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December 25, 2014 | NPR · An expedition to the Pacific’s Mariana Trench has found evidence that life exists miles below the surface. But it’s not life as we know it.
 

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December 25, 2014 | NPR · Americans buy 25 million Christmas trees every year. They’re slow-growing crops, but the trees can be a smart investment for small farmers like the Carroll family in Louisa, Va.
 

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December 25, 2014 | NPR · The first-ever stage production of the 1951 Hollywood film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, with a Gershwin score, is getting rave reviews during its premiere in the city that inspired it.
 

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December 25, 2014 | NPR · Seen as indestructible in the West, fruitcakes are indispensable in the bustling Hindu city. Bakers of all faiths have the ovens running round the clock to feed Calcutta’s appetite for the cakes.
 

December 24, 2014 | NPR · Critic Bob Mondello reviews Selma, Ava DuVernay’s film chronicling Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic voting-rights march in 1965. Mondello notes that recent protests make the film resonate today.
 

December 24, 2014 | NPR · For the holidays, critic Alan Cheuse is making up a list of books to give to each of his family members. Only the best of 2014 for them. Here’s his picks.
 

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December 25, 2014 | NPR · David Greene talks to members of the a cappella group Committed about their new holiday album, Home For Christmas. Committed won season two of NBC’s a cappella competition series, The Sing-Off.
 

December 24, 2014 | NPR · John Carpenter, famous for his cult-classic films (Halloween), is also behind soundtracks. Robert Siegel talks to him about how to scare an audience. His solo horror album, Lost Themes, is out Feb. 3.
 

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December 24, 2014 | KCRW · Newly inspired and energized, the Brooklyn band rolls through “Happy Idiot” from 2014′s Seeds.
 

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