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PRI's The World

Want to tour a toxic beach? 'Anti-tourism' explores the darker, dirtier corners of the world

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The latest trend in tourism doesn't look like tourism at all. With the help of some adventurous tour guides, young urbanites are seeking out the world's most unusual, gross and often dangerous locales.

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PRI's The World

A record Internet data heist can't be fixed with a password change

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

A group of Russian friends have stolen private information from 1.2 billion Internet users around the world, but the public doesn't know who was hit. We do know that it's hard to say your password is safe — and changing it probably won't help.

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New Sounds

Music From the Roof of the World

Sunday, June 01, 2014

There's music recorded in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan on this New Sounds program.   Composer/vocalist Meredith Monk has just returned from a trip to India and Bhutan where she obtained recordings of young musicians striving - via the talent show, "Bhutan Star,"-  to keep the traditional sounds of Bhutanese music alive.  The program is an "American Idol"-esque talent show which forces contestants to sing the nation's fading traditional songs.

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New Sounds

Music From the Roof of the World

Thursday, May 23, 2013

There's music recorded in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan on this New Sounds program.   Composer/vocalist Meredith Monk has just returned from a trip to India and Bhutan where she obtained recordings of young musicians striving - via the talent show, "Bhutan Star,"-  to keep the traditional sounds of Bhutanese music alive.  The program is an "American Idol"-esque talent show which forces contestants to sing the nation's fading traditional songs.

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New Sounds

Music From the Roof of the World

Friday, February 10, 2012

There's music recorded in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan on this New Sounds program.   Composer/vocalist Meredith Monk has just returned from a trip to India and Bhutan where she obtained recordings of young musicians striving - via the talent show, "Bhutan Star,"-  to keep the traditional sounds of Bhutanese music alive.  The program is an "American Idol"-esque talent show which forces contestants to sing the nation's fading traditional songs.

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Studio 360

Long Song

Saturday, August 06, 2005

The nomadic herders of Mongolia's Gobi Desert preserve an oral tradition — thousands of epic poems and melodies, many never recorded. So the best way to learn the folk songs of the Gobi herders might be to go there and drive around. That’s how an American student took up

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Studio 360

Bill Siemering and Oljoo

Saturday, January 10, 2004

Bill Siemering has traveled all over the world to help people to create their own radio stations — in places such as South Africa and the Czech Republic. Over the past 5 years he's made a number of trips to Mongolia for the Open Society Institute to help ...

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