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Iranian-American Muslim comedian Negin Farsad describes what happens when Islam meets Rumi meets apple pie.

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As a radio host, Celeste Headlee has engaged in more than her fair share of discussions, and she has thought a lot about ways to bring out the best in a conversational counterpart. One thing she likes to say — a good conversation is like a game of catch. Huh? She explains.

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Ancient Peru was home to many cultures, most of them still mysterious. But as Sarah Parcak points her satellite-archaeology lens (and her new citizen-explorer project) at the Peruvian wilderness, the invisible past is primed to make a remarkable comeback.

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In 2012, the Moroccan Ministry of Culture asked architect Aziza Chaouni to rehabilitate the ancient al-Qarawiyyin Library in Fez. She describes the challenges inherent in undertaking a daunting, historic project.

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Here’s how the dancer, teacher and dance historian Andrew Nemr is trying to make tap dance relevant again.

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Author Ann Morgan invites book lovers to follow her on a literary journey through 196 countries.

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Writer Suzanne Talhouk on why speaking your mother tongue is about more than mere communication.