Wednesday, Mar 07 12 p.m. (ET)

Endangered Languages

It's one of the downsides of globalization: across the world, thousands of languages are on the brink of extinction. We hear about efforts to record and understand endangered languages before they disappear, and look at how threatened...

Wednesday, Mar 07 1 p.m. (ET)

Science Meets Baseball

Ted Williams once observed that "hitting a baseball is the single most difficult thing to do in sports". But understanding the science behind America's pastime can be similarly complex. From the aerodynamics of the homerun to today's...

Wednesday, Mar 07 1:40 p.m. (ET)

Documentary Jewels

Whether it's a 1966 film about elementary school girls, or a 2000 look inside a poultry slaughterhouse -- one thing is true. Most documentaries are seen only by a few select scholars and relatives of the documentary-maker. Hear about a...

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