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Peter Livolsi talks challenging norms, synchronicity, and why Nick Offerman is silky soft.

  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 14:32
Caption: Paula Dinh, a student at West Brooklyn Community High School, Credit: Jennifer Hsu/WNYC
It was a battle to the end for high school senior Paula Dinh. After years of skipping class and other bad habits, followed by a big push to change ...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Sounds affect us in ways we might not notice.

Bought by KSKA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:39
  • 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
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
Can a city also be a forest? Cambridge thinks so.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:01
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
The Charles River is no longer dirty water.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:55
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
Although Harvard is known as the "Crimson," it's really very green.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:31

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
Converting an "old" building into a new "green" one.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:52

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:39

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:18
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
Take a tour of Cambridge without getting into a car.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:20
Caption: Students take a standardized test at a high school in Greensboro, North Carolina., Credit: Billy Barnes
There’s been a dramatic change in public education over the past 10 years and it’s all about numbers. (9/6/2007)

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KPIP-LP, NPR Illinois, WTIP, KERA and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Teacher Joe Curtis working with a student at Hardy Elementary School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Credit: Emily Hanford
Kids need good teachers. It’s something people know instinctively. But experts disagree over how to measure teacher quality. (8/26/2010)

Bought by WMUU-LP, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KPIP-LP, KMUZ, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Sean Cole travels to South Africa to meet the people who make kwaito, a genre of music mixing American hip-hop and South African pop styles, reflec...

Bought by CBC Inside the Music, WCAI / WNAN, WXXI, WFUV, WYSO and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2005
  • Length: 01:37:42
  • Purchases: 6