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Power Breakfast: The Agricultural Commodities Market

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From [Capitol News Connection (http://capitolnewsconnection.org):

Today, we go for a spin on the wild and wooly ride that is the agricultural commodities market!

OK, that may be over-selling a bit -- but it sounds better than "commodity position limits and the consumer protection act." Wonky or not, the subject matter before a House Agriculture subcommittee this morning is part of the ongoing process of implementing one of the most significant legislative acts of 2010: the sweeping Wall Street reform bill.


Rapid Learners: How Pixar Animators Created A Very Scary River

What would a small dinosaur look like in Class V rapids? That's the question Pixar filmmakers had to answer for their film The Good Dinosaur. So they piled into a raft to figure it out for themselves.
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Recipes Get A Makeover With GIFs, Science, And Emojis

On Food Wednesday, we explore the new ways recipes are being presented, with everything from GIFs to scientific method.

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International Military Action In Syria

French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S. support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and NATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.


Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.

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