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Eureka!

A medical breakthrough with far-reaching repercussions happened as US surgeons successfully transplanted a pig's kidney to a person during a two-hour operation at the New York...

Poetry Gives Life

Who couldn’t use some light and love?  In N. Ireland, a self proclaimed Poetry Pharmacist meets with audiences to exchange their depression and anxiety for words of love and...

Last-Minute Save

China Evergrande Group, the world’s most indebted real estate developer, succeeded in making it’s $83 million bondholder interest payment one day before it was due, narrowly...

Memes for Good

Who would have guessed that scrolling on social media could be productive?  A new study published this week by the American Psychological Association, concluded that it did,...

OZY PODCASTS
OZY PODCASTS

When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

NEWS + POLITICS

The OZY News Quiz

Who won Germany's election last Sunday? Test your knowledge.

The OZY News Quiz

What climate pledge did Chinese President Xi Jinping make to the United Nations Tuesday? Test your knowledge.

The OZY News Quiz

Which Taliban leader was reported to be missing this week? Test your knowledge.

The OZY News Quiz

What country announced Wednesday that it would send $31 million in aid to Taliban-run Afghanistan? Test your knowledge.

Pinochet Jailed Her. She’s Demolishing His Legacy

Alejandra Flores Carlos is among a handful of Indigenous Chileans tasked with rewriting the country's Constitution.

Who’s Hot in Washington?

When I first became a correspondent in Washington, D.

NEW + NEXT

Meet the Architect Predicting the Future of Our Cities

Architect and urban designer Cindy Frewen is trying to figure out how the COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate some of the changes she’s been forecasting and transform how we live in the future.

Meet the Man Making Opera History

In 138 years, New York's Met hasn’t put on an opera by an African American composer.

Sky Fall: Meet the Storm Chasers

Meet the band of storm chasers who love extreme weather, going where few do, for art and adrenaline, for science and survival.

AROUND THE WORLD

Butterfly Effect: Merkel’s Last Act Shows Democracy at Work

Germany’s elections show that there's space for centrist politics to grow — and why America's two-party system might be holding it back.

Butterfly Effect: Hey America, Learn From South America

The US has long been a shining example to the rest of the Americas.

Butterfly Effect: The Truth Behind Macron’s Trumpian Tantrums

America’s differences with its European allies go much deeper than a fleet of submarines.

The Colonial Past of the King of Mangoes

From Portuguese colonizers to the British monarchy, the Alphonso has charmed generations of the world's elite.

Butterfly Effect: Ready to Gulp Down Some Climate Guilt?

Should an Ethiopian farmer take the blame for the carbon emissions from coffee sipped in a San Francisco café? The answer could determine whether we manage to save the world.

GOOD SH*T

12 Books You Need To Read

Summer is coming to a close in the Northern Hemisphere.

The Hidden Wonders of Latin America

When it comes to popular depictions of Latin America and its culture, shallow stereotypes of what is a profoundly diverse region abound.

If We Ever Go On Vacations Again

If this COVID crap ever ends, you'll want to get away.

The Funniest Listens of the Week

Everyone can use a good laugh.

Ready to Be Hypnotized by Tasmania’s Rainforests?

From soft sand and wild rivers to long trekking trails, Tarkine in Tasmania has you covered.

Love Fiction? We've Got Some Podcasts for You

This week on Wherever You Get Your Podcasts, we showcase some of the best scripted fiction podcasts, many of which are heading to the small screen.

TRUE STORIES

The Horror of Being Haunted by Mattress Firm

What do you do when the firm that makes your mattress starts messing with your head? Call incessantly and ask why? Yup!.

How McDonald's and Kanye West Helped Create John Legend

John Legend joins the latest episode of 'The Carlos Watson Show' for a deep dive into his upbringing.

Meet the OZY Genius Who's Making Arts Programs More Accessible

OZY Genius Award winner Grace Fisher caught a rare disease that paralyzed her from the neck down.

Listen to 'Flashback': Your Unintended Consequences

A round-up of the best surprising stories from history submitted by listeners of Flashback.

VANISHED: 6 Unsolved and Baffling Disappearances

A lanky stranger in a beach town, with a fake ID and a final departure.

Listen to 'Flashback': The Hockey Injury That Launched Air Travel

Why the story of human flight begins on a frozen pond in Dayton, Ohio.

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