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Farming, Cooking, and Packing Our Own Lunch

Friday, June 19, 2015

Understanding the past and present of farming in New York region. Cooking Along with The New York Times. Kicking off our Hack Your Lunch challenge! Please Explain is all about Ramen!
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Modern Farming in New York

Friday, June 19, 2015

A look at the difficulties and joys of getting into farming in our area, and how produce gets from the farm to our NYC green markets! 
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Mark Ruffalo Stars as a Manic Depressive Father in “Infinitely Polar Bear”

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Director Maya Forbes and actors Mark Ruffalo and Imogene Wolodarsky talk about their film, “Infinitely Polar Bear” about a father who suddenly assumes responsibility for his daughters. 
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Guest Picks: Maya Forbes, Mark Ruffalo, and Imogene Wolodarksy

Thursday, June 18, 2015

On June 18, director Maya Forbes and actors Mark Ruffalo and Imogene Wolodarsky spoke with Leonard about their new film, “Infinitely Polar Bear.” Find out what they're fans of!
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Homemade Lunch for A Year

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A group of Staff Attorneys at The Bronx Defenders have a very particular way of ensuring that they get a homemade lunch every day.
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The Forgotten Tool For Lunch Prep Success

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Are you still relying on old takeout containers to bring your lunch from home? 
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The Scientists Behind Pope Francis' Encyclical on Climate Change

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Eric Roston of Bloomberg Business discusses the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, which keeps The Bishop of Rome and The Vatican up to date on the latest scientific advances.
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How Reading Dante Transformed One Writer's Grief

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Joseph Luzzi discusses how reading Dante’s Divine Comedy helped him grieve following the death of his wife.
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Processing Grief, Manic-Depression, and Adolescent Joy

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The latest Pixar movie, “Inside Out.” Reading Dante’s Divine Comedy while grieving. The new film, “Infinitely Polar Bear.” The Pope's scientific team. Regulating food flavoring. 
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Disney Pixar's New Film Animates The Lives of Emotions

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The new Disney Pixar film “Inside Out” takes place in a control center inside the mind of an eleven year old, Riley, where five Emotions are hard at work.
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The Secretive Manufacturers Association Regulating Food Flavors

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Flavor and Extract Manufactures Association is the de-facto regulator of flavor ingredients found in the foods Americans eat every day. 
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Understanding Bitcoin: The Untraceable Digital Currency

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Charting the rise of Bitcoin through the eyes of the movement’s colorful central characters, including an Argentinian millionaire, a Chinese entrepreneur, and the Winklevoss twins.
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After Surviving Concentration Camps, One Man Fought to Reunite France and Germany

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

In Cost of Courage, Charles Kaiser tells the story of André Boulloches, de Gaulle’s military delegate in Paris, who was betrayed and survived three concentration camps.
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Bitcoin, Beanie Babies, and the Cult of Technology

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Rescuing social change from the cult of technology. The dark side of Beanie Babies. The story of a family who worked together in the French Resistance. The dramatic rise of Bitcoin.
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Can Technology Fight Poverty?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A computer scientist writes that despite amazing technological change, the key to social progress requires people on the ground, not apps or gadgets.
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Whatever Happened to Beanie Babies?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

In just three years, collectors who saw Beanie Babies as a means of speculation made Ty Warner, an eccentric college dropout who created the stuffed animals, a billionaire.
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Angry and Entitled in Jesse Eisenberg's New Play, 'The Spoils'

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Jesse Eisenberg talks about “The Spoils,” the play he wrote and stars in, along with Michael Zegen, about Ben, a moody ex-graduate student who lives off his parents’ money.
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Tribute: Christopher Lee

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The prolific movie actor spoke with Leonard in 2002. He was best known for his many appearances as the evil Saruman in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” series.
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Lunch on the Road

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A listener, Dennis, often has lunch in the car, but he is trying to find an alternative to sodium laden sandwiches. 
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When You Rarely Bring Your Lunch From Home, How Do You Start?

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

WNYC's Data Analyst on Eating Fast, Debt Anxiety, and When The Best Laid Plan Meets a Subway Commute
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