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Actor and comedian Molly Erdman talks about her popular website, CatalogLiving.net, which imagines a fictional world based on photos from furniture catalog. Listen to the interview and view a slideshow of some of her favorite images.
A wealthy social reformer took a hard look at poverty in York, England over a hundred years ago. Marketplace's Stephen Beard took a trip to York to learn about how Seebohm Rowntree changed the quality of living of the poor…
It may be hard to hand over your pricey smartphone or tablet computer over to someone who may not understand what "that phone is very expensive" means. But there's a growing market out there for phone and computer apps for…
Federal agencies figure out how to implement legislation once they've been passed by Congress. But the lack of funding for agencies will mean that laws, like health care reform, may not be carried out properly.
The FCC voted on new rules for net neutrality today, prohibiting unreasonable discrimination on the Internet. But as Janet Babin reports, there still might be enough loopholes to allow advantages.
Marketplace for Tuesday, December 21. 2010