Winner Politics and Stress!

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Thursday, July 31, 2008

During the Olympics, teams become athletic ambassadors for their home countries. But when it comes to winning, some put athlete over country, and root for the name and not the nation. We examine how where a country is in its industrial development might affect who and what they root for when it comes to sports. Plus, the results from our most recent photo challenge!

Slideshow: Stress!

Olympic Politics

Tim Wu, Professor at Columbia Law School and Co-author of Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World, discusses China’s backflip on a promise to allow full internet access to foreign reporters during the Olympics. Plus, Alan Tomlinson, Professor of Leisure Studies at University of Brighton, discusses ...

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Stress Photo Project and Slideluck Potshow Update

Alys Kenny, co-director and producer of the Slideluck Potshow, and Casey Kelbaugh, photographer and founder of the Slideluck Potshow, discuss the best pictures from out latest photo project on stress. Plus, they talk about their next event, which will be held this Saturday in McCarren Park.

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Open Phones: What's Your #1 Reason for Voting?

Warm up your dialing fingers - it's an hour of Open Phones! The first question: What's your number one reason for voting?
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Open Phones: That Blasted Air Conditioning

Do over-chilled office buildings, frigid subway cars, and gushing a/c from open storefronts drive you crazy?
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Open Phones: Keep Your Dogs Leased

With more and more people leasing rather than buying, the trend spans everything from cars to pets. What do you lease?
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Open Phones: Your Predictions

Brian is headed out for summer vacation, and a major news story is bound to break while he's away. What's your guess?
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