Marketplace for May 30, 2011

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Marketplace for May 30, 2011

What's so different about this year's summer blockbusters?

Claude Brodesser-Akner, editor for Vulture, discusses where the stars are in this year's movie sequels, and how studios are starting to change the way stars are compensated.
Posted In: Entertainment

Greece in danger of losing bailout money

The EU and the IMF are meeting to see if Greece deserves its next round of bailout funds.

Air Force puts designs on a new biofuel

You've probably never heard of camelina. But the fuel could lessen the miltary's use of oil.
Posted In: Oil

The appetite for entitlement changes

Last week's special election in New York put a spotlight on the Medicare system. Now the question is: What kind of reform is possible in this political environment?

A no-lose, no-cash-out way to gamble

Sean Cole looks at a game where people use real money to place bets, even though they know they'll never win. Ever.
Posted In: Internet

Automobile musings from an asphalt junkie

"CarCast" host Adam Carolla discusses why he thinks used cars are the way to go and offers his thoughts on a certain public radio car talk show.
Posted In: Auto

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