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'Coffee For Roses' And Other Garden Myths Debunked

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 6:53am

Did you know you can't kill a gopher with chewing gum, and hummingbirds are not attracted to red flowers? C.L. Fornari's book, Coffee For Roses, busts common gardening myths.

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Islamabad's Piano Teacher Pursues His Mission Quietly

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 6:53am

One of the few piano teachers in Pakistan's capital is eager to keep his art alive. To avoid being victimized by hard-line Islamists, his students play digital keyboards with the volume dialed down.

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From Expensive To Holy, Mistakes Are 'Just My Typo'

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 6:53am

"Sinning with the choir" is one of many typos featured in a new book called Just My Typo. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with author Drummond Moir, who compiled the collection of funny misspellings.

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Release Of 'Echo's Bones' Resurrects Beckett's Rejected Work

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 4:14pm

The story, which is about a man who comes back to life, was meant to be the final piece in Samuel Beckett's first collection of stories. But his original editor refused to publish it.

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Pigeons Fly In Fear As Rufus The Hawk Guards Wimbledon's Grass

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 4:04pm

At the tennis tournament this year, as in years past, a Harris hawk named Rufus has been soaring above the stadium. His job is to keep pigeons from trespassing onto the iconic grass on Centre Court.

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