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How The Organization Behind The Grammys Spends The Other 364 Days

What exactly does The Recording Academy do besides stage the annual Grammys telecast? The non-profit has been criticized for how it spends its money — and for how it hands out awards.

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In The Super Bowl Ad Game, One Small Business Will Win Big

This year, one lucky little company's professionally produced commercial will air during the Super Bowl's third quarter — all free — thanks to a contest held by the software firm Intuit. The four finalists include an organic egg farm and a natural compost supplier. For Intuit, it's a smart way to drum up more business.

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A Parenting Paradox: How Kids Manage To Be 'All Joy And No Fun'

We call babies "bundles of joy," but decades of social science research show that kids don't make parents happier. In her new book, Jennifer Senior takes a closer look at how we quantify joy.

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Tickety-Tock! An Even More Accurate Atomic Clock

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How The Organization Behind The Grammys Spends The Other 364 Days

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A Parenting Paradox: How Kids Manage To Be 'All Joy And No Fun'

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The Healthy, Not The Young, May Determine Health Law's Fate

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In The Super Bowl Ad Game, One Small Business Will Win Big

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String Of Oil Train Crashes Prompts Push For Safety Rules

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