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What should you have been reading this summer—and how should you have been be reading it?

  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Science & The Economy, Credit: Discourse Disrupters from Intelligence Squared U.S.
Can focusing on science and technology transform how Americans think about the economy and the future of the nation's working class? Former IMF chi...

Bought by KUNM and KSFR


  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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How can you help someone to change? Richard Boyatzis is an expert in multiple areas including emotional intelligence. Richard and his coauthors, Me...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
Caption: Is Engineering Solar Radiation a Crazy Idea?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in...

Bought by Prairie Public, KCPW, WGCU, NPR Illinois, and KUNM


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KISU, KUOW, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a sou...

Bought by KZYX, NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, WLPR and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6
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For many, belief in a higher power is the foundation of human consciousness and the soul of social, political, and scientific progress. Some claim,...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KISU, NPR Illinois, WNYC, WGCU and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A philosoper of biology shares her struggle with breast cancer and her opinions on ongoing debates over breast cancer screening.

Bought by KVSC and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:45
  • Purchases: 2
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As video games gain prominence, some game creators are turning to global issues, such as poverty alleviation, international diplomacy, and combatin...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Looking out for you
Challenges come in many forms both personal and professional. An expert in the field of emotional intelligence, Geetu Bharwaney, has combined the k...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:09
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An exploration of the work being done in Washington State's Skagit Valley to better understand and prepare for the effects of a changing climate.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:17
Caption: Emile Bruneau
We talk with two experts about how advances in the field of neuroscience may transform conflict resolution on an individual and global scale.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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What if we didn’t have to grow old and die? The average American can expect to live for 78.8 years, an improvement over the days before clean water...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, KUOW, Prairie Public, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own. What are the "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if w...

Bought by Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WSKG, KMUD, CHSR-FM 97.9, KWIT and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 11
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This Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own. What are our "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if w...

Bought by WXDU, KVSC, WKCC, Radio Phoenix, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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In December 2012, a two-ton instrument built to detect cosmic rays ascended into the Antarctic sky, carried by a balloon the size of a football fie...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 14:00
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The part of our brains that is responsible for generating creativity evolved throughout human existence to serve a problem solving function. If yo...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: 4 month old bear cub, Credit: Ben Kilham
You’re about to hear a story about the bear whisperer of Lyme New Hampshire, Ben Kilham, and the abandoned black bear cubs he has rescued, rehabili...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 27:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emotion Roadmap Leading to social and emotional learning in schools
6 Seconds is a global organization and network supporting people to create positive change - everywhere, all the time. With offices in ten countri...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2013
  • Length: 55:24
From: Bishop Sand
Series: Sound
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What is sound? We'll define it physically and through our experience. Interesting descriptions abound as we learn why a piano sound is different th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 28, 2012
  • Length: 14:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
An older building in West Cambridge is renewed in an eco-friendly way

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:46
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
Fresh Pond. A great name for where Cambridge's water comes from.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:54

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:19

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:01
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How small and how large can life be? Hear scientists consider various answers to these questions and even attempt to convince you that life can be ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 10:49
  • Purchases: 2