99% Invisible

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99% Invisible

Por Roman Mars
En 99% Invisible

What Roman Mars Can Learn About Con Law- The Longest Week

In the final week of the  most recent term, the Supreme Court decided to limit one constitutional...

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503- Re:peat

A few years back, 99pi producer Emmett FitzGerald brought us a beautiful story about peat bogs....

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502- 99% Vernacular: Volume 3

In the final episode of our vernacular spectacular anniversary series, 99pi producers and friends...

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501- 99% Vernacular: Volume 2

Only a small percentage of architecture is actually designed by architects. And while a famous...

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500- 99% Vernacular: Volume 1

For the 500th episode of 99% Invisible, we started thinking about the kinds of designs that we...

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499- Say Aloe to My Little Frond

Houseplants are having a moment right now. In 2020, 66% of people in the US owned at least one...

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498- The Octagon House

99% Invisible producer emeritus Avery Trufelman traveled from New York to San Francisco recently,...

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497- Hometown Village

Sakhalin is a long, skinny island east of Russia's mainland. Russia and Japan have long fought...

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496- The Rights of Rice and Future of Nature

The Ojibwe name for wild rice is Manoomin, which translates to “the good berry.” The...

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495- Meet Us by the Fountain

No teenager in America in the 1980s could avoid the gravitational pull of the mall, not even...

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494- Flag Days: Unfolding a Moment

Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag. At least, that's what we were taught in school. But...

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493- Divining Provenance

Priceless cultural artifacts have been plundered and sold for hundreds of years. You can find...

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492- Inheriting Froebel's Gifts

In the late 1700s, a young man named Friedrich Froebel was on track to become an architect when a...

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491- The Missing Middle

Downtown Toronto has a dense core of tall, glassy buildings along the waterfront of Lake Ontario....

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490- Train Set

The greatest mode of transportation is the funicular, which is a special kind of train pulled by...

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Roman Mars on Blank Check with Griffin and David

Bonus episode: Roman Mars on Blank Check with Griffin and David talking about The Quick and The...

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489- Pandemic Tracking and the Future of Data

Data is the lifeblood of public health, and has been since the beginning of the field. But...

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488- It’s a Small Aisle After All

If you’ve ever been to a supermarket in the US, you’ve probably seen an ethnic food...

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487- Atlas Obscura

Standing on Beechey island, a peninsula off Devon Island in the Canadian Arctic, are four lonely...

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486- Rumble Strip

Every year in the spring, small towns throughout New England host their annual town meeting. Town...

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