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Viggo Mortensen and Hossein Amini on Filming in the Acropolis

Thursday, September 25, 2014

 Hossein Amini talks about directing the new film, which stars Viggo Mortensen and is based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith.
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Tracking Ebola's Path of Contagion

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Why has a massive international effort failed to contain the Ebola virus?
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Andrea Martin on Acting, Family, and Chimps in Tutus

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Multiple Tony and Emmy-awarding winning actress Andrea Martin shares stories from her life in show business—from "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" to "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and more.
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Adolescence Is a Minefield

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The teenage brain is like a car with a "great accelerator but bad brakes," says psychologist Dr. Laurence Steinberg, and we need to change the way we teach and parent teens.
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Trying Times: Adolescence, Lincoln's Presidency, Paris During WWII

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

How adolescence shapes our lives. The most tumultuous months of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency. Anne Sinclair on her grandfather, who fled Vichy France for America. Actress Andrea Martin.
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Dark Days Preceded Lincoln's Brightest Moment

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A look at the tumultuous, trying six months leading up to the Emancipation Proclamation, possibly the most challenging time in a challenging presidency. 
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A Family Memoir of Art and War

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Anne Sinclair tells the story of her grandfather, who fled Vichy France in 1940, saving his family but leaving behind his gallery and collection of works by Monet, Cézanne, and others. 
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How Johnson and Reagan Shook Up American Politics

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan were opposites in politics and style, but they shared a similar political ambition: to offer the country a new vision for its future.
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The Art of Giving and the People Who Change the World

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Using extensive research and on-the-ground reporting, New York Times columnist Nicholas D. Kristof and his wife, journalist Sheryl Wudunn, explore the art and science of giving, identify successful local and global initiatives, and share stories from the front lines of social progress. Their book A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity offers advice on the best ways each of us can give and reveals the lasting benefits we receive in return. 

Here are five great charities where small donations matter:

$25 at Care.org- Supply a village savings and loan group with start-up tools to help them save and manage loans

$25 at Store.thistlefarms.org- Buy a spa kit of lotions and balm made by survivors of U.S. sex trafficking

$25 at Greyston.com- Buy a brownie gift box from Greyston Bakery, which employs and supports the homeless and formerly incarcerated in Yonkers, NY

$50 at EvidenceAction.org- Deworm 100 students and increase their chances of staying in school

$50 at StopTeenPregnancy.com- Fund a student's savings account in the financial literacy component of the Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program in the United States

(excerpted from A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity)

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What Happens When We All Live to 100

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Advances in longevity research are postponing nature's plans for us. What will it mean for our politics, economy and healthcare when living to 100 is the new normal?
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Movers and Shakers: From Politics to Disco

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

How Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan changed politics. What living longer means for society. “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical.” Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn.
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A Fabulous Musical on the Disco Singer and LGBTQ Pioneer Sylvester

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The flamboyant disco singer Sylvester turned out a number of huge dance floor hits before his untimely death in 1988. Sylvester was not only famous for being Fabulous, he was also a pioneer in the LGBTQ community. The openly gay star is the subject of the new off-Broadway show “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical.” Anthony Wayne talks about playing Sylvester and writing the book for the show. He’s joined by co-director and costume designer Kendrell Bowman. “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical” is playing through October 5 at the Theater at St. Clement’s.

Find out more information about the show on their website. 

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Daniel Kehlmann Looks at Family, Fortune, Fraud, and Fate in His New Novel

Monday, September 22, 2014

F: A Novel story explores family, fortune, fraud, and fate.
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If We Know Climate Change Is Real, Why Don't More of Us Act to Stop It?

Monday, September 22, 2014

We know that the climate is changing. Why are we so good at ignoring it?
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Denial Is Not an Option

Monday, September 22, 2014

How Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas has mastered the art of data mining. ISIS in Northern Lebanon. Daniel Kehlmann's F: A Novel. The psychology of climate change.
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Life Under ISIS’s Shadow

Monday, September 22, 2014

Sulome Anderson talks about the way Northern Lebanon has been radically changed by the presence of ISIS.
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Data Mining and the End of Privacy as We Know It

Monday, September 22, 2014

How the Las Vegas casino Caesars Entertainment tracks the activities of gamblers—from what games they like to play to what foods eat for breakfast—to keep them coming back for more.
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Splitting the Bill Shouldn't Cause a Nervous Breakdown

Friday, September 19, 2014

Philip Galanes offers advice and answers questions on the best way to deal with some of the prickly issues of dining out.
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The Not-So-Secret Recipes Behind 'Brooklyn's Favorite Ice Cream'

Friday, September 19, 2014

Here's how Ample Hills Creamery makes flavors like "I Want To Marry This" (maple ice cream with chocolate covered bacon) and "The Munchies" (pretzel ice cream with chips and M&Ms). 
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Nose-to-Tail Eating

Friday, September 19, 2014

Find out the philosophy behind using the whole animal and how to prepare organ meats, pig's feet, tongue and more.
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