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Distilling The Story Of California Wine, One Label At A Time

Hide caption Maynard Amerine, a pioneer of wine-making and professor at the University of California, Davis, collected some 5,200 wine bottle labels during his travels from the 1930s-60s. Previous Next Courtesy of UC Davis Library Hide caption The Peter J. Shields Library at UC Davis digitized Amerine’s wine labels for a project called Label This, which asks online users to ...

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What Does It Take To Map A Walrus Hangout? 160 Years And A Lot Of Help

A USGS wildlife biologist works with walruses resting on shore near Point Lay, Alaska. Large haulouts at Point Lay in recent years are unusual in terms of their timing, location and number, the Fish and Wildlife Service says, and are probably tied to global climate change and decreasing sea ice. Ryan Kingsbery/USGS hide caption toggle caption Ryan Kingsbery/USGS In 1874, ...

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Building The Pedal-Powered Brain: Countdown To Race Day

Teacher Michael Guarraia helps members of the Arbutus Middle School Kinetic Club place the frame of their brain sculpture in the classroom closet. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption toggle caption Emily Bogle/NPR This is the second story in a three-part series. Read Part 1 here. For the annual Kinetic Sculpture Race in Baltimore, teams must drive, pedal and push their vehicles ...

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Trump Shakes Up Top Campaign Staff, With Less Than 3 Months To Election Day

Campaign chairman Paul Manafort checks the podium before Donald Trump speaks during a June event at Trump SoHo Hotel. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Drew Angerer/Getty Images Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is shaking up his campaign staff, after a series of missteps that led to slumping poll numbers. Trump has tapped Stephen Bannon of Breitbart News to ...

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Abuse In Childhood Raises The Risk Of Early Death For Women

Women may have different ways of coping with childhood stresses than men, which may increase their risk of health problems in adulthood. Jutta Klee/Uppercut/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jutta Klee/Uppercut/Getty Images It’s increasingly clear that bad experiences during childhood are associated with long-lasting health effects, including higher rates of heart disease, diabetes and depression. And childhood abuse in particular ...

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Meet Evan McMullin, The #NeverTrump Movement's Last Hope

Evan McMullin launched an independent bid for president on Monday. Courtesy of McMullin for President Inc. hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of McMullin for President Inc. Republicans opposed to Donald Trump are making a last-ditch effort to put forth an alternative to the GOP presidential nominee. Evan McMullin, a onetime chief policy director for House Republicans and a former CIA ...

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The Roca Brothers, Famous For Fusing Food And Tech, Hit The Road

File photo of the Roca brothers, who run El Celler de Can Roca, a top-rated restaurant in northeast Spain. From left to right: Jordi, Joan and Josep Roca. Courtesy of BBVA hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of BBVA Beef cheeks sizzle in a frying pan. Oysters float in melon puree. And culinary students from all over the world huddle in ...

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An Alabama Museum You Can Enjoy From The Driver's Seat

Butch Anthony Timothy Hursley /Courtesy of Butch Anthony hide caption toggle caption Timothy Hursley /Courtesy of Butch Anthony Here’s one museum you can enjoy without even getting out of your car: a drive-thru museum in Seale, Ala. Created by artist Butch Anthony, it’s a collection of odd items — many of which people have given him — that he has ...

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'Forbes' Editor: Trump Continues 'Common Rhetorical Line' On Trade Deals

NPR’s Audie Cornish talks to Avik Roy, opinion editor at Forbes, for an analysis of the political ideologies Donald Trump espoused Monday in his economic speech. Source:'Forbes' Editor: Trump Continues 'Common Rhetorical Line' On Trade Deals

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