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Word of Mouth
1:41 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Viral Images: Duping The Internet Masses

Credit urbanlegends.about.com

Niagara Falls, 1911. Completely frozen over with a group of people standing where they would otherwise be sucked into the rushing waterfall. Incredible? Absolutely! Totally truthful? Not exactly.

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Word of Mouth
12:15 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

2.25.14: Solitary Confinement, Viral Images, Giant Of Cardiff, Ethical Failures & NH Biathlon

Credit George Oates, Nathan Fixler & Chris Griffith via Flickr Creative Commons

Today on Word of Mouth, we delve into the consequences of solitary confinement. Then a trip to the Internet reveals that cyberspace is chock full of fakes and fails; Photoshopped images can quickly become viral and shared as authentic. But history is full of giant hoaxes, too, as we learn from Nate Dimeo of the Memory Palace Podcast.  Then we hear about The Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure,  which isn’t one of those Darwin Awards-style coffee table books. It’s a real government document that catalogs bribery, graft, and other infractions in the Department of Defense. Finally, NHPR's Sean Hurley visited the Jackson biathlon range - the only dedicated course in New Hampshire - to find out more about this unusual sport.

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Blogs
10:05 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Slideshow: Skiing In N.H. In The 1930s

(Left to right) Whit Brooks, Bert Herbert, Van Brooks, and Norwood Ball. Taken in Lucy Bowles Field, Franconia
Courtesy Pam Brooks Crowley

While looking for a photo to illustrate a Word of Mouth story on the history of skiing in N.H., I happened upon this gem on Flickr. The photo is of photographer Pam Brooks Crowley's father and his cross country teammates taken in Lisbon, New Hampshire in 1936. 

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Granite Seen
10:02 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Photos: Jobs, Protests, Thanksgiving & Bitcoin

Protesters lined up in front of a Manchester McDonald’s to take part in a national effort to raise the federal minimum wage.
Credit Ryan Lessard / NHPR

After an autumn hiatus, Granite Seen, our photo blog, is back! Here are some of the recent weeks' best photos from NHPR's newsroom.

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Granite Seen
4:41 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Photos: Week Of September 6

On his Montpelier, VT farm, Joe Buley harvests cucumbers for gazpacho and cucumber dill soups.
Credit Emily Corwin / NHPR
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Granite Seen
3:45 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Photos: Week Of August 30

Credit Sara Plourde / NHPR
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Granite Seen
8:58 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Photos: Week Of August 23

The greenhouse at Dartmouth College's organic farm.
Credit Liz Faiella
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Granite Seen
1:52 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Photos: Week Of August 16

Copper Cannon Camp Director Peter Christnacht with Mt. Lafayette in the background.
Credit Sean Hurley
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Granite Seen
11:16 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Photos: Week Of August 9

Runners get underway on Elm Street in Manchester at Thursday's CIGNA/Elliot 5k Road Race.
Credit Logan Shannon / NHPR
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Granite Seen
12:00 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Photos: Week Of August 2

A student holds a horseshoe crab at Great Bay Discovery Center in Greenland, N.H
Credit Cheryl Senter
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Granite Seen
9:35 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Photos: Week Of July 26

One of the (adorable) goats at Evandale Farm.
Credit Emily Corwin / NHPR
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Granite Seen
9:28 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Photos: Week Of July 12

Mike Hvizda and Ryan Ferdinand are farmers and artists in Boscawen. Because farming is so costly, however, they are scaling back to focus on careers as realtors.
Credit Emily Corwin / NHPR
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Granite Seen
11:49 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Photos: Week Of July 5

"Hoss" applies oatmeal to the copper piping leading out of his moonshine still. Oatmeal helps keep the seams tight.
Credit Todd Bookman / NHPR
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Granite Seen
1:29 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

Photos: Week Of June 28

The raising of backyard chickens is on the rise, also giving rise to the selling of fresh eggs.
Credit Michael Samuels
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Granite Seen
9:11 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Photos: Week Of June 7

Fishing boats in the harbor in Portsmouth. Shareholders in a new Community Supported Fishery will have opportunities to meet the fishermen who catch their fish.
Credit Ryan Lessard / NHPR
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