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Johnnyswim: A Husband And Wife On A 'Constant Adventure'

Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez met in Nashville, started writing songs together and fell in love — maybe in that order. Their band Johnnyswim is about to release its first full album, Diamonds.

Researchers search for the remains of writer Miguel de Cervantes at Convento de las Trinitarias Descalzas, or Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians, on Monday in Madrid. Cervantes died in 1616, and his dying wish was to be buried here — the nuns of the convent helped negotiate his freedom after pirates captured and imprisoned him for five years. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images hide caption

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A Search For Cervantes That Don Quixote Could Embrace

Scientists have begun using radar to search for the body of Spain's most famous writer, Miguel de Cervantes, who is believed to be buried in a medieval convent in Madrid.

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As Kickstarter Evolves, Investors Watch For Next $1 Billion Idea

Venture capitalists don't tend to pledge $20 at a time to a scrappy little startup. They look for big investments with big returns. But some are turning to Kickstarter for that next big idea.

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Feminine, Foreign, And Struggling To Come Of Age

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As Kickstarter Evolves, Investors Watch For Next $1 Billion Idea

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To Save A Satellite, Former NASA Guy Takes Crowdfunding To Space

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In Her Music Box Atmosphere

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Album Review: 'Ya Nass'

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A Search For Cervantes That Don Quixote Could Embrace

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Johnnyswim: A Husband And Wife On A 'Constant Adventure'

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