A sign for Wall Street is seen before the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange. Though banks have recovered slightly since the 2008 financial crisis, the echoes of the crisis still resonate in a struggling U.S. economy.

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Today's Wall Street Not Much Different From 2008

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Where Them Girls At David Guetta

Barry Duncan constructs a palindrome in a scene from Michael Rossi's documentary The Master Palindromist. "I happen to believe that I can change the world with reversibility," Duncan says.

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Was It A Cat I Saw? (Nope: It Was A Palindrome)

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In an article for Fast Company magazine, Martin Lindstrom writes that Whole Foods places flowers by the store's entrance "to 'prime' us to think of freshness the moment we enter the store."

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Products R Us: Are We 'Brandwashed'?

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Perry Farrell performs with Jane's Addiction. The reunited band's new album is called The Great Escape Artist.

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Jane's Addiction: Breaking With A Turbulent Past

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Broken People Jane's Addiction
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