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A Downtrodden LA Corner Inspires Comedy And Friendship In 'Tangerine'

Director Sean Baker wanted to make a film about LA's transgender sex workers, but first he needed to find someone who knew that world well. Then he met Mya Taylor, and together they made Tangerine.
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A 3-D Food Lab And Restaurant Wants To Turn Yuck Into Yum

A group of top chefs, food scientists and tech geeks have set up a lab in Belgium to master 3-D food printing. Their goal: to create nutritionally enhanced foods that appeal to the pickiest palates.
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Tea Sommeliers Are The Hot New Thing In Food Pairing

Which black tea goes best with blue cheese? It turns out there is an art to unlocking new flavors in your food by pairing it with tea. And a whole new breed of experts has risen up to spread the word.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 21, 2015

You can see two storytelling performances that tackle the lighter and more serious sides of sexual relationships.

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Garrison Keillor Says He's Sure: He's Retiring From 'Prairie Home'

He's said it before, but this time, we are told, it is serious. The creator and longtime host of the popular "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show is retiring.

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A Lifelong Surfer Explains Why There's No Such Thing As A 'Perfect' Wave

"Waves are not stationary objects in nature. They're not diamonds or roses or something that you just look at," says New Yorker journalist William Finnegan. His new memoir is called Barbarian Days.
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Trump Could Bump GOP Veterans Off Debate Stage

The billionaire businessman is under fire for remarks about prisoners of war. But his inclusion in GOP debates could mean Republicans' only two military veteran candidates don't make it on stage.
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Bill Cosby Deposition Offers New Clues About Possible Sexual Abuse

A nearly 1,000 page deposition from 2006 provides new information about comedian Bill Cosby's pattern of possible sexual abuse against dozens of women. But why hasn't he been prosecuted yet?
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Sleuthing With Offbeat Variations In 'Irrational Man' And 'Mr. Holmes'

NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews two crime movies — Irrational Man and Mr. Holmes — that have different philosophies on logic.
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Why The Pig Is The Most Loved And Most Loathed Animal On The Plate

As long as pigs have existed, humans have weighed desire for their meat against disgust for how the animals lived and what they ate. Today we have fresh cause for worry about how pigs are living.

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