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This American Life

Human Spectacle 2015

Today at 12:00pm

Gladiators in the Colosseum. Sideshow performers. Reality television. We've always loved to gawk at the misery or majesty of others. What's it like when the tables are turned and all eyes are on you?

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KQED Special

Innovation Hub

Today at 2:00pm

It's All Relative: Einstein's Theory Turns 100 -- As Einstein's groundbreaking theory of relativity turns 100, Innovation Hub takes a look at the preeminent genius of the 20th Century.

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Living on Earth

Pesticides, Herbicides and Childhood Cancers

Today at 4:00pm

Pesticides and herbicides control pests and weeds, but new analysis suggests they also pose a significant threat to the health of young children.

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