Right Now in Aaron Mahnke’s Cabinet of Curiosities

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.

007 | Trifles

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.

006 | Overboard

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.

005 | The Shawl

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.

004 | Dreams of Paradise

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.

003 | Always Present

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.

002 | Looking Up

Are you curious about the sky? Today's tour involves a series of unusual sightings, as well as the very model of aerodynamic perfection.

001 | Calculated Discovery

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. 

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Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities is a twice-weekly tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre. A new ongoing series from HowStuffWorks and the creator of Lore. Premiering July 3rd.Subscribe for Free: