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Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

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From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

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United States

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HowStuffWorks

Description:

From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

Language:

English


Episodes

270 | Cold Start

1/21/2021
Traditions can be curiously weird. Some were created to help us improve ourselves, while others are in place to save lives. And today's tour through the Cabinet should explain why.

Duration:00:10:40

269 | Spy Game

1/19/2021
Some people change their identity to hide, while others do it to stand out. Either way, the stories about it are curious.

Duration:00:11:26

268 | Master at Arms

1/14/2021
These inventive individuals made a few mistakes along the way. But thankfully their work was curious enough to earn them admission into the Cabinet.

Duration:00:11:18

267 | Mirror

1/12/2021
People come up with the oddest things. Sometimes they fade away, while other times they stick around. And that back and forth can be more than a little... curious.

Duration:00:10:03

266 | Flight Risk

1/7/2021
Sometimes a person's name is forgotten, but their deeds live on. Other times, the name is all most people see anymore, unaware of the powerful story behind it. Let's explore both today.

Duration:00:09:23

265 | Star Struck

1/5/2021
Sometimes you win, sometimes you don't. Either way, the important thing is to leave your mark on the world. Thankfully, both individuals on display today managed to do just that.

Duration:00:10:49

264 | Whisker Rebellion

12/31/2020
The decisions we make in life have a way of carving out a path for us. But two such individuals made the sorts of choices that made them perfect additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Duration:00:11:56

263 | Old Haunts

12/29/2020
Life gives us a lot ot chew on, as today's tour through the Cabinet will show us.

Duration:00:11:20

262 } Game On

12/24/2020
Two things we take for granted. Two amazing stories. Naturally, both belong in the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Duration:00:10:19

261 | Wildcat

12/22/2020
Today's tour of the Cabinet will introduce you to a couple of inventive people who ended up walking a very tragic path.

Duration:00:14:02

260 | Root of the Matter

12/17/2020
Just about anything can be poisoned, ruining a good thing. But if these two tales are any indication, there's always room for hope.

Duration:00:11:04

259 | Class Actor

12/15/2020
Greatness is inside all of us, but very few have the courage to let it out and develop it. Today's tour through the Cabinet should provide a nice dose of inspiration, though.

Duration:00:11:00

258 | Quite a Catch

12/10/2020
Some origin stories are inspiring, while others feel like a big hit. So these additions to the Cabinet should feel right at home.

Duration:00:12:06

257 | Fortune and Glory

12/8/2020
Humans are adventurous, inventive people, which has led to some amazing journies. What's more amazing, though, are the specific details about those trips.

Duration:00:10:58

256 | Gone in 60 Seconds

12/3/2020
While many items in the Cabinet are there because they were made or found, some exhibits deal entirely with theft. But their stories are almost too amazing to believe.

Duration:00:11:01

255 | The Shepherd

12/1/2020
Today's tour through the Cabinet includes a true story that's hard to believe, and an amazing path that never left the world of fiction.

Duration:00:10:19

254 | Grain of Salt

11/26/2020
The stories of how amazing inventions came into existence can often be entertaining. But so can stories of their misuse.

Duration:00:11:24

253 | Rolling Stones

11/24/2020
People are capable os so much. That can be good and bad, depending on the person. So here's a set of stories to help us see both sides.

Duration:00:12:24

252 | Ice and Easy

11/19/2020
Some inventions have more of an impact than others, and that impact is usually measured in how much enjoyment they bring. Today's story proves that point twice over.

Duration:00:11:33

251 | Builder Beware

11/17/2020
Survival often earns a bit of recognition. Many valuable antiques are simply common objects that managed to survive. And today's stories fit right in with them.

Duration:00:10:43