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My brother Thomas recounts a diving accident he lived through early in his career as a commercial diver.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 08:51
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A story about the transformative power of loss. How one tiny life can become so large, that you begin to see it everywhere and in everything that y...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 20:02
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A lockdown happens when correctional officers decide there is a threat to the safety and security of a prison. That might be a fight, an assault, o...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 07:18
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Kevin Zepper is an Associate Professor of English at Minnesota State University - Moorehead.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:27
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After 9 years, 3 billion miles, and 18 sleeping periods the NASA New Horizons spacecraft is discovering wonders in the far reaches of our solar sys...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Our knowledge of the solar system now includes many objects out near and past Pluto.

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The most popular destinations for Megabus routes out of New Orleans are Atlanta and Houston., Credit: Eve Abrams
Ten years after New Orleans flooded following Hurricane Katrina, the city has changed. New Orleans is now home to far fewer Black people and far fe...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 13:00
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We know there is invisible stuff out there. Its nature remains a mystery.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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There are often situations in life when you might want or need a how-to manual, but none exists. One harsh example would be adjusting to life in pr...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:06
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Three hours north of San Francisco, just east of the ocean, rise the steep, green hills of Cazadero. It’s an idyllic setting: open space with farms...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 07:57
Caption: Scientists David Anderson and Margaret Chesney are married and collaborators on a clinical study that is looking at the impacts of breathing on high blood pressure.
Hypertension. Sixty-seven million Americans have been diagnosed with the condition, more commonly known as high blood pressure. Before they hit ag...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 09:52
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Is live theatre still relevant? Why do I spend my summers doing family-friendly theatre in small towns?

  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:27
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Jill Dermody is currently working on the third draft of her book, "The Skyrian Memoirs", about her experience volunteering on a horse farm in Greec...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:03
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Caption: Poster for this year's Schmulowitz exhibit
Sometimes the things we write can cause controversy, and even end up being deadly. Early this year two gunmen opened fire in the office of the Fren...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 06:34
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Steam-powered vibrators the size of kitchen tables, the importance of dildos in Ancient Greece, and the future of sex machines in the second instal...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 24:25
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A close look at the relationship between rap and reggae, featuring artists from Stephen Marley to Michael Franti.

  • Added: Jul 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:50
Caption: Maria Yates, performing at a DiY venue., Credit: ANNA VIGNET
Ambessa Cantave and I are taking a walk in West Oakland, looking for an old music venue he used to go to. He’s having some trouble finding the plac...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 06:57
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Two asteroid impacts provide clues about periods of chaos in the solar system.

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ira Chaliff
When you’re given instructions that you feel are morally wrong, do you speak up? A number of studies over the past 50-years conclude that the major...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Fr. Gustavo Gomes explains the Holy Eucharist.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:27
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Fr. Gustavo Gomez discuss the significance of the Lenten season.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2015
  • Length: 29:15
Caption: Mine in Farmington,NM, Credit: Eco Flight
Economic strain on Native American communities in the West has complicated many tribe's relationship with nature and conservation efforts

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 05:51
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A look at the ways, both health and unhealthy, that people integrate an upbringing in a fundamental religion into their adult life. Interviews with...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 06:40
Caption: Professor Victor Tan Chen
Victor Tan Chen, sociology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has studied the plight of the American worker … from successf...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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A damaging asteroid impact on planet Earth is an extremely unlikely but possible event.

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1