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3114 - Selects: The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti
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  • 3114 - Selects: The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti

    The trial of Sacco and Vanzetti, two anarchists accused of murder, was one of the first "crimes of the century." But did they do it? To this day there is speculation that they did not. Learn all about this famous case in this classic episode. 

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    Sat, 02 Mar 2024
  • 3113 - Wireless Electricity: When Can We Unplug Our TVs?

    You know all of those cords and cables and wires that we use to connect our stuff to the electrical grid so they’ll, you know, work? Imagine a day when energy flies through the air like wifi, utterly cord-free. Well, imagine no more! That day is coming!

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    Thu, 29 Feb 2024
  • 3112 - Short Stuff: Smudging: Not just for hippies

    Smudging is the process of wafting around the smoke of burning white sage. What is it good for? Listen in and find out.

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    Wed, 28 Feb 2024
  • 3111 - Haile Selassie: Statesman, Colonizer, God?

    If you grew up outside of Africa, you might know Haile Selassie’s name from reggae music - the man who ruled Ethiopia is considered a god in Jamaica. In Ethiopia opinions are more varied. 

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    Tue, 27 Feb 2024
  • 3110 - Selects: How Zero Population Growth Works

    In 1968, Paul Erlich published The Population Bomb, predicting coming famine and mass death. Erlich's predictions didn't pan out but his ideas launched a debate still raging today. Learn all about it in this classic episode.

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    Sat, 24 Feb 2024
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