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Linton Weeks

Linton Weeks appears in the following:

The Cultish Appeal Of Michelle Obama

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

As a front-and-center first lady, Michelle Obama has developed a loyal and loving following. Here are some reasons why.

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What We Might Learn From Snoring Weather Cats

Saturday, February 15, 2014

In the late 19th century, the U.S. government compiled a list of popular proverbs to help meteorologists predict the weather. Could some of that folk wisdom help us now?

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We Are Just Not Here Anymore

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

In the midst of increased connectivity, are we becoming more disconnected from one another — and ourselves?

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Sonic Dictionary: An Aural History Project

Thursday, February 06, 2014

If you don't know the meaning of a word, says Mary Caton Lingold at Duke University, you can look it up in the dictionary, but if you don't know what a particular sound sounds like, where do you go?The Sonic Dictionary, of course.

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6 Odd College Courses In America

Monday, February 03, 2014

On the surface, certain academic pursuits may seem trivial, but sometimes odd courses can be instructive and illuminating.

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Quick Question: Can It Feel Any Darn Colder?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

In wintry weather, it's very important to be aware of the temperature of your skin — according to Professor Popsicle.

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Fixing The NFL: Put Robots In The Super Bowl

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

To avoid concussions, bypass drug problems and boost ticket sales, maybe the league should start drafting droids.

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Warning: In Bitter Cold, Beware The 'Umbles'

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Icy vortices, trains of snowstorms, treacherous temperatures — many people are having to learn some harsh lessons about harsh weather.

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As Time Goes By, What Makes A Movie Timeless?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A great director, a soaring soundtrack, the look of a certain period — these factors and more can influence a film's staying power. Which of this season's award-winning flicks will stick?

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News Match Game: Leaders And Tweeters

Friday, January 17, 2014

Politicians of the world have caught on to the fact that Twitter can help get out the party line.

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Quick Question: Time To Leave Smokers Alone?

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Half a century after the surgeon general's report linking smoking and cancer, the debate rages on.

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Tell Us The 6 Songs Of Your Life

Saturday, January 11, 2014

From nursery tunes to wedding marches to funeral dirges — what does your soundtrack sound like?

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Can Amazon's Jeff Bezos Save Planet Earth?

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

In these uncertain times, America turns to its superheroes — for truth, justice and free shipping for everyone.

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Have Yourself A Tacky Little Christmas

Friday, December 20, 2013

Christmastime — at least its visible trappings — seems to be getting tackier. There's a bounty of outre in the accoutrements of the season.

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100 Years Of Solvitude: A Reported Crossword Puzzle

Thursday, December 19, 2013

For 100 years the pen has been mightier than the boredom for crossword puzzle aficionados.

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Project Xpat: What The World Thinks Of America

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

How is the U.S. viewed by the international community? It's complicated.

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Project Xpat: When Do You Become An 'Immigrant'?

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Americans abroad — the experience can be temporary — or life-lasting. And there may come a time when your home-away-from- home feels like home.

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The Future Of Blocks — Building On The Past

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Though they may seem still and inert, blocks are constantly evolving.

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Debate Club: Blocks Are The Best Toys Ever

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Durable and imagination-inspiring, blocks can provide a solid foundation for learning and creativity.

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The Scent Of Pepper Spray Is In The Air

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Once the weapon of law enforcement officials, the repellent is available to just about everyone.

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