Adventures in Audio

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 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 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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Nov 7, 2017

Frozen Alive Redux

A remote car accident, a broken ski, a tumble in the snow, and a slow descent into hypothermia.

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Jul 24, 2017

A Very Scary Fish Story

The vanishing of an iconic river creature in Alabama poses terrifying questions about the water we swim in and fish in and drink.

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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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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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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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