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  • How To Cook Without A Recipe (w/Samin Nosrat) | Life Kit | NPR

    How To Cook Without A Recipe (w/Samin Nosrat) | Life Kit | NPR

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    Following a recipe is easy, but improvising in the kitchen takes confidence and a well-stocked pantry. Samin Nosrat of the podcast Home Cooking gives her advice for whipping up great meals without a recipe. From NPR's Life Kit. Read or listen to "How To I

  • Avocado Going Bad? Use It In This Chocolate Mousse Recipe | Life Kit | NPR

    Avocado Going Bad? Use It In This Chocolate Mousse Recipe | Life Kit | NPR

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    After scrutinizing nearly every avocado in the produce section, you picked out the perfect one only to let it sit on your counter just a little too long. Now its not-so-green and a little mushy, and it feels like youre about to throw $1.70 straight into t

  • 06:50 2lbs of Cheese For Every American | Planet Money | NPR

    2lbs of Cheese For Every American | Planet Money | NPR

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    There is an argument that our country has to be able to produce its own food because if our farmers go out of business and we become reliant on other countries for food, then that is a kind of national security risk.In 1976, Jimmy Carter made a single cam

  • 10:05 What Brain-Controlled Exoskeletons Mean For You  | Future You | NPR

    What Brain-Controlled Exoskeletons Mean For You | Future You | NPR

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    Will mind-controlled robot suits help end some disabilities as we know them and lead the way to super strength? In this episode of NPRs series, Future You with Elise Hu, the team goes to the University of Houston to try out a mind-controlled exoskeleton.

  • 05:07 Cookie Monster Practices Self-Regulation | Life Kit Parenting | NPR

    Cookie Monster Practices Self-Regulation | Life Kit Parenting | NPR

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    Cookie Monster joins NPR's Life Kit Parenting Podcast to talk about practicing self-control, especially when you have to wait for something you really want... like a plate of delicious chocolate chip cookies. Read more about the story at https://n.pr/2LQC

  • 06:36 How a Volcano Simulator Helps Scientists Prepare For The Real Thing | Maddie About Science  | NPR

    How a Volcano Simulator Helps Scientists Prepare For The Real Thing | Maddie About Science | NPR

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    Studying active volcanoes can be dangerous, which is why a group of scientists from around the world came together to simulate volcanic blasts. What they're learning will help them at a real eruption. Read "To Safely Study Volcanoes, Scientists Bring The

  • 04:47 How Plastic Made Things Too Cheap | Planet Money | NPR

    How Plastic Made Things Too Cheap | Planet Money | NPR

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    This is the story of the moldable, affordable, miracle product of the modern age - Plastic.The story starts with some frustrated electrical scientists and a clever chemist named Leo Baekeland. A century ago stuff was expensive. Back then, people relied on

  • 08:09 Telepathy Is Already Possible With a Brain-Computer Interface  | Future You | NPR

    Telepathy Is Already Possible With a Brain-Computer Interface | Future You | NPR

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    Telepathy is no longer the stuff of science fiction, so long as you have a brain-computer interface. In this episode of NPR's Future You with Elise Hu, check out how brains directly interact with each other, bypassing the need for language. The team at th

  • 00:59 Why Do Birds Fly in a "V" Formation?

    Why Do Birds Fly in a "V" Formation?

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    Ever wondered why birds, flying in formation, seem to flap in synchrony?

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  • 03:12 The Power of Expectations | Invisibilia | NPR

    The Power of Expectations | Invisibilia | NPR

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    In this beautiful animation from Invisibilia’s season one episode “How to Become Batman,” the show explores whether your private thoughts and expectations can influence how well a rat runs a maze, and how those expectations can have a profound impact on o

  • 02:28 Baby Talk | Let's Talk | NPR

    Baby Talk | Let's Talk | NPR

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    When babies babble they are in a heightened state of arousal and ready to learn. Subscribe to NPR! https://bit.ly/2o5dHjo Host of NPR’s Hidden Brain Shankar Vedantam breaks down the four types of baby babble. • Read or listen to: "#HowToRaiseAHuman" at np

  • 03:36 Is Your Personality Fixed, Or Can You Change Who You Are? | Invisibilia | NPR

    Is Your Personality Fixed, Or Can You Change Who You Are? | Invisibilia | NPR

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    The marshmallow test became the poster child for the idea that there are specific personality traits that are stable and consistent. And this drives Walter Mischel crazy. "That iconic story is upside-down wrong," Mischel says. "That your future is in a ma

  • 03:17 The Evolution Of Parenting | Goats & Soda | NPR

    The Evolution Of Parenting | Goats & Soda | NPR

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    The real secret to humans' success? It might have a lot to do with how we raised our kids. • Read or listen to: "Why Grandmothers May Hold The Key To Human Evolution" at https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/06/07/617097908/why-grandmothers-may-h

  • 03:02 Eating Dandelions | The Salt | NPR

    Eating Dandelions | The Salt | NPR

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    Dandelions are much more than just unwanted weeds, according to expert forager and nutritionist Debbie Naha—they make a delicious (and nutritious) snack. Naha took us foraging for dandelions at Little Buffalo State Park in Newport, Pa. She advises to pick

  • 04:19 How To Find Your Own Seafood | The Salt | NPR

    How To Find Your Own Seafood | The Salt | NPR

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    Mussels, clams and a monkeyface eel, oh my! The Sea Forager, Kirk Lombard, shows us how to sustainably forage and eat wild animals found on the Northern California coast. • Read "VIDEO: Watch The Sea Forager Sustainably Harvest The Ocean's Bounty" at http

  • 04:38 Four Fancy Meals You Can Make With Bugs | Foraging | NPR

    Four Fancy Meals You Can Make With Bugs | Foraging | NPR

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    Culinary alchemist Pascal Baudar demonstrates how to make four fancy dishes using wild ingredients found in nature, including insects. The first insect that Pascal Baudar ever tried eating was an ant he found in his kitchen. The verdict? "It tasted like s

  • 02:26 Unmasking Malaria With A Cheap Magnet And A Laser Pointer | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

    Unmasking Malaria With A Cheap Magnet And A Laser Pointer | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

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    This video is from the Joe’s Big Idea series Changing The World One Invention At A Time. Check out the entire series at https://www.npr.org/series/571897138/watch-joes-big-idea-invention-stories. Read How A Cheap Magnet Might Help Detect Malaria at https:

  • 01:57 Inspired By A Fungus, Inventor Creates Biodegradable Packaging | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

    Inspired By A Fungus, Inventor Creates Biodegradable Packaging | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

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    This video is from the Joe’s Big Idea series Changing The World One Invention At A Time. Check out the entire series at https://n.pr/2U6iwXU. • Read "Inventor Inspired By Childhood Memories Of Fungus" at https://n.pr/2R77Q9M. -----------------------------

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  • 03:00 Locusts: Their Destructive Capacity, Our Sense of Self | NPR | Invisibilia

    Locusts: Their Destructive Capacity, Our Sense of Self | NPR | Invisibilia

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    We’re not the only ones who have a range of versions of ourselves. Learn how scientists got the bottom of the mystery of swarming locusts plagues. • Read VIDEO: Locusts: What Their Destructive Capacity Says About Our Sense of Self at LINK ----------------

  • 02:08 A Solar-Powered Step In The Fight Against Water Scarcity | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

    A Solar-Powered Step In The Fight Against Water Scarcity | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

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    This video is from the Joe’s Big Idea series Changing The World One Invention At A Time. Check out the entire series at https://n.pr/2U6iwXU. • Read "WATCH: This Device Pulls Clean Water Out Of Desert Air" at https://n.pr/2oEfZYC --------------

  • 02:48 Oreshki: A Rich, Nutty Cookie From The Soviet Era | NPR Hot Pot

    Oreshki: A Rich, Nutty Cookie From The Soviet Era | NPR Hot Pot

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    NPR journalist Alina Selyukh makes oreshki, a cookie from the former Soviet Union. The walnut-shaped cookies, which have a rich, nutty filling, were popular during a time when people had to make do with limited ingredients. Selyukh tells us about her memo

  • 01:08 XYZT: Abstract Landscapes | Arts | NPR

    XYZT: Abstract Landscapes | Arts | NPR

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    One of a growing trend of interactive art exhibits, "XYZT: Abstract Landscapes" is a collection of ten digital pieces that mimic nature through projectors, motion sensors and LCD screens. ------------------------------------------------------ Subscribe to

  • 03:19 Zereshk Polow: A Crunchy-Bottomed Rice Dish From Iran | NPR Hot Pot

    Zereshk Polow: A Crunchy-Bottomed Rice Dish From Iran | NPR Hot Pot

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    Yasaman Alavi makes zereshk polow, a crunchy-bottomed rice dish popular in her native Iran. Infused with saffron and spiked with tart barberries, it's traditionally eaten with slow-cooked chicken. Alavi prepares this meal while sharing memories of her aun

  • 03:05 Chop Suey With Beans And Rice: A Mexican-Chinese-American fusion. I NPR Hot Pot

    Chop Suey With Beans And Rice: A Mexican-Chinese-American fusion. I NPR Hot Pot

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    Joaquin "Jocko" Fajardo makes a spicy Mexican version of chop suey, a classic Chinese-American dish. He tells us how his great-aunt learned to make the dish from the Asian employees at her Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles. -------------------------------

  • 01:44 Invention Stories: How Sick Cows Led to a Blockbuster Drug | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

    Invention Stories: How Sick Cows Led to a Blockbuster Drug | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

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    A deadly bleeding disease in cows led to the development of the most popular blood thinner on the market: Warfarin. In "Invention Stories" we explore the unexpected paths to discovery. • Read When Cow Blood Held The Key To Saving The Future President at w

  • 01:53 Why is 2 Degrees of Climate Change a Big Deal? | Let's Talk | NPR

    Why is 2 Degrees of Climate Change a Big Deal? | Let's Talk | NPR

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    As powerful storms wreak havoc across the globe, we keep hearing about the important of 2-degrees—a threshold set by many policymakers in the discussion of global warming. NPR Science Correspondent Christopher Joyce explains the changes 2-degrees of warmi

  • 04:00 Why Credit Cards Have That Annoying Chip | Planet Money | NPR

    Why Credit Cards Have That Annoying Chip | Planet Money | NPR

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    Ever wondered why the chip on your credit card made it slower — or where the chip and stripe on your credit card even came from? Here's the story. In the mid-'60s, the airline industry had a problem. The 747, the first real jumbo jet, had just been introd

  • 02:14 For Kids, How Much Screen Time is Too Much? | Let's Talk | NPR

    For Kids, How Much Screen Time is Too Much? | Let's Talk | NPR

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    There's so much information -- and anxiety -- out there about how much time your kids should spend using devices. Here's our video guide to balancing the need for limits with the potential benefits. • Read "5 Things To Know About Screen Time Right Now" at

  • 03:46 Why The Price Of Coke Didn't Change For 70 Years | Planet Money | NPR

    Why The Price Of Coke Didn't Change For 70 Years | Planet Money | NPR

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    The thing about prices is they tend to change. But for 70 years, between 1886 and the late 1950s, the price of a Coca-Cola was a shiny nickel. Think about how crazy that is: Between 1886 and the late '50s, you had two world wars, prohibition, the Great De

  • 02:41 When Daydreaming Gets In The Way Of Real Life | Invisibilia | NPR

    When Daydreaming Gets In The Way Of Real Life | Invisibilia | NPR

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    As a child, M spent hours daydreaming, crafting storylines based off her favorite cartoons and sci-fi books. This fantasy world was more exciting, more vivid than the real world. But as M got older, her daydreaming habit didn't go away. In this excerpt fr

  • 05:57 The Apple That Changed The World | Planet Money | NPR

    The Apple That Changed The World | Planet Money | NPR

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    The mid-20th century was a bad time to be an apple lover. The produce section of supermarkets only had a few apples, and one stood tall above the rest: Mealy, and tough-skinned, it was the Red Delicious. Back in those days, apples were a commodity, and th

  • 02:52 How Superbugs Could Mean The End Of Antibiotics | Let's Talk | NPR

    How Superbugs Could Mean The End Of Antibiotics | Let's Talk | NPR

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    Easy global access to antibiotics is raising the risk of drug-resistant superbugs. Subscribe to NPR - http://bit.ly/NPRsubscribe ------------------------------------------------------ Subscribe to NPR on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/npr Follow NPR els

  • 01:53 The Pledge of Allegiance Was Written to Sell Magazines | Let's Talk | NPR

    The Pledge of Allegiance Was Written to Sell Magazines | Let's Talk | NPR

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    A true American tale about how the need to sell more magazines Subscribe to NPR - http://bit.ly/NPRsubscribe EDITOR'S NOTE: Francis Bellamy’s first draft of the pledge did not include the word “to” before "the Republic.” He added &

  • 03:14 The Price Tag Hasn't Always Existed, It Had To Be Invented | Planet Money | NPR

    The Price Tag Hasn't Always Existed, It Had To Be Invented | Planet Money | NPR

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    Most of us are used to prices that don’t change. You go into a store to buy some Quaker Oats, and they're going to cost the same for you as they will for whoever tries to buy them next. For most of human history, you had to haggle over prices before you c

  • 01:46 The Courage To Invent: A NASA Roboticist Tells Her Story | Joe's Big Idea| NPR

    The Courage To Invent: A NASA Roboticist Tells Her Story | Joe's Big Idea| NPR

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    Growing up, Howard was obsessed with creating robots. She earned her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and by the time she was 27 she landed her dream job at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Howard describes an experience early on in her career at JP

  • 02:30 Why It’s Usually Hotter In A City | Let's Talk | NPR

    Why It’s Usually Hotter In A City | Let's Talk | NPR

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    The way cities are designed and inhabited can make actually make them hotter. So what's the solution? We explore a few ideas for beating the urban heat. Subscribe to NPR - http://bit.ly/NPRsubscribe • NPR explores how to cope with a warming world: https:/

  • 01:34 How A Children's Toy Led To An Essential Medical Device

    How A Children's Toy Led To An Essential Medical Device

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    Inspiration for inventions sometimes come from unusual places. Stanford researcher Manu Prakash needed to create a centrifuge that could run without electricity. He found the answer by studying toys. In "Invention Stories" we explore the unexpected paths

  • 01:27 Invention Stories: These Boots Are Made For Talking … To The Internet | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

    Invention Stories: These Boots Are Made For Talking … To The Internet | Joe's Big Idea | NPR

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    Failure is always a part of invention. Hahna Alexander, CEO of SolePower, talks about how failure challenged her to come up with bigger and better solutions. In "Invention Stories" we explore the unexpected paths to discovery. • Read After A Failed Launch

  • 03:36 Foraging a Wild Lunch | The Salt | NPR

    Foraging a Wild Lunch | The Salt | NPR

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    When most of us are hungry for lunch, we pick up supplies at the grocery store or stop by the nearby cafe with the best lunch specials. Nick Spero? He heads into the wilderness. (Note: Spero is a foraging professional and we urge caution when foraging on

  • 03:54 The Food Of The Future | Elise Tries | NPR

    The Food Of The Future | Elise Tries | NPR

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    Japan has the most aged society in the world, and as a result, a growing number of senior citizens there are dying in accidental choking deaths. For the past ten years, choking has killed more Japanese than traffic accidents. To prevent these unnecessary

  • 02:59 ‘Art Enables’ Artists with Disabilities to Feel Like Celebrities | NPR

    ‘Art Enables’ Artists with Disabilities to Feel Like Celebrities | NPR

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    Art Enables is a lot like any other arts studio—big windows, a paint-splattered sink, quiet enough to hear a paintbrush clink the sides of a water glass, and, of course, it’s filled with people making art. What’s unique about the studio is that they work

  • 03:50 Do Cities Need More Green Roofs? | NPR

    Do Cities Need More Green Roofs? | NPR

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    We took a field trip to the largest green roof in New York City. Then we imagined what the city could be like if all of its roof space was green. Note: A previous version of this video incorrectly thanked the Audubon Society. We meant to thank the NYC Aud

  • 03:22 What Is the Debt Ceiling? |Ron’s Office Hours | NPR

    What Is the Debt Ceiling? |Ron’s Office Hours | NPR

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    It keeps on coming back like a bad penny: Congress’ fight over whether to raise the “debt ceiling.” That’s the limit on how much Congress can borrow to run the federal government. Where did the idea come from and how big is the debt now? NPR senior politi

  • 01:35 A Few Things To Know About Cholera

    A Few Things To Know About Cholera

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    NPR’s Jason Beaubien explains cholera, a deadly disease spread through water contaminated with sewage, in under two minutes. Read more about cholera here: http://n.pr/2fpRZAs

  • 03:38 How To Make Salsa Verde Tamales | Passport Kitchen | NPR

    How To Make Salsa Verde Tamales | Passport Kitchen | NPR

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    Pati Jinich, an award-winning Mexican-American chef and the host of Pati's Mexican Table, demonstrates how to make this holiday favorite! She's joined by Malaka Gharib of NPR's Goats & Soda blog, and Maria Godoy of NPR's The Salt blog. • Learn more about

  • 04:30 The Electoral College | Ron's Office Hours | NPR

    The Electoral College | Ron's Office Hours | NPR

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    How Does The Electoral College Work, And Is It Fair? Here's what you need to know from NPR's Ron Elving. • Read "How Does The Electoral College Work, And Is It Fair?" at https://n.pr/2f1wlFG ------------------------------------------------------ Subscribe

  • 03:37 A Short History Of Humans And Germs: Humans Get A Clue | Goats & Soda | NPR

    A Short History Of Humans And Germs: Humans Get A Clue | Goats & Soda | NPR

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    For most of human history, we had a lot of bad ideas about how we were getting sick: angry gods, misaligned planets, stinky fumes. We also had plenty of bad ideas about how to prevent it, like bloodletting, large holes in the head and drinking arsenic. Th

  • 02:30 What Can A President Really Do? Hint: It Has A Lot To Do With Congress | Ron's Office Hours | NPR

    What Can A President Really Do? Hint: It Has A Lot To Do With Congress | Ron's Office Hours | NPR

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    Presidents have a great deal of power, but they can't accomplish many of their goals without the support of Congress. In order for President Trump, or any president, to change a lot of existing policy they will need the support of Congress. --------------

  • 02:56 A Short History Of Humans And Germs: The Golden Age Of Germs | Goats & Soda | NPR

    A Short History Of Humans And Germs: The Golden Age Of Germs | Goats & Soda | NPR

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    Ten thousand years ago, at the dawn of the agricultural revolution, many of our deadly human diseases didn't exist. What changed? For the first time in history, humans were living in close contact with domesticated animals - milking them, taking care of t

  • 02:41 A Short History Of Humans And Germs: Early Encounters | Goats & Soda | NPR

    A Short History Of Humans And Germs: Early Encounters | Goats & Soda | NPR

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    Humans get along pretty well with most microbes. Which is lucky, because there are a lot more of them in the world than there are of us. We couldn’t even live without many of them. But a few hundred have evolved, and are still evolving, to exploit our bod

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  • 03:08 Where Are The Women In Computing? | Planet Money | NPR

    Where Are The Women In Computing? | Planet Money | NPR

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    How did women go from being at the center of the computing world -- to being sidelined? Listen to the full Planet Money episode from 2014 here: http://n.pr/29R7QKd ------------------------------------------------------ Subscribe to NPR on YouTube: https:/

  • 02:59 Survival Orientation Video: How To Be Bear Aware

    Survival Orientation Video: How To Be Bear Aware

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    It's camping season! And for the National Park Service's centennial this year, we made a few outdoor "orientation videos" with "The Junior Buglers" — a wilderness society we just totally made up and named after a decorative horn we found! The society and

  • 02:18 Survival Orientation Video: How To Make Fire From A Water Bottle

    Survival Orientation Video: How To Make Fire From A Water Bottle

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    It's camping season! And for the National Park Service's centennial this year, we made a few outdoor "orientation videos" with "The Junior Buglers" — a wilderness society we just totally made up and named after a decorative horn we found! The society and

  • 02:31 Survival Orientation Video: How To Drink Seawater

    Survival Orientation Video: How To Drink Seawater

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    It's camping season! And for the National Park Service's centennial this year, we made a few outdoor "orientation videos" with "The Junior Buglers" — a wilderness society we just totally made up and named after a decorative horn we found! The society and

  • 02:14 Falooda

    Falooda

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    Falooda is a popular dessert throughout Asia. The ingredients and make-up depend on the country, but the dessert is always layered and textured. Jocelyn Law-Yone regularly had falooda while growing up in Burma (now Myanmar). She wanted to bring a little b

  • 03:54 Building A Brain: The Story Of The Arbutus Middle School Kinetic Club

    Building A Brain: The Story Of The Arbutus Middle School Kinetic Club

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    Over the past school year, students from the Arbutus Middle School Kinetic Club built a 200 pound pink brain on wheels. Will it survive the 8-hour race through the streets of Baltimore?

  • 05:37 Popular Human-Powered Helicopter: Straight Up Difficult

    Human-Powered Helicopter: Straight Up Difficult

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    skunkbear.tumblr.com Read the full story here: http://www.npr.org/2012/10/14/160670295/flight-club-human-powered-helicopter http://skunkbear.tumblr.com It's difficult to build a working four-rotor helicopter that spans 100 feet and only weighs 80 pounds.

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  • 03:48 Journey Of A Specialty Coffee Bean: From Cherry To Cup

    Journey Of A Specialty Coffee Bean: From Cherry To Cup

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    That tasty cup of java from your favorite gourmet coffee shop began life on a farm thousands of miles away. Farmers who cater to the specialty coffee market compete on quality. And some use the higher prices their beans fetch to reinvest in their business

  • 03:06 Lung In A Box: Testing Air Quality Anywhere

    Lung In A Box: Testing Air Quality Anywhere

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    Traditional laboratory studies fail to accurately mimic the effects of air pollution on human lungs. Enter Harvey Jeffries. Produced by Adam Cole Senior Producers: Vikki Valentine and Ben de la Cruz

  • 05:29 The Invisible Universe Of The Human Microbiome

    The Invisible Universe Of The Human Microbiome

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    The next time you look in a mirror, think about this: In many ways you're more microbe than human. There are 10 times more cells from microorganisms like bacteria and fungi in and on our bodies than there are human cells. But these tiny compatriots are in

  • 01:04 NPR: Great Moments In Science History!

    NPR: Great Moments In Science History!

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    The inception of gravity, evolution, relativity and ... NPR's brand spankin' new science tumblr: skunkbear.tumblr.com

  • 01:43 Who Owns The Air? The Fight Over Drones, As Seen From A Drone

    Who Owns The Air? The Fight Over Drones, As Seen From A Drone

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    There are entrepreneurs all over the country who would love to start incorporating drones in their businesses. But there's a battle in the courts right now standing in their way. This made us wonder: what do these regulations look like to a drone? For mor

  • 03:39 A Milkshake Experiment

    A Milkshake Experiment

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    Can you control your metabolism with your mind? Alia Crum says that if we really want to lose weight, we'd eat foods labelled 'fatty' instead of 'diet.' A film by Bianca Giaever and story by NPR's Alix Spiegel.

  • 02:32 What Does Sound Look Like?

    What Does Sound Look Like?

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    You can actually see sound waves as they travel through the air thanks to a clever photographic trick. tumblr.com/follow/skunkbear skunkbear.tumblr.com Twitter: @cadamole @nprscience Produced by Adam Cole Hands shot by Meg Vogel Schlieren images provided

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  • 02:16 How We Decompress From Stress

    How We Decompress From Stress

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    From bubble baths to urban beekeeping, here's how people manage the tricky task of stress reduction.

  • 03:25 Brains At Play

    Brains At Play

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    Why do we humans like to play so much? Play sports, play tag, play the stock market, play Duck Duck Goose? We love it all. And we're not the only ones. Dogs, cats, bears, even birds seem to like to play. What are we all doing? Is there a point to it all?

  • 04:30 Talking While Female

    Talking While Female

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    How and why is the female voice different from the male voice? What happens when women try to change the way they sound? What do our voices say about self-image? A few questions explored in a little video reported by Selena Simmons-Duffin and animated by

  • 02:21 NPR Ed's 50 Great Teachers: Socrates

    NPR Ed's 50 Great Teachers: Socrates

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    So who was Socrates anyway? We ask students at a California school about the Socratic teaching method and the questions it inspires.

  • 02:05 How Sporty Is Your Sport?

    How Sporty Is Your Sport?

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    From baseball to dancing, here's how many calories some popular sports burn for the average American woman.

  • 01:19 Spiders Tune Their Webs Like A Guitar

    Spiders Tune Their Webs Like A Guitar

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    Full Story: http://www.npr.org/2014/06/10/319179807/spiders-tune-in-to-webs-music-to-size-up-meals-and-mates http://skunkbear.tumblr.com Pluck the silk of a spiderweb and it vibrates like a guitar string, scientists say. By strumming the strands and detec

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