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Attention Students: Put Your Laptops Away

Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer found that students remember more via taking notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you're forced to slow down.

The Rock of Gibraltar, and Gibraltar's marina. The British territory at the southern end of Spain was known as a tax haven and hosts an office of Mossack & Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers. However, Gibraltar amended its laws five years ago and sees itself as a low-tax place that's attractive for international business. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Once A Tax Haven, Gibraltar Now Says It's Low-Tax

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Gibraltar Stanley Turrentine
Sugar Stanley Turrentine
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds Feat. Anoushka Shankar Miloš Karadaglic & Anoushka Shankar
Capsized Andrew Bird

Alex Trebek has appeared in nearly 7,000 episodes of Jeopardy! since he began hosting the show in 1984. Amanda Edwards/Getty Images hide caption

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This Is The Length Of Alex Trebek's Game Show Tenure — What Is 50 Years?

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Woofers in Jeopardy Various Artists
Alsema Dub Jah Wobble & Bill Laswell

Big factory closures in Massena, N.Y., once home to the profitable GM plant, have forced hundreds of residents to scramble to move elsewhere or find a way to stay. Gary Stevens/Flickr hide caption

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After Factory Plant Closures, Job Loss, A Small N.Y. Town Struggles To Bounce Back

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Fanshawe El Ten Eleven
Sad American Kaki King

Morocco's King Mohammed VI waves during a ceremony at the royal palace in the capital Rabat in 2014. Following the Arab uprisings of 2011, the king introduced limited changes and a new constitution. But critics say freedom of expression and other rights have been curtailed in recent years. Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP hide caption

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Morocco Boasts Stability, But Critics Say The Price Is High

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Guimbri Solo Taskioune Giumbri

Navajo miners work at the Kerr-McGee uranium mine at Cove, Ariz., on May 7, 1953. AP hide caption

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For The Navajo Nation, Uranium Mining's Deadly Legacy Lingers

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Saucer Crash [Instrumental] Tom Verlaine
Veritas Alex Skolnick Trio

Blake Jenner, at left, plays Jake in Everybody Wants Some!!, but he's also a stand-in for director Richard Linklater. Van Redin/Paramount hide caption

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Richard Linklater Goes To College — 22 Years Later — In 'Everybody Wants Some!!'

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Rapper's Delight Sugar Hill Gang
Discontinued NOMO