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Video: Japan's 'Purikura' Photo Booths Offer Snapchat-Like Filters

In NPR's Elise Tries series, correspondent Elise Hu tries out new experiences in East Asia. In Tokyo, she checks out Japanese purikura photo booths, which produce selfies to decorate and print out.

Suite Cabaline 1 Hadouk Quartet
Bora Bollo Hadouk Quartet
Passenger's Log, The Unity Fractions The Seven Mile Journey

German and Cameroonian kids were part of an experiment based on the classic "marshmallow test": Put a single treat before a child but tell the child if he or she waits, say, 10 minutes, a second treat will be given. Nathalie Dieterle for NPR hide caption

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Want To Teach Your Kids Self-Control? Ask A Cameroonian Farmer

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Model The Balanescu Quartet
Ab Ovo Joep Beving
The Gift Joep Beving
Distance By Clockwork Neil Cowley Trio
Conte de L'Incroyable Amour Anouar Brahem
Tsarka Rabih Abou-Khalil

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Video: Japan's 'Purikura' Photo Booths Offer Snapchat-Like Filters

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Author Elin Hilderbrand fell in love with summer as a kid, at the cottage her family rented on Cape Cod. Nina Subin hide caption

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Writer Elin Hilderbrand, 'Queen Of Summer,' Wears Her Crown Proudly

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I Wanna Go Summer Heart
Summer Solstice Moonlit Sailor

Demonstrators in Rome protest June 11 against imposition of vaccine requirements. A new law requires childhood vaccination against 12 diseases. Marco Ravagli/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Measles Outbreak, Italy Makes Childhood Vaccinations Mandatory

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It's Only Words The Best Pessimist
New Day The Best Pessimist
C (Radio Edit) JK Soul
Sugar - Single City of the Sun
W. 16th St. City of the Sun
Bicycle Race Queen
99 Red Balloons Nena
Peasant Dance My Education
Don't Waste Time Doing Things You Hate And So I Watch You From Afar
The Voiceless And So I Watch You From Afar
Still Sound Toro y Moi

Increased snowmelt from Mount Whitney is turning the Kern River into a dangerous playground for kayakers and other whitewater enthusiasts. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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California's Near-Record Snowpack Is Melting Into Raging Rivers

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