Remembering the Queen and celebrating Commonwealth voices

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

As we mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II and welcome King Charles III to the throne, we at IDEA are reminded of the enormous variety, diversity, and…

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Introducing our sixth Maryland subject

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Please welcome to IDEA Maryland 6, a 17-year-old girl from Elkridge, southwest of Baltimore. The subject was actually born in Lima, Peru, but lived there for only a…

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Welcome our third Mexico City subject

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Please welcome our third subject from Mexico’s Federal District, better known as Mexico City. Click here to listen to this 31-year-old man from El Pedregal (or Jardines del…

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Introducing our first Knoxville subject

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Though IDEA has 18 subjects from the U.S. state of Tennessee, our latest addition is the first to have grown up in Knoxville, in the eastern part of…

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Welcome our first Saratov subject

Monday, August 22, 2022

Please welcome our first subject from the Saratov region of Russia. Click or tap here to listen to the subject. The 27-year-old man is from Volsk (or Vol’sk),…

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Welcome our third Nigerian subject

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Please welcome Nigeria 3, a 28-year-old woman from Calabar, the capital of the Cross River State. Thank you, Associate Editor Connie de Veer, for the submission.

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Honduras gets a second subject

Monday, July 25, 2022

Thanks to a self-submission from a 31-year-old man from Tegucigalpa, we now have our second subject (and first male) from the Central American nation of Honduras. See Honduras…

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Welcome our first San Jose area subject

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Despite having more than 1,600 subjects, IDEA has been missing a person from the San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland metro area in California — until now. So a big thanks…

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Welcome Arkansas 42

Monday, June 27, 2022

Adding to our fine collection of Arkansas subjects gathered by Senior Editor Ben Corbett and others is our latest addition from the “Natural State”: Arkansas 42. This subject,…

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Introducing two Norwegian subjects

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Thanks to new IDEA contributor Roxanne Wellington, we have just doubled our collection of Norwegians. Both of the new subjects — one man and one woman — are…

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