provided a narrative that was the scaffolding in which I was able to manage my life..."

These things shall pass: delusions and how to survive them.

Twitter Media Studio : Six things we learned from The Naked Chef 🌿👋 🎧 Just after 12.30pm, Jamie Oliver talks to Sheila Dillon about two controversial decades dominating food on our screens, our home cooking, and dining out: #NakedChef20

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SocialFlow : "I did kill a woman once. I'm sure we've all killed people."

Three Church of England vicars talk about deathbed experiences and bedside vigils.

SocialFlow : Todays #R4Appeal is for the Anne Frank Trust, which uses Anne Franks life & diary to empower young people to challenge discrimination. It is presented by Sudhesh Dahad who survived the 2005 London bombings. Find more information, and how to donate, here: