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Beauty Shop: Cheney's Memoir, Beyonce's Baby Bump

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Dick Cheney is coming out with not-so-flattering memories of Condoleezza Rice. Jay-Z and Beyonce are expecting a baby. The U.S. Surgeon General is voicing concern about women who skip exercise to maintain their hairdos. Mayor Bloomberg's language skills are getting attention on the Twitter feed "El Bloombito." Host Michel Martin and the Beauty Shop women discusses these headlines.

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How Mike Birbiglia Applies 'Yes, And ...' To Improv And Beyond

Birbiglia's new film follows a fictional New York improv troupe. Don't Think Twice explores the tension between personal ambition and being an "endlessly generous" team player.
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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
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Where Tim Kaine And Hillary Clinton Stand On Key Issues

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's running mate. The two agree on how government should tackle abortion and gun control, but disagree on the authorization of military force.
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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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