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Duplicast: By Clones, For Clones

Are Clones People? Yes. Yes?

Monday, May 04, 2015

The girl and boy clones are related, Mark bites it in a cornfield, Allison has fully broken bad, and clone sisters Emma and Hanna are here to explain it all.

Strangers

The Cruellest Month?

Friday, May 01, 2015

April is the cruellest month. At least it can be. If you are depressed or heartbroken, there is nothing worse than the thaw and the blossoms and the girls in short dresses and the lovers on park benches licking melting ice cream off each other’s faces ...

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Episode 620: Why Batteries Suck

Friday, May 01, 2015

While most technology is getting smaller and cheaper, batteries still suck. Today on the show, we learn exactly why, and meet some of the people trying to make batteries better.

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Studio 360

“An American in Paris” on Broadway, Poet Terrance Hayes, & Remembering Nirvana

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The challenges of putting “An American in Paris” on stage; the first poet to be a MacArthur “genius” and one of People’s Sexiest Men; and “Nevermind,” the last great rock album.

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Episode 372: How Do You Decide Who Gets Lungs?

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

You're not allowed to buy and sell organs. So doctors created a different system. Today on the show: how do you decide who gets lungs?

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Fugitive Waves

20 – The Birth of Rice-A-Roni: The San Francisco, Italian, Armenian Treat

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Birth of Rice-A-Roni: The San Francisco, Italian, Armenian Treat

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Fugitive Waves

20 – The Birth of Rice-A-Roni: The San Francisco, Italian, Armenian Treat

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Birth of Ricc-A-Roni: The San Francisco, Italian, Armenian Treat

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Duplicast: By Clones, For Clones

Know Your Monitor

Monday, April 27, 2015

Hanna and Emma puzzle out Orphan Black's action-packed second episode: Paul is back with a vengeance, Helena's getting waterboarded in the desert and Donnie grows some stones.

Radio Diaries

#33: From Bullets to Balance Sheets

Friday, April 24, 2015

As a teenager, Kamari Ridgle was a drug dealer and drive-by shooter until a near-death experience led him to his true love…accounting.

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Episode 619: The Free Throw Experiment

Friday, April 24, 2015

Casinos are worried that young people aren't interested in playing slots or other games of luck. They're turning to games that require skill, like basketball.

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Studio 360

Steve Coogan, Visualizing Dark Matter, & Hip-Hop’s Best Year

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The actor Steve Coogan feels "Happyish," an artist and a scientist try to visualize dark matter, and we find out why 2015 will be hip-hop’s best year ever.

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Episode 399: Can You Patent A Steak?

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

We visit the workshop of a meat inventor, who came up with Steak-Umm and KFC's popcorn chicken. And we try to figure out what meat inventors tell us about patents and innovation.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: How to Get Billy Idol to Play Your Birthday Party for Free

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

It costs $50,000 to have Billy Idol appear at a private event, a 25-year-old working at a Seattle mall convinced the rock star to play his birthday party for free.
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Duplicast: By Clones, For Clones

Orphan Black Returns!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Our clone-hosts are back from hibernation and ready to relive the glory of the Orphan Black season premiere. Rachel is alive? Male clones are whack? And what is the deal with Helsinki?

Episode 618: The Square Deal

Friday, April 17, 2015

In the early 1900s, the president of the largest shoe company in the world tried to create a Utopia for his workers. He called his big experiment in welfare capitalism: The Square Deal.

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Strangers

Adrian’s Race

Friday, April 17, 2015

Adrian is 25 and losing his eyesight. He's in a race against time. He’s also in a battle between humility and pride. When is it stubborn, perhaps even foolhardy, not to make concessions to one’s disability? When is it the only way out?

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Studio 360

"Ex Machina," Sexy Robots, & Four-Legged Stars

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Director Alex Garland on his new robot movie, “Ex Machina,” how composer Jeanine Tesori wrote her new Broadway hit, “Fun Home,” and training dogs for stardom.

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Fishko Files

Sibelius and Heifetz

Thursday, April 16, 2015

In 1935, Jascha Heifetz made the first recording, ever, of the Sibelius Violin Concerto.

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Duplicast: By Clones, For Clones

If You Could Clone Jesus, Would You?

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Twin clones Hanna and Emma moderate a fierce - and at times baffling - debate between Minister Cooper Gray and Epigeneticist Myron Benjamin about the ethical quandaries of cloning.

Episode 617: How Do You Feel?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Today on the show: how a bunch of rational economists try to deal with our feelings. And the story of a man who came up with five simple questions that he hoped would predict the future.

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