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Pigs, Barbecue, and The Best Oils for Your Recipes

Friday, June 12, 2015

Barry Estabrook on the commercial pork industry. Cooking with The New York Times. Hugh Acheson's new seasonal cookbook. Please Explain is all about cooking with fats and oils. 
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Paralyzed for Decades, Now Walking With a Bionic Exoskeleton

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Amanda Boxtel, who was paralyzed in 1992, talks about being able to walk again using a robotic exoskeleton.
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For Seven Siblings Trapped in an NYC Apartment, Movies Were a Window to the World

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Angulo siblings were raised in isolation in a New York City apartment. All they knew of the outside world was gleaned from films they watched obsessively and recreated meticulously.
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A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the College Degree

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Peter Cappelli analyzes the link between a college degree and a job that will pay the cost of college, and how parents and students can find out what different colleges actually deliver.
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Deployed to Afghanistan, A Young Soldier Faces a Harrowing Choice

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A debut novel about a young soldier who is forced to confront a life or death decision.
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Using Software to Make an Untraceable Assault Rifle

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Technology has made it far easier to make a working weapon with no serial number, and a senior writer at WIRED tests out these technologies himself and makes an assault rifle. 
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The Price of College, and the Cost of War

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Understanding if college pays off. The new documentary “The Wolfpack.” Jesse Goolsby's debut war novel. Andy Greenberg makes an untraceable assault rifle.
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Get Your Home Ready for Summer: Falling A.C. Edition

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Gurus of How-To, Alvin and Lawrence Ubell, answer questions and give advice on how to get your home or apartment ready for summer. 
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Celebrating Saul Bellow's 100th Birthday

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The great author's longtime editor at Viking, Beena Kamlani, discusses his 100th birthday celebration, his legacy, and the experience of editing a master.
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Why Wasn't A Fraudulent Study Published by Science Caught Sooner?

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

In light of the recent retraction of a study about the persuasiveness of gay political canvassers, the co-founder of Retraction Watch discusses these headline-making retractions.
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Debunking False Studies, Editing Saul Bellow

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The scientific and journalistic climate that leads to retractions. Saul Bellow’s longtime editor. A new production of Shakespeare's "The Two Gentlemen of Verona." The Gurus of How-To.
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Two Men Walk into a Shakespearean Comedy

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

"The Two Gentlemen of Verona" may well have been Shakespeare’s first play, and helped launch the genre of rom-com.
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The Stoners Who Won a $300M DoD Contract

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

In 2007, three young dudes from Miami Beach won a $300 million Department of Defense contract to supply ammunition to the Afghanistan military. 
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The Master Forgers Who Deceived The Art World

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Art crime expert Noah Charney explains how artful tricksters succeed in deceiving the art world, and exposes the tricks of their trade. 
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Deceiving the DoD, Forging the Masters

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Inside the minds of master forgers. How one family survived the 1979 Iranian revolution. A look at how residents rebuilt New Orleans. The stoners from Miami who became major gunrunners.
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Returning, and Rebuilding, New Orleans

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Roberta Brandes Gratz talks about New Orleans’ revival in the years following Hurricane Katrina. 
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Surviving the 1979 Iranian Revolution

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Iranian-born author Rahimeh Andalibian discusses how her family survived the 1979 revolution, their move to California, and their attempts to adapt to life in America.
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Guest Picks: Dr. Ruth

Monday, June 08, 2015

The legendary sex therapist talked about her life, from narrowly escaping the Holocaust, to becoming a sniper during Israel's War of Independence. And go figure: she's a skier! 
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Behind The Beach Boys' Music, A Tortured Frontman

Monday, June 08, 2015

Paul Dano talks about his latest film, “Love & Mercy,” in which he plays a young Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys.
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Guest Picks: Paul Dano

Monday, June 08, 2015

He plays Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson in the new movie, "Love & Mercy, and he just tackled Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace!
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