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The strategy behind buying slot machines; Germany's good deed and good investment; and Shuddle-ing the kids around. 

Segments From this episode

How do casinos decide where to put slot machines?

Sep 8, 2015
They use the urinal theory, among other secrets.
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Taking in refugees has costs — and potential benefits

Sep 8, 2015
German workforce is shrinking as the population ages. Educated refugees can help.

Gaming to ease mental and emotional health problems

Sep 8, 2015
Jane McGonigal tells how looking for a personal 'power-up' helped her heal.
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Rideshares for kids take on the after-school pickup

Sep 8, 2015
Bay Area company Shuddle wants to be the Uber for children.

What we know about paid sick leave

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Sep 8, 2015
Dozens of places in the U.S. require it. What does their experience show?

Verizon tries to stream its way to the small screen

Sep 8, 2015
The company has launched GO90, an ad-supported service for mobile.

United's CEO has stepped down amid a federal probe

Sep 8, 2015
One of the airlines routes is key to an investigation into the Port Authority.

The strategy behind buying slot machines; Germany’s good deed and good investment; and Shuddle-ing the kids around. 

Music from the episode

The Impression That I Get The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Gritty Shaker David Holmes
Beach Comber Real Estate
Cassettesingle Fujiya & Miyagi
Milky Way Joker