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Ingrid Eunson sits at the spinning wheel in her home in the small town of Brae in Scotland's remote Shetland Islands. She knits yarn that she spins and dyes herself, traditions that her ancestors practiced for generations. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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A Scottish Yarn: A Knit In Time Saves The Fabric Of Shetland Life

In the remote cluster of rocks in the North Sea, knitting is a deeply ingrained tradition that stretches back for centuries — and persists despite the money that oil and gas have brought to Shetland.

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Planet Money

The Company Where Everyone Knows Everyone Else's Salary

When salaries are transparent, it changes the dynamic between workers and the boss — and among workers themselves.

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Apps That Share, Or Scalp, Public Parking Spots

A new breed of tech company is offering mobile apps to help drivers using public, metered parking spots sell them to the highest bidder. But in San Francisco, city officials want to put a stop to it.

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