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In Islamabad, A Rare Piano Teacher Pursues His Mission Quietly
One of the few piano teachers in Pakistan's capital is determined to keep his art alive. To avoid being victimized by hard-line Islamists, he teaches on digital keyboards with the volume dialed down.
'Coffee For Roses' And Other Garden Myths Debunked
Did you know you can't kill a gopher with chewing gum and hummingbirds are not attracted to red flowers? C.L. Fornari's book Coffee For Roses busts common gardening myths.
Keeping Time By Rubidium At The Naval Observatory
You know when you dial a number, and a man reads you the exact time at the tone? That precise timekeeping starts at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. NPR's Linda Wertheimer takes a tour.
Argentina Squabbles Over Juan Peron Statue
NPR's Linda Wertheimer takes a moment to note that 40 years after his death, former Argentine President Juan Peron still can't manage to get a statue erected in his honor.
Study Shows Penguins Endangered By Waning Antarctic Ice
A new study argues emperor penguins should be classified as an endangered species because of shrinking ice. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with scientist Hal Caswell, who co-authored the study.
If You Cut In The Middle, Go To The End Of The Line
Two clues will be given for two five-letter answers. Move the middle letter of the first answer to the end of the word to get the second answer.
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