At NPR's Sound Bites Cafe, all food gets coded with one of three circles: Green is reserved for the most healthful dishes; yellow flags the "good choices;" and red signals the high-calorie foods to grab "on occasion."
Stop! Do you really want that Italian panini? At NPR's cafeteria, high-fat foods are tagged with a red circle, reminding employees to think twice before indulging in these dishes.
Originally published on Tue January 7, 2014 1:25 pm
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A three-month extension of federal unemployment benefits for 1.3 million jobless Americans won a key procedural vote in the Senate on Tuesday.
The 60-37 vote indicates there's enough Republican support to move the Emergency Unemployment Compensation, which expired on Dec. 28, forward to a full vote. As The Associated Press writes, the measure "is the leading edge of a Democratic program that also includes raising the minimum wage and closing tax loopholes on the wealthy and corporations."
From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Tom Goldman on the championship game
Florida State and Auburn put on a show Monday night with a college football championship game that went down to the wire and ended with Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston throwing a touchdown pass with just 13 seconds to go to bring Florida State the crown.
At one point, the Seminoles were behind by 18 points.
The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe at 1,016 feet, was inaugurated in London in 2012. It got its formal name when the builders adopted the term used by critics, who called it a "shard of glass" in the city's skyline.
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"The Gherkin," which is formally known as 30 St. Mary Axe, was completed in 2003.
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A man reacts to a shaft of intense sunlight reflected from the glass windows of the new "Walkie Talkie," or "Walkie Scorchie," tower in central London on Aug. 30, 2013.
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Retail stores make up much of the "One New Change" development near St. Paul's Cathedral. It's called the Stealth Bomber for its low-key design.