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Brewers Gone Wild: Taming Unpredictable Yeast For Flavorful Beer

A handful U.S. craft brewers are reviving an age-old way of making beer that was practically unthinkable a decade ago. Welcome to the wacky world of Brett, a local yeast that can impart funky flavors.
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Could The Battle Over 'Redskins' Change Trademark Law?

Advocates hope that the Department of Justice's involvement in a lawsuit is a crucial step in ending trademark protection for the Washington football team's name.
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Goodbye, Garden Yeti: In-Flight Catalog SkyMall Files For Bankruptcy

The kitschy catalog fell victim to online shopping and the growing ubiquity of in-flight Wi-Fi, according to the company's Chapter 11 filing.
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Young Women And Men Seek More Equal Roles At Work And Home

Young couples would prefer to share responsibilities equally at work and at home, a study finds. But they realize that workplace policies and child care can make that a tough go in real life.
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TSA Agents Discovered 2,212 Guns At Airport Checkpoints In 2014

Grenades and blades were also found. In most cases, people forgot they had them. Our favorite discovery: a knife in an enchilada. The TSA said "the passenger's intent was delicious, not malicious."
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Senate Says Climate Change Real, But Not Really Our Fault

The brand new chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Sen. Roger Wicker was the only senator to vote against calling climate change "real and not a hoax."
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Why Would You Share A Secret With A Stranger?

"Secrets ... can be shocking, or silly, or soulful," says Frank Warren, the founder of PostSecret. He shares a few of the half-million secrets that strangers have sent him on postcards.
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How Do You Expose An Anonymous Company?

Charmian Gooch's mission is to "out" corrupt companies. She details how global corruption trackers follow the money — to some surprisingly familiar places.
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Why Should We Care About Keeping Secrets?

Journalist Glenn Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you're "not doing anything to hide."
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American Millennial Missionary In Guinea Isn't Scared Off By Ebola

Luke Whitworth, 23, came to Guinea from South Carolina 13 months ago. That's when the outbreak there began. His sponsoring group gave him the option to leave — but he's determined to stay.

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