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Lost In 2013: Three Nobel Scientists Who Saw Something In Us

Three groundbreaking scientists, all of whom won the Nobel Prize for their discoveries, died in 2013. Francois Jacob figured out how genes work. Frederick Sanger, who sequenced the first genome, is one of only four people to win two Nobel Prizes. David Hubel found out how to listen to the brain.

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From Rodeo To Radio: Ryan Bingham's Wild Ride

The alt-country artist had been living in his truck when he began working on the song that would win him an Oscar. "You just can't muscle your way through some things in life," he says. "You just have to keep your head on your shoulders and dance with it as you go."

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Remembering Eydie Gorme, A Vegas Singer Without The Drama

Eydie Gorme was most famous for being half of the husband-and-wife singing duo Steve and Eydie, with her husband of nearly 60 years, Steve Lawrence. But on her own she was known for her range, her deftness in English and Spanish and her sense of humor. She passed away in August in Las Vegas.

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Lost In 2013: Three Nobel Scientists Who Saw Something In Us

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The FBI Investigator Who Coined The Term 'Serial Killer'

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'League Of Their Own' Inspiration Didn't Mind A Dirty Skirt

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Remembering Eydie Gorme, A Vegas Singer Without The Drama

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What Did I Have That I Don't Have Eydie Gorme
Deception Miles Davis

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From Rodeo To Radio: Ryan Bingham's Wild Ride

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Heart of Rhythm Ryan Bingham
Look Around The Corner Quantic & His Combo Bárbaro & Alice Russell
Window Doug Martsch
Clapper Action Figure Party & Yuval Gabay