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Sad American Kaki King
Makes Me Happy Undersea Poem
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Singin' the Blues Allen Toussaint

Researchers in France conducted tests on multitasking, which suggest the brain struggles to stay focused when fixed on more than two goals at one time. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Multitasking Brain Divides And Conquers, To A Point

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Roman Plantetaire DJ Spooky
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Riddim Warfare
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Sister Sadie Maceo Parker
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Mo' Roots
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Echo Helen Jane Long
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Porcelain
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Helen Jane Long

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Tango Square Gotan Project
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Tango 3.0
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Blue Nile Mulatu Astatke/The Heliocentrics
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Inspiration Information, Vol. 3
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Strange Constellations Bombay Dub Orchestra
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3 Cities
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The Mask Erik Truffaz
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Renouf's Last Tooth Avishai Cohen

Supporters of former Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi celebrate in Baghdad in March, after election results showed Allawi edging out current Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. But Iraq's neighbors are nervous about instability in Iraq since the election, and some are quietly worried about the display of democracy in their backyard. Karim Kadim/AP hide caption

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Iraq's Neighbors Exhibit Some Postelection Fears

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Boogielastic Joshua Redman
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'Long as You Know You're Living Yours Keith Jarrett
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Rarum, Vol. 1: Selected Recordings
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I Lu Kron Ginger Baker Trio
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Going Back Home
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Capriccio Brad Mehldau
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Highway Rider
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Actors Sonja Sohn (from left), Wendell Pierce and Dominic West anchored HBO's The Wire. Jason Mittell teaches a class on the TV show at Middlebury College in Vermont. Nicole Rivelli/AP/HBO hide caption

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TV's 'The Wire' Gets New Life In College Classrooms

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Warped Sister Booker T. Jones & Booker T
Shank-Kai-Chek Jazz Jamaica Allstars
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