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Caption: Les Paul, Credit: William Gottlieb
Here's a little fact about Les Paul that you might not know: rock icon Steve Miller is Les Paul's godson. In this hour, Steve talks about his memor...

Bought by WEZU, KDRP Community Radio, WNJR, KPVL, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: David Lochbaum, Credit: Union of Concerned Scientists
The nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011 should provide the United States with lessons learned, however, the carefully nurtured tale that technology w...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Craig Nelson
Bestselling author Craig Nelson provides an in depth examination of the history of the Atomic age from x-rays to the 2011 meltdown in Japan.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: National Resources Defense Council
While California is experiencing one of it’s driest seasons, the east and south are having one of the coldest and wettest. Is this climate change, ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Z.E.R.O.
Joseph Jaffe is the author of the bestsellers, Life After the 30-second Spot, Join the Conversation and Flip the Funnel. His latest is co-authored...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Katy Butler
In writing her book, Katy Butler set out to help others to avoid the pitfalls she faced during her father’s last years.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Simon Anderson
We’ve all heard the stories of self-driving cars and 3D printers, but it’s the folks like futurists Simon Anderson and Jack Uldrich who make a care...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bill Powers
Not long ago, we were told that North America had entered a new era of energy abundance thanks to shale gas. Or, have we? If you’ve listened to ex...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 10, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
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A British mathematical physicist and cosmologist, Roger is one of the world’s leading scientists. In the interview he speaks of black holes and all...

  • Added: May 30, 2013
  • Length: 10:02
Caption: Cello Fortress Logo, Credit: Joost van Dongen
Cello Fortress us a video game with four players playing against a live Cellist improvising notes to defend the fortress.

  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:22
Caption: Vintage Tomorrow's jacket cover, Credit: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
The late 19th century was an age of rapid technological change. It’s happening again today. Through interviews with experts such as Willaim Gibson,...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hard Decision Eagle
On today's episode Tom got all the laughs, and Ray got all the crickets. There's bad jokes, good apps, bad smart phones, and an eagle going through...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2013
  • Length: 52:25
Caption: Professor William E. Halal
There are no crystal balls. No one really knows the direction technology is going to take us. But, there are always those best guesses.

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 08, 2013
  • Length: 28:55
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Chrystal Louis
It’s estimated that every day 36 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer in the United States. It’s the leading cause of death by diseas...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 11, 2012
  • Length: 28:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alexandre Montegu
“Intellectual property law impacts virtually all modern business,” says Alexandre Montagu. Several years ago he established MontaguLaw , focusing o...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 05, 2012
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nuclear Roulette, Credit: cover design by Matthew Simmons
In his new book, Gar Smith dismantles the core arguments behind the nuclear industrial complex’s “Nuclear renaissance.” While some critiques are fa...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 27, 2012
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Women working WWII, Credit: Creative Commons
Public radio reporter Ashley Milne-Tyte brings you a podcast about women, the workplace and success. In episode one: why we need a show like this, ...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 10:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nation Books, Credit: Alyssa Stepien
Reports of the health of our planet appear dim. Our conditions are becoming worse as hunger increases, and the variety of species disappear. Autho...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 28:57
Caption: Science Online, Credit: scienceonline2011.com
Recorded at Science Online 2011 in North Carolina, we take an extended look at the world of blogging and its role in modern science; plus, who is B...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 21, 2011
  • Length: 38:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Acclaimed jazz guitarist Pat Metheny plugs to the Orchestrion, a massive instrument based on the old player piano orchestrations of yore.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 18, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pamlico Village, Credit: Library of Congress
Two Native American scholars explore how the Europeans' "Doctrine of Discovery" has affected American Indian nations from 1607 to today.

Bought by Aspen Public Radio, WTJU, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KGNU, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2009
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Ben Neill is the sole player of an instrument called the mutantrumpet. It has three different bells, two sets of valves, a mini-trombone slide and ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A fan protests in front of Fox Studios in Century City, Los Angeles., Credit: nohodamon/Flickr
When TV writers went on strike in 2007, the couch potatoes got active. We look back at the writers strike, and see how the largest political force ...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Inside Technology
Engineers and students design solar powered racecars to compete in international event.

  • Added: Jan 11, 2008
  • Length: 05:53