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A Dallas Dining Critic's Battle With Food

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:25:00 -0500

Nancy Nichols surprised the North Texas restaurant world last week by stepping down as dining critic at D Magazine. The pasta, the pancakes, the artisan...


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Think: The Psychology Of Disease

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:04:03 -0500

In our culture, people battling certain diseases are seen as brave and heroic, while others can be viewed as weak or morally lacking. Today on Think,...


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Think: Helping Kids After Abuse

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:48:28 -0500

It’s estimated that only about a third of all child abuse incidents are ever discovered. And for the kids who do get help, it can be tough to trust the...


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Ebola Poses Lots Of Tough Legal Questions

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:10:25 -0400

As the medical community fights to contain Ebola, the virus is also challenging another field: the law. Today on Think, Krys Boyd asked a panel of...


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Think: Fighting Our Fear Of Ebola

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:26:08 -0400

Since last week, the medical community has assured us that there’s no threat of an Ebola outbreak in the United States. But that hasn’t stopped many...


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Think: Images Of War

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:09:32 -0400

The best war photographs crystalize brutality in a single, searing image. Today on Think, guest host Jerome Weeks spoke with a museum curator about the...


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Think: The Sound Of The Meyerson

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:37:01 -0400

When building a concert hall, architects have to consider how their structural choices are going to affect the sound. To mark the 25th anniversary of...


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Think: The Beauty of Computer Code

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:18:36 -0400

Vikram Chandra is a writer with two very distinct audiences. Sometimes his reader is a bookworm awaiting his next novel. And sometimes the reader is a...


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Think: 3 Tips For Explaining To Children That They Have A Learning Disability

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:30:09 -0400

Some of the kids heading back to school this week learn differently than their classmates. David Flink knows what that’s like – he was diagnosed as a...


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Think: Rouhani's First Year Leading Iran

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:25:24 -0400

One year ago this month, Hassan Rouhani took office as president of Iran. With his election came the hope of reform - both from the West and from...


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After 25 Years In Prison, An Innocent Man Learns To Forgive

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:33:52 -0400

In 1987, Michael Morton was sentenced to life in prison for murdering his wife – a crime he didn’t commit. He served 25 years before having his...


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P.O.V. Highlights Dallas Energy Company

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:23:00 -0400

Tonight, PBS airs a documentary called Big Men. The film follows Dallas energy company Kosmos, on a mission to strike it rich by finding oil in Ghana....


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Think: Poking Holes In The Paleo Diet

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:13:37 -0400

Followers of the Paleo Diet believe we should stick to foods that our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate. Protein – good. Carbs – bad. Today on Think, Krys...


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Sleep And Find A Significant Other -- And Other Tips To Improve Memory

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:57:38 -0400

If you’re constantly misplacing your keys and forgetting items on your grocery list, you probably just chalk it up to a bad memory. There are, however,...


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Think: The Plight Of The Principal

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:12:37 -0400

One of every five new school principals leaves the job within two years. Today on Think, Krys Boyd talked to two former principals who are now at SMU...


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