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Deceptive Cadence

A Bicentennial For Boston's Handel And Haydn Society

The group gave the first U.S. performance of Handel's Messiah, and still plays it today. Yet the ensemble has constantly evolved.

Wrapped in gold and silver foil, chocolate gelt are often handed out as a little treat for children (and adults) during Hanukkah. Turns out, the tradition is rooted in real money. iStockphoto hide caption

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The Salt

Hanukkah History: Those Chocolate Coins Were Once Real Tips

Many Jewish families celebrate the holiday by handing out gelt, chocolate coins covered in gold and silver. These days they're treats for kids. But the practice began as a way to thank labor.

Everybody Has The Right To Be Wrong Bobby Darin

Je suis seul ce soir Original Soundtrack

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A Palestinian with a green headband, which identifies him as a Hamas supporters, helps a fellow protester with a black-and-white scarf, the symbol of the Fatah movement. They were both taking part in a demonstration near the West Bank city of Ramallah on June 4. The factions agreed to end their feud earlier this year, but many of their supporters remain bitter rivals. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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The Christmas Song ( Merry Christmas to You) Nat King Cole 0:22

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Shoe Stealing Danny Elfman 0:29

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I'm Too Sexy Right Said Fred 0:10

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Thrift Shop Fashion Shoot Stewart Copeland & Vicki Randle 1:24

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Farewell, So Long, Goodbye Bill Haley & His Comets 0:17

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Summer Song Joe Satriani 0:11

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