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How Cacti Can Clean Drinking Water

Apr 2, 2016
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Those of you working on your golf swing may hear this.

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SIMON: But Jonathan Berger hears this.

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COMPUTERIZED VOICE: (Singing) La...

Is March Losing Its Madness?

Mar 26, 2016
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Alaskans Band Together For Remote Caucuses

Mar 26, 2016
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Brussels Demonstrators March In Solidarity

Mar 26, 2016
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It must have seemed like a good idea at the time.

Tuesday night — when Hillary Clinton was delivering her victory speech, after she won the primaries in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio — MSNBC host Joe Scarborough live-tweeted this bit of advice to her:

"Smile. You just had a big night."

Suffice to say, women - were not amused.

"Said no one to a man, ever" tweeted one.

Another offered: "Women LOVE it when you say this."

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Sports Chatter: Let The 'Madness' Begin

Mar 19, 2016
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Let's go to sports.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

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If fighter pilots are headed for trouble in an F/A-18 Super Hornet, they'll hear woman's voice sharply warning them to take action.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

LESLIE SHOOK: Pull up, pull up. Roll right, roll right.

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