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Episode 926: So, Should We Recycle?

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Bitcoin's Energy Bill

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Japan's Worker Shortage

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Episode 925: A Mob Boss, A Garbage Boat and Why We Recycle

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Deutsche Bank Breaks The Pizza Barrier

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Is LA Ready For A Big Earthquake?

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Episode 924: Stuck In China's Panopticon

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The Cows Are Taking All The Land

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Episode 752: Eagles vs. Chickens

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Amazon #FAIL...?

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Episode 923: Good Teachers, Bad Deal

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The Private Firefighter Industry

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Episode 922: The Cost Of Getting Your Money Back

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Niche Sports Cashing In

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The Protest Tipping Point

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