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  1. Marina Warner: “Fairy Tale: A Very Short Introduction” | Talks at Google

    We’ve all been enchanted by elves, magic keys, glass slippers, wicked queens and goblins but where do they come from and what do they tell us?

    In this Very Short Introduction, Marina Warner digs into a rich hoard of fairy tales in all their brilliant and fantastical variations - from classics such as Red Riding Hood to modern-day realizations including Walt Disney’s Snow White.

    Get the book here: https://goo.gl/UJ9RQf

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  2. Karl Stanley: “Two Decades of Deep Sea Exploration in Homemade Submarines” | Talks at Google

    Self-taught engineer and deep ocean explorer Karl Stanley drops by the Google NYC office to share his journey, talk about how the Schmidt Ocean Institute has helped enable the next wave of exploration in the waters around his home in Roatán, Honduras and give his take on the current state of the manned sub industry.

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER Karl Stanley has been exploring the depths of the ocean down to half a mile deep, logging over 5000 hours in two submersibles that he built himself. His journey started with a dream when he was 9 and he started construction on his first deep sea submersible at the age of 15 in his parents’ backyard in New Jersey. He has spent over 5000 hours exploring the deep ocean and now operates the deepest sub in the world regularly offering trips to the public. He has been a TED speaker and is featured in a documentary entitled "A View from Below". stanleysubmarines.com

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  3. Carter Cast: “The Right and Wrong Stuff: How Brilliant Careers are Made […]” | Talks at Google

    Learn the 5 common reasons why a career derails. Cast examines the 5 common reasons why talented people derail their careers, which he expresses through archetypes – Captain Fantastic, The Solo Flyer, Version 1.0, The One Trick Pony, and The Whirling Dervish.

    More info about Carter and his book at: http://cartercast.com/

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  4. President Trump Faces Latest Test To His Foreign Policy In Syria : NPR

    The latest action in Syria — which comes shortly after the president said he wanted to withdraw U.S. troops from the country — illustrates the competing impulses that drive his foreign policy.

    https://www.npr.org/2018/04/14/602328423/syria-is-latest-test-for-president-trumps-foreign-policy

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  5. 15 Years Ago, New York City’s Subway Tokens Rode Off Into the Sunset - WNYC

    They had a 50-year run, but 2003 was the end of the line for the city’s iconic transit token. 

    https://www.wnyc.org/story/15-years-ago-subway-token-rode-sunset/

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  6. Schools Chancellor Responds to Parent Concerns Around Safety and Segregation - WNYC

    Richard Carranza spent his second week on the job meeting with educators, students, and parents. 

    https://www.wnyc.org/story/schools-chancellor-responds-parent-concerns-around-safety-and-segregation/

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  7. Bringing (Accurate) Dinosaurs Back To Life

    Meet Gabriel Ugueto, a paleoartist who relies on scientific papers and fossils to get closer to what dinosaurs actually looked like.

    https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/bringing-accurate-dinosaurs-back-to-life/

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  8. Will I Get Sick On An Airplane?

    Researchers map out how the behavior of airplane passengers affects the chances of getting stick on an airplane. 

    https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/coughs-on-a-plane/

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  9. Richard Rothstein: “The Color of Law” | Talks at Google

    Richard Rothstein discusses his book, "The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America."

    Moderated by Halimah DeLaine Prado.

    Get the book: goo.gl/TvYhLk

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  10. Please Explain: Why Does Grapefruit Aroma Suppress My Appetite?

    https://www.wnyc.org/story/please-explain-why-does-grapefruit-aroma-suppress-my-appetite

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