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What's Inside The 26-Ingredient School Lunch Burger?

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Watch as global population explodes from 300 million to 7 billion.

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Spooked by a noise, giraffes in northwest Namibia interrupt lunch to look around. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Wanna Live Forever? Become A Noun

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Campaigning In South Carolina? Bring Your Appetite

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Expert Grilling: Barbecue, Peaches And Spicy Corn

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A painter touches up one of the bridge's cables. When it came time to decide the paint color for the bridge, consulting architect Irving Morrow wanted a warm hue to contrast with the cool grays, blues and greens of San Francisco Bay. Courtesy of goldengatebridge.org hide caption

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The Golden Gate Bridge's Accidental Color

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A photo excerpted from Modernist Cuisine shows the cross-section of a grill, illustrating inner-workings of the cooking process. The Cooking Lab hide caption

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Science Nerds Meet Foodies In 'Modernist Cuisine'

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At a party outside Brisbane, Australia, nursing students sing i-Kiribati songs. Brian Reed for NPR hide caption

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There are no proper roads in Cabaret, just tracks worn in the dirt and paths that wind amid haphazardly fenced plots. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Each year, composer Robert Kyr travels to the secluded Monastery of Christ in the Desert, in New Mexico, to write his music. Karen Kuehn hide caption

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Hear "Santa Fe Vespers" by Robert Kyr, performed by the Santa Fe Desert Chorale

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