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  1. ‘Lucky Peach’: An Irreverent Look At Cooking : NPR

    The new food magazine Lucky Peach takes an irreverent look at cooking from all over the world. Co-editor Peter Meehan speaks to host David Greene about the first issue, which focuses on ramen — from the noodle shops of Tokyo to the dried and packaged dorm room staple.

    http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/139019770/lucky-peach-an-irreverent-look-at-cooking

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  2. How Fibonacci Introduced The World To Numbers : NPR

    To carry out their calculations, merchants in the early 13th century used an abacus or a system called finger reckoning. Commerce changed when Leonardo of Pisa — known today as Fibonacci — published the first arithmetic textbook. Mathematician Keith Devlin talks about the history of arithmetic and his new book "The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci’s Arithmetic Revolution."

    http://www.npr.org/2011/08/12/139579620/how-fibonacci-introduced-the-world-to-numbers?ft=1&f=1007

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