IdeasThe Vixen and the Virgin - Women, Espionage and Propaganda in WW1Oct 15, 2014 | 53:59Two independent women find themselves in front of firing squads during WW1. Nurse Edith Cavell is heralded as a heroine and a saint. Exotic dancer and courtesan Mata Hari becomes a symbol of evil and the enemy within.
This is ThatHeadline: Apple enthusiasts stunned after discovering champion “apple” was actually a pumpkinOct 16, 2014 | 4:36The Big Apple Showcase is arguably the most popular event at the Bowmanville Apple Festival. Well this year controversy swirls after it was revealed that the winning “apple” was in fact a pumpkin.
RewindBuddy MacMaster: The Godfather of Cape Breton FiddlingOct 16, 2014 | 54:59An hour of the godfather of Cape Breton fiddling, Buddy MacMaster, who died last August. In the spring he was honoured by one of North America’s largest folk music organizations, joining the ranks of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez and Stan Rogers.
TapestryIs Your Baby Amoral?Oct 9, 2014 | 53:59How old are children when morality kicks in? Do they develop a sense of right-and-wrong along with early speech? With their baby teeth? Yale psychologist Paul Bloom is among those who are starting to believe morality exists in tiny wee babies.
The Morning Edition - K-WDeep frying is worse than you thoughtOct 16, 2014 | 7:06We all know deep frying is bad for our health, but new research out of the University of Guelph suggests it could be worse than you thought. Professor Alejandro Marangoni explains why.
Writers and CompanyMartin Amis InterviewOct 12, 2014 | 1:02:24British novelist Martin Amis has been extremely controversial in his lifetime, and has been described as a master of "the new unpleasantness". His most recent novel is called "The Zone of Interest".
The CurrentThe quest to design the perfect apple - Oct 13, 2014Oct 13, 2014 | 22:00Forget red delicious, horticulturists are racing to design for a market that demands better tasting, longer lasting, apples. Author of "Apples of Uncommon Character" says we're experiencing an apple renaissance sparked by the success of the Honey Crisp.
Quirks and QuarksNobel For Seeing The Invisible - 2014/10/11 - Pt. 1Oct 11, 2014 | 14:07The Nobel Prize for Chemistry is awarded for the development of a tool to see things smaller than was once thought could be seen.
White Coat Black ArtVisiting HoursOct 11, 2014 | 27:29On this edition of White Coat, Black Art: a personal reflection on hospital visitors and the role they play in the lives of patients and the people who look after them.
The Next ChapterCynthia Reyes, Kim Moritsugu, Secrets of a Hutterite Kitchen (October 13, 2014)Oct 13, 2014 | 53:59Cynthia Reyes on "A Good Home" - Grant Davidson (a.k.a. Slow Leaves) on "Hopscotch" by Julio Cortazar - Kim Moritsugu on "The Oakdale Dinner Club" - Mary-Ann Kirkby on "Secrets of a Hutterite Kitchen"