Rank #1: Fear Fast Fashion
Quartz and Marketplace race into the world of fast fashion.
Rank #2: Grin and Bear It
Quartz and Marketplace explore fake happiness in the workplace.
Rank #3: Space Internet
They said it couldn't be done: Internet in space. The dream of a totally connected world is still out of reach. Companies like OneWeb and SpaceX think a global swarm of satellites is the answer. The idea failed before — does it stand a chance today?
Rank #4: Actuality’s Holiday Extravaganza!
Quartz and Marketplace get into the holidays and looks back at 2015.
Rank #5: Big Broccoli
Quartz and Marketplace dig into genetically modified broccoli.
Rank #6: What's a deadline?
Quartz and Marketplace prepare for the end of the year.
Rank #7: Batman v Hollywood
They said it couldn't be done: Making superheroes into movie stars. Forty years ago, Hollywood told 27-year-old Michael Uslan a Batman movie would never succeed. More than a dozen big-budget superhero movies will hit the big screen in the next few years. Holy impossibility, Batman!
Rank #8: Everest Industrial Complex
Quartz and Marketplace look back at the Mount Everest avalanche in April.
Rank #9: Thanksgiving in the Jungle
Quartz and Marketplace look at the current refugee crisis.
Rank #10: The Devil Wears Nada
Quartz and Marketplace look at the history of American Apparel's controversial former CEO, jerk bosses and German erotica.
Rank #11: Cuba Libre
Quartz and Marketplace look at how the Cuban economy has changed in the last few years.
Rank #12: Undocumented
Quartz and Marketplace look at Donald Trump's immigration reform plan and Turkish whistling.
Rank #13: GMOsquitoes
Quartz and Marketplace look at how genetically modified mosquitoes could be the key to preventing a disease outbreak in Florida.
Rank #14: Excessories
Quartz and Marketplace look at caviar, rodents and poultry.
Rank #15: Monsnoozin’
Quartz and Marketplace look at irregular sleep schedules, the economic effects of monsoon weather on India and a 'sleeping sickness' in Kazakhstan.
Rank #16: Robot Tastemakers
"Actuality" visits Spotify to look into the algorithmic DJs that soundtrack our lives.
Rank #17: Smuggler’s Morgue
Quartz and Marketplace go into the world of animal trafficking with this episode of Actuality
Rank #18: Sonification
Quartz and Marketplace listen to 'data,' and talk about Wi-Fi allergies.
Rank #19: Gimme Shelter
Quartz and Marketplace look at the state of homelessness starting in the 1970s.
Rank #20: 2015: A Trash Odyssey
Quartz and Marketplace find out littering exists in space, too.