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Hot Topic: A lesson in climate change and chili peppers

Apr 29, 2011
There are more than 10,000 varieties of chili peppers, and they are big business. But climate uncertainty is affecting the cultivation of some peppers.
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The Wizard of Lies

Apr 27, 2011
Title: The Wizard of Lies Author: Diana B. Henriques Publisher: Times Books Type: Non Fiction Released: April 26, 2011 Length: 448 pages Ne...
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Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar: Stories of Work

Apr 22, 2011
Title: Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar: Stories of Work Edited by: Richard Ford Publisher: Harper Perennial Type: Fiction Anthology Rele...
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Work in literature and in American culture

Apr 22, 2011
Writer Richard Ford talks about writing about work for his new fiction anthology, "Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar: Stories About Work," and about the role of work in American culture.
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Paul Allen on Bill Gates and today's Microsoft

Apr 19, 2011
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discusses his tempestuous relationship with Bill Gates, and how he feels about Microsoft now.
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Paul Allen on venture capitalism and a new tech bubble

Apr 19, 2011
Steve Chiotakis talks to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen about the first steps to getting a good idea off the ground, why the competitive landscape for tech companies is way tougher than when Microsoft was founded and whether we're in the middle of a new tech bubble.
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Our complicated relationship with plastic

Apr 18, 2011
Susan Freinkel, author of "Plastic: A Toxic Love Story," discusses our relationship with plastic -- its important uses and the harm it can cause.
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Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

Apr 18, 2011
Title: Plastic: A Toxic Love Story Author: Susan Freinkel Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Type: Non Fiction Released: April 18, 2011 Le...
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Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft

Apr 18, 2011
Title: Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft Author: Paul Allen Publisher: Portfolio Hardcover Type: Non Fiction Released: April 1...
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The economic and emotional reasons to have more kids

Apr 12, 2011
Bryan Caplan, author of "Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids," explains how parenting can be easier and more fun than you think.
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