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Cooking With Emoji: We're Taking Eggplant Back From The Bros

The eggplant emoji has become a favorite of salacious sexters. To rescue its sullied rep, we turn to our emoji keyboards and conjure up recipes to highlight the fruit's, ahem, culinary attributes.
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'Game Of Thrones' And 'Veep' Anchor HBO's Killer Sunday Lineup

HBO's Game of Thrones, Veep and Silicon Valley all start new seasons Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says these three shows just might form the best Sunday night lineup on television this spring.
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Meet The 'Capital Dames,' Civil War Washington's Secret Power Brokers

In her new book, Cokie Roberts explains how women like Mary Todd Lincoln and Jessie Benton Fremont influenced Washington's men of power when they weren't even allowed to vote.

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'Grand Illusion' Exhibit Lifts Curtain On The Secrets Of Setting The Stage

An exhibit at the Library of Congress is devoted to the art of theatrical design. Drawings, sketches, watercolors, posters and scale models reveal how magic and spectacle are achieved before our eyes.
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An Artist's Brainstorm: Put Photos On Those Faceless Ebola Suits

Printers blew up. People took the photo stickers home. But in the end, art professor Mary Beth Heffernan succeeded in bringing a human face to the scary-looking protective gear.
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Cultural Revolution-Meets-Aliens: Chinese Writer Takes On Sci-Fi

Chinese novels have dwelt mainly on the past and present. Liu Cixin is starting to change that. His science-packed, futuristic best-sellers explore the cosmos, and offers commentary on current events.
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Former Marine Adam Driver On What Acting And The Military Have In Common

"You have a group of people trying to accomplish a mission that's greater than themselves," the actor says. "It's not about one person." Driver stars in the new film comedy While We're Young.
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Storytellers Weave Tales Of Ward 8, Past And Present

We'll visit a storytelling workshop that's helping new and old residents of Ward 8 explore the themes of home.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 9, 2015

You can see what’s new in Spanish cinema or see a musical tribute to the Civil War.

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China's 'Barefoot Lawyer' And His Great Escape

In his new book, exiled Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng tells the story of growing up blind, being beaten under house arrest and finding refuge in the American Embassy in Beijing in 2012.

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