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Ravi Patel and his sister, Geeta, worked together on the documentary Meet the Patels, in which Ravi struggles to find a partner both he and his parents love. Courtesy of Alchemy hide caption

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'Meet The Patels': One Man's Quest To Find Love, The Old-School Indian Way

Ravi Patel had tried and failed to find "The One." So he reluctantly let his parents arrange for him to meet dozens of prospects. And his sister has filmed the whole thing — for our viewing pleasure.

It took volunteers 25 hours to move 750,000 plastic balls from the National Building Museum's "Beach" installation to Dupont Underground, a creative arts institution in Washington, D.C. Christina Cala/NPR hide caption

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Doomsday For The Dunes Of Plastic Balls: The End Comes For 'The Beach'

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'Meet The Patels': One Man's Quest To Find Love, The Old-School Indian Way

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A landmark federal study was halted when early results showed that lowering patients' top blood pressure number to 120 or lower led to dramatic reductions in heart disease and deaths. iStockphoto hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Aggressively Lowering Blood Pressure Saves Lives, Study Finds

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Aggressively Lowering Blood Pressure Saves Lives, Study Finds

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The Antarctic ice sheet stores more than half of Earth's fresh water. Scientists wondered how much of it would melt if people burned all the fossil fuels on the planet. UPI /Landov hide caption

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The Two-Way

What Would Happen If We Burned Up All Of Earth's Fossil Fuels?

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What Would Happen If We Burned Up All Of Earth's Fossil Fuels?

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Brett Mapp reads a book in one of the hammocks at Spruce Street Harbor Park on the Delaware River waterfront in Philadelphia. Lindsay Lazarski/WHYY hide caption

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To Hook Investors, Philly Baits The Waterfront With Low-Cost Parks

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Travis Scott Borrows And Blends With Exquisite Taste On His Debut Album

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