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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


Episodes

068 | Ravenous

2/14/2019
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Unique individuals can be both an inspiration and a warning. Let's see if you can figure out which is which on today's tour through the Cabinet.

Duration:00:12:25

067 | Darkness Falls

2/12/2019
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Whether it's a battle for historical heritage, or a fight against Mother Nature, everyone on today's tour has had to endure some kind of struggle.

Duration:00:10:49

066 | Dressed Down

2/7/2019
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Sometimes the place you live is home to astounding natural features, while other times your country is responsible for something new. Let's learn about both, shall we?

Duration:00:10:22

065 | Occupied

2/5/2019
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On today's tour of the Cabinet, one person delivers on their promise, while another stays right where they are. Either way, these tales are sure to entertain.

Duration:00:11:59

064 | The Little Things

1/31/2019
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Today your tour guide will show you some amazing tales made possible by the brilliant work of talented people. Prepare to be amazed!

Duration:00:11:32

063 | Space Case

1/29/2019
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Not every story has a tidy ending. Often times, it's the journey that's more important than the destination, as both of our tales reveal today.

Duration:00:12:57

062 | Seeing Red

1/24/2019
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Some of the most amazing tales in history are about artwork, and today's tour of the Cabinet will reveal a couple that you'll never forget.

Duration:00:10:24

061 | High and Low

1/22/2019
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Some tales from the Cabinet reveal the true importance of people, while others hint at a true story we may never be able to reveal. Today we'll enjoy one of each.

Duration:00:10:31

060 | Pros and Cons

1/17/2019
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One of a kind objects are on display today, but not all of them were acquired through the most typical of methods. In fact, one of them wasn't even acquired at all.

Duration:00:11:17

059 | Wedged In

1/15/2019
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On today's tour of the Cabinet, we are given a chance to examine a object that exists without explanation, and then learn about something else that changed history without ever being seen.

Duration:00:11:40

058 | Pour One Out

1/10/2019
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Some Curiosities are delightful and happy, but not on this tour. Today, we meet human cruelty and suffering head-on, but walk away richer for it.

Duration:00:10:11

057 | Small Wonders

1/8/2019
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This tour of the Cabinet will expose visitors to things so small they're barely visible, and sounds so deadly they shouldn't be heard.

Duration:00:10:10

056 | The Little Giant

1/3/2019
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Some people break through barriers with the power of their will, while others rise above in the more literal sense. Either way, they make great additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Duration:00:11:44

055 | Deep Dive

1/1/2019
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As you pass through the Cabinet today, keep your eyes on that spot where the sky meets the ocean. Amazing things can come from both.

Duration:00:10:58

054 | Unlucky Hand

12/27/2018
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Connections are often an invisible thing, but they bind us together in unique ways. Today's journey through the Cabinet will reveal a few of the more surprising ones.

Duration:00:09:45

053 | Nature vs. Nurture

12/25/2018
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Today's tour through the Cabinet is a family matter, which everyone knows can be a complicated thing. But regardless of what life throws at us, blood will always be blood—with uncanny devotion.

Duration:00:10:14

052 | Cradle Will Fall

12/20/2018
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On today's tour through the Cabinet, you'll meet an object that didn't want to be caught, and an individual who desperately needed to be.

Duration:00:11:20

051 | Double Trouble

12/18/2018
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Some people are bound together across time, while others are bound by blood. In both cases, the ties that bind have a way of keeping us in rhythm. Whether that's good or bad, we'll leave up to you.

Duration:00:10:24

050 | Dueling Fates

12/13/2018
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We talk a lot about unique individuals, but sometimes it's good to mention some amazing pairs. Here are a few for the Cabinet that we think you'll enjoy.

Duration:00:10:51

049 | Brothers Grim

12/11/2018
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Sometimes similarities run in the family, and other times a close group of people end up thinking alike. Either way, they make great tales for the Cabinet.

Duration:00:10:47