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Monuments Men: Protecting Art And Cultural Heritage In The Midst Of Conflict

A new Smithsonian exhibit explores the true story of the scholars, historians and art curators who became known as the "Monuments Men," which was also recently adapted for film. We explore a unique chapter in art history, and explore the ongoing challenge of protecting cultural heritage sites around the world.


Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.

Not Enough Hours In The Day? We All Feel A Little 'Overwhelmed'

Brigid Schulte and her husband planned to have an equal partnership. But years down the road, "I realized that we had both fallen into very traditional roles without even realizing it," she says.

Path To Television's Future May Be Paved In Virtual Reality

On display at South by Southwest is an attempt to create the future of storytelling. HBO is working with Oculus — maker of virtual reality goggles — to put the audience right into Game of Thrones.

Freshly Baked Art: Cookies That Are A Feast For The Eyes

For an online community of crafty bakers, a cookie is more than just crumbly delights. They're taking cookie decorating to new heights of intricacy, from carnival carousels to beach-themed treats.

Review: 'E.E. Cummings: A Life'

Alan Cheuse reviews E.E. Cummings: A Life, a new biography by Susan Cheever, and discusses the origins of his own fascination with the American poet.

'Blood Will Out' Reveals Secrets Of A Murderous Master Manipulator

Author Walter Kirn thought he was befriending an eccentric Rockefeller, but his pal turned out to be an impostor wanted for murder. Kirn's new book explores the depths of that deception.

Sandwich Monday: The Dunkin' Donuts Eggs Benedict Breakfast Sandwich

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a bold new idea from Dunkin' Donuts: an Eggs Benedict sandwich. Finally, a gourmet brunch the same diameter as your cup holder.

The Upside Of All This Cold? A Boom In Ice Cider

Canada invented ice cider in the '90s. Now it's becoming trendy and Vermont wants to cash in, too. The frigid winter has been just the stuff to turn the state's frozen apples into tasty dessert wine.

Stokely Carmichael, A Philosopher Behind The Black Power Movement

A new biography traces Carmichael's evolution from civil rights activist to an early proponent of the black power movement and international human rights advocate.