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Architects Design With Trash to Avoid Inefficiency of Recycling

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:50
From: radioBANG
Series: Episodes
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Your excess hair and lint are sought to mitigate oil pollution in waterways

  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 01:52
From: radioBANG
Series: Episodes
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USFS holds hope for defeating White Nose Syndrome that is destroying bat colonies.

  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 01:59
Caption: Modi and Zuckerberg
Is net neutrality just a right for the West and a luxury for the rest. And must poor countries be told, be grateful, half an internet is better tha...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Independent labels have long been at the forefront of bringing great music to the public, especially lost gems and overlooked greats that went out ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lucy DeVito
Two short plays about teenagers. Take radars, magnetrons, dielectric heating, microwave radiation; add two teenagers; mix and get lots of heat in t...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this project, I explore the bizarre world of Fiverr, a website that lets you purchase services for five dollars. To learn how it works, I take o...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2015
  • Length: 26:12
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Rendered follows up with Etsy about some of the concerns sellers brought up about the company on our April episode and get an update on how the com...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 18:09
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Split into three clips for your own programme schedules If you think you are in charge of your Life; forget it You are controlled by 3 billion che...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2015
  • Length: 13:51
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We have now created temperatures hotter than the Sun inside two buildings here on Earth. We are trying to create stars on Earth to reproduce the n...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2015
  • Length: 14:45
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August Highlights • A chemical-free way to control Poison Ivy • Urban Ants – New York City's unofficial sanitation squad •...

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio, WVTF, Troy Public Radio, KZYX, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 50:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Orville and Wilbur, DIY scientists, were bicycle mechanics at the turn of the 20th century in Dayton, Ohio before they changed our world. David Mc...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Wearable Tech Insider podcast for week ending June 12 2015

  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 07:38
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• Sounds of Okefenokee • In Praise of Weeds • The Natchez – Keeping a Sacred Fire Burning • Plus – flatfooting, solar warming and getting ready fo...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, Moab Public Radio, WVTF, Prairie Public, KETR-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 40:00
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1999, most of America’s tech hysteria centered around Y2K. But at that same time, a teenager in Canada was messing around in chat rooms, meeting...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 16:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A rendered image of the etched grooves of a record. IRENE software converts these squiggles to sound., Credit: Julie Martin/NEDCC Courtesy
A innovative technology to preserve endangered sound recordings without playing them (which would further damage them) is bringing the voices of po...

Bought by WABE, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 06:24
  • Purchases: 3
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When you’re trying to figure out a piece of information online, your search will typically bring you to Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia about pr...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 10:56
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Episode three takes a journey into the underground world of circuit bending.

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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The microphone has changed the entire world into everything we know and love today, so it only makes sense that there's a museum for it.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
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Noise pollution is a growing problem. Effecting everything from the lives of people living under airplane flight paths, to marine life. On this edi...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Randall Coleman and I talk about the impact video game communities have on the development of new titles.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:35
Caption: Working a math problem at Mooresville Middle School in North Carolina, where each student gets a laptop., Credit: Stephen Smith
Learning with a personal tutor is one of the best ways to learn. But hiring a tutor for every student was never a realistic option, until now. Can ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMXT, KOSU, WTIP, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Maybe pay phones really do encourage time travel.

Bought by XRAY.fm and WJCT


  • Added: Jul 31, 2013
  • Length: 13:54
  • Purchases: 2
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Conversations about new technologies and how we are interacting with them in a very human way.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2013
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Animals communicate with each other like instruments in an orchestra. This natural soundscape is now quieting which can have an effect on humans as...

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 20, 2013
  • Length: 11:11
  • Purchases: 2