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May 20, 2016

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Rising credit card debt, dwindling Egyptian tourism and some very Angry Birds. Plus: a conversation with Moog CEO Mike Adams.

Segments From this episode

Food labels to show 'added sugar' amounts in products

May 20, 2016
The FDA is updating the Nutrition Facts panel on packaged foods and beverages.
D. Morrison/Express/Getty Images

Making 'Angry Birds' fly

May 20, 2016
What, exactly, goes into directing a animated film like 'The Angry Birds Movie'?
Actress Rachel Dratch attends the New York screening of "The Angry Birds Movie" on May 15, 2016. 
Brad Barket/Getty Images

Credit card debt soars to nearly $1 trillion

May 20, 2016
Outstanding balances on credit cards have reached more than $951 billion.
A department store in 1936.
Hudson/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Moog CEO Mike Adams says analog synths are here to stay

May 20, 2016
Moog makes a variety of apps these days, but the hardware is still the heart of the company.
A Minimoog Model D Synthesizer.
Canada Science and Technology Museum (Flicker Creative Commons)

Plane crash the latest shock to Egypt’s tourism sector

May 20, 2016
The country has faced repeated blows to an industry that makes up 11 percent of its GDP.
A group of tourists ride a camel at the Pyramids of Giza compound on October 21, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt.
Ed Giles/Getty Images

Weekly Wrap: Who cares about a trade war?

May 20, 2016
Uh, you should, probably.
Donald Trump at the fourth Republican presidential debate on Nov. 10, 2015, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Will work for Tesla

May 20, 2016
He's kidding, right?
A salesman helps a customer pre-order the as-yet-unseen Tesla Model 3 in the Tesla store in Santa Monica, California, on March 31. 

Music from the episode

Punga Klingande
Who Can It Be Now? Men At Work
I Need Never Get Old Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Ch-Ching Chairlift