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Playlist: Possible half-hour shows

Compiled By: Rose Weiss

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With Good Reason: Weekly Half Hour Long Episodes (Series)

Produced by With Good Reason

Most recent piece in this series:

Monsters in the Classroom! (Half)

From With Good Reason | Part of the With Good Reason: Weekly Half Hour Long Episodes series | 28:59

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What is a Hogzilla Chuck Norris Duck Ape? It’s the creation of a special education class in St. Louis and winner of the Global Monster Project. Terry Smith says creating monsters can help kids learn and grow. 


And: Rhonda Brock-Servais says gothic or horror literature for young kids is more popular than ever. We share some of her favorites.

Planetary Radio (Series)

Produced by Mat Kaplan

Most recent piece in this series:

Nobel Prize Winner Michel Mayor…and More

From Mat Kaplan | Part of the Planetary Radio series | 28:50

Artist_impression_of_51_pegasi_b_small_small Astronomer and astrophysicist Michel Mayor has just been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for physics. Listen to Mat’s 2016 conversation with this revered scientist, the first to discover an exoplanet. The Beresheet mission’s Yoav Landsman recently visited Planetary Society HQ and spent a few minutes catching up with Mat.  And Society Editorial Director Jason Davis introduces The Downlink, our weekly digest of planetary news. Bruce Betts takes us to a moon of Uranus to find the melancholy Dane. Hear more from this week’s guests and learn about our topics at:  http://www.planetary.org/multimedia/planetary-radio/show/2019/1009-2019-michel-mayor-yoav-landsman.html

Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW (Series)

Produced by DW - Deutsche Welle

Most recent piece in this series:

Living Planet 10/11/2019

From DW - Deutsche Welle | Part of the Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW series | 30:00

Lp1_small This week on the Show: Struggle for survival - This week, we look at how melting sea ice is threatening the survival of polar bears in the Arctic, and ask what impact shrinking glaciers will have on Switzerland's hydroelectric power supply. We'll also meet UNDP goodwill ambassador Olafur Eliasson, and find out how illegal mining is destroying India's fragile Aravali mountains.

The Write Question (Series)

Produced by KUFM - Montana Public Radio

Most recent piece in this series:

The Write Question - Megan McNamer - 398

From KUFM - Montana Public Radio | Part of the The Write Question series | 29:00

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About the Book: 

Home Everywhere is a suitcase full of souvenirs scavenged from lives liberated, briefly, from the cares of the world. A random collection of tourists embarks on a ten-day budget trip to parts unknown. The parts are destined to stay that way, while the tourists fixate on the actions and trappings of being alive. In the tradition of pilgrims across the ages, they seek spiritual salvation, physical healing, alluring accessories, and good bargains. Soon their sacred places emerge as elusive versions of home. Private sorrows persist. The daily itinerary holds hints of escape, but in the end, gravity prevails, and they head back to normal life, hopes unrealized and undiminished, their secret dreams following in the jet stream.

About the Author:

 

Megan McNamer’s first novel, Children and Lunatics (2016), won the Big Moose Prize with Black Lawrence Press.  Her second novel, Home Everywhere , was published by Black Lawrence Press in 2018.  She has won a number of awards with national literary magazines, including Glimmer Train, New Millennium, Carve Magazine and Cutthroat Magazine.  Her essays can be found in Sports Illustrated, The Sun, and Salon magazine.  She has degrees in Music (BA from the University of Montana) and Ethnomusicology (MA from the University of Washington).  Her home is Missoula, Montana.  

World in Progress: Global Development Issues ~ from DW (Series)

Produced by DW - Deutsche Welle

Most recent piece in this series:

World in Progress 10/10/2019

From DW - Deutsche Welle | Part of the World in Progress: Global Development Issues ~ from DW series | 30:00

Wip1_small This week on the show: Enemies of the state? - Tanzania's President John Magufuli has turned pregnant teenagers into enemies of the state, claiming that allowing young mothers back to school would spell disaster for the country. Little is being done to tackle the root causes of these unwanted pregnancies: Rape, poverty and lack of sex education. Linda Staude went to investigate and her in-depth feature is presented by Natalie Muller.

The Steve Pomeranz Half Hour (Series)

Produced by The Steve Pomeranz Show

Most recent piece in this series:

10 Best & Worst College Majors For A Lucrative Career

From The Steve Pomeranz Show | Part of the The Steve Pomeranz Half Hour series | 29:00

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Financial Planning For Your First Child
While becoming a parent is very exciting and fulfilling, it’s also significantly life changing. Here's everything you need for successful financial planning for a baby.


This Week's Guests:


10 Best & Worst College Majors For A Lucrative Career
With Stacy Rapacon
With Stacy Rapacon, Online Editor and Managing Editor of Kiplinger’s Wealth Creation Channel
The best college majors could pay as much as $3.4 million more in lifetime earnings than the worst college majors.

Learn The Art of Financial Stability
With Jonathan Clements
With Jonathan Clements, Founder and Editor of Humble Dollar and prolific author
Financial stability is important for everyone; discover ways to manage your personal finances better.