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Cooking With The Whole Family

Robert Scheer on government surveillance. Michael Ruhlman on braising. Lidia Bastianich's new children’s book about growing up on the farm, raising chickens, and gathering their eggs.
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When Government Agencies Friend Tech Companies

Monday, March 02, 2015

Journalist Robert Scheer discusses how government agencies and tech corporations monitor virtually every aspect of our lives, and offers a defense of privacy and democracy.
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Low and Slow: The Lost Art of Braising

Monday, March 02, 2015

James Beard-award winning cookbook author Michael Ruhlman talks about braising and his new book How to Braise. 
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Lidia Bastianich's New Children's Book Brings Kids Into the Kitchen

Monday, March 02, 2015

Lidia Bastianich talks about her new children’s book, and reminisces about growing up on the farm, raising chickens, and gathering their eggs.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Workplace Surveillance, David Ives & Tracking Your Medical Searches

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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The Epidemic of Campus Sexual Assault

Friday, February 27, 2015

One in five college women is sexually assaulted, yet only a fraction of these crimes are reported, and even fewer result in punishment for the perpetrators. 
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Tribute: Leonard Nimoy

Friday, February 27, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, who played the iconic role of the cold and calculating officer Mr. Spock in "Star Trek," died today at the age of 83. Listen to our 2002 interview with Nimoy here.
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So Close to Humans, So Far Extinct

Friday, February 27, 2015

Around 60,000 years ago, humans migrated out of Africa. But, they were not alone. Neanderthals play an important role in the story of human evolution.
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You Won't Get That Out of Franzen! A Web Extra Starring Daniel Handler

Friday, February 27, 2015

Daniel Handler on who he reads, how he writes, where he writes, and a few extra things too.
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Covering Campus Assault. Understanding Our Origins.

Friday, February 27, 2015

In "The Hunting Ground," Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering reveal the epidemic of violence and institutional cover-ups sweeping college campuses. Please Explain is all about Neanderthals!
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What the FDA Won't Tell You About Your Medication

Thursday, February 26, 2015

When the FDA finds evidence of fraud or misconduct, it doesn't notify the public, the medical establishment, or even the scientific community. 
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Tribute: Bruce Sinofsky

Thursday, February 26, 2015

When Bruce Sinofsky died recently from complications of diabetes at the age of 58, Damien Echols, one of the “West Memphis 3,” tweeted: “I will never forget his part in saving my life.”
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The Other Risk of Looking Up Medical Information Online

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Many companies that dispense health advice also collect, track, and sell our search queries to a variety of sources.
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Diacetyl: The Buttery Flavor Chemical That Damages Your Lungs

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Diacetyl is used to flavor candy, chips, coffee and e-cigarettes, and it is linked to hundreds of injuries – and five deaths – of workers in popcorn factories and flavoring companies.
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Medicine's Murky World: The FDA, Medical Websites, And Risky Chemicals

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The FDA is not cracking down on bad clinical trials. Diacetyl flavors chips, coffee and e-cigarettes, and is dangerous. Companies that give us health advice are also selling our data. 
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Employee Monitoring Might Explain Your Missing Packages

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

As office work becomes more digital, corporations and institutions are monitoring the movements and communications of workers. And it's having unintended and unforeseen consequences. 
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American Soprano Ailyn Pérez's Debut at the Met

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The American soprano Ailyn Pérez made her long-overdue Met debut as Micaëla in Carmen this Thursday, February 26. 
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The Short Story Canon of The New Yorker

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Deborah Treisman, fiction editor at The New Yorker, discusses the magazine's 90th anniversary and the canon of fiction it published. 
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Workplace Monitoring, The New Yorker's Fiction Legacy, Ailyn Pérez in Carmen

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Esther Kaplan on increased monitoring in the workplace. Deborah Treisman on The New Yorker's 90th anniversary. Ailyn Pérez's debut at the Met as Micaëla in Carmen.
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Guest Picks: David Ives, Liv Rooth, and Carson Elrod

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

David Ives, Liv Rooth and Carson Elrod were on the show today, Feb 24, 2015 to talk about the world premier of Ives's new series of short comedic plays "Lives of the Saints." 
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Guest Picks: Richard Price

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The novelist and screenwriter just finished writing his first thriller! Find out what else he's been up to.
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