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  • Funny or Racist? You Decide

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    WNYC's Arun Venugopal previews tonight's Greene Space event "Micropolis Live: Funny or Racist?" with listeners weighing in on when comedy crosses a line.

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  • This Is How Much the Internet Knows About You

    Note to Self

    We used online data to see into some public radio personalities' souls, and asked them whether our findings were true. Meet a new "communications advice" app called Crystal Knows.

  • Can Cosmetics Pose a Health Hazard?

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Monona Rossol, industrial hygienist and president of Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc., discusses the potential dangers of beauty products.

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  • 'Liars' and 'Bums': FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges

    The Takeaway

    A strike against the governing body of soccer goes way beyond a yellow card.

  • Penn State Bounces Fraternity For 3 Years Over Nude Photo Scandal

    Penn State has shut down the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity chapter for three years, after an inquiry over a Facebook group page that collected pictures of nude women uncovered other transgressions.

  • David Wildstein: “A Great Boss”

    The Christie Tracker Podcast

    MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki remembers his days working for the man at the center of Bridgegate.

  • Officials to Release Hurricane Season Forecast

    Hurricane season officially runs June 1 through Nov. 30. But this season's first storm, Tropical Storm Ana, came ashore in North Carolina earlier this month

  • When Race and Drugs Intersect, Children More Likely to Enter Foster Care

    An NJPR investigation found that black children in New Jersey are more than twice as likely as white children to be taken away when parental drugs are involved.

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  • Brian Greene and Alan Alda Celebrate Einstein's Theory of Relativity

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    World Science Festival co-founder Brian Greene and Alan Alda discuss this year’s World Science Festival and the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. 

  • Fat Is Not A Four-Letter Word In 'Dietland'

    There are different kinds of fat people in literature — funny or comforting, sometimes despicable. But Sarai Walker's Dietland gives us a new fat protagonist — complex, compelling and dangerous.

  • Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies At 75

    The influential photographer was known mostly for her humanist work.

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  • Taco Bell, Pizza Hut To Phase Out Artificial Ingredients

    The fast food chains have committed to phase out food coloring and additives, including trans fats and artificial preservatives.

Tech and Media

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  • Welcome to Note to Self

    Note to Self

    New Tech City got a new name! We're now called Note to Self. And we're glad you're here. 

  • A Hopeful Study... Debunked

    On The Media

    A study found a short conversation with a gay person could make people more open to marriage equality, and the media reported it as a hopeful sign. But the findings were faked.

  • Live Video Apps Like Periscope Make Life Even Less Private

    Morning Edition

    Video cameras are everywhere — from those in smartphones to security cams. And just when you thought it couldn't get harder to hide, live-streaming video apps are raising new questions about privacy.

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