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From: Fil Corbitt
Series: Van Sounds
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A Basque American cocktail and a bitter, brown western tradition.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 23:29
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To cut the mission time to Mars, the risks, and the mass of supplies required for such a prolonged space mission NASA is looking at alternative mea...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WLPR, KKRN, KSFR, and KRWG


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On it's gravitational leash, Earth's pet space rock, 2016 HO3, accompanies us at a distance of between 38 and 100 times the Moon's distance from Ea...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WTIP, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Aubrey Bertram traveled to East Asia to help animals that had been abused by humans. But a harrowing experience taught her that good intentions mig...

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 18:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kenya road, Credit: courtesy Bill Hansen
Bill Hansen, active community leader and former longtime owner of Sawbill Canoe Outfitters, spent two weeks in Kenya recently with his son, Adam. H...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 31:39
Caption: Episode 16
When older adults learn another language, they don’t have the advantages of toddlers, whose minds are wired to learn two or three languages simulta...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 28:54
Caption: A street scene in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti., Credit:  Wynne Muscatine Graham
TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with an hour-long special that explores two places linked in history. called “Haiti and New Orleans: Is the Feel...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Laine Kaplan-Levenson in Jacmel, Haiti. , Credit:  Andre Paultre
In this edition of TriPod Xtras, host Laine Kaplan-Levenson sits down with WWNO’s Janae Pierre to talk about a recent trip to Haiti, the end of Tri...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 10:56
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Eleanor Brown is the editor of this collection of all-new essays. It features the work of 18 popular women fiction writers who present their own p...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 09:53
Caption: Seal Awardees
He was rich, persuasive — and wrong. But Ron Unz succeeded in leading our most populous state down a dark path in the history of language education...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:16
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A partnership with yeast and algae will enable spacefaring humans to use their waste products to produce food and plastics during long duration spa...

Bought by WLPR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KSFR, KKRN, KRWG and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The moon cycle from new moon through full moon and back to new moon again was used by many nations to regulate their activities and forms the basis...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WLPR, KKRN, KRWG, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The SpaceX 11 Dragon mission is the first time an American spacecraft has visited the space station since the NASA Space Shuttle Program ended in A...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KSFR, KRWG, KKRN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Journalist (LAT) and author BILL CARLSEN discusses his compelling book "Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey & T...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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About the size of a saltine cracker and having a mass of less than 2 dimes, the single-board Sprite spacecraft has all the essentials; solar panels...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WLPR, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KPIP-LP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Roepers
America has been called the place where languages go to die. But not always. In episode 8 of America the Bilingual we hear the story of two America...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2017
  • Length: 20:02
Caption: The Young Family
Bettina Young had a remarkable young life — a fairy tale life by the standard of so many American girls who dream of becoming ballet dancers and mo...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2017
  • Length: 21:19
Caption: Michelle
How hard can it be to go up to the counter at McDonald’s and ask for ketchup? The answer might depend on how confident you are in English. Michelle...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2017
  • Length: 14:38
Caption: Lois
Does the whole world speak English? It seems so when you travel to big cities and stay in major hotels. It seems so when you visit popular tourist ...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2017
  • Length: 13:27
Caption: Mother Tongue
We hear it before we are born. Before the first air rushes into our tiny lungs, before the first light refracts into our blinking, baby eyes, our m...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2017
  • Length: 15:21
Caption: Anna
Linguists call it “shift.” The rest of us would call it “loss.” It’s what happens to the languages spoken by immigrants, and it happens fast. By th...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2017
  • Length: 19:12
Caption: David Wolf
We’ll follow David Wolf’s journey, with its twists and turns through Paris and the Bordeaux region, learn of a love interest, and a friendship that...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2017
  • Length: 19:24
Caption: President Macklowe
Does the whole world speak English? Not quite, not even in France, if you really want to do business. Meet Ben Macklowe, a New York City kid, who g...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2017
  • Length: 14:37
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Cell phone technology will be used to explore our Moon. Lunar tourists will be able to use their smart phones after 2018.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WLPR, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KKRN, WVTF and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ed's Family
It’s easy to see why it seems so. We see Spanish signs when we shop at Walmart and Home Depot, and on our cocktail napkins on JetBlue. When we phon...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2017
  • Length: 21:51