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8:10 am
Wed February 15, 2012

Baking Without Flour Brings Sweet Results

Nicole Spiridakis for NPR

Originally published on Wed February 15, 2012 4:51 am

Visiting my brother and sister-in-law in Maine this winter, the talk turned to baking. Specifically, flourless baking.

"These cookies are so good," Emily said, munching on an almond-butter round packed liberally with chocolate chips but no flour. I'd brought them in my carry-on from San Francisco; they were surprisingly sturdy for having such a delicate texture. They were also slightly addictive.

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NPR FM Berlin Blog
8:10 am
Wed February 15, 2012

In Berlin, Netizens Protest Against 'ACTA'

Thousands of Berliners participated in global protests this Saturday against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) currently making its way through the EU.
Nino Kipp for NPR Berlin

Originally published on Wed February 22, 2012 12:52 pm

Thousands of netizens braved the cold streets of Berlin on Saturday as part of a day of global protests against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).

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Book Reviews
8:10 am
Wed February 15, 2012

'No One Is Here': Outwitting Nazis Through Fiction

Originally published on Wed February 15, 2012 5:00 am

Some of the best writers do a great deal of borrowing; most wizened professionals will say that in order to write anything, you need to read everything. It is how a writer takes what he or she has read and twists it into something new that is the test. Direct quotation is one thing, but weaving influences into an artful collage is another. Novelist Ramona Ausubel toes that line with delicate precision. It's clear where she has come from, but always intriguing to see where she will go on the next page.

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Opinion
8:09 am
Wed February 15, 2012

Foreign Policy: Greek Wages For The Poor? No More

Protesters have "renamed" the Bank of Greece in honor of Germany, which many Greeks see as having undue influence over economic decisions in their country. The sign is seen in Syntagma Square on Feb. 12, 2012 in Athens, Greece.
Vladimir Rys Getty Images

Originally published on Wed February 15, 2012 6:44 am

Uri Friedman is a writer for Foreign Policy

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Opinion
8:09 am
Wed February 15, 2012

The Nation: Athens Is Burning

A message on a burning building in the center of Athens saying "Hungry? Eat your local Pasok politician" is seen during the demonstration against the new austerity measures in Syntagma Square on Feb. 12, 2012 in Athens, Greece. Greece's creditors have demanded further austerity measures before approving a new bailout from the European Union.
Vladimir Rys Getty Images

Originally published on Wed February 15, 2012 6:44 am

Maria Margaronis writes from The Nation's London bureau.

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