with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich

Investigating a strange world.

  • Breaking News

    Nov 19, 2019
    Today, two new technological tricks that together could invade our past selves and rewrite the rules of credibility. Also, we release something terrible into the world.
  • Dolly Parton's America: Neon Moss

    Nov 8, 2019
    On the mountaintop, we go back in time, and across the world - to discover the unlikely connection between Dolly's home and Jad's father Naji.
  • Songs that Cross Borders

    Oct 30, 2019
    We explore songs with the power to transcend language and the triumphant return of the Elvis of Afghanistan.
  • Birdie in the Cage

    Oct 23, 2019
    Can you fit the identity of a whole nation into a dance? Of course not. But we tried anyway.
  • Silky Love

    Sep 27, 2019
    We scour the Atlantic Ocean for an answer to one of life’s slipperiest mysteries. 
  • Tit for Tat

    Sep 17, 2019
    Do we really live in a selfish, dog-eat-dog world? Or has evolution carved out a hidden code that rewards genuine cooperation?
  • What's Left When You're Right?

    Sep 5, 2019
    From the stage to the cage, a series of showdowns that leave us wondering about the price of being right ... or coming from the left.
  • The Memory Palace

    Aug 28, 2019
    Historians say the past is a foreign country, but often it feels more like a dream. Today we talk to someone who has mastered the art of navigating the dreamscapes of our past.