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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms — including politics.
 

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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
 
April 16, 2014 | NPR · NATO has announced a strengthening of its forces near the alliance's eastern border. Gen. George Joulwan, the former NATO supreme allied commander for Europe, discusses the plan.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A 325 million-year-old fossil find shows that the gill structures of modern sharks are actually quite different from their ancient ancestors.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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Jun 21, 2013 — Booker T. & the M.G.'s made it big in 1962 with the song "Green Onions." But since that sounds suspiciously natural for the United States, we'll ask him about Funyuns instead.
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Jun 17, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try "The T-Rex Burger," a nine-patty monster that, until this week, had been on the menu of a renegade Canadian Wendy's franchise.
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Jun 15, 2013 — Sure, Aldrin has been to the moon, but what does he know about getting mooned? We'll quiz him to find out with a game called "Drop your pants and take a bow."
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Jun 10, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, a very quick look at a new sandwich from the West Virginia chain Tudor's Biscuit World.
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Jun 8, 2013 — In this week's Not My Job segment, we ask Nik Wallenda, a man who crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope, three questions about examples of extreme clumsiness on the job.
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Jun 3, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the new Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich from Dunkin' Donuts. It's only in Boston, but a taste this disgustingly delicious won't stay local for long.
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Jun 1, 2013 — The Cannes Film Festival came to a close on Sunday, so we've invited Chopra to answer three questions about the Marche du Film, where new, not-necessarily-great films get bought and sold.
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May 25, 2013 — As one of the first female reporters to be allowed inside the NFL locker room, Tafoya has been a pioneer in her field. But there are still places out there where they believe in cooties, so Tafoya will answer three questions about men's-only clubs.
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May 18, 2013 — We've invited the heavy metal rocker to answer three questions about Mike, a chicken in the 1940s who lost his head and still went on to achieve fame and fortune.
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May 13, 2013 — Now we know why it takes astronauts three hours to get into their spacesuits.
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