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Thursday, January 08, 2009

Find out why understanding the business side of sex trafficking could help curtail the crime. Also: photographer Mary Ellen Mark takes us behind the scenes of some of the most famous movie sets in film history. On Underreported, a look at the future of Amtrak under the Obama administration. Plus, tips on how to prevent food waste at home!


Mary Ellen Mark

The Business of Sex Trafficking

Every minute, a woman or child is trafficked for sexual exploitation throughout the world, including here in New York. Siddharth Kara, businessman and author of Sex Trafficking, has traveled the globe in order to understand the economics of sex trafficking – and says that understanding the business side could ...

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Wasted Food

You may be horrified to learn how much food you waste each week. Food waste blogger Jonathan Bloom of gives tips on how to cut down on the waste.

Weigh in: What are your favorite ways to cut down on food waste? Tell us recipes, storage tips, ...

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Photos from Film Sets

Celebrated photographer Mary Ellen Mark takes us behind the scenes of some of the most famous movie sets in history, from “Apocalypse Now” and “Satyricon” to “Babel.” Her new book of photographs is Seen Behind the Scene.

An exhibition of Mary Ellen Mark's work opens tonight at ...

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Long-Term Love on the Brain

Passionate love doesn’t have to decline over time. A new study has found that the brains of people in long-term, loving relationships show activity in the same regions that are activated when people first fall in love. Dr. Arthur Arons, co-author of the study, is a social psychologist at Stony ...

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Underreported: Amtrak Under the Obama Administration

Barack Obama will arrive in DC for the inauguration by train, and Joe Biden is also known as “Amtrak Joe” thanks to his years of daily commutes to Washington via Amtrak. Is this a sign that the next four years will be more rail-friendly than in previous administrations? We look ...

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