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How To Get Your Kids To Do Chores (Without Resenting It)

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Is Sleeping With Your Baby As Dangerous As Doctors Say?

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Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos with daughters Angela, 12, and Gelmy, 9, in their family home in a Maya village in Yucatán, Mexico. Adriana Zehbrauskas for NPR hide caption

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Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

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Xawo Abdi Hassan rehearses her song. Xawo did not win the competition but the show launched her career as a singer. Roopa Gogineni hide caption

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Invisibilia: They Risked Their Lives To Bring Music Back

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Invisibilia: Inspired By 'American Idol,' Somali TV Show Aimed To Change The World

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Assortment of Early and Middle Stone Age tools found in the Olorgesailie Basin, Kenya. The tool at left is a hand axe. Jay Reed/NPR hide caption

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Scientists Are Amazed By Stone Age Tools They Dug Up In Kenya

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Brie Larson stars in Basmati Blues. Movieclips Film Festivals & Indie Films via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A new study finds people all over the world are able to differentiate between lullabies and dance songs from cultures they're unfamiliar with. Klubovy/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Types Of Songs Are Universally Identifiable, Study Suggests

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In the play The Homecoming Queen, Kelechi (played by Mfoniso Udofia) is a best-selling novelist who returns to her native village in Nigeria for the first time since leaving for the U.S. 15 years earlier. Ahron R. Foster hide caption

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When you smell ginger root or petrol, do you have a specific word to describe the odor? From left Jay Reed/NPR, Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images, TS Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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