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As more writers return awards and honors, cynics ask if this is an outbreak of Award Returnitis

  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Unsuk Chin
A survey of the instrumental concertos by the Korean composer Unsuk Chin

  • Added: Oct 10, 2015
  • Length: 58:27
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Why do we all sound like idiots when we talk to babies?

  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 22:07
Caption: Royal Dutch Shell's conical drilling unit Kulluk, Credit: (Reuters / Zachary Painter) / Reuters
In late September Royal Dutch Shell announced it has terminated oil exploration and drilling efforts in the Arctic, citing disappointing explorator...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2015
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Mohamad Akhlaq
After it was posted on WhatsApp that Aklhaq Mohmamad's family was eating beef a mob beat and stoned him to death. But what was the mob being fed?

  • Added: Oct 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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When Narendra Modi came by last week to the Bay Area the titans of tech pulled out all stops to give him a red carpet welcome. Amidst all this jub...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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Oysters have had a history of ebb and flow, plenty and scarcity, and in New York Harbor there was a time when the waters were so polluted that oyst...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2015
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: A 2015 report on the impact of climate change on allergies in adults and children shows that increased temperatures, changing moisture patterns, and accelerated growth and distribution of pollen has generated symptoms of allergic reactions never before ex
The climate is changing: changing moisture, increased temperature, accelerated growth and distribution of pollen, increased allergic reactions. Sci...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2015
  • Length: 05:23
  • Purchases: 1
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The former U.S. poet laureate reads his poem about the end of autumn.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:17
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“Talking about music is like dancing about architecture” is a problematic statement: not just because nobody can agree on who came up with it, but ...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 27:04
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ahmed Muhamed
Mahesh Sharma, India’s Culture minister, and a high school in Irving, Texas have more in common than they realize.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Sandip Roy never learned how to fly a kite, and he regrets it every September.

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Some calls in to the police in central Vermont this summer. There were odors. A machete was seen.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
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World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill recently witnessed a beautiful full moon rise from an island perch in Maine. The silent, stealthy way that it ro...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:11
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The messiness of English is the price of its success. It is the most widely spoken language in the world, geographically, being an official languag...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: kilimanjaro, Credit: LN Lurie
My experience of climbing the Roof of Africa!

  • Added: Sep 13, 2015
  • Length: 22:22
Caption: blackfriday line, Credit: LN Lurie
Stories from disaster relief workers Ian Burgess and LN Lurie

  • Added: Sep 13, 2015
  • Length: 14:54
Caption: Airstream!, Credit: Whitney Hills
Driving an Airstream trailer across i-10

  • Added: Sep 13, 2015
  • Length: 29:55
Caption: Aylan and Galib Kurdi
We are inundated by a circus of gratuitous and salacious images in our media everyday, but one recent photograph has cut through the clutter.

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A Town Clerk in Kentucky has refused to give out a marriage license to a gay couple, risking jail time, because the two of them marrying “does not...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2015
  • Length: 04:13
Caption: Joe Vulopas, Aevidum, Credit: Pennsylvania State Education Association
High school teacher Joe Vulopas has a conversation with his son J.J., a recent high school graduate, about the academic and social pressures young ...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 05:23
  • Purchases: 3
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Blobs + Heartbreak is the third episode of the podcast Last Best Stories produced by Jule Banville. It features two stories: The first (9:06), "Cri...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 15:05
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When Hardik Patel got 600,000 people to show up at a rally in Ahmedabadn in his native Gujarat everyone sat up and noticed. But his reservation mo...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The spots monitored for Fukushima radiation by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution., Credit: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The effects of leaking radiation have long raised concerns as a cause for many inexplicable natural events at sea. Since 2004 Ken Buesseler and his...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:17
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Jan sees every film that comes to Columbia, MO's arthouse cinema. Sometimes she'll see a film five or even ten times. Andrew Leland investigates wh...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1