The National Jukebox of old timey music is live

May 18, 2011
Looking for some great whistling tunes? Perhaps a Ragtime ditty? Or a speech by William Howard Taft? The Library of Congress has plugged in the N...
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Google taking pictures inside businesses

May 9, 2011
You might as well open your medicine cabinet, take a picture, and send it to Google now. Get it over with. Because they're coming for you. Google...
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For bin Laden news, it's not Twitter's moment, it's Wikipedia's

May 2, 2011
I've seen a lot of mention in the coverage of the bin Laden killing about how this was Twitter's CNN moment, referring to the first Gulf War when...
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10 Things That Will Change How You Think About Water

Apr 12, 2011
Today on the Marketplace Morning Report, we spoke to Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water. In...
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6 Tips for a Green Christmas

Dec 24, 2010
It's easy for Christmas to become the most environmentally unfriendly day of the year--all the tchotchkes, shiny paper, ribbons, and lots and lot...
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Bon Appetit's 56 Tips For Your Home and Kitchen

Dec 3, 2010
Food connoisseurs at Bon Appetit know a thing or two about food. You know they have many, many ideas on cooking good food. For Marketplace's Gree...
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Majora Carter on National Parks, local honey, and exercising in your underwear

Dec 2, 2010
Majora Carter, is host of the public radio series The Promised Land, and founder of Sustainable South Bronx. Her tips include: Exercise in your...
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6 tips for a greener home from Dwell Magazine

Dec 2, 2010
Check out these tips for a more environmentally friendly abode from the editors of Dwell magazine. Build with straw bales Live in your house fo...
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Mark Bittman Pulls Out His Wok

Dec 2, 2010
Mark Bittman's new book is The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 Revolutionary Recipes for Better Living. His suggestions: Make stir-fries your go-to ...
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Great tips for green grooming

Nov 25, 2010
Green eyeshadow, as awesome as it is, is probably not the best way to incorporate green in your cosmetics routine.  Here are seven ways to make ...
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