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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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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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Russians Fear A Sochi Legacy Of 'Black Widows,' Not Gold Medals

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And We Love Life Marcel Khalife
Monk & The Great Potoo Peter Mulvey and David Goodrich
Earthwork Theme Peter Mulvey and David Goodrich
In Every Mind Red Sparowes
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At 30, The Original Mac Is Still An Archetype Of Innovation

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Kinderszenen No. 7 ("Träumerei"), for piano, Op. 15/7
Waldszenen No. 7 ("Vogel als Prophet"), for piano, Op. 82/7 Stuart Wright (conductor)
Wedding March Hip-Hop Kernell32
The U.N. Assembly Foreign Motion
Songe au pays du Caucase Issa
Acquittement Issa

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Giving Thanks For Two Bonus Decades Of Life And Love

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Drinking Water Not Tested For Tens Of Thousands Of Chemicals

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8 Republicans And A Nunn Battle For Georgia's Open Senate Seat

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Boehner Picks Cathy McMorris Rodgers For GOP Rebuttal

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Life-Support Battle Over Pregnant Texas Woman Heads To Court

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