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Angélique Kidjo Shares The 'Shiver' Of Hearing A Beautiful Voice

'I had a vision," says the singer, whose latest album showcases the voices of women from Kenya and her home country of Benin.

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The Mystery Of Isabel Allende: Author Explores New Genre

"I'm not a fan of mysteries," says Isabel Allende. Strange words indeed from a woman whose mystery novel Ripper hits bookshelves this month. The renowned Chilean author talks about taking on a new genre and making it her own.

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Computers Are The Future, But Does Everyone Need To Code?

There's been a groundswell of support for coding education — "developer evangelists" host 24-hour code-a-thons and there's talk of teaching coding as early as kindergarten. But one critic says that's overkill. Afterall, he says, just because you drive a car doesn't mean that you have to be an auto mechanic.

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Computers Are The Future, But Does Everyone Need To Code?

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