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Science Crowns Mozzarella The King Of Pizza Cheese

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 7:31am

Why do some cheeses melt and caramelize better than others? Researchers used high-tech cameras and special software to figure it out.

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Science Crowns Mozzarella The King Of Pizza Cheese

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 7:31am

Why do some cheeses melt and caramelize better than others? Researchers used high-tech cameras and special software to figure it out.

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Science Crowns Mozzarella The King Of Pizza Cheese

NPR Health&Science - August 27, 2014 - 7:31am

Why do some cheeses melt and caramelize better than others? Researchers used high-tech cameras and special software to figure it out.

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'Lock In': A Cop Story For Robot Lovers, A Robot Story For Cop Lovers

NPR Arts & Culture - August 27, 2014 - 7:03am

John Scalzi's new Lock In is a successful genre mashup that balances the needs of a police procedural (dead body, damaged detective) with those of a science fiction yarn (hard-core world building).

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Both Afghan Candidates Pull Observers From U.N. Audit Of Votes

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 6:48am

The latest twist in the already contentious election process throws it further into crisis. It's looking likely that a new president won't be inaugurated by Sept. 2, as had been the plan.

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Both Afghan Candidates Pull Observers From U.N. Audit Of Votes

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 6:48am

The latest twist in the already contentious election process throws it further into crisis. It's looking likely that a new president won't be inaugurated by Sept. 2, as had been the plan.

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Moral To This Story: Don't Lie About Being Kidnapped

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 6:32am

A British man who was at a party called his girlfriend to stay he couldn't come home because he had been kidnapped. She called police, and they fined him after they found him still at the party.

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Neighbor Tries To Shut Down Lemonade Stand

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 6:22am

After the neighbor's attempt failed, people came out in droves to support 12-year-old TJ Guerrero in Dunedin, Fla. He made $600 in two hours.

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Canadians Fret Merger With Burger King Will Change Tim Hortons

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain for about $11 billion. Some Canadians aren't thrilled that their Timmy's is being taken over by the American burger company.

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Poet Tishani Doshi Reads Her Summer Poem

NPR Arts & Culture - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

In her poem, "Visiting My Parents in Summer," Tishani Doshi writes about returning to her childhood bedroom, where she experiences it being preserved just as she left it as a teenager.

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After Inspector General Report, Veterans Want More Than Promises

NPR Politics - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.

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Parking Behavior May Reflect Economic Drive

NPR Health&Science - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

Scholars have long tried to understand how culture affects communities. New research argues that the parking behavior of drivers may tell us something about the economic productivity of nations.

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Canadians Fret Merger With Burger King Will Change Tim Hortons

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain for about $11 billion. Some Canadians aren't thrilled that their Timmy's is being taken over by the American burger company.

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Parking Behavior May Reflect Economic Drive

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

Scholars have long tried to understand how culture affects communities. New research argues that the parking behavior of drivers may tell us something about the economic productivity of nations.

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As Ferguson Protests Wind Down, Residents Want Outrage Channeled

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

Protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown are getting smaller. Some in Ferguson are trying to morph the protests into an effort to push specific policy changes in the city's police department.

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Boston Has Riskiest Drivers, According To Insurance Ranking

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

Drivers in Boston get into an accident every four years on average, according to a study by Allstate insurance. Fort Collins, Colo., had the nation's safest drivers.

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Poet Tishani Doshi Reads Her Summer Poem

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

In her poem, "Visiting My Parents in Summer," Tishani Doshi writes about returning to her childhood bedroom, where she experiences it being preserved just as she left it as a teenager.

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Report Details 'Horrific Abuse' Of Children In U.K. Town

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

More than 1,400 children suffered sexual abuse in a small English town from 1997 until as recently as last year. The report says local authorities were aware of the problem for years but did nothing.

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Pew Study: Facebook, Twitter Users Held Back Views On Snowden

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

The Pew Research Center report shows that Americans were more willing to have a conversation about NSA leaker Edward Snowden face-to-face than in discussion groups on Facebook or Twitter.

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Israel, Hamas Agree To Long-Term Cease-Fire

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 5:02am

An indefinite truce, brokered by Egypt, has gone into affect between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. More than 2,000 Palestinians and 69 Israelis have died in the seven weeks of fighting.

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