Tag Archives: NPR

Saturday Morning News: March 9th, 2013

Pro Wrestling’s Paul Bearer Dies At Age 58 Live Now: Josh Ritter Performs His New Album From ‘Oz,’ A Less Than Magical Prequel Fifth-grader is starter on high school team How Military Posters Have Changed Since the Civil War Senate Confirms John Brennan As Next CIA Chief The art of Dave Matthews  Rare look at […]

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Saturday Morning News: March 2nd, 2013

Family Dinner: Treasured Tradition Or Bygone Ideal? A game in need of repair  Whitey Bulger Bio Profiles Boston’s Most Notorious Gangster How Did Our Brains Evolve To Equate Food With Love? One Strategy For A GOP Overhaul? Follow The Democrats’ Example To Spot Kids Who Will Overcome Poverty, Look At Babies The Oscars Broadcast, Zooming […]

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Saturday Morning News February 16th, 2013

Less-Potent Maker’s Mark Not Going Down Smoothly In Kentucky Asteroid in record Earth near-miss Obama’s 2013 State of the Union Address Could the next pope be from Africa or Latin America? Opinion: Irony in pope’s resignation Meteor injures hundreds in Russia Ex-mayor: I gambled away $1 billion Pistorius breaks down, cries in court Republicans to […]

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Saturday Morning News: February 9th, 2013

In Moscow, Scandals Shake A Storied Ballet The Beatles in unseen images Soccer’s New Match-Fixing Scandal: Hunted former cop may have up to 30 guns, source says No halftime show for the next Super Bowl? Postal Service Moves To Halt Saturday Mail CIA nominee defends drone strikes How boy was rescued from bunker US braces […]

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Saturday Morning News: January 26th, 2013

Blindsided: How one college coach took on tragedy Secretary Of Defense Lifts Ban On Women In Combat Roles Welcome to the Retro Photo Diary-Taking in Knicks-Celtics with a few words and a bunch of pictures At $17.5 Million A Year, LeBron James Is Underpaid Forget 2016. The Pivotal Year In Politics May Be 2020 How […]

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Saturday Morning News: January 19th, 2013

10 Reasons Why 2012 Will Be The Year You Quit Your Job Learning To Live In The Moment With ‘The Dude’ Oprah: Armstrong didn’t come clean in the manner I expected Elephants disappear amid ivory surge Want To Give An Inaugural Speech? Speak Slowly, And Never, Ever Crack A Joke Beijing’s Pollution, Seen From Space […]

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Saturday Morning News: January 12th, 2013

Despite Billions In Aid, Many Haitians Still Live In Squalid Camps How America’s Farm Industrial Complex Is Starving Haiti Where’s the money?: How earthquake aid bypassed Haitian organisations In the Time of Cholera Syrian rebels capture key military base Super Bowl Ads Sold Out; Some More Than $4 Million Mali and France ‘repel Islamists’ zero dark_torture […]

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The Easy Way Out

A mortal enemy of mine who hates when people use strikethrough because of how clichéd and needlessly ironic it is friend of mine recently brought to my attention an NPR story about a researcher studying the role of intellectual struggle in American classrooms vs. its role in Eastern classrooms. Basically, the guy finds that struggle […]

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Saturday Morning News: November 17th, 2012

5 signs the Syrian conflict is changing Struggle For Smarts? How Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning US ‘biggest oil producer by 2017’ Fact-Checking ‘Lincoln’  Soundgarden, Again Israel mobilizing troops for ‘possible invasion of Gaza’ Lawmakers shown video of envoy being dragged out Jagger On The Apocalyptic ‘Gimme Shelter’ Legend of ‘Johnny Football’ grows Opinion: […]

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Saturday Morning News: November 12th, 2012

China starts leadership transfer CIA Director Petraeus Resigns, Citing Extramarital Affair No More ‘No Reservations’: Anthony Bourdain Moves On What exactly is the ‘fiscal cliff’? Obamacare Is Here To Stay – But In What Form? Once Again, Florida’s Voting Doesn’t Add Up What’s the Greatest Bond Song of All Time? For Religious Conservatives, Election Was […]

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