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With Sherpas On Strike, Everest Climbing Season Is Up In The Air

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Mount Everest expedition leader Todd Burleson is preparing to move his team down the mountain after Sherpa guides decided to call off the season. He discusses the decision, which follows a devastating avalanche that claimed 16 lives.

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Before And After Photos: 8 Runners In The Boston Marathon

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

NPR followed eight runners on their journey to the 118th Boston Marathon. Here is what it looks like to stare 26.2 miles in the face, and finish.

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Exclusive First Read: Colson Whitehead's 'The Noble Hustle'

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Colson Whitehead's account of his anhedonic adventures at the World Series of Poker is tough and tasty — like a good piece of beef jerky.

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A Consumer's Guide To Cloud Storage

Monday, April 21, 2014

Jill Duffy, a software analyst at PCMag.com and author of Get Organized: How to Clean Up Your Messy Digital Life, explains the best ways to store information on the cloud.

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NPR 8 Runner's Hard Road Back To Boylston Ends In Triumph

Monday, April 21, 2014

Demi Clark, who has been profiled in NPR's series Running Toward Boylston, just finished the 2014 Boston Marathon. She discusses what it was like to tackle the marathon again after the 2013 bombing.

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By Waiting Just A Second Too Long, Gomez Steps On An Unwritten Rule

Monday, April 21, 2014

Beyond baseball's numerous explicit rules, there are plenty of unwritten rules of etiquette, as well — one of which Carlos Gomez apparently violated recently. Jonah Keri of Grantland explains.

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Law And Legend Gird An Old Adage: The Captain Goes Down With The Ship

Monday, April 21, 2014

Rod Sullivan, director of graduate programs in logistics and transportation at the Florida Coastal School of Law, explains the law and tradition of the maxim that a captain must go down with his ship.

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Training For War, Mathematical Mind Blowers, Balkan Music

Sunday, April 20, 2014

At Fort Irwin in the Mojave Desert, soldiers train for war on foreign soil; a new book details how calculus rocked world history; musician Jordi Savall explores the music of the Balkans.

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Hey, Kids, Remember You're On Our Side: The FBI Makes A Movie

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Instead of a public service announcement, the FBI has made Game of Pawns, a docudrama about a college student recruited by the Chinese government. The message is obvious: Don't be a spy.

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Honey, Blood And Harmony: Jordi Savall's Balkan Journey

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Early music specialist Jordi Savall explores different periods and cultures, mashing them together for surprising results. His new project finds fruitful varieties all in one spot: the Balkans.

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Far From 'Infinitesimal': A Mathematical Paradox's Role In History

Sunday, April 20, 2014

It seems like a simple question: How many parts can you divide a line into? The troublesome answer was square at the root of two of Europe's greatest social crises.

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California's Drought Ripples Through Businesses, Then To Schools

Sunday, April 20, 2014

California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the U.S.

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'Like Little Language Vacuum Cleaners,' Kids Suck Up Swear Words

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Linguist and curse-word expert Timothy Jay says by the time children head to school, they have a well-developed palate of bad words.

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A Witness To The Bombing, A Nurse Returns To Boston As A Runner

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Amelia Nelson was a volunteer nurse at the finish line of last year's Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. This year, she's back, and running for those who no longer can.

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Training For An Uncertain Military Future In The Calif. Desert

Saturday, April 19, 2014

The military's training center at Fort Irwin in California is complete with mock Middle Eastern villages. But as the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan winds down, how will this facility change?

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From Empty Lots To Hospitals, New Purposes For Standard Spaces

Saturday, April 19, 2014

These two projects are changing the system as we know it: One seeks to transform vacant lots into parks, and the other is using a fake hospital to foster real medical innovation.

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Writing The Wicked Ways Of The 'Worst. Person. Ever.'

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Raymond Gunt is profane, rude, heartless and truly the Worst. Person. Ever. Author Douglas Coupland says he's not exactly sure how the character, with no redeeming qualities, came into his mind.

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How A Music Writer Learned Trust Is The Ultimate Backstage Pass

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Lisa Robinson knows how to talk — and how to make others, especially musicians, want to talk. The veteran rock journalist speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn about her four decades behind the scenes.

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Rufus Wainwright Shares Songs, And A Few Stories

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Wainwright creates music that is theatrical, emotional and operatic. He stopped by NPR's studios to perform a few of his hits.

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For Chris O'Dowd, 'Of Mice And Men' Is More Than An American Story

Saturday, April 19, 2014

"All of us have chased the American dream so there's something very universal about it," the Irish actor says. O'Dowd and James Franco star in a new Broadway production of Steinbeck's novella.

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