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Best Podcasts from PRI and Greater Good Science Center

20 best podcasts from PRI and Greater Good Science Center picked by Podyssey's community of podcast lovers.

The Science of Happiness

PRI and Greater Good Science Center

+50 FANS

Learn research-tested strategies for a happier, more meaningful life, drawing on the science of compassion, gratitude, mindfulness, and awe. Hosted by award-winning professor Dacher Keltner. Co-produced by PRI and UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science C...Show More

Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

+33 FANS

Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.

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+21 FANS

The World in Words is a podcast about languages and the people who speak them. What happens to the brain on bilingualism? Does it matter that so many languages are dying out? Should we fear the rise of global English? Is the United States losing i...Show More

+17 FANS

The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI, is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let ...Show More

The Tobolowsky Files

Stephen Tobolowsky and David Chen

+11 FANS

You've seen him in movies like Groundhog Day, Memento, Sneakers, and on TV in shows like Deadwood and Glee. Now hear what he's like when Stephen Tobolowsky is playing himself! The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast brought to you by the people behind the ...Show More

The Takeaway

WNYC and PRI

+6 FANS

A fresh alternative in daily news featuring critical conversations, live reports from the field, and listener participation. The Takeaway provides a breadth and depth of world, national, and regional news coverage that is unprecedented in public medi...Show More

+3 FANS

Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is. PRI's The World, the radio program, is heard every weekday on over 300 public stations across North America...Show More

+1 FAN

In an era of “us” and “them,” be an “other” — someone trying to understand how we all live together. Journalism about the multicultural nation America will become — hosted by Rupa Shenoy.

Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide

5 FANS

Afropop worldwide is your source for music and stories from the African planet. We explore the the world through sound, from the ancient past to the cutting edge present, combining music, history, and culture. Distributed by PRI.

3 FANS

A daily spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe.

3 FANS

Conversation and stories that explore the way the world works. Produced by KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City and hosted by Doug Fabrizio. Find archived episodes at http://radiowest.org

3 FANS

Stories that provide depth and context to interrelated economic issues, including the best from PRI’s The World, The Takeaway, Living on Earth, and other popular programs.

3 FANS

A president bound for greatness. A ruinous Vietnam war. How did Lyndon Johnson lose his way? LBJ’s War is a documentary in oral history form, constructed from secretly taped White House phone calls and rare archival interviews with those who were the...Show More

3 FANS

Real conversations with real people about tough topics – like nuclear weapons, women in the military, North Korea, and K-Pop. It’s foreign policy for the rest of us, hosted by defense analyst (and former rodeo queen) Laicie Heeley.

2 FANS

Like late-night for radio, hosted by Luke Burbank (Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me), the show artfully blends an eclectic mix of artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, comedians and cultural observers. Music, comedy, and conversation, live and packed with ...Show More

Science Friday Videos

Science Friday

2 FANS

Covering everything about science and technology -- from the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies -- Science Friday is your source for entertaining and educational stories and activities. Each week, host Ira Flatow interviews ...Show More

2 FANS

Science and Creativity from Studio 360: the art of innovation. A sculpture unlocks a secret of cell structure, a tornado forms in a can, and a child's toy gets sent into orbit. Exploring science as a creative act since 2005.

Living on Earth

PRI/World Media Foundation

1 FAN

Living on Earth is a weekly news and information program from PRI about the world's changing environment, ecology, and human health. If there's something new about global warming, climate change, environmental politics or environmental quality and hu...Show More

1 FAN

This podcast features pieces on music, books, film, television, and other arts from some of PRI's most popular programs. It will take you to all corners of the world, and to the undiscovered corners of your own community, highlighting all of the arts...Show More

The Really Big Questions

SoundVision Productions

1 FAN

The Really Big Questions is where scientists, thinkers and people who are generally curious about the world come together to talk about what it means to be human.