Episode 78: Biking On Empty

Episode 78: Biking On Empty

After cycling across America, Taylor Thibodeau had a lifetime of adventures ahead of him…until a mysterious illness cut that short. Then he decided to adventure anyway. (more…)

Episode 75: Trying To Get Home

Episode 75: Trying To Get Home

Michael Benanav studies nomadic people as a writer and photographer. So when he was invited to accompany the Van Gujjar of northern India on their annual migration with their water buffalo, he jumped at the chance. Turned out, they wanted a journalist along that year for reasons he hadn’t expected. (more…)

Episode 73: Not Healed, But Healing

Episode 73: Not Healed, But Healing

Brandon Kuehn survived the Iraq War. But after he got home, he struggled with nightmares and addiction. Then he found trail running…and the Pacific Crest Trail.

 

 

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Episode 72: Everyone Needs A Purpose

Episode 72: Everyone Needs A Purpose

Christopher McDougall is famous for starting the barefoot running craze with his book ‘Born to Run.’ And now he has an unusual new running partner⁠—a donkey named Sherman.

 

 

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Episode 69: Brain On Nature

Episode 69: Brain On Nature

We’re taking a little break for the holidays, so we have a special treat for you from down under. The Australian podcast Brain on Nature tells the story of how going into nature helped a woman recover from a traumatic brain injury. We hope you love the show as much as we do! (more…)

Bonus Episode: Why Elephants Never Forget

Bonus Episode: Why Elephants Never Forget

As you feast on podcasts during the holidays, here’s a second helping of an old favorite. Aubrey Bertram traveled to East Asia to help animals that had been abused by humans. But a harrowing experience taught her that good intentions might not be enough. (more…)

Episode 67: The In-Between III

Episode 67: The In-Between III

A burned-bare house. A pervy spirit. The ghost of Schafer Meadows. A haunted woman. It’s our annual Halloween episode—keep your friends close and your lights on as we find the place that’s not quite human or all the way natural. (more…)