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Caption: Warren Krane
Commander Warren Krane and the crew of the Peregrine arrive at Hermitage Station in a remote region of space to attend an Officer's Ball where the ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:58
Caption: Dragonfly wearing a "telemetry backpack"
Why itsy-bitsy-teeny-weeny backpacks may be the key to understanding how animals capture prey.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Plastic surgery is growing in Afghanistan and more and more women see it as the key to their fate.

Bought by WAMC, WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, Outer Voices, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Jan 27, 2013
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 7
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A new chapter in the Godfather will be published later this year. The author speaks with us about the experience, what's in store for the Corleone...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Mar 19, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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A new device called the Total Artificial Heart replaces the human heart and can save the lives of patients who may have died while awaiting transpl...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2011
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Finis Terrae, Brittany
This Episode of "Bonjour Chanson" runs the gamut from a fantastic world where kids solve mysteries hidden in iron masks and stone sarcophagi, to a ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and KUT


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 29:21
  • Purchases: 3
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Libya, London, Egypt – the map of unrest and revolution around the world right now is vast. In Sudan, it led to the country separating in two. Now ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 07, 2011
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rebecca Fisher is the author of "All the Wrong Places," a novel based on her time living in a mortuary
Imagine living in one of the quietest places possible, a place where you can hear a pin drop. A place where no one else is living but you. A mortua...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 07:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The secret behind Gallaudet's circular classrooms lies in something called "visual attention.", Credit: Gallaudet University
Deaf people don't see better... they see differently.

Bought by KVNF, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 28, 2011
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 4
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A recent college graduate receives an unexpected job offer from his uncle: teach English in Ciudad Juárez.

  • Added: May 03, 2011
  • Length: 03:25
Caption: A man who helped bring on the digital age used to live in this house in Garrett Park, Md., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
The most famous inventors... you've never heard of.

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


  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Does bad luck befall everyone who's owned the infamous Hope Diamond?, Credit: The Smithsonian
Is the world's most famous diamond... cursed?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: D.C.'s Meridian Hill Park got its name from the Prime Meridian Thomas Jefferson proposed along 16th Street NW., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
What if Washington, D.C., really were the middle of the world?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 15, 2010
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eric Cota purchases his copy of the popular video game “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", Credit: Associated Press
From Behind the Screens, on November 5, 2010: War News Radio investigates how video games portray warfare and their impact of player's perceptions ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 07:30
Caption: Yefim Bronfman
The Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 is a part of nearly every pianist's concert repertoire, and for many Russian pianists, it's often the first ma...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2009
  • Length: :26
Caption: José Serebrier
You may have heard that the future of the recording industry is somewhat up in the air as new technologies make it possible to access music in new ...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2009
  • Length: :22
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A Vietnam veteran and a Cambodian immigrant reflect on the unlikely circumstances of their friendship.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jan 30, 2009
  • Length: 05:54
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:34
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Messiaen did something to make just about everyone angry - so why are there people left who love him?

Bought by KUT-HD and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Apr 14, 2008
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 2
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A Behind the scenes look at the Australian animals associated with the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2007
  • Length: 09:55
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Who could guess that a shovel of dirt would reveal a long-lost treasure?

  • Added: Feb 20, 2007
  • Length: 01:30