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Engines of Our Ingenuity | Houston Public Media



The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let’s explore technology’s spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.



Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:40:04 +0000

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1268: Limelight

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:01:33 +0000

Episode: 1268 Finding your limelight.  Today, let us find our light.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1267: The First American Navy

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:01:12 +0000

Episode: 1267 The secret American Navy of the War of 1812.  Today, a secret American navy for the War of 1812.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3097: Fire in the Kitchen

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:01:40 +0000

Episode: 3097 Cooking with Fire in the Colonial Period and Now.  Today, fire in the kitchen.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1266: Chicago Fire

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:01:41 +0000

Episode: 1266 In which Mrs. O'Leary is absolved of the Great Chicago Fire.  Today, a new look at an old fire.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2523: Georges-Eugene Haussmann

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:01:27 +0000

Episode: 2523 Georges-Eugène Haussmann Reshapes Paris.  Today, a city redone.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1265: Self-Evident Concepts

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:01:44 +0000

Episode: 1265 Science and the myth of the self-evident truth.  Today, a closer look at scientific knowledge.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1263: I Don't Think So

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:01:37 +0000

Episode: 1263 No problem. I don't think so. Have a nice day.  Today, a thought about the mirror of language.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3096: Philosophical Learning

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:01:16 +0000

Episode: 3096 The Learning Value of Philosophy.  Today, getting ahead in the world.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1262: Eighteenth-Century Environmental Disaster

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:01:09 +0000

Episode: 1262 An 18-century environmental disaster in Brittany, France.  Today, an 18th-century environmental disaster.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3095: Making a Revolution

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:01:57 +0000

Episode: 3095 Making a Revolution.  Today, the Maker revolution.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1261: Equilibrium

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:01:02 +0000

Episode: 1261 Healthy equilibrium: only a platform for instability.  Today, we try to keep our equilibrium.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1260: Darwin Boards The Beagle

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:01:15 +0000

Episode: 1260 Darwin boards the Beagle and sails into history.   Today, a young man boards a ship and redirects history.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1258: Inventing the Riverboat

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 06:01:36 +0000

Episode: 1258 Inventing the steamboat, inventing the riverboat.  Today, the present helps us to understand the past.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2520: Hybrid Electric Car Technology

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 06:01:51 +0000

Episode: 2520 Hybrid Electric Car Technology.  Today, we hit the brakes.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1257: The First Suez Canal

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 06:01:07 +0000

Episode: 1257 Digging the first Suez Canal, 4000 years ago.  Today, we ask, when was the Suez Canal built?


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1254: The Wheel Revisited

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:01:22 +0000

Episode: 1254 A new look at the wheel: the problem of rotation.  Today, another look at the invention of the wheel.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3093: Math As Storytelling

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:01:55 +0000

Episode: 3093 How Mathematicians Tell Stories.  Today, math and storytelling.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1252: Interchangeable Parts

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:01:12 +0000

Episode: 1252 Forgotten invention of manufacturing with interchangeable parts.  Today, a brilliant invention is forgotten.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3092: Descriptions of Arts and Crafts

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 06:01:40 +0000

Episode: 3092 Descriptions of Arts and Crafts.  Today, saving arts and crafts. 


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1251: Katherine Stinson

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 06:01:57 +0000

Episode: 1251 Katherine Stinson and her siblings help America learn to fly.  Today, meet the Stinson kids.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1250: Water in the Desert

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 05:01:44 +0000

Episode: 1250 Qanats: ancient watercourses, heroic constructions.  Today, we talk about qanats. (Betcha don't know what a qanat is!)


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3091: Soil Spectroscopy

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:01:24 +0000

Episode: 3091 Soil Spectroscopy in Africa.  Today, we see the light.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1249: Bricks

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 05:01:27 +0000

Episode: 1249 Bricks.  Today, let's talk about bricks.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3090: Friedrich Richard Petri

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 05:01:37 +0000

Episode: 3090 Friedrich Richard Petri.  Today, drawing the frontier.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1248: Charles and Hester Stanhope

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 05:01:33 +0000

Episode: 1248 Hester Stanhope creates her own British Empire in Syria.  Today, a prime minister's niece doesn't get the message.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1247: Three Women Architects

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:01:59 +0000

Episode: 1247 America's first women architects: three very different people.  Today, a story about three very different women.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2517: Rebecca Clarke

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:01:02 +0000

Episode: 2517 Rebecca Clarke: Violist, Composer, Woman.  Today, a woman in conflict.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1246: Momentum

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:01:53 +0000

Episode: 1246 Figuring out what the word momentum means.  Today, let's talk about momentum.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2513: Our Teachers

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:01:16 +0000

Episode: 2513 The Importance of Teachers in Shaping our Lives.  Today, remembering our teachers.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1245: Sarah Bagley

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:01:39 +0000

Episode: 1245 In which Sarah Bagely opens the field of telegraphy to women.  Today, a woman claims a job market for other women.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1244: Making Science Fun?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:01:17 +0000

Episode: 1244 Is fun rightly under assault in science education?  Today, we ask whether or not science should be fun.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3089: Steven Sasson

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:01:05 +0000

Episode: 3089 Steve Sasson and the Digital Camera.  Today, the image of things that came.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1243: Five-Fold Symmetry

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:01:16 +0000

Episode: 1243 In which we are surprised by the power of five-fold symmetry.  Today, let's think about fives.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2510: Reason in All things

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 05:01:29 +0000

Episode 2510: Reason in all things: Augustine, Galileo, Collins, The Human Genome, and God.  Today, Augustine, Galileo, and the human genome.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1241: Looking for Franklin

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:01:16 +0000

Episode: 1241 The search for Franklin and the search for the Northwest Passage.  Today, we go looking for a lost explorer.  


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1239: Canonical Ensemble

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:00:27 +0000

Episode: 1239 Ensemble theory offers us insight through parallel universes


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1238: 1893 Exhibition

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:00:49 +0000

Episode: 1238 The 1893 Chicago Columbia Exposition: America comes of age


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2507: The Unsung Engineer

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 05:00:13 +0000

Episode: 2507 The Unsung Engineer: The Mechanical Arts in Diderot and D’Alembert’sEncyclopédie


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1233: Baden Baden-Powell

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 05:00:59 +0000

Episode: 1233 Baden-Powell flies in balloons, airplanes, and even kites. Today, the empire finally takes to the air.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3087: Marie Curie, Mother

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 05:00:05 +0000

Episode: 3087 Marie Curie and Her Children. Today, a most Curious mother.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1232: Very Early Music

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 05:00:09 +0000

Episode: 1232 A Neanderthal flute made from the thigh of a cave bear. Today, the oldest musical instrument.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2503: Rod Serling

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 05:00:55 +0000

Episode: 2503 Story-Teller Rod Serling and the Twilight Zone. Today, a story — submitted for your approval.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1231: Automobile Advertising

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 05:00:15 +0000

Episode: 1231 In which automobile advertising mirrored the public. Today, we trace a new technology through advertisements.  


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1230: Mathematics After AD 2000

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:00:39 +0000

Episode: 1230 The problem of teaching mathematics in a computer world. Today, let's teach math to our grandchildren.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3086: Elsie and Elmer

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:00:27 +0000

Episode: 3086 Elsie the Cow and Elmer the Bull. Today, a successful couple parts ways.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1229: Double-Entry Bookkeeping

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:14 +0000

Episode: 1229 The invention of double entry bookkeeping Today, we learn to keep track of our money.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2501: Nietzsche, Strauss, Kubrick and a Trilogy of Metaphor

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:30:46 +0000

Episode: 2501 Nietzsche, Strauss, Kubrick, and a Trilogy of Metaphor Today, a story -- in three parts.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1228: In Which Europe Quantifies

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1228 Medieval Europe learns to measure reality with numbersToday, why did Europe emerge so rapidly from the medieval age?


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1227: Paper From Mummy Wrappings

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1227 So, did we ever make paper from a mummy's linen wrappings?Today, the mummy's curse.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3085: Einstein and the Quantum

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 3085 Einstein's Bigger DealToday Einstein’s bigger deal.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1226: Ricci's Memory Palace

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1226 In which Matteo Ricci tries to convert the Chinese by building a memory palaceToday, a memory palace in an odd place and the wrong time.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2495: Creativity Within Limits

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 2495 Creativity Within Limits: Rules as a Source of CreativityToday, bounded creativity.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1225: The First Daredevil

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1225 Lincoln Beachey, first great daredevil of heavier-than-air flightToday, the death of Lincoln Beachey.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1224: Time and Efficiency

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1224 On filling time and compressing time: electronic communicationToday, we compress time.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1223: Ghosts From the Sky

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1223 Ghosts from the sky: a visit to the Oshkosh Fly-inToday, a surprising way to preserve our past.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2493: Child's Play

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 2493 Child's Play: the role of play in educationToday, child’s play.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1221: Acoustics

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1221 Large hall acoustics: drifting away from realityToday, we try to hear the music in a large hall.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1220: Hill's Color Photography

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1220 In which Levi Hill invents color photography 80 years too soonToday, the first color photographs.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3083: Gail Borden

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 3083 Gail Borden and Condensed MilkToday, maps, newspapers, politics, and condensed milk.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1218: In Galveston's Alleys

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1218 Galveston's alleys and the democratization of low incomesToday, walk with me through Galveston's alleys.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2491: Mitch Miller and the Gang

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 2491 Mitch Miller and the Gang: A Look at American Pop Culture in the Late 1950sToday, we follow the bouncing ball.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1217: Giant Earth-Movers

Mon, 05 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1217 Large earth movers: a paradox of large and smallToday, we find some very big machines.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1216: Wings

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1216 Insect wings/human wings: trying to copy what can't be copiedToday, we try to fly on a bee's wings.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2485: Jean Le Rond d'Alembert

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 2485 Jean Le Rond d’Alembert: Controversial Mathematician of the EnlightenmentToday, the controversies of an enlightened mathematician.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1215: The Tyranny of Large Numbers

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1215 The tyranny of large numbers: of averages and ubiquityToday, large numbers do some strange things.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2480: Stephanie Kwolek and Kevlar

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 2480 Stephanie Kwolek: Inventor of KevlarToday, not-so-shining armor.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1214: Novgorod

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1214 Medieval Novgorod, more advanced than we realizedToday, an old city coughs up a surprising secret.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1213: Theory and Experiment

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1213 Experiment, theory, and the role of the computerToday, the old question about theory and experiment comes back to haunt us.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3082: Charles Havelock Taylor

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 3082 Charles Havelock Taylor and Hydraulic Air CompressionToday, the power of observation.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1212: Macroparasites

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1212 Human history in terms of macroparasites and microparasitesToday, we wonder who feasts upon whom.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2478: Metal Wood

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 2478 Metal Wood: the Evolution of Wooden Golf ClubsToday, metal wood.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1211: Medora

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1211 Theodore Roosevelt and the mad Marquis create Medora NDToday, we visit Medora, North Dakota.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1210: Pasteur's Biomilitarism

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1210 In which Louis Pasteur puts medicine on a war footingToday, the language of war attaches itself to medicine.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1209: Writing About Flight

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1209 Early fliers -- all seem to've been good-looking and literateToday, we write about flight.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2472: Julia Child

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 2472 Julia Child: Kitchen InnovatorToday, bon appétit!


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1208: The Panama Railroad

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1208 The first transcontinental railroad -- and no golden spike!Today, we build the first transcontinental railroad.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1206: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1206 Harriet Beecher Stowe: "No talent, only genius"Today, a woman turns slavery from theoretical wrong into personal evil.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3081: Gelatin and Jell-O

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 3081 Gelatin naand Jell-OToday, America’s most famous dessert.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1205: Henry Chapman Mercer

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1205 Henry Chapman Mercer: An aristocrat redirects anthropologyToday, a shy aristocrat redirects anthropology.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3080: The First Marathon and the Olympics of 1896

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 3080 The First Marathon and the Athens Olympics of 1896Today, we run through the history of the marathon.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1204: Baron Von Humboldt

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1204 Baron von Humboldt's remarkable exploration of Meso-AmericaToday, a nearly forgotten hero.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1202: After Science

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1202 The death of science (or its emergence from a cocoon?) Today, thoughts about the end of science.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3079: Rodolphe Lindt

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 3079 Rodolphe Lindt and Chocolate Conching    Today, smooth.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1200: London's Secret Museums

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1200 London's secret museums Today, we visit London's secret museums.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3078: Restoring the Parthenon

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 3078 Restoring the Parthenon: The Acropolis Restoration Service and 40+ Years of Hard Work Today, how to rebuild a ruin.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1199: Gallup Poll

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1199 Gallup Poll: spawn of intellect with some saving imperfectionToday, we try to foretell how you plan to vote.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1198: The Gates of Hell

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1198 In which Virgil visits a theme park and writes the AeneidToday, we pass through the Gates of Hell.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2467: Graph Theory

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 2467 Graph Theory and the Königsberg Bridge ProblemToday, the bridges of Königsberg.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1196: Batting 400

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1196 Reflections on batting 400, evolution, economics, and diversityToday, what do batting averages, evolution, and the economy have in common?


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3077: The Battle of Navarino

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 3077 When is a Victory not a Victory? The Battle of NavarinoToday, we ask: when is a victory not a victory?


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1195: Dhouda

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1195 Dhuoda writes to her son in Ninth Century FranceToday, a remarkable woman opens a window on another age.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1194: Self-Deception

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1194 A scientifically illiterate people goes bankrupt on health careToday, thoughts on medicine, self-deception, and scientific literacy.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1193: West with the Night

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 1193 Beryl Markham flies out of Africa, and across the AtlanticToday, a daring flight and an unlikely book.


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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3075: Thucydides, Democracy and Hope

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Episode: 3075 Thucydides, Democracy, and HopeToday, the problem of hope.


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