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Proper eye protection is a must for anyone looking up at a solar eclipse. Eclipse glasses are far darker than regular sunglasses. Joseph Okpako/Getty Images hide caption

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Planning To Watch The Eclipse? Here's What You Need To Protect Your Eyes

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Hotline Bling Drake
Asphalt Funk Tea Leaf Green

Białowieża National Park which spans 350,000 acres in Poland and Belarus is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Poland Clashes With European Union Over Logging In Primeval Forest

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Stranger Paul Simon, Nico Segal
Nights Off Siriusmo

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee performing "Despacito" onstage at the Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017. Sergi Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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What's Behind The Success Of 'Despacito'?

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Luis Fonsi Despacito (ft. Justin Bieber)
Ridin Round Kali Uchis
Teakwood Betz Perpetual Groove
So So Lovely Shigeto
Truth Lies Low Andrew Bird
Outlands Adam Torres
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New Campaign Teaches How To Help When A Muslim Is Harassed

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Fastlane (Instrumental) Angelika Vee
Excuse Me Miss The Deli
Warm Joey Pecoraro

Hip-hop artist MC Kay's song "January Money," about the compensation owed fishermen from a 2009 oil spill, spread throughout Ogoniland and resonated with his community. Banning Eyre/NPR hide caption

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Young Musicians Call For Change In Ogoniland, Nigeria

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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
Rewind Sylvan Esso

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