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This '80s Rock Frontman Knows: What Could Be More Metal Than Sharks?

Friday, June 10, 2016

Meet Hans Walters, lead singer of the defunct hair metal band ZTOYZ — and shark biologist at the New York Aquarium.

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Special Election Coverage: The June 7 Primaries

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Catch up on interviews from NPR's special election coverage of the June 7 primaries, hosted by Ari Shapiro and Michel Martin and in collaboration with WNYC and KQED.

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How Google's Laszlo Bock Is Making Work Better

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

This week on Hidden Brain, Shankar talks to Google's Laszlo Bock. Insider tips and insights about what works — and what doesn't work — in recruiting, motivating, and retaining a talented workforce.

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David Gilkey: His NPR Buddies Share Stories About Their Favorite Pictures

Monday, June 06, 2016

He knew how to make kids laugh. He'd put his camera right up in a subject's face. And he was sometimes afraid but he would "push through the fear."

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Jimmy Carter May Soon Get His 90th Birthday Wish: No More Guinea Worm

Monday, June 06, 2016

The former president tells why it's taken nearly 30 years to bring the Guinea worm to near extinction — and what's next on his agenda.

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Sweeping Changes In Store For Curling After 'Broomgate'

Sunday, June 05, 2016

There's a controversy in the world of curling. New broom technology is changing the way the game is played — making it too easy, players like Brad Gushue say. So, researchers tried to find a solution.

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Cat Videos And All, The Internet May Be Humankind's Greatest Masterpiece

Sunday, June 05, 2016

In her new book Magic and Loss, Virginia Heffernan makes the case for the Internet as art. Just look at Twitter, she says. "It's hard to think of a time when poetry was more powerful."

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Gregory Alan Isakov: A Folk Artist In A Symphony Hall

Sunday, June 05, 2016

After three intimate albums, Gregory Alan Isakov decided he wanted to build a bigger kind of song. He speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about taking his music to the Colorado Symphony.

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Olga Bell: From Russian Classical Pianist To Brooklynite Dance Musician

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Though trained in classical piano, Bell has now ventured deeply into the world of electronica. "I guess I felt a compulsion to dance, to do something physical," Bell says of Tempo, her new album.

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Slavery Scars A Transatlantic Family Tree In 'Homegoing'

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Yaa Gyasi's debut novel follows the family lines of two separated half-sisters in 18th-century Ghana: One is married off to an Englishman, while the other is sent to America and sold into slavery.

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Politics Podcast: Trump University And Money To Vets Make It A Rough Week For Trump

Friday, June 03, 2016

The NPR Politics team is back with its weekly roundup of political news, where they discuss Trump's rough week, possible VP selections and the big batch of primary states on June 7.

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Why Our Politics Are What They Are: The View From 3 Generations

Friday, June 03, 2016

When it comes to politics, experience matters. Not just that of the candidates, but of the voters, too.

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Navigating Life, And Relationships, After A Jail Sentence

Friday, June 03, 2016

Jamal Faison spent eight months in New York City's Rikers Island jail complex. Now, he struggles to rebuild his life and his view of himself.

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Track Star Alexi Pappas Chases Olympic Dreams In Her New Feature Film

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Pappas co-wrote, co-directed and stars in Tracktown, which follows a young runner trying to make it to the Olympics. Pappas will be competing for Greece at this summer's games.

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Inside The Suicide Epidemic At The Top Of The World

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Greenland's suicide rate is among the highest in the world.

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Join Yo-Yo Ma And Us For A Special Event In NYC

Thursday, June 02, 2016

On June 7, we're hosting a screening of The Music Of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble — with a musical introduction by the renowned cellist and a Q&A with filmmaker Morgan Neville.

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Mitch McConnell: Republican Party Is At An 'All-Time High'

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

For all the talk of the GOP's upheaval, the Senate majority leader says he doesn't think Donald Trump's nomination will redefine the Republican Party in any substantial way.

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Food For Thought: The Subtle Forces That Affect Your Appetite

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

What do large tables, large breakfasts and large servers have in common? They all affect how much you eat. This week on Hidden Brain, we look at the hidden forces that drive our diets.

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Is Primary Rivalry Making The Democratic Party Stronger Like It Did In 2008?

Sunday, May 29, 2016

It's not the first time we've seen a bitter end to the Democratic primaries. In 2008, divisive moments came through personal attacks. But back then, Clinton and Obama pushed similar ideologies.

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At Mid-Career, Beth Orton Shakes Off Expectation

Sunday, May 29, 2016

The British songwriter began her career in 1999 with an album that was a breakout success. Years later, she says she looks on that younger version of herself with the protectiveness of a big sister.

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