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Caption: Julie Cataldo prepared to be lifted from her wheelchair into an accessible kayak on the Erie Canal., Credit: Veronica Volk
The Great Lakes region provides recreational opportunities all year – whether it’s hiking in the fall, ice fishing in the winter, or boating in the...

Bought by KSKA, WAMC, WRVO Public Media, Interlochen Public Radio, WCMU and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Sarah Rogers poses with her NUMMI-made car, a Toyota Tacoma named Goldie, Credit: Angela Johnston
When the NUMMI auto factory in Fremont closed five years ago, close to 5,000 people lost their jobs. An estimated 20,000 others were also out of w...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:37
Caption: Jane and Henry Evans at their house, Credit: Angela Johnston
Then, Henry suffered from what is called a brain stem dissection. That stroke left him trapped, unable to lift a finger at first, or say a word. Bu...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Readers form book clubs. Bowlers join leagues. What do motorcycle enthusiasts do? They ride, of course. Some head to Sturgis, South Dakota every ye...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:04
Caption: The Golden Gate Bridge, standing strong., Credit: Isabel Angell
Throughout film history, the Golden Gate Bridge has been leveled in earthquakes, ripped apart by apes, melted, and even bitten in half by a mega-sh...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Does it matter that we are being watched? This story explores young people's views on social media and government surveillance. Produced at Vocalo ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:49
  • Purchases: 1
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: ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records’ at the Oakland Museum of California is open now until July 19th., Credit: Ashleyanne Krigbaum
Walking into ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records,’ one of the newest exhibits at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), feels like hanging o...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Previously owned toys being sorted at Salvation Army., Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
It can be hard to donate your old things to a thrift store, but the idea is that your stuff will get a second life. Once it is donated, it will mak...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:08
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The Bay Area is home to one of the world’s most famous animated film production companies: Pixar. They’ve taken us into the worlds of rebellious to...

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  • Added: May 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Del Seymour leads a group of tech workers on one of his Tenderloin tours, Credit: Angela Johnston
Del Seymour makes sure to take everybody on his walking tours of the Tenderloin to the corner of Turk and Taylor...

  • Added: May 18, 2014
  • Length: 12:11
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Story about GEAR - Get Excited About Robotics

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Working a math problem at Mooresville Middle School in North Carolina, where each student gets a laptop., Credit: Stephen Smith
Learning with a personal tutor is one of the best ways to learn. But hiring a tutor for every student was never a realistic option, until now. Can ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMXT, KOSU, WTIP, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Two biodiesel enthusiasts discuss their involvement in the Hudson Valley biodiesel community.

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 04:47
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Close-up of Cleveland Whiskey label., Credit: Brian Bull, ideastream
A look at the trend of developing rapidly-aged whiskeys.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, KLCC, and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 10, 2013
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 3
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Rubber Duckies aren't just an old fashioned bathtub toy.

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 01:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists are excited after confirming pigment in two fossilized ink sacs from ancient squid-like creatures.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:58
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A robotics competition for 9- to 14-year-olds is a sneaky way to get kids excited about science. Allison Quantz followed one team into competition ...

Bought by KENW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
This week, correspondent Teresa Chin takes us on a tour beneath the Monterey Bay to explore the sights and creatures of the deep. Cruise a shipwrec...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 12:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
Here's the first episode in our “Summer Dispatches” series, in which reporter Megan Molteni braves the scarred landscape of Colorado Springs after...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 13:57
Caption: Space fans give SS Endeavour a thousand-camera salute, Credit: Marcus Teply
Space shuttle Endeavour took a final victory lap over California landmarks Friday, piggybacked on top of a NASA 747 on its way to retirement at the...

Bought by KPIK-LP and KMUZ


  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Livestream CEO Max Haot during a TEDX Talk in November, 2011, Credit: Photo: TEDX/Screenshot
The Occupy Wall Street Movement has been using the Internet to help get its message across, specifically one website, LiveStream.com. Since the fir...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 29, 2011
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Thru-You YouTube Music Mash-up from User Generated Content, Credit: Thru-You.com / Kutiman
Mash-ups (creating new art works from existing creative pieces) have been around for at least two decades, but the digital universe has helped this...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and Remix Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2010
  • Length: 07:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nissan Leaf all-electric car prototype, Credit: Nissan North America
Carbon-free electric car prototype tour is in Seattle through 12/12/09, as COP15 climate meetings accelerate in Copenhagen.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2009
  • Length: 03:46