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11:01pm

Mon February 13, 2012
The Impact of War

Building Better Houses For Wounded Soldiers

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 10:02 am

The Wounded Warrior Home Project is an inventive approach to military housing, serving the needs of wounded soldiers and their families as they continue to serve on active duty at Fort Belvoir, Va.
Kainaz Amaria NPR

All wars bring innovations — in weapons, and also in ways to repair the damage done. Penicillin is one of the more famous examples: It came into use as a treatment for troops in World War II.

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought their own breakthroughs, none more dramatic than the prosthetics that come close to giving back what has been lost. And big advances in treating grievous injuries have meant many more troops coming home alive.

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11:01pm

Mon February 13, 2012
Author Interviews

Networking Tips from the Ultimate Networker

Originally published on Tue February 14, 2012 7:36 am

Random House

"Relatively few people should start companies," Reid Hoffman says bluntly. And he should know. As a co-founder of popular social networking website LinkedIn and an influential Silicon Valley angel investor, he has engineered several startup success stories — and now he has distilled his business wisdom into a book, The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career.

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11:01pm

Mon February 13, 2012
The Picture Show

A Brother And Sister Get Married (And Later, Their Son Tweets It)

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 10:02 am

Peggy and John Fugelsang kiss on their wedding day.
Courtesy of John Fugelsang

As comedian John Fugelsang recalls, all in life was dandy until one fateful day, at age 6, he noticed an odd motif in some photos: "In every family picture ... my mother was wearing a habit."

Last August, he tweeted his parents' unusual love story — with photos — on the first anniversary of his father's death. In a series of blurbs 140 characters or less, he tells it better than I ever could:

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8:00pm

Mon February 13, 2012
Music Interviews

The Chieftains: For 50 Years, Irish Music For The World

Originally published on Tue February 14, 2012 7:53 am

Barry McCall

Paul McCartney, Madonna, Doc Watson and Luciano Pavarotti have at least one thing in common: They've all collaborated with Irish folk band

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6:29am

Mon February 13, 2012
Business

You Too Can Stash Cash In An Offshore Account

Originally published on Mon February 13, 2012 7:00 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney made news when he disclosed he had a Swiss bank account. Many affluent Americans do. Now, an AP writer has assembled a step-by-step guide on how you too can stash a million dollars offshore. Step four is choose a country. Switzerland isn't your only choice. Hong Kong is popular too. Step two is decide whether to tell the IRS. But the toughest part is still step one - get a million dollars.

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