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To The Best Of Our Knowledge

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To The Best Of Our Knowledge
To The Best Of Our Knowledge

To The Best Of Our Knowledge

Wisconsin Public Radio

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To The Best Of Our Knowledge is a nationally-syndicated, Peabody award-winning public radio show that dives headlong into the deeper end of ideas.

Latest Episodes

The Secret Language of Trees [Rebroadcast]

Trees talk to each other, and even form alliances with other trees or other species. Some are incredibly old — the root mass of aspens might live 100,000 years. In this hour, we explore the science and history of trees. Guests: Mark Hirsch,Richard Powers,Suzanne Simard,Amos Clifford,Daegan Miller

52 MIN5 d ago
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The Secret Language of Trees [Rebroadcast]

Going Underground

Scientists and explorers have found a whole new world under our feet. It's an exciting place, and it's changing what we know about the planet and ourselves. Guests: Robert Macfarlane,Jill Heinerth,Ben Holtzman,Werner Herzog,Christine Desdemaines-Hugon

51 MIN1 w ago
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Going Underground

Rituals of Fear

What if experiencing dread — the horror of it all — is good for you? Guests: Amy Stewart,Kathryn Harkup,Gemma Files,Dan Chaon,Blanche Barton

52 MIN2 w ago
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Rituals of Fear

If Your Clothes Could Talk [Rebroadcast]

Whether you know it or not, your closets are filled with personal information. Do you think about what are you saying with your clothes? Guests: Angelo Bautista,Avery Trufelman,Carolyn Smith,agnès b.,Jo Paoletti

52 MIN3 w ago
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If Your Clothes Could Talk [Rebroadcast]

The Power Of Pleasure and Joy

What if the most unselfish thing you could do was to pursue pleasure and joy? We make the case for the transformative power of joy, pleasure and delight. Guests: Ross Gay,Kathryn Bond Stockton,Laurie Santos,Lynne Segal

51 MINOCT 12
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The Power Of Pleasure and Joy

Your Miraculous And Mysterious Body [Rebroadcast]

Sometimes, we take our body for granted. But even the everyday things it can do – keep our heart beating, fight off illness – are pretty extraordinary. Do you know what your body can do? Guests: Josh Mezrich,Missy Makinia,Porochista Khakpour,Gavin Francis

52 MINOCT 5
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Your Miraculous And Mysterious Body [Rebroadcast]

Filtering Free Speech

EThe line between free speech and hate speech isn't always clear. When does sensitivity become censorship? Guests: Walter Mosley,Jonathan Haidt,Dorothy Kim,Alissa Quart,David Maraniss

51 MINSEP 28
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Filtering Free Speech

What Sparks Creativity? [Rebroadcast]

Where does creativity come from? And what exactly is going on in your brain when the Muse descends? Guests: Heather Berlin,Siri Hustvedt,Jim Holt,Mary Sharrat,Nathaniel Mary Quinn

52 MINSEP 21
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What Sparks Creativity? [Rebroadcast]

Who Owns Seeds?

As monocropping and agribusiness continue to dominate modern farming, we speak to farmers, botanists and indigenous people about how they are reclaiming our seeds. Guests: Bob Quinn,Robin Wall Kimmerer,Seth Jovaag,Cary Fowler

51 MINSEP 14
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Who Owns Seeds?

New Voices In Native American Writing [Rebroadcast]

Every so often, a new literary movement coalesces. A new generation of writers finds a voice. This time they’re young, gifted, and Native American. Guests: Jennifer Foerster,Tommy Orange,Terese Marie Mailhot,David Treuer,Kevin Goodan,Tall Paul

52 MINSEP 7
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New Voices In Native American Writing [Rebroadcast]

Latest Episodes

The Secret Language of Trees [Rebroadcast]

Trees talk to each other, and even form alliances with other trees or other species. Some are incredibly old — the root mass of aspens might live 100,000 years. In this hour, we explore the science and history of trees. Guests: Mark Hirsch,Richard Powers,Suzanne Simard,Amos Clifford,Daegan Miller

52 MIN5 d ago
Comments
The Secret Language of Trees [Rebroadcast]

Going Underground

Scientists and explorers have found a whole new world under our feet. It's an exciting place, and it's changing what we know about the planet and ourselves. Guests: Robert Macfarlane,Jill Heinerth,Ben Holtzman,Werner Herzog,Christine Desdemaines-Hugon

51 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Going Underground

Rituals of Fear

What if experiencing dread — the horror of it all — is good for you? Guests: Amy Stewart,Kathryn Harkup,Gemma Files,Dan Chaon,Blanche Barton

52 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Rituals of Fear

If Your Clothes Could Talk [Rebroadcast]

Whether you know it or not, your closets are filled with personal information. Do you think about what are you saying with your clothes? Guests: Angelo Bautista,Avery Trufelman,Carolyn Smith,agnès b.,Jo Paoletti

52 MIN3 w ago
Comments
If Your Clothes Could Talk [Rebroadcast]

The Power Of Pleasure and Joy

What if the most unselfish thing you could do was to pursue pleasure and joy? We make the case for the transformative power of joy, pleasure and delight. Guests: Ross Gay,Kathryn Bond Stockton,Laurie Santos,Lynne Segal

51 MINOCT 12
Comments
The Power Of Pleasure and Joy

Your Miraculous And Mysterious Body [Rebroadcast]

Sometimes, we take our body for granted. But even the everyday things it can do – keep our heart beating, fight off illness – are pretty extraordinary. Do you know what your body can do? Guests: Josh Mezrich,Missy Makinia,Porochista Khakpour,Gavin Francis

52 MINOCT 5
Comments
Your Miraculous And Mysterious Body [Rebroadcast]

Filtering Free Speech

EThe line between free speech and hate speech isn't always clear. When does sensitivity become censorship? Guests: Walter Mosley,Jonathan Haidt,Dorothy Kim,Alissa Quart,David Maraniss

51 MINSEP 28
Comments
Filtering Free Speech

What Sparks Creativity? [Rebroadcast]

Where does creativity come from? And what exactly is going on in your brain when the Muse descends? Guests: Heather Berlin,Siri Hustvedt,Jim Holt,Mary Sharrat,Nathaniel Mary Quinn

52 MINSEP 21
Comments
What Sparks Creativity? [Rebroadcast]

Who Owns Seeds?

As monocropping and agribusiness continue to dominate modern farming, we speak to farmers, botanists and indigenous people about how they are reclaiming our seeds. Guests: Bob Quinn,Robin Wall Kimmerer,Seth Jovaag,Cary Fowler

51 MINSEP 14
Comments
Who Owns Seeds?

New Voices In Native American Writing [Rebroadcast]

Every so often, a new literary movement coalesces. A new generation of writers finds a voice. This time they’re young, gifted, and Native American. Guests: Jennifer Foerster,Tommy Orange,Terese Marie Mailhot,David Treuer,Kevin Goodan,Tall Paul

52 MINSEP 7
Comments
New Voices In Native American Writing [Rebroadcast]
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