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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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    • 4.8 • 22.7K 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.

    447- Flag Days: The Red, the Black & the Green

    447- Flag Days: The Red, the Black & the Green

    The Red, Black, and Green flag was invented to unite Black people all over the world living under racial repression.

    • 34 min
    446- Flag Days: Good Luck, True South

    446- Flag Days: Good Luck, True South

    Good Luck Flags and the search for the perfect flag for Antarctica

    • 44 min
    445- The Clinch

    445- The Clinch

    After Producer Katie Mingle's mom wrote a romance novel, Katie set out to understand the romance genre and its classic covers. There was a lot to unpack.

    • 38 min
    444- Pipe Dreams

    444- Pipe Dreams

    This week we talk to author Chelsea Wald about her book Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet. Wald argues the modern toilet system is in desperate need of a redesign.

    • 36 min
    443- Matters of Time

    443- Matters of Time

    This series of time-centric stories challenges what you know (or think you know) about the way time works around the world.

    • 53 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
22.7K Ratings

22.7K Ratings

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Helped me win trivia

I knew who actually wrote who let the dogs out. Thanks Roman!

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Roman Mars Rocks

His ability to tell stories about topics I didn’t even know I care about is on another level. 99PI is the gold standard for podcasts.

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Excellent Content

Well done and always interesting. I look forward to each weekly episode. Hang in there to the end; Roman Mars performs a curious yet compelling rendition of what should be the Stitcher musical closing. This man will not be denied.
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