Top ten podcasts

Ready to start downloading podcasts, but not sure what’s on offer? YOURLifeChoices shares the top ten podcasts available for free.

Life Matters

Richard Aedy hosts interviews and discussions about what’s affecting your daily health and wellbeing at home, work and school.

The History of Rome
A weekly podcast tracing the rise, decline and fall of the Roman Empire covering fascinating topics such as The Seven Kings of Rome, Hadrian’s Wall and The Sack of Rome.

A Prairie Home Companion
Each week, Garrison Keillor shares with listeners the latest news and views from Lake Wobegon where “all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average.”

The Nutrition Diva’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous
Serving up simple, painless ways to upgrade your eating habits. Before you know it, you’ll be eating healthier and feeling fabulous!

Devoted to ideas worth spreading. Listen to inspiring talks from some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers.

Sunday night Safran
John Safran and Father Bob, a Jewish documentary making geek and an elderly catholic priest, discuss religion, politics and all things ethnic. The end result is decidedly funny.

Stuff you should know
From the people over at, this podcast covers random (but important) topics, such as ‘Was Atlantis a real place?’, ‘How did language evolve?’ and ‘Body odour’.

Freakonomics Radio
From the authors of Freakonomics, the popular economics book, this podcast looks at “the hidden side of everything”, from lottery loopholes and deadly doctors to media bias and cheating schoolteachers.

New Yorker Out Loud
Don’t have time to read the New Yorker, or just don’t want to pay for a subscription? This podcast gives you all the ‘need to know’ information from some of the best New Yorker articles.

LibriVox Audiobooks
This podcast releases audiobooks read by volunteers free of charge. The books are all in the public domain, and titles include Romeo and Juliet, Tanglewood tales and Dracula. New chapters are released a few times per week. 

If we have missed your favourite podcast, why not share it with us and your fellow members in the comments below?