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Essential Andy Conte

Pittsburgh’s NPR station, WESA-FM, handed me the keys to its daily news talk program Essential Pittsburgh.

I talked with U.S. Attorney David Hickton. This was his… 151 more words


National Public Radio Features LuMind-Funded Researchers

Thank you supporters – read how your donations are doing great work at the University of California San Diego.

In a piece titled “People with Down Syndrome are Pioneers in Alzheimer’s Research… 35 more words


The Importance of Play

National Public Radio’s nprEd recently published an article in its “Playing to Learn” series titled Brains at Play. The article outlines the work and findings of Jaak Panksepp, a famous researcher who specializes in the brains of playful animals. 123 more words

Technology Education

My newfound {terribly surprising} love of NPR

I’ve never been much of a radio listener. I enjoy music of course, but always hated talk radio. Growing up on road trips when my parents would turn on talk radio or sports I thought it was the worst thing in the world. 492 more words


What us wheel-running gerbils can learn from chefs

“It’s like a very … Zen-like thing. All my knives are clean. Clean cutting board. Clear space to work. Clear mind.”

- Greg Barr, sous-chef at New York City’s Esca…

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Mise en place

I’m moving to Massachusetts today. To say that I’m busy and tired does not do my current state justice. Blogging is rather low on my list of priorities. 63 more words


Let's Play

Skiing, spelunking, rock collecting, horseback riding, sailing, and swimming is a short list of things to do in Petoskey, Mich. Yet nothing was more fun than leaping from atop a conveniently placed mound of red clay and dirt to see who could go the highest and get the dirtiest. 589 more words