Adventures in Audio

Feb 20, 2018
Dispatches Ep 19

An Amazingly Crappy Story

Efforts to manage human waste in national parks have failed miserably. Now a creative scientist may have found an elegant remedy.

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Feb 6, 2018

Your Hungry Brain Is Making You Fat

Evolution has made humans instinctually crave sugary, fatty, and salty foods. Here's how you can fight back.

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Jan 22, 2018
Dispatches Ep 18

Red Dawn in Lapland

On the border between Russia and Finland, a band of Finnish soldiers are preparing to defend the country if the Bear decides to charge.

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Jan 9, 2018

Susan Casey Might Have Gills

The bestselling author on going deep with great white sharks, big-wave surfers, and dolphins—plus her concerns about the ocean's future. 

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Dec 19, 2017

He That Is Down Need Fear No Fall

If you found yourself stuck at the bottom of a canyon with a broken leg, what do you do? Not long ago, our host faced this exact scenario.

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Dec 12, 2017

The Whole Life Challenge Is Easier Than You Think

The co-founders of the wildly popular program explain why the easiest way to get in better shape is to make healthy living a game

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Dec 5, 2017

Bee Still My Heart

A bee sting won't hurt you unless you're allergic—or so you thought until you disturbed a hive of African bees.

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Nov 28, 2017

Dangerously Delicious

When you picked some mushrooms off the forest floor, you planned to make a nice risotto. But now you’re fighting for your life.

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Nov 21, 2017
Dispatches Ep 17

The Secret History of Biosphere 2

A team of scientists entered a glass bubble in the desert to live for two years cut off from society. Things didn't go as planned.

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Nov 14, 2017

Adrift

You're alone in the open sea on a surfboard, having been blown far offshore by a strong wind. What does it feel like? What do you do?

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