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Artist Dan Roosegaarde pays tribute to Vincent Van Gogh's painting Starry Night by creating this bike path in Van Gogh's hometown of Eindhoven. Courtesy of Studio Roosegaarde hide caption

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Parallels

In A Dutch Town, A Glowing Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh

A modern artist installed a high-tech brick path that glows in the starry night, an homage to one of Van Gogh's most famous paintings.

Foday Kamara is the leader of Royail, a tiny village now battling Ebola. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

A Deadly Chain: Tracing Ebola In A Sierra Leone Village

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A Deadly Chain: Tracing Ebola In A Sierra Leone Village

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Brazilian fruits, including jambu and tapereba (lower right), displayed for a gathering of chefs in Sao Paolo. Paula Moura for NPR hide caption

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The Salt

Ferran Adria And Fellow Star Chefs Talk Biodiversity In Brazil

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Ferran Adria And Fellow Star Chefs Talk Biodiversity In Brazil

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Marc Quarles, his wife, Claudia Paul, and their children, Joshua and Danielle, live in an affluent, predominantly white neighborhood in California. Quarles says his neighbors treat him differently when his children aren't around. Courtesy of Marc Quarles hide caption

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The Race Card Project: Six-Word Essays

Six Words: 'With Kids, I'm Dad. Alone, Thug'

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Six Words: 'With Kids, I'm Dad. Alone, Thug'

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Politics In The News

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Politics In The News

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Artist Dan Roosegaarde pays tribute to Vincent Van Gogh's painting Starry Night by creating this bike path in Van Gogh's hometown of Eindhoven. Courtesy of Studio Roosegaarde hide caption

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In A Dutch Town, A Glowing Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh

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The amount of money spent on Capitol Hill is way more than small change — but the impact of that money is a little murky. Here, the U.S. Capitol is reflected in a fountain full of coins on Election Day this year. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Top Spenders On Capitol Hill Pay Billions, Receive Trillions

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Sherri Erkel and her daughter, Asa, cook dinner in their kitchen in Iowa City, Iowa. The Erkel family is part of an EPA study measuring the amount of food wasted in U.S. homes. Pat Aylward/NET News hide caption

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The Salt

To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home

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To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home

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Amateur cook and writer Maureen Evans has perfected the art of tweeting a recipe in 140 characters or less. fot. Wojciech Zalewski/iStockphoto hide caption

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Tweet In The Holiday With Recipes On Twitter

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Tweet In The Holiday With Recipes On Twitter

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A plastic surgeon performs a double-eyelid surgery on a patient at the BK Clinic in Seoul in August 2007. Han Jae-Ho/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Code Switch

Is Beauty In The Eye(Lid) Of The Beholder?

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Is Beauty In The Eye(Lid) Of The Beholder?

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