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It's Not a Junk Drawer. It's An Archive Of An Interesting Life
When spring emerges, it's time to clean, but one place might get a pass: the junk drawer. Consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow says maybe that's OK.
Decades Before YouTube, Video Pioneers Captured Turbulent Era
In the pre-digital age, shooting video was unwieldy and expensive. But in the late 1960s, storytellers calling themselves "Videofreex" used the first portable video recorders to film a changing world.
Qatar Digital Library Preserves The Music Of A Vanishing Past
The tiny, super-rich state of Qatar takes pride in its modernity, with its gleaming skyscrapers and lucrative gas fields. But it is also investing in a huge history project.
'I'm Perd Hapley, And I Just Realized I'm Played By An Actual Newscaster'
Jay Jackson plays the hilariously odd newscaster on NBC's Parks and Recreation. But before he was a fake anchor, Jackson spent 22 years as a real TV reporter — and he became an actor by accident.
Communicating The Right Message About Ebola
A year after the Ebola outbreak began in West Africa, NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Adolphus Scott of UNICEF and Jana Telfer of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the vital role of public messaging in fighting the disease.
Starbucks' 'Race Together' Campaign Begins
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Karen Grigsby Bates, from NPR's Code Switch team, about the new Starbucks campaign that encourages people to discuss issues of race. Will it succeed?
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