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How Arnold Palmer Hit A Hole-In-One With His Signature Drink

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 1:51 p.m.

As we mourn the golf great, we acknowledge another contribution he made to our culture: the tasty and refreshing iced tea and lemonade beverage that carries his name.

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How A 'Sixth Sense' Helps Simone Biles Fly, And The Rest Of Us Walk

NPR | Sept. 22, 2016 3:43 p.m.

Scientists are finally beginning to understand proprioception, a sense that tells us where our body is in space. Much of what they've learned comes from two girls with a rare genetic disorder.

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At White House, A Golden Moment For America's Great Artists And Patrons

NPR | Sept. 22, 2016 12:43 p.m.

Two dozen luminaries — from Terry Gross to Mel Brooks, Morgan Freeman to Louise Glück — get laurels Thursday, as President Obama awards the National Medals of Arts and National Humanities Medals.

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3,000-Year-Old Cooking Fail Found At A Danish Dig Site

NPR | Sept. 21, 2016 8:17 a.m.

Archaeologists have found the glassy remains of burnt cheese in an ancient pot. It seems trial and error is a timeless method to the madness of creating good food.

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Can New Technology Decode The Biggest Data Set Of All?

NPR | Sept. 21, 2016 6 a.m.

Scientist Riccardo Sabatini says we have the technology to read the human genome and predict things like height, eye color, age — all from a vial of blood.

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What Data Will Be Discovered By The World's Most Powerful Telescope?

NPR | Sept. 20, 2016 2:11 p.m.

Big Data is everywhere — even the skies. Astronomer Andrew Connolly shows how large amounts of data are being collected about our universe, and how it will help lead to new discoveries.

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A Breakthrough Showcase For Black Filmmaking At The Toronto Film Festival

NPR | Sept. 20, 2016 5:14 a.m.

The Toronto International Film Festival's lineup of new movies pushed back against the narrow definition of a "black film" and offered a feast of cinematic stories about black life.

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WATCH: The 4 Best Political Moments From The Emmys

NPR | Sept. 19, 2016 11:51 a.m.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus issued a personal apology for the political climate and Jeb Bush called Jimmy Kimmel a "Godless Hollywood Hippie."

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Fall TV Channel Flip: 4 Shows To Watch, And Some To Avoid

NPR | Sept. 19, 2016 11:39 a.m.

Does the fall TV season even matter anymore, in this age of #PeakTV? September is still the beginning of the season for broadcast networks — which still draw the most viewers and the big bucks.

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Realizing Tupac Wasn't Cool, 20 Years Later

NPR | Sept. 16, 2016 8:04 a.m.

I was probably 9 years old at the height of my obsession with Tupac's "Hail Mary." I didn't know what I was capable of then, but I was not to be trifled with.