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  • More Perfect: Sex Appeal

    Sep 19, 2020
    How Ruth Bader Ginsburg used a trojan horse, filled with frat boys and beer, to win a battle for gender equality.
  • Falling

    Sep 17, 2020
    We plunge into a black hole, take a trip over Niagara Falls, and upend some myths about falling cats.
  • Bringing Gamma Back, Again

    Sep 11, 2020
    What can flashing lights and an eerie reverberating sound do for the brain of someone suffering from Alzheimer’s? We update one of our favorite episodes.
  • Fungus Amungus

    Sep 4, 2020
    There’s a new bug popping up around the world. Or it might just be an old bug that finally met its moment.
  • Translation

    Aug 27, 2020
    How the right words can have the wrong meanings, and the best translations lead us to an understanding that's way deeper than language. 
  • Lebanon, USA

    Aug 21, 2020
    In this adapted piece by Kerning Cultures, we take a road trip across America - starting with two Jads and ending with forty-seven Lebanons.
  • The Wubi Effect

    Aug 14, 2020
    In the 1980s, as China was modernizing, they ran into a problem. There was no way to fit their 70,000 plus character language on a QWERTY keyboard. Today, the story of how they did it.
  • Uncounted

    Aug 7, 2020
    A look at two groups of uncounted Americans who want to have a say in our democracy. Plus, Latif has a new show on Netflix!
  • Invisible Allies

    Jul 31, 2020
    From the brightest star, to the most elemental particle, scientists are considering strange solutions for covid-19.