Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth

From New Hampshire Public Radio

Word of Mouth is conversations about new trends, what's bubbling up in the culture, and the news, science, and tech stories you aren't hearing about in the day's headlines. Produced by New Hampshire Public RadioMore from Word of Mouth »

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The Wasp & the Caterpillar, Catfish Regulations, & Reducing Transphobia

In Australia, there is a small marsupial called the antechinus. It looks a lot like an ordinary mouse, but it has an extraordinary life-cycle. On today's show, we discover a host of incredible... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

1.19.17: Regulating Catfish, Native American Heritage Fund, & The Wasp and the Caterpillar

In Australia, there is a small marsupial called the antechinus. It looks a lot like an ordinary mouse, but has an extraordinary life-cycle. Today, we discover a host of incredible organisms that... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

1.19.17: Regulating Catfish, Native American Heritage Fund, & The Wasp and the Caterpillar

1.17.17: Women of the Young Lords, Google's Impact on Hate, & A Quilter's Dilemma

In the late 1960s, the Black Panther Party made racial pride a rallying point for social justice and arming citizens against police brutality - and was targeted by the FBI. So was the Puerto Rican... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

1.17.17: Women of the Young Lords, Google's Impact on Hate, & A Quilter's Dilemma

Martin Luther King Jr. Day '17

Think Civil Rights era, and the Jim Crow south probably comes to mind: Selma, Birmingham. How about Brooklyn and Boston, where battles over school desegregation also raged? On today's show, a history... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

Saving Gunshot Victims With Hypothermia, The Great Smog, & Video Games in 2017

Weather events and disasters can be ferocious - but in December of 1952, London, England was struck by a much quieter calamity - a heavy blanket of smog so thick, that thousands died. Today, stories... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

Saving Gunshot Victims With Hypothermia, The Great Smog, & Video Games in 2017

1.12.17: The Great Smog, Part Time is the New Normal, & 10-Minute Writer's Workshop

Weather events and disasters can be ferocious - but in December of 1952, London, England was struck by a much quieter calamity - a heavy blanket of smog so thick, that thousands died. Today, stories... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

1.12.17: The Great Smog, Part Time is the New Normal, & 10-Minute Writer's Workshop

1.11.17: Using Hypothermia to Save Gunshot Victims, Treating Addicts, & The Bookshelf

The opioid epidemic profoundly affects families, communities, law enforcement and puts doctors and hospital staff on the front lines of addiction. Today, a physician and ethicist makes a radical... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

1.11.17: Using Hypothermia to Save Gunshot Victims, Treating Addicts, & The Bookshelf

1.10.17: Zoning Laws and Houses of Faith & The Weird History of Solar Power

An Islamic group says the permitting process for building a mosque has become "Kafkaesque". The town says that's normal for development, but the Justice Department says it's discrimination. What... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

1.10.17: Zoning Laws and Houses of Faith & The Weird History of Solar Power

The Lost City of Cahokia, Teaching Tolerance, & Presidential Kids

Asked to imagine a "medieval city", you probably think of walled fiefdoms, bustling market stalls, maybe a castle, cathedral or dome of a mosque in Europe or the Middle East, not the American plains.... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

1.05.17: Presidential Kids, Half Wild, & 10MWW

The framers of American democracy rejected monarchy and its tradition of passing power through bloodline ...that has not stopped presidents past from relying on their kids. Today, Brady Carlson on... Public radio show from NHPR about new trends, ideas, tech and pop culture.

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