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A recently discovered Earth Approaching comet reminds us that there are objects like this out there and how they could influence human activity.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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A small meteoroid traveling faster than a rifle bullet has more kinetic energy than a locomotive.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Gwen Nell Westerman, an enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, is professor in english and director of humanities at Minnesota State Unive...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 02:12
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Teresa Evangeline spends her days on a little piece of land along the Pine River observing and experiencing the beauty of the world. Then, through...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:20
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Oscar Wilde said, "a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the worl...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
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A mother & daughter recollect moving to Austin from Vietnam. This story was produced by Ana Kolendo, Linda O’Neal, and Lindsey Shirack during the ...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:46
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Moneymatters587- Economic Commentary- “The new carry trade explained” A carry trade is a easy to understand money game played by only the biggest...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Kingwood Kowboy, Credit: Larry W Jones
The other person makes a triangle love.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:39
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As Anais Nin would say: "Dreams are necessary to life". Take an hour to find out why, this week on Folktales, and in the meantime: Dream on...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A new study connects football in younger players to possible behavioral changes. And one high school cancels the rest of the football season becaus...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:03
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Can Philosophy help us overcome mental anguish and suffering?

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Wildlife biologist Doug Bell birdwatching at the Altamont Pass, Credit: Judy Silber
California entrepreneurs saw potential in the gusty winds that blew out at the Altamont Pass, between the Central Valley and Bay Area. By the mid-’...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:09
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“The goal is Zero Waste by 2020, and we think that is an achievable goal.” Those words from former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom back in 2009 p...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:04
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If Woodward and Bernstein and Ben Bradlee had gone for the “gotcha” instead of the truth, the cost would have been the truth. The integrity that ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
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Ryan Vine is a Duluth poet. He is a Professor of English at the College of St. Scholastica. And Ryan Vine has been widely published including in su...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:32
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Marlys Guimaraes, a registered nurse is a member of the Jack Pine and League of Minnesota poets. Her work has appeared in the "Talking Stick", "The...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:04
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Kathryn Kysar has published two books of poetry. She's received fellowships and residencies from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the National Endow...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:57
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Marsh Muirhead is a writer, a dentist, and a flight instructor. He is a winner and twice a finalist of The Great American Think Off. And he is the ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:46
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Sonya Kosler is a poet who lives in Dent, Minnesota. She belongs to the Lakes Area Story Guild, the National Storytelling Network, and the Northlan...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:28
Caption: Chinatown resident Lee Ming Dang in her 7 by 7 foot home., Credit: Melanie Young
Tenants are facing a tough time in San Francisco. The city has some of the nation’s highest rents and laws like the Ellis Act have made evictions f...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 1
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What would it be like to witness an asteroid impact similar to what happened at Tunguska, Russia in 1908.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
More QE, more economic "stimulation" and the apparent result is Wall Street gets richer as does the 1% and main street gets poorer. Evergreen for 2...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
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Featuring novelist Eric Shonkwiler and work from Quiddity issue 7.2. While Eric has lived and worked in every contiguous US Time zone, the Ohio na...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 18:05
Caption: Pending approval, a reconstructed 6 foot fence could line the perimeter of Huntington Park in Nob Hill., Credit: Visualization courtesy of SF Recreation and Park Department
If you live in the neighborhood, Huntington Park in San Francisco’s Nob Hill, it's a great place to relax, read a book, or, as Haris Butt says, bri...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Sonny Rollins, John Litweiler, and Denardo Coleman tell the story of this groundbreaking 1959 album, selected for the National Recording Registry i...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 2