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Caption: Rick Tumlinson of Deep Space Industries and Dr. Glenn Lightsey discuss future missions at the Texas Spacecraft Lab, Credit: Audrey Quinn
It currently costs $10,000 a pound to transport material from Earth into space. If humans want to live in space someday, those transport costs alon...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow, Credit: Bill Lancz
A recap of Monday night's Scottish Independence Debate. Postal ballots begin arriving at Scottish Homes today.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
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Most English learners in secondary school are considered Long Term English learners, meaning students who have been English learners for six-years ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Rubber bullets were easy to find on the streets of Ferguson, MO on the morning of August 17, 2014. , Credit: Lucas Alberts
Interviews and sound at and around the scene of Michael Brown's shooting and the subsequent protests and looting. The Mayor of Ferguson collects di...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
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Spanish-Speaking Kids Benefit from Oklahoma Pre-K - Children from low-income families, immigrant families, or who are English learners often come ...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:55
Caption: Iron Dome App, Credit: iTunes
A new smartphone app developed by an American college student and his colleague uses up-to-the minute data from the Israeli Defense Force to warn I...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: For six years, Marisa Raygoza took care of her mother Isabel Garcia Beltran, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. Isabel passed away on June 25, 2014. Marisa warns of the challenges caregivers often face and advises other caregivers to plan ahead and re
According to official estimates, there are currently over 50 thousand older adults in Boulder County that are at least 60 years old. 13,000 are at ...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
Caption: Reporter Veronica Balderas Iglesias interviewing Robert Mitton, a man from Denver with a failing heart who would like the option of choosing physician assisted death.
KGNU's Veronica Balderas Iglesias brings us the story of Robert Mitton, a man from Denver with a failing heart who would like the option of choosin...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 06:44
Caption: Nile Project musicians rehearse in Kampala, Uganda, Credit: Julie Caine
In a quiet park in Kampala, Uganda, 14 musicians from eight different East African countries sit under a tree.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Former Sunnyvale Mayor Tony Spitaleri leading a City Council meeting last January when the new gun ordinance went into effect., Credit: Liz Pfeffer
Sunnyvale, California doesn't have a history of violence, so why does the mayor want to make a safe city safer?

  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
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Some plastic surgeons are touting an unexpected benefit of cosmetic surgery: it may help alleviate migraine pain. But neurologists are skeptical a...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 11:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fahdl Radman,center, with advisors (l to r) Scott Schaffer and Larry Brucia of Sutti Associates, and Jessica Estrada of the Tenderloin Healthy Corner Store Coalition., Credit: Melanie Young
In San Francisco’s Tenderloin, getting healthy fare often isn’t an option. Without a full service grocery store in the neighborhood, residents rely...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The NGO "Road Safety Russia" has been using photos like this to promote child car seat use., Credit: Road Safety Russia
A lot of people die on Russian roads. But things are getting better thanks to better enforcement and a clever public service ad campaign.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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Outspent 3 to 1 by multinational seed companies, the citizens of Jackson County, Oregon successfully campaigned to ban GMO crops.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 07:42
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Hawaii has not only become the primary testing ground for the seed industry but a battleground between biotech companies and concerned residents. M...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
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On November 5th the city of Portland, Maine legalized small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Ben Buddig brings you this story of how this wil...

  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 06:39
Caption: A rendering of the 'Sunny Side' section of Parisite Skate Park, Credit: Emilie Taylor / Tulane City Center
There are many ways to handle neighborhood flooding, beyond pumping stations and sewers. Some cities have realized that skate parks, of all places,...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
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Like everywhere in the Bay Area, home prices in Oakland have recently gone through the roof. The price of a house there is up almost 70 percent in ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:00
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The gun control debate often centers around homicides and the fear of someone else with a gun. However, attention is rarely paid to the link betwee...

Bought by KBUT, KUER, WXDU, PRX Remix, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 7
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They’re called bunker up north, and Pogies here in the South, and are sometimes referred to as “The Most Important Fish In the Sea”. These are the ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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While many schools across the country are facing budget cuts and teacher layoffs, students at highly reputable universities are signing up in drove...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WXDU


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 11:18
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori is the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church., Credit: Laine Kaplan-Levenson
The Episcopal Church of Louisiana spent the past year making plans for a new ministry, aiming to address its history of racism, as well as other fo...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
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They may not have made it to the Superbowl- but the “Washington Football team” has gotten a lot of attention this season- not so much for their per...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: the iconic exterior of Circle Foods on St Bernard and Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans, Credit: Laine Kaplan-Levenson
More than eight years after it flooded and closed due to Hurricane Katrina, the Circle Food Store on the corner of Claiborne and St Bernard Avenues...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 3
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Educators at one Brooklyn high school focus on getting their at-risk students across the threshold of the building. Sounds simple, right? Think again.

Bought by WAMC, WABE, and WNIJ


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 07:08
  • Purchases: 3