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AirTalk for May 21, 2013

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Tornado Outbreak Slams Through Oklahoma

Two dozen killed in massive tornado near Oklahoma City

At least 24 people were killed after a massive tornado pounded an area outside of Oklahoma City yesterday afternoon, according to officials. The suburb of Moore, with a population of over 50,000, bore much of the damage.
Flu Virus Analysis

Changing how we think about germs

Most of us have grown up thinking that germs are disgusting. But now scientists are starting to convince people that the 100 trillion bacteria that inhabit the human body are actually beneficial.
Will Arnett, Jason Bateman with Fans

The Cult of Arrested Development (Poll)

Many fans of Arrested Development may have started watching the show after it went off the air. But this Sunday, the show is returning on Netflix for fifteen brand new episodes starring the majority of the original cast, including narrator Ron Howard.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Testifies At Senate Hearing On U.S. Tax Code
Apple CEO Tim Cook got a grilling this morning in a hearing called by the U.S. Senate to investigate the tech giant’s paying of its taxes on foreign sales. According to a Senate investigation, Apple Operations International reported $30 billion in income over four years but did not filed an income tax return in any country and has no employees.
2013 Google Developer Conference Continues In San Francisco

Privacy concerns and the rise of the 'Glassholes'

Although many tech observers think Google Glass will revolutionize the consumer tech industry, privacy advocates and lawmakers are worried about its abilities to record people and map faces.
"Daily Rituals: How Artists Work"

The daily routines and quirks of inspired artists

Mason Currey’s new book, “Daily Rituals: How Artists Work” is a collection of 161 routines of famous artists. Ranging from strange habits to helpful ones, Currey joins AirTalk to discuss how he cured his writers’ block.

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