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5.6.14: Human Behavior In Bonobos & The Commencement Speech Heard Round The World

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Have a taste for variety? From human-like bonobos to beauty pageants, we offer the variety you crave. Join us for our Tuesday show and share comments and suggestions on Twitter and Facebook! (Praise also welcome).

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Human Behavior in Bonobos

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Human Behavior in Bonobos

"Good Fences Make Good Neighbors"

  • Here's a story of two neighbors, one fence, and what happened when it all came tumbling down.
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Fences

"You're Not Special"

  • It was the high school commencement address heard ‘round the world. When English teacher David McCullough, Jr. addressed 2012 graduates from the public high school in Wellesley, Massachusetts, he told them, "You are not special."
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You're Not Special

"Maker Movement" and diy.org

  • Jon Kalish tells us about this grass roots movement that is teaching kids science, technology, engineering and math, hands-on outside the classroom.
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"Maker Movement" and diy.org

Unusual College Courses: How to Win a Beauty Pageant

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Unusual College Courses: How to Win a Beauty Pageant

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