Chile Celebrates, World Watches As Miners Are Lifted To Freedom
Rescue crews continue to pull those trapped miners from the earth at the San Jose mine in Chile. Family members are greeting the miners with cheers as they emerge from the rescue capsule. The miners have survived more time trapped underground than anyone on record, and the world was captivated by their endurance and unity as officials carefully planned their rescue. The BBC brings us the story from the scene.
- WBUR.org: Live video of the Chilean mine rescue
Taking Temperature Of The Tea Party
- Book excerpt: "Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America"
Researcher Finds Half-Heard Conversations Are Twice As Annoying
We know overhearing a cell phone conversation is grating, but there's a possible cognitive answer as to why. A study in Psychological Science looks how halfalogue, half heard conversation, makes our brains work overtime to fill in the blanks. We talk to lead author of the study, Lauren Emberson, a doctoral candidate in psychology at Cornell University.
After 50 Years, Jane Goodall Still Making Discoveries
- National Geographic: Being Jane Goodall
Composer Eric Whitacre Creates Choirs In Cyberspace
Music From The Show
- The Essex Green, "The Sixties"
- Lady Gaga/Beyonce, "Telephone"
- Jeff Beck, "Line Dancing With Monkeys"