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Rubik's Cube Inventor Writes A New Book: It's Full Of Twists And Turns

Hungarian architect Ernő Rubik invented his fun (and frustrating) colorful cube in 1974. He tells that story, and talks about creativity, curiosity, play and puzzles, in Cubed: The Puzzle of Us All.

Evening Routine Nymano and Pandrezz
Back Home Nymano and Pandrezz
Blue (Ascension) Sleepstream
Sunlight Sleepstream
Dust and Disquiet Caspian

U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham departs a news conference about the 2020 census last month in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin/Pool/AP hide caption

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Trump Officials Ask Supreme Court To Block Order That Extends Census Counting

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Morris Pearl, a former managing director at the investment giant BlackRock, is a member of Patriotic Millionaires, a group that advocates for a more equitable tax system. Elias WIlliams hide caption

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He's Part Of The 1%. And He Thinks His Taxes Aren't High Enough

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Is There Anything Else, Charles? Wess Meets West
What Kind of Bird Are You? Wess Meets West

Patricia Stamper, with her 5-year-old son, works with children who have cognitive and physical disabilities at an elementary school in Washington, D.C. Jared Soares for NPR hide caption

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'I'm Only 1 Person': Teachers Feel Torn Between Their Students And Their Own Kids

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To Be Made As New Man Mountain
Peripheral Drift Man Mountain

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Trump's COVID-19 Diagnosis Recalls History Of Secrecy On Presidential Health

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