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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.

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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.

    441- Abandoned Ships

    441- Abandoned Ships

    As the number of cargo ships has increased, so has a problem: workers stuck on ships that have been completely abandoned by the owners, leaving them stranded out at sea without basic supplies like food.

    • 28 min
    308- Curb Cuts

    308- Curb Cuts

    If you live in an American city and you don’t personally use a wheelchair, it's easy to overlook the small ramp at most intersections, between the sidewalk and the street. Today, these curb cuts are everywhere.

    • 48 min
    440- La Brega in Levittown

    440- La Brega in Levittown

    What the presence of a Levittown in Puerto Rico tells us about the promises of the American Dream in Puerto Rico

    • 51 min
    439- Welcome to Jurassic Art Redux

    439- Welcome to Jurassic Art Redux

    The illustrated interpretation of dinosaur morphology and behavior has had a big impact on how the public views dinosaurs and it's gone through a couple of key turning points, including a more recent push for more speculative paleoart. Plus, we talk icebergs!

    • 35 min
    438- The Real Book

    438- The Real Book

    Since the mid-1970s, almost every jazz musician has owned a copy of the same book and originally it was a totally unlicensed publication

    • 41 min
    437- Science Vs Snakes

    437- Science Vs Snakes

    More than 100,000 people die every year from snake bites. Part of the reason people are dying is because they're not getting antivenom - the medicine required to fight the horrible toxins in snake venom- fast enough.

    • 37 min

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