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They rock and roll them. We're talking about those boulders we all see in the woods. Geologists call them "erratics."

  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 03:53
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First, the era of connectivity floods society with an unending barrage of information. However, there is only a limited capacity in the brain to re...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. David Kaplan, San Francisco, CA  10/27/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Theoretical particle physicist David Kaplan talks the observer effect, the importance of the throw-out option, and why failure is sometimes success

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 31:49
Caption: Judy Irving, San Francisco, CA 10/17/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Judy Irving talks discovery, falling in love, and sacred moments.

  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 22:31
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Songs related to Space, Stars and Satellites

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Jeffrey M. Smith author of Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 28:32
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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Jeffrey M. Smith author of Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 28:52
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An hour of great Stones songs with a slant to the Bridges To Babylon record. John Lee Hooker is on the Stones Roots, The Faces on the Double Shot ...

Bought by WOUB, KSRQ, WLPR, and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:45
  • Purchases: 4
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Can you remember what it was like for you to learn your native language? Probably not, but why is that? As humans, we begin learning to speak our...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: A Scaled Quail takes up residence in the oasis, Credit: Carolyn Ohl-Johnson
A birder knows the lure of water. And Carolyn Ohl* dug and dammed Southwest Texas desert to make an oasis, especially for hummingbirds. She lives n...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, KWMR, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: American Robin, Credit: © Tom Grey
The mortality rate is high in our familiar songbirds. For robins, it's around 50% each year once young birds have fledged. If a robin survives to m...

Bought by WETD and WKCC


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Black-capped Vireo, Credit:  © Joe Fischer
Paul Davis owns 1,500 acres in the Hill Country of Texas that he manages, not for cattle, but as habitat for warblers and vireos. He’s preserving s...

Bought by WETD and WKCC


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lapland Longspur, Credit: © Thomas Bernhardsson
Different sounds travel better in different environments. The explosive notes of a Marsh Wren carry well through thick vegetation. A Common Yellowt...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Western Gull, Credit: © Alex Kerfoot
How do birds drink? A robin takes a mouthful of water and then tips its head way back to send the water down its gullet. Pigeons are among the few ...

Bought by WETD and WKCC


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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First, MIT's AgeLab is developing technologies that improve health and mobility as we age. Director Dr. Joseph Coughlin explains some of their brea...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 54:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Nancy Schoenberger chronicles the tempestuous romance of Liz & Dick in her book Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of...

Bought by WTJU, KFOK-LPFM, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
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What’s so funny? In this week’s show, the Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, analyze laughter until it cracks you up. Why i...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Blake Harris discusses the history of the video game industry.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WRNC-LP, KPVL, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 24:32
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Thelonious Monk, Credit: Library of Congress
Musical creativity could be good for the aging brain.

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What if aliens found the Voyager golden record?

Bought by KFAI, KMUZ, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 13:04
  • Purchases: 3
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In this episode, Bo and Kim interview Dr. Michael Shermer. Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, the Executive Direct...

  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 53:24

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Drums, Wind Chimes and Meteorites are all forms of percussion in the Rhythm Discovery Center in Indianapolis.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Jon Catler and Meredith "Babe" Borden
A visit with Jon Catler and Meredith "Babe" Borden, who play and talk about microtonal music using "just intonation" pure interval tuning.

Bought by WJSU, KSUT, WMHT, WOUB, KUOW and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Ever wonder what Westeros looked like long before the Starks, Baratheons, Lannisters, or Targaryens roamed its surface? How far back can we really ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1