Adventures in Audio

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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Apr 4, 2017
Dispatches Ep 4

XX Factor: Beth Rodden Unpacked

The star climber opens up about her kidnapping and finding love after a broken marriage

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Mar 30, 2017

After the Crash, Part 2

Once Joe Stone learned to use his paralyzed body, he decided he’d race an Ironman. Then he went even bigger.

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Mar 21, 2017

After the Crash, Part 1

What do you do when you’re addicted to adrenaline but confined to a wheelchair? So much more than people expect.

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Mar 3, 2017

The Everest Effect

Myles Osborne was poised to summit Mount Everest when a flapping of fabric caught his eye. He thought it was a tent—then it spoke.

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Feb 21, 2017

Florence Williams on the Nature Fix

In her new book, the writer explains why getting outside cures so many of our problems

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