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Chef Massimo Bottura creates a meal from Thanksgiving leftovers in NPR's kitchen. "The leftover is a big problem if you don't have a vision, if you don't have the knowledge of what you can do," he says. Above, he checks the breadcrumbs to make sure they're dry and fine enough to turn into a pasta called passatelli.
Dishwashers have come a long way since this 1921 model, which was designed mainly to help minimize the drudgery of housework. But today's sleek models are also designed with water conservation in mind.
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A family evacuated their apartment complex in west Houston, where high water coming from the Addicks Reservoir flooded the area after Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 30th.
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Flash floods killed at least 20 people in Greece, in a storm some were calling a "medicane." A woman cleans mud in front of a house in the town of Mandra, northwest of Athens, on Friday.
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Tulsa's flood control plan includes multi-use drainage basins, like the athletic field at Will Rogers High School. It doubles as a detention pond for overflowing storm water.
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The core of the RBT-3 reactor at the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors in Dimitrovgrad, Russia. Some scientists suspect the institute's work on medical isotopes might explain radioactivity detected over Europe.
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