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Caption: Home rain barrel, Credit: Shana Weber
Rain Barrels at home are an easy inexpensive way to make a real difference for local water quality. And why pay for water you can get for free?

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pride festivities in New Delhi, Credit: Sandip Roy
For the first time ever gay issues are part of the election debate in India.

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Over the past few years, demand for seaweed has grown beyond its status as a long-lived local, seasonal harvest. Today it is used for fertilizer, h...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:18
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In which I finally give my opinion.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 12:58
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I don't suppose it would surprise anyone to find out the Cultural Curmudgeon is an insomniac. When a person takes on the troubles of the world, the...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
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Ever wish you had another opportunity to reshape that smirk on every childhood bully? Give 'em all a good fistful of knuckles? Rob Puittinen got th...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2014
  • Length: 09:50
  • Purchases: 1
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The final episode of the Peruvian trilogy. Lake Titicaca, Radio Tarma and, you know, thinkin' bout stuff.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2014
  • Length: 13:58
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Van Sounds' sequel to the Inca Trail episode. Kent and I take a death bus from Ollantaytambo to Quillabamba.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 23:10
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Van Sounds returns with a new season - this time a little south of the border.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 12:52
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No place on Earth is immune from strategic oil. Technological advances have aided us in our objectives toward growth at all cost, and our capacity ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 05:31
Caption: Supporters use a Rahul Gandhi poster as an umbrella, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy attended a recent rally for Indian National Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi, but storm clouds were gathering.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Michael Goldberg contributes "The Last Word," his weekly topical essay to Northern Community Radio's Between You and Me program on Saturdays.

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes MinnesotaBrown.com and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Twitter is hemorrhaging self-aggrandizement and hucksterism.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
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In-vessel digester technology converts food scraps and other organics into rich compost quickly and efficiently, with the possibility of revitalizi...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:31
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TJ's cancer treatment has a high risk of making her sterile... and she couldn't be happier about it.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 16:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Mann lives a secret double life. He's a #1 hit-single popstar... and none of his friends know it.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 14:37
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The Next Step in data management, devised by the Curmudgeon in cooperation with the NSA.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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Tragic, hilarious, and unexpected: this is not the way to lose your virginity. A story for underdogs everywhere.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:08
Caption: The Dixon Ticonderoga Pencil, Credit: Bryan Ward
Author, producer and teacher Bryan Ward loves the Dixon Ticonderoga pencil, but his relationship with the writing utensil has soured since he disc...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
Caption: Cartoon, "The Mascot", New Orleans, 27 July 1891. "Scenes and Incidents - A Lady Bicyclist Creates a Sensation on St. Charles Avenue".
Lacar Musgrove reads "A Moveable Race" about a 19th Century bicycle race on Thanksgiving Day in New Orleans.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:27
  • Purchases: 1
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You’re pregnant. 43 years old. A 1 in 3 chance your child might have Down Syndrome. Do you follow through?

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 14:27
Caption: Khushwant Singh at his home in Delhi
India just lost its grand old man of letters. Khushwant Singh was 99 and still writing when he died in Delhi last week.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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A short documentary on the Banff Centre Puppet Theatre Intensive.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 08:00