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Mary has developed a career specializing in popular science and doing it with respect and wit. Since the publication of her first book “Stiff,” she...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Orville and Wilbur, DIY scientists, were bicycle mechanics at the turn of the 20th century in Dayton, Ohio before they changed our world. David Mc...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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A mother and a nurse created a device to help other breast-feeding moms.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 22:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hjalmar Hvam was a champion ski jumper., Credit: courtesy of the Oregon Historical Society
A Norwegian immigrant in Oregon invented the first quick-release ski binding, which made skiing safer and more appealing.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Ham radio hobbyists have been DIY since day one. They build their own equipment and create their own communities.

Bought by KWMR, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2013
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 3
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
Caption: The Album Leaf
A growing group of musicians are returning to old analog keyboards, sometimes refurbishing and playing instruments older than they are.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:46
Caption: The Packard Campus is roughly 500,000 square feet, built into the side of a mountain in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains., Credit: Library of Congress/Matt Raymond
What do you get when you take a former Cold War bunker and fill it with the world’s largest collection of films, TV shows, radio broadcasts and sou...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:28
Caption: The Speech Accent Archive is the brainchild of GMU's Steven Weinberger, Credit: Rebecca Sheir
A look -- and listen -- inside the world's largest online database of English accents.

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


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 5
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Acclaimed jazz guitarist Pat Metheny plugs to the Orchestrion, a massive instrument based on the old player piano orchestrations of yore.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 18, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Somewhere near Portland, Maine a man -- known here as Max -- is likely be found breaking the law almost 24 hours a day... from his attic.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Ben Neill is the sole player of an instrument called the mutantrumpet. It has three different bells, two sets of valves, a mini-trombone slide and ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robert Moog
On what would have been his 75th Birthday, we remember Robert Moog, creator of the Moog synthesizer with Roger O’Donnell, former keyboardist with T...

Bought by WMNF


  • Added: May 19, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A visit to one of America's two tsunami warning centers... and a lesson that just might save your life.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carl Stiansen and Sir Patrick Moore
Sir Patrick Moore talks about his life in astronomy, life on Mars, and playing music with Einstein.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2008
  • Length: :18
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B-Side's Tamara Keith went to the E For All video game convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center in search of both games and nerds. They wer...

Bought by Remix Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 17, 2008
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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The pros and cons of solar power in the Land of the 'Missing' Sun.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2008
  • Length: 05:28
Caption: Inside Technology
Scientists study the Amazon River's manatees

  • Added: Feb 08, 2007
  • Length: 10:12
Caption: Inside Technology
Ham Radio Operators in the new High Tech world

  • Added: Sep 18, 2006
  • Length: 06:29
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myspace gets obscure experimental band on the bill for coachella music festival

  • Added: Apr 28, 2006
  • Length: 07:24
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Report on animal Cyber Tracker program inventor Louis Leibenberg.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2006
  • Length: 09:28
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Step out onto the Barter's Island Bridge as Duane and Dwight Lewis run around in circles opening the bridge for passing boats.

Bought by SALTcast Podcast


  • Added: Jan 12, 2006
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Jim Leo has been driving in circles for eighteen years but he?s not dizzy yet. Producer Dylan Merriam takes us out on the ice with an experienced Z...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jan 12, 2006
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Web animators whose art lands in the intersection of cute and ironic are drawing unbelievable numbers of fans.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Jul 21, 2005
  • Length: 06:06
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Jan 10, 2005
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 4