And, if you want to reciprocate this little gift, don't forget to donate to your NPR station before the end of the year at donate.npr.org/invis. | To learn more about this episode, subscribe to our newsletter. | To learn more about this episode, subscribe to our newsletter. So she started recording her calls with her grandmother as well. Click here to learn more about NPR sponsors. Please take our short, anonymous listener survey: npr.org/invisibiliasurvey. Even stranger, several of the world's most accomplished scientists seem to think they might have a good idea. Literally turn the device to different settings and make yourself happier and sadder? | To learn more about this episode, subscribe to our newsletter. | To learn more about this episode, subscribe to our newsletter. And who gets to decide? He quit the music business to pursue it and has spent the last 50 years following it all over the earth. Richard Kraft was in a fog of grief when he bought his first Disney collectible at an auction. In the wake of his discovery--which has been widely confirmed by the scientific community--all kinds of people have thrown themselves into trying to unlock the secrets of how this creature seems to cheat death. We believe in it. Click here to learn more about NPR sponsors. If you are having trouble viewing the video, you can watch it at npr.org/invisibilia. What if you had a superpower that allowed you to see part of the world that was to come? And what he's heard raises this question: what can we learn about ourselves and the world around us if we quiet down and listen? Memories that he says are from a past life? Click here to learn more about NPR sponsors. 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. hide caption. Daniel Martinez discovered the unthinkable: a creature that breaks one of the most fundamental laws of life. Millions of dollars are being poured into the dream of extending the human lifespan, which looks increasingly possible. Perhaps because he believes that dream is all wrong. It's an impossible situation. Click here to learn more about NPR sponsors. | To learn more about this episode, subscribe to our newsletter. But in this age when facts are malleable, something strange is happening: our online selves are sometimes eclipsing our real ones, even when we don't want them to. Click here to learn more about NPR sponsors. Parker started recording her calls with her father because she was concerned about the care at his nursing home. And how do we handle it when that question has no answer? | To learn more about this episode, subscribe to our newsletter. But in this age when facts are malleable, something strange is happening: our online selves are sometimes eclipsing our real ones, even when we don't want them to. But Daniel? But his opponent accuses him of being a white man pretending to be black. He quit the music business to pursue it and has spent the last 50 years following it all over the earth. We'll hear about the striking (and rare) case of a woman with no fear. Producer B.A. But is this even possible? But are we right? Art by Angela Hsieh. Welcome to what is possibly the most tense and uncomfortable summer program in America! The realization sets her off on a quest to change her attractions. We think of our online selves as shadow versions of us which we can control. At the age of 60, a Scottish woman named Joy Milne discovers she has a biological gift that allows her to see things that will happen in the future that no one else can see. It's an impossible situation. | To learn more about this episode, subscribe to our newsletter. But once he started, he couldn't stop. And should we be hacking our desire to match our values? Invisibilia is a show that runs on empathy. April 10, 2020 • The strange story of an unlikely crew of people who band together to take on one of our largest problems using nothing but whale sounds, machine learning, and a willingness to think outside the box. Parker started recording her calls with her father because she was concerned about the care at his nursing home. In this episode of Invisibilia, we explore our relationship with uncertainty through the eyes of a chief meteorologist. Perhaps because he believes that dream is all wrong. Click here to learn more about NPR sponsors. A mysterious profile pops up on a dating app - leading to a bubble of chaos and confusion. He trashed his experiment. He quit the music business to pursue it and has spent the last 50 years following it all over the earth. We wonder: what do you do when you don't know what to do? Bernie Krause was a successful musician as a young man, playing with rock stars like Jim Morrison and George Harrison in the 1960s and '70s. This season on Invisibilia: inventors in desperate times. We tell the same story twice in order to examine the questions: who deserves our empathy? We think of our online selves as shadow versions of us which we can control. | To learn more about this episode, subscribe to our newsletter. | To learn more about this episode, subscribe to our newsletter. Leonardo Santamaria for NPR But is this even possible? But what happens when these same methods are used against an ordinary citizen? At the age of 60, a Scottish woman named Joy Milne discovers she has a biological gift that allows her to see things that will happen in the future that no one else can see. We'll hear about the striking (and rare) case of a woman with no fear. If you or somebody you know might need help, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255 or at suicidepreventionlifeline.org. In this episode of Invisibilia, we explore our relationship with uncertainty through the eyes of a chief meteorologist. In "Fearless," co-hosts Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller explore what would happen if you could disappear fear. Click here to learn more about NPR sponsors. The Boston-based program aims to teach the next generation the real truth about race, and may provide some ideas for the rest of us about the right way to confront someone to their face. The story of a man fighting an enemy he can't see and becoming increasingly paranoid.Which makes him a lot like the rest of us. Millions of dollars are being poured into the dream of extending the human lifespan, which looks increasingly possible. A young woman discovers a pattern in her dating habits that disturbs her - a pattern that challenges her very conception of who she is and what she believes in. If you or somebody you know might need help, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255 or at suicidepreventionlifeline.org. A special gift during this season of giving: An original animated video in two parts! Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Cellular biologists, aging researchers, and the biotech industry all hold high hopes that there may be some application to slow human aging. A young woman discovers a pattern in her dating habits that disturbs her - a pattern that challenges her very conception of who she is and what she believes in. And what he's heard raises this question: what can we learn about ourselves and the world around us if we quiet down and listen? Artwork by Leonardo Santamaria. But the recordings gave her a window into something very different: their relationship.