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Economic Impact Of Nepal Quake Likely To Be Massive  |   

One estimate puts the reconstruction at more than $5 billion – or about a quarter of the country's GDP. Countries — and relief groups — are pledging to help.

Competitive Bartender Pours Father's Wisdom Into Signature Drink  |   

Bartender Ran Duan will represent the U.S. in a Bacardi international cocktail competition. His specialty? "Father's Advice," a stirred-not-shaken cocktail that's a testament to his hardworking dad.

Google Experimenting With Patent Marketplace To Combat Trolls  |   

Google will allow patent holders to "tell Google about patents they're willing to sell at a price they set." Tech firms have been targeted by "trolls" who own patents and charge them licensing fees.

Big Aftershocks In Nepal Could Persist For Years  |   

Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake released stress that was building for 150 years, scientists say, and it reshuffled tension to nearby faults. There's a 50-50 chance of a strong aftershock within a year.

California Cemeteries Adapt To Water Restrictions To Avoid Going Dry  |   

New mandates in California will limit how much water graveyards can use to keep their grass green. The people who run cemeteries don't want crispy, parched grass to feel like an insult on top of loss.

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