Full episode 654: The Feather Heist Act One The Specimens Share a clip BySean Cole The birds Edwin Rist stole were valuable and collected in the mid-1800s by one of the greatest scientific explorers of his time: a man named Alfred Russel Wallace. (6 minutes) More by Sean ColeView all 700: Embiggening Apr. 10, 2020 Act Two: Popular Vote The discovery of new information casts a new light on a high school competition. 698: The Test Mar. 27, 2020 Act Three: Outbreak Breakout Across the country this week, thousands of incarcerated people have been ordered released early from prisons and jails to try to protect them from the coronavirus. 697: Alone Together Mar. 20, 2020 Act Two: Call Me Maybe A mom checking in on her son.