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Armed With NASA Data, South Korea Confronts Its Choking Smog

The U.S. space agency and the South Korean government teamed up for the most ambitious study of Korean air quality to date and found the majority of the toxic air is homegrown, and not from neighbors.

The Highway The Shanghai Restoration Project
The Goddess The Shanghai Restoration Project
From West Texas (From "Friday Night Lights" Soundtrack) Explosions In The Sky

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Armed With NASA Data, South Korea Confronts Its Choking Smog

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Get up Now CloZee
Koto CloZee

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After Hurricane, Texas School Tries To Meet Demand For Construction Workers

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Jusjus [#][*][Instrumental] Mr. Scruff
Spandex Man Mr. Scruff
Paper Crane Absofacto
At Sea Dorena
Stars In The Ceiling Dorena

On his podcast, Marc Maron (pictured here in Los Angeles in 2013) often asks guests what their parents do. "It's a very defining thing," he says. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Marc Maron On Robin Williams, Barack Obama And Learning To Be A Good Listener

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Unstuck Blockhead
Everybody Knows (Instrumental)
Monsters Under My Bed RJD2 & STS
F**k with That RJD2 & STS
Manitou Passage Gifts or Creatures
Contrails Glowworm
I Took a Pill in Ibiza Instrumental DJ Digiback
Maid of the Mist Tim Easton & Freelan Barons
Knock Out Roses [For Levon] Tim Easton
Dancing [Instrumental] Ulf Wakenius
Rumba d'El Jefe Jesse Cook
Bogota by Bus Jesse Cook
Trunk Popped The Admiral

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