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'Star Wars' Voice Actor Who, As Admiral Ackbar, Warned 'It's A Trap!' Dies At 93

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 8:23am

Erik Bauersfeld's amphibious rebel commander was far from the biggest role that the Star Wars movies had to offer. But three words transformed a bit part into a fan favorite: "It's a trap!"

Wax Tablets, Chicken Rustling And The Medieval Roots Of The Modern University

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 6:00am

Universities have changed significantly since the Middle Ages. James Axtell describes just how far higher education has come in his new book, Wisdom's Workshop.

It's Love That's Important In 'The Truth About Death'

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 6:00am

Robert Hellenga's new collection contains nine searching, mature stories about grand passions, fleeting romantic adventures, and facing the end of life with few illusions.

Unraveled: The Mystery Of The Secret Street Artist In Boston

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:56am

Someone has been using Lego blocks to repair the corner of a crumbling brick building in Boston. Reporter Tovia Smith set out to investigate who this person is and what else he has been up to.

Gay Glam Comes To HBO

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 2:23pm

Is Vinyl's latest fictionalized New York music character a tribute to Jobriath, the post-Bowie 'space clown' who was rock's first openly homosexual performer?

Just Turned 40? An Architect Says It's Time To Design For Aging

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 2:01pm

An architect looked at communities that serve older adults, and didn't like what he saw. By changing habits earlier in life, he says, we can create vibrant communities that will sustain us.

When Is It OK To Profit From Cooking Other Cultures' Food? You Weighed In

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 12:04pm

We started a conversation about food and race. Who gets to cook and become the face of a culture's cuisine? While our question was prompted by an interview with Rick Bayless, the issue transcends him.

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