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'The Magus': A Thrilling, Chilling Guilty Pleasure

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Centenarian Manohar Aich sits at his home in Kolkata, India. Aich stood 4 feet 11 inches at his tallest, earning him the nickname "Pocket Hercules." Bishan Samaddar hide caption

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Living To 100: The Story Of India's Pocket Hercules

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The L.A. Riots, As A Neighbor Remembers It

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Gerardus Mercator's maps gave us a truer view of our world and the means to explore it. Library of Congress hide caption

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He Mapped The World, And We Saw Ourselves

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Monica Youn visits NPR headquarters in Washington on Friday. Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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NewsPoet: Monica Youn Writes The Day In Verse

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Week In Politics: GDP, European Debt Crisis

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For Baseball Fans, May The Force Be With You

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