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Caption: Your Brain's Reins, Credit: Seth Shostak
You are your brain, everyone agrees. But if your brain is damaged, are you still responsible for your actions? We hear of the first person to pl...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, WRGY, CHSR-FM 97.9 and more


  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
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College at 50? Yeah, I'm that crazy. This is a first-person account of the challenges, both comical and painful, of being a not-20-something colleg...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: What Have You Got To Move, Credit: Seth Shostak
The world is an ocean of motion. Animal locomotion is necessary to survive, and evolution has provided a diverse means to do it: fins, feathers, a...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KCSB-FM, KBBI, WMUU-LP, WRGY and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Brain Dust, Credit: Seth Shostak
The brain is a hot research topic, but despite all efforts, your grey matter largely remains a black box – an indecipherable web of neurons with a ...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRGY, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Skeptic Check: Your Inner Lab Coat, Credit: Seth Shostak
Sherlock Holmes doesn’t have a science degree, yet he thinks rationally like a scientist. You can too! Learn the secrets of being irritatingly lo...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WRGY, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A tribute to kids everywhere who have no desire to live an A-Minus Life. Tales of teenage perfectionists. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member o...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2018
  • Length: 21:48
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The kids decide to hit the road in search of food and safety. We find out how crazy our food supply is.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 32:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The kids lose water. We find out why water is the key to survival.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 27:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The kids are without power. We find out why we need electricity.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The Nox Virus spreads. We find out how much we rely on digital communication.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 1
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If you like having a brain but don't really care about having skin, please listen to this episode.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 28:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shell on Earth, Credit: Seth Shostak
Shells provide straightforward defense against predators. So then why did squid and octopuses evolve to lose their shells? Find out what these cep...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, CHSR-FM 97.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: www.TheForgottenFamous.com
Cloaked in mythology by the age of 40, this original hero of the Wild West embodied the term "living legend." So why have we forgotten him?

  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 17:16
Caption: Quantum: Why We Want 'Em, Credit: Seth Shostak
Today, everything from cell phones to LED lighting depends on the weird behavior described by quantum mechanics. But will this strange physics soo...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, WRGY, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: DIY Spaceflight, Credit: Seth Shostak
How the geeky son of immigrant parents incentivized construction of the first private spaceship and kick started the commercial launch industry. A...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Geology is Destiny, Credit: Seth Shostak
Geology is big history. If the Ice Age had been a bit warmer, the U.S. might have only 13 states. But humanity has introduced its own geologic er...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Are Animals Really That Smart?, Credit: Seth Shostak
Find out how housecats manage to wrap their owners around their paws, and primatologist Frans de Waal on the surprising smarts of chimps, elephants...

Bought by KAZU, KTSW 89.9, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Weather Vain, Credit: Seth Shostak
History is replete with attempts to control the weather, but we’d settle for an accurate, seven-day forecast. Find out how sophisticated technolog...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KUNM, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Jan 01, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 17
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Pius reviews with Rachel five mobile apps related to engineering education, available on Android and iOS. A ten-year-old guest reviewer also gives...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:56
Caption: DIY Diagnosis, Credit: Seth Shostak
You can use your DNA to explore your genetic health – but are you ready for what you might find when your genome is sequenced? Plus, practitioners...

Bought by WMUU-LP, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, RadioFreePalmer, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 25, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Rerouting... Rerouting, Credit: Seth Shostak
With GPS, we can navigate unfamiliar cities. Without GPS, we might not find our way home. Scientists say that our reliance on dashboard devices is...

Bought by KCSB-FM, WUFT, CHSR-FM 97.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: With All Our Mites, Credit: Seth Shostak
You can’t see ‘em, but your face is a festival of face mites. And a new study finds that hundreds of different tiny spiders, beetles, make your ho...

Bought by KBBI, WMUU-LP, WRGY, KUNM, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Air Apparent, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s easy to take air for granted, but – unlike food and water – you can’t live more than a few minutes without it. This invisible chemical cockta...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and WRGY


  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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It is nice to have a yard full of native plants. Most of the time I have an idea what and where I want to plant things, but I confess to sometimes ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nibiru! (Again!), Credit: Seth Shostak
Some people are predicting a world-ending collision between Earth and planet Nibiru on November 19. But it won’t happen, because this hypothesized...

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, KBBI, RadioFreePalmer, and WRGY


  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 5