Nuestro Naranjito
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Classifying for the World Cup is an emotional roller coaster for most soccer fans, but in 2018, that was especially true for Peruvians, who hadn’t seen their country compete on the world stage in over three decades. What did it take for Peru to qualify for the biggest event in world soccer? Peruvian fan and writer Toño Angulo Daneri believes it might have all boiled down to an unlikely good luck charm: his 4-year-old son’s favorite toy.

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Something You Should Know
Something You Should Know
Mike Carruthers / OmniCast Media / Westwood One Podcast Network
Invisible Dangers in Your Home & Fascinating Stories That Are Strange But True
Have you ever had “one of those days”? You know those days when everything seems to go wrong and you can’t help but think about how wrong everything is going? This episode begins with a simple yet effective technique for you to use the next time you have one of those days. Source: Judith Orloff, M.D. author of Positive Energy (https://amzn.to/2KHzr3K) Dust, mold, dust mites, spiders, bugs and other things are lurking in your home. Are they dangerous? Quite possibly, according to Jeffrey May, a certified as a microbial consultant and an indoor air quality professional who specializes in identifying the causes of mold, odor, and moisture problems in homes, schools, and offices. He and his wife Connie are authors of the book My House is Killing Me! (https://amzn.to/3l84PF9). Jeffrey joins me to explain what these dangers are and what you should do about them. Even people who don’t mind cleaning would still probably prefer to do it quicker and more efficiently. Listen as I offer some sure-fire cleaning techniques that will help you do just that. They come from one of the nation’s leading cleaning experts Don Aslett author of No Time to Clean. (https://amzn.to/3fy5i2f) How did a parrot actually solve a murder? How could someone be so gullible that they actually believed that investing in an idea from a prince from Venus was a smart thing to do? Did you hear the story about the woman who survived the sinking of the Titanic as well as the accidents on Titanic’s 2 sister ships? These are just some of the strange but true stories you will hear from Steve Silverman, host of The Useless Information podcast (https://uselessinformation.org) and author of the book The Flip Side of History (https://amzn.to/3l7htEb).  PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS! https://monday.com One platform, better teamwork - First 2 weeks free! https://bestfiends.com Download Best Fiends FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play. https://www.geico.com Bundle your policies and save! It's Geico easy! https://www.walgreens.com/topic/promotion/mywalgreens.jsp Shop, Save & Stay Well - Join for free at myWalgreens.com https://deals.dell.com/en-us or 1-800-BUY DELL for the best savings available now! https://www.bluenile.com Use Promo Code: SYSK to get $50 off orders of $500 or more at BlueNile.com! Get great cardio and strength training! Go to JoinFightCamp.com/something for free shipping and a gift worth $109 https://joinfightcamp.com/?utm_source=Podcast&utm_medium=Radio&utm_campaign=Something_You_Should_Know&utm_term=know&utm_content= Get 12 weeks of The New Yorker magazine for just $6 and a free tote bag at NewYorker.com/something and use Promo Code: SOMETHING https://subscribe.newyorker.com/subscribe/newyorker/133107?source=cm_paid_other_podcast_12f6_SOMETHING&pos_name=SOMETHING Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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