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The Not-So-Lazy Days of Summer: Intense Camp Culture Rules

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Summer break is no longer two months of uninterrupted rest and relaxation. Each year, more and more kids spend their summer breaks in specialized camps that teach more than how to make a campfire.

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In Swinging '60s London, A Frisky 'Look Of Love'

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Michael Winterbottom's newest film may be tamer than his earlier 9 Songs, but there's no shortage of suggestive scenes to go around. It's a biodrama about the onetime richest man in Britain and three women — wife, daughter, lover — who shape his career.

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60-Second Stir-Fry: Liz Clayton

Friday, June 28, 2013

WNYC

Amy Eddings roasts coffee expert Liz Clayton in a lightning round of questions.

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Food For Thought: Curating Carnivorous Plants

Friday, May 24, 2013

WNYC

WNYC's Amy Eddings talks to botanist Robert Naczi and his work identifying carnivorous pitcher plants. Hear about the plant that was named after Dr. Naczi in an exclusive clip.

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WNYC's Complete Guide to Memorial Day

Thursday, May 23, 2013

We've broken down the best of the boroughs day by day - so you have no excuse to do nothing.

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Key to Scandal’s Success: Sex, Lies and Videotape

Thursday, May 16, 2013

After a year of steamy love affairs, waterboarding and an attempted presidential assassination, the ABC drama "Scandal" is wrapping up its second season Thursday. 

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Looking at Plans for a New Nabe Atop Trains

Monday, May 06, 2013

New Yorkers can get a first peek at a new neighborhood being constructed on top of a rail yard on Manhattan's West side.

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One NY Artist: Chef Frank Castronovo

Saturday, May 04, 2013

WNYC

New York City is home to numerous cultural institutions, but they aren't the only places to witness the city's abundant creative energy. You'll find it also behind the swinging kitchen door of the city's best restaurants.

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New Crop of Cookbooks Highlight Cooking at Home in NYC

Thursday, May 02, 2013

New York is home to thousands of restaurants, but a new crop of cookbooks may inspire you to stay in the kitchen and cook, rather than order takeout.

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Saturn Shows Off A Massive Spinning Vortex: 'The Rose'

Monday, April 29, 2013

NASA is calling it "The Rose." By any other name, it's a mammoth storm on Saturn, spanning an estimated 1,250 miles with winds swirling at hundreds of miles per hour. The "false-color" image is among the first batch of high-resolution pictures of Saturn's north pole.

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So Jerry Seinfeld Called Us To Talk About Coffee

Friday, April 26, 2013

After years of not understanding coffee, Jerry Seinfeld says he's finally discovered the delight of meeting someone over a cup. "You have coffee and for some reason it makes you talk a lot," he says.

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How Coffee Influenced The Course Of History

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Once people figured out how to roast the seeds of the Coffea plant in the 1400s, coffee took over the world. In doing so, it fueled creativity, revolutions, new business ventures, literature, music — and slavery.

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In 'Which Way,' A War Photographer In His Element

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Writer-director Sebastian Junger remembers his friend and colleague Tim Hetherington, killed in April 2011 by mortar fire in the Libyan city of Misrata.

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Funny Man Jonathan Winters Dies

Friday, April 12, 2013

He rose to fame in the 1960s with frequent appearances on The Tonight Show and roles in such movies as It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World. In the '80s, he was on TV's Mork & Mindy. Winters' comedy albums are considered to be classics. He was 87.

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Watch: Leonard Lopate Learns How to Cook a Steak

Friday, April 12, 2013

Porter House New York's Chef Michael Lomonaco invites Leonard Lopate to his kitchen for some pro tips in cooking the perfect steak.

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#AuthorsFirstTweets

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Don DeLillo joined twitter today (Update: Turns out the account probably isn't Mr. DeLillo, but let's not let that spoil our fun). @DonDeLilloOffic's second tweet is "Twitter. Fantastic!" That got us thinking: what would authors of the past post as their first tweets?

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To Expand, MoMA Must First Raze

Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Museum of Modern Art has decided to demolish a building that's only 12 years old to make way for the museum’s expansion plans.

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Whose MP3s Are They, Anyway?

Thursday, April 11, 2013

If you have a CD or book you don't want anymore, you can sell it. The law says that's perfectly legal. But what about an MP3 or an e-book? Can you legally resell your digital goods?

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MTV Cancels 'Buckwild' After Star's Death

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Shain Gandee, nicknamed "Gandee Candy" for his sunny disposition, died April 1 from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. MTV said it won't air the show's second season, and will instead air a tribute on Sunday.

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A 'Transformational Gift': New York's Met Will Receive $1 Billion Cubism Collection

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Leonard A. Lauder's collection — among the best in the world, experts say — consists of 78 cubist works, including 33 works by Picasso.

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