Dec 1, 2013 | 8:29Spark Photo Organization Audio
Spark Photo Organization Dec 1, 2013 | 8:29Digital photography has left us with a deluge of photos we can't possibly organize in a meaningful way. Molly Bullard is a full-time photo organizer in Seattle who helps people tame their photo collections.
Dec 1, 2013 | 8:23Spark Beauty and Brains Audio
Spark Beauty and Brains Dec 1, 2013 | 8:23A little zap to the brain may improve the way you feel aesthetically about a picture. Zaira Cattaneo on enhancing the experience of beauty through brain stimulation.
Dec 1, 2013 | 7:51Spark Because Internet Audio
Spark Because Internet Dec 1, 2013 | 7:51Gretchen McCulloch is a linguist who has thought a lot about the evolution of internet-y language. She tells us about the origins of internet-speak, and how linguists determine the boundaries and rules of this emerging language.
Dec 1, 2013 | 5:15Spark 24-hour Music Audio
Spark 24-hour Music Dec 1, 2013 | 5:15And you thought the "Thriller" video was long! Pharrell Williams has released a 24 hour long video for the song Happy. Music biz insider Jay Frank argues it shows us how music listening is changing in a digital age.
Dec 1, 2013 | 9:37Spark Beautiful Sound Audio
Spark Beautiful Sound Dec 1, 2013 | 9:37Spark's favourite sound expert Julian Treasure is one of the judges for the Most Beautiful Sound in the World competition. The author of Sound Business tells us what makes a sound beautiful.
Dec 1, 2013 | 8:55Spark Dramatizing the Internet Audio
Spark Dramatizing the Internet Dec 1, 2013 | 8:55From an outside perspective, the things we do with our computers just don’t look very exciting. Quinn Norton on the limits of dramatizing the internet when everything,from writing a love note to filling out tax forms, just looks like typing.
Nov 30, 2013 | 52:42Quirks and Quarks Uncovering Buddha's Birthplace, plus Air-borne Chemicals Are Killing Arctic Gulls, Pine Beetles Smell Their Way Into Canada's Boreal Forests, and more - 2013/11/30 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Uncovering Buddha's Birthplace, plus Air-borne Chemicals Are Killing Arctic Gulls, Pine Beetles Smell Their Way Into Canada's Boreal Forests, and more - 2013/11/30 Nov 30, 2013 | 52:42Uncovering Buddha's Birthplace, Arctic Gulls Ingest Chemical Cocktail, Beetles Find Jack-pine Fine, Salted Icicles Have Ripples, Sleep Sweeps The Brain, New North American Ancestors.