Sleep is one of science’s greatest mysteries. This hour of Radiolab, we look for answers in iguanas who doze with one eye open, new parents in the throes of sleep deprivation, and rats who may be dreaming.
WILCO Podcast –
WILCO Podcast featuring picks by Glenn Kotche
WFUV-FM: WFUV’s Take Five Podcast
Bonnaroo Bound: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Combining two of the purest voices in rock and bluegrass may seem like an unlikely match, but with T-Bone Burnett at the helm, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss created one of the most distinct sounding albums of 2007, “Raising Sand.” Today, find out how it all came together as Robert and Alison talk with WFUV’s Rita Houston.
There’s a whole lot of energy in Alejandro Escovedo’s new album “Real Animal” and part of it comes from exploring his wide-ranging musical past: anything from punk to poetry. Working with a co-writer helped tell the tales, and host Rita Houston got more of the story when Alejandro performed acoustic versions of the songs in a sneak preview at WFUV.
WFUV’s Music Review
Johnny Cash’s “American V”
Alan Light talks about this posthumous release from Johnny Cash.
Walker Art Center Audio Tour: “Picasso and American Art
*259.1 – Untitled
Louise Bourgeois: Untitled – Curator Comments
*264.1 – Head (After Picasso)
Andy Warhol: Head (After Picasso) – General Comments
USGBC Knowledge Exchange Podcast Exchange
The Road to Copenhagen
USGBC’s Roger Platt chats with representatives from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Johnson Controls, and Lend Lease about their roles at the upcoming COP15 meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
US EPA Local Climate and Energy Webcasts
February 28, 2008 – Navigating the Grant Process for Local Governments
February 28, 2008 – Federal Resources and Funding including ARRA 2009
April 17, 2008 – Energy Efficient Product Procurement
April 17, 2008 – Energy Efficient Products
Urban Design Podcast
UA Museum of Art – Tracks
Andrew W. Polk, III, Faculty Exhibition
UAMA Lectures – Tracks – Andrew W. Polk, III, Faculty Exhibition – Professor Polks discusses his work, “Bodily Fluids.” Professor Polk joined the UA Faculty in 1984 and teaches courses primarily in printmaking and drawing.
Truthdig Radio: Save the Internet, Enlist the Gays, Movies of the Year
Truthdig editors, contributors and collaborators share their insights into the corporate takeover of the free and fair Internet and the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Plus: Richard Schickel’s picks for the best movies of the year.
Think Big Radio
019 Think Big Accelerator – Think Big Radio
Think Big Partners has made quite a few announcements in 2012. From The Gigabit Challenge to the launch of Think Big Ventures, TBP seems to be moving at the speed of light. But one of our most exciting announcements was just leaked this last week–
SBP003 Mark Lacroix
“Sustainability is not a program, department, or marketing initiative; it is a lens through which companies view their business” said Mark LaCroix, who helped author the new BIFMA guidelines. “Sustainability is hard work and will require much innovation, but every company has low hanging fruit. The important thing is to get started.”
Sub Pop Records
The Trapeze Swinger
Iron and Wine – track
Foals – video
Studio 360 Podcast
Moby-Dick (Studio 360: American Icons)
In this Peabody Award-winning show, Kurt Andersen sets sail in search of Moby-Dick. Herman Melville’s white whale survived his battle with Captain Ahab only to surface in the works of contemporary filmmakers, painters, playwrights and musicians.
Studio 360 from PRI and WNYC
Psycho at 50 & Terrorism in Film
This week, Studio 360 looks at “Psycho” at fifty. With murder, motels, and the mind of Norman Bates, Hitchcock’s film transformed cinema forever. In India, Bollywood makes movies that address terrorism, but it’s a subject that Hollywood is far more skittish about depicting. And a father lets his son drop out of high school, on the condition that they spend their days watching films together.