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Lonesome Pine RFD

WFDU-FM in Teaneck, NJ, host Carol Beaugard offers a lively mix of contemporary and classic bluegrass along with historical notes on the music, interviews and backstage stories about the artists. The third hour of the broadcast is called “The Hour in the Light” and is dedicated to bluegrass gospel. Since 1986 Carol has served the NYC metropolitan area over the airways and as an emcee for numerous concert halls, clubs, theaters, and festivals in New York City and throughout the northeast.


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Peru's Pitmasters Bury Their Meat In The Earth, Inca-Style

Step up your summer grilling game by re-creating the ancient Peruvian way of cooking meat underground in your own backyard. It's called pachamanca, and it yields incredibly moist and smoky morsels.
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Food Packaging & Pricing

Have you ever popped open a bag of potato chips only to be disappointed by the number of crisps in your bag? It's not just you. To avoid raising prices, companies often increase their "nonfunctional slack fill" or the difference between the volume of product and its container. We talk about how food packaging affects your recipe and wallet.

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Environmental Outlook: The Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement

A look at the growing fossil fuel divestment movement.

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Flood Maps Can Get Much Sharper With A Little Supercomputing Oomph

Entrepreneurs are turning to Oak Ridge National Lab's supercomputer to make all sorts of things, including maps that are much more accurate in predicting how a neighborhood will fare in a flood.