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We’re use to hearing about how much humans have impacted the earth. Scientists have given a name for this period to recognize human dominance over ...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dean Hartley
We have entered a brand new era of persuasion. This is completely untested water’s. In a world of everything computer, a world where our household ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lee McIntyre
Science deniers and attacks on science are more prevalent today. Interestingly, America leads the world in the sheer number of people who have cont...

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  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Professor Ed Hess
America is set to lose tens of millions of job in the next 15 years. Some of the best research today estimates that one half of all U.S. jobs will ...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nola asks her classmates about their internet personas--what they're like, why they have them, and how they feel about them--in this engaging vox p...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 07:22
Caption: A design for a puzzle room at MIA
A talk with the folks who are turning the Minneapolis Institute for Art into a Puzzle Room

  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 27:09
Caption: Professor Serhii Plokhy
Twenty-five years before Fukushima the worst nuclear disaster occurred in the Soviet Union.

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Peter Rubin
Very few realize the significance of Virtual Reality. Yet, VR will change how we work, how we experience entertainment, how we feel emotions, and h...

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  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: HYBYCOZO, Credit: Photographer: Ron Blunt
Curator Nora Atkinson takes us behind the scenes of the wildly successful exhibit "No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man" in Washington DC.'s Renwi...

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  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andrew Yang
According to a 2016 report by Business Insider magazine, three of the world’s largest employers are now replacing their workers with robots.

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How Apple's electronic health records feature works, and why it's concerning to privacy experts.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
Caption: Martin Puchner
Think about the many stories you’ve heard or read over the years. Some of those stories may have had a major impact on your life, or maybe even the...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this first episode, I talk with tournament officials and competitive gamers about a local gaming regional called All or Nothing Gaming (AON). I ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 14:40
Caption: Edward D. Hess
If we were on a ship at sea, and learned of the impending tsunami, we’d do everything we could to prepare for the collision.

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cory Doctorow, Credit: Joi Ito
The award-winning novelist, blogger, and advocate talks about science fiction and technology.

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  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Black Hole Echos, Credit: Scientific America
At some point in our lives, most of us will begin to question how our universe began. Depending on whom you ask, you’re going to get a variety of r...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Gary Griggs, Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz and director of the Institute of Marine Sciences talks abo...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2017
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Steven Hatch
In his book, Dr. Steven Hatch cuts to the chase. Readers get a sense of the challenges in all areas of modern medicine.

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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“I wish that there had been another woman on my flight. I think it would have been a lot easier.” - Sally Ride in 1983. Interviewed by Gloria Steinem.

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Kara Platoni
Researchers are changing the way we experience our world. They’re engineering scents that stimulate lost memories, they’re searching for the elusiv...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ken Geiser
We are surrounded by chemicals every day. They’re in our clothing, cosmetics, household products, electronics, and even our children’s toys.

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Kris Halpin In The Studio, Credit: Robin Valk
Imagine electronic music onstage without being welded to a keyboard. Imagine if a gesture could trigger a string section, a melody, a drum riff. No...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:55
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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...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Christina Crook
Most of us can’t throw away our smartphone or cut ourselves off from the Internet. But we can rethink our relationship with the digital world.

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2