Charles Homans

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The Dead Zoo Gang

Over the last several years, millions of dollars worth of antique rhino horns have been stolen form collections around the world. The only thing more unusual than the crimes is the theory about who is responsible: A handful of families from rural Ireland known as the Rathkeale Rovers.

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The Most Senseless Environmental Crime of the 20th Century

Fifty years ago, 180,000 whales vanished from the ocean. The mystery is not who killed them, but why.

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A Soap Opera on the High Seas

On the reality TV empire of Thom Beers, creator of Deadliest Catch.

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From Russia With Blood

Mikhail Kalashnikov’s brainchild, Avtomat Kalashnikovais aka the AK-47, is the most stockpiled firearm in the world and has altered the last century like no other product. C.J. Chivers, author of The Gun, discusses.

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Hot Air

Why don’t TV weathermen believe in climate change?