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Terry Gross

Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Airs Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. and repeats at 9 p.m. on Red River Radio HD3 With NPR News Headlines at 9:01

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12:16pm

Tue June 2, 2015
Music Reviews

The Gary Peacock Trio Balances Introspection And Drive In 'Now This'

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12:16pm

Tue June 2, 2015
Movie Interviews

Actress Carey Mulligan Stands Out Amid The 'Madding Crowd'

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12:16pm

Tue June 2, 2015
Books

Four Books That Deliver Unexpected And Delightful Surprises This Summer

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1:43pm

Mon June 1, 2015
Shots - Health News

Those Yoga Poses May Not Be Ancient After All, And Maybe That's OK

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 1:02 pm

Yoga practitioners celebrate the solstice in New York's Times Square in 2011.
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That yoga pose you've been practicing may not be as ancient as you thought. In fact, journalist Michelle Goldberg says that most of the poses that we do in modern yoga classes have no antecedent beyond 150 years ago.

"Probably the greatest myth is when you do these poses, when you do sun salutations or the warrior poses, that that there's some sort of continuity to what yogis were doing 3,000 years ago on the banks of the Ganges, and that's just not true," Goldberg tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross.

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1:43pm

Mon June 1, 2015
Technology

Apple's Watch: A Timepiece Designed To Give You Back Your Time

Originally published on Mon June 1, 2015 3:01 pm

The Apple Watch is not what I expected. Yes, it is beautiful. You can stand in the shower and watch water bounce off the screen as if it were a lotus leaf. The details of the hardware can be stunning like that.

But most of the features that really excited me when the watch was introduced have turned out to be disappointments. As a physical activity tracker, it's mediocre. The messaging system, which Apple seemingly lavished attention on, is no better than regular old texting. The hyped "crown" scroll wheel for navigation is a rarely used little flourish.

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