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    • Love, Quantum Physics and 'Entanglement'

    • By: Ari Daniel, Peter Thomson
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The curious parallels between love and the bizarre — but potentially very useful — phenomenon called "quantum entanglement."

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    • Trevor Noah Gets Personal

    • By: Joyce Hackel
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The South African comedian talks to The World about race, family, and his new memoir, Born a Crime.

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    • The Colombian Folk Songs That Influenced Gabriel García Márquez's 'Magical Realism'

    • By: Betto Arcos
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    "The Colombian Folk Songs That Influenced Gabriel García Márquez's 'Magical Realism'" is from the May 5, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Teju Cole Considers Why Racism Is Not Someone Calling Him the 'N' Word

    • By: The World
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Teju Cole Considers Why Racism Is Not Someone Calling Him the 'N' Word " is from the August 23, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Mr. Trump, Lovers of Iran Would Like to Thank You for Helping Our Cause

    • By: Joobin Bekhrad
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    As a writer dedicated to promoting Iranian culture, stories I pitched ages ago have now, because of Trump, become more relevant than ever.

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    • The impact of Iran's Rafsanjani, shadowy Russian intelligence, Nazi villains in Scandinavian novels

    • By: Marco Werman
    • Length: 45 mins
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    Iranians mourn the passing of former President Akbar Rafsanjani. Also, meet the Hadhads, a family of Syrian refugees who've succeeded in restarted their chocolate business in Canada. And TIL: They grow saffron in Vermont!

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    • Dick Van Dyke Apologizes for His ‘Atrocious’ Cockney Accent in ‘Mary Poppins’

    • By: Sarah Birnbaum
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The beloved actor apologizes more than 50 years later for “inflicting the most atrocious cockney accent in history of cinema” in the 1964 Disney classic, Mary Poppins.

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    • How Johan Cruyff Changed Soccer into 'Total Football'

    • By: William Troop
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    "How Johan Cruyff Changed Soccer into 'Total Football'" is from the March 24, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Most Police Officers in Scotland Don't Carry Guns. How Do They Do It?

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Most Police Officers in Scotland Don't Carry Guns. How Do They Do It?" is from the July 8th, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • How Gun Culture Permeates Our Everyday Language

    • By: Edgar B. Herwick III
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "How Gun Culture Permeates Our Everyday Language" is from the June 15, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Keep Calm and Carry On in London, Unpacking 'Lone Wolf' Attacks, and Britain's Reluctant Astronaut

    • By: Marco Werman
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    How groups like ISIS seek to influence so-called "lone wolf" attackers. Plus, life in Cuba, post-Fidel. And, a conversation with a British citizen who recently won a contest for a seat on a commercial space flight ... but isn't really sure he wants to go.

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    • Israel Teaches Cybersecurity Skills to Its High Schoolers

    • By: Daniel Estrin
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    A program for gifted 10th-graders teaches them coding, encryption and how to defend a computer network against hacking. Many of the students will end up in Israel's equivalent of the NSA.

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    • Rising Seas Are Washing Away Graves in the Marshall Islands

    • By: Ibby Caputo, Daniel A. Gross
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The Marshall Islands, where American scientists tested dozens of nuclear weapons, now face the challenge of rising seas.

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    • Some Drug Cartels Now Make More Money from Gold than Cocaine

    • By: Carolyn Beeler
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Some Drug Cartels Now Make More Money from Gold than Cocaine" is from the April 19, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Post-Fidel-Castro Cuba Isn't That Different From Before

    • By: Deepa Fernandes
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Raul Castro has opened up Cuba's economy but not much else has changed.

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    • Casting of a Black Actress in New Harry Potter Play Causes Controversy among 'Idiots'

    • By: Joshua Kelly
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Casting of a Black Actress in New Harry Potter Play Causes Controversy among 'Idiots'" is from the June 7, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Turkish Authorities Owe Their Very Survival to the Free Press They Attempt to Throttle

    • By: Joyce Hackel
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Turkish Authorities Owe Their Very Survival to the Free Press They Attempt to Throttle" is from the July 21, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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

    • By: David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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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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    • These Photos Show the Courage and Tragedy of LGBTQ Life in Peru

    • By: Steven Davy
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Artists Andrew Mroczek and Juan Barboza-Guba want to show the beauty of transgender women in Peru — and to highlight hate crimes against them and other LGBTQ people there.

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    • Several Cities in Peru Are Underwater, and the 'Coastal El Niño' Isn't Done Yet

    • By: Simeon Tegel
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    Peru is expected to experience another two weeks of highly unusual torrential rains, which have already caused devastating floods along large swaths of its arid coast, destroying homes and crops and killing an estimated 75 people.

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