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Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

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Inspired by the unusual collections and fascinating stories that fill the pages of history, Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities takes listeners on a twice-weekly tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

Inspired by the unusual collections and fascinating stories that fill the pages of history, Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities takes listeners on a twice-weekly tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.
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Inspired by the unusual collections and fascinating stories that fill the pages of history, Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities takes listeners on a twice-weekly tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

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English


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088 | Kid Icarus

4/25/2019
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The line between humans and animals is on full display today in the Cabinet. We're just unsure which side of the line is more amazing.

Duration:00:12:21

087 | Stormy Weather

4/23/2019
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Today's tour through the Cabinet will introduce you to a pair of tales that began life a bit over our heads. And to be honest, they're still a bit of a mystery today.

Duration:00:11:06

086 | Over a Barrel

4/18/2019
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Life rarely goes the way we plan it. Some people aim for fame and miss the target, while others attract it without trying. In either case, what happens next is worth re-telling.

Duration:00:11:47

085 | Bomb's Away

4/16/2019
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Most stories have something big and powerful at their core that gives them meaning, but it's often the little details that make them memorable. Both of today's tales fit that bill nicely.

Duration:00:10:47

084 | It's Alive

4/11/2019
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Some human accomplishments are frightening, and others are hilarious. I hope you don't mind if the tour guide shows you one of each today as you pass through the Cabinet.

Duration:00:10:36

083 | Swish

4/9/2019
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Today we explore the lives of two amazing individuals. One was known for what he could see in reverse, while the other managed to see what was ahead. Both are fantastic additions to the Cabinet.

Duration:00:10:41

082 | Whiskey Soured

4/4/2019
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Whether it's a ridiculous disagreement, or an unbelievable source of information and warning, there are amazing events to ponder on today's tour through the Cabinet.

Duration:00:10:57

081 | Mummy Dearest

4/2/2019
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Some people are extraordinary during their lifetime, while others manage to leave a mark long after they're gone. Today's tour through the Cabinet will introduce you to one of each.

Duration:00:11:43

080 | Tall Order

3/28/2019
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How things are built can inspire wonder and awe, as this trip through the halls of the Cabinet will surely reveal.

Duration:00:10:48

079 | By George

3/26/2019
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Some folks create things that are difficult to believe. Today's tour features two such tales. Just remember: seeing isn't always necessary for believing.

Duration:00:11:09

078 | By a Hair

3/21/2019
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Some of the most bizarre additions to the Cabinet are relics from a taboo source: the human body. Thankfully, their stories are a lot less contentious.

Duration:00:11:51

077 | Dearly Departed

3/19/2019
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Many of the pieces in the Cabinet are unique, but some are truly valuable. On today's tour, we'll revisit lost loved ones before exploring one man's deep obsession.

Duration:00:10:35

076 | Dig Deep

3/14/2019
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Our tour today will reveal an object designed to show us where to go, and a place no one knew how to get to. Hopefully all your questions will be answered inside the Cabinet!

Duration:00:11:45

075 | Out of Tune

3/12/2019
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Humans have created some amazing things over the years, but few have left people feeling as confused and nervous as the two objects you'll see on today's trip through the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Duration:00:12:22

074 | Stone Cold

3/7/2019
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Death can be pretty eventful—either by the way it happens, or by what happens once it has arrived. We'll look at one of each on today's tour of the Cabinet.

Duration:00:10:34

073 | Bad Omen

3/5/2019
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Many of the objects inside the Cabinet are one of a kind, or at least very rare. Today's tour will expose you to two more stories that will fit that mould perfectly.

Duration:00:10:25

072 | The Divine Tragedy

2/28/2019
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Sometimes it's hard to believe the things we see with our own eyes, while other times we have to trust our ears to reveal the truth. Both of these tricky moments are on display in the Cabinet today.

Duration:00:12:11

071 | Diagnosis

2/26/2019
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Two amazing individuals are on display in the Cabinet today, and both are know for amazing claims that had unexpected endings. Buckle up for a curious ride.

Duration:00:13:58

070 | Lake Placid

2/21/2019
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Today's tour through the Cabinet is all about hidden things, so there won't be much to look at. Even still, the tour is sure to be entertaining.

Duration:00:09:14

069 | Happy Accident

2/19/2019
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Accidental discoveries are on display today in the Cabinet of Curiosities. Your journey is bound to leave you astounded.

Duration:00:10:36