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The jobless economy: a fully automated, engineered, robotic system that doesn’t need YOU, or me either. Anything we can do, machines can do better ...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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Pia in Argentina has helped create an open-source tool that allows people to debate political issues and voice their opinions on their mobile phone...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Noise! Lots of noise. And it's annoying. Also, the narrative of vaccines on social media. And if you're lucky enough - or not - we've got your nake...

Bought by KMXT and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Christina Brown, AKA The Northern Cheapskate, presents an essay talking about cheap gas prices.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:33
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Norman is a small business owner wondering how he can take mobile credit card payments. Ray and Tom have the answers in this week's Ask Deemable Tech.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How spiders fish for their supper…why chicks dig musicians...and how that rude salesgirl...

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards.

Bought by WEZU and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:54
  • Purchases: 2
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The Power Suit is back. Yep. Thanks to scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. But goodbye polyester: These suits use molecular-sized ...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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If imitation is really the sincerest form of flattery, Mother Nature must love today's story. Geckos -- those friendly little animated creatures th...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In the race to energy efficiency it looks like CFLs, or compact florescent lightbulbs, are slowly gaining on traditional incandescents. But, there'...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Smile, whale shark, you're on candid camera -- the high seas version. Whale sharks are truly impressive creatures, growing up to 66 feet long and w...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Welcome to Isla Earth. Or should I say, Aloha? It turns out that one of the world's top Earth Friendly getaways is the Mauna Lani Resort on the Koh...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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To prepare for climate change, sometimes it's good to get down to the bare bones. Fish bones, that is.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Giant pandas are about as cute as an animal can get -- and, just as endangered. Population estimates of pandas in the wild range from just 1,600 to...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Don't you love urban sprawl? Right. Thirty years ago, car-friendly developments, and the freeways to get us there, were smart planning. Today? They...

Bought by WXDU and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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To anyone who's ever gone skinny-dipping in a pond, the green stuff floating on top is really disgusting. But to Professor Dave Bayless, blue-green...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Stephanie Feldstein discussed the effects of overpopulation.

Bought by KMUD, KPVL, and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 18:08
  • Purchases: 3
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The hand bone's connected to the wrist bone, the wrist bone's connected to the arm bone, and so on and so on. That was a great campfire song. Turns...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Probably the last place you'd expect to see a photo I.D. would be in the wilds of India -- featuring a photo of a male Asian elephant no less. But ...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The biggest power plant on earth is high in the sky -- it's the sun. But, we only get one percent of our energy from it because it typically costs ...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Watch out! The shadowy world of espionage has a new agent, the elephant seal. And, they're working as spies in an ocean near you.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Rooftop solar panels are finally becoming affordable, for the rest of us. Sure, a fancy array to power your whole house will still cost you 10 gran...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In his 55 years as NBC’s space correspondent, Jay Barbree has won the respect and friendship of many astronauts. Neil Armstrong stands above them a...

Bought by KVSC and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Replace What Ails You, Credit: Seth Shostak
Germs can make us sick, but we didn’t know about these puny pathogens prior to the end of the 19th century. Germ theory and antibiotics created a...

Bought by WYAP, KSKQ, WRIR, and KVSC


  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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India's electric shock bra, can it help stop rape attacks? And, as conflicts and tensions intensify in the world we look down the track and at the ...

Bought by KMUN, WYAP, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4