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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-LP, 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-LP


  • 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 PRX Remix


  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 13:04
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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The Book of Killowen by Erin Hart is just out in paperback and now she’s working on the next book in the murder mystery series set in modern-day Ir...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 19, 2014
  • Length: 11:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Scrambled Eggs, a dream expert, and writing songs while you sleep.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 08, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Human beings are a social species. Part of our natural programming, which has evolved as we’ve evolved with the rest of the planet into our current...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: Neurons, Credit: Alex Norton/Sueng Lab, MIT
With a computer and an internet connection, you can help scientists map the human brain just by playing a video game.

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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First, Carlotta Walls Lanier, the youngest of the "Little Rock Nine," chronicles her personal story of perseverance and courage in "A Mighty Long W...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 54:51
  • Purchases: 1
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There’s a national conversation about promoting science education for students, but what about science after graduation? Allison Quantz has the sto...

Bought by WXDU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jon Catler and Meredith Babe Borden with12-Tone Ultra Plus ® guitar
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, KFOK-LP, KKRN, WMHT, WOUB and more


  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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The first blasts of arctic air move into Minnesota's Northwoods causing ice to thicken and critters to beef up their caloric intake.

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Jan 01, 2014
  • Length: 06:02
  • Purchases: 1
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So how do we define delusion? Well, actually, like most other things, that definition can be left up to the person who is doing the defining. Mer...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
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We may think we are making conscious decisions to do what we do on a daily basis, yet a large portion of things we do during the day we do without ...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
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Failure is a scary word that carries a very negative connotation. “I’m a failure.” “He’s a failure.” “I don’t want to be a failure.” The word ‘...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Sep 26, 2013
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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An assortment of Stones numbers with Andre Williams on the Stones Roots, a double shot of Memo From Turner, Ronnie Wood on the Solo Spotlight, 3 tr...

Bought by KMXT and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 08, 2013
  • Length: 01:01:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lisa
Join Contestants: Brianna, Tasha, and Brittany for a blushingly informative game of That! Medical Quiz Show.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2013
  • Length: 30:02
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On this edition of Two Guys On Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke attempt to demystify the adolescent brain.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 07:26