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When you look up at the sky the last thing you probably think about is the law. But space is exactly where the next frontier of law is being played...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 14:42
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Cloud seeding -- intervening in clouds to squeeze out precipitation -- is done all over the world. But it's not an exact science; we still have muc...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:38
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This audio-story provides a window into what the Halloween holiday can mean to different age groups.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:54
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An audio essay that combines science, personal moments, and the wit and wisdom of four 100-year-old (and up) women.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:26
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Corporal Scott Foster of the Hillsborough, NC Police Department worked closely with his K-9 partner, Talon, for many years. They located weapons an...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 21:35
Caption: Matt Knox, Credit: Amy MArtin
We go to Montana, where Making Contact Producer Amy Martin spent some time with a guy that you might think of as the stereotypical American gun own...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 09:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Debby Wurster is having a ball at her new home in a retirement community. She's got a full calendar of activities, she's making new friends, and......

  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: Graeme S. Mount, retired professor of history at Sudbury's Laurentian University in Ontario, Canada, at his home in Sudbury, May 2015., Credit: Justin Bull
If the United States were embroiled in a third world war and the American public learned that Barack Obama were taking eight days off in the middle...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 08:56
  • Purchases: 2
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The Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona has the largest collection of petrified wood in the world. The beautiful wood is more than 200 millio...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 20:17
Caption: Bemidji welcomes a new statue of its Native American namesake, Chief Bemidji or Shaynowishkung., Credit: Shaynowiskung Statue Project/Facebook
On June 6th in Bemidji Minnesota a new statue of Chief Bemidji is being dedicated. He is the Native American namesake of the town. He will stand o...

Bought by MPR News Stations, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KUMD and more

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 08:54
  • Purchases: 6
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On the eve of the 2015 General Election in the UK, take a jaunt through the etymology of election-related words.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 09:01
  • Purchases: 1
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A business designed to exploit amateur songwriters winds up making lots of them really happy.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 08:48
  • Purchases: 1
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You'd think you could trust dictionaries, but it turns out, they are riddled with LIES.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 15:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mysterious detail from the funk-cloning electron microgramatoscope, Credit: Dr. Schulmanstein
If James Brown was the Godfather of Soul, George Clinton remains the undisputed Crown Prince of Funk. Parliament-Funkadelic. Flashlight. The Mothe...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:59
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: Dubi tending to his water buffalo.
Dubi Ayalon, a retired IDF lieutenant-colonel, traded a life as a school principal in Israel for a life of raising and miking water buffalo in rura...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 17:03
Caption: Elik Frumchenko whistles with members of a Chinese whistling festival
A young Israeli is backpacking in China when he becomes the first ever Western professional whistler to perform at a Chinese whistle convention.

Bought by WABE

  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 11:44
  • Purchases: 1
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McLean recorded his first album, Tapestry, in 1969 in Berkeley, California, during the student riots. After being rejected 72 times by labels, the ...

Bought by KALH, KMSU, KPIP-LP, KHNS, KUMD and more

  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Hosted by Al Letson, this is a special hour from Life of the Law. We look back over some of our favorite stories from the year: the ones that left...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
Caption: Maureen and Lucky Cole, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Two of the only human inhabitants of the Everglades live just off Loop Road less than a mile before it links back up with Tamiani Trail. Their comp...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 26:16
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Raymond Chandler is often called the greatest American crime novelist. But something very important to Chandler had gotten lost. No one noticed u...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:08
  • Purchases: 1
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For the next hour we’ve got three Christmas stories. From A Christmas Carol on Wheels, which is performed in 20 minutes, to an event called No Roo...

Bought by WLRN

  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 1
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A hundred years before Frank Kapra ever dreamed up a wonderful life, Charles Dickens had already penned the seminal Christmas classic, a story so w...

Bought by KVSC

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 27:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
Caption: Which cat is this?, Credit: Kellie Hamilton
How a cat travels from Texas to North Carolina to the Great Beyond. And then maybe back to North Carolina.

  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 13:06