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Broadway's record year, the TSA's possible-record lines and microchips implanted in your hand. Plus: how superheroes killed the superstars.

Segments From this episode

Not everyone likes superhero movies

May 24, 2016
Wesley Morris of the New York Times says these franchises are ruining movie-going.
A Mexican boy hits a 'Captain America' pinata as part of a weekend of Mexican Children's Day celebrations at the U.S.-Mexico border on May 1, 2016 in Tijuana, Mexico. 
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Are chip implants the payment method of the future?

May 24, 2016
BuzzFeed’s Charlie Warzel had an RFID chip implanted in his hand and lived to talk about it.
An employee of internet security company Kaspersky Lab has a microchip implanted in the area between his thumb and the index finger during a Kaspersky Lab press conference on biological, psychological and technological implications of microchip implants ahead of the opening of the 55th IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) electronics trade fair in Berlin on September 3, 2015. 
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Investors want Exxon to account for climate change

May 24, 2016
ExxonMobil faces a shareholder resolution at its annual meeting
Oil covers a local resident's boot at Refugio State Beach in Goleta, California, May 19, 2015. 
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Get ready for a summer of travel delays

May 24, 2016
Long security lines at airports anger passengers and airlines, and there's no relief in sight.
Passengers at O'Hare International Airport wait in line to be screened at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint on May 16 in Chicago, Illinois. The long lines have been blamed for flight delays and a large number of passengers missing flights completely.
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Domino's charged with wage theft in New York

May 24, 2016
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman accuses Domino's of being a 'joint employer' with franchisees and responsibility for labor violations.
A Domino's Pizza in Miami, Florida, 2004.
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A record year for Broadway shows

May 24, 2016
The Great White Way could be making a comeback and it's not just because of "Hamilton."
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates receiving GRAMMY award during 'Hamilton' at Richard Rodgers Theater on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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Lufthansa will sell you a mystery flight

May 24, 2016
Because what eases air travel stress like not knowing where you're going?
Passengers wait at a Lufhansa Counter at the Frankfurt International Airport, 2014.
Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Drop It Like It's Hot Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams
101 WALLA
Shake It Off Taylor Swift
Back That Azz Up Juvenile, Lil Wayne, Mannie Fresh