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Photography And Memory

Overexposed? Camera Phones Could Be Washing Out Our Memories

When you snap lots of photos, psychologists say you're subconsciously relying on the camera to remember the experience for you. And your memory, they say, may suffer because of it.

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Big Flightless Birds Come From High-Flying Ancestors

We're sure glad ostriches and emus don't fly. But DNA evidence now suggests their small ancestors flew to each continent, where they evolved independently into giants with stubby wings.

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Can Cop-Worn Cameras Restore Faith In New Orleans Police?

Officers are wearing video cameras to record interactions with the public. The city's troubled police department is trying to prove a commitment to transparency, as it tries to end federal monitoring.

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Insurance Fee For Big Businesses Helps Fund Obamacare

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Weight Of Love The Black Keys
Ancient Sea Elephant Revival
Sapphire Bonobo
Emkay Bonobo

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Can Cop-Worn Cameras Restore Faith In New Orleans Police?

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Think Work Is Stressful? For Many, It's More Relaxing Than Home

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Pony Ride Neil Finn
Flores Para Ti Rafael Cortes, Raw Artistic Soul et. al.
Blood Theme Daniel Licht
Tokyo After Midnight Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra
She Got It Mexican Dubwiser
Cuidad del Swing Quantic

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Big Flightless Birds Come From High-Flying Ancestors

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Freed From The Sidewalk Cart, This Sauerkraut Goes Global

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Coming Home Baby Dave Bailey
Love Moves the Sun Temple of Sound & Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali

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Overexposed? Camera Phones Could Be Washing Out Our Memories

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Fever The Black Keys
Hashshashin Lumerians
Hard Sole Shoe Jenny Scheinman

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Experimental Malaria Vaccine Blocks The Bad Guy's Exit

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Kangaroo Rat Beastie Boys
Soul Dance Joshua Redman