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10:22am

Fri September 19, 2014
Shots - Health News

How To Get Children To Behave Without Hitting Them

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 3:22 pm

There's plenty of evidence that spanking, paddling or hitting children doesn't improve their behavior in the long run and actually makes it worse.

But the science never trumps emotion, according to Alan Kazdin, head of the Yale Parenting Center and author of The Everyday Parenting Toolkit.

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10:05am

Fri September 19, 2014
The Salt

Women Can't Make Sushi, And Other Fishy Myths, Busted

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 1:45 pm

One of the delicious tricks we picked up at sushi school: how to make this spicy salmon cucumber and crunchy shrimp roll.
Meredith Rizzo NPR

The once rarefied taste of raw fish has now become an American staple.

Sushi is found at the humblest of supermarkets and on conveyor belt restaurants at the mall.

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8:32am

Fri September 19, 2014
The Two-Way

Book News: National Book Longlists Contain Some Surprises, Many Subtitles

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 12:00 pm

John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats is on the fiction longlist of the National Book Awards.
Scott Gries Getty Images

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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8:26am

Fri September 19, 2014
The Salt

Around The World In 8 Hospital Meals

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 3:02 pm

Canada: "The food was inedible," Flickr user Paul Jerry wrote via Flickr Mail about the meat-and-cooked-vegetable platter served to his father at a Canadian hospital. Jerry says he had to bring his father food from the outside.
Paul Jerry Flickr

A hospital is probably the last place a foodie traveling abroad wants to grab a bite.

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8:06am

Fri September 19, 2014
TED Radio Hour

How Did The Son Of A Terrorist Choose Peace?

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 12:19 pm

"In that instant I realized how much energy it takes to hold that hatred inside of you" — Zak Ebrahim
James Duncan Davidson TED

Part 1 of TED Radio Hour episode Transformation.

About Zak Ebrahim's TED Talk

Zak Ebrahim is the son of terrorist El-Sayyid Nosair, one of the masterminds of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. He tells the story of being raised to hate and how he chose a very different path.

About Zak Ebrahim

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