Marketplace for Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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Marketplace for Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Freakonomics: Bringing science into the kitchen

Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks to Kai Ryssdal about why he believes the future of food lies with those who are trying to bring the scientific method into the kitchen.
Posted In: Food, Science

Home prices fall; eight cities hit new lows

Home prices sank to post-housing bust lows in eight big cities, as prices fell nationwide in November, the latest S&P/Case-Shiller report shows.
Posted In: Housing

Internet running out of digital addresses

In about a week, the organization that assigns addresses that identify every device connected to the Internet will run out of numbers. The workaround could make the Internet slower and flakier.
Posted In: Internet

Military plans for alternative fuels criticized

RAND study says military's plans to use biofuels are not likely to pay off, so research should be curtailed.
Posted In: Environment

President Obama calls for investment in economy

The State of Union address is President Obama's opportunity to focus on reviving the economy and creating jobs, but he faces constraints on spending.
Posted In: Jobs

The challenges facing education

Kai Ryssdal talks to Wendy Kopp, the founder of Teach for America, about her thoughts on what it will take to improve education for all in America.
Posted In: Education

Nuclear power roadblock: Natural gas

Plans for new nuclear power plants in the U.S. lose appeal as Congress doesn't act on carbon emissions rules and natural gas becomes plentiful and cheap.
Posted In: Environment

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Take The D Train
Pete Rock
Instrumental Vision (Deep Mix)
Crocodile

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