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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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CIA Chief Apologizes To Sens. Feinstein, Chambliss Over Computer Intrusion

NPR News - 36 min 14 sec ago

In a rare, scathing speech on the Senate floor in March, Diane Feinstein accused the CIA of tampering with the work the intelligence committee. Now an internal CIA probe finds she was right.

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How Will You Die?

NPR News - 1 hour 44 min ago

Cooking dinner, having sex and going to the bathroom are three of the riskiest things you can do in many parts of the world.

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Scientists Say The Moon Is Hiding A Lumpy Middle

NPR News - 1 hour 53 min ago

It turns out that our nearest neighbor in space is sort of a squashed sphere. The lead author in a new paper published in Nature describes it as "a lemon with an equatorial bulge."

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Scientists Say The Moon Is Hiding A Lumpy Middle

NPR Health&Science - 1 hour 53 min ago

It turns out that our nearest neighbor in space is sort of a squashed sphere. The lead author in a new paper published in Nature describes it as "a lemon with an equatorial bulge."

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Sem-ANN-tics

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 26 min ago

Don't get too annoyed with this final round. Like "annoyed," every answer contains the consecutive letters "A-N-N" somewhere within it. This game separates the canniest from the wannabes.

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Movie Math

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 26 min ago

If Pythagoras were alive today, we think he'd be a movie buff. Multiply your film knowledge by your math skills in this quiz that asks you to perform computations with the numbers in movie titles.

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Can I Kick It? No, You Can't

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 26 min ago

Listen, we're not your parents. We're not about to tell you what you can and can't do. Besides, the songs in this game, all of which contain the word "can't" in the title, take care of that for us.

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It's Eezy

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 26 min ago

We're spotlighting both the most common and least common English letters in this game — E and Z. Every clue points to a word or phrase containing "E-E-Z" spelled consecutively. Easy!

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Can't Place The Place Name

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 26 min ago

Fame knows no geographic bounds in this game about celebrity-city name mashups. In what Florida city does the singer of "Nasty" hang out? That's "Janet Jacksonville."

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Luke Song: Hat's Entertainment!

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 26 min ago

The milliner famous for designing Aretha Franklin's 2009 Inauguration chapeau plays a game about real people and fictional characters with iconic headgear.

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John U. Bacon: Old MacDonald Went To College

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 26 min ago

A sportswriter and a former Michigan Wolverines football player imagine the college days of a nursery rhyme farmer in this quiz about animal mascots and the noises they make.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds State's Controversial Labor Law

NPR News - 2 hours 38 min ago

The law, championed by Gov. Scott Walker, sparked mass protests in the state capitol and attracted national attention. The decision gives Walker an important election-year victory.

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Where Love's Concerned, This 'Magic Barrel' Is No Magic Bullet

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 56 sec ago

Anya Ulinich's new graphic novel is inspired by Bernard Malamud's "The Barrel" — both star choosy loners looking for love. But Malamud's swoony violins and lit candles don't apply to Lena Finkle.

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20 Million Gallons Later, UCLA Water Main Finally Plugged

NPR News - 3 hours 10 min ago

The 93-year-old main burst earlier this week, spewing water into a parking garage on campus.

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How To Order Pizza From A Nuclear Command Bunker

NPR News - 3 hours 16 min ago

A trip to an underground Air Force nuclear bunker becomes a unexpectedly delicious culinary experience. Just don't order the gravy bowl.

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'Guardians Of The Galaxy': Let's Hear It For F.U.N.

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 18 min ago

The most surprising thing about the latest film in the Marvel Universe may be as simple as its genre: while it certainly has your space battles and big fights, it's a straight-up comedy.

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Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today

NPR News - 3 hours 58 min ago

Israel called up 16,000 reservists, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy tunnels built by Hamas "with or without a ceasefire."

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Enlisting Smartphones In The Campaign For Campus Safety

NPR Education - 5 hours 11 min ago

Developers hope technology can help stop sexual assaults on campus — or at least provide students with easier access to resources.

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Dutch, Australian Experts Reach MH17 Debris Field In Ukraine

NPR News - 5 hours 40 min ago

The team's effort had been thwarted for a week by heavy fighting. But the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe said experts were finally able to reach the site using a new route.

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