Feb 14, 2014 | 10:27Day 6 Will climate change ruin future Winter Olympics? Audio
Day 6 Will climate change ruin future Winter Olympics? Feb 14, 2014 | 10:27Rising temperatures at the Sochi Olympics this week are turning snow into slush and drawing the ire of athletes. Brent spoke to Sochi's snow consultant Mikko Martikainen, and climatologist Daniel Scott for a long view on the future of winter sports.
Feb 14, 2014 | 7:54Day 6 Microchip me Audio
Day 6 Microchip me Feb 14, 2014 | 7:54MIT researchers announced a new generation of cochlear implants, transforming the bulky external to a wirelessly charged internal one. Some find this futuristic but many are eager to get implanted. Brent spoke with Frank Swain about why he wants a microch
Feb 14, 2014 | 8:13Day 6 Unrest in The Central African Republic Audio
Day 6 Unrest in The Central African Republic Feb 14, 2014 | 8:13Thousands of civilians have been killed in the latest wave of sectarian violence in the Central African Republic. And hundreds of thousands Muslims are fleeing for their lives. Brent spoke to Photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale who was recently in the CAR.
Feb 7, 2014 | 16:13Day 6 Psychotropic drug research Audio
Day 6 Psychotropic drug research Feb 7, 2014 | 16:13Scientific American has called for a loosening of restrictions on research with psychotropic drugs such as LSD. Brent spoke with pharmacologist David Nichols, who sees tremendous medical potential in such drugs and medical historian Erika Dyck.
Feb 7, 2014 | 10:39Day 6 Former TSA employee tells all Audio
Day 6 Former TSA employee tells all Feb 7, 2014 | 10:39Former TSA employee Jason Harrington recently wrote an article for Politico magazine titled Dear America, I Saw You Naked. Brent spoke with Jason about debunking TSA’s claims that the controversial Full Body Scanners were in the passengers best interest.
Feb 7, 2014 | 7:50Day 6 Kremlin critic targeted in unusual way Audio
Day 6 Kremlin critic targeted in unusual way Feb 7, 2014 | 7:50Katya Romanovskaya is a Moscow-based journalist and Kremlin critic. Last week she was targeted in an unusual way: she woke up to find an enormous wooden phallus chained to the top of her car. Brent spoke to her about the incident and the Sochi Olympics.
Feb 7, 2014 | 9:41Day 6 The Snurfer: The original snowboard Audio
Day 6 The Snurfer: The original snowboard Feb 7, 2014 | 9:41Before the snowboard there was The Snurfer, a contraption that would later evolve into the modern day snowboard. Brent spoke with the inventor Sherman Poppen and his daughter Laurie. They share the story of the day the Snurfer was born.
Jan 31, 2014 | 13:09Day 6 Nazi-looted art Audio
Day 6 Nazi-looted art Jan 31, 2014 | 13:09The Monuments Men disbanded in the 1940s, but their mission of recovering Nazi-looted art is still far from complete. We talk to David Toren, who is trying to reclaim a family painting, and Anne Webber, founder of the Commission of Looted Art in Europe.
Jan 31, 2014 | 5:07Day 6 Chinese migration documentary Audio
Day 6 Chinese migration documentary Jan 31, 2014 | 5:07In Beijing, the largest annual human migration is underway in China as people head home for the Lunar New Year. The CBC's Andrew Lee spoke to travellers going home and others with no place to return to.