Fighting Child Trafficking03/26/15
[2015-03-26 13:00:00] Children are trafficked in a variety of ways – by friends, by kidnappers and, sometimes, even by their own parents. This hour, we'll talk about how we can fight this type of abuse – and how you can spot it – with Alisa Jordheim,...
The Differences In Dialects Of English
[2015-03-26 12:00:00] If the U.K. and U.S. really are two nations divided by a common language, it appears that gap is widening. This hour, we'll talk about how our friends across the pond use "quite," "sorry" and even "OK" in very different ways than...
[2015-03-25 13:00:00] To study the nature of money is to delve deeply into human nature. This hour, we'll talk about the power that money has over our lives – and how that power has evolved through history – with Kabir Sehgal, author of Coined: The...
Raising Children With Invisible Disabilities
[2015-03-25 12:00:00] Parenting children with ADHD, autism and other neurological disorders is difficult in part because of the unpredictable nature of these conditions. This hour, we'll talk about the social and economic realities caregivers are up...
[2015-03-24 13:00:00] It takes work to change our everyday habits. But the effort's worth it when our new habits improve our lives. This hour, we'll talk about the keys to self-improvement with Gretchen Rubin, author of Better Than Before: Mastering...
The Robots Are Coming
[2015-03-24 12:00:00] The robot revolution is upon us – we're training them to clean our floors, babysit our kids and any number of other tasks. This hour, we'll talk about what else we're farming out to our bionic buddies with Reason managing editor...
Policeman, Investigator, Counselor; Dog
[2015-03-23 13:00:00] Dogs are a rare breed of best friend. They can help us find explosives, sniff out narcotics and even find dead bodies. This hour, we'll talk about the extraordinary abilities of working dogs with Cat Warren, author of What the...
Finding Home, Away From Home
[2015-03-23 12:00:00] After a nomadic existence early in life, Molly Caro May decided to put down roots in rural Montana. Her choice of building a traditional Mongolian yurt, though, left her exposed to the elements and the wildlife all around. This...
A Future Without Cancer
[2015-03-19 13:00:00] The PBS series Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies promises to be the most comprehensive documentary ever made about the disease. This hour, as part of the KERA Breakthroughs series Growing Up After Cancer, we'll talk to the...
A Place Called Jubilee
[2015-03-19 12:00:00] The cost of living poor can be staggering: Racking up interest on a payday loan, working for minimum wage, paying fees to cash a check, and eating healthy when groceries are hard to find. This hour, as part of KERA's One Crisis...
The Urbanization Of Texas
[2015-03-18 13:00:00] Before World War II, most Texans lived in rural settings. But that began to shift in the decades that followed – now 88 percent live in a city. This hour, we'll talk about how Texas transformed to a more urban lifestyle with...
The Boss Is Watching
[2015-03-18 12:00:00] A survey by the American Management Association reports that 66 percent of employers keep tabs on workers' Internet usage, 45 percent follow each keystroke and 43 percent monitor employee e-mails. This hour, we'll talk about how...
The Library Of The Future
[2015-03-17 13:00:00] As more and more readers choose to download e-books to their Kindles, libraries are at a crossroads. This hour, we'll talk about how libraries are adjusting to the digital age with Jo Giudice, Director of the Dallas Public...
The End Of The Euro Zone
[2015-03-17 12:00:00] The European Union was conceived as a way for its member countries to work together more efficiently. This hour, as that union seems as unstable as ever, we'll talk about what the future holds for the continent with George...
[2015-03-16 13:00:00] In the early days of eBay, Beanie Babies made up a whopping 10 percent of the site's sales. This hour, we'll talk about our crazy '90s dream of getting rich off of stuffed animals with Zac Bissonnette, author of The Great Beanie...
[2015-03-16 12:00:00] Living forever sounds nice, until you stop to think about how old you'd eventually feel. This hour, we'll talk about the real goal – eternal youth – and the progress being made on that front with science writer Ronald Bailey. His...
Growing Up After Cancer
[2015-03-11 13:00:00] For people who battle cancer as a child, the emotional scars can stick around long after the disease is defeated. This hour, ahead of the launch of the KERA Breakthroughs series Growing Up After Cancer, we'll talk about helping...
The Wisdom Of Dave Barry
[2015-03-09 13:00:00] Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist whose column once ran in more than 500 newspapers. This hour, we'll talk to him about his latest collection of wisdom, Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster)...
Wild North Texas
[2015-03-09 12:00:00] As the weather warms up, spring is the time to head outdoors in Texas. This hour, we'll talk to a panel of local experts about the best places in North Texas to hike and explore nature.
The Rise Of Graphic Novels
[2015-03-05 13:00:00] Comic books and graphic novels have grown from stories for kids to works of art taken seriously by adults. This hour, we'll talk about current trends in the comic world with Derek Parker Royal, co-host of The Comics Alternative...
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