Thursday, August 28, 2014

What Can't You Live Without? August 27

Nightline asked the simple question, what can't you live without?

Coming up with the question we had a look at people who had minimalized their lives.

Next we wondered what we simply waste?

And then there is our culture of simplicity to think about.

Here is the podcast of the show.

What did we hear and read on the sms, here is the top 6 things?

1. TV
2. Pizza
3. Family
4. Wife
5. Car
6. Education

Keep the list coming and we will do a recap.

What couldn't you live without?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The JukeBox August 27

Paul Kelly joins me from and we take an hour long trip through the Middle East Indie Music files.

This week we ease into things with 4 artists from the UAE, Egypt and Syria.

Here is the lineup.

-Rash Radio @rashradio
-Melisa LaRue @melisalerue
-Zahed-Sultan @zahedSultan
-Physical Graffiti @Physical_Graff

And of course the podcast.

DOCTALK August 26

And the Doctors are back for another season of news and questions about your health.

Here is what we had planned to talk about.

Dr Shereen Habib, Well Woman Clinic

Dr Sean Petherbridge Keith Nicholl Medical Centre

Be Happy Be Well by Shereen!

04 425 9308 talk back

1. what is going on in the office

-external ear infection

2. EBOLA it is all over the news what we need to know.

2a. ALS-Ice Bucket Challenge so what is it.

3. How to build up some immunity for the back to school season?

4. Vitamins do we really need them? HUGE sales.

5. Vegan what can it do for us?

6. what can not eating Gluten do for us?

7. this is a cool idea the surgical black box.

8. interesting changes in the blood industry!

9. Also statins (cholesterol lowering drugs) are in the
medical news again as they may not be as effective as has
been previously made out.

GetFitRadio August 26

Marcus Smith joins me every week to talk about the complexity and simplicity of the fitness rubric and your life.

This week we unveiled our new lineup and that means a lot more about what is going on, some inspiration, food and a but of myth debunking.

Here is what we got up to this week.


August 26

Marcus Smith

Segment 1
Marcus lets start talking Innerfight, you and how the whole movement started.
-your background
-a primer for the new listener

In the News
-WBFF (World Beauty Fitness & Fashion) worlds results: Mention of two Dubai based girls

- CrossFit team event global kicks off this weekend
-Battle of the East - Kuwait competition happening end of Oct

-Desert warrior challenge October 17th.

Desert Warrior Challenge brings you fun and challenging obstacle courses, designed to test the physical power, mental strength, team-work and overall fitness of each and every warrior. Be ready to run, jump, crawl, climb, carry and slide your way through a course designed to test even the most hardcore.
Phelps and his comeback the mental attitude and pressure.

Segment 2
- Mother deadlifts 100kg 4 months after giving birth to twins. This is a 35kg increase in 1 month. How did she do it?

-Dubai International triathlon getting started where to start DETAILED. This is a good point and there is a lot to talk off from this with regards to events coming up

Event Overview:
The Dubai International Triathlon 2014 will take place on November 7th at the Atlantis Resort on The Palm. It will be the first half iron distance triathlon to be held in the UAE. Featuring a 1.9km swim followed by 90km bike then a 21.1km run, the race is endorsed by the Dubai Sports Council. The swim takes place in the calm waters off the Atlantis Resort. The 2-lap bike heads off The Palm onto Hessa Street towards Sports City before returning to Atlantis. The 2-lap run is on the crescent of The Palm with the Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotel providing the postcard backdrop to the course. The route is flat so athletes can expect some fast times. Registration is open to individuals in male and female age group categories and teams of three. Early bird registration extends till 30th June.
Start Time:
06:30 am

Segment 3
No Holly this week so we can talk about food.
- Do people really understand what food does to them? Open chat question
-What we get nutrition from and why we need to eat some things!

Segment 4
Myth Busters/questions

Myth 38 /// Caffeine Has Only Negative Effects On The Body
TRUTH: The problems with caffeineoccur mostly because of overconsumption. But with moderate use, caffeine has many benefits beyond that of energy for athletic performance.
Do yourself a favor and check outPubMed to see some studies about the positive benefits of moderate
Myth 47 /// All Vegetables Are Created The Same, So I Can Swap Any Veggies I Don't Like For Ones That I Love

TRUTH: Vegetables contain different amounts of calories. Some have 12 grams per 100 calories, others have 80 calories. You cannot swap broccoli for turnips without having to recalculate your calories.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

CarTalk August 25

CarTalk with the boys at is always an entertaining and informative listen.

Here is the podcast and a look at what we spoke about.

Here is a look at what we got to and what we didn't get to speak about.

Start with a re-intro of Motoring ME and 3 years of fun!
-who the team is

Bentley Mulsanne, Jaguar F-Type, Mazda 3, big Audis, Hyundai Genesis (bringing it), Jeep Cherokee, my own toys.

Fiats and Alfas as well - my trip postponed: I will be MIA next week instead.

1. What are you driving/have you been driving?

Flex, Impala, Wrangler, Sonata

2. In the News/Off the Website

a. Arabian Automobiles doubles Nissan GT-R sales in the first half of 2014 when compared to last year. The current model generation has been refined year over year since 2008, making Nissan GT-R one of the fastest vehicles to ever be produced to date. Not only does it offer outstanding performance with an incredible 0-100 km/h in 2.7 seconds, but also enhancements built over 50 years in sports car heritage. It is quite simply the sum of everything Nissan stands for: Innovation and Excitement.
b. Infiniti Middle East has introduced a powerful new 2.0 Litre turbocharged petrol engine that is now available to all Infiniti Q50 drivers in the region.

The modern, lightweight 4-cylinder powerful petrol engine delivers 208 HP and 350Nm of torque, sending drive to the rear wheels via a 7-speed automatic transmission. Flexible and efficient driving is assisted by an early useable torque delivery that begins at just 1250rpm.    

-Patrol! You are all over it
-Fiat 500 on water at US Open of Surfing!
-Chrysler K Car!
-Chrysler has cool engine names hellcat and TigerShark

TechTalk August 25

Here it is the TechTalk show's notes and easy link to the podcast.

August 25
Andrew Thomas MD @ Nexa

Segment  1
In our Hands, stuff, not the other!

a. any summer cool stuff?

d. Been suing around with the whisper app and the new foursquare app

Segment 2
In the News

b. loves Sirius satellite radio this summer

got this bluetooth speaker, amazing!

Segment 3

d. Click to buy on twitter. Huge for advertising

a. internet addiction?

c. eBay is 15 - do u use it?

a. post office in Sweden may be on to something!


b. Shazam LOVE IT!
-will give you rundown of what you are listening to.

Segment 4
Just cool

a. 4K video of rocket burning up!

b. again tech doesn’t have to have batteries!

c. ereader’s not so good afterall?

d. a real lego house!

e. this is a great wallet and key connection!

f. just a good read on where we made it to with consoles and the world of games!