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Jan. 30, 2020: What Avalanches Say About Human Nature; Smart Phones To Monitor Parolees

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49min 45sec
Courtesy of Colorado Avalanche Information Center
An avalanche run from March 13, 2019, is seen near Cement Creek in the North San Juan Mountain Range.

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A journalist tells of her experience at avalanche school. She thought she'd learn about the caprices of mother nature but she learned the real threat is human nature. How your mindset can make avalanches deadly. Then, technology to replace ankle monitors and whether it reduces recidivism. And, a book about ancient pharaohs and modern garbage collectors.