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Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

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From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

Location:

United States

Networks:

HowStuffWorks

Description:

From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

Language:

English


Episodes

186 | For Sale By Owner

4/2/2020
Although the most curious items in the Cabinet are small, sometimes they're as big as a country. Today we'll explore two examples of that rare category.

Duration:00:16:54

185 | Super Soldier

3/31/2020
Some people become extraordinary through bravery, while others achieve it through ingenuity. Both of today's stories, though, share one common trait: passion.

Duration:00:10:41

184 | Float On

3/26/2020
Surprises come in all shapes and sizes, but the most surprising things in the world tend to be people. Today we'll introduce you to a couple of them.

Duration:00:10:15

183 | Flight Risk

3/24/2020
Today we climb into the cockpit for a strange flight, and then get down in the dirt for an amazing discovery.

Duration:00:12:00

182 | Stairway to Heaven

3/19/2020
A nameless man who wanted no attention, and a hungry celebrity who wanted too much of it. Both are on display today in the Cabinet.

Duration:00:11:53

181 | Bottom Dollar

3/17/2020
It's amazing what people are capable. Those things aren't always good, or successful, but they are amazing nonetheless. Let's explore two of them today.

Duration:00:09:52

180 | Double Vision

3/12/2020
Sometimes the unusual parts of our world are hidden someplace nearby, and sometimes they are right inside us. Let's take a tour of both today.

Duration:00:10:43

179 | Monkeying Around

3/10/2020
Some of the greatest curiosities come from the animal world, and today's tour features two of them.

Duration:00:12:12

178 | Bad Reputation

3/5/2020
Pranks are a great way to get into trouble, but they can also land a person in the Cabinet of Curiosities, as today's tour will prove.

Duration:00:11:18

177 | Creature Feature

3/3/2020
Sometimes stories are powerful because of the yarns they spin, and sometimes they're powerful because of how they are told. Today's tour features one of each.

Duration:00:10:53

176 | Treasure Island

2/27/2020
One tale of tricks, and another of treasure. Both are more than entertaining, and both are part of today's tour through the Cabinet.

Duration:00:11:06

175 | Living Nightmare

2/25/2020
A dream too hard to believe, and a real-life person who was a bit of a nightmare. Both tales are on display today in the Cabinet.

Duration:00:10:44

174 | Mixed Signals

2/20/2020
Extraordinary people are on display in the Cabinet for today's tour.

Duration:00:11:04

173 | Zapped

2/18/2020
Today's trip through the Cabinet will introduce us to a castle with a dark past and a pair of people with a special spark.

Duration:00:11:17

172 | Fully Charged

2/13/2020
Two remarkable people and two scientific mysteries, each with an exciting journey and an unpredictable ending.

Duration:00:11:28

171 | Memento Mori

2/11/2020
Some things stick around long after we've forgotten about them, while other objects vanish before we can use them. Let's explore both types today.

Duration:00:10:19

170 | Bet On It

2/6/2020
Dreams are tricky things. Some of them contain things we want, while others show us our biggest fears. Either way, they hold a world of possibilities.

Duration:00:11:01

169 | Lay an Egg

2/4/2020
The world around us is filled with wonderful treasures, and none are more powerful than the stories we tell. Here are two tales worthy of display in the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Duration:00:10:45

168 | Psych

1/30/2020
Today we explore a town that has a very unusual tradition, and a man who had a very unusual talent. Both, however, deserve to be included in the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Duration:00:10:26

167 | So Sue Me

1/28/2020
It's fair to say that sometimes all it takes to be put on display in the Cabinet of Curiosities is a the courage to be ridiculous. Thankfully, both of today's stories share that in common.

Duration:00:12:12