99% Invisible

99% Invisible is a design podcast by Roman Mars.

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Dec. 17 2014 1:16 PMThe Many Meanings of the Hashtag (It Represents Lumber Yards on Swedish Maps)
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Dec. 3 2014 11:45 AMHow the Dancing Inflatable Man Went From Olympic Opening Ceremony Art to Used Car Lot Gimmick
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Nov. 12 2014 11:42 AMPortland’s Quest for a Better City Flag
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Oct. 29 2014 12:57 PMThe Strange, Spooky History of the Ouija Board
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Oct. 16 2014 9:08 AMWas the 1977 New York City Blackout a Catalyst for Hip-Hop’s Growth?
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Oct. 1 2014 1:04 PMAn Architectural Crusade Against the Tyranny of Straight Lines
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Sept. 17 2014 12:19 PMEarly Cancer Hospitals Were Modeled on French Castles, Served Champagne
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Sept. 3 2014 11:06 AMWhat Happens to “Holdouts” Who Refuse to Sell Their Homes to Developers?
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Aug. 20 2014 11:13 AMWhy Ikea Is Making a Deal With Its No. 1 Hacker
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Aug. 6 2014 11:19 AMThese Subtle Airport Design Cues Keep You From Getting Lost
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July 25 2014 11:39 AMWhy R.E.M..’s Out of Time Is the Most Politically Significant Album in U.S. History
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July 9 2014 12:13 PMBefore Modern Fire Escapes, Emergency Exits Relied on Slides and Ropes
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June 25 2014 9:15 AMEarly Airport Security Was Very, Very Relaxed
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June 12 2014 9:29 AMHouse of Cards Composer Jeff Beal on How the Theme Song Changed From Season 1 to 2
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May 29 2014 9:00 AMHow to Design the Perfect Bank Heist
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Dec. 10 2014 11:28 AMThis Firehouse Light Bulb Has Been Shining Since 1910
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Nov. 28 2014 10:16 AMHow the Oscar and Moonman Statues Are Made
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Nov. 6 2014 11:10 AMWhy Is Designing a Chair So Difficult?
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Oct. 22 2014 1:01 PMThe Surprisingly Xenophobic Origins of Wonder Bread
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Oct. 8 2014 1:01 PMWhy Oakland Took 80 Years to Legalize Pinball Machines
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Sept. 25 2014 9:37 AMHow Landlocked Dallas Once Tried to Become a Port City
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Sept. 12 2014 11:17 AMWhat Was the First Item Ever Designed?
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Aug. 27 2014 1:31 PMThat Staircase That Leads Nowhere? It Has a Name.
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Aug. 15 2014 9:04 AMSomeone Designed the Soundtrack of That Live Sporting Event You’re Watching
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July 30 2014 11:49 AMThese Bizarre Chinese Cities Are Built to Mimic Paris or Venice
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July 18 2014 9:03 AMHow People With Extreme Sensitivities to Everyday Chemicals and Electricity Design Their Diets, Habits, and Homes
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July 4 2014 9:03 AMThis Underground Elementary School Doubled as an Advanced Cold War Fallout Shelter
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June 19 2014 9:00 AMThe Gender-Bending History of the High Heel
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June 5 2014 3:03 PMNYC’s Decades-Long War on Subway Graffiti
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May 23 2014 10:14 AMAre Underground Cow Tunnels an Urban Myth?

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