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David Carr, culture reporter and media columnist for The New York Times poses for a photograph on Eighth Avenue, Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, in New York.  Carr died on February 12, 2015 at the age of 58. (AP)
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2015

“I’m still grappling with how to talk about David Carr in the past tense.” CNN’s Brian Stelter remembers his mentor and colleague, New York Times media critic David Carr.

 
Australia's oldest living man spends his free time knitting sweaters for injured penguins. Yes. He does. (AAT Kings)
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We try and explain what’s going on in our comments section lately, share some besweatered penguins and a whole bunch of capybaras go visit some hot springs.

 
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski hangs out of a duck boat as fans cheer during a parade in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, to honor the NFL football team's victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz. (AP)
Posted on Friday, February 6, 2015

The Patriots won the Super Bowl, none of you emailed us about email comments and Tom Ashbrook <3s TV. Also, German pop.

 
This Jan. 19, 2015 photo shows cauliflower soup topped with tamari Pepitas in Concord, N.H. This recipe is by J.M. Hirsch.  (AP)
Posted on Thursday, February 5, 2015

As you listen to our soup show, fill your bowls — and your bellies — with some delicious winter recipes.

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German singer Helene Fischer performs on stage during the final German TV show 'Wetten dass...?' (Bet that ...?) in Nuremberg, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. (AP)
Posted on Monday, February 2, 2015

So we know what Germany was listening to in the 19th Century. But what about the 21st Century? Answers within.

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Pediatrician Charles Goodman vaccinates 1 year- old Cameron Fierro with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, or MMR vaccine at his practice in Northridge, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015.  (AP)
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A New York Times Rocky Mountain reporter tells us more about the measles outbreak in southern California, and beyond.

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As greater Boston soldiered through an historic snowstorm this week, many residents reported yeti sightings around the region. (@BostonYeti2015)
Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015

Emails, on-air interactions and the dystopic legend of Shia LaBeouf. (We aren’t kidding about that last one, we swear).

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Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) delivered the Republican Party's response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20 while wearing some rather distinctive shoes. (ABC News)
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015

New thoughts on Facebook, new analysis of State of the Union twitter activity and new weekend excitement. New! And exciting!

 
Apparently, it's Bill Murray Day today, and Canada. Gets. It. (Steve Murray / National Post)
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Good news! We have interns, and they are wonderful, and here they are for the spring term. Meet them digitally, right here.

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Author Ron Rash (Western Carolina University)
Posted on Thursday, January 22, 2015

An unexpected caller from South Carolina brings back guest Ron Rash’s years as a community college professor in a movingly real way.

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Apr 24, 2015
The Rev. Jamal Bryant leads a rally outside of the Baltimore Police Department's Western District police station during a march and vigil for Freddie Gray, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP)

Loretta Lynch gets a vote. Race and anger in Baltimore. Migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. Petraeus, sentenced. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Apr 24, 2015
Dick West (Dr. Walter Richard West, Wah-pah-nah-yah or Wapah Nahya, Light Foot Runner), 1912−1996, Southern Cheyenne, Oklahoma. Cheyenne Sun Dance—The Third Day, 1949. Paper, casein, 24 5/8 x 35 1/8 inches. © 2013 Philbrook Museum of Art, Inc., Museum purchase, 1949.20, Photo: John Lamberton.

Artists of earth and sky. Rawhide, bear claw, eagle feathers and the glory of America’s Plans Indians, on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Dick West (Dr. Walter Richard West, Wah-pah-nah-yah or Wapah Nahya, Light Foot Runner), 1912−1996, Southern Cheyenne, Oklahoma. Cheyenne Sun Dance—The Third Day, 1949. Paper, casein, 24 5/8 x 35 1/8 inches. © 2013 Philbrook Museum of Art, Inc., Museum purchase, 1949.20, Photo: John Lamberton.

Artists of earth and sky. Rawhide, bear claw, eagle feathers and the glory of America’s Plans Indians, on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 
Apr 24, 2015
The Rev. Jamal Bryant leads a rally outside of the Baltimore Police Department's Western District police station during a march and vigil for Freddie Gray, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP)

Loretta Lynch gets a vote. Race and anger in Baltimore. Migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. Petraeus, sentenced. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Your Favorite Musical Memories Of Rain
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015

When we say ‘rain,’ you say ‘…?’ (Here’s what you really said when we said ‘rain.’)

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Three LIVE Tracks From Flor De Toloache
Friday, Apr 17, 2015

Fantastic live tracks from the amazing women of Flor de Toloache.

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Our Week In The Web: April 17, 2015
Friday, Apr 17, 2015

Interactions on Facebook, campaign time begins and a truck full of bees.

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