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3:56pm

Sun April 28, 2013
Media

Anti-Drug PSAs: Do They Work?

Originally published on Sun April 28, 2013 5:38 pm

3:56pm

Sun April 28, 2013
Author Interviews

Iran's Political Scene Is Sketchy For Cartoonists

Originally published on Wed May 1, 2013 11:32 am

"War" by Touka Neyestani: Neyestani received a degree in architecture from Tehran's Science and Industry University, and has been a cartoonist for more than 30 years.
International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

3:56pm

Sun April 28, 2013
Music

New Cuban Sounds Rooted In Tradition From 'Global Village'

Originally published on Sun April 28, 2013 5:38 pm

The Miami group Tiempo Libre combines hip-hop, R&B, rock and pan-Latin sounds to create a distinctive version of Cuban party music known as timba.
Courtesy of the artist

3:21pm

Sun April 28, 2013
History

First He Invented The Phone. Then, Bell Left A Voice Message

Originally published on Mon April 29, 2013 3:28 pm

Though the quality of the sound recordings is poor, we know what Alexander Graham Bell was saying because he left transcripts.
Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

As the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell is credited with bringing countless voices to our ears. And now, for the first time, here he is imploring us to hear his own voice:

The sound is scratchy. You have to strain to decipher it, but the words are clear. They're from Bell's lips, recorded in 1885 but unveiled just last week by the Smithsonian.

"It lets us know what the past was really like. It fills in a gap for people," says Shari Stout, collections manager at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

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5:20pm

Sat April 27, 2013
Music

Karl Hyde, Underworld Music Maker, Surfaces

Karl Hyde's debut solo album is titled Edgeland.
Perou Courtesy of the artist

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