July 31, 2014 Cooking dinner, having sex and going to the bathroom are three of the riskiest things you can do in many parts of the world.
You will never look at a commencement gown the same way again.
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May 23, 2014 Animator Steve Cutts brings to life part of Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett's commencement address. You will never look at a commencement gown the same way again.
Dick Costolo, Amy Poehler and Neil deGrasse Tyson all appear in NPR's commencement speech mashup.
May 21, 2014 We skipped and slogged through 50 of the most popular commencement speeches on YouTube to bring you this mashup of highlights and lowlights.
December 20, 2013 Why so much hate over a 10-year-old British movie? Let's just agree to disagree and focus on something we can all get behind: Whether you're Hugh Grant or Nina Totenberg, everybody's gotta dance.
July 21, 2013 From the field: NPR photographer John Poole shares some of his favorite shots from a recent trip to Montana.
Dan Shaw of the Andover police department sets a line with friend Matt Snow of Belmont, N.H.
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January 6, 2012 Fishermen on a frozen lake provided us with an unfiltered Granite State take on the current crop of Republican contenders.
May 28, 2010 NPR photographer John Poole took a vacation in New Zealand and brought back photographic souvenirs.
May 21, 2010 NPR photographer John Poole explains how traveling the Grand Trunk Road is like stepping back in time.
May 18, 2010 Though donkey carts and rickshaws, motorbikes typify Pakistan's Grand Trunk Road, nothing symbolizes the road as much as its ornate, brightly colored trucks.
Physician Assistant Tom Harward performs minor surgery at the Belington Clinic in Belington, W.Va.
February 17, 2010 On the anniversary of President Obama's $787 billion stimulus, an examination of its impact and public opinion reveals mixed results on both fronts. And three stories show how stimulus funds affected a physician assistant, a youth outreach program and a wind turbine plant.
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A man shows off a horned Hercules beetle at breakfast in a restaurant near the Huaypetue mine in Peru.
August 7, 2009 By John Poole NPR Staff Photographer
I have never seen so many rainbows in my life. They were everywhere — fat ones, skinny ones, straight ones, bowed ones. But what did I expect? I was in a rain forest. And I had traveled through one of the we...
June 17, 2009 Two weeks ago, I headed out to Iowa to photograph and report an upcoming NPR multimedia story about the wind business in the Hawkeye State. As a side trip, I drove over to the Wilson family farm outside Paullina to shoot pictures for >
January 19, 2009 Tens of thousands of Americans took to the streets Monday and took up the Obamas' challenge to launch a new era of community service. In the Washington, D.C. neighborhood of Anacostia, the National Day of Service kicked off with a parade, then volunteers got busy with paint brushes.
July 23, 2008 In the most closely watched health care experiment in the United States, Massachusetts is requiring nearly all of its citizens to have insurance. Support remains strong for the program, and the number of uninsured has dropped by half.
April 21, 2008 Architect Koen Olthuis believes the best way to live with water is to live on water. In a Climate Connections video, Olthius explains why he wants to lead Holland — and the world — toward an amphibious future.
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