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Thursday February 23, 2017
Body fat is obsessed over but how well do we understand it? Biochemist Sylvia Tara went on a quest to learn about the fat she'd been battling all her life and shares her findings in The Secret Life of Fat.
Wednesday February 22, 2017
If you dread the gym, it might not surprise you that the treadmill was originally a device used to punish prison inmates. As the treadmill turns 200, The Current looks at how far we've really moved away from the idea of exercise as punishment.
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As the number of asylum seekers crossing into Canada keeps climbing, The Current speaks to two men from Ghana who made international headlines when their walk into Manitoba from the U.S. almost cost them their lives. More video
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Pineapple threatens the sanctity of pizza — at least according to Iceland's president, who sparked an international furor with his offhand comments on the most deliciously divisive pizza in the world. MoreListen 22:33
Milo Yiannopoulos made his name as a self-labelled troll on Twitter — until he was banned from it for racist, misogynist comments. The Current looks at what his popularity says about American conservatism and online trolling. MoreListen 19:49