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Wall Street Protesters More Savvy Than Sloppy

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Occupy Wall Street protests are planned in cities around the country Saturday. On Friday in New York, a planned clean-up of Zuccotti Park near Wall Street was postponed. NPR's Margot Adler reports on daily life in the Lower Manhattan park where the protest movement began. At first glance, the lives of the protesters may seem loose and anarchistic, but there's actually lot of invisible technology, infrastructure, innovation and even some sophisticated finance going on.
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Comic-Con Fans Continue The Epic Battle Between Science And Fiction

Fans of science fiction have long wrestled with the question of just how much science should be in their fiction. Advocates of different approaches met at San Diego's Comic-Con.
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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
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Leaked Democratic Party Emails Show Members Tried To Undercut Sanders

Just days before the Democratic National Committee convention gets underway, WikiLeaks releases almost 20,000 emails among DNC staff, revealing discussions of topics from Bernie Sanders to the media.
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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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