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Music Interviews

Kat Edmonson: 'I Hear Myself As An Instrument'

The singer, whose voice is often compared to Billie Holiday's, says she can't accept that honor right out — but that she and Holiday do share a similar understanding of the role of the voice.

Landis works on a "Picasso" at his home. His materials — including magic markers and frames from Wal-Mart — are not those of a "proper" forger, says filmmaker Sam Cullman. Sam Cullman/Courtesy of Oscilloscope Laboratories hide caption

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Movie Interviews

'Art & Craft' Explores How One Forger Duped More Than 45 Museums

For nearly 30 years, Mark Landis tricked dozens of museums into accepting his "philanthropic" donations. Landis, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a teen, says "copying is reassuring."

A member of the Indian security force keeps watch over a launch vehicle carrying the Mars Orbiter probe at the Indian Space Research Organization facility, in Sriharikota, in 2013. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Science

India Zooms To Mars Much More Cheaply, But With Trade-Offs

A U.S. probe cost $637 million to get to Mars; an Indian mission cost about a tenth as much. There are at least a few reasons why, both teams agree — starting with the differing shapes of each orbit.

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Diablo's Dance Wes Montgomery 1:00

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Now That's Country Marty Stuart 0:01

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Blue Ridge Mountain Blues Mac Wiseman 0:06

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Fender Bender Boomer Castleman 1:27

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Water Julia Hülsmann Quartet 0:16

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Quicksilver Julia Hülsmann Quartet 1:00

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Miss Independent Kelly Clarkson 0:14

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For Two Kat Edmonson 0:12

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