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Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
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From the creator of How I Built This, host Guy Raz invites you to listen in as he talks to leadership experts and the visionary leaders of some of the world's biggest brands. Along the way, you'll hear accounts of crisis, failure, turnaround, and triumph, as the leaders reveal their secrets on their way to the top. These are stories that didn't make it into their company bios, and valuable lessons for anyone trying to make it in business.
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Rhyme and punishment go hand in hand in America. Louder Than A Riot reveals the interconnected rise of hip-hop and mass incarceration. From Bobby Shmurda to Nipsey Hussle, each episode explores an artist's story to examine a different aspect of the criminal justice system that disproportionately impacts Black America. Hosted by NPR Music's Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden, this podcast is invested in power from all angles — the power the music industry wields over artists, the power of in ...
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The hope is that the vaccine will eventually protect humans, too.By NPR
The global shipping industry is coming under increasing pressure to cut the pollution created by the world's merchant fleet. The effort to reduce ship emissions isn't going well.By NPR
NPR's A Martinez talks to Sarah Ellison of The Washington Post about CNN suspending Chris Cuomo for helping his brother, ex-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, defend against sexual misconduct allegations.By NPR
OPEC delayed a committee meeting to assess the impact of the omicron variant. The group needs to decide whether to hit pause on production increases or keep boosting output.By NPR
At issue is whether to reverse the court's nearly half-century-old decision, Roe v. Wade, and subsequent decisions declaring that women have a constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy.By NPR
Documents show CNN's Chris Cuomo played an active role in helping former Governor Andrew Cuomo deal with sexual misconduct allegations. The revelations have spurred scrutiny of the star and network.By NPR
Congress and, in particular, congressional Democrats have a long to-do list before the end of the year. But inter- and intra-party disputes threaten any kind of action. So what are the disagreements, and when push comes to shove can they get the job done? This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Deirdre Wals…
After years of jokes about unsuccessful Infrastructure Weeks, months of deliberation, and bouts of gridlock on the political left, a $1.2 trillion package made its way through Congress at long last. The president signed it into law earlier this month. Now, the challenge of actually getting the money where it needs to be remains. NPR's White House C…
Over the weekend, a winter storm stranded dozens of people in Northern England. They came for an Oasis tribute band playing at the Tan Hall Inn. Then heavy snowfall blocked the exits.By NPR
Twitter's eccentric co-founder Jack Dorsey stepped down as CEO abruptly Monday. The new CEO is a company veteran who rose to chief technology officer.By NPR
Protein subunit vaccines work by injecting people with a tiny portion of a virus. In the case of the COVID-19 vaccine, that tiny portion is the spike protein that the coronavirus uses to enter cells.By NPR
Rather than clarify its political intentions, the U.S. has stayed vague about Taiwan for four decades to maintain peace.By NPR
There's a growing gap between the number of COVID-19 vaccines administered in rich and poor countries.By NPR
President-elect Xiomara Castro was Honduras' former first lady.By NPR
Sondheim, who died Nov. 26, was the lyricist and composer who gave us Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods and other shows. In 2010 he spoke about his writing process, from rhyming to finding the right note.By Terry Gross
The Hindi-language film won two awards at this year's Sundance film festival.By NPR
Santa Clara University law professor Michelle Oberman discusses what happens when the right to an abortion is not guaranteed in every state.By NPR
This case could reverse the court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and significantly roll back abortion rights across the country.By NPR
If players and owners don't work out a deal, it'll lead to the first work stoppage in baseball in 26 years.By NPR
At this point, very little electricity comes from solar power in the United States.By NPR
With outgoing Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms' endorsement, Andre Dickens shot ahead of the other candidates.By NPR
During the 1980s and 1990s, the Catholic Church was often the focus of criticism and protests for its condemnation of queerness and its lack of response to the AIDS crisis.By NPR
Experts predict a surge in new cases in the coming days and weeks across southern Africa.By NPR
News of the omicron variant has prompted travel bans across the world with U.S. travel restrictions soon to follow.By NPR
The U.S. is locked in another "great powers" conflict, this time with China. That's what you'll often hear in Washington. But is a Cold War era analogy the right one for modern China?By WBUR
The U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a Mississippi abortion law case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade. NPR's A Martinez speaks with Priscilla J. Smith of Yale Law School.By NPR
Mark Meadows clearly knows a lot about the Trump administration in the days before the insurrection. But how much is he willing to share?By WAMU 88.5
How we feel shapes our lives, but most of us have limited language to describe what we’re feeling.By Haili Blassingame, Katie Anastas
Water departments across the U.S. have been treating and reusing wastewater for things like irrigation and watering golf courses.By Amanda Williams
NPR's A Martinez talks to Wolfgang Preiser, head of medical virology at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, about what he and his team have learned about the omicron variant.By NPR
Concerns about omicron are growing after the head of Moderna expressed doubt about vaccines' effectiveness against the new coronavirus variant. Some scientists are more optimistic, though.By NPR
Ghostbusters fans are die-hard. Writer Dave Mistich is one of them.By NPR
Earlier this year an Oregon man was accused of stealing $7,500 worth of LEGOs. And in Germany, burglars broke through the wall of a toy store over the weekend to steal dozens of LEGO sets.By NPR
The team at Michigan's Notre Dame Prep wanted to add a friend to a group chat but entered the wrong number, and messaged Sean Murphy-Bunting. That text turned into a FaceTime call with the Buccaneers.By NPR