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At the end of a long season, a team's games are even more important. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate.com's Mike Pesca about how teams strategize about players' performances.
Each spring, Japan is consumed by a contest for style of poetry called Senryu. The poems are just three spare lines about the trials and tribulations of daily life.
The tiny principality of Liechtenstein spreads across a grand total of 62 square miles. Now, it's getting smaller.
The new book, Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace, is a look at how the white-collar world came to be the way it is, and what it might become. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with author Nikil Saval.
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NPR's Petra Mayer profiles YA author Ann Brashares, whose new book The Here and Now follows a young girl and her community who've escaped a terrible future via time travel and landed in our present.
Sunday Puzzle....
With spring in the air, it's a fitting time for a flower puzzle. Find the flower answer using its anagram, minus one letter.