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Have you caught the 'Kondo' buzz? For a limited time, make a donation to WHYY and be automatically entered to win our Spring Cleaning Giveaway, which includes Marie Kondo's book, free house cleaning and all the small boxes we can find:
bit.ly/Kondo-WHYY

**BONUS ACTIVITY** Did you 'Kondo' your home yet? Share your before and after pics in the comments! We think this WHYY staffer needs to evaluate whether or not all of these books spark joy 😏

Have you caught the 'Kondo' buzz? For a limited time, make a donation to WHYY and be automatically entered to win our Spring Cleaning Giveaway, which includes Marie Kondo's book, free house cleaning and all the small boxes we can find:
WHYY.org/donate

Young Americans showed up for the 2018 elections, voting “in higher numbers than any other midterm elections in the past 25 years,” according to one analysis.
the1a.org/shows/2019-02-06/you

TONIGHT! Meet wonder women lighting up the arts in Philadelphia on WHYY's new series, Movers & Makers. On the first episode, get to know jazz vocalist @JoannaPascale and jam with @GirlsRockPhilly!

Watch Thursdays at 9p and Sundays at 10:30a on WHYY-TV.

RT @shaibenyaacov: The Why is working on an episode about SEPTA & accessibility, and we want to hear from you! Have you ever had trouble ge…

Millions of kids across the country struggle to read: 32 percent of fourth-graders and 24 percent of eighth-graders aren't reading at a basic level. Fewer than 40 percent are proficient or advanced.
npr.org/2019/01/02/677722959/w

Last night's results left @michaelstrahan with a shocking, royal discovery: Charlemagne is Michael’s 39th great-grandfather! “I’m a king, y’all.” 👑

Stream the episode now via WHYY Passport.
video.whyy.org/video/freedom-t

1866 Otto Georgi painting, an Augsburg silver Kiddush cup, and “How Man Learned to Fly" illustrations. Which one would you guess is up to $30,000? Watch the latest @RoadshowPBS on WHYY Passport.
video.whyy.org/video/sarasota-

Watch The Dictator's Playbook tonight at 10p on WHYY-TV.

A young teenager in Colorado has been named one of Forbes 30 under 30, a list made up of the "brashest entrepreneurs" in the U.S. and Canada.
npr.org/2019/01/29/687788715/a

Why a new analysis finds Pa. Democrats would have made gains even under the state's old congressional map, which had been ruled a partisan gerrymander.
whyy.org/programs/the-why/?utm

RT @WHYYNews: Meet the ‘crazy’ moms saying one of Pa.’s top-rated school districts can’t teach reading
dlvr.it/QyHr4m

"Pick six things you want to be ridiculously stubborn about, not dozens and dozens and dozens of them. You have to choose your irrational battles," says Random House Copy Chief Benjamin Dreyer.
npr.org/2019/02/05/691556181/r

Did you catch @HenryLouisGates and @michaelstrahan on Good Morning America yesterday?

Watch Strahan on last night's episode of here:
bit.ly/Strahan-GMA

⏰ COUNTDOWN: 3 days until Won't You Be My Neighbor!

Contrary to a popular urban legend, Fred Rogers was never a Marine sniper, and did not wear his famous sweaters to cover up military tattoos. Tune in and learn more Saturday, Feb. 9th at 8p on WHYY-TV:
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⏰ COUNTDOWN: 3 days until Won't You Be My Neighbor!

Contrary to a popular urban legend, Fred Rogers was never a Marine sniper, and did not wear his famous sweaters to cover up military tattoos. Tune in and learn more Saturday, Feb. 9th at 8p on WHYY-TV:

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A generalistic fast (low TTL) Mastodon instance for USA and Canada.

A no-nonsense, Nazi-free social media. Serving Philadelphia-New York-Toronto-Montrèal areas with fast response and low latency.

Home of the Mastodon Newsbot Service

The following newsbots are running on this instance:

  • NPR / National Public Radio (United States)
  • WHYY / WHYY Philadelphia (an NPR radio station)
  • BreakingNews / NBC Breaking News (posts to public)
  • BBCRadio4 / Intelligent, insightful programming from BBC Radio 4
  • 6ABC / WPVI Television in Philadelphia
  • KIRO7 / KIRO Television in Seattle, Washington
  • TheHill / US Political news from The Hill (all posts behind CW)
  • Reason / Reason Magazine - Politics from a pragmatist libertarian point of view

Tech Newsbots

Some other newsbots

  • RT - Russia Today, the Russian state news broadcaster (English)
  • Le Monde - The World, popular French newspaper (French)