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The music Thelonious Monk contributed to the 1959 French film Les Liaisons Dangereuses had never been released until the master tapes were discovered last year. Courtesy of Arnaud Boubet - Private Collection hide caption

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Newly Uncovered Recordings Find Thelonious Monk In His Prime

Released for the first time this year, Monk's spirited musical contributions to the 1959 French film Les Liaisons Dangereuses expand listeners' understanding of his creative genius.

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Super Rich Kids Sly5thave

Jorge Santiago Aguirre, a human rights lawyer in Mexico City, clicked on a link in a text message he received last year asking for his help. Nothing happened. But days later, audio was leaked of a call between Aguirre and one of his clients. The call had been heavily edited and painted both men as criminals. James Frederick hide caption

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Mexico's Government Is Accused Of Targeting Journalists And Activists With Spyware

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Klukwan, a small native village in southeast Alaska, is home to about 90 people. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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A Native Village In Alaska Where The Past Is Key To The Future

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In Search Of The Miraculous Mark McGuire
Amarrarme Mon Laferte, Juanes
Knowledge Pigeondust

Cows graze near Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia. China has replaced the United States as the second-largest foreign owner of agricultural land in Australia. (The UK is No. 1.) Auscape/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Is China Snatching Up Australian Farmland?

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Shoulder Kiss Freddie Joachim
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Puente Roto Nicola Cruz, Quantic

The Wyoming toad population in 1985 totaled 16. Today, there are 1,500 and it remains as one of 12 endangered species in the state. Cooper McKim/Wyoming Public Radio hide caption

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Wyoming Toads Begin To Recover As States Seek Endangered Species Act Overhaul

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Pleasure Feist
Street Singer Tina Brooks
Merci Stromae

Eli Pariser, CEO of Upworthy, speaks onstage at during the 2014 SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. At its peak, the site, which is founded on a mission of promoting viral and uplifting content, was reaching close to 90 million people a month. Jon Shapley/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Upworthy Was One Of The Hottest Sites Ever. You Won't Believe What Happened Next

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The music Thelonious Monk contributed to the 1959 French film Les Liaisons Dangereuses had never been released until the master tapes were discovered last year. Courtesy of Arnaud Boubet - Private Collection hide caption

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Newly Uncovered Recordings Find Thelonious Monk In His Prime

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Crepescule with Nellie Thelonius Monk
Slide Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, Migos
C.R.E.A.M. El Michels Affair
Uninvisible Medeski Martin and Wood
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Rebirth of Cool DJ Cam Quartet
Chicken Wings Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown et. al.
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