A Look Back In Politics
Dec 11, 2013 — People who have surgery or are hospitalized for serious illnesses sometimes develop dangerous staph infections. The culprits can be bacteria that were living on people all along. Scientists say the germs thrive in remote parts of the nose that aren't typically tested. Other benign microbes might help keep the bad ones at bay.
Dec 11, 2013 — The host of WYEP's Morning Mix highlights six rising Pittsburgh acts for Sense of Place. The chosen musicians cover sounds from Americana to neo-soul to folk-rock. Download a song from each of the six featured bands.
Dec 11, 2013 — The five virtuoso musicians came together to form an unconventional string band with influences from the worlds of pop, rock and spoken word. Hear the group perform songs from its latest album, Roll Me, Tumble Me, recorded live in Tennessee.
Dec 11, 2013 — The U.S. exports over a billion pounds of used clothing every year — and much of that winds up in used clothing markets in sub-Saharan Africa.
Dec 11, 2013 — Clothes donated to charity in the U.S. often wind up for sale in African markets. Here's the story of one shirt that started at a Bat Mitzvah in Michigan and wound up in a market in Nairobi.
Dec 11, 2013 — Deceptive Cadence host Anastasia Tsioulcas talks with All Things Considered host Audie Cornish about three essential classical and world music releases from 2013 from very different parts of the globe: Bartok's Hungarian dancing, a percussion epic from Alaska and sweaty Nigerian funk.
Dec 11, 2013 — The European Space Agency's probe has spent the last decade doing flybys of Earth and Mars to match comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's speed.
Dec 11, 2013 — We have a vice: an addiction to screen time and digital linkage. Not a moment is allowed to go by without tapping into some free-flowing source of information. The antidote, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser, is renewal of our links to the natural world.
Dec 11, 2013 — The documentary Nuclear Nation follows the lives of displaced evacuees from Futuba, a town no longer habitable after the 2011 disaster at Japan's Fukushima power plant.
Dec 11, 2013 — Have a Nice Life's "Defenestration Song" is a pitch-black post-punk party-starter for the gloomy. It's from the forthcoming The Unnatural World, the duo's first album in six years.