Morning Cram

Morning Cram
9:03 am
Mon January 14, 2013

The Morning Cram [losing our religion edition]

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Although America is still one of the most religious countries in the western world, that is changing quickly. A new study shows 1 in 5 Americans have no religious identity, and that number is growing fast.    

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Morning Cram
8:58 am
Fri January 11, 2013

The Morning Cram [buttery powered edition]

Butter sculptors will be sad to see their works taken down at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. But farmers are happy to have their homes powered from the byproduct, methane. Find out what’s churning in the Pennsylvania back country.

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Morning Cram
8:53 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Morning Cram [that’ll do donkey edition]

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Donkeys have been an important human companion for millennia, but get a kick out of this. In Ethiopia donkeys are so important the country now has donkey health clinics.

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Morning Cram
9:11 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Morning Cram [yoga class edition]

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Parents in one California town are protesting the use of yoga in a local school’s gym class, saying it promotes Hinduism and pagan ideology. Find out why school officials aren’t bending.

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Morning Cram
7:56 am
Tue January 8, 2013

The Morning Cram [lil' pythagoras edition]

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From NPR: One Maryland high school math teacher is using rap to capture his students’ interest. Expect rhymes about the quadratic formula and the Pythagorean Theorem from Mr. Scott’s alter ego, 2 Pi.

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Morning Cram
9:21 am
Mon January 7, 2013

The Morning Cram [designer edition]

From NPR: You can now find Rodarte at your local Starbucks. But it's not clothe you'll find, it's mugs and other coffee related goods.

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Morning Cram
8:04 am
Fri January 4, 2013

The Morning Cram [let’s get fracking edition]

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From NPR: The new movie Promised Land will have many energy industry insiders rolling their eyes with its portrayal of hydraulic fracturing. Fracking proponents are using the opportunity to inform people about their side of the story.

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Morning Cram
8:57 am
Thu January 3, 2013

The Morning Cram [earl of grantham edition]

From NPR: From the uncomfortable costumes to the behavior of a disturbed footman, the cast of Downton Abbey talks about the upcoming season.

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Morning Cram
8:48 am
Wed January 2, 2013

The Morning Cram [fatty mcfatfat edition]

From NPR: During the season of weight loss and diet change, there is some good news. One researcher has found that having a little bit of extra body weight might actually help you live longer. But many other researchers aren’t buying it.

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Morning Cram
9:36 am
Mon December 31, 2012

The Morning Cram [we all fall down edition]

From NPR: There are actually reasons to love the fiscal cliff. For one, it allows Congress to sell a tax increase as a tax cut. Want an explanation? Find it here.

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