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Features by Tommy Andres

Allentown

Allentown bets big to shed its former image

Pennsylvania's third largest city has been dying for decades. Can it build itself back to life?
Posted In: Pennsylvania, Allentown, urban planning, development
Kai stumped President Obama. But not you.

Your job in 5 words

Medley: We asked, you answered. (<- 5 words)
Posted In: Jobs

Introducing: "Brought to you by..."

Did you know Doritos were born in a Disneyland dumpster?
Posted In: brought to you by, summer
Columbus Steel

The death of manufacturing is greatly exaggerated

A look at how one Mississippi town is bringing factory jobs back from overseas.
Posted In: Mississippi, manufacturing, factories, employment

How 'Choose Your Own Adventure' was born

The popular series turns 35 this year, but do you know how it started?
Posted In: mental floss, CYOA
Bucket of ice

The cold truth about the ice business

How many bags of ice do you buy a year? Enough to make it a $2.5 billion industry, that's how much.
Posted In: ICE

What goes through the mind of a paparazzi photographer

A successful paparazzi photographer describes his job, his life, and why everyone hates him.
Posted In: paparazzi, celebrities, The Eagles

Paparazzi photographer caught in the act!

Does that look like a tabloid headline? Good.
Posted In: paparazzi, celebrities, los angeles

Why do gas prices end in 9/10 of a cent?

...and everything else you've ever wondered about gas stations.
Posted In: gas, gas stations

Who's Gideon?

And why does he leave Bibles in my hotel rooms?
Posted In: hotels, Christianity, Bibles

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