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Did Lolo Jones Offer Up Too Much Information?

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The Beauty Shop ladies discuss Olympic athlete Lolo Jones' announcement that she's a virgin at age 29. They also weigh in on the latest with the Catholic Church's ongoing fight over contraception coverage. Host Michel Martin checks in with columnist Mary Kate Cary, TV critic Mekeisha Madden Toby, and bloggers Viviana Hurtado and Danielle Belton.
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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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