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Wear 'Em, Chuck 'Em, Float 'Em: 10 Things To Do With Twinkies

When we heard the news about the the Hostess bankruptcy, we got to thinking about just how useful the Twinkie is. And if you heard Allison Aubrey's piece on All Things Considered, you know that first, we deployed it in the name of science: We put one into a bowl of Mountain Dew to see if it would dissolve. (A few hours later, we found it was bloated, but still basically intact.)

If you too want to experience more of the joy of Twinkies, but don't want to eat them, here are some ideas:

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'Star Wars' Editors Defy Hollywood Conventions

In a film industry often dominated by men, there's at least one exception: Many editors are women. Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey speak about their work on the new Star Wars.
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Florida Says Its Fruits, Vegetables Are Safe From Invasive Fruit Fly

Since September, Florida has been fighting an infestation of the Oriental fruit fly, an invasive pest that threatened more than 400 crops. The state declared the insect eradicated as of Saturday.
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The Senate Battle That Looms For Scalia's Replacement

NPR's Domenico Montanaro discusses the upcoming battle on Capitol Hill on replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
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Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny

A Facebook board member lambasted a decision by regulators in India, the social network's second-largest market. He thereby sparked new scrutiny of Facebook's intentions in that country.

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