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Study: Reading Harry Potter Reduces Prejudice

It appears that the real magic of Harry Potter goes beyond the walls of Hogwarts. A team of researchers from England and Italy published a study in the...

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10:36

Out Of Public Eye, A Bitter Farm Bill Fight

The “who” part of the Farm Bill is pretty clear. With trillions dollars of government spending up for grabs, lobbyists from all ends of the spectrum –...

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5:01

Rob Sheffield On Lessons Learned From Karaoke

Rob Sheffield is a contributor to Rolling Stone, regularly shows up to discuss pop culture on VH1, and is an author who writes about music and the...

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12:41

Dangerous Poultry: So-Called “Chicken From Hell” Was One Tough Bird

Imagine a bird that is eleven feet long and five feet tall at the hip. Like many birds it has a small head, feathers and long spindly legs. But it also...

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10:02

Drones: Coming Soon To A Farm Near You?

Unmanned aerial vehicles aren’t just for spies or for the battlefield. Farmers all over the country think drones can give them a leg up, too. Tech...

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3:45

Fracking Debate Ignites In Johnson County

The debate over hydraulic fracturing is heating up again in rural Johnson County, Illinois. A group of residents there - including a member of the...

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Meet Chris Hrabik, The Quadriplegic Rally Car Racer

Rally car racing is popular in Europe and Canada, but it has a much lower profile in the United States. It is a dangerous sports in which racers thrash...

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Changing Dairy Industry Leaves Some Farmers In The Dust

Donnie Davidson’s family has been producing bottled milk in Holden, Mo., since the 1930s. But the 63-year-old farmer decided to sell his herd of 50...

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The New Wheat Behind Whole Grain White Bread

A new wheat variety may have cracked the code to marry the fluffiness of white bread with whole grain nutrition. For a long time, American bread makers...

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4:44

SOS Jason Kander On Military Candidate Filing, Voter Registration And Ethics Reform

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander (D) supports a new piece of legislation that will allow deployed military personnel to appoint a proxy to file...

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