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A poison garden
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Amy Stewart is a serious gardener with a side gig – writing about all the plants that could kill you.

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06:38
Pick Your Poison
Airdates: 
October 13, 2018

Covert spies painting nerve agents on doorknobs? It's not the only way to poison someone. We hear stories of radioactive paint, formaldehyde-spiked baby formula, and a beautiful garden full of plants that could kill you.More

Headphones in the city
Airdates: 
September 29, 2018

Cities can be cacophonous and loud, a chaos of sonic discord. If, that is, you don't really focus your listening. People who’ve trained their ears to hear urban soundscapes in new ways hear something different.More

honey as a cure
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A poem by Karina Borowicz, read by Stephanie Elkins.

honeybee
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A poem by Naomi Shihab Nye, read by Peter Sobol.

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