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High school students in the Johns Hopkins University summer program, Engineering Innovation, compete in an annual spaghetti bridge-building competition. Above: The A'hunna Key-Lows push their bridge to the limit. Below: The Key-Lows' winning bridge shatters — but only after holding 53 pounds. Lydia Thompson/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Students To Use Their Noodles

A summer program at Johns Hopkins University puts high schoolers' ingenuity to the test — building bridges out of nothing but spaghetti and glue.

Residents stand at the entrance of Aung Mingalar, a Rohingya quarter of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State in western Myanmar. All but 4,000 of the neighborhood's 15,000 mostly Rohingya residents either fled or were forced to move to internment camps after violence between Buddhists and Muslims in 2012 killed about 200 people. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Barricaded In, Myanmar's Rohingya Struggle To Survive In Ghettos And Camps

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Confessions BadBadNotGood feat. Leland Whitty
Black Sands Bonobo
Lost It To Trying [Paper Towns Mix] [Mix] Son Lux
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Lake herring roe at the Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais, Minn. Some workers at the market call it "Lake Superior Gold." Derek Montgomery for NPR hide caption

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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

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FUSE Hudson Mohawke

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California's Drought Spurs Unexpected Effect: Eco-Friendly Development

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Say That Toro y Moi
Cineramascope Galactic feat. Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry

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Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

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High school students in the Johns Hopkins University summer program, Engineering Innovation, compete in an annual spaghetti bridge-building competition. Above: The A'hunna Key-Lows push their bridge to the limit. Below: The Key-Lows' winning bridge shatters — but only after holding 53 pounds. Lydia Thompson/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Students To Use Their Noodles

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Great Round Burn Kaki King
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Camp Yabassi Echoes Manu Dibango

Customers try out cellphones and tablets in a store in Tehran, in 2012. Financial sanctions make it difficult for U.S. firms to do business in Iran, analysts say. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Politics Overshadows U.S. Tech Firms' Hopes For Entering Iran

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99 Luftballons / 99 Red Balloons [Karaoke] Cover Heroes
Washington Square Park Anat Cohen

President Obama speaks in Ethiopia. While there, he noted that in the U.S., presidents can't run for more than two terms. But if they could, he said, he'd win. Mulugeta Ayene/AP hide caption

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Could President Obama Win A Third Term?

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Mother Mother Fat Freddy's Drop
Sundog Kinobe
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Narcotéque Nortec Collective
In the Mood Glenn Miller

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The Golden Age Of Cocktails: When Americans Learned To Love Mixed Drinks

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Bludan Mongo Santamaría, Bobo et. al.
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