PRX - Pieces for Tone: Quirky Atom Feed

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

16 results


Caption: A still from the BioCurious Kickstarter video
When we think of garage scientists, the eccentric, gray-haired Dr. Emmett Brown from Back to the Future might come to mind. But these days, garages...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 08:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ironworkers on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. Matthew Cochran is fourth from left., Credit: Matthew Cochran
The first thing you should know about ironworkers is that they don’t make things out of iron, like horseshoes. They’re builders. Ironworkers from L...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
Piece image
In The Rock House follows the band Zombie Crash, and explores the learning disable music scene in the UK.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:29
Piece image
A short, strange history of marijuana in the U.S., Mexico and everywhere else

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 15:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Pre-October surprises test the mettle of the presidential candidates, the press and US foreign policy. Mitt Romney struggles with reaction to hi...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2012
  • Length: 57:16
Caption: PRX default Piece image
A "newsical" program offering context and perspective on the ethics of our times. A DJ samples music from 5 other artists for mashup and is hailed ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 57:50
Caption: Lisa Utschig holds a vial of the protein active in photosynthesis.
In this installment, we consider why photosynthesis remains a puzzle to science. And we’ll find out how a research team at Argonne National Laborat...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KUT


  • Added: Aug 02, 2011
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fisherman Joe MacEnulty unloads salmon from the Melissa Jo at Pillar Point Harbor in Princeton-by-the-Sea. , Credit: Matthew Sumner
This spring marks the first time in three years that fishermen have been able to land Sacramento River Chinook since salmon populations crashed in ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2011
  • Length: 07:13
Piece image
There are certain questions that get scientists really excited – discoveries that are big, tantalizing, and often, far out of reach. Even if they’r...

Bought by KUT and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: May 18, 2011
  • Length: 08:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Boots at Allen's Boots in South Austin, Credit: Nathan Bernier
Every year, thousands of people flock to Austin from all over the world for South by Southwest Music, which officially gets underway today. Many v...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 17, 2010
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
In Boston's densest neighborhood, the Chinatown Storefront Library converted a vacant commercial space into a thriving community center. And then i...

Bought by YouthCast


  • Added: Feb 17, 2010
  • Length: 13:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A cownose ray at L.D. Amory & Co., Credit: Alex Halperin
The cownose ray is a nuisance fish. Could it become the next great bar snack?

Bought by WILL and WAMC


  • Added: Jul 20, 2009
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Peanut Butter and Jelly can save the world from global warming.

Bought by WTIP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WFUV


  • Added: Aug 06, 2007
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Making the best use of the things in your own backyard.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2007
  • Length: 03:59
Piece image
A proper provincial capital poops in the ocean -- but for how long?

  • Added: Apr 09, 2007
  • Length: 06:16
Piece image
creative writing in detroit public schools

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 07, 2006
  • Length: 11:03
  • Purchases: 1