We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries. 

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Title Date published
Cautionary Tales presents: I Spy 2021-06-04
Do NOT Pass GO! 2021-05-28
Wrong Tools Cost Lives 2021-05-21
The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell 2021-05-17
Fritterin’ Away Genius 2021-05-14
The Fan Who Infected a Movie Star 2021-05-07
Whistleblower on the 28th Floor 2021-04-30
Masterly Inactivity Versus Micromanaging 2021-04-23
Demonizing Dungeons & Dragons 2021-04-16
Number Fever: How Pepsi Nearly Went Pop 2021-04-09
The Curse of Knowledge Meets The Valley of Death 2021-04-02
The Dunning Kruger Hijack (and Other Criminally Stupid Acts) 2021-03-26
Catching a Killer Doctor 2021-03-19
The Art Forger, the Nazi, and "The Pope" 2021-03-12
Florence Nightingale and Her Geeks Declare War on Death 2021-03-05
Martin Luther King Jr, the Jewelry Genius, and the Art of Public Speaking 2021-02-26
Cautionary Tales returns February 26th 2021-02-19
Bonus: Why We Believe What Isn't True (with Axios Today) 2021-02-12
The Data Detective 2021-02-02
BONUS: Storks, Smoking and the Power of Doubt 2020-09-16
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