Oddities: A Mission for the Mistress
While Mike and Evan are on a mission to find an unusual object for a client, they come across a pair of performers who want to show off more then just their cool inventory.
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Water Wars II: Privatization
Across the globe, institutions and governments struggle to supply humanity with clean water. Sometimes these groups turn to private businesses for help. Advocates claim privatization works for the world's poor -- but critics tell a different story.
Digging Deeper: The Presidential Debates
Matt and Ben covered the controversial Commission on Presidential Debates earlier -- but there's still more info. What's the 15% rule, and how does it affect debates? Do corporate sponsorships influence the debates? Tune in to learn more.
Who controls presidential debates?
Each election, audiences around the United States -- and the world -- tune in to watch the Presidential debates. No one denies that the debates are important, but why do some groups think the debates are corrupt? Tune in to learn more.
Was there a real Atlantis?
For centuries rumors of Atlantis have inspired explorers around the globe. But was Atlantis ever real? Listen in to learn more about this fabled civilization and whether new research exposes any grain of truth within the legends.
Billions of people around the world have little or no access to clean water, and experts believe this situation will only worsen. In fact, some analysts believe the next world war won't be over nukes or ideology, but, instead, a war over water.
Lost Civilizations: Part I
Over the span of human history numerous empires and city-states have collapsed. Often the circumstances of their demise remain mysterious. However, recent research may have shed some light on the collapse of several civilizations. Tune in to learn more.
Is TrapWire watching you?
The surveillance system known as TrapWire hit the news when Wikileaks released emails from Stratfor, a private intelligence firm. But what is TrapWire, exactly? Are claims about this system exaggerated -- or is it watching you now? Tune in to learn more.
Is the U.S. preparing for a civil war?
The internet is awash with reports of government agencies stockpiling weapons and medical supplies in the face of looming domestic unrest, but is there any truth behind the rumors? Why do some people believe the U.S. is preparing for civil war?
The CIA (and the Mafia) Vs. Castro
For decades Fidel Castro ruled Cuba -- and the CIA continuously tried to assassinate him. Some of their plans seemed orthodox, but others were outrageous (and even involved organized crime). Tune in to learn more about CIA attempts to kill Castro.
What is the 1001 Club?
The World Wide Fund for Nature is a well-known organization, but it's also home to a smaller group called the 1001 Club. Who are they, exactly, and why do some theorists think this group is out to do more than just save public parks? Tune in to find out.
Who are the Nommo?
The Dogon people are renowned for their artistic traditions -- and their spiritual traditions are no less fascinating. But why did a French anthropologist believe they may have had contact with extraterrestrials? Tune in to learn more about the Nommo.
Who killed Robert Kennedy?
Originally found guilty of Robert Kennedy's murder, Sirhan Sirhan has spent years in prison, but some people believe he was a scapegoat. Listen in to learn why some of RFK's friends believe there's more to the story behind his assassination.