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6:00 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — Better Pastries, Banned Bicycles And A Burmese Photo Gallery

Croissants await delivery to stores inside theLa Boulange Pine Street baking facility in San Francisco, California. This facility bakes pastries and breads for all of the La Boulange restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area.
John Lee Smithsonian

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6:00 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Conquering Jellyfish And Dying Drive-Ins

I'll Find a Way is the latest album in The Blind Boys of Alabama's seven-decade run. Left to right: Ricky McKinnie, Paul Beasley, Jimmy Carter, Ben Moore, Joey Williams.
Cameron Wittig Courtesy of the artist

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Gospel's Blind Boys Meet Changing Times With Open Minds — The men behind the new album I'll Find a Way may be in their 70s and 80s today — but they're still The Blind Boys of Alabama.

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6:41 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — A New Charlie Parker Biography, Student Loan Changes And Biosphere 2

Aerial view of Biosphere 2, where Jane Poynter lived for two years and 20 minutes.
Jane Poynter via NPR

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What Lessons Came Out Of Biosphere 2? — Sustainability consultant Jane Poynter tells her story of living two years and 20 minutes in Biosphere 2, a hermetically sealed environment in Arizona. The experience provoked her to explore how we might sustain life in the harshest of conditions.

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6:00 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — Fall Music, Costa Rican Crocodiles And (Big) Beautiful Bees

Clockwise from upper left: Anna Calvi, M.I.A., Poliça, members of Los Campesinos!, Deltron 3030 and Phil Elverum of Mount Eerie.
Courtesy of the artists

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6:00 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — A French Bread Crisis, Arts In Schools And Farming Sea Urchins

Baguettes head into a giant oven at Le Grenier a Pain Bakery.
Eleanor Beardsley NPR

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Got Baguettes? Bakers' Lobby Tells France To Eat More Bread — The French, it seems, aren't eating bread the way they used to. The average French person consumes just half a baguette a day, down from a full baguette 40 years ago. Those statistics worry the French bakers' lobby, the Observatoire du Pain.

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6:00 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — A Nuclear Mishap, The Last VW Bus And A History Of Bagels And Lox

An atomic cloud rises July 25, 1946 during the Baker Day blast at Bikini Island in the Pacific.
National Archives Getty Images

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10:39 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — Forgotten Spaces, Korean Booze And Video Game Music

Boxes of empty Jinro soju bottles sit in a downtown Seoul, South Korea, shop on April 1, 2005.
Jung Yeon-Je AFP/Getty Images

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12:00 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — Christian Dior, Farming Flies And No Methane On Mars

A Christian Dior design.
Laziz Hamani

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12:00 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — Traffic Clowns, Sacred Steel And Latino-Caribbean Cuisine

The Brazilian city of Olinda has a novel approach to taming its ever-growing traffic problem: traffic clowns known as palhacos.
Andrea Hsu NPR

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Brazil's Traffic Is A Circus, So Send In The Clowns — Uncle Honk and Fom Fom are traffic clowns, or palhacos, hired by the city of Olinda to make the roads a bit safer. They lean into traffic, making exaggerated gestures, like the sweep of the arm to mimic fastening a seat belt, and a mimed reminder to never drink and drive.

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12:33 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Today On WWNO.org — Latvian Photos, Beanie Babies And Eagle-Eyed Video

Photographer Reinis Hofmanis documents the rise of Latvia's capital city through guard booths, in his series, Territory.
Courtesy of Reinis Hofmanis

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A Latvian Photographer Never Lets Down His Guard  — With the flurry of economic activity in Latvia, the EU's fastest growing economy, photographer Reinis Hofmanis started documenting guard booths on the construction sites in Latvia's capital city, Riga. It's part of his series called "Territory".

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