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UVA, UMD Researchers Unveil Nitrogen Calculator

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Why care about Nitrogen? Well it's not a greenhouse gas like carbon is, but in certain forms it's it's own sort of pollutant. In the Chesapeake Bay, it fuels a chain reaction of algae explosions and bacterial decomposition that leaves the water starved of oxygen and life.

It comes from fertilizer on lawns and farms, and from autmobile and power plant exhaust, so it's something that everyone is responsible for creating in some way. The Web site has recommendations on how to reduce your nitrogen foot print by changing eating and travel habits.

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'Theeb' Looks At Middle East History Through The Eyes Of A Bedouin Boy

The Oscar-nominated film is set in 1916 Saudi Arabia, a pivotal time in the region. Director Naji Abu Nowar says he wanted to explore "how strange and surreal it must have been" for the Bedouins.
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Beer And Snack Pairings: A Super Bowl Game Everyone Can Win

Which beer goes with guacamole? How can a brew complement spicy wings? Two craft beer experts share their favorite pairings and help us take our Super Bowl snack game to the next level.
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#MemeOfTheWeek: Bernie Or Hillary. Sexist or Nah?

A series of fake campaign posters locking Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton was just supposed to be funny, said the meme's creator. Except a lot of people thought it was sexist.
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Twitter Says It Has Shut Down 125,000 Terrorism-Related Accounts

The announcement comes just weeks after a woman sued Twitter, saying the platform knowingly let ISIS use the network "to spread propaganda, raise money and attract recruits."

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