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TED Radio Hour
10:48 am
Tue June 11, 2013

What Makes A Good Story?

Filmmaker Andrew Stanton on the TED stage in 2012.
James Duncan Davidson TED

Originally published on Fri April 11, 2014 12:45 pm

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Framing The Story.

About Andrew Stanton's TEDTalk

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Deceptive Cadence
10:48 am
Tue June 11, 2013

The Cage-y Consumer

Pablo Helguera

Originally published on Fri June 7, 2013 10:53 am

Got an idea for a classical cartoon or a reaction to this one? Leave your thoughts in the comments section.

Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist working with sculpture, drawing, photography and performance. His new book is Helguera's Artunes. You can see more of his work atArtworld Salon and on his own site.

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Monkey See
10:48 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Funny Moms And Funny Pages

NPR

Originally published on Fri June 7, 2013 10:36 am

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This week's show pauses to appreciate the truly awesome Jean Stapleton, who recently died at 90 years old. We recall her work as Edith Bunker and connect her to many other sitcom moms, from Mrs. Cunningham to Mrs. Cleaver to Jill Taylor and Claire Dunphy. Glen manages to connect Julia Sugarbaker and Tyler Perry (just go with it), and Trey figures out who the real "scoldy wife" on Modern Family is.

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture
10:47 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Seeing Indifference To Art And Science At The 2013 Biennale

A visitor walks past an exhibit in the Encyclopedic Palace.
Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Fri June 7, 2013 4:52 pm

Two things jumped out at me when I visited the show "Encyclopedic Palace" at the Central Pavilion at this year's Venice Biennale.

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Alt.Latino
10:46 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Roundtable: Immigration, Beer And 'Devious Maids'

Coors beer faces controversy for its use of the Puerto Rican flag on its Puerto Rican Day Parade beer cans.
Allison Joyce Getty Images

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 9:56 am

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The Two-Way
10:44 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Report: Overdraft Protection Puts Customers 'At Greater Risk'

Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
T.J. Kirkpatrick Getty Images

Originally published on Tue June 11, 2013 12:44 pm

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is looking at how overdraft fees affect consumers in a detailed report released Tuesday.

One of the stunning finds: "Overdraft and non-sufficient funds fees accounted for 61 percent of total consumer deposit account service charges in 2011 among the banks in the CFPB report."

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Krulwich Wonders...
10:42 am
Tue June 11, 2013

The Boomerang Graffito (Or Bad, Bad, Luther B!)

Francis Frith Library of Congress

Originally published on Fri June 7, 2013 1:30 pm

I was standing in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art the other day, where there's a full-sized Egyptian temple, called Dendur. It's housed under a glass roof ...

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The Picture Show
10:42 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Rio's New Dance Craze: The Passinho

Wellington Costa, 19, performs at the semifinals of a passinho competition in Rio de Janeiro on April 23. Passinho is a liberated dance form born in Rio's favelas, or shanty towns.
Lianne Milton for NPR

Originally published on Fri June 7, 2013 10:35 am

When photographer Lianne Milton was invited by friends to attend a passinho dance-off competition, she was not expecting the large, corporate-sponsored event at which she arrived.

"It was incredible to see a lot of young people, a lot of kids, a lot of girls, cheering on their favorite dancers," says Milton. "It was a calm, fun, spirited event."

Arriving in Rio in early 2013, Milton has been photographing stories ranging from redevelopment and forced evictions to daily life. She came across a dance style rapidly growing in popularity.

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NPR Story
10:42 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Graduation Rates Hit New High: Good News For Everyone?

Originally published on Tue June 11, 2013 10:53 am

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NPR Story
10:42 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Father Knows Best: Advice For Modern Dads

Originally published on Tue June 11, 2013 11:00 am

Looking ahead to Father's Day this weekend, Tell Me More's parenting panel dishes some advice. Host Michel Martin is joined by some pros — Dan Bucatinsky, Lester Spence and Manny Ruiz — who answer listener questions about how best to parent in today's busy world.

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