Adventures in Audio

Jul 10, 2017
Dispatches Ep 10

XX Factor: How the Sports Bra Changed History

When some friends sewed together a couple jock straps to stop boob bounce in the late-70s, they ignited a revolution.

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Jul 5, 2017
Dispatches Ep 9

Andy Samberg’s Tour de Farce

We tried to have a serious conversation with the SNL alum about his new HBO cycling mockumentary. We mostly failed.

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Jun 27, 2017

Racing a Dying Brain

When Bob Sturtz had a stroke in the Boundary Waters, his friend Scott Pirsig had only one choice: get out and get help as fast as possible.

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Jun 13, 2017
Dispatches Ep 8

XX Factor: The Ice Queen Cometh

Sarah McNair-Landry, one of today’s boldest young explorers, describes the unique thrill of crossing the Arctic on skis.

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May 30, 2017

Drinking Yourself to Death

There's a flipside to dehydration that kills athletes and otherwise healthy people every year. And it's on the rise.

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May 16, 2017
Dispatches Ep 7

XX Factor: Diana Nyad Goes the Distance

What does it take to swim 111 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage? Passion bordering on obsession.

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May 2, 2017
Dispatches Ep 6

XX Factor: Snowboarding While Iranian

Mona Seraji's unlikely path to becoming the first snowboarder from the Middle East, male or female, to compete in the pro freeride series

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Apr 25, 2017

Cloudbusters

Humans are on the brink of technologies that can control the weather and possibly save us from climate change. But playing God is risky.

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Apr 17, 2017

The Death Blow

When forecasts called for a massive tornado in central Oklahoma in 2013, storm chasers flocked to the area. Then all hell broke loose.

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Apr 11, 2017
Dispatches Ep 5

XX Factor: A Woman’s Place Is On Top

How a bold women’s climb of a Himalayan giant shocked the world and forever changed mountaineering

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