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    • Why There Are Sea Monsters Lurking in Early World Maps

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Why There Are Sea Monsters Lurking in Early World Maps" is from the April 11, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Who's Bigger in Jamaica, Usain Bolt or Bob Marley? One Answer

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Who's Bigger in Jamaica, Usain Bolt or Bob Marley? One Answer" is from the August 15, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Seeking the Long-Lost 'City of the Monkey God' in Dense Honduras Jungle

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A new book tells the story of the treacherous scientific expedition that re-discovered a lost civilization.

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    • Two Proposals to Clean Up Our Oceans of Garbage: Will Either Work?

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Marine scientists estimate that over 5 trillion pieces of plastic currently litter the oceans. So is there any way to clean up all that floating mess?

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    • How the Rich and Famous Remain Rich and Famous in Florence, Italy

    • By: David Leveille, Nadia Spock
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "How the Rich and Famous Remain Rich and Famous in Florence, Italy " is from the June 4, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • The Incredible Story of Italian Cyclist Gino Bartali, Who Risked His Life to Rescue Jews During the Holocaust

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The legendary three-time winner of the Giro d'Italia eluded Nazis by smuggling false documents in the frame of his bike during training runs.

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    • Scientists Say an Ancient Mayan Book Called the Grolier Codex Is Authentic

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Scientists Say an Ancient Mayan Book Called the Grolier Codex Is Authentic" is from the September 12, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Sorry, No (Cuban) Cigar. Just Charcoal. Marabu Charcoal.

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A business deal signed this week in Havana clears the way for the first legal export from Cuba to the US in five decades.

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    • Finland Expresses Its Unique Nordic Culture in Emojis — and Two Get Unicode-Approved!

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    “I mean Finland is the first country even to suggest emojis that have some sort of a cultural connection,” says Petra Theman who's trying to get her country's emojis onto smartphones everywhere.

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    • Chernobyl and 'the Summer without Children'

    • By: Christopher Woolf, David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Chernobyl and 'the Summer without Children'" is from the April 26, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Boston's Public Schools Have Adopted a New, More Accurate World Map

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Boston's public schools are leading the way with the Gall-Peters projection world maps for its classrooms.

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    • Israel Is Still Smarting Over the UN Resolution Condemning Its Settlements

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The UN Security Council voted last week to condemn the building of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, calling them a flagrant violation of international law.

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    • Private Prisons Aren’t the Only Companies Making a Fortune off Immigration Detention

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    It's not just private prisons that stand to profit from immigration detention in the U.S. Business is booming for a U.S. company that bails out undocumented immigrants, and some clients are alleging fraud.

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    • The Ordeal Isn't over yet for Women Who've Been Freed from Boko Haram

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Ordeal Isn't over yet for Women Who've Been Freed from Boko Haram" is from the April 4, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Immigrant Rights Activists to Trump: No More Hate Speeches!

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Immigrant Rights Activists to Trump: No More Hate Speeches!" is from the April 13, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Immigration Raid Alerts Are Coming Soon to Your Smartphone

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Software writers and technology activists are helping to design a crowd-sourcing app to help undocumented immigrants who are trying to avoid U.S. authorities.

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    • Muslim and Latino Communities in Southern California Mix During Ramadan — Thanks to Taco Trucks

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The simple but powerful idea of uniting communities by bringing a taco truck to mosques during Ramadan.

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    • Singapore Gets the World's First Michelin Star for a Food Stall

    • By: David Leveille, Nadia Spock
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Singapore Gets the World's First Michelin Star for a Food Stall" is from the July 22, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Roberi Parra: From Food Shortages in Caracas to 'Project Runway' in New York

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Roberi Parra: From Food Shortages in Caracas to 'Project Runway' in New York" is from the September 22, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • What Mexicans Think about Trump's Plan to Take Workers' Money Transfers to Fund a Wall

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "What Mexicans Think about Trump's Plan to Take Workers' Money Transfers to Fund a Wall" is from the April 6, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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