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Eastern Ukraine's Vote: A Key Moment

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:53am

Eastern Ukraine's vote: a key moment

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Beatles Rickenbacker Guitar Coming To Auction

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:43am

Beatles Rickenbacker guitar coming to auction

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What's Your Major? 4 Decades Of College Degrees, In 1 Graph

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:36am

What is the mix of bachelor's degrees awarded today? And how has it changed since 1970?

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What's The Difference Between Real And Perceived Value?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:21am

Marketer Rory Sutherland says advertising adds value to a product by changing our perception, rather than the product itself.

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The Good Listener: Can I Ruin My Wedding By Playing The Wrong Song?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:19am

A couple plays The Mountain Goats' brutal song "No Children" at a wedding. Can their love be saved?

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Why Do We Like What We Like?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:18am

Why do we like an original painting better than a perfect forgery? Psychologist Paul Bloom argues that our beliefs about the history of an object change how we experience it.

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Is Authenticity Real?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:18am

Customers want to feel what they buy is authentic, but consultant Joseph Pine says creating "real" authenticity is a challenge.

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A Movie About Product Placement — Paid For By Product Placement?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:18am

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dives into the mysterious but influential world of brand marketing, on his quest to make a completely sponsored film about sponsorship.

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Top Stories: Moscow Displays Military Prowess; NFL Draft Opens

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:13am

Also: An appellate court suspends voter ID laws in Arizona and Kansas; Thai protesters are angry over their interim government; and China uses monkeys to help patrol military bases.

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Indiana Says It Will Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:03am

Indiana says it will appeal gay marriage ruling

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4 People Found Dead In Southern California Home

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:03am

4 people found dead in Southern California home

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The Collection, 'The Gown Of Green'

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:03am

If you love an uplifting big band, The Collection is for you. These dozen-plus players from Greensboro, N.C. with a house-filling sound get a video to match for the song "The Gown Of Green."

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Netflix Raises Prices By A $1 For New Subscribers

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 7:53am

Netflix raises prices by a $1 for new subscribers

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NATO Chief: Putin's Crimea Visit 'Inappropriate'

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 7:53am

NATO chief: Putin's Crimea visit 'inappropriate'

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Questlove To Produce Music Series For VH1

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 6:33am

Questlove to produce music series for VH1

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Russia Shows Off Military In Red Square Victory Day Parade

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 6:32am

A parade of troops, tanks, and missile launchers made its way through Red Square to mark Victory Day and commemorate the World War II defeat of Nazi Germany.

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Truck Driver Follows GPS Instructions. He Shouldn't Have

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 6:25am

A truck driver in Idaho was hauling sand to a golf course when the GPS led him onto a one-lane dirt road in the forest. He couldn't turn around and the rig eventually rolled over.

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German Banker Testifies In Ecclestone Bribery Case

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 6:23am

German banker testifies in Ecclestone bribery case

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Syrian Troops Enter Old Homs As Deal Stalls

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 6:23am

Syrian troops enter old Homs as deal stalls

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Driver In Carpool Lane Pulled Over For Suspicious Passenger

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 6:14am

Cars in that lane outside Boston should have at least two occupants. A mannequin's head doesn't count as a passenger.

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