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A Union Pacific freight train passes over a grade crossing in Elmhurst, Ill. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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High-Speed Rail Buzz Overpowers Daily Chug Of Freight Trains

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Come Along and Ride This Train Johnny Cash
C'mon N' Ride It (The Train) Quad City DJ's
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Rami Nashashibi, fourth from left, claps as he marches with IMAN leaders during a May Day immigration rally in Chicago in 2007. Courtesy Inner-City Muslim Action Network hide caption

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From The Inner City: Leading A New Generation Of Muslim Americans

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Slug Passengers
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Iambic pentameter, a type of poetic line which Shakespeare often wrote, appears on Twitter as well. A program called Pentametron collects such tweets and turns them into poetry. Source image: AP hide caption

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Pentametron Reveals Unintended Poetry of Twitter Users

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Surgery Scott Matthew
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Winter's Love Animal Collective
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Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70 [Inbrunst im Herzen] Jonas Kaufmann, Deutschen Opernorchester, Donald Runnicles (conductor)
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Hip-Hop Saved My Life Lupe Fiasco & Nikki Jean
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Kick, Push Lupe Fiasco & Pharrell Williams
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