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At 30, The Original Mac Is Still An Archetype Of Innovation

In January 1984, Apple aired one of most iconic commercials in Super Bowl history — introducing the Macintosh computer. The marketing helped position Apple as a plucky upstart, and the machine fundamentally changed the way people interacted with computers.

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Giving Thanks For Two Bonus Decades Of Life And Love

Most people born with the genetic CHARGE syndrome don't live past infancy. Alexis D'Luna lived until she was 25 years old and, as her family explains, filled those years with her boundless energy.

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Planet Money

When A $65 Cab Ride Costs $192

NPR's Lisa Chow was in the car for about an hour, rolling around Manhattan in the middle of a snowstorm. She got the car through Uber, the new service that charges more when demand spikes.

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Al Jones of the West Virginia Department of General Services tests water as he flushes faucets and opens a rest room at the State Capitol in Charleston, W. Va., on Jan. 13, four days after a chemical spill into the Elk River. It wasn't until Jan. 21 that state officials were told by Freedom Industries that a second contaminant had also entered the river. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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