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Radiotopia Kickstarter!

Hi everyone, Roman here. Thank you, backers, for making 99% Invisible possible. For the first Kickstarter in 2012, the question was: should 99% Invisible exist? In the second campaign, we asked ...

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Image Correspondence #13

This week's image correspondence was inspired by episode #136, Lights Out. When I think of the city at night, I always think of Iwan Baan's photograph of a darkened ...

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136: Lights Out

On July 13th, 1977,  lightning struck an electricity transmission line in New York City, causing the line's automatic circuit breaker to kick in. The electricity from the affected ...

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Image Correspondence #12

Episode #53, "The Xanadu Effect", ponders the effects of colossal buildings and whether they can be signifiers of economic collapse. This week's image correspondence brings you two buildings ...

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133: Port of Dallas

There’s a photograph we have tacked to our studio at 99% Invisible HQ. The photo, taken 1899, shows three men, all looking very fashionable, suspended mid-air on the lifted arm ...

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Image Correspondence # 11

"There is a whole universe in every single object that becomes even bigger when put in a relationship with a person," says Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator in the Department ...

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