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How the Glock became America's modern handgun

Jan 11, 2012
Author Paul Barrett explores the history of the Glock pistol in his new book, and explains how it came to popularity in the U.S.
Posted In: gun, Glock
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Yum! Brands: A global trifecta

Jan 11, 2012
Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands David Novak discusses his new book, "Taking People with You," and talks business and global expansion.
Posted In: leadership, fast food
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Can you pass Marketplace's interview test?

Jan 10, 2012
Find out how well you would fare answering some of Marketplace's newly-designed interview questions.
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So, are you smart enough to work for Google?

Jan 10, 2012
Today's job interviews are nothing like those in the past. Author William Poundstone examines the kinds of new interview questions that are asked at corporations like Google.
Posted In: Google, Jobs, interview
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What we hear can affect how we work

Jan 2, 2012
Sound plays a large role in our overall health. And whether your an office drone or factory worker, different types of music can help or hurt your performance.
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The scandalous world of olive oil

Dec 15, 2011
Tom Mueller, author of "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil," reveals everything you should know about olive oil, including how to taste it.
Posted In: olive oil
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The Toaster Project: Building a toaster from scratch

Dec 14, 2011
Thomas Thwaites discusses how --and why -- he built a toaster from the bottom up.
Posted In: toaster, DIY
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2011 in review: Top author interviews on Marketplace

Dec 12, 2011
From Paul Allen to Henry Kissinger, here's a list of some of my favorite author interviews this year
Posted In: favorite interviews, Best Books, Books
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The best business books of 2011

Dec 12, 2011
At the end of the year, Marketplace takes a look at the best business books of 2011. We asked some of our regular contributors and voices we respect to share their picks for favorite business books of the year. Plus, Kai offers his own recommendations.
Posted In: Books, Best Books
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Dissecting the art of the sandwich

Nov 23, 2011
Jon Chonko's new book takes apart the sandwich -- quite literally.
Posted In: Food

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The secret life of a food stamp

Your article makes a lot of sense. Without the help of food stamps these people that are spending money at Walmart would be on the streets,...

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What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...