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TED Radio Hour

The “TED Radio Hour” is hosted by Alison Stewart. The “TED Talks” series of speeches serve as a starting point for sound-rich radio programs that explore themes like “The Pursuit of Happiness” and “The Power of Crowds.” Various soundscapes are layered into and around the talks to help bring the themes to life. Plus, we’ll hear conversations with the original speakers about why an idea made waves or caused excitement.
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Bill Cunningham, Iconic 'New York Times' Photographer, Dies At 87

Cunningham worked at the Times for almost 40 years, capturing the fashion trends of the day with a timeless eye.
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With A Zap, Scientists Create Low-Fat Chocolate

Scientists say they've figured out how to reduce the fat in milk chocolate by running it through an electric field. The result is healthier, but is it tastier?
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Tracing The 43-Year History Of The U.K. In The European Union

The U.K. joined the European Union in 1973, hoping to gain from the booming economies on the continent. Historian Timothy Garton Ash explains the reasons why, and how the relationship soured.
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President Obama Acknowledges 'Brexit' To Silicon Valley Crowd

President Obama delivered a speech Friday at Stanford University, and remarked on the Brexit vote in front of a crowd of young, tech-forward, pro-globalization attendees from 170 countries.

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