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A story about endings– of the long, drawn-out, painful variety in particular. Also, boat metaphors.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2012
  • Length: 18:15
Caption: Field Trip Podcast icon, Credit: Mike Smith
This week Field Trip Correspondent Becky Palmstrom takes us to a festival in Taung Byone, Myanmar, where we learn how to run a ferris wheel … using...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 10:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Join hosts Devon and Cal for this first episode that follows the emotional journey of Female-to-Male transsexual Kyle Smith and his mother, Leslie,...

Bought by Wild Planet Radio


  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 20:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Seth Bloom, Rehearsing, Credit: acrobuffos.tumblr.com
How did a nice girl with a degree from Princeton University end up as a globetrotting... clown? Meet Christina Gelsone -- and her husband, Seth. Th...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 08:37
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It's that time again. Every year since 2009, Minneapolis-based Queer Bike Gang has hosted the LGBTQA-themed alley-cat bike race, Cirque du So Gay. ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Some tinnitus sufferers experience their phantom frequencies as buzzing or chirping sounds, like the song of a cicada (here, converted mathematically into graph form)., Credit: Photo Researchers
This dramatic soundscape uses interviews, narration, sound effects, and music to explain the emerging neuroscience of tinnitus - a ringing, buzzing...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 19, 2012
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Field Trip Podcast icon, Credit: MIke Smith
This week we go to to the beach with Field Trip Correspondent Laura Hautala and her Science Mom. Yes, we said Science Mom. And don’t worry, it’s no...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2012
  • Length: 12:25
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The riverbank is a public space open for everyone. But people do not always agree on how to best spend a hot summer day.

Bought by KMUZ and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 13, 2012
  • Length: 16:17
  • Purchases: 2
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In California, there are hundreds if not thousands of people practicing criminal law though they’ve never passed a bar exam. They don’t wear suits....

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 14:10
  • Purchases: 2
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Juries have a little known power that allows them to ignore the law and vote with their own instincts. This piece explores how juries have used tha...

Bought by WABE, WJCT, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 11, 2012
  • Length: 11:47
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
We’re back with another installment of our “Summer Dispatches” series, this time starring Field Trip Correspondent Nicole Jones as she figures out ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, our stories are all about the power of friendship. Stories by George McLeod, Pat Gillum, and Susan Elder. True stories told by the South...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
Here's the first episode in our “Summer Dispatches” series, in which reporter Megan Molteni braves the scarred landscape of Colorado Springs after...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 13:57
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In this episode of Happy producer JP Davidson drops into a Laughter Yoga Club. The first one started in the mid-90s in Mumbai. Now there over 8000 ...

Bought by WJFF and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 30, 2012
  • Length: 08:38
  • Purchases: 2
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As part of the Youth Spin Summer Workshop series the teens of Youth Spin looked deep into the inner workings of four youth related organizations in...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2012
  • Length: 06:33
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On this week's show, our writers all grapple with expectations of others or themselves. Stories by Martin Ferguson, Anne Owings Wilson, and Richard...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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In this week's show, our stories are all about lending a helping hand. Stories by Warren Kuhn, Jr., Nancy Louise Baxter, and Renie Prentice Rule. T...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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Each year, stroke affects approximately 120,000 women under the age of 45. For many young women, the idea of having a stroke at such a young age se...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 05:14
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In 2007 the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources researched why people in Minnesota were spending less time outdoors. They found three problem...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Anyone who has ever spent time in a greasy spoon diner knows that feeling. It's a mixture of good food, conversation, and that certain... something...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 05:15
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Here's an excerpt from an essay by Springfield, Oregon writer Lawrence Elliott. Out of work and afoot in the scruffy neighborhood he calls home, fo...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2012
  • Length: 03:39

  • Added: Sep 06, 2012
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 1
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In this second of a two-part series highlighting the winners of the 2012 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards to be held in Cleveland on Sept. 13th, producer...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2012
  • Length: 58:04
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In this first of a two-part series, Dred-Scott Keyes interviews winners of the 2012 Anisfield-Wolf Awards David W. Blight, author of "American Ora...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2012
  • Length: 56:00
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20 years ago today (August 24th) Hurricane Andrew turned South Florida upside down. In this hour-long documentary, WLRN uses home videos, archival ...

Bought by WRGY, KFAI, KPVL, KUT, WUNC and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 6