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Bob's Grill #4: ExxonMobil's Richard Keil

We return to Bob's Grill this week with a 2015 interview with ExxonMobil's Richard Keil, the company's senior adviser for global public affairs.  Last year, the website InsideClimate News published an investigative series examining ExxonMobil’s ...

Life Is a Mystery

There are some interviews that just stay with you. My conversation with Elizabeth Caplice is one of those. I spoke with Elizabeth back in March for our episode about near death experiences called "When I Almost Died." A listener had suggested that ...

226- On Average

In many ways, the built world was not designed for you. It was designed for the average person. Standardized tests, building codes, insurance rates, clothing sizes, The Dow Jones - all these measurements are based around the concept of an ...

The Moth Radio Hour: Moth Eaten: Adventures in Food

A special live edition of The Moth at Cooper Union in NYC, "Moth Eaten: Adventures in Food." Best-selling author Adam Gopnik and his wife have an ongoing battle about the proper way to cook meat; celebrity chef David Chang shares his anxiety ...

Jellyfish: Even Cooler than Octopi?

Additional Stuff Jellyfish and Comb Jellies on Smithsonian Ocean Portal They’re Taking Over! Jellyfish: The Next King of the Sea? Don’t Be Dumb: If I *** on a Jellyfish Sting Will It Really Help? Should We Stop Using Vinegar to…Read ...

53 — Garden Allotments—London’s Kitchen Vision

A Hidden Kitchens story about London’s long tradition of urban garden allotments — and the story of Manor Garden Allotments, a 100 year old community, that found itself in the path of London’s 2012 Olympics.

Remembering The State

On the 300th episode of RISK!, all 11 members of the comedy troupe The State recall working and playing together in the 90s. That's David Wain, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Tom Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Michael Showalter, Michael Patrick Jann, Ken Marino, Todd ...

Beyond *** Brownies (with Radiolab's Jad Abumrad)

We explore the science of weed-infused foods with a French pastry chef and Radiolab's Jad Abumrad. We’ll tell you how it tastes, how it makes us feel, and what happens when you eat too way, way much of it. (Repeat) Please subscribe to this ...

Print Is Back, Back Again

A special hour on the publishing industry and the resurgence of print--from Amazon’s flirtation with brick-and-mortar bookstores to the success of wholesale suppliers shilling books by the foot as decorative objects. Plus, the mysterious world of ...

The Tsavo man-eaters

For nine months in 1898 two Tsavo lions hunted and killed men working on the railroad being built in across the Tsavo river. But what drove them to view humans as food? Lack of their normal prey, injuries, or just a taste for human blood? Some of Our ...

The Delightful History of Steam Technology

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Aziz Ansari Needs Another Toothbrush (Rebroadcast)

The comedian, actor -- and now, author -- answers our FREAK-quently Asked Questions.

HBM061: The Natural State of Hitchhiking [EXPLICIT]

Jeff Emtman left home in the summer of 2011 to hitchhike the United States, to see if strangers would chop him up and put him in their trunks, if he gave them the option to. ...

Bob's Grill #3: James O'Keefe

We return to Bob’s Grill this week with a 2011 interview with “sting operation” videographer James O’Keefe, best known for his efforts to discredit institutions such as Planned Parenthood, NPR, the Open Society Foundations, and the community ...

Your Death, *** & Money Short Stories – Live!

Last year, we asked listeners to share their favorite short stories about death, *** and money. After receiving more than 140 suggestions (you can find them all here), we picked five of our favorites—and partnered with the public radio show ...

225- Photo Credit

Founded by architect Walter Gropius in 1919, the Bauhaus school in Germany would go on to shape modern architecture, art, and design for decades to come. The school sought to combine design and industrialization, creating functional things ...

Angela Lush & TJ McDonald

A woman decides to rebel against her family by getting a tattoo and a New Zealander visits America only to discover he's completely out of place. ...

How Woolly Mammoths Worked

Additional Stuff Mammoths and Mastodons: All American Monsters About Mammoths The Last Mammoths Died Out Just 3600 Years Ago…But They Should Have Survived How Woolly Mammoths Survived Arctic Cold Mammoths Wiped Out By Multiple Killers ...

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Your host dreams the future of Self Driving Cars.

O Canada!

Morgan Jones Phillips, Dale Corvino and Sarah Long Hendershot share stories in our 2016 visit to Toronto and Montreal.

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