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The Ross Ice Shelf, photographed in 2003. Researchers found that by monitoring the seismic effects of wind on the surface of a shelf, they could gain insight into its structural integrity. De Agostini Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images hide caption

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Roger Waters, performing in Moscow in August, 2018. The artist recently drew attention in Brazil over his criticism of the right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro. Gennady Avramenko/ Epsilon/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahead Of Presidential Election, Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Divides Brazil

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A British advertising watchdog group ruled on Wednesday that the Spotify horror ad is "likely to cause undue distress to children." Chester Bennington/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Sophie Calle, at a private concert by Pharrell Williams in Paris on May 26, 2014. Pharrell contributed to the album Souris Calle, in tribute to Sophie Calle's dead cat. Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images hide caption

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The East L.A. band Las Cafeteras is known for a version of "La Bamba" that mixes traditional Mexican son jarocho with hip-hop. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Through Slavery, Segregation And More, 'La Bamba' Has Been The Sound Of Survival

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Rapper Kanye West shows a picture of a plane on a phone to President Trump during a meeting in the Oval Office on Thursday. Getty Images hide caption

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'Quite Something': Kanye West Makes A Statement In The Oval Office

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Billy McFarland, seen outside the courthouse in July, has been sentenced to six years in prison and three years on probation; he also will have to pay restitution of just more than $26 million. Brendan McDermid/Reuters hide caption

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New Box Set Captures The Golden Age Of Afro-Cuban Music

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Violinist William Preucil (left), taking a bow with the Cleveland Orchestra at a 2016 performance in Miami. Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images for The Cleveland Orchestra hide caption

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Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz performs in Alabama. As outdated assumptions about the market for instruments come to light, some guitar-makers finally are starting to recognize that players come in all shapes, sizes and genders. David A. Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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Instrument-Makers Learn A Long-Overdue Lesson: It Isn't Just Men Playing Guitar

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