Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

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Reviews: 30

James
 Aug 20, 2020
Simply reads a story in a somber tone. Not reliable, embellished, punny. Ex: 224 Barrel of Fun, Harald "Blatland" Gormsson known for his dead blue-grey tooth. Blatand translates from Danish to "Bluetooth". Blueberries native to America...

Ben
 Aug 17, 2020


 Jun 22, 2020


 May 26, 2020
Mildly interesting but marred by monotone narration. also episodes are too short. it ends before it even gets going🤷‍♂️


 Apr 6, 2020

Description

From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

Episode Date
254 | Grain of Salt
684
The stories of how amazing inventions came into existence can often be entertaining. But so can stories of their misuse.
Nov 26, 2020
253 | Rolling Stones
730
People are capable os so much. That can be good and bad, depending on the person. So here's a set of stories to help us see both sides.
Nov 24, 2020
252 | Ice and Easy
674
Some inventions have more of an impact than others, and that impact is usually measured in how much enjoyment they bring. Today's story proves that point twice over.
Nov 19, 2020
251 | Builder Beware
628
Survival often earns a bit of recognition. Many valuable antiques are simply common objects that managed to survive. And today's stories fit right in with them.
Nov 17, 2020
250 | Hot Ticket Item
663
Fame doesn't guarantee inclusion in the Cabinet of Curiosities. All it takes is an amazing story. 
Nov 12, 2020
249 | Rough Landing
737
Curiosities aren't always easy to place in a cabinet. Sometimes they are the result of choices that can only be blamed on one ellusive object: human nature.
Nov 10, 2020
248 | Tangled Web
688
Life is unpredictable. Sometimes we can make sense of it all, and other times it leaves us scratching our head. But it always gives us amazing stories to enjoy...like these two today!
Nov 05, 2020
247 | Toxic
696
Sometimes life delivers an unusual twist. The results might not leave us an object to display in the Cabinet of Curiosities, but that doesn't mean they aren't fascinating.
Nov 03, 2020
246 | Crummy Food
658
We can find the most amazing things in the most unassuming places. And sometimes the people we've pushed into a box make a name for themselves in another space. It's ok, and it's wildly entertaining.
Oct 29, 2020
245 | Zing!
703
Some folks manage to rise up from obscurity and become stars. Others, though, can't seem to break through. Either way, their stories can be enlightening.
Oct 27, 2020
244 | The Wrong Foot
720
Mistakes happen, right? But whether a moment of bad judgment or a simple accident, mistakes can alter the course of lives, and even history itself.
Oct 22, 2020
243 | By the Book
684
New ideas can be life-changing, but how the public reacts to them can make or break an invention's future. Let's explore two such items today.
Oct 20, 2020
242 | De-Coda
649
Real life can be a bit confusing, even leaving us scratching our heads. But the stories boud up in those mysteries are very fun to hear.
Oct 15, 2020
241 | War at Home
672
Some folks manage to be right there when the important stuff happens, while others miss it due to bad timing. We'll let you be the judge as to which path is more entertaining.
Oct 13, 2020
240 | Big Fish
730
Some things take a while to get right, whether it's a device or a proper natural observation. The stories of that journey, though, can be curious indeed.
Oct 08, 2020
239 | Batter Up
763
When the unexpected happens, it often leaves curious stories in its wake. Today's tour has that in spades.
Oct 06, 2020
238 | Shifting Sands
640
We people put their plans in motion, the results are usually exactly what they were aiming for. But on today's tour, you'll learn about two situations where that certainty was far from reality.
Oct 01, 2020
237 | Foodie
628
Some stories are hard to believe for a reason. What that reason is...well, that's up to you.
Sep 29, 2020
236 } Landslide
759
Coincidences and chance happenings always create curious situations. Today we're hear about two that are sure to leave you scratching your head.
Sep 24, 2020
235 | Mrs. America
648
Everyone wants to be first. The first to achieve something, or discover something new. How that might transform that person's life, though, depends on the details of their story.
Sep 22, 2020
234 | Lone Survivor
629
Today we meet two people: one who managed to avoid tragedy, and another who ended up creating one. Either way, their stories are curious.
Sep 17, 2020
233 | The Artist
648
Today's tour will show you artwork from an unlikely painter, and show just how fragile key moments in history really are.
Sep 15, 2020
232 | Follow the Leader
661
Sometimes great numbers of people will believe a new message and fall in line, while other times the messenger needs to go to great lengths to convince everyone.
Sep 10, 2020
231 | Piano Man
607
Some performances are more than just entertainment. They stick a stake in the ground and mark a chance in world history. Today's tour covers two such stories.
Sep 08, 2020
230 | The Family Business
647
Humans are inventive creatures. How they use that gift, though, is more than a little curious.
Sep 03, 2020
229 | Magic Man
849
History is filled with great individuals who are remembered for their deeds and accomplishments. But today's tour might shed some light on just how curious those heroes can be.
Sep 01, 2020
228 | Imperfect Stranger
711
Time has a way of making us forget people. On today's tour, you'll meet two such neglected individuals. Thankfully, both of their stories are worthy of addition to the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Aug 27, 2020
227 | The Juggler
663
It's amazing what you can make out of unusual materials. Whether the end result is a work of art, or a life-long career, those unique ingredients always make for a great story.
Aug 25, 2020
226 | Without a Trace
646
Two individuals. Two amazing stories. And even more incredible: both of them are true. You're sure to enjoy their addition to the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Aug 20, 2020
225 | Succession
646
Some people make history for the most troubling deeds, while others reach the top, only to be forgotten. Today's tour will introduce you to one of each.
Aug 18, 2020
224 | Barrel of Fun
698
Soem people leave their mark on the world during their own lifetime and then fade away. Others might still find their names on the lips of people generations later. Either way, they make great additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Aug 13, 2020
223 | Amazing Story
698
One of the most curious objects in the world is...our world. Hopefully, these tales about our planet will entertain you during your tour of the Cabinet today.
Aug 11, 2020
222 | Killer Ending
646
Today's tour involves some items you might actually see in a museum. But without their true stories, you'd be missing just how curious they truly are.
Aug 06, 2020
221 | Land Ho
732
Some of the most fascinating things in the world might or might not really exist. Today's tour should demonstrate that idea nicely.
Aug 04, 2020
220 | Ring Master
625
Not everything that's lost is gone forever. Sometimes they turn up again, and when they do, they bring with them some curious stories.
Jul 30, 2020
219 | Going Bananas
687
Whether their origins are accidental or by design, there are some very curious items on our tour today.
Jul 28, 2020
218 | Flesh & Stone
659
Inspiration is found in the most unusual of places. Today's tour will make that abundantly clear.
Jul 23, 2020
217 | Flight Plan
674
While unusual objects are perfect for the Cabinet of Curiosities, so are unexpected accomplishments. Here are two that are sure to entertain you.
Jul 21, 2020
216 | The Write Stuff
634
Everyone likes a good story. Some are inspirational, while others are complete bunk. Care to hear a bit of both today?
Jul 16, 2020
215 | Chairman of the Bored
620
Some things aren't as real as they seem, and others...well, we sort of wish they weren't real at all. We'll explain all during today's tour.
Jul 14, 2020
214 | The Outer Limits
632
The world is full of mysterious things, some of which are hidden, while others are right out in the open. And we think you're going to enjoy the ones on display in the Cabinet today.
Jul 09, 2020
213 | Dancing Queen
606
Some discovering slip away, while others stick around and help us learn. Let's visit both today, shall we?
Jul 07, 2020
212 | Sniff Test
743
Many people make outragious claims, and some of them even prove to be true. Either way, they make for great additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Jul 02, 2020
211 | Second Chances
639
Some curiosities are uplifting, and some are tragic. Hopefully pairing them together will help today's tour balance itself out.
Jun 30, 2020
210 | Survivor
653
Whether someone is a visionary or a survivor, their story has a way of capturing our curiosity.
Jun 25, 2020
209 | Ice Breaker
636
Some curiosities are powerful because they distract us from the real priority, and others are are powerful because they defy expectations. Let's visit one of each on our tour today.
Jun 23, 2020
208 | Eye Witness
621
The curiosities on display today are wonderful remnants from the late 19th Century.
Jun 18, 2020
207 | Home Sweet Home
619
Today's tour will give you a look at two amazing individuals, one known for looking backward, and the other for failing to look ahead.
Jun 16, 2020
206 | The Vatican Verdict
700
Unusual trials are on the tour today, and they aren't what you'll expect.
Jun 11, 2020
205 | Felidae Familiaris
681
Humans are capable of doing some unbelievable things. On today's tour, you'll meet two such individuals, each remembered for something highly unique.
Jun 09, 2020
204 | Hats Off
634
Some of the most curious things in the world are people and the way they behave. Today's tour should make that perfectly clear.
Jun 04, 2020
203 | The Bird God
585
The newest editions to the Cabinet are a bit foul, but you'll enjoy them nonetheless.
Jun 02, 2020
202 | Rock the Vote
606
Some achievements are worth remembering. The two featured on our tour today are both noteworthy, but for very different reasons.
May 28, 2020
201 | Forbidden Island
597
We do a little traveling on our tour through the Cabinet today. First, some sightseeing, and then a little snack. Enjoy!
May 26, 2020
200 | History's Mysteries
679
Today's tour through the Cabinet celebrates 200 episodes by going deep into historic collections. Careful, though, because things get a little meta along the way.
May 21, 2020
199 | Panic Station
663
Two curious items appear on our tour today, one you could touch and feel, and another you'll just have to hear about. Either way, they make for great entertainment.
May 19, 2020
198 | Starman
643
People are capable of absolutely amazing things. How those accomplishments are used...well, that's a story for the Cabinet of Curiosities.
May 14, 2020
197 | Landing Gear
695
Human inventions aren't always as helpful as we would believe them to be, as today's tour through the Cabinet will show.
May 12, 2020
196 | Golden Opportunity
668
People have a way of surprising us, and that's why its common to find their stories in the Cabinet. Today's tour will leave you looking for answers.
May 07, 2020
195 | Hot Stuff
711
The items on today's tour of the Cabinet are there because they've made an impact, either because of their value, or their qualities.
May 05, 2020
194 | Airborne
665
Today's tour introduces some amazing creations that are on display inside the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Apr 30, 2020
193 | Dear Diary
600
Some items that belong in the Cabinet might not be real, but that's not going to stop us from sharing their story.
Apr 28, 2020
192 | Extra Credit
619
Some things need to be learned for the first time, while other, more obvious details, sometimes need to be rediscovered. Let's do a bit of both on our tour today through the Cabinet.
Apr 23, 2020
191 | Gone Fission
719
Humans can be inventive creatures, and some of those moments of triumph can be fantastic additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Apr 21, 2020
190 | Ancient Origins
697
The Cabinet is filled with mysterious objects. Some were easy to photograph, while others remain invisible to this day. They all, however, make for great stories!
Apr 16, 2020
189 | Wild Child
663
Today's tour will take us to strange places, some of which are far away, while others are a bit too close to home.
Apr 14, 2020
188 | Wild Life
657
Not everything in the Cabinet of Curiosities is what it appears to be, as both stories today will illustrate.
Apr 09, 2020
187 | The Talented Mr. Martin
647
Mystery makes a story more interesting, there's no doubt about that, which is why today's tour features two people who embody that completely.
Apr 07, 2020
186 | For Sale By Owner
1009
Although the most curious items in the Cabinet are small, sometimes they're as big as a country. Today we'll explore two examples of that rare category.
Apr 02, 2020
185 | Super Soldier
643
Some people become extraordinary through bravery, while others achieve it through ingenuity. Both of today's stories, though, share one common trait: passion.
Mar 31, 2020
184 | Float On
608
Surprises come in all shapes and sizes, but the most surprising things in the world tend to be people. Today we'll introduce you to a couple of them.
Mar 26, 2020
183 | Flight Risk
707
Today we climb into the cockpit for a strange flight, and then get down in the dirt for an amazing discovery.
Mar 24, 2020
182 | Stairway to Heaven
708
A nameless man who wanted no attention, and a hungry celebrity who wanted too much of it. Both are on display today in the Cabinet.
Mar 19, 2020
181 | Bottom Dollar
589
It's amazing what people are capable. Those things aren't always good, or successful, but they are amazing nonetheless. Let's explore two of them today.
Mar 17, 2020
180 | Double Vision
638
Sometimes the unusual parts of our world are hidden someplace nearby, and sometimes they are right inside us. Let's take a tour of both today.
Mar 12, 2020
179 | Monkeying Around
729
Some of the greatest curiosities come from the animal world, and today's tour features two of them.
Mar 10, 2020
178 | Bad Reputation
674
Pranks are a great way to get into trouble, but they can also land a person in the Cabinet of Curiosities, as today's tour will prove.
Mar 05, 2020
177 | Creature Feature
655
Sometimes stories are powerful because of the yarns they spin, and sometimes they're powerful because of how they are told. Today's tour features one of each.
Mar 03, 2020
176 | Treasure Island
659
One tale of tricks, and another of treasure. Both are more than entertaining, and both are part of today's tour through the Cabinet.
Feb 27, 2020
175 | Living Nightmare
639
A dream too hard to believe, and a real-life person who was a bit of a nightmare. Both tales are on display today in the Cabinet.
Feb 25, 2020
174 | Mixed Signals
661
Extraordinary people are on display in the Cabinet for today's tour.
Feb 20, 2020
173 | Zapped
675
Today's trip through the Cabinet will introduce us to a castle with a dark past and a pair of people with a special spark.
Feb 18, 2020
172 | Fully Charged
685
Two remarkable people and two scientific mysteries, each with an exciting journey and an unpredictable ending.
Feb 13, 2020
171 | Memento Mori
621
Some things stick around long after we've forgotten about them, while other objects vanish before we can use them. Let's explore both types today.
Feb 11, 2020
170 | Bet On It
659
Dreams are tricky things. Some of them contain things we want, while others show us our biggest fears. Either way, they hold a world of possibilities.
Feb 06, 2020
169 | Lay an Egg
646
The world around us is filled with wonderful treasures, and none are more powerful than the stories we tell. Here are two tales worthy of display in the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Feb 04, 2020
168 | Psych
621
Today we explore a town that has a very unusual tradition, and a man who had a very unusual talent. Both, however, deserve to be included in the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Jan 30, 2020
167 | So Sue Me
728
It's fair to say that sometimes all it takes to be put on display in the Cabinet of Curiosities is a the courage to be ridiculous. Thankfully, both of today's stories share that in common.
Jan 28, 2020
166 | Failure To Launch
667
Sometimes failure is exactly what you're looking for, and other times, you have to deal with the unexpected. Either way, it makes for an entertaining tale.
Jan 23, 2020
165 | Tragedy Plus Time
711
Today's tour of the Cabinet features a man who refused to quit, and a project that did nothing but stall over and over. You'll love the journey of each, though.
Jan 21, 2020
164 | Sea Dragin’
816
Some things sound too amazing to be real, but thankfully we can look at photographs to dispell the doubt. Here are two additions to the Cabinet that tick that box.
Jan 16, 2020
163 | Keep In Touch
630
Today's tour will introduce you to a pair of exhibits that have been around a lot longer than you might first assume.
Jan 14, 2020
162 | RIP
704
Amazing creations and astonishing creatures are on display today. Enjoy your tour!
Jan 09, 2020
161 | Fairy Tale
722
A lot of things are too good to be true. Sometimes they turn out to be fake, while other times they reveal something no one expected. Today's tour through the Cabinet should acquaint you with both.
Jan 07, 2020
160 | Horse of a Different Color
711
Some new ideas have the potential to stick around for years, while others fizzle out without much fanfare. Today's tour will give you a glimpse of both kind.
Jan 02, 2020
159 | True Genius
744
Sometimes you have to look a story right in the face and decide for yourself whether it's true or not. Today's trip through the Cabinet will give you two chances to do just that.
Dec 31, 2019
158 | Smile
689
An incredible person and an incredible object are both part of the tour on today's journey into the Cabinet.
Dec 26, 2019
157 | Tuff Enough
627
Sometimes you have to look a story right in the face and decide for yourself whether it's true or not. Today's trip through the Cabinet will give you two chances to do just that.
Dec 24, 2019
156 | Ghost in the Machine
609
Today's tour through the Cabinet of Curiosities might make you hungry, or it might turn your stomach. We'll let you decide.
Dec 19, 2019
155 | On a Short Lease
798
Today's visit to the Cabinet includes a a haunted house and a con-woman, perfect tales for a winter night.
Dec 17, 2019
154 | Shell Shocked
614
Setting an incredibly record is a great way to be included in the Cabinet of Curiosities, and both of our stories today manage just that.
Dec 12, 2019
153 | Shore Thing
589
Sometimes it's the story that's larger than life, and sometimes it's the location the stories are based on. Either way, they make for great additions to the Cabinet.
Dec 10, 2019
152 | Dead and Loving It
647
Whether it's their words or actions, some people can be more than a little irritating. Today's journey through the cabinet will introduce you to both situations.
Dec 05, 2019
151 | Carved Up
619
Today's tour through the cabinet will feature a space so large it's difficult to wrap your head around it, and a head so imperfect that it's easy to be curious. Care to get a head start?
Dec 03, 2019
150 | 20,000 Winks
669
Two remarkable tales of things that should not be possible, one Cabinet to hold them all. Enjoy the tour!
Nov 28, 2019
149 | Cave of Wonders
742
Whether they are right beneath our feet, or taken thousands of miles from home, tales of the curious make for fun trips through the Cabinet.
Nov 26, 2019
148 | Time Warp
673
Nothing is more powerful than the human imagination, whether its creating something new or hiding something old. Thankfully, today's tour through the Cabinet will cover both of those topics.
Nov 21, 2019
147 | Heavy Metal
727
Objects are always a great addition to the Cabinet of Curiosities. Some aren't what they claim to be, while others don't even exist. But their stories are amazing.
Nov 19, 2019
146 | Lost World
732
Today we'll take a tour through a pair of stories that feature unbelievable objects. Just don't rock the boat.
Nov 14, 2019
145 | Seeing Red
758
Some stories are too crazy to believe because we can't see the proof, while others are unbelievalbe despite the physical evidence. Both of those stories will be great additions to today's tour through the Cabinet.
Nov 12, 2019
144 | Moonshot
673
There's a difference between a trick and a hoax, but both of them can have powerful consequences. Let's take a little tour to see just how that might work.
Nov 07, 2019
143 | Shook Up
619
Sometimes a person comes along who can change the world, but other times the world does the changing for us. Today's tour will help you see both sides of that story.
Nov 05, 2019
142 | Mind's Eye
716
Some people have skills that sound too good to be true, while others have talents that are far worse than we'd feared. Either way, they make great additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Oct 31, 2019
141 | Ghost in the Machine
691
What better way to celebrate the week of Halloween than a tour through the Cabinet, complete with ghosts and ghouls.
Oct 29, 2019
140 | Burning Mad
757
It's time to enjoy some tall tales, both of which are perfect for inclusion in the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Oct 24, 2019
139 | The Naming of the Shrew
681
Sometimes unbelievable things are all the rage, while others are lost in the shuffle of life. Today's tour will give you a glimpse into both kinds of curiosities.
Oct 22, 2019
138 | Hi-Ho
634
We'll dig into the past today for a glimpse at the origins of incredible things. We hope you enjoy your guided tour.
Oct 17, 2019
137 | Flying High
714
Today's tour through the Cabinet takes place off the ground. But what we'll see is entirely unexpected.
Oct 15, 2019
136 | Ship of Fools
693
While they are more difficult to put inside a cabinet of curiosities, the amazing things that humans are capable are equal parts inspiring and astonishing. Today's tour features two such stories. 
Oct 10, 2019
135 | Hot Wheels
695
Some mysteries might never be solved, but others already have. Thankfully, the journey in both of today's tales is entertaining enough to make anyone curious.
Oct 08, 2019
134 | Stable Genius
643
While some people are clever, there are always those who go a bit too far. Whether at home or abroad, today's tales will entertain you.
Oct 03, 2019
133 | Drunk History
671
Today's tour through the Cabinet is all about dreams. Some people dream big, while others are haunted by theirs. Either way, you'll enjoy their stories.
Oct 01, 2019
132 | Dream Job
709
Some discoveries alter the way we view the world forever, while others only change it for a time. Today's tour will give you a glimpse into both kinds of stories.
Sep 26, 2019
131 | Duke of Hazzard
655
This tour is full of tales about the darker side of humor, and how some jokes can go horribly wrong. And it's certainly worth the price of admission.
Sep 24, 2019
130 | TMI
787
Today's tour will give us all a chance to enjoy some music and a good book. But the experience won't be what you expect it to be.
Sep 19, 2019
129 | Nightmare Fuel
670
Whether you're looking for a dream come true, or just want to set the record straight, today's tour through the cabinet will deliver what you need.
Sep 17, 2019
128 | Double Trouble
733
Our trip through the Cabinet today will introduce us to a smart girl and a persistent teacher. But nothing is as simple as it appears.
Sep 12, 2019
127 | Roman Justice
630
Today's curiosities will quench your thirst and make you laugh, the things that are difficult to say no to.
Sep 10, 2019
126 | Shapes Shifted
703
Both of today's stories are out of this world, and are guaranteed to stretch your mind.
Sep 05, 2019
125 | Rat Race
584
Today we meet both halves of an incredible legal battle, and one half of a popular entertainer. We promise, it will all make sense by the end.
Sep 03, 2019
124 | Ghosted
805
Our trip through the Cabinet today will explore ghostly houses and dusty libraries, two places were curious stories are born. Enjoy the tour!
Aug 29, 2019
123 | Clowning Around
687
Today's tour through the Cabinet will introduce you to a pair of very unique individuals. One went on to inspire a lasting image, while the other was the very image of the odd and unusual.
Aug 27, 2019
122 | Killer Act
663
Some shows are difficult to believe until you see them, while other things are impossible to believe even after you've laid eyes on them. Today's tour will introduce visitors to one of each.
Aug 22, 2019
121 | Eddie's Monster
614
Today's trip through the halls of the Cabinet will take us past two very unique individuals, both of whom made a name for themselves in their respective fields.
Aug 20, 2019
120 | Stubborn Neighbors
648
On our tour today, we'll meet one subject known for what he built, and another known for what he accomplished—and both of them deliver a curious journey.
Aug 15, 2019
119 | Shark Attacked
704
Today we meet two very unusual individuals, although the things these people were famous for couldn't be more different. Either way, they're both great additions to the Cabinet.
Aug 13, 2019
118 | Monster Mass
633
As we pass through the Cabinet today, you'll bear witness to a man who had an incredible run of luck, and a monster that chilled an entire community. Enjoy the tour!
Aug 08, 2019
117 | Living a Dream
633
Sometimes the most amazing stories are about people who found a way to stand out in a crowd, and both of the subjects of today's tour certainly fit that bill.
Aug 06, 2019
116 | Disc Men
691
Sometimes we struggle to peer into the past and unlock its secrets, while other times it is the future that seems mysterious. Our tour today will explore both of those topics, with a heavy dose of wonder.
Aug 01, 2019
115 | Quiet Riot
603
Our stories today are all about time. One subject just didn't get enough of it, while the other seems to have had a bit too much. Either way, their tales are curious.
Jul 30, 2019
114 | Windy City
600
The natural world is on full display in today's tour of the Cabinet. And where there's power, there's good story.
Jul 25, 2019
113 | Season of the Witch
707
Every item on today's tour is about story. One place, one person, but both of them are guaranteed to thrill.
Jul 23, 2019
112 | Cave of Wonders
648
Some things get lost beneath the soil and rocks of our world, while others disappear beneath the sands of time. Either way, they make great additions to the Cabinet.
Jul 18, 2019
111 | Homeward Bound
667
Today's tour of the Cabinet takes us outside the expected. One man takes far too long to make it back home, while another dreams of something so out of this world that it's difficult to believe.
Jul 16, 2019
110 | Great Escape
634
The world is full of clever individuals, and some of them are featured on the tour today. One group crafted a language no one else can understand, while the other seems to speak one that's incredibly universal.
Jul 11, 2019
109 | Royal Treatment
629
Today, we meet a woman who survived a chilling ordeal, and take a look at a list of people that seems far too good to be true.
Jul 09, 2019
108 | Big Mistake
601
On today's tour, we'll hear tall tales and forgotten origin stories. Perfect items for exhibit in the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Jul 04, 2019
107 | Pig-Headed
652
Today we visit a palace fit for an Emperor, but destined to disappear. Then we hear about a man with a unique teaching skill.
Jul 02, 2019
106 | Prince of Whales
637
The items on display in the Cabinet today were both dug up a long time ago. But the stories they've invited us into have managed to stay strong ever since.
Jun 27, 2019
105 | AM Radio
654
Mysterious signals and unexplainable crimes are on full display in the Cabinet today. We hope you enjoy your tour.
Jun 25, 2019
104 | No Man Band
615
One item on the tour today can fit in your room, while the other takes up an entire community. Both of them, however, are worth the price of admission.
Jun 20, 2019
103 | Love Notes
628
Two remarkable individuals are the centerpiece of our tour today, and hopefully their stories will fill you with awe and wonder.
Jun 18, 2019
102 | Guardian Angels
637
Two fantastic tales await visitors to the Cabinet today, exploring some of the most pivotal moments in modern history.
Jun 13, 2019
101 | Time Warp
694
Today's tour is all about time. Some wish they could go back and change their past, while others never give up on making their dreams come true no matter how late in the game it may be.
Jun 11, 2019
100 | Sky Fall
622
Today’s tour through the Cabinet offers a good variety: a tale of mystery, and a tale of achievement. Both of them, though, leave us with the same sense of wonder—perfect for the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Jun 06, 2019
099 | Early Adopters
630
Some amazing things last forever, while others are here for just a moment. Either way, they are always curious, and worthy items to visit in the Cabinet.
Jun 04, 2019
098 | Bone to Pick
639
Sometimes history vanishes beneath a layer of dirt and needs to be rediscovered. Other times, though, history is alive right in front of you. We'll explore both types of history on today's tour.
May 30, 2019
097 | Mole Man
678
On today's tour through the Cabinet, we meet two unique individuals. One is famous for how well-traveled he was, while the other is known for being reclusive. Either way, their stories are more than a little curious.
May 28, 2019
096 | One Trick Penny
604
Our tour through the cabinet today is all about dodging the bullet, figuratively and literally. Either way, they are escapes worth putting on display.
May 23, 2019
095 | Float or Flight
729
Today we visit two special places. One is accessible but small, and the other is impossible to visit while also being almost larger than life. And you're going to enjoy both visits.
May 21, 2019
094 | Ocean Commotion
644
Some of the most unusual objects in the Cabinet have come from beneath the surface, and today's tour will introduce you to a couple more of them.
May 16, 2019
093 | Ships Ahoy
641
Some things happen despite being difficult to explain, while others look simple on paper but never materialize. Let's explore one of each on today's tour through the Cabinet.
May 14, 2019
092 | Illumination
708
History has taken over the Cabinet today. Both items were lost to time, only to be dusted off and given new life—making them perfect additions to the tour.
May 09, 2019
091 | By a Hare
733
Not everything is as it seems on today's tour through the Cabinet, but unexpected armies and cursed components provide quite the entertainment.
May 07, 2019
090 | Washed Up
731
Today's tour is all about identity. One tale is about a man without one, while the other is about a man who invented a new one. Either way, they make for great additions to the Cabinet.
May 02, 2019
089 | Wall Crawler
623
On display in the Cabinet today are two unusual items. The first is mysterious for what we don't know about it, while the second is unique because of what we do know. We hope you find them both highly entertaining.
Apr 30, 2019
088 | Kid Icarus
739
The line between humans and animals is on full display today in the Cabinet. We're just unsure which side of the line is more amazing.
Apr 25, 2019
087 | Stormy Weather
664
Today's tour through the Cabinet will introduce you to a pair of tales that began life a bit over our heads. And to be honest, they're still a bit of a mystery today.
Apr 23, 2019
086 | Over a Barrel
705
Life rarely goes the way we plan it. Some people aim for fame and miss the target, while others attract it without trying. In either case, what happens next is worth re-telling.
Apr 18, 2019
085 | Bomb's Away
645
Most stories have something big and powerful at their core that gives them meaning, but it's often the little details that make them memorable. Both of today's tales fit that bill nicely.
Apr 16, 2019
084 | It's Alive
634
Some human accomplishments are frightening, and others are hilarious. I hope you don't mind if the tour guide shows you one of each today as you pass through the Cabinet.
Apr 11, 2019
083 | Swish
639
Today we explore the lives of two amazing individuals. One was known for what he could see in reverse, while the other managed to see what was ahead. Both are fantastic additions to the Cabinet.
Apr 09, 2019
082 | Whiskey Soured
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Whether it's a ridiculous disagreement, or an unbelievable source of information and warning, there are amazing events to ponder on today's tour through the Cabinet.
Apr 04, 2019
081 | Mummy Dearest
701
Some people are extraordinary during their lifetime, while others manage to leave a mark long after they're gone. Today's tour through the Cabinet will introduce you to one of each.
Apr 02, 2019
080 | Tall Order
646
How things are built can inspire wonder and awe, as this trip through the halls of the Cabinet will surely reveal.
Mar 28, 2019
079 | By George
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Some folks create things that are difficult to believe. Today's tour features two such tales. Just remember: seeing isn't always necessary for believing.
Mar 26, 2019
078 | By a Hair
710
Some of the most bizarre additions to the Cabinet are relics from a taboo source: the human body. Thankfully, their stories are a lot less contentious.
Mar 21, 2019
077 | Dearly Departed
633
Many of the pieces in the Cabinet are unique, but some are truly valuable. On today's tour, we'll revisit lost loved ones before exploring one man's deep obsession.
Mar 19, 2019
076 | Dig Deep
703
Our tour today will reveal an object designed to show us where to go, and a place no one knew how to get to. Hopefully all your questions will be answered inside the Cabinet!
Mar 14, 2019
075 | Out of Tune
740
Humans have created some amazing things over the years, but few have left people feeling as confused and nervous as the two objects you'll see on today's trip through the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Mar 12, 2019
074 | Stone Cold
632
Death can be pretty eventful—either by the way it happens, or by what happens once it has arrived. We'll look at one of each on today's tour of the Cabinet.
Mar 07, 2019
073 | Bad Omen
623
Many of the objects inside the Cabinet are one of a kind, or at least very rare. Today's tour will expose you to two more stories that will fit that mould perfectly.
Mar 05, 2019
072 | The Divine Tragedy
729
Sometimes it's hard to believe the things we see with our own eyes, while other times we have to trust our ears to reveal the truth. Both of these tricky moments are on display in the Cabinet today.
Feb 28, 2019
071 | Diagnosis
836
Two amazing individuals are on display in the Cabinet today, and both are know for amazing claims that had unexpected endings. Buckle up for a curious ride.
Feb 26, 2019
070 | Lake Placid
614
Today's tour through the Cabinet is all about hidden things, so there won't be much to look at. Even still, the tour is sure to be entertaining.
Feb 21, 2019
069 | Happy Accident
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Accidental discoveries are on display today in the Cabinet of Curiosities. Your journey is bound to leave you astounded.
Feb 19, 2019
068 | Ravenous
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Unique individuals can be both an inspiration and a warning. Let's see if you can figure out which is which on today's tour through the Cabinet.
Feb 14, 2019
067 | Darkness Falls
641
Whether it's a battle for historical heritage, or a fight against Mother Nature, everyone on today's tour has had to endure some kind of struggle.
Feb 12, 2019
066 | Dressed Down
614
Sometimes the place you live is home to astounding natural features, while other times your country is responsible for something new. Let's learn about both, shall we?
Feb 07, 2019
065 | Occupied
711
On today's tour of the Cabinet, one person delivers on their promise, while another stays right where they are. Either way, these tales are sure to entertain.
Feb 05, 2019
064 | The Little Things
684
Today your tour guide will show you some amazing tales made possible by the brilliant work of talented people. Prepare to be amazed!
Jan 31, 2019
063 | Space Case
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Not every story has a tidy ending. Often times, it's the journey that's more important than the destination, as both of our tales reveal today.
Jan 29, 2019
062 | Seeing Red
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Some of the most amazing tales in history are about artwork, and today's tour of the Cabinet will reveal a couple that you'll never forget.
Jan 24, 2019
061 | High and Low
631
Some tales from the Cabinet reveal the true importance of people, while others hint at a true story we may never be able to reveal. Today we'll enjoy one of each.
Jan 22, 2019
060 | Pros and Cons
677
One of a kind objects are on display today, but not all of them were acquired through the most typical of methods. In fact, one of them wasn't even acquired at all.
Jan 17, 2019
059 | Wedged In
700
On today's tour of the Cabinet, we are given a chance to examine a object that exists without explanation, and then learn about something else that changed history without ever being seen. 
Jan 15, 2019
058 | Pour One Out
672
Some Curiosities are delightful and happy, but not on this tour. Today, we meet human cruelty and suffering head-on, but walk away richer for it.
Jan 10, 2019
057 | Small Wonders
670
This tour of the Cabinet will expose visitors to things so small they're barely visible, and sounds so deadly they shouldn't be heard.
Jan 08, 2019
056 | The Little Giant
710
Some people break through barriers with the power of their will, while others rise above in the more literal sense. Either way, they make great additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Jan 03, 2019
055 | Deep Dive
658
As you pass through the Cabinet today, keep your eyes on that spot where the sky meets the ocean. Amazing things can come from both.
Jan 01, 2019
054 | Unlucky Hand
585
Connections are often an invisible thing, but they bind us together in unique ways. Today's journey through the Cabinet will reveal a few of the more surprising ones.
Dec 27, 2018
053 | Nature vs. Nurture
614
Today's tour through the Cabinet is a family matter, which everyone knows can be a complicated thing. But regardless of what life throws at us, blood will always be blood—with uncanny devotion.
Dec 25, 2018
052 | Cradle Will Fall
680
On today's tour through the Cabinet, you'll meet an object that didn't want to be caught, and an individual who desperately needed to be.
Dec 20, 2018
051 | Double Trouble
624
Some people are bound together across time, while others are bound by blood. In both cases, the ties that bind have a way of keeping us in rhythm. Whether that's good or bad, we'll leave up to you.
Dec 18, 2018
050 | Dueling Fates
651
We talk a lot about unique individuals, but sometimes it's good to mention some amazing pairs. Here are a few for the Cabinet that we think you'll enjoy.
Dec 13, 2018
049 | Brothers Grim
647
Sometimes similarities run in the family, and other times a close group of people end up thinking alike. Either way, they make great tales for the Cabinet.
Dec 11, 2018
048 | Wizard’s Coat
657
The world is full of astounding people who always find a way to leave their mark. If you keep a watchful eye during today's tour of the Cabinet, you just might spot them early.
Dec 06, 2018
047 | Double Exposure
622
Family is a curious thing. Given enough time, some amazing things can happen. Those are the sort of tales on display in the Cabinet today.
Dec 04, 2018
046 | Burning Mad
775
What tour of the Cabinet would be complete without an introduction to a pair of writers who seem to have slipped under the radar—if only in name, that is.
Nov 29, 2018
045 | True Believer
714
The Cabinet today plays host to those who go to extremes to make a point. Whether it involves running away, or jumping into the fray, there's something to be said for conviction.
Nov 27, 2018
044 | Shots Fired
656
Today's tour of the Cabinet will introduce you to two people who weren't about to back down from a commitment, no matter how high the odds were stacked against them.
Nov 22, 2018
043 | Rolling Stone
639
It's absolutely amazing what someone is capable when they put their mind to it. Today's tour provides us with examples of just how good—and bad—that can be.
Nov 20, 2018
042 | Still Life
720
Two items are on display in the Cabinet today. The first is something none of us would want, while the second is a dream come true. We hope you enjoy discovering which one is which.
Nov 15, 2018
041 | Farsight
705
What tour of the Cabinet would be complete without an introduction to two amazing individuals? Today's guests are guaranteed to enthrall and entertain you.
Nov 13, 2018
040 | Last Dance
747
Sometimes people accidentally harm others, and sometimes it's intentional. Either way, there's no way to explain what happens to the subjects of today's tour through the Cabinet.
Nov 08, 2018
039 | Bird Brain
669
Science is on full display in the Cabinet of Curiosities today. Whether its the creation of something new, or the reevaluation of something old, it's amazing what can come out of the laboratory.
Nov 06, 2018
038 | Time Warp
857
First, two women compete for the same reality. Then, two other women explore the nature of time itself. Both stories will leave you glad you toured the Cabinet today.
Nov 01, 2018
037 | Dr. Data
660
Creations are on display today! Sometimes it takes a village, and other times it's just a matter of available materials. Either way, the results are amazing.
Oct 30, 2018
036 | Secrets Kept
634
Two gifted men, each with a similar legacy. Neither had an equal, and both possessed gifts now lost to time.
Oct 25, 2018
035 | Losing Sleep
700
Each of today's stories reveals just how difficult it is to outrun the past; some will be overcome, while others will rise above it all.
Oct 23, 2018
034 | Precious Cargo
720
Some people strive hard to get away, while others want nothing more than to retreat deeper inside. either way, they've left us with amazing stories.
Oct 18, 2018
033 | No Good Deed
607
Human ingenuity might bring us wonder and joy, or it might bring us tragedy and sorrow. The only way to find out which story does what is to listen to both of them carefully.
Oct 16, 2018
032 | The Mastermind
677
Today we present two stories of individuals who show us just how powerful the human spirit can be.
Oct 11, 2018
031 | Lady Luck
647
On display today is the portrait of one lucky lady and the details of a battle that is famous for very little.
Oct 09, 2018
030 | Going Under
671
Today's tour might sweep you off your feet, or leave you feeling defeated. Either way, you're in for an explosive ride.
Oct 04, 2018
029 | The Rumor Mill
670
Pay attention during your tour of the Cabinet today, because things aren't always what they appear to be.
Oct 02, 2018
028 | The Cold Truth
866
Each of today's stories offers us a chance to answer the same question: how much of yourself would you be willing to give up in exchange for an extraordinary life? One of our subjects had no choice, while the other rushed in head-first.
Sep 27, 2018
027 | Ascension
750
On our tour of the Cabinet of Curiosities today, we will meet two unique individuals. One spent his life looking for fame, while the other wanted to escape it. Whether they each achieved their goals is up for debate.
Sep 25, 2018
026 | Down the Drain
563
Seeing is believing. At least, that's what people say. But the objects on display in the Cabinet today stretch that cliché to the limit.
Sep 20, 2018
025 | Mourning
611
Sometimes our tour through the Cabinet introduces us to tales of loss and letting go. Other times, we encounter events that are are simply too amazing to be true. This is one of those tours.
Sep 18, 2018
024 | Up in Smoke
608
Today's tour through the Cabinet of Curiosities is a little hot, a little cold, and a whole lot of mysterious.
Sep 13, 2018
023 | Something Borrowed
541
Whether everything in life is spelled out for us, or left entirely to chance, there's never a dull moment inside the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Sep 11, 2018
022 | The Coin Flip
601
Today's tour introduces us to a fateful voyage and a plumbing problem with a haunting solution. Neither one are easy to believe, though.
Sep 06, 2018
021 | The Knock-Out
596
On today's tour of the Cabinet, one group of people has a foggy experience, while then another has sees stars for the first time.
Sep 04, 2018
020 | Restless
651
Sometimes people try hard to fool those around them, while others find themselves being fooled by someone else. Either way, the stories they create are wonderfully entertaining, and delightfully unusual—perfect additions to the Cabinet.
Aug 30, 2018
019 | Second Life
580
A stroll through the Cabinet of Curiosities today will reveal some unbelievable artwork and a lost tale from our nation's early years, both of which are entirely unexpected.
Aug 28, 2018
018 | The Joker
397
Today's tour introduces us to an irreverent hero and a brave chef, both of who have a lot to teach us about thinking outside the box.
Aug 23, 2018
017 | The Groupie
581
Some people welcome limitations as a way of testing their prowess and endurance. Others have those constraints forced upon them. This tour through the Cabinet will give us a glimpse of both kinds of people.
Aug 21, 2018
016 | Brotherhood
578
Some people just aren't who they appear to be. Some of them hide their past deep beneath a layer of deception, while others wear their duplicity in plain sight. Either way, they make for great additions to the Cabinet of Curiosities.
Aug 16, 2018
015 | Upside Down
638
On display in the Cabinet today are a pair of topics with one thing in common: both had humble beginnings, but went on to leave clear, memorable marks on the pages of history.
Aug 14, 2018
014 | Expelled
525
Sometimes the consequences of our actions can lead to a dark destination, while other times it frees us up to transform into something bigger and better. Today's tour of the Cabinet will reveal one of each.
Aug 09, 2018
013 | The Rundown
627
Today's tour explores the mysterious beginnings of a criminal mastermind, and then shifts gears to a spy thriller with an ending that will strike you as more than a little eerie.
Aug 07, 2018
012 | Tunnels
653
Today we learn the history of a famous battle, and just how much it has impacted out modern diet. Then, we pay a visit to a former sailor who experienced something that changed his life forever--and left a permanent mark on our own.
Aug 02, 2018
011 | The Gift
541
On today's tour of the Cabinet, we encounter a very poor driver with a knack for trouble, and a family heirloom that took a fantastic journey. 
Jul 31, 2018
010 | Potpourri
538
Some wonders lay hidden beneath the earth, while others are taken on a grand tour of Europe and America. Join us today for two new curiosities to explore.
Jul 26, 2018
009 | Parallel Paths
494
On today's tour of the Cabinet of Curiosities, we take a long look at two men who shared a lot more than a job title, and then we try to wrap our minds around a series of events that simply can't be true.
Jul 24, 2018
008 | Outlasted
559
Today in the Cabinet, we'll examine the life of two different individuals who both managed to escape the laws of probability, and their stories are all the more entertaining because of it.
Jul 19, 2018
007 | Trifles
489
Unique and fascinating individuals are on display in the Cabinet today. One man's example sets the stage for more than a century of entertainment, while another man comes face to face with his own shadow.
Jul 17, 2018
006 | Overboard
548
Today's tour of the Cabinet reveals the story of one man who can't seem to escape his destiny, while another tale is full of nothing but escapes.
Jul 12, 2018
005 | The Shawl
657
The Cabinet holds tales of wonder and impossibility today. Meet a man with a very peculiar vision of the future, and then take a house call from a renowned physician. Neither tale will end the way you expect.
Jul 10, 2018
004 | Dreams of Paradise
634
Today's tour of the Cabinet takes us into the world of dreams. In our first tale, a pair of men find everything they were looking for. In the second, two men encounter something altogether impossible and unexpected.
Jul 05, 2018
003 | Always Present
501
For today's tour of the Cabinet, listeners will hear the shocking story of one man's exploration of the past, while another person manages to leave a legacy that has hung around ever since.
Jul 03, 2018
002 | Looking Up
500
Are you curious about the sky? Today's tour involves a series of unusual sightings, as well as the very model of aerodynamic perfection.
Jul 03, 2018
001 | Calculated Discovery
508
On exhibit today are two objects of mystery. First, a game of chance that was loaded with meaning, hinting at something far more nefarious than pure recreation. Then, the most unusual computer you will ever meet. 
Jul 03, 2018
Cabinet of Curiosities: Trailer
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Jun 25, 2018