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Global Hit Top Ten of 2009 edit

Just under a week to go before Christmas is upon us. We brought in Tom Schnabel, music programmer at KCRW, to discuss our top World music picks of the year. And maybe, just maybe it will spur you to make a last minute addition to your list.

Science, Tech & Environment

Canada's oil sands

The oil deposits in Northern Alberta are some of the largest in the world, but extracting and refining that oil is costly and dirty. Canada is under fire for its oil production, but it’s the United States that buying much of that oil, and new pipelines are being built to bring even more of it south of the border.