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Caption: Professor Vincent Hendricks
We think that with today’s technology, we’re better informed. Therefore it follows we have more knowledge. Not so fast.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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My friend Jimmy Fingerbutton invented a perpetual motion machine. I was the first person he showed it to. I guess he figured I had the right qual...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 11:38
Caption: Dr. Steven Hatch
In his book, Dr. Steven Hatch cuts to the chase. Readers get a sense of the challenges in all areas of modern medicine.

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kara Platoni
Researchers are changing the way we experience our world. They’re engineering scents that stimulate lost memories, they’re searching for the elusiv...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Danny Barnes with Bazouki, Credit: Official Press Photo
Danny Barnes recently won the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. The innovative musician fuses electronics and folk instrum...

Bought by KRPS and Prairie Public


  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:56:04
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ken Geiser
We are surrounded by chemicals every day. They’re in our clothing, cosmetics, household products, electronics, and even our children’s toys.

Bought by KVSC, KCBX, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Hal Niedzviecki
Cultural critic and entrepreneur Hal Niedzviecki poses the question, “What is it like to live in a society utterly focused on what is going to happ...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rise of the Robots jacket cover, Credit: Basic Books Jason Gabbert
We’re on the cusp of another revolution: A technology revolution. This one, however, is vastly different from its predecessor: The industrial revol...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Made with Canva.com
Episode 132: Ever since the last time Chris Mitchell spoke with Blair Levin on Episode 37, we have wanted to have him back for a friendly discussi...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 37:30
Caption: Christina Crook
Most of us can’t throw away our smartphone or cut ourselves off from the Internet. But we can rethink our relationship with the digital world.

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KAZU, Radio New Zealand, KHNS, KMUN, WCPN and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 25
Caption: Kathryn Miles
In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy smashed into the Eastern seaboard. A monster nobody was prepared to deal with.

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Thomas Edison
In the early 20th century there was a recording war - a war of recording studios. There was Thomas Edison on one side. Then there was everybody els...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WSLR, and KCBX


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: David Rose
Those who are shaping the future have a pretty good idea of how it is going to look. One of those is David Rose. He’s an award winning entrepreneur...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Richard A. Deyo
One of the most frustrating medical complaints for patients and doctors is back pain. Professionals and patients expect the usual medical diagnosis...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Sigrid Fry-Revere
America has a shortage of organs for transplant. Iran has abundance. That’s the reason many wealthy American’s turn to Iran for help when they’re s...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David Gottfried
When David Gottfried come up an idea for green environmental building 20-years ago, he ran into a number of hurdles. The building industry had been...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Eric C. Leuthardt
The year is 2053. Neurosurgeon and scientist, Dr. Hagan Maerici, is to designing "neuromorphic artificial intelligence." This is the setting for Dr...

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  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Wade Graham
The Western United States has entered a very difficult drought season. Nevada’s water supply is in danger. Realistically California is not any bett...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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, ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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