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Caption: Melvin Major
Aristotle said it best: “Nature abhors a vacuum.” Whenever there is a void in our lives we fill it, consciously or otherwise. Too often, people tr...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 26:45
Caption: Rise of the Robots jacket cover, Credit: Basic Books Jason Gabbert
We’re on the cusp of another revolution: A technology revolution. This one, however, is vastly different from its predecessor: The industrial revol...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX

  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The cost for a college education is escalating. It’s now the biggest single expense for many American families.

Bought by KPVL, KCBX, and KVSC

  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Getting back to the kind of robust, regional food system that used to be the norm in America definitely requires some creative thinking.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 16:18
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Rendered follows up with Etsy about some of the concerns sellers brought up about the company on our April episode and get an update on how the com...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 18:09
Caption: Ira Chaliff
When you’re given instructions that you feel are morally wrong, do you speak up? A number of studies over the past 50-years conclude that the major...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Victor Tan Chen
Victor Tan Chen, sociology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has studied the plight of the American worker … from successf...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The view looking west down Wisconsin Ave. in Tieton, WA. , Credit: Photo by Phoebe Flanigan
How a detour, a patch of goathead thorns, and a flat tire changed one guy's life, and brought an economic boost to a sleepy, little town in rural W...

Bought by KALW and XRAY.fm

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 20:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Women leaders in the oil and gas industry are using networking to mend the gender gap in the profession.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 03:31
Caption: David Niose
According to author and attorney David Niose, American politics and public policy have been sliding in the direction of unreason. But, he says, a n...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX

  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Online crafty marketplace Etsy went public in April 2015. What does that mean for the makers who sell their goods on the site?

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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Over one million North Carolinians make the minimum wage at their job: Seven-twenty-five an hour. While many states and cities have recently raised...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Every day of the week John stands near the corner of Laburnum Avenue and Brook Road in Richmond, Virginia’s Northside. He holds a sign that reads: ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 27:05
Caption: Eric Kingson
Americans’ pensions are gone. Housing is down and 401k are unreliable. But our Social Security system is totally funded for more than two decades.

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A genuine PDX carpet foot selfie, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The first official episode of Rendered (formerly Destination DIY) documents the unprecedented love Portlanders have for their airport carpet.

Bought by XRAY.fm

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Melvin Major, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Fathers and Children is about a man named Melvin Major who became father to hundreds of young people. But he has no offspring.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:40
Caption: Pigs at Rocklands Farm go hog wild over spent grain., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
The growth of the craft beer industry is proving to be a win-win: both for brewers, and for pigs.

Bought by WABE and XRAY.fm

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kristin Richmond & Kirsten Tobey, Revolution Foods
How good food and good data improves student success. The female founders of Revolution Foods and Beyond 12.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and WYAP

  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lindsey Turrentine, CNET.com
Today’s Inflection Point: A woman’s place in Tech. Lindsey Turrentine, of CNET.com & Caterina Fake founder of Flickr and Findery.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Sondra Celli discusses a dress design with Carol, Credit: Sondra Celli
Turn on the television at any hour, and you're bound to find a reality television show on. Many of these shows feature businesses - there are shows...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 07:39
Caption: Maya Schenwar
America is the leading industrial country for incarcerated citizens. Editor-in-Chief of Truthout, Maya Schenwar, envisions the possibility of a fut...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Women's Wig Display at Richard Theodore's Office
Hair loss is taboo and the measures people take to replace hair are rarely mentioned out loud, but for Richard Theodore on Cape Cod, hair replaceme...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Andy Schneider hosted a lecture and book signing of "The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens" on Sunday at Tractor Supply Co. Schneider is the host of an internet radio show called "Backyard Poultry with the Chicken Whisperer" and the editor-in-, Credit: Katie Bell, the Missourian
Andy Schneider IS the Chicken Whisperer. He doesn't profess to talk to chickens, but he does know everything you need to raise backyard poultry AND...

Bought by KAWC

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 09:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nicolette Hahn Niman
Livestock, especially cattle, are Public Enemy Number One. That’s been the perceived wisdom for decades. It’s thought that cattle erode soils, poll...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1