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Episode 165: On the Line Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 165: On the Line

Some places seem to straddle the boundary between one world and another. It’s a feature than can often generate...

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Episode 164: Loyal Companion Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 164: Loyal Companion

While animals have been our constant companions for thousands of years, one chapter of our long history together led...

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Episode 163: Persistence Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 163: Persistence

It should come as no surprise that one of humanity’s greatest qualities is also the tool with which it has...

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Episode 162: By Design Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 162: By Design

In a world obsessed with fairytale endings, the most iconic type of setting for those stories turns out to also be...

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Episode 161: Shell Game Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 161: Shell Game

Folklore is often born in moments were answers and hope seem lost, and few situations like that have generated more...

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Episode 160: Sleight of Hand Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 160: Sleight of Hand

One of the oldest beliefs in human history is also the root of countless stories in our collective folklore. But to...

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Episode 159: Close By Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 159: Close By

Episode 159: Close By Whether intentionally or by accident, the past has a way of slipping away, slowly vanishing...

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Episode 158: A Grain of Truth Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 158: A Grain of Truth

Oftentimes, the truth is right in front of us, made as plain as day and easy to access. But sometimes it’s...

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Episode 157: Hanging On Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 157: Hanging On

One of the most common features of our legends and folklore is our dreams. And one of the most common dreams, across...

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Episode 156: Bottled Up Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 156: Bottled Up

Humans are very good at making assumptions. But if we look a little deeper, our preconceived ideas about some of the...

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Episode 155: Skin Deep Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 155: Skin Deep

Some stories are very familiar to us, but our understanding of them is only the tip of the iceberg. Even one of...

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Episode 154: Adding It Up Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 154: Adding It Up

Everywhere you go these days, there are superstitions. Many are modern, and not much more than clever word games or...

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Episode 153: Hold On Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 153: Hold On

Sometimes the past sticks around because we work hard to make sure it’s never forgotten. Other times, it stays...

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Episode 152: Follow the Leader Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 152: Follow the Leader

Folklore is filled with stories that evolve over time, and while the originals are full of drama and fright,...

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Episode 151: By the Book Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 151: By the Book

For a very long time, people have believed that our world is filled with magic. Secret knowledge and hidden truths...

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Episode 150: Addition Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 150: Addition

History can be easy to brush aside or paint over, giving us the illusion of control. But just because we can’t...

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Episode 149: Off Track Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 149: Off Track

History has proven just how good humans are at improving things, from weapons and tools to medicine and education....

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Episode 148: Predictable Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 148: Predictable

If history has shown us anything, it’s that humans are easily motivated by fear. Just what some of those fears...

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Episode 147: Contained Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 147: Contained

Humans have long practiced the art of building walls and fortresses in an effort to gain control or find safety. But...

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Episode 146: A Great Weight Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 146: A Great Weight

Humans have spent thousands of years building systems to keep us as safe as possible. But eventually, each of us will...

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