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Video: 'Game of Thrones,' Facebook and the GDP Explained

Marketplace staff | May 29, 2015
What's Gross Domestic Product? It’s like if Westeros from 'Game of Thrones' had a Facebook page. Get it? You will.

Communities, money, and membership

Marketplace Weekend Staff | May 29, 2015
How did a community affect your life? Have you paid to be a member of a club?
Posted In: club, community, membership

PODCAST: FIFA sponsorship

David Brancaccio | May 29, 2015
NYSE gets a happy hour, and a look at sponsorship for FIFA.
Marketplace video If You Give a Kid a Laptop

Video: If you give a kid a laptop

Marketplace staff | May 29, 2015
...she's going to ask how to use it. An animated look at the digital classroom.

Commercial drones' promise drives two new funds

Stan Alcorn | May 29, 2015
In 2015, investment is set to hit an all-time high.

Silicon Tally: All of the Netflix

Ben Johnson | May 29, 2015
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?
Posted In: silicon tally
Visitors try out the massively multiplayer online role-playing game "World Of Warcraft."

The world of "World of Warcraft" is shrinking

Tony Wagner and Tobin Low | May 29, 2015
Numbers we're following, stories we're reading and videos we're watching Friday.
Host Anthony Bourdain speaks on stage during the DC Central Kitchen's Capital Food Fight event in November, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

Drunken email wins over Anthony Bourdain

Kai Ryssdal | May 28, 2015
How to win over a potential investor? One man got drunk.

In Los Angeles, homeless camps are suddenly everywhere

Jeff Tyler | May 28, 2015
It's easier to camp on public land now, and there's less room in shelters.
Gamer Tanyn Hellstrom brings up World of Warcraft characters on a laptop at Black Wolf Gamers Club in Spokane Valley, WA.

After 11 years, 'World of Warcrack' is less addictive

Jessica Robinson | May 28, 2015
Subscribers are dropping as more "World of Warcraft" players move to mobile.