Dick speaks with longtime diver Rick Allen, an underwater videographer of the 18th-century Blackbeard pirate ship, about losing his arm in an accident and then being fitted with an iron arm and hand that he now dives with. Watch a video of him here.
A Maine Coon Cat who likes a well tailored outfit.
A story from writer Hans Anderson about a pantry door and a curious homeowner.
Dafnis Prieto talks with Dick Gordon about the revolutionary rhythms that earned him a 2011 MacArthur Genius Grant.
Rachel Sussman tells Dick about her quest to photograph the oldest living organisms.
Photographer Andrew Garnsees beauty in the pigeon.
Sean visits old school audio collector Randy Riddle in his Mebane, N.C. home where they listen to vintage transcription disks from WWII.
Musician Rachel Zeffira wanted to play during mass at the Vatican. All she had to do was stretch the truth a little bit –then go to confession.
Walking along the Hudson River, guest host Sean Cole and his friend Malissa O’Donnell discover a monument to two of his poetry heroes.
An Indian dancer and American tap dancer go on tour.
A dreamy trip to Brazil, Argentina and France through the music of Dom la Nena, who studied classical cello and then began to experiment with voice and the music that surrounded her.
Carlos Martinez had a master’s in engineering, but was an undocumented immigrant and couldn’t work legally. He was one of the first to apply for the deferred action plan this summer.
Eavesdropping underwater on the sounds of whales and their pods.
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