Day 6 | Aug 8, 2014 | 8:00

Rapid Response Collecting: A museum's take on the news

A new strategy of museum curation focuses on collecting and displaying brand new items with significance in the news of today. We talk to Corinna Gardner of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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Day 6 - Killer heroin and the rise of Fentanyl abuseOct 17, 2014 | 14:27Day 6 Killer heroin and the rise of Fentanyl abuse Audio
Day 6 Killer heroin and the rise of Fentanyl abuse Oct 17, 2014 | 14:27In just two days this week more than 30 people overdosed at Vancouver's Insite safe injection site. Police have confirmed that it wasn't heroin that caused the overdoses, but Fentanyl. Brent talks to Vancouver-based drug addict, Laura Shaver.
Day 6 - Is Brunch for Jerks?Oct 17, 2014 | 8:11Day 6 Is Brunch for Jerks? Audio
Day 6 Is Brunch for Jerks? Oct 17, 2014 | 8:11In a New York Times column last week, writer David Shaftel declared that he is "through with brunch." A quick Google search confirms that Shaftel isn't the only one. To debate 'brunch backlash' Brent talks to authors Shawn Micaleff and Farah Ternikar.
Day 6 - The bio-hazard suit and the fight against EbolaOct 17, 2014 | 9:16Day 6 The bio-hazard suit and the fight against Ebola Audio
Day 6 The bio-hazard suit and the fight against Ebola Oct 17, 2014 | 9:16As the risk of Ebola spreads, health professionals are becoming increasingly concerned with one item item that is central to the fight against the virus: the protective suit. For some insight as to how the suit works, Brent talks to Dr. Dick Zoutman.
Day 6 - Episode 204: Fentanyl: Dangerous Street Drug, Risks of Deferring Parenthood, Is Brunch for Jerks? and moreOct 17, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 204: Fentanyl: Dangerous Street Drug, Risks of Deferring Parenthood, Is Brunch for Jerks? and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 204: Fentanyl: Dangerous Street Drug, Risks of Deferring Parenthood, Is Brunch for Jerks? and more Oct 17, 2014 | 54:00Fentanyl: Dangerous Street Drug | The Risks of Deferring Parenthood | Is Brunch for Jerks? | Converse and the difficulty of trademarking fashion | Hazmat suits vs. Ebola |
Day 6 - Four things to think about before freezing your eggsOct 17, 2014 | 10:35Day 6 Four things to think about before freezing your eggs Audio
Day 6 Four things to think about before freezing your eggs Oct 17, 2014 | 10:35This week Apple announced the company will join Facebook, by covering the costs for its women employees to freeze and store their eggs. Judith Shulevitz, who had her first child at age 39, joins Brent to talk about having children later in life.
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".

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