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Myanmar’s democratic transition is leading to a tech transformation. Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi told Burmese youth to stop wasting time on mob...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:25
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Marco Tempest is not your average magician. He uses robots to do magic tricks on stage -- but the real trick is in how easily he can get an audienc...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 16:56
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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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The RW comes home to Vancouver. Is this ship iconic in the city where Greenpeace began?

  • Added: Mar 13, 2016
  • Length: 08:47
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David Holtzman, professor and chairman of the neurology department at the Washington University School of Medicine, explores Alzheimer's disease an...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 11:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Capt of more than one Greenpeace ship Capt Peter Wilcox tells us what a RHIB is. (like a life boat, but not.)

  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:36
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In this first episode of Upstream, a radio documentary series, we look at the darker side of the "sharing economy" and explore the conditions that ...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2016
  • Length: 59:44
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Science magazine named it as their Breakthrough of the Year for 2015. It's a game-changing new gene editing tool, called CRISPR. And it has the pot...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 30:18
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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: Mike O'Neill & Fruitjack, Credit: Stephanie Clattenburg
We'll find out why people love to capture pets in photos, even though they don't behave for the camera.

Bought by Northstate Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 14:35
  • Purchases: 3
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Producer Michael May discovers prototype designs for washing machines from the 1800s, which not only scrubbed clothes, but churned butter and made ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: In vitro fertilization (IVF) in progress. , Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
At the beginning of the 19th century women in the United States had an average of seven or eight children. By 1900 they had only three or four, and...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 40:27
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Every system must get an immediate "GO!" response to the mission commander. (From 1990s)

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: :46
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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 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Hark!, Radio Newark, WCAI / WNAN, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 8
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In Aroostook County, life still revolves around the potato harvest even though few family potato farms are left.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:16
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On August 6, 1991, Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at the CERN particle accelerator in Switzerland, announced the debut of the World Wide Web, marking...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Today, we hear increasing talk about Big Data, supposedly about to revolutionize everything from the way wars are fought and policies are shaped to...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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For most of human history, famine was only a single bad harvest away. Now, thanks to modern agriculture and fertilizers, we’ve almost eliminated hu...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Back in 1958 Popular Science published an article about General Motor’s plan to build self-driving cars guided by electrical cables in roadways. Gi...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The most common element in all accidents is the human element. In the quest to eliminate driver error and make our roads safer, we’ve been searchin...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Believe it or not, electric vehicles used to be more popular than gasoline engines. The first practical electric car in 1884, and for decades many ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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For the past fifty years physicists around the world have been trying to create a fusion power reactor, harnessing the processes deep inside of sta...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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An in-depth exploration of the history and cultural implications of the enigmatic world of Impossible Music and Black MIDI.

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 18:52
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You’re driving your car down a street and as you pass, a camera takes a photo of your license plate. Who is taking the photo and what are they doin...

Bought by KMUZ and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 17:42
  • Purchases: 2
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From bells to restaurants, and glasses to songwriting this episode explores the people and sounds of London's East end.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:29