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The Theater Company Is 1927, The Technology Is Cutting Edge

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:33am

The British troupe 1927 has used vintage style and distinctive animation to make a name for itself in London and beyond. Its latest play is Golem.

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What Heroin Addiction Tells Us About Changing Bad Habits

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:33am

Sure, you resolve to exercise more, but somehow it never happens. It could be that your environment is sabotaging you, psychologists say. A famous study about heroin and the Vietnam War explains how.

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The Original Funky Drummers On Life With James Brown

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:31am

Clyde Stubblefield and Jabo Starks should have been rivals: James Brown hired both of them to do one job. Instead, they stuck together, and laid the foundation for modern funk drumming in the process.

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How Driver's License Suspensions Unfairly Target The Poor

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:30am

Losing your driver's license is a serious penalty, but often it's for nothing to do with unsafe driving. Without one, many who can't afford to pay the fines, have a hard time finding or keeping a job.

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Hedge Fund Founder Thomas Gilbert Slain, Gunman Sought

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 11:52pm

Police say Thomas Gilbert, 70, was shot in the head in his Manhattan apartment. He founded Wainscott Capital Partners Fund which focuses on the biotech and health care industries.

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First Listen: Kat Dahlia, 'My Garden'

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:03pm

The Cuban-American singer-songwriter's debut is filled with the fire that comes from being in an abusive relationship. She's been in love, hurt, scared and angry — but she's nobody's fool.

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First Listen: Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, 'Club Meds'

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:03pm

On the Vancouver songwriter's fourth album, he plays with abrupt changes of tone and texture. Carefully conceived instrumental passages expand upon — and sometimes upend — his lyrics.

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First Listen: Anonymous 4, '1865'

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:03pm

The beloved vocal quartet says goodbye with an all-American album that suits our troubled times. These Civil War and Reconstruction songs help us reflect on what divides us and binds us together.

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'A New State Of Things': Celebrating 800 Years Of The Magna Carta

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 8:58pm

It was a peace treaty for just two months. But eight centuries on, the ideas it came to embody — freedom and human rights — have ensured that the Magna Carta remains a universal touchstone of liberty.

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A Shadow Economy Lurks In An Electronics Graveyard

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 7:54pm

Two decades ago, the region of Agbogbloshie in Ghana was a lush mangrove swamp. Now, reporter and photographer Yepoka Yeebo explains, it's a vast dump full of electronic waste and young scavengers.

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