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Creepers, Golliwog, Spalding

Studio 360 - January 18, 2038 - 11:14pm
Kurt Andersen talks to novelist Anne Rice about the mystery and allure of monsters across movies, art, and literature.
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Killing Comes Naturally To Chimps, Scientists Say

NPR News - 1 hour 24 min ago

A new study bolsters the theory that chimpanzees kill rivals as an adaptation to their natural environment and not as a result of human impact.

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Killing Comes Naturally To Chimps, Scientists Say

NPR Health&Science - 1 hour 24 min ago

A new study bolsters the theory that chimpanzees kill rivals as an adaptation to their natural environment and not as a result of human impact.

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Apple: iOS 8 Prevents Cooperation With Police Unlocking Requests

NPR News - 1 hour 31 min ago

In the rollout of its new mobile operating system, Apple says it has made it technically impossible for the company to unlock phone data, even in response to a law enforcement warrant.

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San Francisco Politician Goes Public With His Choice To Take Anti-HIV Drug

NPR News - 2 hours 47 min ago

City Supervisor Scott Wiener said he is taking a pill that can dramatically reduce the risk of HIV infection. He appears to be the first elected official to have gone public with the decision.

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Passionate Proclamations With Gilbert Gottfried

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 48 min ago

The legendary stand-up discusses "crossing the line" in comedy. Then, in his signature voice, he whispers sweet nothings into your ear in a game about famous romances throughout history.

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Ukraine's Poroshenko Thanks Congress For Supporting Freedom

NPR News - 3 hours 39 min ago

Petro Poroshenko arrives in the U.S. to meet with the president and others to lobby for increased aid to his embattled government.

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Ukraine's Poroshenko Thanks Congress For Supporting Freedom

NPR Politics - 3 hours 39 min ago

Petro Poroshenko arrives in the U.S. to meet with the president and others to lobby for increased aid to his embattled government.

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Rap It Up

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 14 min ago

We're wrapping up the show with a game featuring the letters R-A-P. All answers contain those letters in consecutive order. For example, "a long-haired lady in fairy tales" is "Rapunzel."

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Cultured Film Quotes

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 14 min ago

We love low-brow film, but every once in a while, we crave high culture. In this game, we've classed up a few famous movie quotes with the names of important historical figures: "I'll be Bach."

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Everything But The 'Y'

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 14 min ago

There are words...and then there are super words! Supervocalics are words that include each of the vowels A, E, I, O and U, like "tambourine." All of the answers in this game share this special power.

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Go Johnny, Go!

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 14 min ago

Go, Johnny Coulton, go! Our one-man house band plays the Chuck Berry classic "Johnny B. Goode" with the lyrics rewritten to be about other famous guys named John. Can you sing your way to victory?

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The Time Machine

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 14 min ago

Travel back to 1914. All questions must be answered from the vantage point of that year, such as, how many stars are on the US Flag? But be quick: WWI is about to start and the Wi-Fi here is terrible.

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The Big Score

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 14 min ago

We wish we were as enthusiastic about anything as announcer Andres Cantor is about a soccer ball going into a net. Play a game about words or names that contain the sound "go," like "GOOOOO-pher!"

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Top Stories: Scotland's Secession Vote; Senate Vote On Rebels

Conversations at the World Cafe - 4 hours 32 min ago

Also: Australia charges 15 suspects with planning random beheadings; Ukrainian president Poroshenko visits Capitol Hill; and Lincoln Logs will start to be produced in Maine instead of China.

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Senate To Vote On Arming Rebels As Islamic State Seizes Villages

Conversations at the World Cafe - 4 hours 53 min ago

The Islamist rebels reportedly have captured 16 Kurdish villages in northern Syria in a major push for territory. The move has prompted fears of a massacre against civilians.

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Islamic State Seizes Villages; Australia Says It Foiled Beheading Plot

NPR News - 4 hours 54 min ago

The Islamist rebels also known as ISIS or ISIL reportedly captured 16 Kurdish villages in northern Syria in a major push for territory. The move has prompted fears of a massacre of civilians.

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Islamic State Seizes Villages; Australia Says It Foiled Beheading Plot

NPR Politics - 4 hours 54 min ago

The Islamist rebels also known as ISIS or ISIL reportedly captured 16 Kurdish villages in northern Syria in a major push for territory. The move has prompted fears of a massacre of civilians.

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How To Make The Most Of Your 10 Minutes With Teacher

Conversations at the World Cafe - 6 hours 26 sec ago

Like a good Boy Scout, parents should be prepared: Educators agree that doing your homework can make a big difference. Here's expert advice on how to ace your next parent-teacher conference.

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Rethinking A Fall Classic: The Parent-Teacher Conference

Conversations at the World Cafe - 6 hours 26 sec ago

The New York City schools are overhauling the time, and format, of these conferences in an attempt to add depth and meaning. Among the changes: They'll be held four times a year instead of just two.

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