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The Day The Niagra Stopped Falling
Last week brought very cold weather to much of the country. Nate DiMeo, creator of The Memory Palace podcast, tells a story of another cold snap more than a century ago that stopped a town in its tracks.
Ferguson Clergy Call For Peace From The Pulpit
Religious leaders await a grand jury's decision in St. Louis. Many faith leaders there have been deeply involved with demonstrations following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
Making A Change To Keep A Constant Consonant
Given two words, change the first consonant sound in each word to the same new consonant sound and you'll phonetically name two things in the same category.
Marshmallows On Sweet Potatoes? Thanksgiving's Traditions Exposed
Thanksgiving traditions can be a bit inscrutable for people who didn't grow up in the U.S., like NPR producer Olly Dearden. He talked with several experts and got some answers to his questions.
After Two Months, Hong Kong Residents Want Protesters To Head Home
More than 2,000 tents still occupy city streets. The longer the pro-democracy demonstration goes on, the more unwelcome it becomes.
In Bowling Alleys And In Rock Clubs, The Dude Abides
The Big Lebowski star Jeff Bridges is known as an actor, but he's been playing music for just as long. "Whenever I'm working, I'll have my guitar with me," he says.
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