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PepsiCo's product line ranges from salty chips and its sugary namesake drink to more healthful fare like hummus and yogurt. In 2010, the company announced plans to cut sugar, fat and sodium in its products to address health and nutrition concerns. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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How One Man Tried To Slim Down Big Soda From The Inside

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Subaru, known for its success in Denver, the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast, aims to expand its market to Texas and Tennessee. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Beyond Portlandia: Subaru Drives For America's Heartland

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Could you say "no" to this face? Christoph Bartneck of the University of Canterbury in New Zealand recently tested whether humans could end the life of a robot as it pleaded for survival. Christoph Bartneck hide caption

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No Mercy For Robots: Experiment Tests How Humans Relate To Machines

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No Mercy For Robots: Experiment Tests How Humans Relate To Machines

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The Polar Express won the Caldecott Medal in 1986, and was turned into an animated movie with Tom Hanks in 2004. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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A Colorful Anniversary: The Caldecott Medal Turns 75

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Hemp products for sale in Washington, D.C., in 2010. The U.S. is the world's largest consumer of hemp products, although growing hemp is illegal under federal law. Colorado recently passed a measure that legalizes growing hemp. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hemp Gets The Green Light In New Colorado Pot Measure

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A protester holds a Quran at a Salafi rally for the enforcement of Islamic Shariah law last fall in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Repressed during the rule of President Hosni Mubarak, the country's ultra-conservative Salafis have seen a resurgence since the Arab Spring uprising. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Egypt's Salafis Emerge As Powerful And Controversial Political Force

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Neil Gaiman is also the author of Coraline, American Gods, Anansi Boys,Stardust and M Is for Magic. He was born in Hampshire, England, and now lives near Minneapolis. Darryl James/Getty Images hide caption

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Watch This: Neil Gaiman's Imaginative Favorites

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