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The Wanamaker organ in Philadelphia.

Man behind 'world's largest instrument'

A Macy's parade of music, thanks to the talents of an organist and a gigantic 110-year-old instrument.
Posted In: organ, wanamaker, Philadelphia, Macy's

Why are sticks of butter long and skinny in the East, but short and fat in the West?

As we've learned, there is an expert out there for absolutely everything.
Posted In: butter, dairy, listener questions

How do actors make money off residuals?

Lisa Kudrow still makes money off "Smelly Cat," and more about how actors get paid.
Posted In: friends, Screen Actors Guild, royalties

The BuzzFeed wizard who changed media as we know it

The woman who's credited for BuzzFeed's data-driven growth spills her guts.
Posted In: buzzfeed, data, media

Google explores why everyone is a little bit racist

New York Times reporter Farhad Manjoo says Google knows diversifying is good biz.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, Google, diversity
eBay CEO John Donahoe

eBay's surprising bet on brick-and-mortar stores

CEO John Donahoe says the line between e-commerce and retail is blurring.
Posted In: ebay, e-commerce, virtual reality

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


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