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Deceptive Cadence

A Time Capsule From A Soviet-Era Childhood

When violinist Yevgeny Kutik's family left Minsk for the U.S. in 1990, they were stripped of most of their belongings. He was stunned at what his mother, a music teacher, fought to keep.

Gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is at the heart of the recent U.S. oil and gas boom. Here, an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation in McKittrick, Calif. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

U.S. Taps New Energy Sources, And Potential Geopolitical Clout

Thanks in large part to hydraulic fracturing, the U.S. finds itself awash in domestic energy — and moving rapidly toward self-sufficiency and a position of strategic and economic strength.

Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich in 2010. Drew McLellan/Flickr hide caption

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It's Complicated: When A CEO's Personal Position Becomes Public

The new CEO of Mozilla was forced to step down amid controversy over his anti-gay-marriage donation in 2008. How much should the public judge chief executives for their private views?

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Nica's Dream Wes Montgomery 1:29

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This Is Tomorrow Bryan Ferry 1:29

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Minuit Sur La Plage Kenny Vaughan 0:09

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And Lay Debo Band 1:28

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Washington Square Park Anat Cohen 0:20

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Triptych Nicholas Payton 0:17

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Sonnentanz [Original Version] [Version] Klangkarussell 1:29

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I'll See You in My Dreams Bob Wills 0:08

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