Marketplace for Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Aug 20, 2013

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Besides direct financial aid that the U.S. provides Egypt, the U.S. military also helps educate Egyptian military officers. On the other hand, the Egyptian military spends a lot of the money it gets from the U.S. on military contracts with American firms, such as General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin. Also, social networking site LinkedIn lowered its sign up age to 14 and will start trying to work with college students and high-schoolers to start networking. And most importantly: Isn’t LinkedIn for parents?

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Quiz: Which famous economist are you most similar to?

Aug 20, 2013
Answer a mere 105 questions to find out.

Dungeons and Dragons: Niche game, big business

Aug 20, 2013
The cult classic game, Dungeons and Dragons, has come a long way since its birth in the 1970s. Can it find a model for the future?

A few good men? U.S. aid trained and equipped Egypt's military

Aug 20, 2013
Besides direct financial aid that the U.S. provides Egypt, the U.S. military also helps educate Egyptian military officers.

LinkedIn endorses your kids

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Aug 20, 2013
Social networking site LinkedIn lowered its sign up age to 14 and will start trying to work with college students and high-schoolers.

Breaking up with Time Warner Cable is hard to do

Aug 20, 2013
Customers fed up with Time Warner’s blackout of CBS programming have one final hurdle if they want to leave the cable provider.

Whatever happened to a good old fashioned bank robbery?

Aug 20, 2013
Bank robberies are definitely one of the most cinematic crimes around... but, do they pay?
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Parents pick up more of the tab for public schools

Aug 20, 2013
Back-to-school shopping isn’t quite what it used to be. Public schools struggling under more budget cuts are making requests that go far beyond what you can fit into a backpack.

My first job: Census worker in New York

Aug 20, 2013
Writer and filmmaker dream hampton on the job that honed her interviewing skills.

Besides direct financial aid that the U.S. provides Egypt, the U.S. military also helps educate Egyptian military officers. On the other hand, the Egyptian military spends a lot of the money it gets from the U.S. on military contracts with American firms, such as General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin. Also, social networking site LinkedIn lowered its sign up age to 14 and will start trying to work with college students and high-schoolers to start networking. And most importantly: Isn’t LinkedIn for parents?

Music from the episode

Anything New Bibio
Anything New Bibio