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Hunting Ways To Keep Synthetic Estrogens Out Of Rivers And Seas

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:09am

Hormones from medical treatments wind up in wastewater, and that can be a problem. Some scientists think a version of a household chemical, hydrogen peroxide, could be part of the solution.

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The Accidental Arms Dealer

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:16am

A young massage therapist in Miami Beach gets the business offer of a lifetime — so he shakes hands with the devil and hopes for the best. Read the whole story in Guy Lawson's Arms and the Dudes.

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Game Boy

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:16am

Glynn begins his academic career in video games.

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Eye of the Storm

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:16am

What happens when 24 people shut themselves in a beer cooler to wait out one of the strongest tornadoes in recorded history? Take a listen — because they recorded it. Special thanks to Luke Dittrich.

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A Rational Conversation: Are B-Sides For Die Hards, Or Everybody?

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:15am

Should more superstar musicians follow Jay Z's lead and play shows filled with lesser-known songs? Is the format a live music innovation or the last gasp of a nostalgia machine?

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Why The Key Character In 'Inside Out' Is The One Who Isn't There

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:52am

Surprisingly, Pixar's latest goes without an element that almost every adventure movie for kids is sure to provide: a villain.

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Gerry Mulligan On Piano Jazz

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:51am

The baritone saxophonist performs many of his original compositions, including "Ontet" and "Good Neighbor Thelonious."

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