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Digital Life
6:22 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Selfies With Bears Prompt Warning From Park Rangers

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 7:42 am

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Research News
6:22 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Less Than Jubilant Genes: Why The Brits Keep Calm

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 7:42 am

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Politics
4:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

For This Colorado Voter, Oil And Gas Debate Plays Out On His Property

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 7:42 am

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Movie Reviews
4:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Review: Gyllenhaal's 'Nightcrawler' Is Pulp With A Purpose

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 7:42 am

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And now to a movie review. Actor Jake Gyllenhaal has been in many memorable films - "Brokeback Mountain," "End Of Watch" - film critic Kenneth Turan, though, says "Nightcrawler" is the best work he's ever done.

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StoryCorps
4:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

For Morbid Anatomy Museum Founder, Spooky Things Are Life's Work

Joanna Ebenstein, founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, with a taxidermy two-headed duckling.
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Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 12:03 pm

Joanna Ebenstein is founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, which features a human skeleton, a pickled possum and a two-headed duckling, among other things. It's in Brooklyn's Gowanus neighborhood.

Ebenstein and her father, Bob, recalled during a recent visit to StoryCorps how ever since childhood, she's been fascinated with things that make most of us squirm, including black widow spiders.

"I used to catch them, and I'd put them in jars," says Joanna, 42.

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Business
11:24 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 2:25 pm

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Business
6:28 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Record Those Work Hours, Get Some Beer

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 2:25 pm

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Politics
6:28 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Evangelicals Mobilize Voters, But GOP Candidates Less Vocally Supportive

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 2:25 pm

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World
5:23 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Thief In Canada Tries To Make His Getaway In Red Canoe

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 2:25 pm

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U.S.
4:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Red Cross Troubles Have Been Building For Years

American Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern speaks at a post-Sandy press conference on Staten Island, N.Y. But two pastors, who organized much of that area's relief efforts, say they did so without the aid of the Red Cross.
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Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 4:20 pm

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