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Oscar nominations are announced Thursday, and 2012 is considered a very good year for movies, ranging from Lincoln to Zero Dark Thirty and Beasts of the Southern Wild. Renee Montagne talks to reporter Kim Masters about the nominations. Masters is with The Hollywood Reporter and hosts The Business on member station KCRW.
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In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!)

For iPad users who are nostalgic for the clickety-clack of keystrokes and "ding!" of the carriage return, Hanks has created Hanx Writer, an app that simulates using a typewriter.
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New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

To reduce the number of giant bluefin tuna killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic.
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Old Ship Logs Reveal Adventure, Tragedy And Hints About Climate

Volunteers are combing through old ships logbooks for The Old Weather project. It aims to help scientists better understand the climate today by looking at conditions of the past.
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The Troubling Implications Of The Celebrity Photo Leak

To learn more about the recent celebrity photo hack, Melissa Block speaks with Matthew Green of Johns Hopkins University. They discuss how the photos might have been obtained.

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