Gabe O'Connor

Gabe O'Connor appears in the following:

National Women's Soccer League union president talks next steps

Friday, November 19, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Tori Huster, president of the National Women's Soccer League Players Association, about the long season that was and what's next.

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How do you know if your oil is hot enough to deep fry? Use your ears

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Researchers in the field of fluid dynamics say understanding the sounds oil bubbles make at different temperatures has applications beyond the frying pan.

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Testing temperature with your ears

Monday, November 15, 2021

Chefs in Japan dip a wet chopstick in hot oil and listen to the sizzle, to know when it's ready for tempura. A physicist investigated that technique in the lab to zero in on the perfect fry frequency.

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Why is Ethiopia detaining UN aid workers?

Thursday, November 11, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, on the detention of UN aid workers in Ethiopia and the political state of affairs there.

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Black veterans on what Colin Powell meant to them

Friday, November 05, 2021

Black veterans pay tribute to the late Colin Powell, who's funeral happened Friday at National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

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The unexpected end to Atlanta's heartbreak

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Atlanta, Ga., home of many post-season heartbreaks, is finally a winner. The city is celebrating the Braves winning the World Series.

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New podcast examines wellness trends and beliefs, like what weight means about health

Friday, October 29, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Maintenance Phase hosts Michael Hobbes and Aubrey Gordon on going where most health and fitness podcasts don't, assessing popular dietary advice and wellness trends.

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Remembering John Dilenschneider, one of the many Americans lost to COVID-19

Friday, October 29, 2021

Jack Dilenschneider died of COVID-19 in September at age 89. After started a small law firm in Ohio in the 1960s, he went south to defend civil rights activists and others trying peacefully to vote.

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Baseball's battle between 'good' and 'evil'

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Evan Drellich of The Athletic the faceoff between the upstart Atlanta Braves and the hated Houston Astros in game 1 of the World Series Tuesday.

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Black children make up more than half of the incidents of police using force on kids

Thursday, October 21, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Kristin Henning of Georgetown University on why Black children are more likely to be handled forcibly by police.

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Scientists made a wooden steak knife that's 3 times sharper than a steel blade

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Researchers have hardened wood and fashioned a knife out of it. It's three times sharper than steel and can slice through steak, and could be a sustainable alternative.

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Everything old, new and AWOL in the NBA

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with ESPN's Monica McNutt about how as the NBA season begins, fans are talking about two players who won't be on the court anytime soon.

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An Unlikely WNBA Champ

Monday, October 18, 2021

When you barely make the playoffs, nobody expects you to stay in the playoffs. The Chicago Sky defied expectations, becoming the WNBA champions Sunday night.

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The dinosaur extinction led to lots of new mammals and birds — and snakes to eat them

Thursday, October 14, 2021

After the dinosaurs disappeared, the world saw an explosion of birds and mammals. But a study suggests a burst of new snakes appeared, too, with diets to match the newly expanding array of animals.

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Plenty more Jon Grudens to go around in the NFL

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

After years of emails containing his racist, misogynist and homophobic comments were released, Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden resigned Monday night.

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Giants vs. Dodgers resumes 13 decades of rivalry (and more than a little hate)

Friday, October 08, 2021

On Friday, two of baseball's oldest rivals meet in the playoffs for the first time. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Evan Drellich of The Athletic about the history of the Giants and the Dodgers.

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Remembering former TV news producer Clifford Feldman, lost to COVID

Friday, October 01, 2021

We remember Clifford Feldman, a former TV news producer who lived in Washington, D.C. Feldman was one of the nearly 700,000 Americans who have died from COVID.

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Survivors Of The Trinity Nuclear Test Weren't Warned — Then Were Lied To After

Monday, September 27, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Lesley Blume about the struggle of the survivors of the Trinity nuclear test in 1945 — one locals didn't know was coming and caused serious health issues.

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Remembering The Man Who Made Tech For Everyone

Monday, September 20, 2021

Sir Clive Sinclair, a computing pioneer and an inventor that spent a lifetime making technology accessible for everyone, has died at age 81.

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Author Maggie Nelson's New Book Examines The Meaning And Rhetoric Of Freedom

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Maggie Nelson, author of the new book On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint, about exploring what it means to be free in our interconnected world.

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