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Social networking site Reddit.com started The Button as an April Fool's joke, but the joke has spiraled out of control three weeks later.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 03:31
Caption: Nick Broomfield, San Francisco, CA 2/20/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nick Broomfield talks respect, unsung heroes, and letting someone else drive.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 22:41
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The Art and Entertainment News That You Want To Know!!! Featuring Grammy Winners Ricky Kej and Wouter Kellerman, Musician Sofia Talvik, and Becomi...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
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The world will need to remember that Nepal is not just a home for temples and palaces and Everest expeditions. It is a country that millions call h...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Up to a million acres of strip-mined land have been de-forested., Credit: Photo: Reid Frazier
More than a million acres of strip-mined land—an area the size of Rhode Island—are now deforested in Appalachia.

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Kyu Rhee, IBM's Vice President of Integrated Health Services and medical adviser...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 30:01
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Caption: Michiel Huisman, San Francisco, CA 4/13/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Michiel Huisman talks being likeable, spreading his wings, and serenading the Mother of Dragons.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Online crafty marketplace Etsy went public in April 2015. What does that mean for the makers who sell their goods on the site?

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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Here in the Bay Area, fraternities based at UC Berkeley have had their share of problems. According to the University of California Police Departme...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 07:10
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Remember in 2008 when the terms green economy and green collar jobs were big buzz words? You probably know the basic idea: if we’re going to curb t...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 06:02
Caption: San Pablo Reservoir, Credit: Todd Whitney
Turning on your faucet may be easy, but the process of getting you that water is anything but. Water has a long journey to get to your tap, often s...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:03
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USDA has found a fungi to kill the tumbleweed

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: Child receiving a vaccine, Credit: Centers for Disease Control
National Study finds no link between the MMR Vaccine and Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:32
Caption: James D. Cooper, San Francisco, CA 4/7/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
James D. Cooper talks unorthodox views, revolutionary management, and a visit from the beyond.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 20:04
Caption: The proposed site for the new development
If you want to hire a worker in Oakland, you’re going to have to pay a little bit more these days. At the beginning of the month, Measure FF, overw...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 06:30
Caption: California is entering its fourth year of drought – and it’s really starting to show in some of the state’s most vital water resources. The Central Valley Project, which supplies water for about a third of California’s farmland, recently announced it had , Credit: Under CC license from Flickr user Janet Ciucci
California is entering its fourth year of drought – and it’s really starting to show in some of the state’s most vital water resources. The Central...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 03:57
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Caption: San Francisco's Stockton tunnel is shut down due to a water main break in March of 2014., Credit: Flickr user toyzrus8
The Hetch Hetchy Regional Water system, operated by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (PUC), carries water to 2.6 million customers in ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Julian Koenig, who coined 'Earth Day'., Credit: Photo Courtesy of Sarah Koenig
Who came up with the name 'Earth Day'? It turns out, a legendary Madison Avenue ad man named Julian Koenig. He was responsible for some of the most...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 06:30
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Caption: Steven Pagones
In 1987, Steven Pagones, a former assistant district attorney in Dutchess County, New York was accused of being one of six white men who raped and ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 30:03
Caption: Dancers at Dance Mission Theater, Credit: Thomas Levy
Some people who take dance classes regularly have a saying: “Dance is my church.” Dancer Stella Adelman says just that about going to Afro-Cuban f...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:26
Caption: Our heroes prepare their decks for battle. Michelle Roberson, Mike Conn and Matt Wilcox., Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
Suddenly the peace is broken. A mountain shoots out of the Earth and Planeswalker Mike Escalante begins amassing his army. A pack of goblins surf ...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:49
Caption: Giovanni Vieira (left), talks with his team about the Cop Stop app., Credit: Johnathan Henninger
When President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative in 2014, he said he hoped it would help boys and young men of color find success. ...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 06:59
Caption: Priya Vedi
It is all very well to castigate the Supreme Court for its failure to affirm gay rights. But rights mean nothing without responsibility and those r...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
From: Don Hill
Series: Xpressions
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
Caption: Bill Plympton, San Francisco, CA 4/17/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Bill Plympton talks mundane dreams, the honesty of hand-drawing, and the passion behind the passion.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2015
  • Length: 26:41