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Music + Culture
4:15 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Valentina Lisitsa: Chasing Pianos And YouTube Fans

Valentina Lisitsa's new album, Chasing Pianos, features music from Michael Nyman's score to the 1993 film The Piano.
Alexei Kuznetsoff Courtesy of the artist

Born in Kiev a little more than 40 years ago, Valentina Lisitsa came to America in the early '90s to work as a concert pianist.

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Music + Culture
6:42 am
Fri April 25, 2014

A Trove Of Celluloid, Primed For The Public

Maria Callas at home in her Milan Apartment, in 1958. One of 85,000 archive films British Pathé has uploaded to YouTube.
British Pathé

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NASA Viral Video
6:09 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Forest Gibson: "Going Far Beyond Your Normal Reach"

The Curiosity Rover, in Spacecraft Assembly Facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, before its launch.
Credit Photo courtesy NASA

When NASA launched the Curiosity Rover to Mars earlier this year, Forest Gibson found himself remembering his childhood. Like a lot of kids, Forest dreamed of being an astronaut. He imagined exploring space while launching model rockets outside his Yakima home.

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Popular Animal Video
6:07 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Pets And Wildlife Deliver YouTube Stardom To Alaska Woman

UNALASKA, Alaska - One of the quirks of the internet age is how some home videos become unexpected global sensations. In 'net lingo, it's called "going viral." This week's examples of that genre include a humorous clip of house cats and neighborhood wildlife gathered on a porch in the remote Aleutian town of Unalaska. KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez reports on the unlikely Internet stardom of a woman who just filmed out her door.

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