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B&B Makoto Ozone
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Moon Flower Makoto Ozone
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"What will God do when I die," Michael Geoghegan asked himself. "And I always thought — nothing." Jacki Lyden/NPR hide caption

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After 35 Years In Prison, Redemption In Michigan

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You're Beautiful Mojave 3
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Ask Me Tomorrow
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We Three Kings Jim Cullum Jazz Band
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Hot Jazz for a Cool Yule
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At the Bamboo Bike Studio in Brooklyn, N.Y., cycling enthusiasts can assemble their own bikes from scratch. "Everyone who leaves the studio says, 'Wow, my bike is my favorite object now,' " says bike expert and engineer Marty Odlin. Joe Zorilla hide caption

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Do It Yourself: Building Your Own Bamboo Bike

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Soul to Squeeze Linda Oh Trio
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Nutcracker Suite: Russian Dance The Modern Mandolin Quartet
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Cathleen Falsani says that Jeff Bridges' character in The Big Lebowski, The Dude, is akin to a Jewish mystical figure, a lamed-vovnik: "A righteous man, a good man a person who makes choices that keeps the community together." Corbis Sygma hide caption

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Looking For Signs Of God, 'The Dude' Delivers

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Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Grover Washington, Jr.
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Martha Stewart Living Music: Jazz for the Holidays
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