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All Things Considered for January 29, 2013

Jan 29, 2013 — In Japanese culture, how food looks can be as important as how it tastes — a lesson children learn from a very early age. From children's television and toys to school lunches, the visual delights of food are never far from sight.
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Jan 29, 2013 — For the past several years, Francois Brunelle has been photographing people who happen to look strikingly similar but aren't related.
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Jan 29, 2013 — On the deck of a 27-foot boat off the shore of Long Island, researchers are using sonar to study the sand and sediment that washed away from the system of protective barrier islands and beaches by Hurricane Sandy.
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Jan 29, 2013 — Stefan Kudelski, inventor of the first portable professional sound recorder, has died. His Nagra tape recorder, created in 1951, revolutionized film by giving filmmakers the freedom to record scenes at virtually any location.
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Jan 29, 2013 — There are as many as 47 million pet cats out hunting for prey. Add that to the tens of millions of feral cats and strays, and researchers estimate that the furry felines are responsible for billions of bird and small mammal deaths every year.
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Jan 29, 2013 — Valencia, which once spent lavishly on tourism projects, now epitomizes the worst of Spain's economic problems. Its landscape is littered with empty and half-finished buildings, and the regional government has run out of funds to repair schools.
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Jan 29, 2013 — The American Federation of Teachers proposes a single, standard test to determine who's fit to teach. The exam would replace a patchwork of different certification requirements that vary by state. But it has raised more questions than answers, especially about how teachers are prepared in school.
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