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A couple watches boats pass the docks in Manaus, a city on the Amazon River. Pop-up restaurants like this line the docks to dish homemade Brazilian fare to ship travelers and crews. Catherine Osborn for NPR hide caption

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A Day In The Boat Life On The Amazon River

People networking, just hanging out, praying, escaping city bustle, commuting to work — just another day on the White Swan riverboat.

Using card with black symbols, researchers trained honeybees to understand that sugar water would always be located under a card with the least number of symbols — including when presented with a card that was totally blank. Don Farrall/Getty Images hide caption

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Math Bee: Honeybees Seem To Understand The Notion Of Zero

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The Rolling Stones performing in Berlin in 1965. The band's 1965 hit "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" made heavy use of Glenn Snoddy's fuzz tone. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering The Engineer Who Created Rock's Unmistakable Fuzz

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Stacey Cunningham, 43, is set to lead the New York Stock Exchange as the first female president in its more than 200-year history. Alyssa Ringler/NYSE hide caption

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'It Was Never About My Gender': NYSE's First Female President Thanks Her Trailblazers

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A couple watches boats pass the docks in Manaus, a city on the Amazon River. Pop-up restaurants like this line the docks to dish homemade Brazilian fare to ship travelers and crews. Catherine Osborn for NPR hide caption

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A Day In The Boat Life On The Amazon River

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Though the musical Mean Girls is nominated for a dozen Tony Awards, no Tonys are given to Broadway choruses. Kamille Upshaw is pictured in the bright green jacket, right of center. Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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A Campaign For 'Often The Hardest-Working People On Stage' — The Chorus

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