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National Geographic tests the logic of Pixar's 'Up'

Mar 8, 2011
Pixar's "Up" has captured the hearts and minds of adventurers everywhere. Who hasn't dreamed of simply floating away from life's routines in ...
Posted In: balloons, Entertainment, houses, pixar, Up

Speech! Speech! Charlie Sheen as a commencement speaker?

Mar 4, 2011
As I was scrolling through my Facebook news feed this week, I noticed that a large chunk of my college friends had joined a new group -- "Charlie...
Posted In: Charlie Sheen, colleges, Education, Oscars, universities

TV's favorite commercial characters now available as action figures

Mar 3, 2011
G.I. Joe is SO 20 years ago. Who wants to play with a super hero action figure when you can play with one of TV's favorite commercial characters....
Posted In: action figures, advertisements, Connecticut, television, toys

CareerBuilder: Most common job interview mistakes

Mar 2, 2011
Acing an interview has always been an important step in landing a job. But as many Americans continue their search for employment in today's ultr...
Posted In: employees, employers, Jobs, Unemployment

Volkswagen releases the Bulli van concept vehicle

Mar 1, 2011
The 81st Gevena International Motor Show kicks off this week, and motorheads are already buzzing about big news from Volkswagen. The New York Tim...
Posted In: Auto, Bulli, bus, Volkswagen

Will Watson beat us at our own game?

Feb 16, 2011
Jeopardy! champs Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings may have met their best match: Watson, the IBM super-computer with a profound command of natural la...
Posted In: artificial intelligence, computer, IBM, Jeopardy, Jobs, trivia, Watson

Covering 'the Rainbow'

Feb 11, 2011
According to the Recording Industry Association of America and the National Endowment of the Arts , no song better defines the 20th century than ...
Posted In: American songs, jazz, Judy Garland, Music, Over the Rainbow

Every dog has its day

Feb 9, 2011
They sound like royalty -- sporting the latest designer accessories, adorned in Swarovski crystal, receiving over $6,000 in presents for Christmas...
Posted In: dogs, presents, U.K.

Polyvore.com allows web surfers to express their style

Jan 31, 2011
The e-shoppers eternal dilemma: how do you save and organize fashion styles and looks that you love on the Internet? Polyvore.com is a web...
Posted In: fashion, Polyvore.com, shopping

You are what you drink...

Jan 28, 2011
Whatever you call it -- soda, pop, cola -- it's hard to deny the simple pleasure of a cool, sugary, soft drink, despite how unhealthy it may be....
Posted In: beer, beverages, cola, four loko, maps, soda, states

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From American Public Media's Marketplace, a blog devoted to listeners and readers who want to understand and talk about Wall Street. This blog supplements our stream of Wall Street coverage with a Marketplace perspective by New York bureau chief Heidi N. Moore.