99% Invisible

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Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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99% Invisible

Roman Mars
1 287- The Nut Behind the Wheel2017-12-05 22:58:46
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2 286- A 700-Foot Mountain of Whipped Cream2017-11-28 21:03:36
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3 285- Money Makers2017-11-21 22:05:55
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4 284- Hero Props: Graphic Design in Film & Television2017-11-14 22:57:08
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5 283- Dollhouses of St. Louis2017-11-07 16:25:14
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6 282- Oyster-tecture2017-10-31 22:25:16
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7 281- La Sagrada Familia2017-10-25 01:30:00
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8 280- Half Measures2017-10-18 07:00:00
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9 279- The Containment Plan2017-10-11 03:30:00
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10 278- The Athletic Brassiere2017-10-03 23:13:42
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11 277- Ponte City Tower2017-09-26 17:29:10
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12 276- The Finnish Experiment2017-09-19 21:14:13
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13 275- Coal Hogs Work Safe2017-09-12 22:14:40
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14 274- The Age of the Algorithm2017-09-05 23:45:54
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15 273- Notes on an Imagined Plaque2017-08-29 21:47:20
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273- Notes on an Imagined Plaque

Monuments don’t just appear in the wake of someone’s death — they are erected for reasons specific to a time and place. In 1905, one such memorial was put up in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, to commemorate Nathan Bedford Forrest, who had died in 1877. This week, we feature the story of an imagined plaque that could accompany this statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest. Nate DiMeo originally produced this story for his show The Memory Palace under the title: Notes on an Imagined Plaque to be Added to the Statue of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, Upon Hearing that the Memphis City Council has Voted to Move it and the Exhumed Remains of General Forrest and his Wife, Mary Ann Montgomery Forrest, from their Current Location in a Park Downtown, to the Nearby Elmwood Cemetery. Notes on an Imagined Plaque …read more

16 272- Person in Lotus Position2017-08-22 21:13:02
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17 271- The Great Dismal Swamp2017-08-15 22:42:25
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18 270- The Stethoscope2017-08-09 01:09:48
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19 269- Ways of Hearing2017-08-01 23:39:13
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20 268- El Gordo2017-07-25 18:04:57
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