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Mon May 20, 2013

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Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: May 20, 2013

A special co-hosted-by-Rob-Baedeker edition of Crosscurrents! We'll meet some ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

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5:51pm

Mon May 20, 2013
Arts & Culture

Behind the science of sports obsession

Millions of people are crazy about sports, whether or not their teams are any good. Exactly why that is is the subject of Eric Simons’ new book: The Secret Lives of Sports Fans: The Science of Sports Obsession. Simons sat down with KALW’s Ben Trefny to talk about the chemistry of fandom.

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5:33pm

Mon May 20, 2013
Arts & Culture

Confronting life's fears on a surfboard

on Banner drops into a huge wave at the 2010 Mavericks Surf Contest.
Rick Bucich http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbucich/4360784494/

Jaimal Yogis was 29 years old when he went through his first big heartbreak. At the time, he was living in a dark studio to save money and Jaimal was feeling pretty sorry for himself.

His girlfriend Sara was his first real love. When they met in their early 20s, Jaimal was instantly drawn to her silly sense of humor and green-blue eyes. After a short time, they fell for eachother. Hard.

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