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    When Are You Going To Start Your 5 Year Plan?

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    As Tell Me More marks five years on NPR's airwaves, personal finance expert Alvin Hall says to let go of the past, and look ahead to your financial future. He says that you can achieve a lot in next five years, and it starts with saving. Hall speaks with host Michel Martin about creating and implementing a personal five-year financial plan.
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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.

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