with Jad Abumrad, Lulu Miller, and Latif Nasser

Investigating a strange world.

  • Breath

    Jun 11, 2021
    Stories of first ones, last ones, and a whole bunch in between. 
  • The Rhino Hunter

    May 27, 2021
    When shooting and killing an endangered species might be the best way to save it. This episode contains strong language.
  • Brown Box

    May 13, 2021
    It used to be, when you ordered something on the Internet, you waited a week for it to show up.  How is this Internet voodoo possible?
  • Kleptotherms

    May 5, 2021
    We break the thermometer watch the mercury spill out as we discover temperature is far stranger than it seems. Five stories that run the gamut from snakes to stars.
  • Deep Cuts

    Apr 22, 2021
    This week, we dive into the past for some special stories that hold new power today.
  • What Up Holmes?

    Apr 2, 2021
    Today, a Supreme Court mystery.  How one judge changed his mind about free speech, how that changed all the rest of our minds, and whether it’s time to change our minds again. 
  • Elements

    Mar 25, 2021
    Scientists took about 300 years to lay out the Periodic Table into neat rows and columns. In one hour, we’re going to mess it all up.