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Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Thomas Morris discussed the mystery of the exploding teeth.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 16:28
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Perfect sentences and slang that tickles your mind. A new book of writing advice says that a good sentence "imposes a logic on the world's weirdnes...

Bought by WYAP and WCMU


  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Creative Brains, Credit: Seth Shostak
Many animals are industrious and clever, but humans are unique in their creative and inventive impulses. Composer Anthony Brandt and neuroscientist...

Bought by KFOI Radio, CHSR-FM 97.9, KTSW 89.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Tucked away between Nazareth and Afula, in the heart of the Jezreel Valley, Moshav Balfouria feels like a time capsule: Its forty-six agricultural ...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2018
  • Length: 11:48
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On the latest Reel Discovery, Kristin joins the battle for power with Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz in The Favourite.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A citrus worker in Plymouth, Fla. grades oranges in this 1942 photo., Credit: Florida Citrus Exchange, McKay Archives, Florida Southern College
An effort to prevent scurvy in U.S. troops led to the growth of the orange juice industry, popularizing what had been a relatively obscure beverage.

Bought by KPBS, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WUNC, and Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 5
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If you want to be a better writer, try skipping today's bestsellers, and read one from the 1930's instead. Or read something besides fiction in ord...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WEZU, WCMU, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Bacteria to the Future, Credit: Seth Shostak
Why did the chicken take antibiotics? To fatten it up and prevent bacterial infection. But farms have become superbug factories, threatening our l...

Bought by KFOI Radio, Royalton Community Radio, CHSR-FM 97.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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We’ll hear from Native American activists Michelle Cook and Hartman Deetz about the ongoing struggle for autonomy and environmental protection. The...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A caller with a 25-year-old parrot wonders: How much language do birds really understand? Plus, Knock-knock. Who's there? Boo. Well . . .  you can ...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WEZU, WYAP, WCMU, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Space Rocks!, Credit: Seth Shostak
Some astronomers have proposed that an oddly-shaped object that recently passed through our solar system could be an alien artifact, and not an ast...

Bought by KFOI Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KBBI, KDX Worldround Radio, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Moon Mission 3D: A New Perspective on the Space Race, Credit: MIT Press
You haven’t seen the best pictures from the Apollo era and other great space achievements till you’ve seen them in 3D. Queen guitarist and astroph...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KDNK, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 11
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If you catch your blue jeans on a nail, you may find yourself with a winklehawk. This term was adapted into English from Dutch, and means "an L-sha...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WYAP, WEZU, WCMU, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Mooncussers
A ghost tale of greed, betrayal and love, based on a Cape Cod legend of piracy, in 19th century Wellfleet; filled with sea, weather, and the poetic...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:19:06
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Sending someone a care package shows you care, of course. But the first care packages were boxes of food and personal items for survivors of World ...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WYAP, WEZU, and WCMU


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We're taking a tour of The Ohio Theatre on this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries. Built in 1921, it is Toledo’s last operating neighborhood theat...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 06:19
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HOUR ONE: "Building A Better Ballot Box" - Compulsory voting? Pay citizens? Let children vote? This hour, we'll find a better way to do elections. ...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Victorian slang and a modern controversy over language and gender. In the early 1900's, a door-knocker wasn't just what visitors used to announce t...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WEZU, WYAP, and WCMU


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In 1803, a shy British pharmacist wrote a pamphlet that made him a reluctant celebrity. The reason? He proposed a revolutionary new system for clas...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WYAP, WEZU, and WCMU


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Producer Morgan Givens lays out his elaborate thinking behind a few sound effects he recorded for a historical fiction story he produced about an e...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 22:06
Caption: Oscar Nunez and Sarah Drew. , Credit: Photo by Matt Petit
Sarah Drew and Oscar Nuñez channel their inner Lucy and Desi.

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KCHW, KWMR, KMUN and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 9
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Silence comes in lots of different forms. In fact, says writer Paul Goodman, there are several kinds: There's the noisy silence of "resentment and ...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WEZU, WYAP, and WCMU


  • Added: Oct 15, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A clever pun can make the difference between a so-so phrase and a memorable one. The phrase "the last straw" refers to an old fable about too many ...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WYAP, WEZU, and WCMU


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This election cycle is being billed as another “Year of the Woman” … with a record number of female candidates running for office. Despite increasi...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: America's "Right Stuff" men, the Mercury 7 astronauts., Credit: NASA
The Dean of space policy, John Logsdon, returns with stories and a new book of original documents that shaped the US space program from the birth o...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8