Feature: But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids


But Why is a show led by kids. They ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.

Know a kid with a question? Record it with a smartphone. Be sure to include your kid's first name, age, and town and send the recording to questions@butwhykids.org!


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Feature: Rumble Strip


Good Conversation That Takes Its Time

On Rumble Strip, you’ll hear from artists and criminals, taxidermists and soccer moms, lawyers and waitresses. Erica Heilman invites herself into people's homes to find out what they know, what they hate, who they love, what they’re afraid of, and what makes them more like you than you’d realized. These are vivid stories of the everyday.

Each month VPR airs feature programs taken from the podcast. You'll find the full podcast series, with links to subscribe, on the Rumble Strip website.


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