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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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The Onion

Nov 8, 2013 — In December, the satirical news source will stop publishing print editions and shift to being all-digital. Milwaukee Public Radio calls today "a sad day for the sarcastic among us."
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Feb 25, 2013 — The satirical news outlet agrees it went too far when it posted a tweet that referred to the young actress with a highly offensive four-letter word.
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Nov 28, 2012 — China's Web surfers have had much fun at the expense of People's Daily Online after it accepted as fact that The Onion thinks Kim Jong Un is 2012's biggest hunk. Editors at the Communist Party's mouthpiece now realize they were punk'd.
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Nov 27, 2012 — People's Daily Online gave big play to The Onion's declaration that Kim Jong Un is 2012's sexiest man. Can we convince the Chinese news media that he's even more than that?
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Sep 29, 2011 — A fake story and a series of tweets this morning by the satirical folks at The Onion "reported" that members of Congress had taken schoolchildren hostage inside the Capitol Building.
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May 29, 2011 — Articles from the satirical weekly publication The Onion have some believing that everything they publish is the whole truth. A new Tumblr blog called "Literally Unbelievable" culls angry Facebook posts from people taking satire at face value.
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Apr 12, 2010 — The A.V. Club invited 25 bands to their HQ to cover 25 popular songs. The result: a unique twist on karaoke known as "Undercover."
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Oct 23, 2007 — I read you read we all read The Onion!
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Oct 23, 2007 — On today's show, responding to hate, The Onion, Christopher Hitchens, the Holy Land Foundation trial, and your letters.
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