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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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Why Was Nixon So Paranoid?

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A new book portrays Nixon as a tortured, brilliant man who led the country according to a deep-seated insecurity and distrust of his cabinet, Congress, and the American population. 
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Nixon's Paranoia, Jesse Eisenberg's New Play, Understanding Free Music

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The tragedy of Richard Nixon. Jesse Eisenberg's latest play, with Michael Zegen. Rajiv Joseph, Omar Metwally and Arian Moayed on “Guards at the Taj.” A history of digital music piracy.
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The Rise of the Taj Mahal, The Fall of Imperial Guards

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Rajiv Joseph discusses the play he wrote, “Guards at the Taj,” along with stars Omar Metwally and Arian Moayed, about two friends who witness the rise of the Taj Mahal.
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The Greatest (Digital) Pirate Story Ever Told

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A new book introduces the inventors, executives, factory workers, and smugglers who created a world in which all music ever recorded was available for free.
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