viral http://nhpr.org en 2.25.14: Solitary Confinement, Viral Images, Giant Of Cardiff, Ethical Failures & NH Biathlon http://nhpr.org/post/22514-solitary-confinement-viral-images-giant-cardiff-ethical-failures-nh-biathlon <p>Today on Word of Mouth, we delve into the consequences of solitary confinement. Then a trip to the Internet reveals that cyberspace is chock full of fakes and fails; Photoshopped images can quickly become viral and shared as authentic. But history is full of <em>giant </em>hoaxes, too, as we learn from <strong>Nate Dimeo</strong> of the Memory Palace Podcast.&nbsp; Then we hear about <em>The Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure,&nbsp; </em>which isn’t one of those <em>Darwin Awards-</em>style coffee table books. It’s a real government document that catalogs bribery, graft, and other infractions in the Department of Defense. Finally, NHPR's Sean Hurley visited the Jackson biathlon range - the only dedicated course in New Hampshire - to find out more about this unusual sport.</p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:15:12 +0000 Word of Mouth 44112 at http://nhpr.org 2.25.14: Solitary Confinement, Viral Images, Giant Of Cardiff, Ethical Failures & NH Biathlon Here's What's Awesome: 2011! http://nhpr.org/post/heres-whats-awesome-2011 <p>Awesomator Brady Carlson runs down his top ten awesomest online moments of the year.</p> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 16:42:44 +0000 Virginia Prescott & Brady Carlson 1002 at http://nhpr.org Here's What's Awesome: 2011!