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.
Nearly a third of children in the United States are overweight.
Shaun Goode fits into another category - kids who are so obese, they risk damaging their hearts and livers, and even becoming diabetic.
Janaya Lasker Ferretti tells the story of a much-loved table her grandmother owned and how she got it back.
Talking doctors through complex emergencies, via Skype.
Roman Mars and 99% Invisiblebring us a story of distance -- near and far-- on the highway.
Eric Winickbrings us the voices of a mother and daughter, born 40 years apart.
Listener voicemail stories about politics getting personal.
How filmmaker John Frame makes his stop-motion films.
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.
Writer and regular contributor Ann Hood tells how she, a life-long Democrat, met her husband, a Republican.
Sean explores the history of several Massachusetts towns that were taken over to create a reservoir.
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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