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Typewriters, Underwater Hotels And Picture Phones: The Future, As Seen From 1964

The 1964 World's Fair showcased jet packs and other miracles of science. Here's how people back then thought the future would look (and how it actually turned out).

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A Maverick Director, At Home On The Range

Sin City director Robert Rodriguez has been making movies away from the Hollywood machine for years — he does most of his filming in his studio in Austin, Texas.

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Holder Seeks To Soothe Nerves During Visit To Ferguson

The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.

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Holder Seeks To Soothe Nerves During Visit To Ferguson

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Summer Ends [Vinyl] American Football
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Forgiveness [Instrumental] Krishna Das
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How Much Bigger Is The Ebola Outbreak Than Official Reports Show?

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Sounds Like Love Illa J
Timeless Illa J
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Too Deep for the Intro

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As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy

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