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-It's been more than six months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Residents are still feeling stressed by the storm and its aftermath. ...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KEDT, WTJU, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: These silk threads are produced by silkworms but based on the protein spiders use to spin a web.        , Credit: Kraig Biocraft Laboratories
The silky strands made by spiders are prized for their strength and suppleness. Now, scientists in the Great Lakes region are using technology to r...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Michigan Radio, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 8
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Gregg & Gabriela party with high-end tech nerds and discover their passion for life and challenging work. Gabriela bakes a delicious veggie pie --...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:55
Caption: Eric Chien, Alex Gibney, Liam O'Murchu ,San Francisco, CA 5/11/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Alex Gibney , Eric Chien, and Liam O'Murchu talk resisting paranoia, code as character, and the psychology of secrets.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 23:57
Caption: Alvin Sketch , Credit: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Alvin, a deep submersible vehicle, can dive almost 3 miles into the ocean.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 07:42
  • Purchases: 1
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A Piano stands on a frozen lake in Northern Ontario. Steel wire connects its soundboard to an old camper two hundred feet away. Aeolian tones (.....

  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 14:13
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How tuna became the queen of the buffet; a safe bet, a 'go to' fish. Should I also worry about buying eggs? And setting the seminary free from foss...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 16:14
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Frank Kostrencich has been working the night shift as a crane operator at the Port of Los Angeles for the past 26 years. Using his precision and ex...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Olivia Block gathering audio in Chicago
The work of composer and sound artist Olivia Block has been described as "distinctive and individual" by The New York Times. She is happy enough wr...

Bought by WUNC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 2
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Airplanes in department stores? There was a time in U.S. History when people experienced this reality. But are we any closer today to realizing the...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2015
  • Length: 13:22
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Life in the Age of Leisure

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, KALW, XRAY.fm, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 12:41
  • Purchases: 4
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A short, evocative audio postcard made while visiting power-generation facilities in northern California.

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 02:22
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Have you noticed how the way a space feels really depends on how it sounds? Take the California Academy of Sciences for example. With all the hundr...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 09:46
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For more than four decades, Radio Row it was the largest collection of radio and electronics stores in the world. Then in 1966 the stores were cond...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 13:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Look around your daily life.  There's a little piece of Thomas Edison almost everywhere.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, XRAY.fm, KMUZ, WCAI / WNAN, KZYX and more


  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 23:26
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 18
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The steal skeleton underneath the all the concrete structures that you work in, drive over, and walk under…

Bought by WOUB, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KVNF, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Rhythm & News Service and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Chris Zapata shows a guest around Noisebridge, Credit: Holly J McDede
Every day, more than two dozen people pass through a hackerspace in San Francisco’s Mission district called Noisebridge. At its broadest, “hackersp...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 08:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Before the launch of the Voyager probes, Carl Sagan was given the daunting task of assembling a guide to all things human. Something that would fit...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2013
  • Length: 01:44
Caption: Warren Krane
Commander Warren Krane and the crew of the Peregrine arrive at Hermitage Station in a remote region of space to attend an Officer's Ball where the ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:58
Caption: This is a look up from the 86th Street Station construction site.
The New York City Subway is a complex system that keeps NYC running and it is still being built. Hear the reasons for the initial construction, the...

Bought by Hark!, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 14, 2013
  • Length: 08:43
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Martha Lillard, 65, uses her iron lung to breathe at night., Credit: Julia Scott
Sixty years after polio was eradicated in America, a dozen survivors still rely on their iron lungs to breathe. Come inside the machine Martha Lill...

Bought by KPIK-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUOW, KOSU, Hark! and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 14
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When you're in the zone, it's play to play, not play to win.

Bought by XRAY.fm and KMUZ


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 17:47
  • Purchases: 2
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We continue our coverage of Boats & Bluegrass 2012 with a visit and performance by Hurricane Herold with friends Jeff Ray, and Mikkel Beckmen. This...

  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 43:20