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Journalist and director of arts and culture for the city of Detroit Rochelle Riley interviews author Marie Benedict.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Spring is arriving early to North American wildlife refuges because of climate change.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, WTIP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A town square offers a trove of archaeological discoveries.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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In today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack takes a journey back to the formative years of St. C...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:08
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Hear what happened this week in rock-n-roll history to lay the groundwork for today's musical landscape.

Bought by WOUB, KSRQ, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, and KSKQ


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Huntington Beach, 1926, Credit:  Photo Courtesy of the Orange County Archives Barbara K. Milkovich Collection CC BY 2.0, via flickr
Did early 20th century oil wells in southern California trigger major earthquakes?

Bought by WTIP, KSFR, KENW, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Scale rendering of the Soviet LK moon lander next to the US Lunar Module., Credit: Eberhard Marx
Space historian and policy expert John Logsdon joins Mat Kaplan for a fascinating conversation about how the US could have lost the race to the moo...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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While the media affect our vocabulary, our accents are a product of our community.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: An extinct glyptodont., Credit: Carl Buell
DNA evidence reveals that the enormous armored glyptodont, an extinct South American mammal, was a close cousin to modern armadillos.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 5
Imagine a criminal conspiracy and cover-up so so massive in scale, involving the highest levels of government and industry, that it threatens the v...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:26
Caption: Pericles' Funeral Oration., Credit: Philipp von Foltz/1852
How did historical leaders once address crowds of thousands, unaided by modern amplification

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Historian Larry May slips into one of his favorite places — the movie theater.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 08:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A 17 cm carved stone figurine shown inside the SEM chamber ready for non-destructive imaging and analysis, Credit: (Timothy Rose/Smithsonian)
Modern technology reveals ancient techniques used in the production of purloined antiquities.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The practice of cheesemaking goes back many centuries in various cultures around the world. (A page from the 14th century Medieval handbook Taccuino Sanitatis from the Biblioteca Casanatense in Rome, Italy)
Central Europeans developed a dairying culture at least 4,000 years before they evolved the ability to digest milk.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mary Mallon, aka "Typhoid Mary, Credit: From the The New York American newspaper, dated June 20, 1909.
Learning about the immune system from people who catch germs but don’t get sick.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did now-banned pesticides contribute to the obesity epidemic?

Bought by WLPR, KMXT, and WXDU


  • Added: Jul 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:05
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lesions indicating cancer in the skeleton’s bone., Credit: (© Trustees of the British Museum
Scientists uncover a case of human cancer as old as the Pharaohs.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: "Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln," ca. 1920, Credit: Library of Congress
With Halloween coming up, and vampires or zombies regularly topping the box office, it seems Americans can't get enough of all things spooky. This ...

Bought by WUFT and Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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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: 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