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ceres lights ii

Monday, July 6, 201507/06/2015

Mr. Universe: What Are Those Weird Space Lights?

In Podcasts

Hampshire College Astronomer, Dr. Salman Hameed, on what those mysterious lights might be on the dwarf planet, Ceres.

new americans

Thursday, July 2, 201507/02/2015

Born (Again) on The 4th of July: Becoming An American

In Podcasts

How hard is it to become a US Citizen? This kinda hard: Who was the President during WWI? Han Feng…

emily brewster

Wednesday, July 1, 201507/01/2015

Word Nerd: Will They Ever Print The Dictionary Again?

In Podcasts

And what do they call it when there’s a picture with one thing in focus and everything else is fuzzy?…

erin buzuvis

Tuesday, June 30, 201506/30/2015

Should We Really Be Celebrating Equal Marriage?

In Podcasts

Professor Erin Buzuvis is the Director of the Center for Gender & Sexuality Studies at Western New England University School of Law.…

tweedy wilco

Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

Tweedy: Breakfast With Wilco 2015

In Podcasts

Monte talks with Jeff & Spencer Tweedy about everything from cranky Northampton hippies, to boycotting Indiana to ritual circumcision.

john and pat wilco

Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

John Stirratt & Pat Sansone: Breakfast With Wilco 2015

In Podcasts

Monte talks with John and Pat about Kermit the Frog, beautiful melodies, and why on earth they draw the short…

glen kotche darin gray wilco

Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

Glen Kotche & Darin Gray: Breakfast With Wilco 2015

In Podcasts

Monte talks with Glen about the most iconic drum riff in the last 2 decades and with Darin about who…

NASA shot of Vesta

Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

Mr. Universe: Is This Asteroid The Death Star?

In Podcasts

No. It’s Vesta. But it’s pretty big.  And if it were hurdling our way it WOULD be the Death Star.…

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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

Wine Snob: Vinho Verde

In Podcasts

It’s cheap. It’s a little bubbly. And it’s perfect for summertime.

spocking fives

Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

Word Nerd: Spocking Fives

In Podcasts

Emily Brewster, Resident Wordster, from Merriam-Webster on some trendy internety words that may or may not ever make the dictionary…

Recent Headlines

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

in Viral Videos

WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

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This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

in Music

Yoko Ono unveils Ellis Island tapestry dedicated to John Lennon

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The tapestry was commissioned by Art For Amnesty to thank Ono for donating royalties from covers of Lennon's solo songs to Amnesty International.

in Viral Videos

WATCH: Man rolls under train in heart-stopping video

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Witnesses couldn't believe their eyes when they saw a man purposely rolling under a moving train.

in Music

Courtney Love wants Kurt Cobain’s death records sealed

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Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are petitioning a Seattle judge to keep gruesome death-scene photos and police records relating to the Nirvana frontman's 1994 death sealed.