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Wednesday December 6, 2006

A Blunt Assessment

The congressionally-mandated Iraq Study Group calls for new and enhanced diplomatic and political efforts in Iraq and in the region.

Blood Diamonds

As the movie “Blood Diamond” opens, we take a look at the real-life underground diamond trade.

Scholars at Risk

What is it like to teach in a war-torn country?

Around the World On A Mule

Here and Now’s Lara Farrar catches up with a couple from Arkansas who are walking around the world with their mule.

Cookbooks of the Year

Do you need the perfect gift for a food connoisseur? Our resident chef, Kathy Gunst, and foodie, Scott Haas, review some of their favorite cookbooks of the year.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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World Championship Tug-Of-War Is ‘A Thing Of Beauty’

This weekend's competition in Wisconsin is a bit more intense than it was in your grade school gym class.

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Repelling Mosquitoes With A Natural Sticky Patch

The Kite Patch releases odors that block the bug's carbon dioxide receptors, sending them in another direction.

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Catching Up With The Polyphonic Spree

The choral rock band out of Dallas, Texas, has been thrilling audiences with its live performances for over a decade.

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‘Enormous’ Growth Of Ocean Garbage Patch

The oceanographer who discovered the floating island of trash in 1997 says he's shocked by how much it's grown.