We check in with Javorn Drummond, a veteran of the Iraq War. He was working in a North Carolina pork slaughterhouse when he heard about a job as a contractor in Afghanistan. He now works at Bagram Airfield outside of Kabul.
Anna Jones is usually stuck in a long commute in California. Recently she took to the skies – and had a dream commute by plane.
Dick speaks with two women: one Palestinian and one Israeli. Plus, Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
The owner of a grocery store gives his store to the employees.
Scientist John Priscu talks about his trip to drill into a subglacial lake in Antarctica.
A poem by author Naomi Shihab Nye.
MIT professor and inventor Deb Roy set up cameras and microphones in his house to record the first years of his son’s life. He’s applying what he learned in political advertising.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to Amanda Bennett about the cost of cancer treatment for her husband Terence Bryan Foley.
Dick speaks with David Cooper, the part-sleuth, part-mechanic who restored a rare 1937 Delage Aerosport Coupe.
Nathan Sawaya trained in law, but his work is in building – with Lego bricks.
Todd Melby takes us on an audio tour of the boom towns in the oil fields of North Dakota.
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