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The Three Consorts of Dracula Kronos Quartet
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Fiscal Woes Fade For Catalan's Independence Fervor
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Nightswimming Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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Awash With Love: Storm Resurfaces 1940s Letters
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Moonglow [#] Benny Goodman
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To the Grain Junip

The mortar and pestle can be found in kitchens around the world, including Thailand. In the United States, chef Tanasapamon Rohman uses the tool to grind up chili paste and pulverize rice at her Thai restaurant. Jessical Spengler/Flickr hide caption

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Real Chefs Grind It With A Mortar And Pestle
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Argentine Funk, Mexican Pop And Puerto Rican Hip-Hop
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Pow Beastie Boys
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Aid Workers Struggle To Provide Services In Congo
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The Ball Game Sister Wynona Carr
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A Gem Cast Off Chicago's Architectural Crown
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Tears Always Win Alicia Keys
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