Rico Gagliano is a radio reporter, producer and host.

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Small talk: Tweeting, first class babies and ATM fees

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This holiday: the LAPD calls on Twitter celebrities for help, babies are kicked out of first class and ATM fees hit everyone -- even those in the Hamptons.

Small talk: NYC camping, Portland water, elk lips

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Camping in the middle of New York City, draining a reservoir in Portland, and elk lips.

Small talk: Alarm clock dollar eater, a handy ATM, hipster signing bonus

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: An alarm clock that shreds dollar bills, an ATM that costs an arm and a leg, and a hipster singing bonus.

Small talk: Lazy Cakes, hot dogs and the pork chopper bill

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Massachusetts tries to ban Lazy Cakes, women get a seat at the hot-dog-eating contest and the pork chopper bill gets passed in Texas.

Small talk: The 'Home Alone' house, fishing for plastic

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: the "Home Alone" house goes on sale, Europe wants its fisherman to catch plastic and Turkish policemen trick local residents.

Small Talk: Mommy juice, superhero unemployment

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Florida wants its unemployed to feel like superheroes, "Mommy" comes under copyright violation, and German circuses duke it out.

Small talk: Diamond rings at Costco, worst landlords in NYC

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Dressing up the dressing room, mapping the worst landlords in New York City and buying bling at Costco.

Small talk: Frito-Lay goes natural, robbing a store with your mom

Presenting news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: smaller napkins, Frito-Lay goes natural, and robbing a store with your mom.

Small talk: The YouTube degree, Phil Collins retires

Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Galigano talk with fellow Marketplace staffers about under-the-radar business stories involving Facebook bullies, the YouTube degree and Phil Collins' retirement.

Small talk: Blockbuster karma, non-jobs, and a robot marathon

Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Galigano talk with fellow Marketplace staffers Jennifer Collins, Adriene Hill and Ethan Lindsey about under-the-radar business stories involving Blockbuster, England's non-jobs, and robots running a marathon.

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