With Good Reason: Weekly Hour Long Episodes

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Blue zones are areas of the world that have been identified as having the longest expected lifespans. What about these places make for long, health...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 7
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A new online archive of Grimm’s fairy tales reveals the evolution of these iconic stories, whose earlier versions were often violent and sexually s...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 5
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There’s a small town in Idaho where prostitution was practiced openly—in effect, decriminalized. The practice was tolerated, even embraced, until 1...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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Millions of beautiful monarch butterflies have vanished along with the milkweed plant, which they need to breed and feed. Plus: Birds in cities ar...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
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Bicycling shouldn't be limited to those daring enough to battle traffic. How to reconfigure cities for bicycles. Also: The rise of electric bikes a...

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 7
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In the 1970s, a series of laws ushered in a new “sunshine era” of unprecedented government transparency. A new book investigates how, despite these...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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Designed to be the front page of the Internet, Reddit is now one of the most talked about and influential spots on the web. We talk with one of its...

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  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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This Poetry Month, we honor the late African American poet Lucille Clifton, who was widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, womanho...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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The story of Joseph Roane, one of many African Americans during the Great Depression lured to the newly formed U.S.S.R. by the promise of a good sa...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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The British Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner was a painter of landscapes and light. He was also one of the first major artists to depict the smoke...

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  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beatles. But she was an accomplished and in...

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  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Before the Korean War, American soldiers killed in conflicts abroad were buried in overseas cemeteries. But the conflict in Korea changed that. (An...

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  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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The first 24 hours after a city declares bankruptcy, there’s a reckoning: what gets to stay and what has to go. (And more...)

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  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
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When Frances Mayes moved to Tuscany, Italy she left behind her family and roots in Fitzgerald, Georgia. In her new memoir Under Magnolia, the renow...

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  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 6
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What if you could change not just how much you know, but your actual intelligence? (And more...)

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
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Plantations in America’s South are physical testaments to the great wealth accrued through slave labor. Yet, plantation museums often gloss over th...

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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In this hour we talk about ethics and we explore the world's oceans for zooplankton and follow a roving tick robot. (And more...)

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with The Innocence Project's Deirdre Enright, perhaps best known to fans of the super-popular podcast Serial as the legal sleuth que...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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In the late 19th century, German medical practices were considered to be the best in the world. But by the start of World War II, a number of Germa...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
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We go in search of the origins of a "perfect red," which once eluded scientists, pirates, and kings. Plus, how scientists are now tracking down rar...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4