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Arts & Life

The Scents And Sensibility Of LA's Nosy New Perfume Enthusiasts

Our sense of smell isn't simply a powerful trigger. It's a draw to scientists — and to a flourishing subculture in Los Angeles, where amateur perfumers collect fragrances like others collect stamps.

Traditional desserts, like these served in 2010 at the original Naranj restaurant in Damascus, offer sweet, familiar flavors at the restaurant's various locations in the Middle East. A platter like this shows up at the end of every meal at Naranj, and all the pastries are made in-house. Jan Smith/Flickr hide caption

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Lamb Dumplings, Lentils And A Bittersweet Taste Of Home

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California's long-term drought has significantly dropped the water level at Lake Perris in Southern California. According to local fishermen, all of this sand used to be covered in water. Tom Dreisbach/NPR hide caption

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California's Drought Exposes Long-Hidden Detritus

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I Remember Clifford Clark Terry & Max Roach
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The Scents And Sensibility Of LA's Nosy New Perfume Enthusiasts

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Clark Terry wasn't just a trumpeter with flawless technique; he was also, according to one peer, a "natural-born educator" who devoted much of his later career to passing on his immense musical knowledge. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clark Terry, Ebullient Jazz Trumpeter, Has Died

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I Loves You, Porgy Clark Terry, Jeff Lindberg et. al.

A dozen families gather in Dover, Del., for a house church meeting. Everyone brings something, either a dish for the potluck dinner or a conversation topic for the informal worship service. Eleanor Klibanoff hide caption

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House Churches Swap Steeples For Sofas, And Say They've Never Been Closer

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Godless theme Unknown
Chow Down Corduroy

Schools in Colorado are trying to find effective ways to teach the health effects of marijuana use. "When it's legal for your parents to smoke it or grow it," says one educator, "that changes the conversation." David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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When Pot Goes From Illegal To Recreational, Schools Face A Dilemma

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Bloodflood Alt-J

She-Hulk, Dazzler, Medusa and Nico Minoru are some of the characters that make up Marvel's A-Force. Courtesy of Marvel Entertainment hide caption

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The Woman Behind Marvel's Newest Team Of Heroines

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Kim Gordon is a founding member of Sonic Youth. Alisa Smirnova/Courtesy of HarperCollins hide caption

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Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon On Marriage, Music And Moving On

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Sweet Shine Sonic Youth
Kim's Chords Sonic Youth

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