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Roxane Gay On Good Men, Bad Men And 'Difficult Women'

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 4:26pm

Gay's new short story collection explores women's lives and issues of race, class and sex. But she says the book could easily have been called Difficult Men.

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Amid Isolation, Two Cubans Develop Island's First Video Game

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 3:39pm

Video game enthusiasts in Cuba face big obstacles with limited access to the Internet. With the opening to the U.S., two young Cubans hope to release the first independent game produced on the island.

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Titanic Documentary Suggests Engine Room Fire Led To Sinking

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 3:39pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Senan Molony about his documentary, which presents evidence that a fire in the engine room could have also led to the sinking of the ship and the loss of 1,500 lives.

Titantic Documentary Suggests Engine Room Fire Led To Sinking

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 3:39pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Senan Molony about his documentary, which presents evidence that a fire in the engine room could have also led to the sinking of the Titanic and the loss of 1,500 lives.

A Diplomat Reflects On Moderate Islam In 'Letters To A Young Muslim'

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:58pm

Omar Saif Ghobash was 6 when an assassin killed his father, who was a diplomat from the United Arab Emirates. His new book is a collection of letters to his sons, urging them to reject extremism.

How Tattoo Artist Bang Bang Is Leaving His Mark On Celebrities

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:55pm

Tattoo artist Keith, "BANG BANG" McCurdy was a high school dropout who went from tattooing outside of a Delaware trailer park, to becoming the personal tattoo artist of supermodels and pop stars.

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