Daniel Genis, son of Soviet emigre Alexander Genis, served 10 years in prison for armed robbery. He was released last year, and his essays about life in prison have been widely published. Courtesy of Petra Szabo hide caption

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UNICEF workers assemble "school infection prevention kits" in Monrovia, Liberia, to stop the spread of Ebola back in January. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Tomato paste gives the Potato Vindaloo its "backbone," "structure" and "depth," says America's Test Kitchen's Jack Bishop. "'You probably wouldn't identify it in the finished dish, but leave it out and you would notice the difference." Joe Keller/Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen hide caption

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"The Howard Project" participants Kevin Peterman (top left), Leighton Watson, Ariel Alford (bottom left) and Taylor Davis, shown in the Howard University library, are offering insights into their thoughts and fears as they approach the end of the senior year. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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David also co-created the NBC series Seinfeld. That show's character George Costanza is loosely based on David. Thos Robinson/Getty Images for The New Yorker hide caption

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