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Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories about a surprising alternative use for cats, only one of which is true.
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Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Ask A Spy, For Men of Few Words, Promotional Consideration for Today's Flight is by Cup-A-Soup.
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Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Grunge Zone, Seat Cushion, Tuxt Message.
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
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Prediction

Our panelists predict how the World Wide Web will celebrate its 25th birthday.
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Your Inner Fish: Human Evolution From Fins To Forearms

Paleontologist Neil Shubin traces human evolution by finding missing-link fossils that demonstrate key turning points in the transition from primitive species to modern man.

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'I, Too, Am Harvard': A Mantra For Recognition Becomes An Anthem

Tired of people suggesting they don't belong at Harvard, black students at the elite college began a campaign called "I, Too, Am Harvard." It's gone viral, sparking debate at other schools, as well.
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Kurdish Ambitions Get A Rude Awakening From Baghdad

A flashy hotel just opened in Iraqi Kurdistan, reflecting the region's ambitions. But the Arab-led government in Baghdad has given the region an economic jolt, putting its outsized dreams in doubt.
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Robin Givhan On Conscious Consumerism

Almost a year after a factory collapse in Bangladesh made some consumers more concerned about where their clothing comes from, we consider the ideas and realities that fuel consumer clothing choices.

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New Insights Into The Underground Sex Economy

A new landmark study by the Urban Institute explores the economics of the sex industry in Washington, D.C., and seven other major cities.

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