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February 26, 2019 · 2.9 minutes to read

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Podrunner is a workout music podcast, celebrating thirteen years as a podcast this week. The podcast has won many awards during the past thirteen years, and is currently in the charts in many different countries. The current episode is an hour of mixes at 154 BPM, which we listened to at our desk and still felt exhausted. (Libsyn)
The government won’t tell you to get a cab. That’s advice from Scamwow, a podcast about the worst scams. After receiving a mysterious phone call possibly concerning her parents’ safety, Abby Holland embarks on an epic journey that involves the IRS, a Mexican drug cartel, graphic designers, and one extremely helpful Apple store guy. (Libsyn)
Halo is a headset that makes you learn faster. If you could learn as fast as a child… would you? Should This Exist? is a WaitWhat original series, in partnership with Quartz. (ART19)

Developer corner

Through an undocumented API call, we’ve now worked out how to link to individual episodes in Apple Podcasts (joining Google Podcasts, which is a base64_url encode of the GUID). If you scroll down to the bottom of any podcast page on Podnews, you’ll find a link to “episode links”, and one of those looks like this. Our quest continues: how does a Spotify episode link work?
  • In other news, our podcast pages now correctly spot VBR encoded files, and tell you not to; and our press release pages now link to the podcasts they’re about.
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