Outside Podcast: Science of Survival

Adventures in Audio

Jan 20, 2017

Line of Blood in the Sand

Denmark's Faroe Islands have a brutal tradition in which men publicly butcher hundreds of pilot whales by hand. But why?

Nov 15, 2016

Cliffhanger, Part 3

Now that they have the black box, what's next?

Nov 1, 2016

Cliffhanger, Part 2

The hunt for the truth about Eastern Air Lines Flight 980.

Oct 18, 2016

Cliffhanger, Part 1

How two friends from Boston solved the world's greatest aviation mystery, Eastern Air Lines Flight 980.

Jul 19, 2016

In Too Deep

Trapped underwater inside a sunken ship with air running out, scuba diver Michael Proudfoot had nothing going for him. Then he got lucky.

Jun 16, 2016

Under Pressure

When your submarine is on the verge of imploding, you better make all the right choices.

May 17, 2016

The Devil's Highway, Part 2

When a group of immigrants set out across the desert, the results helped researcher create the Death Index, a new model for dehydration.

May 4, 2016

The Devil’s Highway, Part 1

Pablo Valencia spent six days wandering the 110-degree desert before stumbling into McGee's camp. He shouldn't have been alive, but he was.

Apr 12, 2016

Struck by Lightning

If you live through a strike, the recovery can be a confounding, bizarre journey that never really ends.

Mar 7, 2016

Frozen Alive

A remote car accident, a broken ski, a tumble in the snow, and a slow descent into hypothermia before (spoiler alert!) a dramatic rescue.

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