FRAGMENTS FRANK PAHL 0:07

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Suspended Variations II Tomasz Stanko Quartet 1:00

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Team Bon Iver 0:05

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Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich wins the gold medal in the men's marathon at the 2012 London Olympics. As the impoverished country's second gold medalist in 40 years, Kiprotich became an instant national hero. Kyodo/Landov hide caption

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Glass, Concrete & Stone David Byrne 0:15

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Smiles and Tears Edgar Meyer 0:15

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Nautil Us Le Loup & Seuil 0:13

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Blue & Green Sea of Cortez 1:00

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Heath Powers, a project manager at the Los Alamos National Laboratory's "tree torture" lab, climbs through a maze of wiring outside a tree chamber. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The Ball Game Sister Wynona Carr 0:29

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Matt and Paula Wilson (in background) clear rattlesnakes from a field in Pennsylvania. They work as snake wranglers, clearing areas for natural gas company employees. Scott Detrow/WITF hide caption

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Shanthi explores her yard at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., in 2010. The 36-year-old Asian elephant loves blowing into a harmonica. Mehgan Murphy/Smithsonian Institution hide caption

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Gettysburg Ratatat 0:14

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