WYSO http://wyso.org en Part-Time Work, Unpredictable Schedules: What's The Fix? http://wyso.org/post/part-time-work-unpredictable-schedules-whats-fix <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.npr.org/">http://www.npr.org/</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Part-Time+Work%2C+Unpredictable+Schedules%3A+What%27s+The+Fix%3F+&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NTY5MTc2MDEzMDY5NDU2MjQ3NDZhOA001)"/></div><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:00 +0000 53195 at http://wyso.org The Epic 2,200-Mile Tour De France Is Also A Test Of Epic Eating http://wyso.org/post/epic-2200-mile-tour-de-france-also-test-epic-eating The famously grueling cycling race involves about 2,200 miles of furious pedaling, huge mountain climbs and downhill sprints at 50-plus miles per hour. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:16:00 +0000 Alastair Bland 53196 at http://wyso.org An Animal Makes A $10,000 Deposit, But Not At The Bank http://wyso.org/post/animal-makes-10000-deposit-not-bank It's a highly specialized category to be sure: "Longest." But that's what the auctioneer is selling. According to the catalog of <a href="http://www.chait.com/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?salelot=NH1407+++340+">I.M. Chait Gallery</a>, in Beverly Hills<strong>, </strong>"This truly spectacular specimen is possibly the longest example of coprolite ever to be offered at auction."<p>Coprolite is fossilized fecal matter. This specimen is roughly 20 million years old. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:03:00 +0000 Robert Krulwich 53197 at http://wyso.org An Animal Makes A $10,000 Deposit, But Not At The Bank Ukraine Says 2 Military Jets Shot Down Over Rebel-Held Area http://wyso.org/post/ukraine-says-2-military-jets-shot-down-over-rebel-held-area Less than a week after a commercial jetliner was shot down, Ukraine says two of its military planes were downed over a rebel-held area in the eastern part of the country.<p><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-23/rebels-shoot-down-ukrainian-fighter-jets-near-mh17-crash.html">Bloomberg reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"Rebels downed two Su-25 fighters over the village of Dmytrivka in the Donetsk region, a Defense Ministry spokesman, Oleksiy Dmytrashkovsky, said by phone. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:02:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 53198 at http://wyso.org States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid http://wyso.org/post/states-help-new-mothers-get-birth-control-through-medicaid A woman is about to give birth. It will be her second child, and she's not looking to have a third anytime soon. She doesn't want to take birth control pills while she's breast-feeding. And condoms aren't as error-proof as she'd like.<p>There are a couple of alternatives that are safe, effective and could work for years: <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/unintendedpregnancy/contraception.htm#3">an IUD</a> or <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/unintendedpregnancy/contraception.htm#4">an implant</a>. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:44:00 +0000 Dana Farrington 53199 at http://wyso.org States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid