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Caption:  Students in Kentucky taking a Common Core math test, Credit: Photo by Emily Hanford
New Common Core education standards are surrounded by controversy. Most teachers actually like the Common Core, but they’re worried about all the s...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Stephanie Izard
The James Beard Foundation Awards are widely regarded as the “Oscars” of the culinary industry. In May of 2015, the “Beards” will be presented at ...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 06:59
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Matthew Piazza is a hilarious scumbag from Boston, Mass. Drugs used to fuel him, pot still does, as Matt admits, "If it weren't for pot, I'd still ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:25:09
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 24
Small town, eight dead women, and police force so inept and corrupt that this case may never be solved. Everyone knows each other in Jennings, and ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:02:14
Caption: A memorial at the location of Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, MO., Credit: Nick Jaworski
**A MUST-HEAR EPISODE FOR ANYBODY INTERESTED IN THE EVENTS THAT OCCURRED IN FERGUSON, MO.** Nick visits the town of Ferguson, MO in the aftermath ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:59
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Congressman Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) regularly partakes in the silent practice of meditation. and a former Washington Post writer Bill Powers believes...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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There is a rainbow of noise out there - white, pink, brown, blue, purple. We try to recreate a scientifically accurate sonic rainbow and, along the...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 2
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What does it mean when a woman commits a crime and attributes her actions to PMS? We revisit the first use of the "PMS defense," in this country, b...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Scientists discovered the "sound channel" in 1944. Whales use it to communicate across oceans — and during the Cold War the Navy secretly used it to track nuclear subs. This 1948 graphic shows sound traveling on an axis 700 fathoms down in the Atlantic., Credit: Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel
Something unusual happens about a half mile under the sea. Ocean physics create a special zone where sound travels for hundreds, even thousands of ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ken Golden drilling through the sea ice, Credit: Amanda Kowalski
Ken Golden isn't your typical mathematician. He's the Indiana Jones of Mathematics. He gets up from behind his desk, armed with mathematical theory...

Bought by KUOW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 07:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: In the summer monsoon season, grass carpets the Chiricahua foothills., Credit: Aengus Anderson
In the wake of a catastrophic fire, researchers use Arizona's Chiricahua Mountains to look centuries into the future of climate change and ask "wha...

Bought by KAWC


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Disease Detective Badge, Credit: CDC
They’re called disease detectives – the nation’s medical eyes and ears on the lookout for disease outbreaks and bioterror attacks. They’re the Epid...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 09:04
Caption: Carolinn Skyler player the largest Armonica in the world
Carolinn Skyler plays a very peculiar musical instrument. In fact, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of it. But the sound of it might me fam...

Bought by WAMC and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 2
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When the Titanic sank in April 1912, Halifax Nova Scotia became the last resting place for many of the passengers who perished and were hauled out ...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2014
  • Length: 24:59
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Trevor Nobes, Chimney Sweep, talks to Terry Mechan for Public Service Radio Trevor tells us how he got into the business when his own house caught...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2014
  • Length: 19:56
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A meditation on relationships as DIY projects: The great thing — and the scary thing — about relationships is that you get to make it all up as you...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:34
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Britt Aamodt is traveling along the route of the proposed Sandpiper pipeline that would bring North Dakota crude oil across northern MN to refineri...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Students in a Chinese immersion class in Utah., Credit: Photo by Stephen Smith
Schools across the country are trying new ways to teach based on brain science. Teachers say current techniques are failing, but new approaches can...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KUHF, KAWC, KWGS, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Lea Thau
While doing a story about online dating, Lea gets her heart broken (yet again).

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 34:57
  • Purchases: 2
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How safe your children are might depend on where you live. Today we hear about how one pesticide has been banned for household use, but affects the...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Shara Morris went to the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Festival in Rumford, Maine to see if she could cut it…or maybe saw it as a lumberjill.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:15
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Some exes live 15 minutes apart, but they drive more than an hour to exchange their kids through an organization in Brunswick, Maine. Home to Home ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:13
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Lilly Pyle is a skilled hair stylist in Portland, but she's also skilled in combat training. She grew up in Vietnam during the Vietnam War, and as ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:06
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Anthony Mattia came home from Iraq as a highly decorated soldier, but the trauma he experienced in combat is putting his own freedom in jeopardy.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 1
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It's easy to play when you're a kid, but most of us forget by the time we grow up. But not one Portland couple.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 1