Guest host Phoebe Judge speaks with Robert MacFarlane about walking the world's ancient paths in Britain, Scotland and China. Learn more about his travels on foot in his new book, "The Old Ways."
Robert Macfarlane learns from his long walks. In this reading from his latest book, The Old Ways, he sees footsteps from thousands and thousands of years ago.
Thoughts on working from a paperboy, and a waitress in interviews by Studs Terkel.
We go on a tour of an abandoned geodesic dome designed by Buckminster Fuller.
Two friends create a website to find low-cost prescription drugs.
Ina May Gaskin on natural birth in America.
The owner of a grocery store gives his store to the employees.
A former vegan on why he started hunting deer for his sustenance.
Dick speaks with a New York City urban miner about digging tunnels for the Second Avenue Subway and his union, the Local 147.
Nicholas Feltron tries to graph the impossible - daily life.
Kirk Lombard finds more fish hidden under rocks and off city docks than he does dropping a line the traditional way.
We hear from a man who visited Salinger's home in 1960, to ask whether Salinger would allow him to adapt The Catcher in the Rye for his high school's stage.
Photographer Annie Leibovitz on the project that saved her. She calls it “Pilgrimage.”
When an advocacy group offered prison inmates in solitary cells to take photos and send them to them, the requests they got were remarkable.
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