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How a therapeutic dog named Jane saved a young woman's life in an unexpected way... She stopped trying to commit suicide.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:51
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If you think you are in charge of your Life; forget it 1400 scientists at the Sanger Research Institute are scanning and cataloguing individual pa...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 38:51
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In this episode, we explore songs about Ghosts, Monsters and Scary Things.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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This episode is about songs that reference summer.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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This episode deals with songs about birds or have bird(s) in the title or subject

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 26:57
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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 New Hampshire Public Radio, Troy Public Radio,, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 4
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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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When you’re sick, looking up symptoms online is not always the best idea. But if you have a disease that’s poorly understood and often overlooked b...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:15
  • Purchases: 1
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This episode deals with songs about birds or have bird(s) in the title or subject

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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This episode looks at how innovative new ways of making and distributing music are coming into conflict with our legal system. Some argue that copy...

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jenny Lynn heard strange sounds when she first spent the night at Building 98. She thought it was the wind until she told a friend and discovered t...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2014
  • Length: 11:36

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Join Gloria Steinem, Jane Wyatt, Snow White, Lucille Ball, Rex Harrison, Diana Ross & the Supremes,George Burns & Gracie Allen, James Brown and a c...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 58:12
Caption: Jimmy Cox in his shop in Topsham, ME , Credit: Keith Ludden
Profile of banjo maker Jimmy Cox, from Topsham, ME. Cox was born in Williamsburg, KY and makes world class banjos in his shop there. This profile i...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 06:20
Caption: The members of Catfish Courtesy, circa 2002.
Mindless Chanting is a documentary tracing the DIY history of an obscure and unheard band called Catfish Courtesy.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2014
  • Length: 36:04
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From Paradise City to Death Valley, Lisa Lipton drummed her way around North America in search of the Impossible Blue Rose

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
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Gil Riegler, of the Oasis Camel Dairy, discusses training his camels for milking and public appearances

  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 05:45
Caption: Fenwood Ranch, Credit: Minnie Sagar
This feature looks at the greening of Prather Ranch, a sustainable cattle hay and farming operation in Northern California. Through a partnership ...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2013
  • Length: 10:25
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From the red eyes of a periodical cicada looking out: a bug's first person rendition from emergence til death.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WTIP, Radio Newark, WNPR, RadioFreePalmer and more

  • Added: Jun 19, 2013
  • Length: 07:42
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Josh Cutler in 2013, Credit: David Gilkey/NPR
In high school, Josh Cutler documented his life with Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes uncontrollable tics and involuntary v...

  • Added: May 30, 2013
  • Length: 40:12
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News and features on global conflict.

  • Added: May 23, 2013
  • Length: 07:39
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Get set for the twisted tale of Anna Marie Jarvis, the mother of Mother's Day. I'll warn you, it's not all hearts and flowers. While many of us kno...

  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 06:34
Caption: hard drive , Credit: CBC radio
Just how does the hard drive in your computer differ from the information storage system that is DNA? This is the story of the very real possibilit...

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Apr 03, 2013
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 2
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You never know who will pin you at an arm wrestling, or pulling, tournament.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Apr 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Detail of Bob Boxley's portrait, Credit: Painting by Emile B. Klein
Monsters? Attempted suicide? The "second hand smoke" of insanity? Bob will be the 1st to admit that clinical psychology requires a bit of a split-...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2013
  • Length: 07:12
  • Purchases: 1