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Day 6 - Did censoring a 9/11 report pave the way for ISIS?Oct 10, 2014 | 11:34Day 6 Did censoring a 9/11 report pave the way for ISIS? Audio
Day 6 Did censoring a 9/11 report pave the way for ISIS? Oct 10, 2014 | 11:34A former U.S. senator and co-chair of the Joint Congressional Inquiry into the 9/11 attacks says the rise of ISIS could have been stemmed if 28 pages from the inquiry's report had not been classified.
Day 6 - Debunking "Chinese Restaurant Syndrome"and the return of MSGOct 10, 2014 | 12:16Day 6 Debunking "Chinese Restaurant Syndrome"and the return of MSG Audio
Day 6 Debunking "Chinese Restaurant Syndrome"and the return of MSG Oct 10, 2014 | 12:16Monosodium glutamate - or MSG - is making a bit of a comeback in some culinary circles. But is the additive really bad for us? Brent puts that question to Dr. Katharine Woessner, and asks Chef Nick Liu about MSG's place in traditional Chinese cuisine.
Day 6 - Uber and the cult of disruptive technologyOct 10, 2014 | 10:04Day 6 Uber and the cult of disruptive technology Audio
Day 6 Uber and the cult of disruptive technology Oct 10, 2014 | 10:04Ottawa is the latest Canadian city to challenge the ride-sharing app Uber. The multi-billion dollar business is considered a massively disruptive force. But is all disruption good disruption? Author Andrew Keen isn't convinced.
Day 6 - Four ways blue LEDs can change the worldOct 10, 2014 | 4:24Day 6 Four ways blue LEDs can change the world Audio
Day 6 Four ways blue LEDs can change the world Oct 10, 2014 | 4:24The 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics went to three scientists for their work on blue LEDs, or light emitting diodes. Blue LEDs make it possible to create white LED light. Here's Prof Chris Hall with 4 ways LEDs can change the world.
Day 6 - Derek Boogaard: the rise and fall of a hockey enforcerOct 10, 2014 | 11:11Day 6 Derek Boogaard: the rise and fall of a hockey enforcer Audio
Day 6 Derek Boogaard: the rise and fall of a hockey enforcer Oct 10, 2014 | 11:11Derek Boogaard was one of three NHL tough guys who died over four months in 2011. Day 6 talks to New York Times journalist John Branch, author of the critically acclaimed new book, "Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard"
Day 6 - Episode 203: ISIS and the 28 pages, How LEDs Can Change The World, Derek Boogaard: Boy on Ice and moreOct 10, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 203: ISIS and the 28 pages, How LEDs Can Change The World, Derek Boogaard: Boy on Ice and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 203: ISIS and the 28 pages, How LEDs Can Change The World, Derek Boogaard: Boy on Ice and more Oct 10, 2014 | 54:009/11 Secrecy and the Saudi Connection |Derek Boogaard's fatal career: "Boy on Ice"|LED's Transforming Technology|The Resurrection of MSG |Disruption and Deregulation
Day 6 - Riffed from the Headlines 11/10/2014Oct 10, 2014 | 1:10Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 11/10/2014 Audio
Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 11/10/2014 Oct 10, 2014 | 1:10Riffed From The Headlines is our weekly news quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca
Day 6 - Don't call them deadbeats: Reasons why child support goes unpaidOct 3, 2014 | 14:44Day 6 Don't call them deadbeats: Reasons why child support goes unpaid Audio
Day 6 Don't call them deadbeats: Reasons why child support goes unpaid Oct 3, 2014 | 14:44Data crunched by CBC News says 97% of Canadian parents who aren't paying child support are men. But is it fair to call them deadbeats?Brent asks father of two Hartley Ellis, and Heidi Nabert of Fathers Resources International.
Day 6 - How hackers are breaking through the Great Firewall of ChinaOct 3, 2014 | 8:40Day 6 How hackers are breaking through the Great Firewall of China Audio
Day 6 How hackers are breaking through the Great Firewall of China Oct 3, 2014 | 8:40The protests in Hong Kong have triggered massive online censorship, according to activists who monitor Chinese control of the Internet. Brent speaks with someone who unblocks censored content. We've changed his voice and name to protect his identity.
Day 6 - How many of these crazy Thomas Pynchon stories are real?Oct 3, 2014 | 8:28Day 6 How many of these crazy Thomas Pynchon stories are real? Audio
Day 6 How many of these crazy Thomas Pynchon stories are real? Oct 3, 2014 | 8:28Boris Kachka dug deep into the enigma of Thomas Pynchon in his New York magazine profile, "On The Thomas Pynchon Trail". He played a little game with Brent this week that we call "Thomas Pynchon: True or False".
Day 6 - Victim's father decries controversial publication ban that keeps his daughter's name secretOct 3, 2014 | 16:27Day 6 Victim's father decries controversial publication ban that keeps his daughter's name secret Audio
Day 6 Victim's father decries controversial publication ban that keeps his daughter's name secret Oct 3, 2014 | 16:27The father of the victim in a high-profile child pornography case is speaking out against a publication ban that prevents her name from being printed or broadcast. Brent speaks with him, along with reporter Selena Ross and lawyer David Fraser.
Day 6 - Riffed from the Headlines 04/10/2014Oct 3, 2014 | 1:06Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 04/10/2014 Audio
Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 04/10/2014 Oct 3, 2014 | 1:06Riffed From The Headlines is our weekly news quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca
Day 6 - Episode 202: Breaking China's Firewall, Delinquent Dads Aren't All Deadbeats, A Complicated Publication Ban and moreOct 3, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 202: Breaking China's Firewall, Delinquent Dads Aren't All Deadbeats, A Complicated Publication Ban and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 202: Breaking China's Firewall, Delinquent Dads Aren't All Deadbeats, A Complicated Publication Ban and more Oct 3, 2014 | 54:00Countering China's web censorship | Thomas Pynchon's odd enigma: a quiz | Delinquent dads fight the system | A famous victim who can't be named
Day 6 - Three high tech ways to restrict arms flow in SyriaSep 26, 2014 | 9:13Day 6 Three high tech ways to restrict arms flow in Syria Audio
Day 6 Three high tech ways to restrict arms flow in Syria Sep 26, 2014 | 9:13The US is set to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels. Brent talks to Christopher Harmer, Senior Naval Analyst at the Institute for the Study of War, about the technology that could ensure weapons don't find their way into the wrong hands.
Day 6 - How the heck is the NFL a tax-exempt, not-for-profit?Sep 26, 2014 | 9:49Day 6 How the heck is the NFL a tax-exempt, not-for-profit? Audio
Day 6 How the heck is the NFL a tax-exempt, not-for-profit? Sep 26, 2014 | 9:49The NFL makes an estimated $10 billion in revenues a year and pays its commissioner a $35 million dollar salary. So why is it considered a not-for-profit organization? Gregg Easterbrook, author of King of Sports: Football's Impact on America, explains.

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