All Things Considered for July 19, 2012 Hear the All Things Considered program for July 19, 2012

The German-language Wikipedia is the second-largest edition of the online encyclopedia after English. Wikipedia is currently available in more than 285 languages. Michael Gottschalk/AP/DAPD hide caption

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As Wikipedia Gets Pickier, Editors Become Harder To Find

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Springfield Ant Neely
Jan Lambchop
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Sasha Harris-Cronin and her partner struggled with their daughter Shannon's last name. They finally decided on two middle names and a hybrid hyphenated last name: Shannon Bayard Cronin Harris-Taylor. Courtesy of Sasha Harris-Cronin hide caption

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When Hyphen Boy Meets Hyphen Girl, Names Pile Up

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The Sky Came Down to the Rooftops Dianogah
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Researchers studying brains want to know what's happening in an area called the premotor cortex — the place in the brain that gears up for something the body is about to do, like swimming. Above, Michael Phelps dives off the starting blocks in the final heat of the men's 400-meter individual medley during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials in Omaha, Neb., on June 25. Jamie Squire/Getty Images hide caption

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How You Move Your Arm Says Something About Who You Are

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Brahma Fonk The Brothers Goldman
Cuba is Free Giancarlo Vulcano
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LOS SUENOS TODO TANGO
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How the West Was Won and Where It Got Us R.E.M.
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Nautil Us Le Loup & Seuil

Christian Bale as Batman in The Dark Knight Rises. The final film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, which began with Batman Begins in 2005, deals explicitly with our contemporary political times. Ron Phillips/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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In Troubled Times, A 'Dark Knight' Returns

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Underground Army Hans Zimmer
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In Unity Human Spirit
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Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaign in Las Vegas on Oct. 17, 2011. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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From Rival To Running Mate? Possible For Pawlenty

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Destiny Dub Is a Weapon
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Stepford and Son Human Spirit
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Harlem River Drive The Harlem Experiment, Steven Bernstein et. al.
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Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is the son of jazz icons John and Alice Coltrane. His new album Spirit Fiction was released June 19. Deborah Feingold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At Home With The Coltranes, Listening To Stravinsky

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Spirit Fiction Ravi Coltrane
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The Night Has a Thousand Eyes John Coltrane
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