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President Trump built up his ability to "Making America Great Again." But these first 100 days of his presidency haven't exactly made clear how he intends to do that. Follow the link in our bio for the full story. (Credit: @chelseabeck.psd | Chelsea Beck/NPR)

For young Muslim couples the idea of dating is common, and it means balancing their religious views with their desire for emotional intimacy. But the term "dating" still invites an offensive suggestion for many Muslims, especially older ones, irrespective of how innocent the relationship may be. ⠀

Dating is still linked to its Western origins, which implies underlying expectations of sexual interactions — if not an outright premarital sexual relationship — which Islamic texts prohibit. But Islam does not forbid love. Follow the link in our bio for the full story. (Credit: @eemajin | Fahmida Azim for NPR)

Students engage in a class project at the Escuela 20 Noviembre school in Tijuana, Mexico. Roughly one-tenth of the school's 700 students were born in the U.S. The administrators and teachers here have embraced these kids and paired them with native Spanish-speakers. ⠀

The U.S.-born students get lots of one-on-one tutoring to build their vocabulary and grammar in Spanish. To keep them from feeling frustrated or isolated, they're allowed to mingle with other English-speaking kids during the day so it's not uncommon to hear English at recess or lunch. There's no stigma to speaking English because it's a highly prized skill in Mexican schools. Follow the link in our bio for the full story. (Credit: @sandy_huffaker | Sandy Huffaker for NPR)

Audrey Shafer, an anesthesiologist and poet, says her medical work is well-suited to poetry, as patients move in and out of consciousness under the doctor's watch. Follow the link in our bio to hear Shafer's poem. (Credit: @saraarielwong | Sara Wong for NPR)

Some dogs are doggos, some are puppers, and others may even be pupperinos. There are corgos and clouds, fluffers and floofs, woofers and boofers. The chunky ones are thicc, and the thin ones are long bois. And whether they're 10/10 or 12/10, they're all h*ckin' good boys and girls.⠀

DoggoLingo is a language trend that's been gaining steam on the Internet in the past few years. The language most often accompanies a picture or a video of a dog and has spread to all major forms of social media. It might even change the way we talk out loud to our beloved canines. Follow the link in our bio for the full story. (Credit: @chelseabeck.psd | Chelsea Beck/NPR) 🐶

Dr. Tonatiuh Barrientos Gutierrez, an epidemiologist in Mexico City, jogs near his home in the southern part of the capital. He says it's hard to run on the city's streets.⠀

"There are a lot of obstacles," Barrientos says as he dodges his way past low-hanging awnings. "And you need to deal with that if you wanted to try to run here."⠀

Professionally, Barrientos has tracked the slow, steady rise in Type 2 diabetes in Mexico. Roughly 14 million Mexicans are now living with diabetes — nearly triple the number who had the disease in 1990.⠀

Barrientos says for too long health officials considered it the responsibility of patients to change their diet and exercise routines. They either did it or didn't. He says now it's become clear that addressing one of Mexico's biggest health crises requires changes at a much higher level and includes lobbying for healthier public spaces where people can easily get out and exercise.⠀

Follow the link in our bio for the full story. (Credit: @meghandhaliwal | Meghan Dhaliwal for NPR)

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have figured out why shoelaces seem to come untied at the worst moments. The laces on the left are tied in a strong knot that lies horizontally. The laces on the right are tied in a knot that makes the bow lie vertically and which, according to new research, can come untied more easily. Follow the link in our bio for the full story. (Credit: @mererizzo | Meredith Rizzo/NPR)

Is it safe to eat moldy bread? Food safety experts say no. Molds can easily penetrate deep into a soft food, like bread. But you can salvage other foods with tougher surfaces, like cabbages, carrots and hard cheeses. Follow the link in our bio for the full story. (Credit: @areynolds_illo | Alex Reynolds/NPR)

Sally Belcher is a practicing family physician from Rockville, Md. She attended Saturday’s March for Science on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. "Science shouldn't run a separate path from anything. We all live with science whether we study it or not," she said. "If anything it's even more important that the scientific aspect we brought into the political arena because it affects so many people at once." Follow the link in our bio for more photos and the full story. (Credit: @mererizzo | Meredith Rizzo/NPR) #marchforscience

Demonstrators gather before the March for Science on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Scientists and enthusiasts say the protest is intended to "support science for the public good."⠀

The main event is happening in Washington, D.C., but satellite marches are planned in all 50 states, and at least 610 marches have been registered on the March for Science website across the world.⠀

Follow the link in our bio for the full story. (Credit: @mererizzo | Meredith Rizzo/NPR) #marchforscience

On Wednesdays, you'll find California chef Jeremy Fox at the Santa Monica farmer's market, greeting fellow chefs and checking out produce like spring onions and strawberries.

Some people call Fox the "vegetable whisperer." He can coax remarkable flavors out of every part of his produce, even the flowers and leaves that most chefs throw away.
One of Fox's famous first-course dishes combines twice-shucked spring peas with macadamia nuts and white chocolate. He has reinvented cooking with vegetables, and in the process, reinvented himself, too. With a vegetables-only restaurant in Napa Valley, chef Jeremy Fox was a rising star. But the stress was too much and it all fell apart. Now he is back with a vegetable cookbook. Follow the link in our bio for the full story. (Credit: @orianakoren | Oriana Koren for NPR) [Editor's note: due to technical issues, we deleted the previous version of this post and reposted it here]

"If you're a hip-hop producer that wants a lot of melodic stuff happening," pianist Robert Glasper says, "you're probably going to go to jazz first." In this short doc, @robertglasper picks out a sample from Ahmad Jamal Trio’s “I Love Music” from ‘The Awakening’ (1970) that @realpeterock used for Nas’s “The World Is Yours” on ‘Illmatic’ (1994). Follow the link in our bio to see the full video. (Credit: @jazznightinamerica)

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