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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 13 July 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Mamy Blue by the Pop Tops, chosen by Camilla Copley from north of Auckland.

1:15 Link 3 - music game

2:10 Nelson man launches a flight simulator with a difference

After 15 years of development, Tomas Zahradka of Motueka has built a flight simulator which he believes is like no other. He has opened a business, Simpit, in Nelson, and for $75 an hour, you can fly "anything, anywhere, anytime" with full motion simulation and 3D vision.

2:20 NASA’s shuttle 'Atlantis'

As the American Space Agency NASA prepares to bring its shuttle 'Atlantis' back to earth for the last time, Madeleine Morris looks back on the 30-year-history of the space shuttle programme  and talks to Milton Silveira who has been involved in the programme since the very beginning - long before the first shuttle ever took off. (BBC)

2:30 Reading

The 1.5 Hectare World by David Yerex, read by Matthew Chamberlain.

2:45 Feature Album

Sticky Fingers by the Rolling Stones.

3:12 Virtual World

9 Reasons to Switch from Facebook to Google+
Facebook, Skype and Microsoft (and Nokia)

Bits & Bobs:
Speed Bumps on the Road to Virtual Cash
Lawrence Lessig
's keynote at NetHui 2011

3:33 Auckland story

Seventy-four Auckland business and community leaders slept rough for a good cause the other night. David Steemson went along to the LIFEWISE Big Sleepout to share a little of their pain.

4:06 The Panel

Stephen Franks and Linda Clark.