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Judge Michael Zusman's bialys are topped with roasted onions, poppy seeds and coarse salt. Daniel Zwerdling/NPR hide caption

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Booking A Flight For The 'Golden Age Of Hijacking'

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Shavit's 'My Promised Land Examines Israel's Complexities

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Pinball convention-goers play on a bank of Stern machines at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January. The company is no longer the only pinball manufacturer. Julie Jacobson/AP Photo hide caption

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A Pinball Monopoly, Camel Trekking In Texas, Charles Dickens' Mistress

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"I can't let my life be this. Because if I give up now, that's what my life will be. I'll never walk out the front door." — Shane Koyczan James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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What's It Like To Be Young And Bullied?

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"People just don't see things, this is where you need visual thinkers like me ... we need the different kinds of minds." — Temple Grandin James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Can Autism Be An Asset?

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Pat Neely Shares Holiday Comfort Food Ideas

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A prolific author, Paul Auster has published dozens of works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Lotte Hansen/Courtesy of Henry Holt & Co. hide caption

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A Personal 'Report From The Interior' Of Author Paul Auster

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Rome's St. Zeno chapel was built by Pope St. Paschal I in honor of his mother. The ceiling, a gold mosaic, was intended as an interpretation of heaven. Stephen Weigel/Courtesy of Basic Books hide caption

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