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How Texas Ranchers Try To Clinch The Perfect Rib-Eye

The rib-eye is the bestselling cut of beef in America both at the supermarket and the steakhouse. Once a year, breeders bring their stock into the barn to take a peek at the steak using ultrasound.

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15 Years After The Dot-Com Bust, A Nasdaq Record

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Return Of Horses A Sign Of Spring On Michigan Island

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Biometrics May Ditch The Password, But Not The Hackers

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