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'The Four Top': CRISPR Over GMOs? | Endangered Foods | Banking Seeds In Vaults

OPB | Sept. 11, 2017 6 a.m.

Will a scientific breakthrough called CRISPR make GMOs obsolete? Should we fear the "bananapocalypse"? And what's the deal with "The Doomsday Vault"? Listen to Episode 27 of "The Four Top" podcast to find out.

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Spotify Sued, Yet Again, Over Compositions

NPR | July 21, 2017 8:21 a.m.

Two new lawsuits against the music streaming leader landed this week, over issues that have already twice led to settlements.

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Jay Z Announces New Album, '4:44'

NPR | June 19, 2017 7:18 a.m.

The rapper and mogul's thirteenth solo album will be released on Friday, June 30, exclusively to Tidal subscribers.

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'The Four Top': Cannabis In The Kitchen | Will Marijuana Wreck Restaurants | Truthiness In Labeling

OPB | June 19, 2017 6:15 a.m.

What's the deal with cooking cannabis? Is the growing marijuana industry affecting the bottom lines of restaurants? And why was a small family dairy barred from labeling its skim milk as ... "skim milk"?  

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Taylor Swift Returns To Spotify, Amends Her Relationship To Streaming

NPR | June 9, 2017 12:12 p.m.

The pop superstar announced her 'return' to streaming, but it's more complicated than that.

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In $43 Million Settlement, Spotify Forced To Confront A Persistent Problem

NPR | June 1, 2017 11:11 a.m.

The streaming service settled a class action lawsuit filed by songwriters who accused Spotify of using their work without a license.

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The MP3 Is Officially Dead, According To Its Creators

NPR | May 11, 2017 3:52 p.m.

The MP3 upended the way the world receives and hears music, for better and for worse. Now it's dead.

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

OPB | May 8, 2017 6:15 a.m.

Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

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Ginned Up: Canada Recalls Bottles Of Bombay Sapphire For Being Extra-Boozy

NPR | May 5, 2017 10 a.m.

Thousands bottles of Bombay Sapphire gin in Canada were not properly diluted, leaving them with nearly double the intended alcohol content by volume — 77 percent, or 154 proof.

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Is Pharrell, The First Man To Model A Chanel Bag, Pushing Any Boundaries?

NPR | May 3, 2017 7:39 a.m.

In promoting a $4,000 handbag, is the producer widening the boundaries of hip-hop fashion?