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Mara needs to block unwanted calls to her smartphone, but isn't sure how. Ray and Tom help her out in this week's Ask Deemable Tech.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
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Science Frog explains an important phenomenon.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:08
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Cancer affects much of the animal kingdom, and we still have a lot to learn about it.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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In Duke Ellington's Eulogy to Billy Strayhorn he wrote, "His greatest virtue, I think, was his honesty--not only to others, but to himself." As we ...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Jelly Role Morton
Born Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe in New Orleans right before the turn of the 20th Century, Jelly Role Morton is credited as one of the founding father...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 03:01
Caption: Coleman Hawkins
Coleman Hawkins was known as "Hawk" or "Bean" among his contemporaries because of his keen intellect and ingenious approach to common tunes. He was...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A new habitat has formed in the HMCS Yukon in the waters off of San Diego, California., Credit: California Ships to Reefs
Sinking old warships creates new habitats for marine species.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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To what degree are we born a blank slate, and how much are we a result of our influence by our environment? Consensus: Nature or nurture is the wr...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: Researcher Karen Dobkins, Credit: Susanne Bard
Only a tiny fraction of adults have a condition called synesthesia, but all of us may be born with it.

  • Added: Sep 23, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Why is this metal rack in a microwave?
If metal isn’t supposed to go in microwave ovens, why do some of them have metal racks?

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: This is a look up from the 86th Street Station construction site.
The New York City Subway is a complex system that keeps NYC running and it is still being built. Hear the reasons for the initial construction, the...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 14, 2013
  • Length: 08:43
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Stan Getz
“My life is music, and in some vague, mysterious and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to a...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Cab Calloway
Singer, dancer, and bandleader, Cab Calloway is often referred to as the “hi- di -hi- di-ho” man. His nonsensical sounds and improvised melodies ma...

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:02
Caption: Art Tatum
Self taught pianist, Art Tatum is acknowledged as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. Listen as Rabbi Neil discusses the life of the inn...

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Ella Fitzgerald
Coming from a troubled childhood, Ella Fitzgerald found solace in music and song. Discovered at age 17, after singing in the style of the Boswell s...

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: Dizzy Gillespie
In this short feature Rabbi Neil Blumofe explores what Gillespie's legacy can teach us about the revolutionary aspect of humor, and how we can live...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of including Anita Humes and the Essex.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2013
  • Length: 02:51:29
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Also skinny and running songs and a bunch of music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of

  • Added: Mar 24, 2013
  • Length: 02:46:54
Caption: Louis Armstrong
Trumpeter Louis Armstrong is consider one of the most important musicians of the 20th century. With his innovations in ensemble playing and his dis...

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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He insults me every week so I call and confront him. Then music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of. From the golden age a Amer...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:54:08
Caption: Joe Bev & Lorie Kellogg read "My Brunch with A", Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
A short fiction by Daws Butler, read by Joe Bev and Lorie Kellogg. Great for Wallace Shawn's birthday, the anniversary of "My Dinner with Andre", ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 09:31
Caption: Joe Bev reads "The Creature in the Attic", Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
A short fiction by Pedro Pablo Sacristan, read by Joe Bevilacqua. Great for Halloween, Christmas Day (Rod Serling's birthday), the anniversary of...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 07:36
Caption: Joe Bev & Lorie Kellogg Read "Godot (Not Home) Revisited", Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
A short fiction by Daws Butler, read by Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg. Great for Samuel Beckett's birthday, the anniversary of "Waiting for Go...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 09:34
Caption: Joe Bev reads "The Mysterious Thieve of Thieves", Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
A short fiction by Pedro Pablo Sacristan, read by Joe Bevilacqua. Great for Christmas Day (Humphrey Bogart's birthday), a funny film noir or anyt...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
An older building in West Cambridge is renewed in an eco-friendly way

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:46