What Happened to the Lost Colony at Roanoke? (Update) — Of all the mysteries we’ve covered, the lost colony at Roanoke is one of the strangest. In this classic episode, former hosts Candace and Josh recount Roanoke’s story — and there’s a new development, one that may finally reveal the fate of the colonists.
There’s Always a Seat for Queen Nzinga — The warrior queen Nzinga used wily tactics to maintain her kingdom’s independence during colonization. Born in the Ndongo Kingdom, Nzinga staged a coup, harbored runaway slaves, and kept a harem of men. Tune in to learn more about queen Nzinga.
From human settlers to alien visitors - when one society meets another, the results can be messy.
The Jamestown settlement may have kicked off the colonization of the New World. But, you’ll hear how it also left an indelible mark on its ecosystem and the human landscape. Plus, why the Galapagos Islands haven’t been the same since their most celebrated visitor set foot on their rocky shores more than a century ago.
Also: how a spider led the re-population of Krakatau after a devastating volcanic eruption… the "raining" threat of alien microbes… and one man’s emergency plan for when Mars attacks.