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Cabin Fever Playlist

Desperate Times Call For Measures You Can Dance To

We're so close to spring, we can nearly smell the flowers on the breeze — but we're by no means there yet. Dance out the wait with our Cabin Fever Playlist, 90 songs suggested by listeners and curated by producers at All Things Considered.

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In The Dark About Picking A Light Bulb? This FAQ Can Help

It used to be easy to buy a light bulb. But the transition to more energy-efficient lighting means choosing from an array of products. We help you navigate the world of the 21st century light bulb.

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Music Education For Creativity, Not A Tool For Test Scores

With so much pressure on schools to improve test scores, music and the arts sometimes fall off the list of priorities. That's led advocates for music education to point out its benefits in the classroom.

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In The Dark About Picking A Light Bulb? This FAQ Can Help

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Music Education For Creativity, Not A Tool For Test Scores

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Missouri Execution Stalled Over Lethal Drugs In Short Supply

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Hard To Watch '12 Years A Slave'? Try Editing It

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For U.S. Ambassador, Ties To Prague That Transcend Diplomacy

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Canadian Athletes Pumped To Show The Fitter Side Of Curling

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