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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on horror and happi...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 50:28
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Sending a little love to our listeners in the Southern Hemisphere. It might be summer here, but it's the middle of winter down south. Turn on some ...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:29
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HOUR ONE: "Pick Your Poison" - A weapon? A medicine? A murder mystery plot? Take your pick. HOUR TWO: "Who's Watching Us" - Think you've got noth...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Did you know there are actually science-based ways to maximize your fun? With our current deep freeze, we thought it would be a good time to check...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2019
  • Length: 14:43
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HOUR ONE: "Magical Thinking" - Does a magician have anything to teach us? We'll explore magical thinking this hour, on stage and in our lives. HO...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
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HOUR ONE: "Against Cynicism" - Why is the world so cynical? This hour, an irony-free exploration of cynicism. HOUR TWO: "Repeat When Necessary" -...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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HOUR ONE: "In Search Of Real Food" - Supermarkets are designed to make you think you have a lot of choices. But do you? This hour, reclaiming real ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:57
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HOUR ONE: "Making Waves (Live)" - What happens when the rest of America wants your water? Join us live from Milwaukee as we celebrate a lake. HOU...

  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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HOUR ONE: "After 30 Years of Prozac" - Happy 30th birthday Prozac. We've had three decades of the drug, so why are we still depressed? HOUR TWO: ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:56
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HOUR ONE: "Is The Universe A Number?" - A Nobel Prize-winning physicist, a crocheting mathematician and a man obsessed with the Kabbalah are search...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
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HOUR ONE: "Our Invisible Universe" - Millions of people will travel this weekend to see the Great American Eclipse. How far would you go? HOUR TW...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
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It's the artist that makes the music great rather than the instrument.

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Marta Zaraska discussed the biological, cultural and historical reasons behind our obsession with meat.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 32:55
Caption: “Mars” is the new docudrama miniseries airing on the National Geographic Channel, Credit: National Geographic Channel
The National Geographic Channel’s “Mars” miniseries has begun. Mat Kaplan attended a kickoff for the ambitious docudrama last summer. You’ll hear ...

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

  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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For our 13th episode, we venture off the beaten path to hear about Bigfoot and the scientist who’s on a mission to find him.

Bought by KUER and KRZA

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 18:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Penny Lane, San Francisco, CA 7/9/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Penny Lane talks conspiracies, manipulation, and the nature of reality.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 21:43
Caption: EIS Badge, Credit: CDC
As the Zika virus spreads throughout the Western Hemisphere, dozens of medical epidemiologists are following its course and developing strategies t...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 06:31
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Psychologist Jeffrey Zacks explains why people (even psychologists!) get so emotionally involved in movies.

Bought by KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WABE, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 4
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It's the sequel! Psychologist Jeff Zacks returns to explain how our eyes and brains make sense of continuous movie edits.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WABE, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 11:39
  • Purchases: 3
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Wyoming naturalist joins game herd, 'becomes' a mule deer

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 21:04
Caption: Brian Greene
Theoretical physicist and string theorist, Brian Greene understands some of the world's most difficult mathematic equations and, here's a neat tric...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 36:23
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In this new installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts and Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with storyteller Brian “...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 30:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Number Tube, Credit: Andrew
On today's show, we hear two stories about a brain condition called synesthesia. That's when the stimulation of one pathway in the brain leads to a...

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network and KUOW

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:09
  • Purchases: 2
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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Jeffrey M. Smith author of Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 28:32
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What’s so funny? In this week’s show, the Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, analyze laughter until it cracks you up. Why i...

Bought by WDBM

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1