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Former New York Times restaurant critic and Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl speaks in New York City in 2013. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New York Times hide caption

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How Twitter And Cooking Saved Ruth Reichl After 'Gourmet' Folded

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Camille Brown performs a solo from Black Girl: Linguistic Play at a 2015 TED talk. Ryan Lash/TED hide caption

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Black Girlhood Takes Center Stage In A Work That's Serious About 'Play'

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Jack Larson, Who Played Jimmy Olsen In 'Superman' TV Series, Dies

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After Superstorm Sandy, Saucedo used aid materials from the Red Cross to create Red Cross Blanket (Family Portrait as Water). Courtesy of Christopher Saucedo and LeMieux Gallery, New Orleans hide caption

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After Sandy, Katrina And Sept. 11, This Sculptor Finds Art In Survival

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Wes Craven's most memorable creation may have been knife-fingered nightmare Freddy Krueger. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Rest In Peace, Wes Craven — The Rest Of Us Sure Won't

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Stock prices fluctuated wildly this week after a sharp plunge on Monday — but what does that sound like? Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Jace Clayton Translates Stocks Into Sound

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Author Alex Gino hopes George will help transgender kids feel less alone. Blake C. Aarens hide caption

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'George' Wants You To Know: She's Really Melissa

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Bren Herrera's vegetable broth comes in two varieties. You can either stop at the broth, or take it one step further by pureeing the used, cooked vegetables and mixing them in. Courtesy of Bren Herrera hide caption

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This Is Not A Parody: An NPR Story About Homemade Vegetable Broth

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Rontherin Ratliff's Things that Float sculpture contains photographs he rescued from his grandmother's drowned house. Courtesy of Rontherin Ratliff hide caption

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After Katrina, New Artists Found Inspiration In A Recovering City

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art's "The Rising" exhibition includes portraits (by photographer Jonathan Traviesa) of the day laborers who helped rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Jonathan Traviesa/Courtesy of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art hide caption

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Forget The Wreckage: Museums' Katrina Shows Look At How City Has Moved On

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The Tulane City Center helped design and build New Orleans' Grow Dat Youth Farm, which employs local, disadvantaged high school students and teaches them about urban agriculture. Will Crocker/Courtesy of Tulane University hide caption

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After Katrina, Tulane's Architecture School Became A Community Builder

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Edison's 'Little Monsters' Restored To Their Original Freakishness

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Getting The Ants In 'Ant-Man' Right Was No Tiny Challenge

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Visual effects supervisor Jake Morrison wanted Ant-Man's titular insects to be both accurate and relatable. Marvel hide caption

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Little Hero, Big Screen: The Entomology Of 'Ant-Man'

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