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David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

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Twitter Tool Lets Users Revist First Tweets

Friday, March 21, 2014

To celebrate its eighth birthday, Twitter has put out a tool that lets you see any user's very first tweet. Some were naturals. Others might cringe at their first contribution.

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'Wheel Of Fortune' Player Cashes In With N And E

Friday, March 21, 2014

A Wheel of Fortune contestant guessed a 12-letter phrase in the bonus round Wednesday night with only two letters revealed — and he won $45,000.

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Does Diversity On Research Team Improve Quality Of Science?

Friday, March 21, 2014

As science becomes more diverse, scientific collaborators are growing more diverse, too. New research exploring the effect of this change suggests the diversity of the teams that produce scientific research play a big role in how successful the science turns out to be.

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Wait. How Much Is That Doggy?

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A Chinese property developer has reportedly paid close to $2 million for a golden-haired Tibetan mastiff puppy. The lion-looking dogs have become a status symbol for China's very rich.

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Tattoo Of Handgun Triggers Call To Police

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Michael Smith has tattoo of a gun on his stomach. This week, he woke up to a crew cutting trees, so he went out tell them to stop — with his shirt off. A bit later he woke up again — to a SWAT team.

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Satellite Images Show Potential Debris From Flight 370

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Host David Greene gets the latest from NPR's Frank Langfitt about the potential debris from Malaysia Flight 370 spotted by satellite imagery in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Objects Spotted In Indian Ocean Possibly Linked To Missing Jet

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Australian officials say they are searching the Indian Ocean southwest of Perth after satellite images found objects that are possibly connected to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Malaysia Jet's Flight Path Raises More Questions Than Answers

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Host David Greene talks to former Boeing safety engineer Todd Curtis about what might have taken place on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and what the next steps are in searching for the plane.

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Brit Uses Shakespeare To Exact Revenge

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Edd Joseph bought a game console online, but he never received it. So he took revenge by texting 37 full Shakespeare plays to the seller's phone. That's nearly 30,000 messages.

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As Russia Annexes Crimea, Ukraine Seeks Peaceful End To Crisis

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Hosts Renee Montagne and David Greene report on Russia's annexation of Crimea and a shooting between Russian and Ukrainian forces on the contested peninsula.

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Primark To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

British clothing retailer Primark says it will pay $10 million in compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh last year. The tragedy killed more than 1,100.

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Red Robin Adds New Adult Milkshake To Menu

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A new offering from the food chain Red Robin: milkshakes made with wine. The first wine shake on the menu will be the Mango Moscato — made with wine, vodka, mango puree and vanilla ice cream.

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Putin Moves Foward With Plans To Annex Crimea

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Host David Greene speaks with NPR's Gregory Warner about Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval of a draft treaty to annex Crimea.

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Sen. Durbin Says U.S. Is Ready To Provide Nonlethal Aid To Ukraine

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

David Greene talks to Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin of Illinois about his recent trip to Ukraine and U.S. options for dealing with the crisis in the wake of Sunday's referendum in Crimea.

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Clothing Retailer Lands End To Split From Sears

Monday, March 17, 2014

Lands End, the outdoor clothing retailer, will spin off from Sears Holdings Corp. next month and operate as a stand-alone, publicly traded company.

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Man Turns Himself In After Google Search Tells Him He's Wanted

Monday, March 17, 2014

Recently, Christopher Viatafa did something many of us have done: He Googled his own name. But what he found was not so normal. It was his own face, on Northern California's "Most Wanted" website.

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EU Rejects Crimean Vote, Weighs Sanctions Against Russia

Monday, March 17, 2014

Germany and its European allies react to Sunday's referendum in Crimea. NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson joins us from Berlin.

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Balancing College Dreams With Financial Realities

Monday, March 17, 2014

The cost of college in the United States keeps climbing, forcing many students and their parents to rack up hefty debts to pay for a college degree.

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Negotiators Gather In Vienna For Talks On Iran's Nukes

Monday, March 17, 2014

With the clock ticking on a six-month deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing economic sanctions, negotiators from Iran and world powers meet this week in Vienna.

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For Foster The People Frontman, Fame And Isolation

Monday, March 17, 2014

David Greene talks to Mark Foster of Foster the People about the band's second album, Supermodel.

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