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  • No Dummy: City's Safest Cabbie Passes WNYC Crash Test

    Reporter Jim O'Grady took a ride with the city's safest cab driver, who refused to be distracted ... and revealed how he navigates the mean streets of New York.

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  • This Week In Politics: Christie, Cuomo — One Campaigns, The Other Doesn't

    One governor has a re-election just days away — but he isn't the one campaigning. 

  • A Most Popular Playlist

    Prospect Park's secret garden. The best worst song of the summer. Soul-crushing Ivy League colleges. Here's a few of the week's top stories, all in one place. Just push play.

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  • A Most Popular Playlist

    Prospect Park's secret garden. The best worst song of the summer. Soul-crushing Ivy League colleges. Here's a few of the week's top stories, all in one place. Just push play.

  • 21 Tips For Surviving New York City

    Drop off your laundry. Meditate in the Bronx. See improv. Our hosts and producers tell you how to survive -- and thrive -- in this insane place. 

  • Why the Summer of 2014 Was Great

    The Takeaway

    Three supermoons. A girl dominated the Little League World Series. It wasn't hot and gross. As the summer sun sets this Labor Day Weekend, let's remember how good we've had it. 

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  • Joan Rivers, Mad Diva

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    The octogenarian and author believes that plastic surgery is a necessity, aging is an adventure, and jokes almost never go too far. She also never wants you to use “LOL” ever again. 

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  • Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Tech

    The Takeaway

    Tech is one the fastest growing sectors of the American economy, but women continue to only represent a small portion of the workforce.  

  • Just Because It's on the Internet Doesn't Make It True

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Are you messaging a fake dating profile? Are you being scammed? Here's how to identify and avoid the trickery that’s so prevalent online.

  • How to Be Smarter than Facebook

    New Tech City

    Habits are powerful. Tech companies know that when they build you new gadgets and websites. But if you are wise to their tactics, you can drive your habits, not them.

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  • George Takei Misses His Mother's Enchiladas

    George Takei is King of Facebook! Find out what he thinks made him such a strong person and which recently movie had a powerful effect on him.

  • How to Make the Perfect Paper Airplane

    David Rees, host of "Going Deep" and expert on all things you thought you learned in elementary school, teaches Brian Lehrer and listeners how to fold a paper airplane.

  • Neil Gaiman Confronts the Real World

    There are few things more mundane than people at their desks doing stuff, eating snacks. But to Neil Gaiman, even the humble workplace is glorious fodder for the writer's imagination. 

  • Bodega Cats In Their Own Words

    There's no cat quite like the New York City bodega cat: killer of rats, fixture of the detergent aisle, silent observers of the human condition. If only these cats could talk. Well, now they can.