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Tue July 29, 2014
The Salt

Want To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Choose Mackerel Over Shrimp

A fisherman pulls a basket filled with anchovies aboard a fishing boat off of Peru's northern port of Chimbote, in 2012. Peru is the world's top fishmeal exporter, producing about a third of worldwide supply.
Enrique Castro-Mendivil Reuters/Landov

Small fatty fish like mackerel, herring, sardines and anchovies are high in omega-3s, vitamin D and low on the food chain.

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3:59pm

Tue July 29, 2014
Digital Life

OkCupid Sometimes Messes A Bit With Love, In The Name Of Science

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 6:31 pm

OkCupid, the online dating site, disclosed Monday that they sometimes manipulate their users' profiles for experiments. Christian Rudder, co-founder and president of OkCupid, tells Audie Cornish that these experiments help the site improve how it works.

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3:56pm

Tue July 29, 2014
Politics

The New SuperPAC That Spends Big So That Others Spend Less

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 6:31 pm

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3:56pm

Tue July 29, 2014
Music Reviews

A Fond Farewell From An Old Memphis Maverick

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 6:31 pm

When "Cowboy" Jack Clement died in August 2013, he'd just completed what would be his final album, For Once and for All.
J. Niles Clement Courtesy of the artist

The late musician Jack Clement's nickname, "Cowboy," came from a radio show he was part of in the early 1960s. It had nothing to do with horses or boots, but it happened to fit his maverick approach to work.

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3:56pm

Tue July 29, 2014
Goats and Soda

American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 6:31 pm

Medical workers treat Ebola patients at the Eternal Love Winning Africa hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Three workers at the hospital, including Dr. Kent Brantly (left), have tested positive for Ebola.
Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse

A doctor trained in Fort Worth, Texas, is now a victim of the Ebola outbreak he was battling.

Kent Brantly, 33, had been caring for Ebola patients in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, for several months when he noticed he had symptoms of the deadly virus last Wednesday.

He immediately put himself into an isolation ward.

"He is still conversing and is in isolation. But he is seriously ill with a very grave prognosis," says Dr. David McRay, of John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, who spoke to Brantly by phone on Monday.

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