June 29, 2001

Eisteddfod: Welsh Singing Competition

A series of talent competitions are rooted in ancient Welsh history.

June 28, 2001

Designing From Nature

What are the challenges facing a designer who looks to nature for her inspiration?

June 27, 2001

Crete – Singing Up the Sun

The celebration of the Cretan cherry harvest continues until dawn, for men singing ancient local songs, callded rezydika.

June 26, 2001

Crete – Cherry Festival

In a small Cretan village, the annual cherry harvest brings revelry punctuated with gunshots and music.

June 25, 2001


Sea horses are not only unique visually, but also in their reproductive behavior.

June 22, 2001

Hurricane Service

A fellowship service inspires human qualities in the face of natural disasters.

June 21, 2001

Scandinavian Summer Solstice – History

For Swedish Americans the Summer solstice brings light to their hearts.

June 20, 2001

Scandinavian Summer Solstice – Dance

Maryland is the site of an annual celebration where folks of all ages delight in dancing around a maypole until the sun sets.

June 19, 2001

Appalachian Spring: Poke & Ramps

Springtime brings the culinary delight of wild ramps to this Appalachian community.

June 18, 2001

Appalachian Spring: Plant Pharmacy

In rural Appalachia, if you need to get to the drug store for something ailing you, the remedy might be found growing outside your door.

June 15, 2001

Insects: Silent Crickets

The familiar chirping of crickets is the sound of males trying to attract females. But some male crickets use silence to their advantage.

June 14, 2001

Bugs in the Water – Living Barometer

Populations shifts of different organisms within the same stream bed can indicate changes in water quality.

June 13, 2001

Bugs in the Water – Water Quality

Bugs and organisms offer an indication of environmental changes in the aquatic habitat.

June 12, 2001

Slurry Technology: Medical Uses

Paramedics using a new kind of ice slurry could help save victims of stroke and cardiac arrest.

June 11, 2001

Slurry Technology: Air Conditioning

A type of slurry, similar to the rainbow colored variety we enjoy in slush drinks, is a futuristic element for large scale structural cooling.

June 8, 2001

Listener Initiative

Our listeners are invited to share their seasonal observances on our new toll-free number, 1-877-PULSE99.

June 7, 2001

Ospreys: Raising a Family

For a special pair of ospreys, “Virginia Is For Lovers”.

June 6, 2001

Ospreys – Nest

In the Chesapeake bay region, migrating ospreys find an architecturally unique habitat for nesting -with some help from humans.

June 5, 2001

Musical Brains: Baby Talk

According to a child psychologist at the University of Toronto, baby talk is truly a universal language.

June 4, 2001

Musical Brains: Lullabies

The unique qualities of lullabies transcend age and culture.

June 1, 2001


In honor of Azorean Portuguese ancestors and a beloved queen, the festival of Chamarita is one of humble origin.