Workers at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant are still investigating what caused a radioactive release at the site, but organic cat litter may be the culprit. DOE/WIPP hide caption

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Organic Cat Litter Chief Suspect In Nuclear Waste Accident

The release of plutonium at a New Mexico nuclear dump may have been caused by a bad purchase at the pet shop.

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Photography And Memory

How To Stay Afloat In Your Infinite Stream Of Photos

In an age of smartphones, it's easy to take an overwhelming number of photos. NPR's picture editor, Kainaz Amaria, has some tips for creating a bounty of images without driving yourself crazy.

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