How long could you go surviving off what other people throw away? The answer might be, "indefinitely." One proponent of "freeganism" gives a lesson on rethinking waste. Plus, political analysis from NPR senior correspondent Juan Williams.
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Cheap Internet, Better Bathrooms, and Unsupervised Outdoor Play
Chatanooga, Tennessee's public electric utility is working to publicly provide cheap and fast internet to its city. There's just one thing standing in its way: Comcast. Will this battle be coming to New York City any time soon? Plus: An argument for unsupervised outdoor play for children; and re-thinking American bathrooms.
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