with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich

Investigating a strange world.

  • Asking for Another Friend

    Mar 8, 2019
    Parasitic genes, public poop, and the eerie sound of a subway train. What is ... the answer to your stupid question?
  • Playing God: The Broadcast

    Jan 11, 2017
    When people are dying and you can only save some, how do you choose? What happens, what should happen, when humans are forced to play god?
  • 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.
  • When Brains Attack!

    Jun 22, 2012

    Strange stories of brains leading their owners astray, knocking them off balance, and, sometimes, propelling them to do amazing things.

  • Bit Flip

    May 8, 2019
    What do a hacked Belgian election, a falling airplane and a fleet of runaway cars all have in common? The answer just might lie in the stars.
  • Blood

    Jul 31, 2013
    The metaphor, magic, and money coursing through our veins...
  • 3 Questions

    Mar 25, 2015
    What do the world's fastest runners, New York City's poop and quicksand have in common? We're not sure either.
  • Saving Animals

    Dec 6, 2017
    One place you absolutely, positively do not want to be if you're a healthy, middle-aged American lobster: trapped in a suburban grocery store in western Pennsylvania.