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Caption: Scientists discovered the "sound channel" in 1944. Whales use it to communicate across oceans — and during the Cold War the Navy secretly used it to track nuclear subs. This 1948 graphic shows sound traveling on an axis 700 fathoms down in the Atlantic., Credit: Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel
Something unusual happens about a half mile under the sea. Ocean physics create a special zone where sound travels for hundreds, even thousands of ...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:22
  • Purchases: 5
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Before the great speech maker Patrick Henry died, he credited a Presbyterian minister named Samuel Davies with “teaching me what an orator should b...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: The slave cabin in the foreground with Montpelier in the background., Credit: Kelley Libby
For years, at historic plantation sites across the South, the focus was on the big house and not on the slave cabins. But cabins like that are now ...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:33
  • Purchases: 1
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In Aroostook County, life still revolves around the potato harvest even though few family potato farms are left.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:16
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Sandip Roy reflects on the meaning, and sound, of India old and new.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Nile Project musicians rehearse in Kampala, Uganda, Credit: Julie Caine
In a quiet park in Kampala, Uganda, 14 musicians from eight different East African countries sit under a tree.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records’ at the Oakland Museum of California is open now until July 19th., Credit: Ashleyanne Krigbaum
Walking into ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records,’ one of the newest exhibits at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), feels like hanging o...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Don Malcolm, San Francisco, CA 7/2/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Don Malcolm talks chance meetings, cultural metaphors, and the courage of convictions.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 17:25
Caption: Joe Powers, Credit: Ishka Michoka
Most people think of the harmonica as a pastime for cowboys, or the go-to instrument for blues aficianados. But in Joe Powers' hands, the humble h...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 07:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: RD Burman
R.D. Burman would have turned 75 last week and Bollywood threw a great birthday bash. Sandip Roy and Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington rem...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Ambassador Car
Sandip Roy takes one last ride in India's Ambassador motor car.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Paul Haggis, San Francisco, CA 6/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul Haggis talks fiction as truth, discovering world cinema, and embracing imperfection.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 14:21
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David Michod talks cars in the desert, economic collapses, and how a haircut can speak volumes.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:53
Caption: Previously owned toys being sorted at Salvation Army., Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
It can be hard to donate your old things to a thrift store, but the idea is that your stuff will get a second life. Once it is donated, it will mak...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:08
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It’s not just you. The morning commute is getting longer and longer. As the local economy picks up steam more and more people are getting in their ...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 06:35
Caption: Elizabeth Garber talks to the bus driver at the Palo Alto Transit Center, Credit: Isabel Angell
’m on the Valley Transportation Authority’s Line 22 bus somewhere between East San Jose and Palo Alto. It’s 2:30 AM, and it’s raining. I start a co...

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  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sean Williams enjoys a meal at Souley Vegan restaurant in Oakland., Credit: Adelyn Baxter
Just north of Jack London Square, inside Oakland’s oldest building, you’ll find one of the East Bay’s most celebrated soul food eateries. Even more...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:07
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The Bay Area is home to one of the world’s most famous animated film production companies: Pixar. They’ve taken us into the worlds of rebellious to...

  • Added: May 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:05
Caption: Del Seymour leads a group of tech workers on one of his Tenderloin tours, Credit: Angela Johnston
Del Seymour makes sure to take everybody on his walking tours of the Tenderloin to the corner of Turk and Taylor...

  • Added: May 18, 2014
  • Length: 12:11
Caption: Darrell Molett in his living room, Credit: Rachel Wong
Dejon Lewis was 11 years old when child protective services arrived to take him and his twin sister away from their mother, whom he says is a drug ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:47
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The little town of Adamstown, PA boasts that it is the Antiques Capital of the USA. It backs up the claim with seven miles of antique stores, thous...

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
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Learning to train their dogs as service dogs helps Veterans with PTSD deal with their issues in positive ways.

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:33
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Story about GEAR - Get Excited About Robotics

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
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The history of hip hop usually centers on major cities, but a new archive is highlighting the rich history of hip hop in Virginia. Allison Quantz h...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:02
Caption: Drummers for the Congress Party, Credit: Sandip Roy
An Indian election campaign is not entirely unlike a Bollywood film. The heroes and villains might flip flop depending on your party preference. B...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:30