Drummer Waits For Gas, Uses Time Along Highway To Practice
May 22, 2013
Out of gas, a drummer in Baltimore, Md., pulled off onto the side of the interstate to wait for help. While waiting, he pulled out his drum kit and practiced. The highway department came with some gas.
The Chesapeake Bay once supplied most of the nation's oysters, but overharvesting and disease nearly wiped them out. Now, major public-private efforts to re-establish the oyster as a quality local food product appear to be working. And chefs say the results are sweeter than oysters from other waters.
Central banks around the world have created games that explain the sometimes wonky world of international finance and economics. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jason Karaian, of the online magazine Quartz, about this surprisingly crowded genre.
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