Invisibilia

Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.

https://www.npr.org/programs/invisibilia

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 46m. Bisher sind 80 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 4 hours

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Season 6 Trailer


You hear the train barreling towards you and you're tied to the tracks. It's an impossible situation. Most people would panic, and then a tiny handful would think up improbable workarounds. This season on Invisibilia: inventors in desperate times.


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 2020-03-02  1m
 
 

Invisibilia Presents: Throughline


Alix presents one of our favorite episodes from our friends at NPR's history podcast "Throughline." For centuries, the United States has been a prime destination for migrants hoping for better economic opportunities, fleeing danger in their home countries or just seeking a new life. But has there ever been a moment when Americans were the ones who felt compelled to flee elsewhere? In this episode, two stories that challenge the idea of who and why Americans sought refuge in other countries.


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 2020-01-30  1h30m
 
 

episode 12: VIDEO: The (Future) Friendship Machine


An original animated video in two parts!


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 2019-12-20  8m
 
 

episode 11: Raising Devendra


What happens when you treat artificial intelligence with unconditional love?


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 2019-12-17  30m
 
 

episode 10: Love and Lapses


Producer B.A. Parker started recording her calls with her father because she was concerned about the care at his nursing home. But the recordings gave her a window into something very different: their relationship. So she started recording her calls with her grandmother as well. A story of relationships told through the small recorded calls between people who love each other.


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 2019-11-22  16m
 
 

Back When I Was Older


As a parent, what do you do when your four-year-old starts telling you about memories that can't possibly be his? Memories that he says are from a past life?


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 2019-10-25  20m
 
 

Rough Translation: Liberté, Égalité and French Fries


Alix presents a new episode from NPR's Rough Translation about residents of an immigrant neighborhood in Marseille, France who considered their local McDonalds to be a home of sorts, so when the owner tries to sell it, they take extreme measures to try and save it.


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 2019-10-18  46m
 
 

episode 8: The Profile


A mysterious profile pops up on a dating app - leading to a bubble of chaos and confusion. A story about trying to sort fact versus fiction, how destabilizing that can be, and a very strange confrontation with the truth. NOTE: Since this story was originally published, we have added some background reporting and context to the episode.


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 2019-09-20  23m
 
 

episode 7: Kraftland


Richard Kraft was in a fog of grief when he bought his first Disney collectible at an auction. But once he started, he couldn't stop. In the first episode of our new fall season, we explore the role of positive distraction in the face of adversity.


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 2019-08-23  27m
 
 

Invisibilia Presents: Rough Translation


Hanna presents an episode from one of our favorite NPR podcasts, Rough Translation, which tells the story of two people on a mission to help Evangelicals and environmentalists find common ground.


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 2019-07-26  36m