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More on the Kidnapped Nigerian Girls and Climate Change and Wine on The World for 5-13-14
She was a really sweet girl. She played volleyball and handball." Marco speaks with the father of one of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram. And we're intrigued by just how much attention the Nigeria story is getting. Social media expert Zeynep Tufecki talks about the media storm and how it could backfire.
Also today, the second of two stories on climate change and wine. This time reporter Faun Kime takes us to England where grapes are doing well under milder weather but also threatened by more destructive storms.
And mapping a city by smell. Really. Independent reporter Sarah Reynolds tells us about a graphic designer who smell-mapped Paris and found areas of wine, cheese and perfume. She sniffs across Boston to show us how it works. .
And we remember the Swiss artist and designer H. R. Giger. He won an Academy Award for creating the 'Xenomorph' alien in Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic, Alien. Giger died yesterday at his Zurich home at the age of 74.