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VIDEO: Check Out This 7-Year-Old's Monster Trap

If you have a few minutes, you might enjoy 7-year-old Audri Clemmons' Rube Goldberg machine.

Drew Orlanoff at The Next Web says "my hat goes off to this kid and I'm reminded that there may indeed be hope for the future of the United States of America."

Whitney Matheson at USA Today's Pop Candy blog thinks it's "pretty mesmerizing" and notes that "even the band OK Go has submitted its seal of approval." Audri sampled a bit of the band's music on his video. According to the credits, the videographer is "mom."

There's a note with Audri's video that points to another one he made when he was 5.

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'Purple Rain' — As Retold In A Language Without A Word For Purple

Prince's '80s-era classic has gotten a modern update — in Niger. Directed by Christopher Kirkley, starring the nomadic Tuareg people, this Purple Rain remake drops the kissing but keeps the attitude.

How Do We Get To Love At 'First Bite'?

It's the season of food, and British food writer Bee Wilson has a book on how our food tastes are formed. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with her about her new book, "First Bite: How We Learn to Eat."

Osceola At The 50-Yard Line

The Seminole Tribe of Florida works with Florida State University to ensure it that its football team accurately presents Seminole traditions and imagery.

Reviving Payoff For Prediction – Of Terrorism Risk

Could an electronic market where people bet on the likelihood of attacks deter terrorism? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about the potential for a terror prediction market.

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