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Worried about climate change? Trying hard to reduce your carbon footprint? In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, living small and liking it – an argument in favor of the radically local life.Read more

Original Air Date:

May 02, 2010

Previous Airdates:

May 02, 2010
May 15, 2011

Spray Paint

You know Marcel Proust as the author of the massive autobiographical novel, "In Search of Lost Time." But did you know that Proust can also be considered a scientist? That's the argument that Jonah Lehrer makes in his book, "Proust Was A Neuroscientist." Lehrer explains how Proust made...Read more

Original Air Date:

March 21, 2010

Previous Airdates:

March 21, 2010
February 27, 2011

a cross on a hill

We look at the controversial Gnostic Gospels and the story of a buried Christianity.Read more

Original Air Date:

December 10, 2006

Previous Airdates:

December 10, 2006
December 16, 2007

statue

We talk with E.O. Wilson about the growing rift between science and religion. We'll also get a very different take on religious belief from historian Garry Wills, author of "What Jesus Meant."Read more

Original Air Date:

March 26, 2006

Previous Airdates:

April 29, 2007
March 26, 2006

a cross on a hill

We look at the controversial Gnostic Gospels and the story of a buried Christianity.Read more

Original Air Date:

December 10, 2006

Previous Airdates:

December 10, 2006
December 16, 2007

statue

We talk with E.O. Wilson about the growing rift between science and religion. We'll also get a very different take on religious belief from historian Garry Wills, author of "What Jesus Meant."Read more

Original Air Date:

March 26, 2006

Previous Airdates:

April 29, 2007
March 26, 2006

TTBOOK

Mark Sundeen got an offer he couldn't refuse. A publisher paid him upfront to write a book on bullfighting in Spain. Mark doesn't speak Spanish, knows nothing about bullfighting, and hates to travel, but that didn't stop him from writing the book. He just made the whole thing up. In this hour of...Read more

Original Air Date:

March 13, 2005

Previous Airdates:

March 13, 2005
February 19, 2006

bialys bread

Join us for stories about bread in this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge.Read more

Original Air Date:

November 14, 2004

Previous Airdates:

November 14, 2004
July 10, 2005

TTBOOK

Mark Sundeen got an offer he couldn't refuse. A publisher paid him upfront to write a book on bullfighting in Spain. Mark doesn't speak Spanish, knows nothing about bullfighting, and hates to travel, but that didn't stop him from writing the book. He just made the whole thing up. In this hour of...Read more

Original Air Date:

March 13, 2005

Previous Airdates:

March 13, 2005
February 19, 2006

bialys bread

Join us for stories about bread in this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge.Read more

Original Air Date:

November 14, 2004

Previous Airdates:

November 14, 2004
July 10, 2005

TTBOOK

On Christmas Eve of 1914, German soldiers in the Flanders trenches lit candles on small Christmas trees.  British, French, Belgian and German troops serenaded each other with songs.  Soon enemy soldiers broke bread with each other and exchanged letters.  In this hour of To the...Read more

Original Air Date:

December 16, 2001

Previous Airdates:

December 16, 2001
December 15, 2002

TTBOOK

On Christmas Eve of 1914, German soldiers in the Flanders trenches lit candles on small Christmas trees.  British, French, Belgian and German troops serenaded each other with songs.  Soon enemy soldiers broke bread with each other and exchanged letters.  In this hour of To the...Read more

Original Air Date:

December 16, 2001

Previous Airdates:

December 16, 2001
December 15, 2002

To be American can mean many things. It can mean a young black teen in a hoodie, or a illegal immigrant who’s been living here for 20 years. How do we reconcile the many different American experiences?Read more

Original Air Date:

March 02, 2014

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