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  • Mark Bittman Tells Us How to Cook Everything Fast

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Treat your freezer like a pantry, have olive oil on hand, and if you live with other people, get them to help. These are Bittman's tips for being a better, more intuitive cook. 

  • Two Comedians Open a General Store

    Studio 360

    H. Jon Benjamin and Eugene Mirman want to treat you to a "post-structural shopping experience," starting with a Mystery Sack you can order for $40.



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  • An Ebola FAQ for New Yorkers

    Surprise — hand sanitizer may work.    

  • Disease Quarantines Have an Ugly History

    Public health officials must balance the public good and an individual's liberty.

  • Ebola on the Subway? Here's Your FAQ

    You avoid grabbing the pole. You use hand sanitizer liberally. But should you worry about Ebola underground?

  • No Friday Night Lights for Sayreville's Homecoming

    Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey held its homecoming ceremony this year between the girls’ field hockey match and the boys’ soccer game.

  • New Airport Ebola Screening: How It Works

    The U.S. is now limiting entry to the U.S. for people from Ebola-affected nations and they'll soon have to self-monitor for symptoms.

NYC 2050

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  • New York City Could Get as Hot as Alabama in 2050

    By 2050, NYC will likely experience 45 days at or above 90 degrees Farenheit. That's a month and a half of sweltering days, which could be deadly.  

  • As Temperatures Climb, So Does the Risk of Blackouts

    As it is, New York City sets a new record for electricity demand every year or two. No one can be sure what 2050 will bring, but if we're not ready, the grid could fail.   

  • Extreme High Tides Could Flood Our City's Streets

    The sea level around Manhattan increased a foot over the past century. By 2050, scientists predict it will climb another 18 inches, making mild storms as destructive as hurricanes.

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  • Forecast Calls for More Rain Than We Can Handle

    Current predictions find the New York City of 2050 will have more frequent heavy rainstorms, which means in a city with an aging sewer system, it's going to be messy.

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  • James Brown's Rise Revealed In The Explosive 'Mr. Dynamite'


    Filmmaker Alex Gibney captures James Brown's career as a rising funk star rooted in the jazz and big band era in his new documentary, Mr. Dynamite.

  • Eight Must-Hear Bands At CMJ 2014


    Right now, hundreds of bands, college radio programmers and DJs, music industry folks, and fans are descending upon New York City for this year's iteration of the CMJ Music Marathon.

  • How To Be Smarter About... DJ Mustard


    From Drake and 2 Chainz to Chris Brown and J-Lo, everyone wants a taste of the hip-hop producer known as DJ Mustard. Soundcheck finds out why.

  • Thurston Moore: After Sonic Youth, A New Chapter Begins


    The Sonic Youth guitarist and his band performs songs from his latest solo effort, The Best Day, in the Soundcheck studio.

  • The Budos Band: The Staten Island Afro-Soul Group Isn't Afraid To Get Heavy


    Hear The Budos Band summon the psychedelic spirit from its new record, Burnt Offering, in the Soundcheck studio.

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