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This is a re-creation of a color plate from Interaction of Color, by Josef Albers. The two X's are are exactly the same — it's the different backgrounds that make them look like very different colors. Source: Josef Albers Interaction of Color hide caption

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These Xs Are The Same Shade, So What's That Say About Color?

Never mind the physics. Color isn't just a particular wavelength of light, it turns out. It's a fascinating mix of context and what's happening outside and inside your head.

Further Away Ben Howard
Canto de Ossanha Jonathan Kreisberg

This is a re-creation of a color plate from Interaction of Color, by Josef Albers. The two X's are are exactly the same — it's the different backgrounds that make them look like very different colors. Source: Josef Albers Interaction of Color hide caption

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These X's Are The Same Shade, So What Does That Say About Color?

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I Wanna Sex You Up Color Me Badd
Message of Hope Derrick Hodge

Ramatu Usman, shown here with one of her sons, is a 37-year-old mother of eight. She says she was separated from one of her sons, 6-year-old Yahaya Buba, following an attack. He is still missing. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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For Nigerians Fleeing Boko Haram, A Desperate Life On The Run

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Lionfish, which are native to the Pacific and Indian oceans, are now present in the Atlantic and the Caribbean, where they are devouring smaller fish that protect reefs. The Caribbean island of Bonaire is teaching divers how to catch the venomous fish. Sean Carberry/NPR hide caption

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Why Divers In Bonaire Are So Eager To Kill The Beautiful Lionfish

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Black Mamba Adam Kromelow Trio
Hallelujah Time Christian McBride

These wooden tokens are handed out to shoppers who use SNAP benefits to purchase fresh produce at the Crossroads Farmers Market near Takoma Park, Md. Customers receive tokens worth twice the amount of money withdrawn from their SNAP benefits card — in other words, they get "double bucks." Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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How 'Double Bucks' For Food Stamps Conquered Capitol Hill

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Hyperion Tom Barfod
Angel and the Ass Tuatara
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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald attends a news conference after a visit to the James A. Haley Medical Center in Tampa, Fla., last month. Chris O'Meara/Associated Press hide caption

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Secretary Of Embattled VA: 'I Can Reset The Tone'

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Consumers can window shop on HealthCare.gov leading up to open enrollment, which starts Saturday. AP hide caption

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HealthCare.gov's Tech Improvements Mean You Can Now Window Shop

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Josh Kronberg-Rasner was the only openly gay employee at a food service company in Casper, Wyo. He was fired in 2012 shortly after being assigned a new manager. Miles Bryan/Wyoming Public Media hide caption

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For People Fired For Being Gay, Old Court Case Becomes A New Tool

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With Rainy Eyes Nujabes & Emancipator
Anthem In 7 Derrick Hodge
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Future Decoded conference in London on Nov. 10. The company hopes to create new social tools to increase productivity in and out of the workplace. Kevin Coombs/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Microsoft Wants To Mine Data Like A Social Network

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My Burr Minotaur Shock
Papa New Guinea The Future Sound of London
Washington Square Park [Radio Version] [Version] Anat Cohen

Galician singer Davide Salvado enchanted the audience at his WOMEX showcase in Santiago de COmpostela, Spain in October 2014. Anastasia Tsioulcas/NPR hide caption

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Latitudes: 10 Musical Discoveries From Around The World

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El Besito Tribu Baharú
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