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Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org.

99% Invisible Roman Mars

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org.

    523- Six-on-Six Basketball

    523- Six-on-Six Basketball

    In the 20th century, Iowa high school girls basketball was HUGE but it was not the game we know today

    • 41 min
    522- The Comrades

    522- The Comrades

    How an ultra-marathon called The Comrades became a national obsession in South Africa and a model for inclusion during some of the most divided moments in the country's history

    • 42 min
    521- A Sea of Yellow

    521- A Sea of Yellow

    The shifting symbolism of Brazil's iconic yellow soccer jersey

    • 34 min
    520- Mini-Stories: Volume 16

    520- Mini-Stories: Volume 16

    We’re kicking off the new year at 99pi with a fresh installment of mini-stories, including: what lies at the intersection of a street and a road; the most unlikely of theme parks; and the evolution of ancient alleyways in Beijing, China.

    • 33 min
    519- Balikbayan Boxes

    519- Balikbayan Boxes

    A Balikbayan box is a huge cardboard box (often weighing over 100 pounds) that Filipinos living all over the world send to family members who are still living in the Philippines

    • 36 min
    518- Mini-Stories: Volume 15

    518- Mini-Stories: Volume 15

    It's Mini-Story Season! You’ll hear about a very, very long escalator! Beavers dropping from the sky!  We’ll hear from Janet, Miss Jackson, if you’re nasty! And a visit from the queen!

    • 37 min

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